There is perhaps no trekker in the world who has not dreamt of trekking in the Everest region. This is due to the allure of the sight of the highest mountain in the world. In addition, the mesmerizing beauty and culture of this region leave everyone who travels here speechless.
Everest region sees not only trekkers but also many mountaineers. So while trekking in the Everest region, you are likely to meet many mountaineers as well.
The most popular of all the treks in the Everest region is the trek to Everest Base Camp Trekking to Everest Base Camp takes you to some of the most popular places in this region like Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Kala Pathar.
Lukla is often the place where the EBC trek starts. A thrilling flight from Kathmandu takes you to Lukla. Then you head out to Namche Bazaar, the capital of Sherpas. Walking further along the route, you get to Tengboche. This place is home to Tengboche Monastery. This monastery is often considered to be the best-located monastery in the world as this monastery id draped with views of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Twache, Ama Dablam, etc.
The highest point along the EBC trek is Kala Patthar. It is regarded as the best place for viewing sunrise amongst the mountains in Nepal. The rays of the sun glints on the mountains like Everest giving them golden colors that are truly mesmeric.
Another place that is blessed with astonishing beauty in the Everest region is Gokyo. This valley is home to the highest freshwater lake system in the world- Gokyo lakes. These 6 lakes lie at an altitude of 4700-5000 meters. These lakes also have some religious significance. The fifth and sixth lakes are wonderful locations for viewing the Himalayas of the Everest region. Due to these reasons, more than 7000 tourists visit the Gokyo lakes every year.
As most of the places during Everest region trekking lie at altitudes of more than 3000 meters, there is a possibility of altitude sickness. So it is extremely important for you to prepare physically as well as mentally for trekking here.
The Everest Base Camp trek is around 130 kilometers in length. Most of this length on your way up to the Base Camp is uphill. So people complete the Everest Base Camp trek depending upon their experience and preparation.
Experienced trekkers sometimes opt for the short Everest Base Camp Trek, that can take as less as 7 days. However, many trekkers take 12,14,15, or even 16 days to get to Everest Base Camp.
People who want to adjust to the altitude of the Everest region better often take the classic Jiri to EBC route. As Jiri has an altitude of 1905 meters, it gives the body plenty of time to acclimatize to the gradual ascent along the way.
Trekkers with little or no experience and training often take the Everest Panorama Trek. The trek takes you only to the low altitude regions like Namche and Tengboche. However, panoramic views of the mountains from Tengboche gives trekkers a memory of a lifetime.
Extremely experienced trekkers also have the option of completing the high pass trekking in the Everest region. The high passes trekking are strenuous as it takes you to mountain passes like Cho La pass and Renjo La pass.
With the growth of the tourism industry in Nepal, the accommodation in the Everest region is getting better. Despite this, the higher you get during your trek, the more basic accommodation becomes. Especially without prior booking in peak seasons, some trekkers have to stay in the accommodation without heat insulation. So people looking for the best available accommodation during their trip often opt for Everest Base Camp Luxury trekking.
However, there is no land transport in this region which makes transportation here quite difficult. So the Everest region trekking is slightly more costly than trekking in regions like Annapurna.
You also have the option of customizing your trips in the Everest region. Some people often choose to go to a mountain pass alongside Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Lake treks. You can do that too.
A trek in the Everest region is a trek of a lifetime. With glorious views of the Himalayas, wonderful people, and great hospitality, this region is one of the top regions in Nepal to trek in.
Main Attraction of the Everest Region Trekking
- Glorious views of the mountains in the Everest region like Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and others.
- A visit to the largest monastery in the Everest Region- Tengboche.
- Mesmerizing views of Gokyo Lakes and the mountains surrounding this region.
- You will get to Everest Base Camp, the starting point of the ascent of Mt. Everest.
- You can also challenge yourself to get to the mountain passes in this region like Cho La pass and Renjo La pass.
The Main Trekking Routes In Everest Region:-
- Everest base camp trek
- Everest base camp Via Gokyo and Cho-la pass
- Short Everest View Trek which knew As Everest panorama trek
- Three High pass trek
- Renjo La pass with Gokyo lake trek
- Gokyo Lake Trekking
Best Tour Company for Everest Base Camp Trek
The sublime trail is one of the best choices for you to book a splendid holiday trekking expedition to the Everest Base Camp. We ensure your investment will be productive as you will receive the best value and unparalleled services during the Everest Base Camp trek. As a reliable tour operator, we feel proud about serving you with the best hospitality and services as you book an Everest Base Camp trek with us.
Best price and services
We offer you the best price and value for the services you enjoy on the Everest Base camp trek. The services we offer are worth every penny you spend on the trip and you won’t leave disappointed. Our provisions include your pickup and escort from the Airport and to a 3 -4 Star hotel at Kathmandu city.
We cover all the ground transportation including airport transfers on your Everest Base Camp trek. In addition, you won’t have to go through the hassle of getting entry fee and permits on your Everest Base Camp trek. Therefore, you can enjoy a pleasant carefree excursion around the city prior to the trek.
Guides and Operator with more than a decade experience
Everest Base camp is a challenging trek in the high altitude region so you will need the assistance of a proper guide. Therefore, here at Sublime trails, we offer you guides with proper license and experience. The guide we offer has been in the trekking experience in the Himalayas for more than a decade.
So, our guides will assist you for your comfort and stress-free trek on the Everest Base Camp expedition. The expertise of our guide will help you diagnose the early symptoms of altitude sickness and help you with acclimatization. The guide will lead you through hidden location and narrate you magical folklore and myths of the mountains.
Genuine information via our blog and news
Here at Sublime trails, we are continuously providing the necessary information and details about the Everest Base Camp trek to our clients via our blog site and news. The internet is an easy place to gather information for the eager travelers and trek enthusiast from around the world.
So, we keep updating our information for all the queries on our blog site. The intel we offer through the internet can be vital so you must go through them to schedule and plan your Everest Base Camp trek. Hence, we provide a platform from where you can gather necessary information for your splendid holiday expedition to the Everest Base Camp.
The weather condition in the Himalayan region is unpredictable so you might have to face unexpected rains and snowfall during your Everest Base Camp trek. However, it is always important to know firsthand about the weather before the start of the trekking expedition.
So, we provide you with weather updates as it can help you with preparing yourself for the climatic condition ahead. Hence, you can pack the necessary clothing and equipment to help you cope with the weather patterns ahead on your Everest Base Camp trek.
Best times suggestion
Trekking to the Everest Base Camp trek is a serene feeling as you overlook the high mountain peaks and enjoy the surrounding nature. However, you can enhance your trekking experience in the Himalayan region by planning your trek in the peak or best time of the year. We recommend you to commence your trek after the end of September as they are clear from dawn till dusk since early October.
You can witness captivating clear azure skies and scenic mountain vistas of Mount Everest 8848 m during the months of October. The month of October falls on the Autumn season so the temperature is the most exquisite with warm daylight. On the other hand, the nights are not too cold either too. Therefore, we recommend you to plan your trek to Everest Base Camp on the months of October to truly experience the sublime Himalayan experience.
You will start your Everest Base Camp trek from Lukla at an elevation of 2,600m. Further on the trek, you will reach at the heights of 5,500m at Kala Patthar. So, you might be at the risk of suffering from the early symptoms of High altitude sickness. However, everyone reacts differently to different levels of altitude.
Therefore, here at sublime trails, we provide you with a well-designed itinerary to help people with all ages and size to acclimatize to the altitude. We offer you the perfect trekking schedule featuring two acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche. The timely acclimatization day will help your body to adapt to the low oxygen level at high altitude region.
The tour operator at Sublime trails design the best itineraries including a lot of hidden gems throughout the trek to Everest Base Camp. You could either witness the magnificence attraction from afar or experience the truly majestic monuments up close. Her at Sublime trails, we provide you with proper guidance to escort you through magnificent sites like Hillary Museum and Tengboche monastery.
In addition, these sites offer charming views of the majestic snow peaks like Ama Dablam 6812m and Lhotse 8516m. Furthermore, viewpoints like Kalapathar will leave you breathless with its truly splendid mountain vista. Moreover, you will also have the opportunity to witness the biggest Khumbu and longest Ngozumpa glaciers of Nepal on the Everest Base Camp trek.
Safety instruction is provided at the best level
The weather patterns at the Everest region is unpredictable and due to the severe oscillation in temperature, it is our top priority to provide you with safety instruction. We recommend you to carry the right outfit necessary for the trek depending on the season of the year. Our tour guide will brief you with vital information about the trek.
The tour guide will assist you with necessary precaution to deal with the changing landscapes, temperatures & piercing winds on the Everest Base Camp trek. In addition, we also highly recommend you to get travel insurance with the right type of coverage for your trip to Everest base camp. We will ensure your insurance will cover your possible bill for treatments and air evacuation on your trip to Everest base camp.
Prevention from altitude sickness
On your trek to the Everest Base Camp, you might ignore the early symptoms of altitude sickness. Therefore, we offer you with proper guidance and prevention to avoid the early signs of the altitude sickness. In addition, we recommend you to trek higher altitude at daytime and then descend to a lower altitude for a good night’s sleep.
Moreover, we do not advise you to increase sleep elevation more than 300 meters to 500 m each day as the long hours of the hike will drain and dehydrate it. Hence, you need to stay hydrated and consume healthy drinks on the break throughout the day. Furthermore, we also absolutely forbid intake of narcotics and hard drinks during the trek to Everest Base Camp.