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Everest Region

Everest Region located in the Northeastern part of Nepal is the beautiful place full of natural sceneries where the world’s highest Mountain peak, Everest lies. The altitude range starts from 3,300 meters to the 8,848m. The region includes whole Solukhumbu district and Sagarmatha National Park. The Sagarmatha National Park is protected and conserved area in the Himalayas that covers an area of 1,148 square km. The elevation ranges from 2,845m to 8,848m at the summit of Mount Everest. The word Sagarmatha is a Nepali word derived from “Sagar” which means sky and “matha” meaning head. The Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976 and was enlisted in world heritage site in the year 1979 and became the Nepal’s first Natural world heritage site. About the vegetation found in this protected area are birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, bamboo, rhododendron etc. Obviously the protected area isn’t established to protect only plant life. Wildlife such as Himalayan Monal, pheasant, mammal species, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Thars, Langur monkeys, martens, Himalayan wolves etc. are protected.

Tourism in this region started from early 1960s. About 3500 Sherpa people live in villages and seasonal settlements situated along the main tourist trails. The park’s visitor center is located at the top of a hill in Namche Bazaar, where the Nepali Army headquarters is located for protection of the park.

Here we introduce some of the popular villages in the region amongst the Tourist. These villages are interlinked with different trekking trials and route to summit the peaks of Everest region.

Lukla

Lukla is a small town in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal situated at an elevation of 2,860 m. It is a popular place for visitors to the Himalayas. Lukla includes a small airport that names the Tenzing-Hillary Airport and varieties of shops and lodges providing better facilities to tourists and trekkers. The people provide western style meals and trail supplies. Here we can find goats and sheep.

Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar, gateway to Mt. Everest is a town in Solukhumbu District located at an elevation of 3,440 meters. Most of the local residence belongs to the Sherpa families who have been involved in the tourism business for several years. Namche is the main trading center and hub for the Khumbu region with many Nepalese officials, a police check, post, and bank. The town has got the facility lodgings and stores catering to the needs of visitors as well as a number of internet cafes. The climatic condition in Namche is cool, wet during summers and dry during winter.

Tengboche

Tengboche is a religious village in Solukhumbu district located at an elevation of 3,867 meters (12,687 ft.). The feature of this village is ancient Buddhist monastery known by name; Tengboche Monastery. It is the largest gompa in the Everest region which was built in 1923. Subsequently, it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1934 but was again rebuilt. From Tengboche village, the panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains including the peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku can be seen.

Dingboche

Dingboche is a Sherpa village of the northeastern part of Nepal in the Chukhung Valley situated at an altitude of 4,410 meters. Dingboche can be known as a popular stop for trekkers and climbers directed to Mt. Everest (8,848m), Ama Dablam was also known as Imja Tse (6,189m) and other several peaks. Normally the trekkers, climbers as well tourist spend two nights in Dingboche for acclimatization purposes. Maximum all the people living there rely on tourism business for their income. They construct lodges and tenting areas with beautiful handcrafts. Just west to Imja River flowing near to the Dingboche River a helicopter landing pad is located. One of the best features of Dingboche is the kilometers of stone walls, built using the stones of different sizes that cover the entire Valley of Imja.

Gokyo Valley

Gokyo is also a small village in Solukhumbu District in the Himalayas of Nepal situated at an altitude of 7,750m. It is located at the foot of Gokyo Ri. The village is included in the highest settlements in Nepal. Here also all the local residences rely on tourism sector for their income and all the buildings there are guest houses and lodges for the guest and trekkers. The people living in the village leave their business and houses during the winter and move to lower villages such as Namche Bazaar.

Everest View Trek

kala Patthar

Kala Patthar is a famous milestone located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Himalayas above the Gorakshep. The meaning of “Kala Patthar” is black rock. It is situated at an altitude of 5,643m. The place is popular amongst the tourist because from the top you can able to see the close view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Changtse. The world’s highest webcam, Mt. Everest webcam, was located here. The climb of Kala Patthar begins at Gorakshep (5,164 m), the original base camp of Mt. Everest. The trail is steep until it reaches the wind-swept summit ridge. From there, the journey takes to the top, which is marked with prayer flags. If the attempt is made beginning from Lobuche 4 hours is required for the full ascent. The best trekking trails in the Everest region are the most popular trekking routes in the world. It will be a once in a lifetime adventure travel hike in the breathtaking Himalayan scenery. Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest High Passes Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Everest Base Camp Classic Trek, Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes and Everest View Trek are some popular trekking trail in Everest region. Island Peak climbing with highest point 6189m, Everest Base Camp Island Peak Climbing, Gokyo Chola Island Peak Climbing, Lobuche Peak Climbing with highest point 6119m, Mera Peak Climbing with highest point 6476m, Pokalde Peak Climbing with highest point 5806m, Mera Amphu Labtsa pass and Island Peak Climbing, Three high Passes in Everest region and Island Peak Climbing, Kyajo Ri Expedition and Everest Expedition are the most popular climbing peaks in Everest region.

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