This amazing giant feature has gained attention from all lovers of Mother of Nature as the tallest mountain on the planet standing a stunning height of 29028 feet equivalent to 5 and a half miles above the sea level. It is believed to have been formed sixty million years ago by George Everest. Climbing on the tallest mountain on the planet is not just a day affair, but it’s always in the dreams of any lover of hikes, camping, bungee jumping and many mountain related activities. A visit to this great mountain is not only about camping but it also involves mind blowing activities that will fulfill your dreams in this little heaven. Located along the boarder of Nepal and Tibet a visit to this destination will quench your thirst if you are longing for paradise. Here are some of the sites you won’t miss out as you explore Mount Everest.
The best time to visit this amazing landscapes varies between early March through the middle of May and again from early September through mid-November when temperature are relatively warm and the skies tend to be clear and blue conducive for making long hikes in these snow covered regions covered with different species of flora. From the nearby Kathmandu, it is possible to trek into the Himalayas for a day to multiple weeks so as to view the mountains above, take a flight tour of the Himalayas or a Mt Everest fly by.(image by jonstraveladventures)
While still thinking of how wonderful Mt Everest is, this is another place which has all desired pictures to have the name little heaven. In the pursuit of exploring the largest mountain in the world, visiting the kingdom of Nepal will never fail you. It’s known to be the home of the Temple of the living Goddess, who acknowledges the greetings of her devotees from balcony of her temple residence known as Kathmandap. Far on the east is the Durbar Square area which consists of a myriad of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace.
Everest Base Camp
This is one of the most visited places in the country of Nepal, due to it’s ability of giving unobstructed views of the world’s highest mountain, Everest as it rises majestically into the cold blue sky. It is located near the Kathmandu valley and it is made convenient by having well managed roads, best safaris, and the security is always guaranteed. Interested visitors can enjoy accommodation in the affordable camp and have an overwhelming night life which entails camp fires and endless parties.
Base Camp of Mt. Qomolangoma
For the lovers of environmental conservation this is the place to be. It is a protected area which is purposely dedicated to protecting the environment of the main area of Mount Everest. It adjacent to this giant mountain and it rises to a height of about 5200 meters. Travelers are given an option to travel on the country’s best safaris or they can also travel the remaining few miles by horse. The base camp offers solar panels for illumination, and after having your dinner there you can proceed to your next destination, Mt Everest.(image by Adam)
Making a visit to the world’s largest mountain is not only about experiencing mountain hikes, but also exploring the mentioned features. Try the adventure and discover more! For example have ever heard of Quezon city, know the facts!
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