Everest view Trek, although relatively easy compared to some of other treks, takes you up high along trails to Tengboche Monastery (3850m). Everest View Trek is a short Everest trek designed for people who have limited time or who do not want to tackle climbs at high altitude, but want to experience the joys of trekking in the Everest region and see Mt. Everest.
We fly from Kathmandu to Lukla fantastic 45 minutes mountain flight and trek up to Namche Bazar, Tyangboche (famous for its monastery) and into the Khumjung village, a very nice settlement of Sherpas people. This trek is a great introduction to Sherpa country and its culture with great mountain views, a very popular destination for first time trekkers in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Our Namaste Nomad Guide will meet you outside the Airport (or if you plan to arrive in Nepal early we will meet you at your hotel.) Please, look for our Namaste Nomad play card. Transfer to hotel, introduce your trekking guide and check the necessities. Afternoon walk around colourful market in Thamel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Full day Kathmandu City excursion
(Optional you can choose not to take sightseen or plan your own). After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites in Kathmandu and out side of Kathmandu valley. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla & Trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 3-4 hrs.
Early morning, transfer to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,18 6ft), a gateway of trek. After 35 minute scenic flight above breathtaking green and white mountains,This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world. After reach in lukla we meet our staff porters and sherpas.Today we trek for about 4 hours through the beautiful village and green forest crossing few rivers and Buddhist stupa flying with prayer flags. Night stay Phakding village river side. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft): 5-6 hrs.
After breakfast we walking through a beautiful pine forest, the track leads us along the Dudh Koshi River through many suspension bridges, one of which is the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge. First, we catch wonderful prospect of the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). we come to the check post and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. After a final steep ascent of about one hour we get first sight fist of at Mt. Everest, over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge, take break and enjoy the view often along the route, no hurry. Namche Bazaar, a gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region. Mountain vew Hotel.
Day 5: Rest day in Namche Bazaar
Today is the day for acclimatization. However, we do not spend worth less at the lodge. It is highly suggested to climb up and stay overnight at low altitude so our body can adjust the high altitude climate. In the morning visit nearby attraction; Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest photo Gallery, this is just 15-minute walking distance from Namche Bazaar. From the museum you can have the spectacular picturesque Mountain View and take some photographs. Then start trekking to Everest view hotel passing through Syangboche Airport (3700m), which is situated at the highest altitude, takes about 2 hours. We climb further to reach Mt. Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Kusum Kangkaru, Thamserku, Kongde and many more. We can have a tea with the view there.
Day 6: Namche Bazar – Tengboche (3,864m/12,673 ft): 5-6 hrs.
Today after breakfast we ascend out of the village and follow a high, fairly level path above the river Dudh Kosi enjoying spectacular mountain views of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse as we go. We pass the various ‘shops’ set up by Tibetans selling trinkets and then descend through forest of blue pine to cross the Dudh Kosi again at Phunki (3250m). Today we spend night at Thyangboche village ,the spectacularly sited Thyangboche Monastery(3867m) from where there are brilliant views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse Ama Dablam and Taboche to the north and northeast, Thamserku and Kantega to the southeast and Kwangde to the southwest. Night at family tea house.
Day 7: Tengboche – Monjo ((2,800m/9,200ft): 5-6 hrs.
Trail drops down to Dudh Koshi River and cross the suspension cradle bridge. Trail rise up Sanasa the confluence of Everest Base Camp trek and Gokyo Lake trek. Then follow the wider trail round aside the hill to Namche Bazar. Descend down to National Park check point to lower green valley Jorsalle. Then right up next is final destination Monjo. Overnight in Monjo.
Day 8: Monjo – Lukla (2,780m/9,175ft): 5-6 hrs.
Trail follows down steam of Dudh Koshi river retracing to Phakding. Trail leads to Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Kosh. Last section of the day, about 45 minutes ascend to accomplish entire trek. Reconfirm flight Ticket and see off to local porters. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 9: Lukla – Kathmandu by Air (1,300m/4,264ft): 35 minutes airstrip.
Fly Back to Kathmandu (35 minutes) in the morning and transfer to your Hotel. Free afternoon.
Day 10: Final departure
Transfer to International Airport and fly to onward destination. Or plan more trips with us.