Everest Short Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

High

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Adventure trip of Everest Short Trek is launched, aimed to say no for the long and tiring trails up to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar but enjoy the scenery as much as possible from major viewpoints bellow from the high altitudes. The short itinerary of Everest trek is perfectly matched for those adventure lovers who have a limited time schedule and still want to have an amazing experience of Everest trekking, also suitable for less physically fit trekkers who are not able to walk long days. This magical trek offers the opportunity to explore major attractions of EBC trek; the Sherpa capital Namche Bazaar, Syangboche viewpoint, Hotel Everest View, Khumjung and the biggest monastery of Tyangboche.

This trip is simply can be categorized as an opportunity to spy the mountains near Everest region from neither too far nor too close those are; Mt. Everest (8,848m/2,9021ft), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m/27,932ft), Mt. Nuptse (7,861m/25,784ft), Mt. Thamserku (6,623m/21,723ft), Mt. Amadablam (6,812m/22,343ft) and other snow-capped peaks.

All the way to Everest Short Trek, every trekker can have lifetime experience of observing rich Tibetan Buddhist cultural villages, honest and brave Sherpa people with their lifestyle, beautiful flora and fauna of Nepalese mountains, colorful prayer flags, Buddhist chhortens, monasteries, Gompas and many more attraction inside the world’s highest Sagarmatha National Park.

Trip Highlights

  • Everest Short Trek a trekking package trip to represent Everest Trek.
  • Opportunity to spy high mountains of Everest region; Mt. Everest (8,848m/2,9021ft), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m/27,932ft), Mt. Nuptse (7,861m/25,784ft), Mt. Thamserku (6,623m/21,723ft), Mt. Amadablam (6,812m/22,343ft) and other snow-capped peaks.
  • Explore rich Buddhist culture and charming Sherpa villages with their unique way of living.
  • Explore major attractions of EBC trek; the Sherpa capital Namche Bazaar, Syangboche view point, Hotel Everest View, Khumjung and the biggest monastery of Tyangboche.

Tour Map

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the airport as per your arrival schedule. He/she welcome you and drive to hotel. Check-in hotel and take a rest or relaxation time at Hotel. Then you can have a free excursion to know the surroundings and visit our office to get brief information of Short Everest View Trek, we also conduct an introduction program with trekking leader and official team. Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request. Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

DAY 2 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

Early morning breakfast at the hotel. Our guide will pick you up from the hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually, there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day–at least 2/3 days requires having sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashuapatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre trek discussion.

DAY 3 - Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) & trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude) half an hr fly & 4 hrs walk

Early in the morning drive to Domestic terminal of Tribhuwan airport. Take a flight for about 30 minutes to Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla- is the beautiful valley which is surrounded by High Mountain and hills from all direction. Make sure the backpacks and all stuffs fully arranged to get started the trek towards Phakding. The easy and scenic trail follows soft descends to the bank of Dudh Koshi River, follow the river bank of the river before we reach at Ghat. After there we continuously walk gentle ascend to Phakding. We visit several Gompas, Monasteries and beautiful stone carving (written Buddhist scripts) all the way to Phakding.

DAY 4 - Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

After having breakfast at Tea house lodge, we follow ascent trail through the pine forest. We have to cross several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River, gradually walk via Benkar, Chumoa and Monjo to reach at check post of Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park where we have to record our National Park entry permit. With a walk of zigzag ascends and descends, mostly uphill takes us towards the capital of Sherpa people at Namche Bazaar. We can have a beautiful view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru Peak and other.

DAY 5 - Acclimatization. Ascend hike to Syangboche View Point (3,780m/12,398ft altitude) for tantalizing views over Everest range. And back to Namche Bazaar.

As we are already at above 3,000 meters from sea level at Namche Bazaar, it is a perfect way to acclimatize by resting and exploring around at Namche Bazaar. As per health experts suggests keep moving and stay active to adopt with the weather. Today we ascend towards Syangboche View Point to have excellent views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and other snow-capped peaks. Again we continue the walk with continuous scenery towards Everest View Hotel; it is a good place to have refreshment drink with the views in our surroundings. After there we go to explore an important Buddhist monastery of the region at Khumjung Monastery, then back to Namche Bazzar. At the evening, we can explore around the Bazaar, can use ATMs, use internet cyber, cafes and restaurants to be close with locals as well as learn unique culture, tradition and lifestyles of Sherpa’s.

DAY 6 - Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

After having breakfast at Tea house lodge at Namche Bazaar, we follow a smooth trail with few ups and down with the super view of Himalayas throughout the trek, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku are some of them. Along the trail we also can have a chance to encounter with Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar and Multicolored Pheasants. The trail goes continuously towards Sansa via Kyangjiuma, which is the main junction point to split out the main trail of Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek and Gokyo Lake Trek. After there, we again follow pine forest, prayer flags and festooned bridge of Dudh Koshi to reach Punki Thengh which is a small village with the small army post. Then we follow ascends trail through the pine forest to reach Tengboche–is a great valley for close view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku as well as biggest Buddhist monastery of Mt. Khumbu region. Interested can attend the praying program at 03:00 pm.

DAY 7 - Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,299ft altitude) via Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs walk)

Breakfast at the teahouse. Follow descend trail through rhododendron and fir forest. Cross suspension bridge of Dudh Koshi. Pass Tashinga and Sansa village. Follow steeply trail to Kyangjuma which lead you to Namche. Rest there for a while taking tea/coffee. We can buy local handmade garment if you want. Then again follow decent trail from Namche hill to cross Dudh Koshi Bridge. When we pass Dudh Koshi River, we will official out from Sagarmatha National Park. Follow decent trail to Monjo village.

DAY 8 - Trek back to Lukla (5 hrs walk)

Breakfast at the teahouse. Last day of our Short Everest View Trek follows descend trail to Phakding. We have to cross Suspension Bridge of Dudh Koshi, pass through pin and rhododendron forest with different prayer flags and stone rocks all the way back to Lukla.

DAY 9 - Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Early morning breakfast at a lodge. Walk to Lukla airport for schedule flight. Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the Kathmandu airport. Drive to the hotel. At the evening feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with the entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.

DAY 10 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport.

Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your scheduled flight.