Top Things to do in Namche
Namche Bazaar famed as the gateway of the World's highest peak Mt.Everest is needless to say beautiful tiny town perched at the backdrop of the Himalaya in the Mountainous region of Nepal. As Namche Bazaar is flourishing with the shops, restaurants opened with the motive of serving the trekkers each and every stuff like trekking materials, Tibetan artifacts, climbing types of equipment with the taste of different cuisines along with the service of well-facilitated rooms for overnight stay. So extra day rest at the beautiful tourist hub Namche is gifted asset s of the trek.
Feast your eyes with the spectacular vision of the world's highest peak Mount Everest along with cross-cultural experience during the rest day at Namche to soothe the pain of aching muscles caused due to trekking. And acclimatize for the upcoming trek.
Visit the Sherpa museum for a deep understanding of the Sherpa culture and religion of the local Sherpa community synonymous with mountain climbing and which they feel pride. And assimilate with the lifestyle and their hardships of Sherpa along praising the sportsmanship of these people despite struggles during the exploration of the museum nestled at the height of 3550 meters from sea-level.
Better idea to do final minutes shopping for the necessities of the high altitude trek before venturing on the trek of the final destination of the trek from Namche, which is felt during the trek up to Namche from Lukla.
For the best acclimatization take a short hike around Namche and also highly recommended to hike towards Everest View hotel; highest altitude hotel you will be treated with the magical vision of the towering peaks including Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest.
Apart from the breathtaking mountain scenery soaking on Sherpa culture and appreciating glorifying history Sherpa people embrace, the best reward of an extra day at Namche will be a short visit to oldest Sherpa house that holds the charismatic history of 150 years and also appreciate the antique style crafts of the building during the visit.
And if you are lucky to be on Saturday at Namche when the big fair will be held weekly where people of near village flock to Namche to buy the required kinds of stuff as well as sell local products they have produced on their farm on the fair.