Everest Region Trek

Before you go

The Everest Region Trek is an adventurous journey to explore the stunning landscapes and culture of the Everest region in Nepal. It is located in the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Mount Everest stands at an impressive height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level. It is a major attraction for mountaineers and adventure enthusiasts due to its status as the world’s highest mountain.

Yes, there are medical facilities in the region, such as the Khunde Hospital and a health post in Pheriche. These facilities provide emergency treatment and consultation, including Gamow bags and bottled oxygen. Chartered helicopters are also available for medical emergencies.

The region hosts several unique festivals, including Gyalpo Losar (Tibetan New Year), Dumje festival (celebrating the birth of Guru Rinpoche), Mani Rimdu (celebrated by the Sherpa people), and Buddha Jayanti (celebrating the birth of Gautam Buddha).

The gateway to the Everest Region is Lukla. Travelers can reach Lukla by taking a 25-minute flight from Kathmandu to the Tenzing-Hillary Airport. There is also an option to drive from Kathmandu to Salleri and then trek for four days to reach Lukla.

In addition to Mount Everest, the Everest region boasts stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas, glacier-fed rivers, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and great snow-clad peaks.

It’s also home to diverse wildlife, including the endangered snow leopard.

The Gyalpo Losar is the Tibetan New Year festival celebrated in the Everest Region. It typically falls in late February or early March. During this festival, people wear masks, dance, and perform the Tibetan opera.