Why should you Trek to Everest Base Camp During November

  • Updated on Feb 23, 2020
  • Ram Khadka
Everest Base Camp Trek in November

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The alluring call from the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest (8,848 m) is not a thing that can be resisted by the travelers. So undeniably Everest Base Camp trek is the most popular and precious trekking trail in Nepal. Indeed this fact is proved by the thousands of travelers trekking in this route every year.

Everest Base Camp trek is one of the best treks in the world and also a journey that can never be forgotten. The Everest region, filled with sheer beauty from nature, massive & heavenly mountain vistas, challenging trails, diverse culture of people and exotic wildlife will provide an experience that will stay with you forever. So by planning the trek properly, people can root this memory and experience deep within themselves.

The planning for the EBC trek is a very important thing before doing the trek. Nowadays, most of people do plan and book before they trek. The most frequently asked question while planning of EBC trek is “When is the best time of year to trek in EBC?” Well, the answer depends upon the perspective, preferences, and likes & dislikes of a person. So by analyzing all the information, planning should be done collectively and carefully to avoid any mishaps.

While planning the trek suitable season must be chosen. We know the fact, Weather change in the Himalayas is uncertain and this phenomenon is seen in almost every nook and cranny of the country. Especially in the Everest region, weather and climate may change in the blink of an eye. So playing safe by consulting experts may be better than taking the decision alone.

Basically trekking in EBC can be done in any season but only with proper preparations, by facing every upcoming challenge and taking precautions. Each season provides a unique experience by varying the challenges and different features of the Everest region. But still, the most popular time for the EBC trek is during autumn. So September to November provides super fantastic weather across the Everest region.

Read: Everest Base Camp Trek Weather in November, Everest base camp trekking in October

As November falls under the best season for EBC trek so it has become one of the popular trekking Month in Nepal. Many travelers find November as their personal favorite month to trek in EBC. November is marking point for the end of autumn and for the start of the winter. So there is warm and sunny weather across the Everest region. At this period of time, the weather tends to be stable with mild or warm days and cold nights. November will provide less heat haze, clear and better views of mountain vistas without much cloud. Also, past weather records show that the weather of the Everest region during November is supreme and comfortable providing mystical and spectacular views of the beauty that lies within Everest. But still being prepared to face and overcome any challenges that may arise during the trek will be a helping hand.

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The temperature of Everest Base camp in November

November provides great weather but as it marks the end of autumn so generally it will be a little bit cold or fairly moderate while trekking. Evidently, the temperature at higher altitudes is lesser than at the lower altitude but still while elevating it will not be a problem. The temperature is found to be fairly higher than what most of the people would be expecting in November in the Himalayas. At daytime, the temperature reaches highs of around 6°C and may even rise up to 8°C sometimes. During the night it becomes much colder. The average minimum temperature drops down to around −12°C and sometimes it may even colder than this.


Estimated Hours of Sunshine per Day

The estimated hours of sunshine per day represents a number of hours of the visible sun without any obstruction during the daytime. For November, the average sunshine per day is about 6—7 hours. So the daytime is a little bit shorter this month.


Chances of Rainfall

The month of November provides a clear sky so the chance of rainfall is next to none. But weather may change without making any announcements then there arises a slight chance for light rainfall.


Wind

At the Everest Base Camp, the wind is not much big enough to affect the trek. It may help in changing temperature but during November there is much less wind. The average daily wind recorded in November is around 8—11 km/hr (roughly 5—7 mph).

If you are looking for a pleasant trekking experience in Everest Base Camp Trek in November or any other region in Nepal, you can contact us with ease. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Ram Khadka

Ram Khadka

Hi there! I'm Ram Khadka, Founder of Sublime Trails Ltd. My main focus is to help travelers plan a perfect holiday in Nepal through trekking in sacred regions of Himalayas and tours in radiant cities with various historical and cultural sites. Besides, I am passionate about helping solo and guided travelers in Nepal find out about the best time, weather conditions and many more. Blogs I write are mainly about tips, facts, and suggestions about trekking in the Himalayas to help you make your trip a perfect one!