Trekking in the Everest region, also known as the Khumbu region, is a dream for thousands of travel enthusiasts. Located on the northeast side of Nepal, the region is part of the Solukhumbu district and holds the third-largest deposit of ice in the world.
The Everest region is home to some of the largest mountains in the world, including Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), and Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m). With all these high mountains, there are numerous snow-capped peaks situated here, as well as stunning glaciers, challenging passes, picturesque valleys, pristine lakes, fine villages, dense forests, lovely rivers, untamed streams, and rich flora and fauna. The region is also home to the Sagarmatha National Park, which is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Everest region is more than just Himalayan mountains and irresistible scenery; it is also home to the famous Sherpa community, as well as other ethnic communities such as the Rai, Magars, and Limbu. The region is immensely rich in tradition and culture, with people residing here following the same practices for hundreds of years. You can find monasteries, small gompas, chortens fastened with colorful prayer flags and mani-walls throughout the region. The tradition, culture, and way of life of the local communities adds an extra dimension to the trekking experience, making it a truly unique and memorable journey.