Everest region is also known as the Khumbu region is the world best place for trekking, there is a number of mountains, lakes, passes that attracts the tourist. The region is the sanctuary for the world’s tallest mountains. The Sagarmatha National Park is also the best attraction place; where there are, a number of flora and fauns that have been existing for many years.
The Everest region is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. It is a difficult region of Nepal to access on foot compared to other regions. The Everest region starts by foot be your destination is Everest base Camp, Gokyo Valley, Mera peak, Island Peak or the great Mt. Everest itself. Lukla is the best and the quickest way to access the Khumbu region but becoming more challenging with rising numbers of people that look forward to entering the Everest region.
The main attraction in the Everest Region is the Everest Base Camp, Everest Panorama View, Everest Chola Pass, Everest Three Pass, Gokyo Valley, Sagarmatha NP, and Gokyo Lake. The region’s main gateway is the Lukla. Lukla is a short flight from Kathmandu. The height of Lukla is 2860m.
The beauty is not only of the mountains and the glaciers present there but the Sherpa people living there. The huge-hearted people are the main richness of the place. Without the people living there, the trekking along those steep hills and mountains would have not been possible.
Rich in culture and traditions, there are many monasteries and Gambas. The place is high above the sea and is considered the biggest place with natural diversity. The people here vary from the other part of the country as well.
1. Everest base camp trek
The EBC trek is one of the most famous and world-known treks. It is an adventurous trek that takes place in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The region is home for the highest peaks of the world, including the Mt.Everest. The region is blessed with a beautiful view of Himalayas along with unique and vast Sherpa culture.
The mesmerizing beauty of the Himalayas is the reason for admirations and temptation to visit Everest Base Camp. The trek starts from taking flights up to Lukla. The paths along the trek are full of natural diversity along with magnificent floras. The path combines the walk through the alpine woods along with steep hills and river gorges.
There are comfortable places along the way to EBC, the Namche Bazar, Dingboche, Tengboche are some of the places providing a comfortable stay for the trekkers. Along with places to stay, the
region is gifted by Gumbas, Stupas, and Chortens. The colorful flag with scripts written highlights the beauty and unique resemblances of the place.
At Everest Base Camp, you can experience astounding mountain views, get glimpses of the life of the world-famous mountain climbers known as the Sherpas. Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site and tour high altitude Buddhist monasteries are also the attraction on the trek and considered as the best trekking place in the Everest Region. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp of Nepal also provides us an opportunity to make the history by walking on the shoes of the mountain conqueror Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.
2. Everest Panorama Trek
The ‘Everest Panorama trek’ also known as the ‘Everest View Trek’ and the best place to trek in the Everest Region. Standing at the heart of Himalayas it gives the beautiful view of the world tallest mountain; Everest. The trek is about 10 days to finish off. The region is occupied with the mountains that are all recognized as the world’s natural gift by nature. The region is blessed with Sherpa culture along with Buddhist Monastery and Gambas. The Panorama trek is most suitable for the people. The trek does not involve climbing of any high risky altitude. It is favorable for anyone.
Everest Panorama trek begins with an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu city to Lukla. On the first day, we stay at Phakding lodge. We get to visit the capital of the Khumb region the next day that is Namche Bazar. There are villages rich in Buddhist culture, the people provide a warm welcome and give the homely environment to anyone visiting the place. Tengboche is the center for Buddhist Monastery; numbers of holy places are there to be admired.
3. Everest 3 pass trek
The Three Pass Trek is one of the best treks in Nepal. The trek is more challenging than the Everest Base Camp Trek and its other variations as it involves going through the three high passes that make the trek. The Renjo La, Cho La and Kongma La are each passes over 5,000m. The treks circles around these three passes.
The trek begins from Lukla and it continues to pass through Namche Bazar the heart of the Khumbu region. The route splits from the main trek and heads up the Dudh Koshi valley, where you can encounter the first of the Three Passes; Renjo La. It stands at an altitude of 5,370m. After reaching the high point, the trek descends down to magnificent Gokyo Lake. After the visit to the lake, we then move to the Gokyo Village for the visit.
To move on reaching the second pass, we swerve into the east direction then reach the second pass called Cho La Pass. It stands at an altitude of 5,420m. After the second pass; you can have the iconic presentation of the greatest peak in the world. The pass then becomes more exciting, when climbing the hill of Kala-Patthar, the height has the exotic view of peaks around.
After the second pass visit, the time comes to visit the Kongma La Pass. It stands at an altitude of 5,545m. After the third pass visit, the trekkers can then return to Lukla for the farewell of the mesmerizing trail.
4. Everest Chola Pass Trek
Everest Chola Pass trek is a combination of everything that the Everest region of Nepal has to ever offer. The Chola pass trek is the combination of Everest Base Camp Trek, The Gokyo Lake, and the Chola Pass. While starting to walk the trail, you can come across through various region of Everest. You can enjoy the warm welcome of people, there are a number of monasteries and Gumba on the way to visit. The steep hills and the chilling weather make the trek quite adventurous.
The walk to the Everest Base Camp will be an achievement for anyone. One will feel great even remembering the satisfaction of crossing the Chola Pass after they walk up to Everest Base Camp. The trek can provide many views of the mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori and many more.
The trek usually begins from Kathmandu the Capital of Nepal. After reaching the capital, then flights are reached for Lukla's visit. Lukla is the main place at the bed of the Himalayas from where the adventure of trekking starts. The glaciers and the mountains around the pathway provide the best view of the Everest region.
The trek is breathtaking and marvelous when completed, the satisfaction you get in the end makes you feel like on the top of the world.
5.Gokyo Lake Trek
The 13 days trek of the Lake is another best trekking place in the Everest region. Surrounded by gigantic snow-clad mountains, the lake is a gift to Nepal by nature. The Gokyo Lake Trek is considered as the alternative to the traditional Everest Base Camp trek but still has enormous beauty and adventures to offer. The trek begins at the heart of Everest Region; Namche Bazar. The Bazaar is the gateway to the main trekking spot.
The trekking path to Gokyo Lake is arguably less busy than other trails but still you can enjoy the regards and welcome of the people at Khumbu Region. The impressive views of gorges and glacier debris, snow-capped mountains, and the dazzling turquoise waters of Gokyo Lakes stuns the people trekking in that region.
The Gokyo Lake is actually made up of six other tributaries of lakes, located at an altitude of 4,700 to 5,000m in the Gokyo Valley. The Gokyo Valley falls within the area of Sagarmatha National Park. The park itself has to offer many floras and fauns to the trekkers if one is interested in visiting the places as well.
The lakes are of great importance to both Hindu and Buddhist Culture. They define the water of those lakes as the sacred holy water for both religions. The lakes are located at a high altitude and declared the sanctuary for the natural water system that has gained the interest of international bodies.
At the foot of high alpine Cho Oyu, the world’s 6th highest mountain, there is the habituate of member lakes that make the Gokyo Lake. The gorges and glaciers along the way pave the adventure in the trek. You might have to walk around five hours a day. One of the major of the attraction is the steep climb up to Gokyo RI that stands at an altitude of 5,357m. The main place offers you the view of Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu.