Tengboche Monastery Trek
Tengboche Monastery Largest Buddhist Gompa of Everest region. Tengboche Monastery is the biggest Monastery in the Everest region which is built in 1916 AD by Lama Gulu on a hill at the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and the Imja River at 3870-meter altitude, Tengboche Monastery is situated on the way to Everest Base Camp, Labuche and Island Peak, every year it held Mani Rimdu festival during the tenth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar, corresponding to October and November for nineteen days, during the spring season hill slopes around Tengboche are covered with flowering Rhododendrons and offers wonderful mountain views so because of these significance Tengboche Monastery Trekking is popular trekking in the Khumbu region. In the beginning, the route of this trekking crosses Dudh Kosi River and further climb leads to the Tengboche Monastery after Namche Bazaar.
Itinerary of Tengboche Monastery Trek start with the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley and we prepare for the journey, Next day fly to the Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airport, From Lukla we pass by some Sherpa villages like Chheplung and Ghat to reach up to the Phakding where we stay for the accommodation then we heading into a high altitude area Namche. To reach Namche we should pass through the Sagarmatha Park entrance Manju villages, walk along the river, cross bridges and then we ascend to the Namche. We take an altitude acclimatisation rest day in Namche. Afterwards, we do a short steep climb, pass some traditional Sherpa villages and hamlets, descend to the Dudh Kosi River, cross 2 bridges and ascend to the Tengboche Monastery. The snow-capped peak of Ama Dablam can be seen on the way.
Visit Tengboche Monastery is which is surrounded by satellite dwelling, have the oddly mediaeval appearance and provides beautiful vistas of mountains and other nature’s beauty which can’t describe in words. From Tengboche Monastery we return back to the Lukla from the same route but we stay in Khumjung and Monjo rather than in Namche and Phakding for another mountain flight to the Kathmandu. Khumjung is also known as hidden valley which is situated on the hill directly behind the Namche Bazaar. From Khumjung, we hike to the Monjo which is just about 200 m far from the Phakding and takes around 3/4hours to reach Lukla.
Equipment for Tengboche Monastery Trek
Recheck your Equipment after planning to Tenboche Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired or buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves.