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Everest Photo Gallery - Khumjung with views of Ama Dablam, Khumbila, Kongde

I trekked from Lukla to Namche Bazaar to Khumjung in 1997 and 2000.

Khumjung 01 View To Ridge Above Namche Bazaar, Path From Namche Bazaar To Khumjung Turns At A Large Mani Rock I trekked up towards the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarters, and turned at the large mani rock to climb the hill up out of the Namche Bazzar bowl.

Khumjung 01 View To Ridge Above Namche Bazaar, Path From Namche Bazaar To Khumjung Turns At A Large Mani Rock

Khumjung 02 Airplane Coming In For Landing At Syangboche Between Namche Bazaar And Khumjung With Thamserku And Kusum Kanguru, Valley Towards Lukla After climbing the hill above Namche Bazaar, I watched an airplane practicing its landing at the small airstrip called Syangboche (3720m), with the valley to Lukla, Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru.

Khumjung 02 Airplane Coming In For Landing At Syangboche Between Namche Bazaar And Khumjung With Thamserku And Kusum Kanguru, Valley Towards Lukla

Khumjung 03 Jerome Ryan Climbing Steps To Entrance To Khumjung I continue trekking up the rocky steps above Syangboche airstrip to the entrance to Khumjung.

Khumjung 03 Jerome Ryan Climbing Steps To Entrance To Khumjung

Khumjung 04 Khumjung From South Entrance With Khumbila Above Khumjung (3790m) is set at the base of the holy mountain Khumbila (5761m), and is much more traditional in contrast to the more modern and touristy hub of Namche to the south.

Khumjung 04 Khumjung From South Entrance With Khumbila Above

Khumjung 05 Khumjung And Kunde From East With Nupla, Kongde Shar, Kongde Lho, Kongde Nup, And Tengkangpoche Above Khumjung (3790m) stretches out to Kunde with Nupla, Kongde Shar, Kongde Lho, Kongde Nup, and Tengkangpoche rising above.

Khumjung 05 Khumjung And Kunde From East With Nupla, Kongde Shar, Kongde Lho, Kongde Nup, And Tengkangpoche Above

Khumjung 06 Jerome Ryan With Ama Dablam Behind From Khumjung, Kangtega And Thamserku Jerome Ryan climbed the ridge behind Khumjung for a fantastic view of Ama Dablam, Kangtega and Thamserku.

Khumjung 06 Jerome Ryan With Ama Dablam Behind From Khumjung, Kangtega And Thamserku

Khumjung 07 I Stayed At Hotel Khumjung In May 2000 I checked into the very comfortable and modern Hotel Khumjung, and had a quick hot shower,

Khumjung 07 I Stayed At Hotel Khumjung In May 2000

Khumjung 08 Jerome Ryan Enjoying A Cafe Latte And Fresh Danish At Mount Everest Bakery In Khumjung Jerome Ryan went to the famous Everest Bakery in Khumjung for a Café Latte, Coke and delicious pastry.

Khumjung 08 Jerome Ryan Enjoying A Cafe Latte And Fresh Danish At Mount Everest Bakery In Khumjung

Khumjung 09 Daily Life Goes On In Khumjung Cleaning The Fields While Porters Carry Trekking Equipment For Tourists As I walked around Khumjung, I watched women working the fields oblivious to the trekking business around them.

Khumjung 09 Daily Life Goes On In Khumjung Cleaning The Fields While Porters Carry Trekking Equipment For Tourists

Khumjung 10 Khumjung School Outside And Inside The primary and secondary school known as the Hillary school in Khumjung was established in 1960. I peered into a classroom that was nothing more than a few benches with a black board at the front.

Khumjung 10 Khumjung School Outside And Inside

Khumjung 11 Khumjung School Teaching Pupils Outside School Buildings I sat down next to the Mani wall just across from the schools to watch the students. Suddenly the doors burst open, and students carrying their bags ran in various directions. Some ran down to the far right and sat in a circle around their teacher. Another group of students formed a circle around their teacher just in front of the chorten to my left.

Khumjung 11 Khumjung School Teaching Pupils Outside School Buildings

Khumjung 12 Khumjung School Teaching Pupils Outside School Buildings The students were practicing their English. The teacher held up a pen and pointed at a student. The student correctly said, “one pen”. Everybody started dancing around to celebrate the correct answer, including the teacher. Then they stopped and the teacher held up three pens and pointed to another student who quickly answered, “three pens”. The dancing started again, and so it continued for half an hour. The students then returned to their indoor classroom.

Khumjung 12 Khumjung School Teaching Pupils Outside School Buildings

Khumjung 13 Kunde Hospital The village of Kunde is famous for the hospital that was built in 1966 by Hillary’s Himalayan Trust. It is run by a couple of foreign doctors and a few local doctors. They help trekkers with altitude sickness and minor injuries.

Khumjung 13 Kunde Hospital

Khumjung 14 Ama Dablam At Sunrise From Khumjung The next morning I was up early in Khumjung to see the sunrise behind Ama Dablam.

Khumjung 14 Ama Dablam At Sunrise From Khumjung