- by Eric
- Last Updated: 2020-05-15
Mount Everest is the main peak of the Himalayas and the highest mountain in the world. Everest is 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level, lies on the border between China Tibet and Nepal. In Nepal, the mountain is called Sagarmatha（Sanskrit for “the forehead of the sky"). While in Tibet, it's called Chomolungma or Qomolangma(Tibetan for "mother of the universe"). The mountain looks like a giant pyramid. It attracts numerous mountain adventures and tourists to visit it from Nepal and Tibet every year. Here are some maps help you get a better understanding of Mount Everest such as where is mount Everest located, Everest base camp trek map, location of mt Everest, etc.
Where's Mt.Everest Located
Mt.Everest Trekking Map
Other Maps About Mt.Everest
How to Get to Mt.Everest for tourists?
Get to Mount Everest from Tibet.
As foreign travelers are not allowed to travel independently in Tibet, we suggest you join a Mount Everest tour arranged by local travel agencies. Tourists usually choose to start from Lhasa and it is about 600 kilometers to Mount Everest. From Lhasa to Mt. Everest, there is a relatively mature and complete route: Lhasa - Yamdroktso Lake - Shigatse - Lhaze - Tingri - Peikutso Lake - Rongbuk Monastery - Everest Base Camp. For transportation, you can choose carpool or chartered van.
Get to Mount Everest from Nepal.
In Nepal, trekking to Mountain Everest is the best way to appreciate the world's highest mountain views. After you reach Kathmandu, you will take a flight to Lukla----your Everest trekking tour will begin here! There is a 16-days popular routine for your reference: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding - Namche - Tengboche - Dingboche - Lobuche - Gorak Shep - EBC - Gorak Shep - Pheriche - Namche - Lukla – Kathmandu.
If you don’t have enough time to trek, you can choose a Nepal Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, which can provide you a panoramic view of Mt.Everest in a day. But the price is relatively very high.
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