Why do trek to Everest region?

  • Silu Pandey
  • Last Updated on May 19, 2019

The trekking to Everest region is the most popular trekking route among trekkers since there are majestic mountains in the area. The Everest region is located in the northeast of Nepal. It is not only a famous destination for tourists in Nepal for its scenic views of the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest [8,848m]--but also other mountains stretched across as 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 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, red-billed cough, yellow-billed cough, snow cock, snow peasant, Himalayan Griffion, and lammergeyer.

The geography of the Everest trekking area covers with rugged rocky valleys, alpine forests, 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, rhododendron, and juniper trees. Growing barley and potatoes and raising yaks are some of the notable occupations. The majority of young people in the region are engaged as mountaineers, porters, and trekking guides in the season.

Everest region offers different spectacular trekking trails - 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.

Silu Pandey

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