Everest Panorama Trekking is the low altitude trekking in Everest region for those who is bounded with limited time and have problems to go to high altitudes. As said in the itinerary this is short trekking in Everest Region and will give you glimpse of Mt. Everest along with other small peaks of this region. You will enjoy ancient cultural values of Sherpa people of Khumbu valley. Everest Panorama trekking is short in the duration but will give you very nice opportunities to enjoy Himalayan scenery with Ambition Himalaya Treks. Tengboche is the last place of this trekking where you will see very traditional Buddhist
Everest Panorama trekking will give your numbers of opportunities to see snow-capped silver mountains of Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Normally, Everest view trekking is like a family trekking which is suitable for all age groups. This is very much classic route and is like a tour. The route will give you both tour and trekking experiences in Khumbu valley.
Trip Route : Kathmandu-Lukla-Namche Bazzar-Tengboche -Namche -Lukla -Kathmandu
Best Month: September to December and March to May ( Can do all year)
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel (1300m/4265f)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT], trek to Phakding [2,650M / 8694FT] 8 km, 30 minute flight and 3 hours trek
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440M / 11286FT] 12 km, 6-7 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, explore around and visit Everest view point and Khumjung village
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche [3,800M / 12,467FT] 10 km, 5-6 hours
Day 06: Trek to Monju [2,835M / 9,301FT] 14-15 km, 7-8 hours
Day 07: Trek to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT] 14 km, 4-5 hours
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel 30 minute fly
Day 09: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley Major four places
Day 10: Departure or extend your trip
Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle including before and after the trek
Accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with complimentary breakfast
Sightseeing in Kathmandu with private car and Tour guide
Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu round airfare
Domestic airport taxes where applicable
All required trekking permits and necessary paper works
Meals on full board during the trek [3 meals with 3 cup of hot drinks in a day]
Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner
Accommodation in lodge/guest house during the trek
Trekking Guide [English speaking, eco-friendly, Government licensed, Ministry of Tourism Trained, First Aid Trained] with salary, foods, -accommodation, transportation and insurances
Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
Strong porters [ 2 Trekkers = 1 porter ) with porter salary, foods, accommodation and insurances
Down jacket, sleeping bag, Ambition Himalaya T-shirt and Duffel Bag [Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag have to be returned after completing the trek]
First aid medications / medicines with the guide
Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide if you want
The flight between Kathmandu and Lukla where the trek starts is generally reliable but if the weather is bad all flights will be delayed or canceled for the day. In the event the flight is cancelled we will attempt to get you on a chartered helicopter but you are responsible for the extra costs in this event which can range from $200 to $600 or more depending on the number of people on the flight.
We in some itinerary schedule one extra day into the trek already as a buffer day in case of delays and in some Itineraries do not have extra day after trek but as flights can at times be delayed for several days we suggest you add a couple of extra days at the end of your trip in case of any delays. Extra days should always be scheduled at the end of the trip and not the start.
Detail Itinerary for Everest panorama trek 10 days
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1295m/4247ft), transfer to Hotel
Entering the city of Temple; Kathmandu with a panoramic adventure flying on a clear day would definitely be an adventure experience. Our airport representative and driver will be waiting for you to pick you up from airport to your hotel. Our airport representative will take you to your hotel. In the evening you will have briefing about your trip from your guide and we invite to join in Nepal dinner program in Nepal restaurant.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT], trek to Phakding [2,650M / 8694FT] 8 km, 30 minute fly & 3-4 hours
The approximately 30 – 40 minutes scenic flight will take us to Lukla Airport, which is our first step in Khumbu region where you will meet with your porters if you have booked one. As per the time, your guide will arrange breakfast / lunch in a tea house in Lukla. Lukla is very developed town in Khumbu / Everest region. After having our food we will start our trekking to Phakding for around 3/4 hours. The trekking trail is trouble-free and almost flat where we will be walking through Sherpa villages and local agriculture farms. On the way we will meet lots of Yaks carrying foods and equipments. We will be following Dudhkoshi River first and then will be following Thado Khola en-route to Phakding. Phakding is small village and have numbers of lodges for Trekkers. We can see normal to standard lodges in the village. On the way we will see breathtaking views of Kusum Kangaru.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440M / 11286FT] 12 km, 6-7 hours
Namche Bazaar is the most developed town of whole Everest region and known as gateway to Everest. We may find numbers of lodges in this town offering accommodations and foods for visitors. From Phakding we will cross and re-cross the rivers on high suspension bridges over Dudhkoshi River. Just after Monjo village there is an entrance gate to Everest National Park, where your trekking permit will be checked. The national park was set up to protect the mountain environment in Everest region. Continuing further to Namche through uphill trail we will see the first vision of Mt. Everest [8,848 meters] on a clear day. On the way to Namche Bazaar we will see some mountains like Thameserku, Kusum Kangaru, Lhotse, Tawache etc. Finally after ending an uphill trail we will get a colorful village called Namche Bazaar.
Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, explore around
We will spend the day in Namche for acclimatizing our health with high altitude. You can discuss with your guide to spend the leisure day. Normally, you can go to Everest View Point Hotel where you will get the wonderful views of numbers of mountains including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru & Amadablam. If you have more free time then you may want to go to Sherpa Museum where you will find numbers of attracting things of Sherpa people. Finally, you will stay overnight at the same hotel in Namche.
Day 05: Namche to Tengboche [3,800M / 12,467FT] 10 km, 5-6 hours
We will get our breakfast in the lodge and then start our trek further to Tengboche. Tengboche is a popular place in Everest Region. In Tengboche there is a traditional Buddhist Monastery where lots of visitors come for traditional yoga and meditations. From Tengboche we may see very nice views of sunset over Himalayan Mountains. From Tengboche we can see Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam etc. This is one of the best places to stay in overall.
Day 06: Tengboche to Monju [2,835M / 9,301FT] 14-15 km, 7-8 hours
After Breakfast trek down to Funki thanga and cross Dud Kosi River and ascend for 40 minute, after few minute rest trek to down to Namche for Lunch and trek to down to Monju for overnight stay.
Day 07: Monju to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT] 11 km, 4-5 hours
We will have breakfast in the lodge and then continue slowly to Lukla via Phakding for our next stop. We will be following the same trail that we used to go up on our first and second day. On the way we will see some mountains and with saying them Bye we will continue further to Lukla. In Lukla, your guide will arrange your hotels and reconfirm the tickets for your Kathmandu flight. You can say bye to your porter in Lukla. If you have some then you can give your extra cloths and equipment to him.
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
You will fly to Kathmandu with your guide today. The flight is as same as we experienced before and you will have free day for shopping or want to rest etc.
Day 09: Sightseeing in Kathmandu major 4 places
Kathmandu is known for its historical and cultural values. One can’t say that how many temples exist in Kathmandu valley and how important are they. After having you breakfast, your day will start with our guided tour of Kathmandu valley which includes world heritage listed sites includes Swoyambhunath or The Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath temple,the famous Hindu Temple, Bouddhanth Stupa and finally The Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 10: Departure to your onward destination or extend your trip
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight Ambition Himalaya representative will departure to the airport.
Important Notes and Safety Concerns
Trekking is simply not just walking. Some of our trips are extremely adventurous and needs serious efforts to complete them successfully. We kindly request all our valuable guests to come well prepared before doing any of these extreme treks. Buying proper and reliable insurance coverage with Helicopter Evacuation on emergency is the most important thing before starting the adventures. Sometimes, our treks are done in extremely remote places where you will have no access to outer world. On serious injuries or sickness Helicopter can be the only mean to evacuate you. In other hand bad weather conditions can also ruin the whole adventures. So, we say
"Get prepared first and enjoy the adventure without worrying"
US$ 899/ per person/ Price Valid for Minimum 2 Travelers
- Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle including before and after the trek
- Accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with complimentary breakfast
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu with private car and Tour guide
- Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu round airfare
- Domestic airport taxes where applicable
- All required trekking permits and necessary paper works
- Meals on full board during the trek [3 meals with 3 cup of hot drinks in a day]
- Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner
- Accommodation in lodge/guest house during the trek
- Trekking Guide [English speaking, eco-friendly, Government licensed, Ministry of Tourism Trained, First Aid Trained] with salary, foods, -accommodation, transportation and insurances
- Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
- Strong porters [ 2 Trekkers = 1 porter ) with porter salary, foods, accommodation and insurances
- Down jacket, sleeping bag, Ambition Himalaya T-shirt and Duffel Bag [Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag have to be returned after completing the trek]
- First aid medications / medicines with the guide
- Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
- Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
- Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide if you want
- Sightseeing Entrance fees in Kathmandu
- International Airfares, Visa Fees($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days), Travel and Rescue Insurance, Emergency Evacuation
- Bars and Beverage bills, cold drinks, mineral water, hot shower, telephone bills, laundry extra tea coffee
- Battery charges and wifi is not include but must of the places you can get it with pay, 2-4 USD an hour
- Extra activities than mentioned in the itinerary, extra porter charges
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu [Meals not included also in the cases of early returns from the trips]
- Extra accommodation caused due to early arrival, flight delays, natural disasters etc.]
- Tips / Gratitude for guides and porters
- Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified on booking of the trekking
Regarding personal equipment all trekkers need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down Jacket, pullovers, neck scarf, etc. for Evening/night/morning use, Sun Hat, casual warm clothing for day use, some pairs of good quality socks . Apart from above please bring slippers, suntan lotions and personal medication.
Here is the list of recommended gears for trekking in Nepal. Depending on the trekking route, days, season etc. these gear list can be different. Please consider with us before starting your journey. Some of these items are not compulsory and optional. Some items are only recommended for high altitude treks.
Head: Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses [real ones, with true UV protection]
Lower Body: Under Garments, Comfortable hiking shorts, Lightweight cotton long pants, Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms, Fleece or wool pants [seasonal], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell pants
Feet: Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, Warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots with spare laces, Sandals [flip-flops for use after a day trekking and to go to the bathroom & washroom], Gaiters [For high altitude trekking and crossing passes]
Upper Body: T-shirts, Light and expedition weight thermal tops, Fleece jacket or pullover Gloves [warmth], Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket [optional], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell jacket, Down vest and/or jacket *
Accessories: One microfiber towel [most guesthouses on the trek do not give towels; quick-dry], Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade,* DSLR / Digital camera with spare battries, Headlamp [e.g. Petzl Zoom] with spare bulbs and batteries, Trekking bag with rain cover / Duffel bag,* Comfortable daypack, Trekking Poles, Water bottle / came bags, Ear Plug [rooms are divided by thin woods so better to avoid noise from other rooms]
Toiletries: Multipurpose soap [preferably biodegradable], Deodorants, Nail clippers, Sun block / face and body moisturizer, Tooth brush / toothpaste [preferably biodegradable], Feminine hygiene products, Small mirror
Personal Hygiene: Wet wipes [baby wipes], Tissue / toilet rolls, Anti-bacterial hands wash, Water purifier [Better than using mineral water to keep the mountain clean]
Extras / Luxuries: Adaptors [Nepal two prong, 220 volt plug; or just an international, universal adaptor], Multi tool [Swiss Army Knife, Leatherman tool], Personal snacks [candy bars & cookies can also be bought in Kathmandu, Pokhara or at every guesthouse], Sewing Kit [Sometime it’s very useful], Superglue, Books for reading on free time, Cell / mobile phone, Trail Map / Guide book,* Ipod / Walkman / Mp3 Player / Mp4 Player, Pens / Pencils and small notebooks, Games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards