Trekking in Khumbu Region - its Beauty, Mystery, and Moods
Everest Region is the mecca of trekking in Nepal. As a vase stretch of land thrives under Mt. Everest (8848.86 m), Trekking in Everest region is truly a privilege. From famous trekking destinations to the hiking trail's biodiversity, there are numerous attractions in the Everest region treks.
The quaint Sherpa settlements and their Tibetan Buddhist heritage also offer a memorable trekking experience. Above all, what truly captivates the hearts and souls of the trekkers is the mountain views. With the Himalayas like Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516 m), Nuptse (7861 m), Pumo Ri (7165 m), Ama Dablam (6856 m), and Lingtren (6749 m) scattered across the region, there is an endless supply of ethereal mountain scenery.
Popular Hiking Routes in Khumbu
When speaking of Everest Hiking, Everest Base Camp Trek is the first and foremost trekking adventure. This classic trek begins from Lukla and advances through the Sagarmatha National Park to reach the Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar viewpoint.
Similarly, Everest 3 Passes Trek and Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek are two challenging yet popular teahouse treks. Everest 3 Passes trek crosses three high passes, namely, Renjo La (5360m), Cho La (5420m), and Kongma La (5535m). On the other hand, Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek also known as Everest Circuit Trek traverses over the challenging Cho La Pass.
Mount Everest is more than the most famous and highest mountain on earth. Millions would love to visit the Everest region - this is your opportunity!
In like manner, Everest Panorama Trek, Gokyo Lakes Trek, and Mani Rimdu Festival Trek are other trekking options in the region. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the longer treks in the region that follows the trail taken by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa when scaling the Mt for the first time.
Best Time for Hiking in Himalaya
The autumn and spring seasons are the peak trekking seasons for the Everest region. As such, these seasons are also the best time to enjoy the beauty of the region. Spring (March to May) welcomes fresh greenery and wildlife along the hiking trails, whereas autumn (September to November) offers the best weather conditions to trek. Additionally, these seasons also bring out the best of the Himalayas since there are no clouds in the skies to obstruct the view.
Trekkers have to consider one crucial factor in Everest Region Trekking- the flight schedule in the Lukla Airport. Since the airport is situated at a high altitude, flights are prone to delays and cancellations due to sudden weather changes. So, trekkers are recommended to include an extra day on their itinerary when trekking across the Everest region. We organize teahouse treks in the Everest region along with some camping adventures while on climbing trips.