Everest circuit trekking

Everest circuit trekking

Everest circuit trekking is one of the most adventurous  treks in Everest region. Nepal Everest circuit trek is only one trekking in Everest region that adjust major trekking hub of Khumbu region. Everest circuit hiking is known as extended Everest base camp trekking include Chhukung Ri (5500m) with best view spot of Everest trekking destination. Everest circuit trek offers beautiful Himalayan panorama, Khumbu Himalaya glaciers, beautiful landscape, Tibetan sherpa culture, ancient Tibetan monasteries, wild animals & green forest with surrounding by more than 27 Himalayan peaks of Everest region trekking. Everest circuit trekking tour distance 114 kilometers from Lukla and doable around the year without Himalayan high passes even though professional Nepal trekking guide is essential to reach the destination and make trip memorable.

Everest circuit trekking tour follows the same route as Everest base camp trek trails  through the beautiful Sagarmatha national park and eventually reach the Mt. Everest base camp even though extra view spot Chhukung Ri 5500m create this trip most exciting adventure. Everest circuit trek route is an extraordinary trekking route in the Everest region to explore the Mt. Everest view in such a way which is very closed from eastern sight at Kala Pattar and western sight at Chhukung Ri.  Everest circle trekking is a unique trekking route in the Everest region including the top view center of the whole Everest trekking.  Everest circuit trek cost is depend on the group size and choice of the packages.

Everest circuit treks explore the beautiful sherpa village, Namche bazaar the gateway to Everest base camp trekking, ancient monasteries, and wild animals. March, April, September, October, November are the best months trekking in Everest trekking trails but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per trekkers wish and holiday schedule. HJT generate Everest circuit trekking itinerary as below mentioned but trekkers may extend or shorter as thier holiday frame. Everest trekking map has clearly defined but travelers may trek with own pace.HJT generate Everest circuit trek itinerary as below mentioned but trekkers may change or extend holidays as per time frame. Suggested all the  travelers  do the  through government registered local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.

Everest circuit trek begins after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.  Himalaya Journey Trekking guide led through the beautiful Sherpa village Phakding monjo Namche bazaar. After spent two nights at Namche Bazaar, a day for exploring and acclimatizing, which is an important factor in your enjoyment for the Everest base camp trekking, the bustling market town in the heart of Sherpa country. Trek continues to ascend via Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and heading to Everest base camp with the best views of Khumbu glaciers, Khumbu Icefall. Next morning hike to Kala Pathar at 5545m for an awesome 360-degree panorama of spectacular Mt. Everest and other mountains of Khumbu trekking trails.  Trek continues the hike to Chhukung valley and ascend to Chhukung Ri 5500m with best mountain vistas of Khumbu region. Trek right turn via Tengboche, Namche finally Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. 

Everest circuit trekking Major highlights

* Everest circuit trek offer experience a thrilling flight to Hillary Airport in Lukla.
* Everest circuit trekking tour explore the beautiful sherpa village and Namche  bazaar the gateway to Everest base camp trekking
* Explore the Everest base camp  trek trails and Kalapatthar 5545m best view point spot of   Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), , Nuptse (7861m), and Ama Dablam (6856m)  and 17 snowy capped mountain of Everest region.
* Hiking through Sagaramatha national park, Khumbu and Ngozumpa glacier as well as enjoy awesome experience being at Everest base camp (5363m).
* Everest circuit treks include the major trekking hub of Khumbu region

Related trip information about Everest circuit trekking

How difficult is Everest circuit trek ?

Everest circuit trekking is adventurous treks in Everest trekking route. Good physical is required for the trip. Everest circuit trek  gradually ascend  from low level elevation from  Lukla 2830m   so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Everest circuit treks ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  Everest circuit trek  but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though Everest base camp trekking doable with our professional team

How many hours need to walk each day?

Minimum 5-6 hours need to walk each day but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the Everest base camp trek   destination . Everest circuit trek map has also clear vision one to next destination. 

Do you need trekking guide for Everest circuit trekking?

Yes, You need to have professional Nepal trekking guide because of Everest circuit trekking because of explain about the mountains and local culture, no obstacle during the trekking even incase of snowfall in the trekking path,  good take care of you if incase of suffer by high altitude sickness. 

What about Everest circuit trek cost?

Almost cost included in package Everest circuit  trek except the hot beverage, cold beverage, bar bills, telephone calls ( trekkers should have to pay by their selves)  it means trekkers should have to extra USD 20 – USD 25 per day for all beverage etc.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for Everest circuit trekking?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  Everest circuit trekking  if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet guide book, Rough guide book etc sometime free-lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.

Everest circuit trekking  itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Everest circuit trekking /  Everest base camp trekking briefing with officially arrangments. overnight at kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast,Kathmandu by flight to Lukla , flight approximately 35 minutes. trek to Phakding (2830m). walk approximately 2-3 hours

Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m).  walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery , Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , walk approximately 5-6 hours overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Khumjung village  (3840m) walk approximately 2-3 hours

Day 06: Khumjung village  trek to Phortse village (3870m) walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 07: Phortse village trek to Pheriche (4250m) walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4910m) walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) , walk approximately 2-3 hours after lunch continue to Everest base camp  (5500m) walk approximately 4-5 hours and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 10: Gorakshep early in the morning hike to kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt..Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m  walk approximately  one hours and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m) . walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 11: Dingboche trek to Chhukung (4750m), walk approximately 2-3 hours , Lunch at Chhukung valley and hike to Chhukung Ri 5500m for beautiful Himalayan views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m,  Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt.. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m, back to Chhukung . walk approximately 4-5 hours.  overnight at Chhukung.
Day 12: Chhuking  trek to Tengboche (3890m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 13: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 14: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2830m) walk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 15: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. Lukla Kathmandu fly approximately 35 minutes

Day 16: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visitPashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Bhaktapur: you will enjoy with different spectacular Himalayan scenery , old architecture, 55 windows, Pottry farm, king curd and old style primitive houses. etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 17: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities than Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Everest circuit trekking Cost: 

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
  • Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 380)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Sagarmatha National park permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality entry permet
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Everest circuit Trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Everest circuit trekking is known as Everest circle trekking include trekking in Everest base camp offer beautiful Himalayan views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m & other 17 snowy capped mountains of Khumbu Himal. 

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