Thursday, February 23, 2012

Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek has been a very popular destination for trekkers since first expeditions to the Nepalese side of the Mount Everest in the 1953.
The Trekking starts from Lukla, ends to Lukla and needs for two weeks.To walk down Phakding and follows the Dudh Kosi river which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche . Namche is a bustling bazaar, the main gate for trekkers,offers to see you highest Mountain Everest ,an ancient unique Sherpa settlements and Sherpa Culture’s. Along the trail, Chance to see a wildlife animals musk deer,thar and nepal’s national birds- phasant. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of rhododendron, magnolia and giant firs.
Tengboche is famous for monastery highest in Nepal-3867 mtrs, surrounded by dwarf firs and rhododendrons. Sound of Monks prayers and chanting attract all tourists to stop for a while.The monastery is structurally located on a top ridge with commanding views of the Everest landscape.Continue walk up to a village of Pagboche and Pheriche and to see a spectacular views of the Ama Dablam, Tawache and other peaks and then finally to highest camp at Gorak Shep.
Everest Base Camp is really breathtaking mountain scenery and is a massive of khumbu glaciers. From where climbers following the steps of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay prepared for their summit attempts. 
We also have the opportunity to ascend Kala Pattar [5554m] from where we can get some awesome spectacular views of Mt. Everest and Himalayan giants which literally numb your senses with breathless admiration that beholds the eye; and makes up for the lung-bursting climb that took you up there. Finally making our way back down to Lukla.

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