There are thousands of visitors visiting Nepal and doing some tourism activities. Trekking in Nepal is a main tourism activity among other tours. The Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Seeing Mt. Everest and be at the base camp of it might have an adventure dream of the people. There are several ways to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest. Here is brief about reaching the Everest base camp.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest base camp trek begins with a bus drive to Jiri, jeep drive to Salleri and taking a flight to Lukla. Most of the people take a flight to Lukla because it is the shortest way to trek to the Everest base camp.
It is 12 days itinerary to the base camp from Kathmandu to Kathmandu if you take a flight. It is an amazing journey that offers beautiful traditional Sherpa villages, panoramic Everest Himalaya, landscape and more walking through the Sagarmatha national park. You need to be very careful with the altitude sickness while you will be trekking to the base camp.
Everest Scenic Flight
If you don’t have enough time to trek to the base camp, you are on a budget holiday or scare with altitude problem but really would like to see the Everest. Don’t worry there is an option for you. Everest scenic mountain flight will help you and you can see Mt. Everest from a closer distance without any physical challenge and spending much money.
The Everest mountain flight take off from Kathmandu which is a sharing flight with a plane. It cost about 200 USD with airport ground transportation for you. It is a couple of hour flight and lands back at the Kathmandu airport. The plane have seats on both sides with a single seat and plane flies both directions then you can see mountains well. You will get a certificate after the flight.
Scenic Everest Helicopter Flight Tour
The Everest helicopter flight tour is one of the best options to reach the base camp and see Everest from very close. You can see stunning Everest Himalaya and Mt. Everest from two vantage viewpoints taking a helicopter flight tour. Everest view hotel and Kala Patthar are the best viewpoints to see the panoramic view. It may cost a quit expensive than regular mountain flight. You can’t land anywhere with a plane flight but you can land and explore Everest Himalaya well with a helicopter flight tour. You need to take a camera, some change money and passport with you for this flight. There will be cold temperature when you will land so you need to wear warm clothes for this flight.