Everest Panorama Trek - 7 Days

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The Everest Panorama Trekking is a short alternative trek for those who are afraid of altitude sickness but also want to trek to Everest. This trek will take you in the extraordinary famous town of the local Sherpa people where trekkers will acclimatize and admire the lifestyle and the warm hospitality. Along with Mt. Everest, other high peaks in the world will also be seen. A wide range of flora and fauna will be captured and the biodiversity at the Sagarmatha National Park is absolutely breathtaking.

This journey will begin with a 45 minutes’ flight to Lukla. This will be an enjoyable flight as its very scenic and Annapurna Himalayan Range can be seen. Upon arrival, we will head our trek via the banks of Dudh Koshi river entering the gateway of Everest; Namche Bazaar. We will acclimatize in this popular Sherpa town with a side trek to Khumjung, explore Cheese factory, Edmund Hillary funded School and Hospital, highest Everest view hotel and airstrips in Syangboche and enjoy great view of Mt Everest and Ama Dablam. Then further continuing to  Tengboche where we will get a spectacular view of Mt. Everest and other peaks. We will be visiting the ancient monastery of Tengboche as we will see their prayers. Soon after admiring the view we will head back to Namche bazaar then trekking back to Lukla. The trail will be very interesting and admirable as we cross via suspension bridges and dense forests. Spotting local wildlife’s and enjoying the beautiful natural scenery is certainly pleasant. The journey indeed will be a very relaxing one.

Overview

  • A scenic flight to Lukla
  • A relaxed and easy trek inside the Everest region
  • Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO World Heritage site)
  • The famous Sherpa town; Namche Bazaar
  • Local wildlife like musk deer and Himalayan Monal
  • Ancient monastery in Tengboche
  • Wide range of flora and fauna
  • Other beautiful peaks; Mt. Lhotse(8,516m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m).
Day 1
Flight to Lukla(2850 m/9,350 ft) 35 minutes, then, trek to Phakding (2,650 m / 8,690 ft) – 3 hrs.

After an early morning breakfast, we will head to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport for our flight to Lukla. The flight is very scenic as we can see an amazing view of Langatng and the Annapurna Himalayan range. Upon arrival to the Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, we will meet up with our other crew members and begin our trek through the flourishing village of Lukla. We will trek 200m downhill to Thado Koshi River and cross a suspension bridge where the view of Mt. Kusum Kangru looks impressive. Soon after, we will cross a small Buddhist village; Ghat, leading us to Phakding. The trek today will be short and enjoyable as we’ll be acclimatizing to the weather. With spare time in our hands, we may visit the local monasteries around.

Day 2
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,340m/11,285ft) 6 hrs.

A long trekking day awaits for us today. We will begin our trek early morning along the northern bank of Dudh Koshi River crossing many suspension bridges over it, including the Hillary suspension bridge as well. We will be trekking in forested trails leading us to a small Sherpa village known as Monjo. Contnuing the trek we will arrive at the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park check post and have our permits registered. The trail climbs through thick and dense forests making it challenging yet fun for us. This is also when we will get the first sight of Mt. Everest. Further trekking, we will finally arrive at Namche Bazaar; a famous Sherpa town or the gateway to Everest.

Day 3
Rest day to acclimatize at Namche Bazaar

After reaching a higher elevation, today we will be acclimatizing at Namche Bazaar. Trekkers may wish to explore this famous Sherpa town as it includes numerous cafes and restaurants with wifi, souvenir and gear shops, pubs etc. Moreover, we have optional hikes planned to visit the Sagarmatha National Park visitor center and an astonishing hike to Khumjung and Khunde. It is another Sherpa settlement an hour away from Namche Bazaar.To get an amazing view of Mt. Everest, we will also hike up to Everest Hotel. After a proper acclimatization, we will head back to our lodges and prepare ourselves for the next day.

Day 4
Trek to Tengboche (3,875 m/12,850 feet) 5 hrs.

We will be trekking up to Tengboche after an early morning breakfast. We will trek high above the Dudh Koshi River up to Tengboche. On the clear days, we will get a spectacular view of Everest and the surrounding peaks. Trekkers have often spotted local wildlife like musk deers, Himalayan Thar, pheasants etc. The trail then drops down as we cross the Dudh Koshi River. We will further trek through a rigorous pine forests to the monastery of Tengboche then to a meadow with surrounding lodges. From here the peak, Ama Dablam is seen beautifully.

Day 5
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,285ft) 6-7 hrs.

The trail to Namche Bazaar takes us through forests where we may eye a wild life like pheasants, musk deer, mountain goats or even snow leopard. We will be climbing on the steep slope and winding through several bands. We will pass prayer flags hung along the way and chortens. As we are heading back, we can click pictures and enjoy the view of tip of Everest and back side of Lhotse. After finally arriving to Namche Bazaar, we will head to our lodges and rest.

Day 6
Trek to Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft) 6-7 hrs.

After the breakfast, we will be hiking down a steep trailthat descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then we continue walking over several local villages. We will walk most through Dudh Koshi River valley and surroundings. Upon reaching at Lukla, freshen up at your hotel and relax. Evening, you could have a party with your trekking crew as it is your celebration of successful Everest Panorama Trek also the last night in the Everest Region.

Day 7
Fly back to Kathmandu

If all goes according to the schedule, we will be flying back to Kathmandu early morning after breakfast. After the arrival in Kathmandu, it is entirely up to you what you’d want to do. There are options like exploring the Kathmandu city and its UNESCO world heritages site. We have experienced guides who can take you on tour of the city.

Cost Include

  • Domestic Flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) Tickets and airport departure taxes
  • Six nights at Lukla, Phakding and Namche (3 N), room with private attached bathroom, a night in standard room Tengboche,( twin sharing room ) - 6 Nights
  • All Standard Meals (7 Lunches, 6 Dinners and 7 Breakfasts) during the trek.
  • Government License holder English Speaking Discovery World Trekking experienced and qualified trek leader and porter to help trekkers luggage. (2 trekkers:1 porter "9 kg per trekker max limit")
  • Coverage of Guides and Porters, Their meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, flight and other necessary equipment.
  • Water purification tablets for safe drinking water
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee
  • Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees.
  • Snacks (cookies) and Seasonal fresh fruits every day
  • All government, Local taxes and official Expenses
  • Provide pulse oximeter for the blood oxygen saturation level monitor to high altitude. It is an important indicator to recognize early signs of impending altitude sickness and other potential health risks.
  • Medical Kit.
  • The arrangement of sleeping bags and down jackets if you do not have your own.
  • Duffle bag for porter
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • Souvenir - A company's T-shirt & Cap
  • Discovery World Trekking’s appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at the end of the trek

Cost Exclude

  • International flight airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple Entries on arrival at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport- (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
  • Excess baggage charges (Limit is 9kg per Person)
  • All Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu, before and after we start our journey
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early return from the trek.
  • Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters etc
  • Personal clothing and gear
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory
  • Tips for guide and porters (Recommended by the Culture)
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes etc.
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "cost includes" will be counted as Excludes

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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle
  • 2 +
  • 3,855m
  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek.