Top 9 reason why should do Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest base camp trek is the world beautiful and the famous trek journey which leads to the Mt Everest and to its base camp. Mt Everest is the world highest mountain with a height of 8848 meters/ 29029   ft, and its base camp is the beautiful adventure journey in the world. This trek takes you through the beautiful dense green trees with their shrub flowers, typical villages with unique and beautiful culture, tradition, warm hospitality which leads to the base of world highest mountain. The beautiful experience of the Himalayan flora and fauna, unique local people settlements and villages, dense green alpine and the rhododendron forest, beautiful and unique landscapes which follow the up and down route, topography are the indeed and the glory of this trek.

Everest base camp starts its journey from the Kathmandu, with the sightseeing and the tour to the capital city of Nepal. You will tour the major place listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites which include the Hindus temple like Pashupatinath Temple and the Buddhist monasteries like Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and the city old palace complex like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square.  After making a day city tour in the Kathmandu and nearby it, you will experience a short flight to Lukla. The flight is about 35 minute from Kathmandu- Lukla. The flight is very adventurous. You will enjoy the natural beauty by being far from the busy, hustle and bustle life of the Kathmandu. Lukla will offer you the fresh Himalayan beauty. You will also enjoy the beautiful rolling hills and village in Lukla. Our adventure walks start from the Lukla crossing the dense alpine and rhododendron forest, following the beautiful Himalayan flora and fauna, typical villages. After a continuous walk, we reach the Namche Bazar, the capital of the Sherpa people in the Khumbu region. This valley is very rich in the cultural tradition and in natural villages. This valley offers you the gorgeous views of the world highest mountain like Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and other surrounding peaks with the beautiful Sherpa's warm hospitality, cultural program. The visitors spend 2 days in this valley to experience the Sherpa culture, tradition, and hospitality, beautiful views of world highest mountain and also to prepared themselves mentally and physically to walk in the high altitudes.  We can also see the dense influenced of Tibetan and Buddhist and sharing culture and tradition with Sherpa people. We also cross the beautiful Dingboche and the Tengboche valley and walk through the Sagarmatha National park which is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. We a continuous walk crossing the beautiful villages we reach the Kalapathar. The Everest Base Camp attractive and the beautiful peaks to enjoy the clear and the beautiful face-face views of the world highest mountain Mt Everest, Mt Makalu, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and its surrounding peaks, Khumbu glaciers.

Top 9 reason why should do Everest Base Camp Trek

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First of the Everest Base Camp Trek- the Adventure flight to Lukla

We start our trek to Everest Base Camp from the Kathmandu with the sightseeing to the capital of Nepal. And also the tour to the major Hindus temple like Pashupatinath temple and the Buddhist temple like Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath temple and the old city palace complex like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. We will have a short flight to Lukla from Kathmandu which is about 35-minute flight. It is very adventurous and scenic flight which provides beautiful Himalayan beauty. Though it is one of the dangerous flight of Nepal it offers a beautiful and fresh environment with natural beauty, the cultural rich valley with warm hospitality, culture, and tradition.

Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha national park is the national park in the Solukhumbu district which ranges from the 2845 meters to 8848 meters at the summit of the world highest mountain Mt. Everest. Sagarmatha National park is established in 1976 and also the first national parks of the country which is listed in the UNESCO world natural heritage site. It is the habitats of at least 118 species of birds including Himalayan monal, blood pheasant, yellow-billed chough. Sagarmatha National Park is also the home of rare birds and animals including musk deer, snow leopard, red panda, langur monkey, martens, Himalayan wolves and so on. This park is located at the top of the hill in Namche Bazar. This parks cover an area of 1148 meters and later on 2002 buffer zone (275 meters) was added. We will cross this park during our Everest Base Camp Trek.

Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar is the beautiful town in Khumbu region, Solukhumbu district. Namche Bazar is popular with trekker in the Khumbu region. This valley is very rich in the cultural, tradition, warm hospitality, natural beauty and also offers you the gorgeous views of the world highest mountain like Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and other surrounding peaks with the beautiful Sherpa's warm hospitality, cultural program. The visitors spend two days in this valley to experience the Sherpa culture, tradition, and hospitality, beautiful views of world highest mountain and also to prepared themselves mentally and physically to walk in the high altitudes.  We can also see the dense influenced of Tibetan and Buddhist and sharing culture, tradition with Sherpa people.

The Sherpa Culture

Sherpa is the most ethnic group native of the mountain region of Nepal. The trek gives us a chance to relish hiking in the Everest region exploring Buddhist monasteries, the rich cultural tradition of the Sherpa who are settled and inhabitants of the Nepalese Himalayas. During the trek, we visit the very famous Tengboche monastery which is the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. In this monasteries, the Mani Rimbu festival is celebrated which is the biggest festival of Sherpa people which falls in the October and November which is the best and the beautiful season to the Everest region. The visitors attending the Everest region can get a great chance to enjoy the Sherpa's great festival this season.

Panorama Mountain View

The Everest Base Camp Trek leads you to the lap of world highest mountain and its other surrounding peaks. This trek also provides you the beautiful and the attractive point to enjoy the panorama of the mountain views. Though Namche Bazar is at the altitude of meters it provides the gorgeous views of the world iconic peaks Mt. Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Ama Dablam, and their surrounding peaks. Kalapathar the attractive point to enjoy the face-face panoramic views of the Mt. Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Ama Dablam, and other ranges. This trek takes you to the lap of the iconic peaks with their panoramic views.

Tengboche Monastery

Tengboche is the terminus site of the "Sacred sites Trial Project" of the Sagarmatha National Park that attracts the large numbers of the trekking and mountaineering. This village covers 10 monasteries. Tengboche monastery is the biggest monasteries in the Tengboche village of Khumbu region. In this monasteries, the Mani Rimbu festival is celebrated which is the biggest festival of Sherpa people which falls in the tenth lunar months in the Tibet and in October and the November in Nepali calendar. Tengboche Monastery amidst the Sagarmatha national park, draped with the panoramic views the Himalayan mountain like Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse, and Mt Ama Dablam.

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp is a beautiful and adventurous journey to the Everest region. The Everest Base Camp can be done on the two routes. One is south base camp which is done from Nepal and another is North Base Camp which is done from Tibet (China). The Everest Base Camp of the south side is the most popular trekking route and is visited by thousands of trekkers every year. The trekking usually starts from Kathmandu with a flight to Lukla to save time and energy and also there are no alternative ways from Kathmandu to Lukla. During the trek we cross the beautiful Himalayan flora and fauna, typical villages to reach the beautiful town named Namche Bazar, the capital of Sherpa. This valley is the gateway to the Everest region which welcomed us with fresh and beautiful natural and Himalayan beauty and also with the panoramic views of the world iconic peaks. We also cross the attractive and the vantage point of Kalapathar to reach to the base of Mt Everest. This point provides the face-face views of the world highest mountain.

Kalapathar

Kalapathar is the attractive peak in the Everest region. It is called "Black Rock" in Nepali. It is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Himalayan above Gorakshep. Although it is not a proper mountain it is very popular among visitors. It provides the close-up views of the world iconic mountain Mt Everest. Due to the structure of the Everest massif the summit of the Everest is blocked by the Nuptse from the surrounding region and also we can't view the summit of Mt Everest from its base camp but Kalapthar is one and only peak where we can view face-face views of the summit of Mt Everest in the clear weather and climate including Nuptse, Changtse.

Yeti Heard(Skull)

Yeti (Abominable Snowman) is an ape-like creature taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan. It is believed that the Greek photographer saw the human-like creature walking like a human by the foot. The scalp of yeti was found by the Edmund Hillary and now it is preserved in Khumjung monastery, this monastery is the small monasteries of the village Lies inside the Sagarmatha national park world heritage site. This scalp is claimed to be 300 years old yeti scalp. The people should pay Rs 100 to enter in it. The scalp is in half football like shaped preserved in the padlocked box. And you will be charged a certain amount to visit the scalp. It is believed that yeti has existed but no one sees the unique creature in his or her real life. Many tourists came to view the scalp of the yeti in this place from their country.

Everest Base Camp is the world popular and the demanded trek and graded in the moderate difficult trek with the good package combined with Himalayan beauty as well as natural beauty, typical villages.  People with good skills, capacity, experience of the previous adventure walks, less chance of high altitude sickness, Physically and mentally fit and fine, capacity to walk about 3-6 hours a days in the high altitude, knowledge about the Nepalese culture and tradition, can easily complete this trek with the collection of beautiful experience of Nepalese culture, tradition, arts, hospitality, Himalayan flora and fauna, views of the world highest and its surrounding peaks. The best season to make the adventure trek is in March-June and September-December. Though the month December is very cold and the temperature is below the 0C the days are still beautiful. This trek is the memorable experience of the lifetimes with the unforgettable experience of the green forest, warm hospitality, culture and tradition of the Sherpa People, the unique experience of the walk in the up and down hills, bank of the ever flowing rivers. The Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Kalapathar, Base Camp are the highlights place to be visited in the Everest Base Camp Trek. 

 

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