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Everest Region and its attraction

Posted On:Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Everest region attraction

Everest region and attraction

Everest, the world’s highest point or crown of the world; located in the eastern part of Nepal, the border between Nepal and Tibet. Trekking in the Everest region is one of the lifetime dreams of all the peoples around the world. Everest is not only the world’s tops’ point; this is a popular trekking destination of Nepal. Trek to Everest region and its attraction is to be in the lap of the world’s highest peak and explore the culture of the Himalayan king Sherpa community. There are several trekking trails which are worldwide popular. Treks will be in the 5 days to 30 days, of your choice. 4 out of 14 world highest mountain peaks.


                            Fact Sheet 

  • National Park Declared – 1976 July 19.
  • The total area of National Park – 1148sqm.
  • Location – Solukhumbu district (North-eastern Nepal)
  • World Heritage site listed – Natural site 1979
  • Ramsar site declaration – Gokyo and associated lakes at 2007
  • Buffer Zone declared – 2002 January 01
  • Elevation – 2300m to 8848m above sea level.
  • Bioclimate zone – Temperate alpine naval zone.
  • Major Peaks – Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Cho Oyu 82001m, Nuptse 7896m, Pumori 7161m, Amadablam 6868m, etc.
  • Major Glacier – Khumbu (worlds biggest) Imj, Ngozumpa, Nangpa.
  • Main Mammals – Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Red Panda, etc.
  • Main Birds – Himalayan Monal, Blood Pheasant, etc.
  • Trees – Pine, Hemlock, Fir, Juniper, Birch, etc.
  • Different indigenous groups – Sherpa, Tamang, and Rai
  • Economy – Tourism, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Mountaineering, and Business.
  • Population – Around 8000


Main Trekking Trails of Everest Region


Popular View Point in Everest Region

  • Kapalathar – 5550m (One of the most popular and common)
  • Gokyo Ri – 5360m (The most beautiful one)
  • Chhukung Ri – 5550m (Difficult one)


Popular High Pass of Everest Region

  • Kongmala Pass – 5535m
  • Chola Pass – 5420m
  • Renjola Pass – 5360m


Popular Trekking Peak in Everest Region

  1. Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft)
  2. Mera Peak (6,476m/21,247ft)
  3. Lobuche East (6,119m/20,070ft)


Mountain Peaks around there

Everest 8848m, Lothse 8516m, Nuptse7861m, Makalu 8581m, Cho Oyu 8201m, Amadablam 6856m, Thamserku 6608m  Kusum Kangaroo 6367m, Khambutse 6665m, Changtse, 7553m, N.E Peak 8393m, Lingtren 6749m, Pumori 7165m, Chumbu 6859m, Changri 6027m, Lobuche west 6141m, Lobuche East 6119m, Tabuche Peak 6367m, Cholatse 6335m, Arakam Tse 6423m, Amphulapcha 5663m, Ombigaichan 6343m, Amphu Gyabjen 5630m, Kangtega 6658m, Phari Lapche 6017m, Chodoten 5065m, Malanphulang 6573m, Kyashar 6770m, Khongde.


Main Villages around the Everest Region

Giri, Salleri, Phaplu, Bhupsa, Chaurikharka, Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazar, Khumjung Village, Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche, Chhukung, Lobuche, Gorekshep, Zongla, Thanak, Gokyo Lake, Machhermo, Dole, Phortse Village, Thame, Khunde etc.


Main attractions

Lukla Airport (One of the most dangerous airports in the world), Namche Bazar (Wonder of Nepal) Old and Highest monastery (Tengboche Monastery) Everest Base Camp, Kapalathar, Chhukung, Gokyo Ri (Viewpoint) Gokyo Lake, 4 world highest peak (Everest, Lothse, Makalu, Cho Oyu), Trekking Peaks (Island, Mera and Labuche), Trekking trails. (Everest Base Camp, Everest Three Pass, Gokyo Valley Trek)