Brief Introduction of Everest Region
The Everest region has been a Mecca for hiking, trekking and climbing enthusiasts ever since Mount Everest was first ascended in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Apart from a fantastic array of snow giants and world-class hiking trails, the Everest region trekking is also popular for the legendary hospitality of the local Sherpa people. Trek in the Everest region is the best way to explore mountain people’s lifestyle, ancient monasteries, culture, and beliefs. Sherpa peoples of this region are very friendly, hardworking and humming activity. Mostly, Everest summiteers that hold world records are from this region. The meaning of Sherpa is the people who were coming from an eastern region which is Sher means Eastern and Pa means people come from.
It is located in the northeast of Nepal. The park is serene of hardy terrain with deep gorges, glaciers and gigantic rocks. The Sagarmatha National park spread over an area of 1,148 sq. km and ranges from 3,300 meter (11,000 ft) to 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) which is the highest place on earth. The park is home to the musk deer, Derow, Ghoral, and Himalayan Thar as well as red-billed chough, impheyan pheasant, blood pheasant and yellow-billed though. The prime attraction of Everest region trekking as the name suggests is the Mount Everest having Nepali name Sagarmatha is the highest peak in the world which is 8,848m from the sea level. It is also the home to two eight-thousanders Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Lhotse (8,516m) besides several other famous peaks above 6,000 m. Everest region trekking makes everybody self-pompous because being near and around to the highest part of the world provides a sense of bliss and glorified achievement. Trekking in Everest region is a combination of easy and challenging trek such as Everest Panorama, Gokyo Lake, Everest Base Camp, and Everest Three High passes trek which is frequently popular trails for the adventure enthusiastic trekkers. Trekking to the Everest region is depending on the route which you have chosen comparing from 5 days to a month long. In this region, you will get a chance to see blooming national flower of Nepal if you are around the flowering season. It is a rhododendron flower which is called Lali Gurans alike in Nepali.
As you enter this region, you will be showered with the views of the mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Kangtega, Mt. Cho Oyu and many more. The white towering mountains standing tall before your eyes one after the other! Everest region Trek takes you to the homeland of the tallest mountain of the world. The most convenient way to this region is a flight to Lukla. Lukla is nothing but an airport with a few hotels to treat the visitors. A trail that descends down to the Dudhkoshi river takes you to Phakding. You enter the “Sagarmatha National Park” and the trail continues to the buzzing town of the region – Namche. Namche used to be a popular trade centre of the region in the past. The narrow paths with the traders and their dzopkos make the trail lively. Namche has a mountain museum which is full of a gallery and other mountaineering related memories. Syangboche airport is another attraction of the place and Everest View Hotel, which is a vantage point for endeavouring the breath-taking views of the mountains in the region.
Everest Trekking Packages
legendary hospitality of the local Sherpa people in the Mecca of trekkers