A perfect and fitting exciting trek where one can enjoy a lifetime adventure to Everest base camp. This will be a dream come true standing beneath the world’s number one tallest peak Mt. Everest base camp. Mount Everest has always been a premier adventure destination for all enthusiastic adventurers, mountaineers, and normal trekkers alike.
Since the first conquest of Mt. Everest on May 29th, 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary, the flow of trekkers continued. To set foot on the base of Mt. Everest, to achieve a lifetime goal and experience. Ever since Everest base camp trekking is getting more attention with keen interest for worldwide travelers and adventurers. At present, it is one of the most popular adventure destinations in all the Himalayas region of Nepal. Mt. Everest was known as Peak XV (15) earlier, then it was named Mount Everest in honor of George Everest. In Nepal called Sagarmatha, in Tibet / China the name is Chomolungma, which means ‘Mother Goddess of the World.
Various names for the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest due to its awesome height and features. Which makes it one of the fascinating places to walk into the very base of Mt. Everest.
How and where to start A LIFETIME ADVENTURE TO EVEREST BASE CAMP:
There are various means and options to reach Everest base camp. The early and original route is a walk from Jiri town after taking a drive from the capital Kathmandu. But much longer trekking to complete the whole journey to and from Everest base camp. Taking more than a two-week duration, but worth the walk visiting both areas of Everest from south to north.
The shortest and swiftest alternative is taking a flight from Kathmandu, of half-hour to land at Lukla airstrip. The airport is named after late Tenzing & Hillary, the first conqueror of Mt. Everest. From Lukla the shortest way to reach Everest base camp and completing the whole adventure in 11 to 12 days. The other option is on less frequented trails from Arun valley to Everest base camp. A great walk on ‘off the beaten tracks’ until the path joins near Lukla then on the main route to Everest base camp. For expert and interested trekkers can take the option of challenging route walking from beautiful Rolwaling valley.
From Rolwaling valley, involves crossing a high altitude Tashi-Labtsa pass of above 5, 600 m. To reach around the Everest region, an adventurous and most challenging way to reach Everest base camp. Whichever routes are chosen, where all roads lead to Namche Bazaar, the main hub of Khumbu villagers as well as trekkers.
The best on this lifetime adventure to Everest base camp is to explore around its lovely villages. Where trekkers can enjoy walking from one place to another in the harmony of local Sherpa Buddhist religion and culture. As well as overlooking the beautiful scenery of rolling hills, deep valleys, and high snow peaks.
The charm of Lifetime Adventure to Everest Base Camp is the change of landscapes, along with vegetation. At the beginning of the trek where one can enjoy the walk along with serene pine and rhododendron woodland. As adventure progress leads you to a harsh and arid country towards mountain wilderness. Getting close to remorseless fields of ice and glaciers to reach the main dream destination at Everest base camp. The other main highlight of Lifetime Adventure to Everest Base Camp is visiting Sherpa villages. The native of the Everest area known as Highlanders of Himalaya, as well as the pioneers as mountaineering and trekking guides. Impressive culture and traditions are well interesting to explore its old colorful monasteries, interwoven to Tibetan Buddhism. The most famous monastery on route to visit is at Tengboche, also spelled as Thyangboche.
Located on a beautiful scenic spot amidst a lovely cool forest of tall rhododendron, pines, firs and birch, juniper tree lines. Enclosed by tall snow-capped peaks includes stunning views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and majestic Ama Dablam. Tour of the monastery interior is worth a visit, steeped with ancient religious artifacts of tall idols of Buddha. Includes statues of other famous Buddhist Guru’s and saints, and observe the young monks and priest on prayer activities.
A great religious festival called ‘Mani Rimdu’ takes place at Tengboche once a year. Which falls in the month of late October and November as per the Buddhist Lunar calendar, an interesting place to be. From Tengboche, the walk takes you beyond green lush vegetation and tree lines towards barren windswept terrain to Everest base camp. The other best thing about ‘Lifetime Adventure to Everest Base Camp’ is spending overnights in the comfort of lovely lodges. Where trekkers can choose all types of accommodation from simple, basic to moderate or standard to luxury lodges and inns.
Trek from Lukla takes you to nice places for overnight stops en route to Everest base camp. Like Phakding-Namche Bazaar-Tengboche, Dingboche and Lobuche as well the last temporary settlement with the lodge at Gorakshep.Gorakshep at 5,180 m high located in-between route to Everest base camp and towards high Kalapathar rocky hill. From Lobuche spending, an overnight walk takes you to Gorakshep and then to Everest Base Camp. Stand beneath the world’s high towering peaks of Lhotse and Everest and close to notorious Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers.
Everest Base Camp is most interesting during the expedition time of April and May. This exciting place full of rocks, moraine, and glaciers will be filled with different nation expedition camps. Achieving the goal-reaching at Everest base camp, next adventure to the highest spot of the journey. A steep strenuous climb to reach on top Kalapathar at 5, 545 m high, offers breathtaking and sweeping mountain panorama. Grand closest views of Mt. Everest and other adjoining peaks that surround you on top of Kalapathar. On completing the best of Everest highlights, an easy downhill journey to Lukla for an exciting flight back to Kathmandu. Concluding enjoyable and most spectacular moments on Lifetime Adventure to Everest Base Camp.
Seasons for Lifetime Adventure to Everest Base Camp:
One can choose nearly all seasons of the year, except the monsoon times of heavy rain and wet months. Which is June to August months are the best favorable season is spring from March to May. The other good times are autumn from mid-September to November, can also trek in the winter times of December to mid-February. But it will be freezing cold temperatures morning and night time, where most days are clear for wonderful views and walks.