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Mount Everest, 8844.43 meters above sea level, is the highest peak in the world. Located on the border of Tibet and Nepal, Mount Everest is the main peak of the Himalayas. Its northern slope belongs to China’s Tibet and its southern slope belongs to Nepal. Therefore, Mount Everest has different names in Nepal and Tibet.

Although only experienced professional climbers can obtain a permit to climb Mount Everest, Mount Everest also attracts countless tourists from all over the world. There are three nearby peaks over 8,000 meters above sea level near Mount Everest, namely, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. In the surroundings, there are more than 14 mountain peaks over 7,000 meters above sea level, which forms the unique scenery of Mount Everest's natural area in the world. Every year, there are still numerous tourists coming to Everest Base Camp to explore the unique scenery of Mount Everest including seniors and kids, especially after the trip to Mount Everest is gradually improved. Most of the tourists who visit Tibet will take a photo with Mount Everest at the Everest Base Camp as a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.

Location of mount Everest in the word

Mount Everest is situated at the junction of the Eurasian continent and the South Asian subcontinent, which is the largest plateau in China and the highest in the world. It is on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as the "Roof of the World" and the "Third Pole". It is located on the border between China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Nepal. The middle section of the Himalayas is located at 27°59′15.85″ north latitude and 86°55′39.51″ east longitude.

Where is Mount Everest in Tibet

The northern part of Mount Everest is in Tingri County of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, and it is also the center of the Mount Everest Nature Reserve.  The Nature Reserve is divided into three functional areas: core area, buffer zone, and experimental area. Among them, the area where Mount Everest is situated on the southern edge is called the "Everest Core Area", with an area of ​​about 3,000 square kilometers. Except for Mount Everest, the world's fourth-highest peak Lhotse, the fifth highest peak Makalu and the sixth highest peak Cho Oyu are in this area.

Everest Base Camp trekking is a paradise for trekkers. Whether it is the classic old Tingri trekking route to the base camp, the scenic trekking route from Gamagou to  Base Camp on the east slope of Mount Everest, or the base camp trek to the higher-altitude Mount Everest advancing base camp route, all make trekking enthusiasts eager to have a try.

Where is mt Everest in Nepal

The southern part of Mount Everest is in the Sagarmatha National Park in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal. Mount Everest in Nepal has a lower elevation. Compared with the northern part of Mount Everest, the rising of the mountain in Nepal is more gentle. The climate is milder, with a wide variety of flora and fauna, making this area a sacred place for trekking in the world. Especially the EBC loop trekking, which is regarded as one of the best trekking routes in the world, you can't miss it.

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30 Interesting Facts About Mount Everest
10.11.2020 (26 Days Ago)
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