Highlights Of Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • May 7, 2022
  • Rajesh Thapaliya

The Everest base camp is a most adorable trekking adventure than the other routes for adventure lovers from all over the world. It is an excellent journey that leads the hikers from the lowland to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain Everest. The Everest base camp deserves outstanding highlights and presents the true Nepalese Himalayan life and the landscape. Here are some reasons why you should trek to the Everest base camp.

Everest base camp trek
Mt. Everest

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Wondering what are the highlights and attractions of the Everest base camp trekking trip? You are in the right place where you can get detailed information about the major highlights of the base camp trek.

Things that attract visitors to the Everest base camp, and enjoy are listed below and hope you will love them.

The Exiting Scenic Flight To Lukla - Adventurerous Highlight 

The Everest Base Camp Trip begins with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Flying to Lukla is not only the way to the Everest base camp, but it is defiantly a short and easy route. It is also the most demanded way. Flying to Luka is a little adventure activity itself. The Lukla airport stands on top of a cliff and drops off at the end of the runway. This airport is also known as Tenzing- Hilary airport which is considered one of the shortest runways in the world that sure stays in the mind of the people who do it once but the flight offers the scenic view of a long Himalayas range.

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Tenzing - Hilari Airport Lukla

Sagarmatha National Park

The Sagarmatha national park is a natural world heritage site of UNESCO which is one of its highlights. The trekking trail goes through the national park and supplies awesome scenery of the Himalayas and species of flora and fauna. The national park is home to endangered animals like snow- leopard, musk deer, and many more other wildlife. Flowers, pine forests, valleys, waterfalls, rivers, and other natural sources make more attractive to the national park and walking through this national park makes a magnificent adventure journey to the base camp.


Himalayan Thar (wild mountain goat)

Unreal View of Mountains Including Everest 

The main aim of the many trekkers is to see the world’s highest mountain Everest and its range. Passing the Namche Bazar, The view of the mountain every single moment is unreal. Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and many other big mountains seem like the makeup of nature. Not only the Everest Himalayan range, but there is also a chance to see Nepal’s 4th highest mountain (Makalu) along the way to the base camp.

Namche Bazar - Most Beautiful Sherpa Town

Namche Bazar is another attraction of this trek. This is a beautiful town like a small mountain city with different shops, bakeries with coffee shops, bars, and much more. The branded mountain equipment shops are available in this town. The view of some mountain peaks like Kongde, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaroo, and of course- the Everest from headquarter of the national park is amazing. This is the place to stop for an acclimatization day for the trekkers before heading on to the higher elevation and doing a small day hike. Every Friday to Saturday at noon a local weekly shopping market makes like a festival in Namche Bazar.

The Sherpa Culture and Lifestyle

The Everest region is a Sherpa land. Sherpa is the local inhabitants of this area who are strongly famous as mountain climbers. The mountain legendary Sherpa culture of this region is the main matter and innovation to visitors from all around the world. The base camp trek has a perfect opportunity to enjoy the Sherpa culture, religion, festivals, lifestyle, daily activities, and traditional settlements with their warm hospitality.

Tengboche Monastery

The Everest trek is not only an adventurous journey as it is a spiritual journey too. While the trek to the base camp can be seen many monasteries, Stupas, Mani walls, Mani stones, and other Buddhist monuments decorated with colourful prayer flags. Among these monuments, the Tengboche monastery may be the most famous and faith one. This more than 100-year-old beautiful monastery is situated on the hill station of the Tengboche village. Trekkers mostly visit here for the blessings from the monks of this monastery. The village Tengboche itself is also the main point to see the scenic Everest Himalaya including the Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Thamserku, Khangteka, Nuptse, and more. This village is surrounded by pine and rhododendron forests. Himalayan Thar, musk deer, Red panda, and flying the Himalayan eagles make more worthy of being in this place.

Everest Base Camp 

Reaching the base camp of Everest is, of course, the main attention for all trekkers. Trekking for about a week is especially for this highlight which gives a lifetime experience and memory to the trekkers. It fills a desire and pride in the visitors. Standing on the glacier, watching the mesmerizing Mountain View brings like heaven to the visitors. Being at the base camp of the world’s highest mountain and having a lifetime experience may make a tearing moment of happiness to the people.


Everest Base Camp

Panoramic View From Kalapatthar 

The 360 degree panoramic Mountain View from the Kalapatthar viewpoint is phenomenal. How happy the people will be being at the base camp, can be much happier with the view from Kalapatthar. The world’s highest mountain Everest stands just in front of this hill. This Hill presents the most amazing panoramic view of the Khumbu Massif. The unreal view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and other mountains from the Everest region including the Tibetan mountain Changhatse are the main attraction from the Kalapatthar.

These are the main highlights of the Everest base camp trek. Besides these attractions, a long and big Khumbu glacier, Khumbu valley, Imja valley, cultural museum, green hills, waterfalls, rivers, and much more attractions are here.

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Conclusion

The best seasons to see these highlights and have the experience of the base camp trek are the autumn (September- December) and the spring (March-May). The autumn is a little bit colder than the spring for doing this trek so warmer clothes are recommended for the autumn. This is a highly recommended trekking for trekking enthusiasts and must do at least once in a lifetime.

Rajesh Thapaliya

Rajesh Thapaliya

Namaste! I am Rajesh, a Nepal travel blogger who provides Nepal travel tips to travellers who are planning to visit Nepal and know about Nepal.

I am a tourism service provider in Nepal So far, I have been to the Nepalese Himalayan base camps as a tour leader and collected lots of information about the Nepalese Himalayas. You can find my experiences in my travel blogs, so it may make it a lot easier for you to travel to Nepal.

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