Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Highlights

  • Catch the electrifying Lukla flight with the most scenic mountain views.
  • Eat breakfast in the Everest View Hotel, the 5-star hotel at the highest altitude in the world.
  • Walk on the terrains of the Everest region along with the local Sherpa bypassers and their typical villages.
  • Collect blessing at several monasteries, chortens, and Gompas on the trekking trails.
  • Enjoy the day-tour to the Khumjung village and the Hillary School.
  • Walk through the land of diverse vegetation, flora, and fauna inside the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Explore the trading hub of the Khumbu region, the Namche Bazaar.
  • Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Everest in a short and comfortable manner.

Description

Everest View Trek is among the shortest treks in the Everest region. It is also called as Everest Panorama Trek. This Trek offers the closest views of the mountain ranges in the Everest region.

This is the best option for the trekkers who are time-bound but still wish to see the close-up panoramic views of snow-covered mountains. It includes views of Mt Everest along with Mt.Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Khumbila, Khanga, and so on. This is a short and feasible trekking option in the Everest region for those who are time-bounded for the ideal Everest Base Camp Trek.

This 7 days trek is a moderate-grade trek. You will be trekking up to Everest View Hotel. And catch the spectacular mountain-views and descend back. So, the trekkers form any age group can opt for this trek. The trek suits both the novice as well as experienced trekkers.

Plus, with the total cost of USD 825, you can plan this trek at any time of the year. Because the weather and temperatures up to the Namche Bazaar and the Everest View Hotel are quite stable and bearable.

Along with the crisp mountain views, this trek also offers you a close encounter with the local Sherpa people and their typical lifestyle. Passing through their scattered settlements you will witness several Chorten, monasteries, Buddhist prayer flags, and ancient monasteries. These highlights add beauty to the trek in the Everest region.

Plus, you will be walking through the lush rhododendron forests in the lower altitudes. While you will explore the forests of pines and juniper as you ascend further on the trail. The diverse alpine vegetation, birds, and animals keep you accompanied throughout your walking time.

This trek fulfills your dream of trekking to the Everest region. The trek keeps you aside from the risk of altitude sickness. Because you ascend to the maximum height of 3880 meters. There are least chances of altitude-related sickness if you walk cautiously.

Itinerary

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The next morning we will pick you up from your hotel. And take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport to catch the pre-scheduled flight to Lukla. This 45 minutes flight offers you the amazing views of Kathmandu valley along with the finest glimpse of the towering peaks in the Everest region.

Once you check out form the Lukla Airport you will start your actual trek for the day. First, you will descend the cliff near the airport and then walk around 8 km across the banks of the Dudh Koshi river. The trek is for around 3-4 hours and to finally reach Phakding village, 2652 meters.

At Phakding you will find a number of simple to the sophisticated hotels and teahouses for your overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2652m

The next morning you will enjoy your warm breakfast on the chilling weather of the Everest region. Then you will start your trek of the day where your final destination will be at Namche Bazaar, 3440 meters.

On this day you will walk across several mani walls, chortens, Buddhist Gompas, and monasteries. You will also enter the Sagarmatha National Park. You will show your permits there at the entry point. And proceed further through the lush forests of Rhododendrons and Pines.

On this day to cover the total distance of 10 km, you will walk for around 5-6 hours. And, finally, reach Namche Bazaar- the popular business center in the Khumbu region. Once in Namche, you will find different teahouses, hotels, cafe, and restaurants for your relaxing stay. On clear weather, you will catch the first closer glimpse of Mt Everest from Namche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m

This is a hike day at Namche Bazaar. On this day you will have your breakfast early in the morning at Namche Bazaar. Then you start exploring around the market. For the hike, you will walk along the stone-stairs to the Everest View Hotel, 3880 meters.

You will enjoy the lunch there alongside the spectacular panoramic views of the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and other several peaks.

After the satisfying lunch, you will visit around the Khumjung village, 3780 meters. Here you will have closer interaction with the local Sherpa people and their everyday activities. Plus, you can also visit the Hillary School and hospital established by Sir Edmund Hillary.

Spending the time strolling around the typical Sherpa village and interacting with them is such an amazing experience you will have on this day. After a day hike of around 3-4 hours, you will return to the hotel at Namche Bazaar for the overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge
  • Place: Everest View Hotel
  • Altitude: 3880m

On this day, after breakfast, you will walk back from Namche Bazaar after catching the early morning views of the majestic peaks including Mt. Everest in the Khumbu region. You will bid farewell to the close-up views of the mountain peaks. Furthermore, you will proceed on the walk of the day.

On this day, you will descend back through the Sherpa village of Phakding and then ascend to Lukla, 2800 meters. On this day you will cover the total distance of 18 km. To cover that distance, you will be walking for almost 7-8 hours on the rugged pathways of the Everest region. Overnight at a teahouse in Lukla.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2860m

The next morning you will board a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. This scenic flight will take you to Kathmandu from where we will take you to your hotel.

After freshening, you can join our sightseeing tour around the city. In the evening we will host a farewell dinner where you will share your trekking memories with our team. Overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup and Drop (Domestic & International)
  • Teahouse Accommodation during the trek
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round Trip Domestic Flight (Kathmandu and Lukla)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Food & Accommodation, Insurance, and Transportation
  • All Trekking Permits (Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
13 Dec, 2019 - 17 Dec, 2019GuaranteedUS$800
20 Dec, 2019 - 24 Dec, 2019GuaranteedUS$800
27 Dec, 2019 - 31 Dec, 2019GuaranteedUS$800

Useful Information

Best Time for Everest View Trek

The month of September, October, November (Autumn) marks the best time for the Everest View Trek. These months have an average daytime temperature in the Namche Bazaar ranging from 12 - 16 degree Celsius. This is the time when the days are usually warm with the best scenic views under the deep blue sky. This is the dry month with the least chances of rain and snowfall. So, trekking is quite easier and pleasant this time.

While the temperature remains around -6 to 20 degrees in the Spring season (March, April, May). Such temperatures make this season the second best time for trekking in the Khumbu region. Trekking in Spring means you will be walking under the rhododendron blossoms. The glowing of flowers everywhere adds charm to your trek. 

Plus the clearest views of the mountainscapes, landscapes, and the patches of Sherpa villages add beauty to the trek. On this dry time, there is the least chance of fog and cloud obstructing the visibility.

Beside Autumn and Spring, the months of Summer (June, July, August) and Winter (December, January, February) are also the time for the Everest View Trek. Summer month make the trail slippery with bugs and leeches. While the winter month is quite cold with dense snow. These months add a bit difficulty to the trek but with proper packing and preparation, you can do the trek.

To plan the trek according to your preference or to customize the trip, contact us.

Trek Difficulty During Everest View Trek

This is moderate trek where you do not have to learn technical skills for the trek. With a good physique and well-prepared backpack, any trekker can opt for this trek.

On this trek, you will walk to the largest heights at 3880 meters to the Everest region. Although the chances of altitude sickness are low, some may feel the symptoms of the sickness. In such a case, you need to maintain your body hydration and walk slowly.

You will be walking on average of 5-6 hours each day along the rugged terrains on the bank of Dudh Koshi river. Walking slowly and enjoying the side-views this is not a difficult trail. 

Plus, unlike other trekking trails, you will find ample of teahouses in the trekking trail. So, despite the season of your trek, you will have lesser difficulty in finding the place for comfortable accommodation and food.

Excluding the trek’s lesser difficulties, you will have to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. As Lukla is nearest to the mountains, the bad weather can hit the place at any time. Because of which the flight delays and cancellations are very common. So, before you come for this trek, you should come prepared for such unexpected happenings.