Dominated by the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m), Everest region located in the eastern part of Nepal is a paradise of iconic mountain ranges and most preferred vicinity for adventure lovers. The Everest region lies in Sagarmatha zone and particularly in the Solukhumbu district which lies to the northeast of the country. Sagarmatha National Park, the first national park of Nepal to be listed in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO is the major attraction of Solukhumbu district alongside the Tengboche Monastery and exclusive Sherpa culture. The key attraction of expedition to the Everest region are insight of typical Sherpa culture, their lifestyle, trekking or mountain climbing and uplifted view of the heavenly mountain ranges such as Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8513m), Mt. Nuptse range (7864 m), Mt. Makalu (8485m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 m), and Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 m).
The Everest region overtures a wide range of trekking option for people worldwide bestowing some of the sheer sensational scenery on earth. Everest region topography comprises of craggy Sherpa village, green pasture, floe and soaring mountain ranges. Everest region is popular for trip activities such as tour to Sherpa Villages; Namche Bazar, Tengboche and Dingboche, wildlife and mountain expedition to Sagarmatha National Park, and trekking or climbing to various peaks including Mt. Everest. Island peak (6160m), Mera Peak (6470m), Lobuche (6119m) and Everest Base Camp Trek are the most popular treks of Everest region. Island peak also known as Imja Tse grants fair scenery of Mt. Nuptse, Lhotse Shar Peak, and Ama Dablam. Situated in Hinku valley, Mera peak is actually a mountain that offers astounding views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Makalu. Likewise, the journey to Everest Base Camp initiates from Lukla via mountains of Khumbu that offers panoramic views of mountains and insight to famous Sherpa villages.
Other interesting trek linking to Everest region can be Gokyo trek, Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek, Phaplu Trek, Pike Peak Trekking and other famous treks of Everest region. Among the majority of Nepal’s marvelous treks, trek to Everest region is a life-changing adventurous trek as you could dive into the depth of mountain ranges, medieval lifestyle, and unbound beauty.