Everest Region aka Khumbu (in local language) is the home to the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest which stands tall at 8,848m above sea level. Besides, this northeastern region of Nepal is one of the most famous destinations with several highest peaks which allures trekkers, hikers and mountaineers all over the world.
Located at the border of Nepal and China, the region is eternally blessed with diverse ecosystem beyond the world. The complex geographical structure where our a vast range of flora and fauna is the core factor behind its distinctiveness. To preserve the threatened species of wildlife and vegetations, in 1976, it was declared as a national park naming it “Sagarmatha National Park”. Sagarmatha is the local name for Mt. Everest.
The Sagarmatha National Park was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The herbs and vegetations preserved are birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, bamboo, rhododendron, pine and hemlock whereas bird species such as Himalayan monal, blood pheasant, red-billed chough, and yellow-billed chough and mammal species, including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Himalayan thars, langur monkeys, martens and Himalayan wolves are habitat in here. To embark for this trek, you need to issue a special permit i.e. Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Permit.
Apart from nature and ecology, the ethnicity of the Everest region is also remarkable. The indigenous of this region are Sherpas who are often considered as “the born mountaineers”. Even the first Everest Summiteer, Sir Edmund Hilary wouldn’t have made it to the top without the companion of Tenzing Norgay “Sherpa”. They are highly influenced by Tibetan lifestyle and culture and even their language, foods and uniforms are alike Tibetan. Buddhism is the main religion in there so you might spot Buddhist prayer flags blowing freely in the wind along the trails. As well as various monuments like Monasteries and Stupas are beautifully architected in several places.
Everest region is the flawless amalgam of natural beauty, cultural insight and caper activities with various range of trekking and climbing packages varying from a week to a few months in duration. You just need to be physically and mentally sound enough before embarking for Everest region trekking. Browse through our Everest region packages and drop your queries submitting the form mentioning your requirements so that we could organize a best-ever trip for you.