The Everest base camp trek is still the ultimate trekking adventure. To stand at the pinnacle of the Earth is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. As pioneers of guided ascents on Everest, the Highest Mountain in the world, Alpine Ramble Treks is recognized as the premier guiding service with an outstanding reputation for enabling members of our trekking journey to achieve summit aspirations. Yet, the Everest base camp trek is undoubtedly one of the best trekking destinations for adventure travelers for a reason and this trek with our guides has been an incredible success rate of 99% in the previous years.
This incredible high altitude trek to Everest base camp convenes Natural encounters with cultural traditions, glacial lakes, snow-capped peaks, ancient monasteries, gorgeous waterfalls, and flourish suspension bridges, the unique lifestyle of the locals and a wide range of wildlife are the key highlights of this journey to Khumbu, therefore, this journey is more than just a trek, if you are looking for a most exciting trekking trip to the majestic Himalayas of the world’s highest mountain in the world then here we have sorted the top 5 Reasons to choose Everest Base Camp Trek for your next trip to Nepal, embark on this worthwhile journey for at least once in a lifetime,
Picturesque mountain flight to Lukla
Getting a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu is the most beautiful experience, it’s one of the best air routes in the world; one can experience this spectacular mountain flight on the Everest base camp trek. Lukla is a gateway to Everest treks located at a height of 2870 meters above sea level and your adventure begins from here for the trekking to the Everest region. However, Lukla (Tenzing Hillary) Airport — is often described as the most dangerous in the world in terms of the single, sloped runway of Lukla Airport started life in 1964, on the scheme of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa- the first persons to climb Mount Everest, this airport is recognized for having an eminently short runway and is balanced atop a precipice, so you are extravagance with some unusual views of Kathmandu Valley and the Himalayas on your way, experience this outstanding plane ride; it’s sure to be a journey you never forget, a ride of a lifetime
Exploration of Sherpa Unique Culture and Tradition
Nepal is one of the world’s richest countries in terms of nature and culture variations, every traveler enjoys the beauty of diverse culture and nature from the moment of landing in Nepal. The Journey to Everest base camp is more than just a trek where you will not only be part of these breathtaking mountain views but you will also explore the unique culture and traditions of the local Sherpa people as well as their lifestyle in the rural part of the world’s Himalayas, each and every settlement, and villages of the region, people in the Everest region seem influenced by Tibetan traditions, rituals, and culture. The people are famously known as Sherpa and as they are the bravest people with kind hearts, most of the people in this area belong to the mountaineering guide, almost every man in the house should climb Mount Everest several times. During the Everest base camp trek, one can explore fascinating cultures and traditional but unique performances throughout the trip to EBC. Every single day, you will have the opportunity to witness at least a novice cultural practice along the way on a trek, As per the normal Everest base camp trek, as trek commences early in the morning and ends after five or six hours on average, the remaining of time you are allowed to be exploring around the local people, and the way of living in the mountain region, immerse yourself in this fascinating world’s unique culture and traditions of the Sherpa community.
Local guides, Sherpa and porters
Trekking with the local Sherpa and guides, from the moment you land in Nepal, you will be accompanied by one of your local Sherpa guides, having a local guide who knows more about the country, mountain, history, and trail on your trip is incredible, the local guides and Sherpa’s are known to be some of the friendliest and welcoming people in the world and are experts at making their way up the mountain, your trekking with the most famous guides in the world will be the most admiring and exciting, so you will be safe in hands! Learning their incredible history and climbing story of the sky-high mountains, and being amazed by their superhuman mountaineering skills as they lead you to Everest Base Camp, the shared experience with them will be one you remember forever. Yet engaging with the local people and learning their language, exploring the lifestyle by the local guide is an incredible part of the journey.
Visit Ancient Tengboche Monastery
The trek to Everest base camp (EBC) is exciting and as much as a spiritual journey as it is an adventurous one. On this route, we will be crossing several monasteries along the way but the Tengboche monastery is the oldest and largest monastery in the entire Khumbu valley. As a leading Buddhist center of spirituality and pilgrims in the area, with international media coverage in recent years, and of course lying conveniently midway to Everest Base Camp trek, the monastery has carved a niche of its own. Combine that with the rich culture and unspoiled traditions of the indigenous mountain people, and an opportunity to immerse yourself in the Himalayas of the Khumbu Nepal, Tengboche is surely a site that you can not afford to miss if you are traveling anywhere near Everest.
Experience the incredible Sherpa Culture
The Everest base camp journey is simply more than just a trek where you will be part of this festinating Sherpa culture and tradition while trekking to the base camp, this trek offers a wide range of historical Sherpa art, museum, culture, and lifestyle from the beginning to the end. Crossing the several Sherpa means you have a great opportunity to spend your quality time learning the local costumes and their culture. Hence, local Sherpa people of this region are so simple with warm hospitality, friendly, and very welcoming that determine how much Sherpa people love others. Learning their significant lifestyle and culture makes your journey truly overwhelming.
Exhilarating Everest Base Camp- the world’s tallest peak Mt. Everest
Everest base camp is one of the world’s most popular treks; this trek really does tick off all bucket list items. Hence, nothing can be the best adventurous experience other than stepping on the base camp of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, the sounds of a lifetime achievement. The Everest base camp stands at an altitude of 5364 meters above sea level and it attracts thousands of travelers from all around the world every year, this trek is a reasonably moderate hike that one can experience this trip with reasonable fitness level, it’s an exactly a non-technical trek that doest really required any high-class training in order to complete. Embark on this amazing trek to Everest base camp which will change your life, as it said, it is a life-changing journey to the highest mountain in the world.
During the Everest Base Camp Trek, we’ll check into a local trekking lodge or teahouse every day. Teahouses are famous for their hospitality, and you can expect a delicious meal and comfortable accommodations every night. This means that we can travel lighter, without carrying tents and heavy bedding. Teahouses usually have two or three beds in each room, outfitted with warm blankets, pillows, and firm mattresses. And because we’re trekking in the mountains of the Khumbu, each teahouse is guaranteed to have a great view!
Hiking to Kalapathar
The Kalapather (black rock) is one of the best viewpoints in the Khumbu region as it stands at an altitude of 5545 meters above sea level. The views from here are simply outstanding, If you thought yesterday’s views were unbeatable, wait until you reach the high-altitude lookout of Kala Patthar. We’ll rise early this morning to make this two-hour trip from Gorak Shep. The short climb will reward us with what’s probably the best viewpoint in the entire Himalayas-and certainly the best view of Everest itself. We’ll stand back and watch the sunrise over the peaks of Everest, Pumori, Thamserku, Nuptse, and Makalu, transforming their snowcapped summits into molten gold with the first flush of morning light. For lovers of alpine scenery, it really doesn’t get any better than this, savoring the radiant spectacle in all its glory,
Originally published at https://www.alpineramble.com on June 1, 2021.