Gokyo Everest Trek takes you to the world famous Everest region. The trek offers you a rare experience of knowing Sherpa culture, traversing highest passes, and catching spectacular glimpses world’s highest mountains including Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam (6812m) among others.
This trek gives you the grand tour of the famous Khumbu valley. This is a strenuous trek leading to Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La at 5,430m making a circuit of Tawache (6,367m.) and Cholatse (6,440m). Emerging into the Khumbu valley above Lobuje, the trail continues up to Kalapatthar and then back to Lukla via Tengboche and Namche Bazaar.
The small herding settlement of Gokyo (4750m) lies on the banks of the third lake in a series of small turquoise mountain lakes. From the ridge above Gokyo, you can see the four peaks above 8000m, namely Cho You, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. In addition to this you can also see the amzing ice ridge between Cho You and Gyachung (7922m), considered one of the most dramatic panoramas in the Khumbu region. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the crossing of Cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu and a hike to Gokyo Ri.
Breathtaking mountain vistas are complemented by visits to Sherpa villages, homes and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet but culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life.
The best seasons to do Gokyo Everest Trek is either during Spring (March, April , May) or Autumn (September, October, November).