Everest Panorama Trek
All Inclusive Price:
- 11 Days
- Trip Level:
ModeratePaths can be rough, steep and have many ups and downs with some exposure to altitude. Early in the season expect snow patches at higher altitudes. Good health conditions and level of fitness are essential. Generally we attain the altitude between 900m to 3,000m.
- Max Altitude:
- 4200 Meter
- Sightseeing and Trekking
- Best Season:
- March, April, May, September, October and November
Everest Panorama Trek is one of the most amazing adventures that perfectly combine all of the best features of the Khumbu region of Nepal in a relatively short time duration. As the name itself implies, the Everest Panorama Trek presents magnificent views of Mount Everest (8848m) along with many of its neighbouring peaks. The trekking trail goes through the Himalayan villages of the Khumbu and also presents the opportunity to experience the ethnic Sherpa culture.Â Â
Starting with a brilliant sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city, the Everest Panorama view Trek starts with a short flight to Lukla. Walking under the verdant canopy of rhododendron blooms, trekkers can see imposing views of the colossal Everest decorating the skyline. Blended together with the ethnic Sherpa tradition of Khumbu the trekking journey brims with breath-taking features. Mani walls carved with prayers and colourful prayer flags decorate the trans-Himalayan landscape of Khumbu, giving the trekking journey a spiritual feel as well. The trekking trail goes through famed mountain towns and villages like Namche Bazaar and takes to the final destination Tengboche, where the 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 best time to do the Everest Panorama Trek is during the spring and the autumn seasons, which last from March to May and September to December respectively.Â
The Everest Panorama Trek presented by Himalayan Recreation is one of the best short treks in the Everest region. Our professional team has been in the field of travel and tourism for decades hence is aware of the necessities and requirements of the clients. Always concerned about giving the best experience, we work tirelessly to bring you joy while travelling in Nepal. Join us for an unforgettable trekking experience.Â Â Â Â
ITINERARY Expand All Download PDF Brochure
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 meters)Â
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by one of the company representatives. He/she will assist you in your hotel transfer. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Pre-Trip Meeting and Guided Sightseeing of Kathmandu ValleyÂ
Today you will have a pre-trip meeting where further details of the trip will be provided to you. Then you will have a guided sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley where you will visit its UNESCO world heritage sites. You will visit the Pashupatinath temple, the Boudhanath Stupa, and the Swayambhunath Temple. These sites are revered Hindu and Buddhist shrines that hold an important place in the cultural aspect of the country. Each site presents unique art and architecture as well. After the sightseeing tour, you will return to your hotel for the overnight stay.Â
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840 meters) â€“ Trek to Phakding (2,610 meters), Duration: 3 hoursÂ Â
You will start the trek today with a flight to Lukla, a mountain town of the Khumbu region which is often the starting point of many of the region’s trekking journeys. The short flight to Lukla in itself is a small adventure because the plane lands at the Tenzing-Hillary Airport, a thrilling airport due to its uncharacteristically short runway.Â From Lukla, you will trek on a beautiful trail to reach Phakding, from where you will get your first view of Mount Kusum Khangkaru (6467m). Overnight stay at the guesthouse.Â
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters), Duration: 5.5 hoursÂ Â
From Phakding, you will continue on your trekking trail towards Namche Bazaar. Walking on the side of the Dudh Koshi River, you will get amazing views of Mount Everest (8848m), Thamserku (6608m), and other mountains until you finally reach Namche. It is one of the most famous towns of Khumbu and is popularly referred to as “the Gateway to Everest”. It has a rich Sherpa culture and the entire town is built like a natural amphitheatre. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.Â
Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization DayÂ
This day is specially sanctioned for acclimatization. You can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum as well as the Everest Mountain Gallery here in Namche Bazaar. Furthermore, you can take a hike to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy the best view of Mount Everest (8848m). You can also visit the Syangboche Airstrip from where the views of the town of Namche, as well as the surrounding mountains, are quite spectacular. Overnight in Namche.Â
Day 06: Trek to KhumjungÂ
From Namche, you will trek to the village of Khumjung today. You will ascend through many small stupas and Chortens on the way to Khumjung. Khumjung is one of the biggest Sherpa villages in the Khumbu region and is quite popular for its monastery that displays a skull of the infamous Yeti. You can enjoy an amazing view of the mountains including the sacred Khumbila (5761m) in Khumjung. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.Â
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3,860 meters), Duration: 5 hoursÂ
Today you will walk along with the stone steps towards Phunke Tenga with the beautiful view of Mt. Khumbila (5761m) in the background. The trail continues through beautiful rhododendron forests until reaching Tengboche. Tengboche is another famous mountain village which possesses a serene ambience.Â You can visit the popular Tengboche Monastery here, which is surrounded by the amazing panorama of snow-capped mountains, including Everest (8848m). The monastery is built in the traditional Buddhist architecture along with decorative murals and pastel paintings. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.Â
Day 08: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters), Duration: 4 hoursÂ
Descend back to Namche Bazaar alongside Dudh Koshi River through the lush rhododendron and oak forest. The views of the stunning peaks of Mt. Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6685m) and the tranquil environment of the Himalayas make the descent quite pleasant. On reaching Namche, you can walk around the village and enjoy the local food. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.Â
Day 09: Trek to Lukla (2840 meters), Duration: 6 hoursÂ
This will be the last day of the trek, and you will retrace your way back to Lukla following the Dudh Koshi River. You will pass by the villages of Monjo, Bengkar, Phakding, and Chheplung to finally reach Lukla. The verdant forests and the snow-clad mountain peaks will keep you company as you descend back. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.Â
Day 10: Morning Flight back to KathmanduÂ
You will bid goodbye to the mountains today and take your flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you can spend the rest of the day as you please, shopping or sightseeing. You can also enjoy different cuisines at different restaurants around the city. In the evening, you can enjoy a special farewell dinner provided by the company. Overnight stay at the hotel.Â
Day 11: DepartureÂ
One of the representatives will help you get transferred back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight back home.Â Â
WHAT'S INCLUDEDExpand All
TRAVEL INSURANCEProof of travel insurance is mandatory before starting the trek. Standard policies often only cover medical evacuation to 4000m so make sure the policy you get covers trekking as an activity up to 6000m. You only need to be covered on the policy for the days you will actually be trekking. We have some suggestions on finding an insurance company on ourÂ Terms of Service Page
EXTRA COSTS AND EXCLUSIONSOur trekking packages are pretty much all inclusive when you arrive in Nepal. Here are additional expenses that you can plan on while trekking:
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- Sleeping Bag Rental $20 and Down Jacket $15 if needed.
- All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.
- We suggest a tip for the guide and porter after the trek â€“ Plan on around 10% of the cost of your trek.
- We donâ€™t include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
- The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few of the tea houses for between $4 and $6. Charging electronic devices is possible in the tea houses and charging costs between $1 and $3 an hour.
- Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($40/night) and meals in Kathmandu or Lukla for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.
SOLO TRAVELERSWe generally donâ€™t charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request.
CANCELLATION POLICIESWe understand things happen and plans change and will refund your deposit minus a $150 cancellation fee. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance notice.
EQUIPEMENTThe following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choice and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotelâ€™s storage room for no extra cost. HEAD
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Head torch
- Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
- Fleece jacket
- Waterproof jacket
- Down jacket
- Lightweight cotton pants (long)
- Waterproof Pants
- Thin inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Comfortable Hiking boots
- Sleeping bag rated to â€“ 20Â°C
- Trekking bags/duffel bag
- Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
- Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
- Water bottle or camel bag
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