Trek from Tengboche (3867m) to Pangboche (3900m)
22 December 2005 - Departure time : 12:40 - Arrival time: 14:40
Visit to Tengboche Gomba and trekking to Pangboche. Tour of Tengboche monastery in Nepal, where monks live isolated from the rest of the world, at very high altitudes and in a place that can be reached only on foot after a 2-3 days trek from Lukla airport.
Photos of the accommodation in Tengboche where I've spent the night. The lodges in the Himalayas, in this region of Nepal, are actually called teahouses.
The day starts with a visit to Tengboche Gomba, one of the most important buddist monastery through the Himalayas in Nepal.
The entrance to the Tengboche Gomba.
Photos of Tengboche monastery hosting buddist monks.
More pictures of Tengboche gomba.
A view on Tengboche and around.
More pictures of Tengboche gomba and town in Nepal.
The trekking now continues to the next destination: Pangboche. Along the trails there are beautiful views onto Mt. Ama Dablam.
A sherpa porter carrying a huge load.
Arriving in Pangboche.
Me below the Ama Dablam (left) and Pangboche (right).
Photo of Pangboche with mount Ama Dablam as beautiful backdrop.
The teahouse 's dining and bedroom in Pangboche.
Dehydrated yak dung, used as fuel for stoves.