Best Time to Travel to Everest Base Camp
Published Date: 2018-01-28 14:42:22
Nepal is rich in its natural beauty and is widely famous for the highest peak of the world; Mt. Everest. Mt. Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most desired journeys among the trekkers. Every year many tourists from different countries come to visit Nepal and trek the Mt. Everest Base Camp. The view of Kala Patthar with Pumori Mountain in the background gives the invitation to the tourists to visit the place time and again. You can experience different views of mountains while you go in the airways. This forces you to capture the moments. When you reach the Everest Base Camp destination i.e. Everest South Base Camp (17,600 ft) high in altitude, you’ll get the feeling of fulfilling your dreams. The Khumbu Glacier on the way of trekking to Everest Base Camp gives you the feeling of satisfaction. This is the reason most of the mountaineers dream to trek the Everest Base Camp.
You may wonder about when to travel to Everest Base Camp or what is the best time of the year to travel. Actually, this depends on the weather you like and the traveling experience. Some like going in summer and some like traveling in spring. Mt. Everest Base Camp is one of the best trekking spots among the trekkers. As the Everest Base Camp is divided into two parts; North Base Camp and South Base Camp, the South Base Camp falls in Nepal and is easy to access. Whereas the Everest North Base Camp falls in Tibet and you should need a permit to access. You should take buses that are managed by the government. This is because of the security issues. As the Everest falls in the mountain region, the region is so cold and the climate changes time and again. The weather and the climate of Mt. Everest seem to be so extreme. The summit temperature is never about the freezing point. In the winter i.e. from November to February, the day temperature is comfortable but the night gets low below freezing point. There are many cases that are faced by the climbers during these months. Many natural disasters like hurricane and wind chill occur during these months. While in the spring, the rain is frequent and the day temperature is warm. The monsoon season of Mt. Everest is influenced by the Indian Monsoon. There are frequent rainfall and cloudy days in this season. The winter season falls from the end of the monsoon and gets cold. According to most of the experienced trekkers, the best time to travel to Everest Base Camp is after March i.e. April and May in pre-monsoon and after September i.e. October and November in post-monsoon. The coldest temperature of the Mt. Everest occurs from 15th December onwards and last up to the end of the January. The temperature of January drops up to -60°c. The temperature warms rapidly in the spring seasons of April and May. You can have chilling nights in these months. You can experience the feeling of warmth in these months and enjoy the weather of Everest Base Camp