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. It is located inside Sagarmatha National Park.
Tengboche is a large monastery and the surrounding settlement.
Salleri is the district headquarter of Solu Khumbu Flying from Kathmandu-Phaplu.Then a short downhill walk of 20min to Salleri from Phaplu airstrip.
Gokyo is a village in Khumbu at 4,790 m elevation. The village forms the centre of the Gokyo trail.
Thame is a village in Khumbu at the end of the old Tibetan trade route from Tingri via Nangpa La.
Chhukhung is a small village in Khumbu with a fabulous variety of additional spellings such as Chuukung and Chukhung.
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.
Cho La is a pass in Khumbu with an elevation of 5370 m.
Popular Destinations in Nepal