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Instant Everest Trek - A Short Journey To Everest

Instant Everest Trek is the shortest trek in the Khumbu region. Those people who have very limited time to travel in Nepal can do this Trek. The trek can be completed within 08 days. The trek starts from Phakding and ends at Lukla. The trek trial leads all the way to Dingboche at an elevation of 4350 meters and returning back. This route awards you with the spectacular views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and its surrounding Peaks. Within the short amount of time, you will be able to discover the culture, traditions and lifestyle of Sherpas. There are also some wonderful monasteries in Tenboche and Dingboche.

 

Trek profile:

Instant Everest Trek

Trek Duration:

08 Days

Trek Grade:

Moderate

Maximum Elevation:

4350 meters

Accommodation type:

Tea house

ITINERARY 

Day 01: Arrival, pick up by our staff and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2500m)

Day 03: Phakding to Namche (3440m)

Day 04: Namche to Tengboche (3867m)

Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m)

Day 06: Dinboche to Tengboche (3867m)

Day 07: Tengboche to Namche (3440m)

Day 08: Namche to Lukla (2800m)

Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla (30 minutes)

Day 10: Airport drop for Final Departure

COST PER PERSON

0-2 Pax

2- 4 Pax

4- 8 Pax

US $ 820

US $ 755

US $ 765

 

COST INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES

COST INCLUDES

  • All pick up and drop from Airport
  • Complementary Home stay dinner as a welcome dinner
  • 02 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek
  • Accommodations on tea house based lodge during the trek
  • One professional English speaking license holder guide (as per 4 members) for the trek
  • One helper guide (for 4 members) for the trek
  • Porters for the trek (One porter for 2 members)
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • TIMS card and Permits

 

COST EXCLUDES

  • Any sort of personal expenses
  • Lunch and Dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra expenses occurred due to unforeseen conditions
  • TIPS to the guide and other staff
  • Alcohol, beverages and bottled drinks
  • Anything that is not included in cost include section

 

 

Trip Fact

Trek profile:

Instant Everest Trek

Trek Duration:

08 Days

Trek Grade:

Moderate

Maximum Elevation:

4350 meters

Accommodation type:

Tea house

Itinerary

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrival

You will be picked up from the Airport by the staff of Plan Nepal and driven to the hotel. After the check-in procedure of the hotel, you will be briefed about your trekking plans.  

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and hike up to Phakding

The trip will start with the flight from Kathmandu airport to Lukla. The flight reveals stunning view of Himalayan range bordering Nepal and Tibet. The duration of flight is approximately 40 minutes. Lukla is located at an elevation of 2,850m. The name ‘Lukla’ literally means “place of sheep.” Lukla Airport is one of the Airports situated at the high altitudes. From Lukla, you start trekking to the village of Choblung in the Dudh Koshi Valley which is rich in beautiful pine and rhododendron forests. The trial is easy as you follow the river’s course, passing through the village of Ghat. The first day’s stop will be at Phakding village. The total duration of the hike will be 4 hours.

Day 03: Trek to Namche (3440m)

After your breakfast, the journey to Namche starts. The trial encompasses short ups and downs. After crossing Dudh Koshi from the village of Benkar, stunning view of Thermserku peak can be captured (6,608 m). Crossing the long suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River, we reach Monjo, situated below peak of Thermserku. At the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park, you will need to produce your trekking permit. The walk to Namche Bazaar from Jorsalle village is an uphill path, where a magnificent view of Kwangde Peak with its surrounding peaks and Kusum Kangru can be captured. As you ascend higher, you can have the panoramic view of Nuptse, Lhotse, and Taweche Peak. The final destination will be at Namche Bazaar (Bazaar means market place in Nepalese term) which is full of eye dazzling colorful houses. The duration of the trek is 05 hours.

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3860m)

After a 20 minutes climb to the top ridge of Namche Bazaar, the trial follows few short up and downs with magnificent view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thermserku and Kwangde-Ri peak. After a pleasant walk of two hours the trial descend to Imjatse river at Phungitenga (3,250m), a small settlement with couple of teahouses in the midst of the alpine woods of mostly silver fir, blue pines, rhododendron and some few magnolia and birch trees. After Phungitenga the walk is strenuous for an hour all the way to Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for the big Monastery or Gompa (a Nepalese term for Monastery) also known as Tengboche Monastery. As you ascend further, you will encounter the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering peak Ama Dablam in the north with Mt. Lhotse and Lhotse Shar towards north east. Tengboche is located at an altitude of 3860 meters. The total duration to reach the destination is 05 hours.

Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m)

After leaving Tengboche we will choose the upper trial for the better views when we head towards Pangboche village. The trial will encompass many Chortens, Mani wall and many tea shops. You will have the opportunity to capture the amazing view of Mount Amadablam. The walk is fairly gentle walk until we reach the Lobuche River and from there the steep climb all the way to the Dingboche village. The Majestic view of Amadablam to the South is supported by other mountain views of Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Oyu. Other views of surrounding peaks also look spectacular where the most dominant is Lobuche West and Lobuche East. The Yak pastures and the farming land looks stunning with the stone border.

Day 06: Dingboche to Tengboche (3867m)

Ascending down the mountain trials will be quicker and the journey will approximately take 04 hours. After reaching Tengboche, you can explore Tengboche Monastery and other Monasteries in Tengboche. You can capture the spectacular views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and other surrounding peaks.

Day 07: Tengboche to Namche (3440m)

We will retrace our steps from Tengboche to Namche. Just before reaching Namche, the view of Namche from the top is spectacular. Different colored roof houses are made as if they were carefully put in place. Namche is also the center market hub for Everest region and it may be interesting to know that Namche have ATM machine.

Day 08: Namche to Lukla (2800m)

We will return back to Lukla from Namche slowly and end the trek in Lukla.

Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla (40 minutes)

The scenic flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla takes approximately 40 minutes. After having a morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, you will have enough time in Kathmandu for shopping.

Day 10: Departure

We will drop you in the airport for departure and bid you a final farewell.

 

Useful Information

LIST OF TREKKING EQUIPMENTS

 

Clothing list:

  • Day bag pack (20 to 40 liters capacity) with rain cover
  • Sleeping bag (-15 degree Celsius) [Note: you can hire sleeping bags from us]
  • Lightweight walking boots
  • A pair of spare laces for shoes
  • A light sandal for using in guest houses and tea houses
  • Warm fiber/feather jacket or down jacket
  • Water proof/ wind proof jacket
  • Light wind proof trousers
  • Inner thermal wear for using at higher altitudes
  • Loose casual wear to be used in the lower altitudes
  • A warm woolen hat
  • A pair of gloves
  • 2 pair of woolen socks
  • 2 pair of thin socks
  • Personal wear as per you require
  • Towels

Accessories

  • UV protection and snow protection sunglasses
  • Water Bottles
  • Water purifier (pump, tablets or any kind)
  • Hiking poles
  • Head lamp with spare batteries
  • Personal daily use equipments
  • Sun cream and lip care cream
  • Camera with chargers
  • First Aid kits
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toiletries
  • Medicines like pain killer and high altitude sickness medicine

Note: Some equipments and trekking gears can be hired from us on a daily basis, please enquire us for more information