The Everest Base Camp Trek is probably the most popular and iconic trekking destination in the Himalayas. Everest is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas and is the world’s highest mountain at 8,848 meters above sea level located on the international border between China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal Mount Everest is also well known as Sagarmatha in Nepal and as Chomolungma in Tibet.
Everest Base Camp Trek will retrace the footsteps of New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who reached the summit on their epic ascent in 1953. Heading into the Sherpa heartland of Khumbu Valley allows you to gradually acclimatize on your way to Base Camp (BC). The scenery is awe-inspiring, with the Khumbu region boasting 4 of the world’s 6 tallest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Trekking in the Himalayan ranges gives you a first-hand glimpse into the life of world-famous climbers -the Sherpas. Experience life in the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world and explore the WorldHeritage-listed Sagarmatha National Park and its unique variety of Himalayan flora and fauna.