Kala Pathar, Gokyo Ri

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Kala Pathar, Gokyo Ri

It is a matter of fact that Mt.Everest can not be observed from the base camp. So, most of the trekkers climb Kala Pattar (5545m.) which is situated on the southern flank of Pumori (7145m.). Not only Everest but also other mountain peaks such as Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, Mt.Kantega, Kwangde, and others can be seen from Kala Pattar.

Everest region offers varieties of trekking trails like- Everest Base Camp Trek, Kala Pattar Trek, Gokyo-Ri Trek,, Gokyo Cho- La Pass Trek, Renjo La Pass Trek, Everest High Pass Trek, Everest View Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, Everest Comfort Trek, etc. Along the trail, the travelers would experience the typical
Sherpa culture in the alpine settlements such as Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Thame, Tyangboche, etc. Being situated at a higher altitudes, the region has a high risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) if the due emphasis is not given to acclimatization. If symptoms like headache, loss of appetite, and vomiting are seen, one has to immediately inform the guide so that he would facilitate to take first-aid treatment or take you to the nearby health post or he will take you down to the lower altitude.

  • DAY 01:

    Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel.

  • Day 02:

    Flight to Lukla (35 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2610m).

  • Day 03:

    Trek to Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 04:

    Extra day to 'REST' Namche acclimatization.

  • Day 05:

    Trek to Thame village.

  • Day 06:

    Trek to Khunde-Khumjung village.

  • Day 07:

    Trek to Thyangboche monastery.

  • Day 08:

    Trek to Pheriche (4252m).

  • Day 09:

    Extra day to 'REST' you can walk over the ridge to Pheriche to visit the medical center and attend the AMS lecture (I found this very interesting, and I also needed to get some medicine at that point). You could stay in Pheriche or walk back to Dingboche.

  • Day 10:

    Trek to Thukla and continue to Lobuche.

  • Day 11:

    Trek up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. Overnight at Gorakshep

  • Day 12:

    Hike to Kala Pathar View Point trek to Lobuche.

  • Day 13:

    Trek to Dzongla.

  • Day 14:

    Cross Cho La pass and trek to Dragnag.

  • Day 15:

    Trek across Nozumpa Glacier to Gokyo Lake.

  • Day 16:

    Climb to Gokyo Ri Peak for Everest views.

  • Day 17:

    Trek down the valley to Dole.

  • Day 18:

    Trek to Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 19:

    Trek to Lukla.

  • Day 20:

    Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 minutes) and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 21:

    Extra day in Kathmandu: This is a cushion day for eventuality that may arise for delays or cancellation of flight or any other reasons beyond our control. In case everything works out fine than you may have the privilege of using this day for sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley hunting souvenirs or any other option that may interest you. Overnight Hotel.

  • Day 22:

    Final departure transfer to Airport

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