Everest, the crown jewel of Nepal, is the world’s highest peak that has numerous adventures, learnings and exploring nature and true self. It is the bucket list of many people all around the world. And, the adventurous trekking journey in Everest region gives you an opportunity to experience the closest view of giant Everest massif at Kalapattahr. Almost every corner in the Everest region surprises you with countless peaks, eye-catching mountain landscapes, unique Sherpa culture, ancient Gompa, and icefalls.
Gokyo Lakes trek
Everest Region has several trekking routes, among them, Gokyo Lakes trek is widely popular especially among adventure seekers from around the world for the Gokyo Lake complex. This high altitude trek takes about fifteen days long including acclimatization breaks and side treks. The trek ascends from a short flight at Lukla Airport. Then, Gokyo Lakes trek leads you to picturesque villages, Chortens, Prayer flags, unique flora and fauna, the mysterious forest of rhododendrons and oak, fast-flowing rivers, and gigantic mountains.
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The trek takes you to altogether nineteen lakes. These lakes are oligotrophic lakes that are considered to be the highest freshwater system. You find the water clear and pollutant-free. It reflects a turquoise blue color. Lakes are found at an elevation of above 4500 meters. On Gokyo Lakes Trek, you encounter beautiful snow-capped mountains such as Mt.Everest (8848 meters), Mt. Lhotse(8713 meters), Ama Dablam(6812 meters), Cho Oyu (8188m), and many more. The trekking trail has numerous waterfalls that are often found to be frozen. The most interesting thing on Gokyo Lakes trek is the Ngozumpa Glacier. It is the longest glacier in the Himalayas.
You can also reach Gokyo lakes through Gokyo village. The route takes a shorter period of time. However, the excitement and adventures you encounter on a long route are much more thrilling than the shorter ones.
Everest Base Camp Trek
In recent years, Everest base camp has received a large number of trekkers from all around the world. It would be no surprise to share with you that the Everest expedition is a dream of especially those people who love mountaineering. Unfortunately, not everyone gets success in the expedition. But, this Everest Base Camp Trek allows you to get personal with the world’s highest massif, Mt.Everest. The trek takes around twelve days to complete.
The trekking trail of Everest Base Camp starts from 520 meters at Lukla. You encounter a sequestered bowl-shaped village of Namche Bazar, mysterious woodland of rhododendrons, spiritual ancient monasteries, rugged valleys, prayer flags, Chortens, suspension bridges, glaciers, icefall, fast-flowing rivers, and many more. Similarly, Everest Base Camp trek rewards you with amazing views of high peaks such as Mt.Everest (8848 meters), Mt. Lhotse(8713 meters), Ama Dablam(6812 meters), Taboche Peak(6742 meters), and many more. The best viewpoint of Everest you will encounter in Everest Base Camp trek is Kala Patthar which is found at an altitude of 5550 meters. As this high altitude trek has Sagarmatha National Park, you get to see unique species of flora and fauna on the trail. Moreover, you find the influence of Sherpa culture in the Khumbu region during Everest Base Camp Trek.
Though the Everest Base Camp Trek is strenuous and difficult, it rewards you with unbelievable mountain experience of Sherpa people, spiritual monasteries, tales of Yeti, mountain ecosystem, and much more. You can work on your physical strength before going for Everest Base Camp Trek as it takes place at high altitude. Whether you have a pristine forest, freshwater lake system, unique culture, ancient monuments, icefalls, frozen lakes or any thrilling activities you want to explore in your bucket list- Everest Base Camp has it all with you in your adventurous journey!
Chola Pass Trek
Chola Pass Trek, the adventurous trekking in the Everest region, is widely popular for leading adventure seekers to the majestic experience of high mountains that are above 8000 meters. You get to witness the primitive lifestyle of people living near the mountains manifested in their unique modern settlement, snowy landscapes, inner peace, and silence.
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The ascending of the trek starts from the battle of uphill at Lukla. You go through Namche Bazar, Tengboche monastery, Dingboche and Lobuche. Then, you head towards Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep. You observe the stunning beauty of high mountains such as Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8188m) Ama Dablam (6856m) and Lhotse (8414m). You go through Gokyo and cross Chola Pass at an altitude of 5420 meters.