Periche is in Khumbu in Sagarmatha National Park at an altitude of about 4,371 m. Pheriche is a station on the Mount Everest Trek between Namche Bazar and Mount Everest Base Camp, and is a popular stop for trekkers and climbers.
Periche (Pheriche) is the main village of the Pheriche Valley. Its altitude is 4240 m, but it is far colder than neighboring Dingboche due to the peculiarly icy wind blowing through the Pheriche Valley.
It's about 1½ hour's walk from Shomare on the way up, and another 2-3 hours to Tokla.
There are many lodges where trekkers and climbers on their way to the Mt. Everest Base Camp can stay. It is an important acclimatization stopover.
There is a rudimentary hospital in Pheriche that is operated under the auspices of the Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA). The Pheriche hospital is open only during the two trekking/climbing seasons (March–May and October–December).