Everest Base Camp Trek is world’s most favored trekking adventure that gives you an opportunity to land at Lukla airstrip via beautiful mountain flight, trek through culturally rich Sherpa villages and finally step at base camp of Everest, enjoying stunning views of Everest Himalayas from Kalapathher viewpoint. Among many other reasons to choose Everest Base Camp Trek as your next holiday, the top reasons are as follows:
Everest Base Camp Trek is the way to go, if you are looking for excellent views of gigantic Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Cho Oyu and others. During our trekking to Everest base camp, we will go for short hike towards Kalapathher viewpoint very early in the morning before sunrise and enjoy the magical panoramic views of snow capped mountains that simply makes us spell bound.
Everest Base Camp Trek also allows us to get deep insights into local Sherpa communities. We visit colorful monasteries, chortens and museums too. Sherpas are the unsung heroes of Everest, well known for their bravery in climbing the snow capped mountains. Sherpas being the heroes of Everest, get rich cultural insights into their culture, tradition, religion and lifestyle.
Everest Base Camp Trek usually begins from Lukla airstrip from where we begin our trekking activity walking all the way through beautiful rhododendron forests. Exploring these greenery, refreshing forested walks, we slowly gain altitude and only small shrubs starts to appear. While we step at Everest base camp, we will be at alpine surroundings surrounded by Himalayas and glacier moraines. Likewise, we spot, Yaks, Jokpos, national bird Danphe and many other faunas, birds that accompanies us during our trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging trek that requires good level of physical fitness and stamina. It is an essential factor to make your trip more enjoyable, but these factors are not mandatory. Like, if you have passion towards exploring the most popular Everest trekking trail, then, Everest base camp trek can be tailor made in a way that suits your trekking style. Itinerary can be elongated, with more acclimatization days. We will ascend slowly enjoying and exploring even more of nature and culture.
Everest base camp trek is also an opportunity to step at base camp of top of the world. We might have dreamt of stepping at summit of top of the world, it might only be possible for few, but, stepping at base of same mountain is also an once in a lifetime of rewarding opportunity.
Everest base camp trek is a popular trekking adventure; therefore, there are plenty of clean and comfortable tea houses available at Everest trekking trails. These local family owned tea houses, or lodges offer basic accommodation facilities with three meals per day. Therefore, choosing Everest base camp trek is a better option for most of the travelers for their next adventure holiday.
Enjoy delightful mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla during the starting of the trek that allows you to see the highest Himalayas at your eye level. Return flight on same route from Lukla to Kathmandu during end of the Everest base camp trek. Seeing the world’s highest Himalayas at your eye level is simply an awesome experience.
These are the top seven reasons to go for Everest Base Camp Trek for your upcoming vacation. Are you planning to EBC trek for any other reasons? Please share with us.