About Everest Base Camp Trek- 15 days
Everest Base Camp trek is one of the legendary trekking routes of Nepal. It is also well- known as EBC trek. Every year thousands of trekkers visit Nepal's Everest region for EBC trekking. EBC trek has been a dream trek of trekkers all over the world and travel enthusiastic people as this trek takes you to the base of the world highest Mountain, “Mount Everest” and being in the base of Everest holds the unique value that can never be imitated making “Everest Base Camp Trek” the must go trekking destination of the whole nation.
The Everest base camp trek begins with a short early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport or from Ramechap to Lukla, which lies at an altitude of 2860m. Everest Base Camp offers the close-up view of Mt. Everest and its nearby snowcapped Himalayas such as views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The trekking route passes through alpine forests, glaciers and Sherpa community villages, and along the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. The trails are mostly decorated by mani-stones and colourful prayer flags at every nook and corner. En-route you will be amazed to witness numerous chortens, stupas, gompas and monasteries holding the history of the origin of Buddhism in this region. Kalapathar at an elevation of 5643m is the majestic viewpoint for the spectacular panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.
Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, Kalapathar and Hillary Museum, Khumbu glacier and Sherpa Culture Museum are the main highlights of this trek. EBC trek also gives the opportunity to explore the lifestyle, tradition and culture of Sherpa people who are known all over the world for climbing skills and superior strength and endurance to survive at high altitudes.
Both natural and spiritual beauty has always drawn people to Everest Base Camp Trek. Lapha Holidays has the best team to make you trek to Everest Base Camp a great success. If you do not have enough time of trekking to Everest Base Camp then you are welcome to join one day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Please here for more information.