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Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

Everest base camp actually is a place located in a northern hemisphere and represent two different places, in between these two different places the Mt. Everest itself is standing. Mount Everest has two base camp the northern base camp located in Tibet at an Elevation of 5200 m above msl with co-ordinates  28°8′29″N 86°51′5″E and southern base camp is located in Nepal at an elevation of 5364 m above msl with co-ordinates 28°0′26″N 86°51′34″E.

Everest base camp is considered a piece of heaven found in earth which separates the trekkers and members of expedition whose motive is to reach the top of this mountain. As the place is considered the last place to be for trekkers and beginning place for expedition members, EBC is actually located above active glacier so people sleeping at base camp might hear different types of unusual sounds during night when the surrounding environment is calm.  

Every year hundred of expedition members their crew like guide, porters, security and communication staffs sleeps at Everest Base Camp at least couple of nights. There is a view of Khumbu Glacier, tiny glacial lakes, Mount Pumori, Mount Nuptse as well as the lower part of the Everest from here. A marker stone that says Everest Base Camp in red letters is highlight for people to take picture with.

The colorful tents gives different ambience at Everest Base Camp

 

Temporary helipad and colorful tents make base camp lively during expedition season. Located at safest place regarding avalanches and snowstorms, the government of Nepal doing research to relocate from where it is now, possibly little lower than now a days.

Everest Base Camp Marker stone in Tibet

 

Commercial and sightseeing helicopter flights are legally not allowed to land at EBC but the rescue and supplies approach the area easily. One can reach after walking a week with few days of acclimatization from Lukla in southern Base Camp of Everest. The government of China already made a black topped road to northern base camp of Everest.

Everest Base Camp trek is one of the world’s popular treks and a lifetime dream for many people from different corner of the world. One can even take a helicopter ride to see the base camp.



Published on: 18 July, 2022

Shree Krishna Lamichhane

By: Shree Krishna Lamichhane, from Nepal

Mr. Lamichhane who has grown up in the lap of Mt. Manaslu, the eighth highest peak of the world, is admired by the mountain and dedicated himself in tourism since very young. He played different role in different companies as he started his first job as a porter back in 1996 and keep upgrading himself ...

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