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Everest region also known as the Khumbu region is one of the popular trekking region all around the world. Everest region is located in the eastern northern part of Nepal. It is the haven of the world highest mountain Mt. Everest (8848m.). After Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary put their feet on the top of the world highest mountain Mt. Everest in 1953, Everest region has become the most sought trekking region in the world. This region is protected by the Sagarmatha national park, the highest national park of the world, which was established in 1976 and covers the area of 1148 sq Km. In this region you enjoy the adventurous activities like Hiking, Trekking, peak climbing and Mountain expedition etc. It is a great attraction for nature lovers, mountaineers and trekkers.
Everest region trekking offers the awe some mountain vistas, natural and cultural beauty to the trekkers. while trekking to this region you enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains like Everest (8848m.), Kanchenjunga (8586m.), Makalu, Cho Oyo (8210m.), Lhotse (8501m.), Nuptse, Numbur, Gyangchung Kang and many more snow clad peaks. You also enjoy the Himalayan landscapes, beautiful rhododendron forest, views of glaciers and Lakes etc as well as explore various types of flora and fauna and wild animals and birds like Himalayan Tahr, goral, Serow, musk deer, snow leopard etc in the Sagarmatha national park.
Sherpa people who are famous for mountaineering in the world are the main inhabitants of this trekking region. While trekking to this region you get the opportunity to have the insight into the lifestyle, culture, tradition and religion of the ethnic Sherpa community which remains intact for centuries. Their culture and lifestyle is similar to that of the Tibetan people. During the Everest region trekking you also get chance to observe their Mani Rimdu Dance performed at major monasteries and Dumje Festival which falls in the month of May. You also visit Buddhist monasteries and interact with the Buddhist monks and nuns in this region. the famous trekking trail of the Everest region are Everest base camp trek, Gokyo lake trek, Everest view trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, Everest view Trek etc. the best time to go for Everest region trekking are autumn and Spring season.
Word has it that the highest peak in the world is Mount Everest. It is a fact that almost everyone is aware of. The question here is- Where is mount Everest located?
Mostly people who wish to trek to the base camp or conquer it by making it to the peak are concerned with its location. A handful of them might want to know for the sake of knowledge. Whatsoever the reason may be, this article will give you a clear picture of the location of mount Everest along with other information.
Note: If you want to see mount every closely from naked eye, you can go to base camp of Mt. Everest. We have fun and adventures travel package designed for those who enjoy hiking and want to this migthy mountain closely. Check out of Everest Base Camp Trek package.
In which country is mount Everest located in?
The easiest way to gain an idea about “where is mount Everest located” is by knowing the country it resides in.
mount Everest is located in a small landlocked south Asian country named Nepal. It is bordered by China to the north and India to the south.
Now where is mount Everest located in, in Nepal?
The home location of Everest is the Mahalangur range of the Great Himalayas. It arises exactly on the border line of Nepal and Tibet (27°59’ North latitude, 86°55’ East longitudes) in the southern part of Asia.
mount Everest is known as Sagarmatha in Nepali. Tibetan identification is ‘Chomolungma’. It is also called the third pole. The peak derived its name from the land Surveyor General ‘Sir George Everest’ who was the first person to locate the exact position of the peak.
Known as the land of the Himalayas, eight among the ten highest peaks in the world are situated in Nepal, one of which happens to be mount Everest. Its topographical structure and geographical composition makes it one of the best destination in the world for adventure sports.
Among the several extreme sports, Nepal has to provide, trekking to Everest Base Camp is one of the treks. The journey is the closest viewpoint of the highest peak in the world. This trek attracts thousands of people from all over the world and is one of the most visited treks of Nepal.
Not only for trekking, the Everest region is also open for mountaineering. The number of attempts has been increasing since the first successful expedition to the peak made by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.
How long does it take to climb Mount Everest?
On an average, almost all the expedition to Everest takes 2 months. The adventure begins at the base camp of the mountain. Climbers arrive there generally in late march.
The other base camp on the south side is situated at an elevation of around 5,300 meters and sits at the foot of the icefall, which happens to be the first major obstacle. Most climbers walk through this obstacle only a few times but the skillful Sherpa can do it up to 30 times in the course of a season.
The next important port is Camp 2 also known as advanced base camp. From there, the climbers will continue their journey to Camp 3 and Camp 4. After making it to every camp, the climber climbs back down to a lower or base camp. This is a must for acclimatization. In fact, the reason as to why it takes about two months to climb the peak is because of the ample amount of time dedicated to activities concerning acclimatization.
The summit day is usually in mid-May. During this month, the temperature is warmer and the winds are milder. Climbers aim to be on the summit in the morning, with plenty of daylight left to get down before nightfall.
Everest attracts both, the experience mountaineers as well as the armatures. The armatures climbers enlist guides known as Sherpa.
Climbing the Everest is a strenuous task. What makes it difficult is the height that needs to be achieved. Altitude sickness, weather and the wind are the major obstacles of the expedition for most climbers. More than 5,000 people have climbed Everest and 219 have died trying.
There are two main climbing routes- one is the southeast ridge from Nepal and the other one is the north ridge from Tibet. The southeast ridge route is technically easier and is more frequently used.
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