If you wish to see Everest from near but do not have plenty days to go all the way to Everest Base Camp or do not want to climb high, this is the trek suitable for you.This itinerary is carefully designed to take you to the finest viewpoints of Everest region that offer you a face to face breathtaking view of Everest, Amadablum, Lhotse, Nuptse and other peaks. Beside you will get a rare opportunity to explore big Sherpa village and have a close look at their fascinating Buddhist culture.
Trek starts with an exciting 40 minute mountain flight to Lukla airstrip. From lukla we walk along the Dudh koshi river and reach the Sherpa capital of Namche bazzar on the second day. Namche is very much an active and livel town in this region. The ridge above Namche offers extraordinary view of Everest and other mountans of Khumbu.
Next mornig we visit Syangboche. Syangboche offers breathtaking close view of Everest and the entire range, an extraordinarily beautiful and majestic mountain scenery that you will treasure for life. We then vist the the biggest village of the Sherpas- the Khumjung village.We exlore the village, visit the exotic monasteries , the Hillary school and finally return to Namche for overnight stay. We return to Lukla next day and fly back to Kathmandu early morning.
ThemeGlimpse of Everest
Short treks in Nepal
MealsAll meals are included
Day 01: Fly to Lukla ( 40 mins) and trek to Phakding (2610m)
Fly to Lukla (2800m), a small airstrip high above the Dudh Kosi valley. After sometime at Lukla, your trek begins by descending to Chaunrikharka and heading up the Dudh Kosi valley of Phakding (2610m), Phakding is a nice place to stop for acclimatization.
Day 02: Phakding to Namchebazzar (3440m)
The trail follows Dudh Koshi river. After Jorsale the trail makes steep winding path to Namche bazar. Namchebazar is a commercial center of Khumbu region. It is an important stop for trekkers and mountaineers on way to base camps of Everest and many other mountains in that area. It is home of Sherpa ethnic group. Their traditional occupation used to be yak herders and traders. Now due to change in geopolitical condition they have changed their occupation to tourism. They are well known as trekking and mountaineering guides and widely used as high altitude porters by expedition teams. Their religion is Buddhist.
Day 03: Namche to Syangboche, enjoy great view of Mt Everest, and back to Namche
After breakfast make gradual ascent to the airstrip at Syangboche. It is about two hours easy walk. Visit to the Everest View Hotel for panoramic view of Mt. Everest and Amadamlam is recommended. You may visit Khunde and Khumjung villages beyond Syangboche to know the Sherpa way of life, many mountaineers and climber were born in this village, retrace tail via Everest View Hotel. Return to Namche Bazaar for overnight stay.
Day 04: Namche to Lukla (2840m)
Your final day trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. The last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the trek staffs. It is a long walk of 8 hours.
Day 05: Early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Fly to Kathmandu by early morning flight, transfer to Hotel.
01. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and standard Guest House accommodation during the trek
02. Kathmandu ‐ Lukla ‐ Kathmandu airfare
03. Porters to carry personal baggage (each 14 kg)
04. National park entrance permit, TIMS permit
05. Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate. This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
06. A highly experience and trained guide
Cost does not include:
01. Personal clothing
02. Personal accident and health insurance
03. Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
04. Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
05. Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu (please check with us for good price or see sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Dates & Price
Departures at your choice dates. Trip is exclusively private
2 pax US$ 899 per person
3-5 pax US$ 865 per person
6-9 pax US$ 830 per person
10-15pax US$ 800 per person
SGL room supp (lodge) : US$75 per person