• Last Updated on Sep 28, 2022

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Everest trek itself is risky because of the high elevation and other factors. All risk comes with a solution. Trekking Everest region starts at 2800 meters high and is already high for trekkers. You do not have to worry that much if you follow these instructions carefully.

1. Altitude Sickness:

2. Unpredictable Weather

3. possibilities of risks of injuries, ankle sprain, bruises, or minor cuts.

4. Carelessness may result in death and serious injuries.

5. Lukla Flight


Unpredictable Weather:

The weather condition of this trekking route is very unpredictable. The weather in Lukla and the rest of the course changes very fast. Clouds can cover amazing views of mountains within a few minutes. Sometimes the weather gets clear within a few minutes and doesn’t make us disappointed. Rain and snow are also unpredictable; sometimes, heavy snow can disturb us. As this trek lies above 3500 M, the wind is another problem creating a factor for Trekkers.


possibilities of risks of injuries, ankle sprain, bruises, or minor cuts:

Although Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous and well-developed trek, the case of risk of injuries is a bit high. Trekkers can face different problems like an ankle sprain, bruises, dehydration, and minor cuts. Trekkers sometimes may face health problems like diarrhea, headache, illness, fever, etc.


Carelessness may result in death and serious injuries:

Even though this is not a risk factor, sometimes our negligence can result in a severe problem. Some people take a selfie in dangerous places, pose in risky areas, don’t follow guide instructions, walking on the edge of the track are some careless factors that might create serious problems and even death of travelers.


Altitude Sickness:

Altitude sickness is the severe and main problem while doing Everest base camp trek. Do you know what altitude sickness is? Yes, Great. When trekking above 4000 M, you may feel uneasy; Headache, vomiting, and difficulty in breathing are the significant symptoms of altitude sickness. AMS can disappoint you as you may not reach your destination.


The solution to overcome the problems mentioned above.

1. First of all, choose the best trekking agency in Nepal for your trip as they provide you with experienced and the best guide.

2. Listen to the pre-trip briefing provided by the company carefully.

3. Listen to your guide briefing carefully every day.

4. Be careful while taking pictures; take pictures but don’t put your life at risk while taking a shot.

5. Take the help of a Guide in case of any difficulties and uneasiness.

6. Be cooperative with the Guide, as your guide needs to know you well.

7. Sometimes, due to bad weather, you may need to rest in the mountain for some more extra days, so you need to be prepared for that as well.

8. Keep extra expenses and research the route before your booking.

Kusum KC

Kusum KC

I am Kusum, a content writer for one of the most reputed travel agencies"Mountain rock treks & expedition Pvt Ltd." I have a great passion for writing about new places and learning about the place at the same time. I am enrolled at the Kathmandu school of law, as an undergraduate in the faculty of law. Most recently, I have been engaged in writing web content, introducing new places to the tourist out there. 

 My passion for learning new things drives me to take on new experiences. I choose law as it was my ideal profession since I was about seven years old. I have already experienced three years of journey in law by taking law as a major in 12th standard. Besides law, It is my luck to join the tourism industry. I would love to be able to create more quality content for our readers. Being a student of law, Nepalese cultures, traditions and ethnicity is the main subject matter for my course which guides me to introduce it to our foreign visitors.