Everest View Trek

Duration: 5 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge to lodge
  • Group Size: 1 to 12
  • Max Elevation: 3880

Everest View TrekThe Everest View Trek is a scenic, short-duration trek with magnificent views of Mt. Everest (8848.86m). While other Himalayan region treks include lengthy and strenuous trails, this trek is relatively easy in comparison. It is ideal for those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas but have no time for a standard 12 Day Everest Base Camp Trek.

The trip starts with a scenic and adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The trail follows the Dudh Kosi River from Lukla through lush rhododendron forests, local settlements, and monasteries to Phakding. After an overnight stay, you will trek to Namche Bazaar, a vibrant and commercial town of the Khumbu region.

Namche Bazaar offers stunning Himalayan views and is a great place to acclimatize in the region. You will hike to Khumjung, which offers breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and other Himalayan ranges. The Khumjung monastery on top allows you to witness the Sherpa culture and their way of life.

On the journey, we will also visit the famous Everest view hotel, where we will have breakfast observing the pristine Himalayas. The trek then returns to Namche and finally to Lukla through the same route before flying back to Kathmandu. However, you will have a different perspective of the mountains and the surroundings this time around.

The 5 day Everest View Hike is relatively easy and is ideal during the Spring and Autumn. The weather is clear, and the views are spectacular during this time of the year. However, if you are feeling adventurous, you can also take this trek in the winter with adequate preparation.

The Everest View Trek is an excellent trekking package to explore the Himalayan terrain in a short time. Trekkers will observe the majesty of Mt. Everest and experience the Sherpa culture. The spectacular Himalayas, lush rhododendron forests, and charming villages will enchant you.

Overall, the Everest View Trek is an incredible adventure and cultural experience that you will cherish forever. Contact us for bookings and more information regarding this trek. Happy Adventure!

Highlights

  • Witnessing the spectacular view of the highest mountain in the world Mount Everest (8848.86m)
  • Stunning panoramic view of the entire Everest Mahalangur Himalayan range, including Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku
  • Exploring the Sherpa people and their culture, heritage, and lifestyle in the Khumbu region
  • Trekking through the serene landscapes of the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Exploring the rare and endangered flora and fauna of the region
  • Crossing the Dudh Koshi River on various suspension bridges
  • Staying at the picturesque Namche Bazaar and acclimatizing
  • The warm hospitality and tasty cuisine of the locals

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

    Lukla Altitude: 2,800m/9184 ft

    Phakding Altitude: 2,652m/8,698ft

    Trekking duration: 3-4 hours

    Overnight: Phakding

    Our journey starts with a scenic flight to the destination of Lukla. You will pass through the beautiful terrains of the region before arriving at the entry point of the Everest region. The trail then leads you to Phakding, the start of your trekking journey. You will then travel to the beautiful routes of the area to arrive at the destination of Phakding.

    You will first pass through the scenic settlements of the locals before arriving at Phakding. The short-duration trek is around 3-4 hours and is relatively easy. The trail will then take you to the Chaurikharka village alongside the bank of the Dudh Koshi River. After trekking for a few hours, you will arrive at Phakding. There in the village teahouse, you will rest overnight.

    • Day 2 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

      Namche Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

      Trekking duration: 5-6 hours

      Overnight: Namche

      After a warm breakfast meal in the early morning, you will start your trek in the region. The region's trail will start through the uphill terrains passing through some of the beautiful landmarks of the region. From Lukla, you will continue your trek through the beautiful region.

      Since you will travel with a guide and a porter, you will have a safe and comfortable adventure in the area. The trail then passes alongside the Dudh Koshi River on a suspension bridge. The beautiful pine forests arrive at the village of Monjo. The course will then lead you through the Sagarmatha National Park, where you will show the permits for entry.

      The trails lead you alongside the Dudh Kosi River while trekking en route to Jorsale. The trail will take you on an uphill path to arrive along the riverbank, where you will cross the river through the Hillary Suspension Bridge. After a final climb, you will arrive at the destination of Namche Bazaar.

      • Day 3 Hike to Khumjung, Visit the Everest View hotel and trek to Namche

        Namche Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

        Overnight: Namche

        On the third day of the Everest View Trek, you will hike to Khumjung's viewpoint. The hiking journey provides you with the best views of the snow-clad mountains of the region. You can get the magnificent panorama of the Himalayas. The trail then takes you to the Khumjung Monastery, where you can find the skull of a Yeti.

        The trail then leads you through the serene terrains of the region to hike to the Everest View Hotel. The beautiful location provides the best view of Mt Everest. You can also observe other mountains, including Lhotse and Ama Dablam. After returning from the hike, we will enjoy and explore the beautiful Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and stay overnight at the teahouse.

        • Day 4 Trek from Namche down to Lukla

          Namche Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

          Trekking duration: 5-6 hours

          Overnight: Lukla

          The trail on this section will pass through the serene terrains and major landmarks that will provide you with the best adventure. You will pass through the same routes you took earlier in the area to trek to Lukla from Namche. After trekking for 3-4 hours, you will arrive at the destination of Lukla, where you will spend the night.

          • Day 5 Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

            What to Expect

            • All domestic flights and airport taxes.
            • Standard meals consisting of breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided during the trek.
            • A guide holding a government license will accompany the trek.
            • For every two people, there will be a strong and helpful porter with proper equipment.
            • The guide and porters will receive salaries, food, accommodation, and insurance.
            • Tea house/lodge accommodation will be arranged during the trek.
            • The trekking group will be provided with a TIMS card for trekking information management.
            • The trekking group will be granted a permit for entry into Sagarmatha National Park.
            • A comprehensive first aid kit will be available for the trekking group.
            • All government taxes and official expenses are included in the package.
            • The package does not include international airfare and taxes.
            • The Nepal entry visa fee is not included and must be arranged separately.
            • A compulsory travel insurance policy is required for all participants.
            • All personal expenses are the responsibility of the participant.
            • Any drinks and desserts during the trek must be paid for by the participant.
            • Tipping for the guide and porter is expected

            PRICES & DATES

            Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
            24 Jun, 2024 - 28 Jun, 2024GuaranteedUSD 995
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            Useful Information

            Best Time for the Everest View Trek

            The Everest View Trek is ideal from September to November and March to May. During these months, the weather is generally clear and stable, with fewer chances of rain or snow. However, the trails and accommodations can get crowded as these are the peak seasons.

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            Spring (March-May)

            Spring season (March-May) is widely considered the best time for the Everest View Trek. The weather is mild and stable during this time, with no weather-related hassles. The temperature is moderate, making it quite comfortable for the trekkers. The clear skies and bright sunshine offer a spectacular view of the snow-capped mountains. The blooming rhododendrons make the region picturesque and the trek unforgettable.

            Autumn (September - November)

            Autumn is ideal for the Everest View Trek. The autumn season, which falls between September to November, has stable weather conditions. The skies are clear, and the temperature is on the moderate side. During this season, the skies are usually clear, offering breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other snow clad mountains.

            The visibility is excellent, ensuring amazing photographs. The autumn season also includes various festivals, allowing you to interact with the local culture and traditions. Hence, the perfect weather, clear views, and opportunity for cultural exploration make Autumn the ideal time for the Everest View Trek.

            Off seasons

            The Everest view trek is doable during the off-season as well. The winters and summers are the off seasons in the Everest region. There are many challenges that you have to face in this season. The winters from December to February are excruciatingly cold, dropping below freezing temperatures. There are thick inches of snow along the trail. The summers bring heavy rain leading to slippery, leech infested trails.

            Hence, it is only advised to trek in the peak season. If you are feeling adventurous, you can also take this trek in the off-season, especially in winter. However, you must remain adequately prepared with all the necessary gear and clothes.

            Difficulties of the Everest View Trek

            This trek is easy and suitable for beginner trekkers. However, it does involve some steep ascents in rugged terrains. Besides, the high altitude can be challenging for some. One of the primary difficulties of the Everest View Trek is altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is common as you climb higher and less oxygen is available. Acclimatizing properly and taking necessary precautions is a must during this trek. But, during this Everest View trek, it is less likely to get altitude sickness as you will hike to around 3,500m.

            The trail in this short-duration trek can also be steep and strenuous. The trek involves high-altitude hiking. Hence, a good fitness level is essential. Being physically fit will help you arrive at your destination without any hassle and enjoy the journey to the fullest. Additionally, it can also reduce the risk of injury among trekkers.

            The weather can be unpredictable even in the peak seasons. Hence you should prepare accordingly. Finally, the facilities such as food and accommodation may get limited so you will need to adjust to the high altitude. Hence, these are the various difficulties of the Everest View Trek.

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            Things to Consider for the Everest View Trek

            Acclimatization

            Acclimatization is essential for the Everest View Trek to tackle altitude sickness. This process helps your body adjust to the high altitude with less oxygen and air pressure. Altitude sickness can be dangerous and even life-threatening if not treated in time. Trekkers should acclimatize after each trekking day and have several rest days at higher elevations to allow your body to acclimatize. It's essential to not push yourself too hard to minimize the risk of altitude sickness.

            Training regime

            The trail also takes you through some of the most challenging terrain. So you must be able to complete this journey without any hassle. Hence, you must train well ahead with proper physical and mental exercises. These exercises will build your fitness and keep you in good shape. You will also be mentally prepared to tackle any conditions in the high altitude.

            Travel Insurance

            Trekkers taking this trek also have proper travel insurance. The trail of this trek passes through challenging landscapes, which means that injuries, altitude sickness, and others are quite common. Hence, proper travel insurance covering all these aspects above 4000m is necessary. Travel insurance will also cover you in any emergency conditions of evacuations if required.

            Professional guides

            Professional guides will help you with the navigation of this trek. They know the trail and greatly help the region. They will also help you learn about the region's local culture and influences. Porters are essential if you carry heavy backpacks. You must avoid trekking into the region with a heavy load. They carry around 20 to 25 kgs of weight, allowing you to track the beautiful region without any hassle.

            Trekking gears and equipment

            Travelers taking the trek must also have proper access to trekking gear and equipment. They will keep you safe and comfortable on this trek. It would help if you also carried an appropriate sleeping bag to tackle the cold. In the high altitude frigid conditions, the blankets in the tea houses are not enough.

            Accommodation and Meal

            Accommodation is another essential aspect of the trek. The beautiful trekking journey will allow you to stay in the local settlements of the region. These accommodations are simple and provide you with basic facilities. There are basic room facilities with a bed and blankets. You will need to carry your sleeping bag safely. You want to protect it from extreme cold weather conditions, especially at night.

            Regarding the meals provided in the tea houses, you will get "Dal bhaat." The variety of meals in these key houses are not diverse as the food ingredients need to get transferred to the higher altitude region. However, some meals, like noodles and pasta, are at a higher altitude.

            The cost of transfer is also relatively high in the region. The variety of hot beverages includes tea, coffee, and other hot drinks like garlic noodle soup, rhododendron tea, and lemon tea are available in the region. The trekkers can take their snacks like chocolate bars and protein bars so that they can eat these and satisfy their hunger.

            FAQs - Everest View Trek

            What is the Everest View Trek?

            The Everest View Trek is a short duration trek in the Everest region that offers stunning views of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, and other Himalayan mountains.

            How long does the Everest View Trek last?

            This trek is 5 days long, including the itinerary and acclimatization days.

            What is the best time to do the trek?

            The best time for the trek is from March to May and September to November. These are the Spring and Autumn season and provide stable weather conditions.

            What is the difficulty level for the trek?

            This trek is easy to moderate in terms of difficulty and is suitable for beginners.

            What is the highest altitude you will reach during the trek?

            The trek's highest point is Namche, located at an altitude of 3,440 meters (12,684 feet).

            What accommodations will you stay during the trek?

            Various types of accommodations, like tea houses, lodges, and guesthouses, are available during the trek. These accommodation facilities offer basic facilities such as a bed, blanket, and shared bathroom.

            Do I need any permits for the trek?

            Yes, trekkers must obtain a Sagarmatha National Park permit and Rural Pasang Lhamu Municipality Permit.

            What is the weather like on the trek?

            The weather in the high altitude can be unpredictable and can change within a few hours. Hence, you must prepare with all the necessary requirements for all weather.

            What is the training required for the trek?

            There is no specific training required for the trek. However, you must have a good fitness level and have some experience in high altitude trekking.

            What are the prime attractions of the trek?

            The major attractions of the trek include stunning views of Mount Everest and other snow-clad mountains, Buddhist monasteries, and Sherpa settlements. Trekkers will also get to experience the unique Sherpa culture, lifestyle, traditions, and hospitality.

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