You do not need to be at high Everest Base Camp (5,360m) to view Mount Everest and hundreds of snow capped peaks. Be just to Everest view point from where get a fabulous view of word’s highest peak Mount Everest along with neighboring peaks. Short and easy trek, Everest panorama trek is also opportunity to explore ethnic Sherpa peoples, their cultures and lifestyle. Adventure flight to Lukla, stay at charming local city Namche and get exploration large Sherpa village Khumjung.
Our 9 days trekking itinerary includes on full day exploration staying at Everest view point. Trek start from 35 minutes fly to Lukla from Kathmandu. Same day reach at Phakding through low land region and typical villages of Everest region. Reach Namche bazaar, another night stay at charming Sherpa city at altitude of 3,440 miters. We then hike to our final destination, Everest view point of 3,880 miters. Whole day of exploration around local Sherpa village, Khumjung and Kongde. Oldest monasteries, Hillary school and stay with magnificent views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamsherkhu and other surrounding peaks. Trekking down till Lukla following same way and fly back again to Kathmandu.
Mount Everest View Trekking is suitable for those who only have short time and want to see highest peaks. Or those who have fitness issue and cannot get all the way to altitude of Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. Our 9 days trekking itinerary is general for normal hikers. It can be customize as per timeframe and interest. Let Nepal Highland Treks know your interest to plan proper way to make you dream comes in true.
You also can add your itinerary for an hour mountain flight tour from Kathmandu to view thousands of show capped peaks including Mount Everest. Our itinerary including exploration of world’s UNESCO heritage sights in Kathmandu valley provide you experience of cultures, Arts and architectures.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. 1300m Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03:Fly to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3/4 hours. Overnight at tea house
Day 04:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m) 6/7 Hours. Overnight at tea house
Day 05:Hike to Everest view point (3,880m) and exploration around. overnight in tea house of Khumjung
Day 06:Trek back to Phakding. Overnight at tea house
Day 07:Trek back to Lukla. Overnight at tea house
Day 08:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 1Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. 1300m Overnight at Hotel Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from International airport and transfer to Hotel. If we get time, we will discuss about your trip and check your trekking gears. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel After your breakfast in Hotel, our tour guide will lead you to sightseeing at UNESCO heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur Durbar Squire (Old King palace with arts and architecture), Bauddhanath Stupa (Biggest Buddhist Stupa) and Pashupatinath temple (A biggest Hindu temple). Come back to hotel, introduce with your guide and final preparation of your trekking.
Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3/4 hours. Overnight at tea house Early morning flight from Kathmandu (1400m) to Lukla (2840m). It is about 35 minute’s scenic flight. Begin trekking towards Phakding (2610m) through charming Sherpa villages, the pine tree forests and the garrulous Dudh Koshi River. Reach at Phakding and check in tea house.
Day 4Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m) 6/7 Hours. Overnight at tea house After your breakfast start trekking to Namche Bazar (Biggest town in Everest region). We pass big suspension bring at the beginning. Than our trail become slightly up hills. Route is passing through alpine forest along with Dudhkoshi River. We also pass Benkar village, Monjo village and jorsalle on the way. After having our lunch, we start tough up hills walking and reach Namche.
Day 5Hike to Everest view point (3,880m) and exploration around. overnight in tea house of KhumjungAfter your breakfast, start hiking to Everest view point. We can make round it by starting it first to Everest Base Camp trail. Than turn to Khunjung and Kongde village and reach up to Everest view hotel. Whole day easy hiking around local villages, monasteries. Pleasant Himalayas view including Mount Everest are viewing through the days. We spend a night at big Khumjung village
Day 6Trek back to Phakding. Overnight at tea house Morning view of surrounding mountains are pleasant from Khumjung village. capture best view of mountains with sunrise. We trek down after our breakfast via Syangboche Airport then reach to Namche. Our trekking continue with same way back till Phakding. we also can stop our night at other village on the way. You will get Lukla on time tomorrow.
Day 7Trek back to Lukla. Overnight at tea house Short trek back to Lukla from Phakding or other villages near by. You will get enough time to get rest and relax. Scenic view of hills and mountains are around Lukla.
Day 8Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Fly early in the morning from Lukla to Kathmandu. You can view Scenic Mountain and green hills from tiny flight. Drive from Kathmandu domestic airport and check in hotel. Get free time for shopping an walking around yourself. Nepal Highland Treks invite you to have together dinner in typical Nepali cultural restaurant. Share your trekking experience.
Day 9Departure It is normally to be at International airport 3 hours before your flight time. It only takes 20 minutes drive to reach Airport from Thamel. We manage transportation for your final departure