- Gokyo Ri
- Gokyo Lake
- Namche Bazaar
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Today is the first day of the Gokyo Cho La Pass Everest Base Camp Trek. But first, you have to fly to Lukla. From the hotel, you will be picked up by our guide and taken to the domestic airport in a private car. The flight is of 30 mins. You will see the mountains during your flight. Today, you will walk a flat trekking trail then a downhill trekking trail. Phakding is located by the river. There is also a suspension bridge on the trail.
You will start in the morning after having breakfast, and the villages you reach are Zam Phute, Tok-Tok, Benkar, Chumao, Monjo, and Jorsalle. Chumao is a checkpoint for Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit. You will be walking a steep trekking trail. From Jorsalle, you will be walking uphill for 3 hours to reach Namche, the largest Sherpa village of Nepal.
You know why you are acclimatizing. Acclimatization means going slowly, having patience; it also means increasing your stamina gradually. But this does not mean you would stay in a lodge. You should hike to the Everest View Hotel to see a 360-degree view of the mountains. You will visit the highlights of Namche like the Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum.
Today, you will be trekking at a higher altitude, but you would not see Everest but these mountains: Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse. There are uphill and downhill. As you reach Mong, you will see Photse Thanga on the other side of the valley. You might meet other trekkers there. From the top of the ridge, you descend to Phortse Thanga.
You will walk uphill. You will also be walking by the Dudh Kosi River. On the way, there is a rhododendron forest as well as a waterfall. A further uphill trail takes you to Dhole. This is a small village, and you will see a lot of guest houses.
The uphill and steep trekking trail takes you to Lambar and Luza. On the way, you come across juniper trees. You are walking on the ridge. From there, you will see the river. There are also sandy spurs on the way. Do you believe in the existence of yeti? It was spotted here in 1974.
You will be walking uphill on a ridge. Down there is Kantega Peak, and up there is Cho Oyu Mountain. The trekking trail is wide, and it is from here you head to the Ngozumpa Glacier and walk on its moraine. The trail is also steep. You will come across the first lake of the Gokyo Valley and see ducks swimming on it.
Before the dawn, your guide will wake you up and take you to the top of Gokyo from where you see the panoramic view of mountains, such as Cho-Oyu, the Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and the Tawache. Along with this, you will see a great view of the Ngozumpa glacier- the largest glacier of Nepal.
Walk downhill and then uphill. Enjoy the view of Cholatse and Taboche peaks. From the edge of the hill, you will see Thamserku, Cho Oyu, and Kangtega mountains. The villages you reach are Machhermo, Luza and Lhafarma.
Walk downhill and enjoy the view of the mountains, such as Khumbila peak, Taboche, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtega. You might see mountain goats, musk deer, and pheasants. From Namche, you could still see Lhotse, the tip of Everest, and Tengboche.
You will walk along the Dudh Kosi River. You pass through Phakding Village. For the last time, you will see the mountain called Kusum Kangaru. From Lukla, you will catch your return flight.
The price below is per person. If you have more than 8 people, then please feel free to ask for a discount. Those who love to do a single trip or a special trip with family, friends, and yourself, you can fill up the private journey or a tailor-made journey. According to your requirements, we will send you the price. TMG is happy to serve you very much.