Everest Base Camp Trekking where most travelers and adventurer dreams to reach its base and to stand beneath towering world highest mountains, truly a fascinating and classic walk to Everest Base Camp in the land of Highlanders of Himalaya the Sherpa people.
Everest Base Camp offers great scenic adventure within high Khumbu valley around Everest region to its base camp, where you can explore Sherpa interesting villages enriched with the ancient culture of the Buddhist religion, as the walk leads you into the lovely woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-firs-pines and junipers trees. Beside grand panorama and scenery around Khumbu within Everest, the area is totally captivating with the colorful culture of ancient heritage lifestyle filled with old traditions of Tibetan origin.
Everest Base Camp Trekking provides you with much choices like visiting its old monasteries of great interest in the backdrop of giant snow-capped peaks, all monasteries are of great delight where you can observe monks, lama and priest on prayer, the most important monastery on route to Everest Base Camp is of Khumjung above Namche, where a scalp of Yeti is kept. Thyangboche Monastery is a popular and one of the highlights of the trek where one can marvel in peace its age-old Buddha statues and wall religious painting, the monastery is famous for Mani Rimdu Festival which is held in the month of October as per Buddhist Lunar calendar.
The journey starts after taking a scenic short flight to Lukla, as the trail leads around nice and lovely Sherpa farm village following the raging Dudh Koshi river right up to its source at Everest base camp. The walk leads you into an enchanting alpine forest with constant views of snowcapped peaks and then reaching the famed colorful town village at Namche Bazaar, where exciting Saturday market takes place every week on Saturday.
Namche at 3,440 m with the rest day for acclimatization a must before heading highest elevation, from Namche passing through Thyangboche-Pangboche and Dingboche around beautiful Imjatse valley with magnificent views of mountains with Island and Amadablam peaks.The walk continues heading higher reaching at Lobuche and then to Gorakshep with a visit of tall and large glass pyramid where the Italian and Nepalese scientist works in this metrological station recording weather and glacier of the Himalayan areas.
Everest Base Camp trekking takes you further offering views of high snowcapped peaks with majestic Amadablam and then reaching our goal and destination which is the highlight of the adventure reaching Everest Base Camp. Here immerse with the views of tumbling Khumbu Ice-Falls and glaciers, and then heading back to Lukla with a climb up to Kalapathar of above 5,545 m high with breathtaking views of Everest and adjoining high peaks.
Our adventure concludes after a wonderful moment around base camp heading back at Lukla for short flight to Kathmandu with grand services of Awesome Nepal Treks its guides and staff on Everest Base Camp Trekking. Everest Base Camp Trekking offers panorama views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m)24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) and Lho – La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,992ft) Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) Changtse ( 7,583 m / 25,230 ft) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft) Amadablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and as far towards world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) with Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokalde ( 5,806 m / 19,159 ft).
There are several options to reach Everest base camp, the shortest and swiftest way is taking a flight to and from Kathmandu to Lukla, the other options are walking from old and original classic trail from Jiri to Everest. If you have time and interested on least trekking trail the other side of Everest from the eastern areas starting from Tumlingtar around Arun valley, the other choices is taking a hard and challenging walk and climb from beautiful Rolwaling valley where a high Tashi-Labtsa pass of above 5,755 m high to enter around Khumbu to Everest base camp.
Everest Base Camp Trekking is in Sagarmatha National park listed as world heritage sites in 1979, Sagarmatha a Nepalese name for Everest, where Sherpa and in the Tibetan language is known as Chomolungma, both languages means ‘Great Mother’.
Everest Base Camp Trekking can be traveled all year round except the wet months from mid-June to mid-September, the best time is April to May and end of September to December months.
March to April lovely to walk with wildflowers in full bloom like rhododendron-magnolia-Gentian Violets, Mycopnosis (wild blue Himalayan Poppies) with other beautiful flowers.