EVEREST PANORAMA TREK

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  • DURATION11 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-14
  • MAX ALTITUDE3800

Highlights

  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla
  • Visit Historical Tengboche Monastery
  • Visit Namche and Khumjung Village
  • Great views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Thamserku

Trip Overview

Everest panorama trek is a short and low altitude trek in the Everest region of Nepal that offers spectacular views of numerous majestic Himalayas that include Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many others. You also have the opportunity to explore Buddhist monastery, distinct culture, and lifestyles of legendary Sherpa that is perfectly suited for the first-timer and physically challenged without many ascending and descending.

Everest Panorama Trek, the name in itself is self-explanatory what sort of trekking is it and offers during the trek. It is one of the ideal and easy trekking in the Khumbu region. Everest panorama trek revolves around the lower altitude merely around the Khumjung village principally, around the Namche Bazaar and Tyanboche monastery. The Tyanboche monastery, located at the height of 3870m, which is the highest point of the Everest panorama trek.

Everest panorama trek is perfect for those who wish to have an up-close view of the majestic Himalayas and incredible landscapes without going to the high altitude extremes maintaining home comfort. You do not merely have Amazing mountain vistas, but also pass through the appealing settlement of legendry Sherpa, who is the indigenous community of the area. You can rest, relax, and enjoy local dishes and delicacies on the Everest panorama trek and also explore the unique culture, rituals, and lifestyles of locals.

Everest panorama trek also explores the ancient Buddhist monastery, Mani walls, Chorten and undoubtedly take Amazing pictures with the backdrop of Mt. Everest and numerous of other majestic Himalayas of spotted nearby.

We have 11 days itinerary to do the Everest panorama trek that includes a day tour of Kathmandu, and you take a flight to Lukla. After landing at Lukla airport, you begin your actual trek through Phakding and enter into Namche Bazaar. You have a rest for one day for acclimatization in Namche and walk to Khumsung village through Everest View hotel, and the Khumsung village has an old monastery. There are Hillary’s schools as well, which are other attractions of the Everest panorama trek.

The Everest panorama trek goes continue to Tyangboche from Namche Bazaar. You have spectacular mountain views of many majestic Himalayas. And, those include views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m.), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Changaste (7,550 m), Mt. Lingterin (6,679 m), Mt. Amadablam (6,856 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,723 m), Mt. Kantega (6,685 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m) and several other Himalayas.

Itinerary

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Arrive at Kathmandu airport, and you will be met & greeted by our airport representative and transfer you to the hotel.

Your evening is free, and after you’ve refreshed, you can go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the surroundings.

  • Hotel
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go for a full-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with a professional tour guide.

The tour includes a visit to Kathmandu durbar square, Monkey temple (Swayambhunath), Pashupatinath Temple, and Bauddhanath Stupa.

Our guide will drop you back at the hotel once the tour is complete, and you will have a free evening to shop for equipment if you need it.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

After early breakfast at the hotel, you take a short drive to Kathmandu airport to take a short scenic flight to the small mountain airport at Lukla.

Our guide will introduce the porters at Lukla once you arrive in Lukla. You then start today’s trekking following the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. It is easy trekking to reach Phakding.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2600
  • Phakding

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start the trek following the Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche Bazaar today. You cross the river a few times and enter Sagarmatha National Park in Jorsale, where you stop to have lunch.

After lunch, you continue the trek to Namche that takes a few hours. The Namche Bazar is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch Koshi. The village is a central hub of the area, and food, sundries, and climbing equipment are also available in Namche Bazaar.

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  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops, and souvenir shops. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche.

You trek up to Khumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche, and you can see the beautiful view of the Himalayas.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
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After breakfast at the lodge, you start walking with the ridge and flat level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangaroo. After a few hours trek on flat Zigzags trails, you descend to the bottom of the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga.

You have lunch in Phunki Tenge and start walking through the Rhododendron forest to Tyangbuche for few hours.

Check in to lodge on arrival in Tengboche, and evening is free to walk around and visit the Tengboche monastery.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3867
  • Tyangbuche

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start to Namche Bazaar that takes about 5 hours. The trek goes mostly downhill to the Phunki Tenga and some up steps to the Sanasa and almost plat path to Namche Bazaar.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Namche Bazaar

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start trek down to Lukla, and today is the last day of the Everest panorama trek. And, today's trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote - Koshi River. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes brings you to Lukla.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2886
  • Lukla

You have early breakfast at the lodge and a morning flight back to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel and the rest of the days are free.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

It's also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla and could not fly on the scheduled date and time, or we can organize you a day tour of Bhaktapur & Patan if you want.

Or you can spend your day free yourself doing shopping for your people back home.

We also offer farewell dinner this evening, as this is your last night stay in Nepal.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Four nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the trek as per the itinerary
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits and TIMS permit
  • Flight fare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax.
  • Six nights’ accommodation in trekking lodges
  • A trekking guide and porter one porter for every two trekkers and a porter will carry from 20-25 KG
  • Salary, meals, accommodation, transportation, and Insurance for the guide and porters
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service, which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, and duffle bag – if Necessary (returned after the trek)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance (compulsory) that covers emergencies and evacuations
  • Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu
  • Your personnel expenses/shopping and entrance fees on a day tour in Kathmandu
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Sweet things like chocolate bars and bar bills
  • Hot shower during the Trek
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide and staff

Check Available Dates

  • We have set a date to depart the Everest Panorama Trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If the preferred date is not listed, then contact us for the further process to book the trek on your date as the trekking is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 14 people only so, if you are more than 14 people, then please contact us for the group price and process to book the trek.
  • The private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date26 Jan, 2021End Date05 Feb, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$900

Useful Information

Extra nights in Kathmandu pre or post-Everest panorama trek

Extra night hotel in Kathmandu is available for pre or post the trek if you arrive in Nepal earlier and stay in Nepal later than the scheduled dates of the Everest panorama trek. The extra night cost 55.00 USD per night with breakfast and airport transfer.

Contact us if you need any extra nights for pre or post the trek and want to plan any Extra tours and activities for your Extra days.

Electricity and battery charge service in Everest panorama trek

There is electricity available in Kathmandu and in most of the villages of Everest panorama trek, where you can charge your camera/mobile batteries. However, we suggest you have spare batteries to use in case of not availability.

Guide and crew on Everest panorama trek

You have a professional tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on the day and a trained trek guide for the rest of the days who handles the logistics and guide you and your team on the Everest panorama trek.

We provide porters to carry your luggage on the trek, and there is one porter for every two members, and a porter carries about 20 - 22kg, which means 10- 11 KG from each trekker, and we also provide a Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are eight or more members in the group.

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FAQs

Yes, you are required to have some permits to do the Everest panorama trek, and the are Sagarmatha national park entry permit, TIMS permit, and entry permits from Khumbu - Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality. We apply and get all these permits for you once you book the Everest panorama trek from us.

We provide 3-star hotel accommodation for four nights in Kathmandu and simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for the rest of the six nights on the Everest panorama trek. The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on trek lodge/guest house and Please remember that some of them are very basic, and a sense of adventure is necessary.

Hotels we provide:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Moonlight - 4 nights
  • Hotel on Trek Routes: Simple Mountain Lodge - 6 nights

We will provide a similar category of hotels if these hotels are not available. Hotel upgrade in Kathmandu is available on Everest panorama trek as there is plenty of luxury 4 - 5-star hotels available. Let us know if you want to upgrade the hotels in Kathmandu.

A total of 22 (10 breakfast, 6 munches, and 6 dinners) meals on Everest panorama trek provided. We provide meals in the lodges along the trail, and you have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch at the lodge available along the trails.

You find a wide variety of Nepali and Western meals on the Everest panorama trek and drinks (coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer) as well. However, the drinks are not included in the cost.  You can buy them yourself on the available lodge/guest house.

We advise you to bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the Everest panorama trek since you have normal water for free, use the medicine and drink. Or you can buy bottled water or boiled/safe water to drink.

You are required to have a moderate level of fitness with daily trekking between 3 hours to 6 hours to do the Everest panorama trek as you will reach an altitude of 3870m above sea level. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider before book our Everest panorama trek.

Yes, the domestic flights to Lukla and return to Kathmandu are included in the itinerary and price of the Everest panorama trek. We book these flights once you book the trekking.

No, The International flights to arrive in Nepal and return are not included in our price, and you need to book these flights yourself.

The Twin otter airplanes are the only modes of transport to and from Lukla. Occasionally, the flight to and from Lukla may cancel due to the unpredictable mountain weather conditions. We have kept an extra day at the end of the Everest panorama trek to use in the case of a flight delay or cancellation. If the flights canceled for two or more days, then we may charter a helicopter flight to ensure that you are on a scheduled flight to your home or other destination.

The cost of this charter helicopter flight is payable directly to our office in Kathmandu in US Cash, or by credit cards. A receipt of payment will be given, and you can claim the amount from your insurance policy. The minimum cost will be US$ 500.00 and the maximum US $ 3500.00 depending on the number of people.

No, we provide porters to carry your main luggage on the Everest panorama trek, and you carry a day bag pack with a water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. A small load allows full enjoyment of the trek.

A trek bag or duffel bag is ideal for your main luggage for the Everest panorama trek and a small lockable bag for travel clothes or anything that you do not need during the trek, which you can leave at the hotel’s locker room/safe deposit box in Kathmandu.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided on the Everest panorama trek is always a matter of personal discretion. However, please be aware that tipping is considered as a part of the remuneration, and they may approach you for payment, and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

We recommend US $5 for a tour guide, and $3 for a driver from each member of the group on day 2 (When you go for a tour in Kathmandu). A total of US 75.00 from each member for the trekking part to divide to guide and porters (it depends on the size of the group you traveling). Our trek guide will give you a clearer idea when the trek comes at the end.

Yes, you need some extra amount to spend on the Everest panorama trek, However, the Personal expenses depend on your habit. Most of the meals included in the price, and you only need some money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking (some smaller shops are available along the trail in the areas), souvenirs, a hot shower (you have to pay in some places).

If you do not drink alcohol and do not shop, then US 12-15 per day per person should be enough for these extra expenses.

Yes, You need a travel insurance policy to do the Everest panorama trek, as there is always a risk of sickness or injury that may happen while you are on the trekking.

We do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital in case of sickness or injury, and you are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in the evacuation/rescue. Please, make sure that all these expenses are covered by your insurance policy.

Equipment is important to have a comfortable and successful Everest panorama trek. So, you need to pack your gear carefully and carry only the things that you need and not carry that you do not need on the trekking. To help you to pack your gear, we have given a list that you should not miss while packing for the Everest panorama trek in Nepal.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if required, and it is returnable after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear, which will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your things, such as a camera, water bottle, and things you need for the day.
  • A small lockable bag to keep the extra stuff that you do not use on the trek, which is kept at the hotel in Kathmandu, and get a return after you return from the trekking.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have, which is returnable at the end of the trek).
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2 pieces
  • Lightweight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pair of trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees
  • Some pairs of warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair of light trekking shoes or sandals for camp/lodges
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium-size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • We recommend consulting with your doctor for medication suggestions to take for these regions.

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies) - these extra passport photos are necessary to obtain the trekking permits.
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip balm at least SPF 20.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40
  • Pocket knife
  • Water purification Iodine tablets (optional)
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc...