Everest Short Trek

Everest Short Trek

Everest Short Trek allows all interested travelers whatever the age group from family to students or corporate people an exciting adventure holiday, where one can enjoy magnificent mountain views of the world’s highest Mt. Everest in the harmony of local Sherpa colorful culture. 5 Days Everest Short Trek can be a great life-time experience where the walk takes you at a slow easy pace so that all can enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountain views with amazing dramatic landscapes.

Besides world towering highest mountain range views that you can witness on this fabulous trek, but as well the scenery of Everest and Khumbu landscapes with hills, valley, and river dale is equally captivating. Amazing to know that you will be walking within Sagarmatha National Park which is listed in World Heritage Site, enriched with exotic flora and fauna with the world’s highest peaks from Mt. Everest to many other giant mountains.

Everest is known as Sagarmatha in Nepal and also called Chomolungma by local Sherpa people of Tibetan origin, a wonderful short Everest Trek where you will have time to enjoy around nice Sherpa villages of great cultural and heritage interest.

A nice short adventure with ample time to relax and marvel lovely views of tallest peaks that seen every day throughout this marvelous trip on Everest Short Trek, which begins from Lukla town after flying in from Kathmandu. Truly a most scenic and panoramic flight overlooking a range of Himalayan mountain range with views of Mt. Everest and other giant peaks, as it lands at Lukla airport.

From Lukla walk starts heading through nice and lovely farm villages and into a cool green forest of rhododendron and pines walking within Sagarmatha national park to reach high and colorful Namche Bazaar. Spending two extra overnights at Namche Bazaar an ideal spot for acclimatization and as well for a stroll around the streets, the only place in high Khumbu with many facilities from the bank to post-office with many excellent hotels and lodge. From Namche bazaar, the way divided to three ways as Tham valley with Renjo La pass, Gokyo Lake, and Everest Base Camp.

On this Everest short trek enjoy a day hike to lovely traditional villages of Khunde and Khumjung located on the high glacial valley, where Khumjung monastery treasures a scalp believed to be of Yeti. A day excursion takes you to the highest spot of the adventure at Everest View Hotel, the first and only luxury hotel/resort built at this high altitude way back in the 1970s and still open for travelers, from the hotel where one can enjoy glorious views of Mt. Everest and Amadablam peaks while relaxing and sipping refreshment.

Slowly our journey comes to an end heading towards Lukla for last overnight around Khumbu and Everest, where early morning scenic flight brings you back at Kathmandu, after a mesmerizing adventure on Everest Short Trek


Highlights of Short Everest Trek:

“Exciting holiday adventure in the shadow of world highest Mt. Everest

Fabulous views of towering giant mountains on daily walks around Khumbu

Beautiful scenery with a lovely green alpine forest of pines and rhododendron

Enjoy a pleasant walk around impressive Sherpa villages and monasteries”

Trip Profile:

Mode of Accommodation:          Hotel in Kathmandu with a local lodge on treks.

Grade of Trekking:                         Moderate with the touch of altitude.

Highest altitude gain:                    At Everest View Hotel 3,880 m / 12, 729 feet.

Walking duration:                          Minimum 4 hours to a maximum of 6 hours.

Trekking duration:                                     06 Nights and 07 Days with drive and walks.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Flight to Lukla 2,820 m from Kathmandu and walk to Phakdingm2,640 m – (35 mins on air and 4 hours walks)

Day 02: Trek to famous Namche Bazaar at 3,440 m – 06 hrs.

Day 03: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and short scenic hike.

Day 04: Trek to Khunde / Khumjung and Everest View Hotel 3,880 m – 04 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Monjo 2, 880 m via Namche Bazaar – 07 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Lukla – 04 hours with afternoon free at leisure.

Day 07: Fly back to Kathmandu and end of the trip.

Details Itinerary

Detail Itinerary:

Day 01: Flight to Lukla 2,820 m from Kathmandu and walk to Phakding

2,640 m – (35 mins on air and 4 hours walks)

Early morning depart from your hotel in Kathmandu for a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport taking short flight in a smaller aircraft reaches you at Lukla. Lukla located at 2,820 m beneath Naulekh Himal and Kongde peaks, a Sherpa town with a small airstrip named Tenzing and Hillary airport, a tribute to the late conqueror of Mt. Everest. From Lukla walk starts on a gentle gradual path through nice Sherpa farm villages to reach first our overnight stop at Phakding village near Dudh Kosi River.

Day 02: Trek to famous Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.

After Phakding morning starts with slow climb crossing bridge to reach a lovely village, Monjo with views of Tharmasarku peak, then enter Sagarmatha National Park.

Sagarmatha a name in Nepali for Everest and Sherpa calls Chomolungma, the walk continues past Jorsalle the village before Namche Bazaar, walk-on river bed with a short climb to cross a high bridge. After the bridge climb starts on a winding path within a forest of pines, firs, oaks and rhododendron trees, slowly ending our day on reaching at famous Namche Bazaar for the overnight stop.

Day 03: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and short scenic hike.

Namche famous and large village, one can find nearly all types of facilities from banks, post-office, nice lodge, and hotels with many restaurants and bakeries including Pubs and bars to enjoy on the way back.

Namche holds a busy colorful market once a week on Saturday, an interesting bazaar to observe local customs and cultures of Khumbu Sherpa native. Short walks to National Park museum an interesting place on top of Namche Bazaar, where you can catch views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam with series of peaks.

Day 04: Trek to Khunde / Khumjung and Everest View Hotel 3,880 m - 04 hrs.

Enjoy the morning with super views of high snow-capped peaks and hike to higher areas above Namche to reach a nice village of Khunde and Khumjung, located on a glacial valley. Khunde with only a small hospital of Khumbu built by the Hillary Foundation.

Khumjung another close village from Khunde with one and only High Secondary School for Khumbu children which was also built by Hillary Foundation, an interesting place with an old monastery where it treasurers a scalp believed to be of a Yeti, the Abominable Snow Man.

From Khumjung walk up to Everest View Hotel, probably the highest deluxe hotel in the world as well for the Khumbu region at an altitude 3,880 m rewards grand views of Mt. Everest and range of peaks in a serene environment.

Day 05: Trek to Monjo 2, 880 m via Namche Bazaar - 07 hrs.

From Everest View Hotel or Khumjung enjoying grand mountain views walk downhill to Namche. After a refreshing break at Namche afternoon, a long descend to reach Dudh Kosi River and then past Sagarmatha National Park to reach at Monjo village for an overnight stop.

Day 06: Trek to Lukla - 04 hours with afternoon free at leisure.

Last day walk of our adventure, as morning starts to cross a long bridge to Phakding. From Phakding head towards Lukla where route lead with up and downs with last final climb of the short hour to reach Lukla for last overnight stop around Khumbu and Everest region.

Day 07: Fly back to Kathmandu and end of the trip.

After a pleasant overnight stop in Lukla with fabulous mountain views, after early breakfast short walk to Lukla air terminal for short exciting flight to land around hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, then transfer to your hotel with time in the afternoon for individual activities and shopping. Evening enjoys last day group dinners in a pleasant Nepalese restaurant with folk dance and music from various parts of Nepal to entertain you with the last dinner in Nepal.


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