During our acclimatization day in Namche Bazar, we have a variety of activities to offer you to explore the surroundings and get to know the cultureand the gastronomy of the Sherpa comunity.
Option A- Half day excursion and afternoon activity:
In the morning, we trek for about two ours to the Everest View Hotel to enjoy the very best views of the Everest range and have a coffee or a tea on the terrace. We then visit Khumjung village, where we can visit the school for the youth of the region sponsored by the Edmund Hillary Foundation. And we will have lunch in one of the family lodges of the village. From there, we will walk around two to three hours back to Namche Bazar.
In the afternoon we can:
1- Use our time to rest and have a walk around the village.
2- Watch a movie or documentary at the bakery.
3- Enjoy the afternoon learning to cook some ofthe classical and typical dishes of the Sherpas. One of our special families in Namche Bazar will be conducting a Sherpa Cooking Class. You will have the opportunity to learn the traditional cooking techniques.*
Option B- Full day excursion:
Reach the Hillary View Point at the very top of the hill north west of Namche Bazar walking for about four hours. We get to see the views of the whole Sagarmatha National Park including Everest! We will be having lunch at the summit. On our return to Namche Bazar, we can relax whilst watching a movie or documentary at the bakery of the village.*
*None of these activities during the acclimatization day in Namche Bazar have any incurred costs.