Everest Short Trek

Nepal 5 Days 4 Nights

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Overview

If you want to experience trekking in Nepal, and admire the greatness of the mighty Everest (8848 m), but you want a short or easy option, then this Everest ‘Short’ Panorama trek is the one for you. This Everest trekking package lets you experience trekking in the Himalayas. Enjoy all the beauty and reward of venturing in the Everest region, in just a week.

The Everest Panorama trek starts from the capital city, Kathmandu. Here you will embark on a flight to the most unique airport on earth, Lukla, to begin the journey. However, it is not only Everest that you will see, as this Panorama View Trek truly lives up to its name. On this 8 day journey you will be able to witness the magnificent views of the highest and most spectacular mountain ranges in the world; mountains such as Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7861 m), Mt. Thamserku (6623 m) and Mt. Amadablam (6812 m).

You will get to experience the beauty of the people and the villages of Nepal. On your trek, you will pass the village of Chauri Kharka (2680 m) and reach Phakding. Here the scattered Sherpa houses and the vicinity filled with spiritual calm will give you a true feeling of tranquillity. Later, you will visit the popular Sherpa market called Namche Bazar. It is also is known as the Gateway to Everest, before taking a hike uphill to Syangboche. This will lead you to the largest monastery of Tengboche. It will give you an insight into the practices of Buddhism.

After you have explored the culture, tradition, nature, and stunning views of the country – all in just one week – you will board a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. This short trek needs a medium level of physical strength. It is recommended to be carried out between September and November or between March and May. These seasons maximise your chances to see the blooming rhododendron flowers and snowy peaks for which this trek is famed.

With our experienced guides, you will be in safe hands. It is our mission to make your trip fun and comfortable, which is why we have been regarded as the best in the industry in Nepal. For more information regarding the Everest short trek cost, Everest short trek difficulty or anything else, then please do get in touch. Or if you would like to read about what it’s like to join us on this adventure, you can see out Everest Short trek blog below.

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Your Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652 m/8,700 ft]: 3 – 4 Hrs

We fly to Lukla (30 minutes) and then descend gradually, passing through the village of Chauri Kharka (2680m), small forests and luscious fields to reach our trail. After Kusum Drargka, the trail crosses the Dudh Koshi River at Phakding, where we will stay overnight.

Day 02: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 Hrs

We follow trails passing through blue pine forests to Benkar (2700m) and begin a challenging day as ascend to Chumoa and descend to Monjo Khola. Later, we reach Jorsale and hike up to Bhote Koshi. After continuing for 300m through the thin forest, we reach Namche Bazaar, also called the Gateway to Everest, a market town which sells goods to Sherpas as well as trekkers. O/N at the guest house.

Day03: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day

We will stay here to acclimatize and trek to a museum showcasing the tradition and history of the Sherpa community. Here you will get a panoramic view of Everest (8848 m) and Ama Dablam (6812m). We hike up to Syangboche airport and then to Khumjung village (3800m), the biggest known settlement of Sherpas, before heading back to Namche. O/N at the guest house.

Day 04: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800 m/9,186ft]: 6 hrs

After Breakfast Trek down to Hillary bridge and later trekking down to Monjo and towards Dudh Koshi River until we reach Lukla. O/N at hotel.

Day 05: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

We board on a flight from the unique airport in Lukla and fly for 40 minutes to reach Kathmandu. Here we will explore the streets of Kathmandu, celebrate completing our journey and finally take some rest. O/N at 3-star hotel.

 

What's included

  • Airport/hotel pick up and drop off by private car
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in whole trekking
  • Domestic flights (KTM-Lukla-KTM) with all surcharges airport taxes for guests and guide
  • Trekking map
  • An experienced Government license holder guide
  • Trekking porter/Sherpa who will carry your bags during the trekking
  • Insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge

What's not included

  • Meals in Kathmandu before and after trekking
  • Your travel insurance (Rescue)
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver
  • Drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment

Equipment Checklist

  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees (3/4 season)
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
  • Lightweight thermal gloves
  • Small padlock to lock trek bag
  • Underwear (4)
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
  • Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Shorts (2)
  • Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
  • Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
  • Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Water bottles (2)
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Toiletries
  • Warm fleece hat or light balaclava
  • Small wash towel
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Footwear appropriate to the trip
  • Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
  • Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)

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Everest Base Camp Trek
Milagros Denmark

Everest Short Trek

We absolute fell in love with Nepal after doing the Everest short trek.

When my friend and I started to plan our trip to Nepal we were not quite sure which trek we wanted to do, just that it should not be a very long and strenuous one. The manager was very helpful giving us different options to choose from and in the end we chose the Everest short trek which gave us the opportunity to see Mount Everest, fly to Lukla and visit the gate to Everest, Namche Bazar. It all seemed very appealing to us, and we don’t regret it for a moment. We had the choice to go on private trip on day 3 or join another group on day 4. We decided to join a group since it could be fun to meet more people. This also gave us the opportunity to be well rested and well prepared.

After a long flight and all the procedures at the airport it was nice to go outside and be greeted by a friendly face, jump in a car and be taken to a nice hotel. When you are a first time visitor in Nepal, Kathmandu can be quit overwhelming, especially if you are not experienced traveler. So I was quite happy we asked the manager to find a hotel close to his office in the heart of Thamel. It was a nice and clean hotel, good beds, air-condition and hot water in the shower.

The day before we left for Lukla we met our group and our guide at My Everest Trip for a briefing and a update on the weather conditions, the weather can be quite tricky and can always cause delays when it comes to flying to Lukla.

Next morning we were ready to go, the weather caused no problems and gave us the most spectacular view of the Himalayas from the plain.

It’s not possible to describe in words how beautiful this place is, you really have to go and see for yourself. Our guide did a great job, his knowledge and love for his country reflected in everything he did. He was always close, making sure everybody was happy and safe and taking care of everything.

The Everest short trek is a good choice for a short trek. You see so much in a few days and learn so much about history and the culture and we cannot thank My Everest Trip enough for giving us such a wonderful adventure.

After returning to Kathmandu we visited the office several times for good advice or just to drink a cup of tea with the manager and every time we were greeted by his kindness and enthusiasm. The manager and his staff really offer the best service you could ask for. Therefore we will return to Nepal and My Everest Trip for another adventure, because we are now in love with Nepal

Everest Short Trek
Jon Gruden United States

Best Guide and Best Company

Being a second time visitor in Nepal I know where to go when I want to go trekking.  A few years back I did the Annapurna circuit trek, this year I had less time so Puru suggested The Everest Short Trek, which was good option for me as I really wanted to see the Everest region. Puru gave me Yam as guide, I trekked with him last time also, he is very professional and we connected so well, so I was very happy that we could do another trek together.

At My Everest Trip things just happens in a blink of the eye, every request you might have is taken care of and you don’t have to worry about the staff not being insured or any other issues. The treks are planned very carefully with the acclimatization days necessary to avoid altitude sickness and there is no rushing through.

Everest Short Trek was magnificent. It was great fun to visit Namche Bazaar, so vivid and so many happy people preparing for adventures. I also enjoyed visiting the Tengboche Monastery, but the highlight was definitely the views to the most beautiful mountains the world can offer. I almost feel sad I did not have more time because I really wanted to explore this region.

I hope in a few years I find opportunity to go back to Nepal for the third time. And I don’t have to look for company because I know exactly where to find Puru and his team, in his small orange office with a big smile on his face when you enter the door.

Thank you Puru and Yam for another great adventure.

Everest Base Camp Trek
Antonio Italy

Amazing Trip Amazing Guide

I went to Nepal for 10 days in march and i am beginner of trekkers luckily I meet puru (MyEverestTrip) so he suggest me Everest Short Trek.

I really love it this trek in a short time i see Mt. Everest and many others mountain with culture and excited flight to lukla , in a future i would love to again this trek and want to touch my sole in Everest.

If any one want to trek i will highly recommended this trek and this company ( www.myeveresttrip.com ) they are really best and knowledge able person.

 

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Package Summary

Package Includes:
  • A Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Visit the Namche Bazaar gateway of Mt. Everest.
  • Experience the Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung.
  • Witness Stunning panoramic views of Mt. Everest
  • Everest view point.
  • A short trek with an incredible view of the world highest mountains.
Package Price USD $795
- Based on 3 Reviews
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