Everest Hiking

Everest Hiking

Trip Cost

$ 900

Everest Hiking

Everest Hiking tour package, short hiking tour in Everest Region Nepal. Hike from Phakding to Namche (3,440m)Hiking in the Mount Everest area is well known activities done by Nepal traveller.…

Duration

8 Days

Country

Nepal

Grade

Easy

Max altitude

3446m

Transportation

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Accommodation

Lodges during the trek, 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Best season

All Seasons

Group Size

2-16

Overview

Everest Hiking


Everest Hiking tour package, short hiking tour in Everest Region Nepal. Hike from Phakding to Namche (3,440m)

Hiking in the Mount Everest area is well known activities done by Nepal traveller. Hikers from all over the world come Nepal to go for Everest Hiking. The world renowned hiking trips are popular for adventurous, naturela beauty, mind blowing mountain views and hospitality of the handlander people. In this region the world highest Sagarmatha national park is placed with abundant flora and fauna. Still Yeti is mystery. Basically, Everest region is popular for trekking and expedition but we have been experimenting short hiking possibility from Lukla to Namche Bazaar. Those who can not trek up to Everest Base camp and loose the opportunity to grasp the thrilling and adventure of Everest can choose this hiking which offers an enduring experience of natural beauty, geological magnificence with the breathtaking views of the world highest mountain along with the worlds other three highest mountains.

We follow the Dudh Koshi the “milk river” north through terraced hillsides and small villages to join the main Everest hiking trail below Lukla. The route passes through Lush valleys with abundant flora and fauna, spectacular forests of blooming rhododendron in March April, blue pine and fir. Pass Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries up to the gate way of Sagarmatha.

Detail Itenerary


  • day 1

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) / Transfer to Hotel

    HAT Representative will be waiting with your name plate just outside the International Airport in Kathmandu. After your arrival, we will organize your transportation to the designated hotel in Kathmandu. Spend the afternoon browsing the beautiful streets of Thamel or visit the nearby Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, we will meet for welcome dinner and tour briefing. Included Meals: Dinner Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 2

    Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing / Trek Preparation

    After breakfast, we will join guided tour to visit various sites in the valley - most of them listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get off and browse the famous Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. Come back to hotel and prepare for the morning flight, drive and short trek the next day. Included Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 3

    Day 03: Domestic Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2880m) [45-Minutes], trek to Phakding (2640m) [4-Hours]

    From Kathmandu, we will take a 45-minute towards Lukla. Lukla flight is unique due to the stunning mountain views and landing at one of world's highest altitude airstrip.Lukla is a bustling town with shops, restaurants and facilities for guests. After some rest, we will start trekking towards Phakding village. It will take 3-4 hours of trekking according to the pace. Phakding is larger than Lukla and is equipped with restaurants, tea-houses, bars and restaurants for trekkers. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Tea-house/ Phakding

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 4

    Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3445m) [5/6-Hours]

    Wake up to a beautiful sunrise at Phakding. After breakfast, we start the trek following the trails. Encounter local people, children, yaks and fellow trekkers as you move through Sagarmatha National Park and a few registration posts held up by local police. Cross high suspension bridge and climb until you reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. Namche is also housed with various accommodation, food and hangout facilities. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 5

    Day 05: Acclimatization Day. Hike to Hotel Everest View (3962m) and back to Namche [5/6-Hours]

    We take to spend the day in Namche Bazaar to adjust physically to the high altitude, referred as acclimatization. Acclimatization helps adopt our body to the increasing altitude and reduces the risk of altitude sickness.Namche has Tibetan market selling clothes and cheap Chinese goods with the weekly wholesale market to browse. Even though we are acclimatizing, we will still need to stay active. So let's hike up to the famous Everest View Hotel and back. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 6

    Day 06: Hike back from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

    Bidding our goodbye to glimpses of the highest summit of the world, we return back to Lukla from Namche Bazaar by trekking for about 6-7 hours. Every moment of the last couple of days spent will be a lifetime memory. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lukla

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 7

    Day 07: Domestic Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [35-Minutes]

    Taking a 35-minutes flight back to Kathmandu, today is our final day here. This day is ideal for visiting Swayambhunath Stupa and exploring local streets Thamel. Taking a walk through Thamel, a busy tourist spot, buying souvenirs from here is the pretty good option. Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel / Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 8

    Day 20: Transfer to Airport / Final Departure

    It is our parting time. Hoping you are intrigued by this adventurous trek to Mt Everest, we will be ready to accompany you on any of your future journey to Nepal. Included Meal: Breakfast

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departure


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Cost Info


Cost Includes

    Private Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.

    Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu( Hotel Arts in Kathmandu or similar)  on a twin share bed/Single and breakfast as per the itinerary.

    Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

    Accommodation in teahouse ( Best Mountain Lodge )  or lodge while trekking.

    Welcome / fare- well dinner as listed in the itinerary with Local Cultural Dance,

    The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.

    All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.

    Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.

    Sleeping bag, duffel bag etc for the use during the trip, Plastic garbage bags.

    Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.

    Comprehensive First Aid Kit.

    Respective region (Everest) trekking map, TIMS Card.

    Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.

    Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.

    Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket & trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.

    The Trekking t-shirt

    Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers

Cost Excludes

    Meals on the cities except Welcome Dinner (Tentative US$8-$12.00 per meals )

    Nepal entry visa fee which you will get it in to Kathmandu airport on upon arrival,

    Personal trekking equipment

    Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water, hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, etc..

    Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected,)

    International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.

    Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency

    Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.