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8 Reasons To Trek Everest Base Camp

Updated at May 5, 2022by Pratikshya Adhikari

Trek to Everest Base Camp is the most demanded and astonishing trek in the whole world. It is the dreamed-of world destination of every explorer. The focal reason to get attracted to this trekking is that trekkers get to see the iconic close-up view of Mt. Everest and the mountain panorama. Some of the enthusiasts might have ample reasons to trek Everest Base Camp. However, the majority of travelers' reason is to inspect the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest in front of them.

Everest Base Camp Trek explores the Kingdom of the Khumbu region. Chiefly the scenic Lukla flight, Sagarmatha National Park, Beautiful Tengboche monastery, and dreamed point Everest Base Camp are the charisma of this trek.

Throughout this amazing trekking, you will get an opportunity to explore the Himalayan region, be involved with the Sherpa people, and wonder about their unique culture, tradition, and lifestyle. In addition, trekkers will savor the local foods and drinks made by the friendly Sherpas. If you are willing to know more about the Sherpa Dishes, try it while you are across the Everest area.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp fulfills your desire to be at the apex of the mountain. This is enough to fill your heart with excitement and even motivation. Because it is not an easy stroll to be at Base Camp. So, we assure you that it is worth trekking to the Everest region.

Most of the trekkers have queries,  why should we go for the Everest Base Camp Trek? There are lots of reasons why you should go on the Everest Base Camp Trek. Among them, we have listed the top 8 reasons to decode your query

Check out the top 8 reasons to trek Everest Base Camp

Scenic fly to Lukla airport

Travelers who forethought of visiting Everest Base Camp will get a chance to view the spectacular view of the mountain panorama. Flight to Lukla is the most dangerous flight in the world but it is also one of the favored flights to explore the beauty of Nepal.

Trekkers who fly to Lukla will experience the scenic view of the Himalayas. The mind-boggling view of the Lukla airport attracts lots of tourists to trek around the Everest region. After the construction of Lukla airport, the flow of Everest Base Camp trekkers has increased.

Trek to Everest region is famous among adventurous trekkers nationally and internationally. The main attraction is the scenic flight over the mesmerizing snow-capped and rocky mountain. To experience the thrill of the flight, the Lukla flight remains at the top of the reason to trek Everest Base Camp.

Tour to Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park is a UNESCO heritage located in the region of Khumbu. The Everest Base Camp begins from the Manjo from where we need to show our permits. Travelers will get to witness the Himalayas and forest where you can get to see the different species of birds, snow leopard, Himalayan bear, red panda, and many other animals. In Sagarmatha National Park, you can find endangered and unique flora and fauna.

While heading towards Namche Bazar, we enter the thick forest of rhododendron, pine, juniper, and bunches of giant grasses. During the trial, you might see the musk deer, blue sheep, langur monkeys, martens, and even the Himalayan wolves.

Accommodation facilities

Exploration of Namche Bazar, Everest View Hotel, and Kamjung hamlet is the main area while going on the Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekking to the higher altitude and staying at basic hotels makes itself a unique experience.

Firstly we will explore the beauty of the busiest marketing hub, Namche Bazar. It is also widely known as the entryway to the Everest area and is very popular for Everest View Trekking.

Thereafter, you will go sightseeing at the beautiful Sherpa Museum and visit the famous hotel which is located at the higher elevation in the world, Hotel Everest View. From there you can get to see the amazing view of Mt. Everest and the stunning scenery. You will get to see the number of adventure lovers enjoying and experiencing the basic but homely accommodation facilities.

Furthermore, you will get to see the beautiful scenario of the hamlets because the dinette set is kept outside or on the rooftop of the hotel. Hot exquisite foods, hot water, good wifi, and hot shower services are also available which makes the stay more convenient.

Explore Tengboche Monastery

Tengboche monastery is the largest and most famous monastery in the Khumbu area. Everest Base Camp is spiritual as well as adventure trekking to the Himalayas. Some believe that the Tengboche monastery has a strong link with Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet.

Dawa Choling Gompa is the other name of the Tengboche monastery. The statues, prayer flags which are Lung-ta and Darchong, and stunning view of the surrounding attracts a large number of foreigners to hiking and trekking in this area.

From the Tengboche monastery, you have a remarkable view of the whole Sagarmatha National Park and a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and many more. The trail to Tengboche covers up to 10 monasteries and it is the residence of the Buddhist monks who enchant prayers in the early morning. The priest gives blessings to the trekkers to have a successful journey to Everest Base Camp.

In addition, Mani Rimdu is the main festival of the Sherpa people which lasts for nineteen days. The trekking will be more exciting if you visit the Tengboche monastery during the festive season.  This festival occurs on the tenth lunar month according to the Tibetan datebook.

Kala Patthar view

One location from which you may witness the up-close captivating vista of Mount Everest is Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar or black rock mountain is an eminent landmark. It is the highest elevation point while going to Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Most of the trekkers love to reach Kala Patthar early in the morning to watch the mesmerizing view of the sunrise over the mountain which grants heart-warming feelings in the hilling cold.

From the Kala Patthar, you can get to see the 360° panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain like the world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Makalu, Nuptse, and other small mountains. This is the main reason to trek Everest Base Camp.

Reaching Everest Base Camp

Stamping foot on the Everest Base Camp is the awaited moment for every trekker on this journey. It feels like a dream come true when you step into the base camp after a strenuous stroll for several days. Viewing the apex of Mt. Everest in front of you will blow your mind.

Reaching the highest base camp in the world and encountering Mt. Everest leaves you spellbound. Rolling the vision around the marvelous view of the snow-capped mountain and avalanches gives trekkers a serenity of mind and heart. You'll enjoy interacting with the mountains and be awestruck by their magnificence and beauty.

Everest Base Camp part has tons of prayer flags. Those travelers who want to be at Everest Base Camp without trekking can book a Helicopter tour. There is no other alternative way than Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp without trekking.

Step on Hillary suspension bridge

Hillary Suspension bridge is the highest cross-over while trekking Everest  Base Camp. It is the thrilling and holy bridge that is located over the Dudh Koshi river.

Trekkers use the Hillary Suspension bridge to cross the Himalayan waterfall while trekking to the Everest region in Nepal. It is the scary bridge of the Everest region due to its height. The prayer flag which grants a saintly aura decorates the bridge.

While crossing this bridge, it might be a bit scary for those trekkers who have a height phobia. Mostly, trekkers enjoy the stunning view of the surrounding from this bridge.

Culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people

The Himalayan region is the land of thousands of accomplished climbers; the Sherpa. While trekking to Everest Base Camp you will get a chance to experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people. Involving with them offers you to learn about the tradition, lifestyles, and rituals of local people.

Sherpas are always prompt to make their way to the mountains with tourists. Tourism has been the main fount of income for them. Also, the mass of trekkers who are interested in trekking Everest Base Camp likes to get accompanied by Sherpa people. As, they are loving, caring, friendly, and mainly expert climbers. Trekkers will enjoy the company and learn some unique skills while trekking with them.

As we all know, Sherpa people love to sing and dance to their own unique folk songs. They have three foremost festivals that are Mani Rimdhu, Lhosar, and Harvest. If you visit there during the festive season you can get to experience their festivals.

Mani Rimdhu is the main festival of the Sherpa people. This festival is performed at the Tengboche Monastery and lasts for nineteen days. To participate in this grand festival, Sherpas from different place comes to the Tengboche monastery.

Buddhist people celebrate Lhosar as New Year’s Eve. It is celebrated for fifteen days as three days is the grand day.  The Harvest festival is celebrated at the nearby monastery. They will enjoy the day praying and attending the events held in the monastery.

 

So, these are the foremost reasons why you should trek to Everest Base Camp in 2023. If you are fascinated to explore the most exciting, astonished, and marvelous trek like other legends then you can freely contact Mission Himalaya Expeditions Pvt. Ltd.

Note: Helicopter Tour is also available for those who prefer to go to Everest Base Camp without trekking. Travelers who forethought of visiting Everest Base camp will get a chance to view the spectacular view of the mountain panorama. Flight to Lukla is the most dangerous flight in the world but it is also one of the favored flights to explore the beauty of Nepal.

 

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