The Everest Trekking region is the most popular trekking area in the whole world; offering the best of Sherpa culture, Buddhism insights, adventurous trails, and panoramic views of the world’s highest Himalayas including Mt. Everest. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa were the first to successfully climb Mount Everest. It was after they reached the summit in 1953 that trekking in the Everest region started. Hillary and Tenzing have also played a vital role in developing the Everest region by constructing Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Hillary School, and other infrastructure for the overall development of the local Sherpa community.