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Mt. Everest Travel Guide

If you get the life-time chance to visit Tibet, how can you miss a visit to Everest Base Camp to on Mt. Everest, the roof of the world?

As the international border between China and Nepal, Mt. Everest is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, with the highest peak at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) above sea level. As one of the masterpieces of nature, Mount Everest is blessed with many extreme wonders. The top part of the mountian is covered with snow all the year round, when the sun shines on the mountain, the peak is like white pyramid. More often, the thick freely moves clouds and fogs, seems as if a flag with the mast of the peak was swinging, will shroud the peak. This peculiar phenomenon of Mt. Everest is know as “Flag Cloud”. An additional wonder generated here are the bright glaciers, where ices are formed into various shapes like bridges, pagodas and others.

Mt. Everest
Mt. Everest

Arround Mt. Everest, there are also four peaks including Mt. Makarluh, Zhuoyo, Shishabanma, Gosanthain and other 14 peaks above 8,000 and 7,000 metres respectively, forming an amazing picture of Mt. Everest Natural Scenert Area with jokuls, peaks groups and mountain waves.

The Best Time to Visit Mt. Everest

The periods from late April to early June, and from early September to late October are the best time to visit Mt. Everest. Since the weather is quite changeable in high altitude, keep a very close eye on the weather changes if you want to climb the mountain.

In a bead MuMa camping on the peak.
Everest Base Camp on the peak.

Travel Tips for Mt. Everest Trekking

  • Besides the Tibet Entry Permit, you must further apply for an Alien Treble Permit, which is issued by the Local Public Security Bureau of Tiber to travel Mt. Everest area.
  • Please use sunscreen with high SPF and wearing sunglasses and caps to protect you from UV damages, for the UV radiation increases at higher altitudes and is reflected much by snow.

  • The bead MuMa tensile peak.
    The bead MuMa tensile peak.

  • The dry environment associated with higher elevation increases the likelihood of dehydration. You can use lip balm to avoid chapped lips.

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