Short Mt. Everest Trekking is an incredible journey in the Everest Himalayas and achieving the dream you have been preserving to witness the tallest peak of the world, Mt. Everest. If you are with the shortage of full days to trek to the Everest base camp trek, you will be highly benefited with the short Mt. Everest trek. The trip allows you to explore the gigantic peaks of the Everest surroundings and enclose with the Sherpa culture and traditions.
As per schedule, the trekking begins from the tiny airstrip of Lukla. The fascinating trail leads you through the fields and forest and crossing the River, walk up and up that continues to horse shoe shaped Namche Bazaar. Heading to the Proximity of your destination requires endurance and gradually you can feel the adornments of the Sherpa valleys and the dazzling sceneries on the horizon. Trekkers would love to call it the heavenly gift where you succumb in front of the mother earth. Ama Dablam, Everest, Lhotse and Thamserku welcome you and enjoy taking sufficient snaps from your lenses. The tale of Himalayan Yeti energizes you to discover this awesome land. The ancient monasteries around Khumjung, Pangboche and Tengbuche prospect the religious traditions of the Sherpa people. Their spiritual lifestyles allure you to have a spectacular time in Everest. From Tengbuche, you retrace all the way to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu with a wonderful memory in you.
Lovely Nepal Tours and Travels bring numerable opportunities to the timely limited travelers or trekkers to explore the high Himalayas. Along with the Everest short trekking/Everest panorama trekking, we also offer Everest Helicopter Tour as an optional trip. Please, contact us to customize Everest short trekking itinerary.
Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345 meters).
Day 02:Pre-Trip Meeting and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03:Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m). About 5 hours.
Day 04:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.). About 6 hours.
Day 05:Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m). About 5 hours.
Day 07:Trek from Tyangboche to Namche (3450m). About 5 hours.
Day 08:Trek to Lukla. About 6 hours.
Day 09:Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Day 10:Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Day 01Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345 meters). Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. Representative of Lovely Nepal Tours and Travels receives at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. A short briefing is given to you about the activities of tomorrow. Overnight at Hotel.(B&B)
Day 02Pre-Trip Meeting and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.After the breakfast, you set out for the guided city sightseeing trip. Kathmandu is a city of temples. The tour escorts you to the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites. Temples and Buddhist Stupas are the focused travelling monumental sites. Pashupatinath (Hindu shrine), Boudhanath (Buddhist Stupa), Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa are some of them. The medieval arts and architectures are amazing. Drive back to the hotel and take a rest.Overnight at Hotel. (B&B)
Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m). About 5 hours. From Kathmandu, we fly to the Lukla airport, which takes 35 min. There we meet our trip crew and have a brief introduction. Then we take a walk through the barley and potato fields above the Dudh Koshi valley. Crossing a suspension bridge, we reach to Phakding. This is the first day of the trek, so we walk less. Overnight at Guesthouse. (B, L, D)
Day 04Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.). About 6 hours. After the breakfast, we begin to ascend through the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a home of the top of the world- Mt. Everest (8848m) and some other 8000 meter peaks, rare found flora and fauna along with Lakes and Glaciers. It is a continual climb up to the bustling Sherpa town. Namche is not only beautiful town but also a center of the Khumbu region. Overnight at Guesthouse. (B, L, D)
Day 05Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.As we have entered to the alpine section of the Everest region, we need to acclimatize to the growing altitude. If we do some acclimatizing courses, we can avoid mountain sickness. It is a hiking that helps to adapt in the high altitude. We go to walk around after the breakfast around the Khumjung and Syangboche. The views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and other can be seen outstanding. The Sherpa cultural attractions as monasteries, chhortens and museum are wonderful. Back to the shelter and rest. Overnight at Guesthouse.(B, L, D)
Day 06Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m). About 5 hours. Having breakfast, we leave Namche Bazaar. Then the real Himalayan panoramas can be seen more stunningly. Passing the forest, we descend to the Riverbank and walk through it. We have a lunch at the restaurant beside the River, enjoying hissing skill of the River. Then we walk gradually along the bank and finally ascend to the Tengbuche monastery, which is a popular pilgrimage destination of the Tibetan Buddhists.Overnight at Guesthouse.(B, L, D)
Day 07Trek from Tyangboche to Namche (3450m). About 5 hours.The landscape is familiar for us as we climbed up enjoying the similar views. The mountain goats can be seen at the ridgeline. The forest of rhododendron, birch and Juniper are amazing. Then trek down to Namche Bazaar and rest. Overnight at lodge.(B, L, D)
Day 08Trek to Lukla. About 6 hours.This is the last day of foothill excursion in the Everest region. First we exit from the Sagarmatha National Park. Crosiing some steel bridges, we trek down to Phakding via Monju and trek further to Lukla. It is the last day with our group. Having a good memory, we spend the evening. Overnight at Guesthouse. (B, L, D)
Day 09Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.In the morning, we fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Then transfer to the hotel. The whole day can be used for your rest or go out for the shopping. On your special request for the further activities, we can customize it. Please, inform on time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10Transfer to international airport for your final departure.Thank you for your trip with Lovely Nepal Tours and Travels. Our representative drops to the airport for the final departure or to your further destination.
The environmental, political and several other factors that are beyond the control of our team might be the hindrances in the trip. It is quite unusual for the alteration of whole itinerary; however, these factors can be responsible for the change and improvisation of the proposed itinerary. In such cases, the group leader or the trekking guide would decide the best alternative possible and try to minimize the problem as per the group’s interest. However, the company would not be responsible for the result of the alternatives and change in the suggested itinerary.
In case of health problems:
In case of altitude sickness and other health hazards during the trip, Lovely Nepal can charter a helicopter for you. In case you use this service, you can do the payment at our office. The payment receipt will be provided so that you can claim the amount from insurance.
In case of Flight Delay:
There might be certain delay in flight schedule from few hours to few days while flying to and from Lukla. The extreme weather conditions, technical problems and minimum visibility can be the barrier for the landing and taking off of the flight. In case of these difficulties, Lovely Nepal Tours can charter a helicopter to make sure you won’t miss your international flight. In this case, the cost of the chopper can be paid directly at our office. You would be provided with the payment receipt so that you can claim the amount from insurance. However, it is a good idea to keep few spare days at the end of the itinerary while trekking in Everest region to minimize the effect of flight delay.