Everest region is a home to various towering mountain
ranges of the world, amongst which king of the mountains; almighty of all; Mt.
Everest is the most highlighted and appreciated one.  Who would not want to take the pride of
achieving the top of the world? Everest Region Trek will present you the

Namche Bazaar (3,500 m) is the staging point for
expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks in the area. Small, colourful
market town with distinct culture and unique civilization makes Namche Bazar
popular among the travelers.  It sells
every necessary equipment for trekking and climbing and everything you might
need during your trip from Tibetan market. 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.

A historic trading hub, famous for its homemade yak
cheese and butter, Namche is situated on the slope of an arch-shaped mountain,
with amazing views of giant Himalayan peaks from anywhere in the valley, night
and day. Once a major trading centre of the Khumbu region, Sherpas from
neighboring villages and traders from Tibet would gather to barter goods
displaying exotic traditional arts and crafts. Namche Bazaar despite its prosperity
still maintains its ancient culture, traditions and heartwarming hospitality.

Now a major gateway to Everest, Namche Bazaar has become
a busy tourist hub where climbers and trekkers can do last minute shopping for

One of the popular stops along the Everest route, this
Sherpa dominated settlement seems to have it all. Besides the usual collection
of hotels, restaurants and equipment stores, one can even find a regular pub,
cyber cafe and a place to play pool. It is wise to halt here for a couple of
days to get acclimatized by walking up and down in the vicinity as
acclimatization is a slow process. 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, which also help you to


Every Saturday morning, Namche Bazaar gears up for the
weekly market fair which lights up the place. This fair puts the spotlight on
the middle of the town, where traders from Tibet and other villages display
their artifacts and essential goods to attract potential customers.

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