Overview

The Everest View Trek is perfect for those with less time or who don’t want to have too arduous trek. Despite this, Everest View Trek still gets you into the very heart of the Everest Region and you won’t miss the main attractions – starting with the spectacular flight into Lukla airport, Everest Panorama  Trekking runs through alpine forests, along glacier-fed rivers, and through interesting villages, you will be spending time at Namche Bazaar.  Here the accommodation is comfortable, the food is good and the people are friendly.  There is an opportunity to visit Khumjung, where the first man to summit Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary, set up a school and later a hospital to give back to the spirited Sherpa people. We also visit Tengboche, the largest monastery in the area.  From here the views of the mountains - Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku - will take your breath away.

Everest View Trek

Did you know, Namche Bazaar is the gateway to Sagamartha National Park?  In this area, the snow leopard and red panda live, although they are extremely hard to spot. Will you be lucky enough to see one?  Or perhaps you will be even luckier and see the mythical Yeti! Whatever happens, you will certainly meet lots of friendly Sherpas and witness spectacular mountain vistas.

Everest view Trek is the short trek that ends at Everest view hotel, if you continue to go further then you will reach Everest Base Camp.

Highlights of Everest View Trek

  • Fly into high altitude Lukla airport
  • Spend time at Namche Bazaar
  • Be part of the Edmund Hillary story by visiting his school and hospital
  • Stare in awe at Mount Everest
  • Visit Tengboche, a Buddhist monastery
  • Great dinner conversation back home without (too many) aching muscles!
  • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people
  • Everest view hotel
  • View of other peaks like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, etc.

The Cost Includes

  • An Experienced and informative guide during the trek including his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance
  • A porter during the trek including his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permit
  • Solukhumbu Rural municipal tax
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu both way flight ticket
  • Domestic airport drop and pick up
  • Three times meal in a day; Breakfast Lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation in basic tea houses during the trek
  • All the government vat and taxes
  • -20' sleeping bag during the trek
  • Basic first aid kits
  • NEST branded water bottle with purification tablet
  • A pulse oximeter to check your SPO2 and BPM in the high altitude

The Cost Excludes

  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses; WiFi, Hot shower, battery charging
  • Insurance
  • Tip and donation

Itinerary

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Ramecchap and take a flight to Lukla (2,805m) & trek to Phakding (2,652m).

Early in the morning at 3:30, we will take 3 to 4 hours drive to Ramechhap from Kathmandu and after, a short flight to Lukla. Lukla Airport is one of the most dangerous airports across the globe, which is the gateway to Everest Base Camp. The short trip to Lukla will take you to the land of the highest peak in the world “Mt Everest.” Reaching upon the vicinity known for The Land of Sherpa, you will be amazed by nature around you. There are bunches of hotels in Lukla offering delicious breakfast and lunch. We will eat and rest for quite a while and head towards Phakding, a delightful little town for around 2 to 3 hours. Stay overnight in Phakding.

Day 2
Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440m).

After having our breakfast in the morning at Phakding, we will head towards Namche(3440m). Namche Bazar is known as the capital of Khumbu and a market of entire Everest region Trekking. We can find hotels, lodges, resort, bar, snooker, bread kitchen, trekking stores, and the retail shops and other vital things in Namche. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach Namche from Phakding. The trail to reach Namche is mixed as you have to walk through flat, uphill as well as downhill route. Since the path is a blended one, there will be less pressure. Likewise, there are suspension bridges like Hillary Bridge, etc. on the way. In the middle, when we reach Monjo, we will take permit for entering Sagarmatha National Park. We can see the perspective of Kongdey Peak from Namche and Kusung Kangaroo while on the way to Phakding and Namche.

Day 3
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.

Usually, this day is named as the rest day by numerous individuals of the trekking organization. It is called acclimatization day as one will trek the whole Khumjung and Khunde town on this day. Namche is the biggest city in Nepal with many hotels for tourists, i.e., more than 80 hotel and lodges. We will walk for around 4 to 5 hours and make a complete circuit of Namche. The adventure of Namche includes Sherpa Museum, Khumjung Airport, Everest View Hotel, Khumjung Village, Khunde Village, Hillary School, and Government Development Yak Farm, etc. We will climb up to Everest view hotel. From there, the clear view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and numerous other little pinnacles can be seen. For individuals who are on Everest Luxury Lodge Trek, they will remain at the hotel and get back. As we are on Everest Base Camp trek, we will have some nourishment and come back to Namche. If time favors, we can walk around Khumjung town.

Additionally, we can visit the most elevated airport in the world Syabgboche airport at an elevation of 3800m. Local people in Namche are benevolent individuals with a welcoming nature. We can enjoy and talk with them at night.

Day 4
Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,867m).

Today we will head towards Tengboche from Namche, which is around 5-6 hours of walk. The trail is flat from Namche up to Phunkethanka for 1 and a half hours, descending for 45 mins and uphill for 2 hours to Tengboche. So, one can feel a little difficulty while going up to Tengboche as the way is straight upward. Similarly, we will walk through the forests, crossing numerous suspension bridges.

Tengboche Monastery is probably the oldest as well as the biggest monastery in the Everest Region, which is the primary fascination for the majority of Everest Base Camp Trekkers. It was constructed as it was destroyed by flame. Because of reconstruction, it looks new and bright. Likewise, the monastery held the praying ceremony every morning. Also, Mt. Everest is visible all the time from the whole part of Tengboche, alongside Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Lhotse thus numerous different peaks. The individuals who are on Everest View Trek, this is the last destination for them as they will retrace back entire way up to Lukla. But as a base camp trekker, we will further towards and if possible attend prayers in the monastery in the evening too.

Day 5
Trek from Tengboche to Monjo

Contrasting the route camp of Namche with Tengboche, today we will navigate bit long distance as we will descend up to Monjo most likely after having our lunch in Namche. From Namche, we will descend through Monjo.

Day 6
Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2,652m).

Passing through Phakding and its other villages on the trail we will backtrack ourselves to Lukla. Before getting Kathmandu to Lukla flight, we will spend the most recent night on the Himalayas might be throwing up the party with crewmember as porter will remain there in Lukla. Lots of pubs are organizing party along with snooker, free Wi-Fi in Lukla, get into one and grab some beer, we recommend Everest Beer.

Day 7
Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel in Thamel

After enjoying and celebrating and praising the goodbye at EBC with porter, we will fly back to Kathmandu and return to the hotel in Thamel. Refreshing ourselves, we will give some unwind to our body. At night, we will have farewell dinner along with feedback with entire NEST ADVENTURE groups and the cultural show during dinner.

Frequently asked Question

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Is it true that the Lukla flight starts from Ramechhap, not from Kathmandu?

Yes, it is true. Due to possible runway maintenance in Kathmandu airport onwards, it seems that there won’t be a direct flight from Kathmandu to Lukla so we should drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap.

Where is Ramechhap and how long does it takes to get there?

Ramachhep lies in the east of Kathmandu. There are two different options to go to Rammechhap from Kathmandu either sharing transportation or private transport. It is about 75 km far from Kathmandu. Generally, it takes 4 hours to get Ramechhap.

Do I need to stay overnight in Ramechap, and how is the accommodation?

Normally, you don’t need to stay overnight in Ramechhap but in the case of flight canceled due to the bad weather, at that time you should wait for the next day flight by staying overnight in Ramechhap.

How long does it take to Lukla from Ramechhhap and the flight schedule?

It takes about 25 min from Ramechhap to Lukla flight

How many kilos is the baggage allowance?

As per the airline's rules and regulation you can take 10 kilos of luggage and 5-kilos hand carries so that would be a total of 15 kilos baggage allowance. If you want to take more than 15 kilos, you have to pay an extra USD 1 per kilo.

How often, Lukla flight get canceled? And what am I supposed to do If the flight gets canceled?

It depends on the weather. Normally in the peak season like; March to May and Sept to Nov usually there is a regular flight on time but sometimes it might be delayed or canceled due to the bad weather. If the flight gets canceled, you will have two option; fly to Lukla via helicopter or stay overnight in Ramechhap and wait for next days.

Do I have to fly in a Helicopter? And how much does it cost?

It is not necessary to fly in a helicopter but if the flight canceled and you have only limited time then you can fly to Lukla via helicopter. Roughly it cost would be USD 450 to 500.

What would be the food and accommodation during the trek?

Regarding the food and accommodation, you don’t expect anything like the city area but we will be staying a lodge or hotel where we will have a menu for the food and accommodation will be clean and comfortable. They don’t provide you with enough blankets so you should carry a sleeping bag with you.

Is there an email internet available in the Khumbu region?

During the trekking, almost tea houses have wifi in the Khumbu region. You can pay and use internet unlimited. They will charge you about $5 to 10 per person for the wifi.

Is there a toilet available while I am hiking? Is it squat or western toilet?

There are no public toilets along the way. If you are nearby the village, in this case, you can go to the tea house otherwise you will go to the separate place nearby you.

Can I charge an electronic gadget at the hotels?

Yes, you can charge your all the gadget but you have to pay roughly $5

Is it possible to take a hot shower at the hotels and lodge we stay??

Yes, you can take a hot shower in Lukla Phakding and Namche. You can have a room with an attached bathroom and electric shower.

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