Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is one of the most popular towns in the Everest Region. While you are doing the Everest Base Camp trek, starting from Lukla heading to Phakding and Manjo is a permit Checkpoint that crosses the highest suspension Bridge to climb up to the Namche bazaar.

The Elevation of Namche bazaar is a 3,440 meter staging point for expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks like Island Peak, Labuche peak, and many more. Namche Bazaar has developed into a small, colorful market town selling everything from Tibetan artifacts to Trekking climbing equipment and everything you might need during your trip. Before time around 2000 to 2008, there are a big market for Tibetan people. The visitor center at the park headquarters has detailed information on various climbs and trekking destinations. In Khumbu valley, many mountaineering people are took a rest and prepare for going up the Everest Base Camp.

Namche Bazar is a Historic trading hub, very famous for its homemade yak cheese and butter, Namche is located on the slope of an arch-shaped massif with amazing views of massive Himalayan peaks from anywhere in the valley. Namche Bazaar still retains its ancient culture, traditions, and heart-warm hospitality by the Local people of Sherpa.

Besides the usual collections of Hotels, Restaurants, and equipment stores one can even find a regular pub, Wi-Fi facilities, 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 a slow process. A few hours' walks from Namche is a good option for whiling away your time which also helps you to get Acclimatization. Visit Syangboche or some Sherpa Villages like Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, or Everest View Hotel is one of the best choices for a day hike.

Nowadays, Namche is a major Tourist Hub in Khumbu Region. Namche Bazaar was once a Historic Trading Center between Nepal and Tibet. Tibetan Nepalese and Indian traders used to buy and sell goods to each other.

Seven  Facts about Namche Bazaar

1- First Acclimatization place

2- Visitors Information Center

3- Weather and Climate

4- Saturday Market

5- Syangboche Airport

6- Everest View Hotel

7- Dental Clinic and Health post


1. First Acclimatization Spout

Namche Bazar is the first Acclimatization place. Every trekker and climber is taking a rest to head onward to their destination like Everest Base Camp or Gokyo valley trek or any other peak or mountain climb. Namche bazaar is a fascinating town for trekkers and climbers. They spend a couple of days for Acclimatization if you are heading towards Everest Base Camp or some others. While you are heading for Acclimatization you can climb up to Syangboche or Khumjung village. In Khumjung, the houses a supposed Yeti scalp. Khumjung monastery is popular and beautiful to visit. Khumjung village is modern communication for telephone and internet and self-phone.

2. Visitors Information Center

Just Next to Namche Bazar, on the right sight of Namche village, there is a Sagarmatha National park Visitors Center, it is located at the top end of the village. View from the Everest information center you will see so close distance to Thamserku, and Kongde peak. Further, you will see Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many more high mountains. In this information center, they kept many types of birds, butterflies, and wild animals in a museum.

3. Weather and Climate

The weather and Climate of Namche Bazaar are classified as a humid and tropical regime based on the seasonal occurrence of rains. In Annual precipitation, the Number of rainy days in the year and length of the dry season in the month. In a year, every month the temperature will be different in the mountain area. The coldest month, January is -14 degrees Celsius and in the summertime, June/July will be around 16 to 20 degree Celsius. In Namche, about 56 percent of the years of experience in a Tropical regime, 35 percent are bi-xeric and 9 percent are tri-xeric or irregular.

4. Saturday Market

In Namche, Every Saturday Morning gears up for the weekly market fair which lights up the place to keep the open market for the local people and visitors. Many local people and neighboring villages' people display their Wares and essential goods to attract potential customers.

5. Syangboche Airport

While we are searching about Namche bazaar, near about to Namche is a Syangboche village which is known as the tourist hub of Khumbu valley. There is a very popular airport is known as Syangboche Airport. It is a domestic airport located in Namche Bazaar serving from Solukhumbu district. A district is province No. 1 in Nepal. The airstrip is the closest airstrip to Mt. Everest and Everest Base Camp.

6. Everest View Hotel

Hotel Everest View is located in Solukhumbu District within the Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal. This Hotel offers a Mesmerizing view of Mt. Everest and the surrounding Himalayas in a luxury stay in mountains. Everest View Hotel was opened in 1971 and has been listed on the Guinness books of world records in 2004 as the highest placed Hotel in the world. The Everest View Hotel has become a destination in its own right.

7. Dental Clinic and health post

Namche Bazaar is the only dental Clinic in the Entire Everest Region. It is established in 1991. This Dental Clinic was established by Dr. Brian Hollander, and he developed it upon learning that the Khumbu region's children. They had a serious problem of teeth rotting. Annually Approximately 40 thousand people visit this Hospital for a normal check for oral and dental surgeries. There is a good health post for their normal general Checkup and if they got some sickness they will get free medication from that health post which is run By the Nepal government.


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