Tips for better Everest Base Camp Trekking or High Altitude Trekking

Everest is the world’s highest mountain and a dream destination for trekking enthusiasts. The majesty, breathtaking views of mountains, and spectacular landscapes of the mountain with beautiful valleys surrounded by the snow-capped small and huge mountains are the main attraction of this Everest Trekking. Following the footprints of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay till Base Camp is really a lifetime experience. Everest Trekking does not only includes the Everest Base Camp Trekking. There are several trekking routes and ways of trekking on Everest.

Firstly let’s talk about how you can make better Everest trekking than other people.

For Trekking on Everest, You have multiple choices on a package that what kind of package you are taking. For instance, Life Himalaya trekking offers 4 different packages for Everest trekking in different ways. Budget, standard, short helicopter return trek, and all-inclusive EBC trekking package. In the budget, you might have a low cost but the services will also be like and that only includes your accommodation and breakfast not more than that. In the budget, the equipment is also not included.

Whereas, in another standard package we have included all the necessary things for the trekking like permits, equipment, breakfast lunch, Dinner, and Accommodation and also there are the add-on services for which you have to pay extra as per the trekking and the number of people.

Helicopter return back from EBC to Lukla or to Kathmandu in this shortest trek package you will save many days and don’t need to trek the same way back and you can have a birds-eye panoramic view from a helicopter and the closest scenery of the Himalayas.

In the premium package of Everest and any other trekking once you have paid you don’t have to worry about anything which means it includes everything after you arrive in Nepal. The Premium Trekking package is also a very and most luxurious package available to date. This package includes 5 stars hotels where available and the most luxurious lodge available in the Mountains.

In Addition, Life Himalaya offers trekking as per the requirement of the trekkers. So the choice is yours for making a better Everest trekking and any other trekking in Nepal. Most people choose the full package for the standard and some of them choose the premium trekking package in Nepal.

Few things that must be followed by every trekker for better Everest Base Camp Trekking or high-altitude trekking:

Physical preparation

Of course, you need full physical fitness for Everest Base Camp trekking or any high-altitude trekking. So before starting an Everest trek please be sure that you are physically fit and can walk 6-7 hours slowly and gradually per day. And yeah you must have very good health for sure.

Psychological preparation

During high-altitude trekking, the psychology must be strong. You must have set your goal to the destination keeping in mind that “yes, I can do it”.  Some people cannot make it and they say it’s hard or no one can do it. But for trekking, everyone with good health and strong psychology can do it with not a single issue. So for Everest Trekking, you must be motivated by yourself and have very positive thinking towards trekking in Nepal. Stay Motivated, Stay focused, and be positive.

Take the right gear

The most important thing during trekking is the choice of the gear that you need. Research on what kind of gear is needed for Everest Base Camp or any other trekking in Everest. You can also check a list here for choosing gears. Gears for Trekking in Everest or any high-altitude trek in Nepal.

Choose the Experienced Local Guide

You are on a trekking holiday, you are in Nepal for an adventure with gaining knowledge of Everest, and the Sherpa history. First, you have to be careful about choosing a guide. So, the question is how to know who is the best guide.

First things first, Before starting a trek confirm that he is a licensed holder guide from the government of Nepal. Do not go for the freelancing guides and always take a guide from a registered company cause if something happens bad then the company will be responsible for all behavior of the guide.  

The second thing is an inquiry about the experience and knowledge of the guide with the company. And it is always the best idea to hire a local guide cause he knows more than the other guides.

Look up the Best Company (not a big company)

Choosing a company is a big mess. There are thousands of trekking companies in Nepal. Then the big questions stand, how do choose the best company, and how to know that they are the best company for trekking?

Firstly, Go for the reviews on TripAdvisor, Google, Facebook, etc. Check all the reviews. Some people believe that trekking with a big company will be much better than a smaller one. They are right but the truth when there is a huge amount of guests they cannot follow one by one. So It’s better to trek with a small company who have specialized in some regions. For instance, Life Himalaya Trekking only operates in an Everest Region following every trekker throughout the whole trek. So we are specialists in Everest Trekking with a Helicopter return trek to Kathmandu from Gorakshep.  

So, before choosing a company go for, reviews, and legal documents (are those up to date ? ). If you are going to Everest go for the specialist of Everest and go for only those who operated only in the Everest region.

Talk to Expert

There are various questions arise when you have to travel to a new place and you knew nothing about that place. So in such a case, it’s a very good idea to talk with the experts who are in that place and can give you the whole information. Life Himalaya also has a service of expert advice that you don’t have to book with us.

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