Everest View Trek - 11 Days

  • Duration 11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Logde Based Trek
  • Best Season Spring (March - May) & Autumn (Sept - Nov)
  • Group Size 16
  • Maximum Altitude 3,860 m

Highlights

  • Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu, enjoying impressive aerial views of the Himalayas
  • Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park and small villages to reach Namche Bazar
  • The trail goes through dense forests of rhododendron and fir, crossing thrilling suspension bridges
  • Spend a couple of night in Namche Bazar and get to see the daily lifestyle of Sherpas
  • Hike to the Everest View Hotel and Syangboche Airstrip to witness stunning mountain views
  • Visit ancient monastery in Khumjung and Puja (Ritual ceremony by Monk) in Tengboche Monastary
  • Witness panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains throughout the trek

Everest View Trek is a short 11 days alternative trek in the Khumbu region to see Mount Everest without gaining high elevation and altitude sickness. The trek leads to the Sherpa Capital, or we can also say the tourist hub of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazar (3,440 m). The best thing about this trek is anyone with good health can do. Likewise, if you are a beginner trekker, the Everest Panorama Trek will be an ideal introduction trek. You will get to know the Himalayan terrain and climate.

Everest View Trekking is a perfect venture for travelers in the Himalayas who are scared of altitude sickness or cannot go on long treks. It is a short and easy trek that offers great views of Mt. Everest.

The Everest View Trek 11 days begins with an amazing flight to Lukla. The Everest View Trek itinerary then follows Sagarmatha National Park and gradually ascends through dense forests, crossing numerous suspension bridges and streams. On the way, you will come across different flora and fauna. In Namche Bazar, you will spend a couple of nights there. During your staying, you visit the Everest View Hotel and Syangboche Airstrip for acclimatize. Similarly, explore museums and souvenir shops in the village.

The trail further ascends to Tengboche, small town with tea houses and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery. We will also visit the Khumjung village, where we get to visit the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region. Overall, Everest View Trek offers a great insight into the cultural heritage of Sherpas and other communities.

Views during the Everest View Trek

Everest View Trekking offers exceptional views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m) and several other mountains. The scenery along the route is equally mesmerizing.

Everest Panorama Trek Nepal is a fantastic easy trek in the Everest region. For more information regarding the Everest View Trek 11 days, go through our Useful Information section. You can also get in touch with us any time to know more in detail about Everest View Trek cost.

Check out our Everest View Trek 2022/2023 fixed departures and book a date that best suits you. Do not miss this chance to join this adventurous short trek in the Himalayas.

Everest View Trek difficulty

Everest View Trek is an easy trek. 5 to 6 hours walk is needed each day, therefore your stamina has to be strong. From Phakding to Namche Bazar, the trail gets tough because of steep terrain, but you can overcome it with the help of your team. 

Even though there are many modern services available along the trekking route, you will still be trekking in a remote area, which can get difficult for some trekkers to cope with. So, prepare yourself mentally too.

What do we offer?

With us, you will get to enjoy a hassle-free trek. We will do all the reservations and obtain permits on your behalf. Our team will make sure you get the best rooms along the way. 

Likewise, our trekking guides will fill you with a lot of information and legends regarding the Everest region. You can focus on enjoying the views and making memories. Moreover, we also offer the best Everest View trek cost.

Below we have mentioned similar trekking packages like Everest View trek that you can consider too to join - Langtang Valley Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Pikey Peak Trek etc. 

Itinerary

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After you land at the Kathmandu airport, you will complete the necessary documentation and meet our team members at the terminal gate. He will take you to the hotel and help you with check-in. Before leaving you, he will also brief you about the day program. You end the day by joining a welcome dinner organized by the company for you.

  • AccommodationOvernight in the hotel
  • MealsWelcome dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

It is an extra day in Kathmandu. We will go on tour to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, etc. Later, meet with the guide and have a briefing about the trek. We will do the packing and buy things that are missing.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

Today, you will take an early morning flight to Lukla. The flights are only available during the morning time because of the stable weather and needed air pressure to land at the Lukla airstrip. From here, you will begin trekking towards Phakding village. The trail descends through the forested path and Cheplung village.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,650 m

Following the Dudh Koshi River, you ascend and pass by Jorsale and Monjo villages. From Monjo, the UNESCO World Natural Site, Sagarmatha National Park begins. Trekking through dense forests and crossing numerous streams, you ascend on the steep path to reach Namche Bazar. This village is the economic hub of the Khumbu region and welcomes you with stunning views of snow-capped mountains.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,441 m

Today, you will spend the day acclimatizing your body as you have already gained significant altitude in a couple of days. You can explore the Sherpa Culture Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery in Namche Bazar. You will go on short hikes to Syangboche Airstrip or Everest View Hotel, from where you get to see excellent views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, etc. You will also visit Thame village.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,441 m

The trail from Namche Bazar ascends through lush forests of rhododendron to Tengboche villages. There will be many ascents and descents along the way. We will pass by small villages and terraced fields.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,860 m

Today, we further make our way to the beautiful Khumjung village. Here, we will visit the oldest monastery of the Everest region, Khumjung monastery, and get to see the daily lifestyle of Sherpas.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,790 m

We will retrace the path and descend to Namche Bazar. From here, you descend following a steep path through dense forests, crossing numerous streams to Monjo village for a night stay.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,835 m

The trail passes by Banker village and goes through a lush forest. Further, you trek and reach Phakding. From here, you ascend along a stream and reach Lukla for a night's stay.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,850 m

After having a warm breakfast, you take a flight back to Kathmandu. The flight will present the last views of the Himalayas until next time. Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to stroll on the vibrant streets of Thamel and do shopping. You will then meet team members over a farewell dinner.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Farewell Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

You fly back to your next destination today. Make sure to pack nicely and do not leave any of your belongings. Our airport representative will drop you at the airport as per the flight departure time.

  • MealsBreakfast

This is our regular and recommended itinerary. If this itinerary doesn’t suit your time-frame and requirements, please click here for tailor-made program

Includes

  • All grounded transportation by private vehicle as per group size
  • One expert tour guide for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing inclusive entrance fees
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast
  • Round flight ticket (Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu) inclusive domestic airport taxes
  • Three times meal (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) and twin sharing accommodation during the trekking
  • One highly experience government license holder English Speaking trekking guide and required porter (1 porter between 2 trekkers) assigned for your services and their meals, salaries, insurances, transportations, equipmenst and accommodations etc
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit and TIMS card
  • Everest View Trekking map
  • Nepal Gateway Trekking Company T-Shirt and Achievement Certificate
  • Rescue Assistance if necessary
  • First aid kit
  • Local fresh fruits
  • All government taxes and office service charges

Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel medical insurance (Compulsory) 
  • Flight ticket to/from Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa which can be obtained upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (USD 40.00 for 30 days, requires 2 copies of passport size photo)
  • All kinds of hot and cold drinks such as tea/coffee/mineral water/coke/fanta etc and alcoholic beverage in trekking
  • Your personal nature expenses, equipment and medical kit
  • Tipping to field staffs 
  • Extra accommodation in Kathmandu which is not mentioned in itinerary

Dates & Price

Date StatusPrice 
Start DateStart: SaturdayJuly 16, 2022End DateEnd: TuesdayJuly 26, 2022StatusAvailablePriceUS$1060

Check out our Everest View Trek 2022/2023 fixed departures and book a date that best suits you. 

Useful Info

Everest View Trek difficulty

Everest View Trek is an easy trek. 5 to 6 hours walk is needed each day, therefore your stamina has to be strong. From Phakding to Namche Bazar, the trail gets tough because of steep terrain, but you can overcome it with the help of your team.

Even though there are many modern services available along the trekking route, you will still be trekking in a remote area, which can get difficult for some trekkers to cope with. So, prepare yourself mentally too.

Altitude Sickness

The maximum altitude you will reach during the Everest View Trek is 3,860 meters at Tengboche monastery. Our Everest View Trek itinerary is well designed, maintaining the rise in elevation and adding ample rest days. It will let your body acclimatize as you explore and enjoy. On top of that, our guide will keep an eye on your health too.

Some of the early symptoms you should be careful about are insomnia, difficulty in breathing, headache, nausea, and loss of appetite. Drink plenty of water and avoid dehydrating substances like smoking & alcohol.

Everest View Trek Preparation

You do not have to do anything special for Everest View Trekking. Go on casual long walks, or best if you can go on some hikes. If you go to the gym, add cardio and strength training to your routine.

Everest View Trek Solo/Group

Join our Everest View Trek departure dates if you are a single trekker or we can organize a separate trek only for your group. At the same time, we can also help you trek alone with our guide and a porter if you wish.

Last Minute Booking

To book the Everest View Trek at the last minute (a week or a few days before the beginning of the trek), you have to send us 100% of the package cost. After receiving the money, we will confirm the trip and make reservations for you. Be available in Kathmandu at least a day before the trek starts. No refund will be made if the trekker canceled the trek.

Everest View Trek best time

We organize Everest View Trek in spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November). These are the best months to trek in the Everest region and enjoy clear views of the mountains. We also do Everest View Trekking in winter (December to February), but there can be a delay in the Lukla flight, and the temperature gets below zero. Spring and autumn have the perfect weather and climate to trek.

Everest View Trek Permit

Everest View Trek requires the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, which costs NPR 2000 per person. Likewise, you also have to get the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, which costs NPR 3000 per person. Our Everest View Trek cost has covered both of these permit costs.

Travel Tips

  • Accommodation: During the trek, we stay overnight in a clean and comfortable lodge in a twin-sharing room with a private washroom.
  • Food: Dishes like dal bhat, veggies, chapati, curry, pizza, burger, sandwich, pasta, mashed potatoes, porridge, steak, baked items, momo, noodles, soup, etc, are seen on the menu.
  • ATM: The last ATM on Everest View trail is in Namche Bazar. You can withdraw some cash there to use further on the trail.
  • Charging: A charging station is available in every lodge/teahouse. Some places may ask you a little money for the service. Spare batteries and a solar charger are suggested.
  • Luggage: We carry our heavy essentials in the duffel bag. It is carried by the porters (10 kgs weight limit for each trekker). On us will be a day pack with our light stuff and electronics.
  • Personal Expenses: You will need some extra cash to buy drinks and snacks out of offered meals, charge your device or use the internet during the trek. Likewise, shopping, flight fare, tips, etc, are not covered in the package cost.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance will help you get medical assistance quickly in case of any emergency. Even though the risk of any events like this is rare, we still recommend you to get travel insurance that covers emergency air evacuation, medical bills, and flight cancellation.
  • Tipping: Trekkers usually trip our crew members at the end of the trip. Each member of the group can tip USD 2 to the driver, USD 5 to the tour guide, and USD 100 to the trek guide/porter. You can tip more or less as per your wish.

FAQs

  • Q1. Is Everest View Trek family-friendly?

    Yes, Everest View Trekking is a family-friendly trek. This short trekking in Everest region is specially designed for family to see Mount Everest. People of any age can go on this wonderful trek regardless of their previous trekking experience. 

  • You will get to see stunning views of Mt. Everest from places like Namche Bazar, Syangboche Airstrip, and Everest View Hotel during the Everest Panorama Trek.

  • Everest View trek costs vary from USD 600 and above. You can do this trek budget-friendly or luxury. The cost includes transportation as per the itinerary, accommodation & meals during the trek, permits, expenses of guide/porters, and b&b in Kathmandu.

  • Everest View Trek is an easy trek designed for trekkers who cannot pursue the journey to the base camp but still want to witness the views of Mt. Everest and other mountains.

  • Yes, you can go alone on the Everest view trek as private trip.

  • The altitude is not that high, and the ample acclimatization keeps the chances of altitude sickness low during the Everest view trekking.

  • No, you do not reach Everest Base Camp during the Everest view trek.

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