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 Everest region of Nepal that offers spectacular views of numerous of majestic Himalayas that includes Mt. Everest, Lotse, Nupse, Ama Dablam and many others. You also have 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 easiest trekking in the Khumbu region. Everest panorama trek revolves around the lower altitude merely around the Khumjung village principally and around the Namche Bazaar and Tyanboche monastery, the monastery is located at the height of 3870m and it is the highest point of the Everest panorama trek.

Everest panorama trek is perfect for those who wish to have up close view of the majestic Himalayas and incredible landscapes without going to the high altitude extremes maintaining home comfort. You not merely have amazing mountain vistas, but also pass through appealing settlement of legendry Sherpa who is the indigenous community of the area. You are able to rest, relax and enjoy with local dishes and delicacies on Everest panorama trek and also explore the unique culture, rituals and lifestyles of locals. Everest panorama trek 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 to do Everest panorama trek that includes a day tour of Kathmandu then you take flight to Lukla. After landing at Lukla airport, you begin your actual trek through Phakding and then 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 old monastery and there is Hillary’s schools which are other attractions of Everest panorama trek.

The Everest panorama trek goes continue to Tyangboche from Namche Bazaar. You have spectacular mountain vistas of numerous of majestic Himalayas that are located in the Everest region that includes view 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. Lotse (8,516 m) and numerous of 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 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 hotel, you go for full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and you will be escorted by a professional tour guide.

The tour include visit of Kathmandu durbar square, Monkey temple (Swayambhunath) and Pashupatinath Temple and Bauddhanath Stupa.

Our guide will drop you back to hotel once the tour is complete and you will have free evening to shop trekking guide if you need.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

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

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

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

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

After lunch, you continue trek to Namche that take 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 even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased in Namche Bazaar.

  • Guest House
  • 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 Khhumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche and you can see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest that is helpful for acclimatization.

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

After breakfast at lodge, you start trek with the ridge and flat level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. After 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 trek through Rhododendron forest to Tyangbuche for few hours.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • 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 of Bhaktapur & Patan if you want.

Or you can spend your day free yourself doing shopping for your people back to 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.
  • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu including 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.
  • 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).

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

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 Nepal earlier and stay in Nepal later than the scheduled dates of Everest panorama trek. The extra night cost 55.00 USD per night including 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 charges your camera/mobile batteries however, we suggest you to have spare batteries to use in case of not availability.

Guide and crew on Everest panorama trek

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

We provide porters to carry your luggage on trek and there is 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry about 20 - 22kg which means 10- 11 KG from each trekker.

We also provide a Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are 8 or more members in the group.

Client Reviews

FAQs

Yes, you are required to have some permits to do Everest panorama trek. You required to have Sagarmatha national park entry permit, TIMS permit and an 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 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 and Please remember that some of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary.

Hotels we provide:

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

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

The total of 22 (10 breakfast, 6 munches and 6 dinners) meals on Everest panorama trek are provided. We provide meals in the lodges along the trail and 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 meals on Everest panorama trek trail and drinks (coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer) as well and the drinks are not included in the cost so 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 simply buy bottled water or boiled/safe water to drink.

You are required to have a moderate level of fitness with daily trekking from between 3 hours to 6 hours to do Everest panorama trek as you will reach an altitude of 3870m above sea level.

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

he 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 trek.

The International flights to arrive Nepal and to return from Nepal 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, flights to and from Lukla may be cancelled due to unpredictable mountain weather conditions.

We have kept one extra day at the end of Everest panorama trek to use in the case of a flight delay or cancellation. If the flights are cancelled for 2 or more days then we may charter a helicopter flight to ensure that you are on 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 credit cards (Visa cards, Master cards only) and a receipt of payment will be provided from which you can claim from your insurance. The minimum cost will be US$ 500.00 and maximum US$ 3500.00 depending on the number of people.

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

A trek bag or duffel bag is ideal for your main luggage for Everest panorama trek and 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.

Yes, however, tip for all services provided on Everest panorama trek is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered 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.

The recommended tip is US$ 5 for tour guide and US $ 3 for driver from each member (of group) on day 2 when you go for tour in Kathmandu. A 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).

Yes, you need to have some extra amount to spend on Everest panorama trek however these Personal expenses depend largely on your habit.

Most of the meals are included in the price. 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, hot shower (you have to pay in t some places).

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

Yes, you need to have travel insurance to do Everest panorama trek. It is required in case of a serious sickness or injury happen while you are on 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 will be covered by your insurance policy.

Equipment is very important to have much 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 trek.

To help you to pack your gear, we have given some list that you should not miss while you packing for the Everest panorama trek in Nepal.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if required and it to be returned after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear and this will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your personal things such as camera, water, things that you need for the day and this is carried by you.
  • A small lockable bag to keep your extra stuff that you do not use on trek and this can be kept at the hotel in Kathmandu and get return after you return from the trek.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have and it is returned 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
  • Light weight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • Some pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair 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 to consult 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 is recommended
  • 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.