scenic walks to Gokyo Lakes with adventure to Everest base camp via Tsho-la pass
Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Trekking, an adventure within West and East both side of high Khumbu and Everest region which leads you to spectacular views enclosed within world giant peaks of Everest-Lhotse and Cho-Oyu with array of other peaks.
A great adventurous and interesting walks within nice and impressive Sherpa villages enriched with old Buddhist religion and colorful culture which adds extra charm on Gokyo to Everest Base Camp trekking where you can witness its age-old heritage and traditional life in the shade of mighty Himalayan peaks.
Starting from Kathmandu visiting its famed historical and cultural places within world heritage sites and then flying high towards Everest area at Lukla, to commence our wonderful Gokyo to Everest base camp trekking where walk leads to number of interesting villages full of lively culture and prayer stones lined on the path.
As trek progress heading much higher ground with time for acclimatization at colorful and lively Namche Bazaar and then towards our first highlight destination at scenic Gokyo Lake within picturesque valley located beneath high peak of Cho-Oyu and massive Ngozumba Glacier.
From Gokyo with marvelous time and climb to view point at Gokyo Ri, our adventure leads to cross high Tsho-la pass with incredible scenery enclosed within amphitheatre of peaks to reach our final highlight of the adventure at Everest base camp within notorious Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers.
Enjoying the great views and then climbing on top the highest spot of the trek at Kalapatthar which is above 5,545 m high facing spectacular panorama of mountains with Everest at it close range, with fabulous time on top our final walk of the adventure completes reaching at Lukla for super flight back to Kathmandu with outmost memories and adventure of a lifetime experience on Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Bam, my friend!!! It was a wonderful, difficult but very interesting journey. I am very glad that I met you and your team. Throughout our climb, we felt in safe hands, in your hands. You are a wonderful person and professional with a capital letter - PROFESSIONAL MAN. You were always ready to come to the rescue, to support a good joke and a good joke to support. It was very important especially in difficult moments. I wish you and your beloved business prosperity, every success and new heights. I am sure that our whole group, and not only ours, join my words and wishes. I want to say a few words about our porters. You guys are cool !!!! You are Nepalese rockets !!! - Better than mountains, there can only be mountains on which have not yet been (V.S. Vysotsky) ............ See you, Everest!!! Bam, my friend, iI will be glad to see you again.........maybe when I get back to Nepal to climb Everest.............
Trekking to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo lakes gives you one of the most beautiful landscape views on our planet. Bam together with Rajendra made this challenging walk very safe and pleasant. Perfect organisation, sense of humor and supportive hand are all you need to have such enjoyable and memorable trip. I had! Big thanks to Explorer Adventure and its team
Unforgettable experience in magical surroundings. Better than in the movie! It was 3 weeks group trekking and the guide would find thin balance to meet everyone's individual needs and requirements considering each and everyone physical strength and trip expectations and desires. And great storyteller above all! You definitely won't come back the same after this adventure.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
Guide and Porters:
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
Altitude Sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness):
Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.