Mount Everest base camp trek FAQs

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Mount Everest base camp trek FAQs

Q: How far is it from Kathmandu to Mt Everest?
It is 160 kilometers / 99.4 mile far from Kathmandu to Mt Everest.
Q: How high is Namche Bazaar?
Namche Bazaar located at 11,286 feet / 3440 meters above sea level.
Q: Which is the best Everest base camp trek company?
Base Camp Excursion is the best company for Everest base camp trek. It is highest peak base camp trek specialist Nepal and organize Everest region trekking only according to your requirements.
Q: Is it difficult trekking to Everest base camp?
Everest base camp trek difficulty level categorized as a moderate trek. Physically fit any one can reach the base camp of highest peak of the world.
Q: Can you trek to Everest base camp on your own
Yes, you can trek to Everest base camp alone. To get the better experience you have to have a guide who introduce about all hidden corners and information on EBC trail.
Q: What is Everest movie based on?
Everest movie based on “Into Thin Air” book written by Jon Krakauer
Q: What book is Everest movie based on?
Everest film based on the story of non-fiction “Into Thin Air” book related to the Mount Everest disaster in 1996
Q: How far is base camp on Everest?
Lukla to Everest base camp distance about 62 kilometers or 38.5 miles
Q: How high is base camp?
Height of Mount Everest base camp 5360 meters or 17585 feet above sea level
Q: How far is it from Lukla to Namche bazaar?
Distance from Lukla to Namche bazaar is 13.5 km.
Q: How high is Namche Bazaar?
Namche Bazaar situated in 3440 meters, 11,286 feet above sea level.
Q: Can you see Everest from Namche bazaar?
Exactly you cannot see the Mount Everest from Namche bazaar but from about 10 minute walking distance you can see the Mount Everest, near the Sagarmatha national park museum.
Q: What do the Sherpa people eat?
Sherpa people eat “Shakpa” well known as Sherpa stew.
Q: How much is a trip to Mount Everest?
If you are planning for Everest base camp it cost start from US$ 850 to US$ 4500 depends on the quality of service like budget and luxury.
If you are planning for Mount Everest expedition summit attempt then it cost start from US$ 25000 to 70000.
Q: How long did it take for Hillary to climb Everest?
It takes seven weeks to go to the top of Mount Everest from base camp, and three days coming down for Hillary and Tenzing
Q: Why did you climb the mountain?
Mallory quoted “Because it was there”
Q: Who said because it’s there?
George Mallory said “because it’s there” it is most popular George Mallory quotes Mount Everest
Q: How did the Mount Everest get its name?
Mount Everest got its name from the name of “Sir George Everest” the British Surveyor General India.
Q: What is the meaning of Sagarmatha?
The word Sagarmatha is the arrangement of two words Sagar and Matha. Sagar means “Sky” and Matha means “Head”. The meaning of Sagarmatha is “head of the sky”.
Q: How many people climb Mount Everest every year?
About 350 to 500 people successfully climb Mount Everest each year
Q: What is the average temperature on Mount Everest?
Average temperature in Everest during summer -20 degree C to -35 degree C. it winter it drop down till -41 degree C
According to Everest temperature monitor the warmest forecasted temperature is -16 degree C
Do you know how cold is it on Mount Everest? the lowest forecasted temperature is -41 degree C
Q: How much snow is on Mount Everest?
Top of Mount Everest covered by snow year round the thickness of snow at the top of Everest about 20 feet.
Given Mount Everest base camp trek FAQs help you to plan and prepare upcoming trip to the Himalayas.