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Everest Base Camp Height

Everest Base Camp Height

Published Date :06 May, 2019

Everest Base Camp Height is the most searching word among the Everest trekkers. Before heading to Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek, it is essential to know its related information for your safety and comfort journey. If you Google How High is Everest Base Camp the elevation of the Everest Base Camp shown dissimilar every source. In fact it is true, the Glacier cannot be stable in one place due to its peripheral surface pressure and underground movement, so the glacier is moving every year. Consequently the Everest Base Camp also changing every year. The basement of Mt. Everest is called Everest Base Camp even though the entire basement can’t say Base Camp. Normally, where the Everest Expedition group set camp, these area known as Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Therefore, the Everest Base Camp Altitude can be ups and down every year and different source define accordingly. 

How High is Everest Base Camp ?
You will find Everest Base Camp Height 5,360m/ 17,585f and somewhere 5,380 meters / 17,651feet and maybe finding different than this. The most popular Trek maps indicate Mount Everest Base Camp elevation as 5,364 meters, in conclusion the lowest EBC height is 5,360 meter and 5,560 meters is highest Altitude of Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp Highlights

Elevation (feet):             17,585F
Elevation (meters):       5,360M
Continent:                       Asia
Country:                           Nepal
Range/Region:                Khumbu Himalaya Range in Central Region
Latitude:                          28.007267
Longitude:                       86.858122
Difficulty:                        Moderate to Strenuous
Walking Time:                2 Hours
Hiking From:                   Gorakshep (The last Tea House for Everest Base Camp Trek)
Best Season:                   Sep, Oct, Nov & Mar, Apr, May
Nearest Airport:            Lukla

Everest Base Camp Trek Elevation Profile:
Everest Base Camp is the main attraction of the trekkers to see the amazing glacier, Khumbu Icefall and astonishing scenery of snowcapped mountains around you. The Everest Base Camp Hike starts at Lukla, an elevation of 2,840 meters from sea level after a scenic flight from Kathmandu. Then gaining the height every footstep higher and higher to the historic trading point Namche Bazaar 3,440 meters, Buddhist sacred place Tengboche 3,860 meters, Dingboche (4,410 m), Lobuche ( 4,910m), Gorak Shep (5,140m) and finally get in your dream destination Mt. Everest Base Camp. As the Elevation of Everest Base Camp is very high you need to well prepare to face any circumstances occurred while at base camp. It is advised to you wear warm clothes, have enough drinking water while visiting the Everest Base camp.

Here is Everest Base Camp Trek Elevation Profile with Itinerary:

Days of Trek                                         Places                                                            Elevation

Day 01:                                                  Kathmandu                                                   1,300m

Day 02:                                                  Kathmandu                                                   1,300m

Day 03:                                                  Lukla /Phakding                                           2,800m/2,640m

Day 04:                                                  Namche Bazaar                                          3,430m

Day 05:                                                  Khumjung Village                                       3,790m

Day 06:                                                  Tengboche                                                  3,867m

Day 07:                                                  Dingboche                                                  4,330m

Day 08:                                                  Dingboche /Nangkat Tshang Peak        4,330m/5,616m

Day 09:                                                  Lobuche                                                      4,930m

Day 10:                                                  Gorak Shep / EBC                                     5,140m/5,360m

Day 12:                                                  Kalapatthar/ Pheriche                              5,550m/4,240m

Day 13:                                                 Tengboche                                                  3,867m

Day 14:                                                 Namche Bazaar                                         3,430m

Day 15:                                                 Lukla                                                            2,800m

Day 16:                                                 Kathmandu                                                1,300m

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