Everest Region

Popular ever since it was first telescoped by Sir George Everest and portrayed on the world map in 1856 and has been the world's most popular destination for trekkers from across the world. The region has been famous tremendously, especially after the successful summit made by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953. The region is famous for stunning vistas of the majestic Himalayas including the world's highest mountain Mt. Everest (8,848 m) and hosts other Himalayas.

Everest trekking to the world's highest mountain the Everest (8,848 m). The trekking to Everest has been the dream destination ever since it was first telescoped by the surveyor Sir George Everest and portrayed on the world map with its exact location in 1856. However, trekking to the Everest region has been popular and one of the most demanded trekking trips especially after the successful summit made by the duo of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa back in 1953. Sir Edmund Hillary is a citizen of New Zealand whereas Tenzing Norgay Sherpa is a Nepali citizen.

Everest trekking has been one of the extensively developed trails and also for the expedition, with ample accommodation facilities. The overall trail goes through the scenic hills of Khumbu and then climbs through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain. Everest, offering you the most amazing mountain vistas, and stunning landscapes also offers you an opportunity to pass through high mountain passes, glaciers and glaciated lakes, and so forth. You will feel a paradise of Himalayas as you happen to see the amazing Himalayas above 8,000 meters namely Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), so as you will see hosts of the other Himalayas such as Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Amadablam (6,856 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (7,723 m), Mt. Kantega (6,685 m), Mt. Lingterin (6,679 m), and several other well-known Himalayas above 6,000 meters. You will be able to sneak an amazing vista of the Himalayas nowhere else as you will see in this region.

It is not merely the Himalayas, but the region also attracts adventure lovers, as the trail takes you to the lap of the world's highest peaks, if one wishes to the top of the world highest peak and also takes to the world-renowned mountain passes and peaks such as Kala Pathar, (5,545 m), Gokyo Ri pass also known as Gokyo Peak (5,357 m), Cho La Pass (5,420 m) while being on the top of the hill, you will be able to sneak around dozens of majestic Himalayas.

The Everest trekking region is protected by Sagarmatha National Park, one of the largest national parks in Nepal established in 1976. This park covers about an area of 1148 sq. km which has been listed under the lists of world natural heritage sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This park itself is the home of hundreds of endangered flora and fauna and therefore Everest region trek suits also nature lovers. In the region, you will also be able to Buddhist monasteries, stupas, mani, Chhorten (stone Buddhist monuments), and equally the rituals, culture, and lifestyles of legendary Sherpa indigenous communities who are famous in the world for expedition and existing in the highest altitude. The trekking to Everest revolves around the high altitude mostly above 4,000 m.

All these aforesaid features are clear enough that the Everest trek suits both novice trekkers as well as highly experienced trekkers. Similarly, it is possible to organize all forms of trekking trips either camping or tea house trekking. Most trekkers fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and climb steeply through the mountains of the Khumbu to the Everest base camp or retrace around the high mountain lakeside Gokyo. But you will be better able to deal with high altitude effects if you walk in via the trails from Jiri or Bhandar. It will be easy to ascend and descend to the high hill and low land while walking while you have trekked from Jiri or Bhandar from where duo Sherpa and Hillary had started their journey and thousands of travelers do so. Here are the lists of trekking destinations that the Footprint Adventure organizes the Everest Trekking.

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