Proud to play a small role in their especial trip- Alexandre & Noemie
Gokyo, Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp Trek is an ultimate trekking adventure, that takes to you to the lap of Mt. Everest traversing across the high Cho La Pass 5420m. It is an opportunity to trek to the summit of both Gokyo Ri 5340m and Kala Pattar 5554m for experiencing the magnificent views of the mighty Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. In addition, the glacial walk to Everest Base Camp will give you an opportunity to savor the glimpse of “The spectacular Khumbu Icefall”, which is a lifetime experience for trekkers. Diverse landscape, floras and faunas of the Himalayas, Sherpa people and their culture are another exciting experiences offered during the trek.
Alexandre: The starting of the trip was a different experience within itself. Landing at the Lukla airport was one of the most exciting things I have ever done.
Noemie: The overall trip was a very fantastic experience for both of us. Every day was very special, and the magnificent landscapes in every turn were pretty amazing and breathtaking. The first glimpse of the mighty Everest was just “Fabulous”.
The thrilling airstrips of Lukla
EH: How was our team assigned to cater services during your trek?
Alexandre: The crew and support team of Explore Himalaya was very good, especially our guide Sanu was a fun to be with, joking and smiling all the time.
Noemie: He took very good care of us.
EH: What did you like about the people and place?
Alexandre: The streets are particularly for us, it’s like jungle, but very colorful and exciting. People are very friendly as well. And we love the place…
The smiling Sherpa kid of Khumbu
EH: What is the most memorable moment of your trek?
Noemie: The whole trip was very special for me because, when we reached Kalapatthar, my boyfriend asked me to get married. “That was a big surprise”…
EH: Proposing a girlfriend at 5545m is a very good idea, isn’t it?
Alexandre: Just to make sure she says yes.
EH: Describe the whole experience in one word?
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Compared to what we are used to, the services provided by the company, from the Finnish point of view felt like luxury. During our trip all went well and everything worked. Absolutely nothing to complain of!