Sagarmatha National Park

Red Panda at Sagarmartha National Park


Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976. And it was enlisted in 1979 in world heritage by UNESCO. Sagarmatha national park covers an area of 124,400 hectares at the height of 2,845 to 8,848 m in the solu-khumbu district of Nepal.  It is first country’s National park to enlisted in  World Heritage. It is protected in Eastern Himalayan of Nepal. We can explore one of the spectacular landscapes with flora and fauna.  Also Mt Everest world’s tallest peak is also located in the Sagarmatha National Park. It is also home of the endangered animal and different species. Some 6,000 Sherpas live in the surrounding 20 villages such as Kunde, Khumjung, Namche Bazaar, Thyangboche, Thame, Pangboche and Phortse.

Vegetation and fauna

It is area of paradise with diverse landscape and vegetation. It is highest national park in the world. By its presence in height we can find unique types of flora and fauna also rare species of animal. So it is home of the 118 species of bird and they are Himalayan monal, blood pleasant, Black-necked Grebe, Tibetan snowcock, Black kite and etc. Here you can also find rare animals named musk deer, snow leopard, red panda, himalyan black beer and etc.

Travelling Activities

It is home of tallest mountain like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Thamerku and etc. As it is Himalayan area, it is located at height of 2,845 to 8,848 m. So you can have trekking, sightseen, research activities, learn tradition and culture of Himalayan people. Also you can visit many Buddhist monasteries similarly Tengboche Monastery known as Dawa Choling gompa. Also you can do climb mountain. It is heaven for trekker,  climber also researchers history leaner’s. Sagarmatha Natinoal Park have been as research center. And many trekking routes are passes from it like Everest base camp.

Best time to visit

Best time to visit Sagarmatha national park is in during October-November or March-May. This time is suitable because during the June to September (summer months) and during the December to February(winter ) where temperature during the day generally falls below 0°C. And also heavy snowfall occurs.

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