Nepal is deservedly one of the premier trekking destinations of the world. People from all corners of the globe come here for an experience they know they can’t get anywhere else. And arguably one of the most popular trekking regions within Nepal is the Everest region, home to the tallest mountain in the world.
Why? The extraordinary landscape is part of the answer. There are over 300 mountain peaks in the region offering something to all levels of skills and abilities. You can follow a trail or scale a peak. As well as Everest, some of the highlights for visitors include Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cholaste, Mt. Tawache and Mt. Gyachung Kang.
Thriving in this seemingly impossible landscape are the people whose cultures and traditions have adapted to allow them to thrive in this extreme environment. Over many generations they have shaped productive terraced farms out of mountainous slopes. The Sherpas live here and they are well-known for their mountain climbing abilities. The region borders Tibet so there are the wonderful influences of the Tibettan people. It is the people with their unique traditions who bring colour to this place. Then there are the native fauna and flora that have adapted to thriving in this region. Snow leopards, Himalayan black bears, and musk deers live here. And even the enigmatic Red Panda has been sighted here.
There is a lot to see in this part of Nepal and we have many ways to show you. Info Nepal Treks and Expeditions offer a variety of options to suit all levels of desire and abilities: