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The Himalayas - Nepal Himalayas - Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park (Think-Quest)
Sagarmatha National park (Dept. of National Parks & Wildlife Conservation)
Unesco World heritage since: 1979
Size of heritage: 124,400 ha
Sagarmatha is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers and deep valleys, dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of the Sherpas, with their unique culture, adds further interest to this site.
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Small airport - 22 mi (36 km) Phaplu Airport
Small airport - 37 mi (60 km) Tumling Tar Airport
Small airport - 48 mi (78 km) Jiri Airport
Small airport - 49 mi (79 km) Lamidanda Airport
Small airport - 51 mi (83 km) Rumjatar Airport
Small airport - 51 mi (82 km) Bhojpur Airport
Small airport - 57 mi (92 km) Ramechhap Airport
Small airport - 65 mi (106 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.