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Everest Region Treks

Introduction of Everest Region

Treks to Everest Region are an amazing experience for its diverse offerings that is unmatched with any other sapces of Himalaya Belt. Everest translates into “Sagarmatha” that translates into “head of the great blue sky” in Nepalese native tongue, and Tibetans call it “Chomolungma” which translates to “Goddess Mother of the world”.

Everest encapsulates Sagarmatha National Park, spanning a scope of eleven hundred forty eight kilometers square, considered to be the pinnacle of the Himalayas range worldwide for its abundance of 8000-meter peaks. It hosts various rare wildlife and over 120 species of birds including the pheasant, Cock Snow, Red Vialled chough creating an amusing destination for nature lovers. Among 300 mountains of Everest region, 3 of them are over 8000 meters: Everest (8848.86m), Lhotse (8516m) and Cho Oyu (8188m).

Among these peaks, Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain at 8848.86 meters in the MAHALANGUR Himalayan range, holds a significant appeal for trekkers in the Sagarmatha Region.

The trek is also known as a journey to paradise, providing a much-needed escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life into a solitary trekking experience surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

EBC traverse came into hideous limelight with a pioneering ascent to the Everest summit by British expedition of 1953 by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary. Distinct blend of traditional, topography, geology and amusing vista of the region was henceforth renowned in the global arena.

Honorable mentions of the ebc trek are distinct with multiple trekking alternatives it offers for geology lovers. Ranging from soaring high hill traversals to low elevated cultural trips, Everest area suffices the adventurer needs of every traveler. Other than the Everest Base Camp Trek-13 days, there are numerous other options you can select on your trip to the Everest region.

People and Culture in Everest Region

Sagarmatha Highlands is contained with appealing geology and a distinct taste of culture and life portrays the Sherpas, native to Sagarmatha/Everest region. They follow Tibetan Buddhism and also have a deep rooted practice and taste of spirituality and religious adherence.

The authentic charm of the monasteries in Khumjung, Pangboche, and Tengboche is unparalleled with any other sacred points in Nepal. Various myths about the monasteries, the monastic aura, prayers, and the mantra decoration are just excellent. Tengboche monastery, located 3870 meters above sea level, is an iconic spiritual center in Khumbu.

Trekkers in the Everest region will encounter all these miraculous cultural overlooks such as monasteries, shortens, Mani walls, and various festivals celebrated around the Everest region. They herald the voice of peace and prosperity, knowledge and wisdom Lord Buddha offers.

Sherpa people are also renowned as Himalayan leaders around the globe. The story of their bravery, hardships, and allegiance to the records will offer a different motivation to kick off the excursion.

They are innocent and friendly, love culture, and always emphasize preserving the surroundings. In Everest Region Treks, 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 clean beds and warm cuisines from typical Nepali and Indian to continental dishes.

Treks in Everest Region

With the diverse trekking routes in the Everest region, trekkers can book every trekking package that fits them in terms of budget, itinerary, and altitude. Everest Base Camp Trekking stands before other trails, but many alternatives exist to quench the Adventure’s thirst. While you are in the Everest Region, Explore Gokyo valley and Frozen Lakes. However, the area is Everest’s three high passes (Cho-La Pass, Renjo-La Pass, and Khongma-La Pass). Enjoy Mount Everest Himalayan scenery from Kalapathar, and EBC is the foremost magnetism for putting Everest treks on your bucket list.

Seasons and Best Time for Everest Region

The Everest Region Treks have seasonal variations. Trekking on Everest trails is suitable in spring and autumn, with clear skies and beautiful days. Despite the cold weather, December and January are also ideal for the adventure trip.

Due to global warming, these months allow Everest Region Treks with fewer icy trekking trails and fewer crowds. Some famous 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. They all dive under the category of adventure treks, which lead you through the core heart of the Everest Himalayas with several challenges. Likewise, the cultural part of the Everest region treks is equally fantastic.

The famous EBC trek passes through hamlets of Sherpa people through the rugged landscape that portrays enigmatic views of the mighty Himalayas alongside. EBC Trek is arduous as it elevates upto 5545 metres at Kalapatthar, however, it is worth all the hassle that the trek demands for. Everest Trek is a journey that embarks through quaint settlements sparsely located throughout the trail before you reach the Everest Base. EBC journey begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla and follows through the Sherpa villages of Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche,Lobuche and return back via the same trail.

Alternative Trips

Another adventurous alternative on your trek to the Everest region is the Helicopter Trekking and a tour which entails an easy return back option to Kathmandu. Everest Trek with Heli Return first ascends to the Everest base taking the same route as the mainstream Everest Trek but then you have to board a helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu for your return journey. Limited by time but still want to savor charisma of Sagarmatha trek, the most feasible option for you Heli Tour to Everest.

The oldest foot trail to Everest base begins from the small town of Jiri. This foot trail has been a conventional route for trekkers since the inception of commercial trekking in Nepal. Jiri to Everest Base initiates from the flatlands of Jiri in Dolakha district and ascends to meet Lukla to follow the same route as Everest Base Camp Trekking-14 days.

All the while your foot trail shall pierce along thick lush jungle of lowlands of the Dolakha district filled with Rhododendron, Juniper, Orchid and numerous other floras. Additionally, the stretch that starts in Jiri to Lukla traverses through rural hamlets of the district portraying a typical life walk Brahmin, Chettris, Magars, Tamang, Limbu and Rais.

Sagarmatha area homes various high hills that elevate to 5535 metres at Kong Ma La Pass. There are numerous such high passes links the sparsely located villages across the Sagarmatha highlands. Cho La Pass (5420m), Renjo La (5360m) is the famous passes that connects trek to Gokyo valley with Everest Base camp.

All these passes when combined make a circumnavigating trail that makes it through the major villages of Everest space which is popularly called as the 3 Passes Trek of Everest which runs through core Everest area. On that note, you can climb Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass and Kongma La Pass separately with our custom made packages.

If you long for a small fruitful trek that doesn’t require arduous effort and elevated traverse, Trek to Tengboche can provide with a picturesque gaze of Everest vista. The Everest Panorama trek passes through lower elevation’s hamlets of Sherpa people and reaches the maximum altitude of 3860 bestowing surreal views of Everest massifs: Mount Everest at 8848 meters, Mount Lhotse at 8516 meters, Mount Nuptse at 7861 meters, and Mount Amadablam at 6812 meters and Mount Thamserkhu at 6623 meters.

Above 3000-3500 meters, different vegetation types were to be shrubs in Everest Region Treks. The more altitude increases, the more floral beauties appear as lichens and mosses. Then the rocky glacier moraines and icefall region begin, 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 trekking in the Everest region. The park shelters endangered mammals, including musk deer, wild yak, Paika, langur monkeys, hares, Himalayan Thars, deer, mountain foxes, martens, and Himalayan wolves. The Himalayan goats often greet the Everest trekkers.

If trekkers want to be on time, then the Everest tour by helicopter can be the best option for you and the senior citizens. The tour takes off from Kathmandu and takes you to Kalapathar, offering the brilliant Everest Himalayan sceneries and taking you back.

This has become a popular alternative whereby you board a chopper from Kathmandu and take a flight to Everest Base Camp. On your return journey you will have a breakfast at the famous Everest View Hotel (the highest placed hotel in the world at 3962 meters) and return back all within a time frame of 4 hours.