The lofty mountain peak of Mt. Everest is a dream for every mountaineer.Mt. Everest Base Camp trekking provides an awesome scope to explore the unparalleled beauty of the region.
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Mt. Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp TourThere are very few places in this world where you can merely walk upto an altitude of 18,000 ft and one of them is the Everest base camp. Everest Base Camp is a barren wasteland, capable of sustaining little save the few single-cell creatures and lichens that live on the million-year- old granite. This popular Mt. Everest trekking path is called the Everest Highway. Situated in the Nepal region of Himalayas, it best to visit Everest Base Camp in the month of May - June & September - October, when the climate also supports the trekkers ascent to the summit.

Once you are just below Namche Bazaar, you can have a first glance of Mt. Everest. Sunrise from Namche top on Khongde peak is a memorable sight. A clear weather at Kalapatthar top is a dream place of the entire route. Mallory's lake at Gorakshep is also an interesting view point. Try to circumvent Mt. Amadablam to get its northern view by reaching Chukung via Dingboche at the cost of a day's delay.

Trekking Route for Everest Base Camp (Trekking in Mt. Everest)

Lukla is the starting point of the trek which is one of the world's most popular trekking destinations .This place can be reached via Kathmandu by an 1 hr. flight or either by a 6 - 7 days long walk.

This popular trekking path is called the Everest Highway. During peak season it is jam packed with tourists and trekkers from all parts of the world. The whole route is punctuated with inns managed by very professional owners.

The trek starts from Lukla airstrip (2800 m) and winds its way along the valley of Doodh Koshi river via Phakding, Benkar and enters the Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park at Manjoa.

After crossing the Hillary's Bridge over the confluence of Doodh & Bhote Koshis rivers and a torturous steep climb you reaches to Namche Bazaar (3440m).

The next days trek to Thyangboche (3867 m.) is all the more rewarding as you are surrounded by the peaks , Kongde, Kusum Kungguru, Thamaserku, Kantega (saddle haped),Tawoche, Machherma, Ama Dablam (necklace on mother's breast), Lohtse, Nuptse and Everest.

This route from Namche has a bifurcation & the right downwards path leads you to Thyangboche. The left route is another trek route to Gokyo. The following days trek from Thyangboche finds you walking through the dense shrubbery forest along the Imja khola river and crosses the Deboche (3829 m) , Pangboche (3985m.) Orsho and Tsura.

The path bifurcates at Tsura. The main route from the bifurcation from Tsura proceeds directly to Pheriche (4243 m.). The next day you cross Tuglha (4620 m) and find your way on the moraines of Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche. The peaks of Lobuche East and West, Pumori, Kalapatthar, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Lhola, Nuptse provide a panoramic view from Lobuche top.

The next morning trek to Gorakshep (5288 m.) is a 3 hrs. walk and the last halting point of this route. There are three places from Gorakshep ought to be visited. The first afternoon needs a stroll to Kalapatthar top so that no difficulties are faced to reach there in the dark of the next early morning. Kalapatthar top gives you the nearest and best view of Mt Everest (8848 m.). Bask yourself in the panoramic view of the milky white Nuptse, Pumari, Lingtren, Khumbutse, LoLa. The second day's visit may be reserved for Everest Base Camp.
So enjoy the beauty of Himalaya and exciting adventure simultaneously with Mt. Everest base camp trekking.

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