Jiri to Gokyo and Kalapathar Trek is high altitude trek recommended for the very fit with previous experience of high altitude trekking. The trekker will be highly rewarded for his/her efforts with spectacular views of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu , Ama Dablam and other great peaks. We commence our journey overland following the route of the first pioneers to Jiri a market town and the gateway to the Solu Kumbu region or Leaving Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and climb again to Phakding. Crossing the Dudh Kosi river four times, a steep ascent to Namche bazaar is made. From here the trail passes through many Sherpa settlement with tremendous scenery. As we climb towards Gokyo we have superb views down the valley to Kangtega and up towards Cho Oyu. The views at Gokyo are spectacular with the best being obtained after a short climb above the lake. On the way down we follow the valley’s eastern side to Phortse offering more spectacular scenery. From here the trail descends to namche and then to Lukla, from where we fly back to Kathmandu.
If you like to extend your holidays in Nepal with your short time to experience the high mountains and Nepalese culture you can choose these short and easy extensions trips. Also for those who are inexperience in walking up and down on the mountain the following options are the best to choose. Click on the link below to get its information.