7 Things you will experience in Everest Base Camp trek

  • August 12, 2018
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Everest base campEverest Base camp trekking is the most traveled and famous trekking route in Nepal. Everyone knows Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, so it is also known as the king of all Mountains which offers you a spectacular view of all the Himalayan mountain range.  While penetrating through the flora and fauna biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, the trail winds through the magnificent forests of rhododendron. Everest Base Camp trek takes 12- 25 days to complete which mainly depends upon things like time to acclimatization, length of stay in passing villages, places you visit and your physical capacity. When you reach the Base Camp you will have climbed up to the height of 5364 meters. In terms of terrain, there are no ropes needed and no ice picks needed. There is no vertical climbing involved. Depending on the time of year you can go there and also get to see snow and ice on the trails. If you are going to Everest Base Camp for your next trip then it’s a good choice, but if not, then, well you missed out on a great opportunity to create an unforgettable experience.

Here are the 7 things you will experience in Everest Base Camp trekking:

  • You will get insight into the culture of Sherpa people with warm Sherpa hospitality and also get familiar with the guides which make your trip more memorable.
  • You will get the chance to enjoy your trek which begins from Lukla, pass through the valley of Dudh Koshi to Namche Bazar and from there to the foot of Mt Everest.
  • During your trek, you will come across breathtaking scenes-lush green farmland, fast flowing white rivers, remote Buddhist monasteries, glacial pools, the splendid panorama of snow-capped, rocky mountains and finally before you the monumental Mt Everest.
  • The best places to see Mount Everest up close would be a trek up to Kala Pathar or to Gokyo. As both lie in the Everest Region.
  • You will get the chance to walk for approximately 4 -10 hours each day through the rough, rocky and gravel-strewn. Most of the trek involves long paths that go up and then down and the ground is not paved.
  • Though you won’t step foot on Mt Everest, trekking to the foot of the majestic mountain is still difficult. The trek will test your physical and mental capacity.
  • As there are hours of uphill and then downhill, altitude sickness is the biggest problem and everyone is susceptible to this sickness. Going slowly is essential to avoid sickness.


In this way, you will get the chance to experience the mountains and valleys around the towering peak, rest in local Sherpa teahouses and learn about their traditions and culture from very near. And also the Everest Base Camp offers a variety of routes and your adventure can last anywhere from a week up to a month, which will make your trip a lifetime experience.

Curious how you could go on Everest base camp trek? Call us today for a free consultation at +977-9851095800 or email at:  puru@abovethehimalaya.comtpurushotam@hotmail.com


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