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Everest Base Camp trekking is trekking to the base of the top of the world. It sounds amazing to hear about Everest and it is amazing to be at the base camp of this mighty Mount Everest.
There are two base camps in Everest, North Base Camp, and South Base Camp. The north base camp is in Tibet while the south base camp is in Nepal. On this page, we are talking about South Base Camp. Talking about the altitude at which the Everest base camp is located is 5364 meters.
The Everest Base Camp is the campsite for the Expedition Adventure and the primary destination for Trekkers. The South Everest Base Camp in Nepal is one of the most popular trekking routes in the world. Trekkers usually fly from Kathmandu or Manthali to Lukla.
Lukla is the starting point of the Everest Base Camp Trekking and is also famous for being the world’s most fascinating and dangerous Airport. At an elevation of 2800m, Lukla is the only airport that is at the highest elevation in the world.
The scenic journey flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is mind-blowing and is also one of the most adventurous flights you will take in your lifetime. Lukla Airport runway is around 560m, the shortest but the world’s top 5 beautiful runways.
Being one of the leading Tour companies in Nepal, Info Nepal is always focused on providing clients with the best possible experience of high-altitude trekking. We have been working in the Tourism field since 2007, so there would be no doubt about how info Nepal handles these projects.
Info Nepal is an expert in organizing the Everest Base Camp Trek. Here are some of the facts that show the benefits of doing Everest Base Camp Trek with Info Nepal tours and treks:
Evening briefing about the trip.
After finishing the Kathmandu trip back to the hotel, and trek in preparation for the next day.
NOTE: if we cannot book accommodation in Manthali then you need to drive to Manthali at midnight to catch a flight to Lukla.
Namche is at 3400m elevation. Namche is a beautiful classic village that used to be Trading Point for Tibetan and Nepalese.
Today is a leisure day, You can either rest or Hike towards the Khumjung village via Syangboche.
You will see Lhotse, Imza Tse, Mount Amadablam, and various other peaks clearly from the Dingboche.
You are either rest or choose to walk to Nagarjuna Hill today. You can climb 300-400m and see the beautiful mountain view in Dingboche.
On the way from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp, You will be able to see some of the Amazing Peaks such as Mount. Pumori, Shangrila Mountain, Lola Peak, Mount.Everest, Nuptse Mountain.
The most difficult road leads to the most beautiful destination. The Everest Base Camp Trekking trail is world-class. As being the most beautiful trail it is also dangerous and difficult. Ranking wise the trekking is still moderate but for first-timers sometimes it becomes a nightmare. As gaining altitude it becomes difficult to breathe and results in difficulty in walking.
Don’t take this trip too lightly and don’t think it is too hard, just walk consistently and you will reach your destination. With a good fitness level, you can complete this trip easily. Some of the difficulties while doing Everest Base Camp Trekking are categorized below:
Everest Base Camp is precisely located at 5364m, which is not a simple trek to do. At this altitude, it becomes a very challenging trip. This makes the Everest base camp trip one of the most amazing and adventurous trips of your lifetime.
It is not a small trek to complete this trek you will need around 2 weeks. The distance from the Trek starting at Point Lukla to Everest Base Camp and back to Lukla is 130 kilometers. Each day you need to hike for 5-6 hours.
It is difficult to guess the weather in the Everest Region as Everest lies in the Himalayas and the weather in the Himalayas fluctuates too much. This makes the Mountain scarier.
Doing Everest Base Camp during Spring and Autumn will be your best choice as the weather during that time will be good with clear skies, and visible Mountain Peaks. So when choosing a time to do Everest Base choose either Spring or Autumn.
The Best time to do Everest Base Camp Trekking would be in Spring which starts from March to May and in Autumn which starts from Mid-September to November. You must be careful while choosing Everest Base Camp Trekking. This trek is a high altitude trek so you must consider lots of things regarding doing this trip.
There are lots of trekkers visiting Everest Base Camp at the specific time of Spring and Autumn. Spring is a season of flowers, you will be able to see a thick forest of flowers in the lower altitudes. At this time the environment in Everest Region is more beautiful.
Autumn is the weather with a clear sky and a high chance of seeing mountains every day during your hike. The mountain looks beautiful if the weather is favorable.
Mount Everest has an iced cap climate. Above 6500m there is a minus degree throughout the year. It is warmer in the lower altitude around 4000m as sunlight is strong over there.
Everest now is warming up due to global warming which results in the melting of the Khumbu glacier. This is very bad for all of us as it took time for about 50 or more million of years to form the Khumbu glacier and now it’s melting. Because of this Government of Nepal has planned to move Everest Base Camp to a 100-200m Lower Altitude.
After hiking for 5-6 hours each day, you will reach your camp which is Tea House Lodge. Tea House Lodge is the place where you stay for a night. Food and water are all you get in the Tea House. Tea House is not like hotels in cities. It is very simple with a normal common room. Most of the Tea House are made up of stones and wood, so it will be a new experience for you.
High Altitude Trek is difficult. As you gain altitude you might feel difficulty in breathing, so you need to acclimatize during your trip to Everest Base Camp
There are a few days that you need to acclimatize during your Everest Base Camp Trek. The first acclimatization will be at Namche which is at 3400m, where you spend 2 nights and the Second acclimatization will be at Dingboche which is at 4400m.
Staying for 2 nights in these places will help you a lot during the trip. If you are used to the mountain then you will be able to reduce all the difficulties you might face during the trip.
Everest Base Camp Trek suits all budget travelers. Nearly all the accommodation in Everest is Tea House lodges. Tea House Lodges are the classic form of Lodges in the Everest Region.
The rooms in the Tea Houses are on a Twin sharing basis and do not have an attached bathroom. Tea Houses come with basic furniture. The dining in the tea house is an amazing place to spend time. During the evening time, there will be a wood fire or yak dung fire burning inside the dining which does warm the whole dining area.
Showers are also available in tea houses. Whoever uses the shower they are charged. Normally per shower charge is 500-1000 NPR.
Coming on eligibility to do Everest Base Camp Trekking, there is no age gap or restrictions to this trip. A normal healthy person can do an Everest base camp trip. Children and old people also can do this trip but the itinerary might be longer for them.
With years of serving in the Industry, INFO NEPAL TOURS AND TREK is well aware of the client’s needs. We here bring you the best of the Everest package depending upon your budget, and time.
The cost of the Everest Base Camp Trekking ranges from 1300-1900 USD. The cheaper the normal service, the more expensive the luxurious services. Remember what you pay that you get.
You can book the trip by first contacting us simply by mail or Whatsapp. After then we will finalize the date. You need to deposit some amount as a booking. After this your seat for the Everest Base Camp trek is secured.