Everest View Trek – 10 Days

Trip highlight

  • See Mount Everest Eye to Eye from Khumjung
  • See the Yeti Scalp in Khumjung Monastery
  • Pray at the famous Thyangboche Monastery
  • Fly to one of the most extreme Airports in world
  • Experience of Sherpa culture and hospitality

 

What is Everest View Trek?

Mount Everest view Trek is a concise, to-the-point and a very popular trekking package for the lovers of Himalayas who want to see the Everest Himalayan Range at close quarters. This full featured trekking package to Tyangboche, is true to its name- it offers spectacular panoramic view of some of the worlds tallest mountain peaks including the Mount Everest, Mount Lohtse, Mount Pumor, Mount Thamserkhu, among others. Not to mention it gives you are rare window into  the living culture of Sherpas and Tibetan Buddhism, whose sacred prayer flags flutter in the high mountains of the Himalayan range and whose inscriptions on the Mani walls lay their engraved through time immemorial.

What are the salient features of Everest View Trek?

Everest view trek provides a great opportunity for getting close to Mount Everest. It takes you Lukla Airport, renowned Namche Bazar, treks you on one of the high altitude steep gradient trails, offers spectacular view of the Mount Everest Himalayan Range, its vegetation and wildlife,  close look into the culture of Sherpas and Buddhism and not to forget the famous Tyangboche monastery – one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhism influenced monasteries in the area. All this in just ten-days.

Why should you trek to Everest region with us?

Trekking in Nepal is said to be incomplete if you have not trekked in the Everest region- its just not a trek, its an accolade that takes a lot of energy and hell lot of determination to earn. While a trekker takes all the pain, through this package we make it certain that you earn your honor gracefully.

Are there other Everest Base Camp Trek Packages

Yes, we offer plenty of Everest base camp treks formats: The 14-Day Everest Base Camp Trek, 17-Day Everest Chola Pass Trek, the 13-day Gokyo Valley Trek, the 16-day Everest Base Camp Trek, the 19-dayEverest High Pass Trek and the 12-day Mount Everest Trekking with Transcendental Yoga. These treks offer unique traveling experience through their customized itinerary, click on the links to know the details or call us to assist with your queries.

 

Short itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m/ 4329ft).

Day 2: Flight to lukla (2800m/9184ft) and hike to Phakding 2-3 hours walk (2655m/ 8708ft).

Day 3: Trek to Namche bazar 5-6 hours (3440m/11284ft).

Day 4: Acclimatization day in Namche (3440m/11284ft).

Day 5: Trek to Thyagboche 4 -5 hours. (3790m12694ft).

Day 6: Thyangboche to Khumjung 4 hours. (3780m12398ft).

Day 7: Khumjung to Monju 4-5 hours (2830m/2982ft).

Day 8: Trek to Lukla 4-5 hrs. (2800m/9184ft).

Day 9: Flight back to Kathmandu, free day.

Day 10: Final departure from Nepal.

Price Include

  • All Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in private vehicle
  • Accommodations in Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing Basic.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Round trip flight (Kathmandu – Lukla– Kathmandu) including departure taxes
  • Full board meals: B, L, D and accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag,  trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and National park permits and TIMS
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Price Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All bar bills along the trek.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc
  • Tips for guides and porters.

Day 1: Reaching the land of Gurkhas (1320m/ 4329ft)

Gurkhas are renowned across the world for their valor, strength and endurance. Its not race but its symbol that all Nepalese embrace as part of their identity. The moment you touch down in Kathmandu, and our representative picks you up, you will find that we are very normal people with very normal way of life. But you might question this first-impression at the end of your trip. This trek, among others, will also help in understanding the reasons behind the formation and sustenance of the Gurkha legend.

Day 2: Lukla: One of world’s most extreme airports (2800m/9184ft)

The journey starts with a 40-minute flight to Lukla Airport- one of the most extremes airport in the world. This flight also acts as an aerial introduction of the high peaks and snow capped mountains that we will walk as part of the trek. From Lukla we head out for Phakding – our stay for the night. This 2-3 hour trek introduces us to Rhododendrons, Mangolia trees and thick pine forests, prayer wheels, Mani walls, Gumbas, tea houses and most importantly – the Sherpas.

Day 3: Namche bazar: The keep of the Sherpas  5-6 hours (3440m/11284ft).

The Everest region is home to the Sherpas. Legendry as their skills for scaling the peaks in the region is, even legendry is their subtle humor and hospitality. The way takes us through the Sagarmatha National Park – an UNESCO natural world heritage. The trek to Namche is very steep and therefore some consider it a test of your determination to reach Everest base camp. If you succeed – the reward is an spectacular view of Mount Everest. Overnight at Namche.

Day 4: A Day of Assimilation and Acclimatization  (3440m/11284ft)

Understanding the culture of Sherpas, the way they have adopted to the rough climate and rugged terrain, is an important aspect of this trek. Today we will dwell around Namche, visit the beautiful village of Khumjung, talk with the locals, enjoy their tea, visit the Sagarmatha National Park headquarter, watch the panoramic view of Mount Everest, Mount Lotse, Mount Nuptse, and Mount Amadablam among others and try to know the Sherpas and their dwellings at close quarters. In doing this all we acclimatize our bodies to the high altitude climate of the Everest region.

Day 5: Tengboche: Center of Tibetan Buddhism in Khumbu 4 -5 hours (3790m12694ft).

Tengboche, also called Thyangboche, is home to the one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the Everest region. It is the cultural and religious centers of the region. As a region that is heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism today’s trail will offer us more symbols of the Buddhism- the five color mantra flags fluttering along the way, mani wall stones, gumbas and monks on the way to Tengboche. Passing through the Dudh Koshi river banks and high winds, reaching Tengboche is an exhilarating experience – described by some as the Shangri La. This is one of the best places to have perfect upfront view of the Mount Everest.

Day 6: Khumjung: Home to Yeti Scalp 4 hours. (3780m12398ft).

Khumjung, our todays retreat, is a one of the oldest Sherpa villages at the foot of a sacred mountain Khumbila. This place is popular for the full spectrum view of the Mount Everest and other peaks of the Everest Himalayan Range. We will enjoy the Mount Everest view here while enjoying the hospitality of the Sherpas.

The place is home to monastery, which purportedly houses the only scalp of the mythical Yeti. But to reach this place is what is interesting today. Through our ways The way to Khumjung offers magnificent views of the Everest Himalayan Range and the trek is gradual and at times steep.

Day 7: Trekking down to Monju from Khumjung 4-5 hours (2830m/2982ft).

Its never totally satisfying to view Mount Everest and the splendid glory of the Mount Everest Himalayan Range. But nonetheless storing all the beautiful memories in our heart, today we start our return journey. As part of the Everest View Trek circuit, we will not trace our steps back but will head for Monju. Monju is a small sherpa village  between Namche and Lukla. Trek from Khumjung to Monju is comparatively easier and as we get down from higher altitude you will find that your feet will feel lighter today and that help you enjoy the trek.

Day 8: Trek to Lukla 4-5 hrs. (2800m/9184ft).

After having good rest at Monju and waking to a warm sun, we head for the last day of our trekking in the Everest region. As we continue to climb down the altitude we once again began to see more of the Rhododendron, pine and bamboo forests on our way. And to our North we have a splendid view of  Kwangde peak. Buddhist prayer flags fluttering along the mountains, Mani stone walls, small Sherpa villages and crossing glacial rivers that are rushing down the stream from the high Himalayas  through suspension bridges is an exciting part of the trek to Lukla from Monju.  At night in Lukla we rest and relax and share our experiences with the team, as tomorrow we will flying out of Lukla and part from the porters.

Day 9: Back to Kathmandu

On your flight to Lukla you had seen the Everest Himalayan Range with awe. But on our return flight, when we will see those peaks from the flight window – a feeling of knowing the peaks and of being there as one of the part will fill your heart with joy. This is the most precious moment so look out for it.

Back in Kathmandu we will have ample of time and if you are in the mood we will walk around Kathmandu exploring its magnificence. And at night we will enjoy a farewell dinner together.

Day 10: Adieu: Departure from Nepal.

The adventure is over and GSA will arrange transport for you to the airport and see you off.

Date & Price

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12 August, 2017 21 August, 2017 $1190 Book Now
3 October, 2017 12 October, 2017 $1190 Book Now
17 October, 2017 26 October, 2017 $1190 Book Now

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