Talking about the places to Trek in Nepal, the first thing that pops up in everybody’s mind is Everest Base Camp Trekking. It is the most popular and chosen destination of many. Reaching the base camp and the nearer view of the highest peak of the world “Mt. Everest” can be the amazing thing to experience.
If you are a first-time trekker than you may be thinking why a lot of people who comes to Nepal chooses EBC. So, here is a short summary of why EBC is really worth traveling.
1. Mt Everest and several other peaks
The world’s highest peak “Mt Everest(8848m)” lies in this region. You will not be climbing the highest peak when you are on the base camp trek, however, you will be experiencing the panoramic view of the mountain closely. Not only this but there are other different peaks too in this region. While on the way you will be greeted with Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). For those who prefer visiting the mountainous, EBC is worth trekking.
2. Sherpa Culture
Everest region is mostly populated by the legendary Sherpa’s. The lifestyle, culture, tradition, way of speaking is distinct than any other in Nepal. The way they treat their guests and welcome them is the perfect thing that you will see in Everest. Likewise, with the different lifestyle, you will even find the different taste of food made by Sherpa’s. Such type of journey is well worth doing.
3. Photographs of Everest
If you are on EBC trek than it is obvious that you will watch the Mt. Everest close and get chance to take the photographs from near. On the way to EBC, there are several other mountains and natural view which will add spice to your journey.
4. Monasteries and Museum
Most of the monasteries in Everest region are up hills from where you can see the mountains view. The monasteries are spiritual and cultural in Everest. Similarly, there is a Sherpa museum called Sagarmatha National Park museum where you can visit and learn about the ancient history of Sherpas.
5. Making new friends
As already said that Everest Base Camp Trek is the popular one, it is sure that a lot of people will visit the area. If you are fond of making the new friends than it is the best trek where you will find many people of different nationality and culture.
6. Prayer Flags
If you are on the EBC trek than prayer flags are the most common thing that you will see the most on your way. A prayer flag is the rectangular made flags of clothes where prayers are inscribed. The view with prayer flags is astonishing to watch. You will love the way it is made and hung up.