Important Information

Region
Everest Region Trek
Duration
9 Days
Max Altitude 3870m
Best Season Whole Year
Activity Per Day
5-6 hours walk
Grade
Level 2
Group Size
2 - 16 people

“Experience the Everest view Panorama trek and make your trip worthwhile where you will see more than nine giant mountains within a short trek”

Mount Everest View Trek is a short and sweet trek in the Everest region. Everest- world highest fascinating Mountain standing at the height of 8,848 meters from sea level, located in the Khumbu region of Sagarmatha National Park.  Mount Everest is also well known as Sagarmatha in Nepali and Chomolungma in Tibetan. All kinds of trekkers can join in these fascinating Sherpa villages which is full of wonders with its amazing old Buddhist cultural and traditional way of life as it was for the past hundreds of years in the shade of the world highest peaks including a panorama of Mt. Everest.

This trek will provide you panorama views from Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) Amadablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft).

During this Everest panoramic trek, you will follow the footsteps of legend mountaineers like Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and explore the Solu Khumbu, the homeland of Sherpa people, who are popular for mountain guides in the Nepal Mountaineering, Buddhist monuments of Sherpa like a stone stupa, carved mani wall and decades-old monasteries make a charm to the Khumbu Landscape. Lodges here are varying from standard to luxury and you will love the sherpa hospitality on the top of the world.

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Highlights of Everest Panorama Trek:

  • Adventure around high Khumbu valley at Everest region to beautiful Tengboche Monastery.
  • Exploring high altitude Sherpa villages enriched with the ancient culture of the Buddhist religion.
  • Walking into lovely woodland of tall Rhododendron-magnolia-firs-pines and junipers trees.
  • Visiting old monasteries of great interest in the backdrop of giant snowcapped peaks.
  • Scenic and panoramic flight both ways from Kathmandu and Lukla with an amazing view.  

Outline Itinerary ( 9 Days )

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu.

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by a representative of the Himalayan Wander Walkers. You will be checked into your hotel. You will meet our trekking operator for a briefing about the entire trek on this day. You can either rest or hang out around a famous tourist area in Kathmandu, Thamel.

Overnight at hotel set with BB Plan.

Day 2

Flight to Lukla (2828m) and trek to Phakding (2,640 m) 4 hours.

Your trek to Everest base camp starts from today and you will be transferred to the airport and will enjoy 40min short scenic flight to the Himalayan foothills. The views from the plane are stunning, providing dramatic sights of terraced hills and the distant giant Himalaya. After landing at Lukla airport, we walk for 3 hours to the town of Phakding with a few ups and downs along the Dudh Koshi River.

Meal: Full board, three times a day.

Overnight at a teahouse.

Day 3

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours.

After breakfast, we continue trekking along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River and crossing this majestic river numerous times on exciting suspension bridges decorated with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park from Larja Dobhan, the trail climbs up steeply with breathtaking views to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region.

Meal: Full board, three times a day.

Overnight at a teahouse.

Day 4

Rest day at Namche Bazaar.

Today is a rest and acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. Namche is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. An early hike above town, before the clouds move in,  reward trekkers with a spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, the beautiful Ama Dablam, and many more. On the way down, we can visit the Sherpa Museum that houses an exhibit on the traditional Sherpa lifestyle and a fabulous photography display by a local Nepalese naturalist.                                                                  

Meal: Full board, three times a day.   

Overnight at a teahouse.

Day 5

Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3870m) 5-6 hours.

Today we will trek to Tengboche which is pleasant to walk through. The trial is easy till Phunki and from there we climb to Tengboche village after crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Tengboche is famous for its monastery which is the biggest monastery in the Everest region. It is located within the Sagarmatha National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery is blessed with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. We will visit the monastery and the village in the afternoon.

Meal: Full board, three times a day.

Overnight at a teahouse.      

Day 6

Tangboche to Monjo (2,860m) 7 hours.

After a great time at Thyangboche monastery, descend back to Imjatse River with a steep climb for an hour and a half to Sanasa. From here on a gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar, a break here, and then trek downhill to Hillary suspension bridge over Dudh Kosi river as the walk takes you to Monjo past the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park.  

Meal: Full board, three times a day.   

Overnight at a teahouse.                           

Day 7

Monjo to Lukla (2828m) 5-6 hours.

Trail follows from here downstream of Dudh Koshi River to Phakding. From here scaling different Sherpa villages crossing the bridge over Thado Kosi. On the last section of the day, 45 minutes climb to accomplish the entire trek. On reaching Lukla transfer to lodge where guides check and reconfirm flight Ticket for next day journey to Kathmandu, Lukla sees off of local porters.

Meal: Full board, three times a day.

Overnight at a teahouse.                 

Day 8

Fly back to Kathmandu (1350m) 40 minutes.

In the morning your guide will take you to the airport and you will have a scenic flight back to Kathmandu. After landing at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel, and the rest of the time you can enjoy exploring the evening ambiance of Thamel or Boudha. Dinner with the office staff.

Overnight at hotel set with BB plan.

Day 9

Departure.

Your last day in amazing Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders, after wonderful experience and fond memories of Everest Panorama & Thyangboche Monastery trekking, Himalayan Wander Walkers representative will 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.

 

Include

All airport pick-up & drop by private vehicle (international and domestic)
Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu
National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS card)
English speaking, government licensed guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance
Twin/double shearing accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
First aid kit
Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
trekking route maps
All necessary government taxes and service charges
Porter (For two-person)

Exclude

Your Nepal visa fees and 2 passport size photos
All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu
All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
Food and accommodations in case of early arrivals from the trek or late departures from the airport
Your extra personal expenses during trek such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water, hot and cold shower, extra porter, etc)
Tips for the trekking crew
Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control

Important Information

CHECKLISTS

  • Valid passport (valid for six months from the date of your trip)
  • One other picture ID, such as driver’s license (in case of emergency and for use as a substitute of passport or in case of loss of your passport) Photocopy of passport page to carry in a wallet
  • Air tickets (Make a copy of flight tickets which may be helpful, in case of loss)
  • Visa Clearance (Make a copy of visa clearance which may be helpful, in case of emergencies)
  • MasterCard, Visa Credit, and Debit Cards are accepted in Nepal. However, traveler's cheques and some cash are highly recommended.
  • Mobile (if your cell phone is from CINGULAR USA or ATNT (USA) operators then your cell phone will work in Nepal.)

Guiding, Food, and Lodging

In Nepal, all trekking supplies - Teahouse trekking means staying and eating in local lodges. We stay in single rooms where possible, but often you will have to share. Rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow, blankets. A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room-lounge. We eat at teahouses and, although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, the menu is not extensive. They offer a variety of potatoes, rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. Beers and local spirits are often available, but that will be at your own cost. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There are also snacks available such as basic biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. It is normal to meet your porter in the teahouse where you will stay overnight. So, pack your necessary things in your own day pack.

DRESS CODE FOR VISITING MONASTERIES, AND TEMPLES IN NEPAL

  • Shirt (either half or full sleeve)
  • Full pants/long skirts
  • Any type of shoes with socks
  • No Hats, No Umbrella, No Slippers, No t-shirts, No short skirt, and No half-pants
  • Photographs allowed in the courtyard only.

Note regarding itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Himalayan Wander Walkers has led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.

Frequently Asked Question

Although trekking gear is available in Nepal you are advised to bring your own gear.

Trekking or running shoes, Camp shoes or thongs, Socks (polypropylene)

Down or fiber-filled jacket, Jumper or piled jacket, Hiking shorts, Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella, Hiking pants, T-shirts or blouses, Underwear, Sun hat

Rucksack, Self Inflating Sleeping Mattress (optional, “normal” mats provided by tour operators), Water bottle, Torch, batteries, and bulbs