Everest View Trek is ideal for those with less time who never the less want a view of Everest. Mount Everest is fascinates the world by being top of the world. Everest View Trek takes you upto Tengboche Monastery (3860 m). We take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airstrip in the Khumbu region and trek up to Namche Bazar, Tyangboche (famous for its monastery) and into the Khumjung village, a charming Sherpa settlement. This trek provides a splendid introduction of Sherpa village, its culture and great mountain views. It is a popular destination for first time trekkers in Nepal and best suited for those who do not have enough time for longer treks into the high mountains. Besides that it is also favourable for those who want to experience Everest from low altitude.
General Facts of Everest View Trekking:
Starting From: Kathmandu.
Ending at: Kathmandu.
Minimum Group size: 2 people.
Maximum Altitude: 3860m.
Weather : Be well equipped for coldness.
Transportation: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.
Rescue Operations : Helicopter Flights from Kathmandu.
Per Day Trekking: 5 to 7 hours.
Season : February - May / September - December
Trip Days: 10 Days.
Trekking Days: 07 Days.
Trip Code: EVT 43.
Summary of Everest View Trekking:
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport.
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu - Lukla -Trek Phakding.
Day 03: Trek Phakding - Namche.
Day 04: Rest day in Namche.
Day 05: Trek Namche - Tengboche.
Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche - Shanasa.
Day 07: Trek Shanasa - Monjo.
Day 08: Trek Monjo - Lukla.
Day 09: Fly back Lukla - Kathmandu.
Day 10: Departure.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345 m).
You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment.
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu - Lukla (2840 m) trek Phakding (2800 m).
A short spectacular mountain flight to Lukla (2850m) early in the morning takes us to the gateway of the Everest trek. After a short explore of Lukla village, the trek starts with a descent towards the Dudh Koshi River which meets the main trail of our trek. This fairly easy 4-5 hours trek passes trough few pleasant Sherpa villages and provides magnificent views of Kongde and Kusumkangaru; two of Nepal’s technical trekking peaks. We finally reach Phakding. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 03: Trek Phakding - Namche (3440 m).
We start the morning with slow ascend through the blue pine and rhododendron forest that is very spectacular in the spring months when the flowers are in full bloom. We will cross the Dudh Koshi River at Benkar and enjoy great views of the snow peaks Kusum Kangaru and Thamserku until we reach Monjo. After Monjo the trek will be a little strenuous with steep ascent. We then enter the Sagarmatha National Park where our permits are checked before we descend quite steeply to Jorsale. The trek continues upstream on a flat terrain to the confluence of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers. After crossing a large suspension bridge high above the river we climb steeply up to the village of Namche Bazaar where we will have the first glimpse of Everest including , Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Tawoche. This is a slow 6-7 Hours walk to reach Namche. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 04: Rest day in Namche (3440 m).
Today is a rest and acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. Namche is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. An early hike above town, before the clouds move in, reward climbers with a spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse (the 4th highest peak in the world), and the beautiful Ama Dablam. On the way down, we can visit the Sherpa Museum that houses an exhibit on traditional Sherpa lifestyle and a fabulous photography display by a local Nepalese naturalist. There is the option of walking up to the Everest View Hotel 3,900m to khumjung Hillary village. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 05: Trek Namche - Tengboche (3860 m).
From Namche, the trail contours on to the side of the valley, high above the Dudh Kosi through few villages and numerous tea shops. We descend steeply before we cross over the river at Phunki Tenga. The village is an ideal stopover for lunch where we can rest before making the steep climb to Tengboche. Although the hike up the zigzag path is tiring, it presents us with many beautiful sights of rhododendron bushes with beautiful birds and superb mountain scenery. On most treks we see Himalayan Thar, Danphe (the National Bird of Nepal) and Musk Deer along the trail. Tengboche is famous for its legendary monastery; the largest in the Khumbu. We spend the night next to the Thyangboche monastery, the spiritual center of the Khumbu region. It takes 6-7 hours to reach there. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 06: Trek Tyangboche - Shanasa (3670 m).
From Tyangboche we start our trek to shanasa which will take around 3 hours. In the 17th century AD, the Lama Sange Dorjee, from Tibet’s Rongbuk Monastery, according to legend, founded the monastery here. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1933, rebuilt and again badly damaged by fire in 1989. Construction of the present monastery was completed in 1992.
You have a full morning at Thyangboche to visit the monastery. after you retrace your steps down hill through the beautiful forest of juniper, rhododendron and fir to Phunkitenga. After you cross the Dudh Koshi, you ascend steeply to Trashinga. From here the trail contours high above the valley to Shanasa where you spend the night. Here Tibetan traders, resident in the area, have numerous ''artifacts'' and worthwhile traditional souvenirs for sale. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 07: Trek Shanasa - Monjo (3753 m).
It takes approximately five and half hours. The villages of Kunde and Khumjung are only a short trek off the main trail and are well worth a visit. Khumjung has a beautiful monastery and Kunde has a small hospital run by Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust and you shall return to Namche via this route. The walk also heads past the Everest View Hotel and the Shyangboche airstrip before dropping into Namche where you take lunch. In the afternoon you descend steeply and then walk along the river bank back to Jorsale where you leave the national park entrance counter before continuing on to your lodge at Monjo. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 08: Trek Monjo - Lukla (2840 m).
It takes about four hours. You re-trace your steps along the Dudh Koshi, crossing the western bank at Benkar. It is a beautiful and easy walk through blue pine and rhododendron forest, back-dropped with views of Kusum Kangaru. An early lunch will be taken at Phakding and in the afternoon you ascend out of the river valley back to the airstrip. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 09: Fly Lukla - Kathmandu (1300 m).
Early morning 05:30 for breakfast then check in airport for flight back to Kathmandu. Transfer from the airport to the hotel free and relax. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Departure transfer to International Airport for onward destination.
The Above Cost Includes:
All accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
All Transportation by private Car.
All Trekking arrangement (Guide,Sherpa, and Helpers).
Accommodation in Trekking on Guest House with breakfast.
Kathmandu - Lukla-kathmandu domestic flight.
Trekking permit and all entry permits.
Above Cost Doesnot Includes:
Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip.
Personal nature cost,Beverages,Personal insurance and personal tips.
Beverages like coke,fanta,mineral water,Beers and wines.
Any cost incurred due to natural disaster, political unrest etc has to be bear by client.