Everest View Trek
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What you should know
Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is located in Nepal's capital city and is the nearest international hub, serving routes from a number of popular international destinations. From here, a flight to Lukla AIrport (LUA), the nearest airport to the start point for this activity.
While visiting Nepal, hiring trekking guides is almost mandatory for everyone. When you hire one, your trip will be more informative and memorable, you will get lots of knowledge about country. But if the trekkers is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the trekking guides. But trekking guide can play big role to make your trekking They will provide information about the trekking destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the trekking, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the trekkers themselves to solve them.
The Everest Base Camp Trek involves hours of continuous walking through trails at altitude, so participants are needed to be in decent physical condition.
- Better visibility
- Good weather
The treks may differ in length, due to differing speeds at which they cover ground and sites which certain options may include or omit.
Head to the top of Swayambhu, explore Bhaktapur (UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bhaktapur), pashupatinath (UNESCO World Heritage site), Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site), explore the Boudhanath Stupa, Shop at the Ason and Mangal Bazaars, Visit Thamel District, hike Shivapuri National Park, try out momos (type of dumpling).
Don't drink the tap water, bring toilet paper as most places do not have toilet paper, power outages are common (but most hotels are equppied with back up generators), don't expect too much from the wifi hotspots, taxis are quickest and easiest option, take note of locals who go up to you and start explaining about the history etc. - cut them off and ask them how much their tour would cost.