Trekking in Nepal is a delight to trekkers and mountaineers. It has the massive Himalayan peaks. The awe-inspiring views on almost all trekking route attract mountain lovers from all over the world. These are easily accessible with the help of readily available local guides and trekking companies.
One can embark on a trek ranging from a weekend hike to those of month or more. Depending on your fitness level, number of days you want to hike and the budget, one can trek in the low Himalayan meadows to glaciers and even top of high peaks. The mountaineering expeditions range from a 6000 m peak all the way to world’s highest 8848 m.
Apart from trekking one can engage in activities like mountain biking, kayaking and rafting, paragliding and other adventure sports.
The Everest Base Camp:
Mount Everest has two base camps, one in Nepal and other in China. The climbers on expeditions make use of both these base camps. The ascent to this peak are either from North Side or South side of Mt.Everest.
The porters and Sherpa are instrumental in setting up these base camp. They bring in the food and equipment needed for trek or expeditions. The North Base Camp, Nepal is located at an altitude of 17,601 ft above sea level. A minimum of 14 days time is sufficient to reach base camp from Kathmandu and be back. March to June and September to November are considered to be ideal seasons for this trek.