Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world: located in Nepal and is the popularly known to the climbers and trekkers from all around the world. People from all around the world know about the Everest but majority of the people still doesn’t know about its location. Mt. Everest arises on the border line of Nepal and Tibet. Mahalangur range of the Himalayas is the home location of the Everest. With latitudes 27°59’ North and longitudes 86°55’ East, Mt. Everest is located in Southern part in Asia in Nepal. The Nepali name of the Mount Everest is ‘Sagarmatha” and Tibetan name is “Chomolungma”. It was named Everest after “Sir George Everest” as he was the first man who tried to locate the peak’s exact position.
The magnificent Everest has caught the fantasies of trekker from all over the world. Conquering Mt. Everest is the dream of every trekkers and travelers. Solukhumbu which lies in Mahalangur range of great Himalayas is the gateway to the Everest. Mount Everest measures 8848m from sea level. Mt. Everest occupies 5th place in the farthest point from the earth’s center. The summit can be reached from two routes: One from Nepal’s south east and the other from Tibet. However route from Nepal is a standard one. Mount Everest Located in Nepal was first conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953 and since then many people have climbed it. Two men from Nepal have climbed it a record 21 times and the number of ascents to the top has reached above 5000. Messner and Habeler were the first climbers to reach the top without oxygen supplement. There are many base camps. The main base camp is situated 5335m and the upper high camps at 6100m, 6500m, 7400m and 8000m and at 8848m. Kanchenjunga was considered to be the highest peak in the world prior the discovery of the Everest. The Survey in 1802 by British India was the first step in the discovery of the Everest. The current elevation was determined by Indian Survey in 1955, backed up by China in 1975.
Climbing the Everest is the challenging task for the climbers and trekkers from all over the world. Standing at the highest point on the Earth will worth all the difficulties you encounter during climbing. Now that you know about the exact location of the Everest, consult us and lets make a travel itinerary together. Let’s explore !!