For people who are not aware of the World’s tallest peak; Everest, it is the world’s highest mountain with a height of 8848m (29029ft) located in Nepal and officially recognized in Nepal and China.Β 

In Nepal, it is known as Sagarmatha, whereas in China it is known as Zhumulangma. Its summit point has the International borders of China and Nepal. 

Some Facts about Mount Everest

While it takes 10-16 days for a trekker to reach the summit point of Everest, it took 10 hours and 45 minutes for Lakpa Gelu Sherpa to reach the top of Mount Everest. He managed to hold this achievement in 2003.Β 

In Buddhist Culture, Mount Everest is considered to be the Goddess Mother of Mountains. Hence, the mountain is then considered to be a sacred place where all mountaineers need to seek permission before even stepping on it. 

Buddhists even celebrate a holy event there known as the Puja Ceremony, which is held on the Base Camp of Mount Everest.

The oldest person to reach Mount Everest’s top is 80 years old, whereas the youngest to reach it is 13 years old. They both hold the record for their respective positions. 

In reality, Mount Everest is not the tallest mountain on the planet. Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain with a height of 10200m. But the issue is that most of the part of this mountain is inside an ocean. 

Hence, a mountaineer would only have to trek 4205m to reach the top. 

Why is the Base Camp of Mount Everest so Famous?

The base camp of Mount Everest is just a narrow land on the mountain. The breathtaking scenic beauty of the mountain will give you chills. The trail passes through a twisting path through green farmlands. It is considered the most visited and top ten adventurous trips in the world according to professional hikers. It has captivating views of the Himalayas and Sagarmatha National Park.Β 

The most important thing is that the itinerary is budget-friendly, and you can also customize, what you want it to be.Β 

You get to experience great hospitality and meet kind-hearted people. All the meals are included in your 10-16 days trip, and you can also choose your meal as per your own choice. 

You get to fly from thrilling mountain views to and from Lukla and watch stunning views of Mount Everest and other peaks and icefalls. 

Every year nearly 40 to 60 thousand people travel to Everest base camping. Other than the beautiful, wonderful scenery of Everest, people get to visit different cities and see their culture; travelers can involve the unique culture of Sherpa with the monasteries along their way to the base camp.Β 

The few reasons why Everest Base Camping is so popular and attractive are given below.

  1.  It’s an incredible flight to Lukla
  2. The trekking cost is very reliable
  3. Trekking level is moderate
  4. Easy food and lodging
  5. Its Sagarmatha National Park
  6. Sherpa people and their culture
  7. Flora and Fauna