Trek in Everest Region
15 Sep

Trekking in Everest Region

Trekking In Everest Region brings you life changing experience and makes your journey heaven . The Everest region rests between the  Mount Kanchenjunga and the sleeping Langtang National Park. Hailed by many as a trekker’s paradise, mountains here range from as high as 8848 m, with Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), and Cho Oyu (8188m) being the crown bearers. An opportunity to perfectly capture the enigma of these Himalayas; traveling can be done by opting the Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest High Passes trek and the Gokyo Lakes trek.

Journey To Everest Region

Trekking in Everest region starts from the Lukla airport which lives up to its reputation for being fierce, and we shall venture through numerous Sherpa villages like Tengboche, Dingboche, and the most famous one being Namche Bazaar. These settlements portray that life perseveres despite the harsh circumstances. Drenched in Buddhism along with spectacular views and lifelong lessons at the Tengboche and Pangboche monasteries. Then we trek all the way to Kala Patthar to witness the luminous sunrise give life to the snowy adjacent mountains. And then it finally leads to Everest Base Camp.

Attraction of Everest Region

The Everest region is also the proud owner of the majestic Gokyo Lakes which in the peak of winter, represent huge crystal gems that merely reflect the sun’s reflection and mirror the mighty mountains. If you favor adventure, then explore the passes of Renjo La (5360m), Cho La (5420m), and Kongma La (5535m) which portray trails of rhododendrons, birch and give glimpses of creatures like snow leopard, musk deer, and Himalayan wolves. Similarly, peak climbing to Island peak (6189m), Lobuche peak (6119m), and Mera peak (6461m) are also famous travel options. To the ones raring to conquer mind-boggling heights, expeditions to Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Nuptse (7861m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) among others are also viable.

The trail in Everest is a blend of snowy deserts, thrilling passes and a rugged uphill fight that may take its toll. The trail normally sees an increase in elevation up to 5545 m and warm clothing is compulsory. The best time to visit the Everest region is from March to May during spring or September to November during autumn. During autumn, the sky clears up and weather is chilly whereas in spring, the decors of rhododendron are enchanting. This region is pretty cold where the temperature can drop below zero while traveling to higher altitudes. 

Everest Region Trekking Route

1.  Everest Base Camp Trek

Break off the shackles of worldly chores and head on an adventurous trip to the foot of the highest mountain on Earth- the Mount Everest (8848m). Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking experiences in the World. It provide with a unique Himalayan adventure and stunning vistas of some of the highest peaks on Earth. This trekking experience in Khumbu region embroils crossing beautiful Sherpa settlement of Namche Bazaar. This Trek  also gives some of the best viewpoints including the Kalapatthar and Hotel Everest View.

The Everest Base Camp trek starts in Lukla, in Solukhumbu region. Taking on the trails traversed by mighty souls who have scaled the Everest, the trek takes to Phakding  of Namche Bazaar. Further ahead, this trek introduces a unique Tibetan lifestyle of Himalayan folks with visits to Tengboche Monastery and more. From Tengboche, the trek ascends through Dughla and Lobuche to reach Gorakshep. An excursion of the Dudh Koshi valley in Khumbu region is second only to the hike up top Kalapatthar.It lends unparalleled views of Mount Lhotse (8414m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Pumori (7165m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and Thamserku (6608m). Then, the ultimate reward of standing tall at the base of Mount Everest is a moment worth all this effort. Majestic snow-covered peaks surround us in all directions as the isolated confines of the Himalayas are a load to the senses.

Trekking in Everest Region
Everest Base Camp-Danphe adventure treks
Trekking in Everest Region
A view from top of Gokyo ri with beautiful Gokyo lake

2.  Gokyo Ri Trek

Trekking out of the ordinary in Khumbu region is the Gokyo Ri Trek. This trek, although challenging, leads to some of the highest points of the Khumbu region. And on offer is a visit to the Gokyo lakes, some of the highest freshwater lakes in the world. Similarly, the Gokyo Ri Trek obviously incorporates climbing the Gokyo Ri (5360m) which offers a majestic panorama of snow-capped Himalayas. Complementing the entire journey, the Sherpa villages guarantee a cultural experience as well.

Trekking in Everest Region starts from Kathmandu to the town of Lukla in Khumbu Region. As we take on a tourist-packed trail to Phakding, feast on the views of Mount Kusum Khangkaru (6367m) and Thamserku (6608m). Consecutively, a trek to Namche Bazzar. While at Namche, first-hand view of the Mount Everest (8848m) from Hotel Everest view is mesmerizing. The trail then takes us towards the exotic Himalayas at Dhole and Machhermo. This eventually leads to the Ngozumpa Glacier. We head further to Gokyo village which rewards us with great views of glacial lakes. The next day we hike up the Gokyo Ri (5360m), which is at the same altitude as the Everest Base Camp. Although distant, the summit of Gokyo Ri is a viewpoint for some of the highest peaks-mostly 8000’ers namely Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Makalu (8463m), and Cho Oyu (8188m). 

3.  Everest Panorama Trek

Everest Panorama Trek is a mesmerizing adventure into the Himalayan land of the mighty Everest (8848m). The trek offers to close up view of the Mount Everest (8848m) along with other soaring peaks of height above 8000m and traditional Sherpa culture. Traversing the major villages on the route, the trek reach at Tengboche. A brilliant trip to ones keen to enjoy Everest along a relatively easier trail and that too in a short period of time, Everest Panorama Trek is a combination of cultural and natural majesty.

The 11-day Everest Panorama Trek assures exhilarating trekking experience to the trekkers. The journey starts flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla we will rest in Phakding. From Phakding, we will trek to Namche Bazzar through passing beautiful and colorful Khumbu villages. Namche Bazaar is the biggest town situated at the base of the Himalayas offering the stunning view of peaks. Everest Panorama Trek is not only a journey to the lap of Himalayas but also an opportunity to explore the culture and authenticity of the Sherpa community in Himalayan villages. The trekkers also explore the Tengboche Monastery, the highest monastery in the Himalayas in the Khumbu region. The monastery also features the breathtaking view of mighty mountains such as Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Makalu (8463m), Thamserku (6608m), and Nuptse (7861m).

Trekking in Everest Region
Close up view of mt.Everest

4.  Everest 3 passes Trek

There lies more to the majesty of Nepal than the Himalayas; the challenging trails and the cultural aroma on the travel make up for a grand adventure. The Everest three passes trek focuses on the three snowy passes, namely: Kongma La (5535m), Renjo La (5360m), and Cho La (5420m). Marvel at the sight of extremely large ice blocks like Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8414m), and the Mt. Everest (8848m) along with the never-ending blue horizon and find true adventure in the Everest Three Passes Trek.

 The trip start head to Lukla on a short flight. Upon arrival, we’ll begin the trek to Phakding. As we battle the green and icy terrain, we arrive at the huge Sherpa settlement of Namche Bazaar. From Namche, we will head to the Tengboche Monastery at the Tengboche village. Walking on the trail of the Imja River leads us to Dingboche, and further leads to Chhukung. As we walk on the glacier moraines of the Nuptse glacier, we head to the Kongma La Pass (5535m). We are rewarded with a beautiful display of mountain ranges as we conquer the pass. Then we head to the Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep and observe the awesome sunrise and sunset from Kalapatthar.

Trekking in Everest Region
outer appearance of Everest 3 Passes Trek

5.  Chola Pass Trek

The Chola Pass Trek is regarded as those once in a lifetime treks. Trekking In Everest Region  focuses on providing the travelers a joyous experience through the fascinating display of the major 8000 meter plus mountains. Accompanying the amazing mountains is a primitive lifestyle relying very little on the modern society. Find what it means to traverse the snowy landscape. Find willpower in front of uphill tracks, but most importantly find adventure and inner peace in the silence of the Himalayas in the Chola Pass Trek.

A quick flight takes us to Lukla and an uphill battle takes us to Phakding. Next, we enter  Namche Bazaar. Then,  we head to Tengboche and en route, we visit the Tengboche monastery too. Crossing lush forest takes us to Dingboche and we arrive at Lobuche. We then head to the Everest base camp via Gorakshep. The delightful view of the horizon and the snowy mountains will invigorate you. You then hike to Kalapatthar, revered by many as the best vantage point to observe the panorama of the mountains like the Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Cho Oyu (8188m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). We head to Dzongla that leads to Gokyo. However, we must cross the Chola Pass at 5420 meters en route. The Everest Himalayas shine as you enjoy the views from the top of the pass. Gokyo village and the charming lakes are next on the trek.

chola pass trek
Chola Pass Trek

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