Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake trek, is one of the most exciting and enjoyable one, that is sure to leave you mesmerized. This 17-days long trek, will take you on an adventurous journey through the naturally and culturally beautiful Everest region, and up to the Everest Base Camp. Fasten your seat belts, as we are going to unravel, how your journey to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake, is going to be like.
We will start our journey from the capital city – Kathmandu. After staying a day there, we will head out to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. On the same day, we will be heading to Phakding. On the next day, we will trek to Namche Bazar, and along the way, admire the scenic beauty of the mountains, glacial rivers and the forests, we will be passing through. We will pass through many villages too, where we can dive deep into the lifestyle and culture, of the Sherpas.
We will also be, passing through various monasteries, along the way. From Phakding, we will head to Namche Bazar, then stay a day there to adapt and adjust to the climatic condition. From Namche Bazar, we will follow the trail through Phortse, Dingboche and Lobuche to reach Gorak Shep. It is a small tea-house settlement, and from where we will reach the Everest Base Camp.
From Everest Base Camp, we will be heading out back to Gorak Shep. We will then, trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar, and enjoy the astounding sunsrise above the Himalayas, the next day. Further along the way, we will reach Dzongle, Thagna and then to the Gokyo valley. There resides the magnificent Gokyo Lake, which is sure to leave you dumbfounded.
The journey is equally challenging as well as rewarding. We will be pushed, through the entire trail, but at the same time continually be rewarded, keeping us motivated and driven to complete it. The breathtaking beauty of the landscapes, stunning waterfalls, pine and Rhododendron forests, farmlands, with amazing tall mountains in the backdrop, will make you, humble. The sunrise view from Kala Patthar, is going to be a once in a lifetime experience.
At the core, you will be enjoying an amazing journey, taking you through ups and downs, making you fall in love with nature, even more. The tall majestic mountains will leave you speechless, inspiring to stand strong, in any circumstances. The people will teach you the way, guests are meant to be treated. And, most importantly, you will discover, to find yourself, sometimes, you need to wander into the unknown. At the end of the trek, you will have an amazing experience, with memories to cherish and a story to pass down to generations.