Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be met by our one of the representative for airport pickup and he will transfer to your respective hotel. Simply take rest and get yourself relaxed from jet lag or enjoy strolling around bustling happening streets of Thamel till end of the day. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Enjoy your early meal and get ready for one day sightseeing tour around culturally rich medieval city of Kathmandu. We will be visiting UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu valley. I.e. at Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath stupa, Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and if time allows, we also visit nearby Patan Durbar Square that blesses us with cultures, traditions, palaces, temples and festivals which are being followed through centuries ago.
And after returning back to your hotel, we complete our preparations for next day’s flight to Lukla. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2710m). Then trek to Phakding (2652 m). O/n at mountain lodge.
Today we wake up early in the morning and get ready to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla on a scenic mountain flight that offers eye level excellent views of great Himalayan peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and other surrounding snow capped mountains. Upon arrival at Lukla airstrip, we meet our porter crew and start our trekking activity towards Phakding following the beautiful trails along the bank of Dudhkoshi river. Overnight stay at mountain lodge in Phakding.
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 m). O/n at mountain lodge.
We start our trekking activity today after having our breakfast at teahouse. Ascending gradually from Phakding we cross beautiful suspension bridge named after Hillary. Then after crossing quite a steep trail with nice views of Thamserku , Cholatse and other peaks, we finally arrive at popular trading spot and Sherpa Village of Namche Bazar. We stay overnight at local mountain lodge in beautiful Namche Bazar.
Day 5: Rest in Namche Bazaar/ Excursion Namche Bazaar and Syangboche Village. O/n at mountain lodge.
Proper acclimatization is very important in our Everest panorama Trek and today we spend a day exploring beautiful and culturally rich Namche Bazar before heading further towards Phortse. Visit to nearby monastery and capturing the best of culture and nature with excursion to Syanboche village would be highlights of today. During April season, we might also meet everest expedition members and listen to their mountaineering stories at touristic hub of Everest region in Namche. We stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 6: Trek to Phortse (3600m), 6-7 hours.
We start our day early as we have to trek for nearly six to seven hours today from Namche Bazar to Phortse. Initially walking through flat surface, we gradually make our way ascending towards Phortse. Overnight stay at Phortse.
Day 7: Trek to Tengboche (6-7 hours).
Further pushing ourselves forward slowly on through our Everest Panorama Trekking trails, we finally arrive at Tengboche. It is a cultural hub during our short and easy adventure where we get an opportunity to visit ancient Tengboche monastery that allows us to explore and witness daily rituals and ceremonies during local festivals. Also Tengboche offers excellent panoramic views of Everest Himalayan range. Overnight stay at Tengboche.
Day 8: Trek to Khumjung(3900). Site trip to Khunde Hillary Clinic and Monastery.
Khumjung is an spectacular Sherpa village located at 3900m above sea level offering rich Sherpa cultural insights with mind blowing views of Khumbila peak and other surrounding snow capped mountains. It is simply an awesome experience to wake up early high in the mountains and watch those beautiful Himalayan panoramas that takes our breath away.
Today, we also go for side trip to Khunde Hillary Clinic and monastery. Overnight stay at Khumjung.
Day 9: Trek to Phakding.
After having our breakfast today will be quite relaxing day as we descend to Phakding today and stay overnight. During April season, it would be great opportunity to walk through beautiful rhododendron forests that simply blesses us with once in a lifetime opportunity. Overnight stay at Phakding.
Day 10: Trek to Lukla.
Today is the last trekking day of our Everest Panorama trek as we head towards Lukla. We celebrate with our crew and cherish memorable Everest moments and wait for tomorrow’s flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Lukla.
Day 11: Fly back from luka to Kathmandu. Souvenir and sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
We fly from Lukla to Kathmandu today on a scenic mountain flight enjoying views of great Himalayan range and upon arrival at Kathmandu, you can either take rest at your hotel, go for spa, shopping around for souvenir or simply stroll around streets of Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Final departure.
Farewell day today, as after completion of your final packing and preparations, we drop off to Tribhuwan International Airport to catch your flight toward onward destination.
Photos of the Trip
Everest Panorama Trek is a popular short and scenic holiday in Everest region of Nepal that allows every traveler to get insights into local Sherpa cultures and traditions with an opportunity to view beautiful Himalayan sceneries of world’s highest peak Mt. Everest and neighboring Himalayas like Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse etc.
Everest Panorama View Trek shortly begins as you arrive at Kathmandu valley and board a scenic flight towards Lukla airstrip. Soon, following the popular Everest route, walking through rhododendron forests, riverbanks, you will arrive at traditional Sherpa village of Namche Bazar via Phakding. We enjoy the natural and cultural essence of Himalayas as we head further towards Tengboche. We will surely visit an ancient monastery over there where the locals perform daily rituals and prayers. Also, spectacular sceneries of Everest Himalayas including Mt Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku and other neighboring peaks is being offered from Tengboche. In this way with beautiful memories and snapshots of Everest, we trace our footsteps back to Lukla to catch a flight towards Kathmandu.