The Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking offers you an up-close view of the mighty Mount Everest, by following the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hilary, who climbed to the top of the world in 1953. This epic trek is one everyone should experience in their lifetime. Surround yourself with some of the most beautiful landscape on the planet, while experiencing the rich culture of the Sherpa people.
The trek to the Everest base camp will take you into the spirit of the Himalayas, and grasp the earth’s greatest achievement and witness its power and elegance. Check our blog to how you can you train yourself for Everest Base Camp trekking.
The classic Everest trek begins in with a mountain flight to the Lukla airport, and ascends up to the famous Namche Bazaar; a junction for trekkers, local Sherpa and expeditions en route to summit Mount Everest. Throughout this journey, you’ll be delighted by the mesmerizing beauty of the magnificent rhododendron forests, magnolia and giant firs, roaring rivers leading you into glacial moraines as you climb into the high mountains. A must see visit is made to the spiritual site of the Tengboche Monastery situated at a height of 3867m. The journey continues to visit the Sherpa villages of Pangboche and Pheriche, following the Khumbu Glacier to Lobuche, pause for an amazing view of the Ama Dablam, Taweche, and other peaks, and continue to Gorak Shep. Rising to Kala Pattar, you will get to observe the breathtaking views of the Himalayas that will literally numb your senses and make you realize the worthiness of the climb up there.
You will be stunned by the charismatic view of the southwest face of the Mt. Everest. To make your travel easier and budget we offer fixed departure dates for Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking, e-mail us for further help. If you want to join the spiritual journey to Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek (Departs on 07-Oct-2018) than click here to learn more about the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
Obviously you will be in higher elevation while trekking in Nepal. The weather will be different in every region but also have to pack the proper trekking equipment. Day Tours Nepal is selling Nepal’s Top Best selling treks and all are Tea-house Trekking so you don’t need to think of Camping gears.
While buying clothing please pick warm clothing especially during the winter season (Dec-Feb) in Nepal. We also suggest you to get the proper light backpack and have enough space to pack your stuff. If you are confused to buy the Trekking gears than no worries you can buy the Trekking equipment in Nepal too.
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During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
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This depends on the individual and their level of fitness and ability to adjust to high altitudes. At its highest point, EBC is 5,380 M ( 17,600 ft) above sea level. No matter how fit you are or how healthy you are, altitude can hit anyone.
Trekking towards Everest Base Camp does not require ropes, ice axes or crampons, and you don’t have to have any prior climbing or technical skills. However, it does require trekkers to hike for many hours every day, hence, endurance, the strength of will and a positive attitude is key to help you reach base camp like the superhero that you are!
Technical? Not at all, it's just a pure hike but obviously, it will be hard to walk on the higher elevation.
November, December, January, and February are the coldest months but its also when the sky will be at its clearest. During this time there will be snow you need to be well prepared with proper trekking gears.
February, March, and April are the months that mark the end of the dry season. It is also the best time of year for trekking.
May to June marks the summer season in Nepal and it can get really hot and humid trekking in the Mountains. Mountain view will also be average at best because of haze.
Expect wet weather between June to Mid September as the monsoon season announces its arrival in Nepal with continuous rains and storms. It's also the off-peak season for trekkers heading out to Everest Base Camp. During this wet season, you can expect Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu flights cancellations or delays.
While it is still possible to trek Everest Base Camp during this time, you have to be mentally prepared for challenges in travel, so do plan an additional 2-3 days to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla or from Lukla to Kathmandu (in case of flight cancellations).
Between February to May and October to December is the best time for trekking to Everest Basecamp. If you’d like to experience amazing views, the plan your trip from Mid – October to November, because that’s when the weather becomes abnormally clear and dry.