FAQ Everest Base Camp Trek

  • 2021-04-17
  • by Amrit Chhetri

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The Everest Base Camp Trek FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section gives the trekkers/hikers detail information about Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. We have designed this Everest Base Camp Trek FAQ Blog to answer all kinds of question about the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Let’s start the Frequently Asked Question and answer about Everest Base Camp Trek:

How difficult is the Everest Base Camp Trek?

Trekking in mountain is difficult definitely rather than city tour. While trekking to Everest Base Camp, trekkers hike 9 days walking in mountain and per day 15 KM-20 KM. Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate level trekking in Nepal. With proper training and experienced guide, it would be safest, comfortable and joyful your Everest Base Camp Trek. We suggest to all trekkers to book Everest Base Camp Trek through local experienced trekking company because they know exact situation of the Himalaya.
We suggest drink plenty of water while you are doing trekking in Himalaya like Everest Base Camp Trek.

How many hours a day do you walk/hike in Everest Base Camp Trek?

In Everest Base Camp Trek, trekkers /hikers have to hike /trek 4-6 hours per day 10 KM- 20 KM per day.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Route

Day01: Arrival.

Day02: Kathmandu to Lukla flight. Trek to Phakding.

Day03: Trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day04: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.

Day05: Trek to Tengboche .

Day06: Trek to Dingboche.

Day07: Acclimatization day in Dingboche.

Day08: Trek to Lobuche.

Day09: Hike to Everest Base Camp and trek back to Gorak Shep.

Day10: Early hike Kala Pattar for sunrise views of Everest to Gorak Shep to Pheriche.

Day12: Trek to Monjo village.

Day13: Trek to Lukla.

Day14: Fly to Kathmandu.

Day15: Departure.

Is Everest Base Camp Trek very steep/plain?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is not all parts of steeply and plain.

What type of Shoes/boots needs Everest Base Camp Trek?

Before buying trekking boots for Trekking in Nepal , we have some suggestion .
Read some more review about trekking boots/shoes.
Types of boots (we are recommending to the models of the boots such as low Cut Boot, Mid cut Boot and Backpacking Boots or Full Boots)
Fit and sizing.

Best Hiking Boots for Trekking in Nepal

  • La Sportiva Trango
  • Salomon Quest 4D
  • Zamberlan 996 Vioz GTX
  • Scarpa Kailash Trek GTX
  • Lowa Renegade GTX Mid
  • Salewa MTN Trainer Mid GTX
  • Keen Targhee II
  • Merrell Moab 2 Mid

Do we need any special training for Everest Base Camp Trek?

Training for Everest Base Camp Trek depended on your physical condition. For doing trekking in Everest Base Camp, trekkers did not need any specialized training because it’s not expedition so it’s only hiking to till Everest Base Camp. For more information about Training Tips Everest Base Camp Trek , please check this page also: https://www.himalayanasiatreks.com/blog/training-tips-for-everest-base-camp-trek

Is it necessary to acclimatized in different places in Everest Base Camp Trek?

Acclimatization is to adjust your body with your high altitudes and such as lower levels of oxygen and decreasing air pressure. To avoid High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACE), High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema (HAPE) related high altitude problem, trekkers need to do acclimatized in different places in Everest Base Camp Trek like Namche Bazar & Dinbonche.

What happens in case of an emergency in Everest Base Camp Trek?

As a Trekking Planner in Nepal, we always suggest to book Everest Base Camp Trek with local trekking company in Nepal. Nepal Trekking Company provides local guides and porters. Check here for Emeregency in Everest Base Camp Trek

What is the accommodation in Everest Base Trek?

The Accommodation in Everest Base Camp Trek is generally Tea house/lodge. Teahouse or lodge trek is popular trekking in Nepal. Staying in lodge or teahouse make you feel the local experience also. Most of tea houses on the lower altitude offer fully equipped rooms with electricity, western toilet facility, wi-fi and hot shower. Some tea houses are especially at the higher altitude offer very basic kind of services. There are some luxurious hotels in Everest Base Camp Trek but the cost is quite expensive compare with lodge/teahouses.

In most teahouses, there is single room where you found twin beds. Some rooms are attached and some room is nonattached with bathroom/toilet.

What is the food like on the Everest Base Camp Trek?

Trekking means walking in the mountain and Himalaya so its remote area .

Where can I have a shower in Everest Base Camp Trek?

Generally, trekkers have to pay for hot shower $1-$3 in Everest Base Camp Trek.

Where can I charge my phone and Camera in Everest Base Camp Trek?

Charging phone and Camera also trekkers have to pay $2-$3 per hour.

Where is Wi-Fi available?

Most of places, hikers get facility of wifi free & paid. If you buy sim card in Nepal, you can get data pack and use wifi in Everest Base Camp Trek.

When is the best time to trek to Everest Base Camp?

The best time to do trek in Nepal is Feb- May and Sep to Nov. 

February – May

The spring months are presumably the most mainstream in the locale all in all. You may be trapped in an intermittent snow showers in the event that you get the finish of the colder time of year season, yet the climate ought to be generally steady and dry – ideal for traveling and high height climbing.

The ideal climate includes some significant downfalls as the courses during this time will be at their busiest. Most Everest highest points happen during these months so you will probably run over numerous climbers, summiteers and their help teams!

The area is additionally the most energetic during this season, with a considerable lot of the courses flanked by blooming rhododendrons.

September – November

Sunny mornings are normal for this mainstream journeying period. Albeit colder days (and colder evenings) are not out of the ordinary, this is a little cost to pay for the brilliant vistas and ideal perspectives on the districts tops. The odd blizzard has been known to hit the area during this time so make certain to pack effectively!

A special reward of traveling during this time is the alternative to pick some other, less notable courses in the space that actually offer stunning perspectives however without the buzzing about of the more mainstream courses. The Gokyo Lakes Trek to the Everest Base Camp is an ideal model.

December – January

The area during this period can best be portrayed as being freezing yet ready to be traveled. The days will be more limited and there is significantly more snow, along these lines courses that include crossing huge passes like the three passes journey are normally shut.

The climate will be genuinely steady and dry, which means it is totally conceivable to travel the exemplary roite to Everest Base Camp in these months.

Expect temperatures as cold as - 30°C around evening time higher up the course so make certain to bring the right stuff.

In the event that the virus doesn't trouble you and you need to keep away from the groups, journeying as of now might be perfect for you. Why not consider a Christmas Everest Base Camp Trek as a bubbly option in contrast to the more common Christmas exercises?

June – August

The rainstorm season is going all out during this season as the warm, dampness loaded water from the Indian Ocean causes quick storms. The courses will in general be vacant with just high-elevation stalwarts overcoming the downpours.

Elusive path leeches and the absence of mountain sees is by all accounts adequate in off-putting most adventurers from visiting.

There are a couple of territories, called downpour shadows that give great traveling conditions in any event, during the storm months. The Annapurna Circuit is a genuine illustration of one of these downpour secured regions.

Do I get to stay overnight at Everest Base Camp Trek?

In Everest Base Camp Trek, hikers/trekkers do not allow to stay overnight in Everest Base Camp. While trekkers are doing Everest Base Camp Trek, trekkers reach Everest Base Camp and take some snap for memories and back to Gorakhshep.

What is the average size of the group in Everest Base Camp Trek?

Generally, Everest Base Camp Trek group size is minimum 01 person and maximum 16 person in one group.

What will be refund policy in Everest Base Camp Trek?

Himalayan Asia Treks offers deposit policy which allows you the flexibility to transfer your deposit to anyone or any other trip. If you wish to cancel your booked trekking packages (Everest Base Camp Trek), certain cancelation charges apply. Please visit our booking terms and conditions for detailed information.

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