Everest Base Camp Trek is the most rewarding and fascinating destination in the foothills of the world’s highest mountains. The entire trek offers diverse natural beauties, rich Sherpa culture, adventure, and Tibetian Buddhism along with marvelous views of snow-capped mountains is the paradise for all the adventure seekers around the globe. Everest Base Camp trek is the priority of all the travel enthusiasts, which is already recommended by renowned travel guides and journals like a lonely planet, national geography, discovery, and many more popular travel guides. Everest Region is not only the home of the high mountains, but it is also a paradise for the natural beauties, warm sherpa hospitality, filled with monasteries, stupas and you will get a chance to encounter the exotic flora and fauna inside Sagarmatha National Park. The entire environment is ready to welcome you and this region is an inspiration that fills your heart with happiness and satisfaction at the same time.
This fantastic journey starts with the 30min scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Luka Airport, the world’s most extreme airport, and hiking started through the sherpa towns, trails filled with pine forest, thrilling suspension bridges, and a vibrant environment of exotic flora and fauna. As you hike across a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a stunning Sagarmatha National Park, you’ll reach the Sherpa capital Namche Bazaar and stay there for an additional night to acclimatize and explore the town. We will organize awareness campaigns near Namche to the hikers, local people, and students about the cleanliness of the mountain environment. The main motto of this campaign would be “ take only memories and leave only footprints”.Ascending towards Tengboche, Dingboche, and gaining more and more altitude makes you a little tired but the breathtaking view of giant mountains, spectacular landscape gives you sufficient joy and satisfaction, which is enough to recover your tiredness. You will get a chance to pray for the departed sherpa and climbers in different Everest expeditions in Thukla Pass. Labuche and Gorakshep are the villages that lie above 5,000m where you can feel the pain of high altitude, all the tiredness, and the worst part of your trekking. Once you reach the base of the world's highest point and Kalapatthar summit, you can experience a 360-degree panoramic view of astonishing mountains and the Khumbu glaciers.
This will fill your heart with happiness, and it's the winning moment for all the trekkers. Lhotse, Pumori, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Malaku, mighty Everest including 100s of other beautiful mountains can be explored from the summit of the Kalapatthar. A stair of spirituality, which Tengboche monastery can add to your excursion. The reflection of Tibetian Buddhism and tradition can be observed in stone walls, small stupas, prayer flags on your trekking trail.
Highlights of Footprint Special Everest Base Camp Trek
Sherpa Culture and Tibetian Buddhism
Trekkers will get a fascinating insight into unique sherpa traditions, cultures, and lifestyles. Everest region is the home of the Sherpa people and their practices, tradition, and uniqueness are simply the best things to explore on this trip. Prayers flags, stone walls, monasteries, chortens, mani walls, and small stupas are the correspondence of living Tibetian Buddhism. You will encounter the oldest and most popular Buddhist monastery in Tengboche and getting a blessing from the Lama Rinpoche adds more spiritual energy to your trip.
Scenic View of World’s Highest Mountains
Everest Region is the home of the mountains, where you will find more than 300+ peaks above 6,000m altitude. There are four mountains above 8,000m including the world’s highest mountain - Mt. Everest along with Lhotse, Makalu and Cho-Oyu can be easily experienced in the Everest region. Besides this, Ama Dabla is considered the most iconic mountain in the world, which is the major attraction of this trek. Thamserku, Kongde, Pumori, Nuptse, and numerous mountains provide additional beauty in your picture.
Footprint Campaigns in Mountains
We won’t do only trekking but we will inspire and aware people of the impact of climate change and our responsibility towards it. We will organize a cleaning campaign in Namche and Dingboche along with UNESCO world heritage site sanitation in Kathmandu city. This campaign with Everest Base Camp trek is worth doing in your lifetime.
MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
- UNESCO World Heritage Site exploration such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square.
- Scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Luka
- Hiking through the alpine forest of Sagarmatha National Park and exploring the life of rare flora and fauna.
- Acclimatization in the famous sherpa capital - Namche Bazaar.
- Organize cleaning campaigns in Namche Bazaar and spread awareness.
- Getting a blessing from Lama Rimpoche in Tengboche monastery.
- Trek to the world’s most famous base camp and explore the Khumbu region from a close distance.
- Hike to the world’s most renowned viewpoint, Kalapatthar viewpoint, and explore the 360-degree panoramic views of mountains.
- Breathtaking views of mountains, hills, and magical landscapes.
- Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people.
- Cultural and farewell dinner in Kathmandu.