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Explore Thame Village: Peace and Adventure in Everest Region

Thame Village

Thame is a traditional and beautiful village located inn the Everest region of Nepal. It is home of Tenzing Norgay, the first person to conquer Mt. Everest with Hillary, Ang Rita Sherpa, and Appa Sherpa. 


It is situated  at an altitude of 3,800 metres above the sea level. Thame is a must visit place for those seeking serenity and adventure. 

Thame is a beautiful village on Khumbu region of Everest. This village is surrounded by majestic mountains including Thamserku and Kusum kanguru. You can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the mountains and nature. It is also perfect spot for acclimatization for those heading towards Rolwaling valley trek and Renjola Pass Trek.

Rich Cultural Heritage 

Thame is not only known for its natural beauty but also for its rich culture and traditions.  The village is home to one of the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region also known as Thame Monastery. It is over 300 years old and also a spiritual place for the local Sherpa community.

You can explore the monastery, experience the rituals and prayers. Visitors also can participate in meditation in the monastery.

Thame is home to Sherpa community people who are known for their extraordinary mountaineering skills and warm hospitality. You have the opportunity to experience the mountain life, authentic foods and also enjoy customs and traditions.

Adventures and Activities 

Thame village offers various exploration and activities for the visitors.

Trekking and hiking is one of the most popular activities with several trails leading from the village. The Thame valley trek is the fantastic trekking which provides stunning views of mountains and the valley. The village also serves as a base for climbs to peaks like Teng Kangpoche and Pachermo. 

Birdwatching is also another popular activity in the village. The village is home to many species of birds. One such popular bird is Himalayan Monal.

You can also explore the village in your own way seeing different species of bird and animals.

How to reach Thame village?

You can book a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and reach Namche Bazaar. You can start your trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame village which is around 4-5 hours of walk.

Best time to visit Thame village

The best time to visit Thame village is during spring( March to May) and Autumn (September to November). These times are best for the mountain views as the skies are clearer.

Thame village is a hidden gem in the Himalayas, which offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and unique culture and traditions. Whether you are a trekker, mountaineer or someone looking to relax in the lap of mountains, Thame village is a perfect gateway. Pack your bags and plan for a perfect Himalayan retreat at Thame village. 

Also read our latest blog: Pangboche Village: Serenity, Sherpa Culture, and Everest Views

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