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Chukhung village from the trail to Island Peak (2012)
Chukhung village from the trail leading do Island Peak

Chhukhung is a small village in Khumbu with a fabulous variety of additional spellings such as Chuukung and Chukhung. It is located at 4,730 metres above sea level.

Understand[edit]

Chhukhung is located at the foot of Island Peak Mountain (see Island Peak Trek)

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

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Do[edit]

A popular trip is climb up the 5,546-metre Chhukung Ri, it take about 6 hours to go and come back.

Buy[edit]

There are no stores in the village, but the lodges keep a stock of necessities, such as camera film, batteries, throat lozenges, bandages etc - but remember that prices rise along with the altitude - and Chhukhung is pretty high!

Eat[edit]

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Sleep[edit]

  • Panorama Lodge has a great sun-room with views over the valleys and mountains beyond, and the facilities are exceptionally clean and well-maintained - a very special recommendation here.

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