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Map of Everest Camps

Mount Everest is located on the Himalayan mountain range on the border of China and Nepal and is 8848.86 meters high. The Everest Nature Reserve covers an area of 3.381 million hectares, and the main protection objects are alpine and plateau ecosystems. Located at the junction of Dingri, Nyalam, Jilong and Dingjie counties in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Mount Everest Nature Reserve is rich in water, light and wind energy resources, as well as important tourism resources composed of unique biogeographical features, peculiar natural landscapes, ethnic culture and historical sites.

Mount Everest is not only the tallest mountain in the world, but also one of the most majestic in the world. The mountain is pyramid-shaped, majestic, the north slope is 5800-6200 meters, the southern slope is 5500-6100 meters above the snow line covered with snow all year round, the northeast ridge, southeast ridge and west ridge sandwiched with three steep walls, between these ridges and cliffs are distributed more than 500 large glaciers, the glacier has a variety of magnificent and rare ice towers and tens of meters high ice steep cliffs, ice cracks.

Mount Everest Attractions: Mount Everest Reserve contains the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, and four other peaks above 8,000 meters above sea level, rich in animal and plant resources, special geological and geomorphological features, typical alpine and plateau systems. The main attractions are Rongbuk Temple, Kama Valley, Ice Tallinn, Cho Ao You, Alpine Meadow, Everest Base Camp, Monuments, etc.

Mount Everest in Tibet and Nepal Map

Mount Everest, the main peak of the Himalayas, is the highest mountain in the world.

Now Mount Everest is jointly owned by China and Nepal and has been looked up to by people on both sides for generations.


On the Chinese side is the Everest Nature Reserve, and Rongbuk Temple, which is only 20 kilometers from Mount Everest, is the highest temple (5154 meters).

It is also the closest place that ordinary tourists can get to Mount Everest in China, and although the accommodation conditions are extremely poor and the headache is bursting, it is all worth it to be able to look at the goddess twice.


Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Map


Unlikely the case in Nepal where tourists can only reach Everest Base Camp(5364m) in Sagarmatha National Park through trekking, to tour Everest Base Camp( 5200m) in Tibet, tourists can choose either taking tour bus or trekking.

Physically demanding as it is, trekking from Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp remains a popular choice for many tourists. Not only is it a special way to prove one’s toughness but also the oldest and best way to experience the holiness of Tibet.

Mount Everest Climbing Route Map


Technically, it’s more challenging to summit Mt. Everest via its north ridge from Tibet’s side than on Nepal’s side. Everest since the first successful ascent by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953, over 2 thousand intrepid explorers have made it to the summit of the world from Tibet’s side.

How Much Does It Cost to Climb Mount Everest

The average cost to climb Mt. Everest is estimated to be around 30,000 USD to 50,000 USD, including travel cost, travel permit cost and insurance, supply and climbing gears, logistics, Sherpa guide, etc.

How Many People Climb Mount Everest

Tibet Side: 2,580 summits with 106 deaths through August 2015

Nepalese side : 4,421 summits with 176 deaths through August 2015

Climbing Mount Everest Risks

Climbing the world’s summit is definitely not a pushover. It involves months of training and preparation and it’s often organized by seasoned Everest mountaineering companies or clubs. However, sometimes the tragedy does happen. And most of the death is as a result of avalanche, exposure, fall, acute altitude sickness, ice collapse, exhaustion, lack of experience, etc.

Route to Climb Mount Everest

Base camp: 5200m
Interim camp: 6187m - 5 to 6 hours (first time)
Advanced base camp: 6492m - 6 hours (first time)
North Col or C1: 7000m - 4 to 6 hours (first time)
Camp 2: 7500m - 5 hours
Camp 3: 8300m - 4 to 6 hours
Yellow Band
First Step: 8500m
Mushroom Rock - 8549m - 2 hours from C3
Second Step: 8577m - 1 hour or less
Third Step: 8690m - 1 to 2 hours
Summit Pyramid - 2 hours
Summit: 8844,43m - 1 hour
Return to Camp 3: 7 -8 hours
Return to ABC: 3 hours