Trekking In Everest Region

Trekking in Everest Region

Trekking in Everest Region

  • Everest mini trek - 7 Days

    This is the shortest possible trek in Everest region. We take you to Sherpa capital of Namche Bazzar, Khumjung village and some important view points in Everest region offering close view of Everest and other mountains.

  • Everest Basecamp trek - 16 Days

    This trek takes you to the base camp of the Everest, a place used by climbing groups as their base camp before ascending Everest. It is truly a great trek justifying its fame .The alpine sceneries, extraordinary mountain views...

  • Gokyo Trek

    Gokyo trek - 17 Days

    This trek follows same route as Everest Base camp trek till half way then heads for the pristine Gokyo valley . The serene Gokyo lake and the Gokyo valley are extraordinary place to trek. The view of Everest and other mountains from...

Important Highlights of Mt Everest trek

The spectacular mountain flight to Lukla airstrip is one of most exhilarating flight in the world. The Sherpa town of Namche bazaar, the monastery on Tengboche , the Yak caravans and the big-hearted Sherpas and their Buddhist culture are the top attractions. The view of Everest from Tengboche , Syangboche , Kalapattar or Gokyo Ri –depending on which itinerary you follow, could be your life time treasures.. The pristine Gokyo lake , alpine beauty of Gokyo valley and the interesting Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Thame are other highlights of Everest tour .

Flora and fauna in Everest region

Chir pine, blue pine, hemlock, junipers and rhododendrons are common plants in Everest region. A spring trek is rewarded with blooming rhododendron flowers while one can see profusion of alpine flowers on the grounds during summer.Among the birds, Flora and fauna in Everest region the beautiful impeyan pheasant is most remarkable. Different species of deer , namely , barking deer, musk deer and himalayan thar are common among mamals.The yaks will be met everywhere along the route in your trek, but the wild yaks are almost extinct now.

Everest trekking permit

The Everest region is preserved and managed by Sagarmatha National park, an world heritage site declared by the UNESCO. Every one doing a trekking in Everest region needs to obtain a national park entry permit, which is Danpheobtainable in Kathmandu and costs USD 15. Children below 10 years are free.

Background readings for Everest trekking
  • Everest - by Walt Unsworth, for detailed history on mountaineering in Everest
  • The Sherpas of Nepal – by John Murray , for a study on the Sherpas
  • School Houses In The Cloud – by Edmund Hillary, for details on development projects in Khumbu.
  • Trekking In The Nepal Himalaya – (A travel guide) by Lonely Planet publication

Other Adventures

Other Adventures in Nepal

Nepal is best known for the world's highest mountains and beautiful trekking trails but we have a great variety of experiences to offer to the visitors .Kathmandu and the nearby towns of Patan and Bhaktapur are regarded as open museum of medieval arts and architecture , boasting a total of seven UNESCO world heritage sites.

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