How easy is it to get to Everest Base Camp? EBC Trek Difficulties

 How easy is it to get to Everest Base Camp? 

Trekking to Everest Base Camp Trek is captivated by the large mass of men and women since the 1920s. When Sir Edmund Hilary and Sir Tenzing Norge Sherpa first climbed up the world’s highest mountain peak Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp Trek has been buzzwords among the trekkers.

Everest Base Camp Trek is simply trekking in the foothills of Everest. Many people have sacrificed their lives in the process of climbing to the top of Mount Everest. However, the trek to Everest Base Camp has become an achievable goal for people from all walks of life who want a glimpse of the world’s highest peak. In 2018, between 135,000 and 137,000 people trekked in the Everest region.

Although trekking in the Everest Region is much difficult than trekking in other base camp treks, one can make Everest Base Camp Trekking easy following proper guidelines and precautions. The main thing you should have before going for Everest Base Camp Trek is courage, motivation and previous trekking experienceAltitude Sickness and Proper Diet are also some factors affecting our Trek. Everest Base Camp Trek is sure to give you a life-long memory to share with your friends and family. Hence, it is better to overcome these obstacles than neglecting the trek. Mission Himalaya Treks provides you with highly experienced trekkers and guides to make your trek special and free from dangers.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulties

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Here is the list of some Everest Base Camp Trek difficulties.

  1. Altitude Sickness
  2. Trekking Experience
  3. Diets
  4. Accommodation
  5. Motivation
  6. Trekking Guides
  7. Insurance
  8. Clothes


  1. Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is a major difficulty some trekkers feel in every high altitude trekking. Make sure you have altitude sickness or not. Since we will be at Kala Patthar (height above 5550m altitude from Sea Level), it is obvious to be weak if you have altitude sickness. You should be careful about it and make proper precautions before starting treks.

  1. Trekking Experience

Previous Trekking Experience plays a vital role in this trek. It will be very easy for the experienced trekker and quite complex for newbies. If you have previous trekking experiences, then it will be plus point. Without previous trekking experience, Everest Base Camp Trek is quite challenging for one. However, you will be trained properly by experts. Don't worry about it.

  1. Diets


Since Everest Base Camp Trek is the long trek, make sure you have proper diets with you. Have proper hygienic foods and energy giving foods. Better to keep some food packets. But please don’t throw it on the trek route. Diets are also some challenging things you should care about for Everest Base Camp as well as other trekkings in high altitudes. This will make your trek easy.

  1. Accommodation

Proper rest makes you active for the remaining trek. Live in a comfortable place. Keep yourself relaxed. This will boost your energy and gives you energy for the remaining part of the trek. Be sure you will have good accommodation otherwise it may be hard for you to be refreshed again. Everest Base Camp Trek will be easy for you if you take proper rest.

  1. Motivation

    The main thing you should have before trekking to Everest Base Camp Trek is motivation. You should have the inner energy to make this trek success and share your proud trekking experiences. If you are self-motivated and ready to face some challenges then I am sure this trek will be very easy for you. Before starting to be sure that you will make this trek.
  1. Trekking Guides

Experienced Trekking Guides know the obstacles and problems in Everest Base Camp Trek. Make sure to take a guide with you. Mission Himalaya Treks provide highly experienced trekking guides as per your need. It will be very difficult to go to Everest without properly certified tourist guide

  1. Insurance

 You can do your travel insurance which will help to overcome any problem in the trek and compensate for it. This will help to minimize the future risks.

  1. Clothes?


Proper Trekking Clothes, boots, bags make easy to walk in the Everest Region. Make sure to buy these sorts of things. This makes you comfortable to walk and carry your small loads. You can hire trekkers also to carry your bags.


Finally, these are some problems you may face in the Everest Region. These are the difficulties of Everest Base Camp Trek with solutions. We provide back-supports in your trek. In dangerous cases, we call up for Helicopter to rescue you. If you follow the trekker guide's guidelines and have self-motivation then Everest Base Camp trek will be easy for you. For more details about how to trek to Everest Base Camp and what are things to be considered(difficulties and challenges) contact us.

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