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Where is the Mount Everest located in the World

Where is the Mount Everest located in the World

Nepal is the Himalayas country located in between great Country China to the North and India to the south. The roof of the world “EVEREST” exactly in between the Subrange of Mahalandur, the borderline of Nepal and Tibet is 27°59’ North latitude, 86°55’ East longitudes in the southern part of Asia. The political map of Nepal has listed Mt. Everest in the ward number 4 of Khumjung Village Development Committee of Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha National Park.The Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest city Of Nepal.

Mount Everest Known as the different local names; Nepalese called “Sagarmatha” that refers to forehead in the sky. Likewise the Tibetan language is called ‘Chomolungma – meaning – Mother of the World. Before the name given as Everest, It was called the Third Pole. The peak  Name “EVEREST” derived from the land Surveyor General ‘Sir George Everest’ who was the first person to locate the exact position of the Mountain. In order to acknowledge his achievement, the British government decided to honor the name  Everest as the name of the Peak although George Everest was always rather embarrassed by the honor.

On 29 May 1953, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from Nepal and Edmund Hillary from New Zealand became the first climbers who reached the summit of Mount Everest. Both of them were passionate mountaineer and explorer. Before their successful summit, there were many attempts fail by the many British expedition teams. But people never get desperate, Still, annually thousand number of the climbers attempt to Summit of Everest some become fortunate and some lost their life in the lap of himalayas. To climb the Everest, one must have need prior experience and technical knowledge about rope, use of Ice ax, tent management, emergency surviving techniques etc. There are two main expedition routes, one approaching the summit from the southeast in Nepal (known as the “standard route”) and the other from the north in Tibet. Altogether 45 minutes to two months require conquering the whole expedition in the Everest.

Quick facts about the EVEREST

  • Highest peak in the world – 8848 meters / 29,029 feet
  • In 1921, First attempt by British Expedition
  • The first successful summit was on May 29, 1953, by Sir Edmund Hillary – Newzealand and Tenzing Norgay, Sherpa from Nepal. They climbed from the south side on a British expedition lead by Colonel John Hunt.
  • Apa Sherpa “Super Sherpa” is the first person who has been successfully summited  21 times in the top of the world. The first victory was in 1990 and his last time to the summit was in 2011.
  • The first woman to summit Everest was Junko Tabei of Japan in 1975
  • The youngest person to the summit was American Jordan Romero, age 13 years 11 months, on May 23, 2010, from the north side.
  • The oldest person to summit was Japanese Miura Yiuchiro, age 80 on May 23, 2013
  • The first climbers to summit Everest without bottled oxygen were Italian Reinhold Messner with Peter Habler in 1978.He is also the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 meters (26,000 ft) above sea level.

Everest climbing is extreme adventure activity. Those who are not physical fit for expedition in  Everest region, You don’t need to worry.Himalayan Smile operates amazing Everest  Base Camp trekking that offers closest view of the highest peak  ‘’ Mount Everest” just in front of your eyes. The trekking packages include trekking Permit, 25 minutes scenic flight, guides, poters and other necessary equipment. The trip can be customized as per the preference.

Land of Himalayas – Mount Everest region is one of the richest regions in terms of nature and culture. Including the Everest, many towering panoramic views greet to each traveler around the seasons. Mainly two seasons are known as the peak season to trek: Spring(February, March, April)and Autumn(September, October, November)  although the trekkers can do trekking in any seasons in their favorable time constraint. Everest Consists some of  the  fabulous Himalayas which are:   Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft), Amadablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft), Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft), Thamserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft), Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft), Kusum Kanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft), holy Mt. Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft), Island peak etc .Additionally, Sherpa villages,  their unique cultural  diversity, Hospitability  also the synonyms of Everest trekking.

Everest Base Camp in Nepal is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal. Each year thousands of trekkers are visited in this region.Tecnically no equipment and skills require but you definitely need to be able to deal with mountain attitude. The beginners need to take extra day to proper acclimatization. The Everest base camp trekking generally starts from 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Khumbu airport at Lukla.Namche bazaar is known as the Capital of Khumbu region, here you find every equipment, things good accommodation and hospital facility. The highest point in this trek is 5545m at Kalapather, here you hike in the morning. And you retrace your trek back to Lukla via Goraksheep.Trekking in High altitude occurred Acute Mountain Sickness ( Headache, dizziness, loss of appetite ) because when you trek higher elevation,  gradually the portion of oxygen will be thinner and thinner. So that you cannot walk properly.Ignoring AMS is very hazardous.Might be the cause of Death. The Best solution for AMS  is to trek down and down towards the lower elevation.

The World’s 14 Highest Mountain Peaks (above 8,000 meters)

In the world, only 14 peaks are above the 8000 m  above the Sea level.  Mostly the Himalayas are located in the Asian region. The World’s tallest 8 out of 14 peak poses in Nepal including World’s Highest peak Mt. Everest. According to Everest News.com, Only 17 climbers have reached the summits of all 14 peaks. The following are the world’s highest mountains listed in below:

  • Mount Everest( 29,029 feet /  8,848 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt. K2 (28,251 Feet /8,611 Meters) – Pakistan
  • Mt. Kangchenjunga (28,169 feet /8,586 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt. Lhotse (27,940 feet /8,516 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt.Makalu (27,838 feet /8,485 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt.Cho Oyu (26,864 feet /8,188 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt.Dhaulagiri I (26,795 feet /8,167 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt.Manaslu (26,781 feet /8,163 meters) – Nepal
  • Mt. Nanga Parbat (26,660 feet /8,126 meters) – Pakistan
  • Mt.Annapurna I (26,545 feet /8,091 meters) – Nepal
  • Gasherbrum I (26,470 feet / 8,068 meters) – Pakistan
  • Broad Peak (26400 feet / 8,047 meters) – Pakistan
  • Gasherbrum (26,360 feet / 8,035 meters) – Pakistan
  • Chisapangba (26,289 feet / 8,068 meters) – China