Namche Bazaar trek is an ideal package for those trekkers who have a short holiday period in their daily schedule and can’t afford much time for their Nepal travels or trekking in Nepal.
Namche Bazaar trek can be completed in 5 days. Despite being a very short trek, trekkers can explore many extraordinary things over there. This trek will surely give happiness and joy to the trekkers in a limited time period.
Entire Everest range and closeness to Mt Kongde is incredible Mountain View one can get in his/her Namche Bazaar trek.
How to get to Namche?
Namche Bazaar trek starts from a scenic flight from Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport) to Lukla (Tenzing Hillary airport aka Lukla airport). Lukla airport is also considered as one of the most adventurous/dangerous airports in the world.
The trekkers flying from Kathmandu to Lukla will definitely achieve the thrill with air turbulence of mountain flight in a small plane.
To reach Namche the trekkers have to follow the trails of Phakding and Monjo.
However, one can travel to Namche by road as well. More relevant information can be found in our overland Everest base camp trekking package.
Expect Namche Bazaar trek to be very inside of National park & Mt Everest
Namche Bazaar trek will take the trekkers to the beautiful villages of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Phakding, Monjo & Lukla. The trekkers can explore the beautiful Sherpa settlement near Namche Bazaar, at Khumjung village and at Monjo.
During your stay in Namche, you will be pleased to indulge the food, culture, tradition, language, dresses and lifestyle of local Sherpa people.
In this short trek on Everest, trekkers will walk through the forest, river, wildlife, mountains and nature of Sagarmatha National Park. The National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Major highlights are visiting the national park museum at Namche, Sherpa Museum at Namche, Khumjung village and local museum over there, monasteries, the stony trails, diverse landscapes of Sagarmatha area, the panoramic views of many mountains located at Everest region including the highest peak of the world Mount Everest (8848 meters). Video Gallery
While trekking to Namche Bazaar, trekkers will be offered to enjoy the natural green environment and eye-catchy views of mountains every day from the trails.
Crossing many suspension bridges during the trek & Walking 4-5 hours a day can be a little of adventure for mountain lovers. The chirping of birds, the beautiful surroundings, and the clean and fresh air to breathe will surely bring ease for the trekkers to hike in peace.
Why to choose Namche trek & who?
Those people who want to trek. But due to the tight schedule and short vacation days; not getting enough time for longer Everest base camp trek, surely can-do Namche Bazaar trek in Everest. It can be a perfect one week holiday in Nepal.
Following the trail of Everest Base camp and indulging the various villages of Everest region with the heart-warming views will be something special. The Namche Bazaar trek will be in your heart and mind forever.
Don’t doubt the enormous beauty of the Everest region in a limited time period. If you want any suggestion, information related then kindly inform us without any hesitation. Please feel free to contact us. The Nepalgram family is always ready to help you.
Namche Bazaar Trek Cost
Cost of flight from Lukla to Kathmandu both ways has made the Namche bazaar cost higher for short treks like this. Even though it is a 5 days trek – the cost is very high – it’s just because of the flight cost involved for the trip.
If you want to make Namche Bazaar trek longer than 5 days, the cost can go lower. Feel free to ask us for the Namche Bazaar trek cost without Kathmandu Lukla flight. But reducing the cost – increases the trekking days.
- Day 1 – Fly to Lukla (2860 meters) and trek to Phakding (2610 meters)
- Day 2 – Trek to Namche (3450 meters)
- Day 3 – Day hike to Khumjung village (3790 meters) and visit local museum and trek back to Monjo (2835 meters)
- Day 4 – Trek to Lukla (2860 meters)
- Day 5 – Fly to Kathmandu (1400 meters) & evening departure back home
This is the first day of your Namche trek. You will have scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. It will take around 35 minutes to reach to Lukla from Kathmandu. After reaching to Lukla, you have to trek around 3 hours to reach to Phakding. You will stay overnight at Phakding
Trekking to Namche from Phakding starts with pleasant slope trail along with the view of Mt. Thamserku. During the trail you have to cross through the suspension bridges. You can also get the 1st view of Mount Everest while trekking from Phakding to Namche. The trek from Phakding to Namche will take around 6 hours of walk. You will stay overnight at Namche.
This day you will be following the steep trail. Day hike from Namche to Khumjung village will offer you to watch big snow-capped mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku and others peak. You will also indulge the local museum and monasteries over there. It will take around 40 minutes to reach Khumjung village from Namche. After the exploration at Khumjung village you will trek back to Monjo. It will take around 5 hours to reach to Monjo from Khumjung village.
It will take around 6 and half hours from Monjo to reach to Lukla. You will be trekking downhill from Monjo to reach to Lukla.
This is the last day of your trek. It will take around 35 minutes to reach to Kathmandu to Lukla. After reaching to Kathmandu our office representative will help you for your departure to home.