Namche Market

The incredible region of Namche Bazaar is known for offering wonderful views of the snow clapped peaks of the great Himalayas, colorful bazaars and friendly and hospitable inhabitants. Namche Market is one of the popular Tourist Attractions in Namche Bazaar. It offers you a petite and colorful bustling area to explore. Wonderfully draped along the spine of the Himalaya, the country of Nepal includes venerated scenery, ancient temples, and some of the highest peaks of the world. Namche Market, is a weekly market that is found in the region of Namche Bazaar, which is a gateway to the Everest Region for most trekkers. Namche Bazaar is popular with trekkers in the Khumbu region, especially for altitude acclimatization, and is the gateway to the high Himalaya. The town has a number of lodgings and stores catering to the needs of visitors as well as a number of internet cafés, making it one of the few places in the region where trekkers can access the Internet.

The Namche Market is the only market to be found in the Namche Bazaar region that is held every Saturday. The Sherpas living in the adjoining valleys gather every morning in the Namche Market to sell various agricultural products, handicrafts and other electronic items that are carried from the area of Kathmandu. The Namche Market of Namche Bazaar is a good place to wander an carry some souvenir of “Khumbu life”. You will find several Tibetan run handicraft stalls and stores. You will also get several woolen items of the region.

The winters here are cold and dry and the summers are warm but are regularly covered with mist and so the spectacular mountain peaks are often lost from view. The best time to visit this region is from mid-September to mid-November when the weather is not so cold. The surroundings offer crystal clear views of the mountain scenery and the Namche Market in Namche Bazaar is in full bloom.