3 Days Everest trek

3 Days Everest trek is an option to explore the Mount Everest area on your limited time of visit. This is only 3 days trek to Namche Bazaar from Kathmandu and one of the shortest trek in Everest region. With a scenic flight of around 30 minutes you will be land in the tiny airstrip of Lukla and trek to Manjo. Another day you will trek to Namche Bazaar to enjoy the panoramic Mt. Everest view. From Namche you will hike down to Lukla to end the trek. You have to walk around 17 hours walk within 3 days. This is one of the very shortest Everest trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

3 days Everest trek itinerary

Day 01: Fly to Lukla (2800 meters) and Trek to Phakding (2600 meters) or Monjo (2,835 meters)- 3 or 4 hours trek

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3500 meters) - 5 or 6 hours

Day 03: Trek back to Lukla (2800 meters) - 7 to 8 hours

Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning and trip concluded.

If you have only 2 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu and also want to experience the trekking by making to the Namche Bazaar on foot, you can do one way walking and one way helicopter back. The itinerary will be as below;

Day 01: Fly to Lukla (2800 meters) and Trek to Phakding (2600 meters) or Monjo (2,835 meters)- 3 or 4 hours trek

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3500 meters) - 5 or 6 hours and back to Lukla or Kathmandu by helicopter.

Note: Those who has limited time, please feel free to do let us know, we are flexible to customize the travel plan based on your requirement.

Last Updated: 2018-07-25 by
  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
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Trip Highlights

3 days Everest trek highlights

The best trip to explore Mt. Everest area and enjoy the fantastic view within your limited time… and also you can enjoy the Sherpa culture of Khumbu area.

Cost Includes/Excludes

Everest panorama trek Cost: Please contact us for cost details

The package includes:

  • Entry permit to Sagarmatha National Park
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge along the trail.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax round trip (Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu for the trekking)

The package does not includes:

  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Expenses in Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower, tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc. 
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trip
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc


  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves


  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Useful information for 3 days Everest trek!