Two base camps: North vs South Base Camp
The base camp to the south of Mt Everest is in Nepal, and is often referred to as South Base Camp. The base camp to the north of Mt Everest is in Tibet. It's sometimes referred to simply as North Base Camp.
Nepal's Everest Base Camp – not to be confused with Tibet's Everest Base Camp – is on the south side of Mt Everest.
Where in Nepal is Mt Everest?
Sagarmatha National Park
The Nepali name for Mt Everest is Sagamartha, and it means 'forehead in the sky'.
How high is South Base Camp?
Where on Mt Everest is South Base Camp?
Everest is a whopping 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level.
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