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Khumbu

Khumbu is an area within the Everest zone in northeastern Nepal as part of the Solukhumbu District within the Sagarmatha Zone covering Sagarmatha National Park in Monju and the Sherpa settlement of the Himalayas which has towns and villages at 3,300 meters (11,000 feet) to the summit of Mount Everest 8,848 m (29,029 ft) as the highest place on Earth.

Khumbu is believed to be a major glacier area during the last Ice Age 500,000 years ago. Many routes through the mountains are very difficult, but places to rest and enjoy food are available along the way. Most young Sherpas understand basic English and will help travelers.

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Phakding (2,610 meters)

Phakding is a small village at an altitude of 2,610 meters in the Dudh Kosi river valley north of Lukla and south of Monjo as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1979. The trails that begin at Lukla and Phakding are often the main stop points for climbers on their way to Mount Everest via Gokyo Ri route or Tengboche route.

Monjo (2,835 meters)

Monjo is a small village at 2,835 meters in the Dudh Kosi river valley north of Phakding and Jorsale, just below the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park and one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1979.

Lukla (2,860 meters)

Lukla is a city of 2,860 meters (9,383 ft) as a popular place for travelers to start a two-day trekking to Namche Bazaar. Lukla has a small airport, a variety of trekking fixtures, western-style food and hotels.

Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters)

Namche Bazaar or Nemche Bazaar or Namche Baza is a city at an altitude of 3,440 meters (11,286 feet). The city is a major trading center in the Khumbu region, has a number of inns and shops that cater to the needs of visitors.

Khumjung (3,790 meters)

Khumjung is a village within the Sagarmatha National Park at an altitude of 3,790 meters and is located near Mount Khumbila. A monastery is believed to have a Yeti scalp. A school was built by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1961 that serves pre-school, elementary and secondary school activities with over 350 students.

Phortse (3840 meters)

Phortse is an agricultural village at an altitude of 3840 meters as an authentic Sherpa village.

Tengboche (3,867 meters)

Tengboche or Thyangboche is a village at an altitude of 3,867 meters (12,687 ft) where an important Buddhist site is Tengboche Monastery as the largest gompa in the Khumbu region built in 1923. Tengboche has a panoramic view of the Himalayas, including the peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Ama Dablam, and Thamserku.

Kunde (3,800 meters to 4,000 meters)

Kunde is a village in the Khumjung Valley within Sagarmatha National Park and has a height of between 3,800 meters to 4,000 meters. This village is the site of Kunde Hospital founded by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1966.

Pangboche (3,985 meters)

Pangboche or Panboche is a village at 3,985 meters (13,074 ft) in the Imja Khole valley, about 3 kilometers northeast of Tengboche and is a base camp to climb near Ama Dablam. A Buddhist monastery, Dughla lake and inhabited mainly by the Sherpa who has a record of conquering Everest five times in the history of climbing the world. A school was built by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1963.

Dingboche (4,410 meters)

Dingboche is a Sherpa village in the Chukhung Valley at 4,410 meters (14,470 ft) as a popular stopping point for climbing Mount Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. Climbers will usually spend two nights here for acclimatization purposes.

The village provides cottages and tenting areas all over the place. A helicopter landing pad on the west of Imja River near Moonlight Lodge. Dingboche has a population of 200 people also has an internet cafe that uses satellite technology as the highest café on earth.

Lobuche (4,940 meters)

Lobuche or Lobuje is a small settlement as one of the last overnight stops at 4,940 meters (16,210 feet) altitude on the way to Everest Base Camp in the south via the standard southeast route or stopping at Gorak Shep (5,545 meters, 18,192 feet).

Lobuche is a very busy place every year in April where hundreds of transporters and Sherpas are en route to Base Camp. Many of them also move logistics using yaks or other means for climbers and expeditions for spring preparation in May.

The Inn at Lobuche is very simple which mostly consists of stone huts with dormitories. In recent years there have been several additions to modern facilities including seven cottages providing 200 rooms with twin beds. Some cottages provide internet service and oxygen canisters.

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Location: Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1, Nepal.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. The other alternative is six-day walk to Namche Bazaar.

Advice:

The best time is early March to mid-May and early September to late November. Winter is very cold, snow closes the road, and the lodges are closed. Wetter summers and spectacular summits are often covered in clouds. The scenery is much better after the summer cleaning atmospheric dust, but the days are shorter and cooler.

The route through the mountains is very difficult, but plenty of places to rest and enjoy the food along the way. Ask the locals for the next villages in the route. Most young Sherpas understand basic English and talk a lot smoothly. Khumbu's lodges and restaurants only receive the Nepalese Rupee.

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