Everest Panorama Trekking- 12 Days

Everest Panorama Trek
Trip Information
  • Duration13 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude3850m
  • ActivityTrekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion
  • Group Size1+
  • Trip StartKathmandu
  • Trip EndKathmandu
  • Best TimeSept-March
Highlights
  • Panorama of Mt. Everest-Lhotse with series of peaks within high and scenic Khumbu.
  • Scenic flight both ways Kathmandu - Lukla 
  • with ever exciting views of snow-capped peaks.
  • Within Sagarmatha National Park a World's Heritage Sites with the great range of views and culture.
  • Exploring Sherpa traditional villages with impressive monasteries of Buddhist religion/culture.
  • Views of mountains on daily walks within lovely tranquil pines and rhododendron forest.

CULTURAL AND SCENIC JOURNEY TO THE BEAUTIFUL VIEWPOINT AT THYANGBOCHE IN THE SHADE OF EVEREST

Everest Panorama Trekking, a most rewarding adventure of over a week duration, where all types of people can join in this wonderful trek around high and beautiful Khumbu valley. A fascinating walks with daily panorama of high snow clad peaks in the shade of local culture and lovely Sherpa villages of immense interest, Sherpa the High Lander people of Everest and high Khumbu region.

An interesting walks that leads you into pristine woodland of tall rhododendron (national flower of Nepal), magnolia-oaks-pines-birch and fir tree lines, during flowering time it will make magnificent place to walk into natural garden with riots of colors from wild-flowers in full bloom.

Thyangboche Monastery and Everest Panorama Trekking after a short scenic flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla airstrip, and the following a gentle trail downhill to reach Dudh Kosi River.

Walking upstream following the river past nice village of Phakding-Monjo to enter Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese) which is listed as world heritage sites, then heading high to reach at famous Namche Bazaar where colorful and busy Saturday Market takes place once a week.

A great place for rest and acclimatization with grand views of Everest-Amadablam and other adjoining peaks, from here walks takes you to sleepy village at Thame, where few trekkers often venture around this remote part of Khumbu, here visit village oldest monastery of great interest with fabulous views of Kongde and Pachermo peaks.

With lovely times around tranquil areas of Thame, where walk leads towards near Namche and higher to reach Khunde and Khumjung villages, located on a glacial valley beneath holy peaks Khumbila (patron god of Khumbu Sherpa).

Here with enjoyable times visiting the only hospital of Khumbu in Khunde with tour of old Khumjung monastery, and then heading much higher to reach at beautiful Thyangboche Monastery.

The highest spot of the adventure above 3,867 m high surrounded by high mountains with views of Mt. Everest, majestic Amadablam and panorama of peaks that surrounds this lovely spot of Thyangboche, and visit of impressive colorful monastery.

Return walk back to Lukla on easy downhill route to conclude this great journey Thyangboche Monastery and Everest Panorama Trekking with a flight back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary
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On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with the warm welcome then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for the briefing on Everest Base Camp Trekking, our guide offers you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

The evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

  • Max. Altitude:1350m
  • Accommodation:Hotel Moonlight/Hotel Lo Mustang/Hotel Thamel Park
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner

Morning, depart from the hotel for the exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest,  Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.

After an interesting tour afternoon free to relax and prepare for Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama trekking next early morning flight to Lukla.

  • Accommodation:Hotel Moonlight/Hotel Lo Mustang/Hotel Thamel Park

Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with the amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.

From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well-tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow-capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Kanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River.

    Today with the long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, starting with the gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.

    Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese, while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages, means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into the forested trail with views of snow-capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.

      A rest day at Namche Bazaar for necessary acclimatization, before heading higher area an ideal spot for the free day at this height above 3,440 m high.

      In Namche spend the day with the scenic hike to viewpoints on top Namche facing Mt. Everest-Ama Dablam and other range of peaks, afternoon explore the streets and shops, Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week.

        Morning walk leads beyond Namche Bazaar towards remote and isolated Thame village, located western end of Khumbu area, which is on route Tibet border and Renjo-la pass as well towards Rolwaling valley.

        A wonderful pleasant walk into cool alpine woodland past Thamo village where you notice a small hydro-power that supplies most of the villages around Khumbu region, after a good walk of the day reaching at Thame village.

        At Thame visit oldest monastery of Khumbu area believed to be more than 500 years old, and interesting to visit with grand views of Kongde Himal range of peaks.

          From Thame with wonderful time walk back on the same route for few hours near to Namche hill top, where our route diverts heading with climb to Syangboche, a small settlement with an old airstrip. Facing views of mountains where walk is easier on gradual ups and down towards Khunde village and visit Khumbu only medical hospital built and run by Hillary and his Foundation. After interesting tour of the hospital a slow descends takes you to overnight stop at Khumjung, one of the largest village of Khumbu area after Namche Bazaar.

          Khunde and Khumjung villages located within scenic glacial valley beneath the peaks of holy Khumbila, the patron god of Khumbu Sherpa.Here with time visit it another old monastery, the one and only place where you can witness a scalp believed to be of Yeti, which is kept safe and secure in a glass box where visitors to see with some donation.

            From Khumjung walk leads on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon uphill climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks. After few hours of climb reaching at Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande with magnificent Amadablam, afternoon with time to visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer.

              Catching breathtaking panorama with view of Everest and adjoining peaks, morning takes you on easy downhill to Imjatse River, with short steep climb for an hour and then on pleasant scenic trail to Namche Bazaar. From Namche walk leads to long descend to Dudh Kosi river valley and gorge and then retrace the walk back to Monjo for overnight stop.

                Last day walk of the great adventure, morning starts with long descend towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance at Monjo village and then crossing a long bridge to reach at Phakding. From Phakding towards Lukla as walk leads ups and downhill with last climb of an hour to reach at Lukla for last overnight stop in Khumbu and Everest region.

                  From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu with panorama of mountains views all the way to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back into your hotel with free afternoon to relax after a great and wonderful time on Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama Trekking.

                  • Max. Altitude:1350m
                  • Accommodation:Hotel Moonlight/Hotel Lo Mustang/Hotel Thamel Park
                  • Time:30 min flight
                  • Meals:breakfast and farewell dinner

                  Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations. Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and great time on Thyangboche Monastery and Everest Panorama Trekking.

                    Route Map

                    Everest Panorama Trekking- 12 Days map
                    Cost Details
                    What's Included
                    • All airport pick up drop by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights)
                    • Twin/Double sharing deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu
                    • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle.
                    • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
                    • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
                    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                    • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
                    • We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size
                    • Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
                    • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                    What's not Included
                    • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                    • All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
                    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
                    • Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation
                    • In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights accommodation.
                    • Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
                    • The tips to the trekking crews and drive
                    • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                    • Anything not included in service includes column
                    Availability
                    • The trip departs everyday day of the year
                    • The trip and trek are fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

                    • The trip is available for solo travelers group travelers and private travelers

                    • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

                    • If the given date are not appropriate for the travellers and trekkers, the trip can be conducted on the customary date provided by our clients

                    • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time, especially sometimes in the mountains where the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

                    Contact us at [email protected] or send us a text at +977-9816710843 or +977-9818178630 We are available 24/7 on WhatsApp, Viber, and WeChat for additional information.

                    Useful Information

                    Equipment and Gear List

                    GeneralGeneral

                    • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                    • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                    • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                    CatUpper Body

                    • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                    • warm woolen hat
                    • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                    • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                    • Polarized sunglasses

                    TorsoTorso

                    • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                    • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                    • Waterproof rain jacket
                    • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                    • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                    LowerLower Body

                    • thermals inner
                    • Hiking pants at least 3
                    • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                    • Waterproof, windproof shell
                    • Hiking shorts

                    glovesHands

                    • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                    • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

                    feetFeet

                    • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                    • Hiking socks
                    • Liner socks
                    • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                    • Crampons (For passes)
                    • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                    • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                    undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                    • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                    • Sports bras (women)
                    • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                    FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                    Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                    • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                    • Lip balm or Vaseline
                    • ointment cream
                    • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                    • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                    Optional Other Essentials

                    • Passport
                    • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                    • Reusable water bottle
                    • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                    • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                    • water bladder for the day bag
                    • small towel for personal use
                    • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                    • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                    • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                    • Power bank or extra batteries
                    • Cameras and mobile phone
                    • Cards/book
                    • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                    • Trekking poles
                    • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                    • Thermos for hot water during the night
                    • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                    • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                    • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                    • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                    • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg (33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                    • A down jacket with a hood (cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                    • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                    • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                    Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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