"You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals."
- Sir Edmund Hillary
Do you know that the Everest region of Nepal is the only place where people find a maximum number of mountains at their sight while walking? Unlike other trekking regions of Nepal Khumbu has its own peculiarity. If you are craving for a place where you can sit on the shores of a blue turquoise lake and observe gigantic mountain peaks bleeding to fill the lake then Everest Gokyo Valley Trek with Everest Base Camp is an ideal choice.
Scenic Nepal Treks dissected two very popular trekking routes to make this wonderful trail. If you are having a few more days then the Everest Base Camp trek with Gokyo Lake is mingled together to form this marvelous Himalayan walking trail.
Unlike other trekking regions of Nepal Khumbu has its own peculiarity. Classic trekking to Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake and Cholapass is one of the popular treks among Everest Region includingEverest Base Camp Trek. Gokyo Lake Trek offers you an incredible experience of trekking in Nepal.
Our flight to Luklaand landing at Tiny Lukla airport already makes you feel you are on the adventure of a lifetime. Gokyo valley (4750 Meters), Chola pass (5420 meters), and Mount Everest Base Camp (5360 meters) are our main destinations. Besides this, the Himalayan Sherpa People, front views of Giants Peaks over 6000 meters including Mount Everest, Biggest Himalayan Glacier of Khumbhu, Himalayan legend animal Yaks are the major attraction of this package.
Everest Gokyo Valley Trek uses the same trail as Everest Base Camp Trekking until trekkers reach Dzongla. If you want to know more about this trail you can visit our website and surf the Everest Base Camp Trekking package. Once you have gathered momentous events at Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and sunrise from Kalapathar (5545 m) trip heads back to Dzongla. This place is at the junction from where Lobuche Peak Climbing starts as well. We urge our valued clients to heed the instructions of the trekking guide very seriously during this phase of walking. The trail can be tricky as it is covered by snow and one should be cautious towards falling snow masses. You might end up at some crevasses too. However, the trail can be distinctly seen and once you make it to the top of Chola Pass (5420 m) astounding sceneries would help you forget all the pain endured. As you trek past Thagnak and through the Nogzumpa Glacier an alluring valley of Gokyo can be seen. Tranquil hamlet at the shores of Gokyo Lake is a mesmerizing sight to behold. Trekkers will again climb sunrise viewpoint the Gokyo Ri in the early morning. The view is panoramic and one can behold as far as Mt. Makalu. Trekkers then descend back to Lukla through Dole, Machhermo, and Namche Bazaar.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. To do this amazing hike, you need to be a regular hiker. During this entire trek, you will be walking 6/7 hrs each day. This trek needs longer days than our Regular Everest Base Camp Trek program and crossing Cholapass makes this trip moderate. Experienced does not mean you have to have very special training but we suggest you do some pre-hike before you come to Nepal. Therefore, we suggest you do some hikes before you come to Nepal.