Tengboche Monastery was built in 1934 by Lama Gulu. It lies in the eastern part of Nepal at an altitude of 3867m above the sea level. It follows Tibetan Buddhism as the Rongbuk Monastery of Tibet is its mother monastery. This is the largest monastery of 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, enactments of legends. The visitors are also welcomed to partake in the festivities.
The Tengboche monastery is the wonderful premises along the EBC Trekking trail. The place offers the astonishing views of Mount Everest ranges and other towering peaks.