Everest Base Camp, situated in the northeast direction at about 150 miles away from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is one of the most visited places in the country. Thousands of travelers enter the country every year to embark on the adventure to the base camp of the World's tallest mountain Mount Everest. Taking you through numerous traditional Sherpa villages, rivers, Lush green forests, suspension bridges & waterfalls, the journey eventually leads you to the base camp, located at an elevation of 5364 m. For adventure seekers and nature lovers who yearn to explore the diverse side of nature, the Everest Base Camp trek is just what you're looking for. The trek is more than mountains and nature, it is a voyage to the wilderness of the Himalayas & a prospect to explore and encounter the world-renowned Sherpa community and their lifestyle. The trek takes you through the diverse side of nature and culture, all while overlooking the vista of mountains. You also come across several ancient Buddhist monasteries and Gompas with the backdrop of majestic mountains, all holding different histories and significance to the community during the trek. Without a doubt, there is no other place in the world with such a medley of mountains along with incredible trekking facilities & welcoming community but in the land of the Himalayas, Nepal. During this trek, you get to relish the majestic views of Mount Everest (8,848.86m) along with the fourth & fifth highest peaks i.e. Mt.Lhotse (8,516 m) & Mt.Makalu (8,481 m) from Kala Patthar, the highest viewpoint of the trek situated at an elevation of 5,643 m.
The medium-length trek ranges from 12 to 16 days depending on your time and preference. Starting with a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, the trek takes you through multiple local Sherpa villages like; Phakding, Dingboche, Tengboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep before you finally trace your step to the base camp. From the base camp, the journey further takes you to Kala Patthar which offers you a 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains. Perfect for any outdoor adventure lovers who are physically fit to walk multiple hours a day, the Everest Base Camp trek is a journey one should not waver intake. Filled with the unseen beauty of nature and isolated valleys in the lap of the Himalayas to a diverse range of flora and faunas, the Everest Base Camp trek doesn't fail to exceed anyone's expectation.