Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek

Trip Facts

Starting Price:
$1088.00PP
Travelers Rating:
Destination:
Nepal
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Max Elevation:
3,870m/12694ft
Total Duration:
11 days
Best Time:
All around the year
Group Size:
Minimum 1 pax
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A delightful Everest View Trek is designed especially for mountain lovers who are keen on getting enchanted by the charismatic mountains without going through many physical hassles, Everest View Trek lets you experience the ecstasy of trekking alongside the alluring beauty of massif mountains standing proudly in the homeland of the highest mountain of the world – Mount Everest.

Everest View Trek is the exploration of the homeland of the Sherpa people, their cultural and religious way of life, exploration of the colorful town Namche Bazaar nestled amidst the highest mountains in the world, observation of species of Himalayan flora and fauna, hike to the highest airport of the world Syangboche airport (3,700m) and trek along the trail accompanied and rewarded by the spectacular views of awe-inspiring mountains such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawache, Kwangde and Nuptse among others are some of the major attractions of Everest Panorama Trek.

One of the easiest treks to Everest region, Everest View Trek is an opportunity to experience the charismatic glory of Khumbu region within a short period of time starting with a thrilling flight to Lukla from where the trek amidst the mountain begins. Bharal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. offers this package to those who do not wish to trek for long. The journey will showcase the Himalayan wonders as well as the Sherpa Culture. The investment done in the trekking at the surrounding of the world’s tallest mountain could be the spectacular and mystical journey of the lifetime. The package that we are offering is created by highly skilled personnel with the competitive rates including the high-quality service.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652m/8,700 ft]: 3 – 4 hrs
  • Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Everest View Hotel and Back to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche [3,870m/12,694 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
  • Day 07: Trek to Namche via Khumjung Village [3,700m/12,136 ft]: 6 hrs
  • Day 08: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800m/9,186 ft]: 6 hrs
  • Day 09: Fly Back to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Leisure Day
  • Day 11: Final Departure
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
The representatives from Bharal Adventure will pick up the guests from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and drop them at their hotel for rest. An afternoon stroll and souvenir shopping around the streets of Thamel will be arranged. The guests will be served delicious Nepali cuisine as welcome dinner by Bharal Adventure.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
After breakfast, the guests are taken to a guided tour to the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu which includes the Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, the Monkey Temple – Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. A pre-trip discussion will be organized at noon allowing the guests interact with their trek leader and team members.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652m/8,700 ft]: 3 – 4 hrs
A 40 minute flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla will be taken from Kathmandu airport just after the breakfast. Meeting with other crew members and preparation for the trek will begin here. To assist in acclimatization, a short hike from Lukla to Phakding will be set. A side trip to nearby monastery could be organized if interested.
Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
A hike through the villages of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo and Jorsale will start until the team disembarks the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After passing the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers, followed by a final steep ascent of about two hours, the team is rewarded with the first sight of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. It requires an hour and half hike from here to Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Everest View Hotel and Back to Namche Bazaar
This is a day for acclimatization that is spent either with a day’s hike to Syangboche Airport (3,700m), supposedly the highest airport in the world. From here, climb to Everest View Hotel will be taken from where we shall have panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache, etc. A visit to Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery will be made on our way back.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche [3,870m/12,694 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
Enjoying the marvelous views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, the trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche comes to an end. The team treks towards Pangboche and then descends to Kayangjuma. After passing through Sansa, the major trail junction to Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp, the team disembarks at Phunki Thenga for lunch and rest. It requires a short tough climb from here to Tengboche. Lunch is provided at Phunki Thenga.
Day 07: Trek to Namche via Khumjung Village [3,700m/12,136 ft]: 6 hrs
Descending down from Pungki Thanka, we will come across a steep descend taking us to Khumjung Village where we will be visiting Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery. From here, an easy trek of few hours shall take us to Namche Bazaar where we will spend the night before heading out on the last trek of our journey in the mountains.
Day 08: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800m/9,186 ft]: 6 hrs
A steep descend from Namche Bazaar through the rocky terrain accompanied by views of glorious mountains, Sherpa villages and Buddhist prayer stones and flags takes the team to Lukla.
Day 09: Fly Back to Kathmandu
The forty minute early morning flight to Kathmandu enables the team to either plan more sightseeing in Kathmandu or spend the rest of the day relaxing and shopping for souvenirs in Thamel with or without assistance of representative from Bharal Adventure. To commemorate the end of the adventurous expedition in the land of mountains, a farewell dinner shall be organized where the guests will have one more chance to indulge in the delicacy of authentic Nepali meal before they plan their next tour to the country.
Day 10: Leisure Day
This is the leisure day earned through the uphill struggle along the rocky mountainous terrain. Either rest or exploration of Kathmandu city, the holy abode, could be done on this day as per the interest of the guests. Moreover, shopping in Thamel for souvenir could also be arranged if interested.
Day 11: Final Departure
The mountain expedition marks its end today with the team bidding goodbye to each other and sharing their farewell and well wishes during and after breakfast. The guests shall be escorted to the airport by a representative of Bharal Adventure three hours before their scheduled flight.
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Please use this checklist as a guideline for getting information on the required equipment to carry on a trekking. Adjustments could be made to the list according to your needs, interest and duration and season of the trip among other factors. Variety of these gears could be hired or bought in Kathmandu. Since the majority of these gears found in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured, they are a lot cheaper. Also some gears are imported from China which are of better quality.

If you have enough money, you can buy very high quality branded gears too, in some of the famous stores in Nepal. It is advised that you keep your luggage as light as possible. You extra luggage could be left back in your hotel in Kathmandu which you can claim back at your return. We normally provide one porter for two trekkers to carry the luggage and the limitation of the weight is approximately 25 kg from two people.

Please go through the checklist below to learn what equipments you require during the trek:

General

  • Duffel or rucksack bag: Although Bharal Adventure will supply complimentary water and wind proof duffle/kit bag, one extra big duffel bag/suitcase is necessary for non-trek items that will be left at the hotel
  • Daypack of approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches
  • Down jacket (in case you don’t bring one, you can borrow one from Bharal Adventure which you have to return at completion of the trek)
  • 4 seasons’ sleeping bag (you can borrow one from Bharal Adventure if you forget to bring one, although it is strongly recommended for you to bring one)

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Feet

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens
  • With a waterproof shell outer

Lower body

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Upper body

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping Items dry insidetrekbag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries

  • Tooth brush/paste
  • Multipurpose soap
  • Nail cutter
  • Small mirror

Personal hygiene

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras/luxuries

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e., cards

Cost Includes

Cost includes following:

  • Airport pickups and drops ina private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Bharal adventure’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt ,Cap and trekking map are yours to take>
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost doesnot includes following:

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Cost Excludes

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Switzerland

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Paris, France

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I came to know Bharal Adventure (BA) by chance with my previous trekking to Everest Base Camp Short Trek at the end of last year and This was my second time with Sujan (Founder of BA) for organising such a wonderful trip to Everest base camp short with my friends and it was truly amazing, enjoyable trip, it leaves us a profound experience with spectacular view of some highest peak in the Himalayan range and beauty of vast wildness.

Trekking in Himalayan range can be strenuous, but with our guide, Nirajan help us every step of the way in which make the trip a complete hassle free, we are very thankful for his service and would recommend to anyone coming to Nepal for Trekking.

Once again, thank you for all to make our trekking trip an unforgettable event to us And we are definitely coming back to Nepal again.

Pierre Vidaillac,
Cahors, France