Everest View Trek is one of the best trekking routes in the Khumbu region that allows you to rejoice the mountain landscape up close in a short period of time. This trek strives to give you the view of all the ranges of Khumbu region, experience the homely hospitality of Sherpa community, and explore the reflection of Buddhist culture in higher regions. In Everest View Trek, you will ascend as high as 3870m, to reach the lap of the glorious mountain, Everest (8848m).

Everest View Trek begins with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. After a day of sightseeing in the valley, you fly to Lukla. The flight gives you an adrenaline pump and also serves you with the aerial view of the mountains and the hills. Upon arrival at Lukla, you trek through the forests to reach Phakding the same day. Then you trek to reach Namche Bazaar, the Gateway to Everest, from where a stunning panorama of Everest (8848m) can be viewed.

An extra day is spent in the picturesque town of Namche to explore the Sherpa culture, tradition, lifestyle, and food. The trail reaches the beautiful village of Khumjung passing Syangboche airstrip and Everest View Hotel. Along the trail, you pass through fir, rhododendron forests, and are accompanied with gushing sounds of Dudh Koshi River. One can see the majestic vista of Everest (8848m), Thamserku (6623m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), Khumbila (5761m), Ama Dablam (6812m), and several other peaks of the Khumbu Region from different viewpoints along the trail. There are also chances of spotting some exotic birds and animals, for our route spreads through Sagarmatha National Park.

We Amble Himalaya Treks have been working in this industry for more than two decades. Our skilled porters and guides are well equipped in cases of emergencies. A service-oriented company, Amble Himalaya Treks is also well known for its range of facilities as per client’s affordability.

Trip Fact

Geography Mountain/ Forest/ Village/ Glaciers Level of Difficulty  Moderate
Duration of Trek 12 Days Max Altitude 3870m
Religions Buddhism/Tibetan Ethnic People Sherpa
Accommodation Hotel/ Guesthouse/ Lodge Transportation Flight/ Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle
Region  Everest Group Size (2-10) Person

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 3 – 4 hours trek
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m/12500 ft): 4 hours
Day 07: Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m/12694ft): 4 – 5 hours
Day 08: Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3,570m/11,710ft): 4 – 5 hours
Day 09: Kyangjuma to Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft): 4 – 5 hours
Day 10: Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 12: Final departure

Included on the Cost:

Domestic and international flights transfer.
3 Star hotel accommodation at Kathmandu on double/twin room sharing with Breakfast.
Guided tour of the city with all entry fees as per Itinerary.
Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight.
Accommodation in trekking at best available Teahouse/Lodge.
Daily breakfast.
Lunch and dinner on the trip (on deluxe tour only).
Amble Himalaya Treks provides duffel bag and Sleeping bag to use during the trek.
Experience professional trek guide, accredited by the Nepal government.
Trekking permits and local taxes for the Everest region.
Porters required to carry all personal gear; 1 porter per 2 trekkers (on deluxe tour only).
Group first Aid Kit.
Emergency Travel Evacuation assistance.
Insurance for all our staff.
Trekking map for each trekker.
Amble Himalaya souvenirs on departure.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Departure Date

It’s the day to bid goodbye to Kathmandu and head back home. The office representative will assist you to check out of the hotel and will drop you to the airport, three hours before your flight schedule.

 

Additional information

Trip TypeBudget, Deluxe, Guide Service
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)


Welcome to Nepal! Shortly after you land in the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. Our office representative will accompany you to the hotel, and you can relax for the rest of the day. The dinner will be served at the hotel, and you can call it an early night, for the day starts pretty early the next morning.
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Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation


Rise and Shine! After breakfast, you will be driven to Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), popular among the Buddhist devotees all over the world. The next stop for the day is Bhaktapur Durbar Square which lies 13 Km east from the capital. Bhaktapur reflects the ancient Newari culture, art, and architecture beautifully. You will be taken to Newari restaurant to enjoy the Newari delicacies. You will then be driven to Boudhanath which is another Buddhist pilgrimage site. The smell of incense sticks and the Buddhist chants filling up the air; this place radiates positive vibes.
Later in the evening, you will be dropped at the hotel where the office representative will assist you in making further trek preparations like the site and route discussion. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 3 - 4 hours trek


After a 40-minute-long flight with amazing mountain views, you will reach Lukla. The guides and porters will greet you at the airport. The trek begins immediately, then. We take the trail that lies northwest to Choblung in the Dudh Koshi valley. We descend down the path that passes through pine and rhododendron forest. An easy four hours walk to reach Phakding village, where we stop for the night.
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Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 - 6 hours


Heading out early after breakfast, the path dives into beautiful pine forests and through several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River. You can find the first sneak peak of Mt. Thamserku (6623 m). Moving further ahead, you will pass by patches of settlements of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo, and lastly Jorsale before reaching Namche Bazaar. After a steep uphill climb for about an hour, the first sight of Mount Everest can be seen at a distance. The walk continues for an hour more to reach Namche Bazaar, the trading hub of the region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
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Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)


When ascending to higher heights, it is essential to acclimatize to the thinning air, therefore today is set for the same purpose. Namche Bazaar has wide ranges of facilities- fancy eateries, cafes, and pubs, name it, it’s there. The morning will be spent visiting the Sherpa Museum and Visitor Centre which displays Sherpa culture provides information on plants and animals of the region and also showcases the history of climbing in Khumbu region. The gears used by early climbers are also put into the display. Post lunch you can either stroll around or relax in the town itself. This day is basically no ascending day. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
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Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m/12500 ft): 4 hours


Today you trek to Khumjung, walking alongside gushing Dudh Koshi River. The first ascend leads you to the famous airstrip at Syangboche. You will walk further until you reach Khumjung Valley. This valley overlooked by snowy mountains like Kongde Ri (6187m), Thamserku (6623m), and Khumbila (5761m). You can visit Hillary school and Khumjung Gompa, which is one of the biggest monasteries of the region and is especially famous for the display of Yeti’s skull cap. This traditional village is decorated with numerous prayer wheels, prayer flags, and vibrant monasteries. Overnight in Khumjung.
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Day 07: Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m/12694ft): 4 - 5 hours


Admiring the scenic view that nature has displayed, you head to Tengboche. The path drops to Dudh Koshi River and passes through patches of small villages on the way. The trail passes through the forests of pine and fir as you ascend uphill to finally reach Tengboche. This place serves as an excellent viewpoint from where you can see the peaks like Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), Taboche (6542m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Kangtega (6782m), and Thamserku (6623m) including the tallest peak Mt. Everest (8848m) with Tengboche Monastery, the largest and most sacred monastery in Khumbu Region, on the foreground. Overnight in Tengboche.
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Day 08: Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3,570m/11,710ft): 4 - 5 hours


The trek today is from Tengboche to Kyangjuma. You will start off with a steep descend through patches of rhododendron bushes and fir trees reaching Dudh Koshi River. You then cross the suspension bridge and pass the village of Tashinga and Sansa before reaching the beautiful Kyangjuma village. Overnight in Kyangjuma.
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Day 09: Kyangjuma to Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft): 4 - 5 hours


Today, you will trek down to Monjo from Kyangjuma. Do not forget to keep an eye on the wildlife (mountain goats, snow leopards, pheasants, red panda, Himalayan black bear, etc.) which you may spot along the trail. After a steep downhill trek from Namche Hill, you will pass a suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River. Walking further ahead, the passing confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers, you will eventually reach Monjo which is a rather quiet place to stay over for the night.
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Day 10: Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours


We take the trail along the eastern bank of Dudh Koshi River, heading down to Lukla. Upon arrival, we lunch at the lodge where we sleep overnight today. The rest of the day can be utilized to relax or explore on your own. The Sherpa community living in Lukla definitely will have some tales to tell and amuse you with.
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Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu


After breakfast at the lodge, you will reach the airport to board your flight to Kathmandu. The van will drop you at the hotel from the airport. You can then freshen up and enjoy lunch. The day is all yours; either you can relax at the hotel, go about souvenir shopping, or wander around Thamel. The dinner is arranged at authentic Nepali dinner, accompanied by great cultural folk dance.
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Day 12: Final Departure


It’s the day to bid goodbye to Kathmandu and head back home. The office representative will assist you to check out of the hotel and will drop you to the airport, three hours before your flight schedule.

Included

Domestic and international flights transfer.
3 Star hotel accommodation at Kathmandu on double/twin room sharing with Breakfast.
Guided tour of the city with all entry fees as per Itinerary.
Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight.
Accommodation in trekking at best available Teahouse/Lodge.
Daily breakfast.
Lunch and dinner on the trip (on deluxe tour only).
Amble Himalaya Treks provides duffel bag and Sleeping bag to use during the trek.
Experience professional trek guide, accredited by the Nepal government.
Trekking permits and local taxes for the Everest region.
Porters required to carry all personal gear; 1 porter per 2 trekkers (on deluxe tour only).
Group first Aid Kit.
Emergency Travel Evacuation assistance.
Insurance for all our staff.
Trekking map for each trekker.
Amble Himalaya souvenirs on departure.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Excluded

Lunch and dinner on the trip (on budget and guide service).
Personal travel and medical evacuation insurance.
Nepal entry visa fee US$60 for one month, US$ 30 for 15 days.
Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water.
Tips for trekking guide & porters which is expected.
International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.

The Trekking Group

For Everest View Trek we will have 2-10 people on each group and there will be one Guide, and assistance guide per 4 trekkers and Sherpa porters for carrying luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) only on the Deluxe trek package. On budget trek package and Guide service includes trek guide only, if you need porter can request separately.

Accommodations 

Amble Himalaya use Woodapple Hotel and Spa or similar hotels in Kathmandu for your accommodation. During the trek we will be using the best available trekking lodges and teahouse with attached bathroom where available and common bathroom at higher villages. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 340.

Meals

Depending in your chosen package, Deluxe Trek package includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner where you can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Budget trek package only include Breakfast and Guide Service package includes no meals. Breakfast and dinner will be served at same lodge you will stay and hot lunch will be served along the way. Farewell dinner will be provided to all packages at Kathmandu on your return from Trek.

It’s the day to bid goodbye to Kathmandu and head back home. The office representative will assist you to check out of the hotel and will drop you to the airport, three hours before your flight schedule.


Well, it depends on fitness level. We recommend you to trek with an experienced guide if you’re trekking for the first time. Also, you must do regular exercise in daily life and take your time before attempting this trek. We also advise you to trek during peak season rather than in the off-peak seasons.

If you’re fully fit, you don’t need any specific training. If you are completely deskbound, then some cardiac training is recommended before trekking. You can try stair climbing or hill walking. You’ll be trekking uphill and downhill on rough paths for 8-12 days and 5 to 7 hours per day. Altitude may also make things much harder for you. So, you can enjoy your trek if you have a good level of fitness.

In terms of topography, no ropes and no ice picks are needed. You don’t have to climb any vertical climbing. However, the ground is not paved. So, it is going to be a rough, rocky, and gravel-strewn path. The trek involves long trails that go up and then down repeatedly. You should take caution if you have weak ankles. There can also be snow and ice in the trails depending upon the seasons. Hence, you should use caution or seek the expertise of a guide for a safe trek.

You must acquire permits such as Sagarmatha National Park Fee & TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card. You don’t have to worry about them. Your documents will be arranged from the official Nepal Tourism Board offices. You need to send us two passport-sized photos and scanned passport copies for the permits.

Well, it depends on your current travel insurance provider. Some insurance may not include mountainous trekking or mountain climbing. You should check with them to confirm that trekking if your policy covers the Everest View Trek.

Some insurance may not cover you above certain altitudes as well. So, you need to confirm this with your insurance provider too. It’s our duty to let you know that a typical rescue costs $5,000 just for the helicopter alone. So, we recommend you to get your insurance coverage.


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