With eight of the worlds highest peaks, Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains vistas. The name “Everest” is a magic in itself. EVEREST (8848m.) is called “SAGARMATHA” in Nepali-“Higher than the sky” and “CHHOMOLUNGMA” in Tibetan-“Mother Goddess of the Earth”. The quickest and easiest way to reach this region is by flight to Lukla at 2827m. The Solu-Khumbu region has sweeping glaciers, magnificent mountains, forests, animals, birds, monasteries and is the home of the world famous Sherpa people. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha national park, but the existence of the Yeti remains mysterious. Trek to Everest base camp and Gokyo is one of the most popular courses in the Nepal Himalaya, commanding the exciting views of Lhotse (8,516m) and Nuptse (7,855m,) not to mention the world's highest peak Mt. Everest 98,848m, which is also called Sagarmatha or Chomolangma.
Starting from Lukla, this course goes through Namche Bazar and visits the gompa in Tengboche. Namche Bazar is known for its open-air bazar and as the home town of Sherpas. The gompa in Tengboche is the head monastery of Tibetan Buddhism. You will also see another gompa in Pangboche, which is a town further interior, and will observe the religious life of the mountain people. From Lobuche on, yo will be trekking in the glacier area and, and after visiting the belvedere in Kala Pattar, you will finally reach Mt. Everest Base Camp in the remotest point of the Khumbu Glacier.