Everest trek is among the most popular treks in the world. It provides an experience of the great classic trek. Trek to Everest gives exposure to numbers of adventurous trekking routes, eminent views, lush valleys, and miscellanea flora & fauna. The exotic Sherpa culture and lifestyle along with many local monasteries, Chortens and stone memorials add up to the wonderful time of the trek.
"Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest in 1865. It is known as Sagarmatha in Nepal. Sagarmatha means the head of the earth. It is also known as Chomalangma in Tibet, which means goddess mother of the Earth."
The Everest trekking gained its popularity after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norge Sherpa took the route for Everest Expedition in 1953. Everest trekking region is an awesome platform for adventure hikers and nature lovers. This region is in protection under the Sagarmatha National Park which spreads over the area of 1,148 square kilometers. The Everest region has an altitude range from 2,840m/ 9,330ft to Mt. Everest at 8,848m/29,028ft.
We can check into the Everest region by air and by foot as well. The Everest trek begins with a short 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and by foot from there. The alternative route to the Everest region is by road up to Jiri and footwalk from there. The region offers most challenging treks and peak climbing for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Island Peak, Mera Peak, Lobuche East Peak, Lobuche West, Cholatse Peak, Thamserku, and Pokalde Peak are the most popular peaks there for climbing. The Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Valley/ Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Renjo La Pass, Kongma La Pass, Amhuulaptsa Pass, and the Tasilaptsa Pass are most widely visited routes. In addition, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, and Mt. Cho Oyu are famous for thrilling expeditions.
The major entry points of Everest region is Lukla and Jiri. Namche Bazaar is the main gateway to Everest as Namche is the main trading town in Everest region. Also, Sagarmatha National Park, Khumjung Village, Tengboche Monastery, Gokyo are other remarkably elegant places to visit. The worlds highest airport Syngboche Airport can view in this region. On top of that, the spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Aamdablam, Mt, Khumbila, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Gokyo lakes and surrounding periphery is breathtaking, glorious and worth great admiration.