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Everest View Trek

  • Duration: 9
  • Destination: Nepal
Everest View Trek
  • Destination Nepal
  • Activity Trekking
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Max. Elevation 3860m
  • Best Time Mar- May & Sep - Dec
  • Group Size 2 - 30 People


The Everest View Trek is a moderate-level trek that takes you through picturesque Sherpa villages, lush forests, and stunning mountain landscapes. Everest region trekking typically lasts 10-12 days, starting and ending in Kathmandu, and covers a total distance of approximately 130 kilometers roundtrip. The highest point of the trek is Tengboche Monastery, situated at an altitude of 3,860 meters. This enchanting trail takes you through diverse landscapes, and charming villages, and offers awe-inspiring views of the majestic Himalayan mountains.

Highlights of the Everest View Trek

  • Breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks
  • Exploration of the beautiful Sherpa villages, including Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, and Tengboche
  • Visit the ancient Tengboche Monastery, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site
  • Opportunity to witness the unique culture and traditions of the Sherpa people
  • Diverse flora and fauna, including the chance to spot rare wildlife such as the Himalayan tahr and musk deer
  • Shortened Everest trek with a relatively easygoing itinerary

Everest Trek Route

Starting from Lukla, a small town with a thrilling airstrip, the trek begins with a gentle descent along the Dudh Koshi River. As you traverse through dense rhododendron and pine forests, you’ll come across several suspension bridges that add an element of excitement to the journey. The trail passes through villages like Phakding and Monjo, where you can experience the warm hospitality of the local Sherpa people. The Everest Trek route entails various small Sherpa hamlets that provide an ambiance of typical culture all along the trail.

Everest Viewpoint Trail

Continuing further, you’ll reach Namche Bazaar, a bustling Sherpa market town and the gateway to the Everest region. Situated in a natural amphitheater, Namche Bazaar offers stunning views of Kongde Ri and Thamserku peaks. This vibrant town is an excellent place to acclimatize, explore the local culture, and stock up on supplies before proceeding. From Namche Bazar, as a part of your acclimatization, you will hike to Everest View Hotel, considered to be one of the highest-altitude full-fledged hotels. Namche to Everest View Hotel hike passes through the villages of Syangboche, Khumjung, and Khunde which provides a deeper insight into the Sherpa lifestyle.

Leaving Namche Bazaar, the trail gradually ascends, providing remarkable panoramas of Ama Dablam(6812m), a spectacular mountain known for its unique pyramid shape. As you approach Tengboche, the landscape opens up, revealing the grandeur of the surrounding peaks. The trail meanders through alpine meadows, dotted with yak herds and vibrant wildflowers during the spring season. Your Everest Trek itinerary is designed as such that you won’t miss out on these attractions of the Everest region.

Tengboche in Everest

Upon arriving at Tengboche, you will be greeted by the renowned Tengboche Monastery, which is one of the most significant monasteries in the Everest region. This serene and spiritual place offers a stunning backdrop of mountains, including the towering peaks of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Mt.Lhotse Sar(8383m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m), Mt. Nuptse(7861m), Mt. Khumbutse(6,665m). The sight of these majestic giants, adorned with snow and bathed in golden hues during sunrise and sunset, is an experience that words cannot adequately capture.

Tengboche itself is nestled on a ridge, surrounded by picturesque landscapes. The village offers a tranquil environment, with breathtaking views in every direction. The monastery holds daily ceremonies, allowing trekkers to witness the spiritual rituals and immerse themselves in the unique Sherpa culture.

In a nutshell, Trek to Everest view provides for a complete Everest experience. Like any other Everest region trek, this trek is particularly for those limited by time and budget. It gives you a detailed insight into the Everest trekking routes with immersion in the typical Sherpa culture and walk of life.

Best Time for the Everest View Trek

The best time for the Everest View Trek is during the two main trekking seasons in Nepal: spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November).

Spring (March-May)

Spring is a popular time for trekking in the Everest region due to its pleasant weather and stunning scenery. Basically, during this season, daytime temperatures can range from 15-20 degrees Celsius, while nighttime temperatures can drop to -8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring season also sees the blooming of rhododendron forests, adding a splash of color to the trek. Everest trek from March till May provides astounding views of the Everest region’s topography and towering peaks.

Autumn (September-November)

Autumn is another ideal season for the Everest View Trek, with clear skies and mild temperatures. Daytime temperatures during this season can range from 14-20 degrees Celsius, while nighttime temperatures can drop to -5/10 degrees Celsius. This season also offers fantastic visibility, allowing trekkers to enjoy unobstructed views of the majestic peaks. Everest region trekking in September till November bestows trekkers with the best weather window. Also, This time of the year is characterized by an amusing vista of the Everest massifs.

Trip Preparation

Visa and Passport

Foreigners visiting Nepal need a visa to enter the country. Visitors can obtain on-arrival visas at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, and must utilize them within six months from the date of issuance. Additionally, the visa application fee for a 30-day tourist visa is USD 40, except for Indian and Chinese nationals, who receive free visas.

Trekking Permits

To undertake the Everest View Tre, trekkers must procure permits – the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit. These permits can be conveniently obtained in Kathmandu or at the Lukla airport upon arrival.

Packing List for the Everest View Trek

A well-prepared packing list is essential for a successful trekking experience. Some recommended items to include in your packing list are:

  • Thermal tops and fleece jackets
  • Windcheater or waterproof shell jacket
  • Down jacket (provided by the trekking company if not owned)
  • Comfortable fleece or wool trousers
  • Trekking pants (at least 2 pairs)
  • Mittens or woolen gloves
  • Warm hiking socks
  • Trekking shoes with spare laces
  • Flip-flops or sandals
  • Underwear and swimwear
  • Hiking cotton trousers and T-shirts
  • Sun hat and scarf
  • Sunglasses
  • Sleeping bag (provided by the trekking company if not owned)
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • Day bag (40L or larger)
  • Headlamp
  • Small lock for a day backpack
  • Reusable water bottles (2 liters)
  • Water purification tablets or the water filter
  • Quick-drying towels and toiletries
  • Rain poncho
  • Basic personal first aid kit

Food and Accommodation during Everest View Trek


When embarking on the Everest View Trek, you can look forward to a diverse selection of nourishing and delectable meals. For breakfast, you can enjoy a range of dishes like Tibetan bread, chapati with cheese, oatmeal, French toast, cornflakes, eggs, pancakes, porridge, and hot beverages. For lunch and dinner, you can savor popular options like Thukpa (noodle soup), Dal Bhat (Nepalese local meal), momos (dumplings), bread, pasta, soups, steaks, sandwiches, pizza, rice with curry, and spring rolls. Additionally, snacks and desserts like rice pudding, apple pie, popcorn, and pastries are also available. However, it is advised not to consume meat, alcohol, and other digestive products during the trek.


During the trek, you can easily find water at trekking lodges and shops along the way. If you prefer bottled mineral water, it will cost you 1-3 USD per liter. However, you can also refill your water bottles from taps or natural sources and purify the water using tablets or a filter. Additionally, it is recommended to hydrate yourself with at least 2-4 liters of water every

Accommodation in Everest panorama view trek

Accommodations in Everest Trek are quite basic and consist of simple teahouses that offer fundamental facilities, including 2-3 single beds, warm blankets, pillows, and occasionally attached bathrooms. Female solo travelers will receive a private room without any additional charges. The trekking company takes the responsibility of ensuring comfortable accommodations by selecting the best available teahouses during the entire journey.

Everest Trek Safety and Travel Insurance


Safety is the top priority during the trek to Everest. To ensure a safe journey, trekkers will have experienced guides by their side who carry the necessary equipment, such as a first aid kit. Additionally, we recommend bringing personal medication and following the guide’s instructions to ensure your safety. Rescue Helicopters can be arranged in case any unforeseen circumstances arise.

Travel Insurance

If you plan on trekking or taking part in any adventure activities during your trip to Nepal, it is mandatory to have travel insurance. Also, It’s important to get comprehensive coverage that includes emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation, personal injury, repatriation expenses, and any illness. You can travel without any hassle given that travel insurance is taken.


Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.

Early morning transfer to the airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about an exceptional 60 meters only. Trek to Phakding with an arresting, green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a splendid destination to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu that attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

This day is especially sectioned for acclimatization. We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), supposed to be the highest airport in the world, then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, we visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

The uniform and easy trail leads us towards the view of Mount Everest, descending deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka and from this point, it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu. The climb is lengthy, but is more than adequately compensated by gorgeous views of Mount Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Kyangjuma, and easier trail to Namche. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast included.

Breakfast at hotel and approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Tidy Himalaya will take you to the airport.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek; we provide private bathrooms with hot shower at Phakding, Namche and Lukla
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Duffle bag for the trekking
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Tidy Himalaya T – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • Cold drinks Inc. coke, water, fanta etc.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek except Phakding, Namche and Lukla
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost and Date

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.
The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

Currently we have No Fix Departure for this trip