When to embark on this Short Everest View Journey
Knowing about the weather condition of the place you're visiting beforehand is very crucial and plays an important role in how your trip will unfold. Although it is possible to trek in the Everest region throughout the year, there are different pros and cons of trekking in every season. Among all the seasons, Spring and autumn are the two seasons considered best for Everest view Trip.
Spring (March to May)
Spring is one of the most popular times for the Everest View trek, as it offers delightful weather conditions. The skies are generally clear, and the temperatures are moderate during this time, creating comfortable trekking conditions.
One of the highlights of trekking in spring is the blossoming of various plants and flowers along the trail, adding a vibrant touch to the landscapes. It's a great time to enjoy panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan peaks. However, keep in mind as it is a popular time, the trails can get crowded during spring.
Autumn (September to November)
Autumn is another best season for the Everest View trek and attracts a large number of trekkers. The weather during this time is generally stable, with clear skies and moderate temperatures.
The views of the mountains are exceptionally breathtaking, and the landscapes display a range of colors as the vegetation changes to vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold. Autumn is an opportunity to capture stunning photographs and witness the magnificence of the Himalayas.
Summer/Monsoon (June to August)
Trekking during the summer or monsoon season can be challenging due to heavy rainfall and frequent cloudy weather. The trails become slippery, and there is a risk of landslides in certain areas during this season.
However, trekking during this time has its own advantages. The Everest region transforms into a lush green paradise with blooming vegetation and waterfalls. The trail is less crowded, offering you a serene and immersive experience in nature.
Winter (December to February)
Winter is not a time recommended for the trek in the Everest region as it brings colder temperatures and snowfall. Trekking during this season also requires proper preparation and suitable equipment, as the trails may be covered in snow, making the trek more physically demanding.
However, for those seeking solitude, trekking in winter offers a unique experience. The landscapes are pristine, and the mountain vistas are awe-inspiring.
Also, since the Everest view trekking does not involve walking at a high altitude so winter can be the right time for trek for a few individuals.
The Food you will get to enjoy during Everest View Trekking
Compared to other regions, the Everest region is the most developed and advanced in terms of trekking facilities. So, it is safe to say that you can expect a wide range of food choices during this trek.
The menu generally ranges from traditional village foods to Western foods. Breakfast usually includes traditional bread, eggs, potatoes, and soup, while lunch and dinner items include Dal Bhat (lentil soup, rice, and veggies), fried rice, and noodles.
You can also have other foods like; dumplings, pizza, and several other Western foods during this trek in some of the teahouses and lodges.
Drinking water facilities During the Trekking to Everest View
As for drinking water, when trekking in the Everest region, access to tap water is available along the trekking trails. However, it's important to note that tap water in the region is not always safe for direct consumption.
To ensure your health and well-being during the trek, it is recommended to rely on safe drinking water options. One of the most convenient options is to purchase bottled mineral water at teahouses and lodges along the trekking route.
For those looking for a more sustainable and environmentally friendly option, using water-purifying bottles or tablets is highly recommended.
Using water purifying bottles or tablets not only helps to ensure your safety during the trek but also reduces the consumption of plastic bottles, contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly approach to drinking water on the trail.
Accommodation options for your Trekking to Everest View
As the trek is at the lower Khumbu region, the accommodation facility is much better and more advanced compared to other Everest region treks.
You can enjoy the hotel rooms with in-room showers, western-style flush toilets, a Free WIFI connection, and in-room plugs to charge your stuff during the trek. However, some lodges and teahouses can charge you extra cost for the facilities like WIFI and hot shower.
Overall, the accommodation options for your Everest View are comfortable and luxurious, depending on the cost you are willing to spend.
Easy Everest View Trek Difficulty Level
Easy Everest View Trekking falls under Easy grade trek in the Everest region of Nepal. Easy or Grade A level of trekking is for all kind of hikers and involves less then a week hikes beyond the elevation of 3000m and below 4000m.
This grade of trekking doesn't require trekkers to be experts, but trekkers are required to be well-fit and in good health condition. Altitude gain per day can range between 400m-700m during the moderate grade of trekking.
This is a perfect grade of trekking if you're looking for something exciting and active leading you closer to the mountains. As the itinerary includes walking for 5 days for around 5 to 7 hours, you should be fit enough without any pre-existing health conditions.
Packing for the Everest View Trekking of 5 Days
Here we have prepared the list of all necessary trekking gear and equipment for the Everest View short trek of 5 days. Most of the equipment can be purchased easily in Kathmandu. You can either buy or rent the equipment. Below Here is the packing list for the Trek.
- Clothing -Baselayer -Insulation layer -Third layer
- General Trekking gear -Trekking trousers & shirts -Trekking shorts -Waterproof shell jacket & trousers -Underwear
- Headwear -Hat -Beanie -Neck gaiter
- Handwear & Footwear -Inner Gloves -Outer insulated gloves -Hiking boots -Trekking shoes/sandals -Hiking socks -Warm thermal socks -Gaiters
- Bag & backpackers -Duffel bag -Backpack -Day back -Raincover -Drybag
- Sleeping gear -Sleeping bag -Liner -Earplugs
- Poles & Headgear -Trekking poles -Sunglasses -Headlight
- Important accessories -Water bottle/Hydration bladder -Towel -Pee funnel -Lock -Waterproof bag
- Extra accessories -Camera -Portable charger -Books -Cards -Passport, Money
- Medications & Toiletries: Water purification tablet, Isotonic powder, Diamox, Common Medications, First aid kit, Sunscreen, Baby wipes, Toiletries, Plasters, Oximeter, Hand sanitizer.
Permits required for the Everest View Journey
Permits are an essential requirement for the Everest View journey. As you embark on this trek, you will need two permits which are explained below;
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
The Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit is a permit that allows you to enter and trek within the Sagarmatha National Park. It costs around USD 25) for foreign nationals. The cost ee for SAARC nationals is USD 12. Please note that these fees are subject to change, so you can contact us for the most up-to-date information.
The Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit
This is a local permit specific to the Everest region. The permit cost is approximately USD 17 per person. Like the national park permit, this fee is subject to change.
Your travel companion to the short Everest View trek, Himalayan Recreation
Himalayan Recreation is your trusted travel companion for the short Everest View trek. As a reputable trekking agency, we specialize in organizing tailored treks to the Everest region of Nepal.
Our experienced guides are knowledgeable about the local culture, terrain, and safety protocols, ensuring you a remarkable and hassle-free trekking experience. We provide comprehensive services that include permits, transportation, accommodation, meals, and a professional guide who will accompany you throughout the journey.
Furthermore, the itinerary can be customized according to your preference, and you are assured of having the time of your life with our guides during the 5 days of Everest view tour.
Details about the cost of the Everest View Trek Package
When it comes to the cost of the Everest View trek, it can vary depending on several factors, such as the duration of the trek, itinerary, the services included, and the size of the group.
On average, the Everest View trekking cost is ranges from USD 800 to USD 1400 per person. This cost usually covers permits, accommodation, meals, guide and porter services, transportation, etc., which are subject to change.
Also, additional costs may arise for personal items, optional activities, beverages, and gratuities during the tour. Thus, it is highly recommended to carry some extra cash for unexpected circumstances or personal expenses.
Overall, our short Everest View tour is guaranteed to offer you a cost-valued experience with amazing landscapes, cultural encounters, and the opportunity to witness the majestic Everest up close.
Group Trip Package
If you want to travel in a group for the Everest view tour, then we have 100% fixed departure dates that you can join according to the time which works for you.
A group trip for the Everest View trekking involves a tour with a group of fellow trekkers that offers you the opportunity to meet new people, share experiences, and enjoy the journey together.
One thing to note is that the cost for the group trips can be lower than other trips and we also offer discounts for the group trip according to the number of people in the group.
Private Trip Package
If you do not wish to travel in a group and want to have a private experience, then we also arrange a private trip for the Everest View Luxury trekking.
A private trip offers you more flexibility and a personalized experience. It allows you to customize the itinerary, pace, and activities according to your preferences.
Keep in mind that the cost of the private trip for the Everest view tour can be higher than the group trip as it includes personalized attention and services. The cost can vary according to the itinerary and your personal demands.
Solo Trip Package
If you are looking to trek solo in the Everest region, then you can have a solo trip for the Everest view journey with our professional guide.
A solo trip for the Everest View trek is an adventurous journey that offers a sense of freedom as you will have the flexibility to set your own pace and immerse yourself fully in the experience.
However, it is important to note that the cost of solo trekking can be comparatively higher than other trips as you will be having most of the services to yourself.
Female Trip Package
We also organize female trips for female travelers looking to trek the Everest region. A female trip for the Everest View trek is designed specifically for women who prefer to trek in an all-female group.
Our female trips are designed to prioritize safety and comfort, which are often led by female guides. The cost for female trips can vary depending on the number of trekkers, itinerary, and several other factors.
You can Contact Us directly to know more about the cost and details regarding all our trips for the Everest view trekking.
Tipping during the journey of the Everest View trek
Tipping during the treks in Nepal is a common culture that is done to show appreciation for the services provided by guides, porters, and support staff. It is normal to tip depending on the quality of service and individual preference.
As it is a way to express gratitude for their hard work in making your trek memorable, you can tip your guides and any other service providers during your Everest View short trek as a way to show gratitude. The cost of the tips totally depends on you and the services you receive.
Travel insurance for the 5 days of the Everest View Tour
Travel insurance is essential for any trip to the Himalayas. Although the Everest view trekking is a moderate-grade short trek, it still includes certain risks and uncertainties. Thus, having travel insurance is important and highly suggested for the trek.
It is recommended to choose a comprehensive travel insurance policy that includes coverage for medical expenses, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation or interruption, loss of belongings, and personal liability.
During the booking process, all the trekkers are advised to provide a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate, which should cover all medical and emergency repatriation.
Alternatives Package for the Everest View Trek
When it comes to alternatives for the Everest View trek Package, there are a few options to consider based on your preferences and time. If you have more time and want to explore a more challenging trek, the Everest Base Camp trek is a popular choice.
Another alternative is the Gokyo Lakes trek, which takes you to the pristine Gokyo Valley and offers breathtaking views of the Gokyo Lakes and Everest. You can also combine the Everest base camp and Gokyo Lakes trek for a more extensive experience.
All of our itineraries and tours can be customized according to your time and preference to offer you the dream adventure you are seeking in the Himalayas of Nepal.
Safety and acclimatization during the short Everest View tour
Safety and acclimatization are crucial aspects of every journey in the mountains. For this short Everest View trekking, it is important to follow proper safety guidelines to minimize the risks.
As the trek does not take you above the height of 4000 m, there are still chances of altitude sickness for a few people. Thus, it is recommended to walk at your personal pace allowing your body to adjust to the increasing altitude.
Furthermore, you should stay hydrated throughout the trek and notice the signals of your body. Our guide and team will be there to make sure that you are safe and healthy, and if any problem arises, make sure to inform your guide.
Useful info and tips for the short trek to Everest View
- Make sure to have a travel insurance policy that covers high-altitude trekking activities.
- Pack essential items, including a good-quality trekking backpack, hiking boots, warm and layered clothing, a sleeping bag, a hat, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a water bottle.
- Carry basic first aid supplies and personal medications if there are any.
- It is recommended to trek during the spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November) for a more enjoyable time.
- It is advisable to engage in some pre-trek fitness preparation to build endurance and stamina.
- Stay hydrated throughout the journey by drinking plenty of water.
- Follow a gradual ascent to allow your body to acclimatize properly and minimize the risk of altitude sickness.
- Listen to your body and be aware of any symptoms of altitude sickness, such as headache, dizziness, nausea, or difficulty breathing.
- Respect the local culture and traditions by being mindful of local customs and traditions.
- Carry some cash in Nepalese currency for small expenses and ensure you have enough for the duration of the trek.
- Leave no trace by disposing of waste properly and respecting the environment.
Last-minute booking with Himalayan Recreation
It is best to book your Everest view short tour and any other treks in advance for an easy and hassle-free process. Especially if you plan to trek during the peak season, booking in advance is the best to avoid hassle and inconvenience. However, if you are unable to book in advance due to any reason, we, Himalayan Recreation, offer last-minute booking as well.
In the case of last-minute booking, you must provide us with the 100% trip payment 24 hours before the trek departs. Also, keep in mind that for last-minute bookings, there might be certain circumstances out of our control.
Responsible travel to the Everest region with Himalayan Recreation
At Himalayan Recreation, responsible traveling is at the root of our values. We are dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of the area we travel to and minimizing our impact on the environment.
Through the practice of "Leave No Trace," we emphasize traveling without leaving behind any waste or damaging the surrounding ecosystem. We highly encourage our trekkers to apply sustainable travel practices into action.
By choosing Himalayan Recreation for your Everest View Hike, you can embark on a journey that not only allows you to experience the breathtaking beauty of the region but also ensures that your travel is responsible, sustainable, and advantageous to the local communities.