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    Everest View Trek 5 Days

    Everest View Trek 5 Days

    • Destination
    • Durations
      5 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
      Adventure Trekking
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
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    Major Highlights of Everest View Trek 5 Days

    • Board on one of the most exciting and scenic 30-minute flights to Lukla.
    • Experience the outstanding atmosphere of the Everest Base Camp trekking trail.
    • Awe in the Khumbu Region’s abundant flora and fauna inside Sagarmatha National Park.
    • Bounce on and cross the famous suspension bridges of Everest Base Camp Trek.
    • Explore numerous small and big Sherpa hamlets and the exuberant life around them.
    • Learn more about sturdy Sherpas, their food, culture, lifestyle, and more.
    • Witness the lively life and surroundings of the well-known Namche Bazaar, the best hangout place for mountaineers.
    • Dine at Everest View Hotel, a scenic record-holding hotel in the mountains.
    • Eye breathtaking views of Mt Everest, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Pumori, Mt Nuptse, Mt Ama Dablam, and many more.
    • Dig Khumjung village, one of the biggest villages of Sherpas.
    • Know what it is like to experience the Mecca of trekking and peaks.

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    Everest View Trek 5 Days Everest Hotel

    To view Mt Everest(8,848.86m) from a close range is a dream for aspirant mountain lovers. For that reason, Everest Base Camp Trek, a trek to the base camp of Mt Everest, is world famous. However, not everyone can do such a lengthy and arduous trek. There had to be one good alternative.

    Everest View Trek 5 Days is for such Everest aspirants. As the name says, it is a five day trek that takes you to the Everest Region to view Mt Everest and its beautiful abode. Unlike Everest Base Camp Trek, it is short and comfortable.

    Walkers of any experience can do this walk and observe Everest from close, in its home. The journey is not so demanding that you must train or try hard. Likewise, the odds of altitude sickness are not prevalent as it is a low-altitude trek. This is for you if you can trek for 5-6 hours for several days.

    Everest View Trek begins with a scenic and thrilling flight to Lukla. The same day, after landing in Lukla, you do a short hike to Phakding from Lukla. On the next day, you do a good day of trekking to Namche Bazaar. The whole walk is fantastic for many reasons. This way, you reach Namche Bazaar in the evening.

    The next day, the places like Khumjung Village, Everest View Hotel, and Namche Bazaar itself will be on the list. You will have an exciting and happening day around these sites. Khumjung is one beautiful Sherpa village. Likewise, Everest View Hotel is a panoramic hotel known for the best Everest View. Namche Bazaar is one of the most lively towns in the Himalayas.

    In five days, you will have numerous occasions of beautiful mountain views, natural walks, fantastic sightseeing, and cultural exposure. Sagarmatha National Park will host you throughout the trek. Similarly, Mt Everest will be in sight most of the time. These five days will turn into a surreal five days in the Everest Region.

    This package is for you if you want to watch Everest from close without risking much and for a short time.

    • Day01

      Fly to Lukla(2,800m) and Trek to Phakding(2,652m)

      Flight Duration: 30 minutes

      Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

      Accommodation: Teahouse

      As you might already know, our Everest View Trek will begin with the Lukla flight. We will catch a morning flight by getting to Kathmandu’s domestic terminal. As our craft takes on skies, we will have a spellbinding view across our window.

      Those with window seats are the luckiest ones. The long Himalayas range is viewable while in the above high clouds. Alongside, we will catch amazing sights of Nepal’s diverse topography and vegetation.

      After the 30 minutes of flight in a heaven-like place, our airplane will gently lower to touch Lukla Airport. Also known as Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla Airport is one of the most scenic flights in the world. We will make a safe touchdown at the airport.

      Following our landing, we will prepare for our day’s second part, the trek to Phakding. But we will eat something at one of the eateries in Lukla before heading away. There is nothing to worry about as we must trek for 3 to 4 hours.

      Taking a downsloping trail, we will leave Lukla and enter a forested area. On the walk ahead, we will cross some small villages of sherpas. The Dudh Koshi River will also come along. We will reach Phakding comfortably for a beautiful night.

    • Day02

      Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3,440m)

      Flight Duration: 30 minutes

      Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

      Accommodation: Teahouse

      The excitement of seeing Namche Bazaar will open our eyes in the morning. We will get fresh, have breakfast and then leave Phakding. It is one of the most exciting days of the Everest View Trek for suspension bridges. We will use plenty of them to cross the Dudh Koshi River that flows via the valley.

      The second day is long, but we will love every bit of it. After walking for some hours, we will reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo. Our hike will happen via a pleasing pine forest in between. As said earlier, we will reach the riverbed of the Dudh Koshi River several times. That is also an equally beautiful time to trek along the Himalayan rivers.

      While crossing one of those bridges, we will see the first glimpses of Mt Everest and its neighbors. After Monjo, we will trek gradually to arrive in Jorsale, a village full of pine forests. Tiny other towns will also come across.

      An uphill from the Dudh Koshi River is the ladder to Namche Bazaar. This particular part of the day can be demanding. It is a steady slow climb from Hillary Suspension Bridge and ends in Namche Bazaar.

      Following a walk full of woods and bridges, we will reach the town full of hotels and lodges. Namche Bazaar is the region's center. We will unload our backpacks in our teahouse to explore the city in the evening. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

    • Day03

      Hike to Khumjung(3790m), Visit the Everest View Hotel(3,880m) and go back to Namche(3,440m)

      Accommodation: Teahouse

      Waking up in Namche around 7-8 AM, we will prepare for another exciting day of Everest View Trek. It is exciting because we will explore one of the largest Sherap villages in Nepal. Also, we will reach Everest View Hotel(3,880m), one of the world’s highest hotels.

      Firstly, we will go after Khumjung village. We will eat breakfast in Namche and join the trail of Khumjung village. The iconic settlement is only 2 km away from Namche Bazaar.

      As we descend to the village, we will find green roofs of the scattered houses. We will reach there shortly and explore the village area. It also has a monastery in the center. The alleys in the village are bordered with stones. We will see and meet the locals.

      After finishing the Khumjung village visit, we will hike towards Everest View Hotel. The hotel is on a hilltop, so we will walk on a steep trail to reach the hotel. We’ll start seeing Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and many other peaks when we enter the hotel. We can even get views of vegetation and villages around. It will be the best time to view Everest.

      We will stop for our lunch at the hotel. Eating right before the grand views is the best part of the Everest View Hotel. We will do that. After having a good time at the hotel, we will return to Namche Bazaar. If we return to Namche earlier, we can explore the town more. In this way, we will spend the second day of the Everest View Trek.

    • Day04

      Trek from Namche down to Lukla(2,800m)

      Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

      Accommodation: Teahouse

      After viewing Everest from Everest View Hotel and other parts of the trek, it is time to return to Lukla. We ascend this much only on this trek. So we will pack our bags to leave Namche Bazaar. With some fresh memories in the town, we will put it behind by joining a downhill walk.

      The trek back to Lukla happens on the same route. We will be retracing the same trail. That means we will cross all those suspension bridges and cascade Dudh Koshi River.

      We will pass via the rich vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park once again. Those tiny hamlets by the Dudh Koshi River will also come along. We will have the fun we had on the first and second days of the Everest View Trek. Yes, the walk will be a bit long and tiring. But the fantastic views in the backdrop will keep us moving. Likewise, we will meet trekkers and locals along the way.

      Walking along the Dudh Koshi River, we will reach Lukla. A celebration is a must in Lukla upon arriving in Lukla. We will do a small celebration on completing the Everest View Trek 5 Days. It will be an unforgettable night in Lukla.

    • Day05

      Fly back to Kathmandu

      Flight Duration: 30 minutes

      Our last day will start with a good morning in Lukla. After waking up and doing an early morning walk, we will prepare for our Kathmandu flight. Our teahouse staff will offer us a farewell breakfast.

      The Kathmandu flights from Lukla typically happen pretty early. We will take one of the flights. During the flight of 30-35 minutes, we will get to watch the fantastic panorama once again. Just like that, we will reach Kathmandu to land.

      We will head to our hotel in Kathmandu to lay off our loads and body. If you are not too tired, we can go on a round city tour. Kathmandu has excellent sites for culture, heritage, and architecture. The five days of Everest View Trek, full of Everest views, will end here.

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    Cost Details

    What's Included in Everest View Trek 5 Days

    • Trekking permits: The cost of necessary permits for the trek, such as the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit.
    • Accommodation: Basic teahouse or lodge accommodation during the trek. These lodges provide simple meals and a place to sleep.
    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek. However, the cost may not include meals in Kathmandu or other cities before and after the trek.
    • Guide and porter: A licensed trekking guide and porter to carry your trekking gear and assist you during the trek.
    • Airport transfers: Transfers between the airport and your hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Domestic flights: Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla, which is the starting point of the Everest View Trek and back.

    What's Excluded in Everest View Trek 5 Days

    • International flights: The cost of international flights to and from Nepal.
    • Visa fees: The cost of obtaining a Nepalese visa upon arrival at the airport in Kathmandu or at the border entry points.
    • Travel insurance: Personal travel insurance that covers medical expenses, emergency evacuation, and other unforeseen circumstances.
    • Meals in cities: Meals in Kathmandu or other cities before and after the trek.
    • Accommodation in cities: Accommodation in Kathmandu or other cities before and after the trek.
    • Personal expenses: Expenses for items such as snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi, hot showers, charging electronic devices, etc.
    • Tips: Tips for the trekking guide and porter as a gesture of appreciation for their services.

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    Everest View Trek 5 Days FAQS

    Essential Information

    The best parts of Everest View Trek 5 Days

    Thrilling Lukla flight

    It all starts and ends with Lukla's flights. You will attend two Lukla flights in total round ways. The Kathmandu-Lukla flight is one of the best exciting hikes in the world.

    Lasting 30 minutes, you can watch jaw-dropping views of the Himalayas, Nepal’s diverse landscapes, and many more. It begins from Kathmandu Airport and lands at Lukla’s Tenzing Norgay Airport, dedicated to the first Everest climbers.

    The flight plays a significant role in making the Everest experience one of the finest in the world. You will live the experience twice by choosing the short Everest View Trek.

    Record holder Everest View Hotel

    Once the world’s highest-placed hotel record holder, Everest View Hotel is a fantastic property. Located in the hillocks of the heavenly Everest Region right in front of Mt Everest and other peaks, you surely should visit this place.

    The hotel is best known for the delicious food served in front of a soul-fulfilling mountain panorama. You will have one of the best dining experiences for sure. The Everest View Trek 5 Days confines this experience as well.

    Iconic Khumjung Village

    Khumjung Village(3,790m) is the best sherpa village you can be in. It is a lovely village with around 550 houses colored with green roofs. The alleys are beautiful, and Walking in those alleys is fantastic. The town has several monasteries, mani walls, prayer wheels, and prayer flags. A school built by Sir Edmund Hillary is also there. The sweet locals are equally open and interactive. While taking a stroll, we can even watch stunning mountain views.

    Cheerful Namche Bazaar

    The hub of the Everest Region, Namche Bazaar is a vibrant Himalayan town. It is a popular place for acclimatization and a gateway to the higher Everest Region. We will find plenty of lodges, cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and pubs around the town. The famous Irish Pub is also in the Bazaar area.

    Likewise, you will see gear shops, souvenir shops, ATMs, and many more. The town has so much to explore, from food to places. One evening in Namche Bazaar is a must. It is worth the hype.

    Treks to Extend Everest View Trek 5 Days

    Everest View Trek is only five days long. Often people tend to love the trek and like to extend. Here are several options you can add to Everest View Trek for adventure.

    Everest Base Camp Trek

    Everest View Trek is just one third of the Everest Base Camp Trek 16 Days. If we continue Everest View Trek from Namche onwards and reach Everest Base Camp Trek, that is the famous EBC Trek. We trek to Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep to arrive at Everest Base Camp. A bucket list trek, EBC Trek is the best option if you are in the mood to extend. We will require 11 days extra.

    Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek

    Gokyo Lakes Trek is another popular trek you can extend in the region. It is a 15 days itinerary that goes on an off-the-beaten route to Gokyo Valley. You will explore the majestic valley that houses pristine lakes and amazing landscapes. If Everest Base Camp does not trigger you, the Gokyo Lakes should. Check this heavenly trek out.

    Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

    Trek up to Everest Base Camp and return to Lukla on a helicopter. Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is about that. The trek is ten days long, on which you will trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and then to Everest Base Camp. After doing so, you will return to Lukla on a helicopter. You can have a good experience by extending your plan with this one.

    Best Time for Everest View Trek 5 Days

    Everest View Trek 5 Days

    Like all other treks, Autumn and Spring are the finest times for Everest View Trek 5 Days. These two seasons are known for beautiful weather conditions. If you do the trek during these periods, you will receive stable weather, unobstructed mountain views, and greenery. Thus, people choose these two seasons, among others, for treks in Nepal. You can do the same for Everest View Trek. The times will not dissatisfy you!

    On the other hand, Monsoon and Winter are two off-seasons for trekking in Nepal.

    The trails turn so quiet in these two seasons. Monsoon is about rainfall all around Nepal. Likewise, Winter is known for cold and snowy weather in Nepal. Trekking gets more complex than usual during these two seasons. Most trekkers prefer to avoid facing rainfall and snowfall. Hence, these two are less favored.

    But being locals, we must inform you that Everest View Trek is also doable in Monsoon and Winter. Not all the days of the month are bad for trekking in the Everest region. There are days and weeks in these two seasons that favor beautiful walking. All you need is the proper guidance. If you have the right team to guide you, you can do the trek all year round.

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    Food and Accommodation on Everest View Trek 5 Days

    food and accommodation Everest view trek

    Everest View Trek happens on one of the world’s most popular trekking trails. The trail has dozens of basic to good cafes, teahouses, lodges, and bakeries. You can have plenty of food items from the food menus of these places. They serve local, Indian, Chinese, and Continental meals.

    The most popular food items during the trek are Dal Bhat, Noodles, Spaghetti, Dumplings, Bread, Porridge, Pancakes, etc. In the case of beverages, there are plenty of options. The cafes and bakeries serve a variety of hot and cold drinks.

    The price of the food and drink can vary depending on the quality and location.

    Talking about accommodation, you are covered. You will find several teahouses on the route from Lukla to Namche Bazaar. Among all, Namche Bazaar has the best accommodation facilities in the region. The other places also have essential good sites for rest. You can expect attached bathrooms, double beds, hot showers, WIFI, etc.

    Everest View Trek 5 Days Difficulty

    Lasting only five days and touching just 3800m altitude, Everest View Trek is a manageable trek. It is especially for those who can’t trek to Everest Base Camp due to time or preparation constraints. If you ask whether it is difficult or not, it is not.

    Travelers with no past trekking experience can do this walk. The trek involves less demanding walking. You will trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and back to Lukla. There will be all types of trails, from uphill and downhill to rough. On average, you will trek for 5-6 hours during trekking days. You can do that even without strict training.

    Likewise, the trek’s maximum altitude gain is 3800m. The walk will start at 2800m and peak at 3800m. The total overall gain is 1000m. If you trek without rushing and taking all precautions, altitude sickness is avoidable.

    Everest View Trek is an easy alternative to Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekkers of all experiences can do it. As said earlier, rigorous preparation and training are optional. It will be easy if you have the will to walk for around 5-6 hours daily.

    See also: Everest Base Camp trek difficulty