With eight of the world’s ten highest peaks, Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains ...Readmore
Paradise of Mountain Mysticism and home to a distinct point of the world "Everest" land of the Sherpas where even Guinness book of world records is having problem keeping up with the bounty of world records from the region. Everest region however remote it may be is, one of the most developed regions with tourism infrastructures and where the inflow of tourist is plenty. The most daring airport of Lukla is the gateway for trekking tourist into this superlative Himalayan valley.
Everest region is also the region where the toughest endurance race “the world’s highest marathon” is held. With its starting lineup at almost 17,000 ft at Gorek shep the famous point in between your trek through the Khumbu Glacier trail to the Everest Base Camp. Gorek Shep is also the point where you hike towards Kalapatthar vantage point to view Mt. Everest. This event thus has promoted this region worldwide with this most spectacular downhill race that finishes at Namche bazaar the Mecca of Khumbu at 11,300 ft.
Besides many other annual events that take place here the region is mostly famous for trekking the main goal of every tourist who visits the region. To walk the rugged terrain through its varied altitude featuring the loop or the three pass trek or the Gokyo trek is yet another beauty of walking trips in the Everest region. The other half of Solu, the lower Solu with its airport at Phaplu has some interesting trekking trails of its own and dynamically boosts its presence with touristic wonders. The key preference for going to Everest region for a trek in Nepal is obviously the mountains.
However, the region is astonishingly rich with many points similarly worth an observation and all tourists with trigger free fingers should not forget to carry extra memory chips for your cameras..