Everest Region Trekking is also known as Khumbu or Solukhumbu region trekking located in the north eastern privince of Nepal. Khumbu region is renowned by many worlds’ highest and famous mountains including Mt. Everest world highest peak, Mt. Lhotse 4th highest peak of the world, Mt. Cho Oyu the 6th highest peak of the world, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Tawoche, Island peak, Lobuche and many other peaks. Everest Region in Nepal is more than just climbing and trekking, it is a life changing experience and some see it as a journey to achieving Nirvana. The world's longest glacier Khumbu glacier is also lie in Everest region. It has many options for trekking long and short including the world famous passes like Cho-la, Renjo-la, Kongma-la and many more. Khumbu region is the homeland of the Sherpas who are famous as legendary for mountain guides and climbers. Walking through the Sherpa villages of Namche Bazar, Thame and Khumjung, trekkers can mingle with the cheerful, friendly Sherpas, explore the ancient Buddhist monasteries and admire the Rhododendron forests that bloom during spring time. Lukla and Phaplu airstrips provide easy and quick access to this area and the use of planes makes shorter and more varied treks possible. Everest Region Trekking is in the world of its own with vast glaciers, icefalls, the highest mountains, deep valleys, precarious settlements and hardy peoples challenging the harsheet conditions thrown at them by nature in the thin air of high altitude. Buddhist lamas, monks and nuns led by Rinpoches serve the predominantly Sherpa communities from their monasteries.