Sagarmatha National Park
The Sagarmatha National Park is Nepal’s most popular national park as it is home to world’s tallest peak of the world Mt. Everest (8848 M) or other prominent peaks most of which are over 6,000m. The park was established in 1976 and in 1979 it was declared as the world heritage site. It is Nepal’s first national park to get that reputation. Sagarmatha National Park is encompasses the area of 1148 Sq. Km in Solukhumbu district lying adjacent with Makalu Barun National park in east and catching the upper Bhote Koshi as well as Dudh koshi River. The park is full of rugged terrains high mountain peaks deep gorges and glaciers. Sagarmatha National Park is home to different rare species in the likes of snow leopard wolf, lynx, red panda, musk deer, and black bear. The landscapes here are very rugged, steep, deep glaciers and deep valley with climatic zones of forested temperate zones, subalpine zones, alpine and nival zones. Flora and Fauna like birch, juniper, blue pines, firs, bamboo, rhododendron and several animals live here. Likewise, the park is also home to beautiful Sherpa villages, historic monasteries and cultural landmarks.