Everest View Trek offers you a great opportunity to trek in the lap of Everest discovering the world’s tallest mountains including Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse etc. Everest Panorama Trek additionally allows you to discover the magnificent Himalayan culture, life style, customs and traditions of the Sherpa people. The traditional Sherpa villages, Buddhist monasteries, snow-capped peaks and varieties of floras and faunas are yet another interesting part of the Everest View Trek. Alluring birds like Golden Eagle, Snow Pigeon, Red and Yellow Billed Choughs and flowers like Rhododendron (National Flower of Nepal), Magnolias, Blue Pine, and Hemlock etc make your trekking a delight for nature lovers.
Our 10 Days Everest View Trek journey begins from the medieval City of Kathmandu where we carry out a guided city tour in the city and its vicinity. You will visit natural and cultural wonders of Kathmandu including the world heritage sites like the famous Hindu Temple Pashupatinath, The Monkey Temple (Swoyambhu Nath), Buddhist pilgrim of Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square etc. After a day of hangout in Kathmandu we will fly all the way to Lukla (2800m) the next day. Lukla is the heart of Solu Khumbu and the starting point of our trekking.
The trek continues through Sagarmatha National Park which is a habitat for different types of vegetation and animals of the Khumbu Region. Namche Bazaar (3440m) is yet another attraction of the Everest region. Namche Bazaar is a trading point for local merchants and a junction for trekkers and climbers in the Khumbu region. The trail further leads to the village of Tengboche (3930m) where we pay a visit to the famous Buddhist Monastery; Tenngboche Monastery.
Tengboche Monastery is also the highest monastery of the world situated at an altitude of 4100m. The monastery offers a magnificent view of Mt. Everest and its neighboring peaks. The trail continues through the scenic villages and ridges with awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas and the Himalayan range. The concluding days of our adventure will be spent in the village of Khunde (3550m) and Khumjung where we have all the pleasure interacting with the legendary Sherpa People while learning their culture, tradition and lifestyle. We wrap up our expedition climbing down to Lukla and boarding a short flight back to Kathmandu.
Overall the 10 Days Everest View Trek provides you with an opportunity to discover the splendid landscapes of the Himalayan Region with the majestic view of the world’s tallest peak Mount Everest.
Highlights of Everest View Trek
- Sightseeing tour to various historical/natural/cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu
- Magnificent flight to Lukla from Kathmandu (Enjoy the view of Himalayan range from the flight)
- Step inside and experience the lifestyle and traditions of people living in the Himalayas (esp. Sherpa)
- Trekking in Sagarmatha National Park (Listed in UNESCO world heritage natural site)
- Discover numerous Buddhist monasteries and other cultural monuments.
- Variety of floras and faunas to witness
- Explore the Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, a busy Sherpa settlement at the altitude of 3440m
- Visit to Tengboche Monastery situated at the height of 3860m
- Discover rich Buddhist and Tibetan culture and traditions
- Eye-popping view of world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest
- Visit to Sir Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) [3 hours of trekking]
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) [6 hours]
Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche and Hike to Everest View Hotel
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3860m) [5 hours]
Day 07: Tengboche to Namche [4-5 Hours]
Day 08: Namche to Lukla
Day 09: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 10: Transfer to airport for your onward destination.
After your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu you will be greeted by one of our representatives who will later escort you to the hotel. After hotel check in you can decide whether you would like to have a relaxing rest at the hotel. O/N you stay at the hotel.
Today after breakfast we will set out for a guided city tour where you get to discover several historical and spiritual attractions of Kathmandu. You will be seeing the world heritage sites like historical Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of lord Pashupatinath, Buddhist pilgrimage Swoyambhunath (famous by the name of Monkey temple among tourists), Boudhanath Shrine and many more cultural and natural monuments. The Kathmandu City tour will more or less familiarize you with Nepalese urban lifestyle. Later we will have a discussion session where we discuss about our trek plan and preparation. Our trek leader would be obliged to brief you about our expedition and answer your queries. O/N you stay at the hotel.
After breakfast you will be escorted to the domestic terminal of the Kathmandu airport to board a flight to Lukla, a gateway for our trekking expedition. The scenic flight to Lukla is surely going to be a once in a lifetime experience for you. The air route to Lukla is one the most beautiful air route in the world. The 40 minutes flight above the majestic mountains will land you at Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. Upon arrival at Lukla we start our trek until we reach Phakding. The trail to Phakding lets you discover the green landscape with a scenic view of Kusum Kangraru. 0/N we stay in a guest house.
Today we take a stiff walk through a beautiful pine forest that leads us along the Dudh Koshi River and Hillary Suspension bridge to reach the check post and the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. The trail follows the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. Walking further we reach chautra where we have the first glimpse of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Two hours of more walk eventually lands us in Namche Bazaar(3440m) which is a gateway to Mt. Everest and trading point for many Sherpa people and Tibetan merchants. Namche Bazaar is an ideal market for visitors to purchase traditional crafts and other mementos. We will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization and visit local markets and traditions of the people living in the Himalayas. O/N we stay in a guest house.
We have set this day for acclimatization. We will take a short hike to Everest view hotel to enjoy the magical view of the Himalayas. The Everest View hotel is situated in the majestic location and offers a great panoramic view of Mt. Everest (8848m). The hotel is situated at an altitude of 3880m and holds a record in Guiness Book. The hotel also offers a superb view of Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Lhotse and other awe inspiring Himalayas. We will spend few hours enjoying the magical beauty and capturing the Himalayan glamor in our cameras. We will later get back to Namche and explore the region. Namche Bazaar is the center of the Khumbu region and it has government offices, internet cafes, Shops, restaurants and colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. If time favors our guide might take you to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO world natural heritage site) where you can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Everest region. O/N we stay in a guest house.
Today after breakfast in Namche we set off for Tengboche. We will have all the pleasure en route with the majestic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama dablam and Thamserku. The trail is more or less smooth with few ups and downs. We are least bothered about the trail as the majestic views of the Himalayas makes our expedition full of excitement. The trail passes through Kayangjuma and reaches Sansa which is the major trail junction to Gokyo valley and Everest base camp. Walking further crossing the Dudh Koshi Bridge we reach Phunki Thenga which is a small settlement with few teahouses and lodges. Now we will gear up for a slightly rougher climb to reach Tengboche . Tengboche is a wonderful place to have scenic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Ama Dablam. It has the biggest Buddhist monastery called Tengboche Monastery (3860m). The monastery is a spiritual center of the Khumbu. We pay our visit to the monastery and witness some ceremonies in the monastery. O/N we stay at the guest house.
We will trek back to Namche Bazaar today. We follow the trail through the hillside filled with Rhododendron, Pine and Juniper trees. The trail offers superb view blended with natural vegetation and the high raising Himalayas. After crossing the prayer flag festooned bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, the trail follows the Dudh Koshi gorge and further descends through the pine forest reaching Sansa. We may also get chance to see the wild lives of the region such as mountain goats, snow leopards, pheasants etc. while travelling via forest. Trekking further we pass through a Chorten and reach army camp of Namche Bazaar. Overnight, we stay at a guest house.
We will be wrapping up our trekking expedition today. Leaving Namche Bazaar behind we descend down the rocky trail crossing suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. As we walk the trail becomes more smooth and easy. We find the environment really warm and cozy compared to previous days of our expedition. We can feel the fresh air blowing from Himalayas that makes our expedition more energetic and vibrant. We pass through beautiful forest filled with Rhododendron, pine trees and different natural vegetation. We get to snap beautiful mountains and the panoramic views on our way. We will be pleased passing through Sherpa villages that offer a unique blend of Sherpa culture and tradition. Upon arrival at Lukla we conclude our trekking expedition and have a relaxing time with our friends and crew members. Overnight, we stay at a guest house in Lukla.
Today we will be returning to Kathmandu after a long journey in the Mountain region. The flights from Lukla to Kathmandu are usually scheduled for the morning because the windy afternoon may cause difficulties flying the aircraft. The early morning scenic flight over the Himalayas drops us at the airport from where you will be escorted to the hotel. Today we have the whole day to relax at the hotel or hang around in the city for buying gifts to your near and dear ones. We can also plan a city tour to some areas upon your request. O/N at the hotel.
You will conclude your journey in the land of Himalayas today. You are all set to pack your bags and board the flight that takes you to your destination. You will be escorted to the airport by one of our representatives approximately three hours before the flight schedule. We will shake hands and exchange our last good-byes. We hope you had a great experience with Breakfree Adventures and its team. Do keep us in mind while making your next travel plain in this great country.