The Short Everest Trek is designed for those mountain climbers who are willing to trek to the Everest Region but have the time constraints. In this Short Everest Trek, you will focus our trip in the Namche Bazaar – a well-known trading center of Everest Region. You can visit the Traditional Sherpa villages, Museum with photo gallery and Syangboche Airport. Mini-hiking can be arranged to the Everest View hotel where the Himalayas can be closely viewed. The amazing feeling of enjoying the view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and the other Himalayas is truly out of the world. It’s a heavenly feeling to be in the lap of Mt. Everest and other adjoining snowy peaks. The cool breezes from the Himalayas and the peaceful surroundings of the Everest simply make the travelers feel like heaven. So, even if it is the Short Everest Trek, the travelers can enjoy the enthralling feeling to Step on Himalaya.
The commencement of the Short Everest Trek actually is from the arrival of the guests at the Lukla Airport and welcoming by the representative of Step On Himalaya. It is a lifetime wonderful experience to fly over the Everest region. The amazing breath-taking views of the Mt. Everest and other Himalayan ranges like Mt. Cho Oyu, Lhotse, etc. are fascinating. The mountain flight to Lukla is shaky but enjoyable. After landing at the airport, you head to the Namche Bazaar walking along the Dudh Koshi River via a paved path to Phakding. You will cross the rhododendron forest and cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river. As soon as you cross the bridge, you enter the Sagarmatha National Park region, where endangered species of animals and birds are being preserved. There is an entrance fee which is for the development and care of the Sagarmatha National Park. It is one of the highlights of the Short Everest Trek.
Short Everest Trek package is one of the convenient shortest Everest Region Trek. Usually, for novice travelers, those with altitude sickness or those having low physical endurance capacity but wishes for the Everest Region trek, it is the right option. It is usually designed for 7 days but also can be extended as per the wish of the trekkers and can explore the Everest region. Short Everest Trek is designed for a gradual walk to the Everest. Even you are short of time, you will have time to enjoy the authentic traditional lifestyles of the local Sherpa people and the striking views of the Mt. Everest and the other adjoining snowy peaks. The local people in the Everest Region are very co-operative and amiable. They make travelers feel like home. This Short Everest Trek also allows you to mingle with the cultures and traditions and visit the Gumbas. Step On Himalaya will be happy to serve you via Short Everest Trek to its fullest.
On the day of arrival usually, no activities are planned but can be modified as per the need of the guest. The representative of Step On Himalaya will help you check into the hotel, getting belongings and overnight stay.
Flight to Lukla via Kathmandu Domestic Airport, of duration about 30-35 minutes. Plans: at 5:00 am in the morning, travel to the airport for the flight of Lukla. It is an awesome experience to fly over Lukla. The runway of Lukla Airport is about 60 meters long which is situated at an altitude of 2,800m/9184ft. Upon arrival at the Lukla airport, the trekking guide from Step On Himalaya will give a brief about the trek and then the walk starts. A trek of about 8km for about 3 hours from Lukla airport to the Phakding at a height of 2,652m/8,698ft enjoying the scenic views of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight stay with all meals included.
Trek start from Phakding to reaches Namche Bazaar situated at an altitude of 3,440m/11,283ft which is about 10-12km walking about 7 hrs, tracing the trail through the Dudh Koshi. Namche Bazaar is a center of business where Nepalese and Tibetan traders sell foodstuffs and clothes. On the way, you can view the mesmerizing glimpse of Mount Everest and the other Himalayas. Overnight stay with all meals included.
Excursion around Namche Bazaar
Plans: Visit the Everest View Hotel walking for about an hour for an amazing panoramic view of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt.Ama Dablam. Also visits the traditional Sherpa villages of Khumjung/Khunde, Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery on the way back to Namche Bazaar. If there is any problem regarding acclimatization and your comfort, please communicate with the trekking guide. Overnight stay with all meals included.
Hike back to Lukla from Namche Bazaar
Plans: Walk along the trails of the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountains at Lukla for the flight tomorrow to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, full board meals included.
Boarding Flight back to Kathmandu
Plans: After landing at the airport in Kathmandu, checking to the hotel for overnight stay. Breakfast included.
Flight from Tribhuvan International Airport
Plans: The representative of Step On Himalaya will escort you in a private vehicle till the Tribhuwan International Airport at least 3 hours before the scheduled flight. Departure from Nepal with a bunch of incredible memories.