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 that offers spectacular views of numerous of majestic Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lotse, Nupse, Ama Dablam and many more, also you have opportunity to explore Buddhist monastery, distinct culture and lifestyles of legendary Sherpa, perfectly suiting 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 package it is and what it offers during the trek. It is one of the ideal and easiest trekking package in the Khumbu region, as this trek revolves around the lower altitude merely around the Khumjung village principally around the Namche Bazaar and Tyanboche monastery areas, the monastery is located at the height of 3870 meter, in Solukhumbu.

Tyangboche is the highest point of the Everest Panorama Trek. We have designed this trek especially for those who are physically challenged and those who cannot trek to the high altitude areas.

Everest panorama trek is perfect for those who are wishing to have up close view of the majestic Himalayas and incredible landscapes without going to the high altitude extremes and whilst maintaining home comfort.

You not merely have amazing mountain vistas, but also pass through appealing settlement of legendry Sherpa, The indigenous community of the area, you are able to rest, relax and enjoy with local dishes and delicacies at the same time explore the unique culture, rituals and lifestyles of them and also explore 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 for this trek and this itinerary includes a day tour of Kathmandu valley as well. Then, we have a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After landing at Lukla airport, you begin your actual trek through Phakding and then enter into Namche Bazaar, where you have a rest for one day for acclimatization and walk to Khumsung Village through Everest View hotel in Syangbuche and the Khumsung village has old monastery and there is Hillary’s schools which are other attractions of our panorama trek.

Next day, The trek continue trekking to Tyangboche, where there is located of Nepal’s oldest Buddhist monastery and obviously one of the best view point for having spectacular views of Mt. Everest and dozens of majestic Himalayas located nearby.

Tyangboche (3,870 m), from where you have spectacular mountain vistas of numerous of majestic Himalayas located in the Everest region, including the up close view of Mt. Everest (8,848 m) also the views of lofty mountains such as 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. Lotse (8,516 m) and numerous of other Himalayas.

After exploring of monastery, taking pictures with the backdrop of Himalayas you retrace down to Namche, subsequently to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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Arrive at Kathmandu airport and you will be met & greeted by our airport representative who will be on standby to pick you up and transfer you to 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. Window shopping would be a good start to look around.

  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at hotel, we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley, you will be escorted by a professional tour guide.

The tour include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath) and Pashupatinath Temple and Bauddhanath Stupa and return to hotel and you have free time to short the trekking stuff if you need.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • Kathmandu

Early morning, You drive to Airport for the 35 minutes scenic flight to the small mountain airport at Lukla and after reaching at lukla, our guide will introduce with the porters, then start today’s trekking following mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi, it is easy trekking and takes about 4 hours to reach at Phakding.

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

After having breakfast at lodge, the trek starts and goes continue trekking following the Dudh Koshi River and crossing the river few times and enter to Sagarmatha National Park in Jorsale where you stop here for lunch and again continue the trek, after few hours walking Namche Bazar will appears ahead as you travel along the path surrounded by pines forest. Pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village.

The Namche Bazar (3440m) 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 even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased in Namche Bazaar.

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

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

For the acclimatization you trek up to Khhumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche and you can see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest.

Khhumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community and there is an old monastery as well so, you visit that as well and then return to Namche.

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

After having breakfast at lodge, you start the trek with the ridge and level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib, after walking few hours on flat Zigzags, You descend to the bottom of the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga and stop here for lunch. Then climb through Rhododendron forest to the Tyangbuche for few hours.

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

After having breakfast at lodge, you start our trek from Tyangboche to Namche which is mostly downhill to the Phungitenga and some up steps to the Sanasa and almost plat path to Namche Bazaar.

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

After having breakfast at lodge, You start our trek down to Lukla and Today is the last day of your trek, the trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote - Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes bring you to Lukla.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • Lukla

You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and rest of the days are free.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • Kathmandu

It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla and could not fly on scheduled date and time, or we can organize you a day tour in or around Kathmandu, shopping tour etc if you want: or we can remove this extra day from the tour itinerary if you do not want it so, contact us and consult about options available for the day. And we will offer farewell dinner in the evening.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 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.
  • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • Meals during the trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast.
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits and TIMS permit.
  • Flight fare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax.
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in trekking lodges.
  • A trekking guide and porter 1 porter for each 2 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 (retuned after the trek).
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charge.

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • Travel insurance (compulsory) that covers emergencies and evacuations.
  • Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Your personal expenses/shopping and entrances fees on 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 staffs.

Check Available Dates

  • We have set date to departure the Everest Panorama Trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book the trek on your own date as the trek 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 further process to book the trek.
  • 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 Date02 Sep, 2020End Date12 Sep, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$900
Start Date14 Sep, 2020End Date24 Sep, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$900
Start Date26 Sep, 2020End Date06 Oct, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$900

Useful Information

Passport, Visa and permits for Everest Panorama Trek

You need to have valid passport (at least 6 month valid) to travel Nepal and do the Everest Panorama Trek. You need to obtain Nepal tourist Visa to travel Nepal, too and you can obtain Nepal tourist visa on arrival at Kathmandu Airport/border entry point or you can apply online (http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa) as well.

You are required to have some permits to trek to Everest Panorama Trek. You are required to Sagarmatha National park entry permits, TIMS (Trekkers information management system) permit and another entry permits from Khumbu - Pasang Lhamu rural Municipality.

We apply and get all these permits for you once you book the Everest Panorama Trek.

Accommodation on Everest Panorama Trek

You have a good hotel accommodation for 4 nights in Kathmandu and simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for rest of the 6 nights on Everest Panorama Trek. The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on trek lodge/guest house.

We accommodate you/group in local lodge/guest house available each day. We send a porter ahead of us to book the required number rooms for you/group (rooms cannot be booked in advance in all places). Please remember that some of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary.

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Moon light or similar :- 4 nights
  • Hotel on Trek Routes- Simple Mountain lodge :- 6 nights

Accommodation will be on double/twin share soon.

Note: Hotel upgrade in Kathmandu is available. There are luxury 4 and 5 star hotels available in Kathmandu so, let us know if you want to upgrade the hotels in Kathmandu.

Extra nights in Kathmandu

If you arrive Nepal earlier and stay in Nepal later than the scheduled dates then the extra night cost 75.00 USD per night including breakfast and airport transfer and it does not include any extra tours/activities.

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.

Domestic and International flights on Everest Panorama Trek

The International flights to and from Nepal are not included in our price. You need to book the international flights yourself.

The Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu are included and we book these flights for you once you book the Everest Panorama Trek with us.

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla

The Twin Otter airplanes are the only form of transport to and from Lukla. Occasionally, flights to and from Lukla may be cancelled due to unpredictable mountain weather conditions.

We have kept one extra free day at the end of the trek to use in the case of a flight delay or cancellation.

If the flights are cancelled for 2 or more days, we charter a helicopter flight to ensure that you are on scheduled flight to your home or other destination.

The cost of this extra service is payable directly to our office in Kathmandu in US cash, or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only).

A receipt of payment will be provided from which you can claim from your insurance. The minimum cost will be US$500 and maximum US$3500 depending on the number of people.

Electricity and Battery Charge

There is electricity available in Kathmandu and in most of the villages of Everest Panorama Trek, where you are able to Re - charges your camera/mobile batteries however, we suggest you to have spare batteries too.

Food and Drink on Everest Panorama Trek

The meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) total of 22 meals on Everest Panorama Trek is included in our price. The meals are taken in lodges, you have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where you stay overnights and lunch at the lodge available along the trail.

You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food on Everest Panorama Trail and drinks (coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer) as well.

The drinks are not included in the cost so you can buy them yourself on the available lodge/guest house.

You can bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the Everest Panorama Trek since you have normal water for free or you can simply buy bottled water or boiled/safe water to drink.

Luggage on Everest Panorama Trek

Your main luggage on Everest Panorama Trek is carried by porter, you simply carry a day bag pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. - a small load that allows full enjoyment of the trek.

A trek bag or duffle bag is ideal for your main luggage for Everest Panorama Trek, plus a small lockable bag for travel clothes or anything that you do not need during trek which you can leave at hotel’s locker room/safe deposit box in Kathmandu for free of charge.

Guide and Crew for Everest Panorama Trek

You have professional tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on day 02 (The tour guide for this day may different from the trek guide next morning) and trained trekking/certified trekking guide for the whole trek (handles the logistics and guide you and your team on the trek).

There will be a Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are 8 or more members in the group and porters to carry your luggage and there is 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry about 20 - 22kg which means 10- 11 KG from each trekker.

Child Policy for Everest Panorama Trek

Children of 10 or more years can take this trek and must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old, no discount for 10 or more years old children and full price are applicable.

If you are planning to do Everest Panorama Trek with children less than 10 year, please contact us for the price and booking process.

Gratuities/Tips for Everest Panorama Trek Staff

Tips are not included in price for services of tour guide, trekking guide, porter and driver. The recommended tip is US$ 5 from each member (of group) for tour guide (day 2) and US $ 3 from each member for driver (day 2).

The Total of US 75.00 from each member for the trek part to divide to guide and porters (it depends on the size of the group you traveling so, our trek guide will give you clearer idea when the trek come to end).

Note: Tipping for all services provided on tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

Personal expenses on Everest Panorama Trek

Personal expenses on Everest Panorama Trek depend largely on your habit. Most of the meals are included in the price.

You only need money for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking (some smaller shops are available along the trail in the areas), tips, souvenirs, hot shower (you have to pay in t some places).

If you do not drink alcohol and sopping then 12-15USD per day per person should be enough for the hot drinks, shower and snacks.

Fitness Level Required for Everest Panorama Trek

Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately the Everest Panorama Trek is currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile.

Please note that a moderate level of fitness is required with daily trekking from between 3 hours to 6 hours. You will reach an altitude of 3800m above sea level.

If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to book our Everest Panorama Trek.

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation

In case of a serious sickness or injury while you are on Everest Panorama Trek, we do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital.

You will be entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in the evacuation/rescue, so, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before departure to Everest Panorama Trek.

Suggested Equipment List for Everest Panorama Trek

General

  • Four seasons Sleeping bag (Optional) [One can be provided if required, to be returned after the trek]
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  • Daypack for yourself
  • A down Jacket (alternatively these can be hired and returned at the end of the trek free of charge)
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2-3 pieces
  • Light weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket
  • Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • A pair of quick-drying nylon hiking shorts
  • Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  • Four pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  • A pair of sandals (optional)
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • We recommend consulting your local Medical GP regarding any 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, 2 sticks.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40 is recommended.
  • Pocket knife.
  • Water purification Iodine tablets.
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

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