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Everest trek to Namche Bazaar | Short trekking Adventure

Key Information

Per Person Min 4 persons
Private Tour Min 2 persons

Book this Nepal trek and get a complimentary one hour Trekker’s’ massage after the trek is over. The masseuses will be from a marginalized community. This is part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Note: You can pre-book a seat on a direct helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return for an additional US$500 per person each way. You will avoid the 4-5 hours drive to or from Manthali. For example – if you decide to book a helicopter seat for both ways – US$1000 extra needs to be added.

Lukla to Namche Bazaar trek

The Namche Bazaar trek presents an excellent option for trekkers seeking a taste of the Khumbu region and a deep dive into the remarkable culture in the Himalayas. This condensed journey allows you to savour the beautiful elements of the area without committing to the entire trek to Everest Base Camp.

Your adventure commences with a mesmerizing flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a quaint town in the Khumbu region. The flight is a breathtaking spectacle, treating you to awe-inspiring views of the majestic Himalayas. From Lukla, you embark on a trek towards Namche Bazaar.
As you traverse the trail, meandering through picturesque villages, verdant forests, and suspension bridges ornamented with fluttering prayer flags, you gradually approach Namche Bazaar – the acclaimed Sherpa capital and a remarkable trading hub where Nepalese and Tibetan merchants come together to showcase their goods.

Take a moment to soak in the unique ambience of Namche Bazaar, with its buzzing markets, ornate monasteries, and the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people. Allow extra time to acclimate and relish the opportunity to explore further.
Continuing your journey, you set course for Khumjung village – a captivating enclave boasting its cultural significance and panoramic views that undoubtedly take your breath away. Explore the revered Khumjung Monastery, reputed to house the mythical Yeti scalp, while simultaneously immersing yourself in the vibrancy of Sherpa culture against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring Himalayan panoramas, including the incomparable Mount Everest.

The trek then leads you to the serene village of Kunde, nestled amidst the mountains and offering yet another perspective of the captivating Himalayan landscape. Gaze upon the majestic Everest and its neighbouring peaks, embracing the tranquillity of the surroundings while gaining insight into the Sherpa’s cherished way of life.

After an enriching experience in Khumjung and Kunde, you retrace your steps, trekking back to Lukla to conclude this remarkable journey. A final uplifting flight takes you from Lukla back to Kathmandu, allowing you to reflect on the unforgettable memories and the incredible encounters you’ve witnessed amidst the Khumbu region.

The Instant Everest Trek to Namche artfully combines the convenience of a flight to Lukla with a few days of trekking, artfully crafting an itinerary that encapsulates the beauty of the Khumbu region, provides a brief glimpse of Mount Everest, and weaves together the rich tapestry of Himalayan culture. Remembering the significance of acclimatization and physical preparedness, even on this shorter trek, ensuring your safety and enjoyment throughout the journey is vital.


Why Choose Us?

  • Our knowledgeable, expert trek leader will ensure your safety and enhance your trekking experience.
  • Your private social bubble by staying in less busy lodges and trekking away from the crowded trails where possible.
  • Experience authentic Sherpa culture, both past and present.

Note – Flight to Lukla and back can be delayed or cancelled due to poor visibility. We ask you to have buffer days of a few days in case your flight to Lukla is affected.

    Detailed Itinerary

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on a bed-and-breakfast basis
  • Hotel/lodges on a twin-sharing basis
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Trek with Raj
  • Complimentary T-shirt
  • Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
  • One assistant guide between 4 trekkers
  • Trekking Chef
  • One porter between two trekkers
  • Proper clothing for porters and crew
  • Food for porters & crew members (we are one of the few trekking companies that provide this facility)
  • Insurance for team and porters
  • All permits
  • Twin sharing room on the trek
  • All meals on the trek (the healthiest and most varied trekking meals in the whole of the Himalayas)
  • Domestic airfare

Cost Excludes:

  • International airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.