You must have been aware that Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world. But how many of you know about other mountains in the Everest region? Yes, in the Everest region. The beautiful region of the highest mountain in the world has several other mountains in addition to the Everest.
Whether you are on the Everest Base Camp Trek or any other adventure trip in the region, you certainly come across several beautiful mountains in the Everest region. From 8,000 meter mountains to smaller peaks, you get to enjoy the magnificence of the Himalayan giants when you trek in the region. We are creating a list of major mountains in the region you can see and enjoy when you are in the Everest region.
Here are some major and beautiful mountains in the Everest region.
As you traverse the trail in the Everest region, you will come across the view of these gigantic and beautiful peaks. The beauty of these peaks will surely take your breath away.
Mt. Everest (8,848m)
As Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world, it is also the main attraction in the region. This top of the world impressively stands tall amidst other mountain peaks. First successfully climbed in 1953, Mt. Everest has been since attracting thousands of people every year to enjoy the beauty. Merely getting a view of the mountain during a trek in the region is the main purpose of any trekker.
When you stand in front of Mt. Everest, you will certainly be overwhelmed by the captivating charm the mountain has. It is the prominent mountain in the region.
Mt. Lhotse (8,516m)
The fourth highest mountain in the world, Mt. Lhotse stands at the elevation of 8,516 meters above sea level. You can enjoy the magnificence of Lhotse together with Mt. Everest as these two 8,000 Meter Mountains stand close to each other. Looking at two 8,000+ meters giants at the same place is simply a wow moment. As one of the main mountains in the region, Mt. Lhotse offers a magnificent sight to enjoy when you are there.
Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m)
Although just a 6,000+ meters mountain, Ama Dablam is one of the most beautiful mountains in the region. First climbed successfully in 1961, Ama Dablam is also a famous mountain expedition peak. The beauty of the peak is so overwhelming that it almost overshadows the beauty of other mountains around it. With the sharp and steep ridges in the mountain, Ama Dablam dominates the eastern side as you trek towards the base camp of the Everest.
Mt. Pumori (7,161m)
One of the prominently beautiful mountains in the region, Pumori stands tall at the elevation of 7,161 meters above sea level. Locally known as the Mountain Daughter, the mountain appears with its protruding and overwhelming top. As you take an early morning walk towards Kalapatthar from Gorakshep, you can enjoy the magnificence of the Pumori peak. This peak has certainly added on the entire beauty of the mountains in the region.
Mt. Thamserku (6,623m)
6,623 meters tall Thamserku is another beautiful mountain in the Everest region that you can enjoy while trekking there. You can witness the beauty of this mountain as you look east from Namche bazar. Thamserku is a prominent mountain in the region that offers an overwhelming charm to the trekkers in the region.
Mt. Nuptse (7,861m)
Mount Nuptse is another nearby mountain to Mt. Everest. It is also one of the prominent mountains in the region that you can enjoy the beauty of. Nuptse lies just two kilometers from Mt. Everest and is in the western section of the Lhotse-Nuptse massif.
Island Peak (6,189m)
Also known as Imja Tse, Island peak is one of the most popular climbing peaks in the Everest region. This peak lies east to Dingboche and south to Mt. Everest. As one of the prominent climbing peaks, Island Peak gets many climbers every year. The view of the mountain is simply overwhelming in the region.
Of the several beautiful peaks in the region, and not listed above, Khumbi Yi La, Cholatse, Taboche, Lobuche, Katanga, etc. are the beautiful mountains that you can see in the Everest region. The real charm of the trekking in the Everest is certainly watching the magnificence of mountains. If you go on the Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes, you can see even more mountains in addition to the ones mentioned above.
Walking through the trail for several days up and down the mountains becomes much easier and more beautiful with the view of these wonderful mountains.
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