Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) has the distinction of being the base camp for a
mountain that can't be climbed. Most people will tell you that it is off
limits because it is considered holy. Whether the holiness is historically
based or a recent construct is however debatable.
Either way, it doesn't take away anything from the stunning location of the
base camp. For the first time in the trek you will feel like you are among the
mountains. You will also see another side of the beautiful Machhapuchhre from
There is also a German Metereological Station here just before you reach the