Everest Base Camp Trek – Guided Vs Independent Trek

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An Everest Base Camp trek provides the perfect alternative as far as adventure travel goes. Huge mountains, amazing culture, and for most people, a decent physical challenge that leaves you feeling proud and in better shape than when you started. After Annapurna Base Camp Trek, EBC trek is the most preferred one by the travelers all over the world.

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Guided Vs Independent Trek An Everest Base Camp trek provides the perfect alternative as far as adventure travel goes. Huge mountains amazing culture and for most people a decent physical challenge that leaves you feeling proud and in better shape than when you started. After Annapurna Base Camp Trek EBC trek is the most preferred one by the travelers all over the world.

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Are you planning for an Everest Base Camp trek Well the 1st important decision y o u ’ ve to make is whether y o u ’ l l do the EBC trek yourself or as part of a guided group. No doubt an independent Everest Base Camp trek will be affordable but you will also be left to deal with the trekking permits accommodations domestic flights logistics yourself. If y o u ’ r e a budget trekkers looking to save some cash a really seasoned tourist or somebody with adequate vacation time an independent EBC trek might be an ideal alternative.

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At the same time a guided EBC trek can cost three times more but is it worth it T h e r e ’ s a few questions y o u ’ v e to ask yourself. How much time do y o u ’ v e in Nepal How much decision making you wish to do Are you unaccompanied DO you wish to trek back down or helicopter out Are you familiar with how to manage altitude sickness How much cultural interaction you want to enjoy Simply saying having the professional guides puts the tension of planning on somebody else so you can concentrate on relishing the trek staying fit. Typical EBC trek itinerary: The total trekking length if you trek straight from Lukla to EBC camp is just 45 miles but over the course of the route you vantage about 8200ft – moving from 9400ft to 17500ft. To offer yourself adequate time to acclimate to the boosting altitude majority of trekkers take anywhere from nine to twelve days to trek EBC in addition another 3to4 back down to Lukla.

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Trail condition difficulty in EBC: Some sections were evidently steep but majority of the trail consisted of a well- defined dirt trail without too many obstructions. The suspension bridges also looked to be in great condition able to support the load of fully loaded yaks. The only area that was a little tougher as far as tract was the final stretch down into Everest Base Camp. This area had some boulders to hop over once on the glacier you had to be cautious as some regions were really slippery. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek can also be enjoyed with EBC trek .

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