Khumbu is a sub-region in Solu Khumbu located on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. The Everest region is officially called Khumbu and includes the Sagarmatha National Park and the Sagarmatha National Park Buffer Zone.
Popular destinations: Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar is the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region of Nepal, and is a major stop-off point for trekkers and climbers heading for Mount Everest base camp.
Lukla is a village in Khumbu and home to the region's main airport.
Khumjung is a village in Khumbu. Khumjung is the location of the largest school in Khumbu - the Khumjung Hillary School - and although there are boarding facilities, many children walk hours everyday to attend classes here.
Tengboche is a large monastery and the surrounding settlement.
Gokyo Valley is in the Everest region. Gokyo Valley in Everest region offers a magical display of Everest Himalayas in an adventurous passion.
Salleri is the district headquarter of Solu Khumbu Flying from Kathmandu-Phaplu.Then a short downhill walk of 20min to Salleri from Phaplu airstrip.
Thame is a village in Khumbu at the end of the old Tibetan trade route from Tingri via Nangpa La.
Gokyo is a village in Khumbu at 4,790 m elevation. The village forms the centre of the Gokyo trail.
Monju is a village in Khumbu. The Sagarmatha National Park entrance is just outside the village.
Chhukhung is a small village in Khumbu with a fabulous variety of additional spellings such as Chuukung and Chukhung.
Cho La is a pass in Khumbu with an elevation of 5370 m. The pass can be tough and may require crampons on the little glacier on top.
Khunde is a village in Khumbu. Khunde is located in the same valley as Khumjung, and is home to the region's only Western-style clinic.
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