Everest View Trek is the short trek in the Everest region which offers the amazing panoramic view of the famous world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest (8848m.), Lhotse, Makalu and other. In this trek, trekkers can enjoy the combination of the cultural, spiritual and natural beauty of the Everest region of Nepal. The friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages, great variety of cultures and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries of this region provide the lifetime memory to the visitors. Short Everest view trek can easily be completed with the moderate physical fitness as the highest altitude of this trekking trail is only 3870m in Tengboche monastery.
During Everest view trek, in Tengboche monastery trekkers can enjoy the Mani Rimdu festival of the Sherpa people. The Dumje festival of the Sherpa people that falls in the month of April is another attraction of this trek. Beside this, trekkers can explore the culture, religion, and lifestyle of the Sherpa people of this region.
The short and easy Everest view trek begins with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla is the entry point to the Everest region. From Lukla, we continue our Hiking Holidays through the Sagarmatha National Park which is forested by pine and rhododendron flowers. In this park, you abundance of wild animals and birds like red panda, snow leopard, wild boar Danfe, etc. the last point of this trekking is Tengboche which is home to the highest Buddhist monastery in the world (4100m.).
From Tengboche, you can observe the overwhelming beauty of Mt. Everest (8848m.) and its neighboring peaks Like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc. the warm greeting and the friendly behavior of the Sherpa people adds further pleasure to the visitors. This trek known as Everest Panorama Trekking as well, It will be best if you able to manage The time to go for the Everest view trek from March to May and September to December.
Trekking in the best season of the year offers spectacular views and scenery of Mt.Everest and other higher mountains. Nepal has 4 seasons: Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring. Following list includes the detailed information on Everest View Trek Best Season;
It is the peak and highly recommended season of the year. It falls from March-May. During these months, the Everest trekking routes fill with adventurers lovers. This period of a month is the best time to observe the magnificent clear picture of the great Himalayas and its beautiful surrounding areas.
During these periods of time, the colorful and vibrant rhododendrons light up the entire region of Everest and crossing these beautiful forest fills the heart with mixed emotions of joy, excitement, peace, refreshed and many more.
Days are quite warmer as the temperature can reach from 17°C to 25°C and Nights are cold as temperature reach to -2°C.
Besides Spring Season, Autumn is the second best season for Everest View Trek. This season falls from September to November.
The weather during autumn is moderate i.e. neither too hot nor too cold, which is very suitable while trekking for long days. There may be a slight possibility of light rain but the views afterward are marvelous. Days are warmer (15°C to 20°C) whereas Nights are bearable cold -5°C. The views and scenery during autumn is crystal clear, provides a wide picture of snowy mountain peaks, green forest and farmlands, clear blue sky and cool refreshing breeze.
It is one of the least favorite seasons of the year for Everest Panorama Trek (Everest View Trek). As the weather is freezing cold during night time. the month of winter but it’s an opportunity for adventure and challenge lovers to experience the extreme conditions of this region. If you prepare the perfect Bagpack there will be easy to complete your trip.
Frequent snowfalls and strong winds are the main obstacles while trekking and views and scenery are not that clear and appealing. Thick snow covers the entire trekking routes which make it quite a difficult to walk on. During winter, the temperature goes up to -10°C during nights.
This is the hottest and wettest season of the year in Nepal. Hence, considered as “ low-season” for trekking. The weather is too hot during daytime with frequent heavy rainstorms, strong winds, hailstorm while the night is bearable cold if it doesn’t rain.
Trekking during this season can be risky and boring as the rain clouds fully block the views and scenery of mountain peaks and surroundings. Changes in flight schedule or even cancellation due to rain for the safety of trekkers.
Trails to Everest Viewpoint is very slippery and swampy due to heavy rain which may result in some accidents.
Therefore, think before you travel. Choose the best season for the year for Everest View Trek to enjoy this magical journey fullest.
As for the Everest View Trek Difficulty, the trek is moderate and difficult at some places. Trek to Namche Bazaar is a challenge in itself. As the first half to Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site) is easy and moderate but the final half to Namche Bazaar is tough. The trails are very steep and sloppy and take 6 hours of hiking to reach the capital of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. Trek from Namche to Tengboche is moderate to difficult as the trails are low slope paths to the steep path. Our guide/Potter helps to complete your hiking.
Besides trek distance and duration, the season also plays a vital role which directly affects the difficulty level of this trek. Summer and Winter seasons are more difficult to trek as compared to Spring and Autumn seasons. In case of bad weather or unfavorable condition. Nepal Everest base camp leader makes a decision during the trek.
Sometime the Trekking for long distance and duration is the main challenge and difficult part of Everest region trekking. Trekkers have to walk steep pathway also crossing suspension bridges, forests, etc for hours to reach night stay destination which is a very challenging task. But, with a proper rest and energy supply (water and food) these difficulties can be solved easily.
During the peak season/time for Everest trekking, trekkers have a hard time finding good hotels. By chance if you didn’t get any hotels then it arise a very bad/difficult situation. You have to stay outside in extreme cold which directly hampers your health and trip. Nepal Everest Base Camp has a connection to well-known hotel of this area. So, you don’t have to worry about your accommodation even during peak season of the year.
The weather in mountain is unpredictable can’t forecast what the weather would be. if there will be unpredictable weather cause troubles while trekking. So in this difficult situation, team leader or guide will decide what further actions to take.
Everest Elevation Charts shows the maximum altitude of places visited during Everest View Trek; which posted in the slide photo of above.
Exciting flight to Hillary airport at Lukla, Namche Bazaar (3440m), Sherpa village and culture, Buddhist monasteries, magnificent forest with rhododendron, waterfalls, and magnolia trees, marvelous scenery of the Himalayas Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Nuptse (7855), Mt. Ama Dablam.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03: Katmandu to Lukla - Trek to Phakding (2700m.)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)
Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.)
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.)
Day 07: Tengboche to Namche (3440m.)
Day 08: Namche to Lukla (2840m.)
Day 09: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure.
Although it can be customized by request to accommodate your specific needs. The above itinerary is only a guideline; it might change due to fluctuating weather conditions, availability of lodging and campsites, unforeseen political, trail and environmental or any other factors beyond our control. In this happen, your Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking Company guide/leader will choose the best way to the final decision on the best alternative after consulting with the group.
At last if the itinerary will be not suitable for you please do let us know and will make a tailor-made on it. The itinerary will be very flexible from our side if clients want to change will be possible.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu You arrive in Kathmandu and you meet our representative in the airport who will take you to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02Kathmandu City Tour Today you visit different historical and cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley with our guide. In the morning after having breakfast you go visit Buddhist and Hindu temples Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. Then in the afternoon you visit Kathmandu Durbar square and Patan durbar square. In the evening you will return to the Hotel.
Day 03Katmandu to Lukla - Trek to Phakding (2700m.) In the morning you have a scenic flight of 30 - 35 minutes to Lukla (2800m.) from Kathmandu. During the flight you can see the snowcapped mountains and greenery field below. From Lukla we start our walk and head to Phakding passing through the forest and following Dudh Koshi River. In Phakding you can climb to the Gompa to see your first view of the high peaks. O/N at Phakding.
Day 04Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and reaches Zamphuti. From there we can see excellent views of Thamserku peak. Then the trail climbs to Chomoa, the site of an agricultural project, an interesting place to have a look around and gain an insight into the farming way of life of these people. From Chomoa, the trail again climbs to Monjo (2840m.) and enters the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park (1148sq km, established in 1976). Walking some distance uphill you will be at Jorsale (2830m.) and after a long climb with views of Mt. Everest peeking over the ridge of Nuptse (7879m.) the trail reaches the street of Namche Bazaar. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.) Today we take rest for the proper acclimatization with some excursion. We can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillary School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people.
Day 06Namche to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.) This day we leave Namche bazaar and walk for some time along the ridge and then descend to Dudh Koshi River at Phunkithanka. Then after crossing the bridge we ascend in the steep path up to the Tengboche. On reaching Tengboche you will see the local monastery. Tengboche have largest Monastery of Khumbu region. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 07Tengboche to Namche (3440m.) This day we retrace our route to Namche bazaar. We descend on the steep path to the Dudh Koshi and then climb up to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 08Namche to Lukla (2840m.) Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which will seem like a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. Also giving you time to explore the town. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 09Flight to Kathmandu Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10Departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.