Everest Short Trek

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Trip Highlights

  1. Spectacular views of high mountains and beautiful landscape
  2. Visit to the famous and ancient Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries that is Tengboche Monastery
  3. Wonderful view of mountains from Everest View Hotel
  4. Trekking through the beautiful forests of Rhododendron, Pine, Juniper
  5. Trek through the amazing villages, monasteries, prayers flag and Mani

Trip Overview

Everest Short Trek is designed for those trekkers who have limited time to explore the Everest region. The trek offers wonderful views of the highest mountain including the highest mountain in the world. Similarly, you will get an opportunity to explore the unique Sherpa culture and tradition. The friendliness and warm hospitality of the people is one of the attractions of this trek. In the trail, you will see the spectacular views of mountains like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and many other peaks. Everest View Hotel is the vantage point and our ultimate destination of our Everest Short Trek.

On this trek, you will be trekking along the Dudh Koshi River which is popularly known as, the river of milk. Similarly, we will trek through the amazing forests of rhododendron, magnolia, and pine. You will see numerous monasteries, Mani, prayer flags, and colorful walls. We will be trekking through the Sagarmatha National Park that offers the various species of plants and animals. You can encounter much wildlife like Himalayan Tahrs, Musk Deer, Daphne, Colorful Pheasants, and Mountain goats. Similarly, you will see mesmerizing lakes, glaciers, rivers, waterfalls, and many more.

Tengboche monastery which is also known as Dawa Choling Gompa is the highest point of our trek which is located in the Khumbu region which is in eastern Nepal. The monastery is situated at an altitude of 3867 meters above sea level. It is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community of the Khumbu region.  Here you can have majestic views of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache, and many other neighboring peaks.

We will be trekking through various antique villages like Monjo, Jorsal, Syangboche, Phakding, and many others experiencing their lifestyle and culture. You can learn about them if you spend time with the locals. The hard work and kindness of the locals will definitely inspire you. With all the hardship, you will always see a smile on their face. 

Everest short trek begins with an exciting flight from Kathmandu to Lukla(gateway of Khumbu) which provides the amazing mountains and hills views. After reaching Lukla, we will be trekking a couple of hours to reach Phakding for a night stay. From Phakding the trek will take you to the famous and wonderful village of Everest region that is Namche Bazaar which is an acclimatization point of most of the Everest trek. The following day we will be trekking to the Everest View Hotel which is our ultimate destination of the trek. We will reach there for the picturesque view of sunrise on the mountain. We will also visit some monasteries, Kundi Hospital and Syangboche airport. And we will be trekking back to Lukla for the flight for Kathmandu. 

Itinerary Summary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding

This is the first day of your trek, we will transfer you to the airport. You will reach Lukla by 40 mins flight. You will meet your porter in Lukla and trek to Phakding.
The journey is a pleasant one as we head towards Namche Bazaar. The trail leading out of Phakding takes on the lush green forests adorned with pine and cedar trees moving through vibrant hamlets including Monjo and Jorsalle. Monjo also marks our entry into the Sagarmatha National Park as we ascend through the hilly trail reaching Namche in time to witness stunning views of Thamserku (6,608m) and Kongde Ri (6,187m). Overnight in Namche.
Today is the day for rest and acclimatization. In the morning, you can hike up to the nearby viewpoint and enjoy the splendid views of the Himalayas. You can also hike to the nearby Sherpa settlements of Khumjung and Khunde. These short hikes up will help your body adjust to the depleting oxygen. You can also hike to the Everest View Hotel, famous for offering panoramic views of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest (8848m). Later, you return to Namche and prepare for the trek.
This day is the second last day of our journey. After reaching Lukla we will say goodbye to our porters and we will stay overnight at Lukla.
The day begins early as flights out of Lukla are carried out early in the morning, if the weather is fine. Taking off from the Lukla airstrip gives us a sense of completing our journey while also giving one final glance at the Himalayas. Back at Kathmandu we directly head to the hotel freshening up from the days of the travel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Costs Includes and Excludes

Cost includes

  •  Airport picks up and drops by private Car.
  •  Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
  •  Airport taxes.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  •  Meals during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) and Tea or Coffee.
  • Guest House (Lodge) during the trek.
  • 2 nights in Kathmandu and provide breakfast.
  • License holder Guide.
  • Porter service during the trek (one porter for two Guest).
  • All Government and Local Taxes.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Guide and porter salary.
  • Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking.
  • Farewell dinner with Typical Nepali culture.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Lunch & dinner at Kathmandu.
  • Trekking gear.
  • International flights.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • personal expenses such as all Bar Bills Alcoholic or non Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry.
  • Hot Shower.
  • Tips for guide and porters.


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