Mt. Everest(8848 mtr) roof of the world is a dream to see by anyone who is in Nepal for holidays . Nepal itself is a centre of the Himalaya, here are eight mountains  above eight thousand meters  among them Mt. Everest is the highest one  in the world. This trek will offer chances to be in the bottom of Mt Everest ,thousands of trekkers  travel to the Everest region to observe many mountains and the high himalayan people's lifestyle and their culture custom and ritual every year. Sherpa people are the predominant ethnic group of this area ,their major occupation is the climbing and rescue on the mountain. On this trekking we can see many other mountain peaks as well not only the Everest. This trek is the best destination in eastern nepal.

Sagarmatha national park , high himalayan protected zone in nepal was established in 1976 july 19 which is UNESCO listed heritage sites of nepal. On the everest base camp trek  we walk along this sagarmatha national park which covers the area of  1148sq km in khumbu region.the wonderful biodiversity of the himalaya of the trek attracts many tourists to the arena of the mt.everest. Sherpa is one of the major ethnic groups native to the most mountainous regions of Nepal. The name Sherpa means โ€œeasterner,โ€ making reference to their origins in Khams, eastern Tibet. Everest region is a major Sherpa settlement of the Himalayas and has an amazing mountainous landscape. Sherpas are local people of the mountain, they are highly skilled & experienced climber guides. The legendary sherpa people are devotees of buddha so on this trek we will get chances to observe many monasteries and stupas. The famous tengboche monastery was built by lama Gelu in 1912 AD  which is in the elevation of 3870m.

Gokyo lake is oligotrophic lakes in sagarmatha national park at the elevation of 4700m upto 5000m. There are mainly six lakes around the main lake. Famous gokyo ri(5357m) gives extraordinary views of the gorgeous mountains and peaks. This glacier lake is a religious spot too for the hindus and the buddhist. Off-the -beaten path with great peaceful  natural phenomenon leads the trekkers upto gokyo lake via many himalayan sherpa villages. Scenic gokyo valley is an unspoiled trekking destination in khumbu region. 

   Gokyo lake has been listed in the ramsar site(wetlands site) by its importance. Khumjung and gokyo villages are the legendary village of the area with vibrant and amazing sherpa culture and tradition. Trekking this route provides a lot of variety: views of the bright turquoise high-altitude lakes, Ngozumpa glacier (the largest glacier in the Himalayas), and views across to Everest as well as other 8,000 meter-plus mountains from the top of Gokyo Ri (Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu).

Trip highlights

๐ŸŒ„group size  :  2 + persons                                                          ๐ŸŒ„ height :5357 mtr

๐ŸŒ„ arrival : kathmandu                                                                   ๐ŸŒ„ departure: kathmandu

๐ŸŒ„ meals: all the hygienic foods during the trekking.                     ๐ŸŒ„duration :12+days

๐ŸŒ„ acommodiation: three star hotel in kathmandu and guest house during trekking. 

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Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: 14 days
  • Grade: 4
  • Activity: Trekking
  • Starts in: kathmandu
  • Ends in: kathmandu
  • Trek type: tea house
  • Accommodation: Lodge, Tea house
  • Transportation: private tourist vehicle and plane
  • Max Altitude: 5357 m