The Everest Region Trek is one of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal. It has the most stunning vista in the country and for this reason it is one of the most sought after adventure trips in the world. The trail forks above the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar (or Namche for short): one route leads to Everest Base Camp and the viewpoint of Kala Pattar; the other for the beautiful Gokyo Lakes. Both high points are about eight days from Lukla, and can be combined by crossing the high pass of the Cho La. A hike to Kalapathar (5545m) (literally meaning Black Rock); which offers some of the most dramatic views of Mt. Everest, Pumari, Nuptse, and Lhotse along with incredible peaks of entire Khumbu region. Everest trek is a great union of the landscape in the region; offering incredible scenery, challenging high altitude trekking and opening to get in touch with the Sherpa natives and their exclusive customs.