5 Days Everest Short Trek Map

This 5-day Everest Short Trek Map is a satisfying itinerary for those who want an amazing adventure that offers the beauty of the famous Everest Base Camp trek in less time.

Those who want to explore the amazing beauty of the Himalayas and the famous Everest area but have a short of time could go on Everest Short Trek.

Trip facts For Everest Short Trek Map 5 Days

  •  Duration: 5 days
  •  Difficulty: Moderate difficulty but challenging at Lukla
  •  Best viewpoints: Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar
  •  Altitude: 5,364 meters (17,598 ft)
  •  Location: Khumbu Valley, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
  •  Best time to trek: Spring (March to May), Autumn(September to November)
  •  Permits and Documents: Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card, A valid passport with at least six months validity
  • Weather and Temperature: Unpredictable

Major highlights of the Everest short trek

  •  Stunning Mountain Views: Trekkers get amazing views of famous mountains like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and of course, Mount Everest on the way on the trek.
  •  Kalapatthar – amazing viewpoint: Kalapatthar, the highest point of the Everest region trek, provide stunning views of the world’s highest mountains, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu.
  •  Tengboche Monastery: In the center of the beautiful Himalayas, the peak of Tengboche Monastery provides a peaceful and spiritual experience.
  •  Warm Sherpa Hospitality: Trekkers are welcomed by the Sherpa people, who are known for their politeness and hospitality, making the experience even more special.
  •  Three great high passes: The Everest base camp trek includes crossing three high passes, Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La. It takes you through remote valleys, Gokyo Lakes, Kalapathar, and ends in Lukla.
  •  Hillary Museum: Hillary Museum, located in Namche Bazaar, is a highlight of the Everest base camp trek, providing traditional Sherpa lifestyles, culture, and historical items.
  •  Sagarmatha National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Himalayas, Sagarmatha National Park protects natural vegetation and biodiversity, and rare animals. With an elevation range of 2,800 meters to 8,848 meters, it is also the highest national park in the world.

Everest Short Trek Route

The Everest Short Trek is a short and simple way to go trekking in the Himalayas. You can look at the Everest Short Trek Map given to start from Kathmandu which takes you to the airport in Lukla, where you can visit the biggest monastery, Tengboche, and the well-known Namche Bazar Sherpa market.

While taking the 5 EBC Short Trek Map itinerary will take you to stunning views of the highest mountain ranges in the world, including Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, and Mt. Ama Dablam.

The Everest short route of the trek is the same as the Everest Base Camp journey until it reaches Tengboche. The trek takes place in Sagarmatha National Park and is recommended for people with an average level of physical fitness.

For those with limited time or who want a less trek while enjoying the beauty of the Everest region, the Everest short trek is best for them.

Day to Day Itinerary of 5 Days Everest Short Trek Map

Day-1: Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

The Everest short trek journey begins with a beautiful and exciting flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small village located in the Himalayas.

 Beautiful views from above of the mountainous surroundings are available throughout the 35-minute journey. When you reach Lukla, you’ll meet the trekking team and start your journey to Phakding.

 Beautiful Sherpa communities, green forests, and suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River can all be seen throughout the trek. And you are going to stay there on the first night trek.

Day-2: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

As per our Everest short trek itinerary Map, your second-day journey begins by trekking through blue pine forests to Benkar. As you are closer to Chumoa and Monjo Khola, you’ll face some difficulties.

 As soon as you’ll reach there, you’ll trek up to Bhote Koshi from Jorsale. Then you’ll reach “The Gateway to Everest”, Namche Bazaar, a popular market town where Sherpas and trekkers can purchase goods.

 You’ll spend the night in an attractive guest house, relaxing and planning to have a sound sleep.

Day-3: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day

Your third-day journey will be Namche Bazaar which is a popular trekking destination. During your stay, you will take some time to acclimate and explore the region, including a visit to a museum that shows the rich heritage and history of the Sherpa people.

This museum not only provides interesting details about the Sherpa culture but also offers an amazing view of Ama Dablam and Everest.

You’ll be continuing your trek by going to the airport in Syangboche before continuing to Khumjung village, which is known as one of the Sherpa people’s major villages (3800m). you will then return to the hotel for the night.

Day-4: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

On your fourth day, after having breakfast you will Say goodbye to Namche Bazaar and begin the journey back to Lukla.

The trek goes through greenery and stunning surroundings. It takes around 6 hours to complete the journey. You can celebrate the achievement of your trek with your fellow trekkers when you reach Lukla.

Day-5: Lukla to Kathmandu

Your Everest short trek will end on your fifth day, you’ll have a flight from Lukla Airport to Kathmandu. The flight provides you with a last glimpse of the stunning Himalayas before returning to Kathmandu.

When you arrive, take some time to reflect on your wonderful time in the Everest region relaxing in the three-star hotel.

Elevation Table

S.NPlace Elevation
1Kathmandu1400m/ 4600ft
2Lukla2860m/ 9383ft
3Phakding2610m/ 8563ft
4Syangboche Airport12297m/ 3748ft
5Namche Bazaar3440m/ 11286ft
6Khumjung village3790m/ 12434ft

your Everest short trek in the Everest base camp ranges from low elevation Kathmandu to high Lukla, Namche Bazaar, and Khumjung Village, which provides you with a unique charm, natural beauty, and cultural experiences for an unforgettable adventure.

How can I book a 5 days trek to Everest base camp?

You can book 5 Days Everest base camp trek from our trekking agency, we are renowned and one of the famous trekking agency in Nepal

Can you do Everest Base Camp in a week?

Yes, you can do Everest short trek that consists of only 5 days.

Which season is best for 5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek?

Spring and Autumn are the best for 5 days Everest base camp trek.

Final words

The Everest Short Trek Map provides an experience of the well-known Everest Base Camp journey in fewer days, making it suitable for people with limited time. From the adventurous flight to Lukla to the stunning views and Sherpa hospitality, every moment of this trek is filled with surprise and excitement. The Everest Short Trek offers to be an amazing trek into the heart of the Himalayas with proper planning and a spirit of adventure.

Puru Founder of My Everest Trip

Puru Thapaliya

My name is Puru (Purushottam Thapaliya). Since completing the Government Guide Training from Nepal’s Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation (KEEP and HRA), I have been a specialist in mountain trekking and peak climbing. With specific expertise in the Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan regions, I have now been a trekking guide and tour operator in Nepal, and across the Himalayas, since 2012.