Trekking in the Everest Region
Everest region trek comes in a top priority for every trekker as the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest is located here at the height of 8,848m. The extreme trekker never fails to keep Everest trek at the top of his bucket list. Everest region is like the next home for all the trekkers around the globe. Trekking in Everest region exploring the highest mountain of the world Mt.Everest with Regulus Nepal is the way to live Himalayas life with Sherpa's culture
Mt. Everest also known as ‘Sagarmatha’ in Nepal is situated in the eastern region. It is located at Solukhumbu district. Various peaks stretching from 3,300 to 8,848m above sea level, lies in Khumbu province. The Everest region is also popularly known as Khumbu Region. Lukla is the starting point of the Everest region/Khumbu region trekking. Each trekker & climbers who are trekking to the Everest region firstly need to get a flight from Kathmandu airport to Lukla Airport.
All total there are more than 1600 peaks in Nepal and out of the 300 are located in Everest Region. That is why many prefer the Everest region trek. The peaks of Nepal are categorized as Major and Minor Peaks. The peak in between 5500 to 7000m is listed under Minor whereas more than 7000 are put under Major Peaks. All peaks found in Khumbu Region are not opened for climbing only a few are opened for the climbers.
Top mountains such as, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Nuptse, Mt, Cholaste, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Gyachung Kang and most importantly, as a cherry on top, Mt. Everest- the highest peak of the world are covered by Everest Region. Sagarmatha National Park guards the entire Everest Region. Sagarmatha National Park is also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
In Nepal, there are so many companies & agencies that provide you different trekking packages in the Everest region. So as Regulus Nepal provides you, among which Everest Base camp trek is the most accepted & preferred trek in the Everest Region by the majority of trekkers.
‘Sherpa’ people are inhabitants of this region. They are indigenous people of Nepal known as Everest trekking Sherpas. You hardly imagine climbing the highest mountain without the assistance of Sherpa’s. In order to get the thrilling experience of trekking, trekking in the Everest Region is something that shall not be squandered.
Furthermore, the area is also popular for preserving Buddhist Religion and traditions. People here follow Buddhist rituals in any occasion like birth, marriage, and others. The biggest monastery of Khumbu Region is located in Tengboche and it enshrines s skull of Yeti.