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When you plan to trek to the Everest Base Camp. To Avoid The Altitude sickness from the further up the Trail. The trekker should plan to take

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Khumjung Village

When you plan to trek to the Everest Base Camp. To Avoid Altitude sickness from further up the Trail. The trekker should plan to take an acclimatization day at the Namche Bazaar which is 3440m High from the Sea level. And planning Acclimatization does not mean the trekker stops walking. To improve your fitness as well as to adjust to the Altitude for your further trek to the Everest Base Camp. there are many side trips to do around Namche Bazaar. Some Of Them Are 

Everest Khunde Way

One of the easy acclimatization walks from Namche Bazaar is to the Village of Chhorkung which is 3540m high. The trail will make you more impressive when you follow a large white Chorten surrounded by Mani Stones. And also you can get to see Himalayan Peaks Like Nuptse (7816m), Ama Dablam (6856m), and Thamserku (6608m).

Namche Bazar

Many trekkers pass through Thame as part of the Three Passes and also the most thrilling acclimatization trek around the Namche Bazaar. The Thame Village is 3750m High. It was the childhood home of Tenzi Norgay and also the main route for salt trading between Tibet and Nepal in ancient times. From Thame village, you can see a Beautiful old Monastery and Landscape as well as a view of Kongde Ri and Pharchamo (6187m). There is the oldest Thame monastery which is famous for the annual Mani Rimdu Festival.

Everest Acclimatization Day

Another advantageous acclimatization trek from Namche Bazaar is a full-day circuit through Shyangboche Khunde and Khumjung and back to Namche. Shyangboche is the 3790 m high. Khunde which is 3840m high is famous for the Khunde yak farm, chortens, junipers, and rhododendrons. Khumjung the village is famous as the first Hospital in Khumbu. The altitude is 3780m. From here you can get views of east Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku.

So when you plan to Everest Base Camp Trek and Gokyo Lake Trek or Three Passes Trek the following side trips are Necessary to take to prevent High Altitude sickness before you continue to high altitude to Everest base camp.

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