Trip Highlights
  • Once in a life time opportunity to view the world highest peak Mt. Everest
  • Visit the ancient Tengboche monastery in the Everest Region
  • Brief adventurous trip to the Everest region.
  • Explore and get to know the Sherpa culture
  • Ramble around the world heritage sites of the Kathmandu city.
  • Striking flight to the Lukla Airport

Glimpse of Everest trekking is a brief exquisite hike which is ideal for those with confined time but still have a desire to explore the Everest region with a 360 degree glorious sight of Everest. The glimpse includes the spectacular sight of the Khumbu Himalayan range of the majestic peaks like Mt.Nuptse 7,855m, Mt.Lhotse 8,516m, Mt. Kongde 6,011m, Mt. Cholatse 6,335m, Khumbila 5,761m and many more peaks. On the other side not only the glimpse of the peaks but also the incredibly beautiful rare animals and the amazing bird species which consists of the Eurasian Kestrel, the Golden Eagle, Yellow billed choughs and the Tibetan snow cock as well as the squawking dear at the lower altitude are frequently detected calling for its mate. Though, it can sometimes be hard to spot them. We also observe the Mountain Thar and the Musk Deer on the Everest panorama hike which makes this outing a distinctive adventure whether solo or with a beloved one.

“An elegant hike beneath the tree tops where the skies are clear and not cloudy and animals run free with the glimpse of the finest and the highest peaks in the world with a group of friends and family”

What is the whole essence of Glimpse of Everest?

The 11 days Glimpse of the Everest hike starts with Lukla after conducting a flight journey of 35min from Kathmandu to Lukla. After landing at Tenzing Hillary airport in Lukla, Nepal’s Nomad trek guide will meet you and with all the sorting of equipments, takes you through the track of splendid Sherpa villages of the Ghat, Chaurikharka, and Namche Bazaar. The Sherpa capital and the heart Namche Bazaar 3,440 m is a indeed a delightful place to be at. We stay for a day to get acclimatized and then we proceed forward with the renowned Sherpa village of the Phortse 3,950 , Khumjung  3,790 m and Everest Vie Hotel. We then go ahead to the ancient Tengboche monastery and get an interaction with the kind Buddhist monks and share a cup of butter tea and ultimately end our hike with where it all started from Lukla. The majestic Everest view hike is also titled as the Everest excursion trek which can also be done within week. This trek is sincerely adequate to the adventure enthusiasts and the lovers of a naturally formed environment who would adore enjoying the blow of soft and cold mountain winds.

The best time for conducting this amazing glimpse of Everest trek is possible through out the year. This is a simple venture with only 3890m being the finest altitude as we arrive and ramble along the wide trekking trails that are convenient to the legs. The glimpse of Everest package will help you deal with all other aspects of this amazing adventure in the land of Khumbu, among some of the most incredible scenic environment formed by joyous landscapes, cozy valleys and mighty peaks. Glimpse of Everest map and itinerary will guide you all throughout along with our professional trekking guides. Trust us, the beauties and wonders encountered through this amazing glimpse of Everest, one will only be left wanting for more. So what are you dwelling on about? Join us now!

Nepal Nomad aims to bring you possibly the best experience of adventure through any trails leading to any destination which equally includes the Glimpse of Everest hike. So without any further delay and hesitation, contact us at Nepal nomad to get more clarified on this topic of adventure.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

On a second day of the journey, you will explore around on an organized sightseeing tour to the historical sites like Boudhanath Stupa which is known as the biggest shrines and Pashupatinath which is known for being the biggest holy temple for the Hindu. As we first stroll around Boudhanath, you will be captivated by the beautiful Stupa and mostly Buddhist people roaming around the Stupa. Your mind will surely be in peace as you walk around this holy place. At Pashupatinath, you will see Hindu Holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing and funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. To all the citizens of Nepal, cremation site is available that begins with royalty to the simple man on the street. You are free to relax at the hotel or take a last minute shopping at Thamel. Information about the trek departure will be provided.

  • Meals: breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

After an early morning break fast, we take the super flight from Kathmandu to Lukla at 2827m. The airstrip built by Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpas in the mid-1960s, Flight time is about 35 minutes. We will have time to explore the village while the Sherpa crew sort out and load the trekking equipment after landing. In the afternoon, we begin the trek by descending towards the Dudh Kosi River, where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, just above Chaurikharka at 2713m. The walking is easy and after passing through the small village of Ghat at 2550m, it’s a short walk to Phakding where we’ll stay overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2652m

We start from Monjo and then take a short stroll to the National Park entrance before we come across the Dudh Koshi to Jorsale 2805 m. The hike proceeds to the upstream on flat terrain where we come to the right bank, to the junction of the Dudh Koshi and the Bhote Koshi rivers. From around here we begin steep ascent to the Namche Bazaar. Afterward, we cross the suspension bridge above the river; we gradually pace to the Namche. As the glimpse of mountain peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Everest and Taweche comes into for the first time, we get some wonderful photo opportunities. At Namche, we will have our lunch and then in the mean time, you are free to shop for ‘Tibetan artifacts’ or chill with the spectacular scenery.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3446m

We remain at Namche for a second night to allow for proper acclimatization to get our bones set for the higher elevations to come. Namche is a bustling prosperous village that’s now become more like a town, situated in a large protected hollow. It achieved its importance during the period when Tibetan salt was traded for the lowland grains of Nepal. This day, a limited amount of trade subsist at Namche and Tibetans are often seen in the village trading rugs and Chinese-made goods, clothing, salt and dried meat. It is suggested that you take the opportunity to see both the sunrise and sunset views from the National Park Headquarters above the village. The view is marvelous and offers a superb panorama of the Khumbu peaks with great views of Everest. After breakfast, there are a number of choices: perhaps a walk towards Thami 3810m above the scenic Bhote Khola river valley, or a visit to the National Park Headquarters to see the intriguing displays of Sherpa lifestyle and culture. You can see a mountaineering display and details of the park’s flora and fauna. Your guides will be on hand to offer advice and escort you on your walks.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3446m

The path outlines around Khumbilya’s below slopes as we come across the grassy slopes to a stupa above the rocky crest at Mongla to the magnificent birch forest. The theatrical view of the village that is set in a patchwork of stone walled field has to be Phortse which can be seen across the valet. Descending to the series, we will switchback routes to the Dudh Koshi River, 300m below at the bridge of Phortse. We will cross the Dudh Koshi River and climb upward to the Phortse village for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phortse
  • Altitude: 3840m

The path outlines around Khumbilya’s below slopes as we come across the grassy slopes to a stupa above the rocky crest at Mongla to the magnificent birch forest. The theatrical view of the village that is set in a patchwork of stone walled field has to be Phortse which can be seen across the valet. Descending to the series, we will switchback routes to the Dudh Koshi River, 300m below at the bridge of Phortse. We will cross the Dudh Koshi River and climb upward to the Phortse village for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche

After an early breakfast, we move down the hill to the Imja Khola and then ascend to the Tengboche which is one of the ancient and prestigious monasteries. We will then have a chit- chat with the kind monks from the monastery and spend some time and reflect the journey.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 3446m

After an early breakfast, we then go down the hill as the path is lined with the spectacular rhododendron, forest of juniper and fir to Phunkitenga. We then have a welcome break and after a cup of tea, we will pass the Dudh Koshi and ascend to the Trashinga. From here the path outlines height of the valley through Shanasa and then a progress walk to Namche to have lunch. Afterwards we descend to Monjo and stay overnight there.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

Today is the ultimate trip on these spectacular peaks. It is a brief walk along the valley as we make the ultimate climb to the flight at Lukla. At our accommodation we will take our lunch and during the afternoon you are free to ramble around, or take a hot shower or relax. We will have a farewell dinner with drinks and dance with the locals.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

We rise early in the morning for breakfast and get ready for the arrival of our aircraft for the flight back to Kathmandu. We will meet you at the hotel where you will be moved to the hotel.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

For a better ability to deal with obstacles, it is better to have hiking, walking or trekking experiences in the mountain sections. You are required to have sound health and be physically fit to undertake the adventure without any extra problems other than the inevitable ones.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

It is our responsibility to conduct a meeting before leaving for the trip, among the team members of the upcoming trek. So we request and expect you to be there so that we can clear out any sorts of doubtful air between us and have more clarity regarding the trip.

Equipment Check List:

The following mentioned equipments must be checked and considered in your packing list without letting it get heavier than 20 kg:

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

A typical day of a mountain adventure begins in one accommodation and ends in another. You will start the day very early with a warm cup of coffee or tea. Then you continue the day by packing your stuffs and heading for another day’s adventure through the amazing trails of the Himalayas. After some hours of walk, you will be resting in a favorable place and have your lunch there. With enough rest, you get back up and head for the final destination

Accommodation:

The lodging options may not be adequate in amount and for that, you need to maintain your nature of adjustment. You will need to make little compromises as luxurious facilities are hard to find in the region of higher altitudes. You will be sharing bathroom as well as shower facilities. The warm fireplace will also be shared which will be a great chance to initiate talks with other fellow nomads.

Insurance:

We take our insurance policy very seriously. Thus, we need you to be insured on medical basis as well as on the trip cancellations aspects along with emergency rescue evacuation insurance as per our booking terms and conditions.

Altitude Sickness:

Anybody is prone to altitude sickness if he or she is a stranger to the high elevation environment. So we stay and acclimatize through short walks and hikes at various spots to avoid any kind of risk of altitude sickness. If unfortunately, someone gets it, they will be headed down to a safe spot of lower elevation. In case of emergency, evacuation will be conducted as per the insurance policy.

Meals:

On the Glimpse of Everest hike or trek, the meals will be served three times a day. They are composed of; Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and will be provided on full board basis as per your taste and the facility.

FAQs

Glimpse of Everest Trekking is regarded as one of the Moderate treks in the Everest region. It can be attained by any enthusiastic individual who seeks keen interest in travelling and trekking and is ever ready to pour their dedication on the trekking process. Similarly, the walks won’t last for more than eight hours a day which means 8 hour is the maximum time limit for a day’s trek and normally 5-6 hours of walk is carried out in each day with challenges in accordance to the route and weather.

Of course! Your shoes are what lead you all throughout the route and walking with the support of good shoes will provide you the best trekking experience.

What’s more? Remember quality socks. Glad feet equivalent an upbeat trekker, so search out an open air and gear store that will assist you in getting admirably fitted, reasonable, tough and agreeable shoes that will last until the end over the long haul.

We don't have an itemized preparing program as it is hard to prescribe a general program that applies to everybody. The preparation you ought to do as per your plan for the Glimpse of Everest Trekking relies upon your present degree of wellness and any physical ailments.

Every person is prone to altitude sickness in a way or another, while the only difference can be the physical fitness and immunity in accordance to different individuals. Through our several experiences, we've discovered that including carefully coordinated acclimatization days into the trek, has helped trekker’s adjust with climate and heights pretty easily in comparison to those treks done in the absence of acclimatization days.

However, the common Symptoms of altitude sickness are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

In the case of an emergency, there are bounded medical facilities on the course, yet our aides convey a full medicinal pack and are prepared broadly on the best way to utilize it. We likewise convey compact elevation chambers, which are helpful in the event that somebody is experiencing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) yet can't be emptied because of terrible climate. The wellbeing of our voyagers and team is our main need. On the off chance that a kindred trekker in your gathering needs to plunge, at that point an associate guide would go with them. We have bunches of care staff on the trek, so the individual sliding would be very much cared for, and won't affect on the remainder of the gathering's experience. In a extreme health cases, helicopter evacuation is managed.

A few housing have charging stations accessible for little electronic gadgets, for example, mobile phones, cameras and battery packs, however will frequently come at an extra expense.

The best time for Glimpse of Everest trekking is autumn (September to November) and spring (March to June). As these seasons are the time where we will get amazing views and the temperatures will also get hotter which will be good for Glimpse of Everest Trekking. But winter and monsoon trekking can also be done with extra preparations.

Yes, you can safely leave your any excess gears in your Kathmandu accommodation.

Dress Simple. For the individuals who wish to wear shorts, ensure the shorts spread your knees. For those that are agreeable in stockings, have a long top over them. Keep in mind; we are visitors going through these towns. Neighborhood individuals may feel humiliated, for them and for you, in the event that you dress inappropriately.

There are various stores where you can trade cash directly down the road in Thamel. You can exchange Nepalese rupees from five to one thousand. There are likewise ATMs accessible for use in fundamental urban areas including Kathmandu, Pokhara and Namche; be that as it may, ATM expenses are pertinent, which might be in extra to what your card or bank supplier may charge.
 

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