Everest Short Trek

Everest Short Trek - 9 days

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Duration
9 days
Max. Elevation
3800m
Group size
Min. 2 Pax
Level
EASY
Transportation
Private car and flight
Best Season
September to December March to May
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals include during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner)
Starts at
Lukla
Ends at
Lukla
Trip Route
Lukla-Namche-Everest View Hotel- Tyangboche- Namche-Lukla

Highlights

    • Explore four UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Kathmandu. 
    • Take a scenic flight to Lukla airport- the gateway to Everest. 
    • Visit the vibrant Sherpa villages of Lukla, Phakding, and Namche Bazaar. 
    • Hike to Everest viewpoint to collect 360 views of the Himalayas. 
    • Explore the famous Buddhist monastery- Tengboche Monastery. 
    • Collect the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views in the Himalayas.
    • Create a lifetime memory with Adventure A One Treks.

Everest Short Trek 

The Everest Short Trek is a great option for those who wish to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas without a long trek. This trek takes you through the Sherpa heartland of the Khumbu region, offering breathtaking views of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest. It is a great way to explore the culture and traditions of the Sherpa people, while also taking in the spectacular mountain scenery.

The Everest Short Trek starts with a flight to Lukla, a small mountain airport in the Khumbu region. From there, you begin your trek, following the Dudh Kosi River Valley, with Mount Everest and other famous peaks such as Lhotse and Nuptse in view. You will make your way through small mountain villages, surrounded by lush vegetation and majestic mountain scenery. Along the way, you will have plenty of time to explore the local culture and traditions, as you make your way to Namche Bazaar, the largest Sherpa town in the region.

As you ascend to higher elevations, you will pass through Sagarmatha National Park, home to some of the most remarkable flora and fauna in the region. You will also have the chance to visit the famous Tengboche Monastery, perched on a hilltop with views of Mt. Everest.

The Everest Short Trek is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the long trek. It is a great outline for trekking in Nepal and an opportunity to explore the culture and traditions of the Sherpa people. This trek is an alternative to the EBC trek and Ebc trek with helicopter return. 

Everest Short Trek Route 

Everest Short Trek Route is a popular trekking route located in the Everest region of Nepal. It is an ideal trek for those who are looking for a short trek to experience the majestic beauty of the Himalayas of the Mahalangur range. The route starts from Lukla and passes through Phakding, Manjo, Namche Bazaar, Syngboche, Khumjung, and finally Tengboche. The trek offers stunning views of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest, along with many other peaks like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde peak, khangtega, and Nuptse. Along the way, you will also get a chance to explore the unique culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people. 

The trek begins with a thrilling flight from Kathmandu or Ramechhap to Lukla Airport. From there, you will have a gradual ascent to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), which is the main gateway to the Everest region. You will also have an opportunity to visit the Sagarmatha National Park, home to some of the rare species of flora and fauna. 

The next stop of the trek is Syangboche, Khumjung village, and Tengboche monastery. You can also take a day hike to Syangboche and Khumjung valley. From there you can get stunning views of the surrounding peaks. 

Finally, you will reach the highest point of the trek Tengboche. From here, you can get a breathtaking view of the majestic Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and it’s surrounding peaks. 

The Everest Short Trek Route is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and explore the unique culture of the Sherpa people. If you are looking for a short trek in Nepal, then this is the perfect route for you. 

Best Season 

The best season to do Everest Short Trek is during the autumn months of September to November. During this period, the skies are generally clear and the weather is pleasant. The temperatures are neither too cold nor too hot, making it the ideal time for trekking in this region. The days are warm and sunny and the nights are cool and pleasant. 

The autumn season also offers the best views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. There are fewer chances of rain and snowfall, so it is a great time to go trekking in the Everest region. The trails are also less crowded during this time, making it easier to enjoy the beauty of the mountains.

The Everest Short Trek is a great way to experience the beauty of the Everest region in a shorter period of time. The best time to do this trek is during the autumn months of September to November, when the skies are clear and the weather is pleasant. 

Trekkers can enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas and get an unforgettable experience of trekking in the Everest region. Usually, you can do this Everest short trek all time of the year while the flight held to Lukla. 

Difficulty 

Most of the Everest Short Trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. It is best suited for those with some trekking experience. The trek involves an elevation gain of approximately 2,000 m, with the highest point being the Tengboche 3880m, the viewpoint of Mount Everest. The trek can be completed in 5 to 7 days.

The trek is demanding in terms of physical fitness and stamina. Trekkers should be prepared for long days of walking and altitude gain. They should also be mindful of the cold temperatures and the possibility of altitude sickness. It is suitable to acclimatize properly and stay hydrated during the trek. 

The trail is well-marked and has a variety of accommodation options available. The trek can be completed with the help of a trekking guide, or independently. Trekkers can also enjoy the local culture and cuisine of the Sherpa people.

Overall, the Everest Short Trek is a great way to experience the beauty of the Everest region. Despite its moderate to difficult difficulty level, the trek is one of the most popular routes in the Himalayas and offers a unique experience of the world’s highest mountain. 

Accommodation and Meals 

Our packages provide the perfect balance between luxury and affordability. We offer a variety of accommodations, ranging from comfortable lodges to rustic trekking huts. Our accommodations are comfortable and clean and provide the perfect backdrop for your Himalayan adventure. With all meals included, you can rest assured that you'll have a delicious, healthy, and enjoyable experience from start to finish.

For those seeking a more unique and immersive experience, we also provide custom packages for those looking for a more personalized adventure. With custom packages, you'll have the opportunity to explore the region at the pace that's right for you. From leisurely treks to more rigorous hikes, we offer a range of activities to suit any taste.

We understand that safety is paramount when exploring the Himalayas, and we take great pride in providing a secure and reliable experience. All of our guides are experienced and knowledgeable, and our staff is trained to ensure your safety and security throughout your stay.

With Everest Short Trek Accommodation, you can experience the wonders of the Himalayas without breaking the bank. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned trekker, you can rest assured that you'll have a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience from start to finish. 

Everest Short Trek Cost 

The cost of an Everest short trek depends on several factors. Firstly, the number of days you plan to trek as well as the region of the trek will affect the cost. In general, a short Everest trek typically ranges from $800 to $2400 USD. This includes food, accommodation, permits and a guide.

For a 5-day trek, you can expect to pay from $750 to $999 USD. For a 7-day trek, the cost ranges from $850 to $1399 USD in 2023 and 2024. The cost of the trek will go up if you wish to add extra days or want to go on a more challenging trek.

The cost of the trek also depends on how you choose to travel. For example, if you opt for a teahouse trek, your costs will be lower than if you opt for a camping trek. Teahouse treks are the most common and cost-effective way to experience Everest.

In addition to the cost of the trek, you will need to factor in the cost of airfare. Flying to Kathmandu, the gateway to Everest, typically costs around $400 to $500 USD for only a flight ticket then depending on the airline and season.

Finally, you will need to factor in the cost of equipment and supplies. If you don’t have your own gear, you can rent it from Kathmandu or Lukla. Renting a sleeping bag, down jacket, and trekking poles can cost around $50 USD for the duration of the trek.

Overall, an Everest short trek can be a cost-effective way to experience the iconic mountain. Depending on the length of the trek, you can expect to pay anywhere from $750 to $1400 USD. This cost includes food, accommodation, permits and a guide/porter. So start planning your Everest short trek today and experience the beauty of the world’s highest mountain range!

Important Note

you can chhose the plan as you need. You can see one of the largest monasteries, a five-star hotel at the highest elevation in the world, and the Top of the world's Mt. Everest.

Trip Itinerary

While you arrive at Kathmandu international airport, A One Trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested. 

  • Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

An early morning flight, you will be arriving at Lukla airport. At Lukla, meet the porters before starting the trek. The route to Phakding is an easy one. Just keep on your eyes as the finest views of Kusum Kanguru can be collected. Phakding is a small settlement on the Dudh Koshi river bank. Enjoy a comfortable night's stay at the Phakding teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the day with a good breakfast. Get into Monjo then enter Sagarmatha National park- the home to the greatest Himalayan flora and faunas. The dense forest of blue pine, deodar, rhododendron, and more. On a clear day, you can also catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest on the way up to Namche Bazar. After six hours of trek, you will be reaching Namche Bazar- which is also famous as the Sherpa capital. Namche is the home of famous mountaineers. You will be staying two nights at Namche before heading up. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, you will be hiking up to Everest view point to collect the 360 views of the mountains. The viewpoint offers stunning views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. Later in the afternoon, you can explore Namche Bazar or can take a good rest in your hotel. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After spending two amazing nights at Namche Bazaar, you will be trekking Tengboche this day. The route to Tengboche is fascinating as it covers the greatest views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and more. Tengboche is the village with the biggest Buddhist monastery on Everest. Make sure to visit the Tengboche monastery. Later in the evening, you can collect a greater view of sunset in the Himalayas. The overnight will be at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the morning with an amazing sunrise view at Everest. Then after you will be retracing back to Namche Bazaar. The route to be followed is the same way back. You will be staying at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

You will be following the same route back to Lukla. You will be spending the night at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After completing the wonderful trekking, you will be flying back to Kathmandu today. Later you can do some last-minute shopping in Thamel.

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Our representative will be transferring you to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
    • Hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.
    • Private vehicle and guide during Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
    • All the entrance fees, and the permits needed for the trip.
    • Domestic flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu).
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking.
    • Porter(s) during the trekking and their all expenses.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking.
    • Guide and porter insurance.
    • All the government taxes and the company service Charge.

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel Insurance, and Nepal Visa Fees.
    • Extra charges of WIFI, hot shower, boiled water, and electricity to charge the devices during the trekking.
    • Laundries and beverages.
    • Tips For Guide, Porter, and Driver.

Complimentary

    • Everest Trekking Map.
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali Authentic Restaurant.
    • Aone Trek company logo print T-shirt, and Trekking Certificate.                           

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