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Everest Base Camp Trek

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Guides and porters can be hired for a fee through trekking agencies in Kathmandu or you can inquire at lodges in Lukla or Namche. At Lukla airport, there are always hopeful porters milling around the exit, but it is better to use a lodge owner as an intermediary. They can help you negotiate a good deal and translate your specific needs. '''Eco Paradise''', Lukla or '''Namche Hotel''', Namche are convenient and good places to do this.
== Get in from =====From Nepal===
Fly to Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. There are several Airlines operating dozens of flights everyday. Among them Tara Air and Agni Air are generally considered the most reliable company plying the route. Sita Air also operates two flights every morning from Kathmandu Domestic Airport to Lukla at 7AM and 8:20AM. The flight takes around 25 minutes. During the summer rainy season, there may be substantial delays of flights, even a wait of one week is not unheard of. For the return journey, the flights leave Lukla at 7:40AM and 9AM. Helicopter Charter service is also available on demand and mostly used for rescue operation.
== Get in from =From Tibet ===
Tourists can reach Tibet Everest Base Camp by flying to Lhasa. Afterwards rent a private car from Lhasa to Tingri(502km) along Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway, before turning south to Himalaya Natural Reserve about 100km to Everest Base Camp.
Mt.Everest in Tibet is with untamed valleys, highland glaciers, towering mountains, rare wildlife, etc. So, Mt. Everest is considered as one of the most attractive trekking areas in the world. There are three popular Treks in Everest Region Tibet Side.
* <do name="Everest BC to ABC Trek" alt="Everest Base Camp to Advanced Base Camp Trek" address="Tingri, Tibet" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tibettravel.org/trekking-tibet/everest-abc-trek.html" days="5"></do>Everest BC to ABC Trek, is a challenging trek requires some mountain climbing experience. This trek starts from the Tibet Base Camp (5200m) of Everest and ends at Advanced Base Camp Trek(6400m) with 28km ascending mountain path,On the way to ABC, trekkers will pass Camp I ,Intermediate Camp, Camp II and be able to enjoy the grand Rongphu Glacier range, peculiar ice serac( a pinnacle of ice on the surface of a glacier), Kangshung Face of the east ridge of Mt. Everest, yaks caravan,etc. The trek takes 5-6 days. </do>
* <do name="Everest Base Camp Trek" alt="Tingri to Everest Base Camp Trek" address="Tingri, Tibet" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tibettravel.org/trekking-tibet/tingri-everest-Base-camp-trekking.html" days="4"></do>Tingri to EBC Trek is very popular among tourists, and recommend by Lonely Planet. This is a miled trek requires less physically challenging and manageable. It provides a heady mix of solitude,wildlife sighting and physical challenge, onagers and gazelle thruve around the trail. It takes 3 to 4 days with 70km walking path.</do>
* <do name="Gama Valley Trek" alt="Gama Valley Trek in Tibet" address="Shigatse, Tibet" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tibettravel.org/trekking-tibet/gama-valley.html" days="7"></do>Gama Valley Trek is known as the most stunning Trek in the world but few tourists have been there.On the east slope of Mt. Everest lies the Gama Valley region. As early as 1920’s, Gama Valley was recommended as the most beautiful valley in the book ‘Exploration of Mt. Everest’, written by British explorer Barry.</do>

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