A Glimpse of Everest - 8 days

A Glimpse of Everest - 8 days

This trek is an introduction to Everest and is for anyone who has dreamed of visiting the land of the Sherpa people and standing within sight of Mount Everest. The trek starts at Lukla (2805m) with an easy walk to Phakding. The trail to Namche Bazaar (3445m) gradually ascends. After an overnight stay at Namche the trail descend to the Dudh Koshi river and make steep ascend to Thyangbohce (3866m). The trail from the monastery gradually descends to the river and continues to the open valley at Dingboche (4299m). Retrace the trail back to Lukla. The highlight of the short trek is sherpa culture and very close to high mountain.

Day 01: Lukla. Phakding. - 3 hours walk - stay at Lodge accommdation
Fly to Lukla in the morning. Depart Kathmandu at 7 am. Arrive Lukla at 8am. After lunch at Lukla walk to Phakding.

Day 02: Namche Bazar (3445m) - 6 hours walk -  stay at Lodge accommdation
The trail follows Dudh Koshi river. After Jorsale the trail makes steep winding path to Namche bazar. Namchebazar is a commercial center of Khumbu region. It is an important stop for trekkers and mountaineers on way to base camps of Everest and many other mountains in that area. It is home of Sherpa ethnic group. Their traditional occupation used to be yak herders and traders. Now due to change in geopolitical condition they have changed their occupation to tourism. They are well known as trekking and mountaineering guides and widely used as high altitude porters by expedition teams. Their religion is Buddhist.

Day 03: Thyangboche (3871m) - 6 hours walk - stay at Lodge accommdation
Descend to Punki Thanka. It is an easy down hill walk about 3 hours to Imja khola (river). After lunch walk slowly the steep hill to the ridge top at Thyangboche. The Monastery at Thyangboche is as famous as Namchebazar. It is situated in a beautiful background of Amadablam. Thamaserku and Mt. Everest can be seen from this point. Like Namche it is another must place for tourist to stop. The monastery is a spiritual and cultural center of the region. Visit the monastery and the surrounding area.

Day 04: Dingboche (4298m)- 6 hours walk - stay at Lodge accommdation
Walk through the rhododendron forest. Make steady descend to the river and follow it very much on a level path to Pheriche. There is a high altitude aid post at Pheriche. It is staffed by voluntary doctors from western countries.

Day 05: Thyangboche. 5 hour walk -  stay at Lodge accommdation
Trek back to Thyangboche

Day 06: Namche Bazar - 6 hour walk - stay at Lodge accommdation
Retrace the trail back to Namche Bazar.

Day 07: Lukla. 7 hours walk -  stay at Lodge accommdation
Retrace the trail back to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla

Day 08: Lukla to Kathmandu.
Fly back to kathmandu, tranfer to hotel, In Kathmandu. Own activities.

We advise all participants not to expect western standard of comfort, lodges have basic but good enough sleeping bed. Using these simple lodgings allows us to offer what for many, is a lifetime dream at an affordable price. For those who wish to have attached bath and toilet facilities, should let us know for special arragement at extra cost.

Private arrangement trek cost: Price applies according to the number of participants as below.

1   pax          US$ 1180  per person 

2   pax          US$ 1130  per person

3-5 pax         US$  1080 per person

6-9 pax         US$  1030 per person

10-15pax      US$    985  per  person

16+ pax        US$    935  per person

You need pre and post nights stay in Kathmandu.Let us know your budget/choice of hotels so we can help you.

Cost Includes:

01: All meals and good accommodation in standard lodge/tea house during the trek, sleeping bag

02: Service of trek guide

03: Porters to carry personal baggage each 15 kg.)

04: Accident insurance for staffs and porters

05. Everest National Park entrance permit, Tims permit

06. Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu air tickets

07. Airport transfers - 2 times, begining and at the end of the trekdrop and pickup

Cost does not include:

01: Personal clothing 

02: Personal accident and health insurance

03: Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box

04: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips

05: Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu ( please check with us for good price or see sightseeing tour in Kathmandu)

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  • Price : USD 935
  • Destinations : Solukhumbu - Everest
  • Max Elevation : 3900
  • Weather : Spring (March to May) and Autumn (Septemer to November) are best time to visit this region
  • Trip Duration : 8 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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