Blog update: Everest base camp trek after earthquake
Everest Base Camp is a term that is used to describe two base camps on opposite sides of Mount Everest!
Usually yaks and porters are used to ship supplies to the south base camp, i.e. Nepal Everest base camp. Instead of hardcore Jiri to Everest base camp, many have now flown into Lukla from Kathmandu to save time. Also, trail from Lukla is well marked and difficulty grade is demanding. According to 2015 stats, forty thousand people each year climb to Mount Everest base camp. The weather is mild and stable during fall and spring. Many people trek in the month of September, November & December and March, April & May. Few goes for winter adventure in the months of December, January & February. Want to go there in the monsoon during June, July and August? Don’t forget to check the best time to trek Mount Everest.
Special thanks to the Himalayan Map House for providing an online version of Everest base camp trek map. This blog contains all the necessary information that you need for independent trekking, i.e. Everest base camp trek without a guide. Choose one out of multiple itinerary and embark your Khumbu Valley journey. Enjoy the read, have a nice trek.
You will need a TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit for Everest Base Camp Trekking. Additional Gaurishankar Conversation Area Project Entry Permit is needed, for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Know more about where are how to issue these permits.
You can easily find different version of Everest Trek. This is a special customized online map by Himalayan Map House for special use on this blog. You can find entire possible trek route and peak climbing route. Please do not copy and reproduce this map.
This blog is under the frequent updates from the trail. Changes in permits rule for both trek and peak climb, condition of trails after the earthquake and other periodic updates are done.
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