EBC Trek in October
0 Comments 21 Aug 2018 ADV
Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek has become the enthusiastic trek among the travelers around the world. It’s daring to trek Everest region. The trek gives lifetime memory with the glimpse of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and other mountain ranges. Trekking to Everest Base Camp in October is the latest trend and the best month of the year.
You need a special backpack for trekking to Everest Base Camp and a bit of special soul as well. Trekking to Everest Base Camp is dreams materialize where you will be remaining before Mount Everest. The journey to trek EBC is breathtaking, adventurous, life time memory and most precious time in your whole life.
Everest Base Camp Trek in October
October is the post-monsoon month in Nepal. The temperature is moderate during the day as well as in night at Everest region. The weather looks perfect with crystal clear sky and gradually blowing air. Also, it’s the month of the festival in Nepal. The biggest Nepalese festivals namely Dashain and Tihar fall on this month. You motivate opportunity to pick up information about these festivals which is the plus point for Everest Base Camp trek in October.
Everest Base Camp Climatic condition in October
Since October is a moderate month that is it’s neither too cold at higher elevation nor too hot at lower altitudes. So, it has become the trending month for trekking. Average temperature reaches around 14℃. The minimum temperature fall during the night is -6℃. As you go higher and higher above 4000 meters, the temperature decreases gradually.
The weather around the Everest region is capricious but it remains stable during October. There is very less chance of rainfall. The clouds are clear which doesn’t hindrance your trek. The greenery forest areas bring energy for you to trek higher elevation. So, get ready with your backpack to trek Everest Base Camp.
Why Everest Base Camp Trek in October?
The main reason is favorable weather and temperature. Also, more numbers of lodges at higher elevation and major festival time can be the reasons for trekking Everest Base Camp in October.
Unlike in other seasons, you don\’t have to stress over snowfall and minus degree temperature. October is the month of less snow fall and moderate temperature. You can trek in light clothes during October.
Month of Festivals
The two biggest festivals fall on this month. You can be a part of it celebrating together with Nepalese. You get close with Nepalese festival. You can learn about how is the festival celebrated and how long is the festival celebrated for.
The greenery nature boosts you for trekking. I bet each view that your eye captures will leave an imprint on your mind and soul.
The small settlements of Sherpa people, passes, the roaring of animals and birds are amazing. The landscape is unique in the world. That’s why October is the best month to trek Everest Base Camp.
It’s a big ‘No’ to snowfall and a loud voice saying ‘Yes’ to diversified vegetation. The Rhododendron forest of Sagarmatha National Park spread happiness. The alpine forest with diverse flora and fauna and oak trees welcome your trek. You can find paddy and millet growing at the lower altitude. The ecosystem and natural vegetation are linked with each other. Yaks, snow leopard on your trails make it adventurous.
Difficulties during Everest Base Camp in October
The trail of Everest Base Camp is not as easy as you think because of the Rocky Mountains and difficult passes. The trekking period per day is 6-7 hours which is a tedious task. So, be prepared physically as well as mentally before the trek.
Ascending and descending
You have to pass many high ascending and descending on your trail. There is a high chance of getting altitude sickness during the trek.
Difficulty in finding teahouses and lodges
Since October is the peak month for the trek, the number of travelers is high but on the other hand, tea houses and lodges are not sufficient for all the trekkers. So, you must adjust yourself to any sort of tea house that you find on your trail.
Tips to Trek Everest Base Camp in October
Book the tea houses earlier.
You can easily overcome the difficulty in finding the tea houses if you book them earlier. Be smart and clever.
Start your trek early in the morning
This doesn’t mean that you should start your trek sharp at 4 or 5 am. Take your time and star at 6 or 7 am. This reduces the previous day stress on your body. Also, you can get more time to link with nature.
Hire a Guide and a Porter
It’s very difficult to trek Everest region. And it’s almost impossible to trek without them if you are first time trekker in Nepal. So, arrange a well-trained, professional guide with you. There are many ascending and descending on the trail. Porter helps you to carry your bag pack in such case.
Things to Carry during Everest Base Camp Trek
- Warm Jackets and Trousers
- Sleeping bags
- Solar Torch
- Medical kits
- Trekking boots and shirts
- Sunglasses and sunscreen
- Water bottles
You may carry a camera, Charger, Binocular, Notebook and pen as per your desire.
The Everest Base Camp Trek is the best trekking in Nepal. You may wonder about the difficulties during the trek but a trek without difficulties does not make sense in your life. If you have any inquiries regarding the trek, feel free to contact us. We are always ready to guide you.
Source: Adventure Discovery Travel blog updates
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