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Everest Trek: Situation post Covid in Nepal

Everest trekking is a beautiful, scenic, adventurous, and mind-blowing trekking area in Nepal. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp provides a different test of adventure which is mixed with Buddhist and Sherpa culture and ancient mountain diversity. Ancient Monastries at Tengboche, Namache, Pangboche, and Khumjung villages give trekkers the information about how ancient traditions are mixed well with the new modern culture.

Trekkers usually take the path to the basecamp of Everest at the height of 5350m and gain a unique experience and opportunity to see the three giant mountains of Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse which is surrounded by many other mountains and Khumbu glaciers. The adventure begins on day one of the treks while landing on the narrow airstrip at Lukla, the tiny hustling bustling airport at the height of 2850m.

Right after Lukla, the trek begins from the height of 2850 and most of the people finish trek this trek in Lukla. To complete Everest Base Camp Trekking normally takes 12 days with two acclimatization days in Namache Bazar or Khumjung Village and Dingboche village at the height of 4630m. In the Everest region, people usually walk above the altitude of 3500m after Namche Bazar for a week to complete the base camp or mesmerizing Kalapatthar trek at the height of 5600m.

Not only Everest is popular for trekking but also for Mountaineering. Various mountains peaks are surrounded in the Khumbu region from Everest, Lhoste, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mera Peak, Island Peak, Gokyo Peak, Kalapatthar viewpoint and more. There are many destinations that adventure seekers can choose climbing the highest Peak in the world or climbing the mountains of different heights according to their choices.

Moreover, for the trekkers also there are many high challenging passes trekking destinations like Chola Pass 5420m, Gokyo Ri viewpoint 5357m, Renjo-la 5360m,  and Kongma-La at the height of 5550m. The most unique experience for the trekkers would be most of the people completing these three passes trek staying in the mountain lodge with a variety of food. You cannot gain such experience of trekking in other parts of the world except in Everest Trekking in Nepal.

Post-Covid Situation in Nepal:


2020-2022, the last three years were the most difficult time in human history in many terms because of a tiny Covid Virus. Most of our daily and regular activities were limited to a small area. Yet, we all began to recover from the horrible experience and life continues at its own speed again.

Nepal’s tourism sector is also been touched by the covid and now in 2022, it is a tourism recovery period. Nepalese people started to receive a small number of tourists in 2021 however, from the March-April of 2022 with no requirement of covid vaccine pass except PCR Test to enter Nepal, people seeking adventures are coming back. In the Khumbu region, the entry of the number of trekkers and mountaineers is increasing rapidly which shows a positive sign among the people depending on tourism as their main income source.

Most of the lodge owners in the Everest Trekking areas are vaccinated twice and there is enough vaccine against covid in the country. The rate of new Covid infection have been decreased significantly and there is almost no death from it. People still wear masks in the main city like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and masks are mandatory. Hence, if you are starting to plan your trips to Nepal for the Everest Basecamp, Three passes trek in the Everest region or only the Tengboche monastery, now is the suitable time. Do not miss this opportunity and start your holidays plan for Nepal.

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