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The Everest Region, also known as the Khumbu Region, is located in eastern Nepal, in the Sagarmatha National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, as well as several other peaks that are over 8,000 meters high. The region is also known for its unique culture and the hospitality of the Sherpa people who call it home.

Trekking in the Everest Region is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and alpine forests. Along the way, trekkers can visit traditional Sherpa villages, monasteries, and see unique flora and fauna, including the endangered snow leopard.

As an experienced trekking agency, Asian Heritage Treks has been organizing trips to the Everest Region for years, offering expert guidance and support to trekkers from all around the world. Our team of experienced guides and porters will ensure that you have a safe and memorable trekking experience. Choose your preferred Everest trip below, or request a custom itinerary to get started. 

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Popular Trekking Routes in the Everest Region

The Everest Region is home to some of the most popular and iconic trekking routes in the world. Here are the five most popular trekking routes in the Everest Region:

  • Everest Base Camp Trek: The Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking route in the Everest Region, attracting thousands of trekkers each year. The trek starts in Lukla and takes you through the Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep, before reaching the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

  • Everest View Trek: The Everest View Trek is a shorter and less strenuous alternative to the Everest Base Camp Trek. The trek takes you through the picturesque Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Namche Bazaar, before reaching the famous Everest View Hotel, which offers stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.

  • Everest Gokyo Lake Trek: The Everest Gokyo Lake Trek takes you through the beautiful Gokyo Valley, where you’ll see stunning glacial lakes and panoramic views of the Everest Region. The trek also takes you over the challenging Cho La Pass and offers the option to climb Gokyo Ri, a peak that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

  • Everest Three Passes Trek: The Everest Three Passes Trek is a challenging and adventurous trek that takes you over three high mountain passes – Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Kongma La Pass. The trek offers spectacular views of the Everest Region and takes you through some of the most remote and beautiful parts of the Khumbu Valley.

  • Pikey Peak Trek: The Pikey Peak Trek is a lesser-known trekking route in the Everest Region that offers stunning views of the Everest Range, as well as the surrounding peaks of Kanchenjunga and Makalu. The trek takes you through the traditional Sherpa villages of Solu and the lower Khumbu Valley.

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Asian Heritage is Travelife partner

We are proud to be recognized as Travelife partner in Nepal. We are committed to preserve our country, culture and nature at any step of our journey. Discover more about our sustainable promises and how we intend to change the way we travel.

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