The Everest view trek is a relatively easy trek that moves up to the altitude of only 3870 meters. Everest view trek allows you to experience complete happiness of being close to the mountains of the Everest region in just 12 days. This trek offers you the opportunity to experience the unique culture of native Sherpa and relish the gorgeous views of the mountain peaks of the Everest region. The Everest View Trek is one of the most sought out treks in the Everest region. This trek offers you the chance to not only enjoy the natural beauty of the region but also enjoy the culture and lifestyle of the culturally rich inhabitants of the Khumbu region. Moreover, we will get to visit the Sagarmatha national park, which is the highest national park in the world and also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. At Sagarmatha national park, you will get to witness various alpine flora and fauna.
Similarly, we can get the mesmerizing view of the Himalayan giants like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, and Mt. Ama Dablam among many others from the Everest view hotel at Namche. You might think you got the best view of the mountains from the Everest View Hotel; however, when you see those same peaks from Tengboche, you won’t be saying the same thing. Ornamented with stunning alps like Ama Dablam in the background, the oldest and largest monastery of the region – Tengboche Monastery is a must-visit. Locals celebrate the colorful festival of Mani Rimdu.
Experience the Tibetan Buddhist culture of the Khumbu region and learn about the mystical history the culture has been carrying for more than six centuries. Visit Namche, the gateway to Everest and the renowned mountain town shaped like a horseshoe, famous as an ancient trading route of Nepalese and Tibetan traders. The trail is a beautiful combination of steep climbs, slopes, pleasant strolls, high suspension bridges, streams, waterfalls, intermittent mountain views, and walks through pine and juniper forests. If you are lucky, you might also encounter endangered wildlife like Himalayan Pheasant, Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar, Langur Monkeys, and many more.
The Everest view trek as all the classical trek in the Everest region starts with a gorgeous half an hour flight to Lukla. From Lukla, our trip begins on foot, and on the way, we can enjoy all the natural and cultural beauty that the Khumbu region has to offer. Everest View Trek is ideal for trekkers with time constraints but wants to experience the trek to the home of the world’s summit. This trek is for all kinds of trekkers and mountain lovers.
Best time for Everest Panorama Trek
Everest View trek can be done all around the year except the monsoon season when days are cloudy. However, the ideal month to trek is from March to May and September to December. Spring season from March to May is especially exciting to trek as the Rhododendron flower blooms fully during this time, and the hill looks beautiful with these flowers. Also, the sky is clear during this season, and you can get an incredible view of the surrounding mountains.
Another best time for Everest View Trek is from October to December. The temperature in the morning and night goes to minus degrees Celsius. However, the days are pleasant for trekking, and the sky is also clear for a great mountain view.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
Experience the rich culture of Sherpa and enjoy the lifestyle of the mountain people
Scenic flight to and from Lukla
Visit Tengboche Monastery- the largest monastery of the region
Stunning view of Himalaya giants including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Ama Dablam, and much more.
Visit Sagarmatha National Park, the highest national park
Walkthrough the fragrant forest of rhododendron
- Airport pick up and drop off
- Accommodation at a comfortable hotel (in Kathmandu)
- Kathmandu city tours, with all entrance fees, guide, and private vehicle
- Three daily meals during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge during the trek
- A highly experienced, supportive, well-trained Government License holder guide who speaks English fluently
- Airfare Lukla – Kathmandu
- Sleeping bag and down jacket (if required)
- Duffle bag
- Trekking map, T-shirt, and trip achievement certificate
- First aid kit
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa
- Travel insurance
- Snacks and other personal expenses
- Personal trekking equipment
- Beverages including water
- Hot showers during the trek
- Tips and gratuities
Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, our airport representative will welcome you and transfer you to the respective hotel. Your prior trip meeting will be on the very day at the hotel in the evening. However, our airport representative will provide you brief information about your further trip on your way to the hotel. After checking in your hotel, you can simply relax or roam around the streets of Thamel. In the evening, we will hold a welcome dinner for you where you will enjoy authentic Nepali meal. We will also introduce you to your guide for the trip. Do not hesitate to ask questions about your trip and your preference throughout the trip.
Trek Preparation and Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
We will visit some of the famous places around Kathmandu Valley. We will visit places like Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Basantapur, Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Temple, and many more. Then, we tour around Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Newari Museums, many traditional houses in the ancient royal capital, Bhaktapur. We will also head towards Nagarkot hill, where we can enjoy the fresh breeze while watching the bustling capital life from a distance. Afterward, we head towards Lalitpur, where we will visit famous Patan Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site. We will also visit a few museums to learn more about the history of Nepal. The evening is free for your leisure activities. For party lovers, we recommend you to hop around the pubs and bars around Thamel.
Fly to Lukla (2860m)
Right after some delicious breakfast, we will catch an early morning flight to Lukla. This scenic 35-minute flight takes us closer to the Himalayas of Nepal. The flight itself is one of the major attraction of this trek. You will get to enjoy the view of these domineering mountains from the top of them. Upon our arrival at Lukla, our crew members will welcome us, and we will begin packing and arranging for the trek. From Lukla, our trip begins on foot. As we gradually descend, we will reach the Cheplung village from where we can get a gorgeous view of Mt. Khumbila, a holy unclimbed mountain. From Cheplung, we will continue descending until we reach Phakding. Here, we will be spending the night.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3438m)
Moving through a gorgeous pine forest, we follow the trail north up the valley of Benkar. Then, we cross the Dudhkoshi river and continue the trail to Monjo, the entrance to Sagarmatha national park. Then, we will walk for a bit until we reach Jorsale, where we will stop for a short lunch break. After Jorsale, we will follow the trail through the longest suspension bridge of the region. Then after a short walk, we will reach a shorter but higher bridge- Hillary suspension bridge. From the Hillary bridge, the three-hour uphill climb will take us to the Sherpa capital and the beautiful mountain town of Namche, where we will spend the night. Namche Bazaar is famous as the ancient trading route of the Nepalese and Tibetan traders. If you like, you can buy gears here; however, the price is quite high.
Acclimatization at Namche
The fifth day is for you to get accustomed to the higher altitude atmosphere so that you won’t suffer from altitude sickness. Even though this day is for rest, we won’t be staying idle. Firstly, we will hike to Syangboche Airport, the highest airport in the world situated at an altitude of 3700 meters. Then, we will walk up to the Everest View Hotel from where we can enjoy the delightful view of mountains such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Taboche, Thamserku and many more. The hotel boasts about the view of Everest you can get from every window of the hotel. After a pleasant treat to eyes, we will move towards the Sherpa Culture Museum, where we can learn more about the unique culture of Sherpa people. Then, we will also visit the Everest Photo Gallery and return to Namche Bazaar for lunch. After lunch, the rest of the time is free, so you can go shopping or visit the places near town.
Namche to Khumjung (3810m)
Today’s journey begins with an ascend to the renowned airfield at Syangboche. Just above the airfield is the Everest view Hotel, famous for the up-close view of the grandeur Everest. We continue the trek to Khumjung village bounded by Kondge, Thamserku, and the sacred Khumbila mountains. Here, we will visit the Edmund Hillary School and the Khumjung Monastery famous. The monastery is popular as the only monastery with a real Yeti’s head. We will be spending the night at Khumjung.
Khumjung to Tengboche (3870m)
On the way to Tengboche, we pass through the Dudh Koshi River and stunning villages. Walking through the forest, the trail takes us to a riverbed. Next, we will be climbing through the pine and fir forests to reach a small village at Tengboche. The village is famous as the home to the Tengboche monastery. The monastery situated at 3867 meters is the largest and oldest monastery in the Khumbu region. The monastery is quite popular among the mountain lovers as you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas such as Tawache, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Everest.
Day Eight :
Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3570m)
From Tengboche, the trail to Kyangjuma is a bit steep. Making a steep descent for about 500 meters, we will walk through the rhododendron and fir forests to Dudh Koshi River. Continuing the trail, we will pass through Tashinga and Sansa village before reaching Kyangjuma. From Kyangjuma, we will get enchanting views of the Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest.
Kyangjuma to Monjo (2840m)
From Kyangjuma, we will first move towards the famed Namche Bazaar. Then, we will descend towards Monjo. The trail moves along the steep wooded slope after Kyangjuma, passing through several winding bends. On our way back, we might witness animals like a mountain goat, snow leopards, colorful pheasants, and many more. Crossing the forest, we will make a steep descent that takes us to the bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, which we need to cross a couple more times before reaching Monjo.
Monjo to Lukla
The trail from Monjo climbs down steeply until you reach the airfield in Chauri Kharka. on the way, we pass Phakdin and Chopling villages. This is the final climb of the trek. This is the last day you will be enjoying your trekking adventure. Walking for approximately six hours, you will reach Lukla, where you can enjoy roaming around the village or shop around.
Fly back to Kathmandu
On this day, you will bid goodbye to the Everest and the neighbor mountains. We will catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. This thirty-minutes’ flight will be one of the most beautiful flights you will ever take. You can look at the majestic mountains shrinking from the plane. After landing, we will transfer you to the hotel where you can just relax or engage in other activities of your interest.
This is the day we will bid you goodbye. Our airport representative will transfer you to the Tribhuwan International Airport before three hours of your scheduled flight.