Are you looking for major attractions of Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal?
Which is the best trek in the Everest region? Although, Mount Everest Base Camp Trek legendary and most demandable trekking in Nepal. Major attractions of Everest Bse Camp Trek is Mt Everest (8848m) but there is another wonder in the Everest region that 90 % of people don’t know. The Kala Patthar is the second best vantage point at the height of 5644m provides the awe-inspiring views of Everest along the other peaks is undeniable reason to trek in the Everest region.
The Everest region (Khumbu) is the most popular and beautiful trekking trails in Nepal. It has many iconic destinations like Gokyo Lake Trek, Island Peak Climbing, Solo Everest Base Camp Trek, and Gokyo Chola Pass Trek. The Everest region has many beautiful attractions where travelers enjoy the breathtaking views of mountains, high landscape, glaciers, and local Himalayan Buddhist culture and lifestyle.
Lukla airport and Lukla village:
Lukla airport is the world’s highest-altitude and danger airport at the elevation of 2860m and Lukla is the first village of the Everest region on the way to Everest base camp. One is escorted to that small adorable village through the exciting flight from Kathmandu with the jubilant views. The fresh atmosphere and dry air would surprise the one who just landed on the striking airport with a thrilling experience. Thus, Lukla airport itself has been the chief motive to trek to Everest base camp just to experience the takeoff and landing in this airport.
Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway to the Everest base camp as one must pass this small trading center and through around the beautiful valley. This area is full of luxurious accommodation, hotels and lodge specially made for tourists. Being the commercial zone of the Everest region one can buy souvenirs like Tibetan artifacts, trekking gears ornaments, and jewels. Namche Bazar is especially famous for making homemade yak cheese and butter. I am sure that only Namche Bazar is the most beautiful place in the Everest region which offers the splendid views of Mount Thamserku along with the other peaks like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse.
(Note: the one who is unable to trek EBC can choose Everest panorama trek which ends at the Namche Bazar to view the almighty Everest.)
Tengboche monastery is the oldest and largest Gompa of the Everest region where one can learn Buddhist literature as a monk. Tourists can pay a visit to this monastery without any restriction whereas one can offer donations if they accepted it. If you want you can join the evening worship inside the monastery where you can feel peaceful and take a short meditation during the worship (Puja). The lama gives you blessings and good wishes for the trip. Though there are many other gompa and Chortens on the way to Everest base camp, Tengboche is the most revered monastery ever, as it was marked in Buddhist literature.
- Festival and Culture of Sherpa :
Sherpa is the dominant inhabitants of the Everest region. This ethnic group is believed to be migrated from the east so they are known as the Sherpa “shar pa”. Gyalpo Losar, mani Rimdu, Dumje, etc are their major festivals that are related to Buddhism. These people speak their mother languages and practice their own cultures. Most of the Sherpa are well acquainted with mountaineering and trekking. Moreover, trade and tourism is the prime source of economy for the Sherpas. (To know more about Sherpa click here culture and people of Mount Everest.)
Sagarmatha National Park:
One of the world heritage sites of Nepal is the Sagarmatha national park which is situated in the Everest region. The Sagarmatha national park is the major attractions of Everest Base Camp Trek where you hike around the Khumbu valley. This park is home to many endangered wildlife like red panda, snow leopard, Himalayan Thar, musk deer, blood pheasant, etc. It covers from the very low altitude to the very high with sacred landscape. Only, for this reason, many travelers set up their journey to the 14 Days Everest base camp trek. And the next adventure leads you to the Everest three pass trek with the three great passes with high ranking adventure. We hope your next adventure holiday to Himalaya Nepal with us.