Top of the World Mt. Everest 8848Everest Region is one of the popular trekking regions in Nepal. Located in the eastern half of Nepal, the Everest region offers a wide range of trekking experiences.
35 Minutes (Tribhuwan International Airport to Lukla Airport)
GMT+5 3/4 hours
March, April, May, September, October, November
Budhha Airline, Yeti Airline, Tara Air, Sita Air
About Everest Region
Trekking in Everest region is most popular way to know the Himalayas. Everest trekking region is located in the eastern Nepal. From the well-developed trail to Everest base camp to treks in remote semi-wilderness areas, there is a choice to suit all-corners. The Everest region is also known as the home of Sherpa people and the mysterious Yeti.
The most frequented part of the region is located in Solukhumbu district, the home of the legendary Sherpas. The northern part of the district (Khumbu) is encompassed in the Everest National Park, which was established to protect the fragile environment of the alpine region. To the east of the Everest National Park is the Makalu-Barun National Park, a remote and wild stretch of mountain peaks and deep densely forested valleys. To the west is the Rolwaling valley, a well protected microcosm of cultures and ecology. The southern part of the district, Solu is much less frequented by tourist and be a very rewarding destination in its own right.
Beside Mount Everest there are other 8,000 meter peaks in the region. Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu and in addition numerous other peaks lesser altitude but no less stunning. Add to this glacial lakes rhododendron forest, native flora and fauna, traditional villages and ancient Buddhist monasteries, all go to make this region a spectacular destination.
Namche -bazaar, The tengboche monastery and kalapathar route are the Highlights of the region. You will find high-alpine wildlife, that include the Himalayan tar, muskdeer, pikka, of mouse hare and rare birds like snow crow, snow pigeon and pheasant while trekking Everest region. Visiting Everest region is either by air from Kathmandu to Lukla or by bus or private