Don’t have too much time in Nepal? Don’t feel like you could manage the full base camp trek but don’t want to miss out on the views? The Everest Panorama Trek will take you into the heart of the Khumbu Region, giving you the opportunity to experience spectacular mountain views and alpine scenery. There are still challenging tracks and steep inclines but this is a shorter trek reaching an altitude of 3860 meters. The trail takes you up as high as Tyanboche, home to the ornate Tyangboche Monastery and an idyllic place that offers breathtaking, panoramic vistas of some of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains. Much of the trek follows the fast flowing, milky waters of the Dudh Kosi, passing over many impressive suspension bridges, loaded with Buddhist prayer flags and through thick rhododendron forests.
The views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku will blow you away as you trek through Sherpa land, meeting the local people in traditional villages. You will pass through the hillside town of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital and gateway to the high Himalaya, soaking up its vibrant atmosphere and colorful culture.
So come and catch the trekking bug with the Everest Panorama Trek, a great start to your trekking hobby that will keep you captivated in this mountain wonderland.
Everest Panorama Trek Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Welcome to Nepal! Arrive Kathmandu airport; transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive to airport, fly to Lukla (2840 meters / 9320 feet) then trek to Phakding (2610 meters / 8560 feet) – approximately 3.5 hours walk.
Day 3: Reach Namche Bazaar (3440 meters / 11290 feet) – approximately 6 hours walk.
Day 4: The world’s highest hotel, Khumjung Village and back to Namche Bazaar. (Acclimatization/exploration day.)
Day 5: Walk to Tyangboche Monastery (3860 meters / 12660 feet) – approximately 5 hours walk.
Day 6: Return trek to Namche Bazaar – approximately 4 hours walk.
Day 7: Return trek to Lukla – approximately 6 hours walk.
Day 8: Flight back to Kathmandu. Free afternoon to shop and relax.
Day 9: Kathmandu sightseeing, shopping.
Day 10: Departure transfer to Kathmandu airport as per flight time.