Everest Base Camp Trek

19th Feb 2021

Himalaya Land

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The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking journeys in Nepal. It is a perfect amalgamation of the best features and attributes of the beautiful Khumbu region. The trek to the base camp of the world's tallest mountain peak is filled with unforgettable natural sceneries, amazing Himalayan ambiance, and a unique Sherpa culture experience. The base camp trek takes through the adorable beauty of the Himalayas. Most of the Everest trekking trail also passes through the Sagarmatha National Park. Here you get to view 4 of the 6 highest peaks.

The EBC trek by the Himalaya Land Treks starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The trail of trekking in Everest goes through many settlements and villages along the way, like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, and Tengboche among many more. Likewise, trekkers are presented with marvelous sights of the Everest Mountains and the journey is filled with Himalayan tradition that manifests in the form of Chortens, Mani stone walls carved with prayers, and colorful prayer flags that are strung along with the Himalayan trees.

Sherpa Culture in the Khumbu region

Everest Base Camp is decorated with the warm gesture of unique Sherpa culture and tradition. This makes you feel more than a home. Traveling through the Everest region gives you a greater opportunity to learn about humanity, bravery, and existence. This is what a unique Sherpa culture teaches. People learn about life here. Various festivals celebrated in this particular region such as Mani Rimdu (to mark the foundation of Buddhism in the Tibetian region), Dumji ( as the birth of Guru Rinpoche), Loshar, etc gives a spiritual essence to the Khumbu region. The celebration of these festivals has added more attraction for the visitors in the Everest region.

Lukla Airport

It is the main route way to Everest Base Camp. Visitors are supposed to travel from Kathmandu to Lukla airport at first while proceeding to the Everest region. It is also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Lukla airport is one of the highest altitude located airports. Due to unpredictable change in weather in the Himalayan region, sometimes flight issue arrives otherwise, way route through Lukla airport is mostly accepted and adventurous as well.

Namche Bazar

Namche Bazaar is a small beautiful town in the Khumbu region known as the gateway to Everest. Is the first stop point during the trek to Everest, with a glorious view and heart-catching tradition. Namche Bazar is the heart of the Khumbu region and is also called the Sherpa capital.

Tengboche Monastery

This is the largest monastery of the Khumbu region. This monastery is famous for its ancient religious history. It is also considered as the terminus site of the “ Sacred Sites Trail Project.”The famous colourful Sherpa festival, Mani Rimdu is hosted by the Tengboche monastery. It is a leading Buddhist center there. The captivative view with colourful rhododendrons and its spiritual importance has made it a trekker's choice.

EBC and Kala Patthar View point

Something that is worth more in the Everest Base Camp hike is the Kala Patthar viewpoint at 5600 m altitude. From Kala Patthar viewpoint one can visualize the excellent closeup view of the summit. Additionally, the standpoint also offers eye-catching views of peaks like Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and Cho Oyu (8201m). Both the northern and southern flanks of the summit can be viewed from this viewpoint. It was also famous for the world's highest-altitude situated, Mount Everest Webcam. Kala Patthar –solenm viewpoint worth more for the scenic beauty of Himalaya.

Best time to go to Base Camp of Mount Everest

The best time for the Everest Base Camp trip is from March to May and September to November. But if you are planning to make a Helicopter tour then you can visit any time to base camp when the weather is fine. If you are an experienced or professional traveler you can travel at any season to Mount Everest base camp trek. As said, winter shows great views of the scenario around Base Camp with more snow. If you are planning to travel during winter, make sure you protect yourself from freezing cold. Nevertheless, the best time is during Spring (March to May) and fall ( September to November) for every guest trekking to Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trip planning and difficulty

The EBC Trekking is a moderate trekking journey and does not require previous trekking experience to do. Any person who can walk for 5-6 hours per day can easily access the trek. The trek would be onerous to someone with altitude sickness. Otherwise, Everest Base Camp trekking is always the best option for trekkers/visitors. While making sure every one of us enjoys the journey thoroughly, it is also necessary to make sure we do it safely which needs a planned itinerary and well-trained personnel. Traveling through mountains makes one more discover than they expect.

Himalaya Land Treks have been doing so for over a decade and we assure you of a lovely adventure through the Himalayas.