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Why you should visit Everest Base Camp?

Gorekshep
15 Jul

Why you should visit Everest Base Camp?

Lukla Airport

Lukla, the small Sherpa town located on the gateway to Everest Base camp situated at 2860 meters. An half an hour flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport, which located in Lukla offers you the panoramic views of mountains parallel to you and scenic landscape in the most unrivaled layout.

 Lukla airport considered as one of the most dangerous airport in the world, and also the quickest route to Everest Base Camp.

Lukla airport 

Namche Bazar

Namche bazaar is a small town in the Khumbu region of Nepal and also a central point of Everest region. This is a main gateway to go to Everest Base Camp, and also a commercial place of Tibetan handicrafts, trekking, climbing expedition. The hotels here will offers a good food with majestic view of mountain. The small tiny town is always busy and crowded with lot of travelers. It is full of hotels and lodges based for tourists and travelers, situated on the Himalayas with majestic views.

Namche Bazaar 

Sagarmatha National park

Sagarmatha national Park an elevation ranging from 2845 meters to 8848 meters and an area of 1148 km2 in Solukhumbu region. Sagarmatha National park is fascinating with full of mountains, glacier, mountain lakes, rivers and alpine forest. The forests provide habitat to at least 118 species of birds, including Himalayan Monal and blood pheasant. The winding landscape of the park is also home to different mammals and endangered species of animals as well like snow leopard and musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Langur monkeys, Himalayan Thars, red pandas and many other creatures. This park was established on 1976, and also listed at UNESCO world heritage site.

Sagarmatha National park 

                     Sherpa culture

Sherpa people is one of the Ethnic group of Nepal reside in the mountains. They are highly regarded as best mountaineers and experts in the Everest region. The people on Everest region is fully dominated by Sherpa Peoples, who are welcoming and very friendly. Their culture and lifestyle are interesting and they are known worldwide for their super-human mountaineering skills.

Sherpa People carrying stuff

Tengboche Monastery

This is the beautiful Buddhist Monastery, located on Tengboche village (3867 meters) known as a largest gompa in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Which offers a panoramic views of majestic mountains including Mt. Everest and Mt. Amadablam. Trekkers like to visit the monastery for blessing of the successful journey from the Buddhist monks and observe humble lifestyle of monk. The Monastery is open to the trekkers for few selected areas and also allow to go meditation hall while they are chanting and meditate on Evening time.

Tengboche Monastery 

Spectacular views of Mountains

Trekking in the Everest region offers stunning landscapes and the breathtaking views of mountains including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Island peak, Thamserku and more. And the famous Khumbu ice fall also the highlight of the trek. The views of Everest and other majestic peaks are the main region to travel to Everest Base Camp.

Tengboche
Senic view from Tengboche

 Everest Base Camp and kalapatthar

 

Everest Base Camp 

The Everest Base Camp is most significant highlight of the whole journey, it is the final destination of the trek. Which lies at the foot of the Khumbu ice fall offers the best panoramic view and fantastic glacier walk to Everest Base Camp. Kalapatthar is another highlight of the Trek, which offers you majestic panoramic view including Everest from 5600 meters.

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