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Namche Bazaar

30

Apr
2018
Namche Bazaar
Posted By : Trek Nepal Himalayas /56259

Namche Bazaar is a town and in Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1 of north-eastern Nepal. It is located within the Khumbu area at the elevation of  3,440 meters.  Namche Bazaar is the starting point for expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks in the area. It is also is a flourishing market town selling everything from Tibetan artefacts to trekking and climbing equipment.

The Namche Bazaar maintaining its reputation, is now a tourist hub since it is a gateway to the Everest Region or Himalayas. Namche Bazaar is a small town, is dominated by Sherpa community. A visit to Syangboche or some Sherpa villages such as Thame, Khumjung and Khunde just a few hours walk from Namche are good options for whiling away your time here.  The visitor center at park headquarters has detailed information on various climbs in the area, memorabilia from different mountaineering expeditions, and information on the lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people.