Day 4: Namche to Thame

We started our day with a private mini Puja ceremony at the Panorama Lodge. Each member of the expedition climbing team received a prayer blessing by flicking some rice wine called “Chang” in the air and taking a small sip. A blessed scarf named “Khada” was later put around our neck. After the ceremony, we […]

Day 3: Rest Day in Namche

Today was a rest day at Namche so we headed up for a morning acclimatization hike from our Panorama Lodge up to the Everest View Hotel climbing up from 3,440 meters to 3,860 meters. Halfway up the climb we were treated to spectacular panoramic views of Ama Dablam and our final destination of Mt. Everest. […]