Everest Panorama Trek is a typical short trek to Everest with the most rewarding journey for anyone. It is suitable for those who don’t have much time or who don’t want to walk many days in the mountain. This is a very scenic trek that offers a superb view of the world’s highest peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and other many snowy peaks. The Everest panorama trekking holds unique culture, traditions, the lifestyle of the local people, rich biodiversity too. The trek of Everest panorama view offers stunning combinations of majestic mountain view, scenery, history, and culture, as well as a variety of exciting ways of experiencing the Nepali way of life.
Everest panorama trek is designed for those who wish to experience this region without ascending to high altitude. Mostly the first time trekkers in Nepal have chosen this Trek because of short trekking days and also for the spectacular views of the High Mountains. Inhabited by the legendary ethnic Sherpa’s, this trek offers you the close experience with a very nice settlement of the Sherpa people and insights of their unique culture and living style in the cold, underdeveloped mountainous region.
Everest panorama trek is an excellent introduction to Sherpa country and its culture with great mountain views, a top-rated destination for first-time trekkers in Nepal. Though the Everest valley Trek is shorter, it certainly does not miss out on any scenery, with the views of all the Khumbu peaks, including Everest itself. Many trekkers in their old age also choose the Everest Panorama Trek to avoid long walks and the possibility of altitude sickness.
After having a spectacular flight to Lukla, you will enter the Solukhumbu Region, famous for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain and its Sherpa villages and monasteries. Lukla being home for hundreds of ethnic Sherpa people of the Himalayan region have also become home for hundreds of trekking porters. The trek continues through a small but picturesque village, apparently busy with trekkers, porters, local people, horses, and donkeys, and the day ends at the bank of Dudhkoshi (Milk) river. A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar will afford you further spectacular views.
The Everest Panorama Trek takes us through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, with pine forests, rhododendron flowers, and an abundance of wildlife. You will have the opportunity to interact with the legendary Sherpa people and participate in their astonishing traditional lifestyle. We trek along a high traversing path where we have our first magnificent view of Everest and head towards Tyangboche Monastery and Khumjung village.
The Everest panorama trekking trail climbs through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain, offers some of the most spectacular scenery and challenging trek in the heart of Everest. The Everest Trek ends after you retrace the trail down to Lukla.
Duration: 07 Days
Trek Grade: moderate
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be reduced due to rain and Lukla Flight may get canceled.
Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 16 people.
Equipment Rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment
Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15kg including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu
Transportation: Car/Van in Kathmandu, Flight to Lukla.
Activity: City tour, Trekking
Day 01: - Greetings at Kathmandu Airport, transfer to hotel.
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have a meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking, and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night, we will have the same discussion in next day morning after breakfast.
Day 02: - Flight from KTM to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m): Walking hours 2-3 hours
Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and Mount Kwongde Range. We then take a leisurely walk for about two hours to Phakding village. However, if interested in additional activities, we can make a side trip to a nearby monastery. Have some rest time rest strolling around the village for local knowledge.
Day 03: - Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m): Walking hours 5-6 hours
From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m), and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Day 04: - Namche Bazaar - Day Hike (Khunde/Khumjung and Everest View Hotel)
Today we spend another night in Namche whihch is Set in a natural amphitheater looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi RI (6187m), Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region. We will have a full day rest so that we won’t face any problem ahead. You have full day leisure for a beautiful panoramic view or stroll around the market. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde, and so on.We leave early for the hike up to the Everest View Hotel about an hour’s hike above Namche for a fantastic panorama of the Himalayas and a great view of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. After enjoying the view and relaxing with a hot coffee we continue to the traditional Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung back to Namche for overnight.
Day 05: - Namche to Phakding and trek back to Lukla.
After breakfast, we make our trek down by passing through several local villages. from Phakding,It is a beautiful and easy walk through blue pine and rhododendron forest, back-dropped with views of Kusum Kangaru. Confirm your ticket, enjoy the local market, and have a keen look at the traditional lifestyle and customs. Enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew member and spend overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: - Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting one hour. (It can also be an extra day in case of bad weather in Lukla, which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.)
Day 07: - Final Departure
With lots of gratitude to you, we will proudly drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home.
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