Getting to an elevation of 5357m, Everest Base Camp Trek is an achievement. After a day exploration of the treasure troves in Kathmandu the Everest Base Camp Trek begins with the electrifying flight to the airport in Lukla, which hangs on the edge of the cliff at 2900m. While penetrating through the floral and faunal biodiversity of Sagaramatha National Park, the trial winds through the magnificent forests of rhododendron, magnolia and firs. The gateways to scattered highland hamlets are adorned with Buddhist prayers engraved mani walls and fluttering prayer flags.
The stunning landscapes and the breathtaking views of Himalayan giants including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Ama Dablam among others are frequent rewards throughout the Everest Base Camp trek. Visit to sacred Himalayan Monasteries including the one at Tengboche and encounter with the culture of native Sherpa families are astounding cultural highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek. Getting closer to colossal Everest, Kalapattar 5545m is a breather offering the best view Everest and the fantastic glacial walk to the Everest Base Camp which lies at the foot of the Khumbu Icefall make the trek absolutely worthwhile