Days: 10 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Everest Panorama Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Everest Region of Nepal, lies in Sagarmatha National park itself and was UNESCO listed as a world heritage site in 1979 for its unique natural diversity, traditional Sherpa cultures and beautiful landscape as well as spectacular scenery of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest Panorama trek offers a close up view of Mt. Everest rising behind Lhotse and Nuptse from the Everest View Hotel, the famous Buddhist monastery of Tengboche and Khumjung, where you can also see a Skull of a Yeti. You also encounter the typical and fascinating villages of the Sherpas, lovely Rhododendron forests and a rich diversity of the culture during the trip. The most spectacular mountains are seen Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7855m), Amadablam (6812m), Khongde Himal (6200m), Thamserku (6430m) and the holy mountain Khumbila (5761m) during the Everest Panorama View Trek.
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Fact of the Everest Panorama Trek:
Trip Region: Everest Region
Types of Trip: Trekking and Hiking
Duration: 10 Days
Highest Elevation: 4000m
Mode of Trip: Lodge or Tea-house
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Average Walking: 5-6 hours in a day
Trip Start/End: Kathmandu
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and normal tea-houses/lodges during the trek
Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) and Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by: Domestic Flight and Private Vehicle
Culture Experience: Majority of Sherpa and their way of life
Major Himalayan Sights: Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7855m), Amadablam (6812m), Khongde Himal (6200m), Thamserku (6430m) and the holy mountain Khumbila (5761m).
Highlights of the Trip: Visiting an ancient Buddhist Monasteries where Yeti Skull kept, spectacular views of high Himalayan range, crossing over high suspension bridges, pictureaque villages along the trail, smooth walking up and down through the dense Rhododendron and Pine forest, scenic mountain flight in and out of Lukla, meeting local people, passing several Buddhist monuments.
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Everest Panorama Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by Flight and trek to Phakding 2610m, 3-4 hours.
After a 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla we have breakfast. Then we start our trek seeing Buddhist monumentson the trail. After 3 hours we arrive in Phakding have lunch there and stay also overnight in a lodge.
Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 5-6 hours
In the morning after breakfast we continue our trek to Monjo where we arrive after 3 hours passing many suspension bridges with a nice view of Mt. Thamserku. Lunch in Jorsalle. Then we start to climb up slowly crossing over high suspension bridges until we reach Namche Bazar. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day and Hiking to Everest View Hotel:
Today, we hike to the Everest view hotel for a panoramic and spectacular view of the mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Khangtega, Tawache, Cholatse, Khwangde, Khumbila, Paniyo and so on. It would be even better to have a tea break with scenic views. It takes about 2 hours to reach there, after 1 hour we start to see the mountains. We descend to Namche via Syangboche other way round which takes around an hour. Stay overnight at Lodge.
Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, 3860m, 4-5 hours
In the morning, we start our trek and like yesterday the trail continues straight up till Kyanjuma village which takes around1-2 hours. Then the trail climbs down to the Dudh Koshi River which we cross over a suspension bridge. We see a series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. After lunch in Phungi Thangna. The steep ascent brings us to Tengboche village. Here we visit the monastery in the evening time to take part during a meditation session with the monks and nuns. The view of the mountains here is really spectacular in the morning and evening. Overnight in lodge.
Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Khumjung, 3780m, 3-4 hours
This day after breakfast, we return back the same way back to Phungi Tenga. First a sharp descent to Dudh Koshi River and then climbing up to Phungi Tenga village which takes about 3 hours. Afterwards the trails continues stone steps until reaching Khumjung Village which is one of the spectacular village in Khumbu region where inhabitant of Sherpa peoples. It takes about 30 minutes. We visit the monastery and we can see the Skull of the Yeti inside the Monastery. This is the biggest Sherpa village in the Khumbu region. We continue our hike to Khunde village. Then we visit the old monastery and return back to Lodge. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 7: Trek from Khumjung to Monjo, 2835m, 4-5 hours
In the morning, we leave Khumjung and trail follows passing Hillary school and gently climbing up in stone steps until reaching a top of hill where you will find the stupa offering silk clothes (Khada) for good luck, then trail descends to Namche Bazar ia Syangboche. After Namche first the trail descenting and then over a high suspension bridge crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Then our trail runs at the banks of River and we arrive in Jorsalle which takes about 3 and half hours. We cross again another suspention bridge and short climb up brings us to Monjo. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 8: Trek from Monjo to Lukla, 2840m, 4-5 hours
We continue our trek to Lukla via Phakding with crossing several bridges which takes about 4 and half hours. Here we have our lunch. After lunch free day for resting. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 9: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu which takes about 45 minutes and transfer to hotel and enjoy the luxury of hot shower. Afternoon for Shopping in Thamel, Enjoying. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Note: Depending on the ages of children, they get discount in trek cost and domestic flight ticket cost accordingly. Also Horse renting in Everest Region is USD 85 per day per horse including horse man, his food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
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Our Everest Panorama Trek Cost includes;
How to Book
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights deluxe double bed/ twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3* Hotel Marshyangdi in Kathmandu.
* Domestic flight ticket from KTM-Lukla-KTM and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* Attached/Common Room at lodge/tea-house accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle as per group.
* Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS.
* All other necessary entrance fees.
* First Aid Medical Kit box and medicines.
* Office Service charge.
* All Government Tax.
Our Everest Panorama Trek Cost doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) Kathmandu other than breakfast during the Kathmandu stay.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Everest Panorama Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at email@example.com
Important Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.