Everest Region Trek
1. Everest Base Camp Trek (short)
Everest Base Camp Trek is a walk in the shadow of the world’s tallest mountain. It provides its trekkers the world’s most wonderful scene, for example, a range of snow-covered mountains. All of these mountains that it shows to you will catch your eyes. They have blinding beauties, and their elevations touch the sky. And the region that is in and around these mountains differs from one another in terms of natural beauty.
Landing at Lukla, the starting point of Everest Base Camp Trek, is a wonderful experience from where you will head off to Phakding. You trek through scenic nature. It is here that the trail is covered with seasonal flowers. Looking at these flowers, you want to trek further. As you walk, you find the view of the Kusum Kangraru Mountain eye-catching. At a distance is Namche Bazaar, which is one of the main highlights of your trek. If you are lucky, you would visit its Saturday market. Besides this, its landscape is a mixture of milky white snow and jutting rocks and boulders. While you are at Namche, you can do a trip to Syangboche airport and visit The Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum, which give you an immense knowledge of your trekking region.
Everest Base Camp Trek will also showcase you the oldest monasteries of the world, Mani stones, and colorful prayer flags, which will make your trek colorful, while the sight of the mountains will leave a lasting impression on your mind.
- Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek
Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks of Nepal because it contains the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Mr. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from the beginning till the end. At the beginning of this trek, you pass through the lower parts of the Everest region that are relatively undeveloped and that take you to numerous villages of different ethnic groups, such as Tamang, Jirel, Rai, and Sherpa. You walk up and down and spend a night in a village, where the Everest climbers had done before they started their expedition in 1953. This up and down is the oldest trekking route of the Everest Region. Some of the highlights of this trekking route are the Dudh Koshi River Valley, lush vegetation, Sagarmatha National Park, and so on. Other highlights include monasteries, the sacred mani walls, engraved with Buddhist prayers, including colorful prayer flags, and chortens. The glacial walk on the Khumbu Glacier that extends from Khumbu Icefall is a part of the trekking trail of Jiri Everest Base Camp.
- Everest High Passes Trek
Everest High Passes Trek is different from a normal Everest Base Camp Trek because it includes three high passes, such as Kongma La (5,535 m/18,159ft), Cho La (5420 m/17,782 ft) and Renjo La (5,340 m/17,520 ft), including a viewpoint, such as Gokyo Ri, and a beautiful lake called Gokyo. Each of these high passes contains route, made up of ice. To walk there, you must have patience.
If you want to do an extreme kind of trekking in the Everest Region, Everest High Passes Trek is the best. This trek also takes you to Nangpa La Valley and villages, such as Marlung and Thame, from where you will see a majestic view of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam.