Everest and Gokyo Valley Trekking in Nepal

Everest and Gokyo Valley, a mesmerizing adventure of a lifetime experience, where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of world’s highest peaks at one super glance, with ever present Mt. Everest on this magnificent walk to Everest and Gokyo Valley covered with pristine can crystal clear glacial lakes with towering Mt. Cho-Oyu, world’s 6th highest peaks.

Actually the area around Gokyo lakes in earlier days was a summer pasture and grazing areas for Yaks and other cattle, due to flow of trekkers and adventurer since last three decades, the place has turned into a small settlement with fine lodges to cater the need of the travelers.

On reaching at Gokyo Valley with its simmering 1st to 3rd lakes where Gokyo with many nice lodges located with fabulous views of Cho-Oyu and Melung Tse peaks, next morning taking a hike to Gokyo Ri at 5,357 m high offering superb views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft)
Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft), Lho-La / Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,992ft), majestic Amadablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft) with Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft), Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft), Kongde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft), Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) and Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) holy peak of Khumbu Sherpa, extends towards world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft).

From Gokyo Lakes after an enjoyable and marvelous time, adventure continues to cross high Tsho (Chola) Pass of above 5,367 m high offering incredible views and then heading towards world’s highest Mt. Everest Camp within remorseless fields of moraine, ice and glaciers with massive Khumbu Ice Falls.

Walk leads over moraine, ice above Khumbu glaciers to reach at Gorakshep the highest overnight stop at an altitude of 5,180 m high, located on a glacial valley with 4-5 nice lodges.
Gorakshep lies beneath Kalapathar and Pumori peak on route Everest base camp and it was an original base camp during 1950’s to 1970’s.

From Gorakshep adventure leads to Everest Base Camp at 5,367 m high, beneath towering South Face of Mt. Everest and Nuptse peaks, overlooking notorious Khumbu Ice Falls.

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