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Trekking in Everest Region

It is popularly known as Khumbu region that falls under Sagarmatha National Park. Sagarmatha National Park is listed as natural heritage list by UNESCO. Sagarmatha National Park is distributed at an area of 1148 square kilometers. Elevation ranges from 2845 meters to 8848 meters (Mount Everest). Majority of population in this region are Sherpas who are also nicknamed as Himalayan tigers. Buddhism is the main religion of this area. There are some spectacular Monasteries in this region. The spectacular views of mountains, glaciers, astonishing landscapes, bio diverse flora and fauna, splendid hospitality of Sherpas, colorful houses, unique culture and traditions makes Khumbu region a master piece on Earth. Four mountains above 8000 meters are located in this region. Some of the mountains that lie in this region are Mount Everest, Gokyo Peak, Mera Peak, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Iland Peak, Thamserku, Khangtenga and Mount Pumori. 118 species of birds are found in this region. Some of them are Blood pheasant, Red –billed chough, Danfe, Himalayan Munal, etc. The animals that are found in this region are Red panda, Himalayan Black Bear, Langur monkey, Himalayan musk deer, deer, blue sheep, Himalayan Thar, Tiger, Snow leopard, etc. the vegetation found in this area are birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, Bamboo, Rhododendron, etc. In the higher altitudes, only moss, lichens and thorny plants are found.

Trekking in this region has to be initiated with a flight to Lukla. The other alternative trial starts from Jiri but it takes 4-5 days to reach Phakding. Some of the trekking trails tailored by Plan Nepal Travel and Tours are

  • Instant Everest Trek
  • Everest Panorama Trek
  • Everest Base Camp Trek
  • The Khumbu Traverse

Everest Region Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek -A Journey Of A Lifetime

Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Private Teahouse Trek. Everest Base Camp Trek is also popularly known as EBC Trek in its abbreviated form. This trekking trial has been conquered since 1953 with the first ascent of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The modern Trekking .....

Max. Altitude: 5400 m | Grade: Moderate View Details

Everest Panorama Trek - Panoramic Journey of Everest Region

This trek trial leads you the panoramic views of the Everest and its neighbouring mountains. Everest region is home eight of the world’s ten highest peaks including the highest mountain of the world, the Mount Everest. This region is full of different races of people with majority of Sherpa tribes .....

Max. Altitude: 3860 m | Grade: Moderate View Details

Instant Everest Trek - A Short  & Easy Journey To Everest

Instant Everest Trek is the shortest trek in the Khumbu region. Those people who have very limited time to travel in Nepal can do this Trek. The trek can be completed within 08 days. The trek starts from Phakding and ends at Lukla. The trek trial leads all the way to Dingboche at an elevation of 4350 .....

Max. Altitude: 4350 m | Grade: Easy View Details

The Khumbu Traverse- The Classical Journey to Everest

The Khumbu traverse is a trek combined to reach up to the Gokyo Lake, return back and then move up to the Everest Base Camp. The trek can be done on tea house basis lodging. The trek duration is 20 days. The trek provides gives you an opportunity to view four mountains (Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu) .....

Max. Altitude: 5400 m | Grade: Moderate High View Details