Everest View Trek is a cultural and scenic adventure around Everest region offering exceptional scenery and panoramic views in less than a week. The trek is known to amaze travelers with its amazing scenery of the world’s immense mountains. You will get a chance to explore the harmony of Sherpa culture of Buddhism in the Everest Region. This trek of a week’s duration lets you explore the Everest Region without much of your efforts. It is specially designed to fit for travelers from all ages and fitness levels. Moreover, the trek is ideal for those who want to experience the Everest region with a close view of its majestic mountains, scenery and culture in a short time.
Everest View Trek Highlights
- Walk into Sagarmatha National Park.
- Sherpa villages of great interest explore lovely high.
- Tengboche Monastery enriched with ancient artifacts.
- World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
- Exciting flight with ever present mountain views.
A short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla marks the start of your 7 days Everest experience. From Lukla, you will start to trek towards cool alpine areas with tree lines of rhododendron, pines and firs. You’ll also walk through impressive Sherpa farm villages to reach Namche Bazaar. It’s located on route Everest base camp and is known for its landscapes and mountain vibes. While view points around Namche offer good mountain views, Everest View Hotel is a must visit for the views. You’ll thank yourself as you sip your coffee with Mt Everest in front of you.
The short scenic trekking adventure completes as you head back to Lukla for the sweeping panoramic flight back to Kathmandu. You can choose to trek further to Tengboche or return back to Lukla for a flight back to Kathmandu. Tengboche is best known for its monastery and it’ll take a couple of days more for you to trek to Tengboche.
Everest View Trek Itinerary
Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport 1,340 m meet our staff and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for a tour with time for trek preparations.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,820m) – 30 mins and trek to Phakding (2,635 m) – 4 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) – 6 hrs.
Day 05: At Namche Bazaar rest day with a short hike to support acclimatization.
Day06: Trek to Lukla – 4 hrs.
Day 07: International departure.
This is standard itinerary and it can be customized according to your needs. Message Us if you want to customize the trek for duration or budget. If you are searching for a longer trek see 11 Days Everest Panorama Trek or other Everest Region Treks.
After your arrival in Kathmandu, our team will receive you for short drive to your hotel in Thamel. We’ll then brief you with information regarding the trek and culture in Nepal. In the evening, you’ll enjoy a dinner in typical Nepali restaurant with cultural performance.
The second day is a free day in Kathmandu. You can join in for a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Historical and religious world heritage sites are the major attractions of Kathmandu. You can also choose to prepare for the trek or wander on your own if you do not wish to join in for the city tour.
You’ll fly to Lukla which usually happens early morning. A scenic short flight of 30 mins will take you to the gateway of Everest, Lukla.
With time in Lukla for refreshing stops, the walk starts accompanied by our native guide and porters. Trek begins with pleasant downhill towards Dudh Kosi river. Our route leads further encountering prayer walls and spinning bells to reach at our first overnight stop at Phakding village.
Our second day walk is comparatively long, you’ll reach village at Monjo with views of Thermasarkhu peaks. From here, a short descend will take you to entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. You’ll have to obtain National Park permits here.
Crossing a bridge, you’ll reach Jorsalle, the last village before climb to Namche Bazaar. Lunch stops are a possibility here with walks leading further towards river banks into lovely woodland of pines and rhododendron and finally to Namche.
Namche Bazaar is located at 3,440m with stunning landscapes and decorated with beautiful houses serving as hotels, lodge and resorts.
We’ll stay at Namche Bazaar to support acclimatization at this altitude of 3,440m. A short hike to Everest View Hotel above Namche Bazaar offers grand views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks.
Other acclimatization options are Park Museum areas for mighty views of Everest, Lhotse and stunning Amadablam peaks. The museum showcases history of trekking and mountaineering in the Everest region.
On the last trekking day of the adventure, the walk follows Dudh Kosi River all the way to Phakding village and then towards Lukla.
After a final climb of the journey rest of the walk is easy going through Lukla town and its markets place to our overnight stop in a nice lodge.
You’ll fly back to Kathmandu on a sweeping and panoramic flight. You’ll stay in the hotel with a free afternoon.
Today is your last day in Nepal, our team will drop you off in airport for your flight back home.