Everest View Trek 7 days

Overview

  • Duration7 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy to Moderate 
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • ActivityTours and Hiking
  • Group Size8 People Maximum
  • Max Altitude3,880m.

About Everest View Trek

The ideal adventure of Everest View Trek offers stunning mountain panoramic views, if you like to hike this is one of the most inspiring places in the world to do it. The highest mountain of the earth, standing at a height of 8,848 meters, is not just the aspiration of mountaineers from all over the world.

This is the great option for our regular 14-day journey to the Everest Base camp if you are short on time. 7-day of Everest View trek with a breathtaking views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Ri Kong and Kusum Kanguru.

In the beautiful Namche Bazaar, you’ll see the settlement of the Sherpas. You will find the place with mani walls and shrines for people following Buddhism. There will be many small villages, and you will find the true beauty of the settlements.

Besides that, you will trek on Khumbu Glacier, the world’s highest glacier. You will also see the Dudh Koshi River and pass the Hillary Suspension Bridge. Trekking there in the springs or in the autumns is the best time. In those times, the views are very nice and clear.

The simplicity of the Sherpas and the Buddhism culture will surround you with peace and calm. Living a day or two with them will also make you feel at home even though you're away from your family. This is a wonderful trek, and you will definitely be wanting to return to Nepal for more.

Highlights

  • Discover the heartland of the Sherpa people of Nepal.
  • Catch views of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
  • Follow the first few days of the famous Everest Base Camp Trek.

Itinerary

  1. Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu

    You will arrive at Kathmandu where we will pick you up from the Airport and drop you to your hotel. Meanwhile, you can take your time to stroll around to visit the temples and monuments.

    There are plenty of places that you will find fascinating if you wander around. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

    • Accommodation:Optional
    • Meals:No
    • Maximum Altitude:1,400m
    • Time:Rest day
  2. Everest Base Camp trekking adventure starts on the second day with a scenic flight from Manthali,airport to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla (2,804 m).

    Update: Kathmandu to Lukla flight has been shifted to Manthali airport, Ramechhap. During peak seasons spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) due to increased traffic as well as renovation in Kathmandu airport since March 2019. Manthali airport can be reached within 4 to 5hour drive from Kathmandu.

    This means you need to wake up very early in the morning around 2:30 am to go for a drive and catch your early morning Lukla flight from Manthali. Night travel is required as there are only few hotels available in Mathali and the flights to Lukla all leave in the morning.

    The flight is itself a remarkable and exciting 20 minutes across the mountain range. On arrival in Lukla, we start our trek with a 3-hour hike to Phakding Village.

    Note: if you wish to avoid the night road journey to Manthali talk to us about taking a helicopter directly from Kathmandu to Lukla.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:2,651m
    • Time:3 hours
  3. After breakfast, then begin your trek to Namche Bazaar. You will walk about 7km from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

    You begin walking through the beautiful forest of rhododendron and cross Hillary Suspension bridge before you reach the Namche Bazaar.

    After you reach the village of the Sherpas, you will rest and have your meals. You can take your time to stroll around and meet the locals. You will see the local yaks as a means of transportation there. You will also witness the head of the dominant mountain, NuplaKhang.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:3,438m
    • Time:5 - 6 hours
  4. Today is a rest day, feel free to sleep in and relax this morning. Namche, nestled between two ridges in the midst of the giant Khumbu peaks, is the ideal place to spend a day acclimatizing to a new altitude.

    There are plenty of lodges, cafes, tea shops, and souvenir stands that you can visit. You can also head to the Khunde Hospital set up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or take a highly recommended one-hour walk to the Everest View Hotel above Namche for views of remarkable peaks such as AmaDablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest. There are also great views from the Sherpa Culture Museum just above the town.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:3,438m
    • Time:5 - 6 hours
  5. Wake up for a breakfast in Namche, then head back to Lukla to the DudhKosi River Valley. It's a long day, but the downhill is not too difficult and from all the previous days of trekking you will be in good shape.

    You will pass villages like Benkar, Chumoa, Phakding and Ghatfinally reaching the Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate Although most of the journey is easy downhill, the last section of the trail before arriving takes you uphill—a great way to end.

    Lukla, with handful of shops, bars, and cafes, and even a faux Starbucks! There are many things to spend your time reflecting on your experience.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:2,800m
    • Time:6 hours
  6. Today, you will say goodbye to the wonderful journey and head back to Kathmandu after breakfast. We will take you back to your hotel.

    We'll take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu or Manthali across the Himalayas. Arrive in Kathmandu, you can take a rest or spend the rest of your day strolling around Thamel.

    In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with culture show.

    • Accommodation:Optional
    • Meals:Breakfast
    • Maximum Altitude:1,400m
  7. You can either stay back in Kathmandu today and enjoy a free day or leave for your respective countries.

    As per your flight schedule, our representatives will drop you off at the Airport.

    What's Included

    Included

    • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
    • Airfare both ways(Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek.
    • All accommodations during the trek.
    • English speaking Sherpa trek guide.
    • Staff insurance and necessary ground transport for support staffs.
    • Everest National park entry permit and local entry permits.
    • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
    • Magical Summits duffel bag.
    • Hiking pole for the trek, if needed.
    • Trek map.
    • Farewell dinner including a cultural show.

    Not Included

    • International airfares and Nepal visa.
    • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur.
    • International Travel insurance which included rescue.
    • Tips for the guide & porter(tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the ‘Included’ section.

    Dates & Price

    Dates StatusPrice 
    Start DateOct 10, 2021End DateOct 16, 2021StatusGuaranteedPriceUS$1190

    Our published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don't match with your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date.

    Useful Info

    Accommodation

    Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. If you are a solo traveler, a single supplement will be served. Accommodations during the trek in the Himalayas, you will be staying at basic mountain lodges where you'll have a nice and clean room with the warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices (matrices may not be very thick size but they’re comfortable).

    Meals

    During the trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking, there will also be farewell dinner.

    Best Time to Visit

    The best time to visit Himalayas is between September to December and March to May, when the skies are a clear blue and the views spectacular. The weather remains dry until about May, with temperatures varying between regions.

    Nepal is good for trekking throughout the year. Autumn and spring seasons are the most famous trekking seasons in the Himalayan region of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. It has beautiful, cool, blue skies, clear weather conditions and amazing views of the white mountains and the countryside.

    During the spring season, this time of year offers a breathtaking view of the Rhododendron flowers and lush forests.

    FAQs

    1. What is the best time to go for Everest view trek?

    Like most of the Nepal trekking journeys, spring and autumn are the two main seasons for this Everest trek as well. During spring (March to May) capture the blossoming rhododendron forests, while, during September to November get spectacular views of Everest Himalayas in short time within the week.

    All meals on a full board basis will be provided during the trek. Freshly cooked meals are served at all times (western, continental and Sherpa, Nepalese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan meals are available in all places). There will be three meals a day.

    During the hiking days, you will sleep in the guest houses along the trails. Since this is the popular route, plenty of guest houses are available. These lodges range from basic to luxury facilities, usually on a twin sharing basis.

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