Nepal is a country that is blessed with one of the most beautiful Himalayan terrains and sublime landscapes on the planet. Trekking in the Everest region of Nepal is a famous adventure activity done by thousands of trekkers and travellers every year. With eight of the ten tallest mountain peaks in the world situated in the country, including Mount Everest- the tallest mountain on Earth, Nepal certainly does not lack in trekking destinations. The numerous trekking regions in Nepal all feature unique and exotic aspects and elements that make visiting the regions an exciting affair. Gorgeous Mountain views with wide-open valleys and ethnic villages and settlements situated at the foothills of the Himalayas makes trekking in Nepal absolutely spectacular. The Everest region, also known as the Khumbu region, is one of the most visited regions for trekking in Nepal. It is situated on northeastern Nepal on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. The region is a major Sherpa settlement of the Himalayas and has an amazing mountainous landscape. Ranging in elevations from 3,300 meters (11,000 feet) to the 8,848 m (29,029 ft) summit of Mount Everest, the Everest region includes the famous Sagarmatha National Park and popular villages like Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. From the alarmingly dramatic airstrip at Lukla to the Base Camp of Mount Everest, the Everest region is a gorgeous cornucopia of Himalayan views and mesmerizing sights. Khumbu, with less than four thousand inhabitants, receives anything from ten to twenty thousand trekkers a year.