Everest Panorama Trek is also known as Everest View trek. As compared to other trekking routes of Everest region, Everest Panorama Trek is relatively easy and short but it doesn’t takes off any of the scenic beauty of trekking in the Everest region. Meeting the Sherpa villagers and its culture with great views some of world’s highest mountains is the meaning of this offer.
Everest Panorama Trek starts from Lukla after half an hour of mountain flight from Kathmandu. After you get down at Lukla airstrip the trek starts on the way to Phakding, the first overnight place, following Dudha Koshi River. Next day you walk through forest of rhododendron and magnolia and arrive to Namche, a bustling bazaar (market), that’s a junction for trekkers. You stay one more extra day at Namche for acclimatization. On that day you hike to Syangboche, one of the major spot for the view of Mt. Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Amadablam, Mount Thamserku, Mount Kwangde etc. Then a nice walk down to Khumjung village, a typical Sherpa village. Sherpas are ethnic people of mountain region. Lots of the renowned climbers belong to this community. In Khumjung you will be able to meet local people and see their lifestyle. Visiting Khumjung monastery is an option which you wouldn’t want to miss although it increases a little bit the walking time.
Next day you will trek to Tyangboche where a famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery is located. In Tyangbohe you might have the opportunity to meet Buddhist monks and see their rituals and other activities. Tyangboche is the final destination of Everest Panorama Trekking. From here you return back to Lukla airport. Everest Panorama Trekking is ideal for those people who desire to see some of the world’s highest mountains including Mt. Everest within short length of time.
Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal! Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport one of Community Trek representatives will be there to welcome you before taking you to your hotel in Kathmandu. And your guide then your Trekking guide briefs you regarding our trek as well as provides us opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure.
The day starts with an early morning fly from Kathmandu to the tine airstrip of Lukla. The scenic flight duration is just above 40 minutes so don’t forget to take your cameras, although you’ll have a second chance of taking beautiful snaps on the way back to Katmandu. Upon landing, while the guides and porters will divide the baggage you can have a good look around, take pictures and get prepared for adventure. Depending upon the time we land at Lukla, we might have our lunch there. From Lukla, we will walk to Phakding village. The walk is fairly easy and we will stay overnight in Phakding. We can spend our evening strolling around the village.
Our day’s hike will start after having breakfast. We will start by walking along the banks of Dudh Koshi River and we will have to cross this river twice in the same day. We will then arrive at a small village called Monjo. Monjo is the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. After entering the National Park, we will descend to Bhote Koshi River upon which we arrive at Jorsalle village. We will walk further from there heading off to Namche Bazaar, a prosperous trade hub in the lap of the Himalayas which is also the capital of the Khumbu region.
After having ascended an altitude of 3,440 m (11,253ft), we will use the day for acclimatization. It is very important to have our body prepared for further ascending. You will have the day at your disposal and you can choose to do whatever you wish. One option can be to walk up to the Everest View Point Hotel and enjoy the view it offers. You can also choose to have a walk around Namche Bazaar and observe the local proceedings and lifestyle. If it is Saturday, there will be the traditional “Saturday Market” which is a wonderful experience and a great market to explore. There is also Sherpa Museum in Namche which would be the place to visit if you are interested into Sherpa’s culture and history.
Today you will be able to have a very close up view of Thamserku (6618m), Ama Dablam(6814m). Also you can see Mount Everest (8848) and other of the world highest mountains. On the way you can see Nepal national bird Pheasant and another mountain animal called the Himalayan Thar. The trail contour through the yak pasture land until Kyangjuma (3550m). From Kyangjuma the trail goes all the way down to the Dudha Koshi. After crossing a long suspension bridge, the trail ascends through pine trees. The magnificent view of Kangtega (6783m) will be on the right side of the trail. After two and half hours walking you will arrive to Tengboche (3860m). Tengboche is famous for the name of Tengboche Monastery. This monastery is open for visit after four o’clock in the afternoon. Visiting Tengboche Monastery is an exciting part of the journey. At evening you will be able to see exciting sunset on the top of the word and other high mountains.
Trek to Khumjung, a beautiful mountain village from where you can see a magnificent view of Mt. Khumbila. You can also see the scalp of Yeti in a monastery here.
Trek another beautiful day to Monjo and stay overnight.
Our last day of trekking. It is only a short walk along the valley before we make the final climb up to the airstrip at Lukla. We will take lunch at our lodge and the afternoon is free for you to wander around, relax or perhaps have a hot shower! In the evening, a farewell dinner may be followed by a few celebratory drinks with our Sherpa friends and crew.
We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our guides can help you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Community Trek will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
ALL ITINERARIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED AT YOUR REQUEST. CHECK OUT “EXTENSION” FOR SOME SUGGESTIONS.
01. Pick up and drop from international airport.
02. Kathmandu accommodation (2 nights in star level tourist standard hotel with twin sharing basis room)
03. All land transfer as per given itinerary
04. Sightseeing tour with experience local guide (entrance fees for monasteries, temples, world heritage sites)
05. Sagarmatha National Park Conservation entry permit fees and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
06. Teahouse (twin sharing basis room)
07. Experienced English speaking guide / leader, necessary experience local helpers
08. All program according to itineraries on full board
09. Both way Kathmandu-Lukla Airlines Tickets.
10. Wages, food, accommodation, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
11. Guide Air fare for Lukla -Kathmandu return trip
01: Visa Fee.
02: Travel insurance / Medical evacuation in case of emergency (Compulsory)
03: Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
05: Entry fee at the sightseeing sites.
06. Personal trekking Equipments.
08. Tips for trekking staff and driver.
09. Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
10: Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, soft drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills, personal tips etc.
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
You must bring the following items:
1. Hiking boots
3. Trekking trousers / pants
4. Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
5. Baselayer shirts
6. Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
7. Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
8. Waterproof jacket
10. Warm hat
12. Thermal gloves
13. Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
14. Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
15. Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
16. Water bottles 1 L.
17. Antibacterial handwash
18. Small towel
19. Daypack, 25/30Litres
20. Trekking poles
21. Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
22. Warm jacket (down)*
Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite) and Glucose tablets.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu.
Because of bad weather we could face problems with domestic flights to/from Lukla (Delayed or even canceled). It is very rare, but it could happen even in best trekking season. Thus, we always recommend you to add supplement night/s in Kathmandu after your trek if that is possible for you (just in case). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, white water rafting, wildlife activities, shopping, during the extra days.
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