We have designed one week Everest short trek for all trekkers who do not have much time to spend and old people but utmost desire to observe the beauty of Mt. Everest closely. This trek is absolutely fit for any age people who are beginner.
We provide one full day cultural sightseeing tour lead by professional tour leader before flying to Lukla, we believe at least one day in Kathmandu before flying to Lukla will give you the best chances to be acclimatize for your body to adjust local environment.
This trekking starts with world’s most beautiful 28 minutes mountain flight to Lukla (2828m) and The trek continues through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, with pine forests, rhododendron flowers, abundance of wildlife and passes through the several Sherpa village like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung Village, Khunde Village, Phortse Village and many other small villages. Nepal is known as the country of Mt. Everest and every one may have such desire to see this highest mountain in the world but the trek not only popular for highest mountain but also provides the warm hospitality of Sherpa people so you can experience real Sherpa Buddhist culture, their living style, visit monasteries, wild animals and surrounding mountains.
The Khumjung village, Phortse and Pangboche village are wonderful villages with background exciting glance of the high mountains. The trek goes up to Tengboche (3867m) where we will visit the biggest monastery in Everest region and wonderful view of Mt. Thamserku (6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt. Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Tobuche (6367m) and many mountains
Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu (1,300m). After time to get refreshed, evening you will meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and after meal briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Today, morning we will ready after your breakfast to head on for our relaxing guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is place of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba), and can be seen the cremating body most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati. Hundreds of monkeys are giggling with you and take a time to exploring surrounding area and visit Bouddhanath stupa an another pilgrimage centre which is most popular and important place for Buddhist. You can explore with rounding prayer wheel and flattering colorful flag with melodious chanting noise. After your lunch at Bouddha visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple covering wide range of area with highest point of Kathmandu valley and enjoy the 360 degrees of valley view. After exploring the surrounding areas visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is old royal palace of Kathmandu and can be seen lot of temple, architectures and Kumari (living goddess) and walk in a freak street and late afternoon back to hotel and evening briefing about your trip, what is your responsibility, what to do and does not in the trek? Introduce with our fellow trekking staff and chances to ask remaining question and simply relax at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning fly to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding around 3 hrs easy walk. Overnight at Tea house lodge.
Early wake-up today because this is an exciting day. First part is pretty easy. It is a high altitude way so slow and steady walking will work best. You can see Mount Everest (Chomolungma) from the new style bridge crossing at Dudh Koshi . Keep walking up to Nauje (Namche Bazaar). We will have nice hot snacks in Nauje which has many Sherpa shops, lodges, and restaurants. Nauje (Sherpa name for Namche Bazaar) is a fun place for both Sherpas and trekkers to enjoy. Overnight at Tea house lodge.
Acclimatization day which gives us time for a sightseeing tour or an excursion towards the village of Thame or Khumjung, which has fantastic view of Mt. Thamserku (6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt. Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Mt. Tobuche (6367m), Mt. Kongde (6187 m) and Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6367 m).. Overnight at tea house lodge.
It is interesting part of hiking way to Phortse village. During our trip we can see many mountain view like Tawoche ,Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Kusum Kangaru, Malanphulan, Ombigaichan and others mountains. We also see the Khumbila, the mountain that rises above Namche. Sherpas worship this mountain as abode of the patron god of the Khumbu region. We cross Dudhkoshi river before short climb to Phortse village. Overnight at tea house lodge.
This part of walking is very interesting part for trekkers. The tremendous view of snow mountains and the animals like Yak, Himalayan Thar and many others animals. The trails are also not difficult as well. You may really enjoy being this part. After walking 4 hours to Pangboche village, we will visit Pangboche Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Khumbu region. After lunch we take easy walk to Tengboche. Overnight at tea house lodge.
We visit Pangboche monastery in the morning, one of the biggest monastery in this region and trek back to Namache in 5 hrs then one more hour walk to Manjo. Overnight at tea house lodge.
king about 5 hrs. Easy walk to Lukla. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to airport for final departure to onward destination.
We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu, and in tea-houses during the trek. All rooms are on twin-shared basis. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. Fourteen Summits will arrange rooms with attached washrooms; however, tea-houses at some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and in trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher altitude.
All meals will be provided during trekking (On demand, we can arrange only breakfast during the trek and trekkers can order lunch and dinner individually from the tea-house menu). In Kathmandu, breakfast will be available. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on trek, we have breakfast and dinner in the tea-houses/lodges where we spend the night and lunch on our way to next destination. Authentic Nepalese, Tibetan, continental meals and Indian cuisine are common choices in the menu.
Everest view trek is a moderate trek. Travelers who can walk up to 5-6 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail will consider this trip fulfilling and enjoyable. It is a good idea to prepare for the trek by jogging and exercising regularly at least for a month prior to the start. Trekking to the Everest view trek should be relatively moderate for those who have experience in walking/trekking in high altitudes. Determination, good physical health, positive attitude and average physical fitness are good preconditions for a successful accomplishment of the trek. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Fourteen Summits before booking the trek.
The best time for trekking to Everest view trek is during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this trek can be undertaken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.
Fourteen Summit has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.
Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Small wash towel
Personal Clothing items
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.