Everest or the Khumbu region is situated in the northeast part of Nepal. It is one of the most attractive and promising destinations for trekkers across the globe as there locates the tallest tower of the world—Mount Everest—piercing the sky at an altitude of 8,848m.
The region located in the district of Solukhumbu is encircled by Mahalangur and Gaurishankar ranges comprising hundreds of peaks ranging from over 4,500m to the 8,848m.
Intending to protect the natural biodiversity and uniqueness of Khumbu, the then government developed Sagarmatha National Park in 1979. The park stretched to 1,150 square kilometres (Approx. 719 Square miles), inhabits different species of animals and plants.
From the perspective of human settlements, the Everest region is renowned for inhabiting Sherpa people without whose guidance trek, peak climbing, and expedition is almost impossible. Apart from their climbing master craftsmanship, their typical culture and traditions are fascinating for tourists.
Experiencing any adventure—trek, peak climbing, and expedition—in this part of the world will present you an opportunity to witness several world-famous peaks such as Mount Kwangde, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Cho Oyo, Mount Tawache, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Makalu, Mount Cholaste, and of course—the Mt. Everest or Sagarmatha.
In addition, trekking in the Everest region will unfold you the real beauty of the countryside Nepal. From Gompas and Chaityas to ethnic Sherpa villages, everything will mesmerise you on every other day hike. Some of the popular settlements of Khumbu region that you will witness while on the trek are Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep. Further, you will also get an opportunity to observe Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. It is one of the beautiful airstrips of the world.
Trekking in this part of the globe—the Everest region—will offer you multiple choices of trails that lead you to the Everest Base Camp (EBC) and each trail has typical uniqueness. Everest View Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Jiri to EBC Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, and Everest Three Passes Trek are a few names to mention.