For their largely clear, azure skies May and October are generally considered the finest months for travel - and of course to see Everest.
The snow and ice are gradually thawing, and, with clear, warm and sunny weather, views of Everest on the stunning overland journey to Nepal are more probable. The average temperature in this month is a pleasant 20°C (68°F).
Mount Everest Base Camp allows you unobstructed views of the world’s highest mountain, Everest, as it rises majestically into the cold blue sky.
17 1/2 hours (Lhasa via Beijing)
The best time to travel.
A good time to travel, but there may be some factors to be aware of.
Travel is possible, but this is not the best time of year.
Travel is not recommended.
Snow or ski season.
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