The Everest area is situated in eastern Nepal. It is protected by the Sagarmatha National Park, established in 1976 with an area of 1148 square kilometers. The park is largely composed of the rugged terrain and gorges of the high Himalayas. Altitude ranges from 2845 meters above sea level to the top of the world, Mt. Everest at 8848 meters.
Guarded by some of the highest and most beautiful mountains of the world, this homeland of the Sherpa people who migrated from Tibet in the 14th and early 15th century. Followers of Buddhism, they celebrate Losar, Dumje and Mani Rimdu along with other festivals. Sherpa's will leave a dramatic, unforgettable impression on you. Follow in the footsteps of legendary mountaineers who scaled Mount Everest and experience the spellbinding magic of the world's highest mountains and its glorious environment. An incomparable blend of ancient's monasteries, former important trading post, serene village, rushing rivers and sequences of the most spectacular panoramas are only a handful out of this astonishing region.
The popular destination points for mountains sceneries are called Kalapathar, Chhukung RI, and Basecamp and Gokyo peak provide panoramic views of mountains and you will be surrounded by over 65 peaks of 6000 meters.
The area also offers a large mammals commonly seen in the park are the Himalayan thar and musk deer. Somewhat less common are the Himalayan black bear, common languor, jackal, weasel and the Himalayan mouse hare and a lush habitat for over 118 species of birds in forest. In Everest area, you should allow between 5 days to 28 days to trek. The elevation of the trails rises from 1955 m. to 5550 m. above sea level.