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Everest View Trek

The Everest View Trek is specially designed for those people who are not interested in strenuous and physically demanding treks and expeditions

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    Trip Duration 11

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    Max, Altitude 3800 meters

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    Type Trekking

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    Best Season Sept - May

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    Activity Trekking

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    Difficulty Easy

  • Designed for the trekkers with a limited time frame.
  • Exposure to the traditional Sherpa/Tibetan culture and lifestyle.
  • Views of several mountain ranges; Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, and others.
  • Fascinating trekking route with the best Everest panorama
  • Rhododendron forests, terraced fields, meadows, pastureland, and wilderness

The Everest View Trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region in Nepal, where you can see Mount Everest up close. It’s perfect for people who want to experience the beauty of Everest without the tough climb to the base camp. The trek starts in Lukla, a lively town with a strong Sherpa culture.

Along the way, you will pass through picturesque villages, dense forests, and peaceful meadows. The best part of the trek is getting to see breathtaking views of Everest and other peaks from spots like Tengboche and Khumjung. 

The trek usually takes 7 to 10 days, depending on the route you choose. You will not only admire the snowy peaks of Everest, but also learn about the Sherpa way of life. You will meet Sherpa communities and visit their monasteries, gaining insight into their traditions and customs. 

This trek is a great way to explore the Everest region and is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the Himalayas without a tough climb. 

Whether you love trekking or just want to be close to nature, the Everest View Trek is an unforgettable journey into the heart of the world’s most famous mountain range.

History and significance of Everest View Trek

The Everest View Trek is not just a walk in the mountains – it’s a journey through history and culture. Back in the day, brave explorers and adventurers blazed the trails that we walk on today. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa were the first to conquer Mount Everest in 1953, and their pioneering spirit paved the way for the treks that now wind through the breathtaking landscapes around the famous peak.

But the trek is about more than just history. It’s a chance to experience the unique Sherpa way of life. Along the way, you’ll come across traditional villages, each with its own customs and traditions. You can visit ancient monasteries adorned with colorful prayer flags and meet the friendly Sherpa people. This trek isn’t just about the physical challenge – it’s a deep dive into the spiritual and cultural heritage of the Himalayas.

It’s a chance to connect with the history and traditions that have shaped the communities at the foot of the world’s highest peaks.

Best Time to Trek Everest View Trek

Understanding the best time for the Everest View Trek is very important. The weather and climate is crucial for a successful and enjoyable Everest View Trek. The trek takes place in the Khumbu region, and the weather can vary significantly based on the season. 

Here is a breakdown of the weather and climate information for the Everest View Trek:

  1. Seasons:

Spring (March to May): Spring is one of the most popular times for the trek. The weather is relatively mild, with clear skies and blooming rhododendrons adding vibrant colors to the landscapes.

Autumn (September to November): Another peak season, autumn brings stable weather conditions, offering clear visibility and comfortable temperatures. The trails are dry, making for excellent trekking conditions.

  1. Summer (June to August):

Summer is the monsoon season, characterized by heavy rainfall. The trails can be muddy and slippery, and there is a risk of landslides. This period is generally not recommended for trekking in the Everest region.

  1. Winter (December to February):

Winter brings cold temperatures and the possibility of snowfall, especially at higher elevations. While the views can be stunning against the snow-covered landscapes, trekking during winter requires careful preparation for the cold.

  1. Temperature and Altitude:

Temperatures vary with altitude. Lower elevations may have mild to warm temperatures during the day, while higher altitudes can be quite cold, especially at night.

It’s essential to pack layers to adjust to temperature changes as you ascend.

  1. High-Altitude Considerations:

Altitude sickness is a concern, particularly as you gain elevation. Acclimatization days are built into the trek itinerary to allow your body to adjust gradually.

  1. Weather Updates:

Given the remote location, weather conditions can change rapidly. It is advisable to check weather updates before and during the trek and be prepared for unexpected changes.

Understanding and preparing for the specific weather conditions at different times of the year will contribute significantly to a safe and enjoyable Everest View Trek.

Permits and Regulations for Everest View Trek 

The Everest View Trek, like many other trekking routes in Nepal, requires trekkers to obtain specific permits and adhere to regulations to ensure a safe and controlled experience. Here is an overview of the permits and regulations for the Everest View Trek:

Sagarmatha National Park Permit:

Trekkers must acquire the Sagarmatha National Park Permit before embarking on the Everest View Trek. This permit is essential as the trek passes through the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The permit helps fund conservation efforts in the region.

Khumbu Rural Municipality Entry Permit:

In addition to the national park permit, trekkers are required to obtain the Khumbu Rural Municipality Entry Permit. This permit supports local community development projects and ensures that the economic benefits of tourism are distributed to the region.

It is very important for trekkers to keep these permits and documents with them at all times during the trek, as random checks may occur at various points along the trail. 

Compliance with these permits and regulations not only ensures a smooth trekking experience but also contributes to the sustainable and responsible development of the Everest region.

Preparation and Training for Everest View Trek:

Before starting the Everest View Trek, it is important to be in decent shape because you will encounter different types of terrain and altitudes along the way. Since the trek can be tough, it is a good idea to be physically active and prepared for the journey.

Some of the Physical Fitness Requirements before you begin your Everest View Trek in Nepal are:

  • Cardiovascular Endurance: Build stamina for sustained walking at varying altitudes.
  • Strength Training: Focus on leg muscles, core, and back to handle uneven terrain.
  • Altitude Training: Simulate high-altitude conditions for better acclimatization.

Packing Essentials for Everest View Trek:


  • Layered clothing for temperature variations.
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket.
  • Insulating layers for colder altitudes.


  • Sturdy, well-broken-in hiking boots with ankle support.
  • Moisture-wicking socks to prevent blisters.


  • Backpack with hip belt for even weight distribution.
  • Sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures.
  • Trekking poles for stability.

Personal Items:

  • Sunscreen and lip balm with high SPF.
  • Water bottle and water purification tablets.
  • Personal hygiene kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.).


  • Sunglasses with UV protection.
  • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries.
  • Power bank for electronic devices.

First Aid Kit:

  • Basic medications (pain relievers, altitude sickness pills).
  • Bandages, blister treatment, and antiseptic ointment.


  • Passport and necessary permits.
  • Emergency contact information.

Trekking Essentials:

  • Map and compass or GPS device.
  • Snacks for energy during the trek.
  • Lightweight, quick-dry towel.

Optional Items:

  • Camera with extra batteries.
  • Binoculars for scenic views.
  • Journal for recording your trek experiences.

Training Equipment:

  • Trek with your loaded backpack to simulate trek conditions.
  • Include elevation gain in your regular hiking routine.
  • Practice with trekking poles for balance and support.


Accommodations on Everest View Trek 

During the Everest View Trek, you will stay in teahouses and lodges located along the trail. These cozy places offer a mix of local culture and comfort in the Himalayas.

Teahouses are simple guesthouses with basic amenities like beds, blankets, and communal dining areas. They have a friendly atmosphere and amazing mountain views. 

Lodges may have more amenities, like private rooms and attached bathrooms. Although the facilities are modest, the hospitality of the hosts makes the trekking experience special, creating a sense of community among fellow trekkers.

It is requested to book accommodations ahead of time, especially during busy trekking seasons, to make sure you have a place to stay. We will arrange these for you once you book your trip and manage your trek journey keeping in mind all your requirements and of course comfort during your stays. 


Culinary Experience on Everest View Trek 

Local Cuisine:

One of the best parts of the Everest View Trek is getting to taste the delicious and diverse flavors of local Himalayan food. You’ll find lots of traditional Sherpa dishes, giving you a unique culinary experience. You can enjoy hearty meals like Dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice), momos (dumplings filled with meat or veggies), and Thukpa (noodle soup).

These dishes not only give you energy for the trek but also show off the cultural richness of the region. It’s a great idea to try these local specialties at teahouses and lodges, where Sherpa cooks make meals using fresh, local ingredients.

Dining Options Along the Trek:

As you hike through the beautiful trails of the Everest region, you will find plenty of dining options to suit different tastes. Teahouses, where you will stay during the trek, usually have dining areas where you can enjoy a warm meal while taking in amazing mountain views. 

The menu at these teahouses has a mix of local and international dishes to please different tastes. Some lodges and higher-altitude stops might have communal dining, giving you a chance to connect with other trekkers over meals. It’s a good idea to try the local food at different stops along the trek, adding a tasty dimension to your overall Everest adventure.


Now is the time to turn your dreams into reality. At Himalayan Trekking and Tours; the best trekking agency in Nepal, we are here to help you create unforgettable memories among the majestic peaks. 

Our experienced guides, thoughtfully planned itineraries, and dedication to sustainable tourism ensure that your trek is more than just a trip—it’s a life-changing experience.

Get in touch with us today to plan your personalized adventure. 

Mountains are calling!


Itinerary of Everest View Trek

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Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our team extends a warm welcome, ready to assist and guide you through this exciting journey of the Everest View Trek in Nepal. We will then drive you to your hotel. You can take some time to rest or explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, setting the stage for the adventure awaiting you in the Himalayas.

Begin your day with captivating exploration of Kathmandu, understand the rich cultural tapestry of the capital valley. Visit ancient temples, bustling markets, and UNESCO World Heritage sites, gaining insights into the city’s historical and spiritual significance. This day serves as a cultural prelude before your trek to the Everest region in Nepal.

Witness the brilliant Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the renowned ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath), and one of the largest stupas in the world-Bouddhanath. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day starts off with a thrilling early morning flight to Lukla, a gateway to the Everest region in Nepal. The scenic flight sets the tone for the adventure. From Lukla, commence your trek to Phakding, which is located at 2,652 meters, with a leisurely walk of 2-3 hours. The trail offers glimpses of the mesmerizing landscapes that will accompany you throughout the journey.

This is a big day as we’ll be covering a height of over 800 meters and that too mostly on the last part of the trail. Also, we will be crossing through loads of long suspension bridges over the Dudhkoshi river. The first part of trail is easy, we cross the Dudkoshi and walk along the path west of the river. We pass through pine forests and small villages along the way. We continue up north the Benkar valley, we cross the Dudh koshi again and continue forwards passing through the Chumoa and Monjo villages. We will then reach the Everest National Park entrance gate at Jorsalle, where all the climbing passes are checked and verified. Here, you will start seeing more sights of the snow-clad mountains ahead. The last parts of the trek get tougher. We must climb a steep incline to reach the Hillary bridge. The Hillary bridge is the last one on today’s journey, it is also the longest and the highest. We then continue hiking up a steep path leading up to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a famous town in the region. It is the starting point for all expeditions in the Everest region. It is a historic town with markets selling everything from Tibetan artefacts to trekking and climbing equipment. There you will get good views of the mighty snow-clad peaks in the region. It is rich in history and culture, so there’s a lot more to see. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

This day is primarily meant for an acclimatization trek to a higher altitude and then back to Namche to sleep one more night at the current altitude. In a span of around 48 hours you will have had climbed up to 11,290 ft / 3,440 m at Namche from 4,600 ft / 1,400 m at Kathmandu, therefore it is very necessary for you properly acclimatize. We will be hiking up to Khumjung village. It is a small but vibrant Sherpa village. There we will be visiting the Hillary School and the Khumjung Gompa that has a scalp on display, which the monastery claims that it belongs to the mythical Yeti. This is a good opportunity to learn more about the Sherpa culture, taste local cuisines, and observe the never-tiring views of the Himalayas. After our day of exploration, we make our way back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Resume your trek with a scenic route to Tengboche, located at 3,867 meters. The journey takes approximately 4-5 hours, offering encounters with rhododendron forests and stunning mountain views. Visit the renowned Tengboche Monastery, a spiritual haven surrounded by the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Begin a trek from Tengboche to the charming village of Khumjung, walking for 4-5 hours. Discover the unique culture of the Sherpa community, visit the Hillary School, and enjoy the serene atmosphere surrounded by the towering peaks of the Everest region.

Descend from Khumjung to Phakding, with the trek taking approximately 5 hours. Revel in the changing landscapes and reflect on the cultural experiences gathered throughout the journey. Enjoy the tranquility of Phakding before concluding your trek.

Bid farewell to Phakding as you trek back to Lukla, covering the distance in 3-4 hours. This marks the final leg of your trek, allowing for reflection on the accomplishments and memories forged in the heart of the Himalayas.

Today you will get to have a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. This will be providing a last aerial glimpse of the majestic Everest region. Spend your last day in Nepal revisiting Kathmandu or indulging in any final activities or shopping.

As your Everest View Trek concludes, our team ensures a smooth departure, providing assistance as you head to the airport. Depart with a sense of accomplishment, carrying cherished memories and the spirit of adventure from the heart of the Himalayas.

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What is Included

  • All the transportation between airport and hotel
  • An experienced English speaking guide and  his daily wage, meal, accommodation, and Insurance
  • One porter for 2 persons each of the group (Note- We do not provide porter for a single person, We will provide porter-guide who will carry your backpack and guide you throughout  the journey)

What is Included

  • All the transportation between airport and hotel
  • 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu  with breakfast
  • 11 nights in standard lodges/tea houses during the trek
  • 3 Courses Meal ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek
  • A cup of tea or coffee in each meal during the trek
  • All accommodation during the trek
  • All domestic flight fares and airport taxes
  • An experienced English speaking guide and  his daily wage, meal, accommodation, and Insurance
  • One porter for 2 persons each of the group (Note- We do not provide porter for a single person, We will provide porter-guide who will carry your backpack and guide you throughout  the journey)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • Farewell Dinner after the trek
  • All government and local taxes

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Trip Essential Information

  • A valid passport (6 months) is required to enter Nepal. You can easily obtain your visa at the airport in Kathmandu or you can apply the visa online


  • Nepal Money called Rupees in short Rs. start from 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 and you can exchange money here in Kathmandu specially in Thamel. Also you can exchange at the airport but exchange rate is lower.


  • We give you a free duffel bag and Sleeping bags for the trekking. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.


  • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs, will be carried by the porter throughout the walk.


  • For your daily expenses for cold drinks, drinking water, shopping, battery charging, alcoholic drinks, You should carry $150 to 200 extra cash with you.


  • You can store your luggage (non- trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu or at our office. We will keep it safely. Please kindly informed to our team for valuable items.


  • The flight to and from Lukla can be cancelled for 2 to 7 days due to bad weather. In this case, its better to have extra days. If you are in short holiday, You can take the helicopter which cost $500 to 600 per person each way