A homeland to numerous soaring mountain ranges, including the world’s highest peak, the Mt. Everest, this region will mesmerize a trekker with its grandeur. Peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Kangtega, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Cho Oyu and several other peaks will leave you spellbound. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp would be enthralling since it gives you a spectacular close up view of the world’s highest mountains, as well as an opportunity to explore the Sherpa villages and their lifestyles besides coming across magnificent high passes, valleys, rivers, monasteries and Buddhist prayer flags.
The most dramatic and picturesque landscape of Everest region has amazed the world making it mostly visited area of Nepal. The area is protected under Sagarmatha National park and is the land of the highest peak of the world, the Mt. Everest (8848m), Highland Sherpas and the Yeti. The national park is the home to huge wildlife including Red Pandas, snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Pika (Himalayan mouse); more than 115 species of birds; high land plants like Juniper, silver fir, hemlock, pine, rhododendron, and alpine plants. Excellency in natural appearances has convinced the UNESCO to list this area in the World Natural Heritage Site in 1979 A.D. Meantime, culture and tradition of Sherpas living in this region have even popularized the place to visit once in a lifetime.
Just 35 minutes exciting flight from Kathmandu will take to Lukla airstrip from where a journey to Everest starts. The area is widely settled by the ethnic group Sherpa and follows Himalayan Buddhism. The valleys like Gokyo, Khumbu and Imja highly display the rich monasteries culture and traditions followed by highland dwellers. The places like Thame, Khumjung, Junbesi, Namche, Tyangboche, and Pangboche are the monasteries zone and hub of Sherpa culture. The major festivals celebrated by the Sherpa are Dumje, Mani Rimdhu, and Lhosar.
The attractive views of snowcapped mountains over 6000 m includes Kongde, Kusum kangru, Thamaserku, Amadablam, Baruntse, Makalu, Everest, Lotse, Choletse, Lhotsesar, Nuptse, Choyu, and Pumori making the landscape wonderful and is made more exciting by the passes over 5000 m: Kongma-la, Cho-la, Renjo-la, Tashi lapcha, Amphu lapcha and Serpinicool. The astonishing views from the Gokyo Ri, hiking to Fifth lake, Khumbu Glacier to the foot of Mt. Everest at Base Camp, Kalapatthar Hike to view Everest are overwhelming adventurous experience at Everest region.
The Everest region offers different option for trekking to expedition from short and moderate to challenging climbing and expeditions. The mostly used trekking route is Gokyo, Kalapatthar Everest Base Camp Trek. No doubts, the area used wide alternate routes and even offer remote trail to Peekey and Hinku Valley. Even, follow the ancient salt-trade route to Tibet following the Gokyo valley trail from Thame, the ancient traditional Sherpa village; still see the Yak Caravans coming down toward Lumde from Tibet. Participate in traditional “Hatt Bazzar” held every Saturday is really interesting and a great experience of shopping home appliance for a week. For accommodation, choose from Budget lodge to luxurious and camping too. Likewise, get the plenty of shops and restaurants at Namche, Khumjung, Lukla even offers good internet and good options for meals ranging from local Sherpa Cuisine to continental, Japanese, Chinese to Italian Spaghettis and Pizzas as well.
Not Only stunning mountains views but also rich Cultures of the legendary Sherpa People!
The trekking trail of the Everest Base Camp includes the cultural and lifestyle of Sherpa people. Ancient Buddhist monasteries, rich biodiversity, glaciers with magnificent views of the Himalayas, deep Valley, stunning landscapes, and many more. Everest Region in Nepal is home for an ethnic group of Sherpa, where trekkers get an opportunity to encounter with rare and unique cultures, traditions, living pattern, lifestyle and so on. People show friendly behavior with visitors during trekking and lodging.
The best time to visit the Everest Base camp!
June, July, and August are monsoon season in Nepal, so Pre-monsoon and post-monsoon months are the best time to do the trek in Everest base camp, and the temperature is also okay to make our trek successful. The trekking welcomes to trekker with multi-color flowers and greenery, which will be able to eliminate tiredness of high altitude and make you always excited during your trek. Apart from this beautiful scenery, trekkers and travelers also can have bright and magnificent views of the Himalayas from different viewpoints existed in the Everest Region. Make a vacation trip with Hiking Annapurna Nepal. we carefully organize 13 days itinerary to an accomplished stimulating expedition to Everest Base Camp.
The trekking trail of Everest Region!
This top Himalayas trek begins with views of the white and green Himalayas. It will be several steep uphills and downhills with the mesmerizing sceneries of the Himalayas in the backdrop. The visitor will explore several villages that come on the way like Lukla, the famous gateway to Everest trek, Phakding, a Sherpa village, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp. The trekking trail with the colorful several mini stones, Chhorten, prayers flags, wheels and many more, which will reward you. During our trekking, exploring spectacular mountains views from the Everest View Hotel, the famous viewpoint and exploring Tengboche Monasteries, Khumbu Glaciers, and the splendid Icefall is awe-inspiring. The EBC gives trekker an unforgettable satisfaction of the view and experience. After exploration of the world highest peak’s lap, you will return to Kathmandu by following the usual route.
The daunting white peaks soaring high in the sky have captivated numerous intrepid trekkers till date. These mighty snow clad mountains have witnessed frequent attempts to the summit. Everest base camp trek is an adventurous and a quite famous trek among the wanderlusts. Two base camps lie at either side of Mount Everest, the south base camp in Nepal and the north base camp in Tibet. The south base camp is often referred to as the Everest base camp due to its unparalleled popularity that attracts thousands of trekkers every year. Basecamp literally means the spot from where the mountaineering expedition is set out. This incredibly popular trek can be found on the bucket list of many travel enthusiasts and adventure lovers.
Route and Height
Offering spectacular mountain scenery, the trek to the south base camp starts from Lukla in Nepal, stretching up all the way to Kala Patthar, situated at the height of 18192 feet. Most of the people opt for aeroplanes to travel from Kathmandu to Lukla, while a very few also choose for trekking this way as well. This adrenaline pumping and heart thumping trek exhibit rough terrains, high altitudes and unparalleled views of the landscape.
The south base camp in Nepal is located at an altitude of 5,364 feet. The trek starts from Lukla, travelling up to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, which is located at an elevation of 11,290 feet. Climbers usually opt to take a halt here and get accustomed to the dropping Oxygen levels. From here the route takes the hikers to Dingboche, then further via Gorakshep to Kala Patthar. The journey downhill is quite enjoyable as there is no altitude sickness.
This trek is sometimes referred to as the 'Mother of all Himalayan Treks' because of its high altitude and the need for a level of physical fitness and mental readiness.
The duration of this trek varies depending upon the weather conditions and your level of fitness. It may range from 12 to 20 days.
in the months from June to August. In December, the temperature often dips to below-zero degrees.
You can choose to go on a solo trek or hire a porter or guide to accompany you on the trek. Although both options are feasible, going solo often is seen as a little risky. Many lone trekkers have disappeared on this trek in the yesteryears. Also, hiring a local guide helps you to learn about the tradition, customs and local lifestyle of the place. You can even get a package done by a travel agency for a hassle-free trip.
Everest Trekking Packages
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