8 Days Everest View Tour is perfect plan to reach panoramic view point of Mount Everest and other neighbor Himalayan peaks. Tour starts from 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. 2 days of trekking from Lukla reach at Namache Bazzar and another day short hiking to Everest View point at Shyangbochen of the Everest region. Hiking same way back to Lukla and return Kathmandu by flight. This is the very short and suitable program for those who are looking for short tour to view Mount Everest from very near.
Trekking in Everest region is another best tour to view Everest. Nepal Highland Treks provide 13 different itineraries only for trekking to Everest region. It is experience of adventure in remote mountain region. Everest region is first choice of peoples to trek and explore. Thousand of peoples trek in the best season from March to May and September to December. Tour is every day walking about 5 to 7 hours. Entire trekking route is beautiful settlement of Sherpa peoples and their famous monasteries. The classical trekking route is entirely build tourist standard guest houses. The minimum days of trekking is 5 days and it can go up to a month trekking in Everest.
Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport. Transfer and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Early in the morning, fly (35 minutes) to Lukla airport and hike to Phakding (4 Hours) Overnight at Local tea house 2,652 miters
Day 03:Hike to Namche Bazzar from Phakding (6/7 Hours) Overnight at Local tea house 3,440 miters
Day 04:Hike to Everest View Point. Exploration very nearest view of Mount Everest and other neighbor Himalayan peak. Back to Khunjung village and overnight at local tea house 3,880 miters
Day 05:Hike back to Jorsalle through Namche Bazzar (6 Hours) Overnight at local tea house
Day 06:Hike back to Lukla. Overnight at local tea house
Day 07:Fly back to Kathmandu at morning and day in Kathmandu. Free day for walking around and shopping. Overnight at Hotel
Want to skip walking? Take Helicopter flight to Everest Base camp and Everest view point
If you want to skip any walking/ hiking/ trekking but want to be at closer from mountain including Everest, you can choose to take Everest Helicopter flight. Everest Heli flight personal chartered is about 3-4 hours flight tour start from Kathmandu fly over Everest Himalayan region and land at Everest Base Camp, also land at Everest view point and breakfast at highest 5 star hotel with incredible views. Option to get group joining Everest Heli tour to make your cost less.
Day 1Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport. Transfer and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel Representation from Nepal Highland Treks picks up you from international airport and transfer to Hotel. Your hotel is in Thamel, which is touristic hub of Kathmandu. Discuss your program and introduce with your guide. Walking tour around Thamel, If you need to buy any trekking gears you can buy it today.
Day 2Early in the morning, fly (35 minutes) to Lukla airport and hike to Phakding (4 Hours) Overnight at Local tea house 2,652 mitersEarly in the morning, drive to domestic airport and fly to Lukla. It is 35 minutes scenic flight with tiny aircraft. Reach at Hillary airport Lukla and start hiking to Phakding. It is easy hiking without gaining any altitude today. Takes about 4 hours through beautiful local villages, scenic landscape, suspension bridge and jungles.
Day 3Hike to Namche Bazzar from Phakding (6/7 Hours) Overnight at Local tea house 3,440 miters Today is bit hard day to hike uphill at the end of the day. The starting of the day is easy hiking towards Namche with scenic day crossing via several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River. The first view of Mount Everest can see on the way. Namche Bazar is a typical Sherpa town facilited with good lodges, restaurants, bakeries, shops and others
Day 4Hike to Everest View Point. Exploration very nearest view of Mount Everest and other neighbor Himalayan peak. Back to Khunjung village and overnight at local tea house 3,880 miters After your early breakfast in Namche, hike to Everest view point. It is about 2 hours hiking reaching at Everest View point Shyangboche. The Himalayas are panoramic from here. Stunning Thamsherku, till the Pumori is just panoramic including Mt Everest in between. Spend whole day in front of these stunning views, visit monasteries in Khungde village. Walking around typical Sherpa village, Khumjung, Khunde and Syangboche. Stay overnight at Khumjung which is still a view point of panoramic mountains.
Day 5Hike back to Jorsalle through Namche Bazzar (6 Hours) Overnight at local tea house After viewing beautiful scene of sunrise and mountains, walking down towards Lukla. We walk through Namche bazzar and other beautiful villages. Jorsalle is the small village on side of Dudh Koshi River. Further is Monajo village, if time permits can walk and stay there. It is to make short walking for tomorrow to Lukla.
Day 6Hike back to Lukla. Overnight at local tea house Easy hiking back to Lukla today. It is compulsory to stay in Lukla to get only early morning flies back to Kathmandu. stay at local hotel near from airport. Get relax time with farewell.
Day 7Fly back to Kathmandu at morning and day in Kathmandu. Free day for walking around and shopping. Overnight at Hotel Early in the morning take a flight and back to Kathmandu. It is 35 minutes time to reach Kathmandu from Lukla. Free day at Kathmandu for shopping and walking around. Evening dinner with Nepal Highland Team in typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance.
Day 8Departure It is important to reach international airport 3 hours before from your original flight time. We manage to drop you to Airport from your hotel
Everest View Tour is not requiring joining with the group. Nepal Highland Treks can operate this tour with any number of interested. The best season of this tour is from March to May and September to December. Although entire year is possible to make this tour.
Flight of Lukla
Lukla flight is 35 minutes flight one way. Flight is at early in the morning. First flight get starts from 06:15 morning and flight goes till 11 am. It is always have to have earlier flight that is more chances to fly on time. There are about 4 domestic airlines giving services daily. The same day after flying to Lukla, we are going to start Everest View trekking.
Accommodation in Kathmandu and on the way trekking
3 star category hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing in main touristic hub of Nepal. Local tea houses accommodation on the way in Everest view trekking. Entire night will get nice tourist standard room on twin sharing with attached bathroom. It is including in the cost.
Foods and drinks
Foods during your stay in Kathmandu is including breakfast in the tour cost. Breakfast is in the same hotel you are going to stay. Three times foods during the trek is including in the cost. Breakfast and lunch is in the same tea house you are going to stay and lunch on the way walking. There are food menu in entire tea houses and you can free to choose any food items from there. Hot drinks like tea/ coffee are in the food package. Bottle drinks including drinking water and bar bills are extra from the cost. You can buy bottled mineral water or can buy boiled filtered water on the way from every tea houses. Every tea house are with their bar.
Staff during trekking
There will be professional guide and porter in the trek. In every 2 trekkers = 1 porter. Porter can carry up to 25 kilograms. Your flight to Lukla only allows 10 kg and another 3 kg your hand bag. Guides and porters are regular staffs of Nepal Highland Treks and they are well equipped as well as insured. Your trip cost is including their foods on the way, accommodation, salary.
Packing list for Everest View Trekking
You do not need much thing to take for short trekking. Flight to Lukla only allow you to bring 10 kilogram your baggage and another 3 kg in your hand bag. Temperature you are going to trek is in mix. Cold temperature but not minus is in 2 morning, during the day and walking is more hot and sunny. So you need light and warm clothes.