This is a strenuous trek which will take you to Gokyo Lake after crossing Cho La Pass at 5330m leading into the Khumbu area and its great vistas. Trekking in the Everest area is a once in a lifetime experience, because it will take you close to world’s highest mountain and you will be able to meet friendly Sherpa people, their villages and their cultures and traditions. The whole trekking route will take you through various monasteries and Stupas. Gokyo Ri or Gokyo Peak is 5357m and is located on the west side of Ngozumpa glacier which is the largest glacier in whole Himalayas. Gokyo (4750m) is at the base of the Gokyo Ri and is one of the highest settlements in the world. Top of Gokyo Ri will give you an amazing view of the five 8,000m peaks: Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga and Cho Oyu.
|Latitude||27° 42’ – 28° 04’|
|Longitude||86° 33′ – 86° 51′|
|Altitude Range||2600m to 5545m|
|Trekking Distance||132 Km|
Mount Everest base camp trekking not only offers a stunning view of Mount Everest, it also covers great view of some 8000 meters high mountains like Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt Makalu (8463m), Mt Cho-Oyu (8201m) and dozen other snow capped peaks, high passes and Lakes. The Gokyo lake is the most popular in Everest region trek. There are very few things one can do that are more rewarding than visiting the base of the highest mountain in the world.
Trekking in Everest region is not only about nature but it is also a spiritual journey. EBC trek features an array of Stupas, monasteries, and the ever present praying flags made out of silk. Every day of your journey will have a backdrop of the highest and most impressive looking mountains.
Trekking around Everest can be arranged according to your interests, time frame and physical fitness. Everest trek can be made for anywhere between 7 days to a month. This Everest base camp trekking is designed for people who have few week of holidays. This trek is the shortest possible duration for base camp trek.
Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp trek cost
|Full board package||USD 1900|
|Standard package||USD 1600|
|Price based on two people, single supplement charge will be USD 160. Price also includes all necessary government taxes.|
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