Everest Panorama Trek is a short yet overwhelming trek in the Everest region. The trek offers you to witness and experience the cultural and natural sides of the most popular trekking trail to Everest Base Camp Trek.
Everest Panorama Trek
This 11 day trek package is a special fit for those who can not walk to higher altitude or have less time and want to view the majestic peaks in the Himalayas. It is regarded as one of the most rewarding treks in Nepal as it offers amazing views even with a short and easy trek. Thyangboche Monastery is the highest point of this wonderful Everest Panorama View Trek which is at 3,867 m. The trekking area is enclosed within green vegetation and the tall tree lines of rhododendron, oaks, pines, silver firs and birch. Thyangboche is the best spot for views of highest peaks in the world like Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Amadabalam.
- Enjoy the mindblowing panorama of the world’s highest peaks from Thyangboche.
- Cultural and scenic walks through villages.
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park, a World Heritage Site.
- Visit to Thyangboche Monastery enriched with ancient artifacts.
- Enchanting green woodland of pines and rhododendron.
- Scenic flights to/from Lukla.
Starting with a sweeping flight to land at Lukla taking a small aircraft (Dornier, Twin Otter or similar types) from Kathmandu, and then enjoy pleasant walks through nice Sherpa villages enriched with age-old Buddhist culture and heritage. Walk follows Dudh Kosi River within alpine woodland facing grand views of high peaks to reach high and famous Namche Bazaar, a large village or a town with many facilities with well-stocked shops and stores.
At Namche, you can explore its market once a week. From Namche, you’ll head much higher to reach villages of Khunde and Khumjung with beautiful views along the walks. The traditional and peaceful villages are located on a beautiful valley. Our final spot of the trek is Tengboche, it is a scenic spot reachable within a short time. Tengboche Monastery has to be its main attraction.
A festival is held once a year in the month of October or November according to the Buddhist Lunar calendar. It’ll be a great place to be to feel its natural beauty in the harmony of high mountains and prayer chanting during this time of the year. The trekking journey comes to an end as we walk back to Lukla for short flight to Kathmandu after a short, mesmerizing and wonderful Everest adventure.
Everest Panorama Trek Itinerary
Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport (1,340m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: At Kathmandu with option for sightseeing tour and trek preparations.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,820m) – 30 mins and trek to Phakding (2,635m) – 4/5 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) – 5/6 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar with a short hike to support acclimatization.
Day 06: Namche to Khunde (3,800m) and Khumjung village (3,640m) – 4/5 hrs.
Day 07: Khunde to Thyangboche Monastery 3,867 m – 4/5 hrs.
Day 08: Thyangboche to Monjo (2,875m) via Namche Bazaar – 5/6 hrs.
Day 09: Namche to Lukla – 4/5 hrs.
Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel with a free afternoon.
Day 11: International departure for homeward bound.
You’ll land at Kathmandu Airport where we’ll receive you for the short drive to your hotel. After checking into your nice rooms the tour operator will brief you with useful information regarding the treks, hotels and lodge and do’s/don’ts in Nepal.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
The second day at Kathmandu is a free day and you can choose sightseeing tour as option, as the capital Kathmandu of Nepal is filled with historical and religious monuments listed on UNESCO world heritage sites. You’ll also have time for trek preparations.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu. Included: Breakfast and Dinner.
As per your flight time for Lukla which is usually early in the morning. A short drive takes you Kathmandu airport for scenic short flight of 30 minutes to Lukla. During the flight, Everest and Makalu can be viewed at close distance as the plane heads to the runway in Tenzing and Hillary airport in Lukla.
You’ll have time for refreshing stops and then start to walk accompanied by our guide and porters. The trek begins with the pleasant walk downhill past Lukla town to reach the valleys with Sherpa villages as our route leads further encountering prayer walls and spinning bells to reach our first stop.
Overnight stop at hotel/Lodge at Phakding village. Included: Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner.
Our second day walk is quite long due to the increase in heights. You’ll leave Phakding entering a river gorge crossing over a bridge to reach a nice lovely village at Monjo with views of Thermasarkhu peaks. From here, short descend will take you to Sagarmatha National Park entrance. All trekkers have to obtain National Park permits.
Jorsalle is the last village before climbing to Namche Bazaar. You’ll stop at Jorsalle for possible lunch and then walk towards river banks into lovely woodland of pines and rhododendron. After crossing a last high suspension bridge with gradual climb on the winding road facing views of Kongde-Kusum Kanguru, you’ll reach the famous Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar located at 3,440 m high with amphitheater landscapes adorned with a number of well-built houses serving as hotels, lodge, and resorts.
You’ll stay At Namche for overnight stops with grand views of Kongde and Thermasarkhu peaks.
Overnight stay at the hotel/lodge. Included: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
This day you’ll rest at Namche Bazaar with acclimatization at this right altitude of above 3,000m. Taking a short hike to Everest View Hotel above Namche Bazaar, offers grand views of Everest and Amadabalam.
Other acclimatizing options are walking high above Namche at Park Museum area facing mighty views of Everest, Lhotse, and stunning looking Amadablam peaks. You can also visit the museum of great interest with full information of the Khumbu areas for Sherpa culture and history.
Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar. Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
After pleasant and refreshing overnights in Namche Bazaar, a short day walk will take you to Syangboche. From Syangboche, you can enjoy bird’s eye views of Namche Bazaar with a sweeping panorama of mountains. Our route leads to gradual up to reach a scenic valley where Khunde and Khumjung villages are located.
We visit the only hospital of Khumbu built by late Edmund Hillary and Himalayan Trust Foundation. We’ll then walk downhill to Khumjung for Overnight stops.
You’ll stay at Khumjung with options to tour its old monastery believed to be of more than 500 years old. The rest of the afternoon is free to marvel the close views of Khumbila peak (the patron God of Khumbu Sherpa) with Amadablam and Everest.
Overnight stay at the guest house/lodge. Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
From Khumjung you’ll make a gradual scenic walk to join Namche and Tengboche trails facing superb views of Everest with magnificent Amadablam. As the walk progress downhill to reach a bridge over Imjatse River, you’ll reach Phung-Tenga. It’s situated within a forest surrounding and also is a possible lunch stop here.
Tengboche has its colorful and impressive monastery and you can witness the priest (Lama) and monks actively on prayer with a grand surrounding.
Overnight stay at Tea House. Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
The walk starts in the morning leading you on an easy downhill walk towards Namche Bazaar. Then, a pleasant walk leads to Jorsalle with the last steep climb to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After passing the area, you’ll reach the nice and lovely village of Monjo for overnight stop.
Overnight stops at the lodge/guest house. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
This is our last walking day of the adventure. The walk follows the Dudh Kosi River all the way to Phakding village and then heading towards Ghat and Tade-Kosi small areas with the last climb to reach the main gate of Lukla.
After a final climb of the journey rest of the walk is easy, going through Lukla town and its markets place to our overnight stop in a lodge at Lukla. You’ll have time in the afternoon to explore the place.
Overnight stops at lodge/guest house. Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
As per your flight schedule for Kathmandu, you’ll transfer to Tenzing and Hillary Airport terminal for panoramic flight back. You’ll stay in Kathmandu with free evening.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu. Included: Breakfast and Dinner.
After a wonderful time in the mountains, its your last day in the country. We’ll drop you at the airport for your flight back home.
Included: Departure to the airport on our private vehicle.