Sagarmatha National Park. Sagarmatha is the name given by Nepal, to the summit of Mount Everest. This park was announced in July 1976. Broad region reaches 1148 square kilometers. Besides covering Dudh Kosi river basin flow also Bhote Kosi. The altitude between 2845 meters to the highest point on earth is 8,848 meters. Peaks higher than 6,000 meters including Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Thamserku, Nuptse, Pumori and Amadablam. Since 1979 the world body used as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
How to reach the top it is the easiest airport to fly to Lukla and then followed on foot to the appropriate height. If you do not want to use a plane, it can use the land route by bus to Jiri. Walk from Jiri, through Lukla to Namche Bazar at its center, the length can be 10 days. Some flights can be made to the airfield pioneer in Tumlingtar, Syangboche but this is restricted, and Phaplu.
National Parks Office located at Mendalphu about five hours on foot before Namche Bazar. There are museums of cultural and natural park. In addition there is a small temple called gomba. One of the most famous Tengboche Gomba because from there the top of Everest can be seen. In the month of May is celebrated Mani Rimdu showing colorful Sherpa culture. Village Thame with gombanya is an important place for the community Solu Khumbu, Mani Rimdu ceremony of this temple is very famous. Also in Khumjung only two hours drive from Namche Bazar is famous because there are gomba Dumje ceremony in June.
Sagarmatha National Park protects the entire flora and fauna found there. Forbidden to use even collect wood for fire. The travelers are not staying at the inn should bring their own fuel for cooking. Bottle drinks, especially beer bottles thrown in there is strictly prohibited. All waste must be buried or disposed of in a special place.
National Park entrance fee of about 20 U.S. dollars or Nepali rupees 650. Can be paid in Thamel, Kathmandu or at the entrance at Monju. Filming for the commercial tariff is a thousand dollars. Motor vehicles and mountain bikes are also prohibited in National Parks. Forbidden to run between the hours of seven in the evening until five in the morning. Reproduction climb peaks above 6,000 meters without permission from the Nepal Mountaineering Association.