Everest Region Trekking
Everest region is the popular trekking region of Nepal where trekkers want to go frequently by the attraction of the world’s top mountain Everest. Everest region is situated in between Kanchenjunga and Langtang national park. There is an unbelievable attraction of massive mountains in Everest region such as Mount Everest (8848m), Shishapangma (8035m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Amadablam (6812m), Nuptse (7855m), Island (6189m), Mera (6476m), Gosainthan (8013m) and Makalu (8463m).
Trekking routes of Everest region goes through the dense forests of rhododendron, juniper and pine where you can see the numerous rare and non-rare animals and birds. Century old Gompa, monasteries, Mani walls and Temples are spread all over of this region which will make you sacred from your heart. Everest region is decorated by attractive and beautiful natural gadgets such as landscape, hidden valleys, Pristine Rivers, calm Lakes and eye catching waterfalls which will add more excitement in your journey. Everest region provide an excellent opportunity for trekkers who would like to wish penetrate the hills, valleys and Sherpa, Rai and Limbu villages of Nepal. Sherpa, Rai and Limbu all these ethnic people are very rich in terms of their culture and festivals so during Everest region trekking you can know their culture and festivals deeply by visiting the villages of these ethnic people. There are six trekking routes in Everest region they are Kanchenjunga trek, Makalu Base Camp trek, Arun valley trek, Everest Base Camp trek, Rolwaling trek and Gokyo trek. And within these routes there are numerous sub routes which are also take you in beautiful and popular places of the region.
The Everest Region is within Sagamartha National Park established in 1976 it lies some 120 Kilo meters North East of Kathmandu and covers an area of 1,148 sq kms of the Himalayan ecological zone U.N.E.S.C.O. listed the Park as a World Heritage Site in 1979. The park includes the upper catchments areas of the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Kosi Rivers. The park is largely composed of rugged terrain and deep gorges within an elevation of 2845m at Monju to the top of the world, Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) at 8,848m above sea level. The vegetation at lower levels is dominated by silver fir, birch, rhododendron and juniper trees; at around 4500m the forest gives way to Juniper and rhododendron scrub. The park contains a variety of mammals, Himalayan Thar, musk deer, the Himalayan red panda and the Himalayan black bear are all native to the park.