Everest Short Trek
If you want to experience trekking in Nepal, and admire the greatness of the mighty Everest (8848m), but you want a short or easy option, then this Everest ‘Short’ Panorama trek is the one for you. This trekking package lets you experience trekking in the Himalayas and 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, where you will embark on a flight to the most unique airport on earth, Lukla, to begin 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 (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Mt. Thamserku (6623m) and Mt. Amadablam (6812m).
As well as the various mountain ranges, 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 (2680m) and reach Phakding. Here the scattered Sherpa houses and the vicinity filled with spiritual calm will give you a true feeling of tranquility. Later, you will visit the popular Sherpa market called Namche Bazar, also known as the Gateway to Everest, before taking a hike uphill to Syangboche. This will lead you to the largest monastery of Tengboche, which 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. The trek needs medium level physical strength and 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.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
Upon arrival, our representatives will pick you up from the airport and drop you at the hotel where you are free to rest at the hotel or explore the capital city. O/N at 3-star hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]: 3 – 4 Hrs
We fly to Lukla (40minutes) 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 03: 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.
Day04: 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 (8848m) 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 05: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800m/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 06: 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.
Day 07: Final Departure
On your final day, after breakfast, one of our friendly team members will drop you at the airport in time for your scheduled flight.
- Airport/hotel pick up and drop off by private car
- At least two nights 3 star hotel in Kathmandu Bed and Breakfast plan
- 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, equipments, 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 equipments
- 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
- 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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These reviews are from the travellers who have travelled with us previously.
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.
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.
- 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 and other mountain views from Everest view point.
- A short trek with an incredible view of the world highest mountains.
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