The Everest View Trek is relatively short and less challenging for people who are not so much enthusiastic about taking the wild road to exploration.
However, the trail has a unique appeal of its own because of the spectacular view that one gets to enjoy of the mighty Mt. Everest and other mountains. There are other tourist attractions that the Everest View Trek boasts of are – the local flora and fauna, the historic monasteries and the wonderful environment. Travelers can also get to explore the culture and tradition of the local Sherpa community that dwell in the region. It is not necessary that you require any kind of physical fitness for this adventure and therefore, is suitable for both old people and children and even for those who are on a short holiday trip.
The journey along the Everest View Trek takes a traveller right up to the Everest and the spiritual Kathmandu Valley.
The Journey to the Everest View
Travellers will be beginning their journey from the Lukla that lies at an altitude of 9278 feet. Lukla is also one of the busiest mountain airstrips of Nepal and serves as the gateway to the Everest region. Your journey to the Everest Mountain will continue the lush vegetation of the Sagarmatha National Park, surrounded with an abundance of pine trees, rhododendron flowers and wildlife.
You will be taken through several Sherpa villages namely – Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Khunde village, Khumjung village, Phorte village and several other villages. Every village that you pass will offer you spectacular view of the mountains from different angles. If you are a keen photographer, do not miss out the chance to carry along with you some snap shots. A day of rest in Namche is important in order to be acclimatized to the higher altitudes.
Everest View Trek has connected other many trekking routes called Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek and other many more.
Regarding other treks in Nepal, there are other many different trekking regions which are very popular like as Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Panch Pokhara Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Helambu village trek and Gosaikunda Trek.
Kathmandu, Lumbini and Chitwan Hoidays Tour provide visitors historical, cultural, traditional and life style of Nepali People with flora and fauna of Nepal. These destinations are counted for world heritage sites, Buddhist pilgrimage sites, Hindu pilgrimage sites and good thrill of wildlife safari. Kathmandu, Lumbini and Chitwan National Park are culturally and naturally best places of Nepal. In this holiday packages clients will visit Kathmandu, Lumbini and Chitwan National Park.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and also it is known as historical city. Kathmandu Durbar squares, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Monastery, Boudhanath Stup, Bhaktapur city and other many manuments and shrines are main attraction of Kathmandu Valley. Patan Durbar Square area is known as fine arts of Nepal. Krishna Temple and some historical museum are famous in Patan.
Lumbini is another touristic place of Nepal which is known the birth place of Lord Buddha and archeological sites too. It has also many places to visit for visitors. Maya Devi Temple, Ashokan Pillar, Kapilbastu, Nigli Hawa, Khudan Bari, Dev Daha, multinational Monasteries are the main attraction of Lumbini.
Chitwan is the more popular destination for holiday and vacations for visitors to enjoy with wildlife safari. Particularly, Chitwan is best place for wildlife safari in south Asian country. For the jungle activities normally one can do Elephant back safari, Tharu village tour, Jeep safari, Bird watching, Tharu traditional Dance, Canoe Trip, Biking tour, horse riding, camel riding, nature walking, these are the jungle activities in the National Park.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Meeting upon arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to hotel. Refreshment drink and briefing about the tour. Evening welcome dinner at typical Nepali restaurant. Overnight at Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu (city tour)
Full day sightseeing at Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
Afater breakfast, drive to Lumbini.
Day 04: Lumbini Tour
Morning visit to Maya Devi Temple and Monasteries around Lumbini. Afternoon visit to Kapilbastu, Niglihawa, Khudan Bari and Tharu cultural museum.
Day 05: Lumbini to Chitwan
Day 06: Chitwan Jungle Activities.
After breakfast drive to Chitwan and after being short brief about the jungle activities, provide lunch. Then begins activities after 1430 pm to 1700 pm.
Day 07: Chitwan to Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu by flight or overland. Free time on your own. Farewell dinner in the evening at same restaurant.
Day 08: Departure from Kathmandu
Transfer to the international airport. Departure on your own destination.
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Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal. It is famous for its high mountain peaks Mount Everest, Lhotse, Gokyo Ri and beautiful hills. The Everest Base Camp Trek of Nepal is extremely popular among the trekkers. This trek gives the most exotic views of Mount Everest. It also allows […]
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal. It is famous for its high mountain peaks Mount Everest, Lhotse, Gokyo Ri and beautiful hills. The Everest Base Camp Trek of Nepal is extremely popular among the trekkers. This trek gives the most exotic views of Mount Everest. It also allows you to experience the friendly culture of Khumbu Valley when you visit the Sherpa villages, the Sherpa people, and also the Buddhist monasteries. In the year 2013 over 35,000 people had trekked to this region.
The amalgamation of the breathtaking beauty, amazing culture, warmth of the hospitality of the Nepalese people, along with a personal sense of achievement makes the trek to the Everest Base Camp an unforgettable one.
The Most Appropriate Time to Make the Trek
The most suitable time to make the trek to the Everest Base Camp is from March to May or from September to December. The temperature becomes hot during the month of May, just prior to the monsoon season. This means that you have to be prepared for rain. In the month of December the temperature falls below zero. However, the days are beautiful and there are fewer trekkers during this time.
In this trek you will find yourself lost in the mountain terrain that alters from lush farmlands, dense forests, to clear blue rivers. After finishing off the trek you might feel exhausted, but you also feel an immense sense of pride.
Things you Need for the Trek
When you undertake this trek, make it a point to pack pretty lightly. Make sure that you do not carry more than fifteen kilograms of weight. You also need to consider the load of the porter accompanying you. Include a fleece jacket, thermal underwear, and also a down jacket. This is because Himalaya turns cold above 3000 meter height, during any time of the year. Take a pair of long pants, another light fleece and warm jumper.
Footwear should comprise of trekking socks, broken-in boots, and sneakers or sandals to wear in the evening. Make sure you take raincoat, woolen hat, gloves, polarized sunglasses, and also sunhat. Carry a sleeping bag if necessary. When you have a thermal liner it becomes more comfortable.
You should ensure that you are opting for travel size toiletries. Make room for some good sunscreen, tissues, lip balm, and travel towel. Baby wipes are helpful during those days when you are unable to shower. Pack first aid kit and make sure that it has medicines of diarrhea, sinus and chest infection, antibiotics, and some adhesive bandages for applying on blisters.
Things to Keep in Mind
There are certain things that you need to keep in mind when you are trekking to the Everest Base Camp. Use water purification tablets for drinking water. It is much safer than buying bottled water for drinking from the lodges and the hotels.
The altitude can have an effect on anybody and make them sick. Watch out for the signs of altitude sickness which includes symptoms like dizziness, sleeplessness, breathlessness, loss of appetite and headache. Keep some medicines for this. Food becomes scanty with the increase in height, so take ample snacks along with you. Also carry enough cash, for it might come handy at any time. Last but not the least; you should stay positive during your trek.