Why do trek to Everest region?

  • Jun 21, 2019
  • Silu Pandey
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The trekking to Everest region is the most popular trekking route among the trekkers, since there are majestic mountains in the areas. The Everest region is located in the north-east in Nepal. It is not only a famous destination for tourists in Nepal for its scenic views of the highest peak of the world the -- Mt. Everest [8,848m]--but also other mountains stretched across as a white shaped teeth.

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Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, is known as "Sagarmatha" [The goddess mother of the world) in Nepal. It has long been the greatest attraction for nature lovers and the trekkers. The Everest region is protected by the Sagarmatha National Park, established in 1976 covering an area of 1148 square kilometers. Throughout the Everest trekking region, trekkers are overwhelmed with the views of unbelievable peaks, Buddhist monasteries, and friendly Sherpa villages.

Similarly, the Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Musk deer, Pikks (mouse hare), weasel and jackal are the common wildlife of Sagarmatha National Park. The other rarely seen animals are Himalayan black beer, wolf, lynx, and snow leopard. There are over 118 species of birds inhibiting in the park, the common among them are the impeyan pheasant (Danphe), Blood pheasant, and red billed cough, yellow billed cough, snow cock, snow peagon, Himalayan Griffion and lammergeyer.

The geography of the Everest trekking area covers with the rugged rocky valleys, alpine forests and meadows, neat Sherpa Villages, Glaciers and icefalls. The region is arguably the most famous trekking route in the world as there are the most breathtaking sceneries. The vegetation at the lower elevation is dominated by pine and hemlock forests, while above 3500 meters the forest is dominated with silver fir, birch, and rhododendron and juniper trees. Growing barley and potatoes and raising yaks are some of the notable occupation. The majority of young people in the region are engaged as mountaineer, porters and trekking guides in the season.

Everest region offers different spectacular trekking trail -- Everest base camp trekking, Kala-patthar trekking, Gokyo Ri Trekking, Gokyo Cho la pass trekking, Renjo la pass trekking, Everest high pass trekking, Everest view trekking, Jiri to Everest base camp trekking, Everest base camp trekking with Island peak climbing, Everest high pass trekking, Gokyo valley Tyangboche trekking, Mera peak climbing and Amphu lapcha pass trekking and so on.