Short Everest Trek 7 Days
This short trek at the lower altitudes of Everestregion can be done in a week. The beauty of this trip is that it can be doneeven without a having previous trekking experience. It is a program designed tosuit for even the starter, yet, it provides a very good experience of Khumbu.Highlights of this program are magnificent views of the Khumbu mountainsincluding Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and other peaks. This is an all-timepopular trek in Nepal and is also the standard trekking program to the EverestRegion.
The journey begins from Kathmandu with a40-minute flight to Lukla. From there the trek starts – first taking you toPhakding and later to Namche Bazaar. You will spend time in the lands of theSherpa, stay in their hospitality and see their culture. Along your trek youwill see time-worn isolated villages in valleys with incredible ridges. Youwill see yaks grazing in pastures, and lines and lines of more yaks carryinggoods up and down the mountains.
With this trip, you will gain a taste of trekkingclose to Everest. The trail is lined by unique flora and fauna. You will crossthe glacial river of Dudh-Koshi whose waters have a deep-white deep-emerald-ishcolour – one which is difficult to define in a single word. And Namche – onceyou arrive at this mountain town, you will have a firsthand experience of abustling community. Seemingly isolated and detached from the rest of the world,as the location might seem, it is anything but. Its streets are full of aromascoming out of several bright shops. Here you will find high-speed Internetconnectivity, you will hear sounds of the espresso machines hissing andbeeping, and even taste a margherita right out of a fiery roast!
The best season to take this trip is in autumn and spring. In autumn the weather is clear, making it possible for you to have close-up views of several Himalayan peaks from different angles. The suitably right temperature of Solukhumbu at this season makes the trek more cheerful and lively. It is an easy-to-moderate trek that can be done by people of all fitness levels. You do not need a regular walking habit, but it would definitely be a plus. Go on this trek if you are planning to visit Nepal to see the peaks of Everest. Alternatively can choose Everest base camp
Day 1:Arrive at Kathmandu
Your trip begins when you land at KathmanduAirport. Here our staff will pick you up and take you to your hotel. You canspend the rest of the day at leisure and later in the day we will provide you abriefing about the trek.
Day 2:Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,750m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Head towards the airport for an early morningflight to Lukla. The 45-minute flight will take you from the busy capital cityto the quiet village of Lukla. After breakfast at Lukla, trek to Phakding andenjoy a pleasant night at a lodge.
Day 3:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
After breakfast, begin the trek from Phakding toreach Namche Bazaar located at an altitude of 3,440 meters in Solukhumbu. Thetrek takes about seven hours, and at the end of the day will get to relax in ahot bath or a hot shower before bed.
Day 4:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,800m)
In the morning begin from Namche and trek forabout six to seven hours until you reach Tengboche at nearly four thousandmeters. Tengboche is an iconic village in the region with its monastery and thestronghold of Sherpa culture. With backdrops of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt.Thamserku, this beautiful village will be your place of stay fro the night.
Day 5:Trek from Tengboche to Phakding (2,610m)
Today you will trek for under six hours in anormal pace to reach Phakding. Passing via many village of Khumbu beforearriving at Phakding, you will remember the experience you had and the views ofthe mountains that you photographed in this trekking program. At Phakding, youwill stay at a lodge at the bank of Dudh-Koshi river.
Day 6:Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2,750m)
After a leisurely breakfast, we will start fromPhakding and trek to Lukla. Upon arriving in Lukla, you can take a walk aroundthe village, get into a restaurant for some food or simply take a drink andwhile away the rest of the day. Spend the night in a lodge.
Day 7:Travel from Lukla to Kathmandu
Take an early morning flight from Lukla toKathmandu. This 45-minute flight will suddenly take you from the quietness ofthe mountain village into the busy city of Kathmandu. At the airport, stafffrom Himalaya Holiday will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You canspend the rest of the day at leisure shopping, dining or simply resting at thehotel. Later in the evening, you are invited for a farewell dinner with yourteam.
Day 8:Airport transfer
Depending upon the time of your flight ahead, wewill take you to the airport a few hours before your flight – concluding thistrip program in Nepal.