Everest base camp trek is the popular trekking trail in Everest Region. Everest base camp trek is the most famous trekking route in the world and is a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most breathtaking scenery. It is primarily renowned for its scenic views of the highest peak on the earth, Mt. Everest (8,848m), and other summits lying around the Everest region.
Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world. It is popularly known as Sagarmatha and meaning the goddess mother of the earth, has always been the greatest attraction among tourists. Besides the scenic views, the trek to Everest Base Camp is famous for the unique landscapes of Solukhumbu, the heartland of the Sherpas. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay had made a victorious ascend to this the highest peak of the world from this same route in 1953.
Therefore, this trekking trail has been in much demand in recent days. While trekking in the region, the trekkers are enchanted by the views of unbelievable peaks, Buddhist monasteries, and friendly Sherpa ethnic villages. The highest mountain in the world continues to lure adventurers as ever. The hair-raising flight lands you at the airstrip at Lukla from where you begin walking to the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and continue up to Tengboche monastery with the mesmerizing peak of Ama Dablam hovering in the sky.
Then it is over the glaciers to the foot of Everest for the view of a lifetime. This route is no doubt to make everyone's dream come true, as it offers magnificent views of snow-capped mountains including the highest peaks of the world Mt. Everest, and other mountains above 8,000m (about the height of Mount Everest), such as Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, and other neighboring mountains such as Amadablam, Thamserku, Nuptse among others.
There are many routes for reaching Everest base camp and many places to rest and enjoy a meal along the way. The Everest base camp trek itinerary begins from Lukla, where we can reach by having a direct flight from Kathmandu. You can have a tour to the Tengboche Monastery, the monastery situated at the highest place in the world, and at least make attempt on the Khumbu glacier, the longest glacier in the world and have panoramic views of sunrise and sunset from Kalapatthar and finally, we reach Everest base camp and making a tour in the area, we return to Kathmandu from the same route.