Our Everest View Trek puts you face-to-face with the tallest peak in the world: Mount Everest (8848m). Perhaps you’d like to see Mount Everest, but don’t have the desire to spend the time/money/energy/etc. to reach Everest Base Camp (5364m). If this rings true for you, our Everest View Trek is perfect. Reaching a maximum altitude of 3860 meters at Tengboche, the Everest View Trek is suitable for trekkers with no trekking experience to avid adventurers. You will not only get eye-popping views of the elegant Mount Everest, but you’ll also get views of several more of the tallest mountains in the world, including Lhotse (8516m, Lhotse Shar (8393m), Ama Dablam (6812m), and Thamserku (6623m).
After an exhilarating flight to the most dangerous airport in the world, our Everest View Trek begins.The verdant forests welcome us into the majestic Sagarmatha National Park. We continue through the forests, hiking alongside the Dudh Koshi River. In the spring, blooming rhododendrons glow with their bright pinkish purple hue. Soon, we reach Namche Bazaar, a hotspot for trekkers to hangout, acclimatize, and either prepare for their trek ahead or celebrate their successful journey. Continuing further, we reach Khumjung monastery, which houses an alleged Yeti scalp. Be on the lookout for this creature lurking around the high alpine terrain. Our ultimate destination for the Everest View Trek is Tengboche, where we feel blessed by the century-old monastery. After taking in the spectacular mountain scenery and snapping some photos, we stay for a night and head back down the following day. We follow the same path as we did on the way up, absorbing everything again to make sure it’s forever in our memory. Throughout the trek, we spend our time with the Sherpa ethnic group, who are famous for their exceptional climbing abilities and generous hospitality.
The Everest View Trek can be done throughout the year, but the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) offer the best weather. During the spring, the flowers are blooming, adding color to the trail. In the fall, the skies are usually clearer. The trek requires moderate fitness. Junket Nepal arranges the trek with complete management. Please, feel free to contact us for more detailed information.
You will be picked up from Tribhuvan Airport by a member of Junket Nepal and taken to your hotel. We give you all the necessary information about your trek and clear up any questions you might have. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, we’ll brief you on our upcoming adventure and then give you a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, which includes several UNESCO World Heritage sites. You can spend the rest of the day freely. Overnight at hotel.
We catch an early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, enjoying the scenic mountain views. After landing, we begin our trek withenthusiasm. After passing picturesque Sherpa villages, their fields of crops, and monuments toward Tibetan Buddhism, we see a spectacular view of Kusum Kanguru as we arrive in Phakding. Overnight in a guest house.
After breakfast, we head to Namche Bazaar. The path leads us across several suspension bridges, while taking in the views of Thamserku. Hiking along the Dudh Koshi River bank, we reach Monjo and officially enter Sagarmatha National Park. We continue along the river bank, climbing higher. We cross a high suspension bridge and continue upwards. We catch our first glimpse of Mt. Everest beforereaching Namche Bazaar. Overnight in guest house.
We have let our bodies adjust to the difference in altitude, as the air is thinner here. So, we take a short day hike up to Sagarmatha National Park Museum and Khumjung Village. From the museum, we can see a clear view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more Himalayan peaks. After, we descend and explore Namche Bazaar, a trading hub of the Khumbu region, densely populated by Sherpas. There is much to explore in the streets of Namche Bazaar. Overnight in guest house.
We begin our day by climbing up to the famous airstrip at Syangboche. Lying just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel – one of the highest 5-star hotels in the world – from where we can enjoy an up-close view of the mighty Everest. one of the highest 5-star hotels in the world. We continue trekking to Khumjung village, enveloped by massive mountains: Kondge, Thamserku and the sacred Khumbila. Here, we can visit the Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery, famous for its encased alleged Yeti. Overnight in guest house.
We descend to the bank of the Dudhkoshi River,and passquaint villages along the way. After, we ascend for two hours through verdant forests before reaching thepleasant village of Tengboche, home to the beloved Tengboche Gomba.Located at 3867m, it is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region of Nepal. We visit the Gomba and enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas, including Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Everest. Overnight in guest house.
From Tengboche, we make a steep descent of about 500m through rhododendron bushes and fir trees again to the Dudh Koshi River. We pass Tashinga and Sansa villages before reaching Kyangjuma. We get to appreciate spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest. Overnight in guest house.
Continuing our descent, we head towards Monjo. We can stop one last time in Namche to get any last-minute souvenirs. The beautiful alpine forests refresh us as we descend through several switchbacks. A steep descent takes us to a bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. We cross the river twice at differentplaces before reaching Monjo. Overnight at guest house.
The trail goes steeply downhill before reaching the airstrip in Lukla. We pass Phakding and Chopling on the way. It’s our last night of the trek, so we have a good time celebrating in the evening! Overnight in guest house.
After breakfast, we walk to Tenzing-Hillary airport and fly back to Kathmandu, savoring thoselast mountain views. We’ll have a farewell dinner in Kathmandu in the evening. Before that, spend the day as you wish. Overnight in hotel.
Transfer to Tribhuvan Airport. Thank you for choosing Junket Nepal as your trekking guide! We look forward to your next adventure with us.
Trekking preparation and Physical Condition:
Physical Fitness is an important part to have trekking adventure in Nepalese Himalayas. To be fully prepared to gain lifetime experience of walking in the mountains, explore Himalayan vista with combined cultural experience can accomplished by exploit inspired adventure seekers who can walk 4 to 6 hours ascends and descends per day. We generally prefer short and easy trek for first time trekkers and moderate to adventurous trekking for experienced trekkers as per preferences.
Preparation for trekking has not any hard and fast rules and regulations. We recommend all trekkers to maintain their physical fitness level a couple of months before the trek. The fitness activities might be jugging, walk through steps (Uphill and Downhill), join a fitness club etc. while achieving the adventure experience of trekking, physical fitness as well as mental fitness plays vital role, every trekkers should also have to be mentally prepared.
Accommodation and Meals during the Trek:
Almost popular trekking regions in Nepal are filled with sophisticated tea house lodges which offer standard room accommodation and hygienic foods. Every trekker can choose varieties of foods; Nepali, Continental, Indian etc from the menu. Apart from the popular trekking routes where the tea houses are not available, we will provide camping accommodation and prepare meals by our team members. In cities, you can choose any (non star to 5 star categorized) hotel to stay before/after begin the trip as per your budget and requirement.
Grades of Trekking:
A Himalayan country Nepal amazingly presents several world’s high mountains including world’s top Mt. Everest, other mountains above 8000m from sea level and several snow-capped peaks. Grades of trekking determines as per altitude level, duration of the trek, level of difficulties, wilderness in trails and many more factors. Basically we classify the grades as; Easy, Moderate, Strenuous & Adventurous. Easy trekking is suitable for beginners, and gradually all grades trails offers unique taste of adventure for all adventure seeking trekkers.
High Altitude Sickness:
High altitude Sickness is totally unusual and unexpected sickness which means effect of high altitudes while in a trekking. It attracts more if we ascend so quickly in the mountains. As we know that prevention is better than cure, we don’t have to gain altitudes too quickly, acclimatize with altitude by slow and steady walk with numbers of reserve days would be a good idea.
The symptoms of high altitude sickness are; loss of appetite, sleep disturbance, difficult to pass urine, headache, irregular breathing, Nausea, mild weakness, hands and face swelling etc.
In case of such sickness while you are in mountain with our team, every trekker needs to follow the instructions provided by your guide, guides from Junket Nepal (P) Ltd always are well aware about such sickness and basic treatment procedure. Immediately descend from the altitude is one of the major treatment of high altitude sickness. Drink a lot of water, take some garlic soup, you may also take Diamox 250mg and other modes of cure. If the situation would be out of control situation with serious sickness, we will arrange immediate emergency evacuation by horse or helicopter depending upon the situation.
Best Season for Trekking:
Generally 2 seasons in an annual year are considered as a peak season of trekking and mountaineering in Nepal which are autumn – September, October & November and spring – March, April & May. During the season view of mountain will be clear. Some adventure seekers who want to walk not facing other large groups, peaceful environments can also choose December – February. June-August months are monsoon season which ruins long trekking trips but one can choose short hiking trips.
Types of Trekking:
Types of trekking can be categorized in 2 different parts;
I) Tea house trekking; available in several popular trekking regions of Nepal. This type or trek generally operated by using tea house lodges for meals and accommodations during the entire trekking. Tea house lodges are not well sophisticated as hotels and resorts in cities but they provide simply the best services and facilities.
II) Camping Trekking; required to set up tented camps for the less beaten trekking regions where those tea house lodges are not available. During the camping trek, our crew team will carry all camping equipments, meals and essentials.
Trekking permits are essential before entering into every trekking trails. Your trip detail should have to be registered. Types of trekking permits are as follows:
I) TIMS (Trekkers Information Manual System): It is required for your safety provided by an umbrella organization of trekking agencies - Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN). It helps to keep record of every trekkers in mountains and control illegal trekking operators by keeping your details (Name, Nationality, Date of Birth and Passport Number)
II) National Park/Conservation Area Permits: Every trekking trail are joined with at least one national park or conservation area project where we have to issue permit and have to pay certain royalty for Conservation area project. For example; Annapurna Conservation Area Project required for Annapurna region trekking, Sanagmatha National Park permit required for Everest region trekking etc.
III) Special Permits: It is compulsory for restricted area’s trekking in Nepal. Nepal government has listed some important trekking trails in their restricted area lists such as Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, Lower Dolpo, Manaslu Circuit, Makalu Circuit etc. such permits are need to be issued from department of immigration of Nepal. This permit’s royalty rates are generally higher than national park/conservation area fees and TIMS differ from season of trek and its duration. Please contact us for full extent of information about royalty lists for special permits.
Trekking Safety and Security:
Safety and security is one of the major factors while in Nepalese mountains for trekking adventure where we might face unusual sickness, problems, injury and so on. First of all be sure you have chosen best company for your trekking holiday that’s why you will get experienced and knowledgeable trekking staffs. Guidelines from trekking leader plays vital role to be safe from such unusual problems. We generally provide experienced guides who are well trained having high level of knowledge about altitude sickness and other possible problems as well as basic treatment procedure to be safe from the problems.
Junket Nepalis not responsible for any problems due to weather, damages of property, etc. However, we will manage and support you to the best of our abilities with any problem that may arise. Flights to and from Lukla can be delayed due to weather conditions and delays may last up to several days. It is best to book flights to and from Kathmandu with a several day margin to avoid missing a flight back to your home country. If flights go smoothly, we will help arrange activities for you during your margin days. In the case that you have a tight schedule and the flights out of Lukla are delayed, it is possible to take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu for an additional cost.