Everest Panorama Trek

GRADE

Moderate

TRIP DURATION

12 days

BEST SEASON

January till May & September till December

GROUP SIZE

From single person

TRIP NOTES

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CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

visit the UNESCO listed sites around the city of Kathmandu, Khumjung-Tengboche Monastery visit, Rhododendron forest (flower; March/April), superb panoramic mountain views including Everest, picturesque Sherpa settlements, friendly people and many more... 

Trip Overview

The 12 day package of Everest Panorama Trek is all about enjoying the serene beauty of the region surrounding the world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest. We arrive at the hustling capital city of Kathmandu and visit the UNESCO listed sites around the city before making our way towards the Khumbu region for out trek. The journey to this mystical land begins with an adventurous 35 minute flight to the Tenzing-Hillary airport of Lukla.  Then we start our trek and gain altitude viewing Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and Nuptse from Tope Danda, and finally reaching Namche bazaar, our first stop for acclimatization. The main destination of this trek is achieved at 3876m when we visit the Tengboche Gumba, the biggest religious community in the Khumbu district of Nepal. The Gumba also provides lustful panaromic views of various peaks of the Himalayas of Nepal including Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Everest, which are our own to appreciate. The final point of our trek is the small village of Kyangjuma, located at an altitude of 3570m. We take the alternate route while descending through the Monjo village, which is a shopping point for trekkers as an alternative to Phakding, and finally reaching Lukla. From Lukla, we take the return flight to the capital city.  

Aside from the stunning scene, trekkers to this region will get to cherish the novel Sherpa tradition by coupled with various Sherpa museums along the way. The lovely hike in the mighty mountains and crossing through high suspension bridges is sure to fill your heart with joys. The package is suitable for people looking to enjoy the best of the Khumbu region with easy and moderate trekking. As the maximum altitude achieved in this trek is only 3570m, trekkers who have good fitness and health but have relatively less trekking experience can sign up for this trip and easily complete it.  

 
  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 3 - 4 hours trek
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m/12500 ft): 4 hours
  • Day 07: Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m/12694ft): 4 - 5 hours
  • Day 08: Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3,570m/11,710ft): 4 - 5 hours
  • Day 09: Kyangjuma to Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft): 4 - 5 hours
  • Day 10: Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours
  • Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Final departure
Accommodation
We will be staying at THREE STAR HOTEL in Kathmandu and in BB basis. Meanwhile, we will be accommodated in local tea houses/lodges during the trek. All the accommodation included in the package will be on a twin-share basis. On request of the clients, the rooms will be provided on a single supplement basis as well. However, it is subject to a supplementary charge of USD.

Meals
In Everest region, there is plenty of choices when it comes to food. From authentic Nepali cuisine  to popular international cuisines, the teahouses serve variety from the menu. However, traditional Dal-Bhaat, is the most common and filling option in the menu. During the trek, the breakfast and dinner will be served at the teahouses where we chose to stay overnight while the lunch will be served at a favorable location on our way. For drinks, you have limited options with tea, coffee, and other flavored hot drinks. All the meals will be included in the package during the trek while only breakfast will be included in Kathmandu. 

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Since the Everest View Trek is considered a moderately difficult trekking destination in Nepal, anyone with a good health condition and physically fit can accomplish this trek even without past experiences. On average, one has to walk at least 4-5 hours per day with a daypack. no technical skills are required in this trek, strong determination and positive mindset is a must. Despite relatively lower on altitude, reaching Kyangjuma is no walk in the park Light exercises and regular jogging a few weeks prior to the trip is always a good idea. Trekkers with pre-existing medical conditions are required to consult the doctors before doing this trek. In such medical conditions, you are also advised to inform the Trekking Team before booking the trip.

Best Time to Travel
Honestly, you can travel to the Everest region at any time of the year. However spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are as considered as the best seasons for this trek. During autumn, the temperature is usually moderate and the sky is clear blue but you have to deal with a heavy traffic in the trails. December might be the appropriate option if you wish to avoid the crowd. But the chilly winter weather may be very cold and unbearable for some people. So, appropriate packing is a must. Spring is another decent time to trek in this regions as the temperature will be moderate and the trails will be covered with beautiful flora.

Trip Start Dates and Cost
Please check the availability of the departure dates and cost of the Everest View Trek to book the trip. You can also contact us to request a customized departure date.

Additional Information
This dossier contains as much information as possible regarding the Everest Panorama Trek-12 Days. However, if you have any question and queries regarding this trek, please feel free to contact us via email or you can directly call us or use same number for Whatsapp talk at 00977 9841278142 (Ram) / 009779851037717 (Hari) / 009779841294875 (Shyam)
Includes
  • International and Domestic airport drop and pickup service
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Trekking conservation permit
  • Trekking Register Certificate
  • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter in between 2 person)
  • Experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek in double occupancy
  • All meals during the trek (B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Sleeping bag (only if require)
  • Government taxes and service charges
Excludes
  • Drinks and Bar Bill (beverage) in the tea house trek
  • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal use trekking equipment
  • Tipping to guide and porter

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

As soon as we land in Kathmandu, our representatives will be waiting to pick us up at the Tribhuwan International airport and take us to our hotel. In the afternoon, we have free time to take rest and relax. We stay the night in Kathmandu.

 
Day2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation
 
We begin our second day with a sweet morning breakfast followed by the tour of the hustling capital city of Kathmandu. We will be busy the entire day, visiting some of the historical and religious places listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. These include a tours of Monkey temple Swayambhunath, the popular Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and the huge Buddhist stupa at Bouddhanath. In the afternoon, we take time to bond and know each other. Our trek experts will also provide some tips and help us in evaluating our trekking gears. We stay the night in Kathmandu.
 
Included meals: Breakfast
 
Day 3: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,615m/8,700ft): 3 - 4 hours trek
 
We begin the adventure thrilled package with a 40 minute flight to Lukla airport, situated between the high mountains and the flight to reach the famous Lukla airport itself is a unique experience for most of the visitors. Then we begin trekking towards Phakding which is rather at a lower altitude than Lukla. So, our first day of trekking is rather easy with just about 3 hours of descending through the trails. About midway through the day, we also get a chance to capture the view of Mt Khumbila (18,900ft), a sacred mountain of the Khumbu region that has never been successfully climbed. We stay the night in Phakding.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
 
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 - 6 hours
 
We look forward to a busy 7 hours of trekking as the trail from Phakding takes us through the deep alpine forest along with experiences on multiple suspension bridges along the way. Chomoa and Monjo lie on our trial, which marks the entrance to Everest national park via Jorsalle Entrance Gate. After travelling ashore the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers and making steep ascent for about 6 hours, we finally reach the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar. We stay the night in Namche Bazaar.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
 
Day 5: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
 
Our fifth day marks the first acclimatization point in the hustling village of Namche Bazaar. Located at the edge of a hill, the feeble settlement of Namche expanded in size with the swell in demand of products that accompanied the storm of pioneers following in the strides of Sir Edmund Hillary's fruitful conquest of Mount Everest. The village now has lot of services to offer including ATMs, internet cafes, fancy restaurant and busy market places. The wonderful sunrise view of mountains like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam can also be observed from this region. We stay the night in Namche Bazaar.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
 
Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m/12500 ft): 4 hours
 
We look forward to a mildly steep trek day ahead of us as we pass through the famous Syangboche airstrip, where one can get a close up view of the world’s tallest peak. We continue our climb and reach the beautiful village of Khumjung surrounded by the holy Khumbila Mountains. As we have plenty of leisure time left, we utilize the hours to visit Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery. We stay the night in Khumjung.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
 
Day 7: Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m/12694ft): 4 - 5 hours
 
Walking alongside Dudhkoshi River and through the delightful small villages, we stroll across a wooden trail for a couple of hours. Then, we make a hard steep climb for 2-3 hours in order to reach the small village of Tengboche. The village houses one of the the biggest religious community in the Khumbu locale of Nepal. Here, we visit Tengboche Gumba, which is located at 3,867m, the highest and final point of our trekking package. The panoramic views of Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Everest can also be witnessed from the Gumba. We stay the night in Tengboche.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
 
Day 8: Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3,570m/11,710ft): 4 - 5 hours
 
We begin our descent from Tengboche through the trails covered by Rhododendrons and surrounded by deep green forests. On the wooden trails, make sure to occasionally scout your surroundings as you may miss the wonderful sights of some wildlife. After passing through the lovely villages of Tasingha and Sansha, we reach our destination for the day, Kyangjuma village. We stay the night in Kyangjuma.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. 
 
Day 09: Kyangjuma to Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft): 4 - 5 hours
 
The trail continues to descend quickly on this day as we focus on reaching Monjo village, passing through Namche Bazaar. We descend with caution as the trail takes its toll on the knees and torsos. After walking for about 5 hours and crossing the Dudh Koshi River twice on separate occasions, we finally reach Monjo. We stay the night in Monjo.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
 
Day 10:  Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours
 
Walking through the steeply descending trail, we pass Phakding village before reaching the airstrip in  Chauri Kharka. From Chauri Kharka, we make our final climb towards the village of Lukla. We stay the night in Lukla and celebrate our accomplishment of trek. We stay the night in Lukla.
 
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
 
Day 11: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
 
We pack our bags early in the morning to catch our flight to Kathmandu. Before heading back, we bid farewell to some of the local staff members, who will no longer be accompanying us. You can enjoy the short 40 minute flight, watching beautiful scenes of the mountainous topography through the window.  The leisurely day in the capital city can be utilized to make some last minute shopping.  We end the final day in Nepal with a gracious farewell dinner. We stay the night in Kathmandu.
 
Included meals: Breakfast 
 
Day 12: Final Departure
 
The 12th day marks the end of our trip in Nepal. The representatives from Trekking Team will drop us off at the airport, 3 hours prior to our flight. We head back home in our luxurious flight, reminiscing the days spend in our journey and planning our adventure in Nepal.
 
Included meals: Breakfast 
 
Accommodation
We will be staying at THREE STAR HOTEL in Kathmandu and in BB basis. Meanwhile, we will be accommodated in local tea houses/lodges during the trek. All the accommodation included in the package will be on a twin-share basis. On request of the clients, the rooms will be provided on a single supplement basis as well. However, it is subject to a supplementary charge of USD.
 
Meals
In Everest region, there is plenty of choices when it comes to food. From authentic Nepali cuisine  to popular international cuisines, the teahouses serve variety from the menu. However, traditional Dal-Bhaat, is the most common and filling option in the menu. During the trek, the breakfast and dinner will be served at the teahouses where we chose to stay overnight while the lunch will be served at a favorable location on our way. For drinks, you have limited options with tea, coffee, and other flavored hot drinks. All the meals will be included in the package during the trek while only breakfast will be included in Kathmandu. 
 
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Since the Everest View Trek is considered a moderately difficult trekking destination in Nepal, anyone with a good health condition and physically fit can accomplish this trek even without past experiences. On average, one has to walk at least 4-5 hours per day with a daypack. no technical skills are required in this trek, strong determination and positive mindset is a must. Despite relatively lower on altitude, reaching Kyangjuma is no walk in the park Light exercises and regular jogging a few weeks prior to the trip is always a good idea. Trekkers with pre-existing medical conditions are required to consult the doctors before doing this trek. In such medical conditions, you are also advised to inform the Trekking Team before booking the trip.
 
Best Time to Travel
Honestly, you can travel to the Everest region at any time of the year. However spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are as considered as the best seasons for this trek. During autumn, the temperature is usually moderate and the sky is clear blue but you have to deal with a heavy traffic in the trails. December might be the appropriate option if you wish to avoid the crowd. But the chilly winter weather may be very cold and unbearable for some people. So, appropriate packing is a must. Spring is another decent time to trek in this regions as the temperature will be moderate and the trails will be covered with beautiful flora.
 
CHECKLIST
What clothing and equipment to take is normally caused for more consideration than any other aspect of preparing for an adventure travel trip. We regularly receive reams of advice and suggestions, good and bad, as to what equipment is needed for our trips. However, since being suitably equipped is the single most important consideration contributing to your welfare, we have provided the following information which we ask you to examine in a flexible manner, adapting it where you feel necessary to your own outdoor experience or preference.
 
There is a fine balance between taking too much and too little, especially considering that you need to equip yourself for all extremes of climate. Over the years we have seen all extremes, from trekkers who have brought everything but the kitchen sink, to others with the bare minimum.
 
The following equipment list is suggested and necessary for both camping & teahouse trekking in the Himalayas. Use this list as a guideline; some of the equipment can be hired in Katmandu as well. Also bare in mind trekking gear can be bought in the many adventure shops in Katmandu, the majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.
 
General Checklist
The following basic checklist should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 12.5 kilograms (28 pounds.) Please remember this is just a checklist and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed below. Use your own experience and judgment to make your decision.
 
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
- Lightweight thermal gloves
- Underwear (4)
- Shorts (2)
- Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Sun hat or scarf
- Warm fleece hat or light balaclava
- T-shirts (2)
- Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)  
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees (4 season)
- Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
- Small padlock to lock trek bag
- Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
- Plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
- Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad
- Water bottles (2)
- Toiletries
- Small wash towel
- Footwear appropriate to the trip
- Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)
 
Trekking Checklist
In addition to the items listed in our general checklist you will need to take the following on your trekking trip:
 
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Fleece or wool trousers/pants
- Trekking/Hiking boots with spare laces
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
- Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and/or sandals
- Gaiters (optional)
- Telescopic trekking/ski poles (optional)
 
Extra /Luxuries
- Binoculars
- Reading book
- Trail Map/Guide book
- Journal & Pen
- Walkman
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
 
 Toiletries
- 1 medium sized quick drying towel
- Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Deodorant
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Feminine hygiene products
- Small mirror
 
First Aid Medicine 
- Bandage for sprains
- Plasters/Band-aids
- Iodine or water filter (optional) 
- Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
- Antiseptic ointment for cuts
- Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
- Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller
- Oral rehydration salts
- Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
- Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
- Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
- Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria
- Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)
- Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)
- For more details please see our staying healthy topic.
 
Trip Start Dates and Cost
Please check the availability of the departure dates and cost of the Everest View Trek to book the trip. You can also contact us to request a customized departure date.
 
Additional Information
This dossier contains as much information as possible regarding the Everest Panorama Trek-12 Days. However, if you have any question and queries regarding this trek, please feel free to contact us via email or you can directly call us or use same number for Whatsapp talk at 00977 9841278142 (Ram) / 009779851037717 (Hari) / 009779841294875 (Shyam)
 

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