Mount Everest

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Mount Everest


Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain at 8,848.86 m (29,032 ft). It straddles the border of China / Tibet and Nepal and can be visited from either side:

Sunset view of Everest
  • Everest Base Camp Trek through Khumbu (Sagarmatha National Park), the more commonly visited region on the Nepalese (southern) side of the mountain
  • Qomolangma, the less visited nature reserve on the Tibetan (northern) side

See also Hillary and Norgay, the first to climb Everest.

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