Short trekking in Nepal are professionally composed treks offering the best scenic, cultural, and natural delights in a reduced amount of time. This kind of trek solely focuses on the best destinations approachable within the limited days and the best route to be there.
A 5 day short Everest View Trekking under Nepal trekking package designed by Everest Vacation is a perfect gateway to the Everest region. The trek duration is short and trekkers can get a glimpse of Everest as well. A short scenic flight to Lukla is adventurous and from Phakding this trek begins.
Visit the beautiful Namche Bazaar also popular as the Sherpa capital. Namche is the best place to get continental foods, coffee, an Irish Pub, and bakery goods at such an elevation of 3,440m. Treat yourself to such yummy food items. The weekend market is the highlight of Namche along with Sherpa people and their culture.
Tour around Everest View Hotel and adore the awesome views of Everest and other neighboring peaks. Visit the National Park Museum to get a deeper understanding of the Sherpa culture and lifestyle of Sherpa mountaineers. Then, visit the attractive Khumjung village where you can visit a monastery that has a purported Yeti scalp. Don’t miss to tour around the school built by Sir Edmund Hillary’s Trust.
Early morning, we will drive you to the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) to board a domestic flight to the Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. This flight to Lukla is one of the most scenic flights in the whole world. On the flight, you can view all three major geographic partitions of Nepal. The high hills lead us near the snow-capped Himalayas before landing at the Lukla airport.
The entry point to the Everest region, Lukla is a small village with the main airport to further advance to any region of Khumbu. After a brief rest here, we will commence the trek of today heading towards Phakding. The trek is easy and smooth. We will reach Phakding after 3-4 hours of gradual trek from Lukla.
Overnight at a Lodge in Phakding.
(There are Luxury hotels for high-end travelers)
We will start the trek early today through the beautiful pine forest. Small patches of the rhododendron forests make the trail even better. Besides the raging water of the Dudhkoshi River, we will have a perfect view of Thamserku Mountain as we advance towards Namche. After crossing a few hill settlements on the way, we will reach the entry point of the Sagarmatha(Everest) National Park.
We will have our permits checked at the checkpoint here and continue the trek to Namche. Nearing Namche Bazaar, we will get the first glimpse of Mount Everest. Towards the Evening we will reach the Sherpa capital, Namche Bazaar, and rest for the day at a hotel here.
Overnight at a Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
We will start our day with a breathtaking view of the sunrise over Mt Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse. From Namche, we will hike for a couple of hours to Hotel Everest View. We will take a short tour on the way and visit the National Park Museum. Here, you can learn a lot about the Sherpa culture, the lifestyle of the Mountaineers, and the gear and stories of the locals and visitors from the very first years. After the museum, hike to Syangboche; it has one of the highest airstrips in Nepal at an altitude of 3790 meters.
Then we will continue to the Everest View hotel. The hotel lies on the other side of a ridge so; you can only get a sight of the hotel after getting near to it. After reaching the Everest View Hotel, we will be treated to some of the best views of Everest and surrounding any place in the world. The Panoramic view is pristine and picture-perfect
From Everest View Hotel, we will take a hike to the Khumjung and Kunde villages. Walking beside numerous small and big Chortens and Mani walls, we will catch a trail to Khumjung Village. Here we will take a short village tour and the Khumjung Monastery (You can see the Yeti Scalp/Skull at the Monastery) and the Hillary School. After lunch here, we will begin the walk to Kunde. The steep ascend is then followed by a bit of relaxed uphill to the village of Khunde. Returning from here to Namche, we can choose different trails and visit the small villages and Yak grazing lands.
After reaching Namche, you can head for the local market tour. We will rest for the day in a hotel in Namche Bazaar.
Overnight at a Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Most of today’s trek will be on a gradual downhill trail leading to Lukla. We will get all the beautiful landscape views from different angles while descending to Phakding and Lukla. During the peak seasons in spring and autumn when the helicopter shuttle is available (generally mid-March to mid-May and early October to early December), there is an option to take the helicopter shuttle directly from Everest View Hotel to Lukla, saving you two days of trekking. After reaching Lukla, we can view the beautiful sunset and rest for the day. Overnight at a Lodge in Lukla.
After breakfast, we will leave the Khumbu region and fly back to the capital Kathmandu. You can view the Himalayas for one last time and relive the moment from the flight. After landing in Kathmandu, we will drive you back to your hotel. You can spend some more time in the street markets of Thamel and explore the local cuisines and souvenirs. Our team at Everest Vacation will stay connected for your valuable feedback and suggestions. With great memories and equally wonderful stories to share, we complete the short Everest tour of 5 days.
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