Get a bite of Mount Everest and visit the famous Base Camp located in a beautiful setting.
If the 8,489 meters up to the top of the world’s highest mountain seem less manageable, you can still get a bite of the impressive Mount Everest.
At the foot of Everest, Mount Everest Base Camp is located at an altitude of 5,364 meters. Here, many mountaineers take a rest to acclimatize and avoid altitude sickness on the way up and down Nepal’s record high mountain.
The classic routes to Everest Base Camp allow you to experience the enchanting, snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas up close without necessarily being an experienced trekker.
The famous trek to Everest Base Camp at the foot of the mighty giant of the Himalayas offers some of the most amazing experiences.
We have routes along the classic “Everest Highway”, which offers magnificent mountain landscapes, charming sherpa villages and beautiful monasteries, where you can successfully experience one of the many Buddhist ceremonies.
If you want to walk along less trodden paths, we have trips to the Gokyo Valley, where you can get really close to the blue-green water in no less than three different glacier lakes. We also have tours for the more trekker, which rounds out three mountain passes and three mountain peaks, including the magnificent Ana Dablam.
Climate near Mount Everest Base Camp
According to rrrjewelry, Nepal is a stunning land that stretches across the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Himalayas. In the northwestern part of Nepal lies the Tibetan Plateau, which is in a particularly high plateau.
Nepal is a popular trekking destination because the country offers a unique landscape with different elevation levels. This also means that the climate can be enormously varied, depending on where in the country you are.
Experience it near Mount Everest Base Camp
Between Mount Everest and the ridge of Lhotse and Nuptse is the beautiful Khumbu Glacier. It is the highest in the world and stretches 7,600 meters above sea level.
From Everest Base Camp you can walk along the glacier and see memorial stones for those who have had to give up their lives in the attempt to climb Everest.
This is also where you can get a glimpse of the impressive Khumbu Icefall, which is one of the more dangerous obstacles on the way to the top of Everest.
Namche Bazaar – The capital of the Sherpas
Namche Bazaar is the capital of the Nepalese mountain people, the Sherpas. Here, climbers are acclimatized before continuing towards the top.
The city is an old trading town. The traditional stone houses and Buddhist monasteries have been preserved, and in the small streets there are a wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants.
Tourism has left its mark with modern hotels and shops, yet the city has retained its original culture and hospitality.
Kala Pattar (meaning ‘black rock’ in Nepali) is the place near Base Camp which has the best view of Everest.
With its 5,550 meters, the mountain is the highest point that can be reached without further climbing permission towards Everest.
At the top hang the Buddhist prayer flags, which are typical to see in the Himalayas. Here colors and symbols flutter in the wind to disperse sacred power and bless the earth.
Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha is Nepalese for ‘Everest’ and home to the world’s highest mountain peak. The park is recognized by UNESCO and with good reason.
The park consists of forest areas with rhododendron, juniper and birch trees and more uneven terrain with rocks and glaciers.
Here you will find a wide selection of animals and as many as 118 bird species. If you are lucky, you can get a glimpse of i.a. musk deer, red panda and the endangered snow leopard.
Accommodation in tea houses
Tea houses (or trekking lodges ) are the typical way to stay when trekking in Nepal. The accommodation takes place in the villages of local families and is a different way of meeting the people.
The standard for tea houses fluctuates. In the upper areas, the tea houses will be simpler, while those further down will be nicer.
Your meals will be served in the tea house’s dining room, and the food is good, healthy and filling.
Questions from the travelers
How high is Mount Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp is located almost 5,400 meters up. Of course, we make sure that you get the right height habituation along the way with the required number of stops, so you get the best conditions to complete the move.
When is it best to leave?
The two favorite seasons in Nepal are spring and autumn. The best times to travel to Mount Everest Base Camp are from early March to late April as well as mid-September to mid-December. From mid-December until the end of February is also good to leave, but you should expect it to be a lot colder.
From mid-June to early September, there is a risk of monsoon, so this is the worst time to travel.
What is the difficulty level?
Our routes to Everest Base Camp and Everest Base Camp and the Gokyo Valley belong to the upper middle class. The journey Everest – The three passports belong to the category of hard. You can read more about grading here . Basically, the difficulty levels are indicative, and the better your physical shape is from home, the better off you will be.
What equipment should I bring?
There is no definite list of facts, but basically it is about staying warm and wearing good footwear. Based on experiences from previous travelers, we have compiled a guide to equipment on your Everest Base Camp trip .
What happens if I get altitude sickness along the way?
We have many years of experience in planning routes that provide the best acclimatization. Should one of the participants on a trekking trip unexpectedly suffer from altitude sickness, our skilled guides will do everything to remedy the situation. This could be, for example, changing the route or applying to the nearest doctor.
It is extremely rare that it is more serious than that. Should there still be a need for it, our permanent partner can guarantee a helicopter on site without delays.