A Trip Of Life (Everest Base Camp Trek)

Mt. Everest, the highest peak on the planet is also a favourite among the trekking fans, for them hiking to The Everest Base Camp is a must to do trekking expedition along with a lifetime experience. The Base Camp is located on the south face of Mt. Everest and comes in the Nepal area.  Everest Base Camp Trek is the most exciting trek the one should enjoy it once in their lifetime.

In this article, we’ll try to cover all of key elements such as the location, experience, tips & secrets to reach Everest Base Camp.

Let’s Understand the region, place, season and the way it can be reached.

A village named Lukla serves as the gateway into the high summit wonders of earth. An individual can attain Lukla by air from Kathmandu as it’s good number of daily flights. It takes about 40 minutes of flying time to reach Lukla from Kathmandu.

The flying experience is also considered as a mini adventure, as a result of tiny table top run ways and scenic flight on Himalayas. After Lukla one must trek simply to reach some of those places in the Sagarmatha Region, unless of course you intend to engage the services of a Helicopter on your own. The most preferred option is to reach by air from Kathmandu.

The area’s entry from Lukla it place at an altitude level of 2800 meters and goes around 5643 meters approximately Everest Base Camp. Obviously, it’s a challenging task taking into consideration the altitude gain and one has to proceed with staged and slow altitude gain on daily basis rather than rush. Proceeding without rest can lead to altitude illness.

Weather! It’s always cold and severe cold. The lower altitude regions of Lukla, Phakding or to some-extent Namche Bazaar will be relatively less chilly. Then on, once the altitude begins going up 4000 meters and much more, it starts to get colder.

The hiking season can be split into two parts, Mid March to June and September to early December. Both of these seasons are the most favored one of the trekkers. Back in March to June, it is relatively less chilly and also you get to view more wildflowers etc to the lower altitude regions. The other season becomes little colder and towards the end of December it is intense cold, no matter how the heavens are much apparent in peak winter.

There are individuals, who like to experience extreme cold and try to go in January; nevertheless the weather will be quite harsh in this time. The months of July and August receive rain drops in lower elevation and snows in the higher elevation.

But, it’s always a cold desert as the Everest is in the Khmbu Ice Fall and the surrounding is completely glacier.

Also, the area is quite remote and is extremely beautiful around. There are a number of remarkably beautiful monasteries like the one in Tengboche. You get to experience the ancient Tibetan culture and the scenic high altitude Sherpa villages

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