Everest Region

Everest trekking is admissible the most famous of all trekking and mountain region in Nepal Himalaya. The prominent charm of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain village, the isolated monasteries and the local Sherpa people. Most importantly, the Everest region is the home to the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest at 8848m, as measured by the altitude of its summit above the sea level. Adventurous people all around the world dream to see the spectacular view of Everest from near, and the only way to view the Everest from near is by hiking/ trekking to the Everest region.

The Mount Everest trek offers a wide array of spectacular trekking options ranging from the Everest Base Camp trek which has also been listed one of the ten best trios in the world to trekking in remote semi-wilderness area. Throughout the Everest region, trekkers are overwhelmed with fantastic views of the highest peaks on planet earth and many Buddhist monasteries as well. Along with that, the snow clad mountains and various glaciers of this region touch the soul and mind of everyone. The prominent glaciers like Khumbu, Lotse, Imja, Ngozunba and Nangpa are the remarkable jewels of this area.

However remote it may be, Everest region is one of the most developed region with tourism infrastructure and attracts plenty of tourists every year. One of the most daring airports in the world, Lukla Airport, is the gateway for trekking tourists into this outstanding Himalayan valley. Everest region is also the region where the toughest endurance race “The World’s Highest Marathon” is held. This event has undoubtedly promoted this region worldwide with the spectacular downhill race that starts at Gorek Shep and finishes at Namche Bazaar. Besides many other annual events that take place here every year, this region is the demanding trekking destination for most trekkers for its fascinating natural scenery and beautiful mountains.

The must see place in this region is Sagarmatha National Park, which is the gift of Mother Nature in itself and the home of a rich cultural heritage. The park is also the home to the world’s renowned mountain-climbing people, the Sherpas. Along with that, in this region one can find many interesting wildlife including the Himalayan Tahr, Musk deer, Weasel, Ghoral, and Jackal.  Birds found in this region are the Impeyan Pheasant (Danphe), red billed chough, yellow billed chough, snow pigeon and many more. To the east of Sagarmatha National Park lies the Makalu-Barun National park, a remote and wild stretch of mountain peaks and deep, densely forested valleys which is also no less stunning.

Though the key preference for trekking to Everest region in Nepal is obviously the mountains, however, the region is astonishingly rich with many places worth an observation. The glaring beauty in the form of glacier lakes, dazzling rhododendron forests, native flora and fauna, charming villages and ancient Buddhist monasteries all add up to make this region an alluring tourist destination.