The guide of the 7 Summits Club group Andrey Berezin reports from Nepal:
A new group called Let's Gokyo started their journey to Everest Base Camp through the Gokyo Lakes. Today is the first active day. And very intense. Early rise and transfer to Ramichap airport, from where the flight to Lukla airport. From here all mountaineering expeditions begin to the famous Everest and Lhotse, to the trekking peaks of Island Peak, Mera Peak and Lobuche. As well as the famous trekking to the Everest Base Camp, both classic and through the Gokyo Lakes.
From Lukla we moved to the village of Phakding, which is located a three-hour walk from the airport. Tomorrow we will make the move to Namche Bazaar, the capital of the Sherpas, where we will spend two days for acclimatization. And also today celebrated Elena's birthday.