Everest Panorama Trek is an ideal easy trek for those travelers who are most fascinated by natural as well as cultural beauty of Himalayas without much physical strength and having limited time frame. Everest Panorama Trek is the best everest view trek in Everest region for any kind of traveler, adventure enthusiasts along with their friends, family and loved ones without any risks of mountain sickness, age and fitness levels. This trek offers the magnificent view of the world’s highest mountain, Mt.Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m); 4th highest mountain, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and many other neighbouring snowy mountains. Along with the close proximity to the highest mountain in the world, every traveler also indulges in the beautiful Sherpa cultures, costumes, traditions, lifestyles as well as numerous old monasteries, Gompas and UNESCO world natural heritage site, Sagarmatha National Park, riches in himalayan bio diversity is also home for fauna like Pheasants, Snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, Musk deer and Himalayan wolves and other serene places without hassle and tiring trekking trails.
The Everest Panorama Trek begins from Kathmandu visiting UNESCO world cultural heritage sites, next fly to Lukla which is 30 mins long scenic flight, then trek to Tengboche considering an ultimate destination for the pristine mountain landscape and colorful mountain culture, then after ends back to Kathmandu.Tengboche is a beautiful Sherpa village on the lap of Ama Dablam, is bounded by snow capped mountains. The main attraction of the village is the famous Tengboche Monastery, which houses an apparent Yeti’s scalp while the story of the Yeti in the Khumbu region is still a mystery to the world. Everest Panorama Trek also includes the hidden valley of Khumbu on the northwest of Namche Bazaar which is visited by very few tourists every year.
Hence, Everest Panorama Trek is the best Everest View Trek including himalayan nature, colorful mountain culture, tradition and lifestyle of indigenous Sherpa people.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet at the international airport and transfer to hotel. Short briefing of trip. Check in to hotel and rest for refreshment. Overnight at hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – B
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and head towards the Kathmandu sightseeing tour especially UNESCO world cultural heritage sites which includes Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square for the experience of beautiful fusion of religion, culture and history. These heritage monuments reflect centuries old culture, arts and architecture of Nepal which are medieval charms of Malla Dynasty. After tour, drop off to hotel and make a preparation for Everest Panorama trek, including all trekking permits and equipment. Overnight at hotel, Kathmandu.
Pashupatinath : A holy pilgrimage site for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch the Hindu dead bodies cremated in the most unique way in the world. Hindu Holy Men, Sadhus having a typical look of ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look can be seen around the temple.
Boudhanath : The biggest Buddhist temple in the world, a holy site for Tibetan Buddhism. Visit the monasteries and watch the Holy Monks busy in chanting their rituals going around the temple.
Swoyambhunath : The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys which is popular as “Monkey Temple” amongst tourists. It is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: It is one of the three Durbars (royal palace) squares in Kathmandu valley, all of which are UNESCO world cultural heritage sites. Durbar square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and and vivid arts, showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace. This was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and now a days, the temples are being preserved as national heritage sites and the palace is being used as museum.
Kumari Ghar: This is one of the most curious attractions in Nepal. Nepal is the only one country in the world where a living virgin girl is worshiped as a god. This gilded cage contains the Raj Kumari (living god), a girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human living god as an incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. She is worshiped during religious festivals and makes public appearances at other times for a fee paid to her guards.
Kasthamandap Temple: The two-storey temple structure was built in 1596 from wood of a single timber and uses neither iron nails nor supports. It is said that the name Kathmandu was derived from its name. It has its unique architectural arts and craft on its structure.
Patan Durbar Square : A Medieval Royal Palace built on ancient Nepali architecture style.This is an amazing place and the focal point of tourism to witness the ancient arts and architecture of the heritage city. It is literally known as the city of fine arts which showcases the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century.
Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu – Lukla (2,840m, 30 mins) – Trek to Phakding (2,610m, 03-04 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and transfer to domestic Airport for the flight to Lukla which is about 30 mins long and scenic above the beautiful green and white mountains. After landing in Lukla, meet and greet with the rest of the trekking crew and start the first day of the trek to Phakding which is a fairly easy trek. The trek at first gradually descends to Cheplung Village then gradually ascends to Phakding; Sherpa community village. Overnight at hotel, Phakding.
Day 04 : Phakding – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Namche Bazaar. The pleasant gradual uphill trek goes through the pine forest, national park and many villages along the Dudh Koshi River up to the Hilary suspension bridges. From this point, the trail is steep uphill and windy up to beautiful town of Namche; famously known as Namche Bazar. This is a beautiful village town of Sherpa community on the lap of mountain. Magnificent view of Kwangde peak, Kusum kangru, Mt.Everest, Nuptse wall, Lhotse and closer view of Taweche peak makes the trek joy able along the whole trail. Overnight at hotel, Namche.
Day 05 : Rest and Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar – B/L/D
This is a rest day for acclimatization, experiencing indigenous Sherpa people and Buddhist culture at Namche Bazaar. After breakfast, hike up to Everest view point for about 02 hours, a magnificent spot perched on the top of Namche Bazaar with breathtaking view of the surrounding snow-capped giant mountains like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Amadablam and many other Himalayan peaks and the valleys beneath with an interesting museum which provides all kinds of information regarding the history of the Himalayas, geographic, culture, mountaineering history and existing information on flora and fauna of this region. Hike down to Namche and spend rest of the day exploring Namche Bazaar enjoying the local atmosphere. Overnight at hotel, Namche.
Day 06 : Namche Bazaar – Trek to Tengboche ( 3,860m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After mountain breakfast, start the trek to Tengboche. Initial part of the Trek goes on a flat and downhill trails to Phungi Thanga for about 03-04 hours. From here, the trek goes on a steep trails for about another 02-03 hours to reach the famous Tengboche.Visit an ancient Tengboche monastery where the footprint of Milarepa, a famous ancient Tibetan yogi can be witnessed. Overnight at Tea house Lodge, Tengboche.
Day 07 : Tengboche – Trek to Khumjung (3,780m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Khumjung; a beautiful mountain village. This is the largest settlement of Sherpa people which provides an opportunity to explore and experience the real culture, tradition and life style of Sherpa. This village has a high school funded by Sir Edmund hillary, 1st climber of Mt. Everest, offers a magnificent view of Mt. Khumbila and Khumjung Monastery, an old monastery famous for housing the head of the Yeti. Overnight at Tea house, Khumjung.
Day 08 : Khumjung – Trek to Monjo (2,835m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start another beautiful descent trek back to Monjo. Overnight at Tea house, Monjo.
Day 09 : Monjo – Trek to Lukla (2,840m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Lukla. Explore the mountain town and its vicinity; Lukla. Overnight at hotel, Lukla.
Day 10 : Fly Lukla – Kathmandu ( 30 mins) – B/D
After breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Check in to hotel and rest for refreshment. Enjoy the free time by shopping at souvenir shops or hanging around Thamel (Tourist hub city). In the evening, Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with authentic nepali cuisine and cultural dance performance.
Note: Please note that, flights from Lukla are sometimes delayed or cancelled due to bad weather conditions such as fog-bounds Kathmandu or stormy wind in Lukla. Be assured that, our staffs in Lukla and Kathmandu will be doing everything possible to minimize the inconvenience and your patience is anticipated.
Day 11 : Departure – B
Leisure until departure. Transfer to International airport to board the flight.
1. Pick up and drop off service from airport and hotel by private vehicle.
2. Welcome drinks (non-alcoholic) and farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with authentic nepali cuisine and cultural dance show.
3. All accommodation in 3-star category hotels on B/B plan in Kathmandu whilst Tea House accommodation on full board basis (all meals) during the trek.
4. Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour by private vehicle and local Tour guide.
5. All heritage monuments entrance fees.
6. Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu air transportation by Domestic flight.
7. All the necessary trekking permit fees ( National Park+TIMS), official service fees, government and local taxes.
8. Highly experienced, friendly, government license holder guide and porter with salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
9. Sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag and trekking poles (To be returned after the completion of trekking).
10. Medical supplies (First aid kit) carried by Trekking leader.
11. Arrangement of helicopter service for the rescue of emergency situation which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
1. Nepalese visa fee.
2. International airfare.
3. Trekking, medical and travel insurance (Compulsory).
4. Lunches and Dinners not mentioned above.
5. All personal expenses ( phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc)
6. All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
7. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or Lukla or Tea house due to early arrival or late departure, early return or late return from mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
8. Tips for the guide, porter and driver (tips is expected).