20 July, 2017 : 7:36 PM
Sagarmatha National Park (SNP), established in 1976 is one of the pioneer protected areas of Nepal. The park was inscribed as world heritage property in 1979 because of its superlative and exceptional natural beauty, which is embedded in the vivid mountains, glaciers, deep valleys and majestic peaks including the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. The Gokyo and the associated wetlands, the wetlands of global significance, also lie within Park.