Everest View TrekEverest View Trek

Everest View Trek - 7 Days

Key Information
  • Duration7 Days
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude3,867 m/12,687 ft.
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch-May/Sep.-Dec.
  • Group Size1-16

About The Trip

Be a part of this fascinating Everest View Trek (3,867 m/12,687 ft.), a classic journey through mountains to view the world’s highest peak. This short version of the trek takes you to the famous village of the Everest Region like Phakding and Namche Bazar. Witness the majestic views of Mt. Everest (8,848.86/29,031.7 ft.), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m/27,940 ft.), Ama Dablam (6,812 m/22,349 ft.), Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m/21,729 ft.), Cholatse (6,501 m/21,129 ft.), Kusum Kanguru (6,370 m/ 20,889 ft.) Kongde (6,187 m/20,299 ft.), Khumbila (5,717m/18,901 ft.), and many more. Trek through Sagarmatha National Park, which is also the natural UNESCO world heritage site. Immerse into the exciting culture of legendary Sherpa people and Tengboche Monastery.

Overview

Are you willing to enjoy the close view of Everest but have a short time, 7 days short Everest View Trek is an excellent option for you. Everest View Hike is not only short but also a more leisurely trek to visit mighty Everest and can be joined by any travel lover. As the name itself speaks, you will be surrounded by the beautiful close view of snow-capped mountains and nature. You will be amazed to see the splendid view of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), etc.

This customized Everest View Short Trek is full of both natural and cultural surprises. Everest View Trek in Nepal offers the chance to witness the Sherpa culture and daily lifestyle from near. You will walk through traditional villages, unique lifestyle people, beautiful traditions, and the culture of Sherpa. You will see many mani walls, small stupas, prayer flags, and humming sounds from the monastery, which will be a blissful moment for you. Tengboche Monastery is the biggest monastery in Khumbu Valley and your trek ending point too. Inside the monastery, you will see monks praying and playing deep sounds that will awake you. You will be charged with the energy of prayers and meditations, which may lead to the potential to receive and feel such energy. This place is also famous for its beautiful vista of sunrise and sunset.

Everest View Trek route starts with a 35 min memorable flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. You will land at the small and adventurous airstrip at Lukla Airport. Further, you will trek through Choplung and then to Phakding. You will spend some days walking the beautiful canyon of the Dudh Koshi to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazar. We will then hike up to Everest View Hotel to see the panoramic view of numerous majestic Himalayas including Everest and Amadablam. The climax of the Everest panorama view trek comes after ascending to Tengboche. This is the highest point during your hike, and from here, you will see an even better view of iconic mountain peaks. Further, we will follow the same trail to get back to Lukla and take another thrilling flight to reach back to Kathmandu.

Join this incredible journey with us for stunning views of the panoramic Himalayas from different perspectives during the trek, which is truly a blissful moment. This trek is perfect for any individual who wishes to enjoy the strange glory of the Nepalese Himalayas and Everest specifically while additionally getting a charge out of a simple trek. For more information regarding Everest View Trek 8 days cost or any other queries, get in touch with us at any time. We offer several treks that take you to the Everest region like Everest Base CampGokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, and Everest Three High Pass Trek.

Everest View Trek Difficulty

This mini Everest View Trip is an easy and the best option for everyone who is wishing to spend a short time in the lap of the mighty Everest. This trek is moderate, but at some places, there is a little adventurous. The sloppy and rugged terrains may be new and tiresome for some tourists. Maintaining your own pace, enjoying nature, and packing wisely will be much easier to trek in this region. Everest View Trek weather is not too harsh nor extreme weather changes. You will see many tea houses in the route, so make sure you will get enough rest and good dining.

Trek to Namche Bazar is challenging itself after you cross the first half of Sagarmatha National Park. To reach Namche Bazar, it will take about 5-6 hours because of steep and sloppy trials. Trek from Namche to Tengboche is relatively easy because of the low slope paths. Our government license holder guide and porters will be there at every step to help and accompany you during the trek.

Everest View Trek Weather

Choosing the best season offers spectacular views and scenery of clear mountains and colorful natures. Nepal has 4 seasons: summer, autumn, winter, and spring.

Spring Season

This season falls from March to May month and also the highly recommended season of the year. The trials will fill with lots of adventure lovers as it’s the best time to observe a magnificent clear picture of mountains and beautiful surroundings. The average temperature of Namche Bazar will be around 2 to 17 degrees Celsius. You will have a comfortable and cozy night in suitable tea house treks. During the day, it’s quite hot so you can walk comfortably.

You will also witness the blooming rhododendron and the chirping sound of the birds. Colorful wildflowers will light up the entire region of Everest which fills your heart with mixed emotions of excitement, peace, and joy.

Autumn Season

Autumn falls from September to November, which is another fantastic season for trekking. You will experience neither too hot nor too cold during the Everest trek. Autumn falls just after the monsoon ends, and hills are refilled and lush with vibrant views in clean air washed by rain. There will be light rain, but the views afterward are marvelous. Days are warmer between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius, whereas night will be a little colder.

The views are crystal clear, providing a wide range of beautiful mountains and green hills. During this joyous season, you will witness the mountains, hills, rivers, and waterfalls full of life. Many festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Chhat fall in this season. You will get a chance to observe Nepalese culture and celebrate different festivals with locals.

Winter Season

This season falls between December to February, and it is the least favorite season of the year for the Everest full picture trek. The weather is freezing cold during the night, but still, the adventure lover can trek here. If you have the right backpack, there will be easy to complete the trip. Frequent snowballs in the trials and strong winds are the main barrier in the winter season. The temperature will be -5 to 10 degrees Celsius.

Summer Season

Summer is the hottest and rainy season in Nepal, and it falls between June to August. The weather is too hot with frequent rainfall, which leads to slippery and uncomfortable trails. Trekking in this season may be dangerous and boring, and the flight schedule may be changed or cancel. The temperature will be between 5 to 15 degrees Celsius.

Everest View Trek Cost

When you are thinking about traveling the Himalayas like Everest, there will be many factors to consider, like journey, most reasonable time, and how fit we need to be? But one of the most crucial questions will be, “How much does Everest View Trek price?”

Whether you are budget dependent or not, it is necessary to consider how much you want to pay for the trip and what is the actual cost. The baseline cost of the Everest View Trek will depend on the number of variables. Your cost will change based on how comprehensive you want your journey to be.

On average, this trek will generally be 5-8 days, and the cost is somewhere within USD1250 to USD1450. This cost covers domestic flights, trekking permits, meals, professional trekking guides, porters, accommodation, entry fees, and others. You will get some discounts if you are in the group. The cost of Everest View Trek highly depends upon traveling as private or in a group.

Everest View Trek Altitude

  Photo: Altitude Chart

Highlights

  • Scenic Mountain flight to Lukla.
  • Panoramic mountain views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and others.
  • Traverse the Beautiful Namche village
  • Explore the unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle
  • Seek peace and solace into the Tengboche Monastery.

Itinerary

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The Lukla flights may be delayed if there is bad weather, with an average delay being 24 hours. We can be flexible and change the itinerary to catch up on lost days, but if the planes can’t fly for more than 4 or 6 days, then there is little to do besides waiting.

Occasionally, the helicopters can fly; if you prefer, we can arrange it with the additional charge.

Abbreviation

B - Breakfast
L - Lunch
D - Dinner

The below Itinerary of Everest View Trek is just tentative, and we are always there to change this itinerary according to your requirements. Please contact us if you want to add or deduct your trek journey.

Upon your arrival, our representatives will be at the airport to greet you and will then accompany you to the hotel. Later, we will meet our trekking guide and other trekkers and prepare for the trek. This is the time to clear your remaining doubts and queries.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m / 4,265 ft.

On this day, we will begin our preparation for the trek. We will talk to our guide and do last-minute shopping. We can also manage city tours by additional charge to explore several UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. Sites like Kathmandu such as Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. We will spend our night in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m / 4,265 ft.

We will take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. This flight will offer you a fantastic view of the Nepali landscape. You will see spectacular mountain ranges and this will leave you thinking of what's to come during the trek. After landing in Lukla, we will rest for a while. Our trek will start from here as we make way to Phakding. The journey to Phakding is a beautiful one. Initially, we will descend through the trail and get to our first stop - Chheplung. We will carry on with our journey and cross a suspension bridge to reach Thado Koshi village. We will then take an uphill trail and reach Ghat. After an hour, we will finally get the last stop of the day.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time3-4 Hours
  • Maximum Altitude2960 m/9383 ft

On this day, we will head to Namche Bazaar. After breakfast, we will make way and today we will cross the 3000 meters mark. We will encounter a gentle climb until we reach Toktak(2760m) and then reach Bentak(2710m). We will walk close to the river valley and come across beautiful pine and rhododendron forests and this will take us to Monjo. Monjo is the gateway to the Sagarmatha National Park where your trek permit will be checked. The trail will now descend through the rocky trail until we reach Jorsale(2830m). After trekking for a while we will then encounter a steep path until we reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a beautiful town and is considered the most important stop on the trail. This important trading stop has several souvenir shops that would surely catch your attention. We will rest for the night in Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6-7 Hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,438 m/11,280 ft

On this day, we will rest in Namche Bazaar, and this will help us acclimatize as we have already reached 3440 meters in altitude. We can visit the Sagarmatha national park early in the morning to catch the sensational view. From here, you will be able to capture the view of mountains such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, and others. You also have the option to simply explore Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • TimeRest Day
  • Maximum Altitude3,440 m/11,284 ft

On this day, we will head to Tengboche. We will descend to the Dudh Koshi river and come across several villages. After completing the downhill trail, we will again climb up the path. We will then carry on with our journey, and after walking for two more hours, we will reach Tengboche. After getting Tengboche, we will head to the famous Tengboche monastery. From here, we will be able to catch the view of mountains such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Kusum Kanguru and others.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time5-6 Hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,867 m / 12,687 ft

We start our day with a steep descent of about 900 meters as we head towards the remainder of the trek, Our trail will go parallel to the Dudh Koshi river, and we will pass through rhododendron bushes and fir trees. We will cross Tashinga and Sansa villages before reaching Kyangjuma, Namche Bazar, where we will have lunch for a while. On our way, we will see the majestic view of the mountains Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, and the mighty Everest. We will reach Kyangjuma after about 4-5 hours.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6-7 Hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,867 m/12,687 ft

This day will be the last day of walking for us as we complete the last lap of the trek. We will complete the remainder of the trek as we reach Lukla. As we leave Monjo, we will encounter a trail that descends steeply until we reach the airstrip of Chauri Kharka. We will come across Phakding and Cheplung villages until we finally reach Lukla, where our trek will come to an end. Enjoy your last night in the Everest region and celebrate your success.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time5-6 Hours
  • Maximum Altitude2960 m/9383 ft

We will fly back to Kathmandu on this day. Enjoy the view of the mountain ranges during this 45-minute flight. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. This will be your last night in Kathmandu; enjoy and get souvenirs to take back home.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • MealsFarewell Dinner
  • Time35 min
  • Maximum Altitude2960 m/9383 ft

Time to head back to your home and share your wonderful experience in Nepal with your family and friends. Also, if you decide to extend your stay in Nepal, you can inform us. We at Sublime trails would be honored to be at your service. We provide various tour services. If you also want to trek in another region, we would be happy to guide you.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m / 4,265 ft.

Cost Details

Included
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the trek
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee and TIMS card
  • Experienced English-speaking trek guide and porter (2 trekkers: 1 guide and porter)
  • Staff Insurance
  • Salary, food, and accommodation of your staff during the trek
  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Domestic Flight (KTM-Lukla-KTM)
  • Arrival transfer from the international airport to your hotel
  • Tea house lodge during your trek
  • Tour Certificate
  • Farewell Dinner
Excluded
  • International flight ticket
  • International airport tax
  • Visa Fee
  • Other personal items. (Phone calls, snacks, hot and cold drinks, laundry, alcohol, extra porter, shower, etc )
  • Private Travel Equipment
  • Excess baggage cost during your domestic flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for staff and guide
  • Anything that is not listed in the “PRICE INCLUDES” section above

Good to Know

Equipment Checklist

Every trekking wants a certain arrangement of gears and types of equipment for the trip to make your journey more suitable. It is urged to carry the necessary and light things so that it will be easy while you are walking. The following belongings are recommended that should be brought, although we admit that our clients have their own judgment for the clothing. To know what to expect in the Everest View Trek, we have provided some useful clothing & gear during the trek.

Travel Documents

Airline tickets (confirmation and itinerary)
Nepal Visa form (taken at Kathmandu Airport)
Travel insurance policy documents
Valid passport
Copy of passport (2 copies, first page only)
Passport photos (4)


Travel Equipment

Duffel bag (100 liters; no wheels or rigid handles)
Lightweight, duffel bag
Luggage locks
Travel wallet
Passport/money belt
Sleeping bag liner
Travel plug adapters
Electrical converter


Travel Clothing

Quick-dry undergarments
Synthetic or wool T-shirt
Long-sleeve, travel-friendly shirt and pants
Casual shoes
Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks


Trekking Equipment

Day pack (25–35 liters)
Sleeping bag suitable to 0°F
Waterproof hiking boots
Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
LED headlamp with extra batteries
Trekking poles


Trekking Clothing

Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
Mid-weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
Mid-weight down or synthetic parka with hood
Convertible hiking pants
Fleece pants or insulated pants
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket and pants
Mid-weight waterproof and fleece gloves or mittens
Sun hat
Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
Liner socks (optional)
Glacier sunglasses
Neck gaiter, balaclava, Buff or bandana


Food

Energy bars
Electrolyte replacement drink mix
Snacks (cookies, GORP, Snickers, etc.)

    FAQs

    • Q1. Where is Everest View Trek?

      Everest View Trek will take you to the village in Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality in the Khumbu subregion of Province No. 1 in Nepal. It lies in the Solukhumbu district to the northeast of Kathmandu on the Nepal – Tibet border.

    • Everest View Trek is a classic journey through mountains to view the world’s highest peak. Witness the majestic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Cholatse, Kusum Kanguru, Kongde and many more. You will walk through traditional villages, unique lifestyle people, beautiful traditions, and the culture of Sherpa.

    • The best time to hike Everest Base Camp is in the pre-monsoon (spring – March to May) and the post-monsoon (autumn – September to November). The weather tends during these times to remain stable and views are usually clear.

    • The highest elevation you will reach during Everest View Trek is 3,867 meters (12,687 ft).

    • Everest View Trek route starts with a 35 min memorable flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Further, you will trek through Choplung, Phakding, and then Namche Bazar. We will then hike up to Everest View Hotel to see the panoramic view of numerous majestic Himalayas. The climax of the Everest panorama view trek comes after ascending to Tengboche. Further, we will follow the same trail to get back to Lukla and back to Kathmandu.

    • You will need to purchase two permits: Sagarmatha National Park Permit – USD 15 for SAARC nations and USD 30 for other nations per person. Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit which costs USD 20 per person.

    • Yes! It is not compulsory to hire a guide for Everest View Trek. However, we suggest you hire a local government-licensed guide for your safety and hassle-free hike. A professional guide knows the mountain well, is aware of challenges, and explains the local culture and environment in the simplest way.

    • The daily gain in altitude during Everest View Trek is about 300 to 350 meters.

    • The duration depends on the route and pace of your hike. However, it takes 8 to 12 days to complete Everest View Trek.

    • During the trek, you will be served full board meals in the teahouse. You will have breakfast and dinner at the teahouse where you will stay overnight and take a lunch on the way between the destinations. Teahouse on Everest View Trek Trail offers basic meals; Daal Bhaat & Tarkari is the main food that you will get to eat on the trail. It is authentic Nepali food that is filly and full of healthy calories. Along with some Nepalese cuisines, you will be served some international cuisine such as – pizza, noodle soup, momo, etc.

    • Children who are familiarized with mountains or are used to lots of walking can trek. Although, for their own enjoyment, we recommend an age limit of around 12.

    • Any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any prior experience. You must be moderately fit and prepared for long days. Trekking at higher altitudes is physically difficult than trekking in the lower areas. The fitter we are the more pleasant experience we will have during the trekking.

    • We suggest you consult your doctor. However, we recommend you to carry simple medicines like Ibuprofen, Codeine, Paracetamol, Strepsils, anti-diarrhea tablets, and Diamox (for altitude sickness).

    • To accomplish this trek, past hiking experience would be an advantage although no technical skills are necessary. Novice trekkers can do this trek but should be able to walk 5 to 6 hours a day at a fair pace with a light day pack. 

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