Everest Base Camp Trek(5364m)
Experience astounding mountains views, glimps of the life of the world famous mountains clumbers/Himalayan leopard (the Sherpa) Sagarmatha National park highest park and world heritage site. This place is famously known as the highest altitude Buddhist monasteries and oldest route which was established by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953.
Lukla is the town in the khumbu area of Solukhumbu district in the Sagarmatha Zone eastern Nepal with an altitude of 2,860m (9383ft).This is popular place for visitors to the Himalayas near Mount Everest. Lukla means place with many goat and Sheep. There is a small airport at lukla which is also known as "Tenzing –Hillary Airport". A program titled most extreme airport, broadcast on the History Chanel in 32010, rated the airport as the most dangerous airport in the world for over 20 yrs. In January 2008, the airport was renamed in the honour of Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary ,to mark the effort in construction of this airport who climbed the summit of mount everest . Lukla is first place to step and start trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp.
Phakding is a small village in Khumbu region of Nepal. It lies in the Dudh koshi river valley just north of lukla and South of Monjo at altitude of 2610m. It takes 3-4 hours of a hike to reach from lukla . Phakding and Lukla is often the main stopping point for trekkers on their way to Everest via the Gokyo via route or Tengboche route. We can find consist of a number of guest houses.
Namchee is a village development committee in Solukhumbu region of Sagarmatha zone of north-eastern Nepal located within the Khumbu area at3340meters (286ft). Most of the Sherpa who are in the tourism business are specially from this village. Namchee is the main trading center and hubs for the Khumbu region with many Nepalese Officies,Police,Check post and Bank. This is the most expensive area in Nepal .The price in this area is at least thrice as expensive as the capital city, Kathmandu. According to the 2001 Nepal census, the population of this village was 1647 people residing in 397individuals houses but looking at present situation it might be thrice of the 2010 Nepal census.
Tyangboche is another village in khumbu region which is land of Sherpa community and lies in Northern East of Nepal at the altitude of 3867meters from sea level. It is 4hrs walk far from Namchee Bazar. This village is especially known for the Buddhist Monastery and Tenjboche Monastry which are largest Gompa in Everest region. The structure of this gompa was built in 1923 and in 1934 it was destroyed by the earthquake with the magnitude of 8 rectors on 15th of January 1934. This Gompa was again reconstructed with the help of volunteers and foreign aid and in 1989 again it was destroyed by fire .Lama Sangwa Dorje is referred as the founder of the oldest Monastery in Kumba at Pangboche as well as many other hermitage .Even though Lama Sangwa is referred as founder but the actual establishment of the monastery happened only during Ngawang Tenzin Norbus time who is considered to be the fifth incarnation of Lama Sangwa Dorje.
The panoramic and magnificent view of Himalayan Mountain including Tawache 6501m, Everest 8848m, Nuptse7861m,Lhotse8516m, AmaDablam6856m,Thamserku6608m and many more. While you are trekking on the way you can see many animals like rare Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, colorful bird Danphe which is national bird of Nepal, Snow leopard, Yak and Mule which is means of transportation in this Himalayan region, Himalayan Black bear, mountain fix etc and the forest is filled with brich , Juniper, pine, Firs, Bamboo and Rhododendron which is regarded as national flower of Nepal. Not only the panoramic views can be glimps from this region also we can see the valley like Somare, Pangboche, Khumjung, Mungla Dada etc which represent their own beauty of Nature.
After climbing/ hiking for 4 days from Lukla, Namchee Bazaar, Phakding, Tengboche, Dingboche is the better alternative place then Pherichee village. There is no road that leads to Dingboche, only trails and with exception of some agricultural produced around the village. Yak and mules are the means of Transportation to carry most of what is consumed locally. Dingboche is a popular stop for the trekkers and climbers heading to Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. Parties will typically spend atleast a night here for acclimatization purpose. Helicopter landing pad is located just west of the Imja River near moonlight hotel. This is the home to an internet café (using satellite technology) and one of the world's highest billiard parlors. Dingbiche has a cool and rainy summers and dru and cold winter, affected mainly by monsoon in the summer. To those who will do trekking in the spring season ( March and April) and autumn(October and November)are the best time because the visibility of the magnificent mountains is ideal and temperature is not too cold.
Lobuche is a small settlement near world's highest mountain Everest in the Khumbu region of Nepal and regarded as one of the last overnight stops with lodging on the "Trail to Base camp". Its altitude is about 4940 meters (16210ft) situated about 150km (93mi) east of Nepals capital Kathmandu city and lies near the foot of the Khumbu Glacier aprox. (8.5km) SouthWest of Everest base camp. It shares its name with several Peaks in the area. Lobuche far east, lobuche east and lobuche west . In April this place remain particularly busy as this is the peak season for the tourist so hundreds of porters and guide will be occupying this place with tourist heading towards EBC, Gorak Shep. The lodging accommodation at labuche is notoriously primitive consisting mostly of stone huts with shared bunk dormitories. At the present there have been some additions of more modern facilities and amenities including seven lodges providing 200 twin-bed rooms, Where some lodges provide internet and oxygen service. The Structure of Everest is such that its actual summit is not visible from the base camp.
Gorak shep is inside Sagarmatha National Park which is the homeland of Sherpa people who are famously known for their skills as guides and mountaineers. It is the final stop on the most common trek to Everest Base Camp from Lukla following what the Dalai Lama dubbed "The steps to Heaven". The routes take trekkers from Labuche to Namchee Bazaar, Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and on the Gorakshep. Also Gorakshep provides the best Launching pad for an ascent of Kalapatthar, which looks llike a giant dune looming over the lakebed. Gorakshep is a frozen lakebed cover with sand in Nepal. The name of the small settlement that sits at its edge at 5164m (16942ft) elevation near Mount Everest. The village is not inhabited year round. Climbing starts in the early morning when the visibility is usually better. It takes four hours to summit and come back.
Kalapatthar means "Black rock" in Nepali and Hindi is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas. The ascent of Kala Patthar is very popular with trekkers in the region of Everest, since it provides the most accessible point to view Mt. Everest from base camp to Peak. The views of Everest, Nuptse, Nup II, and Changtse are spectacular from Kala Patthar and there are glimps of the northern flank and Summit of Lhotse. The world's highest webcam, Mount Everest webcam is located here.