Trip Facts

  • Duration:9 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Trip Profile:Everest Short Trek
  • Geography:Himalayas/Hills/Forests/Mountain
  • Location:Solukhumbhu
  • Accommodation:Hotel/Tea house/Lodge
  • Meals:All meals included during the trekking
  • Ethnic People:Sherpa
  • Religious:Buddhism
  • Transportation:Flight/Private vehicle
  • Group Size:1-10 Pax


  • Scenic and adventurous flight to Lukla.
  • Enjoy the mesmerizing panorama of the mountains in the Everest range.
  • Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the abundance of flora and fauna.
  • Experience the unique Sherpa culture and traditions.
  • Visit ancient Tengboche Monastery.
  • Visit numerous chortens, prayer flags, and ancient monasteries on the trek.


Spontaneous allurance of the Everest region is arguably unparalleled. On the Everest Short Trek, you will be presented with views of the majestic Himalayas like Ama Dablam (6,812m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), and many others. Blessed with a unique culture and a traditional way of life, the region has, to date, maintained the balance between preserving the Sherpa culture while also flaunting it to the world.
The Everest region is the best place for anyone to begin their very own Himalayan adventure. When you want to spend a few days of your life at the lap of the highest summit of the world at a lower price, the Everest Short trek will be the best option. In these 9 days of the journey, you explore a lot about nature.
During your short trekking to Everest with the Himalaya Land Treks, you will encounter vibrant hamlets inhabited by the Sherpas who are sure to brighten up your journey. Boasting a wide array of flora and fauna, the region is a biological paradise and is covered by the Sagarmatha National Park. Everest short trek offers many other stunning views of the Himalayas, Monastries, villages, and many more to see.

What are the major attractions In Everest Short Trek?

Scenic flight to Lukla

The Everest short trek begins with a scenic flight to Lukla airport. As we fly over the picturesque landscapes, touching down at one of the most thrilling airstrips around. The journey takes us through lush green forests adorned with pine and rhododendron trees. An adventurous flight to Lukla welcomes you to the home of adventure. 

Namche Bazaar 

Making our way into Phakding, we enter the Gateway to Everest. At 3440m of altitude lies the enormously beautiful town Namche Bazaar at a distance of 13 kilometers from Lukla. Heading past the hamlets of Chhamuwa, Bengkar, and Monjo, we reach Jorsale, which marks our entry to the stunning Sagarmatha National Park. The way to Monjo offers you a magnificent view of the world’s highest peak, “Mount Everest.”

Tengboche Monastery

Touring around the mesmerizing hamlets of Khumjung and Khunde, we make our way to the Dawa Choling Monastery at Tengboche. Enjoying the stunning display of Buddhist heritage while also keeping an eye out on the Himalayan views, we tour around the stunning hamlet. Tengboche Monastery is one of the largest monasteries in the Khumbu region built by Lama Gulu in 1961. Located at the height of 12000 ft. the monastery flaunts the religious accent with ancient Buddhist culture.

Ancestral Sherpa Villages

Through the journey of Everest short version, you pass through many Sherpa villages. The journey offers you traditional essence. You are welcomed with the warm gesture of ethnic Sherpa people. These people offer you the most precious menu of humanity throughout the trek.  You will get to learn about cultural ethnicity and moreover about life.

What is the best time for Everest Short Trek? 

The best time that suits to makeover the Everest View Trek is during autumn (September-November) and spring (March-May).Everest experience frequent changes in weather. Hence, travellers have to remain careful and patient. The climate is unpredictable and can worsen at any given time. The flights to/from Lukla are often delayed, and, in some cases, even cancelled. So, it is suggested to keep a few buffer days for every traveller.

What are the alternative packages for Everest short trek?

Apart from this Everest short view trek package, if you want to spend more time and explore more destinations in the Everest region then you can go to the next package of Himalaya Land Trek through the following link Everest Base Camp Trek, Budget Everest Base Camp trek. If you want a more adventurous trek journey then you can go through the following link Everest Three Pass Trek, Gokyo, and Renjo- La pass Trek, Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek.

We, here at Himalaya Land Treks, have been accompanying adventurers and thrill-seekers for over a decade and we pride ourselves on the satisfaction of our clients. With adequate services to make sure your Himalayan adventure is a memorable one, we assure you an unforgettable journey. 

Itinerary of Everest Short Trek

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu |1,300m/4265ft

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

Touching down at Tribhuvan International airport,you will be welcomed by the representatives from our office who will guide you directly to the hotel. Following a short introduction session with all the members of the staff. The day comes to a close after a brief information session where you will be guided through the itinerary for the trip.

Arrival in Kathmandu |1,300m/4265ft

Day 2: Fly to Lukla|2,840m/9317ft|, Trek to Phakding|2,610m/8563ft| 35 minutes flight |3 - 4 Hours trek

5 hrs
Lodge/tea house

The first day of the trip and we begin our journey with a thrilling flight to Lukla. Flying over lush green hills, the journey takes us to the snowy Himalayas before touching down at one of the most thrilling airstrips around. The 35-minute journey takes us to the trailhead at Lukla, from where we begin our journey heading towards the hamlet of Phakding for the night.

Fly to Lukla|2,840m/9317ft|, Trek to Phakding|2,610m/8563ft| 35 minutes flight |3 - 4 Hours trek

Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar|3,440m/11286ft|5 - 6 hours

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

An early start to the day today, we make our way over to Namche Bazaar for the night. Exiting Phakding, the trail ascends through a series of suspension bridges, including the famed Hillary Bridge. Heading north, we reach Jorsalle, which marks our entry to the stunning Sagarmatha National Park. The final stretch of the journey takes us alongside the lush green forests filled with varieties of Himalayan flora and fauna.

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar|3,440m/11286ft|5 - 6 hours

Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Namche

Lodge/tea house

The first of our acclimatization days today, we take some time off at Namche to not only let our bodies adapt with the rising altitudes but to also tour around the picturesque city. Serving as a gateway to the Everest Region, Namche is often busy with locals and tourists scouring around the place for supplies, equipment or taking some time off from their hectic itineraries. For our acclimatization hike, we will head over to the hamlets of Khumjung and Khunde, which provide stunning Himalayan views, including the majestic Mt. Lhotse (8,516m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m) peaks. Overnight at Namche.

Acclimatization Day at Namche

Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3,860m/12664ft| 5- 6 Hours

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Leaving behind the tree line, we begin our ascending journey heading towards Tengboche. Exiting Namche, the trail ascends to the hamlet of Phunki Tenga. With the majestic Ama Dablam (6,812m) on the horizon, the hilly trail ascends over to Tengboche. Home to the Dawa Choling Monastery, Tengboche boasts stunning views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Nuptse (7,861m) and many others.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3,860m/12664ft| 5- 6 Hours

Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar |3,440m/11286ft|6 - 7 Hours

6-7 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Retracing our steps through the Himalayan terrain, the journey takes us back to the stunning Dudh Koshi River, beyond which lies the hamlet of Phunki Tenga. A rather uninhabited section of the trek, the journey once again enters the tree line. Finally, the trek descends through lush green forests while the majestic Ama Dablam (6,812m) acts as a lovely backdrop. Overnight at Namche.

Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar |3,440m/11286ft|6 - 7 Hours

Day 7: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla |2,840m/9317ft| 6 - 7 Hours

6-7 hrs
Lodge/tea house

This is the final day of the journey and we make our way over to the hamlet of Lukla for the night. Exiting Namche, we begin our journey back through the Sagarmatha National Park, exiting the valley. Past Jorsalle, the trail once again heads to the traditional hamlets including Monjo andBengkar to reach Phakding. With one final glance at the Himalayas, the trail once again dips towards the river bank heading back to Lukla.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla |2,840m/9317ft| 6 - 7 Hours

Day 8: Fly to Kathmandu and free day and farewell dinner

40 min
Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast/Farewell Dinner

With an early start to the day today, we begin our journey heading back to Lukla, reliving the thrill of its stunning airstrip. With one final glance at the Himalayas, the journey takes us back to the lush green valley to the capital city. Touching down at Kathmandu, we make our way directly to the hotel. We bring the day to a close with a lovely farewell dinner celebrating our successful journey.

Fly to Kathmandu and free day and farewell dinner

Day 9: Final Departure Day


Our representatives will once again drop you back to Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

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What is included in Everest Short Trek

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure.
  • Pre trek meeting.
  • 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights. 
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Trekking equipment: down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles and a duffel bag.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food, and lodging.
  • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice. 
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies.
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after dinner.
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water.
  • Oxi-meter: To check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation to Tengboche and return.
  • All accommodation during the trek (Soft, comfort, private room with shared toilet).
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Souvenir: Himalaya Land treks t-shirt and Trekking Route map.
  • Farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

What is excluded in Everest Short Trek

  • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Hot and bottle drinks. 
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra Battery Charging, Hot shower, and wifi. 
  • Travel insurance covers emergency rescue and evacuation. 
  • Tipping to Staff. 

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

Check List

  • Health Requirement arranged 
  • Money:  Cash/Credit Card 
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu 
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea.
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat, Sunhat/bandana,  Scarf, Sunglass, Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore-tex
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months
  • T-Shirts 3 or 4
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Reading/ writing materials
  • Thermals Upper and lower  
  • Extra warm clothing during winter ( December to March) 

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