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The most Popular Trekking Routes in Everest Region

February 4, 2018

The most Popular Trekking Routes in Everest Region

The most popular trekking routes in the Everest region provides you an immense opportunity to the travelers who have a desire to see the world’s highest peak, Massif, Khumbu glacier, world’s biggest glacier etc.

Everest region treks without any doubt is one of the finest and prestigious Trekking destinations in the entire world. Everest region is an area of high Himalaya range, Sherpa residency area, an adventure walking trail beyond the river, Area of Buddhism, nature and a wonderful vista. The Everest region lies to the northeast of Kathmandu which begins generally with a 30-minute flight to Lukla which is the gateway of Everest region trek. Everest region has so many different trails for trekking. The difficulty of the Everest region will depend on which area would you like to walk and for how long. The wonderful Gokyo valley view trek will be the great choice for not well train trekkers

There is another gateway of Everest region trek which is called Salleri as it is long way drive from Kathmandu about 12 hours but it is good though to go through for scary travelers who don’t like Scare flight to Lukla. Mainly there are 6 popular walking and trekking route in the Everest region which is shown here.

The most popular trekking routes in the Everest region are:

1. Everest Base Camp Trek

everest base camp

The most popular trekking routes in Everest region is Everest base camp trekking(EBC) is one of the best and popular trekking routes. This trek begins from Kathmandu with a 30-minute flight to Lukla through the Massif Mountain and wonderful Landscapes. Lukla airport is one of the biggest airports of Nepal where every day 400 to 500 trekkers fly in for Everest region trek in high season (Sep to Dec). After Lukla the trail will be wide and busy along the river, pine forest, Sherpa house, Farming, suspension bridges and buddies monuments etc till you reach Namche Bazaar which is a beautiful mini mountain city of Everest region where you can have almost all facilities except vehicles.

Lukla is the main gateway of Everest region trek where about 400 to 500 clients fly in each day so that numbers of clients already indicates how famous trek it is in Nepal. This trek begins from Kathmandu to Lukla by plane than Follow the river, foothills of Dudh Koshi River, forest, towering pine Trees, Sherpa Villages, Suspension Bridges, Monasteries, and Stupas till you reach Namche. it is a gateway of EBC trek and Kalapather. After Namche, the walking Route goes toward

Tyagbuche Monastery Continuing towards Pangbuche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep from Gorakshep

Everest base camp trek follows the crystal clear Dudh Koshi River natural foot trails and also crosses small forest of Pine and Rhododendron. The trails go beyond the Sherpa village, monastery, Stupa and some Suspension bridges. After you cross these major parts from Lukla and Phakding village you will reach NamchBazaarar which is the main gateway of Everest region trek continually from Namche the trail for travelers ascents slowly but there will spectacular mountain views while you are walking towards Tengboche monastery similarly Pangbuche & Dingbuche. Every day the trek will be more interesting because you going to see massif Mountains, Lhotse, Nuptse, and world highest peak Mt, Everest. After Dingboche the next 3rd days they will have to go through Lobuche, Gorakshepa, Everest base camp & Kalapather. Trekkers visit the t Everest base camp and Khumbu icefall than ascents towards kalapather which is one of the stunning viewpoints of Everest region trek. After Everest base camp, Kalapather and Gorakshep we will follow the same trails back to Lukla via Namche Bazaar than we fly to Kathmandu from Lukla.

2. Everest High Passes Trek

Everest Chola pass trek

Everest high pass trek is The most popular trekking routes in Everest region and itself is a challenging adventure trekking trails in Khumbu region. This trip starts from Kathmandu to Lukla in a small plane.  There are two options to complete this trek either you have to get Lukla flight from Kathmandu or begins your walk from Giri which is 14 hours bus drive from Kathmandu. Everest high passes trekking known as 3 passes (Kongma La (5,535), Cho La (5420 m) and Renjo La (5,340 m). trekking in Everest region & this trek provides such a wonderful opportunity for trekkers to visit Monastery, Stupas, Everest base camp & Kalapather, 3 high passes, Gokyo valley trek and World’s largest Glacier Nogzompa At Gokyo. Gokyo trek is also the popular trekking route in Everest Region. The Renjo la pass generally cross from Gokyo side which is stunning spot to explore all glacier, Different shape of Mt. Everest  and Rolwaling mountain range, After passing Renjola pass trek will be more interesting because there will be some typical Sherpa Villages, Famous Thame & Thamo Gompa which are hundreds of years old and back to Namche than Lukla.

3. Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

The Luxury Everest base camp trek aim is to reach the Everest base camp which is the world’s tallest mountains base camp located to the east north of Kathmandu. This trip begins from Kathmandu with h scenic short flight to Lukla. During this luxury trek, you will stay in the high-quality tea house of Everest region. This trip includes also culture, traditions, farmland, and meadows Dudh Koshi valley of Khumbu region. Another incredible feature of luxury Everest base camp trek is to enjoy the gorgeous mountains view, Monastery, waterfalls, yak farms and world’s famous mountains Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu.

This trip also provides you an immense opportunity to get close from Sherpa communities who are famous climbers around the world and visit world heritages site Sagarmatha national park, that national park hosts High range of mountains, Flora & Fauna. Once you reach Everest base camp in a luxury way you will have such paradise views from Kalapather (5545 m), where you can see 360-degree panorama view of Himalaya including incredible Khumbu ice fall, Khumbu Glacier & a unique experience of walking in the high region trekking area.

4. Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes

Gokyo chola pass

Everest base camp trek via Gokyo lakes trip is one of the most popular trekking routes in Everest region & also it is finest trekking route in Everest region. Gokyo trek itself is heaven, it is where you can get immense opportunity to explore world’s highest 5th lake, World’s biggest Glacier (Nogzompa) and many other natural attractions. The Gokyo trek takes you to the unbelievable Gokyo valley, Glacier, Famous pass Cho-la pass, Gokyo Ri & Kalapather along with Everest base camp trek via Gokyo.

The further famous Everest & Gokyo trail goes through the wonderful landmarks of Khumbu region with a view of stunning high mountains, Famous climbers Sherpa, Colorful Buddhist prayer flags, hanging suspension bridges, World’s highest place monastery, a popular Sherpa village Namche Bazar and Sagarmatha national park. During this trip, your every step further up and down you will see eagle eye panorama view of Himalaya, lakes and abound natural beauty of Everest region. The view from Gokyo Ri and Kalapather will be just insane 360-degree view.

5. Everest View Trek

short everest trek

Everest view trek is a relatively short, easy and low budget trek. This trek is also known as an Everest Panorama trek which begins from Lukla after you flew from Kathmandu to Lukla. After reaching Beautiful Sherpa village Lukla the trekking routes leads you along the Dudh Koshi River and valley. Everest view trek offers you an exciting easy walk through Sherpa farmland, a wide range of magnificent sceneries combined with Tibetan & Buddhist cultural encounters with local Sherpa, Tamang, and Rai people. The Sherpa and other ethnicity around Khumbu region they are inhabitants in the very high altitude area in the world.

Everest view trek lets you enjoy the lush vegetation, Sagarmatha National park, pine and Rhododendron Forest, Rare wild Animals. Once you reach at popular Sherpa village Namche Bazaar you will go one more day along the valley till Tyanbuche which is a popular highest Buddhist monastery in the world and also the spectacular view of Mt. Everest view, Lots and many others from Tyangboche hilltop. It is ideal short trek who desire to see the tallest mountain in the world (Mt. Everest)the experience of local Sherpa culture & abundant nature along the way within a few days.

6. The Classic Everest base camp trek

Crossing suspention bridge

The Classic Everest base camp trek is a most traditional and more real trek passing much abundant nature, flora, and fauna. The trek begins from Sallery which is 9 hours drive from Kathmandu passing many local villages and cities of Nepal. The trek starts smoothly flowing natural trail to Ringmo, Nunthala, continuously Pupsa and Phakding. Once you reach Phakding it is like main high of Everest region trek where you can see Many trekkers, many lodges, and restaurants. The trek is more natural and friendly people soak up to the colors, sounds, and sights of local Sherpa villages their life as well as their respectful tranquil Tibetan Buddism in the Khumbu region. In this trek, trekkers experience the splendor culture, religion, nature, valley view, Mountain View which is unbeatable combined. The classic Everest base camp trek also provides without an exciting opportunity to explore the real Sherpa life below Lukla, where people depends on farming mostly rather than lodges and restaurants. The high mountain vistas such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Gauri Sanker, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many other popular peaks are the major highlights including local culture, religion, and nature.

7. Sherpa people and their Culture

everest view from tangbuche

The Khumbu Everest region trek’s ultimate aim is to understand the highland Sherpa’s Culture, Tibetan culture and High range of mountains. Khumbu region trek is not only walking holiday it is also an exciting religious site where you can see many interesting Sherpa monastery, Gompa, Stupa, and colorful Buddhist prayer flags. Everest region holiday trip is for the adventurous trip who desire to make a cultural & Natural journey.

Sherpa people are also known as a Sharwa. They are related to Tibetan Culture and Language because their old and old generation was moved to Khumbu region of Everest a loge time ago but now they are in few countries. A small group of Sherpa people lives in Europe, North America, and Australia but a large number of Sherpa people lived in Solukhumbu region of Nepal they are about 150,000, which is to the northeast from Kathmandu. They have almost the same dialogue, script writing and traditions like Tibetan people. In a new generation, the large number of people from Sherpa Communities, who lives in Nepal speak the Nepali Language.

In 15th Century they moved from Tibet to Nepal for trading purpose such as salt, wool, rice potatoes etc. when Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay Sherpa Submit Mt. Everest than the trekking field in Nepal raised slowly and Sherpa were the leader and Guide at the beginning since they Professionally started to work as a Climber because they grow up in the high Himalayan Region. Since the last few decades, they are running their own Business such as Lodges, Restaurant, Travel Agency, and much other Tourism related work.

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