Join the Everest Base Camp Trekking in 2022/2023

Join the Everest Base Camp Trekking in 2022/2023
28/Oct/2023

Join the Everest Base Camp Trekking in 2024 autumn and pre-winter times as well as the upcoming year 2024. One of the most famous and popular adventures in all of the Himalayas, besides the popular Annapurna Trekking Trails. The reason to join the Everest Base Camp Trekking in 2022/2023, is as this is the best adventure holiday. Where one can enjoy being on the foot of the world’s highest Mt. Everest with adjoining giant peaks. As worldwide travelers are looking for a safe and enjoyable holiday destination, join the Everest Base Camp Trekking.

This will be the best choice of vacation in the upcoming autumn, the pre-winter season of 2022, and as well in 2023. A wonderful adventure in the heart of the world’s giant peaks of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Cho-Oyu. The view extends as far as Mt. Makalu in the east direction with an array of towering snow-mountain ranges.

The most fascinating destinations, joining the Everest base camp trekking in 2022 and 2023 onwards. Where trekkers can enjoy the adventure in the comfort of lovely village guesthouses and lodges. From budget, standard to luxury accommodation with rooms facing grand views of exciting scenery of snow-capped peaks.

As well visitors can find various choices of foods as per the comprehensive menu provided at every lodge. Truly an adventure of great aspects from superb views, pleasant walks, friendly environment in the harmony of cheerful villagers. The trek to Everest base camp is fun, making friends with local Sherpa the highlanders of Everest, and the eastern Himalayas.

Besides amazing scenery on daily walks, with time observe the impressive cultures and customs in each village. Where houses and trails, adorned with religious monuments of Stupas and prayer walls, make the walk more exciting and interesting. These are some of the highlights that are to be experienced on the route to Everest Base Camp more enjoyable and lively.

The History & Sherpa Culture Route Everest Base Camp

First of all, the main feature of trekking to Everest Base Camp is the native of Khumbu and the Everest region. The Sherpa of Tibetan origin, who have migrated from the Eastern part of Tibet, five hundred years ago. Hence the name Sher for East and Pa for people, and known to be Sherpa. The Sherpa are interwoven with the strong Buddhist religion, as you can witness on walks from one village to another.

Most villages have their monasteries and religious sites for prayer and worship, around Khumbu killing of animals is forbidden. That is why the villagers are heavily dependent on market days, which are held once a week. Like in Namche Bazaar, the market takes place every Saturday an interesting part for the Khumbu villagers.

Where Sherpa from all around Khumbu visit the market for trade and buy necessary items, especially food. It is also a day for reunion among family and friends on the market day at Namche Bazaar. An interesting, colorful busy bazaar of Namche on Saturday market as well to observe, the locals in their traditional costumes.

Since the conquest of Mt. Everest on May 29th, 1953 by legendary mountaineers Tenzing Sherpa and Edmund Hillary. The Khumbu area and Everest were then exposed to the world, of its beautiful scenery and local culture. From then on it flourished as one of the best adventure and cultural destinations around the Himalayas.

The main villages are Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche, and Phortse, and the economy of the Sherpa community. Has been traditionally based on farming and livestock herding, but with the flow of international mountaineering expeditions since 1950. As well as the influx of worldwide trekkers, the local economy of Khumbu Sherpa is becoming increasingly dependent on tourism.

The Flora & Fauna of Khumbu & Massive Everest Region

For the high-altitude country of Khumbu and the Everest region, the whole area is enriched with exotic flora and fauna. Due to its rare vegetation and beautiful forest of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, pines, and firs with juniper, and birch trees. Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976 and listed as a World Heritage Site in 1979. Covering an area of 1,148 sq. Km. 

Besides protecting its lovely environment the park hosts the world’s highest Mt. Everest and other famous peaks such as Mt. Lhotse. Includes Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thermasarkhu, Kwangde, and Khangtiaga with Gyachung Kang.

The park is also a good habitat for wildlife such as Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, serow, and musk deer. The endangered snow leopard is present but rare, other mammals seen are the weasel, marten, and Himalayan mouse hare (pika). Sagarmatha is a name for Mt. Everest in Nepal, while the Sherpa is called Chomolungma of Tibetan origin. In both languages means ‘Great Mother’ where the Northern side of Everest is located in Tibet / China.

On The Trail To Everest Base Camp 5364M

The most popular and shortest way to Everest base camp is taking a short flight to Lukla town. Landing at Tenzing & Hillary Airport in Lukla, where the walk follows through several nice villages. Then enter Sagarmatha National Park from Monjo village onwards to a large village at Namche Bazaar.

A perfect place to spend an extra free day at leisure with a short hike to support acclimatization at 3,440 m high. Before heading to higher terrain to Everest base camp, from Namche walk on a scenic trail facing glorious views of snow peaks. Where climb takes you to a beautiful spot at Thyangboche and the magnificent monastery, a great place for panoramic views. Surrounded by high snow-clad peaks with Mt. Everest amidst lovely green forest and in the comfort of nice lodges. From Thyangboche onwards tree lines stop for arid and windswept mountainous landscapes, as the trail follows through Pangboche village.

Then head to Imjatse Valley at Dingboche, a nice settlement with many good lodges facing views of Island Peak. As well as Ama Dablam, Lhotse with an array of peaks, from Dingboche on the higher trail to Lobuche, Gorakshep settlement. Finally, the walk leads you to the foot of Mt. Everest at the base camp enclosed by staggering giant peaks. Enjoy standing beneath the world’s highest peaks with close views of the tumbling massive Khumbu Ice Fall. Reaching the main highlight of the adventure, at Everest base camp, and feeling in high spirits.

A Blissful Kalapathar Viewpoint 5545m

Return journey with an optional hike up to Kalapathar hilltop, a steep climb of a few hours. Rewards with an exceptional panorama of peaks encircle the Kalapathar high rocky ridge, facing the closest views of Mt. Everest. Standing on top 5,643 m / 18,514 feet high at Kalapathar, the return journey takes an alternative route through the Pheriche settlement. As walk joins the main trail to Namche Bazaar and then back at Lukla, for the last overnight around high Khumbu.

Next morning a panoramic flight brings you to Kathmandu, after a memorable adventure and wonderful experience at Everest base camp. Travelers can join the Everest Base Camp Trekking trail combined with the Three High Passes Trek and Gokyo Lake Trek too. The best time is in spring starts from March to May and autumn/fall begins from September to November.

Interested people can join the Everest base camp trekking in 2023/2024 even in the winter time of December to February. During Christmas and New Year holidays, enjoy the best time of your life in the highest place on earth.