Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek

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  • Short version of classic Everest Base Camp Trek 
  • Dramatic view of Everest ranges - Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Lhose, Nuptse, Khumbila and more 
  • Opportunity to experience Sherpa culture and lifestyle 
  • Hiking through pristine forest, cultivated fields, warm villages, deep valleys, impressive rocky terrain and high suspension bridges 
  • Memorable nights at Namche Bazaar 
  • Exploration of the most sacred Sherpa heritage - Khumjung monastery and Tengboche Monastery 

Everest View Trek - An easy alternative to the classic Everest Base Camp Trek!

If you have limited time on hand but have strong desire to enjoy the magnificence of Everest, then Everest View Trek is the great option for you. Ture to its name, Everest View Trek takes you to the heart of Everest and lets you explore its beauty in its all glory. Anyone with average fitness and strong determination can enjoy the trek in its fullest. 

The mighty Himalayas, a jewel of the diverse topography and fascinating culture makes Everest region no less than a trekker’s paradise. The insanely diverse trails bequeathed with delightful atmosphere and stunning panorama make this trek an unmatched journey. You will not only get a chance to explore valleys, forests, Himalayas and waterfalls but also, get the opportunity to learn about the culture of legendary Sherpas who reside on insane mountain structure of the region. 

On 12 days Everest View Trek, you will be hiking to an altitude of 12,694ft passing through the quaint villages, grassy paths, steep rocks and dense forest of Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO protected sites of great natural value). You will be following the footsteps of legendary adventures and mountaineers like Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary. Nothing beats the feeling and thrills that hold the hikers walking towards Everest and watching it very close. 

Everest View Trek Route 

Our 12 days journey initiates after your arrival at Kathmandu followed by an exciting trans-Himalayan flight to Lukla airstrip. Enjoy the first glimpse of Everest from the land-handside seat of plane and experience a thrilling landing at Lukla airport. Then commence your trekking through magical forest, alongside gushing Dudh Koshi River, cross high suspension bridge several times and explore small farming villages. The first day of the trek ends at Phadking and the next day, you will push for Namche Bazaar walking through the steep mountain terrain and exploring Sherpa culture & traditions. 

Namche Bazaar is the largest town in the region and it surprisingly offers the facilities of bakeries, restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels and more. You will spend one more night here to acclimatize your body at higher altitude. Your acclimatization day is not wasted, you will explore the local market and neary Sagarmatha National Park display center. 

Next day, you will hike to Khumjung village which houses age-old monasteries, school and museums - offering you plenty of local exploration opportunities. Once you head towards Tengboche, you will find the strong influence of Tibetan Buddhism in the form of Mani walls, chortens and shrines scattered all over the trail.

Once you reach the Tengboche, you will find yourself in the lap of mighty Ama Dablam, Nuptse-Lhotse and Everest. Tengboche houses the largest monastery of the region and the setting of the monastery on the back-drop of great Everest rage will truly mesmerize you. 

The returning journey takes three days of easy downhill hike overnight at different villages. 

Outline Itinerary

DayDay Acitivity
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation day
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Rest and Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Khumjung
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche
Day 08: Trek to Kyangjuma
Day 09: Trek to Monjo
Day 10: Trek to Lukla
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 12: Final Departure

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), you will be received by our airport representative who will escort you to the pre-booked hotel. After hotel check-in, you will take a rest for a while and explore the quaint streets of Thamel to get acquainted with the local environment and culture. Evening: enjoy a welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant. 

AccomodationOver night at Star Hotel
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, you will make a tour to several historical and religious sites in Kathmandu which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites. You will visit the historic Durbar Square (ancient royal seat of Nepal), Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Swayambhunath (2,000 year old monkey temple) and Boudhanath (largest Buddhist temple). Afternoon, you will get your equipment checked by trek leaders and get introduced to your fellow trekkers. Make sure you ask all the questions to your trek leader.
AccomodationOvernight in Kathmandu
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Early in the morning, you will drive to Tribhuvan Domestic Airport to catch a 40 min thrilling and adventurous flight to Lukla. During the flight, you will enjoy one of the most scenic air routes in the world culminating on a hillside surrounded by gigantic Himalayas. Lukla is a major gateway to Everest region, here you will meet the rest of the crew and start your trekking adventure. After one hour’s gradual descent, you will reach Cheplung village where you will get first glimpse of sacred Mt. Khumbila (18,900ft). From Cheplung, one hour of gradual downhill walk takes you to Phakding. It is a great place to acclimate your body.
AccomodationOvernight in Phakding
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration3 - 4 hours trek
After breakfast, you will walk through astounding pine forest and walk on a northern trail up to the Benkar valley. Crossing Dudh Koshi River and walking across the village of Chumoa and Monjo, you will finally reach the Sagarmatha National Park. You will then cross a suspension bridge to reach Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi River. A steep uphill climb for a few hours will take you to the village of Namche Bazaar. Weather permitting, Namche offers a good view of Mt. Everest and Lhotse.
AccomodationOvernight in Namche Bazaar
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration5 - 6 hours
Today you will take a rest day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize with the setting in high altitude. Mountain experts suggest staying active throughout the day: climb high and sleep low.

There are lots of things to do around Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a prosperous town in Khumbu region and houses governmental offices, ATMs, shops, restaurants and a colorful market. Your guide will help you explore the real charm of Namche Bazaar. You will then hike to Sagarmatha National Park which displays the highland flora and fauna and local culture. If you are interested, you can hike to Khumjung village (12,401ft) which offers a more traditional view of Sherpa culture and tradition.

AccomodationOvernight in Namche Bazaar
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, your journey begins with a climb up to the popular airstrip at Syangboche, located just above the Everest View Hotel where you can enjoy the close view of mighty Everest. After exploration, you will continue walking to Khumjung village which is surrounded by Kondge, Thamserku and the sacred Khumbila mountains. Here you will visit Khumjung village which houses scalp Yeti and Edmund Hillary School.
AccomodationOvernight in Khumjung
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 hours
Today, you will walk downhill to Dudh Koshi River and walk through stunning villages enroute. Walking continuously through a forested trail, you will reach the riverbed. From here, you will climb for two more hours through pine and fir forest to reach the village of Tengboche. Tengboche houses the largest gompa of the entire Khumbu region and offers the remarkable views of Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Everest.
AccomodationOvernight in Tengboche
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 - 5 hours
From Tengboche, a steep downhill walk for about 1,500ft/500m through rhododendron and fir trees takes you to the Dudh Koshi River. You will then continue further and pass Tashinga and Sansa villages before reaching Kyangjuma. Here, you will get to enjoy the excellent view of Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest.
AccomodationOvernight in Kyangjuma
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 - 5 hours
Today you will have to reach Namche Bazaar first then continue to Monjo. The trail crosses the wooded slope and climbs through snaky tracks to the lush rhododendron forest. Look out for exotic wildlife - mountain goats, snow leopard, pheasants etc. A steep downhill hike takes you to the bridge over the Dudh Koshi River and crosses the river two times to reach Monjo.
AccomodationOvernight in Monjo
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration 4 - 5 hours
Today the trail goes steeply down before it reaches the airstrip in Chauri Kharka. On the way, you will walk across the village of Phakding and Chopling. A final 45 min climb takes you to the small strip of Lukla.
AccomodationOvernight in Lukla
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration5 - 6 hours
Today is your last day in the Khumbu region. You will take an early morning flight to Kathmandu to conclude your trip. Our airport representative will transfer you back to the hotel. After lunch, you can stroll around the streets of Thamel, a famous Tourist hub in Kathmandu. Evening: you will attend the farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of your journey.
AccomodationOvernight in Kathmandu
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Your 12 days Everest View Trek comes to an end today. Our airport representative will drive you back to Tribhuvan International Airport (approx. 3 hours before the scheduled flight).


Hope to See you Again!!!

Cost Include

  • All the airport and hotel transfers
  • Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B & B basis 
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner 
  • Full day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour on private vehicle 
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu 
  • All the meals (B, L & D) during the trek
  • All the necessary paper works, permits and TIMS required for the trek
  • An english speaking gov. Licensed and experienced trek guide, assistant guide and porter (4 trekkers: 1 guide and 2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All the mountain accommodation during the trek on comfortable room with share bathroom 
  • Safe drinking water 
  • A comprehensive medical kit 
  • All the governmental and local taxes 
  • Hot drinks (Tea & Coffee)

Cost Exclude

  • Kathmandu city monumental entry fee 
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu (expect welcome and farewell dinner)
  • All the personal nature expenses - alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone calls and more 
  • Travel Insurance and emergency evacuation 
  • Wifi 
  • Tipping 
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee 
  • International Flight 

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