Hi I need more inod about the different treks to the EBC (the easiest would be better since never done home in high altitude)
- Mariana Zubeldia
- Nepal Explore Summit Treks Pvt. Ltd.
Among four different weather season in Nepal, October is one of the best, this is what the internet says If you search online. The month of October is not only for Everest Base Camp but also the best time for all trekking route in Nepal. In addition to that, when to visit Everest Base Camp while not a lot of hikers on the trail.
|Everest Base Camp Trekking Route Weather in October|
|Camp Location||Altitude||Max. Temperature||Min. Temperature||Wind Speed||Sunshine|
|Lukla, Namche, Tengboche||3,000 4,000m||16 (°C) / 60.8 (°F)||2 (°C) / 35.6 (°F)||9km/h||6 hour|
|Dingboche, EBC, Kalapatthar||4,000-5,500m||10 (°C) / 50.8 (°F)||-7 (°C) - 19.6 (°F)||14km/h||6 hour|
Here are some pictures from Everest Base Camp Trekking taken during the last week of October that also help to see a pictorial view of the weather in Everest Base Camp during October.
All data sourced from Nepal Government Weather Forecasting Division
Fig - Lukla airstrips, Tara Airlines almost ready to take off
Fig - Mount Everest as seen behind huge Lhotse wall, as seen from above Namche
Fig - Aerial view of Tengboche Monastery, as seen from helicopter
Fig - Viallge of Dingboche early morning, looking back toward Namche
Fig - Mount Everest as seen from summit of Kala Patthar
Here are some facts about Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek during October that helps you on packing your backpack and prepare other necessary arrangements for EBC. The first things you need to figure out is flight ticket to and from Kathmandu Lukla as it will be season time in Everest after that while packing things just make sure you includes one down jacket and wind stopper which is more than enough because the weather will not be such cold during October in Everest Base Camp. During day walk you can adjust with thin clothes like t-shirt and shorts, however, no matter what ankle boots are always recommended cause trail are jig jag. Just in case if you are planning for Island Peak Expedition too then you need to prepare a bit like gloves, glasses special shoes etc. and other necessary climbing gears cause mountain will still be colder. General Itinerary for Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking is illustrated as follow –One thing to remember Everest Base Camp trek is one in the high rated trek for the high altitude sickness. Planning a perfect Everest Base Camp trek itinerary helps prevent not to being sick in this region (In most cases)
# Day 01 – Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
# Day 02 – Trek from Phakding to Namche
# Day 03 – Acclimatization Day in Namche
# Day 04 – Trek form Namche to Tengboche
# Day 05 – Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
# Day 06 – Acclimatization day in Dingboche
# Day 07 – Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
# Day 08 – Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (Trip to Everest Base Camp)
# Day 09 – Trek to Kalapatthar and descend to Pheriche
# Day 10 – Trek form Pheriche to Tengboche
# Day 11 – Trek from Tengboche to Monjo
# Day 12 – Trek form Monjo to Lukla
# Day 13 – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
However this is just a general suggested itinerary, one can trek with a different itinerary. Here is one useful link where you can get some idea about Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking in depth, Everest Base Camp Trekking. In one sentence as a conclusion of Everest Base Camp Weather October is perfect and one of the best for Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal.
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