Everest Easy Trek

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Style: Trekking
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Lodges
  • Group Size: 1-25
  • Max Altitude: 3,820m/12,533ft

Highlights of Everest Easy Trek

  • Ancient monasteries of the lower elevation of the Khumbu region
  • Exploration of school and hospital established by Sir Edmund Hillary
  • The rarest chance to have a look at the Yeti Skull
  • The 360-degree view of Mt. Khumbila, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and other peaks
  • Trekking along the comparatively easy trail

Everest Easy trek is hodgepodge of natural and cultural attractions of the epic Everest region trekking which is everyone’s lifetime dream. It is the best-customized trekking package of Nepal for the foreign tourists desiring for a close look at Mt. Everest. As this trek takes you around the main Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, it is Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Khumbu region. You can have the panoramic view of the world’s tallest mountain without crossing the challenging trail of Everest Base Camp trek. This is named Everest Easy trek as it is the shortest trekking package that completes around the lower elevation of Khumbu region.

You can experience the Sherpa villages, their lifestyle, occupation, unique culture, tradition, and ancient monasteries of the Himalayan region. Besides, you can have the close vista of the Great Himalayas, dense forests including flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park. Trekking to Buddhist Sacred Site Trail is possible throughout the year but best time for this trek is spring and autumn. The days are fine with clear weather in these seasons that you can have the captivating scenery of the glittering mountains.

Everest Easy Trek starts from Lukla, the gateway to Everest region trekking and goes past some Sherpa ethnic villages. The most fascinating attractions of this trek are the ancient monasteries of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Thame and Khumjung settlement areas. The monasteries are worth visiting due to the peaceful and tranquil environment that also gives a chance to observe the Buddhist art and artefacts. A short hike to Khunde viewpoint gives you the 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Kogde Ri and many more.

You get to visit Thame, the village of the famous Everest Summiters, Apa Sherpa and Kami Rita Sherpa. The Sherpa duos have set incredible records in the history of mountaineering in the world that can be an inspiration for all trekkers. It is also the childhood home to Tenzing Norgay, one of the first Everest Summiters on Friday, 29 May 1953. Thame, the last village of Khumbu Valley is best known for iconic landscapes and the residents untouched by the effects of modern technology. You can visit Thame Monastery which is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Solukhmubu region.

If you want to participate in the greatest festival of Buddhist, plan your Everest visit in the month of November. Mani Rimdu Festival is the greatest of all celebrated at the premises of the Buddhist Monasteries by thousands of Sherpa people. The monks of the monasteries perform the dance by wearing masks in traditional Sherpa songs in front of the Head Lama. This festival is celebrated to show the harmony between nature and culture, which are equally important for the happy living of the people. You can also have the rarest sight of the Skull of Yeti (abominable snowman) at Khumjung Monastery discovered by Hillary and his friend.

 

Day to Day Itinerary

OPEN ALL DAYS Outline Itinerary

After taking your breakfast, the representative of Orbit Alpine Adventure transfers you to the Kathmandu International Airport. You catch a morning flight From Kathmandu to Lukla that takes around 35 minutes by enjoying the aerial view of the Everest region. Taking a short stop at Lukla, the gateway to Everest region trekking, you begin the trekking towards Monjo for the night rest. To move further, you follow the well-defined trail along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River and reach Phakding. Then, following the dusty trails going through the dense pine forests rewarding with the distant view of snowy peaks, you reach Monjo. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 2,835m/9,301ft
  • Time: 6 Hours

Leaving the other trail to Three Passes Trek via Kongma La, you move ahead towards the main trading hub of the entire Khumbu region. You have to go past the dense rhododendron and pine forests of Sagarmatha National Park and cross Hillary Suspension Bridge. You spend the night at Namche Bazaar which has all types of modern amenities like banks, restaurants, ATM booths, etc.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3,440m/10,958ft
  • Time: 7 Hours

After having breakfast, you begin today’s journey along the trail decorated with the colourful prayer flags, chortens and mani walls. You have to go across Namche Monastery to reach Thame, the childhood home of Tenzing Norgay, one of the first Everest Conquerors. Thame is a small Sherpa village famous for Thame Monastery built over 350 years by the Lama migrated from Rolwaling Valley. If you plan Everest Easy trek in the month of November, you can enjoy the Mani Rimdu Festival at the monastery premises. Thame is the home to many Everest climbers like Apa Sherpa and Kami Rita Sherpa just a few to name. You can also visit a small hydropower plant established in October 1995 and operated by Khumbu Bijuli Company. Overnight stay at a lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3,820m/12,533ft
  • Time: 6 Hours

Following the rugged trail going downhill, you move further towards Khumjung village, the largest village in the Khumbu region. Enjoying the splendid mountain vistas and flora-fauna of Sagarmatha National Park, you reach this village after walking for about six hours. Khumjung is a beautiful Sherpa village situated on the foot of the Sacred Mountain Khumbila which is a must-visit village in Everest region. There are a few striking sites that you shouldn’t miss while you are on Mount Everest Easy trek.

Khumjung Hillary School was established in 1960 to provide quality education as a philanthropic activity in this village. Although it had just two classrooms then, now it has been the top educational institution there with high school having around 350 students. Khunde Hospital built by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1966 to provide proper health facilities to the local people is the central landmark of this village. Next important cultural attraction of Khumjung is Khumjung Monastery which was built over 120 years as a centre of Buddhist culture and tradition.

The rarest piece of the Yeti Scalp is protected in the monastery that you are the luckiest people to have a look at this! This scalp of ‘abominable snowman’ was discovered by Sir Edmund Hillary and a journalist Desmond Doug in 1960 in the course of an expedition to study about the existence of the yeti. Now it has been one of the central attraction to the tourists throughout the world. Is having a look at the Yeti Scalp less remarkable and pleasant than reaching Everest Base Camp? Indeed, it is difficult to answer.

If you want to delve into the incredible beauty of nature, don’t forget to hike to Khunde viewpoint. It is just about fifteen minutes’ walk from Khumjung village and around two hours’ uphill walk from Khunde. This uphill hike rewards you with the 360-degree panoramic view of Khunde and Khumjung Villages including the snowcapped peaks. You can have a clear vista of Mt. Khumbila, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Pachhermo Peak, Kogde Ri and many more.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Khumjung
  • Altitude: 3,770m/12,369ft
  • Time: 6 Hours

After having breakfast, you begin the journey towards Namche Bazaar by walking along the longest mani wall in the entire Khumbu region. Following the trail that goes past the Bhote Koshi River and some Sherpa ethnic villages, you reach Namche Bazaar. After a short break at Namche, you descend towards Lukla by following the main trail of Everest region trekking. As soon as you arrive Lukla, take a stroll around the Sherpa village as this is the last day of this season you are spending in Everest region. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2,860m/9,383ft
  • Time: 7 Hours

After breakfast, you will have a scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu International Airport in the morning. You enjoy the magnificent view of the snowy peaks, lush valleys and high altitude Sherpa villages for the last time this year. As soon as the plane lands at the Kathmandu Airport, the representative of Orbit Alpine Adventure transfers you to the hotel. Taking enough rest, you can take a short walk around Thamel in order to buy some souvenirs of cloths items. In the evening, our agency organizes farewell dinner at a typical restaurant as a part of hospitality.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Time: 35m