One of the classic trek in the Sherpa land which goes up to the view point, Kala Pathar (5545m) and Everest Base Camp (5300m).
We fly to Tenzing - Hillary Airport of Lukla by small aircraft for about half hour, which is famous for one of the dangerous and amazing airport. It has slanted runway down at 20 degree. Our pilots are recognized as an Expert pilot. The approach can be attempted only in good weather.
After meeting our local guide and staff, we start smooth trek. Next day we enter the Sagarmatha National Park and popular Namche village which is biggest and most facilitated town in this area. Trekking gradually ascent towards Turquoise colored glacier lake calls Gokyo Lake with many other lakes at 4790m which is one of the highlight of this trek as well. We go up to Gokyo Ri (5181m) to have a breathtaking panorama view of almost all of region’s 8000 meter high peaks including Mt. Everest, Lhoste, Makalu and Cho Oyu and many other named and unnamed peaks. After, we take an alternative mountaineering route that begins near the southern tip of Ngozumpa Glacier and just south of Taujun Lake. This leads east over the Cho La pass at 5420m to continue route to Gorakshep (5160m) so to have easier trek to Everest Base Camp and steep climb to Kala Pathar (black rock), another close view of Mt. Everest and climbing route for expedition including many other mountain views. We descend with great achievement and smile though cold and hard wind. Experience unique Sherpa villages, monasteries with dramatic views. Descend via normal approaching route of Tengboche monastery with possible side excursion trip to Chukkung valley or further peak climbing to Island peak or many others if time permits. Return back to Namche and relax with hot shower. Another descending to Lukla to take flight back to busy Kathmandu city.
NOTE: All trips can be customized as per your interest, fitness level and schedule.
ADVNTURE / VIGOROUS
MAX 5545 M
OCT TO MAY