Everest Region, one of the highest countries on this planet with most of the world’s tallest peaks located. Besides number one Mt. Everest, and the 4th high Mt. Lhotse including world 6th high Mt. Cho-Oyu.Apart from three above 8,000 meters peaks, with many well-known famous mountains like Nuptse, Island peak, Pumori, and Amadablam so on Everest region, a popular renowned adventure destination trekking, peak climbing to major mountaineering expeditions. Due to its scenic country, steeped with an array of Mid-Eastern Himalayan mountain range in the harmony of local immense culture.
The land of famous Sherpa, the highlanders of Everest region interwoven with Buddhism religion, is well known for age-old tradition and hospitality. Everest region, located Nepal North Mid-East Himalaya within the district of Solu-Khumbu, mostly populated by Sherpa people. The indigenous mountain tribes of the Mid to Far Eastern region of the country include mixed hill tribes around lower Solu areas of Everest. The upper high region of Everest is known as Khumbu, famous for its beautiful landscapes scenery of high snow peaks and scenic valleys. As well as the ancient traditional culture and heritage of the Sherpa that makes an equally interesting for travelers to the Everest region.
Everest region offers various adventure destinations from few days moderate walks to more than week-long trekking. Including alpine-style peak climbing and mountaineering in the comfort of a nice local lodge for overnights stops. Beautiful areas to visit around Everest Region, the most popular destination is Everest Base Camp and high Kalapathar hill. A scenic and adventurous trek of 11 to 12 days round trip from Lukla town with an airport.
Another famous adventure location is a trek to the beautiful Gokyo valley and its pristine glacial lakes with high Gokyo-Ri. Where one can catch views of the world’s highest peaks with Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Mt. Makalu. Situated, on the close shadow of the world's 6th high Mt. Cho-Oyu with other famous peaks, includes Nepal's longest Ngozumba glacier. Where one can traverse to reach Everest base camp from Gokyo valley via high Cho-La Pass. As well Renjo-La passes to reach west of Khumbu at Thame village, one can enjoy a short trek to scenic famous Tengboche Monastery. A lovely spot surrounded by green woodland with views of Everest and adjoining peaks at a near distance. Everest region offers more for adventurous trekkers and climbers with time to explore lovely villages of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung / Khunde, Thame, and Pangboche. An exciting short flight from Kathmandu reaches you at Lukla airport, the gateway of many adventure destinations around the Everest Region.
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