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Everest panorama trek

Everest panorama trek

Everest Panorama Trek

Everest panorama trek is also popular by the name Everest View trek. Everest Panorama trek gives opportunity to see Everest and many other peaks in the Everest area from popular viewpoints in the area. The trek follows the route to go Everest Base Camp for few days and retrace back to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. The trek takes up to Tyangboche village which is considered a midway to reach the Everest Base Camp. The trek gives opportunity to observe panorama of Everest range. The major peaks include Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kangtaenga  and Amadablam. The trek also give chance to take a cup of coffee or tea at Everest View Hotel at an elevation of 3,880 meter above sea level.

Everest panorama Trek at a glance

Maximum elevation: 3,880 meter

Number of Days: 6 days of walking which include one day for acclimatization

Difficulty level: Easy to strenuous, ascends sharply from 2,610 m to 3,440 meter in one day

Accommodation: Tea house during the trek and hotel in Kathmandu

Transportation: Private transfer and by flights

Price:  $1100 per person

Best time to go: March- May and September-November but can be done throughout the year

Highlight of the Everest Panorama Trek

Namche bazar, a gateway to Everest is the biggest village in the Everest area which is expanded down the hill, considered as the administrative center for Khumbu area and has basic facilities like banks, shops that cater everything for trekkers, lodges with Wi-Fi, one can visit the museum on acclimatization day,

An exotic view of Everest range from different places including Tyangboche and syangboche where the Everest View Hotel is located,

A scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with view of many snowcapped mountains of the area and landing at the most thrilling airport of the world,

An opportunity to observe Sherpa culture as the area is dominated by Sherpa people, mostly the Sherpa families are dedicated in tourism. They are the entrepreneurs of Everest area. They run lodges, restaurants and business in Khumbu valley. Sherpas are the famous mountaineers who summit many of the highest peaks in the Himalayas and around the globes. Sherpa people also work as guides, porters supporters for people doing trekking and even climbing high mountains. Sherpa people mostly follow Buddhism and residents from Solukhumbu area,

A day sightseeing in Kathmandu to discover the secrets and UNESCO world heritage monuments in Kathmandu,

Tyangboche monastery, the biggest monastery in the Everest area which was founded in 1916 by Lama Gulu, and the building got completed three years later. The monastery got destroyed by the earthquake in 1934 and rebuilt after that. The monastery got electrified in 1988 but in January 1989 the monastery burnt to the ground as they used lots of pine wood for reconstruction of the monastery. This was rebuilt with foreign and local funding. The monastery belongs to Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and forty monks with some students are the residents of the monastery. Before commencing any expedition trip in Everest area the expedition groups frequently organize the worship in the monastery for the successful accent of the peaks.

Difficulty level of Everest Panorama Trek

Everest Panorama trek is one of the easiest treks in Everest area which has enough good exposure to the area. The trek is considered easy but the trek has two of the important climb in Everest area. The trail from Phakding to Namche is not that easy for many people as one need to make so many steps uphill. The trek also ascends from Phunkithanga to Tyangboche. The trek is not good for people with serious asthma as it goes above 3,000 meters and has lot of steps up hill. If you desire to have an extra day and go slow please feel free to write to us.

Can I make an Everest Panorama Trek trip cheaper than a quoted price?

Yes, we included a full day city tour in your itinerary, if you do not like to take a city tour we save money on accommodation in Kathmandu, the tour cost for that day and entrance fee for the monuments. Many companies who offer cheap price even don’t include your flight tickets to and from Lukla.

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Everest Panorama Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, a capital city of Nepal located at 1300m above sea level. On your proper time you will be picked up from airport and check in in the hotel where you stay.

Day 02: introductory trip to Kathmandu including sightseeing of One of the old palace complex, popular by the name Patan Durbar square, a Buddhist temple popular by the name monkey temple among the foreigners but is called Swoyambhunath and a Hindu temple Pashupatinath, a popular cremation ground for many hindus of Kathmandu. All these places are listed by UNESCO as world heritages. Afternoon time free for doing trek preparation.

Day 03: early morning flight to Lukla(2800m) and easy 3-4 hours walk to Phakding (2652m) and overnight stay there.

Day 04: A climb uphill to Namchebazar (3440m) with the first glimpse of Mount Everest on the way. Might take 5-6 hours with normal walking speed and trail crosses one of the popular river from Everest area.Namchebazar considered a gateway to Everest and one of the populous village of this trekking area. Quiet a variety of shops, guest houses and stores available here.

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namchebazar. On this acclimatization day you can opt for either take an excursion trip to Syangboche and Everest View Hotel, have a cup of coffee there and back to Namche and take a rest there or you can hike to Thame and walk back to Namche by evening.

Day 06: Trek from Namchebazar to Tyangboche(3867m). The trek descends to Phunketenga (3250m) and again goes uphill to reach Tyangboche, which houses one of the popular Buddhist monastery of this area. 4-5 hours of walk and this will be second biggest climb for this trip.

Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Monjo (2680m). The trail descends at the beginning and ascends again to reach Namchebazar and continue down to Monjo where one can enjoy a real hot shower in Everest Area. 

Day 08: Trek from Monjo  toLukla (2800m.), 4-5 hours walk and afternoon free for some rest, confirm your ticket for next morning and overnight stay there.

Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla and afternoon free for doing last minute shopping and if you are interested you can take an optional tour to visit some monuments in Kathmandu.

Day 10: on a proper hour transfer to airport for the final departure.

Price Includes:

Airport transfers including pickups and drop in private vehicle.
Descent accomodation in Kathmandu.
Teahouse accomodation during the trek.
All meals during the trek with a cup of tea, coffee, hot chocolate every meals.
Welcome dinner.
Domestic flight as per the itinerary (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
Introductory city tour as per the itinerary.
Monument admission fees as per the itinerary.
Experienced English speaking local guides.
Porter (Every 2 trekker 1 porter and carrry about 25 kg of weight.)
Staff's expense.
Down Jacket and sleeping bag for use during the trek.
A comfortable Duffel bag for the trek.
All permits and fees.
All government taxes.

Price Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fees. Most of the countries obtain the visa in the airport. Visa fees are $30 for 15 days, $50 for one month.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except mentioned in itinerary
  • Bar and beverage bill during the trek
  • Hot shower and battery recharge during the trek
  • Insurance for evacuation and medical facilities
  • Expense of personal nature like phone calls, laundry, extra porter
  • Tips for guides, drivers and porters (you can see the tipping guideline in our tipping page)
  • Trekking equipment like trekking poles, water bottles etc.

Everest Panorama trek is the best trek for the people who has less time or who does't like to walk much and still want to see the Everest area. The trek also give glimpse to popular Sherpa village of the area.