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Everest Base Camp Trek in November

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Everest Base Camp Trek in November

Everest Base Camp Trek in November

November is the end of the fall season in Nepal. The trekking season is still in its heyday in Nepal, particularly in the Everest region. Everest Base Camp Trek in November has a favorable climate and crystalline views during this time. Therefore, you will see a large number of hikers on the popular pathways in Nepal. The Everest Base Camp Trek is popular all year round. It provides a great adventure, chills, and surprises. In November you can enjoy the trek with good weather and less chance of rainfall.

Everest Base Camp Trek Weather November

 November is the final month of the autumn season, so you can expect good weather this month. Daytime temperatures range from 18 to 25 degrees Celsius in Kathmandu. During nights, temperatures can drop to 7ºC. You will appreciate the crystal clear views with incredible visibilities.

There is very little cloud risk in November. In the last week of November, the temperature begins to decrease. It can be as high as 12 degrees Celsius during the day during the last days of November. Always expect extreme weather at the mountain passes and Everest Base Camp. Below is a more detailed estimate of the temperatures at different points on your November Everest Base Camp hike:

Place Elevation    Average Temperature   Minimum Temperature   Maximum Temperature
Lukla 2,829 m            6.5°C     6.5°C      12.2°C

Namche 3,463 m       2.9°C     3.4°C       9.2°C

Dingboche 4,483 m   2.9 °C    11°C         5.3°C

Lobuche 4,910 m       5.5°C     13.8°C      2.8°C

Gorak Shep 5180m    6.6°C      14.9°C     1.8°C

Note: Keep in mind that weather conditions at higher elevations can change. Consequently, you have to prepare for changes in weather conditions and temperatures. Blizzards can and do take place at any time during trials.

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Recommended tracks for Everest Base Camp Trek in November.

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Therefore, there is more than one way of doing that trek. In November, all those roads are open and safe. Recommended routes are as follows:

Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake

With ideal weather conditions and crystalline views, the Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake is a great route. In November, all passes are open and safety-free. On this route, you will have the opportunity to explore the Everest area closer. In addition to the beautiful Everest base camp, you will hike to the wonderful Gokyo Ri and Kalapatthar. You will also come across majestic lakes and mountains in the Gokyo Valley during this trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek back by helicopter.

It is one of the most luxurious choices for your Everest Base Camp Trek. The Everest Helicopter trek is one of the shortst treks in the Everest region.

This November, the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is an excellent option for those with no budget. With crystal clear views and beautiful weather, you can enjoy dramatic views of the fashionable Everest region.

Gokyo Lake Trek

If you want to avoid the crowded trails and the plane ride, this route is the best. You can reach to Lukla by plane and trek together till Namche bazaar then trails departs to Gokyo valley. This trek gives you more time to enjoy and a few people trek this rout than Everest Base Camp.

You will need physical fitness and appropriate training to complete this route. This route is also an excellent choice for those who want to avoid the November crowds.

Accommodation in Everest Base Camp Trek in November

Almost all tea rooms, restaurants in the Everest area are open throughout the year. November being the peak season, the premises will not close, unless on rare occasions.

However, because of the large number of hikers in the area, you may have to reserve your rooms in advance. Else, you may need to trek a bit further for accommodations.

Most restaurants and tearooms are open throughout the month of November. You can easily find places to eat and drink out on the trails.

You may need to stand in line for your meals in November. If that's not your preference, let them know in advance what you want. That way you don't have to stand in line for a long time.

Guides & Porter to Everest Base Camp Trek.

A guide and porter is definitely recommended for high altitude hikes like the Everest Base Camp trek. During November, the number of hikers is high. The guide and doorman can also recommend great places to relax, eat and drink.

They can also recommend which itineraries you can choose to enhance your trekking experiences. They suggest the best locations with great photographic potential at any upcoming festivals or events in the region.

In high season, a large number of porters and guides are booked. Therefore, it is best to reserve your trek so we can arrange the best guides for you.

Festivals in November

Mani Rimdu:

Mani Rimdu is an international sherpa festival. This is a festival held in autumn at the monastery of Tengboche in the Everest region. The Sherpas have a lunar calendar. Therefore, the festival dates are changing.

Mani Rimdu is a string of sacred ceremonies. The monks and people of the region get together for "the good of the world." There are plays, masquerade dances, prayers and celebrations. The monks of the Tengboche monastery interpret masked dances and dramas. Mani Rimdu is a 19-day program. The big feast takes place for three days.

Mani Rimdu is performed in the ninth Tibetan month of Tengboche, which usually coincides with the full moon in October or November. Mani Rimdu Festival 2022 will be held on November 8, 9 and 10. If you are interested Everest Base Camp Trek in Mani Rimdu Festival join with us for Everest Base Camp Trek in November.

Equipment and supplies to the Everest Base Camp trek in November.

November is the final fall month for Nepal. The temperature is falling little by little to accommodate the winter in December. Therefore, you will have to prepare for warm days, cold nights in the beginning of November. At the end of November, the weather is colder. You'll need more warm cloths. Knowing the basics of packaging for an Everest Base Camp trek in November is a big help.

A guide to your packaging is the following:

  • Reading/writing material
  • First aid kit; should contain lip balm, aspirin, plasters, antihistamines, imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea. Rehydrating powder, additional prescription drugs that you can take if particular.
  • Wet wipes for cleansing can be bought in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag and Down Jacket supplied by Mountain Magic Treks in Katmandu.
  • Lightweight Towel
  • Day package (25-30 liters) for carrying your personal needs throughout the day.
  • Torch/flashlight - the headlight style is ideal.
  • Bug spray, sunscreen and lip balm.
  • Refillable water bottle - At least 1 liter of Nalgene aluminium or polypropylene are the best.
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves - made of woollen or plush and gore-tex.
  • Scarf
  • Liners bag to waterproof your bags (A travel bag is supplied to each backpacker for trekking by Mountain Magic Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Jacket and trousers waterproof to the wind.
  • Strong, comfortable walking boots (worn frequently before departure)
  • Socks: a blend of thick wool and fine cotton to be worn in a coverall - make sure the boots are suitable for such a coverall.
  • Running shoes or sandals for a night out.
  • Woolen sweater/sweater/fleece. Light during the summer, one heavyweight or two light weights during the winter months.
  • T-Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Pants - light-weight long pants (jeans not suitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Very hot clothes during the winter (December to March) superimposed - thermal.

Clothing

Further guidance for Everest Base Camp Trek in November. Decide what you want out of hiking. The type of experience you want to hike helps determine the route you should take. In November, all routes leading to Everest Base Camp are open and secure.

If you like trekking with groups and having good conversations with other hikers, then the direct route to Everest Base Camp is the best.

If you want to avoid the crowds and not worry about long hikes then Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake is an excellent option.

To learn more about the culture and lifestyle of the people of the region, let us know your interest. So we can set up an experienced guide to explain the cultural aspects.

If you want more adventure and want to scale the overpasses, remote areas of Everest and then Everest Three Pass trek, Everest Two Pass Trek can be an excellent choice.

If you have mountain climbing experience, then Everest Base Camp with Island Peak climbing is also a great choice.

Advance Booking

November is the peak period for hiking in Nepal. Thousands of people are travelling across the country this month. Booking in advance is a good thing to do in November.

You won't have to worry about finding the right teahouses, places to eat and drink. You can also obtain discounts on your flights, sightseeing packages.

Layering

Due to the diversity of the trekking trail landscape, the overlay is the key. It gives you the freedom to add or take off a layer of clothing as much as you want.

In the morning, the weather can be cold and windy. Later, it turns dry and hot. Hence, layering makes it easy for you to adjust to the weather.

Travel Insurance for Everest Base Camp Trek

Most reputable tour agencies will not accept you if you do not have travel insurance. Please make sure your travel insurance is up to date on time. It should cover the 6000m high altitude treks of Nepal Himalaya. It is also good if it covers emergency evacuation and rescue for an emergency situation.

Buying the travel insurance is a great safety measure. You should get this from your home county before you travel.

Start early in the morning
The earlier you start, the more time you will have to explore the majestic beauty of the Everest region.

You will have many trekking hours per day. This can be an added bonus. This gives you time to trek at your own pace, reaching your destination on schedule.

It also gives you free time in the afternoon and evening. You can spend it in the comfort of your tea house or explore the area's villages and local lifestyle. Chances are you'll miss the sunset view.

Final Say

November is great for all types of trekking in Nepal. In the Everest region, you can do all short and long duration treks. Hence, you will have many options for your Everest Base Camp trek in November.

Everest Base Camp Trekking will be full of energy and aura of trekkers and climbers. With best views and perfect weather, you are bound to have a great time on your trek to Everest Base Camp.

You must pre-book everything in November. You need to book your flights, food, tea houses, trekking packages in advance. You can contact us (our team) for your requirement, we can take care of it for you within hour.

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