Everest Panorama Trekking
Trip at a Glance
- Trip Name: Everest Panorama Trekking
- Trip Code: TMER-02
- Trip Duration: 12 days
- Trip Grade: Moderate
- Activities: Hiking/Trekking Tour
- Accommodation: Hotel/ Tea house
- Meals: All meals during trekking, breakfast in Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private vehicle & domestic flight
- Best Season: Autumn & Spring (Other season: Considerable)
- Country: Nepal
- Max Altitude: 4,410m
- Group size: Any
Join our 12-days Everest Panorama Trekking. This is an easy trek at the lower elevations of Everest region. The beauty mesmerizing glimpse of Everest (8,848m) and its entire family peaks are just out of imagination. Everest itself is a brand for the world of natural splendor.
Together, the ethnic Sherpa villages, monasteries, vegetations and exotic walking trails are just unique and exhilarating. This trip begins after a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m). Enter to the Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park walking through pine forests with abundant wildlife, colorful rhododendron forest and villages. You’ll ascend till to Dingboche village (4,410m) - one of oldest Sherpa settlement in Khumbu region. Namche, Phortse and Tengboche are other major villages which offer fine mountain ranges along with their typical cultural lifestyles. Join us and celebrate your holidays.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m), transfer to hotel, welcome dinner
A representative from Trekking Mart welcomes you at arrival gate of Kathmandu airport. Then you’ll be taken to a chosen hotel in downtown of Kathmandu. At evening, we’ll offer you a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant serving authentic Nepali cuisine and cultural dance presentation. Meal Included: Dinner
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & preparation for the trek
Breakfast in the hotel is followed by sightseeing tour to some of cultural heritages of Kathmandu. Kathmandu valley consists of seven monuments with are recognized by UNESCO. A professional city guide will recite the stories behind these destinations. Thereafter, take some time to look for equipments and do preparation. Meal Included: Breakfast
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,652m). 3/4 hours trek
After breakfast, transfer to Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight to Lukla valley (2,840m). It is a 40 minutes short scenic flight over Himalayan ranges of eastern Nepal. Meet all the crew members at Lukla airport and start walking uphill towards the village of Phakding. We’ll stay in a local lodge there.
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m). 5/6 hours trek
Walk through a beautiful Pine forest, riversides of Dudh Koshi River and suspension bridges. Trail ascends to confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, further to Jorsale village and eventually to Namche Bazaar for overnight stay. From the way, you’ll see inspiring glimpse of Mt Everest (8,848m) from Lhotse- Nuptse ridge. Enjoy the sceneries and stay overnight in a local guest house. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar
Today is an acclimatization day in Namche. Your guide will take you to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarters of the Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park, where we can observe an assortment of items related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Khumbu region. Stay in Local lodge. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 06: Trek from Namche to Phortse village (3,810m).5/6 hours trek
After breakfast, we’ll ascend to Khumjung village. This is a big Sherpa village with preserved traditional lifestyle. Furthermore, walk through lush forest, terraces and up hills. Pass by small scattered villages and reach to Phortse village for night stay. This famous village is a birthplace of legendary Sherpas and Lamas. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 07: Trek from Phortse to Dingboche (4,410m).5/6 hours trek
Today we’ll trek to Dingboche – highest point of our trip. We’ll be passing by beautiful villages Pangboche, Somare, Orsho and some others. Walk through gradual uphill and enjoy the beauties of Sparking Himalayas including Everest, Lhotse and Cho-oyu. Stay overnight in local own guest house.
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Tengboche (3,860m). 4/5 hours trek
From today we’ll retrace the way down. Walking through downhill trail is much easier than ascending. Tengboche will be our overnight destination today. This is the oldest and largest Sherpa village in Khumbu region with traditional houses, monasteries and Buddhist practices. Explore around the village and stay overnight. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 09: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m). 4/5 hours trek
After breakfast, we’ll walk by rhododendron and fir forest, Dudh Koshi River and scattered villages. Sometime you’ll get to see some Himalayan wild lives such as snow leopards, pheasants and mountain goats. Enjoy your lunch in Namche bazaar and continue descend to Monjo village for overnight stay.
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10: Trek from Monjo to Lukla. 4/5 hours trek
Today, we’ll trek back to Lukla valley. It’ll be an easy downhill walk through forests and terraces. The imposing mountains still seems smiling to us. Lukla is a prosperous mountain village with little modern facilities. Roam around and stay overnight. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
We catch the morning flight and fly back to Kathmandu. You can rest and relax throughout the day in your hotel or go for some shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel. Meal included: Breakfast
Notice: Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flights often get delayed by a few hours or canceled for one, two, or more days due to unfavorable weather conditions. In such cases, you must be prepared for long waits both at Kathmandu or Lukla airports, as this can happen either at the start or end of the trek or even both! Still, we suggest you are prepared for possible delays/cancellation. We can also arrange a Helicopter rescue in such conditions, upon request. The helicopter charges around US$ 4000 and it can lift 4-5 persons.
Day 12: Departure transfer
At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination. Trekking Mart family wishes your best time ahead.
Meal included: Breakfast
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