Trekking and hiking holiday in Everest Region is not simply famous for world’s highest peak Mt. Everest but also well-known for beautiful Sherpa culture, tradition, villages, Buddhist monasteries, prayer walls and monuments, Sagarmatha National Park, wildlife such as musk deer, blue sheep, Himalayan tahr, barking deer, blood pheasant, Tibetan snow-cock, crimson-horned pheasant, domestic beautiful animal Yaks are seen on the way. The nominal aim of this trek is Everest Base Camp on an elevation of 5340m but Everest is not seen from the base camp so most of trekkers climb up to Kalapathar 5545m in south flank of Mt. Pumori 7145m and Gokyo Ri 5350m near Gokyo for dramatic view of Everest.
Mt Everest was named by Indian surveyor Sir George Everest but the peak had been already known as Sagarmatha and Sherpa call it Chomolungma. Sagarmatha literally means; ‘head of the sky’. The name was given by Nepalese historian Babu Ram Acharya. Everest was first on 29 May 1953 by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary. Generally Everest trek requires good physical strength but the region still offers meaningful short treks such as Namche Bazar, Thame, Khumjung, Tenboche Monastery. From Tengboche you will have an excellent view of Mt. Everest and most beautiful mountain Ama dablam 6856m in the region. To get there; you can fly to Lukla or walk from Jiri if you can find time and energy that will reward much better physical shape to tackle high mountain area. In recent years 3 passes trek has been popular for those who plan for more adventurous trip. Here, we Guide in Himalaya has crafted some itineraries ranging short easy trek to adventurous trekking tour to Everest Base Camp and high passes such such as Renjo La, Chola la, Kongma La etc. Spring and autumn seasons are best recommended and offers best weather for Everest trekking.