Dec 13 - Dec 17, 2018 | Change

Everest View trek (5 days)
Everest Region, Nepal

Highlights: Hotel Everest View

Difficulty: easy
Everest View
Starting at $421 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees
$31.06 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $170 per person for guide's transport
+ $65 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
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Included Services
  • Permits Sagarmatha National Park Entry and Local Everest Region Tax
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance
  • Guide's Transport
Optional Services (Porter...)
  • Porter Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb). One porter is usually enough for 2 people's gear. Government required insurance covers the porter in case of an accident while on the trip.
    $20 per day per porter

    + $30 per porter for porter's insurance

  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Booking the flight with the trek insures that the guide will be able to be on the same flight in addition transport to/from the airport from your hotel is included.
    $180 per person

    + $15 per person for service/transport fee

  • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Booking the flight with the trek insures that the guide will be able to be on the same flight in addition transport to/from the airport from your hotel is included.
    $180 per person

    + $15 per person for service/transport fee

This trip has optional side trips. Would you like to see the options?

This trek is perfect for those without much time or who want a less strenuous trek but still get a chance to glimpse the highest mountain in the world. This trek follows the first part of the trail to Everest Base Camp from Lukla to the village at the center of the Khumbu, Namche Bazaar. From Namche hike about the village to the Hotel Everest View for an amazing panarama that includes Mount Everest and the beautifully pointed peak of Ama Dablam. Those with a little more time can continue on to the monastery at Tengboche.

Weather Conditions in December

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December is probably the most underrated month to trek, one of the driest months of the year skies are often clear from sunrise to sunset. The trails and teahouses are less crowded than in November. At higher altitudes, temperatures drop as the winter season approaches so it is important to carry warm enough clothing and sleeping bags. When properly prepared December can be a great month to trek

At a glance
On average there are 1 day with precipitation in December. The highest point on the trek is Hotel Everest View at 3960 m. During December, expect high temperatures of around 4.6°C (40°F) and lows down to -11.4°C (11°F) at Hotel Everest View.

Everest View Trek
(Elevation Profile)

Available Side Trips

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Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Thu Dec 13 (day 1)

Kathmandu (1337 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.4°C (69°F) and lows of about 4.4°C (40°F) in December.

Kathmandu
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $180.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Lukla (2860 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.2°C (52°F) and lows of about -4.8°C (23°F) in December.

Lukla

Phakding (2860 m)

About 3 hours from Lukla
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.2°C (52°F) and lows of about -4.8°C (23°F) in December.

Phakding
Fri Dec 14 (day 2)

Monjo (2835 m)

About 2.5 hours from Phakding
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.4°C (53°F) and lows of about -4.6°C (24°F) in December.

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

About 2.5 hours from Monjo (5 hours from Phakding)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 7.8°C (46°F) and lows of about -8.2°C (17°F) in December.

Namche Bazaar
Sat Dec 15 (day 3)

Hotel Everest View (3960 m)

About 3-4 hours round trip from Namche
Expect typical high termperatures of about 4.6°C (40°F) and lows of about -11.4°C (11°F) in December.

Hotel Everest View

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 7.8°C (46°F) and lows of about -8.2°C (17°F) in December.

Namche Bazaar

Highlights: Tengboche
Difficulty: easy
The village of Tengboche is home to one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in the Khumbu. It is the spiritual heart of the Khumbu and is also blessed with spectacular mountain views. From Tengboche the peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku are all visible.

Sun Dec 16 (day 4)

Monjo (2835 m)

About 2 hours from Namche
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.4°C (53°F) and lows of about -4.6°C (24°F) in December.

Lukla (2860 m)

About 4 hours from Monjo (6 hours from Namche)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.2°C (52°F) and lows of about -4.8°C (23°F) in December.

Lukla
Mon Dec 17 (day 5)
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $180.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Kathmandu (1337 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.4°C (69°F) and lows of about 4.4°C (40°F) in December.

Kathmandu
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created