Everest Panorama Trek - 9 Days

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Everest Panorama Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 3860 M
  • Group Size Up to 10 Pax
  • Starts Kathmandu Airport
  • Ends Kathmandu Airport
Highlights
  • Get a breathtaking view of Mount Everest and neighboring peaks.
  • Pass through Sherpa villages and experience rich culture. 
  • Hike to Everest View Hotel, which is the highest luxury hotel in the world. 
  • Explore Himalayan flora and fauna, including rhododendron blooms.
  • Get close to the tallest peak in the world in a short period of time.
  • A memorable journey through the heart of the Everest region.

Everest Panorama Trek is one of the most amazing adventures that perfectly combines all of the best features of the Khumbu region of Nepal. A relatively short journey, as the name itself implies, the Everest Panorama Trekking presents magnificent views of Mount Everest (8848m) along with many of its neighboring peaks.

The trekking trail goes through the Himalayan villages of Khumbu and also presents the opportunity to experience the ethnic Sherpa culture. Starting with a brilliant sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city, the Mount Everest Panorama View Trek starts with a short flight to Lukla. Walking under the verdant canopy of rhododendron blooms, trekkers can see views of the giant Everest decorating the skyline. 

Blended with the ethnic Sherpa tradition of Khumbu, the trekking journey is filled with mani walls carved with prayers and colorful prayer flags decorating the trans-Himalayan landscape of Khumbu. The trail goes through famed mountain towns and villages like Namche Bazaar and takes it to the final destination, Tengboche, where mountain peaks like Everest (8848m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Taboche (6367m), Lhotse (8414m) and Thamserku (6608m), among many others, shine awe-inspiringly behind the sacred Tengboche Monastery.

The Everest Panorama View Trek presented by Himalayan Recreation is one of the best short tour treks in the Everest region. With the main motive of giving the best experience to our clients, our tailored itinerary caters to providing you with an unforgettable trekking experience.

What Awaits You on the Everest Panorama Trekking?

Everest Panorama Trekking offers you a mesmerizing glimpse into the iconic Mount Everest and the stunning landscapes of the Everest region. This trek is created for those seeking a shorter trekking experience in the Everest region with the thrill of witnessing the world's highest peak up close. 

The trek takes you through lush forests, picturesque Sherpa villages, and vibrant rhododendron blooms, and the highlight of the journey is the breathtaking panoramic view of Everest and its neighboring peaks. You will get to visit Tengboche, where the renowned Tengboche Monastery is located. You will also hike to the highest luxury hotel in the world, the Everest View Hotel.

Is the Mount Everest Panorama Tour an Ideal Choice for You?

If you're looking to experience the Himalayas without an extensive trek, the Mount Everest Panorama Tour is a perfect fit for you. This trek is ideal for those with limited time or trekking experience, but who are willing to explore the reborn Everest region.

Offering a short yet unforgettable Himalayan encounter, the trek is suitable for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and those who wish to witness the awe-inspiring Mount Everest without the challenges of high-altitude trekking.

Mount Everest Panorama Trek Difficulty

The Mount Everest Panorama trek falls under a Easy level. It is suitable for individuals, Family with a basic level of fitness and doesn't require prior trekking experience. 

The trek involves daily walks of around 4 to 6 hours, and the altitude gain is gradual, minimizing the risk of altitude sickness. The trails are well-defined, and you'll have regular rest stops to acclimatize, making it an accessible trek for a wide range of trekkers.

How do I get ready for a Everest Panorama Trek?

Getting ready for the Everest Panorama Trek involves a few key steps. First, ensure that you have a moderate level of fitness and the ability to walk for around 5 to 6 hours each day on average. You can try light workouts and short hikes to remain healthy and fit. 

Also, ensure that you have suitable trekking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, comfortable clothing, and a good backpack. You can further research the weather conditions and pack accordingly, including essentials like a water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. Lastly, have a positive mindset and be open to immersing yourself in Himalayan beauty.

Route of the 9 days Mount Everest Panorama Trek

The 9 days Mount Everest Panorama Trek generally follows a route that includes Kathmandu, Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Tengboche, and a return journey. 

The trail takes you through scenic Sherpa villages, lush forests, and suspension bridges, that offer panoramic views of iconic Himalayan peaks all along the route. The trek provides you with an opportunity to experience the local culture and visit Buddhist monasteries along the way.

9 Days Everest Panorama View Trek Itinerary

The 9 days Mount Everest Panorama Trek is designed to cater to trekkers with a short time frame and moderate fitness levels who want to experience the Himalayas in a short period of time. The itinerary of the trek can be further customized according to your time and preferences so that you can have a personalized experience. You can either extend the trip or shorten it by adding more destinations to the original itinerary.

The maximum elevation during the Everest Panorama View Trip

The highest point you will reach during the Everest Panorama View Trip is the viewpoint at Tengboche Monastery, situated at an elevation of approximately 3,860 meters (12,660 feet). 

This altitude is relatively moderate, making it a suitable trek for those looking to experience the beauty of the Everest region without trekking in extremely high altitudes. As the altitude is relatively low, there is less chance of having altitude sickness which makes the trip more comfortable.

Itinerary

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  • Max Altitude:1350m
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome from our company representatives. They will then assist you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Take some time to relax and recover from your journey once you check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Max Altitude:2610m
  • Time:3-5 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

It is a day to start your adventure with an exciting flight to Lukla, a small mountain town that serves as the gateway to the Everest region. The flight offers stunning aerial views of the Himalayas. 

Upon landing at the Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, you will meet your trekking crew and begin your trek to Phakding. The trail takes you through picturesque landscapes, with the Dudh Koshi River accompanying you. Along the way, you will get a chance to catch glimpses of the majestic Mount Kusum Khangkaru (6467m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Phakding.

  • Max Altitude:3440m
  • Time:5-6 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, you will continue your trek to Namche Bazaar, a vibrant and bustling town, which is often referred to as the "Gateway to Everest." The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and offers you awe-inspiring views of Everest (8848m) and Thamserku (6608m). 

Along the way, you will get an opportunity to immerse yourself in the Sherpa culture as you ascend to Namche Bazaar, which features a blend of traditional and modern amenities. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar.

  • Max Altitude:3790m
  • Time:3 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Morning Breakfast at Hotel Start your Hike to Everest View Hotel, which provides a panoramic view of Mount Everest (8848m) and other peaks. You will then visit the Syangboche Airstrip for more breathtaking vistas.

It is a day to continue the walk as you embark on a trek to the charming village of Khumjung. The trail takes you through small stupas and Chortens, creating a serene atmosphere all along. 

Khumjung is one of the largest Sherpa villages in the region, known for its cultural richness. Once you arrive in Khumjung, you will have the opportunity to explore the local way of life and enjoy views of Mount Everest (8848m) and the sacred Khumbila (5761m) peak. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Khumjung.

  • Max Altitude:3860m
  • Time:4-5 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today's trek leads you to Tengboche, a picturesque village that is home to the renowned Tengboche Monastery. You will begin the walk through enchanting rhododendron forests while enjoying the stunning backdrop of Mount Khumbila (5761m). 

Upon reaching Tengboche, you will have a quick exploration of the monastery, which has an architectural masterpiece adorned with intricate murals and paintings. The monastery also offers panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, including Everest (8848m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Tengboche.

  • Max Altitude:3440m
  • Time:4-5 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

It is a day to descend to Namche Bazaar, which is surrounded by lush rhododendron and oak forests. Admire the tranquil environment and stunning views of peaks like Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6685m) as you retrace your steps back to Namche Bazaar. 

Once you reach Namche, you can explore the town, interact with locals, and savor local cuisine. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

  • Max Altitude:2840m
  • Time:7-8 hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Retrace your steps back to Lukla, as you pass through charming villages and vibrant landscapes of the region. Admire the verdant forests and snow-clad mountain peaks for the final time as you descend. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Lukla.

  • Max Altitude:1350m
  • Time:35 Minutes
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast and Dinner

It is a day to bid farewell to the mountains as you take a morning flight back to Kathmandu. Enjoy your last glimpses of the Himalayan panorama from above. 

Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you can spend the rest of the day exploring the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, shopping for souvenirs, or relaxing at a local cafe. In the evening, you will have a special farewell dinner organized by the company. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Meals:Breakfast

You will be escorted by one of our representatives to the airport during your departure time. 

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers
  • Three nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu city tours, including tour guide, and private transportation
  • 3 standard meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners) during the trek
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek. We provide private bathrooms with hot showers in Lukla, Phakding and Namche.
  • Domestic flights (From Kathmandu - Lukla or Manthali - Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu or Lukla to Manthali) including airport departure tax and transfers. (Note: If you want to take a shared helicopter, it will cost you an extra amount.)
  • Himalayan Recreation’s experienced, government licensed, English speaking trekking guide during the Everest Panorama trip.
  • Porter services (1 Porter = 2 Trekkers)
  • All costs of staff which includes food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment’s and medicines
  • Duffel bag use while trekking, Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Required Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee & TIMS Fee
  • First aid medicine kit
  • Farewell dinner with Cultural show in a fine restaurant on second last day.
  • Government taxes & office service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment or expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks and beverages
  • Tips for trekking guides, porters (tipping is expected)
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.

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Know Before You Go

Flight delays and cancellations during the Everest Panorama Trip

One of the major highlights of embarking on the Mount Everest Panorama Trip is the thrilling flight to Lukla. The trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla's Tenzing-Hillary Airport, which is a small single-landing strip airport surrounded by high Himalayas.

However, flight delays and cancellations can be typical in Lukla due to unpredictable weather situations and visibility problems. Weather changes rapidly, especially during the monsoon season (late May to early September), which can affect flight schedules. Keep in mind that in such cases, airlines prioritize safety and may reschedule or cancel flights. In the case of a flight delay, you can wait and take the soonest available flight, or you can also choose to go with a helicopter ride. As for the flight cancellation, it is out of our control.

Luggage and storage service

If you have any extra luggage that cannot be carried during the trek, we offer the facility of storing it. The extra luggage can be stored either in the Kathmandu hotel you will be staying in or our office. 

As for the porter during your trek, a single porter has a carrying limit of 25 kgs weight which includes the baggage of two trekkers.

Packing equipment checklist for the Everest Panorama Tour

When packing for the Everest Panorama Tour, make sure to include essentials like comfortable trekking clothing, a warm jacket, hiking boots, sunglasses, a hat, gloves, a sturdy backpack, a sleeping bag, and personal toiletries. To have more detailed information about what to pack for the journey?

The best time to embark on Mount Everest Panorama trekking

The ideal times to undertake the Mount Everest Panorama trekking are during the spring season from March to May and the autumn season from September to November. These months offer clear skies, stable weather conditions, and moderate temperatures, ensuring optimal visibility of the stunning mountain vistas.

Spring is one of the best times as the weather is moderate with clear skies and long days creating a suitable environment for the trek. You will further get to witness the trail full of blooming flowers during this time. 
Like spring, autumn offers a very good time for completing the journey as the weather ad temperature is moderate. 

As for monsoon and winter, it is not recommended to trek during this season as there can be hassles such as heavy rainfall, trail blockage, landslides along with blockades on the mountain views. 

Accommodation during the Everest Panorama View Trek

During your stay in Kathmandu at the beginning and end of the trip, you will be staying in a 3-star hotel which can be changed according to your preference. As for the trekking part, you will have accommodation in comfortable tea houses and guesthouses along the trail. 

While the lodgings are basic, they offer essential amenities like beds, blankets, and shared bathrooms. You'll find warm hospitality and a cozy environment, making your trekking experience enjoyable and convenient.
Keep in mind that as you move to higher elevations, the facilities and services you get might get limited. 

Food and drinking water facilities during the Everest Panorama tour

You will get three-time meals during the trek where the options are a mix of local and international cuisines. You can relish traditional Nepali dishes like Dal Bhat, momo, and thukpa, for lunch and dinner.

You can also have international flavors such as pasta and pancakes that are available easily in the lower region. Teahouses also serve beverages like tea, coffee, and soft drinks, along with snacks. We recommend you carry the snacks that you can have on the trail.

For drinking water during while tap water isn't safe to drink, bottled water is available for purchase. It's recommended to carry water purification methods or reusable water bottles with built-in filters to reduce plastic waste and have access to safe drinking water.

Mount Everest Panorama Trek Cost

The Mount Everest Panorama Trek cost can range from USD 900 to USD 1500 depending on the number of trekkers, itinerary, route, and included facilities and services. 

This cost typically covers permits, accommodation, meals, guide and porter services, and transportation. The cost can further differ between the group trip and private and solo trips as a group trip includes a discount based on the number of trekkers, whereas, private and solo trips can be costly according to the level of customization and services included.

Required Permits for the trek

To undertake the trek, you'll need two permits which are; 

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit: For foreign nationals, it costs USD 30 per person. For SAARC nationals, it costs NPR 1,500 per person (approximately USD 13)
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit: It costs USD 20 per person.

Tipping Idea

Tipping is a customary gesture to appreciate the works of your guide and porter during the Everest Panorama View Trek. It is your choice to tip or not and a suggested guideline is around 10% of the total trek cost to be divided between them. Tipping is a way to show gratitude for their assistance in making your trek memorable and safe.

Travel tips for the Everest Panorama tour

  • Get engaged in cardio exercises to help you in adapting to the altitude and trekking challenges.
  • Stay hydrated throughout the trail and carry a reusable water bottle to reduce plastic waste.
  • Follow the guidance of your trekking guide and porter for a safe and enjoyable journey.
  • Dress in layers to adjust to changing weather conditions.
  • Respect local customs and traditions, and interact kindly with the locals.
  • Bring extra camera batteries and memory cards to capture stunning views.
  • Carry enough cash for the entire trip. 
  • Walk at your own pace and always inform your guide in case of any inconvenience. 

 Booking Everest Panorama tour with Himalayan Recreation

Embarking on the 9 days Everest Panorama Tour with Himalayan Recreation offers you the best short trip in the Everest region. You can now book your Everest panorama trekking for 2024/2025 and to make the booking process convenient, we stay 24/7 online to assist with your queries.

Various payment options are available including bank transfers and online platforms. Himalayan Recreation's experienced team ensures your safety, comfort, and enjoyment throughout the journey.

Last-minute booking with Himalayan Recreation

It is best to book your trip in the mountains in advance to ensure a smooth journey however if you are unable to do so, we offer last-minute bookings with flexibility. 

Even on short notice, we ensure that you'll receive top-notch services, from accommodations to experienced guides, ensuring a remarkable trekking experience. However, keep in mind that for last-minute bookings, you need to provide full payment before the trek. 

Embark on an eco-friendly journey for 9 days Everest Panorama tour

At Himalayan Recreation, we are dedicated to responsible and sustainable tourism. By joining our 9 days Everest Panorama Tour, you will be contributing to preserving the natural beauty of the region and supporting local communities. 

We highly emphasize eco-friendly practices, waste management, and respectful interaction with local cultures. You can now join us on our mission of responsible travel to the Everest region. 

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