Everest Panorama Trekking

Everest Panorama Trekking

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Everest Panorama trek is a short classic trek to the Everest, Ideal for those who wouldn't willing to go high altitude and to walk all the way to Everest Base Camp or those not having longer holiday. Everest panorama trek is idyllic trekking option. This trek offers classic, close views of Everest and other Khumbu mountains as well as cultural insight on the lives of the legendary Sherpas of the Everest Region. It takes you up high along trails to Tengboche monastery at the elevation of 3850m, which stand at the top of hill, with a clear view of Mt. Everest, at the convergence or Dudh Koshi.

Trek starts with a spectacular mountain flight to Lukla, Nepals busiest mountain airstrip at 2800m, which serves as the gateway for Everest Region. The trek continues through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, with pine forests, rhododendron flowers and an abundance of wildlife, to Namche Bazaar (3440m). A day of rest is necessary in Namche in order to get acclimatized to higher altitudes. The following days trekking will bring you to the village of tengboche(3930m), home to the highest Buddhist monastery in the world(8848m) and its neighboring peaks.

The concluding days of this adventure will be spent in the delightful and scenic villages of Kunde (3500m) and Khumjung, where you will have the opportunity to interact with the legendary Sherpa people and participate in their astonishing traditional lifestyle, Back down to Lukla from where you will take a short flight back to Kathmandu, enjoying the last views of the awe-inspiring Himalayan range and its people of the giant mountain area in the world.

Trip Facts:

Country: Nepal
Trekking Type: Tea House
Max Altitude: 3,867 M (Tyangboche)
Group Size: 01 - 12
Trip Duration: 12 Days
Best Season: Mar - May | Sep - Dec
Trip Grade: Moderate
Start - End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m), O/N at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation ,O/N at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2,652m), 3-4 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5-6 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867m), 5-6 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 07: Trek to Khumjung (3,750m) 4-5 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 08: Trek to Thame (3,800m), 4-5 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 09: Trek to Monju(2680m), 5-6 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2,800m), 4-5 hrs walk, O/N at Guesthouse.
  • Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu,O /N at Hotel.
  • Day 12: Leisure at Kathmandu,O /N at Hotel.
  • [NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trek can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.]
  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m).
    Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation.
    After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Bouddhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip. Overnight at Hotel with BB Plan.
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m) & trek to Phakding (2,652m), 3-4 hrs.
    Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to the tiny airstrip at Lukla for about 40 minutes scenic flight; you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters. Guide will manage the lunch place depending upon the time of arrival at Lukla. We then take an easy walk to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge. Overnight at Guest House with BLD Plan.
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5-6 hrs.
    After breakfast we will continue up the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. When enter the National park boundary we descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region. Overnight at Guest House with BLD Plan.
  • Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
    We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the altitude of (3,440m/11,283ft). You have full day leisure or visit Everest View Point hotel for wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market, if Saturday can be seen many people in Saturday market for shopping to fulfill their daily needs and only one shopping market in the surrounding areas. Also you can visit Sherpa Museum as well a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and stroll back to hotel for overnight. Overnight at Guesthouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867m), 5-6 hrs.
    Today after breakfast we start our trek with pleasant walk through the forest with magnificent view of mountains. The great view of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak with view of the eastern snow capped mountains. The trail leads up hill through the forested path and the hardly walk to get to Tyangboche. One of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya and the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam. Overnight at Guesthouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 07: Trek to Khumjung (3750m), 4-5 hrs.
    Trek down to Phungithanka a small settlement with couple of teahouses. The trail leads down hill through the forested path and after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river trek onwards to the Sanasa from where we split the way to Namche and short climb to hidden valley called Khumjung village, probably the biggest village of the areas and visit Hillary school established by Sir Edmond Hillary and visit Monastery of Khumjung where still can be seen the Yeti scalp and explore the surrounding local Sherpa village and with a great memories. Overnight at Gusethouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 08: Trek to Thame (3,800m), 4-5 hrs.
    Today, after breakfast, we head up to Khunde village where a place of famous climber and big hospital running by charity, after a great moments trek to Syangboche airstrip which is the world highest airstrip and with a scenic mountain view trek to the Thame village, which is a popular village for Mountain scenery, world famous Sherpa climbers, monastery and many more with Himalayan wildlife. A superb view of Mountain to the west part and afternoon visit Monastery and rest of the time spend chatting with local Sherpa people, starting mountaineering profession as well as their lifestyle and rest and relax at the home of world famous climbers. Overnight at Guesthouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 09: Trek to Monju (2680m), 5-6 hrs.
    This day we trek to the Namche passing through the Mende village and superb scenery of the beautiful Mountains. We will have a lunch at Namche and we walk further down to Monju for overnight. Overnight at Guesthouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2,800m), 4-5 hrs.
    After breakfast we trek back with enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. And finally today the trail leads you back to Lukla. After your arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek. Overnight at Guesthouse with BLD Plan.
  • Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu.
    After an early morning flight to Kathmandu our guide transfer you to your hotel. You may have time to relax after your journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Himalayan trip with us. Overnight at Hotel with BB Plan.
  • Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu.
    Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
  • [NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trek can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.]
"So What you are Paying For?"
What you are paying for, we would like to explain to you. We are a local company providing world-wide travelers with internationally qualified services. We provide you with the lowest cost possible for fully inclusive trips that have no hidden fees. We guarantee your safety, satisfaction, and long-lasting memories of your experience of Nepal Journey.

Cost Include

  • International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with BB Plan.
  • Welcome and Firewell Dinner.
  • Internal transport and flight within your Nepal staying as per the itinerary.
  • 3 meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
  • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis tents or local lodges / guesthouses.
  • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees,(Entry Permit and TIMS Card).
  • Professional English speaking tour leader, guides and necessary porters.
  • Sleeping Bag and Duffel bag for during Trekking period.
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • International air fare to/ from Nepal.
  • Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water.
  • Laundry fees.
  • All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.
What type of shape do I need for this Trip?
Everest Panorama Trek is a suitable trek for all kind of people who are moderately fit, not any previous adventures experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming and walking are recommended before your Everest Panorama Trekking. Persons suffering from a pre-existing medical condition must seek medical advice/consent before considering the trek. Whist on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.


Will somebody come to pick up me at the Airport upon my arrival?
Yes, Global Holidays Adventure representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall. He will be displaying an Global Holidays Adventure name with your name on it. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your Hotel.


Visa info: Entry Visa fees- at present $ 25 for 15 day, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for three month visa on entry to Nepal. You can take visa after landing Nepal in Tribhuwan International Airport.

What sort of accommodation can i expect in Kathmandu and in Trekking?
In Kathmandu: Here are all kind of Hotel simple hotel to 5* hotel. Its depends on your demand but normally in our trekking package we use standard rooms from 3* or 4* on BB Basis.

During Trekking:
You will have teahouse/Lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quit blanket. We can also offer you Global Holidays Adventure's sleeping baggage if needed ( which need to return after the trip) but it is good idea to have your own sleeping baggage always. We usually provide you single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory. The dining room is sownstairs around a fire. All food will be cooked to order in the little kitchen. You should not enter the kitchen unless asked to do so.


Toilet Facilities During Trekking: On, Trek common toilet facilities are available at Tea House. Now some teahouse have attached bathroom.

Shower Facilities:
You will have hot shower in all teahouses but some place there isnot hot shower, we will provide you hot water in bucket for Shower.


Do you use porters/ yaks on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?

Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc only.


What kind of food can i expect in Trekking?

Most of Teahouse cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare Pasta, Tuna Bakes, Noodles, Potatos, Eggs, Dalbhat, Bread, Soups, Fresh Vegetable ( variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like Apple Pies, Pancakes and some interesting attempts at Custard. You will find a lot of garlic items on the menu, eat some every day because it assists with acclimatization. In many larger villages you may find some meat on the menu. You cal always get hot chocolate, tea, coffee, hot lemon as well as soft drinks. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be take on the way to distination.


What sort of transportation I use?

Global Holidays Adventure is all about providing you with local insights as well as adventure with that in mind where we think you will get more our of your holiday by using a different means of transport that is what we do. Using a variety of private transport is an integral part of our Himalayas travel and enhance the experience. We use private tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and pick ups. Depending on the group size we use cars, minibus, van or Landcruiser. These small light vehicles are more manoeuvrable and flexible enabling us to take you through the narrow roads of Nepal. All the vehicles are usually air-conditioned unless we are travelling in cooler areas.


What is the best season for this trekking?

The best season for this trek is October to mid December and mid February to mid June. It is not very good trekking during the monsoon season from June to August excepts treks in the Himalayan rain shadow like Upper Mustang and Mt. Kailash.


What is the weather and temperature like in trekking?

Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are enerally warm. Winter ( January and February ) will be bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to makes sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any condition. Expert the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 degree c to 15 degree c low during day time.


Can I charge my camera batterries on my Trip?

These facilities will be available in most of the places in your Hotel reception by playing some service. Remember to bring your adapters!!.


Is there any communication while we are on Trekking?

There are telephone in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls, Some place there is also interest access which you can use by paying some charges.


Can I use credit cards in the places visit in Trekking?

In Kathmandu you can use your credit/ master card. During the trekking you need cash, you can't use your credit card.


How much additional money do I need per day?

In Kathmandu, you can allocate $ 10-15 for lunch and dinner. It's all depends on your spending habits. $. 15- 20 a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolate and few drinks in Trekking.


Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?

This is a difficult things to tell. It's up to you from your heart by looking their work and support. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and local porters thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.


Is the water Ok to drink? Do I need to bring purifying tablets/filter?

In most places bottled water is readily available. If you wish to drink normal water, you need to use purifying aid, which you will need to bring with you.


Is Global Holidays Adventure's staff insured?

Our Company insures all our trekking staff, including guide, cook, Sherpa and Porters.


What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tour?

  • Valid Passport- must be valid for up to 6 months after return from your tour, keep a seperate photocopy.
  • Travel insurance, keep a seperate photocopy which you need to give to us before you leaving for trip.
  • Cash and Traveller's Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase seperate.
  • Flight Tickets.
  • Emergency contact numbers for T/C's bank, insurance, family contacts.
Can I add extra days to my Trekking Trip?
A trekking holiday should be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.


I would like to extend my holiday, any recommendations?

Yes there are many options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Following trips are suggested for your holiday extensions.

What immunizations will I need?
No vaccinations are compulsory in Himalaya but we do recommend you are coveres for * Diphtheria & TB, *Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B * Malaria, * Typhoid, Polio and tetanus. We also recommend-

  • A dental Check up prior to Travelling.
  • That you know your blood group in case of Emergency.

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