Everest View Trek - 10 Days

Trip Facts
  • Duration:10 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 3800 Meters
  • Start at: Kathmandu
  • End at: Kathmandu
  • Group Size: 2 - 24
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn


  • Scenic view of the world's highest Mountain Everest and many other stunning mountains.
  • Visit one of the oldest and most famous Thyangboche Monastery.
  • Experience the flight to one of the most extreme Airports in the world.
  • Experience Sherpa culture and warm hospitality by local people.

Trek Background

Mount Everest (8848 meters) is the world’s tallest mountain above sea level. Trekking to the lap of this mountain area is a common goal for every outdoor adventure searcher. The Everest region offers a variety of alternative trekking routes, one of the well-liked short treks in Everest is the Everest view trek.

The Everest view trek can be the ideal trip for anyone who is interested in exploring the high Himalayas and wants to see Mount Everest with many other significant peaks. This comprehensive trekking route in Everest also known as the Everest panorama view trek lives up to its name by providing breathtaking panoramic views of some of the world’s tallest mountains including Mounts Everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, and many more.

The most memorable parts of this trek would be going through the pine forest and admiring the beautiful scenery while crossing the high suspension bridge, seeing the waterfall, and passing the small Sherpa town. The Sherpas and Tibetan Buddhists, whose sacred prayer flags flutter high in the mountains and whose writing on the Mani walls lay inscribed through time immemorial. This will also be able to share with trekkers a rare glance into their live cultures during the trek to Everest.

What are the Salient Features of the Everest View Trek?

This Everest view trek itinerary has much to offer besides the amazing views of Mount Everest. We will fly into the famous Lukla airport where we will begin our hiking around the region. Throughout our stay, there will be no shortage of breathtaking views of the Himalayas and plenty of opportunities to appreciate the local vegetation and wildlife.

We’ll pass through small Sherpa villages and experience their warm hospitality and simple way of life. Along the way, we will stay in Namche Bazar which is a unique town situated along the side of a foothill and a major point of commerce for the area.

also visit Thyangboche monastery, perched in the mountains, which is one of the oldest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the region.

Why Should You Trek to Everest View with Us?

Trekking in Nepal is said to be incomplete if you have not trekked in the Everest region. The Sherpa culture sets the area apart from other regions and adds a distinct flavor to the experience.

Trekkers should be aware that the trails will be steep, and combined with the high- altitude, it will take a lot of energy and determination to complete the hike. But not to worry, your experienced guide will ensure that you earn your honor gracefully.

Want to Check Other Alternative Trekking Packages in Everest? Check These

We do offer plenty of trekking packages in the Everest region, Nepal. We offer Everest Base Camp Trek, a 17-day Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek, a 12-day Gokyo Valley Trek, an 18-day Everest High Pass Trek, and a 12-day Everest View Trek with Transcendental Yoga.

Any of these packages can also be customized to suit your needs. Click the links for details or talk to our travel expert to assist with your queries.

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Gurkhas are renowned across the world for their valor, strength, and endurance. It's not a race but it's a 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 a very normal way of life.

  • Max. Altitude:1340 Meters
  • Accommodation:Heritage Deluxe Hotel
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner

The journey starts with a 30-minute flight to Lukla Airport- one of the most extreme airports in the world. This flight also acts as an aerial introduction to 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 3-hour trek introduces us to Rhododendrons, Magnolia trees and thick pine forests, prayer wheels, Mani walls, Gumbas, tea houses, and most importantly – the Sherpas.

  • Max. Altitude:2660 Meters
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Everest region is home to the Sherpas. Legendary as their skills for scaling the peaks in the region is, even legendary is their subtle humor and hospitality. The way takes us through the Sagarmatha National Park – a 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 a spectacular view of Mount Everest. Overnight at Namche.

  • Max. Altitude:3440M/11284FT
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Understanding the culture of Sherpas, and the way they have adapted 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 Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, and Mount Amadablam among others and try to know the Sherpas and their dwellings at close quarters.

In doing this we acclimatize our bodies to the high-altitude climate of the Everest region.

  • Max. Altitude:3440M/11284FT
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tengboche, also called Thyangboche, is home to one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the Everest region. It is the cultural and religious center of the region. As a region that is heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, today’s trail will offer us more symbols of Buddhism- the five-color mantra flags fluttering along the way, mani wall stones, gumba, and monks on the way to Tengboche.

Passing through the Dudh Koshi riverbanks 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 a perfect upfront view of Mount Everest.

  • Max. Altitude:3790Meter, 12694FT
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Khumjung, our today's retreat, is one of the oldest Sherpa villages at the foot of the sacred mountain Khumbila. This place is popular for the full spectrum view of 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 the 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.

  • Max. Altitude:3780Meters, 12398FT
  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It’s 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 hearts, 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 a higher altitude you will find that your feet will feel lighter today and that help you enjoy the trek.

  • Max. Altitude:2830Meters/2982FT
  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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 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 be flying out of Lukla and part of the porters.

  • Max. Altitude:2800Meters/9184FT
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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 parts will fill our hearts with joy. This is the most precious moment so look out for it.

Back in Kathmandu, we will have ample 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

  • Max. Altitude:1320 Meters.
  • Accommodation:Heritage Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

The adventure is over, and GSA will arrange transport for you to the airport and see you off. Please don't forget to give a review about our service. 

  • Meals:Breakfast
Cost Details
  • Free airport - hotel - airport pick up and drop off as per itinerary in private vehicle
  • Two-night hotel in Kathmandu on twin-sharing basic.
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla– Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Full board meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Teahouse or Lodges accommodation during the trek.  
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide). 
  • All salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, drinks, and accommodation for the guide. 
  • Assistance guide for the group of 6 or above. 
  • Trekking equipment: such as a Down jacket, and sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Green Society Adventure's complimentary free T-shirt, route map, and duffle bag (if needed)
  • All necessary paperwork and National Park permits and TIMS
  • Khumbu-Pasang community entry fee. 
  • Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional performances. 
  • A comprehensive medical kit/ First-aid kit and an oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse level during the trek. 
  • All government and local taxes

Note: If you need a sherpa porter to carry your backpack, one porter for 8 days is USD 176 (Optional). 

  • 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.
Departure Dates
Client Reviews
  • R
    RozitiamCanadaMarch 13, 2024

    It was My Best Experience Ever!

    Raj was so professional and make my trekking really enjoyable. I recommend him to everyone, he got us clean Teahouses and good quality restaurants, when I needed helicopters, he arranged everything so smoothly for me. Thank you Raj

  • A
    AleksandraUnited StatesApril 15, 2022

    An Incredible Experience with a Wonderful Company!

    This was such a wonderful experience!! I have traveled with Raj in the past, and he is an excellent tour guide! He is knowledgeable, prepared, organized, kind, caring, and most of all - so passionate about the mountains! It really makes for an amazing trip together.

    We got the chance to do this trek, finally, after 4 years and COVID! Needless to say, we all needed it and had a great time :)

Useful Information

Everest view: Is this trek suitable for you?

The short Everest view trek is a moderate level of difficulty, this trip is not as difficult as trekking to Everest base camp but still, you need physical strength. Nearly every individual who has an early experience of hiking and carries some load (5-6 kilogram) can come across it and take up the mission on condition. If you are physically fit and do not suffer from any serious illness, then you can prepare yourself for this trip to Everest. As a preparation, you must do some exercise and one hour of hiking a day with some load month before the trip start. This training will make you feel easier to accomplish the trip.

How to prepare yourself for the Everest view trek

From the starting day of the Everest view trek, you must have to walk on up and down an unsteady route for 7 days with your 5-6 kilos load day backpack. Therefore, start improving yourself to make your trip to Everest easier. Even a month before to trip start date, schedule 4-5 days of training each week. The more you exercise and hike with some load your legs and muscle get stronger.

The trip plan also includes mental preparation, which is crucial. Additionally, get prepare yourself for basic conditions and rapidly changing weather as well as chances of altitude sickness.

Checklist: what should you pack for the Everest view trek?

When you book the Everest view trek with us, you must be prepared. For easy and comfortable travel, do get prepared as early as you can. Some of the equipment can hire when you get here to Nepal. So, bear in mind that you don’t have to buy all the equipment, which is costly and may not be usable after the trip.

Basically, you need a comfortably fitted day backpack since you are carrying it every day for 5 to 6 hours. Make sure your backpack is waterproof, or it has a special cover. Check out this link for a list of trekking equipment and make sure you have everything you need. And if you need to discuss more the equipment, please feel free to ask us.

  • Continentals’ menus are generally available during the trek. As well you can get traditional Nepali Dal-Bhat, Tibetan bread, and Tsumpa porridge.

  • If you booked a trip package from us, the cost of lodging and three meals are already included in the cost of your trip. But you need some cash to pay for personal expenses like extra snacks, beverages, and drinks, hot showers, electronic device charging, wifi, etc. A daily budget of USD 20 to 25 (NRS 2000-3000) is sufficient.

  • Everest view trek is a moderate-grade hike in the Everest region. We recommend this trek for everyone who loves the mountain adventure, is physically fit, have good health conditions. We recommend doing some physical exercise or one hour of hiking a day just a month before starting the trek. This workout can help your journey to Everest be easier and more enjoyable.

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