Everest base camp trekking tour advices, an incredible travel location. Here are some tips if you plan to tour Nepal.
Manaslu region trekking is one of the hidden gem in the central north part of Nepal. Manaslu towering at 8167m the 8th highest peak of the world is conquered by few and acclaimed as one of the most dangerous 8000er peak. The Manaslu region trekking gives you an opportunity to walk through one of the most varied landscape due to it’s wide altitude variation. The trek starts from Arughat which is at mere 500m and goes to the elevation of Larkya pass at 5143m. You experience the sub tropical climate to the high mountain climate in one trek. At the end of your trek you also traverse through the section of Manaslu circuit trek making it an ace. The journey is full of scenic locations, beautiful villages, rich Tibetan influenced culture and amazing mountain views. The Manaslu region trek can be done directly through the Larkya or visiting the isolated and sacred villages of Tsum valley. It requires a special permit to get in this region which is still far away from the modern civilization. We can see the Buddhist monasteries, Mani walls, prayer flags all along our way. The region is attracting more visitors in recent years. However, the authenticity and the unmatchable panorama is still intact which the visitors get to see still today. Manaslu region trek is certainly a great way to see diverse Nepal and soak in it’s pure form.
Get the Right Gear. There are many parts of your gear that are essential for your trek into Everest Base Camp, and I am not going to go through every piece of gear you need for the trip. Click on the link and view our packing video. I am just going to highlight some of the specific pieces that I found to be essential. First of all, your feet are one of the most important parts of the body to take care of when trekking. Never skimp on footwear when you are going to be walking multiple hours a day, for twelve days in a row; your feet need to be comfortable and dry all the time. Buy a good, sturdy, waterproof pair of trekking boots and make sure that you break them in before you leave for Nepal. Number two, buy yourself a good down jacket, remember a good down jacket needs more down. The fill of the jacket is only the quality of the down. Don’t base your purchase on the fill of the jacket. Remember that every brand and style is different and if you are questioning your down coat, make sure to ask the advice of a professional before the trip as this piece of gear can be essential during the cold nights and mornings on the mountain. Usually the tea houses are quite cold higher up the trail and I found that I wore my down jacket every night during dinner.
Trekking in Everest region is the most popular activity of the visitors. The Everest region is the home of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadabalam, Pumori and many other famous mountains. Likewise the region is the homeland of Sherpa people. Everest region is known as the home of Sherpa people and the mysterious Yeti. Everest region trekking destination is located in the eastern part of Nepal. There are several choices of trekking, peak climbing and mountaineering. In this region several well developed trekking trail like Everest Base Cap Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek and many other trails are busy to service the trekkers. Some trails are remote semi-wilderness areas, there is a choice to suit all-corners.
Top tips : Everything you need can be bought in Kathmandu. From Tang to tea and from medication to books and maps. Don’t stress too much if you forgot something at home.
Besides these, luxurious treks that let you stay in the finest hotels and provide helicopter rides are also available. These treks are flexible and customizable as per the client’s wish. The Everest Base Camp-12 Days trek offers the trek along the much-loved trekking routes in the region. The trail passes through Namche, Thyangboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche until we reach Gorak Shep. We acclimatize once at Namche and again at Dingboche. From Gorak Shep, we trek to the spectacular Everest Base Camp and experience the exquisite view of sunrise from Kala Pathar. We end our journey with a flight back to Kathmandu. Discover more info at Trekking in Nepal – Everest base camp.
Go with an Established Tour Company – You probably think I threw this in here just to give our own company a plug so it’s probably better to relate it with a story. My aunt went on a trek to Everest a few years back and decided not to use our company because it cost $50 more than the independent guide she found. Everything went well until she got back to Lukla where bad weather was limiting the number of flights going out. Our good relationships with the locals meant we were able to get our clients on some of the flights. On the other hand, my aunt was stuck for 2 days and missed her international flight making that $50 look like a lot less of a bargain. She told me this after the fact otherwise I would have tried to help but it’s a good story since it highlights how important having good local relationships is and it’s just one way of many an established company can add value.