Namche Bazaar Trek

5 Days

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.

vie of mount kongde seen during namche trek
Mt. kongde seen Infront of Namche Bazaar

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.

    Picture from trail of Everest Base camp

      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.  

    Outline Itinerary

    • 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

    Download Detail Itinerary of Namche Bazaar Trekpaf itinerary for trevelers to Nepal


    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.


    Namche trek is a short time period trek which can be completed in 5 days. Perfect a week Everest trip in Nepal.

    The Namche trek will offer the best experience of Everest base camp trek trail. It means that trekkers will follow the trail same of Everest Base Camp to reach to Namche.

    Namche trek is one of the best treks among the short treks in Nepal. Best view of mountains including the Mount Everest and Mount Amadablam will surely bring joy in the trekker’s eye.

    The Best Moments

    Exploration of local Sherpa community and engage in the local activities, prayers at local monastery is something that the trekkers can achieve as a part of lifetime experiences.

    Trekking through different village, enjoying the beauty of the natural environment, the wildlife and vegetation inside Sagarmatha National Park, passing through the suspension bridges, exploring the museum and the monasteries and many others things while trekking to Namche will be the trekker’s one of the best part of the Namche trek.

    Major Attraction of Namche Trek

    • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice-versa
    • Attending prayer at one of the local monastery
    • Following the same trail as Everest Base Camp Trek
    • UNESCO world heritage site – Sagarmatha National Park
    • Exploration of wildlife and birds of Sagarmatha National Park
    • Exploration of local Sherpa Community
    • Eye-catchy views of dazzling mountain ranges including the world’s highest mountain – Mount Everest and Mount Amadablam
    • Exploration of local museum and Buddhist monasteries
    • Exploration of villages; Phakding, Monjo and Khumjung
    • Crossing the suspension bridges

    Cost Details of Namche Trek - General Inclusions

    • All Accommodation during the trek
    • Food (breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek - Breakfast in the city
    • Flight Lukla-Kathmandu both way with airport shuttle
    • Cost of all Staff - including their salary, insurance, necessary equipment, domestic airfare & transportation expenses, food & accommodation
    • Licensed, Registered & route updated with his all expenses
    • Local Porters to carry your bag
    • Pick up on Arrival in Nepal & Airport shuttle service for domestic flights
    • Added Value - (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box carried by Guide (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination
    • Local Permit & National park entrance fees
    • Card processing fee for online payable amount

    Cost Details of Namche Trek - General Exclusions

    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport - Kathmandu). You need 30$ dollar visa fee for 15 days, cash money will be easier.
    • Personnel Expenses (Bar, snacks, Deserts etc.)
    • Tips to guides and porters (Gratitude)
    • Excess luggage charge at domestic flight
    • Anything not illustrated in Cost includes section.
    1) Why is Namche Bazaar famous for trekkers?

    Namche Bazaar, a gateway to the high Himalayas and known for offering wonderful views of the snow-capped peaks, is considered to hold the distinction of being the wealthiest district in Nepal. It is in fact, a junction of trekking trails where different Everest trek routes are seperated.

    2) How difficult is Namche trek?

    Namche trek is easy and short trek of the Everest region, so it is not difficult.

    3) When is the best time to do the Namche trek?

    The best time to do Namche trek is in spring and in Autumn season which is best for nature lover.

    4) How long is the trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar?

    Lukla to Namche bazaar distance is 13.5 km only, though you need one night 2 days to reach Namche bazaar from Lukla, because of going to landing already 2800 altitude first day in the Lukla airport from Kathmandu.

    5) Can I go Lukla by bus?

    There are no bus service between Kathmandu and Lukla. The roadhead to reach Lukla currently is Jiri or further till Salleri. To reach Lukla, one has to trek from there. Its about 3 days trek from Salleri to Lukla.

    6) Can you see Mt Everest from Namche Bazaar?

    Not from Namche bazaar but if you hike Sherpa Museum or Everest view lodge from the Namche then you able to see, great view of Top of the wold Mount Everest which is 8848 M.

    7) How long does it take to trek from lukla to base camp?

    Namche trek can be completed in 5 days. Despite being of very short trek, trekkers can explore many extraordinary things over there. This trek will surely give the happiness and joy to the trekkers in a limited time period.

    8) why we go namche trek?

    The major benefits of trekking are that it helps to improve your physical health immensely. Spending multiple hours on the trail, climbing around boulders, rock hopping and ascending hills gives your whole body a workout, improving your strength, agility and fitness.

    9) Do you provide Gear and Equipment?

    Yes, we provide trekking gear and equipment as it is a part of the package. We give you a down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles, and duffel bags. But you need to return them after completing the trek.

    10) Is trekking expensive?

    It depends upon how much you are willing to spend on your trek. You can trek luxuriously by spending or you can backpack. It all depends upon how much your bank balance allows you to.

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    Namche Bazaar Trek
    From $750
    / person for Guide+B/B Trip
    From $2,200
    / person for Luxury Package
    From $990
    / person for All Inclusive Package

    Trip Facts

    • Plane/Car
    • 2 to 8
    • 3790 meters
    • Hotel
    • Active
    • Kathmandu
    • Kathmandu
    • In person
    • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
    • March to May & August to September
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    • 75

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