Namche Bazar

Namche Bazaar is a town in Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1 of north-eastern Nepal. The town sees its place on the side of a hill. The town is home to the world Famed Sherpas. Namche Bazaar is tucked at an altitude of 3,500 m and is mainly flocked by the trekkers on the expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks in the area. Namche Bazaar also holds a weekly Saturday market fair, which makes a prime attraction for the tourists to purchase the souvenir and also the witness the fine handicrafts and the Tibetan artifacts of the people of this area. 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 center 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.

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