Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Smile please because you are in Kathmandu! Upon your arrival in this city of temples—Kathmandu—one of our team members will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Our team will lead you to the hotel.
We will introduce you with your guide who will be with you for the next six days, throughout the trekking period. He will brief you about the trek and the things you need while on trek.
You can also roam around the streets of Thamel and enjoy this touristic hub of the country.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla/Trek to Phakding (2,600m)
Early in the morning, we will drive you to TIA, domestic terminal, where we will catch a flight to Lukla. It is a scenic flight of nearly 40 minutes. The Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla is one of the beautiful airstrips of the world. It was built by Sir Edmund Hillary. He along with Tenzing Norgay Sherpa were the first to scale the tallest peak of the world—Mt. Everest in 1953.
After getting in Lukla, we will arrange porters and proceed toward Phakding.
Walk to Phakding is quite easy as most part of the trail is flat. You will witness a school while on the way to Phakding. It was also built by Hillary. It takes roughly three hours to arrive Phakding from Lukla.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,450m)
We head toward Namche Bazaar—biggest commercial hub of entire Khumbu region, after breakfast. Walk today is not that easy as it was yesterday but the uphill climb will reward you with scenic beauty. As we proceed, we will be walking along the bank of the Dudh Koshi river. The two suspension bridges that you witness from a distance will make your mood. I bet you will not miss this moment to capture forever!
If weather permits, you will also get a distant view of a couple of peaks—Khumbila, Kusum Kangaroo, Thamserku, and Mt Everest—while on the way to Namche.
Normally, it takes six hours to get in Namche Bazaar from Phakding.
Day 04: Acclimatization day
The beauty of this hike—Everest View Trek—begins from today. Yes, we will take you to Everest View Hotel on this rest day. On this walk of nearly two hours, the first half is a steep climb and the second is flat.
We will sit in the hotel and enjoy coffee with the heart capturing the view of Mt. Everest ahead. This is the essence of this trip—Everest View Trek.
We now proceed toward Khumjung. It is a small settlement and Sherpa are the natives of this village. The monastery called Khumjung is the major attraction of this place. You can observe Yeti scalp here. After spending nearly an hour here, we will get back to Namche Bazaar where we will be visiting a couple of monasteries and Sherpa museum.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche ( 3,900m)
We head toward Tengboche after breakfast. The first quarter of the trail is flat and easy. If weather permits, you will get an astounding view of Ama Dablam. It is really fascinating! The second quarter of the trail is downhill and will lead us to Phurkitenga. We will have our lunch here.
We cross the suspension bridge built over the Dudh Koshi river. Now begins the steep climb which will get you to Tengboche.
The beauty of Himalayas that Tengboche will reveal in front of you is simply exciting. You will get a glorious view of mountains in 360 degrees and the major attractions will be Mt. Everest, Amadabalam, Lhotse, Nuptse and Khumbila.
Day 06: Trek to Monjo
Retracing the path which led us to Tengboche, we proceed toward Monjo. It will take us nearly six hours to get in Monjo from Tengboche. We will have lunch in Namche Bazaar.
Day 07: Trek to Lukla
It takes us nearly five hours to get in Lukla from Monjo. You can stroll around this hilly area and enjoy the scenic beauty of the area.
Day 08: Flight to Kathmandu
We try to catch the first flight to Kathmandu as it will get us in the capital at 8 am. It means you will get ample time to roam around Kathmandu.
In the evening we will give you farewell dinner and share you trek experience. Your feedback matters!
Day 09: Back to your Destination
Here ends your Everest View Trek and with it, ends your Nepal stay as well. We will drop you in TIA three hours prior to scheduled flight. See you next season for another trip in the different destination as Nepal is a country with more than 100 trekking trails!