Everest View Trekking

Duration: 10 Days Trip Difficulty: Easy

  • Trip Duration 10 Days

  • Destination Nepal

  • Group Size 2-12 People

  • Accomodation Hotel and Tea house

  • Altitude3940m

Highlights of Everest View Trekking

  • Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley known as the cultural and historical hub
  • Short exciting mountain flight to Lukla
  • Astonishing views of the roof of the world, the Mt. Everest and many himilaya of Everest Region.
  • The view of world highest mountain Mt Everest.
  • Namche Bazaar, the biggest Sherpa settlement, highest marketplace, capital of Khumbu Region, junction of Everest Region trekkers and the gateway to Everest Region Exploration
  • Tengboche monastery, the biggest monastery of the Khumbu Region
  • Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO enlisted natural heritage site.

Overview of Everest View Trekking

Everest View Trek, short trek of 10 days to the lap of Himalayas is all about the Mt. Everest and panoramic views of other neighboring mountains. This trek is appropriate for the fresh beginners who has short time span and has strong desire to view the highest mountain and its surrounding. The Sherpa settlements on the high altitude who have preserved their traditions, cultures and immense faith on Buddhism is unique and revelations can be seen in their village houses, dresses and on their innocent smiling faces with warm welcoming nature. They are said to be born to climb the mountains setting new world records and most of them are from the Khumbu Region including the First Everest Summit mountaineer. The monasteries are worth watching, the nuns and monks chanting sacred Buddhist mantras, taking blessings and lighting in these holy places eternally satisfies you with great sacred feelings.

 Everest View Trek guarantees you with the marvelous views of four highest peaks of the world out of 10 namely the highest Mt. Everest (8,848m), the 4th highest Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), the 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463m) and the 6th highest Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153m) in addition with the view of the most beautiful mountain of the Khumbu Region, “Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856m) (The Matterhorn of Khumbu)”.

 Everest View Trek begins with your arrival and a day visit in Kathmandu valley with some of the UNESCO enlisted sites that reveals the history, culture and tradition of Nepali people from the medieval ear. After that a short exciting flight to Lukla takes you to the Khumbu Region. The Sagarmatha National Park is another attraction of this trek. Lush rhododendron, pine and brich forests with abundant of wild lives that you may come across while trekking are value adding. This park is famous for some of the rarest flora and faunas like Himalayan thar, musk deer, Himalayan bear, and Himalayan leopard among many others. If it is spring, the forest is bloomed with numerous wild flowers. The trek then heads to Namche Bazaar and then to Tengboche village, Tengboche monastery is the biggest in Khumbu Region. The trek up to the Tengboche monastery is called The Everest View Trek. This is an exciting place to view the Sherpa culture and the glorious towering mountain views with the Everest, Ama Dablam and the entire Everest Region that make your trip worth visiting and a life time memory.

Health and Physical Requirements:

Everest View Trek is an easy short trek hence doesn’t need any prior experience though health issues related to heart, lungs and blood should inform to Graceful Adventure in advance before you book the trek. One who has strong desired, highly motivated and has self-confidence can make this trip walking 4-6 hours a day with light backpack. Graceful Adventure suggest all the participants to do regular jogging and exercise 2-3 months before the trek date as you are elevating almost an altitude of 4,000m, it will be helpful to you.

Accommodation and Meals:

Upon the arrival at Kathmandu and after the completion of trek and before final departure, we will provide you 3 star hotel facilities at Kathmandu while on the trek, tea house/lodge facility is provided with twin sharing rooms on both the cases. Single room is also available but available on your own additional cost.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided during the trek days. Food is hygienic.  Please don’t expect varieties of food in the remote areas, generally they provide Nepali dishes ‘Dal, Bhat and Tarkari’. Some Indian and continental dishes are also available. We will provide you the best food as per the availability.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (Nepal): Altitude: 1,360m
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (Altitude: 1,360m)
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (Altitude: 2,640m)
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Altitude: 3,440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (Altitude: 3,440m)
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Altitude: 3,860m)
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo
Day 08: Trek from Monjo to Lukla
Day 09: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 10: Final Departure

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Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (Nepal): Altitude: 1,360m

Accommodation: Three Star Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to the Himalayan land. Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, our official will greet you at the airport and takes you to the hotel. There will be a meeting in the evening to brief you the trekking and the essentials so that you can well prepare before heading to the Himalayas.

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Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (Altitude: 1,360m)

Accommodation: Three Star Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Kathmandu valley is famous for the traditional art, culture, religious places and ancient art and architectures. The medieval architecture of the Kathmandu valley is recognized by UNESCO by listing seven monuments among other numerous, Pashupatinath and Changunarayan the holy temples of Hindu, Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath, the holy Buddhist stupas and durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. It is said that there are as many temples as there are houses and as many deities as there are people. A trained city guide takes you to some of these sites and explains about them. After visiting the valley, you will back to your hotel and take rest and prepare for the next day trip.

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Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (Altitude: 2,640m)

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 3-4 hours

The day begins with a short thrilling mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla that will also give you chance to enjoy the changes in topography from green hills to the foothill of White Mountains. You will be received by our crew members at the airport and we head towards Phakding. The trail follows all the way down until we reach Phakding passing through some villages and a glimpse of beautiful holy undiscovered Mt. Khumbila. Stay overnight at Phakding.

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Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Altitude: 3,440m)

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 5-6 hours

 After the breakfast, we head towards Namche Bazaar. The trail goes alongside of the Dudhkoshi River through several Sherpa villages and crossing over series of suspension bridges including the famous Hillary Bridge we reach at the Sagarmatha National Park entrance where our permits are checked and registered. The park is UNESCO enlisted and is the home for some of the rarest animals that you may encounter during the trekking period. The trail ahead is bit challenging being steep climb through the dense pine, birch and rhododendron forest and finally we arrive at Namche Bazaar. You will have inspiring glimpse of Mt. Everest and Nuptse while on the trail. Namche bazaar is the highest market place of the world and also known as gateway to Mt. Everest.

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Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (Altitude: 3,440m)

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 3-4 hours

Acclimatization is necessary as you ascend to a high altitude to avoid the high altitude sickness. Acclimatization doesn’t mean to remain idle instead climbing slightly higher elevation and sleeping low keeping our body active; so we make a short hiking to either Khumjung village or Sagarmatha National Park. Khumjung is a large Sherpa settlement where you will have a deep insight on the Sherpa culture and their strong faith on Buddhism. We visit monasteries where you find religious flags flapping with the cool breeze and nuns and monks chanting holy Buddhism mantras which give you an eternal peaceful feeling. We also visit the Hillary school.  Apart from the unique Sherpa culture and traditions, you also have astonishing views of the towering mountains namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kongde and many others. After visiting Khumjung village, we come back to Namche Bazaar and enjoy the day with the facilities available there. Namche Bazaar itself is a unique place to explore like Sherpa museum, bakeries, colorful market on every Friday evening and Saturday morning and many others on the street of Namche Bazaar.

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Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (Altitude: 3,860m)

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 6-7 hours

After the breakfast, we start our journey to Tengboche which is considered as one of the most picturesque destination of the Khumbu Region. The trail first ascends to the famous airstrip at Syngboche which is famous for the panoramic up-close views of the snowcapped mountains including Mt. Everest. The trail then follows to Khumjung village which is surrounded by the beautiful Himalayas. The route then descends to Dudhkoshi River and passes through Sherpa villages and dense forest where local wildlife may be encountered like spotted deer, musk deer, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan leopard etc. Before arriving at Tengboche, the route ascends through pine and fir forests. The largest Tengboche Monastery of the Khumbu region falls in Tengboche where you find offered colorful flags flapping with the cool breeze and nuns and monks humming the Buddhist sacred mantras beside these you will have eye-catching views of the Himalayas including the Everest, the beautiful mountain Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and Nuptse. Stay overnight at Tengboche.

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Day 07: Trek to Monjo ( Altitude:

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 4-5 hours

Everest View Trek ends climbing up to the Tengboche village and having an astonishing view of the Himalayas and the picturesque views of the nature. The trail now descends down to Dudhkoshi River via dense rhododendron and fir forest. If you are making your trip in spring then you will have colorful views of the blooming rhododendron and many other wild flowers. Our trail goes passing through Sherpa villages Tashinga and Sansa and reaches to beautiful Kyangjuma village. While trekking down, we may encounter with the wild lives such as Himalaya leopard, pheasants and mountain goats and reach in Namche Bazaar. The trekking route further descends crossing the Dudhkoshi River several times and brings us to the exit point of the National park area and finally reaches to our stay destination Monjo.

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Day 08: Trek to Lukla (Altitude:

Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking Hours: 4-5 hours

After the breakfast, we start our journey to Lukla. The walking is easy after we cross the airstrip in Chaurikharka and the climb of Chaurikharka is the last climb of this trek. We cross Phakding and Chopling villages on the way back. We give a last minute glance to the towering snowcapped mountains and admire them once again. We arrive at Lukla and celebrate your accomplishment.

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Day 09: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Accommodation: Three Star Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today is the last day amidst the Himalayas. We take an early flight to Kathmandu with a thrilling experience when the flight takes off. One more time we give a glance over the Himalayas at the horizon. Upon the arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our trip leader drops you at the hotel. Take rest at hotel and visit the city around and buy souvenir for your friends and relatives. We will have meeting at the evening for your valuable feedback and will arrange a farewell dinner.

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Day 10: Final Departure

Our trek officially ends today. If you are leaving Nepal, we will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight or you can move on your next destination. If you need any assistant regarding any other adventure journey we are always there with you.

Important Note: The itinerary is subject to change upon any emergency situation arises. Your safety is the prominent fact and the team leader is authorized to take any decision in this regard. The unstable weather is a common phenomenon in the Himalayan ranges that may cause delay on domestic flight hence require some spare days when you plan to trek in Nepal. There is also another option of hiring the helicopter but cost is your own less the flight ticket price.

 

The altitude mentioned in this itinerary may not be exact but are close to the exact.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off service
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight fare
  • Full Board Plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, tea or coffee) during trek,
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • Trekking guide and porters(one guide for a group and 1 porter for each two)
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management Systems)
  • All government taxes
  • Food, accommodation, insurance, salary for the trekking guide /porters

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance
  • International flight and departure tax
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Nepal entry visa fee US 30 (Duration 60 days from date of issue)
  • Your personal nature expenses such as bar bill, laundry, beverages
  • Doesn’t mention above included

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