Everest Region is one of the most sought after trekking destination in Nepal and rightfully so, the area includes famous Mt. Everest which stands tall at the height of 8,848m, some tourist attempt to reach this while hundreds flood each year to stand a foot of it at the Everest base camp.
Everest region falls under the UNESCO Heritage site Sagarmatha National Park, the park encompasses an area of 1,148 km, the area fosters crisps thinning air a courtesy of its high altitude. The park includes rugged terrains, peaks, lakes, river and more.
Apart from the mountains, a great stand out of your exploration in this region is Gokyo Valley, a glacier filled decked in dramatic icy lakes and mountains. This unreal scenic beauty garners a lot of attention from the tourist. However, moving to this valley starts off from the second most popular destination in this region Namche Bazaar, often buzzing with anticipation and excitement it is the starting and ending point of any journey in this region, on Sundays, the area also holds a market where you can buy little trinkets and snacks from the locals.
This region fashions some of the most breathtaking views, featuring peaks such as Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Everest and Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu to name a few. Furthermore, one of the major tourist attraction in this region is also Kala Patthar at (5,643m) often referred to as the vantage point to enjoy panoramic views of all areas. Apart from this, you can also find Tengboche Monastery located in Khumbu valley a Buddhist Monastery built by the Sherpa community, this monastery holds a lot of culture and history. Many describe an exploration in this area as life-changing, the challenges, beauty definitely give a mystical feel to the Everest region.