Top 5 Trekking in Khumbu Region
Top 5 trekking in Khumbu region:
Trekking in Khumbu region is lifetime journeys of with fantastic view of top of the world 8848m and three others above 8000m mounains ( Mt.Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m) with 27 snowy capped mountains peaks. Everest trekking route is not only famous by Mt. Everest and other moutnains but it has Tibetan sherpa culuture, Nomad lands, Sherpa people with their warm hospitality, Tibetan monasteries, saturday Tibetan market at Namche Bazaar , beautiful green jungle with Himalayan herbals , Mountian yaks , Khumbu Glaciars, Khumbu ice fall, beautiful Gokyo lake etc.
Everest Trekking in Nepal
Nepal is the best destination for trekking. Many people all around the world want to view and explore the legendary Himalayas. It can either be done by trekking or by flight. If you want to do something better and make your memories fresh and unforgettable then trekking is the best thing to do to make your dream come true.
There are many trekking destinations in Nepal. One of the best trekking destinations in Nepal is the Everest region. As we all know that Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world. Everybody wants to touch or feel the aroma of the tallest mountain in the world. So the government of Nepal has made perfect tourist destinations for the Everest region.
The best 5 treks in the Everest region are Everest Base camp trek, Everest Chola pass trek, Everest base camp via Gokyo lake, island peak climbing with Everest base camp and Everest base camp heli trek.
The Everest base camp trek starts from a direct flight to Lukla from Tribhuvan international airport. Lukla airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The wilderness and thrilling experience starts from the airport itself. You can feel the cold breeze of the mountains after landing in Lukla airport. The trekking trail consists of many monasteries and goes through various Sherpa settlements before reaching the mighty tallest peak.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp trek
- Worlds tallest mountain Everest
- Kala Patthar
- Tengboche monastery
- Hillary museum
- Sagarmatha national park
Everest Chola pass trek starts from the direct flight from Tribhuvan international airport to Lukla airport. As mentioned above Lukla airport is the most dangerous airport in the world. As soon as you land in Lukla airport you can feel the difference between the busy roads of Kathmandu and the lonely roads of the Khumbu region. The trail takes up along the Dudh Kosi region where you eventually enter the Sagarmatha National Park. after entering the national park the trail takes you towards Namche Bazar. After following the trek you can reach the blue/green colored Gokyo lakes. You can experience the longest glacier that is ngozumpa glacier during the trek. The mesmerizing view of Gokyo lakes and Chola pass and the glacier is unforgettable for a lifetime. This trek offers you the best experience of trek
Highlights of Everest Chola pass trek
- Gokyo lakes
- The longest glacier of Khumbu region- Ngozumpa glacier
- High altitude pass- Cho la pass
The trek starts from a flight from Tribhuvan international airport to Lukla airport. The trek to the Everest base camp and this trek via Gokyo lake is the same till Namche bazar. When you reach Namche bazar then you part ways with the traditional Everest base camp trek. The trek gets trail towards the Dudh Koshi valley and eventually leads you to the blue/green colored Gokyo lakes and the peak of Gokyo RI. This trek is more challenging as it contains more different landscape variations than another trek.
Highlights of gokyo Lake via EBC Trekking
- Gokyo lakes
- Sagarmatha national park
- Views of the other Himalayas like Cho Oyu, ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc
- Explore and experience the cultures and traditions of Sherpa people.
Island peak climbing with Everest base camp
Island peak climbing with Everest base camp starts from a flight from Tribhuvan international airport to Lukla. Then after the trekking trail leads you to places like phakding, Namche bazar, etc. you can explore Tengboche monasteries during the trek. During the way you can hike to the Kala Patthar where you can see the different views of the Himalayas especially Mount Everest. There is a hotel named Everest view hotel which is very famous for trekkers. You can ret there for a day. While trekking you can find yourself bounded by the Himalayas where you can feel you are in heaven.
After reaching base camp you can summit to island peak. The peak is surrounded by glaciers so it is known as island peak. The views from the island peak are breathtaking. You can enjoy the scenery and snow ridges on the way to the top of the summit following the professional guides. As this is not a normal trek you should carry equipments that are necessary for climbing a mountain. You can observe the tradition and culture of local people and can spend some of the time with them during this trek.
- View mount Everest from Kala Patthar
- Observe culture and tradition of sherpas and local people
- Experience the Sherpa monasteries, glaciers along the way
Initially you need to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek towards Gorakshep. You can view different peaks like Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, ama Dablam, pisang etc. when you reach the Gorakshep you can climb in helicopter and reach to your destination which is Everest base camp.
- Everest Base Camp
- Tenboche Monastery
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