Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality itself is composed of words Khumbu and Pasanglhamu, Khumbu means uppermost part of district and Pasanglhamu is the name of first woman summitter of the Mt.Everest(highest mountain above sea level). It was nominated to cover the remembrance of brave summitter Pasanglhamu Sherpa and the world's highest peak(Mt.Everest) in the Khumbu region, is 8848 m high. It is also known as the third pole of the world and the top of the world. There are many peaks around the Everest and in the Himalayan Range Lhotse, Nupse, Chuyu, Maidabalam, Pumori, Thamserku, etc. This is the world-renowned Khumbu Icefall. Tourists from all over the world visit the Khumbu region for trekking to see the spectacular Himalayan panoramic views of the area. Kharikhola, Lukla, Phakding, Manju, Namche, Khumjung, Khunde, Tengboche, Forche, Pangboche, Firiche, Dingboche, Thame, Gokyo, Labuche, Gorkhep, etc. are the main settlements of this area. Lukla Airport(Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA)) is one of the top airports in the world and also known as the gateway to the Namche and Mt.Everest. Most of the Sherpa tribes live in this area, with the language associated with Sherpa being the identity of Sanskrit Buddhists. The important monasteries, including the Tengboche Monastery, the Pangboche Monastery, the Rimijung Monastery, the Khairkhola Monastery, are the tower of faith. The tourist destinations are in the Himalayas in the Hieroglyphs, ascending and trekking the mountains. The Everest base camp, including Kalapathar, becomes the destination of most.
After the successful climb of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary for the first time on 1953May29, summitter of Mount Everest and its associated peaks also continued to rise.As a result, Junko Tabei of Japan climbed the Everest on behalf of the world's first women in 1975, and on the basis of Nepalese women, the adventurer, Pasanglhamu Sherpa, a resident of Chaurikhark area in 1992, successfully climbed the Everest, but unfortunately she could not return alive safely. Nepal Government announced her as a National hero appreciating her bravity.