5 Best Treks in the Everest Region 

When we talk about the Best Treks in the Everest Region it is difficult to pick which one is the best. Because all the treks in the Everest region offer you a unique experience in many ways. Mt. Everest (8848m), the highest peak in the world, pulls its string to many trekkers and climbers around the world. Mt. Everest attracts all the focus during the trek in Everest Region. But, you can see amazing chains of mountain peaks like Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7861m), Lobuche West (6145m), etc. Likewise, the unique local culture, Buddhist monasteries, stone walls, good hospitality, green lush vegetation, etc. in Everest Region make the trekking worthwhile. 

Trekking in the Everest region is the most demanding trek in Nepal. Every year more than 50 thousand trekkers trek to Everest Region. The rising peaks and wonderful Himalayan views in Everest Region is bliss for trekkers. Everest region trekking has everything to offer with perfect trekking packages. All the trekking in the Everest region starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla or Jiri. There are several trekking routes and packages in the Everest Region, five of which are the most popular. 

Best Treks in the Everest Region:

Every trekking route in Everest Region is popular and famous all over the world. Every trekking trail in this region has the best mountain views and the itineraries are totally flexible. But, it depends on which part of the Everest region you want to trek, your budget, time, and interest. Here is the list of the best treks in the Everest Region. 

Everest Base Camp Trek 

Trip Facts:

Highest Altitude: 5200m

Duration: 12-17 Days

Group size: 1-10 people per group

Grade: Fairly Difficult 

Best season: Autumn(September-December) and Spring (March-May)

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous and best treks in the Everest region. Walking to the foothills of the highest peak in the world is a lifetime experience. The trail leads us through dense forests, old monasteries, beautiful Sherpa Villages, and to the base camp. Similarly, exploring the world heritage site, Sagarmatha National Park allows you to explore different kinds of flora and fauna. Likewise, the trek allows us to follow the footprint of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The beauty of Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefalls makes the trek even more thrilling. Also, visit the Tengboche Monastery which carries historical importance. It keeps its legacy as the most visited trekking destination in Nepal. After completing this trek, you can proud of yourself more than ever. 

Gokyo Lakes Trek

Trip Facts:

Highest Altitude: 5360m

Duration: 12+ Days 

Group size: 1-10 people per group

Grade: Moderate 

Best season: Autumn (September-November) and Spring (March-May)

Gokyo Lakes Trek is one of the best treks in the Everest Region. Off the beaten path this trek takes us to remote areas of the Everest Region. The trek lets you explore huge mountain ranges with stunning sunrise and sunset views from Gokyo Ri. The excellent 360 degrees views of mountain peaks including Mt. Everest are the key highlight of this trek. The trek allows us to trek through the largest glacier in Nepal, Ngozumpa Glacier.  Likewise, the climb to Gokyo Ri offers outstanding views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8188m), etc. Also, grab the opportunities with both hands to enjoy the hospitality of Sherpa and its cultural practices. 

Three Passes Trek

Trip Facts:

Highest Altitude: 5535m

Duration: 18+ Days

Group Size: 1-10 people per group

Grade: Fairly Hard 

Best Season: Autumn (September-November) and Spring (March-May)

Three High passes trek in the Everest region is pure intense and challenging. Three passes trek is a combination of the Kongma-La pass (5,540m), Cho – La Pass (5335m), and Renjo-La Pass (5400m). The trek offers some world’s highest peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Makalu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, etc. Also, passing through Sherpa villages, stunning landscapes, suspension bridges, dense forests of rhododendron, etc. makes this trek more pleasing. Moreover, the trail rewards amazing Gokyo Lakes, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, and Gokyo Ri viewpoint. This trek is the must-go-to and best trek in the Everest Region.

Island Peak Trek

Trip Facts:

Highest Altitude: 6189m

Duration: 18+ Days 

Group size: 1-10 people per group

Grade: Difficult 

Best season: Autumn (September-November) and Spring (March-May)

Island Peak is not a typical trek but an expedition. Also known as Imja Tse, it is one of the popular trekking peaks of Nepal. This peak lies just 10 km away from the highest point on the earth. Island Peak Trek is fairly easy compared to other trekking peaks in Nepal. The trail takes you through Everest Base Camp. This means it is by far the more popular trekking trail. If you are looking for adventure and gaining your expedition experience, this trek is best for you. This trek is the perfect combination of great Himalayan views, culture, nature, and adventure. You will get to know the traditional high-Himalayan culture of Sherpa in the Khumbu region. Also, stunning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, and many more peaks above 7000+ meters. 

Everest View Trek

Trip Facts: 

Highest Altitude: 3568m

Duration: 12+ Days

Group Size: 1-10 people per group

Grade: Moderate

Best Season: Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November)

Everest View Trek offers an inclusive variety of amazing beauty. Also, the trek offers unique Sherpa Culture who live in higher regions of the world. Similarly, the trail passes through the lush green forests of Sagarmatha National Park. This means it allows us to explore the pine trees, rhododendron, and many wildlife. Furthermore, the trek takes you to the beautiful Tengboche Monastery (3930m), one of the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Also, the scenic villages of Khumjung and Khunde make this trek more delightful. You can encounter legendary Sherpa culture and traditional practices as well.

Hence, the above-mentioned treks are the most famous among all the trekking routes in the Everest Region. But you can combine other trekking routes with Everest Base Camp and enjoy more trekking adventures in Nepal. Life Himalaya Trekking is always at your service offering different trekking packages in Everest Region. This company provides special Everest Region Trekking with tailor-made itineraries and Heli Tour packages to Everest. So, feel free to contact us to do any sort of adventurous activities in Nepal. 

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