Admin 10 Jun, 2015
Everest trekking is the most popular trekking among the trekkers, since there are majestic mountains in the areas. The Everest region is located in the north-east in Nepal, is not only a famous destination for tourists in Nepal for its scenic views of the highest peak of the world the -- Mt. Everest [8,848m]--but also other mountains stretched across as a white shaped teeth. Besides, mountains, the region is well known for the loyal and friendliness of its inhabitants [The Sherpas].
Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, is known as "Sagarmatha" [The goddess mother of the world) in Nepal. It has long been the greatest attraction for nature lovers and the trekkers.
The Everest region is protected by the Sagarmatha National Park, established in 1976 covering an area of 1148 square kilometers. Throughout the trekking region, trekkers are overwhelmed with the views of unbelievable peaks, Buddhist monasteries, and friendly Sherpa villages. Similarly, the common wildlife in park are -- Himalayan Tahr, Ghoral, Musk deer, Pikks (mouse hare), weasel, jackal and other rarely seen animals are Himalayan black beer, olf, lynx, and snow leopard. There are over 118 species of birds inhibiting in the park, the common among them are the impeyan pheasant (Danphe), Blood pheasant, red billed cough, yellow billed cough, snow cock, snow peagon, Himalayan Griffion and lammergeyer.
The geography of the Everest trekking area covers with the rugged rocky valleys, alpine forests and meadows, neat Sherpa Villages, Glaciers and icefalls. The region is arguably the most famous trekking route in the world as there are the most breathtaking sceneries. The visitation at the lower elevation is dominated by pine and hemlock forest, while above 3500 meters the forest is dominated with silver fir, birch, rhododendron and juniper trees. Growing barley and potatoes and raising yaks are some of the notable occupation. The majority of young people in the region are engaged as mountaineering and trekking guides in the season.
Everest region offer different spectacular trekking trail -- Everest base camp trekking, Kala-pattar trekking, Gokyo Ri Trekking, Gokyo Cho la pass trekking, Renjo la pass trekking, Everest high pass trekking, Everest view trekking, Everest panorama trekking, Everest comfort trekking, Jiri Everest base camp trekking, Everest base camp trekking and Island peak climbing, Everest high pass trekking, Gokyo valley Tyangboche trekking, Mera peak climbing and Amphu lapcha pass trekking , Everest balcony trekking among others.
Facts of Everest Region Trekking - Sagarmatha National Park (1148 sq. km.)
The best point to explore the area could be Gokyo Valley, Lubuche, Kalapatther, Everest Base Camp, Chuking Valley & the Thame Valley.
Region: Everest Region Trekking
Activities: Trekking, Hiking, Mountaineering, Cultural Observation & Meditation
Accommodation: Lodge, Camping, Resort Hotels
Access: Namche Bazar – a gateway to Everest Region – is a two day walk from Lukla which is 30 minutes by air to Kathmandu.
Transportation: Tourist Bus, Horse, Airplane
Best Season: October – November & May – December (snow, daytime temperatures 5 degree Celsius), June – September (rainy).