Best time to visit Everest Base Camp

 

Every year, Mount Everest attracts many tourists with its amazing and stunning view that can never be seen in this world. Here, we provide you the best time to visit Everest Base Camp.

Undoubtedly, Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the planet at the elevation of 8,848 meters. This mountain is situated at the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. “Sagarmatha” is the Nepali name of Everest. The Summit of Everest has become the pride for all travelers. Many travelers want to climb this mountain but rarely could complete. Standing at the top of the Everest is the dream of every mountaineer.

In 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary were the first people to successfully climb the highest peak in the world. Mt.Everest is located in Tingri County in southwestern Tibet. On the other hand, South Everest Base Camp in Nepal and North Everest Base Camp in Tibet are the two Everest Base Camp located at Tiber and Nepal.

Similarly, we should also know about the best time to visit Everest Base Camp. Among four-season, Autumn and Spring are the best seasons to visit this region. During this season, skies are clear, snow-capped mountains, awesome glaciers, and so on. Also in the month of winter from January to March, Mount Everest is so cold but during this month you can observe the clearest and most beautiful glimpses of Mount Everest along with landscapes and glaciers. During winter, temperature ranges from as high as 20° C to as low as -15°C.

Best season for Everest Base Camp Trek

Are you searching for the best season to visit Everest Base Camp Trek? Here are the best seasons to explore EBC.

Spring (March to May)

Spring is one of the best-recommended trekking seasons to do in Everest Base Camp. From March to May, the climate is moderate, with fair weather, clear skies, and warmer temperatures due to which walking through trails will be easy. Spring brings warmer temperature with little rains which is best for every trekker. The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is spring and also recommended by most of the tourists. The rhododendron starts to bloom besides of stunning view of mountains.

Accommodation in Everest should be book previously because there is less chance of getting rooms. Due to the higher number of travelers in this area, rooms might be full. Tea House and Lodges can be found during your route. There might be less chance of getting a single room for you during this season. Meals in most place places seem to be similar along the trails. Likewise, Dal Bhat is the local food for you.

Autumn (September to November)

Traditionally, Autumn is also one of the best seasons to have trekking in Nepal. Due to Less heat haze and cloud, and clearer views of these world-class mountains from the viewpoint can be observed. There is less chance of having less rainfall in the lower elevation of Everest Base Camp. Though valleys are green and the weather is mild so trekking is far more enjoyable during this season. Nights are colder and days are cooler during this season. This is the small price of an awesome experience.

Accommodation during this season found to be less due to more travelers. Lodges and Tea House can be found during your trek to Everest Base Camp. But it is better to book ahead rather than searching room during your trek. Due to less number of tea houses and lodges in some place of Everest region, accommodation might be hard. In case if you get a room also then you should share it with others. So pre-booking is the one and only option for getting good accommodation.

Travel to EBC trail heads

Getting to Everest Base Camp is not so hard as you think. A simple flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, which is the starting point of your trek. There is only two flight from Kathmandu to Lukla in a day and similarly two flight from Kathmandu to Lukla at 7:00 AM and 8:20 AM. Your flight takes around 25-30 minutes. Sometimes there might be a delay of a flight in the rainy season.

Conclusion

Autumn is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp which is mostly recommended by travelers. Awesome view of Himalayas from the viewpoint makes your trip amazing. Along the trails full of crowd, you will enjoy the amazing nature. Else, if you want to travel Everest before monsoon hits then spring is also the best time to visit Everest Base Camp. So, make sure to know properly about the weather condition of any place before traveling.

Have a wonderful journey!