Mount Everest

Mount Everest which is the tallest peak of the world also known as the roof of the world is also located in the Khumbu part of Nepal. The height of Mount Everest is the topmost expedition to all the trekkers all around the country. It is the challenging path to be trekked in the peak of Mount Everest. Many trekkers have sacrificed their lives while trek Nepal to the Mount Everest peak. While you are on trek in Nepal you can see their local people’s tradition culture, festival and their living styles.

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Everest treks are becoming so popular in the world because Everest trekking region is home of snowy mountains and home of mountain Yeti. After first summit to Mount Everest by Tenjing Sherpa and Hillary in 1957, trekking in Everest area became very popular. Everest trekking region is home of Himalayan god where you will find Sherpa people, cultures, tradition and warm hospitality. Because of geographical conditions, Most of Everest treks are minimum of 2 weeks to 4 weeks. The shortest Everest trek is Everest view trek that is 11 days. The most popular Everest treks routes are trek to Everest base camp, trek to Gokyo Lake and trek from Gokyo valley over chola pass to Everest base camp is also most popular one. Most of our Everest treks start and end at Lukla/ Kathmandu by flight.

Most of Everest trekking starts from Lukla with altitude of 2860 m / 9381 feet and the highest point of Everest trek are 5545m / 18,188 feet at Kalapattar (black rock) near Everest base camp. Since most of Everest trek start and end with high altitude, probably Everest trek could not be easy trek for all, so one must be fully prepared and mentally and physically fit. It is highly recommend to book your Everest trekking at least 6 months in advance and be prepare yourself for 4- 7 hrs of up and down hill walking.

Sagarmatha national park with its spectacular scenery of unique physiographical features and varied flora & fauna together with legendary Sherpa Culture & their hospitality has attracted million of people form all over the world. It is home of legendary Sherpa people “The guardian of the Himalaya.” Altitude ranges from 2,860 meters above sea level (9,381 ft) to the top of the world, Mt. Everest at 8848 meters (29,028 ft).

Lukla

Lukla is situated between 27° 41′ 60 North latitude and 86° 43′ 0 East longitude in Nepal. Lukla lies in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Lukla is 2860 m above sea level. Lukla is a meaning of place were there is many sheep and goats because people of Lukla get animals husbandry. It is small town. It is good to visit for Himalayas and get trekking on Himalayas.

Lukla is a gate way to Mt. Everest the highest peak of the World. The shops in Lukla supplies and provides a number trekking materials necessary for climb for trekker. In Lukla, there are numbers of lodge that offer resting at night and western types for meals to the tourists. Mostly tourists get reach to Lukla by flight from Kathmandu. The airport at Janakpur is the nearest to the town of Lukla. There are many cities and towns that lie near the town of Lukla.

Lukla is surrounded by natural beauty of Himalayas. Sherpa people are original inhabitants of Lukla. Lukla place has become a adventurous destination. Lukla has capture the attention of people in world. Lukla is one of the known places for tourists. Most tourists get visit Lukla that they enter and exit from here. In other words, there are ample of beautiful mountainous around Lukla for seeing.

Lukla airport

Lukla Airport, is a domestic airport in the town of Lukla known as the most dangerous airport in the world, it has a short runway. It has a total length of 527 m (1,729 ft.) and a breadth of 20 m (65 ft.). There is a huge mountains at one end and a steep drop into the valley below at the other end of Lukla airport. It is also known as name Tenzing Hillary airport in honor of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa.

Lukla airport has unpredictable weather conditions and flight cancellations are frequent during bad weather conditions. During good weather condition there are daily flights between Lukla and Kathmandu, as many as 50 flights during the peak trekking seasons. You can get there with 30 to 40-minute flight from Kathmandu. This airport is the gateway to the Everest region.

Interesting facts on Mount Everest

Learn interesting facts about world’s highest peak of the world Mount Everest.

Where is mount Everest located in the world?

Top of the world Mount Everest lies in Sagarmatha national park in Solukhumbu district, Nepal. It is a landlocked country lies in between two nations India and China.

How high is Mount Everest?

Mount Everest is 8,848.86 meters (29,031.69 feet) high from sea level. It is the world’s highest peak, the tallest place on the earth.

Is Mount Everest growing taller?

Mount Everest is officially higher now the new height of the peak is 8,848.86 meters (29,031.69 feet) before it was 8848 meters (29,029 ft.).

Where is the best view of Mount Everest?

From following places you can see the best view of Mount Everest.

  • Gokyo Ri.
  • Kala Patthar.
  • Hotel Everest View.
  • Tengboche / Pangboche.
  • Mount Everest Base Camp.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Museum.
  • Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Route.
  • Phakding to Namche Bazaar Rest Point.
  • What is the closest city to Mount Everest?
  • Kathmandu is the closest city to Mount Everest. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal where you can find first international airport of Nepal known as Tribhuwan international airport. It is a beautiful city with ancient monuments.

Is Mount Everest near Kathmandu?

The Everest base camp isn’t far away from Kathmandu, it is roughly about 200-300 km to Mount Everest from Kathmandu. Kathmandu to Mount Everest distance by road. Everest Base Camp in Khumbu Region is 200-300 km away from Kathmandu.

Pokhara to Mount Everest distance?

Distance from Pokhara to Mt Everest is 289 km.

Is Mount Everest visible from Kathmandu?

Yes now it is visible from Kathmandu after the corona virus lock-down imposed in the country cleaned the air, reports Nepali Times.

Do planes fly over Mount Everest?

Planes doesn’t fly over mount Everest but there is mountain flight to view beauty of Mount Everest as in the video below.

The Naming of Mount Everest

During the 19th century, the Great Trigonometric Survey of British India found a impressive snowy mass. The peak was named “Gamma” at the beginning. In 1847, it was renamed as “Peak B”, suspecting that it might be the highest mountain in the world. At that time Mount Kangchenjunga was considered to be the highest mountain in the world. Few years later this new mountain was confirmed to be the highest in the world and it was renamed from “Peak B” to “Peak XV” and in 1856, the British announced height of “Peak XV” to be 29,002 ft. (8,839.8 m). Again it was renamed from “Peak XV” as “Mont Everest”. In 1865, based on the recommendation of Andrew Waugh (the British Surveyor General of India), The Royal Geographic Society officially named it as the “Mount Everest”. Sir George Everest was Waugh’s predecessor in the post of Surveyor General and Sir George Everest didn’t want the peak named after him. Instead he believed that it would be more important to use local name but local name were claimed by Waugh to be unknown or unconfirmed at the time.

Difficulty to climb Everest

Climbing Everest is not like walking in the park. There are risks and dangers involved with it. Khumbu ice-fall also known as “suicide passage” which is quite dangerous. Before climbing Mount Everest one has to be prepared by building their stamina, steep incline, overcome altitude sickness, acclimate to the lower rate of oxygen by going on a few trips from Everest Base Camp each time higher. Getting used to mountaineering equipment like crampons, fixed ropes etc will helpful during climbing Everest.

Information about Everest

What is the local name for Mount Everest ?

What is the highest and lowest temperature ever recorded on Mount Everest ?

World record for climbing Mount Everest

How Long Does It Take To Climb Up And Down Mount Everest ?

Trekking in Everest

Everest treks takes you into the home of Snowy Mountains and home of Mountain Yeti (the story of the yeti is still a mystery), with awe-inspiring views of the world highest mountain as well as friendly Sherpa villages, monasteries, cultures and tradition of popular Sherpa people and their way of life. After first summit to Mount Everest by Tenjing Sherpa and Hillary in 1957, trekking in Everest area became very popular because of geographical conditions. Journey to Nepal may not be complete without a glimpse of the Mount Everest, roof of the world. Most of Everest treks are minimum of 2 weeks to 4 weeks and the popular Everest treks routes are trek to Everest base camp, trek from Gokyo valley over chola pass to Everest base camp, Jiri to Everest base camp trek and trek to Gokyo Lake.

Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking detail information

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Kalapather Trekking details and Itinerary

Gokyo Trekking

Everest expedition

Mount Everest Expedition

Mt. Cho-oyu Expedition located a short distance to the west from Everest and Lhotse in the Khumbu region

Pokalde Peak Climbing from Lobuche the peak looks interesting rising to the south of Kongma La (5,535m.)

Island Peak Climbing things to do in Nepal

Mera Peak Climbing adventure in Nepal

Physical Qualifications

Prior to embarking on an Everest trek it’s important to be sure you are physically able. You should consult with your personal physician about the recommended immunizations and follow the common-sense precautions outlined below. While you will take every precaution once you arrive at your destination to maintain hygienic and healthy practices, you need to take ultimate responsibility for your own health and well-being before you depart and after you arrive.

Everest Skydive

Jumping off just below Everest from the height of 23000 ft and landing at Syangboche (12340ft) and Amadablam Basecamp (15000ft). It is the most thrilling adventure that you’ll get in Nepal.

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