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Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek

Everest Region
Namche bazaar
Syangboche Yak pasture
mt Everest from Everest views lodge

Trip Facts

Duration : 5 Days Max-Altitude : 3440 M Program Type : Tea House Best Season : April- May, Sep-Oct-Nov Per Day Walking : 4/5 Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $900
2 Paxes $800
2-4 Paxes $790
4-6 Paxes $780
6-10 Paxes $770
10-15 Paxes $760
15+Paxes $760

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Overview

Mount Everest View Treks 5 days itinerary

The Everest View Trek is specifically designed for travelers with limited time to explore the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley on a longer trek. This 5-day Everest View Trek offers a remarkable panorama of Mount Everest (8848m) and other Himalayan mountains in the Everest region. The itinerary includes short hikes from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and a visit to the Khumjung Sherpa village, where you can witness the majestic peak of Mount Everest and countless other mountain ranges. The views are truly awe-inspiring. However, if you have more time available, I recommend extending your trek to the Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Valley Trek for an even more breathtaking experience as you ascend to higher altitudes. This is the real essence of Nepal’s panorama.

The Everest View Trek, also known as the 5-day short trek to see Everest, provides an opportunity to witness the spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Kongde Ri, and Kusum Kanguru from Namche Bazaar and Everest View Lodge. Additionally, you can explore the charming Sherpa villages of Thame, Khunde, and Khumjung, as well as the vibrant town of Namche Bazaar.

To begin the Everest View Panorama Trek, you will take a 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Over the next two days, you will trek through the Dudh Kosi Canyon until you reach Namche Bazaar, known as the Sherpa capital. On the following morning, you will hike up to the Everest View Hotel to witness the magnificent sight of Mount Everest and Ama Dablam. The second day of hiking will take you to the picturesque villages of Khunde and Khumjung, nestled amidst mountains and inhabited by traditional Sherpas. On the final day of the trek, you will return to Lukla from Namche and fly back to Kathmandu the next morning. This trek is truly remarkable and will undoubtedly leave you yearning for more adventures in Nepal.

The Everest View Panorama Trek offers not only breathtaking natural beauty but also the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people and a glimpse into their rich cultural heritage. In just five days, you will have the opportunity to appreciate the unique flora and fauna of the Everest region. If you desire, you can also opt for an exploration of the Gokyo Valley or Mount Everest Base Camp via helicopter from Syangboche Airport within this short timeframe.

Namche Bazaar town

During the Everest View Trek, you will have the wonderful opportunity to visit Namche Bazaar, a historic Sherpa village and the administrative center of the Khumbu region. Namche Bazaar serves as the headquarters for Sagarmatha National Park and houses army barracks, Nepalese officials, a police checkpoint, and a bank. Besides being the hub of Sherpa culture, Namche Bazaar offers a convenient option for purchasing any trekking or climbing gear you may have missed out on earlier. The Saturday market, as the name suggests, is a vibrant marketplace that offers a wide range of climbing equipment for sale every morning. It also serves as a meeting place, attracting traders from Tibet and the local areas who sell various goods such as soap, butter, vegetables, and other regional products. If you are interested in an exciting day of shopping during your Everest View Trek, Saturday is the best day to visit Namche Bazaar, explore the shopping center, and browse through the bustling local market.

Additionally, Namche Bazaar is one of the final destinations of the Everest View Trek. The village is nestled in a horseshoe-shaped bowl, with a breathtaking view of the sheer face of Kongde. If you take a walk up to the viewpoint above the village, you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Everest. The ambiance of Namche Bazaar truly makes you feel like you are immersed in the heart of the mountains. As you trek through Sagarmatha National Park, which is part of the Everest View Trek, you will also have the opportunity to appreciate the unique Sherpa culture and the natural wonders of the park.

At Nepal Wilderness Trekking Team, we provide expert certified guides and porters for the Everest View Trek at a competitive cost. Our team has an in-depth understanding of Namche Bazaar and the Everest View Trek, including the local people, culture, history, and natural environment of the region. We ensure that all our guides and porters are fully insured, receive fair wages, and are equipped with the necessary gear. Delivering excellent service to our customers is one of our top priorities. Therefore, we invite you to embark on this panoramic trek with the Nepal Wilderness Trekking Team. This opportunity will allow you to breathe in the fresh air of nature and experience a slice of heaven on earth. Let us guide you on an incredible journey to Namche Bazaar, where you can immerse yourself in Sherpa heritage, encounter ancient histories, and even have the chance to spot wildlife along the way.

When is the right time to do Everest View Trek?

For optimal temperature and weather conditions, it is advisable to undertake the Everest View Trek during the autumn or spring seasons. Among these two seasons, spring is particularly favored by many trekkers. During springtime, the enchanting Rhododendron flowers bloom, infusing the air with a delightful fragrance and painting the surroundings with vibrant hues.

The Everest View Trek presents an array of captivating highlights that elevate it to an unforgettable adventure. Let’s explore the distinctive features that make this trek truly remarkable:

  1. Immerse in a Scenic Panorama: Indulge in the awe-inspiring panoramic vistas of Mount Everest (8848m) alongside other majestic Himalayan peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Kongde Ri, and Kusum Kanguru. These breathtaking views leave an indelible mark on your memory.
  2. Explore Namche Bazaar: Embark on a journey to Namche Bazaar, a historic Sherpa village and the bustling administrative hub of the Khumbu region. Delve into the vibrant Sherpa culture, discover local traditions, visit monasteries, and experience the unique way of life of the Sherpa people.
  3. Encounter Khumjung and Khunde Villages: Venture into the captivating Khumjung and Khunde villages, enveloped by majestic mountains. These traditional Sherpa settlements offer a glimpse into local life, architectural marvels, and cultural customs. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the renowned Khumjung monastery, where you can catch sight of the fabled Yeti skull.
  4. Traverse Sagarmatha National Park: Journey through the magnificent Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its diverse flora and fauna. Witness the rare snow leopard, graceful musk deer, and a plethora of alpine plants and enchanting rhododendron forests, immersing yourself in this ecological haven.
  5. Immerse in Sherpa Culture: Engross yourself in the rich tapestry of Sherpa culture and traditions. Interact with the warm-hearted Sherpa people, pay visits to monasteries to witness their spiritual practices, and delve into the legacy of mountaineering that thrives within this resilient community.
  6. Experience Syangboche Airport and Everest View Hotel: Marvel at the wonders of Syangboche Airport, among the highest airports worldwide, offering stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains. Additionally, embark on a rewarding hike to the Everest View Hotel, a vantage point that unveils the majestic grandeur of Mount Everest and Ama Dablam in all their glory.
  7. Revel in Natural Beauty: Delight in the captivating natural beauty that envelops the Everest region. Immerse yourself in picturesque valleys, witness the rush of roaring rivers, encounter glacial lakes shimmering in the sunlight, and traverse rugged landscapes that showcase nature’s magnificent craftsmanship.

These remarkable highlights collectively elevate the Everest View Trek, crafting an immersive journey that intertwines natural wonders, cultural immersion, and unforgettable encounters with the world’s highest peaks.


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Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Catch an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2827 meters, 35-minute flight). Trek 3 hours covering a distance of approximately 2640 meters to reach Phakding. Rest and spend the night at a lodge.
  • Day 02: Embark on a trek of approximately 6-7 hours, covering a distance of around 3440 meters from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Experience the elevation gain and settle in for an overnight stay at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 03: Engage in an exploration day. Head to the renowned Everest View Hotel to witness the awe-inspiring Mount Everest and pay a visit to the culturally significant Khumjung Sherpa village.
  • Day 04: Begin the return journey from Namche Bazaar, trekking for about 4 ½ hours to reach Lukla. Cover the distance and experience the changing elevations along the way. Spend the night at a lodge in Lukla.
  • Day 05: Catch an early morning flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu, concluding the trek with a 35-minute scenic flight.

Cost Included

  • Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu for convenient and efficient transportation.
  • A wide range of culinary options cater to various tastes and preferences. Enjoy Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and other European cuisines served three times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Accommodation in comfortable tea houses along the trekking route, following the itinerary provided.
  • Kitbag provided for storing personal belongings during the trek.
  • The sleeping bag is provided to ensure a cozy and comfortable night's sleep, especially in cold temperatures that can drop to minus 25 degrees.
  • Everest National Park Entrance Trekking Permit, granting access to the renowned national park and its natural wonders.
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, allowing entry into the rural municipality and the opportunity to explore its cultural heritage.
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, familiar with the area.
  • One porter for every two to three participants. (Note: An additional cost applies for solo clients requiring a porter.)
  • Meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance are provided for both the guide and porters, ensuring their well-being and efficiency during the trek.
  • Necessary paperwork, including all government and local taxes, is taken care of by the trekking agency.
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal Wilderness Trekking, presented upon the successful completion of the trek, serves as a memento of the memorable journey.

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation are covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.
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Reviews

From Poland
Our Nepal trip was spontaneous, planned at the last minute. Thanks to Himal, we were able to go on the Everest View Trek with short...
- Alu
From Australian
It was a great trek to the Everest View with Bhim! The experience we had with our guide Bhim was excellent. From Kathmandu to Lukla,...
From Deutsch
We had a wonderful experience with our guide Bhim. From Kathmandu, we flew to Lukla and then hiked For approximately six days, the first part...
From Malaysia
The first thing I would like to do is thank Himal for helping me to organize this trip even though everything was very last minute...

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Frequently Asked Questions

The easiest trek to see Mount Everest is the Everest View Trek, also known as the Everest Panorama Trek or the Tengboche Trek. This trek offers stunning views of Mount Everest and other prominent peaks in the Everest region while being less physically demanding compared to longer and more strenuous treks like the Everest Base Camp trek or the Gokyo Ri trek. The Everest View Trek typically starts from Lukla, which is accessible by a short domestic flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, trekkers make their way to the village of Namche Bazaar, a popular acclimatization stop, and then continue to the famous Tengboche Monastery. Highlights of the Everest View Trek include: Tengboche Monastery: One of the most significant monasteries in the Everest region, Tengboche offers breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Scenic Beauty: The trek provides picturesque views of the Khumbu Valley, lush forests, and the magnificent Himalayan landscape. Everest Panorama: While the trek doesn't take you to the base camp or the summit of Everest, you can still witness stunning panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks from various vantage points along the trail. Cultural Experience: You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique Sherpa culture, visiting traditional villages and interacting with the local people. The Everest View Trek is generally suitable for trekkers with a moderate level of fitness and can be completed in about 5-7 days. It offers a taste of the Everest region's beauty and grandeur without the need for more extended time commitments or high-altitude challenges. However, as with any trek in the Himalayas, it's essential to be prepared, acclimatize properly, and follow the guidance of experienced guides to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.
The most beautiful views of Mount Everest can be seen from Kala Patthar, Gokyo Ri, Everest View Hotel, Tengboche Monastery, and various rest points along the trek to Namche Bazaar.
Yes, you can see Mount Everest from Namche Bazaar. As mentioned, Namche Bazaar, a vibrant and bustling Sherpa town, offers the first great view of Everest and the Khumbu peaks. The viewpoint is located just below the renowned Everest View Hotel, at an elevation of approximately 3,880 meters (12,730 feet). From this vantage point in Namche Bazaar, trekkers can enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding Khumbu region and catch a glimpse of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. The sight of Everest from Namche Bazaar is truly awe-inspiring and sets the stage for the breathtaking views that await further along the trek towards Kala Patthar, Gokyo Ri, and other iconic viewpoints in the Everest region.
As of my last update in September 2021, the cost of staying at the Everest View Hotel is indeed on the higher side due to its luxurious amenities and exclusive location in the Everest region. The prices can vary depending on the season, room type, and any additional services or packages included. Typically, the cost of staying at the Everest View Hotel ranges from approximately 300 USD to 400 USD per night, or even higher for premium rooms or suites. This price often includes meals and other services provided by the hotel. It's essential to keep in mind that the Everest View Hotel offers a unique and unparalleled experience, with its panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. The hotel's remote location and the effort required to transport goods to such high altitudes contribute to the higher cost of accommodation. If you are considering staying at the Everest View Hotel, it's recommended to make reservations in advance, especially during peak trekking seasons, to secure your stay and ensure availability. Additionally, if you are planning a trekking package with a travel agency, they may be able to offer deals or packages that include accommodation at the Everest View Hotel as part of your trekking itinerary.
For Everest View Trek: Sagarmatha Park Permit, Khumbu Entrance Fee, TIMS Card, and any additional local permits. Confirm with local authorities or trekking agencies for the latest requirements.
Everest View Trek challenges: altitude, unpredictable weather, terrain, limited accommodations, crowds, logistics, sparse medical facilities, and communication issues. Adequate preparation and planning are essential for a successful trek.

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