Everest Base Camp Trek or famously known as the EBC Trek is one of the most incredible trekking destinations in the world. This is the gateway to Mt. Everest also known as ‘Sagarmatha’ in Nepali and ‘Chomolungma’ in Tibetan and very popular among the trekkers. The trail to Mt. Everest Base Camp will lead us to the diversity of nature and culture and is once in a lifetime experience with the enchanting view of Thamserku(6623m), Ama Dablam(6812), Lhotse(7600m), and of course Mt. Everest(8848.86m).
Apart from all this, the culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people are of great interest. Sherpa’s are the only human inhabitant communities of the Himalayas. The entire high Himalayan region which includes the Everest Region as well is one of the oldest settlements of the Sherpa people, who are also known as the people of the Himalayas.
Their age-old unique lifestyle, culture, religion and always welcoming attitude and gesture will make us visit this region again and again. Moreover, the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO-listed site is a protected zone of this region is an asset for the people by protected flora and fauna. This region carries an important abode for different wild animals and birds which are found in high altitudes, making it a rare living creature.
The magnificent view from Kala Patthar(5545m) is incredible to observe the Himalayan range which makes us feel like being in paradise. Thanks to Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary for their journey to the summit in 1953AD, which lead this region known to the people around the world. Now, for many, it’s once in a lifetime experience and wishes to visit this region.
Everest region is one of the spiritual lands on earth mainly influenced by Buddhism, hanging praying flags, praying wheel and moreover, the beating of monastic drums and pipes by the lama further purifies the region, which can be seen and heard from a far distance.
Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu region. This tour is an ample opportunity for trekkers to know about the history and culture of Nepal. We will be able to get informed about the importance of religion of the Himalayas; this will be an asset to know about the unique religion of the Sherpa people and the way they have been living in the Everest Region or Khumbu region for centuries.
Discover Altitude has specially design Everest Base Camp 15 days Trek Itinerary with frequent field visits by our professional staff to make sure the program goes according to the itinerary mentioned below. For the convenience of our client minute detailed itinerary of the Everest Base Camp Trek, cost, highlights, pictures, and the map has been provided.
As it is an energetic trek into the Himalayas, trekkers can visit this trail every season throughout the year. Regarding the Everest Base Camp Trekking Cost, it varies on the number of days and people. The itinerary of the trek starts after landing at Lukla airport.
For the convenience of the Everest Base Camp Trek, trekkers do have multiple choices when it comes to Discover Altitude. some of the popular treks in the Everest regions are: Trek into Everest Base Camp and Fly Out, Everest Base Camp Trek for Senior Citizen, Everest Base Camp and Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek, and Best Everest Base Camp Panorama Trek.
The itinerary can be customized according to the limitation of your time and interest.
Everest Base Camp Trek with a Local Base Company
While traveling any part of the world, the first and foremost question which comes to any traveler is Can I trust a Local company? This is a normal question to any travelers and will always remain.
Now to clarify your doubt, the first thing we need to know about the local-based trekking company of Nepal is: In the context of Nepal, operating a trekking company is not an easy task. The agency and the trekking staff member must be highly experienced and should go through all the legal procedure before filing an application to operate, further, members from Nepal Tourism Board and Central Bank of Nepal personally, according to their time but both separately visit the allocated destination to check the location of the company.
Then, they provide a letter for further process, which normally takes a couple of months. As per the rules of the government, local companies operating trekking and tours in Nepal must deposit a certain sum of money, making sure that in time of need or any fraud attempt government can compensate the clients and impose a fine.
Further every year, the local company need to update their status, and every month they need to do the same with the central bank of Nepal also known as Nepal Rastra Bank. Government is very strict when it comes to travel and trekking agencies, and this is mainly to make sure travelers are safe enough while visiting Nepal.
We, Discover Altitude, a team of highly professional groups is engaged in the tourism sector of Nepal for more than 2 decades. Our experience travels further than our content, our motto is to strengthen the local dwellers while traveling, we focus upon sustainable tourism to promote and maintain the nature and ecological diversity of the region we are trekking to.
Apart from all these, Discover Altitude a local base trekking and tour company provides multiple options for any travelers; we prefer safety while trekking with us. Moreover, while choosing a locally based company, your effort to strengthen the local economy will be highly appreciated and also it is cheaper in terms of money as the international company charges a hectic amount of money and further sells the travelers to a local company. They earn only as a middle man. This is what we have experienced for the last 2 decades.
So it is always suggested to choose a locally based company with a highly experienced team, who are more familiar with the local lifestyle, language, culture, and religion because they always have beautiful stories to tell you about the region you prefer to visit and Discover Altitude is one of them.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost and Services
Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trekking and touring destinations in Nepal and also the most preferred trekking destination around the globe. It is so because of the diversity of ecology, culture, and vegetation at such high altitudes.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost varies from local base inbound and outbound companies when you choose a locally based company for Everest Base Camp Trek; the price is much cheaper. Further within the locally based company to there is variation in cost for Everest Base Camp Trek. it is so because of the services they allocate to travelers and also the number of days for the entire trek.
Discover Altitude has multiple options for Everest Base Camp Trek with different services and number of days as well. We normally arrange multiple options according to your physical fitness level, age group, and also your restricted time frame in Nepal.
We are here to help any trekkers according to their budget limit by customizing the trek packages in their time frame, which may be through increasing or decreasing the number of days or by arranging the services accordingly. Please feel comfortable talking with our expert, as we know how important is to stop at the base of the highest mountain in the world Mt. Everest means to you.
Best Time to Trek Everest Base Camp
Mainly Everest Base Camp Trek is for every season...in spite of all this, every trekking trail in Nepal has some best time to visit. Trekking in Everest base camp is better during the month of September-November which is Autumn and March-May which is Spring. This is so because of a better view of the high Himalayas with clear blue sky and better visibility as well.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is also possible during winter which is December and January, only the equipment required will be increased. As the temperature in the high areas may go below -10 to -15. So warm clothes are highly recommended during winter.
But to speak the truth rainy season is not recommended for the Everest Base Camp trek which is June and July, below Namche Bazaar normally we can experience rain during the rainy season but the views up in the Himalayas may be cloudy although it doesn’t rain over there. Trekkers can be seen in the Everest Base Camp region throughout the year but the best time will be Autumn and Spring with less snowfall and varied vegetation and high visibility.