Published On:03 Oct,2018
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Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp offers some of the finest landscapes photography opportunities in the High Himalayas for all Photography and Adventure Lover. This Trek gives you an opportunity to get close to Mount Everest, the roof of the World.
After you land at the tiny airstrip Tenzing–Hillary Airport at Lukla, lofty mountains reaching out to the clouds will welcome you in the northerly direction. As you start hiking slowly up the mountains, you will be habituated to seeing snow peaks everywhere at each your step.
Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp take you higher and higher culminating in ultimate views of the highest mountain in the world the mighty Mt.Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and many more around.
At our final destination of Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp top of the Kalapathar, you will have the finest views of the greatest mountains anywhere on earth, sun shining on them all bright and clear. We run short of words here, perhaps photographs do a better job at describing the magic of these landscapes. Or even better, being there to photograph them is something you would want to experience and live up.
♂ Is this Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp suitable for you?
Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp requires that you walk on an average of 6-7 hours every day, excluding the rest days. You will be hiking uphill every day from the day you land in Lukla until the day you climb up to Kalapathar. The highest point of this tour is almost 18,000 feet above sea level.
Naturally, this requires a certain degree of fitness. Everest Base Camp Photography Trek is recommended only for people in good health and fitness with some experience of trekking behind them. There is no restriction of upper age on this tour; your fitness is what matters. Minors who wish to be part of this tour must be accompanied by an adult.
Due to the altitudes, this Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp may not be suitable for people with heart ailments, chronic problems related to lungs and those with high blood pressure related problems. If you have experienced serious altitude sickness in the past that required hospitalization, this tour is not recommended for you. This Trek is also not suitable for people with thyroid-related problems. If you are in doubt, please check with your doctor before signing up on this Trek.
♂ What is a photography trek? How is it different from a regular trek?
In addition to a regular trekking guide, this trek will also be led by our photography mentor who will be on board this tour. We also have certain tweaks in the itinerary to maximize photography opportunities during this tour. Our photography mentor is constantly working with you through this tour to ensure that we have the best of the photography opportunities available, and will also mentor to make the best possible images during the tour. The group will also predominantly contain photography enthusiasts, creating a common-interest bonding and association with all the group members. Your mentor will be available to review, critique and provide necessary on-field assistance to you with photographing the landscapes all along the way.
♂ Can I bring my non-photographer partner with me?
Yes, you can. Enjoying the trek is and having a good time along the way is as much on the agenda as photography is. Your partner will enjoy the journey with the group. However, non-photographers should note that our itineraries are catered to photograph-enthusiasts and are generally slower-paced than regular travel itineraries. Also please note that we do not offer separate non-photographer pricing.
♂ Cost for Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp
The total cost of the Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp will be around the US $ 1500 per person for two people. If the group size gets bigger then the cost will be less. Trip cost including foods & accommodations during the trek, guide, porter, all the ground transportation, Kathmandu – Lukla -Kathmandu domestic airfare, Accommodation in Kathmandu.
♂ Festival in Everest Region
Everest Mani Rimdu festival is one of the most interesting High Himalayan Buddhist festivals observed every year, it is celebrating in Tengboche monastery, the Mani Rimdu is performed usually between mid-October and mid-November, the date of the Mani Rimdu festival is fixed according to the Tibetan Lunar calendar and announces the Mani Rimdu festival dates by the head of Tyangboche (Tengboche) Monastery Lama.
♂ Best Time to make this Photography Trek to Everest Base Camp:
Almost the whole year you can make this Trek. Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March t0 June) is the best season to visit the incredible Everest Khumbu Valley.