Trekking to Everest base camp in August – Mount Everest trip
Everest base camp is a dream destination for most trekkers and backpackers all around the world. You may have had a long time dream of trekking at the vicinity or even summit the Mount Everest. Then if that so and your vacations is in the month of August, then you should consider taking a trek at the Everest base camp in August. So what’s the camping experience in the month of August?
One of the reasons on why you one should embark on trekking to Everest base camp in August is because the trekking trails and tea-houses are less crowded. Also the greenery of the valleys and hills are at their best especially on the lower attitudes. Frequently changing weather of monsoon season makes really unique experience. Some time mountain ranges hidden in the cloud some time it appears clearly. Everest base camp average temperature in August is minimum -15 degrees Celsius and maximum 25 degrees Celsius above 3800 meters.
Of course you have to expect rainfall at the Mt. Everest region during the month of August. The season during this period (June to September) is referred to as the Monsoon. While in the trekking trails, one will experience rainfall for a couple of hours though it may not be incessant. Rainfall may make the trekking route muddy but the advantage is that the rainfall amounts will decrease with altitude increase. This may make it easy for you to trek up the mountain. However, one should be careful to avoid attacks of leech below Namche bazaar if you starting EBC trek from Jiri.
Another issue is that may trouble trekkers in the monsoon season is an obstructed view of the mountain. This can be especially frustrating for the trekkers whose sole purpose is to cherish the beauty of the Himalayas. The bad weather may also contribute to frequent cancellation or even the delay of flights. But no worry weather changes frequently you can see really amazing mountain views with greenery. If you arrange few extra days then Everest base camp trek in August become life time trip.
The bottom line is Everest base camp trek in August can also be enjoyable. You just need to make adequate preparations on the trip. For instance, make sure that you set aside days for contingencies in case of a flight delay caused by bad weather. Also, for easy trekking, pack waterproof jackets and boots. You should also not to forget to carry with you some medicine as a means of safety against water contamination. Therefore, make your Mt. Everest trip aspiration come true in the month of August through a trek at the Everest base camp. We are Solukhumbu specialize adventure company Nepal organize trekking to Everest base camp in August. If you interested to explore Mount Everest base camp trek in August let us to know, we are happy to make you happier.