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Namchee Bazaar

Namchee Bazaar

Nepal – There is a village at the favorite climber to conquer the world’s highest mountain, Everest. Located at an altitude of 3440 masl, Namchee Bazaar filled inn and tearoom overlooking the Himalayan peaks of ice.

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” That famous quote from a New Zealander named Sir Edmund Hillary. Along with a Sherpa (call for Tibetans living in Nepal) named Tenzing Norgay, Hillary was the first to arrive at the summit of Everest on May 29, 1953. He was trekking through Sherpa villages on the slopes of the Himalayas, including Namche Bazaar.

Located at an altitude of 3440 masl, Namche Bazaar as villagers on the mountain. Most climbers arrive in Namche Bazaar on the 2nd day of trekking towards the Everest Base Camp (EBC). However, the track leading to the village is one of the hardest. No wonder many climbers who stay longer in Namche Bazaar, Rested  and explore the village.

Namchee Solokhumbu Bazaar is located in the district, which is lined with ice Himalayan peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Kanchenjunga. Contour terraces village is often made weary hikers, because they have to climb if you want to get around the village. Not infrequently they sighed after a grueling trekking, and should lead to an inn in the top steps!

However, it all paid off by the panoramic and village facilities. Specialty, tea houses and shops selling climbing equipment lined up pretty. Some hotels also have hot water facilities (which is cooked by the owner), also presents a variety of cuisine delights.

From travel site Gadling, Tuesday (08/04/2012), Namche Bazaar is the largest village in terms of population. This beautiful village inhabited by about 1600 people so the majority owner of the inn and tavern. There is also a farming and herding yaks (original buffalo Himalaya).

Around the spring and fall, the village is so extraordinarily crowded. The climbers have always spent a few days in Namche Bazaar. In addition to rest, they are used to shopping various purposes such as gloves, boots, sleeping bags up. But because of a struggle to reach this place, the price of goods in Namche Bazaar tend to be expensive. But if you want to bid, the locals will give a cheaper price.

Tea shop is a favorite place for hikers to spend the afternoon. Sipping black tea locally, eat a serving of Momo (typical meat snacks made from Himalaya), also mingled with the local people. Lodging in Namche Bazaar also provides Dal Bhat (steamed rice served with green beans and vegetable soup) for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

If the body is pretty fit, the climber is ready to continue the journey to the next height. Passing through Sherpa villages are more petite until eventually arriving at EBC. Mount Everest at an altitude of 8848 masl as if waiting for his successor to Sir Edmund Hillary. While Namche Bazaar, will always wait for the climbers to simply stop there.


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