Everest Base Camp trek is a great adventure that takes you to the lap of the world’s highest mountain in the world. The trek rewards you with natural beauty and cultural harmony. Without any doubt, make a plan to visit Everest Base Camp to explore the high altitude climates, lifestyle, and of course the natural scenery.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is quite challenging which takes you to the maximum altitude of 5,545 meters at Kala Patthar View Point nearer of Everest Base Camp. The route covers a total distance of 135 kilometers and takes 17 days for a typical route that starts and ends at Tenjin – Hilary Airport in Lukla (2,860 m). There are lots of things to do on this trek. Explore the Sagarmatha National Park which covers dense forest of Rhododendron and Pines. These forests are home to indigenous species. The beautiful scenery of birds chanting and animals playing is just undefinable throughout the way. In Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), hike to Everest View Point for stunning views of snow-capped peaks including Mount Everest (8,848 m), Makalu (8,481 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), and many other high massifs of the Khumbu region. Visit Sherpa Museum and Sagarmatha National Park Museum in Namche Bazaar. In the evening time hike around the village to explore the ethnic cultures of Sherpa people who are famous all over the world for their bravery and great humanity.
The adventurous trip to Everest Base Camp goes through the beautiful village of Tengboche before reaching Gokyo Valley. Visit the Tengboche Monastery which is the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region. In Gokyo Valley (4,750 m), hike around the Gokyo Valley to explore the seven different lakes of Gokyo series. The glacial lakes with blue color will obviously seem to be stunning. Ascent to Gokyo Ri Peak (5,357 m) for better views of Gokyo Valley and high peaks in every direction.
Make the next destination of your life to travel towards Everest Base Camp. For sure, arriving at the base camp is like you have reached the end of the world. It will be worth every challenging step of the trek to get into the base camp.