8 Days Everest Short Trek

Duration: 8 Days   |   Based on 1 Review Trip MapPhotosDownload

8 days Everest short trek is suitable for those who have slightly less time available, or who want to target a less physically demanding trek, this trek will be a brilliant choice.

Enjoy the medieval city, explore the sights of Kathmandu, the thrill of flying into Lukla at the base of the Khumbu Valley, and visit the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar and the twin villages of Khunde and Khumjung. We reach an altitude of above 3,500m and gain a stunning up-valley view of the High Himalaya Mountains including Everest and Ama Dablam.

8 days Everest easy trek is a moderate trek that also gives you an opportunity to explore the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people living in the Khumbu region.

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Highlights

  • Embark on a simple and easy trek to Everest; enjoy the stunning views of the world’s highest peaks including Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and many other snow-capped mountains
  • Experience a great introduction to Sherpa country and its ancient culture and customs 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from the Alpine Eco trek. You will be then transferred to a Hotel. After checking in, you can take a rest stroll around the city. In the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program with a fine meal. Overnight at the hotel.  

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Today after breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet your trek leader and other team members. We brief you regarding your trek as well as provide you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding your upcoming adventure. You might shop around the city if you need any gear for the trek during the evening time. Overnight at the hotel.  

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) takes approximately three hours. We begin our trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Nupla (5885m) which can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. We descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kangaru (6367m.) Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:lodge
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Lukla
  • Maximum Altitude:2,880m

Namche Bazaar (3445m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:lodge
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Maximum Altitude:3,445m

Exploration day for high mountains including Mt. Everest, Sherpa culture, visiting monasteries, etc... We start our exploration day by walking up to Khumjung where we can visit a monastery. We can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde, and so on. Or we can take an hour's walk up to Syangboche (3870m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for outstanding views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:lodge
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Maximum Altitude:3,445m

It takes about six hours. The last day of our trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for a few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla for our overnight stay.

  • Accommodation:lodge
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Lukla
  • Maximum Altitude:2,880 m

We take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Your trip comes to an end today! If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. A representative from our company will take you to the airport approximately three hours before the scheduled flight. We wish you have a wonderful flight and hope to see you again in the future.  

    Inclusion

    • Pick up and drops by private coach.
    • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
    • While trekking guesthouse with Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee etc...
    • An English speaking guide for your whole trip.
    • All activities as per above program.
    • All tour permits and entry fees.
    • All surface Transportation whole trip.
    • Necessary domestic flights.
    • Your travel insurance.
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
    • Personal clothing and equipments.
    • Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected).
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    Useful Information

    Everest trek in 8 days, an amazing trip of your life for an unforgettable memory, this adventure is an ideal option for those planning a vacation with their kids and senior citizens. Leisurely arrive in Kathmandu, fly to Lukla, hike to Phakding, Namche Bazaar and then to Everest viewpoint, staying in the luxury lodges enjoying the authentic, delicious and organic food of Sherpa land this is one of the shortest and beautiful hikes in Everest region that provides a mesmerizing view of the majestic Mount Everest, breathtaking landscapes, colorful Sherpa villages, and the holiest Buddhist monasteries.  

    Accommodations

    Our package includes accommodation in Kathmandu on a standard hotel (3 to 4 stars) with breakfast and tea/coffee. Kathmandu has a wide range of hotel, especially in Thamel, a tourist hub, there are many hotels, guesthouses, lodges, and resorts are available. You ought to let us know if you want to upgrade your accommodation in Kathmandu. 

    During the Everest trek, we will provide you mountain lodges on a full board basis. On the first day of our hike, we will stay at Phakding where there are several lodges available with great facilities such as cozy rooms with attached bathrooms, a Wi-Fi facility, comfortable beds with clean bedsheets and warm blankets.  The lodges serve delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). The next day we hike to Namche Bazaar where we can find even better lodges with a handful of choices. One of the best accommodations in Namche is the Hotel Namche, you can read reviews for this hotel in Tripadvisor too, their service is excellent, rooms are very comfortable with attached bathrooms and room heaters. You will stay for two nights in this town. Namche Bazaar is also known as a mini Kathmandu, where you can find everything from luxury lodges to German bakery, cafes, bars, book shops to gear shops and many more.

    Meals and Drinking Water

    In Kathmandu, our package includes accommodation with breakfast and tea/coffee. You can enjoy your everyday breakfast at any time from 6:30 AM to 10 AM. During the Everest trek, our package includes meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and accommodations. Meals during the trek will be mostly the authentic Nepalese dishes like rice, curry, lentil, vegetable, spicy pickles, curd, plain Chapatti and etc Other cuisines like continental, Tibetan and Indian are also available. These meals will be served as per the menu of the lodge. Besides that you can buy bars, bread, cookies, and hot chocolates, extra on the trail on your own but, remember as the elevation gets higher, the cost also gets high. In Kathmandu, we will offer a farewell dinner at the end of the trip to celebrate the grand success of your great journey.  

    Regarding drinking water, the hotel in Kathmandu provides 2 liters of mineral water everyday basis which is included in the package. During the trek, drinking water can be easily found everywhere, every next hour you can buy pure and safe drinking water from the teashops and guesthouses. Also, you can get hot water from the lodges and fill in your bottle every time it gets empty. So, do carry a reusable water bottle with yourself. We request you to not buy mineral water bottles (plastic) on the way as it will help in preserving the nature of this beautiful region. Moreover, you can also carry water purifier tablets or SteriPen with you to purify the water. 

    Difficulty and Physical Fitness

    The short and easy trek to Everest viewpoint is a family-friendly trip that does not go too high, the maximum altitude of the trek is 3500 meters. We have organized this trek even for the groups those traveling with kids aged 10 years. They enjoyed the hike thoroughly. But, the second day’s hike from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is a bit long and challenging as the trails from Monjo to Namche are quite steeps and getting higher altitude too. For this part, some of our clients who felt it hard had hired a horse and rode all way from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Even though, it is a short and easy trek you are required to be in good shape to do this 8 days Everest trek. With professional guidance by our crew anyone with a reasonably fit can go on this trek. Previous trekking or hiking experience is not required.

    Best Season 

    Autumn (last September to November) and Spring (mid-March to mid-May) are the best seasons to go on Everest trek. The weather will be warm and clear with spectacular views. If you want to avoid the rush time and crowds then winter (December to February) will be an ideal time to go on this trek. However, the cold weather makes trekking in this time of the season difficult for many people. 

    If you love to see a different kind of flowers, the summer season will be perfect for you to trek in this region to explore the rare flora. Where monsoon (late May to mid- September) makes everything unclear and slippery and a flight to Lukla is always uncertain during this time of year.

    How much Luggage can I take during my Everest Trek?

    The weight limit for your trekking luggage is 10 kg per trekker, if you are two trekkers there will be one porter from our company and our porter will carry both of your luggage that should be 20kg max. You can carry your daypack on your own, that should be around 5 kg. On your daypack please only carry what are essentials for the hike like camera, water bottles, and other valuable belongings. You can leave your unnecessary stuff either at your hotel in Kathmandu or at the Alpine Eco Trek store for free and it will be completely safe. Our leader will recheck everything (Luggage, equipment, etc) in our briefing time one day before the trip departure. 

    Extra personal expenses on Trekking

    In Kathmandu, accommodation and breakfast are included in the package. To buy drinks, lunches, and dinners in Kathmandu and snacks, hot and cold drinks during the trek and regarding tips for guides and porters it would be wise to bring some extra money (in local currency) which you can exchange in Kathmandu.

    Please be advised:

    Alpine Eco Trek highly recommends our clients to add extra days in the trip to Everest as a safety margin for your return flight. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu may get behind the schedule due to bad weather or air traffic and may cause delays. In such cases, we always try our best to reschedule the flights to and from Lukla. However, Alpine Eco Trek would like to inform you about the possibility of postponements or cancellations of flights. We would like you to manage 2 days extra for the trip to avoid any problems with international flights. On request, we can arrange a helicopter at the cost of approximately USD 500-1000 depending on the demand and capacity. It is very likely that there will be no delays but if any such case happens, we can help organize additional activities such as sightseeing of the ancient valley or day hike to Nagarkot or a wildlife safari in Chitwan national park with your extra days in Nepal.

    Why go with Alpine Eco Trek?

    Alpine Eco Trek offers one of the most exclusive Everest treks in the market. We take our clients as family members, and for us, this is not only a business but, also a way to connect and know people from different parts of the world. Our exclusively designed Everest trek itinerary gives you all of the Everest trek experience. We guarantee you that, with our local team, you will complete this trek without having any issues, and get back to your home with a sweet and beautiful experience and lifelong memory.

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