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Temperatures in Everest Region

Dubai
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Temperatures in Everest Region

We are traveling in the first 2 weeks of Oct to the Everest Base Camp. What are the average temperatures at different stop overs on the trek? and what sort of clothing is required? Thanks.

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Hi ,

Good to know that you are travelling to Nepal & trekking to everest base camp.well october is considered of the best time to trek in Everest Base camp.The tempreatures will be+ 20 During the day time .Morning & evening will be bit cold & night will be frezzing cold could be up to -5-15 In Dingboche,Pheriche.lubuche & gorepshep so , so travel with enough warm clothes. good sleeping bag that works up to -20 & good down jackets,hiking book( North face or Goretex brand) is highly recomended.be sure that you have below equipments with you.

Foot wear:

Walking boots, Wool and liner socks, sandals

Clothing:

Waterproof jacket and trousers, Trekking trousers, Long sleeve shirts, Micro fleece, Mid to heavyweight fleece, Sleeveless or body warmer type fleece, Thermals or base layer for top & bottom (merino wool or synthetic), Fleece pants, Medium weight down jacket

Hand wear:

Fleece gloves, Warms mittens and/or gloves

Head wear:

Wool or fleece hat, Sun hat, Scarf, Head torch and extra batteries, Sunglasses

Personal Equipment:

Sleeping bag, Backpack large enough to carry water bottles, camera, lunch and extra clothing, Stuff sacks for keeping your gear dry and organized, two water bottles (Nalgene wide mouth bottles are the best), Sunscreen and lip salve with a high SPF, Insect repellent, Water purification tablets (Pristine, Biox Aqua or Aqua Mira), Favorite snack food, Books, iPod and cards etc, Trekking poles, Camera with spare batteries and memory cards, Insurance certificate.

Travelling:

Duffle bag or large backpack for your personal gear on the trek (carried by a porter), Bring a small combination padlock to secure the bag, Travel clothes. You will need casual clothing for air travel days and time spent in Kathmandu, Toiletry bag include toilet paper, soap, towel, toothbrush, etc.

Personal first aid kit:

Any personal medications, Diamox (optional) helps with acclimatization.

Enjoy your trip

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