adventure around world highest destinations with sweeping panorama of giant peaks
Everest region trekking, a great fascinating place to be where adventure leads you within world highest mountains, and in the harmony and hospitality of famous Highlanders of Everest and Khumbu region the Sherpa people interwoven with Buddhist religion and interesting culture and custom.
Everest region trekking with daily views of giant snow capped peaks from the start to an end of the trek and exploring traditional Sherpa villages with visit of interesting monasteries that delights you all along the journey.
Everest region trekking offers varied destinations for all types of travelers and age groups from moderate-adventurous to challenging walks with never a dull moment during the trek with scenic view points of Gokyo-Ri and high Kalapatthar above 5,545 m with sweeping panorama of mountains within close distance.
A pleasant walks with high hill climb and descend entering into beautiful green alpine forest and scenic valley enclosed within array of peaks.
Explorer Adventure offers wide range of trekking destination within Everest region from moderate of a week duration to more than two weeks of adventurous walks and with challenging adventure crossing high scenic passes and visiting beautiful Gokyo lakes.
Besides our list of program with standard itineraries we also run and organize private groups holiday treks with special Tailor Made itineraries to fit your holiday duration in Nepal with ever exciting and enjoyable time Explorer Adventure.
EVEREST REGION TREKKING:
WHY CHOOSE EVEREST REGION TREK?
The most simple and best reason in choosing Everest region trek.
Mt. Everest is the world’s highest peaks, rises at 8,848.86 m or 29,031.7 feet.
Which is almost 8.8 km or 5.5 miles tall above from the base camp and bottom to the summit top. Mt. Everest stands as tallest peaks in the planet, a dream of thousands of trekkers and adventurers. Just to catch a glimpse of world tallest peaks, and to stand right on the foot of Mt. Everest.
HOW EVEREST REGION CHANGING?
Everest region covers all of Solu-Khumbu district, where lower Solu is slightly changing due to construction of motorable dirt road. The high Khumbu region on route to Everest base camp and other various adventure destinations, has not changed till present. The only changes around high Khumbu region from Lukla onwards to Everest base camp and other scenic areas. Where more good lodges has been built for the comfort of trekkers and mountaineers. But, the price of trekking permits and national park fees can change without prior notice.
The flow of foreign trekkers, and peaks climbing and mountaineering expeditions have increased over the years. Facilities around local lodges has become much better from foods, rooms and electricity from hydro or solar power.
As well the internet, telecommunications and services of Wi-Fi has become better in most areas around Everest region.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME FOR EVEREST TREKKING?
The best time for Everest Trekking is spring, autumn / fall, but one can visit in winter times. During Christmas and New Year Holiday also to Everest base camp and for short moderate treks. Spring a favorable time for most trekkers and mountaineers, where days are longer with enough sunny days. However cold morning, late afternoon and night time. Can get snowed sometimes, even in the best time of the seasons.
The other good season for is autumn / fall, where most days are bright and beautiful for scenic walks. But days are shorter due to sunlight hours, very cold morning, and in late afternoon till night time. Can expect snow-fall sometime during the trek above 2,800 m.
WHAT ARE THE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR EVEREST REGION TREKKING?
For Everest Region Trekking permits are required, the fees will be collected by village community from Lukla onwards. Includes Sagarmatha National Park entry fees, for lower Everest around Solu region only with Pike Hill View Point trek where TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) has to be obtained from TAAN (Trekking Agent Association of Nepal). Which will be done by your trekking agents in Kathmandu when booking the trek as per the itinerary and route chosen.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR EVEREST REGION TREKKING?
After booking for the chosen treks for Everest Region, collecting all the information and details from the agents booked with. Getting Visa at home country or on arrival at Kathmandu International Airport. Booking the shortest and best route to Kathmandu by respective airlines; sending the advance trip cost, as per the rules of local agents in Kathmandu.
Practice exercise to keep fit and healthy for the chosen treks around Everest region, getting your health check-up. As well buying the needful gear for the treks and getting details of trekking equipment list.
IS TRAVEL / MEDICAL INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR EVEREST REGION?
It is very important before leaving the home country, all trekkers are mountaineers needs to purchase Medical and Travel Insurance.
Which is for your own safety in case of illness; in this condition arise needs immediate evacuation by any means of quick transportation.
The fastest is, using Helicopter services to reach Kathmandu, for further treatment. Where all extra expenses and medical bills to be borne by oneself and claim through your concerned Insurance companies.
HOW ARE THE ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES IN EVEREST REGION?
One of the best that one find and experience from Lukla onwards till Lobuche and Gorakshep near Everest base camp. Including along Gokyo Valley and on route Tengboche, Pangboche and Dingboche. Trekking can have the options from simple, standard to luxury class of accommodation comfort. Single rooms with attached bath to common toilets, with large warm dining rooms.
But from Dingboche to Gorakshep toilets are common, due to the rough mountainous terrain and high altitude and freezing temperatures.
Where pipeline freeze, which is better off with common toilets due to harsh condition from Namche and Tengboche onwards.
HOW ARE THE FOOD PROVIDED ON EVEREST REGION TREKKING?
The foods around Everest region are the best that one can gets surprised in such a remote mountainous areas. The foods on every lodges serves nice breakfast, lunch and dinner with various refreshing hot drinks.
The menu with long list of foods in most large places from continental, Chinese, Indian to Tibetan and Nepali. Some lodge restaurants also serves fresh bakeries items also.
WHAT ARE THE FACILITIES FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER?
The facilities of safe drinking water are available in each and every lodge and restaurants. From boiled clean filtered water to bottled mineral water, but it is best to buy the boiled and filtered water. From the lodge that you spend overnight or lunch place, at extra cost as per liter wise. We do not encourage bottled water, as it creates extra garbage and all should follow responsible or eco-trekking norms. The bottled water can be much expensive than buying normal boiled filtered water as you reach higher areas. We only recommend for people who are sick and desperate from dehydration.
DO WE NEED A GUIDE AND PORTERS FOR EVEREST REGION TREK?
On mainstream trekking like around Everest region, one can trek solo as individual trekkers. But it is best to have a good local guide and a porter for safety and to enjoy the walks. As well joining with reliable local trekking agents in Kathmandu accompanied by Government Licensed guide. Having guide to accompany will be much secure and choosing the right overnight stops in lodges. Where travelers can get much information about the culture as well of flora and fauna.
In case of altitude or other sickness the guide will be a great help to bring you to a safe place and to contact the head office in case of emergency situation.