short gokyo trekking

Trip FactsDuration: 10 days,Trip Destination: Gokyo ri(5360m)Program Type: Tea house,Max. Altitude: 5360m,Minimum Pax: one,Start Trip: lukla,End Trip: lukla,Transportation: plane ,private car and van,Per Day Walking: 4 to 6hours,Trip Grade: gradegradeThis short 10 day trek provides an opportunity to see spectacular views of the Everest Region, including Mt. Everest and magical mountain lakes. If you do not have the time to trek to Everest Base Camp this is an excellent alternative. After an exhilarating flight to Lukla you enter Sherpa country. These friendly people will make your stay in this region one that you will never forget. You will be immersed in their culture and witness their traditional lifestyles in the foothills of the Himalaya.The route takes you through enchanting villages such as Namche Bazaar, Khumjung and Gokyo. The views are breathtaking and include, Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) at 8848m, Mt. Choyo 8200m, Mt. Lhotse 8505m, Makalu to name a few, carving glaciers and five pristine mountain lakes. This trek follows the highly praised trekking route along the Dudh Koshi River to its source at Gokyo Lake which is west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the opportunity to summit Gokyo Peak (Gokyo Ri, 5383 meters).
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