• Short Everest Trek

Short Everest Trek

Trip Overview

Trip at-a- Glance

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Moderate
  •    Destination: Nepal
  •    Activities: Everest Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
  •    Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and 3 meals during the trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 3800m
  •    Group size: 1-12
  •    Best Season: March - May & Sept - Dec

SHORT EVEREST TREK: 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 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 the 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.

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1 : Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Day 2: Day 02 : Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and Phakding

Day 3: Day 03 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 4: Day 04 : Namche Bazaar - Day Hike (Everest View Hotel and Khumjung/Khunde)

Day 5: Day 05 : Namche to Lukla (2800m) 7-8 hrs

Day 6: Day 06 : Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 7: Day 07 : Departure to your destination

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

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.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: n/a

Day 02 : Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and Phakding

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.

Accommodation: Tea house/Guest house

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar

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.

Accommodation: Tea house/Guest house

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04 : Namche Bazaar - Day Hike (Everest View Hotel and Khumjung/Khunde)

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.

Accommodation: Tea house/Guest house

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05 : Namche to Lukla (2800m) 7-8 hrs

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.

Accommodation: Tea house/Guest house

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06 : Lukla to Kathmandu

Boarding Flight back to Kathmandu

Plans: After landing at the Airport in Kathmandu, checking to the hotel for overnight stay. Breakfast included.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: n/a

Day 07 : Departure to your destination

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.

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Local Sim card is given by the representative upon arrival at the airport (if more than 3 members in a group)
  • Airport transfers and other required ground transportation in a private tourist vehicle
  • Accommodation (Twin sharing basis) including breakfast
  • All 3 standard meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Best available Lodges/Guesthouses/Teahouses (Twin sharing basis) during the trek
  • Permits of Sagarmatha National Park with TIMS permit (2 passport size photos are required)
  • All the local and government taxes
  • An English speaking, well trained, experienced Trekking Guide
  • Porter and other staffs (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • All the expenses, Salary, meals, accommodation, equipment of the trekking staffs
  • Domestic airfare from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Step On Himalaya T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek (Should be returned after the trek)
  • Duffle bag for the trekking

What is not included?

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • Travel insurance, Medical insurance, Emergency Evacuation and Rescue insurance
  • Meals (Lunch, Snacks, Dinner) in Kathmandu stay
  • Personal expenses like beverages, internet, confectioneries, etc.
  • Personal Trekking Gears and Equipment
  • Tips and Perks for the trekking staffs
  • Any other specified expenses that are not included on “Price Includes” section
FROM US

* All Inclusive Price.

$999

$1,195

7 days

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