Sagarmatha Overview

Other Name

Everest, Jomolangma, Chomolungma, Qomolungma

Peak ID

SGRM

Status

Opened

Elevation

8848 M / 29029 FT

Latitude

27.9881

Longitude

86.9281

History

1st ascent on

29/05/1953 AD(16/02/2010 BS)

1st ascent by

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa ( Nepal ),
Edmund Hillary ( New Zealand ),

Sagarmatha, globally known as Mt Everest is the highest mountain peak with the elevation of 8848 meters above sea level, located in the Mahalangur range of the Nepal Himalayas. Mount Everest is also known as Sagarmatha in Nepal, Zhumulangma in China and Chomolungma in Tibet. It is located on the border of Nepal and China. It is located in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, Solukhumbu district, Province no. 1 of Nepal. The official elevation of 8,848 m (29,029 ft), recognized by Nepal and China, was established by 1955 Indian survey and later on reconfirmed by a Chinese survey in 1975. Sagarmatha is 3 km North from Lhotse and is 6.3 km southeast of Khumbutse on the same ridge. Whereas Nuptse is 4.4 km southwest of Lhotse in the ridge going westward from Lhotse.

Location

  • Province:

    Province 1
  • Mountain Range:

    Mahalangur
  • District:

    Solukhumbu/NC
  • Municipality/Rural Municipality:

    Khumbu Pasang Lhamu/NC

Nearest help center

( from the basecamp along
the caravan route )
  • Police post:

    Namche 34.1KM
  • Army post:

    Namche 34.1KM
  • Health centre/post:

    Pheriche 51.2KM
  • Tourist police post:

    Lukla 51.2KM
  • Nearest settlement :

    Lobuche 8.3KM

Royalty Fees

  • Nepalese (NRs):

    Rs.18250 in Summer and Winter, Rs.37500 in Autumn and seasons and Rs.75000 in Spring for the Normal Route. And for Other Route, the government has fixed Rs.15000 in Summer and Winter, Rs.30000 in Autumn and seasons and Rs.60000 in Spring.
  • Foreigners (USD):

    $2750.00 in Summer and Winter, $5500.00 in Autumn and $11000.00 in Spring for climbing the peak respectively for the Normal Route. And for Other Route, an amount of $11000.00 in Summer and Winter, $5000.00 in Autumn and $11000.00 in Spring

How to get there

  • From Kathmandu:

    Flight to Lukla
  • Caravan route:

    Lukla-Namche-Pheriche-Lobuche-Gorakshep-BC
  • Caravan route
    length:

    51.2KM through Pheriche
  • Climbing route
    length:

    11.2KM
  • Duration:

    75 Days

Maps

Four Faces

Sagarmatha (South Face)

Sagarmatha (East from Swiss BC)

Sagarmatha (West face from Gokyo)