If you are short on time and prefer low altitude trekking yet want to experience the absolute fun, adventure and natural genius that Everest Region offers, then this is the perfect trek for you! It’s one of the shortest and most convenient journeys to Everest Region, and still gets you closer to Mt Everest than most people can ever dream of!

This trek is full of stunning and eye-catching natural wonders and distinct cultures. The hypnotic views of gigantic Himalaya mountains, diverse flora and fauna, lush green woodlands, breezy and sparkling rivers, waving prayer flags and beautiful mani walls will assuredly mesmerize you throughout the trek.  The trek delivers the most captivating sights of towering peaks like Kongde Ri, Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Taboche, Nuptse and, of course, the majestic Mt. Everest! Exploring alongside the Sherpa people and their matchless culture, tradition, food and hospitality in beautiful villages like Namche Bazar, Khumjung and Khunde is quite an amazing and unique experience. Don’t forget to say yes to a cup of Sherpa Tea! Moreover, visits to very old monasteries like Tengboche and Khumjung along with pleasant morning chants of monks make the trek a truly blissful experience.

An 8-day journey which begins with a thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the journey continues with days of trekking from Lukla to Namche Bazar where you will spend time immersed in the culture and natural beauty of the region while you take in the breathtaking views of the mountains of the Everest region - including Mt Everest! 

Trip Highlights

    • Sagarmatha National Park: A protected area in the Himalayas dominated by snow-capped mountains including Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), and encompasses glaciers, valleys, and trails. It is home to many species of rare animals and birds like the snow leopard, musk deer, and red panda. 

    • The Solu-Khumbu region is the homeland of the Sherpas, Buddhist people who migrated there from the Tibetan plateau around the 15th century. Get acquainted with the rich culture, tradition and mountaineering history of the guardians of the Himalayas, the Sherpa people.

    • Lukla airport, also known as the Tenzing-Hillary Airport, is situated atop a cliff and drops off downwards at the end of the runway and is sure to be the most adventurous flight you’ve ever undertaken in your life.

    • Namche Bazaar, also known as the gateway to Mount Everest, is famous for being a trading point and a resting place for trekkers. Visible from this town are the mountains KongdeRi (6,187m) and Thamserku (6,623m). A fascinating Sherpa Museum sits atop Namche Bazaar. 

    • Get to know more about Buddhism, as you will find many monasteries in the region. One of the most famous being the Tengboche monastery. It is a beautiful Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community, and trekkers often visit to receive blessings for a successful journey from the Buddhist monks who reside there. You can visit the Khumjung monastery to take a look at the alleged Yeti’s scalp! 

    • The sacred Khumbila mountain (5,761m), roughly translated as "God of Khumbu", is one of the high Himalayan peaks that people are not permitted to climb due to its holy association. However, it can be enjoyed in the backdrop during this trek.

    • If you happen to do this trek in spring, then magnificent rhododendron blossoms await you from the lower stretches between Lukla and Namche. Trust us, it’s worth considering to plan your trek for this time because the experience of trekking through these blossoms is amazing!

    • Early Morning chanting of monks in monasteries

    Want the ultimate cultural experience? 

    Why not plan your trip to coincide with local festivals such as Dmje, Mani Rimdu, Buddha Jayanti (Birthday of Lord Buddha), Gyalpo Lhosar (Tibetan New Year). Just Contact Us to find out more about these festivals and when they fall each year.

Trip Features

  • Price :$1,895 USD per person
  • Trip Duration :8 days
  • Group Size : Min. 1 pax
  • Accommodation : Teahouse
  • Max. Elevation : 3,870 m
  • Activities : Trekking
  • Grade : Difficult
  • Group Discount :
  • $1,495 USD per person for groups of 4-8 pax
  • $1,295 USD per person for groups of 9+
  • Single Supplement :
  • $135 USD per person
  • (in groups of 2+ See our Travel Guide for more information)

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