The Short Everest View Trek - 5 Days is the perfect destination to explore nature and take a break from the normal, monotonous life. Everest view trek follows to Sagarmatha National park, passing through rhododendron forests, Sherpa village, Buddhist monastery, Buddhist prayer flags, Chorten leading to Namche Bazar the main gateway to Classic Everest Base Camp. Once we reach Tengboche a closer view of peaks like Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Thamserku, Mount Everest, Mount Lhoste, Kongde Ri, other Himalayan peaks in this short Verest view trek. This trekking trail passes through typical Sherpa villages Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung village, Khunde, where we can observe their sherpa culture, tradition, and way of sherpa lifestyle.
This trek, also known as Everest Panorama trek, is the best and very easiest way for the Magnificent Himalayan views. It is a day short trek where we get to enjoy the life of the Khumbu region and catch the best glimpse of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks. short Everest View Trek is the best trekking option for those peoples who are time-bound but still wish to trek into the Khumbu region. And enjoy the closeup views of the high Himalayan peaks including Mount Everest.
This trek is a perfect escape for travelers enthusiasts who want to enjoy the best Himalayas views but are afraid to trekking more than the height of 3800 meters. On this trek, we have a very less chance of altitude sickness. This trek is the best option for the trekkers of every age group and also the best option for the novice trekkers. We can go on solo treks as well. Everest Panorama Trek is an easy trek where you often have to walk 5-6 hours a day. You don’t need past experience of hiking or trekking but if you have done any kind of trekking activities then it is always a plus!.
After an early morning start, you will be picked up at the hotel by our guide who will take you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla takes around 35 minutes, time enough to take in the spectacular views of the Himalayas. After landing at Tenzing-Hilary airport you will meet your porter who will carry your luggage. You then begin your journey with a relatively easy trek passing a Kani (ceremonial gatehouse) before the trail descends then leads above Kyangma village with its large gompa (monastery) and school. We then continue to Cheplung village where the trail passes through community forest within sight of the Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridge you climb across the ridge to Ghat and then passes a school and complex of Mani walls, Chortens and prayer wheels. After a short walk from Ghat, we reach Phakding. Overnight at a mountain lodge. Breakfast, lunch & dinner Included
After breakfast, the trek crosses several suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi River before passing through Tok-Tok, Bhenkar, and Monjo and then arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate where you will be required to buy a permit. After following the river bed for a few hours and after the last Hillary suspension bridge, there is a steep uphill trek to Namche Bazaar. Namche has a good selection of restaurants, a cyber café, pubs, post office, ATM and banks. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
This idyllic town is an ideal place for"acclimatization". Health specialists recommend we spend the day being active, rather than sitting idle. From Namche it is possible to take a short hike to Everest View Resort, Thame, visit Khunde or relax and explore Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the main center of the Everest (Khumbu) region and has government offices, ATMs, internet cafes, shops, restaurants, bakery, and a colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. A short trek of only a hundred metres will help us to properly acclimatize. Our guides will also take us to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarters of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can observe an assortment of relics related to the first mountaineers to climb Everest, Sherpa culture and discover the varied plant and animal life of the Everest region. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
This is our final day of trekking before returning to our starting point at Lukla. This is a time to reflect on the unforgettable memories of our trek as a group and our achieving our individual goals. A free afternoon allows you time to relax and enjoy a hot shower! In the evening we will celebrate with a few drinks and dance.. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
After our 4 day trek, we take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After arriving at Kathmandu, you can take a rest or do some shopping. This is also a time to catch up on visiting places you missed on arrival in Kathmandu. Our guides will continue to assist you with b souvenir shopping or sightseeing.
The following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek. It is important you do not forget the essential items, as this will determine your comfort and safety on the trek. Equally important is that you do not burden yourself with unnecessary equipment on the trek.
Toiletries (tissues, toilet paper, moisturizer, lip balm, sunscreen, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clippers, a small mirror, toothbrush, toothpaste, glasses, contacts, etc.)
You will be accommodated in 3-star hotels in Kathmandu. During the trek, we will be staying at lodges/ teahouses. You may find comfortable and better quality teahouses - having attached bathroom - until Namche which is a thriving town seeing many more tourists and a greater range of accommodation. It should be noted that at higher elevations the quality of accommodation may not be as good, with more basic rooms with the bare necessities.
In Kathmandu, your hotel includes breakfast, whereas all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will be provided during the trek. A staple food of the Khumbu region are potatoes, oats, buckwheat, Sherpa stew and Tibetan bread. Sherpas started farming potatoes when the first seeds were introduced to the region in the early 90s. There is a limited choice of food at higher elevations and except many potato dishes. Potatoes are high in carbohydrates – an excellent source of energy needed at high altitudes.
We use a private car for sightseeing and for the airport to hotel pick and drop off. We do not have to use public transportation or local buses during the trek. Our only flights are from Kathmandu to Lukla and return.
EBC is a challenging trek where you often have to walk 6-7 hours a day. You don’t need past experience of hiking or trekking but if you have done any kind of trekking activities then it is always a plus!. We have met people from all walks of life, shapes, and sizes who have completed the trek. The only difficult part is when altitude sickness strikes and the effect that it can have on your body. Before leaving for Nepal it is good if you can prepare yourself physically by increasing your stamina and oxygen intake.
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The Everest View Trek is a shorter and less strenuous trek compared to the Everest Base Camp trek. It is designed for those who want to experience the beauty of the Everest region and enjoy stunning views of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest.
The Everest View Trek typically takes around 4-9 days to complete, depending on the itinerary and the pace of the trek.
The Everest View Trek is considered to be a moderate trek. While it does involve some uphill and downhill sections, it is less challenging compared to the longer treks in the Everest region. It is suitable for beginners and those with a moderate level of fitness.
The best time to undertake the Everest View Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and moderate temperatures, providing optimal trekking conditions.
Teahouses and lodges are available along the Everest View Trek route. These provide basic accommodations with shared rooms and communal dining areas. The facilities may vary, but most offer comfortable beds, hot showers (for a fee), and meals.
Yes, it is possible to do the Everest View Trek independently. However, it is recommended to hire a guide or join a trekking agency for better support, safety, and local knowledge. They can also assist with permits, accommodations, and transportation.
For the Everest View Trek, you will need two permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or through your trekking agency.
Some essential items to pack for the Everest View Trek include proper trekking gear (hiking boots, warm clothing, rain gear), a good-quality backpack, a water bottle, a camera, sunscreen, and a first aid kit. It is also recommended to carry some snacks and water purification tablets.
While the Everest View Trek does not reach high altitudes like the Everest Base Camp trek, altitude sickness is still a concern. It is important to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. The trekking itinerary is designed to allow for gradual acclimatization, but it is still essential to be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness and take necessary precautions.
Yes, the itinerary for the Everest View Trek can be customized according to your preferences and time constraints. However, it is important to consult with your trekking agency or guide to ensure that the itinerary allows for proper acclimatization and a safe trekking experience.
Based On 10 Reviews
The Everest View Trek is a trek that takes your breath away, both literally and figuratively. The Sherpa Expedition and Trekking team's professionalism and support were instrumental in making this trek a success. The views of Everest and the surrounding Himalayan range were awe-inspiring and left us in awe of the natural beauty of the region. The team's knowledge of the area and their interactions with the local Sherpa community added a cultural touch to the journey. I highly recommend this trek to anyone seeking a transformative adventure in the Everest region.
The Everest View Trek was an incredible adventure that exceeded all my expectations. The stunning views of the world's highest peak, Everest, along with the surrounding Himalayan range, left me in awe. The Sherpa Expedition and Trekking team's expertise and support were exceptional, ensuring a safe and enjoyable trek. The warm hospitality of the local Sherpa community added a cultural touch to the journey. I highly recommend this trek to anyone who wants to witness the grandeur of Everest up close.
Embarking on the Everest View Trek was a journey to remember. The Sherpa Expedition and Trekking team's professionalism and knowledge of the region made the trek smooth and enjoyable. The breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam were simply mesmerizing. The team's attention to detail and their commitment to responsible tourism added value to the trek. This adventure is a must-do for anyone seeking a close encounter with the world's highest peak.
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