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Everest Region, Trekking Nepal

Everest Region, Trekking Nepal

Home to the Sherpa people and the world's highest mountain, the Everest region is the premier trekking destination in the world.

  • Capital: Namche Bazaar is the largest town in the Everest region
  • Airport: Lukla
  • Population: 108,000 (est.2011 ) Solo Khumbu region
  • Size of region: 3,312 km sq
  • Currency: Nepalese Rupee
  • Power supply: 220-240 v, 50 hz
  • Sockets: Mainly 2-pin round but 3-pin round may also be in use
  • Language: Nepali,
  • Time difference: GMT +5.75 hours
  • Visas/permits: A permit is required to enter the Sagamartha National Park (this is included in the cost of your Mountain Kingdom holiday and obtained at the park by your guide).
  • Religion: Predominantly Buddhist
  • Popular dishes: Daal bhat
  • Popular drinks: Tea (chiya)
  • Did you know: The Everest region contains three of the world's top ten highest mountains - Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Everest itself.
  • FCDO link: FCDO travel advice for Nepal
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