Everest View Trek as the name suggests take us to a wonderful trek in the Himalayas for 10 days. This trek features a wide range of mountain views in the lap of the Himalayas. This trek is ideal for people who want a wonderful view of the mountain range in a short period of time. Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak allows you to follow the footprints of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The moderate trek to Everest Base Camp trek offers you the life-long memories where you will get to explore the real beauty of the chain of Himalayas from the closest distance. You will walk on the terrains of the Everest region for around two weeks and follow the trails full of rhododendron blossoms on the banks of Dudh Koshi river.
On this trek to the Everest region, you will have an amazing time visiting the exotic glaciers, icefalls and the cascading waterfalls on the neighborhood of Everest. During the trekking journey, apart from Mt. Everest (8,848 m) you’ll also see Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,723 m), Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6,367 m) and many other surrounding peaks.
Everest View Trek Highlights
- Visit some of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Experience the electrifying flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
- Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8848 meters)
- Collect blessings from Tengboche Monastery, among the biggest and oldest monasteries of the Khumbu region
- Catch a breathtaking view of the chain of Himalayas from Kala Patthar
- Walk past the Khumbu Glacier-deepest glacier on the planet
- Explore the parts of Sagarmatha National Park- UNESCO world heritage site
- Witness unique Tibet-influenced Sherpa culture and lifestyle
Best Time For Everest View Trekking
The best time for EBC trek is Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September – November). During these seasons, the weather remains quite stable with the bearable temperatures. And you will experience the clearest views of the mountains under the crisp sky in the less humid surrounding. During winter lots of snow may make the trails to higher altitudes difficult. Plus, many teahouses may remain closed in the higher altitudes. During summer, the trail becomes wet because of rain. And the dense fog may obstruct the mountain views. Despite tougher climatic conditions, if you pack well and make yourself ready to face any hurdles then you can trek in these off-seasons as well. So, the trek to EBC is doable all year round.
Everest View Trek Difficulty
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world and trekking to its base camp is an adventure in itself. Trekking to Everest Base Camp requires a good level of fitness and strong determination to challenge the changing mountain weather. On this trek, you will ascend to the maximum height 5555 meters at Kala Patthar. So, there could be many instances of altitude sickness. And, since the mountain weather is quite unpredictable you may witness varying and unfavorable weather conditions that may add hurdles to your trek. Plus, the mountainside routes are full of boulders and the rugged terrains with the sloppy terrains and uphill climbs. The geography, weather and the altitude may create difficulty to the trek. But if you prepare well and come physically and mentally prepared then you can beat any type of difficulty on the trek.
Day 01: Pick up from Airport and drive to your hotel (1,300m/4,264 ft), Hotel Accommodation.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Hotel Accommodation.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu Airport and trek to Phakding (2,651 m/8,695 ft) 3 – 4 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar Trek (3,440 m/11,283 ft) 5 – 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft ) Tea House Accommodation.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,693 ft) 5 – 6 hours Tea House Accommodation.
Day 07: Trek to Monjo (2,840 m/9,315 ft): 7 – 8 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 08:Trek to Lukla (2,860 m / 9380 ft ) 4 -5 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla
Day 10: Final Departure