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Why Autumn is best for Everest Base Camp Trekking

Roughly all of us perceived about Mt Everest, the world’s highest mountain situated in the naturally sanctified land closed country ‘Nepal’. Since it’s based at the highest elevation, Everest Base Camp Trek marks itself as the most denounce adventure on Earth. If you’re eager to go for Mount Everest Base Camp Trek; get ready to bring down all your nerves to taste incitement and terror during the whole of the journey. Everest Base Camp Trek is an exploit of a span of animate being's existence; it’s more than just a trek, it is the exploration above the clouds.

While Everest Base Camp Trek can be done every bit of the year; the journey at assured seasons contributes more amusement and lucidity than others. The best trekking in Nepal is mediated as Autumn and the most praised and chosen months because of benign weather situation are September, October, and November.

September, October, and November to trek

September is precisely the birth season of autumn. However, the autumn season is the flawless and perfect period of time for trekking and hiking in Everest region; as the temperature is very endearing not very cold in the lofty to the peaks and not very hot in the flat city areas. September and October are the months of extensive festivals like Dashain and Tihar in Nepal; so you can also involve in the culture and tradition along with the green hills and blue sky. Autumn season is deliberate as one of the best period to trek EBC for crystal clear view of mountains. Normally, mid-September simulate the end of monsoon season so there will be no rain, windy cold, and summer heat. During September, days are warm and nights are cold but not as cold as winter which makes the trek smooth, cozy and hazard free.

The eventual EBC Trek in September let you present the preeminent views of the mountain of Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8,515m), Nuptse (7,861m), Ama-drum, and many other thrilling snowy capped with the exclusive regional culture of Sherpa community, their way of life, countryside, and vegetation. Mid-autumn is the best time to visit the Khumbu region as it offers the stunning view of snow-covered mountains, green hills, clear sky and fresh air.

Temperature varies according to the altitude

During the trek on the mountain, the weather will change at any time especially in the high up to the Alpine Valley; is not very rigorous but not often in this season. Normally, the temperature during the month of September is mediocre; it can hit 10-15 °C in the luminous days and nights can fall up to -10-15 °C at an elevation above 4000 meters height above the sea level. In October month, days are warmer and nights are usually colder as the highest and lowest temperature will be 20C and -10C mutualy; but temperature differs according to the altitude. The climate of Everest region is erratic; may or may not rain in October but it doesn’t alter the trek as the sky becomes cloudless as rain stops, and it doesn’t rain much during this time.

Trek throughout the year

With a roomy divergence of many harbor and regions prepared for the journey during the whole of the year; the trekking season bulks to be the Autumn and Spring. The summer and winter also have the dribble of trekkers that trek to a harbor, but the figure is quite less than the season during autumn and spring. But journey never stops in Nepal and people can still endure journey at any season or month they pick. Entire 4 seasons have their apparent appearance on the land, its greenery, and the contour. So each season gives quite contrasting trekking experiences.

 

Permit for Everest Base Camp Trek

As long as trekkers refrain from climbing up mountains, one need to have permits to trek to Everest Base Camp. Basically, there are two permits you require for the Everest Base camp:
1. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS  ard)
   - Essential Evidence
   - Copy of passport size photo(2)
   - Form with essential  minutiae

2. Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
   - Essential Evidence
   - Form with essential  minutiae

TAAN (Tourism Agency Association of Nepal) is culpable to promulgate the essential TIMS card for Trekkers. You can find three distinct class of TIMS card and each card grant to the trekker. You may think there is the only variation in a card but also there is variation in cost and color.
   - Organized TIMS Card (BLUE COLOR, USD 10)
   - Individual TIMS Card (GREEN COLOR USD 20)
   - SAARC Country TIMS Card (RED COLOR USD 3)

If you are trekking over an agency then you need organized TIMS card and travel agency will provide you which is in Blue color. If you are trekking by yourself then you need to have individual TIMS card which is of Green color. And at last, if you are from SAARC country then you need SAARC TIMS card which is in Red color. All the permit TIMS can be collected from Thamel or  Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

Accommodation

Adjustment is the most vital thing that one has to consider while heading on the trek. Because the whole day you can visit different places and enjoy but at the end when sunsets you need a place to lay your head down. To take rest you need a place and you can not get five-star hotels everywhere somewhere you can get a good place with mouthwatering food. But you can also find some places where you can get the small place to take rest. So that you have to adjust while trekking. Capability for adjusting according to the situation is the necessary factor during trekking.

Things you should have to take with you while trekking

During trekking you cannot carry all the items which you usually need; you have to carry the bag and walk/ hike from one place to other places. So that carry just the required and necessary items with you in your bag. Some items which must be in your bag while trekking is:

  • Trekking Shoes or Hiking Boots
  • Walking stick
  • Swiss Knife used for the multi-purpose toolset
  • Torchlight or Flashlight
  • Water Bottle: A savior in many ways
  • Trail Mix, Dry Fruits, Chocolates or Energy Bars
  • Daypack or Backpack – Travel Light & Organized
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Trek Pants or Trousers
  • Cap or Hat
  • Sunscreen, Sunblocks, and Lipbalms
  • Trek Route or Map
  • Medical Kit or First-aid Kit
  • Checklist
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