Group size: 1-10
Dreams about Mr. Everest but time shortage or not sure that you are ready to commit to a long trek? Everest View might be just perfect for you to feel a taste of life in the mountains and enjoy a cup of hot masala tea with spectacular view of the legendary snow-white mountain in front of your eyes.
➡ Majestic view of legendary Everest (8848m) and it's brother Lhotse (8516m) and the jewel of the Khumbu, Ama Dablam (6812m).
➡ Sherpa village in high mountain valleys
➡ Hot cup of Masala tea in Everest View Hotel.
DAY 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Arrival at Tribuwan International Airport, we will pick you up from airport then transfer to hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu. Short dicussion on trekking then take a rest in hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu-Lukla (2,840m) by flight then trek toward Phakding (2,610m)
Flight over mountain to Lukla take 40 minutes. Here we will meet our trekking crews, have breakfast then pack and finish arrangements, we head north, descending to the Dudh Kosi river, pass a small settlement called Chopling after 1½ hrs and cross a tributary with a beautiful peak towards its head. We reach Phakding after 3 hours walk from Lukla.
Day 3: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
From Phakding, the trail continues up north to Monjo where we meet the entrance of Sagarmatha National park. Ascending through pine forest we reach Sherpa capital city of Namche Bazzar where we plan to stay 2 nights for acclimatization.
Day 4: Rest day in Namche Bazaar
Pack breakfast from hotel to catch the first sunrise over mountain on the way to Everest View Hotel. There you can stop for tea and enjoy the mountain view of AmaDablam (6,856), Lhotse (8,516) and others. Decending to Khumjung village where sir Edmund Hillary (first climber submit Everest) contribute to build school named after him. On the way back to Namche Bazzar you will pass Syangboche village where the highest airport in the world located. Start at 4:00AM you can be able to be back to Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2,840m)
Going down through pine forest then cross the famous bridge with flags flying under the wind. The trail then slightly down to Monjo, Phakding then up to Lukla.
Day 6: Flight Lukla - Kathmandu
Take early morning flight back to Kathmandu, have a free shopping time before summarize the trip with farewell dinner with Nepalese traditional food in restaurant.
Day 7: Kathmandu
Kathmandu free time before the flight back.
On trekking we will be hiking 2–8 hours per day and some day ascents/descents on steep mountainous terrain at elevations ranging from 2,500m to a maximum of 3,800m. Some days will be rest days with optional hikes to properly acclimatize
Everest View Hotel at elevation 3,800m
Autumn and Spring
Autumn (Sep-Nov) bring outstanding views. Spring (Mar-May) with flowers blooming and climbers on their busiest activities.
Winter (Dec-Feb) less busy. Monsoon (Jun-Aug) have rain but plants and flowers are at their growing peak.
Arrival transfer, internal flights, transport between destinations.
Twin deluxe room in Kathmandu with breakfast, lodge/tea house on trekking
3 times meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner), 2 times tea (breakfast, dinner) in trekking, 1 farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
Porters will transport our gears. Participants should be in good health.
Plane, private vehicle.
TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park
Personal tips and additional expenses
Nepal On-Arrival Visa fee (US$ 25/40/90 per person for 15/30/90 days)
Entrance fees to temples and sites in Kathmandu
Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency