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.

Phakdingma Bridge on the Himalaya
Leaving Phakdingma early in the morning.
The nice himalayan scenery all around.
Nepal Nepal
Crossing Nepal small villages in the heart of the Himalayas.
Dudh Kosi river
Photo os Dudh Kosi river.
Himalaya trails
A little rest along the trail.
Monju, Nepal Monju, Nepal

Crossing Monju, a small Sherpa village in Nepal.
Nepal Nepal
Arriving in Thaog e Jorsalle
Lunch stop in a teahouse (december is low season so there aren't many tourists).
Himalayan Monal
Photo of an Himalayan Monal.
Trail to Namche Bazaar Sherpa porter
Ascending to Namche Bazaar. Other Sherpa porters and yaks are carrying huge loads.
Mount Everest
My first view on mount Everest!
Namche Bazaar Namche Bazaar
Arriving in Namche Bazaar late in the afternoon.
Namche Bazaar
A panoramic photos of Namche Bazaar, shortly after sunset.

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