What are the Things you Should Know before the Everest Base Camp Trek as well as during the Everest Base Camp Trek

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Are you still wondering which is the best trek of Nepal or the world?

The only answer to this is the Everest Base Camp Trek. Also, do not forget to add the word ‘Classic’ to this trek. Its trekking trail takes you both upward and downward hill scapes. All of this takes place in the Sagarmatha National Park. From Kalapathar, you will see the stunning view of the icefall.

How are you going to book this trek?

Visit our website tmgadventure.com, go to the page of the Everest Base Camp Trek, and click book now. Before that, please check the following questions and answers; so that you don’t have to regret it.

List of International Airlines in Nepal

Europe

  • Turkish Airlines

Southeast Asian

  • Thai Airways
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Thai Lion Air
  • Malindo Air
  • Silk Air
  • Batik Air Malaysia

Gulf

  • Air Arabia
  • Etihad Airways
  • FlyDubai
  • Oman Air
  • Qatar Airways 
  • Salam Air
  • Nepal Airlines

South Asian

  • Druk Air
  • IndiGo
  • Air India
  • Jet Airways
  • Biman Bangladesh
  • Bhutan Airlines (Tashi Air)
  • US-Bangla Airlines
  • Regent Airways

China/Korea

  • Air China
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Tibet Air
  • Cathay Dragon 
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Korean Air

Do you know that it is so easy to get the Nepalese Visa?

You can get a visa at the airport in Nepal. You have to have 2 passport-sized photos, and you should pay the following amount.

  • 15 Days – 30 USD
  • 30 Days – 50 USD
  • 90 Days – 125 USD

Does the child under 10 have to pay the visa fee? Except you are from the US, other nationalities do not have to. If you are from other countries, what are the criteria? If you want to dive deep, then please visit this website http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa

Let us begin more, but with this interesting question: Which is the best month for the Everest Base Camp Trek?

September. October and November are the best months because September marks the end of the monsoon season. But they do have cold nights and cold days. Is there any other month I can trek in Nepal? Yes, December is also one of the best months, but it is the coldest month in Nepal. Are there other months – there are February, March, April, and May, and they are fine for trekking too.

In addition to this, you should also have a pre-information on Flight cancellation in Lukla or Kathmandu

Lukla airport lies on the top of the hill, but it is surrounded by the valleys. Such a location is affected by high winds sometimes. It is also prone to be surrounded by dense fog. How can you land in such weather? Along with you, there will be 15 passengers on a plane. When you are thinking of doing the Everest Base Camp Trek, you should always have extra days in your holiday schedule. An extra day of 2 to 4 is enough.

Apart from this, are there any problems? Yes there is, it is called the Altitude Mountain Sickness during the Everest Base Camp Trek

As you reach a higher altitude, the level of the oxygen decreases. This is called the altitude mountain sickness, and its symptoms are the breathing will become more rapid, headaches, weakness, dizzy, nausea, loss of appetite, and breathing problems. You may any of these between 2600 m and 5550 m, in other words, you will be in a high altitude as well as in the highest altitude.

What is the solution to this emergency?

Helicopter Evacuation. To know the price of this, please do so by sending an email to [email protected] At least, you need to have USD 2000 in your pocket. If you use this, you can claim to the insurance company later in your country. Insurance coverage of 6000 m is a must.

What should you pack for the Everest Base camp Trek?

Clothing

  • Base Layers
  • Isulation Layer
  • Outer Layer
  • Trekking Trouser and Shorts
  • Trekking Shirts
  • Water Proof Jacket and Trousers
  • Underwear

Headwear

  • Hat
  • Beanie
  • Neck Gaiter

Gloves

  • Inner Gloves
  • Outer Insulated Gloves

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Hiking Socks
  • Warm Thermal Socks
  • Gaiters

Bags

  • Duffel Bag
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping Bag

Others

  • Trekking Poles
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlight
  • Lock
  • Water Bottle

Who will buy me the Lukla air ticket?

As soon as you book the Everest Base Camp Trek from us, we will book your air ticket then and there. During the 25 min flight, you will see the snow-covered mountains, hills, and valleys. You will have a flight to remember. You will have free baggage of 10kg and a handbag of 5 kg.

Accommodation during the Everest Base Camp Trek

You will be sleeping on a wooden bed. You will also have a mattress, pillow, and blanket. You will have warm water for washing. Some lodges have western-style toilets, and some do not.

Food during the Everest Base Camp Trek

Breakfast Menu

  • Tibetan Bread
  • Pancake with jam or honey
  • Apple pancake
  • Cinnamon pancake
  • Chocolate pancake
  • Lemon pancake
  • Egg pancake
  • Plain chapati
  • Chapati with honey,
  • Chapati with peanut butter
  • Egg chapati
  • Chapati with baked beans
  • Boiled eggs
  • Poached eggs
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Plain omelets
  • Vegetarian omelets
  • Cheese omelets
  • Tsampa porridge
  • Apple porridge
  • Oat porridge
  • Honey porridge
  • Porridge with cinnamon and resins
  • Rice pudding
  • Chocolate pudding
  • Cornflakes with hot milk

 Lunch and Breakfast Menu

  •  Veg dal bhaat
  • Non-Veg dal bhaat
  • Rice with chicken curry
  • Rice with veg curry
  • Veg fried rice
  • Egg fried rice
  • Cheese fried rice
  • Fish fried rice
  • Mixed fried rice
  • Veg Thukpa
  • Egg Thukpa
  • Chicken Thukpa
  • Buff Thukpa
  • Mixed Thukpa
  • Veg fried noodles
  • Egg fried noodles
  • Chicken fried noodles
  • Buff fried noodles
  • Mixed fried noodles
  • Veg momo
  • Buff momo
  • Chicken momo
  • Cheese momo
  • Potato momo
  • Veg fried momo
  • Buff fried momo
  • Potato fried momo
  • Chicken fried momo
  • Vegetable fried pasta
  • Cheese fried pasta
  • Plain macaroni
  • Macaroni with cheese, vegetables, and egg
  • Mix macaroni
  • Chicken pizza
  • Mushroom pizza
  • Mixed pizza
  • Grilled cheese tomato sandwich
  • Grilled tomato egg sandwich
  • Grilled tuna and tomato sandwich
  • Spaghetti with tomato sauce
  • Spaghetti with vegetables and tomato sauce
  • Spaghetti cheese and tomato sauce
  • Spaghetti with tuna, cheese, and tomato sauce

Water during the Everest Base Camp Trek

Always carry a water bottle. You can fill it with boiled water in a lodge. 

The “General itinerary” of the Everest Base Camp Trek is given below; this is a “Standard itinerary” as well. You can customize this itinerary.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and preparation for the trek (Breakfast included)

Day 03: Flight Kathmandu – Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2610m), 5 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3450m), 6 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 05: Acclimatization day Namche Bazar (3450m). Optional hike to Khumjung and Khunde village, 4 – 5 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche (3860m), 6 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 07: Tengboche – Dingboche (4,400m), 6 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 08: Acclimatisation day at Dingboche (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 09: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,900m) 6 – 7 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 10: Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5140m). Afternoon visit to Everest Base Camp (5364m), 8 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 11: Gorak shep – early morning climb Kala Patthar (5550m) – Pheriche (4240m), 8 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 12: Pheriche – Tengboche (3860m), 5 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 13: Tengboche – Monjo (2835m) 7 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 14: Monjo – Lukla (2840m) 6 – 7 hours (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the best place)

Day 15: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 16: Final Departure (Breakfast included)

Acclimatization during the Everest Base Camp Trek

At Namche, you will acclimatize because you will be ascending to a higher altitude. As you go higher and higher, the level of the oxygen decreases and so does the pressure. When you acclimatize, your body adapts to these things.

 

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