Trek from Phakdingma (2650m) to Namche Bazaar (3450m)
19 December 2005 - Departure time: 08:20 - Rest: 11:50 / 13:00 - Arrival time: 15:40
Trekking from Phakdingma to Namche Bazaar, the Khumbu region's capital, in the heart of the Himalayas. During this trek, the altitude will slowly increase throughout the day, until reaching Namche Bazaar at 3450 meters where I will stop two night for proper acclimatization.
Leaving Phakdingma early in the morning.
The nice himalayan scenery all around.
Crossing Nepal small villages in the heart of the Himalayas.
Photo os Dudh Kosi river.
A little rest along the trail.
Crossing Monju, a small Sherpa village in Nepal.
Arriving in Thaog e Jorsalle
Lunch stop in a teahouse (december is low season so there aren't many tourists).
Photo of an Himalayan Monal.
Ascending to Namche Bazaar. Other Sherpa porters and yaks are carrying huge loads.
My first view on mount Everest
Arriving in Namche Bazaar late in the afternoon.
A panoramic photos of Namche Bazaar, shortly after sunset.