Everest View Trek program is a great introduction to Sherpa country and its culture, a very popular destination for first timer in Nepal. It provides a good insight into Sherpa culture, close-up and fabulous views of the world’s highest peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Amadablam etc., without the struggle with high altitude. The Everest View Trek is best suited for those who do not have enough time for longer trek reaching up to Everest Base Camp. Many people wish to see Everest up close but they do not have time to reach all the way to Everest Base Camp Trek or they might not be well prepared physically for a walk up to Everest base camp but still its obvious that all people wish to get a close view of magnificent high peaks of the world. The Everest View Trek is an ideal tour program for them. If you want to trek together with your family with your elderly parents and little children, and want to see the mighty Everest up close, the Sherpa culture, monasteries, etc. The Everest Panorama Trek is perfect program for you.
The Everest View Trek is a comparatively easy walk in the foothills of Mount Everest that starts with an easy stroll along the world heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley, where we gain a first distant view of Everest in a clear day. A short flight then takes us up into the Khumbu, the Sherpaland, a region of ancient monasteries, high peaks and valleys in the shadow of the world's greatest peak. Here, our stress-free week of trekking allows us to experience the unparalleled mountain scenery of the Khumbu, including the classic view of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam and Lhotse, and several others. The following days trekking will bring you to the village of Tengboche (3860m), home to the highest Buddhist monastery in the world that is also well known among photographers as one of the best places to capture the splendid beauty of Mt. Everest (8848m) and its adjoining peaks.
The final days of this venture will be spent in the delightful and scenic villages of Khumjung and Jorsale, where you will have the opportunity to interact with the legendary Sherpa people and participate in their astonishing traditional lifestyle. Walk down to Lukla from where you will take a short flight back to Kathmandu, enjoying the last views of the awe-inspiring Himalayan range and its people which announce the end of this marvelous trek.
- Sightseeing tour of Historical, Cultural, religious UNESCO Heritages sites of Kathmandu city,
- People, Cultures, religions & Lifestyle of more Ethnic groups, Explore Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar,
- Unforgettable Everest panorama view, closer Everest view, explores the Tengbuche monastery,
- Magnificent Panoramic views of highest peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Nupste etc..
Itinerary in Details
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
You will be welcomed by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Our airport representative will explain the program upon arrival. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley including: Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 hrs
Early morning transfer to airport for Lukla flight. The flight into Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 60 meters! Trek to Phakding with green landscape & view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hrs
We follow the Dudh Kosi, ascending through Himalayan pine and Doedar cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a superb place to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu, attracting Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 05: Namche Bazar - Everest View Hotel - Return
This is a day for acclimatization; we will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), the supposed to the highest airport in the world. Then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m) 5 hrs
The flat and easy trail leads towards the view of Mt. Everest, then descends deep into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka; from here it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu; the climb is long, but more than adequately compensated by views of Mt. Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 07: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) via Khumjung village, 6 hrs
Descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Khumjung village where we visit Hilary School and Khumjung monastery then easier trail to Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 08: Trek to Lukla, 7 hrs
The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu
30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast
Day 10: Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Everest Trekking and Tours will take you to the airport. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. “Farewell”
If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.