For most trekkers, having an Everest Base Camp Trek is a lifelong dream. It’s a good way for travelers to enjoy the grandeur of the high mountains of the Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trek is very famous in the world, tourists can explore the beauty by crossing the valleys, rivers, lakes, and peaks in both Tibet and Nepal.
Highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, and it is also a start place of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Travelers will visit Kathmandu at first. This city has many famous buildings which are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the holy Hindu and Buddhist temples and monasteries. Here, you will visit these old and attractive buildings.
The next destination of this Everest Base Camp Trek is Lukla. This is a short, adventurous and thrilling flight trip. You can enjoy the beautiful view of Lukla. Compared with the busy and abustle Kathmandu, Lukla brings a new, quiet, and peaceful environment for international travelers. Lukla is a beautiful place with green mountains, clean lakes, and blue sky. When you arrive at this place, you will be attractive to natural beauty.
Then, with the companionship of the Himalayas, travelers will enjoy a great number of Sherpa villages and settlements, such as Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche etc. Another place which you can not miss is the Sagarmatha National Park. This park is listed in the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.
Having an Everest Base Camp Trek, you will have a whole view of the Mount Everest. On the way to the Everest View Hotel, you will have a trip to the Tengboche Monastery. It is one of the most famous monasteries of Nepal, and it is the center of Buddhist in the Khumbu. Every year, a lot of pilgrims and travelers come here to do some pray. Some other places are also well – known in the world, such as the Khumbu Glacier and the Icefall. At last, you will visit the foot of the world’s tallest mountain – the Everest.
Is It Difficult?
Ignoring the rough topography of the Khumbu, everyone in the world can have an Everest Base Camp Trek. Compared with the plain, this route is taken on the Tibetan plateau. Thus, it’s hard for travelers to trek because of the high – hill and low – hill. However, it’s a good way to adapt to the high altitude sickness.
If you still do not know too much about the Everest Base Camp Trekking, you can watch some videos and records about it. Before your trek, you need to plan your itinerary, food, accommodation, and transportation well. Ask for some suggestions from your doctor. Then you will have a safe and wonderful Everest Base Camp Trek.
Here, I’d like to give you some other suggestions for trekkers. You need to make a plan for training, learn about the walking distance and specific physical conditioning for long days. If you don’t have enough time, you can also have short Everest Base Camp Trek.