Do you know the World Highest Mountain?
The world’s highest mountain i.e. the mighty Mt. Everest lies in the lap of the beautiful Himalayan country – Nepal. Nepal holds the pride of having eight out of ten highest mountains in the world. Apart from this, Nepal has many other mountains that rise to the height of six thousands and above. Owning to the varieties of mountains that this land possess, Nepal is often regarded as the country of mountains. It is taken as the synonym for the country with world’s highest mountain. Nepal – the country with world’s highest mountain is a dreamland for any enthusiastic traveler and mountain lover. Who on the earth wouldn’t want to embark their way to the top of the world? A visit to Nepal and a trek to Everest Base Camp will take you to the base camp of Mt. Everest which is indeed a trophy for lifetime.
Many people have set records by climbing up to the mighty Mt. Everest till now. While some have achieved the glory of reaching the heights of the world’s highest mountain; some have lost their live while making their way up to the base camp. Sometimes, the harsh weather, climate and thinness in air might cause a huge problem leading to deaths of enthusiastic climbers. The first climbers who pioneered the climb up to the summit of Mt. Everest were Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary. Tenzing Norgay was a Nepali citizen while Edmund Hilary was a national from New Zealand. They conquered the top of the mountain on May 29, 1953. To commemorate this success, Everest Marathon is held annually on May 29. The practice of this marathon was first started by Jan Turner and Tony Hunt in 1985. The marathon starts from the Everest Base Camp below the Khumbu ice fall and finishes in Namche Bazaar, the buzzling town in Everest region of Nepal. Each year many people around the globe participate in this marathon journey to make it a huge success.
The Territory of Sherpa People!
Nepal- the country with World’s highest mountain is also popular as the Sherpa land. But it doesn’t mean that the entire country is resided by Sherpa people. Sherpa are the original tribe of people who live in mountainous area. The Everest region of Nepal is dominantly resided by Sherpa people hence as Nepal is popular as the country with world’s highest mountain, the place also popular as the Sherpa Land. The Sherpa people are considered as very helpful, hostile and pleasing people.
If you want to embark your journey to the world’s highest mountain, then catch a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport. From Lukla, take a path that descends down to Dudhkoshi river and slowly ascends up to Phakding, Monjo and Namche. As you march forward, you enter Sagarmatha national park and embark your journey forward to the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorekshep to Everest Base Camp. If you intend to climb up to the summit, you will have to join the expedition team to the summit of Everest. In Everest region, you have many options for trekking, peak climbing and expedition. Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest High Passes Trek, Everest Mini Trek, etc are some trekking options for trekking in Everest region. Similarly, Island peak climbing, Mera peak climbing, Lobuche peak climbing, etc are some peak climbing options in Everest region. Likewise, Mt. Ama Dablam expedition, Mt. Everest expedition, Mt. Lhotse expedition, etc are some of the expedition options in Everest region of Nepal. So, are you ready to accomplish any one of the journeys to Everest region in Nepal- the country with World’s highest mountain?