Trekking in the Everest is one of the most popular and classic trekking trail in Nepal. The ultimate goal of this trekking is to reach to the Everest base camp and take amazing snaps with Mt. Everest on the backdrop and range of other Himalayas located in the region. The Everest trekking is most commonly visited trekking starting and finishing at Lukla, the airport just to the south of Everest National Park. The trekking also starts and ends at Jiri, if you really want to take a long days trekking. Instead of Jiri, these days the trekking starts place called Bhandar, because the transportation is available up to Bhandar these days and a couple of years ago, the road was available up to Jiri.
Mt. Everest (8,848 m), popularly known as ´Sagarmatha´ in Nepali and ´Chomolongma´ in Tibetan language, is the highest peaks in the world, located in the north east of the country. The trekking to Everest has been popular ever since, duo New Zealand citizen Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepali citizen, Tenjing Norgey Sherpa made successful summit to the peak back in 1953. Every year thousands of travelers from different parts of the world come to make it to the Everest base camp and many make their ultimate dream to reach to top, if not at the base camp of the Everest. According to the government data, up until now over 2,000 adventures from around the world have made successful summit the the top of the Mt. Everest. Thus, Everest region has not merely been famous for trekking alone but also for mountaineering or simply for having sightseeing etc.
Everest trekking offers you wide range of experiences ranging from trekking through well-developed trail to Everest base camp to the trekking in the remote semi-wilderness areas. The adventure is everywhere at all corners in the Everest. You can have merely hike to the Khumbu area which adheres Everest National Park and beautiful settlement of legendary Sherpa ethnic group, to the east there is Makalu Barun National Park. You can head up to the west, the Rolwaling valley, the well-protected microcosm of culture and ecology. And, as per your dream, you can head up the Everest base camp through well-developed trekking trails and capture the wonderful scenes of high Himalayas including of Mt. Everest and a dozens of other mountains namely Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam , Mt. Pumori , Mt. Thamserku , Mt. Kantega among others. The trekking to Everest involves both the high and low altitude area trekking and a number of trekking packages are organized in the Everest. These features are explicit enough why trekking to Everest is the most popular in Nepal.