Everest Panorama Trek from Kathmandu is a short and easy trekking in the Everest region. It offers the majestic view of Mt Everest along with many eight-thousanders in the central Himalayas. You can enjoy the scenic, cultural, and historical beauty of Kathmandu to Khumbu (Everest) region within 8 days. The thrilling flight to Lukla, the Himalayan beauty of the Everest region, Buddhist culture, monasteries, Mane, and Chorten in various turning points are major attractions.
Everest Panorama Trek is also known as Everest short trek, Everest easy trek, Everest Family Tour, and Everest view trek. This trek is perfect to explore the Himalayan lifestyle. It doesn’t take you all the way to Everest Base Camp, but it still manages to present wonderful views of some of the most beautiful mountains in the region. You also get a chance to see a number of cultural heritage sites enjoy crossing high suspension bridges, seeing the yaks, passing the Buddhist Mani wall, Sherpa lifestyle, prayer rock, and exploring rhododendron and pine Jungle.
Mount Everest panorama Trek leads to the Khumbu Region through quaint villages and magnificent monasteries. The highest point on this trip is at Tengboche at an elevation of 3840 m. Throughout the trek, you will have a magnificent view of Mount Everest (8848m) Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6608m), and Kusum Khangaru (6685m). Each day’s walk involves about 6 -7 hours of hiking.
Most of the trek in the Everest region is a challenging trek and takes more than 14 days. But 8 Days Everest Panorama Trek from Kathmandu is different, it’s effective for busy as well as old trekkers who want to trek in the Everest region but don’t want to do the difficult and long trek.
If you are planning an Everest Panorama trek for your family then the Everest Panorama trek is the best option. This trip is an easy trek in the Everest region. It is the perfect trek for thus Trekkers who have limited time and are not able to do the 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek. This is a very short trek and does not have any issues with High altitude sickness. So all physically fit people are able to do the Everest view trek.
Welcoming the trekkers, providing the best hospitality, and managing the entire trek is our primary role. Briefing of visiting places, day trip planning, accommodation, and rest during your trek by your guide definitely energize you. You can expect the best trek with us at an affordable price.
Here is the 8-day Everest Panorama trek itinerary that covers Lukla, Namche, and extends to Tangboche. If you wish to customize it to include the Everest View Hotel instead of Tengboche Monastery, we can certainly do that:
|Day||Activities||Duration (Hours)||Altitude (m)|
|1||Arrival at Kathmandu, Meet at the airport and transfer to Hotel||–||–|
|2||Early Morning Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding||4||2840|
|3||Trek to Namche Bazaar||6||3440|
|4||Trek to Tengboche||5||3860|
|5||Trek to Monjo||5||–|
|6||Trek to Lukla||4||2840|
|7||Fly back to Kathmandu||–||–|
|8||Final Departure International Airport||–||–|
Lukla Airport Video
- High suspension bridges
- Buddhist Mani wall and Chorten and monastery
- Beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains including Mount Everest, Lhotse(8501m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam(6856m), Thamserku (6608m) and Khakega (6685m)
- Everest View Hotel and Khumjung Village
- Visit Sherpa community
Everest Panorama trek Itinerary
Everest Panorama trek days counting start as you arrive at Kathmandu. Our first meet will be at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. With a warm welcome, our company member will drop you in the hotel from the airport. In the evening, you will have a welcome dinner with company members and meet your guide. You can talk about the trip as well. Night stay in Luxurious hotel of Kathmandu where you have check-in from the airport.
We will wake up very early in the morning and drive to Airport for Lukla flight. Within half an hour of flight, we will land on Lukla - the gateway of Everest. The glimpse of white Himalaya surrounded by clouds, green mountains and deep down flowing rivers increase excitement of Everest view trek.
After checking out from Lukla airport, we will have our breakfast on nearby hotel. This will be our first breakfast on Everest region. Our trek begins as we start walking toward Pakhding (2840m), the beautiful Sherpa village situated on the valley of DudhKoshi. The altitude of Pakhding is lower than Lukla. Thus, we will walk downhill from Lukla following the trial through bank of Dudhkoshi. The burble of river, peaceful environment far from crowded cities, wonderful scenery of rhododendron forest, green hills and mountains, suspension bridge and many more attractions make our journey delightful.
Around 4 hours of the walk will take us to Pakhding, a small town with more hotels than local houses. Even the place is far from the city, we can get all kinds of facilities regarding to accommodation and food in Pakhding. We will stay in Pakhding overnight.
Today’s target is to reach Namche Bazzar (3,440m), the Himalayan thamel. You have to cross many downhills and uphills, suspension bridges, monasteries, chortens and pine trail until you reach Namche Bazzar.
Our walk begins after having breakfast in Pakhding. At the beginning we will follow the trial on the bank of dudh Koshi, sometime making river on left and sometime on our rightside. After crossing three suspension bridge of DudhKoshi we will reach to another beautiful village, Manjo.
Manjo village lies in Sagarmatha national park, hence our trial continues in Sagarmatha Nation Park from here. We will take permit from entry point of Manjo village and started the journey towards uphill. A new village Jorshalye become our resting point for Lunch.
After 45 min of walk on the bank of Dudh Koshi, we will cross the famous suspension bridge situated at highest altitude, the Hillary suspension bridge. Following the ascending pine trial and stone paved path, passing check point we will reach Namche after around six hours of walk from Pakhding.
Namche is a developed town of the Everest region. Entire facilities of 5 star hotels are available. We can have normal to luxurious accommodation in Namche. Even though your trekking package determines where to stay. We will check into one of the best tea house and take rest. In the evening you can visit Namche bazar as well. The night stay will be in Namche bazzar.
The trial from Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,860m) is the best trial of the Everest Panoramic trek. The closeup view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Loshte. Mt. Loshte shar, Amma Doblam, Tabuche, Cholache, Mt. Thamsekhu, Khakteka, Khusum and Khangagru from the trial will give life to our trek. The scenere of white Himalaya close to you as you can touch it, really gives you satisfaction of being in Everest region.
We will start today’s journey earlier than previous days so that we can have clear view of mountain before it hides inside the cloud. The trail is plain more and slopy less, we can walk being in our comfort zone today. Passing Kaynjuma village, Sannasa, and Phungi Thanga we will reach Tengboche.
Tengboche is a village named after the oldest and powerful monastery, Tengboche. We will visit the monastery and check into a tea house of village Tengboche, The last stop of the Everest view trek. Our mission of viewing the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest (8848m) being near to it will be fulfilled until we reach Tengboche.
After having breakfast with the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Loshte. Mt. Loshte shar, Amma Doblam, Tabuche, Cholache, Mt. Thamsekhu, Khakteka and any more peaks, we will pack our bag and return back from Tengboche.
We will walk around five hours to reach Manjo. Before reaching Manjo, we will pass Namche Bazzar again, follow the pine trial, cross Hillary suspension bridge, follow ascending and descending trial and the main thing is we become an adventurous traveler of Everest region.
As we reach Manjo, we will check into one of the tea house and took rest. Today’s night stay will be in Manjo village enjoying with Sherpa culture.
After breakfast in Manjo village, we will start our journey towards Lukla. The walk-on bank of Didhkoshi passing Pakhding village and leaving the great Himalayas behind us, we will finally reach Lukla, the end point of our trek.
To catch early flight of Kathmandu on next morning, we will stay in the tea house of Lukla overnight.
Depending on time of flight, we will wake up early in the morning and Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. As we arrive in Tribhuvan International airport, we will drive to hotel from the airport.
Today you will take complete rest and in the evening you can visit Thamel Bazzar, the best commercial town of Nepal. You can do shopping in Thamel as well.
Farewell dinner with company members in the cultural restaurant will be the last dinner of the Everest Panoramic trek. Night stay in a hotel.
Our company member will drop you to the airport and remain with you until your flight.
In this way, the eight days Everest Panoramic trek completes.
Costs included in Everest Panorama Trek package
- Airport pickup and drop by private car/Van/Bus
- Two night **star Category accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed n breakfast
- Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kathmandu
- Three meals a (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
- All accommodations during the trek. (Toilet will be outside from your room)
- All necessary paper works Everest National park entry permit
- Trekking information management system (Tims) permit
- A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, well English speaking trained, government license holder guide With all his salary, food, drinks and insurance.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- All government taxes and office expenses.
- Trekking route map
- Domestic Airport tax
Price doesn't Include in the Package
- Nepal entry visa fee $40
- International airfare/Your Travel insurance
- Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu
- Mineral water/bottles drinks/Sweets things during the trek.
- Hot shower/Battery charge /WI-FI for the camera during the trek.
- Tips for guide.
Frequently asked Questions
- Short trek in Everest region
- No experience required
- Panoramic view of Mount Everest, Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6608m), and khaki (6685m).
- Chance to Explore Namche bazaar, sherpa community, Sagarmatha National park
- Close to nature
- Far from the crowd and busy life
- Lukla flight, Mane and Chorten, Dudh Koshi, suspension bridges, Everest region
- Mountain life
- Less risk of altitude sickness
Everest panoramic trek is a moderate trek, you can finish it within 8 days. It is not that you don’t need to walk, you should walk 5-6 hours on trekking day. In total, you should walk 5 days in your whole trek. Due to short duration, you will be less tired and trekking completes with the excitement of new scenery and specialty of the place.
Like in other treks of the Everest region, you have to be mentally and physically fit. 1 -2 months proper practice of 2-3 hours walk, physical exercise, and experience of moderate to hard trek is most important.
There is vast differences between the Everest view trek and the Everest base camp trek. In Everest view trek, you will only go up to Tengboche, have a panoramic view of Everest, and many more
Mountain ranges. In Everest base camp trek, you will trek up to base camp and be on the foot of Everest.
Everest view trek is a short trek whereas Everest base camp trek is quite a long one.
Both normal and luxurious trek is found. Your package involves the best tea houses. We will provide a twin room with an attached bathroom as possible. For a luxurious trek, you should pre-inform the company.
Nepali, Indian, western, Chinese and local food items are available. Varieties of items in breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided in the menu of tea houses, you can choose your choice.
Normally in breakfast tea, coffee, milk, bread items, egg items, curry items, porridge, pan cake, chapatti are common. In dinner and lunch, Nepali thali (rice, dal, curry, pickle, pappad), momo, pizza, chowmin, sphagatte, bakery items, and many more options are available. Local food with special taste are also found.
To book a trek, you should send inquiries from travel sites related to trek. You can also contact directly from the Whatsapp number available in travel site. Filling the form, reserving the date of trek, and sending advance, makes 100% sure of booking a trip.
Yes, the sleeping bag is necessary. Each tea house provides warm blankets but also you need sleeping bag, as Everest region temperature falls below 0 degree. If you don’t want to bring sleeping bag then you can hire from Kathmandu as well. Even the company will provide you sleeping bag but you have return back after the trek.
Everest panoramic trek is short trek, completes in 8 days. Trek begins from second day starting from Lukla and reach Thengboche on forth day as the last destination. You will depart to your country on the eighth day.
Yes, ATM is available in Lukla and Namche but not in the entire trekking route. You should drag money in Kathmandu, or Lukla, or in Namche. It is better to have some extra currency with you to give on tea houses for charging and shower.
Yes, the phone signal is reachable throughout the trek except some exceptions. We suggest you to use duel sim, both NTC and Ncell so that you will be connected with your phone.
Yes, it is safe to drink water in the Everest trek. Mineral water is available which is totally pure and safe. We suggest you to take hot water to save yourself from the common cold.
No, you cannot take hard drinks during trek. It is totally prohibited because you will not be able to walk and continue your trek if you remain drunk. Altitude sickness may goes worse and trek may be incomplete. Your health condition ruins sue to hard drinks during trek.
Charging gadgets is possible in all tea houses but you should pay extra. Some tea houses ask for payment per gadget whereas some ask for payment per hour of charge. You should pay around 5$ for charging your gadget.
Yes, the taking shower is possible in trek but you have to pay extra charge for it. As hydroelectricity is not available, either solar energy or gas geyser is used for heating water. In case of unavailability of solar or gas geyser you will get a bucket of hot water for shower as well. In such situation you should pay per bucket of water. Regular shower may caught cold, thus check you physical condition before planning of shower.
Yes, you can do luxurious Everest panoramic trek. The luxurious trek is quite expensive than normal trek. You should give pre-information about your desire of having luxurious trek at the time of booking. Booking of hotels would be done earlier and changing decision just before the trek will not works.
No you cannot customize the Everest view trek. None of the day is separated for rest day and no any extra tour are added in this trek. Only one thing you can do is, as you come back to Kathmandu from Lukla, you can depart to your country on the same day without having rest in Kathmandu. If you do so, your trek will complete on 7 day but you will be much tired on having 2 flights on the same day.
Local guide with a license will be your guide, provide by the company.
Yes, you can do solo trek but it would be very hard to manage all things. To take permit, selecting tea houses, planning the trip, knowing path become uncomfort. We suggest you trek with a guide and porter.
Porter will carry 25-30 kg weight. You can walk freely without heavy backpack. Thus it is better to have porter. We suggest you to have porter with you so that you can enjoy the trek rather than carrying heavy bag and walking long journey
The best time of Everest panoramic trek is spring season (March April, June) and autumn
(September, October, November). During these months weather remains pleasant, clear sky gives majestic, amazing, adorable view of Everest, misson of this trek. Not only Everest you can enjoy scenery of entire central Himalayan range.
The trial is not much challenging as that of the Everest base camp trek. Everest view trek stops after reaching Tengboche. You will not pass much hardest rocky trial until you reach Tengboche.
Sagarmatha National Park permit and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rular municipality entrance fee are the permits one should have for the Everest Panoramic trek. Your guide will take the permit after reaching Manjo village.
No, Mount Everest is not visible from Lukla. Mount Everest is seen during the flight to Lukla. A clear view of Everest is visible from Namche and afterward during the trek.
If you suffer from altitude sickness, we will provide you medicine and manage rest day for acclimatization. In normal condition we will continue the trek but if your condition become poor then we will either return back by walk or hire helicopter for flight to Kathmandu.
. Yes, sure you can visit number of monasteries during the Everest view Trek. Monasteries are the heart of the Everest region, the mane, and mani wheels, floating flags welcome you. You will visit the oldest monastery Tangboche as well.
Lukla plane is small in size than international planes. Only 14 -16 passengers can travel together in Lukla Plane.
Yes, you can say Namche a big town because it is really bigger compared to other camps. The gateway of Everest, Namche is well developed small town fascinated with luxury hotels. You will get all facilities such as bank, ATM, medical, marget, hotel, lodge, restaurant and bar, laundry, money exchange in Namche.
Yes, we can see the Sherpa family during our trek. While passing through villages and having a night stay in tea house, we will see Sherpas and their hospitality.
The cost for a hot shower in Namche is 5$, in Dingboche is 7$ per shower. We will not suggest to take shower in a high altitude above Dingboche. Similarly, the cost for the mobile charge is 3$ per gadget up to Namche, 3$ per hour in Dingboche. We suggest to bring powerbank for battery backup of your gadget.
Everest Panorama Trek is the shortest trek in the Khumbu region. The main expectation of this trek is the close-up view of Mount Everest (8848.86m) without reaching the Everest base camp.
The 8 days Everest view trek starts from Lukla (2840m) and continues to Tengboche (3,860m), the last destination. On the 4th day, you will reach your destination having night stay at Phakding (2,610m) and Namche Bazaar (3,440m) on 2nd and 3rd days. The Panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Loshte. Mt. Loshte shar, Amma Doblam, Tabuche, Cholache, Mt. Thamsekhu, Khakteka, Khusum and Khangagru from Tengboche and its trial complete the mission of trek. The rhododendron forest, Sagarmatha national park, numerous suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi, monasteries, chorten, mane and Sherpa culture makes your time amazing. You will have two nights in Kathmandu and five nights in the Everest region.
Further information includes
A visa for Nepal is easily available at the International Airport, Kathmandu. If you are unable to get a visa from your country then you can apply for 15 days visa after arriving in Nepal. If there is Nepal Embassy in your own country then you can get a Nepal Visa before coming to Nepal as well.
Tea houses with best room and food is available. You can get room with an attached bathroom and comfortable bed for night stay in the Everest region. While in Kathmandu, a Luxurious room is provided.
Luxurious accommodation is also possible in the Everest region. If you want to have a luxurious trek then you should consult with your guide before the trek.
A variety of food including Western, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan, Nepali, and Local Sherpa items are found on the menu. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the package.
You can choose food of your own choice from the menu. In a group trek 4-5 items are given as an option but if you are having a trek with a guide and potter or in a small group then you can have food of your choice.
Normally breakfast tea, coffee, milk, bread items, egg items, curry items, porridge, pancake, and chapatti are common. For dinner and lunch, Nepali thali (rice, dal, curry, pickle, pappad), momo, pizza, chowmein, spaghetti, bakery items, and many more options are available. Local food with special taste are also found. The most hygienic food is Nepali thali because it contains a completely balanced diet.
All kinds of hot drinks are preferable. We recommend you to drink enough hot water. In addition, you can take tea, coffee, hot chocolates, hot lemon, and can juice.
Never drink hard drinks, you could not be able to continue your trip with the use of hard drinks. It directly affects your health.
You will go up to Lukla on a flight and the trek begins on foot. In your entire Everest view trek, a private car/taxi for Airport Pick up and Drop and a Lukla flight (Kathmandu to Lukla or Ramechap to Lukla / Same Way Back) are used as means of transportation. In the Everest region from Lukla to Thengboche, you will have complete walk until you return to Lukla
Note: From 2018, In the High Season they run Lukla flights from Ramechap, Due to the High Air Traffic at Tribhuwan Internation Airport. Here high season means Spring (Mid march to the end of May) and Autumn (October – November). We have to be in Ramechap ( Manthali Airport ) around 6:30 so we have to leave kathmandu around 2 A: M
You can charge gadgets in all tea houses but not in your bedroom. You should pay extra money and charging is available in the dining hall. Some tea houses take charge per gadget and some take charge per hour. Due to solar electricity, the owner used to take extra payment of charging.
Hot shower is available in almost all tea houses. For taking shower also you should pay extra. The paying system is due to the lack of electricity in high altitudes. Either solar energy or gas energy is used for heating water.
To book the Everest panoramic trek, you should fill inquiry form from trekking sites available on the internet. Sending mail or direct contact form available WhatsApp number can also be done. You should clearly say about your plan and date of trekking.
20-30% payment should be done before the trek and you can send money from Western Union/ PayPal/direct bank account. The rest of the payment should be done after arriving in Nepal.
General Clothing recommended
- Warm jacket – down jacket,
- Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
- Long-sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
- Thermal underwear.
- Hat, a pair of gloves and a scarf.
- Comfortable hiking trousers. (loose fitting)
- Shorts and trousers, or a skirt.
- 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks.
- 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks.
- Proper hiking boots.
- Running shoes and flip-flops.
- 2-3 T-shirts.
- Water bottle.
This is a kind of illness that is caused by ascent to high altitudes. The symptoms will occur within 6 to 24 hours of achieving a high altitude. Altitude sickness is fatal and can result in death if not treated in time. You need to stay alert to any of the symptoms that occur.
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Upset stomach
- Feeling unsteady
- Shortness of breath
- Increased heart rate
- Difficulty sleeping
An effective measure to recover from early AMS
If you happen to notice any of the symptoms, follow the guidelines mentioned below-
- Do not climb any higher for the next 48 hours
- Descend to a lower altitude if possible
- Take complete rest until you feel well
- Do not exercise
- Do not smoke
- Drink plenty of water
- Take external oxygen supply if necessary
- Take anti-sickness medicines
If you see no improvement in your health within 48 hours, you will have to be immediately deported to the city for medical support.
There is no way to train your body prior to trekking so as to adapt to the high altitude. Some ways in which you can prevent it are as follows:
- Take plenty of rest
- Ascend slowly and gradually as you reach higher
- keep yourself hydrated
- Eat high-calorie food
- Do not smoke, drink or consume tranquilizing medicines
During times of emergencies like acute altitude sickness or a natural calamity, you might have to be immediately deported in a helicopter. The cost of such deportation is covered by health insurance that needs to be purchased before you start the trek.
- Solo trekking with a private guide and porter.
- Trekking with the Guide only.
- Trekking with Guide cum porter.
- Trekking with Group with guide & Porter.