Everest Panorama Trekking-11 days

Trip Level
Moderate
Destination
Nepal
Trip Duration
11 Days

Overview

Trekking Highlights:

“Starts and ends with panoramic flight to and from Kathmandu and Lukla Wonderful scenery of beautiful landscapes and high snow-capped mountains Within high Sagarmatha National Park enriched with exotic flora and fauna Visit traditional Sherpa villages interwoven with rich Buddhism cultures Stunning panorama of Everest and range of peaks from Thyangboche Monastery.”

Trip Profile:  

Trip Mode: On hotels and lodge basis on treks.

Trek Grade: Moderate walks with a touch of high altitude. 

People and Culture: Populated by Sherpa people of Buddhism religions with colorful and impressive cultures.

Highest spot: At Thyangboche Monastery 3, 867 m high.

The region of Trekking: Nepal Far North Mid-East Khumbu and Everest Region.

Duration of walks: 05 Nights and 06 Days (Lukla to Lukla)

Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Arrival to final departure)

Seasons: Nearly all months of the year except monsoon June to August wet seasons, March to May wild-flowers are in blooming time, with clear morning for views and pleasant day for walks, October to December another best months for clear views of mountain scenery, morning  and night times will be cold as per altitude wise.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, gretted by one of our airport representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu trek preparation with an optional tour around world heritage sites.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m and walk to Phakding 2,560 m - 04 hrs.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs. 

Day 05: At Namche rest day for acclimatization and short hike.   

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche monastery 3,867 m - 05 hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 05 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Lukla via Phakding village - 06 hrs.

Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 10: In Kathmandu reserve and spare day for individual activities.

Day 11: Depart Nepal for international flight home-ward bound.


Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

On reaching at Kathmandu international airport received by our staff and guide with warm welcome then transfer to your hotel in centre of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed in your rooms join for group briefing regarding your stay in Nepal, where Nepal High Point Treks guides will provide information on treks-local lodge-hotels-culture and other necessary information related with Everest Panorama trekking.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu trek preparation with an optional tour.

In Kathmandu, a free day preparation for Everest Panorama trekking with optional sightseeing around Kathmandu, as the valley is steeped with many world heritage sites and important monuments and religious-historical sites.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m and walk to Phakding 2,615 m - 04 hrs.

Early morning Nepal High Point guide and staff will pick you from your hotel for short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport, completing security formalities board in a small aircraft (Dornier / Twin Otter or similar plane) where short and scenic flight heads eastbound facing views of Himalayan range with includes Mt. Everest, and then lands at Lukla Tenzing and Hillary airport named after legendry mountaineers. From here having refreshing morning break walk continues on gradual trail with some down-hill and short ups to reach at first overnight stop in Phakding village, a nice Sherpa village situated above near Dudh-Kosi River. 

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.                                       

A slow an easy morning walks leads to Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, with time here for refreshing stop then cross a bridge to reach at Jorsalle the last village before Namche Bazaar (possible lunch stop), from here walk on river bed within forested area and then climb from the last high bridge to reach at famous and colorful Namche Bazaar. Where walk leads to climb on winding uphill facing views of peaks, at Namche check into a nice and cozy lodge, with time to wander around its many well stocked shops, Namche Bazaar the hub and main town or large village of Khumbu area where colorful and busy Saturday market held once a week.

Day 05: At Namche rest day for acclimatization and short hike.         

Rest day at Namche for acclimatization before heading towards higher terrains, with various options for short walks to catch best views of high peaks will be a good hike to Everest View Hotel, a four hours walks both ways, rewards you with an excellent panorama of mountains with Everest and magnificent Amadablam. At Namche visit the interesting museum with much information of Khumbu Sherpa, culture, flora-fauna as well of mountaineering expedition history with the rest of the afternoon at leisure. 

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche monastery 3,867 m - 05 hrs.

After pleasant and enjoyable time at Namche, morning walk leads with a short climb and on gradual scenic trail facing views of Everest, Amadablam with arraign y of peaks. As walks leads into greenery within woodland after crossing Imjatse River climb into forested areas with views of Kangtenga-Tharmasarku and other peaks as walk ends on reaching at Thyangboche and its monastery for an overnight stop. Afternoon tour of the monastery where you can witness monks and priest on religious activities a great scenic spot surrounded by high peaks and green forest with views of Everest and magnificent Amadablam, truly a pleasant and delightful spot for an overnight stop. At Thyangboche Monastery during October or November great colorful festival takes place called Mani-Rimdu where monks dressed with various mask dances wading evil spirits which is the charm of the festival as per Buddhism Lunar calendar months for this festival events.

Day 07: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 05 hrs. 

Morning catching the views of surrounding peaks, where walk leads downhill to within green forested area to reach at Imjatse River and then cross over a bridge, and then a short steep climb where walk leads on the gradual winding path to Namche Bazaar for last night in Khumbu before Lukla.

Day 08:  Trek to Lukla via Phakding - 06 hrs. 

Our last final day of the adventure with long day treks to reach Lukla starting with  descend to reach a river valley and at Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit to Monjo village, where walk continues past Phakding with last short climb to reach at last overnight stay in Lukla before flying back to Kathmandu.

Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Having early breakfast where interesting short scenic flight brings you back at Kathmandu, as you depart from Lukla early morning, as air journey leads you with an amazing panorama of mountains and then landing at Kathmandu airport with short drivel back to your respective hotels. 

Day 10: In Kathmandu reserve and spare day for individual activities.

While in Kathmandu we have reserve this day as a contingency in case of flight delay and might lead to cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather condition. On this day as you fly in as per the itinerary where you can enjoy individual activities and shopping souvenirs with a free day in Kathmandu. 

Day 11: Depart Nepal for international flight home-ward bound.

Last day in the country of high Everest within massive Himalaya, with wonderful short experience and adventure on Everest Panorama trek, then depart from the hotel as per your flight time as Nepal High Point Treks staff transfers you to Kathmandu international airport for your home-ward flight or to next respective countries.


Cost Details

  • All airport pick-up and drop-off transport services by private vehicles.
  • Everest region  National Park permit.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card (permit).
  • Well Trained English speaking Trekking guide.
  • Porter  - 2 guest = 1 porter who carries 20-25 kg of your luggage.
  • Accommodation in  Hotel / Lodge during the trek.
  • Meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
  • Air ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Food and accommodation as well as Insurance and equipment for guide and porters.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Your travel insurance and Personal nature expenses.
  • Drinks (tea/coffee, beer, cokes, mineral water), beverages and hot shower.
  • Tips for trekking staff.
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing.
  • Meals &  accommodation while you are in Kathmandu.

Equiment Checklist

Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a trek to Everest Base Camp or any other tea-house trek in Nepal.  Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience.  What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.

ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK

  • Extra layers, gloves, wind breaker and poncho
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with Sunscreen
  • Broad brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
  • Water Bottles or Camel Back
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Favorite Snacks
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Umbrella (works great in a light rain or to protect from the sun)
  • Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trekking Poles (optional)
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)

CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS

  • Moisture wicking long sleeve tee-shirts (2)
  • Moisture wicking tee-shirts (1)
  • Long underwear pants (2)
  • Underwear (5 to 7)
  • Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)
  • Sweatshirt (optional)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Trekking Pants (2)
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Wide brimmed hat
  • Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
  • Lightwight Gloves
  • Insulated Wool or Down Mittens
  • Gaiters (optional)

FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS

  • Hiking boots with ankle support
  • Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
  • Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
  • Hiking socks (10)
  • Sock Liners (optional)
  • SLEEPING BAG
  • Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Sleeping bag stuff sack

DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS

  • Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
  • Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
  • Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and day pack
  • Waterproof cover for daypack
  • Drybags in several sizes
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes

FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES

  • Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Diamox (for altitude sickness)
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
  • Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
  • Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
  • Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
  • Wet wipes
  • Panty Liners and Tampons
  • Face lotion
  • Hair brush
  • Hair ties
  • Hand warmers
  • Ear plugs for sleeping

OTHER ITEMS

  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Journal, pen and paper
  • Reading book
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Map

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Departure Dates

No fixed departures.