The main attractions of this trek are the trail pass trough pine and rhododendron forest along with superb dry stone villages of Khumbu region.This remarkable trek offer us the view of many Mani walls outside the villages,Stupas,and monasteries,and the mythical peaks over 8000m that seems to be close to the heaven which welcomes us in the foot of the top of the world.Likewise the highest peak of the world Mt.Everest(8848m),Lhotse(8516m)Makalu(8463m)Cho Oyu(8201m),without forgetting thePumori(7145M),Nuptse(7879m),Ama Dablam(6856m) are the major attraction of this trek.The highest point of this trek is Gokyo-Ri which is one of the best view point of the Himalaya and nobody can forget jewelry of three lakes in the Gokyo valley.
Duration: 15 days
Maximum altitude 5350 m to Gokyo Ri
Possible extensions: Chitwan National Park – Kathamandu Valley …
Best Season : – March — April —May —– October — November –
Itinéraire par jours
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu airport by the agency and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2:Explore some of the historical monuments in Kathmandu – Hotel.
Day 3:Fly to Lukla(2800m) in the morning and trek to Phagding(2600m).4h – Lodge.
Day 4: Gradual ascent along the Dhud kosi river and steep climb takes us to Namche Bazar (3500m)6h– Lodge.
Day 5: Exploration day in Namche,climb avobe the Namche bazar for wondreful view of Everest and many other summits,visit one of nice village Khumjung of Khumbu and and clime down to Kayngjuma 3620m – Lodge.
Day 6: We start by steeply climb to a pass Mong Dada,splendid view of wrold’s highest peaks,After Phortse Thanga(3500M) the trail climbs steeply up through a forest of rhododendrons and junipers then after the first pastures we reach Dole(4080m)6h30.- Lodge.
Day 7: On the way, we encounter many huts used in summer which the place mady by the Highlanders.They take their herds of yaks to graze over there.We pass through the villages of mountain pastures. The beautiful view of Tawoche,Cholatse, Khumbila and Machermo Peak through out the day. – Machermo(4470M)4h – Lodge.
Day 8: We continue our trek with the view of Cho Oyo (8201m)after the village of Phangka we descent little bit beffore climbing the terminal moraine of the glacier Gangchomba.We reach a first and a second lake and finally we reach the Gokiyo lake to 4750 m.5h – Lodge.
Day 9: The day begins by climbing Gokiyo Ri above the lake where we discover the most beautiful panorama of the Everest region. From the top, the sight is unforgettable,panoramic view of the entire mountain range of Khumbu,the highest peaks on Earth are there:Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) Mt. Everest (8848), Lhotse ( 8516m), Nuptse (7879m), Makalu (8481m) Cholaste (6335m) Tabuche peak (6495m) and Gychung Kang (7922m) – Gokyo – Lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Phorche Tanga.6h30(3500m)- Lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Monju.6H30(2900m)- Lodge.
Day 12: Monjo – Lukla.6h(2800m)Lodge.
Day 13: Flight to Kathmandu and free afternoon. Hotel.
Day 14: Visit Swayambudhnath ,Dubar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath … – Hotel.
Day 15: Free morning in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport.