Everest Short Trek

Everest Short Trek

  • Destination
  • Region
  • Duration
    05 Days
  • Transportation
  • Max Height
  • Activities
  • Trip Grade
  • Accomodation
  • Group Size
    Mini. 1 Pax
  • Start / End Point
    Lukla to Lukla
  • Meals
  • Best Season
    Sep-Nov & Mar - May

Trip Overview

Everest Short Trek is an extremely beautiful and short best destination in Khumbu. The trek will you to explore the world’s tallest peak, local hidden Sherpa culture, various landscapes, and spectacular scenarios too. It’s suitable for all age groups with family and student groups too.  Moreover, 7 Days Everest Short Trek can be a great lifetime experience where the walk takes you at a slow easy pace so that all can enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountain views. Furthermore, you will reach a maximum height of 3880 meters at Hotel Everest View and where you can completely soak into numerous mountain views.

Thrilling Hike Around the Massive Himalayas of  Khumbu

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

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

Short & family Trip in the Khumbu

A nice short adventure with ample time to relax and marvel at lovely views of the tallest peaks that are seen every day throughout this marvelous trip on Everest Short Trek. However, the trek begins scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla and it takes half an hour from Kathmandu. It’s truly a scenic panoramic flight overlooking a range of Himalayan mountain ranges with views of Mt. Everest and other giant peaks, as it lands at Lukla airport.

Finally, from Lukla walk starts heading through lovely authentic Sherpa villages and into a cool green forest of rhododendron forest. In addition, Sagarmatha National Park is a high-altitude national park in the world and the required permit obtain from this park. Likewise spending two extra overnights at Namche Bazaar is an ideal spot for acclimatization and as well for a stroll around the marvelous valley. Namche Bazaar is the major gateway of Everest base camp and where you can get maximum amenities. From Namche bazaar, the way is divided into three ways as Tham Valley with Renjo La pass, Gokyo Lake, and EBC Trek.

Soak in the Sherpa Culture and the Massive Himalayas

On this Everest short trek enjoy a day hike to the lovely traditional villages of Khunde and Khumjung located on the high glacial valley. The Khumjung monastery treasures a scalp believed to be of Yeti. A day of hiking takes you to the highest spot of the adventure at Everest View Hotel. It’s the world’s highest luxury hotel that lies in the Everest region of Nepal. This hotel was built in 1970 by the Japanese people. At this hotel where one can enjoy glorious views of Mt. Everest and Amadablam with sipping refreshments.

Lastly, our journey comes to an end heading towards Lukla for the last overnight around Khumbu and Everest. Where an early morning scenic flight brings you back to Kathmandu, after a mesmerizing adventure on Everest Short Trek. Hence, leave your footprint on the highland and creates an unforgettable journey to Nepal with us.

Highlights of Short Everest Trek

  • Exciting holiday adventure in the shadow of the world’s 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 a 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 of Short Everest Trek

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

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

Third-Day: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and a short scenic hike.

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

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

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

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

Details Itinerary

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Everest Short Trek Route Map

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