While talking about trekking adventures in the mountains of Nepal, the Everest region is one of the popular areas for trekking. When you hear Everest region, you may think only of the Everest Base Camp Trek but there are several other beautiful areas that you can trek to with or without Everest base camp. We are talking about 5 amazing things to see on the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake trek. This trekking adventure combines two wonderfully beautiful regions in the Everest – Everest base camp and Gokyo Lakes.
You will also trek over a breathtaking Himalayan pass – Cho La. We can write so much about this awesome adventure in the Everest region. But we are jotting down only 5 major highlights of the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake Trek.
Here are 5 amazing things to see on the Everest base camp via Gokyo Lake trek.
Although there are several settlements along the trail that the adventure trek follows, Namche Bazar can be the main attraction. We have taken this Sherpa village to be one of the amazing things that you will see on the trek. The village that has a situation of 3,440 meters above sea level is a modern village with all modern age facilities. It is certainly amazing to find such a luxury of modernity at this elevation and among the wilderness.
Everest Base Camp
Everest base camp is surely one of the major highlights of the trek. How can we miss the main attraction from the list! You will feel the joy and get overwhelmed when you reach the base camp and stand at the foot of the highest mountain in the world. This highlight certainly makes the whole trip experience a wonderful one.
Imagine standing at the elevation of 5,545 meters above sea level and looking at the view of mountain panorama in addition to the view of Mt. Everest. Kalapatthar is the point that brings you such a luxury of a close-up panorama of Everest and other mountains. Kalapatthar is also the highest point on the trek.
Cho La Pass
Cho La pass is a Himalayan pass that stands at the elevation of 5,420 meters above sea level that comes along the route of the Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek. And the pass is certainly one of the amazing things that you come across while trekking in the region. Although it does not require any technical skills to cross Cho La pass, it is definitely challenging to trek over. But the effort and experience are rewarding and the view, from the top, breathtaking.
Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri
You eventually come across the valley with beautiful glacial lakes. Gokyo Lakes Trek in the valley offers you a pristine view and the joy it brings to you is indescribable. In addition to beautiful Gokyo Lakes, you will also get to experience hiking to Gokyo Ri which offers a breathtaking view of the mountains, glaciers, and lakes. These are certainly one of the highlights of the adventure.
Although we have mentioned 5 amazing things to see on Everest base camp via Gokyo Lake trek, the entire experience of the adventure cannot be ignored. The adventure brings you closer to the cultural lifestyle of the Sherpa people living in the region.
You will get to experience the spirituality, wilderness, and awesomeness of the mountains while you are on the adventure. The entire experience of the adventure makes this trip a must-do adventure in your lifetime.
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