Tengboche Monastery was built in 1934 by Lama Gulu. It lies in the eastern part of Nepal at an altitude of 3867m above sea level. It follows Tibetan Buddhism as the Rongbuk Monastery of Tibet is its mother monastery. This is the largest monastery in the entire Khumbu region.
Every October, Tengboche Monastery hosts the colorful Mani Rimdu festival. It is a culmination of Buddhist celebrations with religious gatherings, songs, dances, and enactments of legends. The visitors are also welcome to partake in the festivities.
The Tengboche monastery is the wonderful premises along the Everest Base Camp Trekking trail. The place offers the astonishing views of Mount Everest ranges and other towering peaks.