is a trekkers paradise. One can trek along the beaten trails or virgin
tracks. There is something for everyone - the maginificent tumble of great
snow summits; the highest in the world, or great-ridges carpeted in alpine
flowers, forest of Rhododendrons, isolated hamlets, villages, small mountain
towns, birds, animals, temples, monasteries, many different people etc,
trekking can be done from October and November. To assure a quality service
and safety purpose it is advisable to make the trekking programs through a
government recognised trekking agency.
Nepal visitors dream of trekking to the foot of the world's highest
peak Mt. Everest Sagarmatha in Nepali language " Chhomolungma" in
Tibetan language (8,848m/ 29,000 feet) in the Khumbu region of east Nepal.
The region includes upper catchments area of the Dudha Koshi and Bhote Koshi
of the rivers. The area is largely composed of the rugged terrain and gorges
of the high Himalayas ranging from 5,800m to the top of the world Mt.
Kala Patar Trekking:
Lying at the end of the main trail in the Everest Region, Kala Patar is the
chief destinatin for trekkers flying into Lukla. There's more to this trek
than just a visit to the Everest base camp. A breakthrough to Everest is the
Gokyo valley with its turquoise blue alpine lake and high vantage points
that give sensational views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu - four
of the Nepal's as well as world's eight highest peaks. From the Gokyo
Valley, the trek crosses over the Cho La Pass, an adventurous approach to
the upper Khumbu Valley and Everest Base Camp.
Another major attractions of this trek is visits to all the major Sherpa
villages including Namche Bazaar, Thame, Khumjung, and beautiful Tengboche
Monastery. The trek concludes with a very early morning climb of Kala
Pattar, for one of the most awesome views as the sun rises on Everest,
before returning via a different route to Lukla.
Alternative Trekking To Kala Patar:
The Jiri Trail is the traditional way to journey to Kala Patar. If you take
up this trail, you'll be taking the route originally taken by Sir Edmund
Hillary and his crew when they went to Everest. It's a much easier trek now,
with trekking lodges for accommodation available on the route.
Trekking To Goyko Ri:
Walking up the long valley towards Goyko and the lakes nearby is one of the
outstanding treks in the Khumbu. You'll go past Yak pastures, gigantic
glaciers, and the most magical and enchanting scenery in the Khumbu. Once at
Goyko, the small village that thrives in the trekking trade, Goyko Ri rises
next to the lake.
Other peaks situated above 8,000m that's ideal for trekking within the
Everest region are:
The peaks above 6,000m in the Everest region that can also make good
trekking choices in this area are Thamserku, Nuptse, Amadablam and Pumori.
Kangchenjunga region is the remotest area in far-eastern Nepal sees very few
trekkers and there aren't any lodges or innss available on this trek route.
This area offers the cultural diversity of Rai, Limbu, Chhetri and Brahmin
villagers, with the higher regions inhabited by a people of Tibeto-Mongoloid
ancestry. This trek provides exploration of extreme eastern part Nepal and
should be taken is for experienced trekkers who seek complete escape into
the wildest, richest part of the Himalayas. This trek is also has great for
those explorers having natural history interest, with ecological zones from
the subtropics to glacial wilderness. Expect close-up views of
Kanchenjunga.The trek starts by heading towards the Tamur River past Ghunsa
for the north Kangchenjunga Base Camp after flying into Taplejung in a
chartered aircraft. There will be optional mountaineering opportunities and
is the best option for hikers seeking extended challenge.