Key Himalayan Geographical Offerings Of The Everest Base Camp Trek
Ama Dablam ( 6856m ), Cholatse ( 6440m ), Kala Pattar ( 5545m ), Kangtega ( 6782m ), Khumbutse ( 6636m ), Kongde ( 6187m ), Kusum Kangguru ( 6367m ), Lhotse ( 8516m ), Lhotse middle ( 8430m ), Lhotse Shar ( 8400m ), Lingtren ( 6714m ), Lobuche East ( 6119m ), Makalu ( 8462m ), Mount Everest ( 8850m ), Nupla ( 5885m ), Nuptse ( 7861m ), Pumori ( 7165m ), Thamserku ( 6608m ), Tobuche ( 6495m )
National Parks / Forest Reserves:
Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park
Why Should You Do The Everest Base Camp Trek
- Mt. Everest 8850m - World's highest peak. This trek goes to the base camp of the World's highest mountain, where mountaineers spends over a month to climb it.
- Array of High peaks of the Nepal Himalayas - Right from the time you take your flight to Lukla till the end, you get to see numerous High peaks of the Nepal Himalayas, namely Nupla, Kongde, Khumde, Thamserku, Kusum Kangru, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Machermo, Cholatse, Tabuche, etc.
- The thrilling flight to Lukla, World's most dangerous airport. Apart from the flying experience, the view from flight is breath taking. All high peaks of the Nepal Himalayas are visible.
- Trek through the rhododendron forest in the Himalayas. During the springs, the trail till Namche is colourful due to the blooming of the Rhododendrons.
- Birding and animal sight, if lucky.
- High Altitude and super panorama of peaks from Kala Patthar 5554m
- Sunrise and sunset on the mountain peaks.
- Witness Shepra hospitality and Neplese culture on the trek
"The Everest Base Camp Trek is all about Mt. Everest " !! Huh ... No.. Not at all.. !! Okay, so lets talk about it..
The Everest Base Camp Trek definitely offers stunning views of Mount Everest. On this trek, you do not just view the classic mountain from a distance, but you trek upto its base camp from where lots of mountaineers from different parts of the World, take their first steps on the mountain to reach its summit. Walking the trails through Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep and then to Everest Base Camp, this is for sure a trek you must do to gift yourself an experience for a lifetime !! Tough the Everest Base Camp Trek is focused around Mt. Everest, but its not just about it. Its about so many other unique experiences you go through on the trek as well !!
Walking on the legendary footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to the base camp of the highest mountain in the World - Mount Everest 8850 meters is an experience in itself. To live the true spirits on that specific line, you can rather start this trek from Jiri, and not Lukla, as when they had trekked to the Everest Base Camp, there were no airports by the name of Tenzng Hillary Airport in Lukla. Few hardcore trekkers still do this trek from Jiri and return via Jiri. However, currently the Government in Nepal is on plan to connect Lukla easily by road from Jiri and onwards. The road-head now gets closer and can be driven till Salleri. Once thats complete, we can definitely get off with the Lukla Flight Inconsistencies Problem
Simple Life Lessons From a Sherpa - While this trek is about the mighty Mt. Everest, its also about experiencing the always joyful, jolly and smiling Sherpas - one of the hardest human beings known on the planet. Isn't it an awesome realization to conclude that one of the Hardest people in the World are also one of the Happiest people on Earth. Yes, they are, just because they are very simple and the value of simplicity has no alternative !! The Everest Base Camp trek is also about experiencing the Sherpas, their way of life, their deep trust and faith in the peaceful preaching of Lord Buddha, their hospitality, elegance in the mountains, and so many other things. Here, its a chance to be inspired by them. You will definitely take back fond memories of them.
Summit of Kalapatthar 5550 meters - On this trek we also summit the famous and strategic Kalapatthar. The truth is, Mt. Everest is not clearly viewed from the Everest Base Camp and is blocked. So a climb to Kalapatthar is much desired which offers grands views all round. The views from the top can't just be spoken in few words. From Kalapatthar you get to witness the grand vista of the tallest mountains in the world. At 5554 meters, this is also the highest point of the trek. Views of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse during sunrise or sunset will be to your soul's contentment.
Experiencing The Most Turbulent Flights Ever ! The flight to Lukla is one of the thrilling experiences of the trek to the Kumbhu region. Experience one of World's most dangerous and exciting flight to board in the World.
A grand Panorama of many mesmerizing peaks of the Kumbhu region - While this trek is about Mt. Everest, the other elegant peaks are great to see as well !! On this trek, also witness the grand panoramas of the snow cladded and mesmerizing peaks in the Nepal Himalayas. Apart from the views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kangri, Kang Tega, Tobuche, Lobuche, Cholatse, Pumori, Nirekha, Machermo, Khungde, Kongde, and lots of other peaks add to a beautiful experience.
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