Sagarmatha National Park is a wildlife reserve that is well known to people for its location which is dominated by Mount Everest in the Himalayas of Eastern Nepal. The location, which is in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal, has been visited by tourists since the 1960s, although it was officially established in the year 1976, people have been flocking the area increasingly over the years because of the stunning scenery and the adventurous trails for trekking and hiking.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site has various important peaks other than Mount Everest, like Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thamerku, Kwangde, Kangtaiga and Gyachyung Kang. It is also a preservation site for rare species of animals and birds, like the red panda and snow leopard. The wildlife sanctuary stretches over 1100 square kilometers and is recognized as an eminent bird sanctuary by BirdLife International, making it a highly important tourist attraction for people, especially those who enjoy mountaineering and bird watching.
Visitors can indulge in various outdoor activities apart from sightseeing and enjoying the scenic beauty of the National Park.
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