Everest Panorama Trek | Everest View Trek

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Duration: 10 days

Destination: Nepal

Grade: Moderate

Best Months: March to May and September to December

Everest Panorama Trek is also commonly called as Everest View Trek. This short Everest trek is designed for those who does not have enough holidays in Nepal but still interested in seeing Mount Everest closely. The Mount Everest trek provides magnificent panoramic mountain views of the mighty Himalayas. Compared to other trekking routes from the Everest region, this Everest Panorama Trek is relatively easy and short but still is a scenic one. This incredible trek will take you right into the heart of Sherpa along with their cultures and traditions. Contact us for more details.

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Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, representatives from our office will welcome you and drop you at the hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

After the breakfast, you will be greeted by our hotel representatives at your hotel and brief you about the trekking. Then you will go for a guided tour around the Kathmandu valley to see four UNESCO world heritage sites – Pashupati Nath, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar Square. Return early in the evening so that you will have just enough time to prepare your trekking gears.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2845 m) then hike to Phakding (2660 m)

Walking time: 3.5 Hours

Get ready early in the morning. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport in a car or taxi. Your flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will take around 35 minutes. Your formal trekking will start after landing at Lukla. Initially the trail is slightly uphill then you have to follow the downhill trail all the way to Phakding. Overnight at Phadking.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3420 m)

Walking time: 5 to 6 hours

Today the trail is easy which is slightly uphill until the junction of Dudha Koshi and Bhote Koshi. From here you need to follow steeper uphill trail all the way to Namche Bazaar. Today you will get the first glimpse of Mount Everest if the weather is clear and also will be entering the world heritage site – Sagarmatha National Park.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day

This day is allocated as a rest day during the trek but we recommend you to keep moving in order to acclimatize with the altitude. We suggest you two options for this day. One option is that you can take a short trip of about an hour uphill until the army camp and visit museum located inside Sagarmatha National Park. Or you can take a longer trip to Everest View Hotel (3900 m) which is steep uphill and takes around 3.5 hours. From the hotel you can get better view of the mountains and the surroundings. Overnight at Namche.

Day 06: Namche to Tyangboche (3870 m)

Walking time: 5 hours

After breakfast you will follow uphill trail for about 15 minutes through the village and then follow almost flat trail all the way to Sanasa Village. From here you will take descending trail till Phunki Thenga leaving aside the trail to Gokyo, then uphill all the way to Tyangboche. Tyangboche provides you the 360 degree panoramic mountain views including that of mighty Mount Everest. The main attraction of this place is the Tyangboche Monastery where the Buddhists monk prays and meditates every year. To those trekkers who are visiting to Everest Base Camp, they can get blessings from the holy monk of the Monastery.

 Day 07: Tyangboche to Monjo

Walking time: 6 hours

Today you have to follow bank of the Bhotekosi River which is easy downhill. You need to pass some local villages, farming lands, Monastery, river gorge, Suspension bridge, Yak pastures and impressive Mountain View. Overnight at Monjo upon reaching there.

Day 08: Monjo to Lukla

Walking time: 5 hours

The trail descends along the ridge through pine forest until high suspension bridge then rest of the trail goes easy until Lukla. Today is the last day of your trip, you can gather and enjoy with your trekking team to make it memorable.  Overnight at Lukla.

Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu

Take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu and the guide will drop you at your hotel. Since this is your last free day at Kathmandu, you can engage yourself buying gifts and souvenirs to your loved ones back at home. If you want to stay for more days, all the expense will be for you to bear. Stay overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 10: Departure

End of an exciting trip, we will drop you at the airport and bid farewell.

Cost Includes

  • Pickups and drops from airport/hotel
  • Accommodation in 3 star or 3 star equivalent hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation at basic tea house during trekking.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek (BLD)
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide and porter ( 2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Salary, accommodation, insurance and meals for guide and porter
  • Rescue and Travel arrangements
  • Domestic flights ticket
  • All necessary paper works and permits, all government and local taxes
  • Medical kit
  • Trekking gear (down jacket and sleeping bag)
  • Complimentary trekking map per group

Cost Excludes

  • Tips to the guide, porters and drivers.
  • International air tickets
  • Visa fees
  • Medical evacuation when in emergency
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra drinks and liquors
  • Any other expense not listed above

Mandatory Items

  •     Waterproof walking boots with suitable ankle support .
  •     Loose, casual  waterproof trousers for trekking.
  •     Thermal coats or fleece .
  •     Warm socks.
  •     Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper.
  •     Windproof, waterproof outers for higher altitudes.
  •     Wool or fleece cap.
  •     Day sack to be carried personally.
  •     Personal water bottle.
  •     Camera, spare battery and battery charger.
  •     Toilet items and towels.
  •     Hand sanitizer
  •     Moisturizers
  •     Sunscreen
  •     Sunglasses
  •     Warm gloves

Optional items

  •     Binoculars
  •     Altimeter
  •     Compass

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