The world’s highest peak Mount Everest along with the culturally rich Khumbu valley - this region has plenty to offer. Whether you are an experienced trekker or a novice, Khumbu has the right adventure for you. Benefit from our experience - Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure has been organizing treks in the Sagarmatha National park for a long time.
Stand at the foot of Mt. Everest reaching the highest point on earth at an elevation of 8848m. The trek to Everest Region one of our most rewarding journeys with a unique blend of outdoor adventure and cultural exploration to experience the Himalayan region of Nepal. The trek begins from Lukla following the trails that are ancient trade routes that weave around remote valleys, through tiny villages, across high mountain passes and past isolated monasteries. The trail continues to the famous Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar as enter Sagarmatha National Park. The views are unending as the peaks glitter with brilliance around you. Namche Bazaar, known as the Gateway to Everest, opens up various trekking options in the Everest region.
Apart from the mountain views, trekking in the Everest region takes through alpine forests, small streams, waterfalls, gorges, moraines, and glaciers. Along the way, cross Sherpa villages that allow you to bond with them and learn about their history, culture, tradition, and lifestyle. As you explore this region, it passes through many Chortens, Mani walls, prayer wheels, and monasteries that hold high spiritual value to the inhabitants of Khumbu. Trekking in the Everest region is the perfect blend of nature and culture, ideal for curious travelers around the globe.
Everest Region Highlights:
Mount Everest: The highest mountain peak in the world with an elevation 8848m referred to as “the Head of the Sky” and “the Goddess Mother of the World”. The world’s tallest Mountain Peak, Mount Everest is the epitome of grace and beauty.
Lukla Village: The starting point of the most trekking journeys in the Everest region at 2860m, contains a small airport servicing the region, and a variety of shops and lodges catering to tourists and trekkers, providing western-style meals and trail supplies. The Tenzing–Hillary Airport, also known as the Lukla Airport, is perhaps one of the most extreme airports in the world.
Namche Bazaar: The most popular town of Khumbu, home of many Sherpas known as the “Gateway to the High Himalayas” and an important trading point between Nepali and Tibetan traders in ancient times. The town has a number of lodgings and stores catering to the needs of visitors. The sight of the local people wearing colorful traditional clothing is quite fascinating. Namche Bazaar is a great place to observe the mountain people's customs and rituals and to experience Nepal’s exotic multi-culturalism.
Tengboche: Popular village in the Khumbu region, considered the spiritual hub of the region as the Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche Monastery is the largest monastery that offers incredible views of the mountains, including the well-known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. Tengboche is a midway station on the trail to the base camp for the mountain climbers of Mount Everest and other peaks of over 8000m. Tengboche is also one of the oldest Sherpa settlements of the Everest region.
Kalapatthar: Known as “Black Rock” in Nepali located south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas above Gorakshep. The ascent of Kalapatthar is very popular with trekkers in the region of Mount Everest since it provides the most accessible closeup view of Everest. Hike to Kalapatthar's early hours of dawn offer to see the sunrise amidst the Everest massif is one of the most beautiful experiences of one’s life.
Gokyo Lakes: Gokyo Lakes, the world’s highest located oligotrophic freshwater lake system in the world. These lakes are the world's highest freshwater lake system comprising six main lakes, of which Thonak Lake is the largest. Hike to Gokyo RI offers a spectacular panoramic view of the five tallest mountains- Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Makalu, and Mt.Cho Oyu. Gokyo Lakes are considered sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist people. Hundreds of Hindu pilgrims visit the lakes and take a holy bath during the Janai Purnima festival.
Three Passes trek: Cross the famous Kongma La Pass, Cho La pass & Renjo La Pass between Gokyo and Thame. The 3 High Passes through high elevated grounds offer a spectacular view of the entire terrain. High Passes are also a regular trail used by the local people to move their herds of sheep and mountain goats to different pasturelands.
Peak Climbing: Trekking peaks of the Everest region generally fall under the 5000m to 7000m of elevation range. Various peaks can be attempted to the designated summit, like the Island Peak, the Mera Peak, and the Lobuche Peak and others.
Sagarmatha National Park: The first national park considered a Natural World Heritage Site. Trekking in the Everest region includes a trek through national park forests and enjoy the flora and fauna life. Sagarmatha National Park is home to several rare species of animals. The area of the national park represents a major stage of the Earth’s evolutionary history. The park contains the world’s highest feature of biodiversity intricately blended with the region’s rich Sherpa culture.