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Everest View trekking

Mount Everest allures the world by being top of the world. Everest View trekking offers the opportunity to see many stunning Himalayan peaks including Everest from low elevation within a short period of time. The trek also known as Everest Valley trek is ideal for those who aspire to see the Everest but could not take strenuous walking to Kalapatthar or Everest base camp. We fly to Lukla with spectacular views of the mountains and ascend the Dudh Kosi valley to the Sherpa settlement of Namche Bazaar (3440m. ). In Everest view trekking, a leisurely walking through the lovely forests and fascinating Sherpa villages to the famous Buddhist monastery of Tengboche is rewarded with the views of Everest soaring behind Lhotse and Nuptse and stunning peak of Amadablam . We visit Pangboche the highest point of this Everest Valley trek and return to Lukla visiting en route the peaceful village of Khumjung which offers the glimpse of rich traditional Sherpa life.

  • Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu
    Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by a staff / representative from Great Himalayan Guide as you come out at the airport after the immigration formalities. You will be transferred to a hotel. A briefing of the trekking trip will be arranged at a convenient time.

    Day 02:  Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 3 - 4 hrs.
    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), a gateway for Everest. After an adventurous 35 minute flight with spectacular views of breathtaking Himalalays, we land at Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. Upon arrival at Lukla, the trekking guide will arrange the loads for the porters to carry and commence the trek. We take easy walk to Phakding for three hours and spend the night there to help acclimatize. You can make a small side trips in Phakding if you are not so tired and the time permits.

    Day 03:  Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440 m): 5 - 6 hrs
    We walk through beautiful pine forest passing Dhudh Kosi River crossing several suspension bridges. We Walk through the busy trail and view the tantalizing glimpses of Kusum Kangru (6,369 m.), Everest (8,848 m.) and Nuptse (7,879 m ). Arrive at Namche Bazar (3,440 m). a gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region.

    Day 04:  Acclimatization Day at  Namche Bazaar
    A pleasant day can be spent exploring the village, talking to the Sherpas and marveling at the incredible scenery. You can make a side trip to Thame, another Sherpa town north – west of Namche for acclimatization. Another option could be a day hike to Khumjung and Everest View Hotel for a good view of Everest.

    Day 05:  Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,870m) - 5 - 6 hrs.
    It is a steep one hour walk to Shynagboche. The trail descends gradually to Phunki Thanga and then climbs steeply at first and then gradually ascends through forest and mani stones to Tengboche (3870m.).The views of the Himalayas including Kwangde (6,187m.), Everest (8,848m.), Nuptse ( 7,879m.), Lhotse, Tawache, Amadablam are magnificent from here.

    Day 06: Tengboche - Pangboche (3930m.) - Tengboche: 4 hrs.
    You will visit famous Tengboche monastery and explore around. We spend the day enjoying beautiful mountains and the charming sceneries.

    Day 07: Tengboche – Khumjung (3780m.): 4 hrs.
    We descend to Khumjung, a beautiful Sherpa village at the foot of the sacred peak of Khumbila. We visit Khumjung Gompa which possesses what is said to be the skull of yeti, an elusive snow man.

    Day 08: Khumjung – Namche (3440m.): 2 hrs.
    We ascend to a ridge and gradually descend through the pine and rhododendron forest to arrive at Namche.

    Day 09:  Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m): 6 - 7 hrs
    The trail descends steeply downward. We walk slowly through rocky terrain. We cross suspension bridges over Dhudh Koshi River for serveral times pass through rhododendron and pine forest, Sherpa villages and arrive in Lukla.

    Day 10: Free day in Kathmandu.
    You are free for your personal activities such as buying souvenir for your nears and dears or any other adventure tours.

    Day 11: Airport transfer for your onward journeys.
    We transfer you to the airport for international departure.
  • Cost Includes

    Cost will be provided on request.

    The cost includes:

    International and domestic airport arrivals and departures
    Accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan ( as per the choice of the trekkers )
    Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight fare including airport tax
    All necessary paperwork for permit ( national park entrance, TIMS card )
    Accommodation at the hotels / lodges in the trekking trail
    All meals ( breakfast, lunch and dinner ) in the trekking
    An experienced English speaking trek leader ( trekking guide ) and assistant trekking guide ( 4 trekking members ), and porters ( one porter between two trekkers ) to carry luggage including their meals, accommodation, wages, equipment and accident insurance.
    First aid medical kit
    All government and local taxes
     Farewell dinner


    Cost Excludes

    The cost does not include:

    International airfare to and from Kathmandu
    Nepal visa fee
    Excess baggage charges for the domestic flight
    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    Travel and rescue insurance for trekking members
    Any additional expenses due to domestic flight delay or cancellation
    Any other expenses of personal nature (phone calls, laundry, bar bills battery recharge, hot shower and boiled water in the trekking ).
    Gratuity for the trekking staffs

     

     

Per person $ 980

Note: Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by few hours or even cancelled due to bad weather condition. You should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. We will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting early flight for the next day may be not possible during the high season. We can arrange flight by helicopter as well with extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter helicopter for you to fly from Kathmandu - Lukla or vice versa. It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. Great Himalayan Guide can arrange you cultural / adventure tours ( such as sightseeing tours, rafting, jungle safari, ) with extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back. If the flight is delayed and cancelled for several days which could disturb your onward journey, you are free to choose trekking in Annapurna, Langtang and other regions.Great Himalayan Guide will arrange the alternative trek for you as soon as possible.