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Everest Base Camp Articles

Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - On trek

By Kirsty Parsons - 11th February 2016
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - On trek

In Part 1 of our our Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp we looked at how to prepare for the trek before you fly out, in Part 2 we'll tell you all about the route, accommodation, food and drink, how to... Read more

Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1

By Kirsty Parsons - 05th February 2016
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1

A trek to Everest Base Camp is high on many people’s wish list. Whether to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes, savour the iconic history or simply to say ‘I was there’, it remains one of the great objectives for the... Read more

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

There are not enough superlatives which can adequately describe the experiences that made up this adventure: the fascinating, colourful, noisy, cheerful ... Read more

The Trek of a Lifetime

The Trek of a Lifetime

Few people will ever make it to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, but the sheer scale of Everest makes a trek to base camp an adventure in itself. There is something enthralling about Mount Everest that cannot... Read more

The Conquest of Everest film

The Conquest of Everest film

We'd just like to share a recommendation that was sent to us by one of our clients who travelled with us to the Everest region last year. Mr S described 'The Conquest of Everest' as... Read more

Everest Climbers clean up

Everest Climbers clean up

The BBC have announced news that for the 2014 climbing season, starting in April, climbers will have to bring back 8kg of rubbish per person as they descend from the summit.... Read more

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

For those who set out on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure with Mountain Kingdoms, Base Camp is a fascinating destination at which to spend a day, or even, on some of our treks... Read more

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 14

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 14

This time 60 years ago, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, reached the summit of Everest. Limited by their oxygen sources, their stay on the summit was a short one... Read more

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 13

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 13

Today the group will reach their goal of Everest Base Camp! Although there are no views of the actual summit of Everest, there are sensational close-up views of the ... Read more

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 12

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations - day 12

The group will follow the Everest trail, over the rocky moraine at the end of the Khumbu glacier, and on to the hamlet of Lobuche. The terrain is wild and rocky here, with a feeling... Read more