Rajesh Neupane Written By: Rajesh Neupane
Published On : 12th January, 2024


Nepal’s Everest region is probably the best tourist attraction in the country. From the spectacular scenery of Mount Everest to the generosity of the Sherpa people of the Everest region, the region has it all. It has a wonderful mix of natural vistas and cultural values. This region is on par with heaven.

The Everest Region is a magnificent haven of natural beauty and awe-inspiring attractions. Visiting Nepal’s Everest region refreshes your sense of adventure. You will be treated to an uneven landscape with a peaceful ambience, as well as unexpected mystical spots.

The spellbinding beauty of the mighty Everest has charmed travellers from all over the world. The Everest Region is a classic path that leads to the foundation of the world’s highest mountain. Here are the list of top seven reasons why you should travel to Nepal’s Everest region.


Lukla is a pleasing small town located at an altitude of 2,860 m in the Everest region of Nepal. It is the doorway to Everest for a lot of enthusiastic trekkers and mountaineers. The trek to the Everest region which is also known as the Khumbu region initiates from Kathmandu, the capital city. 

The journey from the hilly region to the Himalayan region comes with astounding views of green valleys, diverse terrains, snowy mountains and many more. Lukla has an airport named Tenzing Hilary Airport at the top of a cliff and descends at the end of the runaway. Moving further, the trekking trails lead to the famous town in the Everest region – Namche Bazaar. 

Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is a charming town being the main hub for trading in the Everest region. Trekkers and climbers stop at the Namche for acclimatization as it lies at an elevation of 3,440 m. Tourism is the region’s main source of income.

There are local markets and lodges, internet cafes, Sherpa museum and many more to explore to. Besides, you can have some fun in the pub which is the remotest Irish pub at a high altitude. Namche Bazaar is also popularly known for yak cheese and butter. The place is a haven for the magnificent view of mountain giants of the Everest region.  

Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park is home to the exotic flora and fauna adorned by the lively Sherpa people in the Everest region. It is one of the World heritage sites in Nepal covering territory ranging from 2,845 m to 8,848 m. 

The national park is full of fascinating mountain trails offering an outstanding sight of snow-capped mountains, alpine forest and grassland, rivers, glaciers, and plenty more. It is widely renowned to the world as the base for the summit of the highest mountain in the world – Mt. Everest. 

The lively ambience of the Sherpa people and their culture is worth experiencing. Snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan monal, blood pheasant, red pandas, Himalayan thars, and langur monkeys are found in the wilderness. Besides, 118 species of birds are found in the national park. 

Sherpa Culture

The Everest region is populated by the friendly people of Sherpa community. Traveling to the Everest region is a great way to get a glance at the rich culture of Sherpa. Alluring Buddhist monasteries and the traditional life style of the Sherpas make it worthwhile to visit the Himalayas of Nepal. 

The Sherpas are the pillars of the tourism business in Namche Bazaar and the whole Everest region. Trading is the prime source of income of the Himalayan Sherpas. Moreover, the experience of Sherpa people with trekking and mountaineering ventures is worth deserving and honourable. They are known for their inhuman strength and fearlessness. Their friendly behaviour is inspiring and heartening. 

Tengboche Monastery

Tengboche Monastery is a serene holy place situated in the Tengboche village of the Everest region. It is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery locally known as Dawa Choling Gompa at an altitude of 3,867 m. 

Being the largest monastery in the Everesy region, it looks attractive with the multi-colour robes. In fact, the robes are prayer flags demonstrating the main five elements. 

Trekkers and climbers heading to the Everest Base Camp visit the monastery to pray for their successful accomplishment. The region around the monastery portrays the enchanting culture of Buddhism. 

Besides, the captivating sight of mountain giants such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, etc. are overwhelming. 

Fabulous Perspective on the Himalayas

Nepal is a country of Himalayan vistas where the highest mountain on the planet stands tall. Over the years, a huge number of trekkers and climbers are attracted by the exceptional beauty of the Himalayas and diverse landscapes. 

Everest region is one of the desired destinations to travel to. The trekking venture to the region demonstrates one of the most astounding and spellbinding scenes of Everest’s Himalayas. Any similarities to which are not found anywhere else in the world. 

The gleaming Everest panoramas penetrating the blue sky enhances the beauty of the trails. The sights are awe-inspiring to witness and worth cherishing. Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and plenty of other peaks are the prominent mountain giants of the Everest region. 

Kala Patthar 

Kala Patthar is the vantage point for the spellbinding mountain views at an altitude of 5,545 m from sea level. The term ‘Kala Patthar’ means black rock in the Nepali language. It is the highest point of the Everest Base Camp trek. 

Upon arriving in Kala Patthar, it is the best feeling in the world. Standing just underneath the spectacular Mt. Everest is bliss. The panoramic scenery of the Everests’ Himalaya ranges is bewitching. The place offers numerous mountains such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Khumbutse, Changtse, Lhola, Thamserku, Kangted, etc

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