Gokyo Lake Everest Base Camp is undoubtedly the most dramatic and exciting trekking trail of the Everest region. The Gоkуо valley and Everest Base Camp are two different trekking trails, but the combination of both treks offers extraordinary mountain experience and alpine Gokyo Lakes. The Gokyo Valley EBC trek is two different valleys linking by the Cho -La Pass. It includes spectaculars views of Mount Everest from Gоkуо Ri and Kalapathar as well as other impressive peaks. You can use these GPS coordinates to navigate the Gokyo Lakes EBC Trek map, which allows you to figure out the itinerary.
Moreover, the glacier, the culture of Sherpa, alpine vegetation, Stupas, and monasteries are visible during the trip. Likewise, the high villages of the Everest region, including Namche and Tengboche monastery, fall on the route. So Gokyo valley EBC Trek is a popular trekking destination in the Everest region. The adventure of Gokyo Lakes EBC Trek begins from Lukla once a spectacular flight made from Kathmandu.
The Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp trek passes through the heart of Khumbu valley since it exposes beautiful Sherpa villages, Monasteries, stupas, Mani wall, seeks wild-life, and unveils mountain scenery. Furthermore, trek to the Gоkуо Valleys gradually climbs up, taking a short-day journey for the proper acclimatization.
Finally, cross over an elevation of 5370 meters Cho-La Pass from sea level that linking the Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp. So, Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp Trek requires good physical condition and mountain experience. There may also be the best time to visit Everest Base Camp, and at some stage in March, April & May also will view the many expedition camps.
Gokyo Lake Everest Base Camp: Highlights
Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp trek itinerary
|1.||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350 m|
|2.||Free Day in Kathmandu|
|3.||Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding||2650 m||4h00|
|4.||Trek to Namche Bazaar||3460 m||6h00|
|6.||Trek to Dole||4200 m||5h30|
|7.||Trek to Machhermo||4470 m||5h00|
|8.||Trek to Gokyo Lakes||4790 m||5h00|
|10.||Trek to Dragnak||4700 m||3h00|
|11.||Trek to Dzongla via Cho – La Pass (5370 m)||4830 m||7h00|
|12.||Trek to Lobuche||4910 m||4h00|
|13.||Trek Gorakshep via Everest Base Camp (5364 m)||5160 m||7h00|
|14.||Hike to Kalapattar (5545 m ) then trek to Pangboche||3900 m||7h30|
|15.||Trek to Namche||3460 m||6h00|
|16.||Trek to Lukla||2800 m||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.