8 Days Everest Short Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,886m.) takes about 35 minutes.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m.) takes approximately five hours.

Day 05: Exploration day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m.).

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,886 m.).

Day 07: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes.

Day 08: Final departure.

  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu:

    Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Alpine Eco trek. You will be then transferred to a Hotel. After checking in, you can take 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 hotel.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 02 Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation:

    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 Buddhists 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 opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding your upcoming adventure. You might shop around the city if you need any gears for the trek during the evening time. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 03 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,886m.) takes about 35 minutes:

    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 lodge.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2,886m
  • Day 04 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m.) takes approximately five hours:

    Namche Bazaar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. Stay overnight at lodge.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,440m
  • Day 05 Exploration day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m.):

    Exploration day for high mountains including Mt. Everest, Sherpa culture, visiting monasteries, etc... We start our exploration day with walking up to Khhumjung 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 lodge.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,440m
  • Day 06 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,886 m.):

    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 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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2,886 m
  • Day 07 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes:

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

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 08 Final departure:

    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.