Everest Short Trek

Trekking and Walking

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USD $ 899 / per person

Trip Info

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    Namche Bazaar 3440 m

  • Difficulty

    moderate

  • Starts From

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends At

    Kathmandu

  • Transport

    Private Car & Flight

  • Region/Type

    Everest Khumbu Treks
  • Best Season:

    • Spring (Mar, Apr)
    • Summer (May,Jun)
    • Autumn (Mid-Sep - Mid November)

Everest short trek of 8 days from Himalayan Trekkers is the mini version of Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days.

While 14 days could be an ideal trek to the base camp, these 8 days treks are well designed for travelers who have limited time but still want to get some of the prospects of the Sherpa land along with glimpses of the eight-thousanders. 

Categorized as a moderate level trek in intensity, the highest point you reach here is Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Name Bazaar is the business capital of the Solukhumbu (Everest) region. Travelers find this place quite astonishing as it seems so well developed despite its remote feature. Many restaurants, brand Cafes, and lodges are built here since it is also the main gateway to Mount Everest.

Our journey begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla viewing various mountains and settlements from the air.  Next, we start to trek along the banks of the Dudhkoshi river. Our trekking trails pass through various villages surrounded by different thick and dense rhododendron, bamboo, and oak forests. As we pass along, we also come across the famed Hillary suspension bridge (named after Edmund Hillary) and finally reach our destination - Namche.

We spend a day in Namche exploring and relishing in the beauty of this Sherpa land. You can also buy souvenirs here. The following day we descend back to Lukla following the same route. After exploring Himalayan settlements, you will visit the cultural and historical sites in Kathmandu valley along with world heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO and finally, the 8 days trek ends.

Highlights of 8 Days Everest Short Trek

  • Explore the Delightful Sherpa community.
  • Experience Mesmerizing Buddhist culture.
  • Incredible view of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablum, Nuptse, and other peaks.
  • Trek along the streams of Dudhkoshi River, villages and cross the Hillary suspension bridge.
  • Explore Namche Bazaar

Itinerary in Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

🕑 30 Min Drive to Hotel

Max Altitude: 1350 M

After arrival in Kathmandu, the representative of Himalayan trekkers will welcome you at the airport and help you transfer to the Hotel. Later in the evening we will host you a welcome dinner.

Meals: Welcome Dinner

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 2: Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding/Monjo

🕑 30 Minutes Flight and 3/4 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2610 M

You will take an early morning flight to Lukla and then start your trek on the first day. You will be heading towards the Dudh Koshi valley in a well-defined stone-paved path for 3 hours to reach Phakding for an overnight stay. If you desire to stay at Monjo, it will be an extra one-hour walk from Phakding.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar

🕑 5/6Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3440 M

Today you will walk for around 5-6 hours to reach Namche Bazaar from Phakding/Monjo. After walking ahead of Monjo for some time, you will be heading towards the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. 

After walking for some time on a steep trail, you will reach Namche Bazaar, the famous settlement of Sherpa people and the gateway to the Everest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 4: Explore Namche and Surrounding

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 3440 M

Today is the day for which you approached this trip package. You will hike to popular hills for majestic mountain views like Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhoste and many others. Next you will explore Namche Bazaar which has lots of happenings.

Khunde Hospital set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, Everest View Hotel, the local market and the lifestyle of people are some things worth observing.  There is a small museum giving you information about Sherpa people, culture, religion and other things related to mountains. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 5: Trek Back to Lukla

🕑 7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2860 M

Today is the last day of the trek as we will descend down to Lukla. We will hike along the backdrop of the Himalayas sometimes steep up and down.

Since you have completed the most exciting & interesting short trek in the world, it is probably time to celebrate in the local restaurants with the crew and have some beer & dance with the local Sherpas in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 6: Fly Back to Kathmandu

🕑 30 Minutes Flight & Drive to Hotel

Max Altitude: 1350 M

You will reach Kathmandu for breakfast as you will take an early morning flight from Lukla. You are free in the daytime to explore or take rest. Our guide will assist you in exploring if you would like.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 7: Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 1350 M

Today early in the morning after breakfast, you will explore some of the World Heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. 

The Kathmandu Durbar square, the Pashupatinath temple & the Boudhanath Stupa. Later in the evening we will have a farewell dinner for you in  an authentic Nepali restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 8: Final Departure from Kathmandu

🕑 30 Min Drive to Airport

You can depart from Kathmandu to your home country or extend the trip to the next destination within or outside Nepal. Have a safe journey, visit Nepal in your next vacation too.

Meals: Breakfast

Everest Short Trek Map

Includes

  • Arrival/Departure transfer as per itinerary
  • All airport transfer as per itinerary
  • All meals, accommodation, tea, and coffee with snacks during the trek
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu airfare
  • Experienced english speaking guide and porter
  • Sagarmatha ( Everest) National park fees
  • Trekkers' Information Management System fees ( TIMS)
  • Salary, meals, insurance, equipment for required staffs and porters
  • Flight fare, Airport tax, and a comprehensive medical kit
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable taxes and office surcharges

Excludes

  • Visa for Nepal
  • International flight
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch & dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as Hot shower, laundry, phone calls, Bar Bills
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal gears & clothing (available for hire)
  • Anything not mentioned in Includes section

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation. 

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Namche Bazar, and Lukla we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals During the Short Trek to Everest

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place. 

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available.

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

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Reviews

David Williamson

New Zealand

Wow! Everest short trek with Himalayan Trekkers

Thanks Raj for hosting us and for your patience with warm hospitality.

Loved the Everest short trek accomplished in our short leisure. 
Each & every activities were amazingly managed for us.
Lakpha's duty was very attractive too who don't let any space for dissatisfaction. 

We will surely be returning to do Everest base camp trek in our long leisure. 
The mountains and people of Nepal are fantastic.

Best regards.

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