Everest Panorama Trek, also known as Everest Mini Trek, is a perfect choice for those who want to explore the Khumbu region in a short period of time. Although relatively easier than other treks, you still gain a fair share of the altitude and get to enjoy close views of the magnificent Himalayas. The Buddhist culture and lifestyles as depicted by the Sherpas and majestic monasteries are magnificent in the highest of degrees and similarly, the exotic flora and fauna to be entertaining for the entirety of the trek.
Everest Panorama View Trekking begins with a scenic flight above the high mountains to one of the most dangerous airstrips in the world at Lukla. From Lukla, you start walking alongside Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche is an active and lively town filled with shops, restaurants, monasteries, and museums. Situated at the slope of an arch-shaped mountain, Namche offers sights of the glorious mountains around the town. In the morning, you proceed to Everest View Point, a fantastic location to see the panoramic mountain views. Later in the day, you head towards the Sagarmatha National Park Visitors Centre located at the top of a village off the Tengboche trail. This trek is also a wonderful introduction to the Tibetan-Buddhist culture that is highly practiced in the region. You also get to see some ancient monasteries and observe the flora and fauna of the Khumbu region. The trek package not only allows you to see the stunning views of the mountain peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,414m), and Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856m) but also provides an opportunity to explore the Sherpa way of life. The best time for Everest Panorama Trek is from January to May and September to December.
Epic Adventure Treks has been arranging treks and trips in the Khumbu region for over a decade now. We have trek guides who speak the local language and will provide you with a detailed orientation of culture and lifestyle of the region on the Everest Panorama Trek. You will be accommodated in the finest lodges and provided with nutritious meals and beverages throughout the trek.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||3860 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
We welcome you to this land of the Himalayas. After you land in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, we will be there to pick you up at the arrival section. Then, we will escort you to your hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Today you will board the first flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The 40-minute flight will be something you will never forget. The thrill and the joy of landing at one of the most dangerous airstrips, in Lukla, is sure to leave your adrenaline jumping. Shortly after reaching Lukla, you will start your trek to Phakding. The trail goes through lush rhododendron and magnolia forests and reaches many villages en route before entering Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.
Namche, the hub of the entire Everest Region and the gateway to Everest, is our next destination. You will continue your uphill trek through the forests and small Sherpa settlements until you reach Namche. The view of the vibrant Sherpa town with its green, blue, and red-roofed houses and a backdrop of the snow-clad giant Everest (8848m) is sure to blow your mind. Enjoy the colorful markets of the Himalayan town. Overnight in Namche.
Early in the morning, you will hike up to Hotel Everest View (3962m) via Syangboche to watch the mountains glittering with the rays of rising sun. You can view a stunning panorama of the magnificent Mount Everest (8848m) from this spot. Enjoy a cup of tea while relishing the vista of the Khumbu Himalayas. Afterward, you will head back to Namche and retrace your way back to Lukla. Overnight stay in Lukla.
You will bid goodbye to the Himalayas as you board your return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Relishing the views of the mountains and hills once again, you will reach the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport from where you will be transferred to your hotel. Feel free to get a taste of Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.
Today you will be escorted back to the international airport for your further departures.