Tour and Travels · March 11, 2020

Tips On Doing Everest Base Camp Trek in October

Everest base camp trek is one of the best opportunities for trekkers. The journey starts from Lukla airport and landed at one of the dangerous airports in the world. In Nepali October fall in the month of Ashoj, where the biggest festival occurs. All most all of the Nepalese people celebrate Dashain and Tihar is the biggest festival. We can see the amazing views of the Himalayas and the culture of Sherpa’s. October is that month where the climate is moderate and it is also the best time to go for treks.

EVEREST BASE CAMP TEMPERATURE IN OCTOBER

The average temperature of Everest Base Camp is above 4000 meters. In October, we can find a moderate temperature. During day time, it is nearly warmer but at morning and night time it is a little bit cold. At night time, the temperature reaches up to 6 degree Celsius and at day time the temperature reaches up to 14 degree Celsius.

EVEREST BASE CAMP WEATHER IN OCTOBER

Due to the ends of monsoon season, we can find the moderate climate on Everest base camp trek in October. It is also the best season for trekking towards the Everest base camp. There is fewer chances of raining but if there is raining then we can get fresh air. We can also see the beautiful view of snow covering the mountain as far as our eye can reach and the clean blue sky.

ACCOMMODATION IN OCTOBER

We can find various lodges and teahouse on our treks which helps to get proper food and comfort to take rest. We can get organic food which makes our body warm. October is the best season for trekking so we must inform about the room in advance. We must have our own sleeping bag for our safety.

DIFFICULTIES ON THE EVEREST BASE CAMP IN OCTOBER

Altitude sickness is one of the major problems for trekkers, we must be careful about the symptom of this disease. If we find some symptom than we immediately inform to our leaders. The physical condition of trekkers must be good. In November, due to the large numbers of trekkers, there is less chance to get a vacant room. We must be well prepared by taking a sleeping bag.

PACKING FOR EVEREST BASE CAMP IN OCTOBER

In November, due to the moderate climate, we shouldn’t need heavy clothes. We should take lighter clothes which are necessary for your treks. We should take waterproof jackets, sleeping bag, trekking clothes, first aid kit, down and fleece jackets. We also include medicine, water bottle, sunglasses, moisturizers and sun creams, camera etc.

OTHER TREKS IN EVEREST REGION IN OCTOBER

Besides Everest base camp trek, there are other trekking packages in the Everest region that can be done in October. A short trek which goes up to Tengboche and returns to Kathmandu is one week trek which known as the Everest view trek. It is an easy Everest trek that recommended for elderly and family.

Gokyo valley trek is another trekking package of the Everest region. It is a similar trek as Everest base camp trek in duration. Gokyo valley trek is also known as Gokyo lake trek and Gokyo Ri trek. This trek offers one of the best views of the Everest Himalaya, beautiful high Himalayan lakes and more. Everest high passes trek covers all 3 main high passes in the Everest region and Cho La pass and Renjo la pass treks are the other adventure trekking packages.

CONCLUSION

In November, due to the moderate climate, we can find a large group of trekkers. We can enjoy by seeing the amazing view of the Himalayas and the clear blue sky. We can see the culture of Sherpa’s and the natural beauty of Nepal. We can also see the highest Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) of Nepal.