Days: 12 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Everest View Trek with Children is one of the most popular trekking routes tourists tend to take in Nepal with their families. Everest View Trek starts with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a brief stay in the Kathmandu Valley, the trip begins. During your stay in Kathmandu, you will be observing the main tourist attractions in the valley like different UNESCO world heritage sights like the three Durbar Squares of Patan, Kathmandu, and Bhaktapur, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath stupa. Flying to Lukla comes with the beautiful picturesque views of the mighty mountains and adrenaline rush. Ascending different altitude, one can witness beautiful landscape the country beholds. From mesmerizing sunrise to the beautiful pine and rhododendron forests, the Everest view trek is a natural therapy on its own. Being a trek with moderate difficulty, the entire family can enjoy this trek.
This trek package not only gives you the opportunity to see the mighty ranges like Lhotse 8516m, Nuptse 7855m, Ama Dablam 6812 m, Mount Everest 8848 m but also allows to observe the Sherpa way of life. One can explore the tourist hubs of the Kathmandu Valley, different monasteries, and local eateries and experience the real Nepal in short 12-day stay. With constant guidance from the trek guides and company representatives, the Everest View Trek with Children we organize is well facilitated to make the stay pleasurable.
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Fact of the Trek:
Trip Region: Everest Region
Types of Trip: Trekking and Hiking
Duration: 10 Days
Highest Elevation: 4000m
Mode of Trip: Lodge or Tea-house
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Average Walking: 5-6 hours in a day
Trip Start/End: Kathmandu
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and normal tea-houses/lodges during the trek
Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) and Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by: Domestic Flight and Private Vehicle
Culture Experience: Majority of Sherpa and their way of life
Major Himalayan Sights: Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7855m), Amadablam (6812m), Khongde Himal (6200m), Thamserku (6430m) and the holy mountain Khumbila (5761m).
Highlights of the Trip: Exploring Kathmandu city and its heritage sites, Visiting an ancient Buddhist Monasteries where Yeti Skull kept, spectacular views of high Himalayan range, crossing over high suspension bridges, pictureaque villages along the trail, smooth walking up and down through the dense Rhododendron and Pine forest, scenic mountain flight in and out of Lukla, meeting local people, passing several Buddhist monuments.
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Everest View Trek Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
The trip begins with the arrival in Kathmandu. Our team representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from where you will be taken to the hotel.
Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
After a fulfilling breakfast at the hotel, our tour expert will meet you in the hotel premises. He will give the highlights of the day that includes the places the group is visiting and their brief history. Our comfortable office van will take the group around the valley stopping by for lunch and dinners at authentic, local Nepali eateries.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla 2840m by Flight and trek to Phakding 2610m/3-4 hours walking.
After a scrumptious brunch at the hotel, the van will pick the group up for their departure to Lukla via domestic flight. The majestic views and adrenaline rush is a combination that one encounters while reaching the beautiful destination at 2840 m, Lukla. After a brief rest, the team will trek for 3-4 hours to a small village in the Khumbu region, Phakding situated at an elevation of 2610 m.
Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours walking
On the fourth day, the team will walk for about 5 to 6 hours to reach the trading hub of Khumbu Region, Namche Bazaar. Located at 3440m, Namche Bazar is the Gateway to the high Himalaya.
Day 5: Acclimatization Day and Hiking to Everest View Hotel and Khumjung, Khunde village:
To avoid altitude sickness, it is very important for people to be accustomed to the conditions of high altitude. We will walk to Everest View Hotel for the panoramic and spectacular view of the majestic mountains followed by the exploration of Khumjung village which is the biggest Sherpa village in the region. The old monastery located here is one of its major attractions also because of the Skull of Yeti put out to display. The trek continues to Khunde village where we stop for lunch and brief rest. We descend back to our lodge in Namche Bazaar for the stay.
Day 6: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860m/4-5 hours walking
The day begins early for us as we continue our trek in the trail that leads us to Kyangjuma village which is about 2 hours far from Namche Bazaar. We descend down to the beautiful Dudhkoshi River crossing suspension bridge and observing beautiful landscapes like never before. Post lunch, we have a steep trekking route to encounter to reach the destination of the day, Tengboche which is situated at 3860m. If we reach here right on time (in the evening), we will be able to witness spectacular views of the mountains.
Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Pangboche 3930m/2-3 hours walking and excursion to Amadablam Base Camp 5-6 hours walking
Passing by Rhododendron forests and suspension bridge, we reach Pangboche village after a brisk 2-3 hours walk. After lunch here, we can take an excursion to Amadablam Base Camp located at 4600 m. Ama Dablam that stands 6812 m high is one of the beautiful mountains in Everest Region. We stay overnight at Pangboche.
Day 8: Trek from Pangboche to Phortse 3810m/3-4 hours walking
The last destination before walking back to Lukla is Phortse. Phortse is a Sherpa village at an elevation of 3810 m where we reach by climbing to upper Pangboche and moving southward along the route. The rocky terrain with patches of scrub junipers offers a leisurely walk giving the good view of the Imja Khola Valley. Phortse Gompa, a monastery built using traditional techniques is situated at the top of the village.
Day 9: Trek from Phortse to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours walking
We leave Phortse in the morning post breakfast and take the downhill route through the forest to the bridge. We then pass by the ridge of Mong-La, this patch of the trail is steep and about 1 and half hours long, passing through the pine forests. After lunch, we head down to Kyangjuma, a settlement located at 3620 m. A walk for another two hours and we reach Namche Bazaar.
Day 10: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2840m/6-7 hours walking
Early today, we leave for Lukla through the trails through pine trees and bridge over Dudh Koshi River. In about 2 and a half hours we reach Jorsalle. We trek down further, crossing bridges to reach Phakding, where we stop for Lunch. After lunch, we trek further up and down the trail for about 2 hours to reach Lukla.
Day 11: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
After a good breakfast, we board the plane for roughly fifty minutes long flight to Kathmandu. This flight enables you to get bird’s eye view of the Himalayas. The group will be picked by our private van to drop at the Hotel. The dinner is planned at Nepali Restaurant.
Day 12: Final Departure from Kathmandu
The 12-day long trip comes to an end today. After a good, heavy breakfast, our team representative will have a brief session with you all. He will inquire about the trip, how well it went and suggestions that should be taken into consideration. After the session, he will accompany you to the airport by our private van three hours prior to the flight schedule.
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Our Trek Package Cost includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* Guided Sightseeing Tour as per above itinerary and all entrance fees.
* 3 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3*** hotel in Kathmandu.
* Domestic flight ticket from KTM-Lukla-KTM and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation,salary, equipments & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Sagarmatha National Park Permit.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
Our Trek Package Cost doesn't include;
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight
delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.
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