Everest View Trek, an alias for Everest Panorama Trek, is one of the most popular short treks in the Khumbu Region. This trek offers its visitors the breathtaking views of the Everest Region without hiking far up strenuously to the Everest Base Camp. This panorama trek is also for the photographers wanting to capture the best views of the Everest.
This trekking trip starts with a short flight to the Tenzing Hilary Airport at Lukla. Tighten you seat belts while landing as this airstrip is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the whole world. During the flight, you will have the first views of the mighty Mt. Everest and such other high peaks.
Experience the panoramic views of the high peaks of the world and get insights on the traditional Sherpa villages in the Everest Region. Enjoy the walk on the peaceful village of Namche Bazaar and explore the major trading hub of the Khumbu Region.
During this short hike to the Everest Region, you will come across one of the most visited vantage sites of the region. From there, you will be able to have a 360-degree view of the Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and such other peaks of the Mahalangur Mountain Range. Besides that, you will also come across the Sherpa way of living and their values and norms.
The Everest Panorama Trek is an easy trek as compared to the other treks in the region. With no need for any kind of previous experiences, you can complete this trek with not much difficulty. However, you should be able to walk for some 4-5 hours every day.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft)
Day 2: Full day Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu and Trek Preparation
Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2860m/9383ft) and trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) 3 hrs
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft) 6 hrs
Day 5: Acclimatization Day
Day 6: Trek to Khumjung (3,810 m/12500 ft) 4 hours
Day 7: Trek to Tengboche (3,870m/12694ft) 4 – 5 hours
Day 8: Trek to Kyangjuma (3,570m/11,710ft) 4 – 5 hours
Day 9: Trek to Monjo (2,840m/9,315ft) 4 – 5 hours
Day 10: Step back Monjo to reach Lukla (2860m/9383ft) 4-5 hours
Day 11: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4264ft)
Day 12: Departure from TIA
Welcome to the land of the Himalayas. You will be welcomed by the high snowcapped peaks. Our company representative will escort you to your hotel. You will be provided with all the detailed information about your program. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today you will be going for sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Durbar square, Bouddhanath Temple and Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.
The amazing morning starts with a half an hour scenic and adventurous flight to Lukla. The airport at Lukla is commonly known as the Tenzing and Hilary Airport. After the short observation of Lukla, you will meet your porters and also join for a warm breakfast to embark on the trek. After crossing several villages for a few hours, you will get to the Phakding Village. Overnight in a tea house in Phakding.
Today, the trail moves along the Dudh Koshi once more. While hiking up, you will be amazed at the Himalayan Pine, Cedar, and Deodar forests. Go through the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park at the Monjo Village and start an uphill climb to the Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is the major tourist hub of the Khumbu Region. Along the way, you will get the first glimpses of Mt. Everest, Kusum Kanguru, and Thamserku peaks. If you are an art lover, you should visit the Benkar Village. The village is famous for its Thangkas of Buddhist deities. Also, explore the Granite stones carved with Tibetan chanting along Jorsalle. Overnight in a tea house in Namche.
The fourth day of the trek will be spent in Namche for acclimatization purposes. As the altitude increases significantly, the oxygen level starts to decrease. And, as the oxygen level decreases, the chances of suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) will also increase. So, a day for acclimatization is strictly advisable for the adventure seekers. For today, you can visit the Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Pass the Syangboche airstrip on your way. You can also visit the Khumjung Village for nice views of the Amadablam peaks. Overnight in a tea house in Namche.
Today, your trip will leave towards the Khumjung, where you can visit the Edmund Hillary School along with one of the popular monasteries of the region, the Khumjung Monastery. This monastery is well known for housing the head of the abominable Yeti. Also, from the runway to the Everest View Hotel, you get a close view of the beautiful mountains. Enjoy the views of the beautiful Amadablam peaks. Overnight in a tea house in Khumjung.
On this day of the trek, you will walk for a total of 5 hours from Khumjung to spring on to the Tengboche village. The village is home to the biggest Buddhist monastery in the region. The Tengboche village is a small traditional Sherpa village in the Khumbu Region. The village offers views of the Everest and such other peaks like Lhotse and Nuptse. Today, along the way, we will see the Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and the Thamserku peaks. Also, enjoy the opportunity to see the wildlife such as the pheasants, musk deer, and Himalayan Thar. Overnight in a tea house in Tengboche.
In Tengboche, you will have a great opportunity to see a panoramic view of the Himalayas, including Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and also, the Everest. After your breakfast, your guide will escort you towards Kyanjuma. Your trip will continue for at least 4-5 hours. From Tengboche to Kyanjuma, you will cross the Tashinga Pass and the village of Sansa. Overnight in a tea house in Kyanjuma.
To reach Monjo, you need to cross the beautiful village of Namche. As the village is used as a trading hub by the Sherpas, you can stroll around the village for some memoirs or gifts to your loved ones. The Namche Bazaar offers you a wide range of wildlife views. You may see some mountain goats, snow leopards, and colorful pheasants too. Fortunately, you will have to cross the Dudh Koshi River and enjoy the magnificent beauty of the glacial river. Overnight in a tea house in Monjo.
You will continuously descend towards the Lukla village via Phakding crossing several traditional suspension bridges. After 4-5 hours of continuous walk, you will reach Lukla. The village will be your end point of today's trek. Celebrate your night independently with your porters, guides, and friends. Spend your last night as a special one on the laps of the highest mountain in the world. Overnight in a tea house in Lukla.
Fly back to the Kathmandu Valley early in the morning. If you are lucky enough, you will get to the valley early with good weather. After 35 minutes of adventurous flight, check-in into the hotel. Take a heavy and healthy shower to erase away all the organic dirt and dust collected during the trek. Be independent whole day. Plan for special yoga, meditation, spa or massages to become fresh and soothe your pain from all the hiking and trekking during the trip. In the evening, enjoy a cultural program with Nepalese cuisine. You can share all of your experiences with the entire team of Great Nepal Treks. Overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.
A Great Nepal representative will guide you to the airport some 3 hours before the flight. Have a safe journey ahead.