Mount Everest, which literally means “the top or the head of the sky,” is the tallest mountain on Earth. The mountain itself touches the borders of Tibet and Nepal and is a part of the Himalayan Range. During 1856, the name of Mount Everest was Peak XV, but the Geographical Society gave it its official name in 1865 in honour of George Everest. Its
Mount Jolmo Lungma (or Mount Everest as it is more commonly known), stands 8848 meters above sea level, meaning goddess in Tibetan, this is the highest mountain in the world of great spot, situated in the middle of Himalayas on the border between China and Nepal. Snow covers the mountain all year round. The area around here is known as the 3rd pole of the world, surrounded by large glaciers and icebergs.
Below the snow line is the forest of ice pagodas, scattered with deep ice caves and winding ice rivers. The highest temple in the world can also be found here Ronbu temple. Camps and sight seeing pavilions are dotted about at Everest base camp, 5000 meters away from the foot of the mountain.
The Best Time to Visit Mt. Everest The periods from late April to early June, and from early September to late October are the best time to visit Mt. Everest. Since the weather is quite changeable in high altitude, keep a very close eye on the weather changes if you want to climb to mountain.
Travel Tips for Mt. Everest Trekking Besides the Tibet Entry Permit, you must further apply for an Alien Treble Permit, which is issued by the Local Public Security Bureau of Tiber to travel Mt. Everest area.Please use sunscreen with high SPF and wearing sunglasses and caps to protect you from UV damages, for the UV radiation increases at higher altitudes and is reflected much by snow.
Mount Everest towers above the Khumbu at over 29,000′ and is perhaps the most iconic symbol of challenge and adventure on Earth. On our classic Everest Base Camp Trek, follow in the footsteps of legends as we ascend from verdant Lukla to the vast glaciers and razor sharp ridgelines of the Everest Himalayas, home of the world’s highest peaks.
Before you visit Mt. Everest, ensure you are in good physical condition. Seek medical advice in advance. If you have asthma, high blood pressure, or similar conditions you should be advised against going.Do physical training to avoid or reduce altitude sickness before you go, and acclimate in Lhasa (3,650 m) and Shigatse (3,800 m). Dingri (4,300 m) offers a good place to stop and acclimate further if you experience discomfort on the way from Shigatse.