What is required to reach Everest Base Camp?Are you a trekking enthusiasts and wondering about what is required to reach Everest Base Camp? Then let us tell you, you will require physical fitness, mental preparation, trekking arrangement, your bucket-list of items to purchase to complete the trek, every day measures during trek, and though optional, a good guide and trekking agency. Can you meet these? If yes, then the bottom of the Mt. Everest is waiting for you. You've got all that is needed to reach to the Everest Base Camp. Carry your backpack and be ready to get lost into this wilderness.
Be physically fit; you do not require to have a strong body, but a body with some exercise and experience of trekking. Since you will be walking at least for 6 hours in a day, you should have a body that can bear ascending or descending or walking for this duration straight over. Your body should also be trained to adapt in high altitude in air that contain lesser and lesser amount of oxygen as you ascend higher. Doing some exercise along with some short trekking for few weeks before EBC trek, if possible, in hilly and mountain region.
No matter how physically you are ready and competent to go for EBC, unless you are mentally prepared for the challenge the adventure offers, and other complexities associated with this, you might lack confidence. Do not worry, if you have a burning passion to reach at the lap of the Everest, every little complexity should be tackled with. Apart from trekking challenge, you might have to face little difficulty during your accommodation. You may not get bed as soft as you used to sleep on. You may not get a western style toilet, but a whole on the floor with a bowl. Even, if you are outdoor, you might have to defecate there, for the teahouses are quite at a distance. Take waterproof boots with you, a 650 fill down jacket, an easy to drink water bottle, and a hat to avoid sun rays. Throughout the trek, always be hydrated, have hygienic food and clean water, stay warm, don't be too excited, neither hurry in your journey; go slow, with enough air inside your lungs.
Blue Mountain Travels and Tours Pvt. Ltd. is a reputed trekking agency in Nepal, with a group of experienced and proactive members. For more information on what is required to reach Everest Base Camp, do not hesitate to contact us.