Everest Base Camp Trekking is provides wonderful experience for lifetime memoirs. The trek to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar has become an achievable goal for people from all walks of life who want a glimpse of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest. Everest base camp trekking become very popular for trekking and hiking where thousands of trekkers visit each year. Everest Base Camp trail takes you the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar through beautiful valleys, dense forests and across glacial rivers before we reach the renowned viewpoint of Kalapatar on the approach to Everest Base Camp. Nepal is a country in a league of its own with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, a fascinating culture and friendly people.
What's it like trekking to Everest Base Camp?
Aside from breathtaking scenery, travellers to the region can experience unique Sherpa culture by visiting monasteries and museums along the way. Days are filled with walking for the sheer pleasure of it, past colorful prayer wheels and across swing bridges, while evenings are rewarded with hot food and conversation with like-minded people around the dining-room fire.
When should make the trek?
From March to May and from September to December. It gets hot in May, just before the monsoon season; be prepared for possible rain. December reaches below-zero temperatures but the days are still beautiful and there are fewer trekkers. Whatever, nowadays people can makes Everest base camp trekking any time of year.
How to get in shape?
Nothing can really prepare you for the trek’s extreme hills and altitude of up to 5545m. But don’t be put off - people with average fitness can do this trek. ‘Slow and steady’ is the key to achieving, and enjoying, your trek. Prepare with cardiovascular training several times a week: cycling, swimming, hill climbing and lots of walking. Aim for a five-hour walk once a week. Seek out hills or find a tall building and repeatedly walk up and down the stairs.