The Everest Base Camp, the most adventurous and world widely famous trekking destination for adventure lovers and mountaineers. The planet’s highest mountain, Everest stands at an arduous height of 8,848m above the sea level. Exploring the trekking trails to Everest Base Camp grants you the breathtaking snow-capped panoramic vistas of some of the world highest mountains, lush green forests, and heavenly landscapes. Stepping in the land of the Sherpas and facing Mt Everest just in front of you, is like a dream come true, isn’t it?
Why Trek to Everest Base Camp?
The trek to Everest Base Camp offers you incredible mountain views with uncountable small and big beautiful trekking memories. That proud feeling when you stand before the tallest mountain couldn’t be described in words unless you yourself collect the first-hand experience. For many travelers, trekking in Nepal would be beyond imagination and a once a life experience. Just imagine yourself in the lap of snowy Himalayas, admiring the one and only highest mountain surrounded with pure and natural beautiful views, and traditional charming villages. Besides the magnificent view of Mt. Everest, the route to EBC presents you suspension bridges, rhododendron forests, majestic rivers. These 15 days Everest Base Camp trek offered by Himalayan Friends is specially designed for time lacking adventurers and for those trekkers who desire to step on the foot of the Mt. Everest and fulfill the dream of soaring higher than even the clouds!
What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?
As every destination it’s best to check what the best time to visit is. Himalayan Friends advices to come either before the monsoon season or after. The ideal month to visit are from ending September to December and mid-February to end-May The best month to visit Everest Base Camp will be October to November or March to May when the skies are clear and stunning views of the Everest region can be seen!
What gear or equipment should I bring to Everest Base Camp?
For any type of high altitude trekking, the correct gear or equipment should be brought with you to make sure your trekking experience is without any inconveniences. So what gear or equipment should you bring to Everest Base Camp? Well Himalayan Friends provides you with a complimentary standard size sleeping back and even a waterproof trekking backpack! Trekking shoes can be rented. To make the most of your experience while trekking to Everest Base Camp we do recommend to bring the following: good and comfortable socks and trekking shoes, a rainproof jacket, a head light or torch, thermal underwear and a getup to prevent small stones entering your shoes. Most of the trekking gear can also be bought or even rented in Thamel the main tourism hub of Kathmandu.