Everest Short Trekking
If you have limited time but you still wish for trekking then Everest Short Trekking is one of the best trekking in Sherpa homeland. Everest Short Trekking offers you the opportunity to experience and admire the greatness of mighty Everest (8848.86 meters) in short period of time and in easiest way. So this Everest Short Trekking is for the travelers with very limited time frame. Everest Short Trekking offers you to witness the breathtaking view of Mount Everest along with other three towering peaks (Mt Makalu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho Oyu) and other attractions like Kala Patthar (5,545m), Sagarmatha National Park, as well as the beautiful culture of the Sherpas.
Short Everest trekking begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla. You will have a wonderful experience as you will fly above the amazing landscape of Khumbu region which ends with a terrifying yet adventurous landing at Lukla airport. As you arrive in Lukla, you will head downwards to Dudhkoshi River through Sherpa village and will ascend along a well paved path to Phakding. Walking along rhododendron forests, we cross suspension bridges over Dudhkodhi River and enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Then you will pass the villages like Monjo and Jorsale to reach Namche. You will also visit Syangboche airport, Kunde hospital and a museum with a photo gallery on the way back from Namche is a major highlight of this trek.
Trekking makes people fit and healthy both physically and mentally. Everest base camp trek offers you the opportunity to witness the mesmerizing and beautiful landscapes of the Everest region which brings refreshment in you automatically. This makes your mind fresh and addicts you for more treks.
Major highlights of Short Everest Trekking
- A scenic 35minutes flight to and from Kathmandu –Lukla.
- Visit the hometown of the Sherpas and explore their amazing culture and traditions.
- Stunning and breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and more.
- The most famous trek route in the world.
Best Time for Short Everest Trekking
During summer (June, July and August) the minimum temperature along the highest point of the trek is around 0°c and it is one of the most favorable seasons to trek to EBC but as the monsoon coincides with summer in Nepal you must carry appropriate gears for a pleasant experience.
During winter (December, January and February) the EBC region receives minimum amount of rainfall and heavy snowfall. This season offers most scenic views of the snowcapped mountains. The temperature decreases to -20°c and most of the trekking routes are closed because of heavy snowfall this is why winter trekking to EBC is not very popular.
Autumn (September, October and November) is one of the most favorable seasons to trek to EBC. During this season there is relatively very less chances of rainfall and the temperature is mild and moderate. This temperature offers you warm day and cold night with pleasant trekking temperatures.
During spring (March, April and May) the Everest region looks extremely beautiful with different colors. The Sagarmatha National parks blooms with lush vegetation and the views of rhododendron and pine forest is remarkable. This season is best for nature lovers and photographers. You will have a colorful trekking during spring as everything, mountains, glaciers, villages, forests etc brings out the best color.
- All ground transport in a private vehicle including airport transfers
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
- Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek. Private bathrooms with hot showers are provided at Phakding, Namche and Lukla
- Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
- One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
- Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
- Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
- Duffle bag for trekking
- Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- First aid medicine kit with oximeter to monitor oxygen level while on the trek.
- Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
- Travel insurance
- International airfare Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Cold drinks Inc. coke, water, Fanta etc.
- Snacks and other personal expenses
- Hot shower during the trek except Phakding, Namche and Lukla
- Personal trekking equipment
- WiFi internet during the trek
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers