EVEREST VIEW TREK
The Everest view trek begins from the ancient city of Kathmandu from where a short flight to the beautiful village of Lukla (2800m) will transport you to the heart of the Solu Khumbu region. The trek continues through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, with pine forests, rhododendron flowers and an abundance of wildlife, to Namche Bazaar (3442m).
"Be part of an ideal Everest View trek 5 days and enjoy the immense beauty of Everest. Everest View trekking is considered to be one of the greatest short treks in Everest region, a most exciting trek takes you to the beautiful valley of the mighty mountains while walking through the historical and typical Sherpa villages and green meadows with the breathtaking landscape in Khumbu region".
A day of rest is necessary in Namche in order to get acclimatized to higher altitudes. The following days trekking will bring you to the village of Tengboche (3930m), home to the highest Buddhist monastery in the world (4100m) and also reputed by photographers as one of the best places to capture the awesome beauty of Mt. Everest (8848m) and its neighboring peaks. The concluding days of this adventure will be spent in the delightful and scenic villages of Khunde (3500m) and Khumjung, where you will have the opportunity to interact with the legendary Sherpa people and participate in their astonishing traditional lifestyle. Back down to Lukla from where you will take a short flight back to Kathmandu, enjoying the last views of the awe-inspiring Himalayan range and its people. Left view of Mt. Everest behind the cloud" Day to Day.
Trip Highlights of Everest View Trek
- Scenic Mountain flight to Lukla
- Panoramic mountain views of Mt.. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama- dolum
- Explore the unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle
- Explore the Beautiful Namche village the main town of Khumbu region
- Face the world's highest mount Everest
Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport KathmanduYou may arrive at Kathmandu at any time. You will be welcomed by one of our airport representative. He will help you get transferred to your hotel. Further details about the plans and programs will also be provided. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Morning flight to lukla, And trek to Phakding (2-3hrs)-2,652m/8,700ft We fly on a twin Otter Aircraft to the Himalayan foothills Lukla, where we begin our trek into the Khumbu region. The views from the plane are amazing, providing dramatic views of terraced hills and the distant Himalayan giants. After breakfast, the trekking starts passing Chaurikharka village, and makes a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the precise bank of the Dudhkosi River until camp at Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) is reached. This day we just have short walk and will be resting for whole day. Little acclimatize day. Over night at lodge.
Day 03 Trek to Namche-(5-6hrs)-3,440m/11,286ft The trail cross Dudhkoshi River through a long suspension bridge then trail leads you crossing side by side along the river to Hilary's Suspension Bridge. The trail further climbs from here to Namche Bazaar which is the gate way to Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 04 Acclimatization at Namche-3,440m/11,286ft Today we will have acclimatization day at Namche.You can either have whole day relax or hike up to Syangboche for the the views of the top of the Everest. later come back to Namche for overnight. Namche bazaar is the main centre in the Khumbu region and has shops, restaurants, a bakery, hotel with hot showers and electric power.There is a colorful market each Saturday.
Day 05 Namche Bazaar to Khumjung-(4 to 5 hrs) 3,860m/12,662ft Today we hike up towards a big hill and reach Everest View Point Hotel after crossing a tiny airstrip on Syangboche. We can take breathe with tea coffee here at this hotel and enjoy the views of Everest, Nuptse and other Himalayan peaks. We then lead you to Khumjung, probably one of the best village of Khumbu regions. Visit Hillary school established by Sir Admund Hillary and visit to Khunde village where a place of famous climber and big hospital running by charity. Overnight stay at Khumjung.
Day 06 Trek to Tyangboche-(4 to 5 hrs) 3,870m/12694ft We take a walk descent down to Dudhkoshi River passing through little villages on the way. The trails involve down with forest and across riverside for the lunch and we take a final ascent step up for 2 hours through pine and fir forest to reach a small hill Tyangboche. It has the famous Tengboche Gumba to explore for the day. Tyangboche offers the best views of Ama Dablem. Over night at lodge
Day 07 Rest day at Tyangboche 3,870m/12694ft Today is the free day so you may roam around to Tyangboche, which is at 3870m. The photogenic views from here are considered to be one of the world's most splendid one. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse (8501m), Kwangde (6187m), Tawachee (6542m), Ama Dablan, Kantega and Thamserku provide an inspiring views of Himalayan giants. Tyangboche also boasts famous Tyangboche Gumba. Either you explore the monastery or you can do a day hike to Pangboche - the highest settlement in the valley. We spend night in Tyangbche at a lodge.
Day 08 Trek to Monjo -(6 to 7 hrs)2,950m/9,676ft Trek goes down to the riverside at Fuki Tenga and steady climb through forest and continuous walk to Namche Bazaar. After Namche we walk down to the hill, cross some suspension bridge and reach monjo for overnight.
Day 9 Trek to Lukla-(3 to 4 hrs) 2,652m/8700ft Leisurely this morning we trek back to Lukla, you can walk at your own pace and enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. Arrival in Lukla and you'll have time to stroll around the areas and guide will re-confirm your flight ticket and enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew member and overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 Lukla to Kathmandu by Flight- 1,350m/4,428ft Flights from Lukla to Kathmandu are mostly in morning due to impact of weather and wild blowing at Lukla airport. We take a Trans Himalayan flight back to Kathmandu by small aircraft and transfer to hotel. Free afternoon to be fresh up; Evening we comment about the trip and celebrate farewell dinner together at Nepalese Typical Restaurant. Over night at hotel in Kathmandu.
The airport representative from Nepal New Generation Family will transport you to Kathmandu International Airport around 3 hours before your scheduled flight from where you will departure. Meals: Breakfast included.
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
- 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
- Teahouse accommodation during the Everest View Trek
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
- Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
- Nepal New Generation Trek trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
- All government and local taxes
- Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu) 180x2=360 $
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
- Excess baggage charges
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain 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
Some itinerary includes the drop-off and drops in at International Airport and some do not. If your itinerary includes the drop-off and drop-in then our representative will definitely be there to greet you after getting the info about your flight at the international airport and will drop you at your hotel. They will be displaying Himalayan Scenery Treks Signboard outside the airport terminal waiting for you.
Yes, if you are arriving in Nepal by the international flight, then you can easily obtain your visa at Tribhuvan International Airport. Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100.
To obtain your visa after arriving at Nepal. You require these following documents:
Two passport size photos
Visa fees which should be paid(cash). [Note: You cannot pay by ATM there are ATM machine around the airports]
You should fill the application form for visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
A valid passport [Note: The passport should have validity of at least six months]
Yes, you would want a visa for visiting in Nepal you do not want any risk arising while traveling in Nepal. You will require a visa for entering and visiting Nepal. You can get Nepalese Visa from the Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country. Indian passport holders do not need a visa to enter Nepal.
Yes, you can get your visa once you land at Tribhuvan International Airport. At Kathmandu's Tribhuvan Airport the fee is payable in any major currency, but at land borders, officials require payment in cash US dollars; bring small bills. SAARC countries can get a 30-day visa for free on arrival.
You will need the following documents for getting the visa. Requirements may be slightly different depending on the embassy of your country. You can visit the embassy site for more info.
Original travel document with at least 6 months’ validity.
One recent passport-size photograph
Duly filled in and signed the visa application form
Self-signed sponsorship letter by a Nepalese national
A copy of the citizenship certificate of the sponsor
A copy of UK resident permit card
Details of Hotel reservation
Valid Air Ticket
Latest Bank Statement
Visa application form
Additional application letter
This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest. They are physically strong, sharp-witted and have an incredibly positive attitude towards a life that we would consider extremely tough. There is something about a trek in the Himalaya that draws you back time and time again. For keen walkers, it is a paradise and even avowed non-walkers find that one foot just seems to follow the other, drawn by the appeal of what lies beyond.
Depending on the destination you choose, determines how to fit you should be for the trip. Every package on our website provides info about the difficulty grade. If the package has been rated easy then, whatever your condition you can do the trek and more about it is explained on the detailed itinerary. The easy rated package basically includes of short hiking and low elevation trekking. And if the package is rated medium then you should be at proper health and should at least be able to hike for about 5 - 6 hours a day. These packages do not involve trekking at very high altitude but still, you need to gain some altitude while trekking.
In fact, you don’t need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles to enjoy trekking. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. However, we suggest you some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking before you embark on the journey.
Most of the toilets are hygienic. But you will not be able to use waters at a higher altitude as the water is frozen and you need to carry your own toilet paper. But the toilets are clean and hygienic.
In most of the cases, you must share your room with your partner or the fellow people you are traveling with. But you can get a single room if you pay extra but during trekking season you will not be able to get a single room even if you are to pay extra.
Most of the trekking gears and equipment’s are provided by the company. But you need to buy yourself some jackets as the Himalayas are extremely cold. You can get more info about the equipment’s on the Equipment’s list.
You will be served freshly cooked food during trekking. In all tea houses/ lodges along trekking trail Western, Continental and Nepali dishes are available. Three meals a day will be provided you in full board (Gold) package.
Normally, trek time is determined by what type of trekking and where you are trekking. But in most of the trek, you will be hiking for 5-6 hours normally and the time may be little less for high altitude. And you will normally climb about 500m to 1000m of altitude per day.
The trek is not as hard as it is considered to be. It is rated as a moderate trek and can be attempted by anyone disregard of experience or age as long as they are physically healthy. Precisely, difficulty is a subjective term and may vary from person to person depending upon their physical fitness.
The itinerary designed by most companies have spare days for acclimatization and rest because of which the journey should be quite convenient. You can even spend extra days resting if required.