Everest Mini Trek - 10 Days

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 3,860m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • World Heritage Site sightseeing with a guide in Kathmandu.
  • An exciting mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Touch the popular classic trekking routes used by Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay.
  • Interesting Sherpa community culture, traditional, local lifestyle, and warm hospitality.
  • Explore a wide range of flora and fauna at Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Walk along with the terraced green farm, beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, and beautiful villages.
  • Syangboche (3900m) amazing viewpoint of the Everest range and golden sunrise view.
  • Massive Khumbu glacier and icefalls.
  • Panorama mountain views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and several other highest peaks.
  • Visit ancient Tengboche monastery

About Everest Mini Trek

All of the trekkers know about the Everest region trek difficulty but this Everest Mini Trek is the easiest and short route in the Khumbu region, which is perfect for those travelers who wanna enjoy a magical Everest view and the world highest mountains experience. This Mini Everest is comfortable for children and friend groups without any altitude risk. Everest mini trek one of the popular viewpoint routes of the middle hills of the Khumbu Valley, and also knows as the major option for Everest Base Camp Trek. Tengboche monastery is lying 3,860 meters above sea level which is the high altitude of this Mini Everest route.

Delightful Everest Mini Trek is one unique and beautiful trekking routes of Khumbu valley and Everest region, it presents mesmerizing Himalayan ranges with the world the highest Mountain Mount Everest, oldest Monasteries, amazing landscapes, Sherpa culture and their warm hospitality, colorful rhododendron forest, wonderful rivers, lush valleys, and wide range of flora and fauna. Not everyone trekkers have a long holiday, therefore, for those peoples not possible to visit the Everest region, but wanna catch a glimpse of the world’s highest mountain and discover the fantastic settlements of legendary Sherpa, Buddhist culture, and remoted valley, this short and easy Everest Mini trek is one best way for you.

This Everest Mine Trek Route leads you through the picturesque Sherpa villages, beautiful rhododendron forests, high passes, amazing Khumbu Glacier and Icefalls, the beauty of nature, and spectacular views of snow-covered wide mountain ranges. The trek offers high mountain views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and several other highest peaks as well as a massive glacier zone.

Our comfortable Everest Mine Itinerary begins with visiting the world heritage site at Kathmandu and an exciting mountain flight to Lukla airport. After then trek goes through the lush forest to Phakding and walk along the Dudh Koshi River with crossing the small traditional villages. The Namche bazaar is a famous trekkers’ hub and lively town in the Everest region, where you will explore the fantastic lifestyle, unique culture, Buddhist stupas, monasteries, and magical views of Himalayan.

Next-Day early morning you hike to major attraction place of this trek Syangboche 3,900 meters, it offers a breathtaking close view of Everest range, golden sunrise, and majestic mountain scenery, then trek descends through the Khumjung (3790 m) and back to Namche Bazaar. Likewise, trek heads towards one of the most famous largest monasteries of the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery, there you enjoy many ancient Gompas, monastery, and the wonderful view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. Then our Everest Mini Trek route back through the Manjo, Namcha Bazaar, Lukla, and flight back to Kathmandu. 

For more information about Everest Mini Trek Itinerary, Route, Cost, Maps, hire a local Guide, trip difficulty, solo trekkers, season, or more then feel free to contact us any time. If you have more than 10 days holiday in Nepal and wanna explore the world-famous route Everest Base Camp Trek then choose these packages Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days and Short 9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek, but for these treks, you need good health and physically fit. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


Notices: (Weather in the Himalayan region which may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two or more days may be canceled for bad weather reasons. This kind of condition we have to waits a long time for Lukla flight. This can happen either at the start or end of the trek. This kind of problem we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 where includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking).

Itinerary

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You get picked up from the international airport by one of our team members. He/she will assist you to the hotel and inform you about the day program. As per your flight landing schedule, you may have or not free time to relax and explore the nearby streets. Regardless, the day is going to end with lots of laughter and happy moments when you meet with other team members over welcome dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

The day begins early with a warm cup of coffee. You meet with your tour guide and go on a short tour to different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You visit places like holy Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. During the tour, your guide will brief you about the importance of the sites. Later, in the late afternoon, you meet with the trek guide and spend the rest of the day preparing for the trek.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu
Today, you fly to Lukla. The flight will be short and scenic. Upon reaching Lukla, you will meet with the rest of the crew members and begin trekking towards Phakding. Descending through the forested trail, following a stream, you reach Phakding.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,651m
  • Phakding

After having breakfast, we continue our journey to Namche Bazaar. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and enjoys suspension bridges. Hillary Suspension bridge is the most famous in Khumbu, which we cross then we enter the Sagarmatha National Park where is permit will be registered. The trail is challenging climb steep to a dense forest after complete challenging we arrive in Namche Bazaar. This is one of the best towns in the Everest region, where we spend overnight

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,446m
  • Namche Bazaar

After having early morning breakfast, we'll start the hike to climb up the Shyangboche and Everest view hotel, which offers a magnificent view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. After exploring Shyangboche and Everest view hotel with hot tea, we continue to the beautiful traditional village of Khunde and Khumjung. And you can visit the Khumjung Monastery then return to Namche, then enjoy the bar, bakery, and shop.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,446m
  • Namche Bazaar

Leaving Namche Bazaar behind, you will slowly ascend to Tengboche village. The trail will include Imja Khola, rhododendron forest, and small villages. Similarly, you will also get to see excellent views of Mt. Aam Dablam on the way. Upon reaching Tengboche, you relax and later visit the Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,870m
  • Tengboche

From Tengboche, the trail moves towards Thame. You follow a route used by the Tibetan traders back in the day. Crossing Bhote Koshi River, you descend and reach Taranga. From here, the trail drops down through small villages and reaches Namche Bazar. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,446m
  • Namche

You trek back to Lukla today. Descending steeply through Sagarmatha National Park, you will cross a suspension bridge. The trail will be full of colorful prayer flags, Chortens, mani walls, and small gompas. Going through attractive forests of rhododendron & pine and small villages along with captivating views of snow-capped mountains and astonishing sceneries, you reach Lukla. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,840m
  • Lukla

Wake up early in the morning and have your last breakfast enjoying heart-warming views of the Himalayan landscape. You fly back to Kathmandu. Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is leisure. You can do whatever you want. Later, in the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with the team members and end your journey in Nepal.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

You will fly back to your home. One of our team representatives will take you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pick up and Drop from  International Airport- Hotel- Airport by private car or Jeep.
  •  Full Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the Everest panorama view trek.
  •  An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking leader.
  • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide and porter.
  •  Included all necessary papers Sagarmatha national park permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  •  Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the Everest panorama view trek.
  • A assistant guide over the 6 trekkers.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu flight and departure tax.
  •  Seasonal fresh fruits and some snacks during the trek.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Farewell dinners.
  • Personal Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa.
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Soft drinks including water.
  • Extra Meals and accommodation at Kathmandu
  • Snacks and other personal expenses.
  • Hot showers during the trek Phakding, Namche and Lukla.
  • Personal expense.
  • Tips for guide and porter.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. If there, not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Everest Mini Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Everest Mini Trek Accommodation

Everest Panorama View Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Everest View Trek, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage rooms with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Everest Mini Trek Meals

Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest View Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.


Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.


Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.


Last-minute trip booking

The last-minute booking can be difficult for us but we'll accept, whatever reason Himalayan Frozen Adventure has a special provision for a last-minute booking. You have to give full details and 100% percent trip payment before 24 hours, but we can't be responsible for flight, weather, and availability of lodging delay due to changes beyond our control but we try our best. As you can last-minute trip booking directly with us from email (info@himalayanfrozen.com), Whatsapp (+977 - 9840396708), and by calling. 


The necessary document you should carry

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency
  • Some booking and payment details.
  • passports sized photos
  • TIMS and Permits
  • Passport
  • Visa

Drink water

The Himalayan region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters of water for your health.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Everest Mini Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas one can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglas

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)
  • Essential gear
  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!