Planning a trekking trip of Nepal on coming July? Then you must be wondering if Everest Base Camp Trek in July in is doable? Or you might be thinking of about Everest weather July? Here we have answered these question along with Mount Everest temperature in July, With or without a guide, trekking to Everest Base Camp in July fun.
July is the starting of summer monsoon in Nepal which means is the off-season for trekking in Nepal. Once the rain pours down, you can catch the sharpest views of mountain ranges. But as the rain pours during the evening or night, the trek is not that tough with the right gear. Here is everything you need to know about Everest Base Camp in July.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp trek in July are:
• Trekking to the foothill of the world’s highest mountain;
• Thrilling short mountain flight to Lukla
• Beautiful view of sunrises and sunsets on clear days
• Night stay at Namche Bazaar which is the world’s highest trade market
• Visit numerous Stupas along the way
• Experience of a unique Tibetan culture of the remote Himalayan region of Nepal
• Stunning view of the mountain peaks as Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, etc on clear days
Everest Weather July:
July marks the summer monsoon season in Nepal- it’s the wettest month in the year. But as the monsoon coincides with summer it is pleasurably warm in the higher altitude. As you climb to the higher altitude, the precipitation will be less. All the route above 4000m altitude will have very little rain. And since the rainfall occurs only during afternoon and night, you can trek in the sunny and warm mornings.
The average daily temperature in the Everest region during July is around17-degree centigrade. The night temperature can fall as low to 2 degrees. Even during July, you need to carry a zero degree sleeping bag for the nights during your trek in July.
Duration for Everest Base Camp:
The duration depends on the trekking package you choose. Along with the acclimatization days, you can choose that range for 15 days to 30 days. But if you are the experienced trekker, you can complete the trek only in 11 to 12 days as well. If you are thinking to climb mount Everest in July, read this.
Physical Fitness for Everest Base Camp Trek:
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is not a piece of cake. If you can walk uphill for 6/8 hours on a daily basis, you can easily make to the top. Anyone with heart and lung problem should not make an attempt to the Base Camp though hike.
Everest Base Camp hotel:
Most of the tea houses in the Everest region provide you basic accommodation in July. As there is only less number of trekkers during Everest Base Camp trek, you can choose from any available tea houses and the room you want. If you are trekking in July, you don’t even need to pre-book your rooms.
With or without a Guide:
During the month of July, it is recommended to hire a guide while you trek. An experienced guide will have aware you about the changing weather conditions in the Himalayas and hence provide you all necessary and latest information on the trails. And since their will only be fewer number of trekkers in the trail, there is also the chances of getting lost if you trek without a guide.
Everest Base Camp Trek in July tips:
Start on your treks early in the morning as the mid-afternoon might receive the rain
Have enough warm clothes to change for the last of the trek
Get a local porter to carry your equipment, supplies
Learn to enjoy walking in the rain;
Take your time to explore the blooms of many wildflowers and wildlife on the trails.
Trekking in the Everest base camp in July is possible with proper preparation. You need to have flexibility on the duration. Yes, the rain might make the trails a bit more challenging yet it is a unique and rewarding adventure.
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