Everest Base camp trek has surely got to be the most iconic mountain trek on the planet, you are literary walking amongst the Himalayan giants. With amazing mountain peaks everywhere you look along the trek you gain a true essence of Nepal’s Himalayan life and topography. Such as, the rich Sherpa culture to the cerulean shadows of the mighty Everest, the Base Camp Trek of Everest is an escapade that you should not miss out on!
So here a few reasons just why you should do the Everest Base Camp Trek –
1 ) WELCOME TO EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
The flight to Lukla airport has as much fame as Mount Everest itself. The flight into Lukla airport is an amazing adventure in its own right! It’s also known as the Tenzing -Hillary (the first 2 people to summit Everest ) airport. The runway is one of the shortest runways in the world because it is set on the top of a cliff and the end of the runway drops off into the valley. But let’s not get focused on just the airport the flight from Kathmandu offers spectacular views over the mountain and pastures of Nepal and right away you gain a real feeling of the grand gesture of Nepal… All this and it’s not even the end of the first day!
2) THE SHERPA CULTURE
Idolised, admired and respected across the world – The Sherpa people have gained a reputation as being masters of their craft – Along the Everest Base Camp trek, you will come across their incredible hospitality, friendly face and amazing attitude to where they live.
3 )THE INCREDIBLE MOUNTAIN VIEWS
Nepal offers many amazing mountain views and is one of the biggest draw points for visitors each year – The Everest base camp trek does not disappoint at all. Along the trek, you will treat to panoramas of the Khumbu Himalayas the like that are only seen on Windows screen savers. As you work your way through the trek you are treated to views
from some iconic mountain peaks such as Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Cho You as well seeing Mount Everest. Just as impressive as the mountain tops are the incredible landscape of the Khumbu icefall the whole area gives some really breathtaking views and will no doubt take your breath away. Doesn’t matter how far your trek there is always something towering over you.
4) EVEREST BASE CAMP
Everest base camp is, of course, the crowning glory and the highlight of the whole trek after a weeks trek. That feeling of reaching base camp is overwhelming it will without a doubt fill you up with a sense of pride and accomplishment. As you stand there under the mountain giants with there beautiful snow-capped peaks and vast openness. You’ve just walked in the footsteps of mountaineering legends and you can’t help but think about all the stories of incredible heroism that started right here. The likes of Hilary and Tensing setting off into the unknown lands what would be known as, the first people to the summit. And all the other countless amazing story’s that have taken off from that very spot. You can’t help but feel spiritually lifted.
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