Everest View Trek

Everest View Trekking

The Everest View Trek is a popular short trekking route in the Khumbu region of Nepal, offering trekkers an opportunity to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and the Sherpa culture. The trek is ideal for those who want to experience the thrill of trekking in the Everest region but are short on time or prefer a less strenuous trek.

The trek typically starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek to the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, which is located at an altitude of 3,440 meters. Namche Bazaar is a bustling town with colorful markets, traditional Sherpa houses, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

From Namche Bazaar, the trek continues to the village of Khumjung, which is located at an altitude of 3,790 meters. Khumjung is a picturesque village that offers stunning views of the Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam mountains. The village is also famous for its monastery, which houses a yeti scalp that is believed to be a mythical creature.

The trek then continues to the village of Tengboche, which is located at an altitude of 3,860 meters. Tengboche is home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, which is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region and is an important center for Sherpa culture and religion. From Tengboche, the trek backtracks to Namche Bazaar and then returns to Lukla, where the trek concludes with a flight back to Kathmandu.

The Everest View Trek is relatively easy compared to other treks in the region and is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including the Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam mountains, and offers trekkers an opportunity to experience the unique Sherpa culture and traditions.

Everest View Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital. Transfer to your hotel, and spend the day exploring the vibrant city.

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
Take an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain town. Start trekking towards Phakding (2,610 meters) through lush forests and picturesque villages. Overnight stay in Phakding.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Continue trekking along the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges and passing through Sagarmatha National Park. Arrive at Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters), a bustling Sherpa town and the gateway to the Everest region. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 04: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
Spend a day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Explore the town, visit the Sherpa Museum, and enjoy panoramic views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other surrounding peaks.

Day 05: Trek to Khumjung
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,780 meters), a beautiful Sherpa village known for its traditional culture and Hillary School. Enjoy magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, and Kongde Ri along the way. Overnight stay in Khumjung.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche
Continue trekking to Tengboche (3,867 meters), home to the famous Tengboche Monastery. The monastery offers breathtaking views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. Attend the evening prayer ceremony and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance. Overnight stay in Tengboche.

Day 07: Trek to Monjo
Trek from Khumjung to Monjo (2,840 meters), passing through Namche Bazaar. This is the last day in the higher altitude before descending towards Lukla. Overnight stay in Monjo.

Day 08: Trek to Lukla
Continue the trek downhill, following the Dudh Koshi River. Arrive at Lukla and celebrate the completion of your trek with your trekking crew. Overnight stay in Lukla.

Day 09: Flight to Kathmandu
Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Spend the day in Kathmandu, exploring the city, shopping for souvenirs, or visiting cultural sites like the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Day 10: Departure
Transfer to the airport for your departure, or extend your stay to explore more of Nepal's attractions.

The cost includes

  • Airport transfers - Arrival and departure pick-up and transfer service
  • Entry permits to Sagarmatha National Park and Tim fee
  • Support staff (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance,
  • lodging and food allowances and salary (1 Guide for the group and 1 porter for 2 hikers)
  • Domestic airfare - round trip (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, 3 meals a day and overnight accommodation at a tea house lodge on the way.

Cost Excludes

  • International flight ticket and airport taxes.
  • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation expenses
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled soft drinks (including cold drinks, and mineral/water
  • hot/shower, tea, coffee, chocolate and hot drinks), suggestions for the guide, porter and other officials...
  • Additional costs- additional days of stay, in case of flight cancellation due to natural disasters, bad forecast
  • weather and other unforeseen circumstances.4Personal mountaineering for the trip


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Useful Information

What is the Everest View Trek?
- The Everest View Trek is a popular trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal. It is a relatively shorter trek that offers panoramic views of the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest, and provides a glimpse into the unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle.

How long does the Everest View Trek take?
- The typical duration for the Everest View Trek is around 7 to 10 days. This includes trekking from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and exploring the surrounding areas to enjoy spectacular views of Everest and neighboring peaks. The exact duration can vary depending on the itinerary and the trekking agency you choose.

What is the altitude of the Everest View Trek?
- The highest altitude reached during the Everest View Trek is around 3,870 meters (12,694 feet) at the Everest View Hotel near Syangboche. However, most of the trek is spent at lower altitudes, with the trek starting from Lukla at approximately 2,800 meters (9,186 feet).

Is prior trekking experience necessary for the Everest View Trek?
- No, prior trekking experience is not necessary for the Everest View Trek. It is suitable for individuals with average fitness levels and a sense of adventure. However, it is always beneficial to have some basic hiking experience and good physical fitness to enjoy the trek comfortably.

What is the best time to do the Everest View Trek?
- The best time to undertake the Everest View Trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. These periods offer stable weather, clear skies, and moderate temperatures, providing optimal conditions for trekking and enjoying the stunning mountain views.

Are there tea houses or lodges available along the trekking route?
- Yes, there are tea houses, lodges, and guesthouses available along the Everest View Trek route. These provide basic accommodation, meals, and amenities for trekkers. You can enjoy the warmth of Sherpa hospitality and experience the local culture along the way.

What should I pack for the Everest View Trek?
- It is recommended to pack appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions, including warm layers, a waterproof jacket, comfortable trekking pants, and sturdy hiking boots. Additionally, pack a good quality backpack, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottles, and a basic first aid kit.

Do I need any permits for the Everest View Trek?
- Yes, you need two permits for the Everest View Trek: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit (TIMS card). These permits can be obtained through registered trekking agencies in Nepal.

Is hiring a guide necessary for the Everest View Trek?
- Hiring a guide is not mandatory for the Everest View Trek, but it can be helpful, especially for those with limited trekking experience. A guide can assist with navigation, provide insights into the local culture, and ensure your safety during the trek. They can also enhance your overall trekking experience.

How difficult is the Everest View Trek?
- The Everest View Trek is considered a moderate trek. While it involves some uphill and downhill sections, it is less physically demanding compared to longer treks in the region. However, a reasonable level of fitness and proper acclimatization are still important for an enjoyable experience.

Please consult with a reputable trekking agency and gather updated information before embarking on the Everest View Trek, as conditions and requirements may change.

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