The ultimate tour of the well-known Khumbu valley is provided by the Everest Kalapathar Trek. This challenging hike circles Tawache (6,367m), Cholatse, and the Cho La at 5,430 meters before reaching Gokyo Lake (6,440m). The trek continues upward to Kalapatthar as it emerges into the Khumbu valley above Lobuje. It then returns to Lukla through Tengboche and Namche Bazaar. On the ridge above Gokyo, the four peaks Cho You, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu that rise over 8000 meters are exposed. Gokyo is a small herding community located at 4750 meters on the banks of the third of a series of small blue alpine lakes. Additionally, you can take in the breathtaking ice ridge between Cho You and Gyachung (7922m), which is regarded as one of the Khumbu region's most spectacular views. Additional exploration and high-altitude walking opportunities abound, including the ascent to Gokyo Ri and the crossing of Cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu.
Cho Oyu (8,201 meters), Makalu (8,463 meters), Lhotse (8,516 meters), and Everest are four of the world's tallest peaks that can be seen on arduous treks in the Himalayas (8,848m.). Visits to Sherpa towns, residences, and monasteries complement the breathtaking mountain views and give you a glimpse of the peaceful but culturally active Sherpa way of life.
As you make your way to the Kala Patthar viewpoint, the trip takes you through charming Sherpa communities, lush forests, and rocky mountain terrain. You will pass by various beautiful locations along the journey, including as Tengboche Monastery, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep.