The Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most popular trekking packages in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year. This two weeks treks to Everest base camp takes you to the land of Sherpas with following the footsteps of Tenzing Hillary, Tilman and other pioneers of the Himalayas. The Everest Trekking has been calling out to trekkers and climbers since its first expeditions to the Nepalese side of Everest in the 1953 after that the trails that climb through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain still offer some of the most challenging trekking in Nepal.
The trekking to Everest base camp has been extensively developed for trekking with well maintained trails and plenty of guest houses. Solukhumbu is homeland for the Sherpa people who gain the good reputation for their skills for trekking and climbing to the mountains. The Buddhist monuments of the Sherpas-Stupas Chortens and the Gompas (monasteries) mirror the towering landscape all around and the Sagarmath Nationalal parks is rich with flora and fauna, rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda.
A hair-raising flight lands you at the airstrip of Lukla from where you begin this classic trek to Everest. The trek leads through the famous Sherpa Village of Namche Bazaar along the Khumbu Valley ultimately taking you to the Everest Base Camp, at the foot of famous Khumbu Icefall. T ...