Everest Base Camp Trek in the Himalayas

Everest Base Camp Trek in the Himalayas

Posted Dec 28th, 2012 under Trekking & Hiking,

 

everest-trial

Trial to Everest Base Camp.

Ms. Jashmin Nieport and Mr. Nilsson Erling arrived to Kathmandu Airport on November 10. The Danish visitors to Nepal through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel were in the Himalayan nation for the trekking adventure to the Everest Base Camp. Next day, they were at the Lukla via the air route. Instantly, their trek began. That day they trekked to Monjo 2815m.

Trek Namche - Syangboche_

Trekkers at Namche.

On 12th, along the path at the foothills of mighty Everest they hiked up to the famous Sherpa village Namche Bazaar 3450m. Observing the glorious Himalayan views on the bright sunny day they wind down for a day at Namche. Via Hillary Hospital through Kunde informative trekking guide Ashok Tamang escorted them to Kumjung 3791m.

traditional sherpa dress

Sherpas in the Himalayan region in their traditionalĀ  dress.

The ascending trek began on 16th via Dole 4084m and Machermo 4410m to Gokyo 4750m on 18th October. Next day, at the ascent of Gokyo Ri 5483m, they had one more day rest for acclimatization. Gokyo Ri provides the most amazing views of five 8000m plus Himalayan peaks including Everest. The mesmerizing views of the Gokyo Lakes and the largest glacier, Ngozumba Glacier in the Himalayas provide the most amazing feast to the eyes.

camping at high altitude

High altitude Camps.

Then on the 20th the trekkers marched down to Phortse 3800m. Again, after a day’s descending trial, the team started their ascending way towards Gorakshep 5184m via Periche 4243m and Lobuche 4950m. On 23rd, the Danish trekkers were campingĀ  for the night at Gorakshep. On the 24th, the reason for the entire trek got perfect verification. They were at the Everest Base Camp 5357m.

everest view from base camp

Everest view fromĀ  the base camp.

Their itinerary allocated the abundant time at the Base Camp. After, the rejoicing moments at EBC, the same day they marched back to camps at Gorakshep. Next day, onwards, they gradually descended down to Lukla 2835m. On 27th they were back at Lukla after the glorious trekking retreat in the spellbinding Everest region.

Everest

Land touching the skies- Great Himalayas.

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