Best Treks in Everest Regionby Basanta Limbu Four Season Mountain Trek
Everest region, home to highest peaks in the world, is most popular trekking routes in the world. Every year thousands of travelers flocks this region to enjoy the magnificent mountain vistas, natural beauty and pristine environment. Nowhere in the world is more stunning than the Everest region.
Be it classical Everest Base Camp Trek or high altitude Everest three Pass Trek and short Everest view trek or off-beat Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest region fulfils the need of every level of trekkers. Once you trek ahead of Namche Bazaar, you are suddenly rewarded with magnificent vistas of eight thousanders. Here are the list of best treks in Everest region:
Everest Base Camp Trek
Follow the foothill of legend to the base camp of Everest. You will get the stunning view of four out of six tallest peaks – Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Cho Oyu dominating the skyline. The trekking route of Everest Base Camp offers the stunning mountain views and provides opportunities to get close-up view of Sherpa communities. The trek also offers chance to explore Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site that is home to variety of Himalayan floral and faunal species, to get closer glimpse of highest Buddhist monasteries and of course, the most gratifying of them all, the trip to Everest Base Camp itself.
Everest Three Pass Trek
Everest Three Pass Trek is best way to explore everything that the Khumbu region offers. The journey to three pass begins with an adventurous trans-Himalayan flight to Lukla. This astounding fascinating trek offers an opportunity to visit the Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Gokyo valley and its tranquil lakes, vantage point of Gokyo Ri and introduces the remote and untouched Nangpa La valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung, the monastery village of Thame as well other remote village and valleys. Kongma La Pass (5,535m), Rengo La Pass (5,420m) and Cho La Pass (5,340m) are three adventurous high pass to cross during Everest three Pass trek. Sagarmatha National Park, Dudh Koshi river, magnificent Khumbu icefall, Gompas and monasteries in the land enclosed by the soaring peaks are the major attractions of this trek. This trek is suitable for passionate hikers who have ability to walk for at least 7 hours a day with a light rucksack.
Everest View Trek
Everest view Trek is suitable for those who have short vacation but keen desire to witness the mountain from closest possible distance. This trek offers spectacular scenery combined with fascinating cultures and Sherpa people who are inhabitant of high altitude regions of the world. The trek goes through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park with pine forest, rhododendron flowers and abundance of wildlife to Namche Bazaar. Furthermore, the trek continues through the cultural village and finally takes you to Tengbohce (3930m), home to highest Buddhist monastery in the world. This place is known for the awe-inspiring views of Mt. Everest and its neighboring peaks. The trek descends back through the delightful and scenic village of Kunde (3500m) and Khumjung, where you get opportunity to get acquainted with Sherpa culture and lifestyle. The monastery at Khumjung houses the scalp of Yeti.
Gokyo Lake Trek
Gokyo Lake Trek is another famous trekking route in the Everest region. The trek is famous for adventure, fun and cultural exposure in the Everest region. This trek offers an opportunity to get mesmerized by the turquoise waters of Gokyo Lakes, glaciers suspended on the Himalayas. Also allows you to enjoy the 360 degree panoramic views of 8,000m+ peaks. Overall, Gokyo Lake trek is an unforgettable journey to the lap of mountain where you get extra-ordinary sense of being in pristine and natural environment.
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