Travel to the Gokyo Valley in the midst of the Himalayas and set foot on Mount Everest all in one journey. You will also summit the Gokyo Peak which is a formidable Himalayan peak on its own regard.
Gokyo Valley is a Himalayan valley surrounded by mountains over 26,000 feet high from the sea level. Here you will witness Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse and Mount Cho Oyu along with other peaks up close and walk on the largest glacier in the Himalayas, the Ngozumpa Glacier. If that does not interest you already, you will also visit the Everest Base Camp, hike up Kala Patthar and summit the Gokyo Peak in this adventure-packed tour.
- Trek to the foot of breathtaking Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
- Explore Sherpa villages and the ancient Thami and Tengboche monasteries.
- Gokyo RI also offers the Everest’s five Gokyo lakes, and world’s longest glacier- Ngozumpa glacier.
- Walk through gorges, valleys, rivers, forests and villages to reach the base camp itself.
What to Expect
This trip will have you trekking for a majority of your days, broken up by days designed to help you acclimate to your altitude.
You will have a vast array of experiences from small tourist towns to suspension bridges over vast gorges.
Some of the incredible sights that you will see include the largest monastery in the region, Everest Base Camp, a village sitting on top of a frozen lake.
Through this journey you will see: Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Kala Patthar, and Pheriche.
Housing & Meals
In Kathmandu, you will stay in a three-star hotel while you will be staying at standard guesthouses during your travel. There will be electricity, internet, laundry and hot showers in all of the places you stay. You will have to share your room with a fellow traveller in our typical package. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 275.Also note that single rooms is easily available in Kathmandu and the trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.