November 13, 2013
Still waiting to get wanderlust adventure? We have got your adventure dream of the year in the Himalayas. Himalayan Glacier’s top 15 picks present this year’s must-trek adventures. Our top 15 picks cover cross-border trek of India, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet. What could be your interest for travelling in the Himalayan region – cultural, recreational or adventure – our top picks garnish your dream of adventuring in this region. The adventure treks in the Himalayan region will be a once in a lifetime adventure in the company of inspiring and breathtaking scenery. See our top 15 picks to find yourself encircled by majestic vistas of eight-thousanders.
- Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek from Nepal (EBC), one of our top epic walks in the Himalayas, offers a huge sense of accomplishment and unbeatable views of beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines and foothills that surround the Everest region. Likewise, the trek takes you closer to the rich Sherpa culture while following the trail of Sir Edmund Hillary to EBC. It will also take you to some of the most popular places in the region like Kala Pathar which provides a stunning view of Everest along with other high mountains and the very famous Tengboche monastery, which is the largest monastery of the region of Nepal. Of course we will be at our final destination, EBC. Overall, the trek materializes the dream of reaching to the base camp of highest peak in the world.
- The Annapurna Base Camp Trek, the most stunning treks in the world, leaves you just being in the company of some of the highest mountains on earth and the splendor of the sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayas. This invigorating trek passes through waterfalls, villages, farmlands, rhododendron forests, and mountain vistas. You also pass through a diverse geographical and cultural variation with amazing ranges of flora and fauna in between. Throughout the trek you enjoy the sheer magnificence of the Himalayas, including two mountains that are above eight thousand meters – Annapurna and Dhaulagiri; hospitality and rich culture of the local community and the brilliance of nature.
- EBC Trek via Gokyo Lakes, one of the top adventurous treks in the Everest region, takes you to fabulous Gokyo Valley, the large Ngojumba Glacier, the famous Cho La pass, and the celebrated view points of Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar along with Everest Base Camp (EBC). The trek further traverses through the landmarks of Everest region in the company of majestically soaring mountains, friendly Sherpas, colorful monasteries and prayer flags, the Namche Bazzar, the Sagarmatha National Park, and many more. Beyond the tranquil glacial lakes, you can enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of four above 8000 m massifs and other mighty mountain ranges from the best view point of Everest Region, the Gokyo Ri.
- Makalu Base Camp Trek, one of our top 15 picks in the Himalayas, makes a trek to the base camp of world’s fifth highest mountain. Mount Makalu is a close neighbor of Mt Everest, lying in the northeast region of Nepal. Following the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, you cross various high passes and lakes. While trekking, you rise from lowland of Tumlingtar on the Arun River to one of the highest Base Camps on earth, the Makalu Base Camp at 5000m. While on the way, you will enjoy the views of the highest mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Baruntse and other mighty Himalayan mountains along with Makalu (8481m) itself.
- EBC Trek in Tibet, one of the top adventure walks in Tibet, enhances you to experience the beautiful mountainous landscape of Tibet, while exposing you to its rich culture and history. Beyond acquainted with Tibetan culture and history, the trek will also be full of adventure and fun. Besides, you will visit popular landmarks in Tibet like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, ancient monasteries like Tashilhunpo, Sera, Drepung, Rongbuk, and Sakya, explore Namtso Lake, and finally reach the Everest Advanced Base Camp. Basically, the trek begins from Lhasa and ends in Kathmandu. In nutshell, the trek takes you to the advanced base camp of the north face of Mt. Everest (in Tibet) – the highest mountain in the world.
- Everest View Trek, one of our best picks, offers a wide range of spectacular scenery combined with unique cultural encounters with the Sherpa people who inhabit in the high altitude regions of the world. The trek continues through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, with pine forests, rhododendron flowers and an abundance of wildlife, to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Furthermore, the trek brings you to the village of Tengboche (3930m), home to the highest Buddhist monastery in the world (4100m) and also reputed by photographers as one of the best places to capture the awesome beauty of Mt. Everest (8848m) and its neighboring peaks.
- Bhutan Tour is a special cultural tour to the living masterpiece of ecological conservation of the world today in which you will be introduced to the mystical and unspoiled cultural and natural grandeur of Bhutan. Filled with rugged terrain and steep mountain valleys, Bhutan is sandwiched between Tibet and India. Predominantly a Buddhist country with Vajrayana Buddhism being state religion, Bhutan deliberately preserves its unique way of life, culture and flora and fauna. Along with exploring the rich coniferous forests, glacial lakes, beautiful passes, and amazing views of snow-capped mountains, this tour traverses through various Dzongs, monastic sites and religious legends of Bhutan.
- Bhutan Cultural Tour introduces you to the imposing Dzongs, or temple fortresses, that are intrinsic to Bhutanese cultural way of life. You begin this tour from undoubtedly the most beautiful valley in Bhutan, Paro. The masterpieces of Paro like Tiger’s Nest Monastery, 8th century Kichu Monastery, and the national museum will be the prime attractions of this tour. Furthermore, following north along the Thimphu River, you will arrive Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan which is a potpourri of traditional and modern culture. After making excursion of Thimphu, you drive to Punakha valley across picturesque Dochula Pass (3150m) for great views of Himalayan ranges. Beyond exploring Punakha valley, you walk for the Dzong- the famous fertility temple in the region.
- Annapurna Circuit Trek, one of our best picks for magical trek, takes you around the entire Annapurna massif reaching the Zenith at Thorong La Pass (5,416m). During the trek, you pass through a diverse geographical and cultural variation with an amazing range of flora and fauna of the region. Just imagine the thrills of walking through world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge, with Annapurna I rising to 8091m to the east and Dhaulagiri hovering at 8167m to the west! Cross the highest pass, Thorong La on the way from Manang to Muktinath, savor the fabulous mountain views from Poon Hill (3,210m) and discover more than ten different culturally rich ethnic groups that reside in different climate zones of Annapurna Circuit.
- View of Mt. Kanchendzonga also known as Dzongri Trek is the best choice for an extraordinary mountain adventure into the hinterlands of Mt. Kanchendzonga. The trek lies in Sikkim in the Eastern-Himalayan foothills bordering with Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. The attractions of the trek includes the great preview of a variety of Sikkim’s biodiversity encompassing beautiful rhododendron flowers, bird population and some amazing views landscapes and of course the majestic Himalayan peaks. The trail runs through the meadows of Dzongri at 4,000m with exceptional mountain views. The snow covered mountains, lush dense green valleys, and the extravaganza of nature’s beauty bewilder one’s soul.
- Jomsom Muktinath Trek helps you to explore the years old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of Annapurna region. The trek will be the most rewarding once the visitors make an adventurous start from world’s deepest gorge to the world’s highest regions passing through an almost tree-less barren landscape, and panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek gets interesting once the trekkers pass through Jomsom and Kagbeni, the entry point of upper Mustang. The grandeur of the region intensifies as the first glimpse of the windy Tibetan Plateau on the way to the holy Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath (3800m) emerges. From Muktinatht downhill to Jomsom, travelers land into the land of “Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang”, and get a glimpse of the ancient traditions still in practice.
- Upper Mustang Trek encompasses a spectacular remote Trans-Himalayan mountain area with Tibetan cultural influence. The Upper Mustang region also known as the “Last Forbidden Kingdom” is a treasure trove of thousand years’ old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of the different landscapes. The great adventure journey starting from world’s deepest gorge to the world’s highest regions of Lo-Mangthang Valley passes through an almost tree-less barren landscape, a steep rocky trails and astounding views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The surprising fact of this region is that the thousands years of isolation has kept the culture, lifestyle and heritage of this region intact.
- Explore Tibet, one of our best picks, is for those who are interested to experience the people, culture, monks, monasteries, land and palaces of Tibet. In Tibet, you will travel around Tsedang, Yumbulakhang, Thandruk, Samye, Tsurpu, and Ganden monasteries. Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaaar, Sera and Drepung Monasteries, and Tibetan Nunnery and Tibetan Medicine Center will be the prime attractions of this tour while you are strolling around Lhasa. Of course, you will also cover Tibet’s famous turquoise lake, Yamadroke Lake.
- Kailash Manasarovar Yatra, one of our top picks for spiritual walks in the Himalayas, is basically known for its religious value, cultural significance, spiritual importance and thrilling nature. The celestial beauty of Mount Kailash is not only fascinating, it is also one of the greatest pilgrimage destinations for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon religions from around the world. The Kailash region also includes the two turquoise-blue, pristine high-altitude lakes and that are Mansarovar and Rakshesa. Another uniquely contributing fact to the spiritual aspect of Kailash is that four most sacred rivers of the Indian sub-continent begin from here and those are Sutlej, Karnili, Brahmaputra and Indus.
- Nepal Sunrise Tour encompasses some of the most spectaculars natural and cultural destinations of Nepal and you will enjoy the company of dozens of waterfalls and mountains, flora and fauna, and rural villages sprawled over the mountains. The tour starts from Kathmandu valley. The valley holds high number of places recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites, and contains three medieval cities famous for their arts and architectures – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. There are also some interesting cultural centers on the outskirt of the valley: Dhulikhel and Panauti. You make a visit to all these places and end your Kathmandu valley tour with the mesmerizing sunrise views over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. Then, you drive deep into the mountains to the resort town of Daman for a typical mountain experience. Driving further deep into the mountains, you spend a day at Bandipur and continue your journey to the fantastic Lake City, Pokhara.
October 1, 2013
Jiri, a major tourist destination in Dolakha district, will have a facelift in the near future under the government´s efforts to convert the village development committee (VDC) into a model small city of Nepal.
The Department of Urban Development and Building Construction under the Ministry of Urban Development has already initiated steps for a field visit and for designing the required physical infrastructures.
Jiri VDC, which is 190 km from Kathmandu, is surrounded by great natural scenery and has been compared to the Swiss city of Zurich. Jiri is also a gateway for trekkers and for mountaineers headed for Everest base camp.
It is only six years since officials from the Swiss government left Jiri after working on physical infrastructure there for a decade.
According to department officials, Simeka Consultant has visited various part of the VDC and identified the areas needing physical development. Based on its report, renovation will be focused on the Jiri market area and other points adored for sightseeing.
“Before their departure, the Swiss enhanced the beauty of Jiri VDC to another level altogether and now it is our responsibility to manage that enchanting beauty. Jiri will turn into a model small city,” said chief of the Roads Division Office Dhulikhel, Dilip Bhandari. He informed that the government has proposed to develop 132 similar model small cities in the near future.
“Jiri bus park, roads, bridges and Jiri airport will undergo renovation. A large open area will be used for development purposes, and tourism related sports activities will be introduced,” said Bhandari. “View towers and a height altitude center will also be developed,” he added.
Sacchindra Dev, engineer at the Roads Division office, said that until now they have received a total of 13 plans for Jiri´s development.
The Ministry of Urban Development has proposed to issue a grant of Rs 10 million as preliminary expenses for the project.
“After initial financial support from the government, more money has to be collected from other donors,” said Bhandari.
source: republica, 30 Sept 2013
September 3, 2013
Kathmandu, Lhasa and Everest Base Camp are the extremely popular names in the literatures of adventure tourism in the Himalayas. Besides being heavily recognized for adventure tourism, these three destinations are also famous for cultural encounter of the South Asian societies that flourished along with the glorious Himalayas. Kathmandu, Lhasa and Everest Base Camp – the three in the Himalayas jointly fulfill the dream of adventure travelers. Kathmandu, the city of temples is a treasure house of ancient Nepal. Similarly, Lhasa is still meaningful for those travelers who desire to reach at an ultimate spiritual destination in the world. By contrast, Everest Base Camp is a challenging trek destination that can only be accomplished with a passion of mountain adventure.
Here are listed few tailor-made trips that cover Kathmandu, Lhasa and Everest Base Camp.
Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp is a glorious journey to experience the beauty of Tibetan landscape and to understand the unique culture of its people. The adventure journey starts from Kathmandu followed by Nyalam, Dingri, then the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. In advancing to Lhasa, you also make your visit to Sakya, Shigatse, Gyantse, and Tsedang. During this fantastic tour via Everest Base Camp, you explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso Lake, conquer a few high passes, and visit popular Tibetan monasteries like Sakya Tashilhunpo, Samye, Sera and Rongbuk. Throughout the adventure, you will be surrounded by the magnetic allure of the Himalayas.
Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek in Tibet allows you to experience the stunning mountainous landscape of Tibet. Besides having fun of adventure in the Himalayas, this trek helps you to encounter with Tibet’s rich culture and history. The tour takes you through the popular landmarks in Tibet like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, ancient monasteries like Tashilhunpo, Sera, Drepung, Rongbuk, and Sakya. You also explore Namtso Lake and finally reach at the Everest Advanced Base Camp, your ultimate destination. In nutshell, the trek offers you at first the glorious journey to Advanced Base Camp of the north face of Mt. Everest (in Tibet) and secondly you will experience the extreme pleasure of cultural experience in the Himalayas.
Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp covers many different sightseeing and cultural activities, in the shortest possible time, without missing out on some of the most popular landmarks of the entire region. It will be a journey into the historical, adventurous and spiritual highlands that have long captured the hearts and minds of travelers around the world. Tibet is the origin of Mahayana Buddhism, home of the Dalai Lama, and the target of devout pilgrims as well as adventure seekers. Basically, this adventure excursion covers Lhasa’s streets, Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka palaces, ancient monasteries like Tashilhunpo, Sera, Drepung, Rongbuk, and Sakya among others, and indeed, the Everest Base Camp (in Tibet).
Lhasa to Everest Base Camp to Lhasa Tour offers unique mystery and allure of Tibet. In this tour, you experience the subtle and profound atmosphere and enjoy the landscapes that seem to be part of a fairy land. The mountain views and the inspiring landscapes, the rich Buddhist culture and the innocent friendly people of Tibet makes this tip a truly unforgettable experience. The tour, furthermore, covers a vast tract of this ancient land, crossing spectacular passes, through unforgettable landscapes and spiritual heart of the country. The holiest Jokhang temple, the legendary Potala Palace, the exquisite Norbulinka Palace, the holiest Drepung and Sera Monastery will be the integral parts of this tour. While heading to Everest Base Camp on the way we come across Gyangtse, Xigatse and various Tibetan villages. This tour will be the memorable journey in shortest possible time to capture in a little bit of everything of the attractions that the world’s highest mountainous region has to offer.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp passes through beautiful Tibetan towns such as Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya, Rongbuk and Zhangmu. One of the major highlights of this tour is to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest peak, Mt Everest. This journey allows you to explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso Lake and conquer a few high passes. This tour also helps you to unfold the popular landmarks Tibet like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and Gyantse Dzong. Moreover, you visit quite a number of spectacular Tibetan monasteries including Sera, Drepung, Phalkot, Tashilhunpo, Sakya and Rongbuk.
August 22, 2013
The Friendship Highway between Lhasa and Kathmandu is the main travelers’ route from Tibet to Nepal. The route allows a number of excellent detours. It takes in central Tibet’s most important monasteries, plus views of the world’s highest peak. The highland of Tibet has been exploited since the ancient times by explorers and adventurers, pilgrims, traders, and even missionaries. Driving through wonderful scenery dominated by green meadows, river gorges, snow-capped mountains, and waterfalls offer enchanting views of flora and fauna. Besides, in mingling with the people, who are following the same lifestyle for thousands of years, you enjoy their reception.
In covering Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour, travelers gain the experience of exploring landmarks of Lhasa and Kathmandu. Whether visitors are a spiritual seeker in search of the mystery of life or seeking an adventure to challenge theirself, the journey across the Tibetan Plateau introduces with the remotest and mystical highlands of Tibet. The tour explores Lhasa as well as other famous places such as Gyantse, Shigatse, and Sakya. In Lhasa, travelers can visit most holy Jokhang temple, see the legendary eighth-wonder Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace, Drepung, Sera Monastery and more. In route to Kathmandu, travelers can view the most exotics of Tibet: Yamutso Lake, Pelkhor and Tashilunbu monasteries.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour covers a vast tract of Himalayas and crosses spectacular passes through unforgettable landscapes and spiritual heart of Tibet. Inspiring landscapes and mountain views combined with its rich Buddhist history and culture, the tour will be a truly unforgettable experience. In exploring Lhasa’s streets to medieval towns of Tibet to ancient monasteries and in reaching to the Everest Base Camp to have grandeur views of Everest, the overland tour really enthralls the visitors. While discovering the religious and cultural aspects of Tibet, you can not ignore traveling to Lhasa’s historical landmarks as well as other famous places such as Tsedang, Namtso Lake, and Sakya.
The touring area is the region that has Everest, the highest mountain in the world, the Gyantse Kumbum, Tibet’s most stunning architectural wonder, and many of the Tibet’s most important monasteries. Sakya Monastery, seat of the first Tibetan government with a lama ruler and Tashilhunpo, seat and burial site of the Panchen Lamas also come under the touring areas. Even the small town like Tingri on the way located at the foot of Mt. Everest keeps four mountains over 8,000 meters. They are Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour is another way of covering highlands in between Tibet and Nepal. The bike tour also encompasses Tibet’s ancient Buddhist culture, awesome landscapes, artistic monasteries and centuries old caravan trails. The biking will be the best way to meet the Wildlife in the region. Along the way, travelers get to enjoy a much more intimate and memorable view of nature and wildlife. The vast, remote Tibetan steppe is home to a unique assemblage of large mammals, including Tibetan antelope, gazelle, argali sheep, wild ass, wild yak, wolves, snow leopards, and others.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp, the ever popular journey in the Himalaya ends in Kathmandu. In between, people visit beautiful Tibetan cities and towns such as Tsedang, Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya, Rongbuk and Zhangmu. Primarily in this trip, travelers reach the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest. This tour also allows the travelers to explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso and Namtso Lakes and conquer a few high passes. In embarking Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp do not forget to experience the Tibetan Culture and Lifestyle. Tibetans are such a deeply religious people that a basic knowledge of Buddhism is essential in understanding their world. Buddhism permeates most facets of Tibetan daily life and shapes aspirations in ways that are often quite alien to the western frame of mind. Tibetans are among the loveliest people in the world.
August 5, 2013
The government is planning to establish Integrated Service Center (ISC) at the Everest Base Camp to better manage expedition teams attempting to reach to the summit of the tallest peak on earth.
Purna Chandra Bhattarai, joint secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), told Republica the center would come into before the spring of 2014.
“The center will provide all necessary facilities to mountaineers. It will also coordinate and regulate expedition teams, help conduct rescue operations, look after garbage management, and investigate claims for different records made on Everest,” Bhattarai said.
The government decided to establish the center as per the report submitted by incumbent Chief Secretary Lila Mani Paudel, who led the civil servants´ expedition to Mt Everest, in 2011.
“We will deploy experts from different sectors like communications and meteorology, among others, at the center so that mountaineers and their supporting staff can get all the information related to mountain safety under one roof,” added Bhattarai.
According to sources, the Tourism Industry Division under MoCTCA is working on the financial part before submitting a proposal to the finance ministry for budget allocation.
“We are also planning to bring in the private sector as well for finance management. So, it take some time for the project to start,” he added.
Though the government has made it mandatory for expedition teams to take along a government employee as liaison officer, expedition operators say such officers take allowances but do not reach the base camp. They say illegal activities in mountaineering are increasing because of such tainted officials.
According to Bhattarai, officials deputed at the center will work as liaison officers. Bhattarai also said the government is also committed to control all sorts of activities aimed at creating record that hampers the prestige of Mt Everest.The ministry is also working on to control commercial activities on Everest including the base camp.
source: republica, 4 Aug 2013
July 8, 2013
Trek to Mt. Lobuche to have direct experience of home of some of the world’s highest peaks as well as world famous Sherpas.
Mt. Lobuche Ascent Trek is one that goes deep into the heart of the Himalaya. The mountain views are stunning, and the simplicity and hospitality of the Sherpa community is heart warming. While treking to Everest regoin, you get into the awe-inspiring views of Mt. Everest, the tallest of them all, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Lobouche Peak, Mt Amadablam, Kasum Kangru peak, Thamserku peak and Kwangde peak. Furthermore, you alsotravel through Sherpa villages and monasteries to gain insight into their culture and lifestyle.
Mt. Lobuche Trek begins with a spectacular mountain flight to Lukla and continually trekking along the Dudh Kosi river. After crossing the Namche, Sherpa Capital, continue on to Tengboche. With its beautiful Buddhist monastery, this small village is considered the spiritual center of the Khumbu region.
From Tengboche gradually make your ascent to Dengboche, Climb the Chhukung Ri 5600m, trek to pokalde BC, Cross Kongma La 5600m and finally advance along the glacial moraine to Gorak Shep at the base of Kala Pattar. At Kala Pattar, you have the option of an sunset or sunrise trek to the 18,188′ summit of Kala Pattar for a panoramic view of some of the world’s highest mountains including Everest.
In trekking on to Everest Base Camp, you will have astounding Khumbu Icefall view. Upon exploring the Kala Pattar and Everest base camp, you make the ascent of Mt Lobouche .
In the Lobuche Peak there are two different summits Lobuche East (6,119m) and Lobuje West (6,145m). Lobuche is an attractive summit, offering a variety of existing routes and a wide scope for new lines. Seen from near Pheriche, the dark triangle of its rocky East Face rises above the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to an icy skyline.
Mt. Lobuche Ascent Trek, above all, gives you vivid astouonding pictures of Khumbu region of Nepal taking you to the heatland of Sherpa culture and the spectacular views of cluster of world famous peaks.
May 5, 2013
Solukhumbu: A way leading to fourth base camp of Mount Everest has been made. The opening of the way to camp was delayed due to adverse weather in the past but now it has come into operation, said Dendi Sherpa, communication officer at the camp.
The fourth camp locates at the altitude of 8,000 meters.
Likewise, the way leading to second camp was cleared by Everest Pollution Control Committee and the way up to the fourth camp was cleared by different trekking companies.
Sherpa further said that the mountaineer shall climb the Everest since May 12 to May 30 for this session.
Now, as many as 500 foreigners and 500 Nepali nationals are in the base camp for climbing the Everest in this session.
Source: Republica-05 May, 2013
April 10, 2013
Browse Himalayan Glacier this Spring and unleash the passion of adventure in the Himalayas.
The Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes trip takes adventurous trekkers to fabulous Gokyo Valley, source of grand Dudh Koshi River – the large Ngojumba Glacier, the famous Cho La pass, and the celebrated view points of Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar along with Everest Base Camp.
The trek further traverses through the landmarks of Everest region in the company of majestically soaring mountains, friendly Sherpas, colorful monasteries and prayer flags, the Namche Bazzar, the Sagarmatha National Park, and many more. Gokyo, a hidden valley with gorgeous blue lakes in the lap of Himalaya has its own reputation among the adventurous souls.
Many trekkers crave to visit the Gokyo valley as a side trip during their Everest Base Camp Trek and they feel their Everest trek incomplete if they happen to miss the trip to Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Peak, and the famous pass, Cho La. The entire area is blessed with abounding natural beauty of shimmering Lakes.
Beyond peace of mind at the tranquil appearance of the glacial lakes, trekker can enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of four above 8000 m massifs and other mountain ranges from the best view point of Everest Region, the Gokyo Ri – because panorama from here is more spectacular than that from Kala Patthar viewpoint.
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