Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek Professional1 year ago - Travels - Kathmandu - 117 views
The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is the most popular trek in Nepal, leading to the base of the world’s tallest and most iconic mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 meters/29,029 feet). The trek goes through beautiful mountain valleys, high passes, famous Sherpa settlements, and exotic flora and fauna. During the trek, there are splendid views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nupste, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, and other peaks.
Everest Base camp trek Another exciting aspect of the trek is experiencing Sherpa culture, including their traditional villages, shrines and historic sites. Starting from Lukla, you enter into the Sagarmatha National Park and walk through beautiful valleys. The trek takes you through the fascinating towns of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Tengboche and Pangboche, where the local people still follow traditional cultural and spiritual lifestyles. Several monasteries and Chhortens are the symbols of their beliefs and they are highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Everest Base camp trek You gradually gain elevation as the trail continues over glaciers and moraines, until you reach Gorakshep, following about a week of hiking. This is the launching point for both Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar mountain. Located at over 5000 meters, your walking will be paced by your physical fitness and acclimatization. Nepal Hiking Trek recommends that you include some extra days on your trip because flights out of Lukla airport can experience long delays and cancellations, even for cloud cover. For any queries, please feel free to contact us.
Where is the Everest Base Camp Trek Airport?
Everest Base Camp Trek Airport is popular as Lukla Airport. It is also known as Tenjin Hillary Airport. The smaller planes of around 30-40 seaters are used to provide the service to the passengers. The pilot is very professional. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla lasts for 35 minutes. Actually, Lukla Airport is considered to be the most Adventures airport in the world. It is located in Lukla valley at the lap of the mountain. The runway is smooth and well concretized. Sometimes, the flight from Lukla airport gets disturbed due to bad weather condition. At this condition, the flights are either postponed or canceled.
How much does it cost to get to base camp Everest?
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost is probably the most frequent inquiry made by the trekkers who are making their trip to Everest Base Camp. Even there is a trend to make a good profit by quoting less cost. How is it possible? Through the evacuation scam. But we should not blame that every company is doing this. If there is a big volume of the trekkers in the group on the same date and following the same itinerary, the cost will, of course, be less. The common and accepted cost is between $1200- $1900. While asking the cost, we have to be aware of cost includes and cost doesn’t include. This largely affects the cost of the trip.