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Everest Short Trek – 7 days

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Tour 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+

Everest Short Trek Overview

The Everest Short 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 Everest Short 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 Everest Short 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 Everest Base Camp 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 travelling down to Monjo and Lukla after a wonderful time in the Everest region. Finally, the journey ends with the flight back to Kathmandu.

Check out the:
Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List.

Best Time to Everest Short 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.


The Autumn season is the ideal time to hit the trails of the Everest Short 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.


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 Everest Short 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.


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.


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.

Tour 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.

Day 1Kathmandu Arrival

Upon your arrival ath the Tribhuwan International Airport, our official representative will greet you there and guide you to your respective hotel. Once you reach your hotel, you can relax and unwind so you are ready for an enthralling adventure ahead.

Day 2Kathmandu to Lukla (30-minute flight) and Trek to Phakding (3 hrs, 2650m)

We rise early on day 2 as a thrilling adventure lies ahead of us. You will be transferred to the airport to take a scenic flight to Lukla. You will meet the trekking crew there and start trekking to Phakding. This trail follows the Dudhkoshi river and passes through several small villages and farmlands. You will spend the night here at Phakding.

Day 3Phakding to Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs, 3440m)

On day 3, we enjoy our breakfast and start out trekking towards Namche Bazaar. On the way we will be crossing numerous suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi river and climb upto Namche. Namche bazaar is the tourist capital in the Khumbu region. It is also the largest town and a major trading centre. You can explore around Namche on the leisure time. You will be spending the night at a teahouse here.

Day 4Sunrise Hike to the Museum and Back to Namche Bazaar

Certainly! Day 4 of your Everest trek includes an early morning hike to the Everest View Hotel for breathtaking sunrise views of the mountains. Afterward, you can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery. Once you’ve finished exploring, you’ll descend back to Namche Bazaar to have breakfast. The rest of the day is free for acclimatization and further exploration. You’ll spend the night at a teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5Namche Bazaar to Phakding (3 hrs, 2810m)

On Day 5 of your Everest trek, you’ll descend back towards Phakding along the same trail you used to reach Namche Bazaar. Along the way, you can soak in the beautiful views of the mountains and the surrounding landscape. You’ll spend the night at a teahouse in Phakding.

Day 6Lukla to Kathmandu (30-minute flight) and Transfer to the Hotel

On the final day of your Everest trek, you’ll take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for shopping and exploring the city. In the evening, you’ll attend a farewell dinner before departing the next day.

Day 7Final Departure from Kathmandu

On the last day of your Everest trek, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your final departure. This marks the end of your adventurous trekking trip. You can reflect upon the beautiful journey on your way back.


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

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)


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.