Trip Introduction: 14 Days Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest.
Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest, is a perfect way to enjoy the local immense Sherpa culture in the backdrop of beautiful landscapes and high snow-capped peaks. The slow and easy trekking in Everest allows visitors more opportunities to explore and soak into Buddhist culture of great interest, as it has been for the past thousands of years.
This is wonderful where one can solo trek in and around the Everest Region, with much time to oneself, where you can enjoy interacting with native Sherpa, the highlanders of Nepal Himalaya and Everest.
A great Slow and Easy trek in Everest with excellent scenery along the walk, walking from one village to another. Besides wonderful views of surrounding mountains and landscapes, you will be trekking within one of the world’s highest Sagarmatha National Park.
The park is listed in a World Heritage Site in 1979, located to the northeast of Kathmandu, within the high and scenic Khumbu region, a beautiful area that includes the tallest peaks in the world.
The adventure takes you within the beautiful cool shade of coniferous forest lined with tall rhododendrons, blue pines, and silver fir as you reach higher up walk into juniper and birch trees and short bushes.
Truly a leisurely and pleasant high-altitude walk in the harmony of a lovely mountain environment with the warm hospitality of Sherpa villagers, which adds more charm to this Slow and Easy Trek to Everest.
The Sherpa who migrated from southeast Tibet hence the name ‘Sher’ for east and ‘pa’ as people of the East, almost follows the same traditions and age-old heritage similar to Tibetans of Mahayana type of Buddhism religion, which you can witness in Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest Region of scenic Khumbu.
The name for Everest in Nepal is Sagarmatha and Sherpa calls as Chomolungma, in both languages, translates as ‘Great Mother’. On this scenic and pleasant walk visit nice lovely villages adorned with Buddhist monuments.
The main settlements are Lukla, Phakding, Chowri Kharka, and Monjo higher up Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche, and Phortse.
The economy of the Khumbu Sherpa community has traditionally been heavily based on trade and livestock herding. But with the coming of international mountaineering expeditions since 1950 and the influx of foreign trekkers, the Sherpa economy today is becoming increasingly dependent on tourism. The higher Khumbu area is populated by approximately 3,000 of the famed Sherpa people whose lives are interwoven with the teachings of Buddhism.
Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest starts with a sweeping panoramic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway town to higher Everest Areas, as well most adventure is completed in this busy town where the airport is named after famous legendry mountaineers ‘Tenzing and Hillary’ the first to conquer Mt. Everest in May 29th 1953.
Best Seasons Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest.
Slow and easy Everest Trekking, where trekkers can join in nearly all months of the year, except the wet and rainy times of monsoon seasons (mid-June to mid-September months).
The best time in spring is from March to May and autumn/fall to pre-winter from mid-September to early December months, spring begins from March to May when all wild-flowers are in blooming times, especially the rhododendrons of various species from tall trees to short bushes.
Days are much longer with enough sunlight hours, much cooler morning and in late afternoon till night time. The next best season is autumn/fall and pre-winter where days are fine for views and walks with crystal clear blue sky. But much cold morning and late afternoon till night time, with bright starry night sky.
Climate and Weather in Slow and Easy Trekking in Everest.
Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
Morning and night time as well in the shade can be cold, other months from September and October great times for rafting, and most days are clear for views of mountains and beautiful landscape scenery.
Although much colder months of the autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.
- Every day of the year, trip departures are available.
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