Everest Base Camp Trekking has managed its first position in the first choice destination for the trekking lovers around the world. The incredible views of 8000 meter peaks, adventurous journey, Sherpa cultural attraction and the hospitality have marked the trek to Everest Base Camp one of the best trekking in the world. The 2 week foothill excursion has been popular in many forms: just for trekking experience, Sherpa cultural exploration during the Everest base camp trek, Everest base camp wedding trek, Everest base camp yoga trek and many more.
Best Time/Seasons for the Everest Base Camp Trekking
Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for the trek to Everest Base Camp. March to May and September to November are regarded as the best time to trek. This is because, those mentioned seasons are suitable for the clear views with clear weather, neither too cold, neither too hot and most importantly, spring and autumn are the best recommended time for the successful trekking in Everest.
Lukla, the gateway of Everest Base Camp Trek
Trip Cost for the Everest Base Camp Trekking
Base on your group size, the trip cost differs. Big group gets cheaper cost. Generally, Everest base camp trek costs around 1200 USD per person. It includes a guide and porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers), their salary, insurance, Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, TIMS, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner along with Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight ticket.
Everest Base Camp Trekking Routes and Itinerary
Everest Base Camp Trekking can be accomplished from various routes. It depends on your interest and budget. You can begin the trek from Lukla, which is the most in practice. Other options in the beginning are through Jiri or from Salleri. Up to Namche Bazaar, it goes straightly. Again the routes differ from here. One route directly leads you to the Everest base camp, other routes include: Gokyo Valley Cho La Pass to Everest base camp, Renjola Gokyo Cho La Pass to Everest base camp trek and Khongma La Pass to Everest base camp trek.
Namche Bazaar, the central market of Khumbu
Mt. Everest and its neighboring peaks
Equipments for Everest Base Camp Trekking
Equipments are really necessary for the trekking in Nepal. Nepal Kameleon Holidays has traced out the required equipment list for this trekking. You can buy it in Kathmandu (Thamel) elsewhere at reasonable cost.
General, head, body and Leg
Down sleeping bag
Duffel or Rucksack bag
Rain and windproof cheater and trousers.
Trekking boots, light shoes and sandal.
Thin and thick socks.
Cap and ears covering hat.
Light and weight thermal tops.
Wind and rain jacket.
Long and short hiking pants.
Rain and windproof trousers.
Water bottle with purification tablets
Sun block cream
Toiletry kits: hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Medicines and First Aid Kits
The Nepal Kameleon Holidays' guide will carry the first aid kit, but medicines for your personal use that need a special recommendation of a doctor should be carried by yourselves.
Headache and fever medicine.
Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
Immodium or Peptobismol capsules for upset stomach and diarrhea.
Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide). Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine.
Blister treatments such as mole skin, hand plastsband-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.
Passport and extra passport photos.
Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport.
Chocolates and energy bars
Use waterproof plastics or rucksack to keep the stuffs
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