Everest View Trek - 5 Days

  • DestinationNepal
  • Duration5 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude3800 meters
  • Starts/EndsLukla/Lukla
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • Group SizeMin 1 Pax.
  • Best SeasonSpring, Autumn, and Winter
  • Thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport-one of the dangerous airport in the world.
  • Breakfast at Everest View Hotel-Highest altitude Hotel in the world.
  • Unique tourist hub at Khumbu region-Namche Bazaar.
  • Breathtaking views of Gigantic peaks including Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhote, Nuptse, etc.

Everest View trek is a tailormade trip for that trekker who has insufficient time to explore the beauty of the Everest Region. The Everest view trek popular short trek in Nepal, that allows you to enjoy the views of Mt. Everest in a quick time. There is no doubt, that Everest Base Camp Trek needs serious dedication and enough time to explore. However, if you are on a short holiday and still want to see a glimpse of Mt. Everest, then CTN brings you a specially designed Everest View Trek.

5 days Everest View Trek begins from Kathmandu by taking the flight to Lukla Airport. Upon reaching the Lukla, the trail follows the legendary footsteps of Tenzing Norgay & Edmund Hillary. Likewise, following the route of Phakding and Namche, the highest point of the trek will be Everest View Hotel at 3800 meters. The hotel offers mesmerizing views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse. Moreover, the unique and authentic local cuisine at Everest View Hotel makes this trek even more fascinating. After exploring the views from the hotel and Namche Bazaar, the trek returns to Lukla and flies back to Kathmandu.

Why Everest View Trek is unique to other short treks in Nepal?

In other words, the Everest Short Trek is gaining popularity day by day among hikers around the world. Moreover, the trail goes through the route traveled by the trekkers returning from Everest Base Camp. It means you can hear some best stories along the way from the trekkers who completed the Everest Base Camp Trek. Moreover, you will get to see the highest mountain in the world. Everest without any difficulties within a week. Moreover, beside Mt. Everest, enjoy the majestic views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and other snow-capped peaks. Likewise, the local cuisine made by the Sherpa People and the views make this trek a wholesome lifetime experience.

The best time to do the Everest View Trek

The best time to do the Everest View Trek is similar to the best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek. It is very hard to predict the weather in Nepal, especially in the Everest region. To avoid the variable weather of Nepal, most of the trekkers visit Nepal during the Spring and Autumn seasons. However, the Everest View trek is somehow ideal even in the winter season as well. In the winter, you can avoid the crowd and enjoy the views all by yourself. But, there is always a risk of cold and snowy trails. So, if you want to make the Everest View Trek a little bit more adventurous then you can do it in the winter season as well.

Is the Everest View Trek too difficult?

Well, the Everest view trek difficulty depends on the time of the year you are trekking. Moreover, if trekkers are healthy and fit enough, a short trek to Everest doesn’t require previous trekking experience. The highest elevation of this trek is 3800 meters, so, being in good physical fitness is the key to completing this trek easily. A day hike before starting the trek would be ideal. However, our expert guide from Classic Trek Nepal will also give you useful tips and suggestions to avoid the symptoms of Altitude sickness before the trek.

Places to Explore during Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek might be less than a week but the trek offers some of the amazing places in the heart of Khumbu region.

Lukla Airport:

Lukla Airport, also popular as Tenzing-Hillary Airport, is one of the most dangerous airports in the world having just a 527-meter runway. It takes approximately 45 minutes from Kathmandu to arrive at Lukla. It is the first starting and the ending point of the Everest Base Camp trek or even the Everest Expedition. Moreover, other trekking like the Gokyo Valley trek and Everest Three High Passes trek start from Lukla.

Namche Bazaar:

Namche Bazaar is a small town like a tourist hub in the heart of the Khumbu region. This beautiful town has the headquarters of Sagarmatha National Park and army barracks. Likewise, if you forget to buy some gear in Kathmandu, you can get it easily in this town. Namche Bazaar is the major highlight of this Everest View Trek. You can even buy some local souvenirs for your loved ones from Namche. It can help the local people to earn something to live their daily livelihood. The hike around the Namche offers astonishing views of Mt. Everest and other snow-capped peaks.

Everest View Hotel:

Located at 3800 meters, Everest View Trek takes you to this beautiful hotel to enjoy meals and the mountain views. Most of the people even spend days over here to see the views of mountains. And, being the highest altitude hotel in the world, Everest View Point Hotel is very packed during the peak trekking season in Nepal. Every traveler wants to enjoy breakfast sitting in front of Mt. Everest and enjoy the rest of the views.


The Everest view trek starts with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport in a private vehicle. The guide will help you with your luggage and check-in at the airport. Upon arriving at Lukla, we will take a short break in a café and start our trek to Phakding. Hiking to Phakding takes around four hours. The trail brings us through suspension bridges, sherpa villages, farmlands, and forests. Overnight stay at Phakding.

  • Max Altitude:2810 meter
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Time:3-4 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The second day of the trek begins after the delicious breakfast and follows the bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Likewise, we cross several suspension bridges decorated by beautiful prayer flags. Crossing the bridges, the trek continues through the pine and rhododendron forests. We will walk for a few hours before arriving at Namche. The town of Namche is the main trading center of the Khumbu region. After checking in at Tea House, we will get some rest and meals then explore around the shops and attractions of Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at Namche.

  • Max Altitude:3440 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Time:5-6 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will be hiking to the highest altitude hotel in the world witnessing some of the highest mountains in the world. The hotel is the vantage point to enjoy the best views of Khumbu and mountains like Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Taboche. Likewise, we will visit a small monastery at Khumjung and also Tengboche Monastery. The hike takes around 4-5 hours to complete. During the hike, you will get to see the Sherpa culture and day-to-day lifestyle as well. After exploring the round trip from Namche to Tengboche, we will return to Namche Bazaar and stay overnight.

  • Max Altitude:3440 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Time:4-5 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After exploring the Khumbu region it’s time to return to Lukla. We take the trail of the Sherpa villages located at the bank of the Dudh Koshi river and reach Lukla. We will have leisure time after the hike at Lukla, we will just walk around and enjoy the chill evening. Overnight stay at Lukla.

  • Max Altitude:2860 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Time:5-6 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having early breakfast, we will take a flight to Kathmandu. Like before it takes around 45 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Lukla. After landing in Kathmandu, our guide will drop you off at our hotel in a private vehicle. Rest of the day, you can just visit and explore Kathmandu Valley or just rest in your hotel.

  • Max Altitude:1400 meters
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:45 minutes
  • Meals:Breakfast

We prepare the Everest View Trek Itinerary that suits your time and budget. So feel free to contact us to make your itinerary and we will make this trek happen. 

What's Included
  • Domestic airport pick-up and drop in private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Domestic flight fare.
  • Trekkers Information Management System Permit Card.
  • Khumbu Region Municipality Entry Permit Card.
  • Guide expenses including his salary, food, accommodations, and insurance for 5 Days.
  • Meals During the trek including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Government and local taxes.
What's not Excluded
  • Personal expenses and drinks like beer, water, coke, fanta, etc.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Emergency rescue operation if needed.
  • Tips for guide
  • Porter expenses (if you need, it costs 20 USD per day)
  • Extra luggage weight for the domestic flight.
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