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Hiking & Trekking in Everest Region

Mount Everest hiking & trekking holidays – information on trekking in Everest  region including flora, fauna, people , culture and  a selection of trekking itineraries .

Mt Everest region is the most popular trekking region in Nepal. Besides Mt Everest , the world’s highest mountain( 8848m ) , there are several  mountains  above 7000m or 8000m in this region .  There are a number of serene lakes, spectacular high passes  , dramatic glaciers and beautiful alpine valleys  which makes Everest region  the number one destination for trekking and climbing adventures.

Some of the high mountains in Mount Everest region are as follows

Makalu 8475 m
Lhotse 8516 m
Cho Oyu 8153m
Nuptse 7879 m
Pumori 7145 m
Amadablam 6856 m &  dozens  of others .

Hiking to the base of Mt Everest is declared as the wolrd’s  top adventure activity in many of the world’s  travel surveys .  Besides the famous Mt Everest base camp trek , there are several other treks available for people of different fitness level.  For those who have short vacation or who do not want to climb high, we have short treks of  5, 7 or 10 days and for the  more adventurous ones we have treks involving high  alpine passes, sometimes combined with climbing the smaller peaks.

Popular Everest Trekking Holidays

Everest Trekking

Short Everest Trek

Everest View Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Three Passes Trek

Island Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing

Mt Everest lies in a remote eastern  region of Nepal without any road access . One needs to take a 45 minutes flight  to the Lukla airstrip to start any treks on this region .

Mt Everest  lies in the Everest national park. The region is rich in  diverse flora and fauna. The common plants found are Chir pine, blue pine, hemlock, junipers and rhododendrons. Those trekking in spring can see the spectacle of blooming rhododendron flowers while  a summer trek rewards with a profusion of small flowers on the ground  throughout the alpine valleys .Among the birds,  the beautiful impeyan pheasant is most important one . Different  species of deer , namely , barking deer, musk deer and Himalayan thar are often seen while trekking  .The yaks are widely used for carrying loads , but the wild yaks are almost extinct now.

The  Everest region is inhabited by the friendly Sherpa people who are world famous as mountaineers  . They are followers of Buddhism. Hiking in Everest region thus allows you with an opportunity to experience the high Himalayan Buddhist culture and visiting ancient monasteries in the secluded corners of the Himalayas.

Mount Everest Tour By Flight

For those of you who can not make a trekking tour to Mt Everest, we have special Mount Everest Tour which shows  Mt Everest by flight and is operated every morning from Kathmandu .  For details click here.

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