Everest Region Trek around high Solu and Khumbu districts of Nepal located mid eastern Himalaya truly a most fascinating place to be, since the conquest of Mt. Everest at 8,848 m / 29, 028 ft high by late legendry Tenzing and Edmund Hillary in May 29th, 1953.
Since then the door to Everest Trek and other adventure has been flung open for all types of interested people to visit this amazing country full of colorful culture of Highlanders of Everest the Sherpa people, world renowned as natural mountain guides and climbers welcoming visitors with full of open smiles and warm hospitality.
Besides mountain views and adventure on walks to various destinations around Everest region, the most important that you can observe is the local Sherpa colorful culture of age old heritage as it was past hundred of centuries interwoven with Buddhism religion and teaching of strong Tibetan tradition influence.
On Everest Trek explore its interesting old monasteries dating back more than 500 years of history where you will be fascinated with ancient scriptures, idols of Lord Sakyamuni Buddha includes Matriya (futre) Buddha with furious looking statue of Guru Rinpoche or saint founder of The Nyingma the First Diffusion of Buddhism in Tibet in 8th Century.
Its first and most important proponent was the Indian tantric master, Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava), a teacher revered s the Second Buddha. The Nyingmapa's outstanding characteristic is its emphasis on 'rediscovered' texts, known as terma. This sacred literature (teachings), attributed to Guru Rinpoche, Nyinpa sect of Buddhism.
Monasteries well worth visiting is of Thame which is west of Namche Bazaar, on least trekked areas, regarded as one of the oldest monastery around Khumbu area of Everest region, the other most famous and popular Thyangboche monastery located in a beautiful spot surrounded by high peaks of Amadablam, Kangtenga, Thermasharkhu, Kongde with views of Mt. Everest and Lhotse.
At Thyangboche Monastery where mountaineers receive blessing from the high priest or Lama for safe and successful expeditions to Mt. Everest and other high mountains of the region.
Everest Trek leads you within Sagarmatha National Park with world's highest peaks Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest), and several other well-known mountains Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyo, Pumori,
Amadablam, Thermasharkhu, Kwangde, Khangtiaga and Gyachung Kang. The park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.
Everest Trek leads you around beautiful vegetation of pine, firs and hemlock forests at lower altitudes, fir, juniper, birch and rhododendron woods, scrub and alpine plant communities, and bare rock and snow.
The famed bloom of rhododendrons (Nepal national flower) occurs during spring around April and May although other flora is mostly colorful during the monsoon season of June to August months.
Wild life likely to be seen on Everest Trek are Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Serow and musk deer, snow leopard and Himalayan black bear are present but rarely sighted.
On Everest Trek explore the main villages Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche and Phortse.
Everest Trek a combination of adventure trekking within the shade of Sherpa culture and old heritage, the trek begins from famous Lukla airstrip with short scenic flight from Kathmandu and then trek to its various destinations.
The most popular and famous Everest Trek is to Everest base camp with short and trek to scenic Thyangboche Monastery, Gokyo Lake and crossing Cho-la pass, Everest Trek also offers challenging treks over three high passes of Kongma, Cho and Renjo-la.
Everest trekking is fun and enjoyable where you can observe some of the colored festival Mani Rimdu of Thame and Thyangboche and most interesting visiting the colorful Saturday market of Namche Bazaar.
Everest Trek offers a quiet trail from Jiri to Everest base camp the old classic route before Lukla airport was established.
So whatever your choice, interest and duration are? Everest Trek provides you with wonderful journey from moderate to adventurous trekking in the comfort of nice and cozy lodges with warm hospitality of the local Sherpa with daily views of mountain on Everest Trek.