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Everest Panorama Trek (09 Days)

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Trip Highlights

Duration: 09 Days

Type of Trek: Tea house / Camping

Max Altitude: 3887 m.

Minimum Pax: 1 +

Mode of travel: Flight

Grade: Moderate

Everest Panorama trek is ideal for all those who wish to enjoy the majestic beauty of the Everest region but have limited time at hand. Everest Panorama trek offers spectacular views of Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and many other numerous peaks. Everest Panorama trek is a moderate trek that also gives you an opportunity to explore the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpas living in the high mountains.

This trek is the best option to explore the Everest area without the need to go to the Everest Base Camp Trek.

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Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) takes approximately five hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03: A day for rest at Namche Bazaar (3440m.) for acclimatization. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 m.) takes about five hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Tyangboche to Khumjung (3780m.) takes almost three and half hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Khumjung to Thame (3800m.) and it takes about four hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Thame to Monjo (2835m.) takes about six hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2886m.) takes about four hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes.

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) takes about 35 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) takes approximately three hours.

You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Nupla (5885m) which can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) takes approximately five hours.

Namche Bazaar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03: A day for rest at Namche Bazaar (3440m.) for acclimatization.

It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For acclimatization you walk up to Khumjung where you can visit a monastery. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawoche, and Kwangde and so on. Or you can take an hour's walk up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for an outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 m.) takes about five hours.

As you leave the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and level mountain path you get to view excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends; you will come to the fork leading to Gokyo. It is a long climb to Tyangboche; the first half is especially steep. As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and a splendid view appears. You continue climbing the mountainside diagonally until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which marks your entry into Tyangboche (3860m). You may use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery as your campsite. There are a lodge and hotel managed by the National Park Service. Tyangboche is an important lookout point on this course and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Tyangboche to Shanasa (3670m.) takes almost two and half hours.

In the morning you will visit to the Thyangboche monastery and the nearby museum. In the afternoon you retrace your steps downhill through the beautiful forest of juniper, rhododendron and fir to Phunkitenga. After you cross the Dudh Koshi, you ascend steeply to Trashinga. From here the trail contours high above the valley to Shanasa where you spend the night. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Shansa to Thame (3800m.) and it takes about four hours.

Thame is a place where you can visit many ancient monasteries. You will be able to experience the real Sherpa culture and at the most, from Thame you can take a glance at the beautiful mountain peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Thame to Monjo (2835m.) takes about six hours.

While trekking from Thame to Monjo you come across few Sherpa settlements and you will meet friendly Sherpa people. Trekking this day is little bit easier in comparison to other days. Monjo is a small village and the area is mainly for agriculture. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2800m.) takes about four and half hours.

This day the trail gradually descends and ascends as well. You cross the Dudh Koshi River over suspension bridges. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09: You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla and it takes almost 35 minutes.

The price includes the following services:

  • All airport pick-up and drop-off services by vehicle
  • Trekking guide
  • Porter/s (1 porter for each 2 participants to carry 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including fresh fruits, 3 times tea/coffee every day and drinking water
  • Accommodation in lodges during the trek
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks if required
  • Entry permit for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and equipment's for the guide and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost in case required.)
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
  • All tax, VAT and company service charge

The price does not include:

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

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Clients Reviews

2nd Time In Nepal........had beautiful trekking in Everest region.....

(5/5)

Another great trek and another adventure including reliable guide, porter and professional planning by you and your team.

We were totally at ease with the unfamiliar environments due to the experienced guide, Hari who was knowledgeable about the entire trek.
Our two children aged 7 and 9 loved it too and managed to walk all the way to Dingboche.

Thanks for another super holiday in Nepal.

Simon and Chenchen
Australia and Indonesia
02/04/2012

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