With the height of 8,848 m, Mt. Everest has renowned the Nepal in whole world. Lots of tourist visit Nepal to climb Mt. Everest and to achieve the title of world’s highest altitude climber. You can reach Mt. Everest by following the route of Everest Base Camp. It is known to be most popular trekking camp in Nepal. Supplies are transported to the Camp by Sherpas or porters and with the help of animals, usually yak. In order to complete this trek it usually takes 14 days and Namche Bazar (3,440 m high from the sea level) is known to be the first gate way to reach Mt. Everest. It is a town located in Solukhumbu district.
The population of Namche is around 1647 where all of them are Sherpas. There is only one airport in Namche Bazaar named as Syangboche Airport. This base camp also covers the Sagarmatha National Park, one of the world heritage sites. It covers an area of 1,148 sq. Km in the Solukhumbu District and ranges in elevation from 2,845 to 8,848 m (9,334 to 29,029 ft.) at the summit of Mount Everest. In the lower forested zone birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, bamboo and rhododendron grow. The forests provide habitat to at least 118 species of birds including Himalayan monal, blood pheasant, red-billed chough, and yellow-billed chough. Sagarmatha National Park is also home to a number of rare mammal species including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and red panda.
The best period to trek to Everest base camp is during (March, April, May, September, October, November and December. It is possible to make the journey in February and early September but we prefer to trek into Everest base camp according to given months.