Everest View Trek Nepal & Bhutan Tour

Everest View Trek Nepal & Bhutan Tour

TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

20 Days

Max Altitude:

Tengboche (3,860m)

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Trial Access:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Best Season:

Any

As many people love to combine Bhutan's trip with Nepal, keeping this in mind, Himalayan Trekkers presents you with a unique package where you can get the best out of these two countries.

Everest view trek Nepal and Bhutan Tour is a 3 weeks tour program - a combination of trekking and tour in Nepal and Bhutan. You hike for 8 days in the Everest region, followed by a flight to magnificent Bhutan.

Everest View Trek is a shorter version of Everest Base Camp Trek and is also known as Everest Panoramic Trek, nevertheless, providing full beautiful screenplay of panoramic Everest and surrounding snowcapped peaks in the background. Since Sherpas mainly reside in the mountainous region of Nepal, it is also a perfect way to have some insights into their culture, traditions, food, & hospitality. This is a great chance to relish the entire beauty of the Everest region spending few days in Namche Bazar, Khumjung, and explore the famous monastery of Tengboche. 

Bhutan, the land of the thunder dragon is one of the countries that has been preserving its ancient culture and tradition to date. Also, the people of Bhutan have set the best example in preserving their natural and cultural heritage. These legacies can be seen on manmade Dzong, Chhortens, palaces, as well as forests, and even the preservation of wildlife.

So, if you are interested to explore these two Himalaya nations without any hassle, contact us for trouble-free and excellent services. 

Starting Price

USD 3350 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Meals included: Dinner

After arrival at the International airport at Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Himalayan Trekkers and transfer to the hotel.

After checking-in and having some rest we will be discussing the trek details and necessary equipment that you need while trekking. We will organize a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant with a fine meal in the evening. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2640m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early in the morning, we will take a 40-minute daring flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) above green scenery and snow-capped mountains. This is one of the most exciting routes in the world on hillside encircled by huge mountain peaks. Lukla is a gateway to the destination from where our trek begins.

We start our trek through the affluent village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. For accommodation, we have a short but most exciting hike and have a side trip of a nearby monastery.

Overnight in Phakding.

Accommodation: Local lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 40 min flight & 3-4 hrs hike

Day 3

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today we come across many suspension bridges along the Dudh Koshi River one of which is the renowned Hillary Suspension Bridge and through wonderful and beautiful pine forest.

The path ascends through the forests and bridges until we reach the convergence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a final steep ascent of about two hours, we get the first glance of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. From Chautara, we will walk until we reach our, destination Namche Bazaar which is a gateway to Mt. Everest and is the main trading center of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 4

Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is the planned familiarization day for this trek. We either spend the day taking a day hike to Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself.

You will visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where variety of things related to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa culture are viewed.

Overnight at hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Trek to Thame (3800m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

On this day, we enjoy the spectacular view of Khumbu Himalaya from various points. Thame is the village of the renowned Sherpa climbers. This is one of the highest village and a fantastic place to observe the cultures.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Local lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs hike

Day 6

Trek to Khumjung (3780m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, we ascend to the famous airfield at Syangboche. The famous Everest View Hotel is located just above the airstrip where we can get a dramatic close-up view of the mighty Mount Everest and other Khumbu peaks. 

Then, we will continue up to Khumjung village. Everest area. You will observe the spectacular Khumjung monastery, Edmund Hillary School, Yaks, and Sherpa farmland and their exciting culture.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel/teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 7

Trek to Tengboche (3860m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning breakfast and we leave towards a small settlement called Temgboche through Dudh Koshi River, small villages, and forests of firs and pines. Tengboche Gumba/Monastery in the village is the largest gumba in the Khumbu region. 

Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 8

Trek to Monjo

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is an easy day with little downhill and uphill road with most of it flat. It is a gradual walk with a forest along the trail. Some vegetation seen in this area includes Pine, Rhododendron and among animals, an encounter with a Himalayan Thar is always possible.

We will walk past Namche for 2 hours to reach our tea house at Monjo. The mountains you can see today are Kusum Kangaroo and other smaller peaks.

Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 9

Trek to Lukla (2800m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today is the last day of our trekking. On this day we walk to Lukla. You can trek at your own desired place freely and enjoy the natural beauty and the romantic atmosphere around.

Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 10

Fly Lukla-Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Flights to Kathmandu are typically programmed for a morning. We fly reverse to Kathmandu after our long mountain voyage and move to hotel. You may get on recreation or shopping on your own. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 40 min flight

Day 11

Rest day in Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Simply a rest day in Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 11

Arrival in Paro, Bhutan & sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Upon arrival in Paro, you will be greeted by a Bhutanese representative.  

After a brief rest and lunch, we will head towards the Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan. Then, we take a short walk to the Rimpung Dzong often described as the fort with heaps of Jewel.

 We will also visit Khichu Lhakhang, the oldest monument in Bhutan. By the late afternoon, we reach the Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort) built around the mid 17th century in the memory of the Bhutanese victory over the Tibetan invaders.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 1 hour+ flight and 1/2 hour drive

Day 13

Excursion to Tiger's Nest Monastery (3,120m) & drive to Thimphu

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning breakfast and we start our hike to Taktsang Monastery also known as Tiger's Nest Monastery. Famous for its significance and location, it was built in the 17th century where the Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of the Tigress and meditated for years. 

We take our lunch in a cafeteria located halfway down the hill. After reaching Paro, we drive to the capital, Thimpu. You can explore the streets and markets in the evening. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 2 hrs drive

Day 14

Full-day Thimpu sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

On the day of exploring Thimpu, we will visit popular places such as the King’s Memorial Chorten, Nunnery Temple, Changgangkha Monastery, and Majestic Thimphu Dzong. We will also visit the Central Zoo where the national animal of Bhutan, Takin is being protected, 

In the late afternoon, we will walk inside the market called Weekend market where all kinds of local products are sold. 

Another beautiful night in Thimpu. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 15

Drive to Punakha (1250m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Soon after breakfast, we leave for Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan via Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters). Once in the city, we will visit the beautiful Punakha Dzong which is located between the Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River). 

Upon arrival at Punakha, we will have lunch and visit the Punakha Zhong in the evening.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 3 hrs drive

Day 16

Drive to Gangtey (2900m) & drive back to Punakha

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We statr our drive towards the Gangtey and reach to Wanduephodrang to have our lunch. We pay a visit to Wanduephodrang Dzong, located at the formation of two rivers. We also make a visit to the Dang Chu forest, which is full of bamboo and oak tree. Then we cross Pele La pass (3390m) to visit Radak Shang Temple.

Finally we reach Gangtey, explore the surrounding and move to Phobjikha valley. We will drive back to Punakha by the evening.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 4 hrs drive

Day 17

Drive back to Paro

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Toady, we drive back to Paro via Dochu La Pass where we will spend some time to explore the Druk Wangyal Monastery. After exploring, our drive continues and halt in Thimpu for lunch. On arriving in Paro, check-in and relax. Spend your quality of time on your own. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs drive

Day 18

Fly Paro to Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Early morning, you wil be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight back to Kathmandu.

Once in the valley, free on your own. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 1 hour+ flight and 1/2 hour drive

Day 19

Full-day Kathmandu sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast

Your guided sightseeing starts after a delightful breakfast at the hotel. You will get to explore 4 out of 7 UNESCO World Heritge Sites in the valley. Those four sites are Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathandu Durbar Square, and Swoyambhunath Temple. 

Spend your evening as you wish to. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 20

Final Departure

Meals included: Breakfast

The trip comes to an end. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to onward destination. 

Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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Accommodation

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

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lukla, Paro, Thimpu, and Namche Bazar, 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. 

If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident. All the meals in Bhutan and during the trek are included in the cost. 

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 to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. 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.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • All airport transfers as per the itinerary
  • Hotel Accommodation in the Kathmandu with breakfast 
  • Available accommodation on full board during the trek 
  • Hotel Accommodation in Bhutan on full board 
  • English speaking guide per as the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide and driver fee
  • Welcome/Farewell dinner 
  • All taxes and surcharges

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in INCLUDES section 


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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