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Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek

Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek
April 28, 2019

If you are eager to make an unforgettable expedition into the most beautiful country Nepal, then do come to Nepal. Everest region of Nepal is a home place to the world highest peak with a spectacular green rolling hill, ancient monasteries, stunning Gokyo lakes, national park, varied flora and fauna, Nepalese tea houses, and varied Sherpa cultures and traditions. Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal will allow you to follow the footstep of our ancestors Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary. Everest the highest peak in the world with the altitude of 8848 meters is the ultimate goal for many national and international mountaineers and adventure seekers.

An epic trek to the world highest Peak namely Mt. Everest and its neighboring Himalayan giants is fused with the earth’s tallest eye-catching peaks, deep Valley, dazzling glaciers, dramatic mountains, century-old Buddhist monasteries, and inhabited several ethnic communities. Encountering with the varied ethnic groups on the way and enjoy their warm hospitality is really amazing to experience. Getting involved with the Sherpa people and their unique culture, traditions, lifestyles, customs, and the living pattern is also another major attraction of Everest trek. Besides, Everest region is the home place to Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site, where we will also get chances to encounter with the numerous rare and endanger flora and fauna in the Sagarmatha National Park. You may encounter with several rare and endanger flora and fauna such as; Lesser Pandas, Snow Leopard, and many more. This legendary Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek also allow us to explore one of the famous town Namche Bazaar where travelers can explore Sherpa Museum. Kala Patthar, another renowned viewpoint for unbelievable Himalayan views including; Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Changtse, and many more.
The best months to explore
Before heading onward to Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek, trekkers should know about the best season to explore it. Most of the trekkers prefer March to May & September to December to trek and explore the Everest region of Nepal. In this season, both the weather and temperature are perfect to make your vacation trip to Everest Base Camp. In these months’ trekkers can witness clear and stunning views of mighty Himalayas and enjoy with the blooming flowers on the way. Make a vacation trip with Himalayan Holy Land Treks, which will carefully organize 16 days itinerary for Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek, which will be easy to accomplish stimulating expedition to Everest Base Camp for you.

The trekking route of Everest Base Camp
As you begin Everest Base Camp trek with the exploration of the major Kathmandu Sightseeing sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square. And then we will take a domestic flight for Lukla with the most owing areal views of the white and green rolling Himalayas. Lukla is the gateway of trekking into the Everest region in Nepal. As we begin the trekking by following several adventurous steeps ascending and descending trail with the tempting sceneries of the Himalayas on the contextual. There will be professional and well-trained Sherpa guide with us to assist us and which will make us easy to explore several local mountain villages including Lukla, Phakding, a Sherpa village, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche Kalapatthar and many more on the way to Everest Base Camp. The route to Everest Bas Camp is filled with the colorful mini stones, prayers flags, Chhorten, wheels where we get chances to observe varied cultural significance. Almost all day we will trek along the way accompanying with the views of the striking mountains. During our acclimatization day, we will also make a short hike to the Everest View Hotel for the breathtaking views of Everest and its vicinity. Apart from that, we will also explore Tengboche Monastery, Khumbu Glacier, and the splendid Ice fall on the way is really awe-inspiring. Being in front of Everest Base Camp and appreciate its beauty which will provide you a sense of satisfaction. After taking some photo shoot with the mighty Himalaya, we will return back to Kathmandu by following a familiar route.

Short Itinerary of Everest Base Camp 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3,680m/12,073ft): 6km, 5-6 hours
Day 07: Phortse Thanga to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft): 10km, 4-5 hours
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800 m/15,744 ft): 7km, 4-5 hours
Day 09: Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day – Optional Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft): 2km, 3 – 4 hours
Day 10: Gokyo to Thagnak (4750 m/15,580 ft): 4km, 4 – 5 hours
Day 11: Thagnak to Cho La pass (5,367m/17,604 ft) to Dzongla (15, 939 ft): 7km, 7 – 8 hours
Day 12: Dzongla to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 6km, 2 – 3 hours
Day 13: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours
Day 14: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pheriche (4,288m/14,070ft): 16km, 7-8 hours
Day 15: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar: 20km, 6 – 7 hours
Day 16: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 18: Final departure day to your destination

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

• Lifetime adventurous hiking experiences towards Mount Everest.
• Superb views of the world highest peak {Mt. Everest} Amadablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Thamserku, Lhotse, and Khumbu ice fall.
• Explore Sherpa settlement region of upper Khumbu.
• Walk around the Mount Everest Base camp.

  •  Incredible Himalayan flight experience to the Everest region.
  • Tengboche monastery which is 17th century’s oldest monastery.
  •  Sightseeing tour in historical UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.