7th April - Deboche

linkedin share button

7th April - Deboche

At Tengboche the team met Team met Carlos Soria from Spain who has climbed 10 eight thousanders and attempting Kanchenjunga at age of 74. Today the team climbed above the ridge near Tengboche, for acclimatization. The mesmerizing view of the mountains around including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, AmaDablam, and Thamserku from the top of the ridge was worth all the efforts.

 

After this short hike, the team left for next destination, Deboche (3770m). It was a short and crisp walk down comfortable slope from Tengboche. The team reached Deboche at 1.30pm and checked in hotel TashiDhele.

About Tengboche:
Entrance at Tengboche

Tengbocheis located at 3,867 metres (12,687 ft) on a ridge overlookingDudhKosi river inSoluKhumbu valley. In the village is an important Buddhist monastery, Tengboche Monastery, which is the largest gompa in the Khumbu region. The structure was built in 1923. In 1934, it was destroyed by an earthquake but subsequently rebuilt. It was destroyed again by a fire in 1989, and again rebuilt. Tengboche has a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains, including the well-known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, AmaDablam, and Thamserku. Tenzing Norgay, the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hilary was born in the area in the village of Thani and was once sent to Tengboche Monastery to be a monk.


TengbocheMonastry and surrounding village: view from the top of the ridge near Tengboche