Basic Facts About Mount Everest

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • Hemanta Maharjan

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Mount Everest, an ultimate mountain standing tallest against thousands of mountains around the World. Situated at the height of 8,848m above from sea level is a symbol of triumph and failure representing struggle, adventure, and achievement. For every traveler, having a glance of mount Everest is a big dream and many people visit Nepal every year to explore the beauty of Everest by trekking to Everest, Everest view trip, peak climbing in the Everest region or even Everest expedition. It's likely an exception if people say they don't know about Everest but there are some interesting facts we would like to share about Everest that many may not know.

Know the Everest FACTS

History

Everest is recorded as over 60 million years old mountain and was first identified in 1841 by Sir George Everest. Initially named ad Peak 15, later in 1865 renamed to Mount Everest after Sir George Everest.

Geography

Mount Everest lies on the border of both Nepal and China/Tibet from South and North respectively. So mountaineers have an opportunity to choose either to explore/climb Everest from both sides. To experience more adventure and long holiday hiking trips, most of the traveler prefer Nepal side but summiting Everest from Northside is considered as a more safe route.

Name

Mount Everest is known as Chomolungma in Tibet and called Sagarmatha in Nepal. Chomolungma refers to mother goddess of the universe and Sagarmatha mean goddess of the sky.

Everest Trekking Packages

Depending upon the trekking agency, there are many Everest trek packages available to explore Everest and Everest region. Among them Everest base camp trek, Everest panorama trek and classic Everest trek from Jiri is commonly used but at Mountain Monarch we've added some packages to choose from like Everest circuit trek, Three passes and Peaks trek, Everest base camp with Heli, Gokyo lakes trek, luxury Everest basecamp holidays, Amadablam base camp trek and Sherpa Everest high country trek.

Contact us to get more detail about Everest trekking holidays or customize your trip in Everest region for one of the lifetime travel achievements.