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All About Everest Base Camp: Location, Region & Season to Trek

March 21, 2021

Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world is also a favorite among the trekking enthusiasts, for them trekking to The Everest Base Camp is a must to do trekking expedition and a life time experience. The Base Camp is on the south face of Mt. Everest and comes in the Nepal region.

In this article, we will try to cover all key elements such as the location, experience, tips & tricks to reach Everest Base Camp.

Let's Understand the region, location, season and how it can be reached.

The Base Camp is at the south face of Mt. Everest that comes in the Sagarmatha Region of Nepal. A village called Lukla serves as the gateway to the high peak wonders of the world. One can reach Lukla by air from Kathmandu as it has good number of daily flights. It is well connected to all the nearby cities and towns. Two daily trains to Lukla visit Chitwan and then to Khopra. The early train gets delayed in service once in every other month due to unfavourable weather.

Eric Tardif saysThe Sagarmatha Region of Nepal is a place away from general pollution and stress. The location, weather and climatic conditions are favorable for trekking in Nepal. Due to its altitude, the flora and fauna are more developed. It has several exotic species of plants and animals that are not found elsewhere. These include the snow leopard, the blue sheep, water buffalo and elephant. The region is also cavernous and spanned by many river systems. These waterways are perfect for understanding the Nepali culture. A tour to the Sagarmatha Region of Nepal provides a fascinating glimpse of Nepal'strekking culture.

The Simikot is the premier trekking route that runs from Muktinath to the Annapurna base camp. It comes as no surprise that the mosthumorous place in the world,Mount Everestgets its name from the Simikot. The word Simikt in Gurmukhi means Tower of Victory. Gurmukhi is a village that happens to be located right at the base of a boiling hot ball of earth just past the Annapurna base camp.

The word Annapurna, actually means Palace of heaven in Nepal. The place is heavenly, it has beautiful jade carvings and paintings as well as wonderful frescos. The scenic beauty is simply stunning. The popular trekking routes to Annapurna include the seven pilgrim trails that wind through the dense forests, hysterotelike mountains and deep valleys.


The native population of Nepal is culturally very traditional. They strongly believe in family planning. Family members helping each other in building the house, food farming and animal husbandry are a Mellows culture. Of course, having a big family does not necessarily mean you have a lot of children. However, as the family members ages, it is generally believed that they all have below average intelligence.

Despite being generally acknowledge as the oldest currently built, the exquisite of the Taj Mahal undoubtedly hold it's special appeal for modern-day travelers. The list of dependent relatives of the Taj Mahal include, but are not limited to, a camel,19; yak, yak milk,20; wild boar, dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, domesticated animals, monkeys and domestic animals. Thus, the Taj Mahal is closely related to the bio diversity of it's biological species. Paradoxically, the scientific rigor of the 19th century may be the reason why the Taj Mahal cannot be described as a monument mainly dedicated to history.

Currently, there are numerous attractions that make it possible for the visitors to explore the deep roots of the local population. The region of Baloo is a monsoon zone whereas the areas of Everest, K2 and Dartmoor are all in the summer. In the north of Nepal, the Tripa leash walkway hinges on beautiful cascading waterfalls. The Melok region is populated by Hindus whereas the Kailash mountain group is majority Buddhist. The natural wonder of Hayabusa, East Panna and Naya Devi are three beautiful pillow shapes. The most prominent hill station of this region is Manaslu with nearby grassy plains. The entire region is full of temples and the home of the Dasyu monastery. This monastery is famous for its green Tea House, Dhamsana temple and the Pashupatinath temple. The region is famous for its alpine meadows, exotic springs and many mountain villages. Tourists are often tempted to stay for the nights in the sojourns of this valley.

As you go further and then further down the valley, it comes to Kyanjin Gompa and Dzongri.