EVEREST REGION TREKKING WITH GEOGRAPHIC EXPEDITIONS ADVENTURE
Everest region trekking one of the most popular and scenic trekking destination as well for other wonderful adventure, including peak climb, high passes traverse to mountaineering expeditions. Since the conquest of Mt. Everest by late legendry Tenzing Sherpa and Edmund Hillary the area has been a popular hub for adventure sports, and as well to explore around heritage villages of Highlanders of Khumbu and Everest the Sherpa people with their renown Tibetan Buddhist culture and custom which the trek to Everest region more fascinating.
Everest and Khumbu Region located within world highest Sagarmatha National Park Northeast of Nepal. The park includes the highest peak in the world, Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest), and other well-known peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyo, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thermasarkhu, Kwangde, Khangtiaga and Gyachung Kang. The park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.
The famed bloom of rhododendrons occurs during spring (April and May) although other flora is mostly colorful during the monsoon season (June to August). Wild animals most likely to be seen in the park are the Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Serow and musk deer. The snow leopard and Himalayan black bear are present but rarely sighted. Other mammals rarely seen are the weasel, marten, Himalayan mouse hare (pika), Jackal and languor monkey.
The Everest region populated by famed Sherpa people and main settlements are Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche and Phortse. The economy of the Khumbu Sherpa community has traditionally been heavily based on trade and livestock herding. But with the coming of international mountaineering expeditions since 1950 and the influx of foreign trekkers, the Sherpa economy today is becoming increasingly dependent on tourism.