Where is Mount Everest Base Camp

Nepal is a teeny tiny country in the South of Asia that is peacefully tucked in between the majestic powers, India and China. Mount Everest is located in the Solukhumbu a district of Nepal and has a camp at the height of 5100 m above sea level. This is the South face of the Everest and the other north face is on the Chinese side. But the land on which Everest stands politically belongs to Nepal and is within the famous range.

Please note: that there are two base camps on Everest and the base camp is the highest point anyone can reach without a special permit. The base camp from the Chinese side which is also known as the north base camp is accessible by bus, but the sad news is, that it’s very difficult to get a visa and EBC tour permit from the Chinese site. That is why almost all tourists who are planning to come to Everest choose the South base camp on the Nepali site. It is extremely easy to receive a visa and permit to Everest from the Nepali side. But there is no road to get to Everest on this side of the country. The only way to reach here is either through a helicopter flight or hiking. Even for trekking, you need to take a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, and then hike for at least 7  days.

How to get to Mount Everest Base Camp?

Trekking- Trekking is the most popular way to go to Mount Everest Base Camp

Helicopter flight to Everest- This is the second most popular way.

How much does it cost to visit Mount Everest Base Camp?

Trekking the trail to Mount Everest base camp is quite expensive. Due to the large number of tourists for many years, the hotels here have become very competitive. In popular places such as Naya Bazar, where you can find decent hotels with attached bathrooms, it can cost you about 7000 per person per night. Also, the trekking route here is also very expensive. And since you need to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, it will cost $400 extra. Then there is the cost of a guide and porter. If you are looking for a cheaper journey, then there can be another alternative alternative such as  Langtang Valley Tree or Manaslu Trek.  The average cost of the Everest Base Camp trek currently is $1500. There is an additional cost for personal expenses, Tips, and so on is about $500.

Helicopter Tour to Everest Cost: The helicopter tour to Everest costs a bit low than the EBC. This is because you will spend a lot less time the in Everest region. The ideal cost of a Helicopter tour cost for Everest is about $1200.

Is Mount Everest Base Camp worth it?

Each year, almost 30,000 tourists complete the Everest base camp helicopter tour. A lot of these tours are designed to make the most of your time amusing. The rich culture, stunning views, the traditional villages with Sherpa people, the monasteries and waterfall in their trial, and many more. This trek is about the adventure and thrill that will help you identify the best version of yourself and yes, the risks you go through during the Everest Base Camp trek are so worth it.

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