Namche Bazaar is a town and in Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu District of Province of north-eastern Nepal. It is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres at its low point, populating the sides of a hill.
The Namche Bazaar (3,500 m) is the starting point for expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks in the region. It is a colourful little town that sells everything from Tibetan objects to equipment for trekking and climbing, to everything you may need during your trip. The visitor center located at the park's headquarters contains detailed information on several climbs in the area, memories of several mountaineering expeditions and information on the lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people.
Namche Bazaar, despite its prosperity, still retains its ancient culture, traditions and warm hospitality. Namche is 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. One of the popular stops along Everest Road, this settlement dominated by the Sherpas seems to have it all that includes government offices, ATMs, cyber cafes, local shops, restaurants and a colorful market. It is hemmed in on all sides by gargantuan mountains. In the west of this town is Kongde Ri which is 6,187 meters in altitude and to the east is Thamserku at an elevation of 6,608 meters.
Here are interesting facts and other information on tourist attractions in Namche Bazaar:
1. Administrative Center
2. First Acclimatization Point
3. The transition from Trading Post to Busy Hub
4. Weather and Climate
5. Information Center
6. Intriguing Sherpa Museum
7. Other Major Attractions
8. Saturday Market
9. Syangboche Airport
10. Honorary Visit