Everest (8848m) is the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest is also known by the Tibetan name Chomolangma (Goddess Mother of the Snows), and by the Nepali name Sagarmatha (Mother of the Universe).Though several attempt were made for conquer Everest, it was only conquered and first scaled in 1953 by members of an expedition including Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.In life, and sometimes in death, Mount Everest has had a lasting effect on all of those who have challenged its heights. It can vanquish those who disrespect it, and mercilessly test those who honor it. Mt Everest is indifferent to your presence. Climb it and you will receive a lifetime dose of humility and exhilaration.
Along with the captivating scenery, one has the opportunity to experience the local Sherpa culture, a people known for their friendliness, loyalty and tremendous stamina and endurance in the high mountains of Nepal. This trek also offers the opportunity to experience the diverse flora in Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site, and visit the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world.