Everest Mini Trek is design itinerary for those who are unwilling to go high altitude and all the way to Everest Base Camp. We can see the best view of the amazing Khumbu region and the Himalayan range including the magnificent Mt. Everest. The journey will take you up to the Namche Bazaar the hub of Sherpa people of Nepal.
Everest Mini Trek starts with the marvelous flight to Lukla. The trails along the Dudhkoshi River passing by the places like Phakding, Monjo and finally reaches the Namche Bazaar. Furthermore, the hiking of the Everest View Hotel and Khumjung Village. Then we will return back to Namche Bazaar from Kyangjuma will showcase the swashbuckling view of the surrounding hills and mountains. Thamserku will be always with you during your trekking. After delightful time in Namche, you will return back to Lukla for the flight to Kathmandu. This is the mystical place up in the Himalaya. You can experience the local culture and lifestyle along the trek route. The fear of altitude sickness or any kinds of mountain sickness is less during the Everest Mini Trek. Book the Everest Mini Trek with Mount Trails and feel the adventure in a sophisticated way. Therefore, It will be the best trekking experience that you will ever have in Nepal with Local Experts.
The representatives from Mount Trails will pick up the guests from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and drop them at their hotel for rest. An afternoon stroll around the streets of Thamel. The guests will be served delicious Nepali cuisine as welcome dinner.
Scenic (40 minute) flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla will be taken from Kathmandu airport just after the breakfast. Meeting with other crew members and preparation for the trek will begin here. To assist in acclimatization, a short hike from Lukla to Phakding will be set. A side trip to nearby monastery could be organized if interested.
A hike through the villages of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo and Jorsale will start until the team disembarks the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After passing the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers, followed by a final steep ascent of about two hours, the team is rewarded with the first sight of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. It requires an hour and half hike from here to Namche Bazaar.
This is a day for acclimatization that is spent either with a day’s hike to Syangboche Airport (3,700m), supposedly the highest airport in the world. From here, climb to Everest View Hotel will be taken from where we shall have panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache, etc. A visit to Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery will be made on our way back.
The trekking while returning back will be equally captivating. Don’t just walk rather enjoy the views as it will look different than while ascending.
The joyous morning flight will take you to Kathmandu. The farewell dinner will be organized in a typical Nepal cultural restaurant with traditional programs.
The mountain expedition marks its end today with the team bidding goodbye to each other and sharing their farewell and well wishes during and after breakfast. We will transfer you to airport three hours before the flight departure for onward flight or join another tour trek with Mount Trails.
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What Makes This Trip Different?
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This trek is suitable for fit walkers or those with previous trekking experience. If you have completed the EBC, or climbed Kilimanjaro or are a happy-go-lucky weekend hill walker, you could consider the Everest mini trek. This is one of those treks that could test your physical & mental abilitie. It’s not impossible, it’s simply a trek that you’d like to do, come and experience the himalaya trek with Local Experts.
The Trekking Group
For this trek, there will be one leader, 1 assistant leader (6 trekkers:1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters for carrying luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter). This arrangement ensures that should anybody in the group is sick, the trip can still go ahead as planned. Our experience has led us to believe that a maximum of 10people is an optimum number to fully enjoy a trip. However, if a traveler is interested in larger groups then that can be arranged too.
We will be deluxe accommodated in Kathmandu and Mountain Local Lodge during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 150. Mount Trails will arrange rooms with attached washrooms if possible in mountain however, teahouses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities during the trek.
During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the teahouse or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests.
Leader(S) & Staff Arrangements
The most significant thing that makes this trek, enjoyable and memorable is the skilled, experienced, courteous and helpful leader(s) and the crew members with the ability of operating our days on the mountain smoothly. Our trip will be led by the best and most professional leaders. Mount Trails leaders are carefully selected on the basis of their appropriate experience, leadership skills and personal aptitude. With an objective of sustaining local communities, Mount Trails only employs local staff who have adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, and history of their local region(s). The trek and expedition leaders have undergone the following trainings:
Mount Trails is firmly committed to porter rights. We make sure that all our porters are well treated and well paid. Further, Mount Trails provides the level of shelter, clothing and footwear that these harsh environments demand. Porters who become sick are treated with the same care and attention as other team members. We have previously used helicopters at company's expense to rescue porters from dangerous situations. And for the porter's sake, all trekkers keep their luggage bag weight under 20 KG.
The Everest Region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as much as we do. Therefore, we believe that the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. Mount Trails employs a 'zero impact' policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live there. Bharal Adventure, therefore, enforces a number of do's and don'ts. Please talk to your trek leader to avoid environmental impacts.
It is a condition upon joining any of Mount Trails trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this should includes helicopter rescue, and treatment costs). Please note that we don't arrange or sell insurance but we are happy to assist you if incase of emergency.
This trek’s itinerary is planned with a high degree of awareness of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Going up at higher altitudes too fast causes a medical condition serious enough to result in death. The higher the altitude, the less oxygen will be in the air. For example, at an altitude above of 5000 m, there is 50% less oxygen than at sea level. Therefore, our body needs many days to adapt to an environment with less oxygen. During this trip, we take rest in Namche Bazaar which will help us acclimatize to the high altitude.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Everest Mini Trek is an easy trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk for around 4-5 hours a day with a light day-pack. Exercising and jogging regularly for a few weeks prior to the trip is good idea to enhance strength and stability. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Mount Trails before the trip start. We also recommend that you consult your doctor(s) before the trip.
Best Time To Travel
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for this trip. Although this trip can be taken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.