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Everest Short Trek – 7 days

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Trip Facts

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
  • Best Time: Autumn & Spring
  • Region: Everest Region
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Activity: Trekking
  • Group Size: 3+

Trip Overview

The Short Everest Trek is a seven-day trek that takes you to the Everest region and back. For those with limited time, this trek is a preferable choice. You’ll get an amazing view of the mountain and its surrounding peaks and some of the most breathtaking panoramas in the world.

This trek’s highlights include the view of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, the opportunity to explore some of Asia’s most breathtaking landscapes, and getting a taste of what it’s like to be a Sherpa.

You can expect to see a lot of people on this trek. You will be able to interact with them from your vantage point as you walk through their village. The experience is very different from other treks. You are walking through an actual village and seeing how it operates day-to-day.

The trek takes you through dense forests and high-altitude meadows. You will see snow-capped peaks and glaciers along the way. This trek is an excellent choice for those who want to get a taste of what it’s like to be up in the mountains. 

The Short Everest Trek is also known for its challenging terrain and high altitudes, which makes it an exciting adventure to undertake. However, this trek is perfect for people of all age groups who want to experience the beauty of nature without having to worry about long hours on the trail for many days.

The journey starts with a beautiful flight to Lukla. From here, the trek begins in the direction of Phakding, continuing the following day to Namche Bazaar. At Namche, you can see magnificent mountains, including Mt. Everest. The hike ends after traveling down to Monjo and Lukla after a wonderful time in the Everest region. Finally, the journey ends with the flight back to Kathmandu.

 

Best Time to Trek

Prior to starting the trek, it is important to be aware of the best season. It assists you in organizing your journey and ensuring that your trek will be enjoyable. Understanding the seasons also enables you to be prepared for what to expect at different times of the year.

Autumn

The Autumn season is the ideal time to hit the trails of the Short Everest Trek. It starts from September to October. 

The temperature is roughly 15 degrees Celsius during this time of year, with nice, warm days and cooler evenings. The view is much more stunning now that the trees’ leaves are changing colours. Additionally, this is the perfect time to travel to the Everest region, where you will have alluring views of the Himalayas.

Spring

When it comes to climate, surroundings, and temperature, spring is the finest season. It starts from March to May. You can enjoy a magnificent view of the high mountains, glaciers, rivers, dense forests, and more on the Short Everest Trek in the spring.

The likelihood of rain is low, and the humidity level is extremely low. Days are longer, and it is warmer in the middle of the season. The weather does not get too hot or too cold during this dry season.

Monsoon

In Nepal, the monsoon season is unquestionably not the perfect time for trekking. Floods and landslides are very likely. From June through August, it starts.

You may find trekking more challenging during the wet season. This is because the weather changes every hour. There is constant rain and water everywhere, the trails are slippery, and there is occasionally a possibility of landslides and challenging terrain. During monsoons, you might face some difficulty. But still, it can be done by following all instructions carefully.

Winter

The coldest time of year in Nepal is the winter, which lasts from November through January. The nights are quite chilly, with lows around -20 C. However, despite the uncomfortable evenings, the days are pleasant and sunny.

Since it is fairly windy, you must cope with the severe windchill. A handful of the days are bright, sunny, and cloudless. If you intend on trekking in the winter, you can do it with the right approach and preparation.

Price Includes

  • 13% VAT and 10% Service Charge
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance,medicine
  • Round Trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu
  • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport
  • International Airfare/Airport tax
  • Foods during the trekking and in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters)
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy this breathtaking up-close sight of Mount Everest.
  • Mountain ranges as seen from the air on a flight to Tenzing Hilary Airport in Lukla.
  • Explore a Sherpa hamlet in the Himalayas and discover their culture and way of life.
  • Spend a great time in Namche Bazaar, the entrance to all Everest Expeditions.
  • Walk along the forest trails of Sagarmatha National Park.
Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu Arrival

Day 2Fly to Lukla (2,810 m) - 20 to 20 minutes and Trek to Phakding - 3 hrs

Day 3Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) - 6 to 7 hrs

Day 4Explore Namche Bazaar and Descend to Monjo (2,835 m) - 3 hrs

Day 5Trek to Lukla (2,810 m) - 4 to 5 hrs

Day 6Fly Back to Kathmandu

Day 7Final Departure

Equipment List

  • 1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
  • 1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to 10C)
  • 1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
  • 1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 Light water & windproof jacket
  • 1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
  • 1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries
  • 2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 Medium sized towel
  • 1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
  • Moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 Pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 Small day pack
  • 2 Pairs light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
  • 1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
  • 1Sunglasses and sunhat
  • 1 Money belt
  • Underwear(including thermals)
  • 3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
  • Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
  • Sun-block(30-50 SPF)

FAQs

How difficult is the trek?

The Short Everest Trek is moderate. Technical expertise and knowledge are not necessary for the trek. Typically, a climb is required to reach the 3,440 m elevation. Everyone is capable of achieving it. Due to the uphill and downhill terrain, the walk can be challenging.

Is the Short Everest trek safe?

Yes! The Short Everest trek is considered one of the safest treks in Nepal. Our guides take great pride in their job and are trained professionals who know how to keep you safe throughout your journey. They also provide you with oxygen masks and supplies in an emergency.

Is it safe to travel alone on this trek?

Yes! It is a safe trek as long as you follow all safety guidelines set by local authorities and keep an eye on your surroundings at all times.

Is there anything that visitors to Nepal should be aware of before they arrive?

The world’s safest travel and trekking destination is Nepal. On the other side, Nepal’s trekking trails will be able to control the bulk of natural calamities and unforeseen incidents. The Tourist Police, a new police unit, was just founded in Nepal. They offer assistance and protection to visitors.

What are the signs and symptoms of altitude sickness?

High altitudes have lower oxygen levels due to low air pressure. As a result, altitude sickness poses a serious risk. Headaches, dizziness, exhaustion, shortness of breath, nausea, and other symptoms are all signs of altitude sickness. If you are experiencing altitude sickness, it is best to retreat to lower altitudes.