Everest View Trek
All Inclusive Price:
- 8 days
- Trip Level:
ModeratePaths can be rough, steep and have many ups and downs with some exposure to altitude. Early in the season expect snow patches at higher altitudes. Good health conditions and level of fitness are essential. Generally we attain the altitude between 900m to 3,000m.
- Max Altitude:
- 3445 m (11302 ft)
- Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
- Best Season:
- â€¨February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December
Everest View Trek is the fastest way to get the alluring panorama of Mount Everest (8848m) while visiting Sherpa villages and experiencing Sherpa traditions and culture in a short period of time. Everest View trek offers breathtaking sceneries of scattered villages and beautiful mountains of Khumbu region, including Mt. Everest (8848m).
This 8 days Everest View Trek begins with a thrilling scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The trail covers amazing landscapes with the beautiful Sherpa villages of Phakding, Monjo, Jorsalle, Namche, Khumjung, and Khunde. The trail also includes Buddhist monasteries, Chortens, prayer flags, and Mani walls which make the journey more fulfilling. Namche Bazaar is the heart of Khumbu and is also the famous tourist hub where you will get to experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa ethnics. The main highlight of this trek is Everest View Hotel (3962m) from where you get a close-up view of Mt. Everest (8848m). Not only Everest (8848m), you will get glimpses of mountains like Lhotse (8414m), Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam (6856m), and many others. Also, you will visit the famous Khumjung Monastery where you will find 300 years old skull of Yeti. This trek also includes Sagarmatha National Park which is enlisted as a world heritage site by UNESCO and is home to endangered species of animals like the snow leopard and the Himalayan Tahr. Everest View Trek is the perfect mixture of natural beauty and outstanding culture of the local people of Khumbu region that makes this journey worth it.
Join Himalayan Recreation Treks and Expedition for an unforgettable trip to the Himalayan terrain of Khumbu and enjoy the view of Everest (8848m) in the best way. Our professional team members and staff are all experts in the tourism field, and always have the satisfaction and comfort of our clients as the utmost importance at all times. With us, you are guaranteed a great trekking experience with the best services…
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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by one of our staff members. He/she will greet you and escort to the hotel in Thamel. Then have some rest after such long travel, and in the evening, you will meet your guide who will provide you with further information about the coming trek. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy visiting the famous UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu, including Kathmandu Durbar Square, which holds the ancient history and showcases the beautiful Nepali arts and architecture. Another treasure includes the Pashupatinath Temple, the oldest and biggest Hindu shrine in the country. Also, visit the famous hill-top Swayambhunath Temple, also known as Monkey Temple, from where the best view of Kathmandu valley is seen. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
The trekking journey begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Enjoying the picturesque view of snow-capped mountains and beautiful landscape, we arrive at the thrilling Tenzing-Hillary Airport. From Lukla, the trek to Phakding begins by walking along the bank of Dudh Koshi River. Walking past the beautiful Sherpa villages, prayer wheels, and stupas with the first view of Mt. Kusum Khangkaru (6367m), we arrive in Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.
Leaving Phakding, we continue our trek towards Namche Bazaar, also known as â€śGateway to Everestâ€ť. Ascending alongside Dudh Koshi River, we will arrive in Monjo, the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. Crossing small villages with a beautiful view of Mt. Thamserku (6618m) in the background, we arrive at the famous tourist hub, Namche Bazaar. Overnight at lodge.
Early in the morning, we will hike towards Khumjung (3780m) and Khunde (3840m) villages. Here, we will visit the Khumjung Gompa and Khunde Hillary Hospital. Then we will walk down through the longest Mani wall in Khumbu to reach Everest View Hotel (3962m). You can enjoy a cup of butter tea at the hotel and witness a close-up view of Mt. Everest (8848m) along with other mountains. We then make our way back to Namche and visit the famous Sherpa Cultural Museum to know about Sherpa culture and tradition. Stay overnight at lodge.
From Namche, we make a downhill walk on a steep trail crossing several suspension bridges. We continue walking through beautiful rhododendron forests enjoying the view of Thamserku (6608m) and Kusum Khangkaru (6367m) in the background. Passing by small villages, Chortens, and prayer flags along the way, you will reach Lukla. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Approximately three hours before your flight, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport by one of the staff, from where you will depart, hopefully with amazing memories of the trekking journey.
WHAT'S INCLUDEDExpand All
3 Night Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast in 3 star
Tea house Accommodation during a trek
Food from the menu (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
An Expert English speaking guide with his/her food, accommodation, insurance and salary.
Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu (Round way flights)
All the private transport for sightseeing and Pick up drop off
- Pickup and drop at Airport
- 3-night hotel stays in Kathmandu on B/B Plan (3 star)
- Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking period
- Air fair for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
- 10 night Accommodations during the trek
- Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, and transportation
- A government license holder guide
- Porter to carry your baggage
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
- Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
- TIMS card(Trekkerâ€™s information Management System)
- First Aid Kit
- Trekking Permits needed
- All government taxes, VAT and service charges
- Farewell dinner prior to departure
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Travel insurance
- Tips for trekking staffs
- Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
- Personal shopping and laundry,Â Personal trekking equipments,Â Gifts and souvenirs
- Â All items not listed in Cost included section
TRAVEL INSURANCEProof of travel insurance is mandatory before starting the trek. Standard policies often only cover medical evacuation to 4000m so make sure the policy you get covers trekking as an activity up to 6000m. You only need to be covered on the policy for the days you will actually be trekking. We have some suggestions on finding an insurance company on ourÂ Terms of Service Page
EXTRA COSTS AND EXCLUSIONSOur trekking packages are pretty much all inclusive when you arrive in Nepal. Here are additional expenses that you can plan on while trekking:
- For visas pleaseÂ click here.
- Sleeping Bag Rental $20 and Down Jacket $15 if needed.
- All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.
- We suggest a tip for the guide and porter after the trek â€“ Plan on around 10% of the cost of your trek.
- We donâ€™t include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
- The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few of the tea houses for between $4 and $6. Charging electronic devices is possible in the tea houses and charging costs between $1 and $3 an hour.
- Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($40/night) and meals in Kathmandu or Lukla for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.
SOLO TRAVELERSWe generally donâ€™t charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request.
CANCELLATION POLICIESWe understand things happen and plans change and will refund your deposit minus a $150 cancellation fee. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance notice.
EQUIPEMENTThe following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choice and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotelâ€™s storage room for no extra cost. HEAD
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Head torch
- Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
- Fleece jacket
- Waterproof jacket
- Down jacket
- Lightweight cotton pants (long)
- Waterproof Pants
- Thin inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Comfortable Hiking boots
- Sleeping bag rated to â€“ 20Â°C
- Trekking bags/duffel bag
- Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
- Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
- Water bottle or camel bag
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