How to Plan a Tour to Mount Everest?
The moment we see highlight written Mount Everest, Travelers are thinking about a trekking but that is in Nepal South side of Mount Everest, where only possible to reach base camp is via trekking for a week or a helicopter.
From Tibet, North side of Mount Everest, Travelers can travel via overland from Lhasa to the Mount Everest North face 5,200m
To plan a tour to Mount Everest, the first step is to know about the information on China visa and Tibet Travel Permit. These are the 2 documents required for travel to Tibet.
China visa is the main documents required to issue the Tibet Travel Permit. Travelers can visit the link how to get the China visa?
After the information on China visa, Travelers can check Tibet Travelers link how to get the Tibet Travel Permit?
After sharing information on documents required to travel Tibet.
Tibet Travelers would like to share the information on how to plan a trip to Mount Everest?
1. Facts about Mount Everest
Mount Everest, known as Chomolungma in local Tibetan language is the summit of our world with an elevation of 8848M
Mount Everest is named after British Geroge Everest in the year 1856
Everest is located between Nepal and Tibet. Southside from Nepal and Northside from Tibet.
From Nepal side, they are 2 ways to travel Mount Everest as explained above.
1. Trekking from Lukla
2. Helicopter from Kathmandu
From Tibet side, they are 2 ways to travel Mount Everest. Both by overland.
1. Overland from China to Tibet and to Mount Everest.
2. Overland from Nepal to Tibet and to Mount Everest.
For more information regarding Mount Everest, Travelers can read my another article.
Below we would like to share the best months to travel Mount Everest and suggestions on duration required to travel Mount Everest North face base camp.
2. Best months to travel Mount Everest and travel duration
Even though Mount Everest is a popular travel destination for the whole season in Tibet. Each month have a different view of Mount Everest.
April to October, there is less snow in Mount Everest. November to February, there is more snow because of winter.
One month when there is best weather in Mount Everest is starting from April to May end as tested by climbers who climb the Mount Everest from Tibet side as less wind.
From June to October, they are more chances to see the stunning view of sunset when Mount Everest changes color from yellow to red and orange, which is my favorite.
For snow lover Travelers, we recommend traveling in winter from November to mid of February.
9-10 days travel duration to Mount Everest base camp is a perfect suggestion from Tibet Travelers to all the Travelers.
Many Travel agencies in Tibet including Tibet Travelers is arranging the 8 days Group Tour to Mount Everest base camp, which is very popular but it is quite rushy for Travelers who are not used to altitude fastly.
Travelers can read our article about Mount Everest is The Most Popular Destination in Tibet for more information regarding travel duration to Mount Everest and benefits of 9-10 days travel duration.
Photo: Sunset beauties of Mount Everest from Rongbuk monastery 5050m
For Travelers who are traveling to Tibet from Nepal via overland to Mount Everest base camp.
Tibet Travelers highly suggest doing trekking in Nepal to acclimatized with altitude.
Links for Tibet Travelers private and group tour Mount Everest.
Tibet Travelers also arranges trekking, camping and cycling trip in the Mount Everest.
Tibet Travelers can also arrange a customized tour to Mount Everest for Travelers prefer itinerary. Travelers can send us Email for more information.
3. Altitude and preparation
Mount Everest North face base camp is located in Tingri county around 8km from the Rongbuk monastery, with an elevation of 5200M
To travel towards Mount Everest, Tibet Travelers recommend Travelers to bring warm clothes.
1. Down jacket and raincoats
2. Comfortable hiking shoes
3. Sunglass and sun cream
4. Diamox or first aid just in case
5. Sleeping bag
These are the information regarding planning a tour to Mount Everest North face base camp.
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