“full of thrills and excitement throughout this trip, from traditional villages, green hills, pristine forest, amazing landscapes and high mountains, outstanding views of world’s highest Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, visiting villages and monasteries enrich old culture, customs. And the Stunning View of Mount Everest which is main attraction of this trek. the warm hospitality of the highlanders “The Sherpa of Himalaya” as a bonus.
Everest Panorama Trekking is very popular among the people who are keen to explore magic views of Mount Everest in shorter holiday time. Trexmount Ventures has designed this trekking to explore naturally blessed Everest Khumbu area and to amidst astounding Mount Everest’s view. The Khumbu area is equipped with the ancient Buddhist monuments and beholding the Sherpa villages and history. The life style of highlander, ancient Buddhist Monastery and breathtaking views of High Himalayan are blessing the visitors.
Everest Panorama Trekking starts with a scenic flight to Lukla at 2,860 m-9,383 ft, which is also a gateway to Everest trekking area. We begin hiking by following Dudh Kosi River, passing through neat Sherpa villages of Choplung Ghat and eventually Phakding. We have an absolutely stunning snow capped mountains view right from the beginning of the trek. The hike through the cool shade of forest lined with tall rhododendron, pines, firs and oak trees are amazing. Sagarmatha National Park boundary starts from Manjo where TIMS and Park permits are checked and recorded of all trekkers. We cross a few suspension bridges and follow the river before ascending to reach the famous Namche Bazaar.
Namche Bazaar is a unique place with big sherpa settlement in a U-shaped. The Hotels and lodges are serving good food. Namche Bazaar is also a junction as it is situated in many trails coming from various parts in the region. This is a good place for acclimatize of altitude before hiking higher. There are many modern facilities available with an ATM, Banks, Post Office, Cyber and numerous shops, delightful restaurants and bakeries. Namche Bazaar holds a Saturday market every week. The local around the region comes for shopping and store their daily need for at least a week. A hike to Syangboche makes amaze with its beauty of nature. The surrounding of syangboche are superb hill station to see the Mount Everest, National park Museum and to acclimatize with altitude.
The trekking trail goes higher from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery. Tyangboche is situated in the midst of forest setting with awesome views of snow capped peaks including Mount Everest. The magnificent stunning view of high Himalaya including majestic Mount Everest, AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and many more are spectacular. There are chances to go inside the Monastery premises while monks are praying and witness a monastic chanting ceremony.
We will come back to quaint traditional Khumjung and Khunde villages beneath the majestic and holy Khumbi-la at 5,761 m. These villages are located in a glacial valley and are the largest villages in the Khumbu area. The Hillary Foundation has funded and built a school in Khumjung which is only High School in the area. There is an old monastery in khumjung with a treasures of Yeti scalp. You have changes to see this Scalp of Yeti. Everest Panorama Trekking returns journey descend towards Namche Bazaar and Manjo. Proceed on the same route to Lukla. Enjoy your time in Lukla and await the scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will conduct a pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meeting will covers trip related information & the collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance copy).
Free day for Trek preparation
Breakfast, free day for trek preparation. You can do your own activities OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting fascinating world heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as Hindus holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum, monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note: this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally. (Meals:B)
Early morning depart from the hotel for the flight to Lukla on reaching Kathmandu domestic airport board in a small plane Dornier or Twin Otter, flight offers great views array of snow capped peaks with Mt. Everest as the plane touches down after 30 minutes of scenic flight to Lukla, a unique airstrip with a runway with uphill slope, Lukla airport at present named after legendry climber Tenzing & Hillary Airport. After spending some time here with meeting porter, We start the hiking to Phakding for overnight stop, the trek passes several villages and farm lands with great scenery of hills and valleys then finally reaching at Phakding village located by the Dudh Kosi (river).(Meals:B,L,D)
We follow the valley in the beginning and heads uphill at above 3,440 meters high at Namche Bazaar, starting the morning with crossing few suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi river, and then reaching at an entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo. After checking the Park & Trekking tickets and permits, further walk leads on the bank of the river, then after the last high bridge an uphill walk for few hours all the way to Namche Bazaar, here we will have two nights in this large prosperous trading town –village as well the main centre and capital of Khumbu area with facilities of ATMs, Cyber cafes, stores, shops, restaurants, banks and fresh bakery with busy colorful interesting Saturday market. (Meals:B,L,D)
An ideal and perfect place for rest day for acclimatization, We start after the breakfast to visit National park museum with great range of information about mountaineering, flora – fauna, Sherpa culture and religions, this scenic spot offers a grand panorama of high snow capped mountains including Mt. Everest and stunning Ama Dablam. We do hike further to syangboche and Everest View Hotel for another beautiful view spot of the surrounding mountains above old Syangboche air strip. and return back to Namche in the afternoon. (Meals:B,L,D)
After a good rest and acclimatization in namche, We start hiking along a gradual winding wider nice path, maintained by old Sherpa man since last 2 decades doing it voluntarily for goodwill to mankind with small funds and donation from the trekkers passing on this route. We will be walking through conifer and rhododendron woodland, with the striking views of Ama Dablam, the walk further offers striking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku and Kwangde peak, then the path descends towards Imjatse river at Phunge Tenga, After a short rest here, we start ascending through a nice serene forest to reach at Tengboche Monastery which has a well renown Buddhist Monastery and biggest in the region. This is a scenic spot with awesome views of Ama Dablam, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwangde, Mt. Everest and many more. You can visit inside the monastery premises while the monks are praying and see the function every day. The head lama (Rinpoche) of the monastery resides here and many believers take blessing from the high lama priest for better success and safe Journey. (Meals:B,L,D)
In the morning wake-up to a stupendous panorama of great surrounding peaks. After breakfast head downhill and then climb to Sanasa village where the trails to Gokyo, Namche and to Khumjung meet. We do continue with gentle ascending to a nice traditional large Sherpa village at Khumjung and Khunde. These villages are area located in a glacial valley beneath the majestic and holy Mt. Khumbila at 5,761 m-19,012 ft, the patron god of Khumbu area. In the afternoon visit the old monastery, the only place that treasures scalp of a Yeti. (Meals:B,L,D)
We start with descending to Namche Bazaar through Syangboche with an old small airstrip. With great aerial view of Namce Bazaar. After a refreshing break, we will head down to the Dudh Kosi River valley before ascending to Monjo village for overnight stop. (Meals:B,L,D)
Our final day of trekking returns us to the town of Lukla from where you have begun hiking. The overnight stay gives you time to explore the town as well as reflect upon the mountains before heading back to Kathmandu. (Meals:B,L,D)
The flights at Lukla operate from early morning to Kathmandu, sometimes the flight times are delayed due to unfavorable and bad weather, as per the flight time board in a small Dornier or Twin Otter plane for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Katmandu domestic terminal Trexmount Ventures staff transfers you back to respective hotels. (Meals: B)
This day is reserved in case of a flight delay in Lukla due to unfavorable weather conditions. You can do your own activities OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting fascinating world heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as Hindus holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum, monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note: this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally. Farewell Dinner in the Evening. (Meals: B,D)
Breakfast, We will transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.
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I am just coming back from a fantastic 18 days trekking in the khumba region. Everything’s was perfect from the beginning to the end.We even managed to get on high back from Lukla at the night day,in sprint of the clouds. Now all this possible only due to our guide Ranjandra,definitely the best guide in Nepal.I deeply recommend him to anyone who is interested in more than just fun,knowledge,wild life,a little bit of history and religion,having good fun. Samuel Macdowell