In the land of the Himalayas lies the tallest mountain of the world, Mount Everest standing 29031.7 feet above sea level ranging from 8848.86 meters as per the recently established data as per 2020. The great Himalayas also stands as the border across the summit point for Nepal and China.

Everest has been inspiring and aspiring the alpinist from around the world for ages for its thrilling challenges. The mountain has been alluring to numerous trekkers who desire to unlock some breathtaking adventures with some exquisite views on the trail.

The trek route brings you some of the most panoramic sights of other majestic mountains ranging from 8000 meters like Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Along with the view of cliffs, towering glaciers, and forested hills, you will be experiencing the beauty of nature, the culture and tradition of the local Sherpa community, and their life in the Himalayas. The trekking trails also consist of some of the oldest and well-preserved spots in the high-altitude sites. Each stop in the way till the peak carries its own unique experience in culture and hospitality.

If you want to make your way to the top with some luxurious mode, you can always charter a helicopter ride straight to the summit. But if you want a detailed exploring, we refer you to trek with the guide, ascending to the Everest base camp. There are two seasons for trekking in Nepal, and as for the high altitude sites, the autumn season will be perfect for spotting the tantalizing Mountain View in excellent weather.

Trek during the autumn season (October and November)

October is the most popular month for trekkers around the world seeking the Everest trek. The autumn season (September, October, and November) falls as trekking season in Nepal and is considered the best season in the higher altitude. Conditions are pretty reliable, and the visibility is fantastic, with the rain-free skies offering excellent mountain views from the top of the world. After the monsoon, the dust and dirt are completely wiped off from the atmosphere, which brings a crystal clear sight for some exquisite and panoramic view.

Generally, the perfect time to start the trek is around mid-September, When the weather is settled and most of the days go under the clear blue skies in autumn, unlike in spring when clouds buildup in the afternoon.

As per the tips, the days tend to be warmer, though the nights tend to be colder because of heading towards the winter season. Extra gears and alertness is a must which your guide will briefly instruct before the expedition.

First of all, you will be taking your flight from Kathmandu to the Lukla airport, which takes about 30 minutes approximately. It is a fifteen days packaged trek offered by most trekking companies. October season will be at its peak, so there will be a massive flow of travellers during these months.

The resting points might fill up quickly, so it is essential to travel with an experienced guide who can make your way more comfortable. You will be starting your trek on the foot of Lukla, going through Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Dhughala, Lobuche, and Gorak shep before reaching the base camp. You can also hire horses to some point if you want to.

The morning might be a little foggy in the autumn season, but the afternoons are usually clear with some occasional snow in the Alps.

While ascending to the top through your entire trek, you will be walking along with the best scenic view of nature, experiencing the beautiful Sherpa communities with their warm, welcoming nature, well-preserved sites ( Gumbas and monasteries) with some rare floras Rhododendron(Barbed stalk, Bell, Curved fruit) mainly found in October.

As stepping onto the base camp, you will feel like true heaven; your whole journey will be worthwhile, and even a glimpse of the mighty Himalayas will make your day. You will be witnessing a crystal clear view of still alpine lakes and glacial plains flowing rivers and valleys covered in occasional snow.

The trek to Everest Base Camp will add glory to your trekking diaries. However, you can travel to Nepal for tours and sightseeing during any month or season of the year.

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