Everest Base Camp Trekking – Vital Tips For Beginners

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If you’re an adventure seeker then you must have always dreamt of stepping on to the foot of the tallest peak of the planet – Mt Everest.

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If y o u ’re an adventure seeker then you must have always dreamt of stepping on to the foot of the tallest peak of the planet – Mt Everest. If y o u ’re strong enough to hike a few hours a day then Everestbasecamp trekking sh o u l d n ’ tbeanissueforyou. Y o u ’llbehikingfornearly4to six hours a day relies on the altitude. So you must prepare yourself both mentally physicallyforthisadventuroustrekking inNepal.

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L e t’ s find out some basic tips thatyou must want to checkout for a successful Everest Base Camp trekking experience: •Have proper understanding about altitude sickness techniques to prevent it: Altitude sicknessmaytrouble youduringyourtrekabove3000mitmayalsoprovetobelifetaking soensurethatyou knowregardinghowtoignoreititspreventionmethods. •PurchasegearinKathmandu: Y o u ’l lfindenoughstoresforgettingtrekkingequipmentlike a down jacket stick water bottle in Kathmandu. Purchase essential gears in Kathmandu priortoyoudepartforLukla. •Be ready for rain and cold: Be ready for cold in high altitude. Even if it is a sunny day ensureyoucarrywarmoutfits.Also carryraincoattoavoidbeingdrenched. •Drink adequate water: To avoid being dehydrated in the higher altitude you should consumeplentyofwaterorfluids. •Be slow steady: Trek slowly sustain the speed especially when moving uphill as you haveto save energy for other days with more challenging walk. Furthermore slow trekking isapreventivemethodofaltitudesickness.

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•Plan some additional days: Flight to Lukla may get delayed due to the climate it may require some more days to accomplish your trek. Be certain that you w o n ’ t miss your flight back homebyplanning some additionaldays at the conclusionofthe trekinsteadofplanning itinthestartingofyourstayinNepal. •Medicine health check: It is always wise to do a thorough health check up before embarking trekking to Everest Basecamp. It is best if you do it at your own country. Bring enough medicines if they are needed. You w o n ’ t get pharmacy in Everest Region. Medicines for high altitude tropical diseases dysentery cold fever are advisable to bring along with you. • Do n ’ t depend on the ATM at Namche Bazar: Carry sufficient cash for Lukla as the ATM in Namche Bazar m a y n ’ t befunctioning.

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