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Soaring at an altitude of 2,860 m, there is a town in Khumbu area of Solukhumbu district, called Lukla. Lukla means a place with many goat and sheep but less are to be seen here. It is a popular destination in Nepal as lots of tourists have to arrive here to go for trekking and mountaineering in various mountains. That is why Lukla is considered as the Gateway to the Everest. There is a small airport called Lukla airport, or Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Because of the very short and steep airstrip and unpredictable weather condition, various accidents have occurred. This reason has given the Lukla, the most dangerous airport in the world. There are also a variety of shops and lodges catering to tourists. Tourist use this place as a destination to acclimatize their body and continuing their journey too.