Showing posts with label Everest Khumbu. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Everest Khumbu. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Everest Marathon 2018

18th Tenzing Hillary Everest Matharon held in Khumbu region was won by Bhim Bahadur Gurung and Poornima Rai (female)

This event was held on 65th International Everest Day,

Start Point: Everest Base Camp
End Point: Namche Bazar

Friday, November 3, 2017

Sagarmatha National Park III

Landscape comprises the highest mountain peaks, rugged terrain, high altitude wetlands, glaciers, rivers, forests, and pastures land. Sagarmatha National Park is home to Gokyo and other high altitude lakes

 An estimated 1,074 species of flora found in the Park (BPP 1995)
 Records of 160 vascular plants, sixgymnosperms, 109 dicots, and 45 monocots
Records of 26 species of mammals, 162 species of birds, and 13 species of reptiles/amphibians from the Park (DNPWC 2003)

21 endemic species of flowering vegetation were recorded from national park (HMGN/MFSC 2002)
Thirteen species of mammals found in SNP are protected by CITES
6 species of mammals, 2 bird species are considered endangered and protected under of NPWC Act 1973
Mammal species symbolic of the park include the Snow leopard (Uncia uncia), a Musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster), and Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens),
Bird species symbolic of the Park are the Impeyan pheasant, Lammergeyer, Bearded vulture, Snow cock, and the Yellow-billed chough

First national park in Nepal to become accredited as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 for its exceptional area with  mountains, glaciers, and deep valleys dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world

Declaration of a Park buffer zone in January 2002 (DNPWC 2003) 

Sagarmatha National Park I

Sagarmatha National Park (1,148 km2) and buffer zone (275 km2)
Physiographic aspects

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Kusum Kanguru

Kusum Kanguru "The Three Snow White Gods" in Sherpa language (triple summit of the mountain). It is an altitude of 6367 m and classified as a trekking peak.
The Kusum Khola or Thado Koshi Khola. In west Dudh Koshi and Hinku Valley in the east.

The first successful ascent was done on 7 October 1981 by Bill Denz of New Zealand via west face. The second was done on by Japanese 12 October 1981 southeast face.

From 1978 to 1998 only 9 ascend was reportedly successfully among 20 attempts.

Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar an altitude of 3440 m (11286 ft) lies in the Khumbu area. The home of Sherpa community. The town offers whatever you required, all accessories you required.

From Namche, West view takes you to Kongde Ri (6187 m) four km of Namche and east glimpse takes you to Thamserku (6623 m), Kangtega (6782)

Syangboche Airport ( 3750 m) which is no used for commercial users and every 7 to 11 minutes helicopter fly for Lukla to Syangboche Airport. From Lukla to Namche it is 13 km long distance.
Namche has its own hydropower plant ( 600km).
We are can walk for couple of hours to Thame, Khumjung and Khunde

You Can See
Sagarmatha National Park Visitor's Centre
Museum of Sherpa Life
Museum of local medicinal plants and Tibetan herbal medicine
Namche Library.
Namche Monastery
Dumjee Festival

List of Lodges and Hotel
Namche Hotel and Camp de Base
Thawa Lodge,
Trekker's Inn
Hotel Zamling and √Čverest Hotel
Nirvana Home, + 977-038-540105, +977-9818478726,
Panorama Lodge,
Himalayan Lodge,  038540060.
The Nest Hotel,  +977 38 540093,

What Food You must Try in Namche Bazar?

Rigi kur -
Tzen -

Safety measures
Climate of Namche Bazar

Kangtega (the Snow Saddle)

Kangtega (the Snow Saddle) an altitude of 6782 m ascended in 1964 which is left of Thamserku.


Thamserku which is climbed in 1964 by teams of Edmund Hillary's Schoolhouse Expedition (Lynn Crawford, Pete Farrell, John Mckinnon, Richard Stewart and Phu Dorje Sherpa. To the side of it, Kangtega peak lied.

View of Annapurna Range

Viewing Annapurna Massif from The Tibet Section Lamjung Himal (6983 m), Annapurna II (7937 m),  Annapurna III (7555 m),  Annapurna IV ...