Dream big because everything is possible in the world. The word impossible itself says, "I'm Possible." You can set up a real trekking mind only after certain days of practice to accomplish it. It's prestigious feeling getting in touch with Everest Base Camp. It's more prestigious when you plan for Everest Base Camp Trek in October. Here, I present you the Everest Base Camp trek blog in October.
Nepal is the country of the highest mountain peak and courageous travel freak. Guess what, last year more than thousands of trekker went to Everest Base Camp leading to Traffic Jam on Everest. And its expected more numbers in upcoming years. Moreover, October trekking to Everest region is possible only when you book the lodges and tea houses earlier. Well, no worries Adventure White Mountain takes full care of it. Come and join us for trekking in Nepal.
The history of Everest Base Camp is long. Once was a jungle full of wild snow animals. Later, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa went for trekking around the region. They went to the Base Camp and returned successfully. Then the trekking destination came into existence and now is widely famous as Everest Base Camp trek. Lukla Airport was constructed by Edmund and his team to help the trekkers get smooth transport facility for accessing this area.
Trekking to Everest region starts from Kathmandu. The Everest Base Camp Trek Distance is 130 km round trip starting from Lukla. You need to trek for an average of 5-6 hours per day. It's essential to carry Everest Base Camp trek map along with you. Many times, the plan doesn't work at all because of sliding hillsides, the road gets blocked. And the whole idea is changed. Therefore, hiring guides and porters is beat decision because they have thousands of tricky ways of getting there and returning.
Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Kathmandu by airways landing on the most dangerous Airport in the World-Lukla Airport. The Airport has only one runway and lies in the higher elevation. That's why considered as the terrific and exciting Airport. You would feel refresh and relief when you successfully land on it. Well, that's just the beginning of your trek. You trek to Namche Bazaar- the only trade hub of the Everest region. Guess what; you can see the glimpse of Mt. Lukla, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Everest from the area. You will be trekking to Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Khumbu Glacier, Gokyo, Everest Base Camp and to Kalapather hill. Returning, we go to the Everest View Hotel, which is the highest altitude hotel in the world.
Everest Base Camp Trek in October
The most viral month of trekking in Nepal in October. The constant climatic condition, including temperature and sky views, make it trending month for trekkers in Nepal. Everest region is an ultimate challenge and trekking into it in October is everyone's dream. The busiest month offers spectacular views of snow-capped mountain ranges, traditional Sherpa villages, suspension bridges, Khumbu Glacier, monasteries, and many more.
You can spend most of the time exploring and capturing the moments for life long memory. In the longer daytime, you can find a better place to stay and enjoy the trek. Sometimes, you may face altitude sickness, which is common in higher elevation. Make sure to apply all the preventive measures for it.
Everest base camp trek Highlights
- Morning glimpse of mountain ranges, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. AmaDablam and Mt. Everest
- Glooming landscapes of traditional Sherpa villages and Namche Bazaar
- Amazing views of Khumbu Glacier
- Explore the Sherpa Culture, tradition and religion
- Pass across the exciting suspension bridge
The weather during Everest Base Camp Trek in October
October is Autumn season in Nepal. Autumn comes after the monsoon, which takes away all the rains from the atmosphere and makes it shiny and bright. The clouds won't hide the views of snow-capped peaks and glacier. Thus, October is famous as 'the King of Trekking month in Nepal'.
You've to accept the fact that the weather is unpredictable in the Everest region. But in October, it's less frequent. The moderate type of temperature with slow blowing wind makes the trip correctly carried out. The temperature during the day ranges from 12°C to 16°C. The night temperature decreases from 2°C to -5°C. It isn't that much cold in higher elevation.
Whatever people say, it's tough to predict the weather of the Everest region. The weather changes every hour because of the change in the pattern of wind and cloud. The fresh air offers a stunning view of Mt. Everest from the Kalapather hill.
Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
Day 03: Trekking to Namche Bazaar
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche
Day 07: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
Day 09: Gorakshep trek, trek to Everest Base Camp and Back to Gorakshep
Day 10: Kalapather Trekking and trek to Pheriche
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final, Departure Day at Kathmandu
Food and Accommodation during EBC trek in October
October is the peak season for EBC trekking. So, you need to book the teahouses and lodges earlier. Sometimes, you may not find the empty teahouses, and you will be forced to share it with others. For your comfort, we book the teahouses after confirmation of booking. The foods are healthy, and the accommodation is comfortable.
The trail is well-managed with many tea houses nearby. You can enjoy Wi-Fi service, western foods, and delicious meals on almost all the tea houses and lodges. You can get a bed with a mattress, pillow, and a blanket in every room. Nowadays, even solar and electric heated shower is available in the teahouse.
You will get Nepalese national dishes Daal, Bhaat, Curry with a pickle in all the lodges and tea houses. The food is so delicious that you wait to eat them the next day again and again.
Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulties
Whether peak season or off-season, the difficulties would stand by your side. It's mainly because of the unpredictable weather and climatic condition. Sometimes, due to more stopping, you may not find the teahouses. That's why your physical fitness and mentally prepared mind matters a lot during the trek.
Altitude sickness has become a common problem for most of the trekkers. If you feel the symptom of altitude sickness, make sure not to trek higher. If possible, travel to a lower elevation and drink plenty of water which keeps your body hydrated.
The trail is rugged and rough. So, you've to be smart while trekking along with it. Uphill’s and downhill’s would make you tire and feel bored. Ultimately, suspension bridges, mountain views will give energy to trek higher.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is always a difficult task. You may wonder standing in front of Mt. Everest, but that requires courageous body and healthy mindset. You need to prepare yourself from 1-2 months earlier the trek. The majestic Himalayas including high hills, traditional villages and locals are always welcoming you for the Everest Base Camp Trek in October. Still, confuse regarding the thing? Just contact us and write your queries. We're 24 hours online to reply to you.