Everest Base Camp Trek is fantastic once in a lifetime type of trip. Surely it rewards each of its trekkers with the adventurous and thrilling journey. It includes the broad areas of stunning landscapes and ethnic settlements. Not to mention, years old Buddhist monasteries at Monjo, Namche, Tengboche, and Pangboche. Also, ultimately to the midst of towering peaks including Ama Dablam, Kang Tega, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaro, Pumori, Lhotse, Lobuche, Island Peak, Makalu and breathtaking Everest itself.
Best season for this trip is March to May and September to November.
Everest Base Camp trek is in the lap of the world highest mountain Mount Everest (also known as “Sagarmatha” in Nepal, “Chomolungma” in Tibet and “Deodungha” in Darjeeling). Everest Base Camp is at the altitude of 5364m above the sea level. In fact, until 1856, no one recognized Everest as the highest mountain in the world.
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent of Everest on 29 May 1953 using the route from Jiri to Namche Bazaar for the expedition. Appa Sherpa of Nepal is the one to hold the record of reaching the summit of Mount Everest the most at 21 times as of May 11, 2011.
Everest Base Camp is inside the Sagarmatha National Park, which UNESCO enlisted in World Heritage Site.
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