Everest view trek is one of the spectacular and popular short treks in Everest. This marvelous trek starts and ends in the ancient city of Kathmandu. Everest View Trek features a beautiful collection of the sky touching silver mountains, rich flora and fauna while in the meantime encountering with the spiritually prosperous Sherpa land.
Just as its name portrays, Everest view trek is all about witnessing the panoramic view of the Himalayan giants including the world-famous Mount Everest. It is a short and easy trip that is creatively designed to explore Everest's beauty and its unique culture, people and mountain vistas in the shortest period of time. If you are short in time or if you are unsure about committing to a long trek, whatever the reason might be for you to stopping yourself, Everest view trek is a perfect trek option for you. This trek does not demand any type of physical fitness or previous experience, hence you get a plus point here as well. Even though this is a short trek, you will still get to trek to the most mesmerizing and popular places in the Everest Region are including Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kongde-Ri and Mt. Kusum Kanguru.
The very first encounter of your journey will be the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. This ancient exotic city holds a lot of history, culture, traditions, markets, and handicrafts. We begin our trek from a short yet beautiful scenic flight to Lukla (2860 m). After a half an hour flight to Lukla, passing through the stunning village, we make our way towards the heart of the Solu- Khumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site that is home to rare flora and fauna. On our way to Namche Bazaar (3445m), the land of Sherpas, we pass through beautiful and dense pine forests, rhododendron flowers and wildlife abundance. We spend a day in Namche in order to get acclimatized to higher altitudes. After a day at Namche, the trek continues passing through the village of Tengboche (3860 m), home to the holiest and highest Buddhist monastery in the world. The place is famous for photographers who get an exceptional shot of the stunning view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam and its neighboring peaks.
The concluding days of Everest view trek will be spent in the wonderful and scenic villages of Khunde (3840 m) and Khumjung where we will have an opportunity to interact with the local Sherpa people and participate in their remarkable traditional lifestyle. We then return back to Lukla from the same trail, enjoying the last views of the breath-taking Himalayan ranges and Everest.
The journey, all in all, is one amazing experience in the Himalayas in a very limited time. The trekkers get to explore the Everest Region and the rural lifestyle of its people. The most favorable season to go for Everest view trek is between mid-September to mid-December and between March to May.