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Mt. Everest Base Camp

Tingri County 858200, China
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This is the Everest Base Camp for wimps!! I don't mind admitting that we took the soft option to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian M
Oxford, United Kingdom
sunset view

Really a tough journey to come here. But when you see awesome scene view,everything is worthy... read more

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We provide Mt. Everest base camp trekking from both Tibet and Nepalese side. From Tibetan side it is about a 10 days tour on a four wheel drive and walking. Whereas from Nepalese side EBC trekking is a 16 days trek. First we fly to Lukla and and walk for 14 consecutive days with 2 day rests at Namche and Dingboche.For further information and enquiries please email to Mr Pandey at Thamel Travels and Tours Kathmandu wish you happy journey to Nepal and Tibet.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Everest Base Camp for wimps!! I don't mind admitting that we took the soft option to get to Everest Base Camp (EBC) on the Chinese side of the Himalayas. My only regret now is that I am not forty years younger because...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really a tough journey to come here. But when you see awesome scene view,everything is worthy. Beautiful sunset view of Mt. Everest, the top become gold color. At the night the sky is fulled with twinkle twinkle little stars. Never forget this moment in my...More

Thank hweeying
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited EBC with the Explore Tibet tour group. We travelled by minibus on a long and bumpy road for over 9 hours from Shigatse, but it was absolutely worth it! -The tent was much nicer than expected. Very atmospheric, and our whole tour group...More

Thank tash_0
Reviewed 9 July 2017

You never know...Reached the Base Camp on bicycle...But the night was taught and learned me how to survive

Thank Tomasz C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

From Shigatse to Tibet’s North Face Everest Base Camp. Along the way, you will be passing through several small Tibetan farming villages that you will be able to photograph. You will cross over the 5248 meter high Gyatso La Pass, which offers a sweeping view...More

1  Thank belmfgo4
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The dream of a lifetime fulfilled to make it to EBC! Though it was hard to breath on the short walk up the hill to view the "top of the world" we had clear skies, no wind and few people as we contemplated the mountain...More

1  Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We visited base camp with Tibet Vista and I was really impressed! We spent one night in the tent guest area made of yak wool and it was amazing! I proposed to my now fiancé when the sun rose and everything worked out perfectly! I...More

1  Thank Benjamin T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

If viewing world highest mountain (at sea level) is your aim/ dream, what more can you say. Just pray for a good clear weather, voila, you would be mesmerized.

Thank TanyaTan
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you ever wanted to visit Mt Everest but too lazy to attempt the 3 weeks trek in Nepal or too poor to afford a summit expedition, your best bet is to visit EBC in the summer while in Tibet. Your tour should be able...More

1  Thank rvn85
Reviewed 9 June 2017

It is a really nice camping! Tent is big and suggested for a group of people. Tent of made of yak wool and is wind resistent.There is a self-made stove inside the tent, so it is very warm daytime and in the evening. There are...More

Thank Irina B
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mike f
14 June 2017|
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Response from toad69 | Reviewed this property |
I can reccomend starting in Beijing and taking the train to lhasa 48 incredible hours and then private tour to EBC then fly back to beijing. 6 of us went in october 2015 and the intention was to visit nepal again and fly... More
28 April 2017|
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Response from toad69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I cant advise you as we hire a private bus to base camp which was great , you have posted in the Tibet section which is totally different to the section you want , there is a road to this base camp and you can day... More
Hi, I am seeking guidance regarding my solo trek to everest base camp next month. This is a long one and I deeply appreciate your time to go through this and your advice. Am planning the start from Lukla around 20th Feb. I am 35, male, haven't done any trekking for some years now and live in Mumbai (sea level). But do jog/walk 2-3 times a week. Managed to walk 15-16 kms in 2 hr 20 mins (no weight though and on road/sidewalk). I understand main trekking season is from April onwards but that people do trek throughout the year. Am getting leave only now in Feb/March. Don't want to go through a trekking company organised trek. Take it at my own pace and also as on a budget. Intend to stay at tea stalls at the usual trekking route stops. Request your inputs regarding the following questions: 1) I intend to trek from Lukla to Namche to figure out how comfortable I am with the rucksack load. If needed only then hire a porter from Namche onwards. Is this an ok plan? 2) Assuming no porter - do you recommend I absolutely must hire a guide for the trek? Can one find fellow trekkers enroute during mid-Feb to mid-March period? Are there decent signs to head from one spot to the next? Basically can one get lost without a guide? 3) While the old INR (Indian Rupees) 1000 and 500 notes were always banned, I see that the Nepalese central bank has also banned the new INR 2000 and 500 notes. So for money does if carry a wad of INR 100 will that do? Alternatively, can one also carry say five of 10USD notes with which to pay for lodging/eating on the way? It'll reduce the amount of INR 100 notes to carry. 4) Later I have detailed list of items for your comments, but specifically: a) In addition to regular trekking shoes, will I also need dedicated snow boot? I have already bought the Forclaz 500 High Novadry trekking shoes from Decathlon. A friend advised to apply wax on the trekking shoes and said I should be fine. b) Will a 70 ltr rucksack suffice or do I need a larger one? 80, 100 litre? c) I don't want to buy a sleeping bag. I've read that one can rent a sleeping bag rated for -20 celcius from Thamel in Kathmandu. Recommended two places "Sports wear international" and "Shonas Alpine". Any idea on the cost to rent, deposit to be given, which brand, etc? d) I'll wear thick woolen socks. Do I also need to sock liners? e) For water, will two 1 litre bottle suffice and one keeps filling on the way? Or is it necessary to invest in a multi litre hydration pack also. f) Do you recommend trekking poles. If yes, one or two? I don't have any gear and intend to purchase the same from Decathlon in Pune/Mumbai. Items I intend to carry: 1) Rucksack - Qty 1 2) Small backpack for acclimatization walks and carry on luggage - Qty 1 3) Sleeping bag rated for -20 Celcius - Qty 1 - UNDECIDED need to rent from Kathmandu 4) Sleeping bag liner - Qty 1 5) Trekking shoes - Qty 1 6) Snow boots or gum boots - UNDECIDED 7) Woolen socks - Qty 3 8) Gatiers - Qty 1 9) Sunglasses (Polarised or Category 4) - Qty 1 10) Benny - Qty 1 11) Buff - Qty 1 12) Balaclava - Qty 1 13) Normal cap - Qty 1 14) Glover (inner) - Qty 1 15) Gloves (Thermal cum waterproof) - Qty 1 16) Thermal (Lower) and Upper - Qty 1 17) Dry fit full sleeves - Qty 2 18) Dry fit half sleeves - Qty 1 19) Fleece jacket - Qty 1 20) Down jacket - Qty 1 21) Waterproff jacket - Qty 1 22) Thermal (Upper) - Qty 1 23) Trek pants (convertible to shorts) - Qty 2 24) Waterproof pants - Qty 1 25) Toiletries kit 26) Medicines - Vitamins, Diamox, Bandages, antibiotics, water purification drops 27) Trekking poles - Qty 1 or 2 - UNDECIDED 28) Water - UNDECIDED - water bottle, additionally hydration pack 29) Headlamp and batteries Any other essentials that I am missing? I welcome your inputs and comments. Thank you and regards, rbewoor
27 January 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey H | Reviewed this property |
This are 2 Everest Base Camps - one in Nepal and the other in China. This post is for China base camp. Regarding your questions, it is difficult to give you any guidance without knowing your fitness level or mountaineering... More