The Everest region is a crown of the entire Himalayan arena around the globe. It abodes numerous 8000-meter peaks, and that has become magnificent attractions for the trekkers, thus they prefer Everest region treks.
Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain standing at 8848.86 meters, in the MAHALANGUR Himalayan range, has played a key role in allure the trekkers in the Everest Himalayas. Also known as a journey to the paradise, Everest region trekking escapes you from the bustling urban life to the most appropriate solitary trekking life with the glorious attractions in the surroundings.
If someone nature lover has not done the trek in the Everest region, they always feel a kinda lack in their adventure story.
With the diverse trekking routes in the Everest region, trekkers can book the every trekking package that fit them in terms of budget, itinerary, and altitude. Definitely, Everest Base Camp Trekking stands all in front of other trails, but still a lot of alternatives to quench the adventure thirst. Exploring Gokyo valley, Frozen Lakes, experiencing the technical Everest three passes (Cho-La Pass, Renjo-La Pass and Khongma-La Pass) and enjoying the exotic Mount Everest Himalayan sceneries from Kalapatthar and EBC are the foremost magnetism on why to put Everest treks on your bucket list.
Having of seasonal variations, Trekking in Everest trails are suitable in spring and autumn with clear skies and beautiful days. In fact, December and January are also suitable for the adventure trip even though bit cold weather. Due to global warming, these months allow trekking in Everest region with less icy trekking trails along with fewer crowds.
Some of the popular trekking in the Everest region includes- Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Everest Three Pass Trek, Everest View Trek, and Pikey Peak Base Camp Trek. All of them dive under the category of the adventure treks, which lead you through the core heart of the Everest Himalayas with several challenges.
Likewise, the cultural part of the Everest region is equally fantastic. The Sherpas, who inhibit the Everest region (aka Khumbu region), adhere to the religious traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Living in a rugged mountain ground, they have amazingly preserved the cultural sites, rituals, traditions and the monastic lifestyles. Trekkers in the Everest region will encounter with all these miraculous cultural overlooks as monasteries, chhortens, Mani walls and various festivals that are celebrated around the Everest region. They herald the voice of peace and prosperity, knowledge and wisdom offered by Lord Buddha.
Except for a few treks, most of the other Everest Treks embark from Lukla. It is about a half-an-hour flight from Kathmandu, which is a scenic flight and it offers the delighting views of the Everest Himalayan chain. Since then, colorful monasteries continuously come into sight. But the real charm comes once you get an opportunity to explore the monasteries in Khumjung, Pangboche, and Tengboche. Various myths about the monasteries, the monastic aura, prayers, and the mantra decoration are just excellent. Tengboche monastery, which is located at 3870 meters altitude above from sea level, is an iconic spiritual center in Khumbu.
While trekking in the Everest region, you pass through the picturesque Sherpa valleys. Sherpa people are also renowned as Himalayan leaders around the globe. The story of their bravery, hardships, and their allegiance to the records will offer a different motivation to kick-off the excursion. They are innocent and sociable, love culture, and always emphasize preserving the surroundings.
Sherpa people are also forward in offering hospitality. In addition, they run mountain lodges and restaurants, where the trekkers stay overnight and eat mouth-watering foods. Moreover, they proffer nice and clean beds, warm cuisines from typical Nepali, Indian to the continental dishes.
Everest Trekkers hike through the Sagarmatha National Park, which covers an area of 1,148 km². So, you need to obtain the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit. Most of the national park area is very craggy and vertical, with its terrain cut by cavernous rivers and glaciers. During the adventure treks in the Everest region, trekkers will enjoy unique flora and fauna. In the lower forested zone, Oak, birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, bamboo, and rhododendron grow.
Above 3000-3500 meters, different types of vegetation are found to be shrubs. The more altitude increases, the floral beauties appear as lichens and mosses. Then the rocky glacier moraines and icefall region begins, which is also the base camp region of the Himalayas.
Various species of insects, birds, and animals have made this park their home, which increases the charm of the trekking in the Everest region. The park shelters various endangered mammals, including musk deer, wild yak, red panda, langur monkeys, hares, Himalayan thars, deer, mountain foxes, martens, and Himalayan wolves. The Himalayan goats often greet the Everest trekkers.
If trekkers are bound up by the time, then the Everest tour by the helicopter can be the best option for you along with the senior citizens. The tour takes off from Kathmandu and takes you all the way to Kalapatthar, offering the brilliant Everest Himalayan sceneries and takes you back.
The adventure thrill, rewarding landscape, Himalayan Sherpa lifestyle and hospitality, monastic life, delightful Himalayan sceneries and Lakes, all contribute Everest region to become one of the world’s most spectacular trekking destination for your holiday bucket list.
Boundless Adventure is looking forward to organizing your trekking in the Everest region with its highly experienced guides and further staffs, who have spent decades in the Himalayas. From flights and accommodations to the food and ground transportation, we manage everything required for the trek as you intend. All the itineraries of the Everest trekking packages can be customized for your interest.