Everest Base Camp
A Journey to the Top of the World…
The Everest Base camp trek is the highest trekking route available to outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. This journey transcends ones imagination with respect to nature’s splendor providing breathtaking views of Nepal from river banks and pine forests to snow caped peaks. The journey finally culminates with a spectacular view of Mount Everest, “The mountain without mercy”…
Mount Everest, the World’s Greatest Natural Wonder stands at a height of 8,848 mtrs. above sea level. To the Nepalese, it is referred to as “Sagarmatha: The Sky Head”. To the Tibetians, it is referred to as “Chomolungma: The Goddess of the Earth”.
Nepal is a country of friendly people, beautiful scenery, and a great variety of cultural traditions. This journey into the world's most impressive mountain range will create lasting memories and instill a sense of accomplishment. This blend of outdoor adventure and cultural exploration is a great way to experience the Himalayan mountains!
Trip To Himalaya Tours provides you a unique opportunity, to not only explore the wonders of the Himalayas but also to rediscover the dormant spirit of adventure in you.
Mount Everest typically has two sides to climb – the south & the North. The North side Base camp falls in Tibet (China’s Jurisdiction) & the south side Base camp in Nepal. Our classic 16 day Everest base camp trek is up to the Base camp of the South Side of Mt. Everest and back. Our entry & exit for the South side Base Camp trek is from Kathmandu (Nepal). The 16 day itinerary up to 5400 mts (approx. 18000 feet) is very creatively designed to capture Nepal’s beauty , people & Culture in the shortest period of time.
This trek into the Everest region is strenuous but does not require that you have any previous trekking or mountaineering experience. It does not require any technical experience; only that you be in good physical conditioning and be able to hike for 4-6 hours over hilly terrain with a light day pack. Good cardio-vascular conditioning and muscles that are used to hiking will make your trip much more enjoyable. Our goal is to climb Kala Patar at 18,700 feet, and walk on broken glacial moraine all the way into Base Camp, at 17,500 feet. You will spend 12 days in a land where life is simple, trails are steep and the air is thin. Begin training today if you want to get the most from this trip.
Everest base camp trekking, one of the most popular trekking routes of Nepal is hinted with the fiction of being to the base of world’s highest mountain; Mt. Everest. The Everest region, often also referred as Khumbu region is the ancient residence of the Sherpas with their unique culture, religion and untouched lifestyle isolated to the rest of the world of modernization. The Khumbu region is a hub of Buddhism with plenty of monasteries alongside in Namche bazaar, Lukla, tengboche, Pangboche and Khumjung. Khumbu Region can also be an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. In the Everest base trekking, you will fly to the incredibly situated airport of Lukla, follow the Dudh Koshi valley to Lukla from where you will have the first glimpse of Mt. Everest, giant and smiling in front of you. You will cross most of Sherpa settlements of the region to reach Gorakshep, from where Everest is seen from the nearest distance and the clearest.