Everest View Trek - 12 Days

Everest View trek allows you to experience a complete joy of being close to the mountains of Everest region in just 12 days.

Relish the beauty of the mountains of Everest region including Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, and Mt, Tawache from Tengboche Monastery.

Everest View Trek is a famous trekking route after Everest Base Camp Trek in the Everest region.

This trek takes you to the stunning vantage points of the Everest range. Walking via lush valleys, crossing suspension bridges, with extraordinary views of rivers and snow-capped mountains is the main highlight of this trek.

During this trek, you’ll get a chance to visit a popular spiritual hub in Tengboche- Tengboche Monastery. Here you can also learn about Tibetan Buddhists culture which is highly practiced in the Everest region.

Everest View Trek begins with a 45 minute dramatic flight to Lukla. Lukla is one of the busiest mountain airports of Nepal that lies at an altitude of 2,840 m above the sea level. It is a gateway to start off  trekking in the Everest region.

During the trek, you’ll walk via Sagarmatha National Park home to diverse flora and fauna. On the way to Namche, you’ll get a chance to enjoy the beautiful sight of dense pine and rhododendron forests.

It is one of the pleasurable  trekking trails in the Everest region as it offers the jaw-dropping views of Himalayas very close, within a short time.

During the trek, you’ll get a great opportunity to experience the lifestyle of culturally rich Sherpa people and their hospitality. For the Everest View Trek, spring (March-May) and autumn (September- December) are the best time. However, this trek is doable all year around.

Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu city
  • Exciting mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Namche Bazaar-largest town in Khumbu region
  • Everest View Hotel- hotel in the highest place in the world at 3,880 m
  • Tengboche Monastery, one of the largest monasteries of Khumbu region
  • Explore Khumjung village-one of the largest villages in Khumbu region
  • Visit Hillary School built by Sir Edmund Hillary
  • Magnificent views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Ama Dablam, and Mt. Thames Khu.
  • Spot endangered animals and birds in the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Walking along the bank of Dudh Koshi River
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality and generosity of Sherpa people
DaysItineraryTime
Day 01Arrival to Kathmandu (1,338 m)-
Day 02Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley-
Day 03Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2,804 m)3 hrs
Day 04Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m)5.5 hrs
Day 05Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3,962 m)5 hrs
Day 06Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m)5 hrs
Day 07Trek to Khumjung Village (3,790 m)4-5 hrs
Day 08Trek to Phakding (3441 m)6-7 hrs
Day 09Trek to Lukla (2,804 m)3 hrs
Day 10Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu45 min flight
Day 11Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu-
Day 12Transfer to the International Airport for Final Flight Departure-
Day 1
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Max Elevation: 1338 m, Kathmandu

Our representative will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to respective hotel. After taking a short break, you’ll have a small team meeting with your trekking guide. In this meeting, we’ll discuss the upcoming trip, the necessary trekking equipment, and permits.

In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant where you can enjoy authentic Nepali cuisine. It’s a great time to meet with your fellow trekkers.

You’ll spend the night at Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley

After breakfast, you’ll proceed for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square.

On the way back to the hotel, you can stroll around famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg. You’ll spend the night at Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Travel Duration: 45 minutes flight

Trek Duration: 3 hours

Max Elevation: 2804 m, Lukla

Walking Distance: 8 km

Early morning, you’ll transfer to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. Once you land at Lukla, you’ll get introduced to your porter. The trail continues along the side of the Dudh Kosi Valley before ascending to Ghat.

After an hour’s climb, you’ll reach Phakding where you’ll stay overnight.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Trek Duration: 5.5 hours

Max Elevation: 3441 m, Namche Bazaar

Walking Distance: 11 km

Following the trail of Dudh Koshi river, ascending via pine and cedar forests, you’ll head towards Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dry meat, and textiles.

En-route you’ll cross famous Hillary suspension bridge and come across Monjo village. Once you reach Monjo, you’ll be entering the gateway to Everest Base Camp i.e. Sagarmatha National Park. It is one of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site which actively works to protect and conserve the wildlife of Everest region.

Once you reach Namche, you’ll get a very first glimpse of world’s highest peak Mt. Everest and other peaks like Mt. Amadablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse.

You’ll spend the night at teahouse of Namche Bazaar. You can also opt for luxurious accommodation.

Day 5
Day 05: Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day

Trek Duration: 5 hours

Max Elevation: 3,962 m, Everest View Hotel

This is the day for acclimatization; you’ll hike to Syanboche Airport, one of the highest airport in the world and popular deluxe Everest View Hotel. From the top of the hotel, you can enjoy the splendid view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Tawache.

After short hiking, you’ll get time to explore the Namche village. It is one of the most beautiful and modern towns in the Everest region. It is filled with restaurants, pub, bakery cafe, etc. You’ll spend the night at teahouse of Namche Bazaar.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche

Trek Duration: 5 hours

Max Elevation: 3860 m, Tengboche

Walking Distance: 10 km

After breakfast, you’ll continue the trek on moderately flat terrain with superb views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Everest, and its surrounding peaks. On the trail, you’ll spot musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar) and colorful pheasant (Danphe, National Bird).

After crossing the suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi river a steep climb via pine and juniper forests, you’ll reach Tengboche. Enroute you’ll pass via several Buddhists Prayers Wheels, Manis, Chortens, Stupas, and Buddhists monasteries.

From the top of Tengboche, you’ll enjoy the fantastic views of snow-capped peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, etc. After exploring Tengboche Monastery, you’ll be back to the teahouse for an overnight stay.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Khumjung Village

Trek Duration: 4-5 hours

Max Elevation: 3,790 m, Khumjung Village

Walking Distance: 8 km

Leaving behind Namche, you’ll head towards Khumjung village. It is one of the largest Sherpa villages of Khumbu region. It is located at the foot of the sacred peak Khumbila.

In Khumjung village, you’ll visit Hillary School, colorful monasteries covered with prayer flags and prayer wheels. After exploring the Khumjung village, you’ll be back at the teahouse for an overnight stay.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Phakding

Trek Duration: 6-7 hours

Max Elevation: 3441 m, Namche Bazaar

Walking Distance: 11-14 km

After early breakfast, you’ll slowly descend via the bank of Dudh Koshi river. Enjoying the beautiful mountain views, crossing several suspension bridges you’ll reach Namche at first.

Again for the second time, you’ll cross the Hillary suspension bridge. Passing via several prayer wheels, mani walls, chortens you’ll reach Phakding for an overnight stay.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek Back to Lukla

Trek Duration: 3 hours

Max Elevation: 2804 m, Lukla

Walking Distance: 8 km

Following previous trek route, you’ll start the trek back to Lukla. On the way, you’ll get a chance to observe the superb view of the snow-capped mountain. Walking via the Sherpa villages, you’ll pass several prayers stones, mani wall, chortens which reflect Buddhist practices. On arrival in Lukla, you can explore the village and cherish the moment.

Overnight stay at a teahouse in Lukla.

Day 10
Day 10: Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Travel Duration: 45 minutes flight

Max Elevation: 2804 m, Lukla

In the morning, you’ll catch a flight back to Kathmandu. If the weather is clear, then the mountain views from the plane are truly breathtaking. Once you reach the airport, our representative will transfer you to the respective hotel.

Rest of the day, you can stroll along local streets, enjoy street food or take rest at your hotel. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 11
Day 11: Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu

This is a free day in Kathmandu you can do shopping. You can buy souvenirs for your close one around Thamel and Durbar Marg area.

In the evening, you’ll join the farewell dinner with your fellow trekkers. Cherish the moment and recall the good memories that you’ve collected during this wonderful Everest View Trek.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 12
Day 12: Transfer to the International Airport for Final Flight Departure

With a final goodbye, our representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport for your journey back home or any other destination.

Trip Note: This trip can be customized according to our client requirements. So, you can combine this trip with some great passes and climbing peak in the Everest region.

You also can opt for a cultural tour, jungle safari, river rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding after this trip.

For further information, please contact us.

Cost Included

  • Airport pick up and drop off service by a private tourists vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in tea houses during the days in a trek
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing
  • During sightseeing tours guide
  • Airfare from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry and TIMS card fee
  • A professional English speaking guide
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges
  • First aid kit box

Cost Excluded

  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal gear for trekking
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal Expenses (Soft and alcoholic drinks, snacks, laundry, telephone bills, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Gratitudes to the guide and porter

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Trip Facts

  • Everest Region
  • 3,962 meters, Everest View Hotel
  • 12 Days
  • 7 Days
  • 2 to 10 persons
  • Moderate
  • 5-6 hours
  • Spring and Autumn Season
  • Kathmandu
  • Lukla

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