Everest Hiking

Everest Hiking

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08 Days Kathmandu to Kathmandu

  • Max. Altitude: 3445 meters
  • Group Size: Min. 2 / Max. 20
  • Best Time: Jan to May, Sep to Dec
  • Trip Type: Walking Trip
  • Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge

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Leisurely Level

Leisurely level trekking involves 3 – 4 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 2500 meters for around 5 to 7 days trekking trip.

Everest hiking is one of the best hikes in Nepal offers great views of Himalayas including Mount Everest and Ama Dabalam within a short duration. The fascinating hike to Everest, which takes you into the heart of the over 8000 meters mountains and provides awe-inspiring views of many of the world's highest and most stunning mountains. Everest hiking offers unique Sherpa culture and traditions. The hike to Everest view hotel which is the highlights of this trip offers spectacular views of Thamserku, Ama Dabalam, Lhotse, Nutse and Mt. Everest, the tallest mountains in the world.

Everest hiking commences in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, where you would be able to explore some historical palaces and world heritage sites. Following day, scenic flight from Katmandu to Lukla is another unforgettable experience. The flight is a bit scary but provides a wonderful experience. As soon as we land at Lukla, a tiny mountain airstrip we start our hike walking on a pleasant trail to Phakding. Our next destination is Namche Bazaar. We hike toward Namche passing Sherpa villages, Mani walls, crossing the suspension bridges over the Bhote Koshi River, and walking via Sagarmatha national park. Namche is a heart land of Sherpa country and trading center too. There is a colorful market every Saturday.  After hiking to Everest view hotel, we retrace our trail to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.     

Everest hiking – Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Arrive at Kathmandu Airport, meet one of our trek leaders and transfer to hotel. Free for rest and refreshment, in the evening join the welcome dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with live culture show. Overnight at hotel.  

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.
After breakfast, meet your tour guide who is standing in the lobby, he will give you a short briefing about today's plan, start sightseeing of Kathmandu valley visiting Boudha Nath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2880m), hike to Phakding (2640m), 4hrs hiking.
After early breakfast, we transfer to airport for our exciting and scenic flight to Lukla. This is a small town with an airport. There are few tea shops, lodges, hotels and general stores. We start our hiking to Phakding passing Chaurikharka Village, and make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m). The hiking trail follows the precise bank of the Dudhkosi River until the camp at Phakding (2,640m) is reached. This day we just have short hike and will rest for whole day. Little acclimatize day. Overnight at guest house.  

Day 04: Hike from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3445m), 5 to 6 hrs hiking. 
After breakfast, we begin our pleasant hike to Namche bazaar through villages, jungles and beautiful farm terraces. The world famous Namche Bazaar (3445m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. Stay overnight at guest house in Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: A day for exploring Namche Bazaar (3445m).
This day is important day for us since we walk up to Khhumjung village 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. Also we can take an hour's hike up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for outstanding views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Stay overnight at guest house in Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Hike from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2880m), 6 to 7 hrs hiking.
Our trek leads us 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.

Day 07: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes.
After breakfast, we walk to airport at Lukla, take a 35 minute scenic flight to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival at domestic airport, you will be transferred by your guide to hotel. Rest of the time will be on your own till evening, one of our team leaders will come to meet you in the evening and take you for a farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant to celebrate your great Everest hiking. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Final departure.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to home. Wish you have a safe and sound flight and hope to see you again in the future!


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Note: If above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as Tibet tours, Bhutan tours, and mountain flights, Nepal trekking and rafting.

Service Includes

  • All the necessary airport picks up and drops
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Lukla return trips.
  • Everest National park fee with trekking permit
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card)
  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance
  • All necessary grounded transportation
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes

Service Excludes

  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

Nepal Visa info :

Visa for Nepal, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. Please kindly bring two passport size photos and passport copy along with you. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. If you need more info on visa for Nepal then please kindly feel free to ask with us or browse our Nepal info page.

Further Information
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

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