Everest view trek is a short trek for the magnificent views of Everest Base Camp. This amazing trek will provide us an opportunity to encounter with the ethnic people called Sherpa and observe their unique cultural beliefs, and watch their life very closely. Their warm and hospitality make this trek one of the special treks in your life. Get chances to taste their local dishes with their cheerful smiles. welcomed makes this trek worth visiting. If you are bounded with time, then this Everest View trek is the perfect for you where you do not want to miss the opportunity to get the spectacular glimpses of Everest. During your trek, you shall pass through several villages, streams, and rivers, cross several suspension bridges and enjoy the beauty of amazing vistas in this trek.
In this Everest View Trek, you do not require any athletic body fitness to complete this trek. You shall trek from Lukla to Phakding, then to Namche Bazar, and explore Namche Bazar and have splendid views of the Himalayas such as; Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and the highest mountain in the world called Everest. Then, you will descend from Namche Bazar to Lukla and return back to Kathmandu. Ensure that you do not have any ankle or knee problem. Throughout the trek, drink plenty of clean water, eat hygienic food, go slow, and be hygienic. You will be walking through dense forest rich in rhododendron, magnolia, etc. Beside Everest, you will also get the opportunity to view Mt. Lhotse, Thamserku, Amadablam, Kwangde, and many more.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3: Flight to Lukla/Trek to Phakding
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar
Day 5: At Namche Bazar
Day 6: to Tyangboche
Day 7: Trek Manju
Day 8: Trek to Lukla
Day 9: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure
Photo of Everest View (Short) Trek
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,320 m)
Welcome to Nepal. Our representative shall receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. You can do short shopping for the trek starting from the next day. We shall be enjoying the Welcome Dinner at a popular restaurant in the town. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Next morning after having breakfast, we will manage you to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as; Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Boudhanath Stupa. In the evening, our representative will provide you with short explanations class about the further trek. You will stay overnight at the same hotel.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla/Trek to Phakding (2,652 m)
After breakfast in the morning, you shall reach to Lukla by a 30-minute flight from Kathmandu. You shall gently descend to Cheplung Village, enjoying the views of Mt. Khumbila. This mountain hasn't been climbed, as it is considered a sacred mountain. Descending further, you shall reach Phakding. Stay overnight at Phakding.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440 m)
Walking through a forest full of fines, through Benkar Valley, crossing the Dudh Koshi River, Monjo and Chumoa villages, you shall approach the Sagarmatha National Park. Crossing a suspension bridge, through Jorsale Village, trekking beside Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi River, you shall ascend to Namche Bazar. Stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 5: At Namche Bazar (3,440 m)
This is the day you will witness the spectacular views of Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and the Everest. You can hike to Khumjung Village, also visit the Hillary School and a monastery. Explore the market of Namche Bazar, especially during the Saturday. Do not miss the Sherpa museum; it contains the history of Sherpas. Stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche
The next day after having breakfast, we shall descend to the riverside, pass through the forest, cross the river, and ascend a steeply uphill. Tengboche is considered the popular place in this region as it offers spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. We will also explore the famous Tengboche monastery and stroll around the Tyangboche Valley. Stay overnight at Tengboche.
Day 7: Trek Tengboche to Manju (2840m) 6 hours
In this day, we will have breakfast and continue our trek by leaving Tyanboche village. We will trek descent down by following the steeply down along the beautiful Bhote Koshi river. After crossing the river, we will follow Jorsalle, and reach to the beautiful village called Monju. We will stay overnight at Manju.
Day 8: Trek to Lukla (2,800 m)
Beside the Dudh Koshi River, you shall descend to Lukla from Namche Bazar, on stony terrain. Crossing several suspension bridges, villages, and monasteries, you will reach to Lukla. Enjoy the last day with mountains being so near. Tomorrow you shall have a return flight to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 9: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight (1,320)
You shall return to Kathmandu by a 30 minutes flight. You might want to do some shopping for your return journey, in the evening you will enjoy the Farewell Dinner. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 10: Final Departure
This is the day of your departure. We shall drop you at the airport and bid our goodbyes. Have a happy journey back to your homeland.
Included in the Cost
- All the Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle, car/van or bus (depends on the group size)
- Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at a 2-star level (3 nights)
- One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (cultural Heritages, UNESCO World Heritage sites by Private Vehicle.
- Professional English-speaking Tour guide during a city tour.
- An experienced, Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English speaking, government-licensed trekking guide.
- Porter/Sherpa services to carry your duffel bag (2 clients 1 porter)
- All necessary paperwork such as Everest National Park entry fee, trekking permit, TIMS Card (Trekkers information Management system).
- Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entry permit
- Accommodation on the Tea House/ Mountain Lodge/Guest House Twin sharing bases with 3 times meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) with tea and coffee during trekking
- Mountain King Treks and Expedition printed T-Shirt, Duffel bag and Everest route map souvenir for you.
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Group medical Supplies (First Aid Kit) carry by the guide
- All the meals, accommodation, equipment’s, salary, transportation, Insurance and local tax for all trekking staff.
- Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu.
- Trip achievement appreciation certificate
- All the tax, vat, local tax, and services charge
Not Included in the Cost
- International Airfare and Nepal entry visa
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Entrance fee for Temple, and Monuments during the city tour in Kathmandu Valley.
- Personal trekking gears
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Alcoholic beverages, hot water, mineral water during the trek.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, internet, sweet snacks beverages barbill and battery charge
- Tips for tour/trekking staff and driver
- Extra night Kathmandu Hotel early arrival from Trekking and late departure.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include a section
The main essentials to bring are:
On the popular trekking routes, everyday supplies, such as toilet paper, soap, chocolate bars, and even basic hiking supplies can be purchased along the way, though prices rise dramatically as you go higher in elevation. Try to stock up lower down and buy locally-produced products such as fruit, biscuits etc. Maps are easy to find in Nepal. For the more difficult treks involving mountaineering, crampons and ice axes may be required. Simpler types of crampons, which attach to the shoe using a rubber ring, are easily obtainable in the Thamel neighborhood. These are variously known as spikes, micro spikes and chains.
- Sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, flip-flops
- Sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation) and -20 degree Celsius for colder regions
- Daypack, trekking bag pack, dry sack and camera bag
- Few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures
- For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket and a windproof / waterproof outer jacket and down jacket are essential.
- Water purification supplies, a reusable water bottle and a camelback water bladder
- Sunscreen, Hat, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream and lip balm
- Few snacks, granola bars
- Hiking stick or two
- Waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, altitude sickness and other medication
- Camera and binoculars.
- Hand sanitizers, toilet paper, band-aids, wet wipes
- Extra batteries (solar chargers recommended)