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: ''See [[Qomolangma]] for routes to the Tibetan Everest Base Camp on the north side.''
'''Everest Base Camp Trek''' is a famous challenging trek in [[Khumbu]], [[Nepal]].
There are many flights from Mainland China to Lhasa, Tibet. Chengdu is the biggest air hub to Tibet, about 10 flights a day from the early morning to the evening.
Khumbu is an area for trekking. The trek can be as short as a two day walk from [[Lukla]] to [[Namche Bazaar]] or an eight to ten day trip to Everest Base Camp. Irrespective of the length of the journey, as there are no roads in the area, it will definitely involve putting on hiking boots and walking the mountain paths. Below is an itinerary from Lukla Airport to Everest Base Camp and all points in between.
Tenzing and Hillary were the first mountaineers to rise this step and they did it with prehistoric ice climbing equipment and without fixed ropes. Now, climbers will ascend this step using fixed ropes previously set up by Sherpas. Once above the step, it is a comparatively easy climb to the top on fairly angled snow slopes - though the exposure on the ridge is extreme especially while traversing very large cornices of snow. After the Hillary Step, climbers also must traverse a very loose and rocky section that has a very large entanglement of fixed ropes that can be troublesome in bad weather. Climbers will typically spend less than a half-hour on "top of the world" as they realize the need to descend to Camp IV before darkness sets in, afternoon weather becomes a serious problem, or supplemental oxygen tanks run out.
Sleep / Buy== Lodges and restaurants in Khumbu only accept Nepalese rupees. Budget 3000 Rs per person per day for food and accommodation - prices rise with the altitude, though you may spend more in Namche because there is more on offer.
Prices are as follows:
Battery Charging 100-300Rs per hour.
== Stay safe ==