Eastern region Trekking in Nepal occupies about 15% of the total land area but consist the one of the best geography in the world leading thousands of travelers every year. Trekking in Eastern Nepal includes an eastern approach to great Himalayan range including worlds highest mountain Mt. Everest, this region holds Makalu Base Camp Trek, and the area near Kanchenjunga Base Camp. The altitude of this region ranges between 4,877m to 8,848m which includes 8 of the 14 highest summits in the world which exceed to the altitude of 8,000m including Mt. Everest, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and others. Most ethnic groups are represented and many rural destinations such as Dhankutta, Khandbari and Bhojpur are large and prosperous and clean.
Eastern Region Nepal was opened for trekkers in 1988 however it is still underdeveloped and trekkers must be fully self-sufficient. through the thick forests of rhododendron in the tropical lowlands and yak grazing pastures at high altitudes, surrounded by peaks of Kanchenjunga, Kambachen, Yalung Kang & Jannu (Mystery Peak) Himalayas. Flying to short take-off and landing airstrip at Tumlingtar or Taplejung can shorten the time, but increases the expense