Solu Khumbu is a district of Sagarmatha zone, one of seventy five districts of Nepal. Solu is one of the subregions and Salleri as being its headquarters. Solu is in the hilly region, fifty kilometers south of Mt. Everest (8848m), the world’s highest mountain. In Solu, mostly terraced fields on slopes are farmed by Sherpa inhabitants who are Tibet origins about four hundred years ago. It is said that Sherpa ancestors migrated north from Solu to Namche Bazaar and Khumjung, nestled in the laps of Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) or “Chomolungma”, ‘Mother Goddess of the Snows’. Trekking in this Solu region will offer off the beaten path trek with spectacular Himalayan panoramas, sacred alpine lakes and some of the most stunningly beautiful rhododendron forests of Nepal. With varied flora and fauna, one will get the opportunity to experience the Sherpa people, culture, ancient Buddhist monasteries and visit Sherpa villages.
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