Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp is undoubtedly the Everest region’s most scenic and thrilling trekking routes. The Gоkуо valley and Everest Base Camp are two different trekking trails, but the combination of both treks offers an extraordinary mountain experience. The Gokyo Valley EBC trek is two different valleys that linked by the Cho -La Pass. The trek includes breathtaking mountain views from Gokyo Ri and Kalapathar as well as other stunning mountain peaks. You can use these GPS coordinates to navigate the Gokyo Lakes EBC Trek map, which allows you to figure out the itinerary.
In the course of the journey, you will encounter the glaciers, Sherpa culture, alpine trees, Stupas, and monasteries. The Everest region’s high villages, including the monasteries of Namche and Tengboche, also fall on the route. The Gokyo Lakes EBC Trek is, therefore, a popular trekking destination for the Everest region. The Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes starts with a spectacular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
A trek through the heart of the Khumbu Valley, the Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo lakes reveal beautiful villages of the Sherpas, monasteries, stupas, mani walls, wildlife, mountains. In contrast, the Gokyo valley trek slowly goes up, requiring a short trip to the proper acclimatization. Finally, cross over an elevation of 5370 meters Cho-La Pass from sea level that combines the Gokyo valley Everest Base Camp. So, Gokyo Valley EBC Trek requires good physical condition and mountain experience.
Gokyo Lake Everest Base Camp: Highlights
- Explore around the Everest region together with the Gokyo Valley.
- Climb Gokyo Ri for perspective views of Mount Everest, Mount Cho-Oyu, and other mountains.
- Trek to Everest Base Camp and stand at the foot of the highest peak.
- Hike Kalapathar, at 5545 meters, the highest point of the trek, offers a close-up view of Mount Everest and Pumori.
- We will be staying beside the bright and blue glacial lake at Gokyo.
- Fire up your adrenaline while taking a flight to Lukla.
Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp trek itinerary
|Days||Itinerary||Altitude in Meters||Walking Distance|
|1.||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350|
|2.||Free Day in Kathmandu|
|3.||Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding||2650||4h00|
|4.||Trek to Namche Bazaar||3460||6h00|
|6.||Trek to Dole||4200||5h30|
|7.||Trek to Machhermo||4470||5h00|
|8.||Trek to Gokyo Lakes||4790||5h00|
|10.||Trek to Dragnak||4700||3h00|
|11.||Trek to Dzongla via Cho – La Pass (5370 m)||4830||7h00|
|12.||Trek to Lobuche||4910||4h00|
|13.||Trek Gorakshep via Everest Base Camp (5364 m)||5160||7h00|
|14.||Hike to Kalapattar (5545 m ) then trek to Pangboche||3900||7h30|
|15.||Trek to Namche||3460||6h00|
|16.||Trek to Lukla||2800||7h00|
|17.||Fly to KTM|
|18.||Free Day in Kathmandu|
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatize day!
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Day 6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 9: Acclimatize day!
Day 10: Trek to Dragnak (4,700 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – Gorak Shep: 7h00 walk.
Day 14: Hike to Kala Pattar – Pangboche (3,900 m): 7h00 walk.
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk
Day 16: Trek to Lukla (2,652 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Day 18: Free day at Kathmandu.
Day 19: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please enter at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.