Everest Base Camp Trek in October
Everest Base Camp Trek in October is the best choice because of the Autumn in Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking because of its scenic beauty and the view of the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest. Reaching the lap of the World’s highest mountain makes you feel beyond the imagination.
After the end of the monsoon in August, Autumn starts and it offers clean weather in Nepal. The temperature in both day and night time will be suitable for trekking.
You feel your lungs inflate with clear, fresh Himalayan air and your eyes are full of scenic towering peaks, green hills, and pastures, This is what it is to be happy. Witness the towering peaks like Mt Everest (8848 meters), Mt Lhotse(8,515 meters), Mt Nuptse(7,861 meters), Ama Dablam, and many other surrounding peaks.
Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights
- While you are on the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, you can see the distance mountain clearly and your flight will become full of adventure.
- You will also see the homeland of the Sherpa People, Namche Bazar.
- The amazing experience of culture, religion, and warm-hearted Sherpa People in Khumbu region.
- Sagarmatha National Park is also another attraction which is a natural UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Witness the diverse flora and fauna inside Sagarmatha National Park.
- Blue deep sky, snow-capped mountains, green valleys, thundering rivers, and pasture lakes make your trekking memorable and adventurous.
- Monasteries located at Tengboche, and Namche, and prayer flags make you vibrant.
- Kalapatthar is the amazing viewpoint of Everest including other 8000 m peaks and other surrounding peaks.
Why is Everest Base Camp Trek in October?
The weather in Everest Base Camp is stable and normally the mountain will not hide behind the clouds. During the spring season, the average temperature is 12 to -3 Celcius.
Month of Festival
Hindu’s greatest festival called Dashain and Tihar lies in this month. You will be lucky too if you are trekking in October.
Because of the great weather, the distant mountains will be visible which makes your trekking amazing. You will carry wonderful memories of viewing the towering peaks, green valleys, and pasture fields.
Very little chance of flight delay
The sky is clear and almost all day is sunny. So, there is very little chance to cancel the flight or delay. So, your trekking will be enjoyable without any barriers.
Tips for Everest Base Camp Trek in October
As you are going to a high altitude you need to carry all necessary gears that are needed during your trek. As the temperature is below zero you have to carry the multi-layers clothes. Also carry clothes that have a base, insulation, and outermost layers.
During day time the sun reflects snow so carry good UV rays glass and lotions. Trekking bags, sleeping bags, hats, gloves, and good trekking boots and also compulsory.
Read more: PACKING LIST FOR TREKKING IN NEPAL
It is always safe for your trekking to hire a guide during adventurous trekking. They have also other knowledge about the Everest base camp and they transfer to you during the trek.
Permits and fees
If you are trekking to any parts of Nepal you need to collect permit fees. You need both a local permit and Sagarmatha National Park entry permit while doing Everest Base Camp Trekking. You can get both permits from the Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu. The checkpoint of permit fees is in Monjo.
If you are going through the classic Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek then you need an additional Gauri Shankar National Park Entry permit. If you are going through registered trekking agencies, they look at all this paperwork.
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While you are traveling abroad or doing adventurous trekking, Travel Insurance is a very measurable thing. You are never sure about your future so travel insurance will be helpful during high-altitude trekking.
You have to get your travel insurance in the home country. Nepal’s government doesn’t offer any kind of insurance to foreigners. Many travel agencies make Travel Insurance compulsory for your own safety.
Alternatives to Everest Base Camp Trek in October
Everest Panorama Trek
Everest Panorama Trek is short trekking and you can still experience the view of Mt. Everest and other towering peaks. Everest Panorama Trek does not lead you to Everest Base Camp but you can visit famous places like Lukla, Tengboche monastery, and Phakding.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is a combination of helicopter flight and light trek to base camp. This trek is for those people who do not walk more and still want to go base camp. It is also suitable for those people who do not have time to travel and still want to go to Everest Base Camp.
Gokyo Valley Trek
Gokyo Valley Trek (5,357 m) takes you to the pastures for yaks to graze and pristine turquoise lake. If you add another 5 days from Everest Base Camp then you reach Gokyo Valley. Experience the panoramic view extending from Cho Oyu (8,153 m), Everest (8,848 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), and all the way to Makalu (8,485 m).
Everest Base Camp Trek in October is the best season for viewing the crystal clear sky, distant mountains, and green valleys. You will also get a chance to experience the Hindu’s biggest festival Dashain and Tihar.
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