Planning a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp? But, wondering how does the trekking route look like and how high altitude we are going to walk. If these questions are popping up on your mind. You are about to get an answer to the questions.
Everest Base Camp Trek is no doubt the popular ultimate adventures in Nepal. The Mount Everest Base Camp trek routes start from a scenic flight to Lukla either from Kathmandu or Ramechhap Aiport. Phakding is the first destination that we will be starting our trek following the Dudh Koshi Valley.
EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK MAP
The trail gradually ascends to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. You can feel the culture of Sherpa, a hero of Everest. Forget to buy trekking gears. No worries. Namche Bazaar is the hub for buying all kinds of trekking, climbing gear and different types of equipment.
Most of the trekking routes of the Everest region lie in the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The next exciting part of Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking is exploring the old monastery along the route – Tengboche Monastery. It is one of the famous monasteries in Nepal, where you can see Mt. Ama Dablam on the backdrop. Trekkers and Mountaineers take blessing for the successful summit from Rinpoche.
Now, the route follows to Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and visit Everest Base Camp. You will come closer to the Khumbu Glacier and icefall. Enjoy the best view of Nuptse Nup, Changtse, and Lhotse from Kalpathar which lies at an altitude of 5545 meters.
Descending to Namche Bazaar is quite easy and fast. After trekking mostly downhill and losing almost 800 meters in altitude along the way, you will reach the capital of Sherpas i.e Namche Bazaar. The next day is crossing the suspension bridge where its name after legendary Tenzing Hillary. Tonight have some party over successful trek to Everest Base Camp Trek. Find the detail Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek here.