Everest base camp vies Gokyo valley trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations for trekkers who be keen on to explore the Himalayas and face the highest mountain in the world along with a magnificent landscape, glacier, icefall, Alpine lake, verities culture and tradition of mountain people and their lifestyle.
The spirited adventure beside Everest base camp basin is Gokyo valley, the dazzling, unspoiled blue waters of the Gokyo Lakes are features of Gokyo valley and it’s the exciting route of Khumbu for travelers to witness the 360-degree mountain views including the four highest mountains above the 8000 meters high above the sea level including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho-yu, and Makalu.
The best time of the year- for Everest and Gokyo trekking
Eventually, Nepal has four seasons’ autumn, winter, spring, and summer, as we consider the best season for the any of adventures and trekking activities in Nepal Autumn (September, October, and November), and Spring ( March, April, and May) are recommended, those months, the weather generally be clear and greenest.
Looking for less crowded months?
Everest region is one of the crowded trekking areas of Nepal, as we can see the thousand of the people are hiking and traveling every season, it might hard to get the things such as hotel, food, even trail is quite a traffic sometime and if you are planning on less crowded months for trekking in this area then the best season will be in winter, and Summer.
The difficulty level of EBC and Gokyo trek
Everest base camp trek is moderate but when it comes to across the Cho-La pass( 5,420 m) to get over the Gokyo valley it’s considered as a challenging part of this trek. However, if you accomplish Everest base camp then it will help you to adopt the buddy with a high elevation and it will be easy to do the Gokyo valley as well, and Normally, the trek does involve 5-7 hours of hiking per day on hilly/rocky terrain at high altitudes.
Itinerary of Everest base camp and Gokyo lake trek
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft)
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft)
Day 04: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Trek to Phortse Thanga (3,680m/12,073ft)
Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft)
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo (4,800 m/15,744 ft)
Day 08: Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day - Optional Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft): 2km, 3 - 4 hour
Day 09: Trek to Thagnak (4755 m/15,570 ft)
Day 10: Trek to Cho La pass (5,367m/17,604 ft) to Dzongla (15, 939 ft)
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)
Day 12: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft)
Day 13: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pheriche (4,288m/14,070ft)
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu
A Delightful adventure to Everest basecamp and Gokyo Valley Trek will let you explore the various culture of Nepal, Magnificent mountains, various cultures, Flora, and fauna. however, Alpine Ramble Treks can manage your trip to the Everest region in a very special deal and also with it’s highly professional and experienced guides and porter whose guidance will help you to achieve success in an easy way. And if you are a beginner trekker who wishes to explore the Himalayas/ Everest then Everest Base Camp Trek might be perfect for you. Moreover, if you are willing to do the trek in the Himalayas with good health then the following trip would be a great option.