Category: Everest Base Camp

30 May 2022
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Trekking to Everest Base Camp in 2022 with Earth’s Edge

Our first expeditions to Everest Base Camp after Covid-19 ran without a hitch! It’s been a long time coming, with some of our hikers waiting three years to trek this iconic route. Our 18-day itinerary takes you on the historic trek through the Khumbu Valley to Everest Base Camp sitting at the foot of Mt Everest (8,848m). This is arguably one of the best-known expeditions in the world and one of the most popular routes for trekkers to undertake. Our Earth’s Edge lead guide Louise kept a diary each day to help give you an idea of what to expect on this expedition.

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What is a typical day on the Everest Base Camp trek?

If you’ve never gone on a multi-day expedition before, you may well be curious about how the days pan out. Aside from the actual trekking, what else do you do in the day? When do you have to get up and go to bed? Is there any free time? Well, if you’re curious, we’ve written a piece about a typical day on the Everest Base Camp trek…

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Which is harder, Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp?

If you’re new to the world of high altitude trekking, it can be intimidating to think about a big multi-day trek. After all, if you’re never done an expedition before, you might be a little worried about how hard it is, or if you’ll be able for it. That’s why, when most people do their first expedition, they opt for one of the beginner friendly routes. The treks to both Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal are perfect for beginners. But which is harder, Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp? This blog post will break down the main differences…

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The four best treks in Nepal

Home to the Himalayas, incredible scenery and some of the world’s most impressive mountains, Nepal is a trekker’s paradise. Here, you’ll find some of the most spectacular treks on the planet. There are awesome mountains, dramatic valleys and magical little villages all along the way. If you’re looking to head out there yourself, we’ve put together the four best treks in Nepal to get you excited, no matter what your level… 

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What will I see on the Everest Base Camp trek?

There are lots of reasons to love the trek to Everest Base Camp. The sense of walking in the same footsteps of history’s greatest trekkers. An amazing setting in the Himalayas. The people you meet along the way. But one of the highlights is the sheer number of incredible sights you see. After all, this trek isn’t just about the final destination. It’s about the journey. If you’re wondering: What will I see on the Everest Base Camp trek? Here’s what you need to know…

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What it’s like to fly from Lukla Airport

If you’re a nervous flier, you might want to look away now. But if you love an adrenaline filled take off (and landing!) then this is right up your street! When you head over to Nepal to trek Everest Base Camp or climb Mera Peak, you fly into Lukla Airport. Generally considered to be one of the most dangerous landing strips in the world, Lukla provides

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Trek Everest Base Camp in 2022

Climbing to the foothills of Mount Everest is one of the most magical treks in the world. You’ll trek through the Khumbu Valley, meet the local sherpa people along the way and be surrounded by the most incredible mountain views you could ask for. If you’re thinking about going to trek Everest Base Camp in 2022, now is the time to plan, plot and get excited! This bumper post has all the information you need, so read on for all you need to know…

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Best time to trek Everest Base Camp

With any expedition, it’s important to climb at the right time of year. And this is most certainly true when it comes to trekking to Everest Base Camp. You want to make sure that the conditions are as favourable as possible, to ensure an enjoyable trek. So when is the best time to trek Everest Base Camp? Let us fill you in with all the info you need…

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Can you do Everest Base Camp on your own?

The trail to Everest Base Camp is a beautiful one. Leading to the base of the tallest mountain in the world, this trek is an incredible experience. But can you do Everest Base Camp on your own? Is it better to trek with a group? Do you need a Sherpa? If you have questions, this blog post may help…

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