Trekking to the Khumbu region is the most preferred Himalayan journey in Nepal. Adventure lovers, Mountaineers, young minds, holiday seekers come to experience the dramatic beauty of Khumbu. It’s essential to be a doer than becoming dreamers, so don’t think let’s accomplish the Everest journey. So, below are the most common FAQs of Khumbu Trekking.
Khumbu lies in the southern periphery of Mount Everest (8,848m) within the Solukhumbu National Park. Trek's journey to Everest Base Camp starts from Lukla within the Khumbu region.
Mount Everest (8,848m), Ama Dablam (6,812m), Nuptse (7,861m), Makalu (8,485m), Lobuche (6,119m), Lhotse (8,516m), etc., Additionally, Meera Peak (6,470m), Island Peak (6,160m) are other mountain peaks that offer great asylum of Everest asylum.
We will manage Khumbu Trekking, whether you are single or in a group. However, if you are in a group, it reduces the expenses.
Khumbu Trekking divides into two major seasons, i.e., Pre Monsoon & Post Monsoon. Pre- Monsoon includes the months of February, March, April, and May. Similarly, Post Monsoon consists of September, October, November, and December. Hence, these seasons are the peak seasons for Khumbu Trekking.
Khumbun trekking fortifies with fantastic natural graces, including Lukla, Namche-bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, etc. Besides, these major highlights include Gorakshep, Kalapathhar, Gokyo Lake, Gokyo Ri, Khumbu Glaciers, Mountains, Mountain Museum, etc.
Many fresh trekkers have such queries or FAQs about Khumbu Trekking. But, trekkers will know the facilities available in the Khumbu Region while stretching to the majestic Base camp/Khumbu trails. Moreover, Namche Bazaar, Gorakshep, offers prominent services for meals, accommodation, and other services. Additionally, trekkers get the platform to use fast internet, Wi-Fi, etc. It is handy in social sharing and communicating with close ones back home. Similarly, we recommend trekkers, to pack right and pack best because it helps to reduce extra burden. Trekking gears are readily available in Thamel, Kathmandu, at a convincing rate.
We have the provision for providing Sleeping Bags. However, if you wish to bring your one then also it is ok.
Trekkers will require additional costs for TIMS, Local government Taxes, and Sagarmatha National Park entry fees. TIMS is a governmental database, which stands for Trekkers Information Management System.
AMS stands for Acute Mountain Sickness; it is not a big issue if there is proper preplanning. Moreover, we offer a significant platform for trekkers with our hostile, experienced, and certified trek guides, porters, etc. Our guides and porters are always ready for your assistance in any disturbing situations. We recommend Acetazolamide tablets and excessive drinking water to remain free from AMS. It is not in the case of many, but for some, it causes physical and mental retardations, dizziness, etc. AMS arises due to the increase in altitude, low air pressure in the Himalayas. Besides this, in the case of immediate medical evacuation, we offer fast Helicharter services. It is because, in such altitude landscapes, another alternative for rescue is quite unmanageable.
Khumbu Trekking destination starts from Kathmandu, with an aerial fly towards Lukla airport. So, after assembling at Lukla, the trek stretches towards Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, etc. Also, this route takes you to Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, which offers majestic Everest views. Kala Patthar (5,643m) admits fascinating circular views of Everest and its circumferent peaks. Hence, after accomplishing Kalapatthar trek inclines downward to Namche for a conclusion.
Trek journey to Khumbu Trekking ranges from 5 days, 12 days, 15 days, and so on. Similarly, for fast aerial trips to base camp, Heli Tour is the best option, which accomplishes within an hour.