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, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.
1. Are kids suitable (or even allowed) for this tour?
2. If kids can join, are there any discount deals for kids?
Dear Ms. Ho***,
Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour and welcome you to join our 10 days Mt. Everest & Namtso Lake group tour. For your questions: 1. Your kids are suitable for this tour. Travelling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. We also have arranged wonderful Tibet tours for many families with kids such as a tour to EBC for a family with a 3-year-old son, a 9-year-old girl and a 11-year-old boy, they did have fun in Tibet and there is no problem for them. Or you can take some medicine under the guidance of doctor to prevent high altitude before enter Tibet. 2. If kids travel with you, we'll offer some discount for them, please check your email and find more detailed information. Thanks & Regards
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