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Rising majestically at a staggering height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level, Mount Everest is not just the world's highest peak but also a symbol of human endurance and nature's grandeur. Situated in the Mahalangur Range of the Himalayas, this colossal mountain straddles the border between Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

More than just a geographical marvel, Mount Everest, known as "Sagarmatha" in Nepali and "Chomolungma" in Tibetan, holds deep cultural and spiritual significance. For centuries, it has been revered by the local Sherpa and Tibetan communities, seen as a deity that watches over the land.

Everest has always been a magnet for adventurers and mountaineers. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's iconic ascent in 1953 marked a significant moment in the annals of exploration. Since then, thousands have been drawn to its slopes, each with dreams of reaching the summit and standing on top of the world. The trek to Everest Base Camp has become one of the most sought-after journeys for trekkers globally, providing a heady mix of natural beauty and cultural immersion.

The surrounding region is replete with verdant forests, glacial rivers, and traditional Sherpa villages, offering insights into a lifestyle shaped by the rhythm of the mountains. The Sagarmatha National Park, encompassing a significant part of the Everest region, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site teeming with diverse flora and fauna, including the elusive snow leopard, red panda, and the Himalayan monal, Nepal's vibrant national bird.

However, the beauty of Everest is not without its challenges. Its towering heights and unpredictable weather conditions make mountaineering endeavors here a feat of immense skill, preparation, and resilience. The region is also a reminder of the delicate balance of ecosystems, with the effects of climate change evident in the retreating glaciers and shifting landscapes.

In essence, Mount Everest is more than just the pinnacle of the Earth. It's a testament to the awe-inspiring power of nature, the indomitable spirit of humanity, and the intricate tapestry of cultures and ecosystems that coalesce in its shadow. A journey to or up Everest is not just a physical trek, but a profound exploration into the very heart of our planet and ourselves.

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Geeky Facts about Mount Everest

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In Nepali, it is known as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan as Chomolungma.

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Shrubs can be found here at altitudes above 5,750.

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Mt Everest is about 60 million years old.

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Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

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Nepal
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16 days from

£2,440 / person

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Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

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Nepal
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19 days from

£2,545 / person

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Everest

Everest

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68 days from

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Khumbu Classics

Khumbu Classics

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24 days from

£3,995 / person

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Island Peak

Island Peak

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23 days from

£3,525 / person

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Lobuche East

Lobuche East

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22 days from

£3,625 / person

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