Everest Region Trekking
“My career over the years has slowly grown and changed, but I’ve retained a vast amount of the interests that I had in my early days.” – Sir Edmund Hillary
Trekking in Everest region is famous for its spectacular mountains views and the loyalty and friendliness of its inhabitants (the Sherpas), the Everest region is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Nepal. The Khumbu region is the home of Mt. Everest (8848m), the highest mountain on the earth. Namche Bazar is known as a gateway of Everest and the capital of Sherpas. While many of the routes through the mountains are arduous, there are ample places to rest and enjoy a meal along the way. Everest- the proper Nepalese name is Sagarmatha “Head of the Sky”. Sagarmatha National Park became the country’s first national park that was designated as a natural world heritage site by UNESCO in 1979.
Eagle Treks and Expedition is one of the most professional agencies and takes good care of its valued guests and customers. Trekking is possible in this area all year round, however, the best times to visit are from the beginning of March to mid May and from the beginning of September to mid November. The winters are very cold and snow may make it difficult to travel higher than Tyangboche. Summers, on the other hand, are wet, and the spectacular peaks are often lost in the clouds. April and early May is a good time to see the hedgerows and trees bursting into bloom, with Rhododendrons, in particular, adding a spectacular splash of color to the landscape. The views are much better after the summer monsoons have cleared the atmosphere of dust, but the days are shorter and cooler. To see”Saturday market” at the bottom of the Namche Bazar is very interesting and that can be another attraction for you. That will give you a chance to buy local things from local people and to be socialize.
The trek typically starts and finishes at Lukla (airport) as the majority of trekkers fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (unless travellers take a bus to/from Jiri). The weather around Lukla can be highly variable causing delays in air travel. It is also the second busiest airport in Nepal during the trekking peak season. Trekkers are advised to add at least four days to their trekking itinerary to allow for bad weather preventing travel to/from Lukla.