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Trekking in Nepal's Khumbu Region

Nepal is one of beautiful countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation .The elevation of country ranges from 60 meter above sea level to the highest point on the earth, Mt.Everest, at 8848 m - all within a distance of 150 km resulting in climatic condition from sub tropical to high alpine zone and covering an area of 1,47,181 sq.km.

Sagarmatha( Everest) national park, spread across an area of 1148 sq.km of Khumbu region from Manjo 2850m to 8848m, was established in 1976 to conserved the nature, culture and diversity of region. Traditionally, Sherpa people have lived in the Khumbu region and are involved in the tourism business, mountaineering, trade, agriculture labor and animal husbandry. There are several old monasteries, chortens, mani walls, and other religious monuments along the trail and magnificent view of the Himalayas around you.

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Trekking options in the region are many and includes the much-desired Everest base camp, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp and Mustang treks. Other trails are:

  • Gokyo Valley trek

  • Tengboche trek

  • Three passes trek in the Everest region

  • Ghorepani- Poon hill trek

  • Ghaandruk trek

  • Mardi Hiaml trek (newly opened)

  • Sikles Ghale kharka trek

  • Nar Pho trek

  • Manang Tilicho lake trek

  • omsom Muktinath trek

  • Langtang trek

  • Tamang heritage trail

  • Gosaikunda trek and Helambu trek in Langtang region

  • Manaslu-Larke pass and Tsum valley trek in Manaslu region

  • Lower Dolpo trek

  • Rara lake trek and Khaptad trek to far west in Nepal.

Near the Kathmandu Valley, you can take a fairly easy and short trek around the rim of the valley. 

                                 


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Contributed By Tekendra Sunuwar

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Contributed By Tekendra Sunuwar