Everest Region

“a cultural and scenic adventure from alpine green hills to arctic zone of ice and snow’

Introduction:

Everest Region Trekking Adventure leads you to enjoy fascinating scenery of world highest mountains with Mt. Everest at its closest from base camp and top of Kalapathar view points. The Everest region around Khumbu valley leads you to nice and lovely Sherpa villages and farm lands visiting old and interesting monasteries in the harmony of friendly highlanders Sherpa people interwoven with Buddhist culture and old traditional way of simple life and custom in the shade of magnificent snowcapped peaks.

Everest Region located North East of Nepal Himalaya where travelers from world over comes to visit to see the world highest Mt. Everest at 8,848 m and 29,028 ft high which straddles the border with Tibet / China towards north and southern section in Nepal.

Mt. Everest with many names to glorify this giant peaks in Nepal it is called Sagarmatha in Sherpa and Tibetans calls as Chomolungma in both language means ‘Great Mother’.

First explorer and mountaineering visited this remote and isolated area of Everest in early 1950’s and then late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund climbed the summit of Everest in 29th May 1953, since then Everest region has been phenomenal adventure destinations for trekkers-mountaineers, explorers and to all types of people.

Mt. Everest region protected by Sagarmatha National Park with an area of 1,148 sq. kms

it includes most of the world highest peaks Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest), and several other well-known peaks Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyo, Pumori, Amadablam, Thermasarkhu, Kwangde, Khangtiaga and Gyachung Kang. The park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.

A cultural and of great biodiversity of deep gorges and glacial valleys, where vegetation includes pine and hemlock forests at lower altitudes, fir, juniper, birch and rhododendron woods, scrub and alpine plant communities, and bare rock and snow.

The prominent bloom of rhododendrons occurs during spring (April and May) although other flora is mostly colorful during the monsoon season (June to August) as well.

Wild animals can be spotted sometimes are Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Serow and musk deer. The snow leopard and Himalayan black bear are present but rarely sighted. Other mammals rarely seen are the weasel, marten, Himalayan mouse hare (pika).

The park inhabited by approx 3,000 famed Sherpa people whose lives are interwoven with the teaching of Buddhism. The main settlements are Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche and Phortse. The economy of the Khumbu Sherpa community has traditionally been heavily based on trade and livestock herding.

But with the coming of international mountaineering expeditions since 1950 and the influx of foreign trekkers, the Sherpa economy today is becoming increasingly dependent on tourism.

Awesome Nepal Treks has wide range of treks and other adventure within Everest region to suit all types of people from moderate walks of a week or more and adventurous trekking for 2 weeks or more with challenging, demanding adventure including trekking peaks climbing.

Everest Region : 2020

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