The Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the most do trek in the world. Strolling in one of the most gorgeous terrains crowned with the most beautiful perspective of the colossal Himalayan pinnacle; this region is truly an oasis for nature lovers and travel enthusiasts.
The snowcapped Himalayas overshadowing your head, flapping prayer flags with the cold breeze of air, crystal blue skies dotted with fluffy clouds and the warm heart of Sherpas’ with Athi Devo Bhawa encoded in their DNA; the Everest Base Camp Trekking is a such a marvelous trip no words can ever portray.
As you embark on Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking you will get one step closer to the spirituality of mother nature. The trekking is well balance of the high Himalayas and the culture making it one hell of a trip for the voyagers. Apart from the culture and the mountains, you can also learn about the influence of Buddhism in the region. Thousands of trekkers trek to the Everest base camp every year as it keeps alluring people to enjoy the magnificence.
Here are some of the photographs portraying the epic trail of the mighty Mount Everest Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp Trek in 35 Photos
The Mount Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a scenic flight to Lukla. Lukla is a small bustling town at an altitude of 2, 860 Meter. This place is a gateway is also known as the gateway for trekking in the Everest Region. With one of the World’s shortest runways hemmed in by the Himalayan mountain, the Airport of Lukla is considered to be one of the dangerous airports. So, as you take off or land at this airport, it will be a thrilling experience. Despite the risk, you don’t have to worry a bit about your safety, as the pilots have a year of experience flying Aeroplan’s in this airport.
As you Embark on your journey towards Everest Base Camp, you will come across various awe-inspiring sceneries, small Sherpa settlements, and various chaityas.
As we traverse into trail enjoying and appreciating the beauty of the Himalayas. As we hike in the Sagarmatha National Park, you will have a chance to witness various endangered species of animals and plants.
After an hour or two, walking in the amidst environment, we arrive at the suspension bridge connecting the bustling city of Namche Bazaar. Nestled on the slope of an arch-shaped mountain, you can enjoy the jaw-dropping views of the mighty Himalayas. This place is also known as the gateways to the Himalayas, as we need to pass through this beautiful city for every trekking in Everest Region. This place is a major trading center of the Khumbu region.
From Namche Bazaar, the trail is uphill climb which passes through a forest of pine, rhododendron, and fir. As you gain the altitude you will be blessed with the incredible view of Everest for the very first time. Along with Everest, you will be witnessing various other peaks such as Mt Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, and many other glorious peaks, making your trip magical.
Reaching Tengboche gives such a peaceful feeling and a sense of spirituality. Tengboche is a small and beautiful settlement that has great views of mountain peaks. The Buddhist monastery there, famously known as Tengboche Monastery, is a rich example of Buddhist cultural traditions prevalent in the region. It was built in 1916 by Lama Gulu with strong links to its mother monastery known as the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet.
From here onward the trekking the vegetation changes dramatically. Saying goodbye to the greenery, we hike among the boulders, scraggly bushes and glaciers.
As we hike closer to the base camp, you will realize your dream slowly changing into reality. You will be obsessed with seeing the Sky towering Mt. Everest, feeling you with a sense of accomplishment and pride. As you gaze upon the awe-inspiring view of the might pinnacle all around, you will be delighted with joy and happiness.
The perfect blend of natural beauty, unique culture and a sense of own accomplishment while experiencing the warm Nepalese hospitality from the people of the Khumbu region, makes this trip one of the dream destinations.
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