Everest Base Camp from Nepal side
Normally people are wondering about Everest trek and asked themselves how to go to Everest BC? Everest the tallest mountain in the world. Everest is 8,848m/29,029ft high from the sea level. It is located between Nepal and China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. A British surveyor Mr. George Everest scale in 1856 and found the height 8,848m. of Everest as it is the highest peak in the World. It used to call Peak XVI or peak sixteedn “16” Before it named ‘Everest’. Just a few months before his death on 1 December 1986, The Royal Geographical Society of United Kingdom gave its name by ‘Everest’ in the honor of Sir George Everest in 1865.
We Nepali people called Sagarmatha in the Nepali language. It means the head of the sea. Tibetan, called Qomolangma. Meaning as holy mother. Mr. Edmund Hillary and Mr. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa climbed first time on 29 May 1953. Now till the date of Spring 2019, the climber records already crossed more then its hight 8,881 who ascended this peak.
Everest Region is the most famous especially for adventurous People. Either you may go just with 2 weeks package up to 5364m. Everest Base Camp and 5545m Kalapattar Trekking or if you are real climber you may summit Everest 8,848m in 2 months time. We operate both Trekking around Nepal, Bhutan and mountain Expedition in Nepal and Tibet. People also make question why Everest climbing take so long time. It requires a lot of acclimatization go over 8000m and in Everest Expedition time you need to go gradually up and back to base camp frequently and finally you may reach on top after several attempts. the obstacle to climb also because of crucial weather. The best time as our climbing operation experience says May 15 to the first week of June is the best time to be on the summit. And also you need previous climbing experience too because of the challenges. It takes nearly two months. Getting to Mount Everest, not a real adventure. Either Trekking just up to Base Camp or climb to the summit, This will be a lifetime experience with the splendid view of majestic Himalayan scenery.
The highest mountain in the earth can be touched both sides from Nepal and Tibet. Nepal side basically is known as the Southern face of Everest as well as Tibet side recognized as Northern Face.
As it is internationally known Everest is in Nepal, likewise Southern Face Base Camp is most popular than Northern Face BC either to climb or just to go Base camp as adventure trekking. People also asked, If Mt. Everest is in Tibet and Nepal border why it is said, Everest is in Nepal. The correct answer is “Because Everest Summit lies in Nepal”. And also the first time It was climbed from Nepal side by Nepali Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hilary, And most of the climbers reach to the summit using the same route.
There are more than 1310 (One Thousand Three Hundred Ten) mountain over 6000 meters into the Nepal territory. Among them, 414 mountain is opened for mountaineering. Among the 14 worlds highest peak over 8000m, there are eight in Nepal and three only in the Khumbu (Everest) reason. The Sherpa people of this region are the most famous climber. Whoever will climb the high mountain, they want Sherpas guiding.
During the trekking and Expedition into the Khumbu region, you will visit plenty of Sherpa people settlement in high mountain. There is a lot of yak pasture land also in the Khumbu region. Sherpa people do up and down over 3500m to 5000m in their activities and life. They always live in high region. That is why they are heroic to climb the high mountain and Everest.
Almost every person who loves trekking in the Himalaya, Everest Base Camp Trekking from Nepal side is in number one choice because it is very easy to get Nepal Visa
Nepal Visa Process
Every tourist intending to visit to Nepal must have Nepal visa except Indian Tourist. You do not need to have any complex process to obtain Nepal visa. Tourist can obtain Nepal visa in a short period of time when you arrive Kathmandu’s Tribhuban International airport or road borders at Mahendranagar, Dhangadi, Nepaljunj, Sunauli, Raxaul/Birganj, Kakarvitta, and Tibet/China border at Rasuwagadi immigration office.
Under 10 years old children visa are free. Chinese and South Asian countries nationalities except India also need visa but if you enter once in a calendar year do not need to pay. SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation) countries Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan and Afghanistan will get free visa for 30 days.
You can fill a visa application form through Nepal government official website Online Tourist Visa Application and upload a digital photograph not less than 15 days early in advance. Or you can get tourist visa in very short period at the automatic visa registration machine in Tribhuban International airport, Kathmandu as soon you reach here.
15 days valid visa cost USD 25, 30 days cost USD 40, and 90 days visa cost USD 100. If you are entering to Nepal by airplane foreign currency except USD also acceptable but if you are entering by overland, only can use small bills of US dollars.
If you intending to visit Tibet, Bhutan, India from Nepal and want to exit from Nepal, A Multiple-entry visa is very useful. If you already have single-entry visa and want to get multiple-entry, you can transfer single-entry visa to multiple-entry spending US $ 20 from Central Immigration Office at Kalikasthan in Kathmandu.
If your visa date is expired, you need to pay $ 3 fine per day. It is required to do better deal regarding you visa well at the Central Immigration office of Kathmandu before the visa deadline otherwise the delay process at the airport may miss your flight. It might be wiser if you have 4 pieces of passport size photograph with you even if you are entering to Nepal from Kathmandu airport.
Tourist can extend theirs valid Nepal visa either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara paying USD 30 for 15 days. There after USD 2 will be added per day. The maximum of the extensions days is 150 days with in a visa year. You are required to complete the requirement of the passport at least valid for 6 months before entering to Nepal. These all are official process. If you are intending more information regarding your Nepal Tour/Trek Please submit the inquiry form from our site www.snowpaltreks.com
As you arrived at Lukla Airport your walking start along alpine forests, river side, surrounded by towering mountain. You also will be able to visit Sherpa village. Sherpa village naturally located in high land and used to walk on snow even in daily life. Sherpa the heroic climber of High Mountain including Mt. Everest. This 16 days’ vacation to Nepal and Everest Base Camp Trekking is scenic and colorful trip will be a life time experience. You will be away to mountain from your house but you may be in regular connection with internet. Along the trekking path up to Gorakshep, tourist standard mountain guest houses, lodge, restaurant, satellite internet service facility are available.
Outline Itinerary to go to Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and Final preparation for Trekking
Day 03: Kathmandu- Lukla 2,840m/9,317ft –Phakding (2,640m/8,661ft) 32m flight and 3-4hrs.
Day 04: Phading – Namche Bazaar (3440M/111,286ft) 5-6hrs Trek.
Day: 05 Acclimatize day in Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft) 5-6hrs Trek
Day 07: Tengboche – Dingboche (4,360m/14,304ft) 5-6hrs Trek
Day 08: Acclimatization day in Dingboche.
Day 09: Dingboche – Lobuche (4910m.16,108ft) 5-6hrs Trek.
Day 10: – Lobuche to Gorak shep (5,140m/16,863ft) to EBC (5,364m/17,598ft and back to Gorak Shep 7-8hrs Trek.
Day11: Gorak Shep to Kalapattar (5,550m/18,208ft) then back to Pheriche (4,240m/13,910ft) 6-7hrs Trek.
Day 12: Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft) 5-6hrs Trek
Day 13: Tengboche – Monjo (2,840m/9,317ft) Via Namche Bazar, 6-7hrs Trek
Day 14: Monjo to Lukla (2840m/9,317ft).
Day 15: Lukla – Kathmandu
Day 16: Kathmadu – departure or Extend other activities.
Tibet side Everest Base Camp
To get Everest Base Camp from Tibet side, you can either fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (Gonggar Airport) or drive to Kerung by Jeep. If you fly and fly out it required only 8 days’ time including 2 days Lhasa Sightseeing Tour. Lhasa flight is not connected except Kathmandu or inbound Chinese major cities. You may also do fly in to Lhasa, drive out from Nepal border or drive in to Tibet, fly out from Lhasa (Gonggar Airport). Tibet side Everest Base camp is connected with China road network. So it is easily accessible Tibet side Everest Base camp without any trekking. But it is not allow for individual Tourist to go EBC. You need at least person to obtain group Tibet travel permit and tourist can’t apply for Tibet Permit directly. Travel Agency will apply for your permit at Tibetan Tourism Bureau in Lhasa at least 3 weeks before of your entry date to Tibet. Travel Agency will follow the processing terms of Chinese government. To go Tibet, you also should aware for altitude sickness and have to understand about it. You will be almost above 4000m, firstly just take it easy and drink plenty of water, liquid food like soup and that food which easily may digest. Do not drink alcohol and smoke as possible as you can. Feel it and take care the reaction of your body. It may decrease easily if you could go lower land which is not possible in Tibet. This plateau is not very up and down. So first take care in your food and second prepare some useful medicines. Before entering to Tibet you may take help of your doctor. Suoluomabao ( Chinese said Hongjingtian Capsules), Nifedipine, Nuodikang you may get in Lhasa or Internationally known high altitude medicine “Diamox” may better to keep in your bag. If you feel better after taking medicine, you can continue your tour ahead but if you don’t feel better after taking medicine, please contact your Tour ladder or tour guide as soon.
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Outline Itinerary Tibet Side Everest Base Camp.
Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu 1350m/4,429ft to Lhasa 3650m/11,975ft.
Day 2: Jokhang temple and Lhasa Sightseeing
Day 3: Potala palace and lhasa sightseeing.
Day 4: Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse through Gyantse.
Day 5: Drive from Shigatse to Rongbuk Monastery.
Day 6: Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp Excursion.
Day 7: Drive from Shigatse to Lhasa.
Day 8: Departure from Tibet.