Everybody wants to have a glimpse of the World’s highest stunning mountain “Mt. Everest” once in a lifetime. So the popularity of the Everest Base Camp Trek is also flourishing in Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek is the best world-class trekking destination which is placed in the lap of the Great Himalayas. Trekkers who dreamed about soaring higher than the clouds, the Everest Base Camp trek is a perfect holiday destination, which makes your dream come true. Trekking on the legendary foothill below the immensely Everest while getting a breathtaking view of peaks can only be experienced in the Everest Region of Nepal.
Everest Base Camp trek is also known as the “EBC” trek, which is well-known for its trailblazing trail and landscape. Stretch your inner endurance beyond your thought in natural beauty, which is far better than riding a car on a highway. The trail takes us to the high altitude places through rocky tracks and some steep inclines. But you can get the real achievement when you reach the Everest Base Camp, which feels like you have entered heaven.
Everest Base Camp lies in the Sagarmatha National Park, which provides the opportunity to embark on a beautiful journey where Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa set foot in 1953. The remarkable trek to Everest Base Camp is a lifetime opportunity to get soaked into the true wonder of Mother Nature.
Our journey begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla (2,610m) (Gateway to Everest Base Camp), which is also considered as one of the world’s highest airports. When you take your first step at the airport, then you will realize that your journey will be going to be the epic journey of your entire life. After that, we gear up all our trekking stuff and then walk towards the Phakding (2,610m). The Phakding village is well settled with Sherpa people with beautiful farmland. Then the trek continues on the long suspension bridge while crossing the fast-flowing rivers until we reach the popular village “Namche Bazar” at an altitude of 3,440m. Namche Bazar is also a “Gateway to the Khumbu '' region, which takes you to the high Himalayas. You can find lots of café and hotels in the Namche bazaar if you want to take a rest while having a cup of coffee or tea. In fact, you can even find an ATM machine where you can withdraw money if you want extra during your trek.
As we leave the Namche bazaar, the beautiful trail leads us the way through the rhododendrons and alpine forest in Sagarmatha National Park (a natural UNESCO World Heritage site). A bird chirping sounds so good in the forest which feels like smooth music to your ears. As we move forward, the trail leads us to Tengboche, which is famous for its ancient Buddhist monastery. A shining monastery in the Tengboche village looks so beautiful below the snow-capped mountains. When you pass through the Dingboche, then it feels like you almost reach the base camp. At last, we reach our final destination Everest Base Camp (5,365m), which looks so spectacular covered with huge mountains. You should be holding a cup of coffee when the first ray of sunlight kisses the peak of snow-capped mountains. Trust me; you don’t miss this amazing chance at the Everest Base Camp. The natural and biological view of the beautiful Himalayas gives you a joyful feeling, which is a lifetime experience in Nepal. miss this amazing chance in the Everest Base Camp. The natural and biological view of the beautiful Himalayas gives you a joyful feeling, which is a lifetime experience in Nepal.
You will also experience the exotic culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people, which helps you to make a beautiful memory. A visit to the local monasteries while spinning the wheels of prayer gives pleasure to your soul. Another major attraction of the trek is the Khumbu icefall, which looks so magical from a distance that you will strike your eye to its tower for hours. Well, sometimes the trail passes through the forest so we will encounter wild animals such as musk deer, snow leopard, and Himalayan Thar. You cannot believe your eyes when you see the Himalayas because they look like a statue as they rarely move in the mountains.
Not only Mt.Everest but you are also get blessed by the close splendid panoramic view of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt.Nuptse (7,861m), Mt. Cho-Oyu (8,201m), and Mt. Pumori (7,161m). We also get a breathtaking view of Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5,550m, which looks so fascinating on the trail of Everest Base Camp Trek.
We didn’t have many words to define the beauty of Everest Base Camp Trek in a single article, so perform the trek to Everest Base Camp by yourself and experience the most amazing moment of your entire life. The trek not only helps you to refresh your mood and body but also provides inner peace, which could be your lifetime experience in Nepal.
Is the Everest Base Camp Trek Difficult?
The trek to the Everest Base Camp trek is about 130 Km in the mountains, so you have to cover all the kilometers to enjoy the base camp. The trail to the base camp is not on a flat surface; there will be lots of steep up and downhill. However, the trek does not require super fitness, so you can easily perform the trek with a moderate level of fitness. But the altitude can cause a little bit of a problem as the trek starts from 2,610m until we reach the base camp (5,365m).
The difficulty of the EBC trek also depends on the weight of your backpack, so carry only essential things for the trek.
How safe is the Everest Base Camp Trekking Trial?
The Everest Base Camp trekking trail is the safest trail in Nepal with the least news of any casualties and hazard. There is also no news about the robbery and unpleasant behavior by the locals on the trekking route. In fact, the whole trail are well-marked, so there is less chance of getting lost during the trek. Therefore, Everest Base Camp is the safest trek in Nepal except for the natural disaster because nobody knows the mood of Mother Nature.
What benefits of having a guide for the EBC trek?
We sent out the professional local licensed guide in the Everest Base Camp Trek to lead you on trial. However, if you are doing solo, then you will miss some of the advantages without the guide because a proper guide gives you some benefits such as:
So, a guide is essential during the trek not only on the EBC trek but also on every trek which you perform. Get attached to our team or guide of Global International Travel.
Best Time to do EBC trek?
There are different seasons to do the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. Some of the best seasons for the trek are:
March to April: The time is perfect for the EBC hike as the weather is favorable and gives full support to enjoy the trek. You can see the clear and stunning view of the Himalayas range and glaciers. The weather also starts to warm, so all the flora and fauna which are destroyed during the winter start to get in life.
September to October: The time is also perfect for the EBC trek and also a peak season due to the suitable weather. The season brings a joyful atmosphere with a clear sky and a stunning view of mountains.
What happens if I get sick during the trek?
The sickness depends on nature or places; however, if you get sick on the trail, then we will descend you to the lower altitude with the help of our guide. Our guides are well-trained, so they will take immediate action to control the situation. Besides that, make sure you arrange your travel insurance to cover the medical evacuation and also take knowledge about altitude sickness. The trails have up and downhill steps, so you might get altitude sickness at some places.
Most important things to remember:
Do not ignore even the smallest symptoms because if you ignore or hide the mildest symptoms, then, later on, it might even get worse. So inform our guide immediately; this way, you will get basic medicine and first aid treatment.
How do I know if I suffer from Altitude Sickness?
When you hike to a new destination, then your body might suffer from altitude sickness. You may get some common symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sleeplessness, fatigue, headache, increased heart rate, short breath, and loss of appetite. If you feel any of these symptoms then, immediately ask for help from our local guide. So don’t ignore the problem and take your step to the fullest to enjoy the EBC trek in Nepal.