Franco Chew Thu Jul 27 17:57:13 UTC 2017
5200m. Everest Base Camp refers to two base camps located separately on the opposite side of Mount Everest. The north base camp is situated at an altitude of 5200m(17,056ft) in Tibet Autonomous Region, China whereas the south one is based in Nepal with an altitude of 5364m(17,597ft). The essential purpose of building these two camps is to serve as the headquarters of mountaineering coordination, material supply and starting point to scale the top of Mt. Everest. Of course, it is the most desirable and achievable place for the majority of tourists to get a closer look at the panoramic view of the highest mountain on our planet. Everest Base Camp in Tibet (North EBC)Everest Baes Camp in Tibet is located in Qomolangma National Nature Reserve, Shigatse, Tibet, China. (Qomolangma literally means Mt. Everest in Tibetan.) The base camp in Tibet is originally built as a protective zone to shield focal area of Mt. Everest Region from pollution. Now EBC has multiple purposes: scientific observation, Mt. Everest mountaineering headquarters, and Mt. Everest tourist attraction. from Tingri (4300m) and then move southward to EBC (5200m) via Rongbuk Monastery (5154m). Therefore, you literally travel on the roof of the world, with white and dense clouds floating above you head and boundless mountain range below your feet.19km away from summit of Mount Everest(8844.43m). The base camp consists of a number of rudimentary facilities, such tents, teahouse, post office, etc. On the way from Tingri to EBC, overall you will pass three best places to photograph Mt. Everest, i.e. Gawu La Pass(5198m), Rongbuk Monastery(5154m), and EBC(5200m) itself. Gawu La Pass is widely believed to be the best place to photograph breathtaking panorama of Himalayan Range. Lofty mountains like Makalu(8463m), Lhotse(8516m), Mt. Everest (8844.43m) and Cho Oyu (8201m) and Shishapangma(8012m) stand side by side above the skyline with dense clouds floating above your head.
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