Panoramic Everest View Trek

Embark on a journey of a lifetime with the Panoramic Everest View Trek. Soak in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, on a 11-day trek through the picturesque Khumbu region of Nepal. With Destination Unlimited, a well-reputed trekking company, you'll be guided through ancient villages, historic monasteries, and lush valleys dotted with snow-capped peaks. The trek ensures the trekkers have a great view of the Himalayas without taking the strenuous path.

Experience the unique Sherpa culture, walk along the majestic Dudh Koshi River, and enter the Sagarmatha National Park, home to diverse flora and fauna. Hike to the Hotel Everest View, situated at the highest altitude, and visit the iconic Tengboche Monastery for a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist traditions of the Tibetan-Sherpa mix villages.

This trek provides the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation, ensuring you'll have a story to tell for a lifetime. If you're seeking a more challenging trek, try the Everest Base Camp Trek or Everest Three Passes trek. Trust in Destination Unlimited's reputation for top-notch services and let them assist you every step of the way.

For more experienced Trekkers Everest Base Camp Trek and Everest Three Passes Trek would be an ideal choice.

Trip Highlights of Panoramic Everest View Trek

The Panoramic Everest View Trek is a shorter trekking option in the Everest region, offering stunning views of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, along with other iconic Himalayan peaks. Here are some important highlights of this trek:

1. Spectacular Mountain Views

  • Mount Everest: Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Everest (8,848 meters), the highest peak in the world, from various viewpoints along the trekking route.
  • Ama Dablam: Admire the majestic beauty of Ama Dablam (6,812 meters), one of the most iconic and picturesque peaks in the Everest region, known for its stunning pyramid-shaped summit.

2. Tengboche Monastery

  • Spiritual Center: Visit the historic Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the Khumbu region, and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of this spiritual center.
  • Breathtaking Views: Enjoy panoramic views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, and other Himalayan peaks from the monastery's viewpoint, especially during sunrise and sunset.

3. Sherpa Culture and Hospitality

  • Sherpa Villages: Trek through traditional Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, and Khunde, where you can experience the unique culture, hospitality, and way of life of the Sherpa people.
  • Local Traditions: Learn about Sherpa customs, festivals, and daily rituals as you interact with locals and explore their picturesque mountain settlements.

4. Sagarmatha National Park

  • Biodiversity: Explore the rich biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rhododendron forests, Himalayan wildlife, and rare bird species.
  • Scenic Landscapes: Trek through stunning alpine landscapes, river valleys, and rugged terrain, with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains at every turn.

5. Everest View Hotel

  • Highest Hotel in the World: Visit the Everest View Hotel, located at an altitude of 3,880 meters, and enjoy unparalleled views of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks from its panoramic terrace.
  • Luxurious Accommodation: Experience luxury accommodations and amenities at the Everest View Hotel, including comfortable rooms, gourmet dining, and warm Sherpa hospitality.

6. Scenic Flights

  • Mountain Flight: Opt for a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla or back, offering aerial views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu, among others.
  • Bird's Eye View: Get a bird's eye view of the breathtaking landscapes, deep valleys, and towering peaks of the Everest region from the comfort of your aircraft.

7. Himalayan Culture Museum

  • Namche Bazaar: Visit the Himalayan Culture Museum in Namche Bazaar, dedicated to preserving and showcasing the cultural heritage, history, and traditions of the Sherpa people and the Everest region.
  • Interactive Exhibits: Explore interactive exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and displays highlighting the unique culture, lifestyle, and mountaineering history of the Everest region.

8. Short Duration

  • Ideal for Time-Conscious Travelers: The Panoramic Everest View Trek is a shorter trekking option compared to the classic Everest Base Camp Trek, making it ideal for travelers with limited time or those seeking a less strenuous trekking experience.
  • Flexible Itineraries: Customize your trekking itinerary to suit your preferences, with options for shorter or longer duration treks depending on your schedule and fitness level.

9. Photography Opportunities

  • Scenic Vistas: Capture stunning photographs of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, and other Himalayan peaks against the backdrop of clear blue skies, dramatic clouds, and colorful prayer flags.
  • Cultural Encounters: Take candid shots of Sherpa villagers, Buddhist monasteries, prayer wheels, and traditional architecture, documenting the unique cultural and natural beauty of the Everest region.

10. Adventure and Exploration

  • Hiking and Excursions: Embark on day hikes and excursions to nearby viewpoints, monasteries, and scenic spots for additional adventure and exploration opportunities.
  • Trekking Routes: Choose from various trekking routes and itineraries, including the Everest View Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, or Everest Short Trek, tailored to your interests and time constraints.

The Panoramic Everest View Trek offers a memorable journey through the heart of the Everest region, with its stunning mountain vistas, rich cultural heritage, and warm Sherpa hospitality leaving a lasting impression on trekkers.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 3 - 4 hours trek
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m): 4 hours
  • Day 07: Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m): 4 - 5 hours
  • Day 08: Tengboche to Monjo (2,840m): 5 -6 hours
  • Day 09: Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours
  • Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) We pick you up at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to a hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu.
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation In the morning, we drive around Kathmandu valley to visit Changu Narayan Temple and Swayambhunath. Later, we discuss the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03 :Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 3 - 4 hours trek We take a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The view of the Himalayas seen from the airplane is absolutely breathtaking. We’ll be accompanied by these snow-capped beauties for next 5 days. After we land in Lukla, we begin our trek through small villages to reach Phakding. Overnight at a lodge in Phakding.
  • Day 04 :Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m): 5 - 6 hours Crossing suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River, we approach few beautiful villages to enter Sagarmatha National Park. After entering the gate of the park, we trek through alpine forests to reach internet friendly zone of Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a hotel in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 05 :Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m) Today, we take a short tour of Namche Bazaar. We learn about Sherpa and Buddhist culture from the locales. We visit few ancient monasteries in the town. We also take a short hike to Hotel Everest View which is the highest point of our trek. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 06 :Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m): 4 hours We leave Namche Bazaar and continue our trek through steep ridges. We pass few rhododendron forests to reach Syangboche. After a short walk, we reach Khumjung. Khumjung is a beautiful village situated on the lap of holy Mt. Khumbila. This mountain has never been ascended as it’s considered too sacred by the Sherpas. Overnight at a homestay in Khumjung.
  • Day 07 :Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m): 4 - 5 hours Trekking along Imjaste River, we pass through several pine, rhododendron, and fir forests to reach Tengboche. We explore the famous Dawa Choling Gompa which hosts outstanding view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, and other snow-capped mountains. Overnight at a homestay in Tengboche.
  • Day 08 :Tengboche to Monjo (2,840m): 5 -6 hours We trek downhill with the stunning view of the Himalayas and reach Sanasa. After a short hike further downhill, we enter the Dudh Koshi valley and small Sherpa-Tibetan mix village of Monjo. Overnight at a lodge in Monjo.
  • Day 09 :Monjo to Lukla: 5- 6 hours Leaving Monjo, we trek pass few steep ridges along Dudh Koshi River to reach Phakding. On our last day of the trek, we trek until we reach Lukla. Once we reach Lukla, we celebrate our successful trek by having a dinner in a restaurant in Lukla. Overnight at a hotel in Lukla.
  • Day 10 :Fly to Kathmandu We enjoy our scenic flight back to Kathmandu. After we reach Kathmandu, we’ll have farewell dinner at a restaurant in Thamel. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 11 :Final departure With hopes of seeing you again, we drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport.

Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers 
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast Included
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Tea-house Lodge during the Trekking
  • Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Porters : 2 Member one porter
  • Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  • All Trekking permits and Necessary documents 
  • Sleeping bag, Down Jacket( If Necessary) & Duffle bag by company
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment,
  • First Aid Kit and Special Care
  • Rescue arrangements for our clients
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes
  • Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited Treks
     

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Kathmandu sightseeing  Entrance fees
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Khumbu Tax Worth 20$
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
  • Tips for guide and porter, Hot Showers
  • Which is not mentions in Cost Included Section.

1. What is the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

The Panoramic Everest View Trek is a short trekking option in the Everest region of Nepal, designed to provide trekkers with stunning views of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks, as well as an opportunity to experience the unique Sherpa culture and hospitality.

2. How long does the Panoramic Everest View Trek take?

The duration of the trek typically ranges from 5 to 7 days, depending on the specific itinerary and starting point. It can be customized to suit the preferences and time constraints of trekkers.

3. What is the starting point of the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

The trek often starts from Lukla, a popular gateway to the Everest region, accessible via a short flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, trekkers follow a well-established trail to Namche Bazaar and other scenic viewpoints in the region.

4. What is the highest altitude reached during the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

The highest altitude reached during the trek is usually around 3,880 meters (12,730 feet) at the Everest View Hotel, located near Namche Bazaar. Trekkers can enjoy panoramic views of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks from this vantage point.

5. Do I need to be physically fit to do the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

While the Panoramic Everest View Trek is considered less strenuous compared to longer treks in the Everest region, it still involves walking on mountainous terrain and gaining elevation. It's recommended to have a moderate level of fitness and stamina for the trek.

6. What permits are required for the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

Trekkers need to obtain the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card to trek in the Everest region. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or at the park entry points.

7. Is it necessary to hire a guide or porter for the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

While hiring a guide or porter is not mandatory, it's recommended, especially for those unfamiliar with the region or trekking at high altitudes. Guides provide valuable assistance with navigation, safety, and cultural insights, while porters can help carry heavy loads.

8. What is the best time of year to do the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

The best time to do the trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear, and the skies are most likely to offer unobstructed views of the mountains.

9. What type of accommodation can I expect during the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

Accommodation along the trekking route typically consists of teahouses or guesthouses offering basic amenities such as shared rooms, hot showers, and meals. The facilities may vary in comfort and cleanliness, but they provide a cozy refuge for trekkers.

10. What should I pack for the Panoramic Everest View Trek?

Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, a waterproof jacket, sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and trekking poles. It's essential to pack light but carry all necessary items for safety and comfort.

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 1150
  • Trip Duration 11 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Max Altitude 3,962m
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No of people Price P.P
1-1 Pax US$ 1150
2 US$ 1125
2-4 US$ 1100
6-8 US$ 1089