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Tourist information about Sagarmatha National Park

Tourist information

Flight to Lukla followed by two days walk.
Bus to Jiri and 10 days walk.
Flight to Tumlingtar and 10 days walk.
Flight to Syangboche, the highest airstrip in the world.
Flight to Phaplu and 5 days walk

Tourist Attractions:

Park Visitor Centre is located at Mendalphu (park HQ). While staying at Namche Bazar, visit the natural history and cultural heritage museum.

Tengboche Gomba: The famous gomba located at Tengboche offers spectacular views of Mt. Everest and other peaks. Mani Rimdu festival is held in May.

Thame Gomba: This is one of the important religious centers in the area. The famous Mani Rimdu festival is held in May.

Khumjung Gomba: In June the Dumje festival is performed here as well as at the monasteries of Namche and Pangboche.

Climate:

During the autumn months , the weather is pleasant. However at night it can get very cold. During the winter months it will get extremely cold.
Because of the great differences in the elevation of the park, there isn't a average temperature in Sagarmatha National Park.

Park Regulations:

Flora and Fauna are fully protected and must not be disturbed. Firewood collection is strictly prohibited.
Campers should be self sufficient in fuel.
Beer bottles are strictly prohibited.
Rubbish must be buried or disposed in a refuse pit.
An entry fee of NRs. 650 has to be paid at the National Park’s ticket counter in Thamel or at the Park Entrance Gate at Monju.
Commercial filming requires permission from the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation with the payment of local currency equivalent to US$1000.
Mountain bikes or motor bikes are prohibited inside the park.
No one should walk within the park between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.
It is illegal to climb any peaks below 6,000m. without permit from Nepal Mountaineering Association.