Mount Everest or Sagarmatha as it is called by the Nepalese or called Chomolungma in Tibet, is 8'848 meters high and the highest mountain in the world. It is located in Khumbu Himal in Nepal on the border to Tibet. The Sagarmatha National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Khumbu region: the home of the Sherpa.
After an approximately 8 hours drive from Kathmandu to Jiri, the route leads us through the Solokhumbu and the heart of the Sherpa homeland. The name "Sherpa" (East-man) stands for the people who settled east of the Bhote Kosi River. Our route takes us through forests, farming areas, we will pass monasteries and have magnificent views of the Himalayas.