Everest View Trek

3 reviewsEverest Panorama Trek
Trip Fact:
  • Duration 6 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude3864m
  • AccommodationHotels in Kathmandu and Guest houses/lodges during trekking
  • MealsBreakfast in in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek
  • Trip Start/EndLukla
  • Group Size1-30 pax
  • Best SeasonMarch, April, May, September, October and November are the best months.

What to Expect:

  • Thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, offering panoramic mountain vistas and spectacular landscapes
  • Exploration of the bustling Namche Bazaar and scenic Dudh Kosi valley
  • Insight into Sherpa Village and Culture, with a visit to serene Buddhist monasteries ( Including Tengboche Monastery)
  • Marvel at the grandeur of peaks including Mount Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8,501m), Cho Oyu (8,201), as well as Ama Dablam, Thamsekhu, Kongde peak, and more.

The Everest View Trek is perfect for those who want to experience the majestic views of the Himalayas but have limited time. This 5-day journey showcases the splendor of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks. Starting with a quick flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, trekkers will head to Namche Bazaar, the heart of Sherpa culture. From there, you can see awe-inspiring views from the Everest View Hotel and explore nearby Sherpa villages like Khunde and Khumjung.

Namche Bazaar isn't just a trekking stopover. As the central hub of the Khumbu region, it has a lively Saturday market where traders from different areas gather. It's the perfect place for shopping and witnessing the blend of culture and commerce in the Himalayas. The town itself is set against the stunning backdrop of the mountains, and a short hike can give you a glimpse of Everest itself.

When you choose to trek with the Dream Heaven Adventure Team, you're ensuring that your journey is guided by experienced locals who care for both the land and its people. We prioritize both the satisfaction of our trekkers and the well-being of our staff. Join us for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure, where you'll experience nature's grandeur and the rich Sherpa culture.

For a more immersive experience, consider extending your trip to explore Gokyo Valley or Everest Base Camp. If you're short on time, there's even an option to do a helicopter tour.


After having breakfast, scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla the trail continues to Phakding which takes 3-4 hours, on the way you see spectacular view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru(6367m) and the Mount Kwangde Range. Overnight hotel in Phakding

    Today, the trail follows the Sherpa villages and magnificent forests by crossing through the Dudh Koshi valley. Along the way, one can explore magnificent view of Kusum Kangru (6369m), Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). Overnight hotel in Namche

    • Guest House/Lodges
    • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    • 3,440m

    Today you will trek from Namche follows above the Dhudh Koshi River and slightly goes down to Phungi Tenga small town on the side of River. Then we begin to up become a lot of dramatic as you approach the holy ground of Tengboche, with its fantastic gompa, wherever the rimpoche resides.

    • Guest House/Lodges
    • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    • 3864m

    After having breakfast, our trail descent down to the Phungi Tanga. Then we ascent up to Kyanguma and then straight to Namche Bazar 3440m, which opffers magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Kwangde. After taking lunch at Namche Bazaar the trail continues descends down to the Jorsale.

    • Guest House/Lodges
    • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    • 2740m

    Today our trail continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla. In the evening enjoy with last mountain sunsets of the trek as we complete this exhilarating journey. Overnight hotel at Lukla

    • Guest House/Lodges
    • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    • 2800m

    In the morning take 30 minutes scenic flight to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Explore around thamel in the evening.

    • 1400m

    Trip Map

    Everest View Trek map

    Cost Details


    • Round trip flight ticket for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
    • Accomodation in the Mountain ( twin sharing)
    • Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
    • Local english speaking, license holder trekking guide
    • Necessary porter/sherpa to carry your luggage ( 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis)
    • All necessary paper works, National park entry permit and TIMS card.
    • All trekking equipment for trekking staff
    • All government and local taxes


    • Hotel/Meals in Kathmandu
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • All Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bottle, hot shower etc)
    • Tips for guides and porters ( Tipping is expected)
    • All kind of alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include.


    Good to Know

    The Best Season for Everest View Trek

    When it comes to choosing the best time for an Everest View Trek, the months of April and May, as well as September and October, emerge as the most favorable periods. Let's delve into the reasons why.

    Spring (April-May)

    Spring, characterized by mild temperatures and clear skies, presents an ideal window for trekking enthusiasts. The pleasant weather allows for comfortable hiking conditions, with temperatures ranging from 8 to 20 degrees Celsius (46 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit) at lower altitudes. During this time, the rhododendron forests along the trail burst into vibrant bloom, creating a picturesque landscape that complements the magnificent mountain panoramas.

    Autumn (September-October)

    Autumn offers another prime opportunity to embark on an Everest View Trek. With stable weather conditions, crisp air, and excellent visibility, this season provides trekkers with breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks. Average temperatures during the day range from 10 to 15 degrees Celsius (50 to 59 degrees Fahrenheit) in the lower regions, offering comfortable trekking conditions. Additionally, the autumn months are relatively less crowded compared to the peak trekking season, allowing for a more serene experience amidst nature's splendor.

    Weather Considerations

    While spring and autumn stand out as the preferred seasons for Everest View Trekking, it is important to note some weather-related factors to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey:

    Pre-monsoon showers

    In the late spring months of May and early June, the region experiences occasional rainfall. Although the showers are not as intense as during the monsoon season, it is advisable to be prepared with suitable rain gear and anticipate possible trail challenges due to wet conditions.

    Winter and monsoon seasons

    Winter, spanning from December to February, and the monsoon season, from June to August, are generally not recommended for Everest View Trekking. The former brings freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall, while the latter presents increased risks of landslides and reduced visibility due to heavy rain.

    Other Essential Information

    Preparing for the Everest Trek

    A successful trek to Everest View requires prudent preparation. This involves not only physical fitness but also thoughtful selection of trekking gear, securing a reliable guide or agency, and understanding the weather conditions to determine the best time to trek. Acquaint yourself with the altitude sickness symptoms and ways to prevent it. Altitude sickness can occur above 2500m, and as the trek ascends up to 3880m at Tengboche Monastery, it is crucial to be informed.

    Key Highlights of the Trek

    Apart from the mesmerizing mountain vistas, the Everest View Trek offers a peek into the Sherpa way of life and their cultural heritage. Visiting Tengboche Monastery, one of the largest and most important Buddhist monasteries in the Khumbu region, is another memorable experience. The rich biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, further enhances this journey's appeal.

    Health and Safety Tips

    Hydration is key during the trek. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration, which can exacerbate altitude sickness symptoms. Choose a slow and steady pace to facilitate acclimatization, and listen to your body's signals. Keep a first aid kit handy, including medications for common trekking ailments such as diarrhea, headaches, and cold. It's also crucial to have a travel insurance policy covering emergency evacuation, given the remoteness of the region.

    Cost of the Everest View Trek

    The cost of the Everest View Trek varies widely depending on your preferences. It can be as low as $700 or as high as $2000 per person, accounting for guides, permits, accommodation, meals, and transportation from Kathmandu to Lukla. Remember, it's not about finding the cheapest option, but ensuring value for money. Spend time researching reputable trekking agencies, comparing what's included in their packages, and reading reviews from previous clients.

    Recommended Trekking Gear

    To ensure a comfortable trek, it's essential to pack right. Your backpack should include a good quality down jacket, thermal wear, trekking boots, gloves, hats, sunglasses, and sunblock to protect against the high-altitude sun. Don't forget your water bottle, trekking poles, and a headlamp. Invest in a high-quality sleeping bag, as temperatures can drop significantly at night, even in tea houses.

    Accommodations on the Trek

    Accommodations on the Everest View Trek typically consist of tea houses — modest mountain lodges offering basic amenities. The rooms are simple, usually with two single beds. Most tea houses also have a communal area around a stove for warmth. It's a wonderful place to share experiences with fellow trekkers from around the world. Keep in mind that amenities like hot showers and charging ports may come at an extra cost.

    Food and Hydration

    Tea houses along the trek offer a variety of meals, from traditional Nepali dal bhat (rice and lentils) to pasta, pancakes, and even pizza. Given the remoteness, it's impressive what's available, though it's always wise to stick to cooked foods to avoid any stomach issues. Regular hydration is essential, so drink plenty of water. You can fill your water bottle from local water sources, but remember to treat it with purification tablets or a portable water filter.

    Respect for Local Culture

    Remember that the Khumbu region is not just a trekking destination, but also home to the Sherpa community. Respect local customs and traditions, and always ask for permission before taking photographs of people or religious sites. Learning a few Nepali phrases, such as 'Namaste' (hello) or 'Dhanyabad' (thank you), can go a long way in building connections with the local people.

    Post-Trek Reflection

    When you complete your journey and look back at the majestic peaks, it's an opportune time to reflect on your accomplishment and the wonderful experiences you had. Cherish these memories, knowing that you embarked on a journey few have taken and came back richer for it. Your Everest View Trek isn't just a notch in your travel belt, but a testament to your spirit of adventure, resilience, and respect for nature.


    • Q1. What is the Everest View Trek?

      Everest View Trek is a shorter trek than the full Everest Base Camp Trek. It is designed for those who wish to experience the Everest region without going all the way to the Everest Base Camp or for those with physical limitations or time constraints.

    •  The Everest View Trek typically lasts about 5 to 8 days, depending on your physical fitness, acclimatization, and itinerary.

    •  The highest point reached during the Everest View Trek is typically the village of Tengboche, which is situated at an altitude of 3,860 meters (12,664 feet).

    •  The best time to trek in the Everest region is during the pre-monsoon (spring, March to May) and post-monsoon (autumn, September to November) periods. The weather is typically clear during these times, which offers excellent views.

    •  While previous trekking experience is helpful, it's not strictly necessary for the Everest View Trek. It is a moderate trek suitable for fit beginners. However, anyone undertaking the trek should be in good health.

    •  The Everest View Trek is a moderate level trek, so a reasonable level of fitness is required. You should be able to walk for 4-6 hours a day on hilly terrain with a light day pack. As with any high altitude trek, good cardiovascular conditioning will make your journey more comfortable.

    •  Teahouses along the trek offer a variety of foods, including traditional Nepalese cuisine like Dal Bhat (lentil soup, rice, and vegetables), as well as pasta, pancakes, eggs, and more. It's important to consume a high-carbohydrate diet to maintain energy for the trek

    • A well-prepared backpack can make your trek much more comfortable. You should bring sturdy, waterproof hiking boots and several layers of clothing to adjust to the varying temperatures. Your clothing should include both lightweight and warm options, including a waterproof and windproof jacket. A hat and high-UV protection sunglasses are important for protection against the sun. A water purifier is essential to ensure you have access to safe drinking water. A comprehensive medical kit, including personal medication and altitude sickness medication, is also recommended. High-energy snacks like trail mix or energy bars can be useful for maintaining energy levels on the trail. Some trekkers also find trekking poles helpful for maintaining balance and reducing strain on the knees.

    • During your journey on the Everest View Trek, you'll typically stay in teahouse accommodations. Teahouses are essentially small lodges or guest houses operated by the locals of the Everest region. They offer basic facilities for sleeping, often with shared bathrooms. Though these lodges may lack luxury, they offer a warm, cozy environment and meals. They often have communal dining areas which provide a great opportunity to interact with fellow trekkers.

    Client Reviews

    • Tasneem Katawala
      Tasneem KatawalaUnited Kingdom |July 20, 2019

      Everest view Trek

      Suman has been an excellent communicator from the start. His staff cares for his customers to a high standard

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      Ellie CopleyAustralia |April 13, 2016

      Everest View Trekking with Nima

      Me and my 14 years old son just returned from the Everest view trek. It had been a tremendous expertise for us. Dream Heaven Adventure did an excellent job with great guide and porter. Our guide Nima and our porter Hari were pretty, knowledgeable and smart fun. That was extremely sudden and never forgettable experience. Rijan and his team absolutely take great care about everything. Thank you so much for everything !

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      Li SanSingapore |April 08, 2015

      Everest View Trek

      Thank you for wonderful trek to Everest View. The trip would never have been so great if it wasn’t you Suman! Many thanks again for your great services.

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