Breakfast and Welcome dinner – Nepali Cuisine in Kathmandu
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek
Group size: 2 to 12
Max-Altitude: 5554 m
Fitness level: Moderate
Arrival At: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast and Welcome dinner – Nepali Cuisine in Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek
Have you ever dreamt about what the highest peak in the world looks like? This is your occasion to break through the dream into reality with the short trek to Everest. Nepal Big Mountain will gladly lead you through every step.
Why the short trek? If you are an adventure lover and nature admirer with a short amount of time for holidays, this is the best opportunity you can grab. Not only is this trek less exhausting but it requires moderate fitness level unlike other treks to Everest. You can cherish the moments with the least difficulty and least chances of altitude sickness.
What will you achieve from this trek? Trekkers are more result oriented during their travel. This trek is something you will value for a long duration, as its first day will amaze you with a domestic flight to Lukla. Moreover, you are filled with the thrill of a bumpy flight above the Himalayas, known as the most thrilling flight in the world.
Next in line is where the actual trekking starts. You will be able to view the amazing wildlife of the mountain area, the yaks, mules and many more. Sagarmatha National Park will charm you with a mesmerizing sunrise view.
Along with this, the major purpose of this trek is the spectacular sight of elegant
Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak in the world. Furthermore, you will be rewarded with the view of dazzling Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and many other snow capped mountains. You can grab the opportunity to trek to Khumjung village where you get to acknowledge the Sherpa settlement. This is your chance to discover the lifestyle of Sherpas as one of them.
Finally, yet importantly, this trip provides you with the necessary thrill with an acclimatization day and gorgeous views that make you wonder the vast beauty of nature. Get ready for the best trek with Nepal Big Mountain.
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Included in the Cost
Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance All entrance fees Sim Card Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) and National Park Entry Permits 1 Porter per 2 pax 1 trekking map per 2 pax 1 duffel bag per 2 pax Trekking certificate Teahouse accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis Domestic flight tickets Lunch at Everest View Hotel, Sagarmatha Breakfast and bed in Kathmandu
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)
Day 2: Fly to Lukla, 8 KM trek to Phakding (2,651 m)
Day 3: 11 KM trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438 m)
Day 4: Namche Bazaar – Day Hike (3,440 m)
Day 5: 19 KM trek to Lukla (2,860 m)
Day 6: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 7: Departure Day
You stay at teahouses throughout the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the trek, trekkers make use of Nepal tea houses – small hotels for an overnight stay and home cooked meals.
It will be less difficult as the need to cart food and tents are reduced. Quality depends on the number of customers as well as competition. Hence, popular routes like the EBC trek and Annapurna Base Camp trek have a wide variety of quality tea houses. However, other areas have basic tea houses. The bakery is the attraction of teahouses where you can choose from various sweet dishes.
You will be able to experience the native and ancient lifestyle. With higher elevations, there are fewer chances of good flushing mechanisms, making the tour more interesting for the challengers. It is highly recommended to use four seasons’ sleeping bag and earplugs for a better experience. You will have facilities of plug points and lighting which gives you unique experience of convenient trekking.
The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu. Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of bakeries and cookies. Breakfasts are only provided in the city tours.
The trip excludes lunch and dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense.
Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours. In addition to it, during the trekking period, for the prerequisites of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the minimum amount of extra USD 40 per person per day is provided such that you have the convenience of easy access to meals throughout the trek.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
The traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible.
There are low chances of altitude sickness to many trekkers since the trek covers the altitude of 3440m. Along with it, there is a need for the trekkers to be familiar with the cold weather. It is essential for the trekkers to have the common vaccinations. If there are any children travelling, it must be on the guidance of their guardian.
The trip is not suitable for pregnant women and people with an adverse health condition. For children who are under 14-15, it is best to hire porters to carry the heavier equipment, since the children will not be able to manage the heavy loads over rough terrain, and you do not want to have to carry all their stuff as well as your own. The same can be said of elderly people, over sixty may be able to make the long trek to ABC, but they need to be physically fit and have no serious conditions.
The trek can take you to remote areas.
Following are the requirements:
Information about the pre-existing medical conditions
Information about heart problems
written prescription of a physician in generic names
Contact lenses and plenty of solution for the needed. Carry backup glasses and sunglasses.
Best Time to Travel
Deciding the best time for trekking is itself an adventurous elimination game. It is not completely unfavourable to visit during the other seasons. However, for the best experience, a clear season is recommended. If you are interested in adventure travel in the time period later than the mentioned date, you can also check our package to Pokhara.
The months from December to February are cold seasons and May brings summer vibes. If you are interested in a trip in your choice of season, it is a remarkable choice for you. However, as a travel agency, Nepal Big Mountain seeks the best experience for a trekker. This trek is highly recommended in the month of
October-November or mid-March-Mid April when the season is clear.
The choice of these months will give you a great chance to view the beauty of Himalayas at their best. There are blooming flowers like rhododendron, the national flower of the country found abundantly. The trail will be colourful and eye-catching giving you a different level of energy during these months.
Altogether, this is a trip of 7 days and 8 nights. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can also check the Everest Base Camp trek of 14 days and 15 nights which will take you to higher altitudes.
You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to . Any kinds of health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller must be specified at an earlier stage before booking. email@example.com
You will be able to blend with various ethnic groups including the Mongoloid Himalayan people, Brahmins, Chhetris to experience being reborn as a unique person. You should wear comfortable clothes and sports shoes during trekking.
Everest is the highest mountain in the world standing tall at 8848m. The trekkers need to cope with the cold climate in the Everest Base Camp Trek.
For this, the suggestion of carrying the following things is counselled:
four seasons sleeping bag,
adequate pre-existing medications,
contact lenses and the required solution,
extra glasses or sunglasses,
warm clothes, etc
Tips are also expected from the trekker if the trek and tour guides show satisfactory performance.