Short Everest Trek

Tengboche monastery with Tawuche Himal Short trek in Everest national park visits Shepra villages and monasteries, closely observing their lifestyle and culture crafted in harmony with some of the highest mountains in the world. This is the best way to get the dipper perception of Everest national park as UNESCO Heritage site.
The short Everest trek starts with a 35 mints spectacular flight from Kathmandu, Nepal. From Lukla the trail heads up north through the Tibetan Buddhist Sherpa villages. Namche at 3,440m has several Everest view points and scenic walks. Namche Bazaar was famous trading place between Nepal and Tibet. Still Tibetans come to Namche Bazaar with the yak caravan. Tengboche monastery is a largest monastery of the region, perched at a ridgetop of 3,870m. Tengboche is popular for the sunset view of Mt Everest.

Short Everest trek could be customized for 6 days with deluxe and luxury accommodation or as pony trek for family with kids.

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Tengboche Trek - 7 day

until March 2024
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight
  • Necessary Trekking Permits.
  • Trekking with licensed and experienced guide and porter.
  • Teahouse / lodge accommodation with 3 meals a day.

: 7 Day
: Max. 3,800 m
: Kathmandu - Lukla Flight
: Moderate to difficult (uphill 500 m at the altitude above 3,000m.
: Best time is from Mid Sept - Dec but the trek could be done throughout winter.
: Teahouses, deluxe or Luxury lodges (optional)

Trek Itinerary

Day 1 : Fly to Lukla | Trek to Phakding
Fly along the eastern Himalayas to Lukla (2,800m). A short easy trek (4 hours) to phakding is brilliant with Himalayan views and the charming Buddhist villages. Walk through the Khani (Buddhist entrance gate) and past Mani walls. The trail crosses crystal clear streams on suspension bridges.
Day 2 : Trek to Namche ( 6 hrs / 3,440 m)
The trail follows the 'Bhote Kosi' river up north crossing over suspension bridges to the base of Namche Bazaar. The trail then climbs for about 3 hrs. We get the first view of Mt. Everest on the way. We formally enter into Everest National Park on the day. (5-6 hours).
Day 3: Rest for acclimatization
On the day short and easy exploration to Khumjung or Thame could be planned for better acclimatization. Khumjung is a hidden Sherpa village at the base of the most sacred mountain Khumbila. While Namche has turned commercial, Khumjung lives with Sherpa families doing their daily chores. Visit Khumjung monastery and Sir Edmund Hillary school. The khumjung monastery possess unusal scalp claimed as 'Yeti Skull'. The syangboche ridge on the way is overlooking at the Himalayan Peaks including Everest, Amadablam and Thamsherku.
Day 4: Trek to Tengboche - 6 hrs / 3,880 m
The trail from Namche to Tengboche first winds along the leveled contour which offers a magnificent view of the snow peaks including Mt Everest. After about a couple of hours, climb down to Bhote Koshi River and then climb up on the other side to the ridge of Tengboche. Tengboche offers a magnificent view of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku and other spectacular peaks of the Khumbu valley. Tengboche is popular for the most revered and the largest monastery of the Sherpa Land. Tengboche monastery (Thyangboche Monastery) was built in 1996 with a strong connection to the Rongbuk Monastery at the northern base of Mt Everest in Tibet.
Day 5: Trek to Jorsale - 7 hrs / 2,740 m
This is the farthest we can go within a 7 days trek in Everest national park. After enjoying the morning view and the prayers at Tengboche monastery, we will head back down to Bhotekoshi River and then climb up to Punki Tenga in about three hours. The trail then follows the contour for next two hours to Namche and then climbs down again to the confluence of Bhote Koshi River and Dudh Koshi River which we cross on a suspension bridge. Jorsale is about 2 hrs walk away from Namche.
Day 6: Trek to Lukla - 6 hrs
We will follow the trail downstream Bhote Koshi River to Lukla. Even though we don't gain any altitude, the trail climbs up and down about 100 m. Enjoy the walk past Mane walls, prayer wheels, monasteries and charming Sherpa villages.
Day 7: Fly back to Kathmandu
Enjoy your early morning tea and walk to the Lukla airport to catch your flight back to Kathmandu. It's thrilling to watch Twin Otter aircraft land and take off at the STOL airport. Some people just come to fly to Lukla airport and back. The 35 minutes flight is another opportunity to capture snow peaks.

Everest Luxury Lodge Trek

Everest luxury lodge trek allows you to experience the Sherpa culture, explore the Everest national park listed as UNESCO Heritage site and watch the awe-inspiring mountains of Everest region based on finest local luxury lodges. Our selected luxury lodges at each place are run by locals or employ locals and exhibit the authentic Sherpa architecture. Each lodge provides an electric blanket, room service with clean towels, bed sheets, and toiletries changed every day. Guaranteed hot shower in your ensuite bathroom uses solar power and electricity as back up. The Everest luxury trek ensures your pleasant stay with professional local hospitality in finest lodges that embed authentic architectural and cultural essence in its decor.

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Short Everest experience trek

Short Everest experience trek or Everest cultural trek goes into the Sherpa dwelling of Namche Bazaar and Khumjung village in Everest national park and back. This short trek on Everest not only gives you an opportunity to immerse into Sherpa culture but also offers magnificent view of snow peaks including Mt Everest. This is the best short trek to explore the features of Everest national parks which makes it into the heritage list of UNESCO.


  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight
  • Necessary Trekking Permits.
  • Trekking with licensed and experienced guide and porter.
  • Teahouse / lodge accommodation with 3 meals a day.

: 5 Day
: Max. 3,800 m
: Kathmandu - Lukla Flight
: Moderate to difficult (uphill 500 m at the altitude above 3,000m
: Best time is from Mid Sept - Dec but the trek could be done throughout winter.
: Teahouses, deluxe or Luxury lodges (optional)

Trek Itinerary

D 1 : Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding. 4 hrs

D 2 : Trek to Namche Bazaar. 6 hrs

D 3 : Explore Namche, Syangboche and Khumjung village

D 4 : Trek back to Lukla.

D 5 : Fly back to Kathmandu.

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Namche bazaar with Kongde peak

Short Everest base camp trek

Short EBC trek could be organized for 9 days from Kathmadu and back with helicopter flight back from Everest base camp or Pheriche. The trek follows the standard itinerary while going up to basecamp for the acclimatization and altitude safety reasons. After the exploration of Everest base camp and Kalapattar (5,550 m), we will head back to the helicopter base and fly out to Kathmandu. Short Everest base camp trek costs about USD 2,600 to 3,300 per person depending upon the group size. The trek could also be customized based on luxury lodges.

Mt Everest and Lhotse seen from Tengboche monastery

Mani Rimdu Festival Trek

Mani Rimdu festival is celebrated every year after the full moon of Autumn. Monks perform ritualistic dances wearing elaborate masks and outfits commemorationg victory of Buddhism over Bon practices.
Join Tengboche monastery trek for Mani Rindu festival from 15 - 17 Oct 2023.
We have been successfully organizing Everest trek in the post-COVID period. With the best weather and relatively fewer trekkers, Spring 2024 is the best time to trek in the Everest national park.
Short Everest Trek with us:
  • Support local company.
  • Expertise over 20 years.
  • Cost effective Treks.
  • Cultural immersion experience.
  • High quality services.
  • Eco friendly & sustainable practices.

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