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Nepal Environmental Trek
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Treks & Expedition

Everest View Trek

Duration
8 days
Max. Elevation
3870m
Group size
Min 1+
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Flight
Best Season
Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV, Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
Accomodation
2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu. Lodge or Camping Accomodation during Trek
Meals
3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

Overview

Everest View trek is the perfect trek for those people with short time to spend but have the desire to experience the beauty of Mt. Everest from closer range. This trek is also not too tiring and is fit for those who are not physically fit. It also gives you an opportunity to appreciate the lifestyles of local people living in the everest area. 
 
You can view not only the Mt. Everest but also other beautiful peaks like Thamserku, AmaDablam and many others named and unnamed mountain peaks. This trek can be done throughout the year nonetheless the best seasons to explore the trek are during the spring season (March, April and May) and during the autumn season (September, October and November). 

Trip Itinerary

Board an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) which will take about 35 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) takes approximately three hours.

You will start your trek from Lukla following a gentle elevation towards the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. You will view Mt. Nupla (5885m) atop the Kongde Ridge at a distance from the opposite bank. You will then descend a mountainside path that merges with your route towards Everest, watching the magnificent Mt. Kusum Kang (6367m.).

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

2886m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) which will take approximately five hours. Namche Bazaar (3440m) is a beautiful Himalayan village located on the lap of mountain and at the bank of pristine Bhote Koshi River.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

3440m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

A rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440m.) for acclimatization. You can have a saunter around the village on this day before heading towards Tyangboche. You can walk up to Khumjung and visit a monastery. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawoche, and Kwangde.

You may also take an hour's walk up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for an outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

3440m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m.) which will take about five hours. As you incline towards the forested zone you will witness the magnificent views of mountain range. You continue your walk towards the face of the mountain and eventually you will enter Tyangboche (3860m) from the stone gate built by lamas.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

3867m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Trek from Tyangboche to Shanasha (3670m.) which will take almost two and half hours. You can have a morning visit to the Tyangboche monastery and the nearby museum while in the afternoon you will walk downhill to Phungitenga through the beautiful forest of juniper, rhododendron and fir. After crossing the Dudh Koshi river, you will elevate towards Trashinga from where the trail contours high above the valley to Shanasha where you will spend the night.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

3670m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Trek from Shanasha to Monjo (2835m.) will take approximately five and half hours. You can have a quick visit to nearby villages of Khunde and Khumjung which are only at a short distance off the main trail and are worth visiting. Khumjung has a beautiful monastery and Khunde has a small hospital run by the late Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Trust.

Eventually you will return to Namche passing through this route. You will also pass through Everest View Hotel and the Syangboche airstrip before reaching Namche where you take a halt for lunch. After the lunch you will trek downhill and then walk along the river bank back to Jorsale where you will leave the national park before continuing towards Monjo.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

2835m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2886m.) will take about four hours. You re-trace your steps along the Dudh Koshi, crossing the western bank at Benkar. You will have a leisurely walk watching the blue pine and rhododendron forest, and with views of Kusum Kangaru at the background. Have an early lunch at Phakding and in the afternoon you will incline towards the airstrip in Lukla. You will have a wonderful recreational evening with a farewell dinner and celebratory drinks and dancing with Sherpa companions.

Stay overnight at lodge.

Max. altitude

2886m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu which will take about 35 minutes. You will board an early morning flight back to Kathmandu enjoying the fantastic views of the mountains if the weather is clear.

Max. altitude

1400m

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast
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Includes

    • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including fresh fruits, 3 times tea/coffee every day and drinking water
    • Accomodation in Lodge during the trek
    • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
    • Insurance and equipments for guide and porters
    • First aid kit
    • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will    provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.)
    • One farewell dinner with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
    • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)

Doesn't Include

    • Personal nature expenses
    • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
    • Travel insurance
    • Tips
    • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Equipment List

Below is a list of equipment and clothing required for trekking. The necessity of these items depends on the type, altitude, timing and destination of trekking. Appropriate trekking gears are not only required for the comfort/pleasure of your trek but also to improve safety factor.  Please have a look over these items in order to fully prepare and thoroughly enjoy the trekking.

General Items

Daypack, Rucksack, Sleeping bag, Duffel bag, Walking Poles, walking boots, sandals, Toiletries (Soaps, Toilet papers, Sanitizers, toothpaste, tooth brush, etc.)

Clothing Items

Thermal underwear, Down jacket, Shorts, Trekking trousers, Towels, Woolen gloves, Gaiters, Fleece jacket or Pullover, Wind/water proof jacket, Raincoat, Warm socks, buff  

Sun-worn Items

Sun hat, Sunglasses, Snow goggles, Sunscreen, Lip balm

Gadgets

Headlamp, Flash light, Binoculars, Cameras (chargers and batteries), 

Liquid/Snacks

Water bottle/bladder, Water purification Iodine tablets, Energy bars and snacks

Medical Essentials

First Aid Kit

Optional

Altimeter, Compass, Binoculars, Books/magazines, GPS, Pocket knife, Candles (for lodges), Notebook with pencil/pen, etc

Additional items for camping trek

Tent, Stove and fuel, Utensils for cooking, eating and drinking, sleeping mattresses

Note: We can also provide sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, walking poles, and First Aid Kit in case if you don’t have one. These items are inclusive of total package price.

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