Since commercial climbing for Mount Everest started in 1990, the dream of adventure lovers has come to success. Most iconic peaks on earth encircle Everest Base Camp Trek, located at the foot of the Khumbu Glacier at an altitude of 5,500m. Each spring, hundreds of international mountaineers reach successfully to the base camp of Everest. The majority of their time, however, isn’t just climbing but also enjoying the beauty, resting and camping. A mixture of Tibetan and Nepali culture too can be experienced in Everest Region Nepal.
Mount Everest Base Camp trekking takes you along the most amazing trekking routes in the magnificent Khumbu region of Nepal. The trek has all the adventures required to leave you with unforgettable memories of the EBC trek. There are a number of opportunities to acclimatize before you hit the higher altitude during the trek.
Everest Base Camp Route:
14 days Everest Base Camp Trek starts at Lukla which is about 30min flight from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. As soon as the flight lands in Lukla, a new environment that greets shall sure delight you. It’s a different experience where culture is different from the other parts of the country. As you pack up and prepare to leave, you’ll bid goodbye to civilization as you begin the ascent towards Everest Base Camp. The beautiful and serene mountain villages, the friendly people, and breath-taking view of the mountain make this trip a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Along the entire trek to Everest Base Camp, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorakshep are the halting points. Everest Base Camp trek is one of the highest altitudes in the world, we shall ascend slowly acclimatizing and adapting ourselves to the climate. Namche Bazaar also regarded as the trading point of Everest is where people come to the villages to buy and trade their goods.
The beauty of Khumbu Glacier too shall make this trek interesting. One shall be far away from the busy streets, mobile phones and technology experiencing the peaceful environment of villages. As part of the trek, you’ll also get a chance to visit a few of the monasteries and gompas in Nepal like the historic Tengboche Monastery. Each stop along the route is an experience in culture and hospitality. The trek to Everest Base Camp is an adventure that you must experience for yourself.