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Trekking in Everest

 

 

Mount Everest, a mountain in the central Himalayas, is located on the border of Nepal & Tibet. It is known locally in Nepalese as Sagarmatha, meaning Goddess of the Sky.

 

The Everest trek is the ultimate in Himalayan experience, taking you within awe-inspiring proximity of the world’s highest mountain.  Mt. Everest soars to a staggering height of 8,848metres and the Himalayan range stretch over approximately 2,414km in length. Trekking in the Everest region takes you to the core of the Himalayas and the best views of Mt. Everest are offered from Kala Pathar, Nepal. This is a rocky hill-face with an elevation of 5,545m. Sagarmatha National Park has been listed as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site. It is located in the north-eastern region of Nepal and covers an area of 1,148m2.

 

FEATURES OF SAGARMATHA (MT. EVEREST)

Amazing views of

  • Lhotse (8,516m), 4th tallest mountain in the world.
  • Cho Oyu (8,201m), 6th tallest mountain in the world.
  • Thamserku (6,623m)
  • Nuptse (7,816m)
  • Amadablam (6,812m), with its spectacular shape.
  • Pumori (7,161m)
  • Island Peak (6,189m), one of the most popular climbing peaks.
  • Activities can include; trekking, mountain climbing, bird watching, charted mountain flights, sky diving and cultural village walks.
  • Observation of the 8 ecosystems in the high Himalayas, ranging from the beautiful juniper forests in the valleys to the magnificent glaciers, snow & rock in the alpine areas. The park is home to the snow leopard, red panda, musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Mouse Hare and over 208 species of birds. It is well known for the beautiful, towering rhododendrons on display, orchids and moss covered rocks.
  • Trekking within the park in the alpine Ares is a thrilling experience. The trek from Namche to Kala Pathar is one of the most popular. The Gokyo Lake and Chukung Valleys also present spectacular views to the trekkers. The Thame valley is popular for Sherpa culture while Phortse is famous for wildlife viewing.
  • While remote and untouched, the park offers the opportunity to witness true local life with the village settlements, monasteries such as Tengboche, Thame & Khumjung, and the community activities including eco clubs, forest nurseries, trail conservation, tree plantation & the micro-hydro power scheme.

 

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TREKKING IN EVEREST

  • The oldest person to climb- Yuichiro Miura of Japan, aged 80 years.
  • The youngest person to climb- Temba Tsheri of Nepal, aged 15 years.

 

To Trek To Everest Region,

             Please Call Us Now On 1300 660 226 or

             email: info@sherpatours.com.au

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