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25 Nov 2018
“Samten Choling Monastery”
8 Nov 2018
“Visit to the hidden villages above Namche and the Samten Choling Monastery”
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

We were told that this monastery no longer has resident Monks and is only maintained for various festivals and religious ceremonies during the year. Monks from surrounding monasteries do reside here during those events. The Yeti scalp is the centerpiece, but the rest of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan W
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

During an acclimatisation day at Namche we explored local villages. A number of us felt the effects of altitude that day and meeded to take things easy. After our first sight of Everest we toddled down to the village and included the monastery where the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dajohnstone59
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This monastrey gives me Great energy,blessing Staute of padmasambhava, and statue of wisdom god looks gorgeous. Yeti skull is one of the highlight of this monastery

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We hikes to this interesting village & visited the very nice, although a bit commercial Monastry. Some interesting stuff to see, including a Yeti scalp??

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A gompa is a Buddhist monastery. Highlight of the Khumjung Gompa is the claim of a yeti scalp. Cost to see the yeti scalp was 250 Rupees. The yeti scalp is enclosed in a glass box and you are allowed to take photos of it....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Visited this small Buddhist shrine , on the way to Khunde. Nice decorations inside the main temple , and we could see, the so called Yeti Scalp inside a green compartment .We give the keeper small amount of money , and he will open the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Erwin K
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