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Mount Everest View Trek

7 Days
$999

Description

STARTING/ENDING: KATHMANDU-LUKLA/LUKLA-KATHMANDU
GRADE:
 MODERATE-DIFFICULT

PHYSICAL RATING
CULTURE: SHERPA 
HIGHEST ACCESS POINT: KALAPATHAR (5500M) 
HIMALAYAN SIGHTSEEING: EVEREST, AMADABLAM, LHOTSE, ETC

The Everest View Trek takes one to the foothills of the mightiest of the mountains in the world. Enroute, traverse through rhododendron and pine forests, rivers, Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries from temperate to snow line regions. The Himalayas are best seen on this trek as one traces the main route through the Khumbu region from the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Trekkers get a close view of the world's greatest mountains, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache and others.


Trip Facts

Trip Facts
Price starts from $999
Duration 7 Days
Best time to travel March to May, September to December
Trip Grade Moderate
Departure Date Every Day
Altitude 3500M
Trekking Hours 6 to 7 hours
Starting Point Lukla
End Point Lukla
Mode of Travel Aeroplane
Group Size 2 to 20
Style of trek Challenging

Itinerary

DETAILS LOOK:

DAY 01:            KATHMANDU – LUKLA - 2700M - PHAKDING 2600, 4 HRS
A spectacular flight and a jagged landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the start of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After meeting the crew, we head up the Dudh Koshi Valley on a well-marked trail. Overnight.

DAY 02:            PHAKDING - NAMCHE BAZAAR 3440M, (6 HRS)
we continue north following the Dudh Kosi river and on to Jorsale where we enter the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. From here it is a short walk to the confluence of two rivers, the lmja Drangpa (Imja Khola) and the Nangpo Tsangpo (Bhote Kosi) followed by a steep climb (for about 2hrs.) to Namche Bazaar, the main town in the Khumbu region. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa town and an important trading centre with a weekly Saturday market. Overnight.

DAY 03:         NAMCHE BAZAAR REST DAY

Namche Bazaar rest day and overnight Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amongst the giant peaks of the Khumbu. Once named the 'Trekkers Mecca of Nepal, Namche now boasts an abundance of lodges and souvenir shops. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day, acclimatising to the new altitude of 3450m before heading off towards Gokyo. Options for acclimatisation walks include a visit to Khunde Hospital and also the one hour walk up to the Everest Hotel above Namche for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest. Overnight.

DAY 04:         NAMCHE BAZAAR TREK - PHAKDING 2840M, (6HRS)
From Namche Bazaar the trail descends steeply to the village of Jorsale. Passing the villages of Phakding (2640m) and Choplung, we reach Chaunrikharka and Overnight at Phakding.

DAY 05:        LUKLA- KATHMANDU
Early morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. End of Trek.

 


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