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Everest Base Camp – An Amazing Adventure in the World

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Short Overview

Everest  Base Camp (EBC) is famous for its trekking routes in the world. From all over the world thousands of trekkers and hodophile visit EBC. There are 2 routes to reach at the world’s highest peak base camp, through south and north. From the South, you’ll be at 5,364 meters (17,598 ft), and from the North, you’ll be at 5,150 meters (16,900 ft). Have a majestic view of more than 30 mountains, with the 4 of the world’s top 10 highest peaks, on the way.

Journey to the Mount Everest 8848 m

On our journey, towards Everest Base Camp trek we’ll be exploring UNESCO listed world heritage sites which are located inside the valley. Now we’ll be entering the Everest region, where we’ll have the experience of travelling on the world’s top 10 trekking routes.  And we’ll have the thrilling experience of a single runway airport which is also known for the dangerous airport in the world.

Now from Lukla, we’ll be following the Dudh Koshi River with the amazing thin air of the mountains, which keeps you refreshed along the journey. Now you’ll find the inhabitants of the brave mountain peoples which are renowned in the world as, ”sherpas and high mountain climbers”. While trekking the Everest region it would be the special opportunity to have a look at tradition and culture of sherpas. You’ll find the famous Himalayan valleys for the adventure which are Gokyo and Khumbu valley.

What to see on a Everest Base Camp Trek

While trekking you can find the attractiveness of Everest. On the way not only can Everest be discovered or seen, but you’ll be blessed with the view of Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m) and Mt. Makalu (8463m). On a trek, you’ll be enjoying a thrilling feeling of a high suspension bridge and you can see Prayer Wheels, colorful flags, and mani stones which are often used for praying. On the trek you can find a wide range of Flora and Fauna.

While trekking, you can see the beautiful old ancient religious community. You can have a marvelous look at the Khumbu glacier which is the world’s highest glacier. Then the Khumbu icefall comes on the way which is the most dangerous part of the journey which is located at the altitude of 5,486meters (17,999ft) at the slopes of the world’s highest mountain and isn’t far away from base camp. It is a 12km long glacier.

You can enjoy the view of the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest from Nepal’s top viewpoint is Kala Patthar. From where you can get the closest view of Everest. You don’t need any mountaineering skills to reach Kala Patthar. Going to Kala Patthar on foot needs great dedication. Only to reach Kala Patthar on foot it will take 12 days round trip either you can also directly visit through the helicopter. On the way, you can take some glimpse of wildlife also. Everest is located at high altitude and it also hosts amazing animal diversity. Although on a higher altitude and on cold mountains only a few surviving living things can be seen like, musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan goral, red panda. 

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Amazing Adventure Trip to the World Highest Mountain

On a journey, you can see the breathtaking view of mountains which will be the once a lifetime experience for you. At the start of the journey you will imagine the mountains 

After the journey, you will take unforgettable experiences from EBC. Trekking on the EBC is a once in a lifetime experience because from the start of the journey and till the end of the adventure you’ll be guided with some professional guides. As it is the dream trek for thousands of people. This journey will take you through the icy patch with the freezing cold temperature. It would be challenging throughout the long day hikes. You can have a taste of cold air coming through the freezing mountains. The cold air of mountains will refresh you throughout your trek. The panoramic view of the mountains will motivate you on the journey. 

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek

You can go to the Everest base camp all the time as you wish. January/ February is a good time for those trekkers who are brave and who want to observe the amazing mountain views with the empty trails. Night can be a little tough because temperature decreases to – 20degree celsius. But the days would be endurable with the clear skies except for a few snowy days. March/April is the season for everything which offers a few mountain views, a bit of warm weather, a bit of flour, and a bit of crowd. Still, the temperature can decrease at -20 degrees at night. The May/June summer season is the best season for trekking at EBC.

This is the season for marathons also. The temperature can’t be better than this. Then the monsoon arrives in July/August. Mornings are often dry through the season and it would be harder for climbing because of rains. September/October which is everyone’s favorite season so the trails would be crowded. Then the last two months of the year November/December which is the most popular season of the year. In early November you can enjoy the most colorful festival in the Everest region Mani Rimdu at Tengboche.

Conclusion

Everest Base Camp journey both starts and ends at Kathmandu capital. Then our journey takes us to the small one runway airport at Lukla, then the beautiful Sherpa village Namche Bazar. Namche is known as the mini Thamel also, then the famous monastery which is at Tengboche then to the amazing view from Kala Patthar and finally at EBC. Our journey can be 12-15 days long. It depends on your expenses how much you wanna travel. You’ll need permits on the journey because some are restricted areas and national parks also. You’ll need 2 permits: Sagarmatha National Park and Khumbu rural municipality permit. Your trip would be organized from start to end.

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