Khumbu Region of Nepal

  • Updated on Feb 23, 2020
  • Ram Khadka

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Khumbu Region of Nepal – Home of Mt. Everest

Nepal as it is known to the people across the globe as a home of splendid wonders of Nature and grandeur of a multiethnic culture of people. From the birth of Lord Buddha to be the world’s second-richest country in terms of water resources Nepal has been the blissful playground of almighty. The world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest (8848 m) too is located in Nepal. The home of this gigantic mountain peak in Khumbu region. Geographically Mt. Everest (8848 m) is located both in China and Nepal. However, the summit of this world’s tallest mountain is located in Nepal. Therefore, Nepalese people can proudly announce that Everest is located in Nepal.

For decades Sherpa people of Nepal is the synonym of mountaineering intrepidity. These brave mountain people reside up in the Himalayas of the Khumbu region of Nepal under the great shadow of Mt. Everest. Temperate forests environment and alpine forests environment followed by barren Himalayan rugged rocky ravines make Khumbu woods diversified locality. As this place extends from Brahmins, Chhetris and other community settlements to Sherpa hamlets people across the globe get a chance to get acquainted with the plethora of anthropological understanding at a different level. From festivals to celebrations Khumbu continues to dazzle outsiders. The place like Lukla has been the embarking point of the journey to witness the exact location of Mt. Everest. This place is also the host of the world’s most extreme airport Tenzing Hillary Airport. Further upwards trekkers can find iconic adventurous Larpchen Bridge which was featured in famous blockbuster Everest Movie as well. The first view of Mt. Everest can be seen just half-hour before reaching Namche Bazaar. If you are in the quest to find out where the Mt. Everest is located then don’t get surprised because you will be able to behold more than 25 lofty peaks as well. The places like Tengboche Monastery offers quintessential serene tranquil environment. The prayers and chants to are dedicated to gaining the mountain spirit from mighty Everest. Famously known as Chomolungma in Sherpa dialect and Sagarmatha in Nepalese dialect the Mt. Everest majestically wait for trekkers besides Khumbu glacier and moraine.

As it is seen from a distance while approaching the location of Everest it seems as if it is playing hide and seek with the people. The Nuptse wall covers most of the parts of Everest. However, as trekkers ascend the famous sunrise viewpoint place of Kalapathar in Khumbu then a large chunk of Everest can be seen.

Let go of your confusion about where Mt. Everest is located. Take a break from your daily chores of life. Embark today for a Himalayan walking holiday in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The home of Sherpa and some of the spectacular snow-clad mountains will unravel the iconic Mt. Everest. Yes, get your head clear that Mt. Everest is located in Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Trek to its base camp and quench your hunger of leaving footprints on its foothill.

Ram Khadka

Ram Khadka

Hi there! I'm Ram Khadka, Founder of Sublime Trails Ltd. My main focus is to help travelers plan a perfect holiday in Nepal through trekking in sacred regions of Himalayas and tours in radiant cities with various historical and cultural sites. Besides, I am passionate about helping solo and guided travelers in Nepal find out about the best time, weather conditions and many more. Blogs I write are mainly about tips, facts, and suggestions about trekking in the Himalayas to help you make your trip a perfect one!