Major Attractions of Everest Base Camp Trekking

Trekking in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Trekking is the most popular trek in Nepal. It offers some`1`1 major attractions to explore. About 30,000-40,000 trekkers are trekking in Mount Everest base camp yearly. Including National Geographic and Lonely Planet, dozens of tra books, websites, and magazines have published this trek as the best trek of a lifetime and included it in the best travel list for trekking.

Everest Base Camp trekking has been a popular trek globally; here are some reasons you should trek to Everest Base Camp. Some of the Major Attractions of Everest Base Camp Trekking are described below:

Lukla Airport

Lukla airport landing on the way to EBC Heli tour
Lukla Airport landing on the way to the EBC Heli tour

Lukla Airport is also known as Tenzing Hillary Airport in the Everest region. Which is the topmost dangerous airport in the world? This is the busiest airport for Everest Himalayas trekking. People worldwide fly to Lukla from Kathmandu during the peak trekking seasons, Autumn and Spring. It will take 35 minutes to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla will be the most memorable and exciting for the visitor and the scariest moment for the first-time trekker who dreams of touching Mount Everest base camp.

Mount Everest (8,848 Meters) 

During the Everest base camp trek, you will witness the world’s highest mountain peak just in front of you. Even your feat was touched in there. It is the opportunity to hike on the legendary Tenzing Hillary route. Mount Everest is famous for being the world’s highest mountain peak (8848) m. During the trekking peak season from March to May and September to November will be a crowd for this trek. There are so many trekkers and climbers on those routes.

Kalapatthar (5,545 Meters)

Everest Helicopter tour with Kalapatthar landing
Everest Helicopter tour with Kalapatthar landing

Kalapatthar is the most popular viewpoint in Everest Trek. You can see many mountains from there, like Mt.Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, and Lhotse. During the Everest Base Camp trekking, you will see the sunrise and sunset views over Everest from Kalapatthar.

Sherpa Village and People 

everest culture trekTrekkers will trek and view culture through the Sherpa villages; Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunge, Phortse, and Tengboche Dingboche. They are the main village in this Region. In this village, people believe the Buddhist religion. In this village, we can also see many old monasteries and yeti museums. This Region’s main festival is the Mani Rimdu festival at Tengboche Monastery.

Puru Founder of My Everest Trip

Puru Thapaliya

My name is Puru (Purushottam Thapaliya). Since completing the Government Guide Training from Nepal’s Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation (KEEP and HRA), I have been a specialist in mountain trekking and peak climbing. With specific expertise in the Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan regions, I have now been a trekking guide and tour operator in Nepal, and across the Himalayas, since 2012.