The Everest Himalayan region of Nepal is known across the globe as the home of the brave Sherpa and the world’s highest Mount Everest. Apart from these two iconic renowned attractions, there are other numerous splendors of high-altitude outdoor activities. The Everest base camp and Gokyo lake trek are some of those daring explorations that take you beyond the regular trekking route in the heart of Khumbu.
The Himalayan trip is lade with thrilling mountain pass-crossing and new exciting sites and destinations that are generally not included in the Everest base camp trek. Hike to Everest base camp and Gokyo lake is one of the most amazing long-distance adventures in the world. The high mountain trip is filled with unforgettable mountain sights, ethnic Sherpa culture, and natural wonders that remain as otherworldly as their reputation describes them to be.
The itinerary to the Everest base camp and Gokyo lake trek begins with a short flight to Lukla- the most famous trekking destination in the Everest region of Nepal. After your arrival in Lukla, you have an opportunity to know your rest trekking crew. If the weather gets clear, you will be able to see the few stunning snow-capped mountains. On that day you must take a 3-hour hike to Phakding where you are going to spend your first night in the mountain.
On the second day, hiking is not easy as the first one because you will have to ascend over 700 meters to reach Namche Bazar (3440 meters). The trekking route follows many famed Sherpa villages and the spiritual hub of Khumbu- Tengboche Monastery. The mount Everest view and some Sherpa settlements from Thyangboche are breathtaking. Walking through the valley that is surrounded by the white Himalayas and looking at the colorful Rhododendron Forest is an extraordinary experience.
Moreover, the trip includes visiting the mount Everest base camp, passing through ethnic settlements like the village Dingboche and Pheriche, Memories wall (dedicated to mountaineers who died in mountains), and walking through the glacier to reach one of the major highlights of the endeavor. Similarly, the trip also includes visiting the vantage point of Kalapatthar from where panoramic views of the entire Mount Everest massif are many other mountains.
In addition to the popular hallmarks of the region, The Everest base camp and Gokyo lake Trek then divert away from the main base camp route and instead veers towards the rather obscure villages of Khumbu's western front. Trekkers will have to walk towards the Cho La Mountain Pass to reach and explore the mesmerizing Gokyo lake as well as the vantage point of Gokyo – Ri, which is popular for its panoramic views of Mount Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m), Cho-Oyu (8188), Ama Dablam (6812m) Peak and many other peaks. From the top wide-open views of the lakes and river valley below, flanked by the enormous Himalayas on the horizon is simply outstanding.
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