Mount Everest to the Nepalese is called Sagarmatha, the “sky head”; to the Tibetans it is Chomolungma, the mother goddess of the earth¨; and to the rest of the world it is the most renowned mountain of all. When it comes to spectacular breathtaking mountain panoramas, the Everest Base Camp Trek is without equal.


     This outstanding trek to the base camp of the world´s highest mountain crosses the lush valleys of the Sagarmatha National Park, allowing time to explore it´s villages and monasteries, and sample the hospitality of the Sherpa people.
     North-East of Kathmandu is Mount Everest, declared a world heritage site in 1979.
Just 14 of the world´s peaks exceed 8000m in height – eight are in the Nepalese Himalayas. The highest is Mount Everest at 8,848m.

     Your adventure begins at Lukla, from here you trek to Phakding, and onto the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar.The paths are well trodden as the only means of transportation betwee the Sherpa villages is by foot.  


     You´ll acclimatise steadily,as the trail meanders over and around numerous rivers to Thyangboche, with it´s colourful monastery, where the views of Mt. Khangtiaga, Mt. Thamserku, the Nuptse-Lotse wall and Mt. Everest are spectacular. Your trek leads gradually uphill, with constant views of the magnificent Mt Ama Dablam and other snow-capped mountains. You reach a high point at Kalapather with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers- Everest is now just a stone´s throw away.

     Triumphant at reaching Base Camp, you descend back through Sherpa villages. Exhausted but elated, you travel back to Kathmandu for a chance to relax and explore this beautiful city.
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