Everest Base Camp tour is a highly appreciated and demanded tour in Nepal. The Everest base camp lies at an altitude of 5,364m. Also known as Everest Base Camp Trek it is one of the famous trekking trails in Nepal. The challenging yet fascinating journey to the lap of the highest peak of the world Mt.Everest piques the interests of many trekkers. The trekking routes are simple and comparatively easier than many other trails. The 360 degrees panoramic view of snow-capped mountains, especially the highest peaks like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt.Everest, and many more are dramatically illustrated. The Everest base camp tour will not only present a glimpse of the highest peaks but also the various mountain peaks like Khumbutse, Thamserku, Pumori, Taboche, and Kangtega. The divine scenery, antique culture and traditions, scenic rivers, streams, and glaciers, the dense alpine/ subalpine forests, bio-diversity, and the heavenly village appeals to many tourists.
Everest Base camp tour package also assists you to visit the Khumbu glacier, Tengboche monastery, heavenly rhododendron forests, Sagarmatha National Park, and take a glance of the bewitching sunrise in Kalapathar view point. Even though trekking in the highest mountain peak of the world is challenging, any person with average health can easily trek due to the easier trekking trails. There are many motivational stories of handicapped people who took such an exemplery risk of climbing the Mt. Everest. The tour is also cost-effective which is a decent tour for both beginners and experienced trekkers. However, it is extremely crucial to be mentally and physically prepared before anyone decides to take a tour to the base camp.
Similarly, no matter how high the risk might be, exploring the Mahanlagur ranges, Sagarmatha National Park, watercourse valleys, gorges and glaciers, mountainous landscape and the unique Sherpa culture is worth it. This place surely is heaven in disguise which would fulfill you with encapsulating memories.
It generally takes 45 minutes flight from the capital Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight might be considered as the surprisingly dramatic. Due to the difficult topography, the airport is enclosed by the hills and mountains and contains single runaway. The trek begins from Lukla then throught the villages in khumbu likeMonjo, Phakding, Namche bazaar, tengboche and dingboche to the base camp. The difficulty level of the tour depends on the duration, altitude, distance and weather. Many people take Helicopter Tours tours to avoid long distance trek and yet enjoy all the captivating beauty to the fullest.
Although you can visit the Base camp throughout the year, it is for the best if you visit in Spring or autumn. The mild temperature where the buds just begin to sprout and the glaciers melt into the crystal clear streams, spring is definitely the time of elegance and panaromic scenes. Similarly, Autumn when the sky is magical blue and clear it embellishes the panoramic scenes as the clouds start to dissipate. The temperature is moderate in both the seasons and it is the best time to visit. However, winter gets extremely cold and dry. The heavy snowfall occurs and blocks the trails causing accidents. The monsoon, in the summer season causes the slimy and slippery routes hindering the treks.
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