When it comes to adventurous treks, the best option to experience the thrill is the Everest Region. The palce has so much to offer from the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest, highest glacier, freshwater lake system, spiritual monuments, unique biodiversity to other high peaks. For those people, who prefer luxurious trips also can explore the Everest region with mountain flight. However, to experience and discover the real beauty of the Everest region, the only way is to take a walk on the corners of Everest. We present to you some of the best adventure treks in the Everest region directly from the boots of trekkers.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest base camp trek has been attracting especially a large number of trekkers and mountaineers from all around the world after Edmund Hillary. This high altitude trek takes you close to the world’s highest massif, Mt.Everest. It is definitely a lifetime experience to see Mount Everest so close with your own eyes. Whether you want high peak’s views, mountain lifestyle, icefalls, unique culture or excitement in nature- Everest Base Camp has it all!
You encounter many beautiful villages such as Namche Bazar, Khumjung, Phortse, Thame, Pangboche and many more. Likewise, you find numerous monasteries that carry huge spiritual value like Pema Chholing monastery, Tengboche monastery, Pangboche monastery, Khumjung monastery and so on. Sagarmatha National Park introduces you to several unique flora and fauna. The highest altitude on the trek is found at Kala Patthar (5545 meters). In classic trek of Everest Base Camp, you get to witness high peaks like Thamserku, Puma Ri, Tabuchi, Island Peak, Kusum, Kangaru, Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse, ImjaTsho, Kwangde, and many more.
The best time for Everest Base Camp is during the months of Spring and Autumn. You don’t need to be a professional trekker to walk on Everest Base Camp trekking trails. As the trek is on the remote regions of Nepal, you ascend and descend on rugged and steep paths. All you need is good health and physical fitness.
Gokyo Lakes trekking is a high altitude trek that takes you to the Everest region, oligotrophic lakes located in the heart of the Everest region. You will also visit Everest Base Camp that is filled with mountain adventures. It takes around fifteen days to complete the trek including side treks and breaks. Gokyo Lakes trek gives a majestic panorama of Mt.Everest (8848 meters), Cho Oyu (8188m), Ama Dablam(6812 meters), Mt. Lhotse(8713 meters), and many more.
Starting out in the streets of Lukla, you trek into the woodland of rhododendrons and oak, explore picturesque villages, unique Sherpa cultures, Chortens, high suspension bridge, frozen lakes, prayer flags, spiritual monasteries, fast-flowing rivers, and follow the footsteps of Tenzing. Your hike on the trails of Gokyo Lake Trek is strenuous as you ascend and descend uphills and downhills of the Everest region. However, the journey through the high snow-capped mountains to the freshwater lake system of Gokyo is pleasant.
The amazing thing you encounter on the trekking trail of Gokyo Lake Trek is the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas. It is found near Gokyo lake at an altitude of above 4700 meters. Through Gokyo village, you can make your way to Gokyo lake trek faster. But, the thrilling and adrenaline rush you encounter on the long route is more adventurous.
Chola Pass Trek
Chola Pass Trek is widely popular for the trails of majestic mountains that are above 8000 meters. You will also visit Gokyo valley and the turquoise blue colored freshwater lake system of Gokyo. It takes around sixteen days to complete Chola Pass trek including acclimatization period, and side treks. Chola Pass trek gives you majestic views of Cho Oyu (8188m) Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8414m), and many more. On your way to Chola La Pass, you go through numerous villages, stunning waterfalls, snowy landscapes, tranquil monasteries and many more.
Starting out in the streets of Lukla, you hike up along the region of the DudhKoshi region. You enter Sagarmatha National Park, a popular World Heritage Site. Then, you encounter the bowl-shaped valley of Namche Bazar. It is the gateway to Everest Base Camp. The trekking trails guide you to Nzozumpa glacier and Gokyo lakes. The glacier is considered to be the longest glacier in the Everest region. The air is magically clear and fresh to breathe in. And finally, you face the thrills of crossing magnificent Cho La Pass. You get to see beautiful Gokyo Ri and Kala Pathar.
Renjo La Pass Trek
Renjo La Pass Trek, underrated adventurous trekking in the Everest region, leads you to remote mountain lifestyle areas, spectacular mountain views, and landscapes. The pass is found at an altitude of 5360 meters. The trek is considered to be relatively difficult as you ascend and descend through uphills and downhills. On the way to Renjo La Pass, you find suspension bridges high above the fast-flowing rivers, Spiritual Buddhist monuments, monasteries, and lot more. You get to see stunning views of high mountains such as Makalu (8481m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), and many more.
High Pass Trek
High pass Trek is the strenuous trek in Khumbu Everest Region that goes through three high passes such as Cho La, Renjo La and Kongma La Pass. The major highlight of the trek is panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, scenic Himalayan forests, waterfalls, beautiful villages, colorful prayer flags and turquoise freshwater lake systems. The high altitude trek ascends from Lukla airport. The trekking trails take you through numerous Buddhist Monasteries, high suspension bridges, Rhododendron forests, Sherpa villages and lifestyle, Gokyo Lake, Ngozumpa Glacier, and many more. You get to see eye-catching mountains such as Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Cholatse Peak, Taboche Peak, Island Peak and so on. You can also go for Chhukung Ri hike.
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