Everest Short Trek - 5 Days

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Everest Short Trek is 5 days trekking to see the Mt. Everest. The short Everest trekking tour gives an opportunity to see the Himalayas close with experience the lifestyle of Sherpa people.

Highlight for Everest Short Trek

  • Exciting mountain flight Kathmandu / Lukla
  • Namche Bazaar gate way of Mt. Everest
  • Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung
  • Stunning panoramic views of Mt. Everest and other great mountains from Syangboche
  • Short  trek with incredible view of world highest mountains

Best Selling Trekking Packages in Everest Region

Everest short Trek is a small trek which only lasts for 5 days. This Everest Short tour of 5 days is designed for those who can not go long trekking of Everest Base Camp Trek due to time bound but has enormous desire to witness the beauty of Mt. Everest very closely. This Everest Short trek – 5 Days route is filled with beauty of nature, mountains, culture, landscape, Sherpa people, traditions, costumes, and flora and fauna.

Our Everest short trekking is a perfect trekking package to witness the Everest 8,848 m (The highest mountain in the world) and many inspiring surrounding with immense natural beauty and mountain panorama. Everest Short Trekking also offers great opportunity to introduce you with the rural culture and traditions of Sherpa peoples and witness the beauty of Khumbu glacier.

The 5 Days Everest short hiking tour begins with a 35 minutes scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to domestic airport Lukla Airport at Lukla which is the gateway of most Everest region treks. From lukla we take a step forward to UNESCO world natural heritage site Everest National Park (The national park to protect and conserve endangered species and nature in Everest Region) then to the Namche Bazaar which is the most developed town in Himalaya region and main trading center. After the night stay there, we hike down through Dudkosi River, the lush rhododendron and pine forest, and, marvelous small and big waterfalls and other lush vegetations are the famous attraction that could be observed on route. Then we will slowly hike up to the Everest view Hotel from where we will have magnificent panoramic views of high mountains like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama-dublam, Nuptse and many other surrounding peaks in Khumbu region (Everest region) of Nepal. This would be definitely a wonderful experience, once in a lifetime for most of the people. After appreciating the views from the Everest view Hotel we return back to Namche bazaar and next day we descend to Lukla and back to Kathmandu from this point Everest Short Trek of 5 days will also come to an end.

Come and join Everest Short Trekking tour of 5 Days in Khumbu Region, please contact us for the best adventurous experience and make your trip one of the lifetime unforgettable trips of lifetime.

Day 1
Kathmandu – Lukla (2,642m/8,668ft) – Phakding (2,562m/8,700ft): 35 min flight, 8km, 3-4 hrs trek

The sharp early in the morning we will take the flight to Lukla (2827m). The flight time is about 40 minutes approx flying parallel to giant Himalayan Mountains bordering Nepal and China (Tibet). After the exciting mountain flight we will land at the runway built by Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpas in the mid-1960s. While our staff crew sort and load trekking equipment we will explore the beautiful Sherpa village. Around afternoon we will head star our trek by descend through Dudh Kosi River and we will join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2713m) at Thalsharoa (2680m). As it the starting point of the trekking so, trail is easy. Then we will pass through the many small village like, chheplung, Thadokoshi goon, Nurning ,chhuthaea, Dukdingma(2492m), then to the Phakding. wher we will have the night stay.

Day 2
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft)~ 10km, 6-7 hrs

From Phakding village we will ascendant through the river to up to the valley, throughout The trail we get to explore the river valley, beautiful blue pine and rhododendron forest which is highlights of spring months. We gradually cross the Dudh Kosi River at Benkar and get the glimpses of the tantalizing snow-capped peaks of KusumKanguru (6369m) and Thamserku (6623m). After the short walk from the Benkar we will reach Monjo (2835m), where we reserve some time for our lunch. From little bit of the rest and stuffing our Tummy we will ascent through little tougher trail and entrance of the national park to Namche Bazaar. After crossing a large and stable suspension bridge high above the Dudh Kosi River, we slowly ascend at a steady pace to the Namche Bajaar where we will the glimpseof the some fantastic photographic opportunities from the top, as the peaks of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Taweche. in Namche Bazaar we will have night stay.

Day 3
Rest day; explore Khumjung Sherpa vilage and surrounding

This is the scheduled 'acclimatization' day for this trek. Health experts always recommend us to stay active and moving during the rest day too instead of being idle. We either spend the day taking a day hike to Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself. Namche Bazzar is the main centre of the Everest (Khumbu) region and has government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, a bakery and a colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. If we trek a few hundred vertical feet during the day, it will help us to properly acclimatize. Our guides will take us to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Everest region.

Day 4
Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)~ 18km, 7-8 hrs.

From Namche, the trail descends steeply downward so we need to walk slowly and under control. After crossing the suspension bridges over the fast flowing DudhKoshi and its tributaries the trail becomes more level and natural. Although we are travelling the same route down, we feel completely different views. We snap a mixture of open plains, rhododendron and pine forests, and in the distance snow covered peaks. We walk through the Sherpa villages' noticing impressive faith in Buddhism and culture of prayer stones and prayers flag while we walk through the villages. On arrival in Lukla, we stretch those sore legs and recall the experiences of the great Himalayan walk.

Day 5
Day 05: Fly back to Kathmandu

Next morning we will wake up early to board our flight to Kathmandu. After landing in Kathmandu we will head straight to the hotel.

Price Includes

  • All government taxes and Everest National Park entry fees as well as local charge
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System). We need two photograph each for permit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides ((trained by Ministry of tourism), and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment’s, their food and accommodation).
  • 4 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipments
  • 4 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equpipments
  • Local taxes in Everest
  • 4 nights best Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Flight tickets: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathamndu for guide.
  • Domestic Airfare (Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla to Kathmandu and domestic airport tax) for
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag, down jacket/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • All necessary Domestic airport taxes.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • PNT service charge and government taxes.

Price Exlude

  • All meals in Kathmandu and during trekking
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned herein
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1. How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the individuals’ adaptation of walking in any situation and at any circumstances. It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available. Difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and duration of it. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.

2. How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will provide the privacy that the women need. We will also give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.

3. What is tea house trekking?

Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay for overnight in Tea Houses. “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay for overnight in tents which our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.

4. Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.

5. What is the best air route to my destination?

There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal so, where ever you are coming from you must come through tribhuvan international airport.

6. What type of insurance should I have before come to Nepal? Can I get it there?

For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here too, but we recommend purchasing it in your own country to avoid any last minute hassle and basal.

7. When should I travel to Nepal?

In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn and spring is the best time. As during this period climate will be moderate and will favorable for the trekking.

8. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.

9. When should I book my trip?

We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment and hassles. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings but some time due to the last minute planning we may unintentionally make few mistake which may offend you so it will be better to do advance booking.

10. Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of your name with our agency name.

11. How much spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will be at and package, facilities you may choose . However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.

12. Does your company help to arrange domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?

Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.

13. What is the physical conditioning level needed for trekking?

If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.

14. Is a Trekking permit needed?

Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.

15. Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?

All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

16. What happens if there is an emergency?

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

17. What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 30% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival.

18. Can we bring some food from home?

19. You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

20. Is there any communication when we are on the mountain?

In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls. And now a days we have the internet facilities most of the trekking destination.

21. What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing?

You can do all three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at the place you’ve walked to. Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might be two hours or eight, but if it takes place within a single day, it’ll probably be referred to as a hike. Mountain climbing is another thing entirely. It takes special equipment, training and comes with more risk. Neither trekking nor hiking require any special skill, other than the ability to walk.

Permit & Entry Fees:

It is compulsory to pay Everest National Park entry fee and TIMS card to trek in this area.

Medical Support:

An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals:

During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation. It can be USD $25 per person each day for food (Lunch/dinner/breakfast)

Water:

Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Best Season for Everest Panorama View Trek

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.

Check-list of personal equipment:

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

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  1. Everest Short Trek - 5 Days
    Emma22nd January, 2019

    I have always had the dream to see the Everest from closer view hence, I had some research on few of trekking company in Nepal and I was fascinated by Nepal trekking in Himalaya PVT. LTD. package. I contacted them and I got know the Everest short trek 5 days package which was best for me as I did not had much of the time. From the arrival I was given the best hospitality and service from the mr hari tamang and his team. I find this trekking package is best for the people who have the short time but want have the Everest visit to fullest. I would like to thank mr Hari Tamang and his team for making one of my life time dream a once in a life time memory.

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