Everest Region offers up some of the highest treks in the world. To help decide which trek is best for you, here’s a list of the main trekking routes with the duration and highlights for each. You’ll have great views on all these treks, but which one you choose will depend on your time frame, budget, and appetite for challenge.
Surround yourself by the most iconic mountains in the world
Experience Sherpa culture, villages, and climbing culture
Stay in Namche Bazaar, the closest you’ll get to a Himalayan city
Experience the highest national park in the world
Ascend 5000m+ passes on the Three Passes trek
In Spring, watch as expeditions gear up to climb Everest
Accessing Your Trek
To access the Everest Region, most people take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, from where you start the climb toward Namche Bazaar (usually done in two days). Alternatively, if you have more time and are interested village life, it’s best to start your trek from Jiri, Shivalaya or Salleri, four days walk south of Lukla. To reach Salleri, you’ll need to take public or private road transport from Kathmandu. Starting your trek from Salleri or Jiri is a great option if you have the time.