Everest View Trekking Itinerary - 9 Days Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival to Kathmandu.

    Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Green Valley Nepal Treks airport representative well come to pick up you at Kathmandu International Airport then transfer you to hotel in Kathmandu then at evening we do office formalities. Overnight at star hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2 Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2,652m): 3-4 hour trek.

    After breakfast, we transfer to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight to Lukla from where Everest View Trek starts. After an adventurous 30 minutes flight above breathtaking green and white mountains, you will arrive at Hillary Airport in Lukla. Fly to Lukla is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a dramatic landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains peaks. In Lukla you meet our other crew members and after some packing and arrangements, we start our Everest view trek through the affluent village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short hike today. However, if interested in additional activities we can take a side trip to a nearby monastery in Phakding.

  • Day 3 Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): 5-6 hour trek.

    Walking through a beautiful pine forest, the Everest View Trekking leads us along the Dudh Koshi River through many suspension bridges, one of which is the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge. First, we catch wonderful view of the Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). Through the settlement of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo, we come to the check post and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. We pass through the last village of Jorsale before reaching Namche Bazaar. The trail climbs through the forests and bridges until we reach the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a final steep ascent of about two hours we get first sight fist of at Mt. Everest, peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We still need to walk about 1.5 hours to reach Namche Bazaar, a gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 4 Namche Bazaar: Rest Day.

    Health experts always recommend us to stay active and moving during the rest days 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 climbers, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Everest region.

  • Day 5 Trek to Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,867m.).

    Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,867 m.), it takes about five hours. Leave the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and level mountain path that offers an excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. To the right there is a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi, faintly visible on the valley floor below. Make your way around a branch ridge, and Ama Dablam (6,812m) Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7,855m) and Tawetse (6,501m) suddenly appear. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends and you will come to the fork leading to Gokyo. Descend past two tea houses and through the village of Trashinga. Though you cannot see it, you can hear the Dudh Kosi and soon you descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. It is a long climb to Tyangboche; the first half is especially steep. As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and splendid views appear. Continue climbing the mountainside diagonally until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which marks your entry into Tyangboche (3,860m). You may use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery as your campsite. There is also a lodge and hotel managed by the National Park Service. Tyangboche is an important lookout point on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful.

  • Day 6 Trek Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m.).

    Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m.) which takes about four and half hours. The walk from Tyangboche is mostly downhill on the main busy trail with a few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. Along the way you will visit the traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde, and have an opportunity to visit a special monastery, the only monastery that has a Yeti Scalp. From Khumjung village another 30 minutes walk brings to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital funded by the Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk brings you to Namche for the overnight stay.

  • Day 7 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,886 m.) takes about six hours.

    The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for a 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 you to Lukla for your overnight stay. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • Day 8 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.

    You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 35 minutes.

  • Day 9 Transfer to Airport.

    Transfer to Airport for your home departure or onward for next program.