Everest short trek

Everest short trekking is designed for those who have not long time to visit up to Everest base camp or follow other trekking trails in Everest region. “Mini Everest trek” or short Everest hiking tour; this is one of the easies trekking tour in this region for 9 days walking holiday. This is most exciting trekking to the Everest Panorama by following Hillary and Tenzing’s footsteps to explore top of the world’s nomad treasure. Normally trekking to the Everest region will begin with exiting flight to Lukla at 2800 meter above sea level. This trekking trail passes through the picturesque Sherpa cultural villages of around together stunning mountain views. The local Sherpa’s cultures, tradition, villages and ancient monasteries added more flavor to your treks. Also learning about Buddhism influence in Sherpa’s life and traditional farming system will add marvelous and unforgettable experiences in your lifetime.

Everest easy hiking is a dream of every person who love the Himalayas and nature of mountain area. This trip offers you to have a glimpse of Mt. Everest and other most spectacular Himalayas of this region in your very short trekking holiday.  Thus this trail is becoming popular among the trekkers who love to walk slowly and spend the nights in comfortable lodge with quality foods. 

Short trek in Everest region starts from Kathmandu when you flight to Lukla airstrip. Then we walk From Lukla to  Namche bazaar the capital of Sherpa people. We also visit Tengboche Monastery,  Khumjung and Phakding villages and after finish the trek back to Lukla for flight to Kathmandu.

The itinerary for trekking to Tengboche Monastery has been perfectly designed on the basis of personal experience and well research done. Short Everest walking holiday is suitable who are looking for short trip or short hiking to the Everest panorama views. This trek is also ideal for family, matured and slow trekkers to glimpse its natural beauties and experience the local culture.

Everest short trek itinerary:

Round trip – Namche Bazaar -Tengboche - Everest View Point

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal. Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 02: Early in the morning drive to airport and fly to Lukla (2800m). Up on arrival at Lukla have a breakfast and commence the trekking up to Phakding (2610m) and after 3 hour easy walking overnight at teahouse lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3500m) -About 4-5 hour hiking via Dudh Koshi river bank and ascending of Namche Hill you will be reached at remarkable town of Sherpa land Namche Bazaar which is the largest and most prosperous settlement in the Khumbu valley. It is also a historical trading center of the region- foods, salt, clothes and other stuffs are shopped by locals. Late afternoon visit the town and overnight at teahouse lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 04: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m) - From Namche Bazaar the trail climbs up and down to Sanasa and the trail descends gradually to Teshinga and then it drops steeply to Phunki Thanga there you will be crossing Dudh Koshi river. After climbing two hour from Phunki Thanga you will reach at Tengboche. Tengboche is a religious place for the Sherpa people of the entire Solukhumbu area. Here you will visit the Tengboche Monastery which is one of the biggest one of the region. During the fullmoon in November the monastery celebrates famous Mani Rimdu festival. For your overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 05: Trek to Khumjung Sherpa Village, This is the largest settlement village in the Sherpa land where you will have chance to see real Sherpas’ life style and their cultural activities, The village has also a high school which is funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation and also an old monastery where they have preserved famous Yeti skull. Exploring around and enjoy incredible views of peaks. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 06: Trek back to Phakding/Jorsale, the trail again drops to Namche Bazar and have a short tea/coffee stop and continue descending via same route  and on the way stop for the lunch break an hour at Jorsale Village. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 07: After breakfast from Phakding Village trek back to Lukla via same route again, be refreshed, have a lunch and rest at tea house lodge or afternoon free for personal activities and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 08:  Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu, end the trip and transfer to hotel, rest and afternoon free for personal activities. Evening fare well dinner with culture show at Nepalese Traditional Kitchen you will be enjoyed very authentic way of Nepalese hospitalities and overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 09: After breakfast transfer to airport for final departure or proceed for onward program. We also organize many different sorts of activities- whitewater rafting, wildlife safari tour, Tibet, Bhutan & India tour and more as you wish to have for onward destination.

We also offer mini trekking in Everest region for 7 days if you really want to see the close views of Mt. Everest region & feel the Sherpa culture.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (45 mins)  and trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 04: Trek Namche Bazaar to Syangboche, enjoy great view of Mt Everest, and back to Namche
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m)
Day 06: Early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, free day on your own
Day 07: Fly back home

  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
  • Useful Information
Trip Highlights

Everest short trekking trip highlights

Whole Package Duration: 9 days

Trek Duration: 7 days

Region of Trek: Everest Region – village to village

Maximum Altitude: Tengboche (3870m)

Trekking Grade: Soft-Moderate

Mode of Trek: Tea House Organize  

Food & Accommodation: 3 meals per day & Tea House stay

Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Maximum per day walking: 5-6 hour in average

Transportation: Flight- Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu

Best of the trek: Unique Sherpa culture experience/ breathtaking views from Mong La/ Namche Bazaar/ Pangboche/ Tengboche

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

Cost Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost: Please contact us for cost details

The package includes:

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Entry permit to Sagarmatha National Park, TIMS card and all necessary permits
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge along the trekking trail.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax round trip (Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu for the trekking )
  • 2- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.

The package does not includes:

  •  International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during the Kathmandu stay
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower, tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc. 
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trip
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc

Footwear

  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves

Headwear

  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Ideal trekking tour for every level hikers either you are slow trekker or you have limited time.