Everest View Trek
Mount Everest view trek follows the footsteps of Edmund Hillary & Tenzing and relatively easy and short but still it is very scenic one. The most demanding Everest view trek is commonly popular as Everest panorama trek. The journey takes you to introduce Sherpa villages and its culture with great views of the world’s high mountains including Mount Everest.
Trek to Everest view located inside of Sagarmatha national park which is listed in UNESCO world heritage sites. Along the Everest view trek journey, you can experience the tallest mountain on earth ie. Mt.Everest at 8,848m, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Cho Oyu and much other snow-capped famous mountains.
Everest view trek route is designed for beginners who want to experience Everest region without ascending to high altitude.
Furthermore, mount Everest view trek is best for beginners to see the tallest Himalayas within few days of the walk. As it is short and easy trekking, Everest this trek is possible at any time (except monsoon) throughout the year.
Why people choose Everest view trek?
Everest view trek is perhaps most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the Nepalese Himalaya. You will have face to face the view of Mount Everest 8,8,48m / 28,933 ft. Everest view trek journey goes further walking through forests, hills, Buddhist Monasteries, and tiny villages. The trail offers comfortable accommodation run by local Sherpas.
The trek includes all meals, road-head transport, services of English speaking local trekking guide and porters to carry the luggage. You will only need to carry a day-pack and you can walk at your own pace.
Everest view trek highlights and Himalayan Sights
Abundant flora and fauna, Sagarmatha national park Museum in Namche Bazaar, Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries, Syangeboche hill station offers perhaps the best view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Majestic Thamserku and many other snow-capped mountains within 360 deg angle.
Everest view trek grades
This trek is suitable for beginners as you don’t need any previous trekking experience. If you are healthy and can walk about 5 hours daily, you can do this trek easily. However, daily jogging or walking exercise is useful before your departure. Along the routes, you can walk at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
Everest view trek covers
Lukla – Namche Bazaar – Syangeboche Hill station – Tengboche monastery.
Best season to explore Everest view trek
February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.
Everest view trek outline itinerary
01 Day : Arrival in Kathmandu
02 Day : World heritage sites seeing. Trek preparation.
03 Day : Fly to Lukla (2886m/9,437 feet). Trek to Bengkar (2698m /8,822 ft.), 5 hours
04 Day : Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440m/11,249 feet.), 6 hours
05 Day : Trek to Khumjung (3789m) via Sengboche hill, 3 hours
06 Day : Trek to Tengboche (3867m/12,645 feet.), 6 hours
07 Day : Trek to Monjo (2840m /9,287 feet), 7 hours
08 Day : Trek to to Lukla (2886 m/9,337 feet.), 6 hours
09 Day : Mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
10 Day : Final departure from Kathmandu.
The Everest view trek detail itinerary
Our Everest view trek or Everest view hikes particular route is design for World Explorers who wish to hike in the spectacular mountains within a more relaxed manner than you can try this itinerary however if this itinerary is not fit you than send us an inquiry for a tailor-made itinerary.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will give you a briefing about the Everest view trek.
Day 02: World heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 7 hours.
After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2886m/9,437 feet). Trek to Bengkar (2698m /8,822 feet.), 5 hours
We take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to Phakding (2640 m). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in a stone-throwing distance on the opposite bank. During the journey, we pass several Sherpa villages such as Ghat, Phakding, Tok Tok and finally we reach Bengkar village.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar hikes (3440m/11,249 feet.), 6 hours
The trail goes through koshi river bank with several ups and downs we reach to tiny village Monjo. We then come to the Sagarmatha National Park office where a park entrance fee has to pay. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, the trek begins steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
Day 05: Khumjung trek (3789m/ 12,390 feet) via Sengboche hill, 3 hours
We start with a steep one-hour climb to the Sengboche airstrip (3790m), from where we will slowly ascent towards Khunde passing numerous chorten (stone Buddhist monuments) and hill station. We go to a hill station to have an excellent view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and many other snow-capped mountains within 360 deg angle. Then we walk further to Khumjung village which is the largest village in Khumbu, at the foothill of the sacred peak Khumbila. We can also visit Khhumjung monastery. It is a small settlement of Sherpa community.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m/12,645 feet.), 6 hours
Having breakfast trek heading towards Tengboche Monastery. The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. During the journey, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers a good view of sunrise and sunset at Everest and Ama Dablam.
Day 07: Trek to Monjo (2840m /9,287 feet), 7 hours
Today we return to Namche Bazaar with the same way and then descend downhill walking to Hillary bridge. We cross the river and follow it to Jorsale, then on to Monjo where we stay overnight.
Day 08: Trek to Lukla bazaar (2886 m/9,337 feet.), 8 hours
We trek to Lukla with the same trail like we use on ascend. It is the last day of our trekking. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would get refreshed, confirm the flight for the next morning and take rest.
Day 09: Mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, go shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu as a guided trip on an additional cost.
Day 10: Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Everest view trek cost?
Everest view trek price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Mount Everest view Trek Cost Include:
- Kathmandu international airport picks up on your arrival in TIA by private vehicles.
- 2 nights Twin sharing Toourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu valley
- Government license holder – Professional license holder Mountain Trekking Guide
- Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable domestic airport taxes
- All land transfer by Private vehicle according to programs.
- 3 meals each day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking days
- Guest House accommodation during the trekking
- Required number of porters during the trek.(one porter = two guest basis) because our porter can carry maximum 25 kg of your bag pack.
- All land transfer by Private vehicle according to programs.
- Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
- Sagarmatha National Park entries permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Mount Everest view Trek Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Everest view trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Freequently Asked Questions
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flight details then you should do a request then our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience for Everest view trek?
Answer: Actually for Everest view trek is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking – yes, you need to have experience in high altitude – somehow about 2000 meter above sea level.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Everest view trek?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with the cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Everest view trek?
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in the trekking they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along Everest view trek?
Answer: Guest house basis trekking along the routes they have a shower which you can get it on pay. However, if you are in camping trekking, we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Everest view trek?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you with boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite/along the way in the camping trekking.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the Tea house trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Everest view trek?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city tours/city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 10% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Everest view trek?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, our every porter carry maximum 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls for Everest view trek?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Everest view trek note:
The above itineraries are subject to change due to a condition beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. The physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes Everest view trek special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.