Everest region is famous for adventure trekking and mountain climbing. The area is popular for beautiful mountain peaks and adventurous Sherpa communities. Everest trekking packages take you there to explore the hidden gem of the Himalayas such as crystal clear mountains, culturally rich Sherpa villages and alpine vegetation.
Most of the adventure lovers dream to visit the world’s highest peak and explore around it. Due to the reason thousands of trekkers and climbers visit the Everest region every year. Trekking, hiking, climbing, mountaineering and cultural expiration are the major activities people love to do. Enjoying the sherpa culture of a local community is a special interest for some people. The alpine vegetation, flora and fauna are other attractions of this area.
Almost all the Everest trekking packages start from Lukla after the scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport of 45 minutes. Some trekking packages might strats from Phakding or via the Jiri route. However trekking routes at Namche meet together.
This article explains about some popular trekking routes on Everest. Khumbu valley and Gokyo valley are the two mountain valleys in the opposite direction.
Here are some popular Trekking in Nepal packages for Everest region Trekking
1) Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp trekking package is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. About 50 thousands trekkers visit this route every year. The trekking route is well developed. You will get luxury lodges and restaurants for food and accommodation. The trekking route to EBC passes through many sherpa settlements. The sherpa villages on the routes are developed into tea houses and lodges. You will have menus of food on your choice and warm rooms with hot water.
Everest Base Camp trek packages starts from Kathmandu to Lukla flight and ends at Kathmandu after the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. It takes 10 to 14 days to complete the trekking based on your walking plan. Slow and steady walking makes your trekking easy and successful. EBC trekking package is on the top of the choice list of novice trekkers.
2) Gokyo Valley Trek
The Gokyo Valley Trekking package is another popular trekking package in the Everest region. The trekking route follows the same route of Everest Basa Camp till Syangboche and follows the left route from Kongde. The trekking route takes you to the three mountain lakes famous as Gokyo Lakes. The Gokyo Lake is the last human settlement of the trekking route. The beautiful Gokyo valley and the lakes are the major highlights of this trekking route.
Gokyo Lake trekking starts from 35 minutes scenic flight to Lukla and trekking through Phakding, Namche, Syangboche, Khumbjung and more. The trekking route is an alternative route of EBC. The scene from Gokyo Ri is incomparable to other places.
3) Everest Three High Passes Trek
Everest high passes trek is one of the popular Everest trekking package in Nepal. The challenging trekking route but most amazing route for trekking in Everest region is walking through three high passes. The three high passes trekking route passes through Kongma La, Cho-La and Renjo-La Passes. Which can be clockwise or anti-clockwise from EBC.
Following the trekking routes of EBC after the Lukla flight from Kathmandu, the trekking route takes you to the Gokyo Valley and passes clockwise to EBC. This trekking is taken as challenging trekking, so most of the trekkers want to trek this route to check their personal stamina.
Previous trekking experience is suggested for the trekking but it’s not mandatory. However having a regular fitness and long days walking is necessary for comfortable success on this trekking route. The mountain views experienced on this trekking is awesome.
4. Phaplu (Salleri) to Everest Base Camp Trek
If you have longer days for trekking and want to explore the hilly area of Nepal via road transport, then trekking via the Phaplu route is the option for you. For this Everest trekking package, you don’t need to lake a flight to Lukla for this trekking. You have two options for this trekking package. Either you drive to Salleri from Kathmandu by Jeep or fly to Phaplu from Kathmandu.
Phaplu to Everest Base Camp trekking route is less crowded in comparison to the common EBC trekking route. Although this trekking route is different in name and starting place it joins with the common trekking route of Everest Base Camp from Namche. It takes three days to reach Namche Bazaar from Phalu on foot. The route is more exciting and less crowded till the Shepa capital, Namche Bazaar. This trekking package is getting popular day by day because it doesn’t depend on flight and can do even in bad weather for flight.
5) Everest View Trek
The short Everest trekking package to Everest region is Everest view trek. Which is easier compared to other trekking routes in this area. The trekking route takes you to Tengboche Monastery about 4200 meters above the sea level.
It is popular for timely bounded and altitude problem people. The panoramic views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Amadablem, Nuptse, Konde and several other peaks are awesome. It offers an opportunity to explore the high Himalayas and sample the local culture of Sherpa people in a short time in an easy way.
Everest view trekking is a short trekking package suitable for Everyone. For novice and old aged trekkers are suggested to join in this trekking. Almost all year around it is possible to trek for this trek.
Everest Trekking package are in different forms. Some trekking routes require long days of walking and some are technically challenging. Everest trekking packages can be a list of alternative choices for any trekkers. Based on their personal interest, we suggest you choose your own choice. All trekking routes give you full satisfaction and make you feel proud after completion. Trekking packages can be customized on your demands.
Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest view trek and Everest high passes treks are the most popular trekking routes in Everest.
Enjoy your adventure choosing anyone packages described in the article.