7 days Everest View Trek with Itinerary and Cost - Sherpa Wonders

Everest Panorama Trekking

7 days

from US$999

Immersed in the fascinating traditions and culture of the Sherpa people and spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains range

If you are short on time this is a great option to our regular 14-day trek to Everest Base Camp. Enjoy five days of trekking in the Khumbu with fabulous views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Kongde Ri and Kusum Kanguru. This is definitely a great introduction to the Himalayas trek and will certainly leave you wanting to come back to Nepal for more.

Trek Facts

Difficulty level

Medium

Max. Elevation

3880 m/ 12,804 ft

Trip Length

7 days

Comfort

Tea house

Location

Everest Region

Itinerary

  • 1Arrival in Kathmandu
  • 2Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
  • 3Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • 4Hike to Everest View Hotel
  • 5Back to lukla
  • 6Fly to Kathmandu
  • 7Departure day

DAY 1 – KATHMANDU ARRIVAL DAY

Elevation: 1,350 m/4,428 ft
Accommodation: Local hotel


Welcome to Nepal and the start of our adventure!
We will be on hand to greet you upon your arrival and be with you every step of the way till the adventure ends. After transferring you to your hotel in Kathmandu, depending on your arrival time,  you can enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening and then turn in early in advance of a big day tomorrow.

DAY 2 - KATHMANDU TO LUKLA & TREK TO PHAKDING

Elevation: 2,800 m/9184 ft (Lukla) & 2,652 m/8,698 ft (Phakding)
Flight time: 35 mins
Walking Distance:
8 km (3-4 hours)
Accommodation: Tea house


After an early breakfast, we will take a short domestic flight to Lukla – the gateway to Everest. Our flight will land on Tenzing-Hillary Airport which is widely known as the World’s most dangerous airport, the surrounding terrain, thin air, highly changeable weather and the airport’s short, sloping runway make it one of the most challenging landings in the world.

 

 

After introducing you to the rest of the crew, we will kick off the trek with an easy walk through Chaurikharka village and descent towards Dudhkoshi Ghat where you’ll likely encounter fellow trekkers, locals, and yaks. The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkoshi River until Phakding, where we will be staying for the night to acclimatize. Having an easy first day is intentional, allowing you time to get used to the higher elevation so enjoy your free time in Phakding, a popular stopping point. Overnight stay in Tea house.

DAY 3 - PHAKDING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR

Elevation: 3,440 m/11,283 ft
Walking Distance: 10-12 km (5 to 6 hours)
Accommodation: Tea house


Our destination today will be Namche Bazaar, the biggest Sherpa village in Nepal. This is a challenging day as you’ll start to feel the altitude. The trail also consists of a few high suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi River and after trekking through the beautiful pine forest to Monjo, we will approach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up to protect and preserve the fragile mountain environment for a brief permit check. The trail gets steeper along the way, and if the weather is clear, you will get the first glimpses of Mount Everest. Overnight stay in Tea house.

DAY 4 - NAMCHE BAZAAR - DAY HIKE (KHUNDE/KHUMJUNG AND EVEREST VIEW HOTEL)

Elevation: 3,440 m/11,283 ft
Accommodation: Tea house


Today is a rest day but if you choose to do a hike, we will leave early for the hike up to the Everest View Hotel about an hour’s hike above Namche Bazaar. It offers a fantastic panorama view of the Himalayas and Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. After enjoying the view and relaxing with a hot coffee we continue ahead to the traditional Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung. If you’re interested, we will visit Khumjung Monastery which houses the scalp of what’s said to be a Yeti. Leaving the villages, we circle back to Namche via the small airstrip at Shyangboche. Overnight stay in Tea house.

DAY 5 - NAMCHE TO PHAKDING AND LUKLA

Elevation: 2,800 m/9,184 ft
Walking Distance: 16 km (6 to 7 hours)
Accommodation: Tea house


Today’s trail is a fairly easy one and it also marks our final day of trekking. We trek along Dudhi Koshi River toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages to Lukla, where we’ll spend our last night in the mountains. A farewell party will be held with all the trekking crew: Thanks to great teamwork and perseverance, you made it! Overnight stay in Tea house.

DAY 6 - LUKLA TO KATHMANDU

Elevation: 1,350 m/4,428 ft
Flight time: 35 mins
Accommodation: Local hotel


After spending the last morning in the mountains, we’ll hop on a brief flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, where your journey both began and ends. You’ll be transferred to your hotel upon landing and enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure to catch up on your much-needed rest. Otherwise, you have the entire capital at your fingertips for sightseeing before you depart tomorrow. Your conquest of the Himalayas is complete! We’ll meet up one last time for a celebratory dinner at one of the town’s finest Nepalese restaurants.

DAY 7 - KATHMANDU: DEPARTURE DAY

It’s your last day in Nepal! Grab some breakfast and take in some last-minute shopping in Kathmandu before we’ll say our goodbyes and bid you farewell. We’ll make sure you arrive at the Airport with plenty time before your flight home and have everything you need to leave well!

NOTE: The above route and walking hours serve as a guide only. This itinerary may change at any time due to weather, trail conditions or other reason.


If  you have extra days after the trek and would like to extend your trip?

 

Let us know and we will be able to help you to arrange day tours around the city or even a 3-day trip to Chitwan for safari tour.

 


KATHMANDU (CONTINGENCY DAY)
As mountainous weather is often unpredictable, domestic flights to and from Lukla are easily affected by any minor signs of bad weather. We advise all our adventurers to factor in at least 1 or preferably 2 days of contingency days at the end of their trip. Moreover, there are a lot of interesting places to visit in Kathmandu at your leisure.

What's covered

Accomodation
Meals
Local Experts
Gears
Permits
Experience
What’s Included
The following is included in your package:
  • Arrival / Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin-sharing basis
  • Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Accommodation at local Tea house while on this trek.
  • Farewell dinner as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Domestic flight to and fro Kathmandu and Lukla.
  • Loaning of Gears such as sleeping bag, fleece inner liner, down jacket and duffel bag for use during the trip.
  • Complimentary Sherpa Wonders specially-designed T-shirt.
  • Professional and experienced Trek Leader/Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Comprehensive medical kit box
  • Other support staff such as Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing and trekking gear for staff including porters.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
  • Government taxes and application of trekking permits such as TIMS.
  • National park fees

What’s Not Included
You’ll need to pay for these separately:
  • International Airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry Visa fees (Can be obtained on arrival)
  • Your travel insurance of any kind.
  • Meals not specified in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic beverages 
  • Tips for the crew and any other personal expenses (ie: hot shower, laundry, SIM card, charging devices at tea houses along the trail) 
  • Additional one day tours in or near Kathmandu.

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