Short Everest Trekking

Short Everest Trekking
Short Everest Trekking
Short Everest Trekking
At a Glance
Duration7 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude3,880 meters (12,730 feet)
Group Size1 - 10 Pax
Travel StyleTrekking
Best TimeSeptember to November and March to May

Experience the wonders of the Everest Trekking Plan, a captivating and concise route that takes you to the Everest viewpoint and back to Kathmandu. This trek is perfect for those seeking an easy yet fulfilling adventure. Immerse yourself in the enchanting Sherpa cultural villages, soak in the awe-inspiring vistas of the world's tallest peaks, and discover the abundant flora and fauna that thrive in this remarkable region.Every trekker imagines visualizing the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest, and the enchanted Himalayas with their own eyes during their lifetime. But many are unable to do so due to multiple reasons, such as health issues, short holiday periods, low budgets, etc. Thus, Mini Everest Trekking is a classic for those individuals who, despite their reasons, still want to have a go at mountains based in the middle hills of the Khumbu region. Although the heavenly vistas are the prime reason for people to visit the Everest region; the pre-eminent warm-heartedness of friendly Sherpa communities with their distinct culture and traditions attract numerous visitors every year


  • Embark on the Short Everest Trekking Journey from Kathmandu, following a picturesque flight to Lukla Hillary Bridge.
  • Immerse yourself in the lively local culture throughout the Herarry region.
  • Traverse the barren and untouched rhododendron woodland.
  • Discover the charming and bustling town of Namche, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas.
  • Indulge in the ancient artifacts showcased at the Sherpa Museum.
  • Catch a glimpse of the awe-inspiring and formidable peaks, including the mighty Mt. Everest.
  • Encounter the traditional Tibetan chortens, Buddhist prayer wheels, and vibrant gompas.
  • Experience the vibrant and colorful atmosphere of the gompas, adorned with Tibetan chortens and Buddhist prayer wheels.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking views of the monstrous and impassable peaks, including the majestic Mt. Everest.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of the Short Everest Trekking Route, starting from Kathmandu and reaching Lukla Hillary Bridge.

Numerous trekkers with the Everest dream handpick the Mini Everest Trekking to circumvent long walks in higher altitudes that carry the high possibility of being a victim of acute mountain sickness. The Mini Everest, or short Everest Trek, commences with a picturesque mountain flight over the exquisite Himalayas to Lukla. From here, we trek across Phakding (2,610m) on the trail along the Dudh Koshi River through the thriving pine and rhododendron forests at Sagarmatha National Park, where we can witness the radiant blooming of gorgeous rhododendron flowers during the flowering season. Additionally, we can observe abundant wildlife such as red pandas, musk deer, snow leopards, etc. as we head down the capital village town of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar, at an elevation of 3,440 m. At this very place, we acclimatize to the atmosphere with low oxygen levels; observing some stunning Himalayan vistas that include the soaring Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak; alongside other snow-capped peaks of the enchanted Himalayan range. 

Namche Bazaar is also celebrated as the “gateway to Mt. Everest,” and the town boasts a unique blend comprising ethnic Sherpa culture and traditions next to facilities of the modern world with a touch of legendary Sherpa hospitality. After a delightful day in the town of Namche Bazaar, we trek back to Lukla. During the whole journey, we get numerous chances to get acquainted with the classic traditions of the native communities and routinely come across astounding Buddhist stupas and monasteries beautified by fluttering Buddhist prayer flags. Ultimately, we trek back to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu, catching some final glimpses of the gracious snowy mountain.

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Tour PlanExpand All

A warm welcome to Nepal: the land of diverse culture, distinct traditions, and classic culture. Also, adored with immense natural resources and sublime beauty; the country is an enchantress to the travel enthusiast having an affection with exhilarating escapade and sight-seeing. Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport; for the first time, we’ll come face to face with each other. Then, you’ll be escorted to your hotel where you can take some time off and relax. You’ll be invited to our office for a pre-trip meeting and introduced to your trekking guide. While you’re having a conversation about your upcoming travel venture, we’ll process for the obligatory trekking permits. At evening, you may explore vivid streets of Thamel Bazaar, the tourist capital of Nepal.

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.13ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

This morning, you’ll take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. This scenic flight utilizes about 30 minutes and flies across majestic mountaintops of the prepossessing Himalayas. As the flight approaches Lukla Airport (Tenzing-Hillary Airport); brace yourself for a mind-blowing landing experience as the aeroplane lands on a steep mountain runway, considered as one of the most dangerous on the planet. Once our feet touch the ground, we’ll commence our trek down to Chheplung and continue to Chauri Kharka. Afterwards, the trail forms an outline along the side of the Dudh Koshi Valley then climb uphill to Ghat (2,530m). Eventually, we’ll ascend to Phakding (2,610m). The trail is well-marked and advances across Rhododendron woodland, few Sherpa settlements, lovely paintings curved on the stones, Mani walls, and suspension bridges over spouting streams.

Max. Altitude: 2610m/8562.992ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Initially, we’ll encounter comparatively easy uphill trek on the rock-strewn trail. Later, we cross and re-cross the river on high suspension bridges. Pursuing the trail across colourful woodland of rhododendrons and magnolias; we’ll arrive in Monjo Village, accompanied by alluring mountain vistas along the way. The village of Monjo is also renowned as ‘the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park’. From here, the trail ascends to Jhorsalle. On the way, we’ll traverse Khumbu River via a bridge; then, take pleasure of the outlook featuring Mt. Tabuche. Subsequently, we observe our first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6,369m) Thamserku (6,608m), Everest (8,848m) and Nuptse (7,879 m). The trail ascends through the forests and bridges until we reach the conflux of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. With finishing steep ascent of about two hours, we can gaze first outlooks of Mt. Everest, peeking over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. In the end, a precipitous ascend lead us to the classic Namche Bazaar. This Sherpa town renders a window of opportunity to enjoy awe-inspiring vistas along with a cosy place to stay, relax and acclimatize in the Himalayas.

Max. Altitude: 3440m/11286.09 ft

Namche Bazaar is one of the most inspiring Sherpa settlements within the Khumbu region.  The day four is dedicated for rest and acclimatization, as these two things are obligatory during the exploration of the Himalayan Range. In a clear day, Namche Bazaar and its surrounding bestow elegant Himalayan sunrise and panoramas encompassing lush green hills and valleys as well as Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, the heavenly Ama Dablam, Tawche, Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, and many more. This very town is also home to the Sherpa Museum, which delivers an insight into traditional Sherpa customs, wildlife and vegetation found in the region, and the history of mountaineering. In addition, a short hike from Namche Bazaar to the Everest View Point rewards hikers with the splendid outlooks of marvellous Mt. Everest and other peaks including the delightful Ama Dablam.

Max. Altitude: 3880m/12729.66ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

We bid our farewells to the friendly natives of Namche Bazaar and advance down to Lukla. Along the way, we can discover lush greenery, jaw-dropping mountain scenery and authentic Sherpa villages. We now follow the trekking trail, which traverses across high suspension bridges, the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers near Larja Dobhan, Monjo Village, dense woodlands of pine and rhododendron, Mani stones and prayer wheels, and many more to set our foot in Lukla. At evening, you may explore the Lukla village and its outskirts areas.

This very day, we take the flight back to Kathmandu City from Lukla. The 30 minutes flight bestows the final aerial outlooks of scenic terrains and snow-capped mountaintops of Khumbu region in Nepal.  Once at Kathmandu,  you can perform some last minute shopping for souvenirs or click a handful of snaps to take back home as the memories of the Himalayan nation. You can also visit the numerous well-renowned landmarks of Kathmandu Valley that bears both cultural and historical significance.

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.13ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

The day seven marks the end of your escapade in Nepal. We are glad to assist you, in order to transform your Everest dream into reality.  With the hope to see you soon; we’ll guide you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours prior to your flight so that you don’t have to face any difficulties. We wish you a safe flight back home. Farewell!!!

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.13ftMeal: Breakfast
Cost Details
  • Private vehicles for airport transfers and ground transportation
  • 6 nights/7 days package itinerary
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast included
  • Welcome dinner with cultural show
  • Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and back
  • Trekking guide and porter provided (2 guests to 1 porter)
  • Guide and porter's salary, food, transportation, accommodation, and insurance covered
  • All necessary permits and formalities (TIMS and Permit) and Pasang Lhamu rural muncipility fees)
  • 4 nights accommodation during the trek with full board meals
  •  Duffel bag, government tax, and office service fee included
  • Medical kits and rescue arrangements available if needed
  • Experience and appreciation certificates provided
  • The visa fees for Nepal are USD 30 for 15 days, USD 50 for 30 days, and USD 125 for 90 days per person.
  • International airfare is not included in the travel package and needs to be arranged separately.
  • Visitors are advised to have travel and medical insurance for their safety.
  • In cases of unexpected bad weather conditions, extra days may be required and should be planned accordingly.
  • Some amenities, such as hot showers, drinking water, WIFI, laundry, and batteries, may come at an additional cost.
  • Personal expenses, extra drinks, and lost items are not included in the travel package.
  • It is customary to give tips to your driver, porter, and guide.
  • All kinds of trekking gear