Everest View Trek is the quick introduction to rural Nepal and its gigantic Himalayan profile. It is for those who wish to savor the grandeur of Everest but cannot afford the hard physical strain. Though it is bit challenging than other moderate treks in Nepal.
Everest View Trek offers diversity that ranges from the mid-hills to alpine meadows, all set below the magnificent Everest range. Add holy flags flapping in the wind, quaint Sherpa settlements, the chant of monks, arresting scenery and chirping of birds.
True to its name, Everest view Trek offers the magnificent Everest View from different angle. The trek starts with a short Trans-Himalayan flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. We then begin our hike through Dudh Koshi River and ascend to Namche Bazaar. It is the most prosperous town of Khumbu region with government offices, cyber cafes, bakeries and restaurants. Next we climb uphill to Tengboche Monastery which is located at an altitude of 3,867m. It is the largest monastery of entire Khumbu region. Tengboche features the excellent views of Himalayas including Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Everest.
Other Highlights include the crossing of high suspension bridges, walking through terraced fields, interacting with local Sherpa people and admiring their craftsmanship work. You will walk along Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO protected natural site) which provides in-depth knowledge of local floral and fauna species.
In short Everest View Trek offers a varied experience; from stunning mountain scenery to enticing culture, age-old monasteries and diverse geography and life it supports. It is for novice trekkers who have short time in Nepal or are not sure to undertake the long days trek to Everest Base Camp.
Arrival in Kathmandu 1,345 m Tribhuvan International Airport
Kathmandu – Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding (2,610 m– 8 km, 4 hours trek
Phakding – Namche Bazaar 3,440 m, 11 km, 6 hours trek
Acclimatization Day: Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar – Khumjung 3,810 m – 4 hours trek
Khumjung – Tengboche 3,870 m, 5 hrs trek
Tengboche – Namche 3440 m, 5 hrs Trek
Kyangjuma – Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft) – 4 – 5 hours trek
Monjo – Lukla – 5 – 6 hours trek
Lukla – Kathmandu – 35 minutes flight