10 Photos That Will Inspire You To Trek To Everest Base Camp

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A trip of a lifetime that needs to be checked off your bucket list. Stand amongst the highest mountains in the world and be left in awe as you ascend into the rich culture of the Himalayas. You will return home with a sense of accomplishment and a desire to return to the thin air.

1. Leaving Gorakshep

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The view leaving Gorakshep.

2. Landing In Lukla

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One of the most dangerous runways in the world.

3. Seeing Everest From Tengboche

Mount Everest standing tall on the left.

4. Giving Way To Yaks

The yaks have the right of way, so stay towards the mountain side of the trail.

5. Spinning Prayer Wheels For Good Luck

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Spinning the prayer wheels on your way up to Everest Base Camp signifies good luck.

6. Looking Up At Everest From Base Camp

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You don’t see Everest a ton throughout the trek, but when you do it usually is the most epic of views.

7. Flying Into Thin Air At 17,000′

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Helicopters are a common sight in the Himalayas. The skill these pilets have when flying in such unfavorable conditions is amazing!

8. Staring Down At Namche Bazaar

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Looking down onto the large mountain town of Namche Bazaar.

9. Gazing Up At Pumori From Gorakshep

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Pumori is visible as you approach Everest Base Camp.

10. Reaching Everest Base Camp

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The most amazing feeling in the world is reaching Everest Base Camp!

Take the challenge of a lifetime. I promise you won’t regret it.

If you are looking for a company to get you safely to Everest Base Camp, read my review of Life Himalaya. Also, check out my packing list for the trek.

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