The Mt.Everest region has gained its popularity for trekking, peak climbing and expedition and has become a major destination for thousands of trekkers each year. But it wasn’t always so popular because to get there one must either walk for a week from Jiri or fly to Lukla to get Everest closer. But the numbers have increased dramatically because of the publicity the mountain has received from several sources. It’s located in the northeast of Nepal a 10-day walk through the middle hills of Solu to the higher altitudes of Khumbu to the base of Sagarmatha, or Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak, is an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily life of the legendary Sherpa people.
The primary goal of trekking in Everest region is stepping at least the Everest Base Camp (5360m.) but try to hike to the Kalapathar (5545m) as well as it offers an amazing and stunning views of hundreds of mountains as well as glacier in 360 deg angle. Mountain peaks like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablem, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, Mt.Kantega, Kwangde and others can be seen. The region itself offers varieties of trekking trails and some of them are given below as given sample trek packages. Along the trail, the travellers would experience the typical Sherpa culture in the alpine settlements such as Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Khhumjung, Thame, Tyangboche, etc.
But Note hiking at this high altitude has a high risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) if due emphasis is not given for acclimatization. If symptoms like headache, loss appetite and vomiting are seen you should immediately inform to the guide so that he would facilitate to take first aid treatment or take you to the nearby health post. However, if the situation is critical or serious case he will coordinate with the office for the rescue arrangements.