Trekking in Mt. Everest Region

For many the journey to Nepal would not be complete without a glance of the highest mountain in the world.

For some it will be enough to view Everest sitting in the comfort of a plane.

For others however the quest will not satiate until and unless they traverse into the region.

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Everest locale is the most popular trekking region in the world.

The Everest region is within Sagamartha National Park. Sagamartha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes the upper catchments areas of the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Kosi Rivers. It is largely composed of rugged terrain and deep gorges within an elevation of 2845m at Monju to the top of the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848m. Other peaks above 6,000m are Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Thamserku, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Pumori.

The flora at lower levels is dominated by silver fir, birch, rhododendron and juniper trees, at around 4500m the forest gives way to Juniper and rhododendron scrub. The park contains a variety of mammals, Himalayan thar, musk deer, the Himalayan red panda and the Himalayan black bear are all native to the park.

The famed Sherpa people, whose lives are interwoven with the teachings of Buddhism, live in the region. The renowned Tengboche and other monasteries are common gathering places to celebrate religious festivals such as Dumje and Mane Rumdu. Furthermore, Tengboche, Thame, Khumjung and Pangboche are some other famous monasteries available in the region.

The trek from Namche to Kala Pathar is very popular. The Gokyo Lake and Chukung valleys also provide spectacular views.

The Thame Valley is popular for Sherpa culture while Phortse is famous for wildlife viewing. There are some high passes worth crossing over as well.

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