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Is Everest Base Camp Trek Safe after Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Travel advice & Safety
Mountain Sherpa Admin
Jul 26, 2015

Is Everest Base Camp Trek Safe after Nepal Earthquake

People are frequently asking if Everest base camp trek is safe after the Nepal earthquake. We will say of course, YES and the entire region is very much safe for the trekking. This is basis the real ground report from the trekking zone.

The earthquake that occurred in Nepal resulted in a big avalanche on The Mount Everest Base Camp, Base camp 1 and 2. This took the life of 17 climbers and the world was shocked. Everyone thought the entire Everest region is devastated, however the ground report and reality is something else.

Actually Everest region is the least affected area. We are giving a real ground report from the world’s most popular trekking zone. Here, we are giving you a real picture of what has happened and not happened from Lukla to Gorakshep (Everest Base Camp). If you are aware of this zone then you must know that most of the Hotels (Tea Houses) are made of wood, and many of them are two and three story wooden buildings.

Let’s start from Lukla. Almost zero effect of the earthquake in Lukla and all the hotels and homes are safe.  Only few homes got a negligible crack.


Very little effect of the earthquake here. Very less no of homes got partially broken and no one is injured.


The effect in Monjo also very little and only few home partially broken and no one is injured.


Almost nothing happened here in this village and all the homes and hotels are safe and functional.

Namche Bazaar:

Namche Bazaar also had the very little effect of the earthquake. A few, may be 2 or 3 hotels’ roof was partially broken and few Hotels & homes got minor cracks. Almost the entire Namche region is not affected from the earthquake and no injury to anyone.


Absolutely no effect of the earthquake here in Kyangjuma village.


Here in Tengboche many hotels are broken down and however no one was injured. Currently most of the hotels are operational, like the Himalayan hotel in Tengboche is 85% repaired and within few days it will be 100% operational.


Almost no effect of earthquake in Deboche which is just below Tengboche.


Few homes and Hotel affected but most of them are safe in this big village and no one is injured.


Situation in Shomare village is also very similar to its neighbor village Pangboche, only few homes and Hotels are affected and no injury.


nothing has happened here in this big settlement of many hotels and absolute zero effect of the earthquake.


It is a bad luck for Periche as almost everything is fully broken down over here. Periche is situated just right opposite to Dingboche; however there are no major injuries that people have faced.


Nothing has happened here and this place is just 2 hours walk from Periche.


Only three hotels are affected. One of them is 90% broken and other 2 are partially broken down and no one is injured. This region has several other hotels that are operational.


All of the hotels are safe and only few negligible cracks occurred here but all of them fully operational.

 As per our analysis the entire trekking zone is safe to trek. The situation in Kathmandu has been settling down now. Therefore, you can start your Everest base camp trek as planned and the entire zone is open for you.

We are now taking booking for 2015 autumn season and are fully confident to organize. Despite the devastation of some sections of our country, most of the trekking routes, teahouses and hotels have not been affected and are completely safe despite of severe earthquake.

Book now, one of the planets most identified trek & 10% discount.

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