In Nepal, Mt. Everest is commonly known as Sagarmatha, meaning ‘Goddess to the sky’, and Chomolungma, meaning ‘Mother Goddess of the Earth’, in Tibet. The peak elevates 8848 meters, being the highest peak of the world. It is located in the Mahalangur section. Lhotse, Nuptse and Changtse are the neighbouring peaks of the Everest region.
The Everest is the homeland of the Sherpas. Sherpas are friendly mountaineers who live in the soaring villages of the Everest region. They are considered as elite mountaineers. Tenzing Norgay is a famous Nepali Sherpa who made the first successful ascent to the Mount Everest with Edmund Hillary, New Zealander, in 1953.
While trekking in the Everest region we will not only walk in the lap of the Himalayas but we will also pass along the rhododendron forests, remote valleys, small and big Buddhist monasteries and several mountain passes.
Amadablam, Pumori Lhotsse, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuje Peak are the major notable peaks in the Everest region. The South Base Camp in Nepal and North Base Camp in Tibet serve as base camps for the Mount Everest. Trekking in the Everest region will take us through popular places like Namche Bazaar, Gorakshep, Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp and Lukla.