The Himalaya, the world’s highest mountain range with 100 peaks over 7,200 metres elevation, straddles five countries -
One of the most popular treks in Nepal is to Everest Base Camp. Most tourist opt to fly in to Lukla to start the trek.
Lukla is the main starting point for treks to Mount Everest. The town is served by Tenzing-
Namche Bazaar situated at an elevation of approximately 3,500 metres is a main trading centre and hub for the Khumbu region of Nepal. Many of the Sherpas that work as guides or porters for treks in the region, come from the area around Namche. The town itself has a number of hotels, restaurants and equipment suppliers.
The Annapurna region is situated in North-
Besi Sahar is one of the main towns in the Annapurna region and starting point for some of the treks.