Everest Region Trekking
The Everest region Trekking has been the most popular trekking region in Nepal. The unique blend of outdoor adventure and cultural exploration is a great way for you to experience the Himalayan region of Nepal. The Everest region in Nepal is more than just climbing and trekking. It is a life-changing experience.
It is located in the northeastern province of Nepal within the Sagarmatha National Park. The National Park covers an area of 1,148 km2. The altitude ranges from 2,845m to 8,848m at the summit of Mount Everest. Other peaks above six thousand are Mt. Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Pumori.
The Everest region borders the Qomolangma National Nature Preserve of Tibet in the north. In the east is the Makalu Barun National Park, and it extends up to the Dudh Koshi river to the south. It composes of rugged terrain and gorges of the high Himalayas. This region is in a world with vast glaciers, icefalls, deep valleys, precarious settlements, and hardy Sherpa people.
There are several trekking trails within the National park. The Everest Base Camp and the Kala Patthar trek are the two popular treks in this region. These treks go through the Sagarmatha National Park, past several Sherpa villages. This trek is a mixture of cultural and spiritual experiences. The Everest Base Camp trek is an exciting opportunity to be at the foot of the world’s highest mountain. Gokyo lakes trek, Everest three high pass trek, Everest view panorama trek, Pikey peak trek are other popular treks in this region.
Trekking in the Everest Region is possible all year round, but the best time to trek is from March to May. And from September to November. During March-May, the weather gets warmer and the trails less crowded to the peak trekking season.