Khumbu Region

Khumbu Region

The Khumbu region is the territory of Sherpa culture but also gateway to the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. This region is among the greatest in the world for trekking.  The area is rich in Sherpa culture as you can see fluttering prayer flags stretched across mountain passes, and the frequent sights of Buddhist monasteries remind you of the region rich in Buddhist history.

Walking through the green rhododendron forests and beautiful terraced villages, you   will feel like you are in paradise. As you go up in the altitude you will realize the landscape changes from glorious alpine to high altitude desert, with the snow-capped peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. The region is famous for its impressive mountain peaks with the loyal and friendly inhabitants (the Sherpas).

The Everest region (Khumbu) is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Nepal. While many of the routes through the mountains are difficult but there are ample places to rest and enjoy a meal along the way. Trekking is possible in this area the whole year round. The best times to visit are from the beginning of March to mid May and from the beginning of September to end of November.

Related Trips

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