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Everest Hiking

Everest hiking

Everest hiking in Nepal Himalayas!

Everest hiking is most popular hikes in Nepal and holds some of the most brilliant trek routes. More than 35% trekkers visiting every year to Nepal are exploring its hiking routes. Everest hiking tour is mainly dominated of the most famous trek route Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp.

Furthermore, hike to Everest includes the highest mountain in the world. The Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Lhotse are the part of the Saipal Himalayan Renge of Nepal. They are located in between Nepal and Tibet border with many of the world’s 8000m peaks.

In addition, hike to Everest region offers the diversity of trek routes. Most of the part of Everest hiking is within the boundary of Sagarmatha National Park is a protected area in the Himalayas that is dominated by Mount Everest in Nepal.

Moreover, the area of 1,148 km2 in the Solukhumbu District and ranges in elevation from 9,334 ft to 29,029 ft at the summit of Mount Everest. In the north, it shares the international border with the Qomolangma National Nature Preserve of Tibet and extends to the Dudh Kosi river in the south.

After researching and reading about Everest hiking, I am sure that you set up mind properly. Once you set up everything seriously then hike to Everest is normal and easy. Hike to Everest or Everest base is not dangerous at all. Only the high altitude sickness AMS depends upon the speed you are ascending up. If everyone is properly acclimatizing before heading up to the BASE CAMP, everything works well.

Besides that, adjacent to the east is the Makalu Barun National Park. Use Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency to design your ultimate experience, and receive hand-crafted trek packages built by local trek operator.

Everest hiking seasonal fact during the whole year

December / January / February

Colder time but generally clear skies. Winter is also very a beautiful time to hike. Less trekkers along the trek routes, nice views of Himalaya, winter season, cold at night, fresh and beautiful.

Likewise, winter storms sometimes in high passes through January and February, but changing weather patterns.

March / April / May

Excellent weather stays all the time. Best time to explore, not too cold high up, not too warm down below.
We have almost wonderful weather to trek. Blooming colorful Rhododendron (Rhododendrons is the national flower of Nepal). And there are more than 30 species of rhododendron in Nepal) flowers in trek routes. The skies are blue and the Himalayan peaks can be seen clearly.

June / July / August

Monsoon season in Nepal.
Hiking, especially in Monsoon, is not good ideas as it has a lot of grassy landscapes. And there might be leeches in a lower elevation. There are no possibilities to take Lukla flights, because of bad weather flight often cancel. So, it is not a good idea to trek in Moon soon time.

September / October / November

Monsoon is over around early of September, but some drops of rains still possible. There are a lot of new flowers, with beautiful waterfalls, and nice landscapes make your trip wonderful.

Top 10 reasons to choose Everest hiking in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp trek is among the best trek in Nepal as well as in the world. The breathtaking sceneries, varying landscape and diverse culture of the region beautify the trek. There are many reasons to choose Everest trek route but the top 9 reasons are given here for your reference.

1). Top Mountain views of the tallest Himalayas

Everest region or the Khumbu Region of Nepal has the most stunning mountain vistas in the world. Thousands of trekkers visit this region just to catch a glimpse of snow-covered tallest mountains. The mountains include Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam. The sunrise and the sunset view from Gokyo Ridge and Kalapatthar are just fabulous.

2). Everest experience flight

The Everest Base Camp trek starts from either Lukla airstrips or Phaplu. About 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is one of the most exciting adventure flights in the world. Fly feeling like a bird and get the Eastern Himalayan vistas including Sunrise over the Mountains.

3). Tourist standard to top quality lodges

As Everest hike is a most demanding trail, there is tourist standard to 5-star category lodges along the trek route. The lodges are host many small villages scattered around the region. On your Everest Base Camp hike, you will spend a night at the comfortable lodges. Thus, it is the best way to get connect with locals and meeting other fellow trekkers.

4). Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO heritage sites)

Most part of the Everest hiking takes place in the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so you need to get permits (USD33) to enter the region in Monjo village. The park is rich in flora and fauna and unique Himalayan ecosystem. SNP is a natural habitat of 118 species of birds in the world. Birch, juniper, blue pines, and rhododendron trees are also found in the park. Besides that, the park hosts exotic wildlife such as musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan bear and red panda.

5). Kala Patthar hill station (5,550m/18,205 ft)

Kalapatthar known as mountain black stone offers almost the best Himalayan panorama of Khumbu valley. Kala Patthar hill offers a breathtaking view of the majestic Mount Everest combine with Nuptse, Amadablam, and Makalu in one row. It is the best viewpoint for Mt. Everest.

6). Everest Base Camp (Traveler’s destination)

Mount Everest is the pinnacle of the grandest of the adventure. And reaching its base camp is a great achievement. Being at the base of the world’s greatest peak is definitely a rewarding experience. The famous Everest Base Camp does not give you the grand view of Everest you were expecting. Hike to Everest is the traveler’s destination to catch up and make some photo shoots. A day tour from Gorekshep to Everest base camp is exciting to watch Khumbu icefall and glacier.

7). Old Monasteries

Khumbu Region is the home to beautiful Buddhist monasteries. You will encounter several sacred monasteries in Tengboche, Thame, Khumjung, and Pangboche. All of these colorful monasteries rest amid stunning views of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. It is also very popular as a spiritual trek in Nepal.

8). Colorful Rhododendron Trees

Everest trek in spring is better than an autumn season. Trek into the spring, Rhododendron forest turns the colorful forest. So, April to late May is the best time to visit. Red rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal. Enjoy the view of red rhododendron in contrast to snow-covered tallest mountains in the background.

9). Majestic Gokyo Lakes

The Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes in Nepal’s Sagarmatha National Park, located at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 m above sea level. These lakes are the world’s highest freshwater lake system comprising six main lakes, of which Thonak Lake is the largest.

10). Taste Local Food

Enjoy the taste of mouth-watering delicious local food while you receive the warm hospitality at local guesthouses.

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