Everest Region Trekking

Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the Earth above sea level with current official elevation 8848 meters (29,029 feet). It is known as Sagarmatha in Nepali and Chomolungma in the Tibetan language. It is also an international border between China and Nepal. It was named by the Royal Geographical Society with the recommendation of Andrew Waugh after the name of his predecessor in the post, Sir George Everest. Everest Region is one of the major attractions for the trekkers in the world who love to experience the thrill and challenge the mountain ranges. It is the first home for any trekker of the world.

No trekking is complete without experiencing Everest Region as this place has many mountains including world's highest peak- Mount Everest. Besides mountains, the region has many other things to offer such as beautiful panoramic views, villages in high altitude, the lifestyle of local people and Sherpa culture. The personalities who climb the summit are some normal people and some highly professional and experienced climbers and mountaineers. There are two major routes for climbing the summit; which are the south route and the north route. The south route is from Nepal (Lukla), which is the standard one and the north route is from Tibet.

Environment
According to the standard data, the area around 8000 meter has the air temperature -17oC (1oF), relative humidity 41.3 percent, atmospheric pressure 382.1 hPa (38.21 kPa), wind direction 262.8o, wind speed 12.8 ms-1 (28.6 mph, 46.1 kmh-1), global solar radiation 711.9 wattsm-2, solar UVA radiation 30.4 Wm-2.

Challenges

  • Altitude sickness
  • Temperature
  • Weather
  • Khumbu Ice Falls
  • Summit fever

Trekking in Everest Area is adventurous through Khumbu region enjoying panoramic views of Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Cho Oyo, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Makalu, Mount Cholaste, Mount Tawache, Mount Gyachung Kang and hundreds of mountains and peaks around Everest region.

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