The most popular trekking trail in Nepal, the Everest Base Camp Trek offers a unique and an unforgettable experience. It lies between the ranges of the highest mountain in the world. The story of its fame dates back to 1953 when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made a successful expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest.
Everest Base Camp is famous for its spectacular view of landscapes, glacial lakes, and foothills. A remarkable feature of this trek is the hospitality of the inhabitants- the Sherpa people. You also get to experience and learn about their beautiful settlements, culture, traditions, festivals, dances, and monasteries.
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most rewarding adventure trips in the Khumbu Himalayan Range. It is because it provides views of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7855 m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changtse (7550m), Mt. Lingtren (6679 m), Mt. Amadablam (6856 m), Mt. Thamserku (6723 m), Mt. Kantega (6685 m), Mt.Kusum Kanguru (6367 m), Mt.Kongde (6011 m), Mt. Khumbila (5761 m), Mt. Twitch peak (6367 m), Mt. Cholatse (6335 m), Island peak (6179 m), Lobuche peak (6145 m), Pokalde peak (5806 m), and Honku south peak (6119 m).
The Everest Base Camp Trek route is rich in flora and fauna. It is difficult, but still possible to witness some exotic wildlife of this region. You might spot- musk deer, leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, and birds including Pheasant, and long tails birds.