To climb Mount Everest is an extremely huge and dangerous challenge even for professional mountaineers. As for ordinary tourists, catching a glimpse of the Mount Everest from afar is striking enough. If you want to step closer to the world highest mountain, you can trek to the Everest Advanced Base Camp, at an altitude of about 6500m.
The Everest Advanced Base Camp trek proves to be hard, which is world’s highest trek. To trek to Everest Advanced Base Camp in Tibet, trekkers are required to apply for a Tibet Mountaineering Permit. For more details about Everest Advanced Base Camp, keep reading the article.
Part 1. Everest Advanced Base Camp VS Everest Base Camp
Part 2. Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek Map & Itinerary
Part 3. Required Documents for Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek
Part 4. Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek Packing List
Part 5. Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek Difficulty
The trekking route to Everest Advanced Base Camp we choose for you is one of the most popular ones. The advantage of this route is that the pace of trekking is designed to be slow and stead. The campsites are all arranged under 6000m and there is enough time at Intermediate Camp, so the altitude sickness can be effectively overcome.
The trek starts from Everest Base Camp, pass through C.1, Intermediate Camp, C.2, and finally arrive the Everest Advanced Base Camp. Below comes the Everest Advanced Base Camp trek itinerary:
D1 Trek from Everest BC to C.1 (5500m)
D2 Trek from C.1 to Intermediate Camp (5800m)
D3 Rest in Intermediate Camp
D4 Trek from Intermediate Camp to C.2 (6000m)
D5 Trek from C.2 to ABC (6500m) and return to C.2
D6 Return to Everest BC
For the Everest Advanced Base Camp trek, you need to prepare the following required documents.
There is the possible packing list for your Everest Advanced Base Camp trek. You need good quality trekking gear.
The Everest Advanced Base Camp trek is the world’s highest trekking route, from 5150m to 6500m. You must take the time to acclimatize properly before ascending to the higher camps, because the high altitude sickness is a serious environment-related illness that can strike anyone.
Furthermore, daytime temperatures on the glacier is still freezing even during the summer. Light snowfalls are not uncommon, and at times it may rain. These increase the difficulty and risk.
If your body condition doesn’t allow you to finish the ABC trek, or any bad weather and unsafe trail conditions break your plan, don’t be disappointed. The easier EBC trek is also a good choice.
The questions raised by our past customers can help you get a more clear picture about tours to Tibet, read them or tell us your own questions via the form on the right side, our specialists will reply you within 24 hours.
Hello I am planning a trip to Katmandu and on to Lhasa and Mt. Kalias. I am pilgrim. Let me know costs and details I intend to fly or go overload from Katmandu Lhasa etc. Thx.
Dear Mr. To***,
Thanks very much for your inquiry. Travelling to Tibet from Nepal, you need to apply for Chinese Group Visa in Kathmandu. Firstly, we'll apply for visa invitation letter with copy of your passport. Next, we'll send visa invitation letter to you and our partner in Kathmandu. When you arrive in Kathmandu, you need to meet with our partner and give them your original passport, then they will go to Chinese embassy and apply for Chinese Group Visa for you. When you board plane from Kathmandu to Lhasa, they'll only check your passport and Chinese Group Visa. Apart from Chinese Group Visa, you also need Tibet Permit, we'lll apply for Tibet Permit for you in Lhasa, and our guide will pick you up at Lhasa airport with your permit. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Thanks & Regards
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