The khumbu region is in Solukhumbu district so, Solokhumbu is divided into two distinct region , Solu and Khumbu. The lower district of solukhumbu , most tourists are those who trekking from Salleri to Everest base camp, jiri to Everest base camp and lukla to Everest base camp or in the reverse direction. During the trekking in solukhumbu teahouses and small hotels offer accommodation but community campsites are also used widely. In khumbu there is many existing tourist routes are used extensively to trekking into everes region even some new alternate trekking route also can be explored.
Fact about solukhumbu district
District area : 3 39 776 hectare
Highest Peak : Mt:Everest (8848 meter)
Total population : 1 19 901 (2001)
Ethnic Group : 31.93% Rai Ethnic and others are Sherpa in khumbu region and chhetri , gurung, Brahmin, and newars
Average Temperature : Min-1.8 Degrees Celsius and Max-11.5 Degree Celsius
Literacy : 47.86 %
Economic Occupations : Agriculture , Trekking , service holders etc.
Access : Lies in the Eastern Development region. Flight Available to Phaplu from kathmandu 25 min fly. Flight Available to lukla from kathmandu 30 min. drive also possible from kathmandu Solukhumbu approx. 10 hours.
Attractions of Solukhumbu :
Listed on a world heritage site Sagarmatha national park , there are few places on the earth that can lay claim to the biological diversity and of the highest in the world. khumbu region provides variety of wild life such as the red panda , snow leopard , musk Deer , Hiamalayas houses hare and ovr 118 species of birds including the impeyan Pheasant which is nepal’s national bird.
No doubt highest satading 8848 meter above sea level is the world’s highest peak. Located within the sagarmatha national park, the Everest stands as a testimony to the spirit of human race and their attempt to victory nature’s challenges.
The best and most admired of all of nepal’s ethnic groups sherpas migrated to high valley south of mt:Everest from eastern Tibet about 450 years ago. The name Shar-Pa means people from the east. Also Sherpa homeland is dominated by Himalayas gods. The most sacred of these being Number in Solu and Khumbi-La in Khumbu.
Getting around Solukhumbu.
Mera peak climbing 6654 meter Duration : 16-20 days
This mera peak lies on the border of Bung and Chheskam VDC of Solu district. The mountaineers have to take, short 30 min flight from kathmanu to lukla and chutanga , chhatra-la, Kothe , Thannak , Khare , high camp and Summit mera peak, only high camp and mera peak base camp doesnot have tea houses , for these two days you have prepare for camping rest of tea house available. Mera peak climbing can be done in 16-20 days . there is some different routes to get Kothe.
Island peak climbing 6189 meter Duration : 16 days
Island peak climbing is popular peak climbing in Nepal it’s a spectacular distension to a terrific adventure climb into a mount Everest region. Who wants to get summit island peak climbing these mountaineers have to take thrilling flight to lukla and start trekking through , namche, tangboche , dingboche , chukung and island peak base camp then summit island peak, even island peak climbing can be done via Everest base camp this island peak only one night camping.
Everest base camp trek duration : 16 days
A 16 days Everest base camp trek can be done via flight to lukla ,Namche bazzar , tangboche , dingboche , lowbuche , gorakship and Everest base camp. Everest base camp trek being a global holidays trekking in Nepal. this Everest base camp trek is people’s most choice and admire trekking. Everest base camp trek tea houses and small hotel offer accommodation. Way to go Everest base camp there is many routes such as a , jiri to Everest base camp trek ,Duration 21 days , salleri to Everest base camp trek duration : 18 days , flight to lukla and start trekking from lukla to Everest base camp via gokyo duration : 18 days , lukla to Everest base camp via three passess duration : 20 days
Pikey peak trek , Duration : 10 days
Pikey peak trek offer the most beautiful panoramic views of Himalayas ,there is no others place or better view point than pikey peak from east to western Himalayas you can grab. it’s only 4060 meter. And new trekking route in Nepal. if you are looking for best panoramic view of Himalayas including mount Everest and less crowd even less than 5000 meter so this trekking in Nepal would be your choice trekking.