How do you think the world would look like when viewed from the highest point? For that, you will need to successfully conquer Mount Everest, but, you might still find some clue if you go and meet the tallest mountain, and ask him yourself how he sees the world. YA once in a lifetime opportunity, you could never say no to an Everest Base Camp trek.
Mount Everest gives you more than enough reasons to go to an Everest Base Camp trek. First, he has instructed some of the tallest mountains in the world, to stand beside him, as he reaches high to reign the sky. You will get to see the best mountains views, amazing glaciers, icefalls, valleys, hills, e.t., literally everything your nature-loving eyes want to see. Also, you will be witnessing the culture of strong Sherpas from close. Try to find out what delicious food they eat to get so much energy to conquest the world’s tallest mountain as if they are running an errand.
The Everest Base Camp trek starts from Lukla, which is about 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu. That is where you start walking and be busy for the next 14 days, visiting places like Namche Bazaar, and the maximum elevation you will reach is 5,545m, so make sure you are physically and mentally prepared. Even if it isn’t written anywhere, it’s a must that you hire a trekking guide, for your own convenience and safety. Also, while preparing to land for the trek, make sure your backpack is as light as possible, and your shoes are comfortable and tough to take you tp Mount Everest.
Main attractions of the Everest Base Camp Trek
Flight to Lukla
Lukla is the place from which your hike usually begins in the Everest region, unless you are traveling from the classic Jiri route to Everest Base Camp. There are no roads connecting Kathmandu with Lukla. A flight is the only alternative.
Lukla is a small town in the district of Solukhumbu in the Sagarmatha Zone. There is an airport in Luka known as Lukla Airport or Tenzing-Hillary Airport. This airport is one of the most exciting airports in the world. The views of the mountains that you can see during this hike are exemplary.
Tengboche Monastery is the largest monastery in the Khumjung region. It is located in the premises of Sagarmatha National Park and is closely connected to its mother monastery Rongbuk in Tibet.
This monastery could not have been more beautiful. In the background of the mountain are various mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Tawache, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. There is a big annual celebration in this monastery during the Mani Rimdu Festival. Many Buddhists and trekkers come to this goal during this festival to receive the blessings of the Lama.
Kala Patthar is the highest point on your hike. It lies at an altitude of 5643 meters, compared to the height of Everest Base Camp, which measures 5380 meters. Kala Patthar translated “Black Rock” in English.
After visiting Everest Base Camp, trekkers made their way to Kala Patthar in the early morning to see Mount Everest. Everest exactly. Due to the geographical location of this region, the views of Everest from Nuptse are blocked during trekking in the surrounding areas. Kala Pattar is the most beautiful place in the Everest region for contemplating the mountain. Everest.
Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp is considered the Mecca of the trekkers. Every year thousands of trekkers grace this region and call for Everest Base Camp. One thing worth mentioning is that Mt. Everest is not visible from base camp. While hiking to Base Camp, you can see the Khumbu Glacier.
Cost: We recommend taking a travel package as the bulk services are cheap. You might be paying $820-$4000 for the trek.