Everest Panorama Trek - 9 Days

Are you looking for a trek around the Everest region but not committed enough for the long Everest base camp trek? Searching for a trek around the Everest region that is short yet provides you with the best views of the region and its mountains? Well, we at radiant treks have just the trekking recommendation for you.

The Everest panorama trek is the trek package you have been searching for. A short trek in the Everest region with the best views and cultural exposure with less exposure to the cold and rough terrain or the tiring routes.

With the 9 days Everest panorama trek itinerary, you get to explore the Everest region with the Tengboche monastery as the farthest point. Enjoying the beautiful views of the mountains along the trails, you get to walk through the twists and turns of the Everest Region and finally reach the religious site of Tengboche Monastery. Here, you get to see the breathtaking views of the mountains like Everest, Lhotse, etc.

The Everest Panorama trek is a shorter version of the Everest Base Camp Trek focused mostly on the beautiful panoramic views of the mountains. So it is a perfect opportunity for anyone and everyone who loves to travel to witness beautiful awe-inspiring views.

With our 9 days package, you will enjoy the panoramic views of the highest mountains of the country while not taking up your whole vacation or your stamina. Beautiful views of the mountains, exposure to the Everest lifestyle and the culture and the short but adventurous trek. That and more is what Everest Panorama Trek has to offer for you.

Why Everest Panorama Trek?

Lukla Scenic flight

The scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu on the way back is an exceptional beauty. The beautiful valley and its monuments and sights are seen from the flight are mind-boggling. You get to see the valley from among the clouds along with the mountains surrounding the valley. The landscapes and the greenery along with the mountains take your breath away.

Sherpa museum in Namche Bazar

Namche Bazaar being an important stop during any treks in the Everest Region is extremely popular among the trekkers. The marketplace itself is a famous destination among the trekkers. However, the Sherpa museum in Namche Bazaar has earned a reputation for being the main point of cultural exposure among the trekkers.

Panoramic view from Syanboche

Syangboche is the highest airport in Nepal and provides great panoramic views of the mountains in the surrounding Everest region. The airport is also popular for having many rescue operations. Trekkers visit this place for the panoramic views of the mountains and hence has become a popular viewpoint.

Exposure to the culture and lifestyle of the locals

The Everest panorama trek may be a short trek but it provides you with a subsequent amount of exposure to the culture and lifestyle of the locals here. The local Sherpa people can be seen along the paths. Mainly during the Namche bazaar visit, you get complete exposure to not only the lifestyle but the culture and traditions of the locals as well.

Tengboche Monastery

Another highlight of the Everest Panorama Trek is the religious site Tengboche monastery. This is the last destination of the trek. This is the Buddhist monastery taken care of, by the Tibetan sherpas and the place is vibrant with the Buddhist religious flags. The place resonates with great religious energy and many people come to visit this monastery through this trek.

360 Degree Panoramic Mountain Views

As the name of the trek already gives it away, the Everest panorama trek bestows upon you the beautiful panoramic views of the mountains of the Everest region. The tallest mountains of the country will look upon you while you go through the trek route. The trek will take you to Tengboche where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains like Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, etc.

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Day 1
Day 1: Flight to Lukla; Trek to Phakding

Total Distance:138 km

Flight Time: 45 minutes

Trek Duration: 2-3 hrs

Max Altitude: 2,860 m

Our trek starts from Tribhuvan International Airport as we board the flight to Lukla. The scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will take you through a series of beautiful landscapes and sceneries of the valley and the mountains.

After the 45 minutes flight, the Everest Panorama Trek itinerary will guide you through the trek to Phakding. A 3 hours walk from Lukla along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River will take you to Phakding guided by many small Chortens and Stupas on the way.

We will spend the night at a teahouse in Phakding.

Day 2
Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Total distance:11 km

Trek Duration:5.5 hours

Max Altitude: 3,440 m

From the beautiful town of Phakding, we will embark on our trek to the famous Namche Bazaar. Crossing the suspension bridge, we will enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Here the company will have your trekking permits and entry passes prepared.

The trail ahead consists of steep climbs and passes through the dense forests. You will soon get to see the panoramic views of Mt. Everest as you continue on this adventurous trail.

After around 5 hours of walking, you will see the famous marketplace of the Everest region known as Namche Bazaar. The main gateway of Mt. Everest has become a famous tourist and merchant hub in the past years. Here, you get to see and experience many cultural displays and lifestyles of people along with many unique items to buy. This place also has freshly baked bread for you to try. We will stay the night here at a nice hotel and prepare for the journey ahead of us tomorrow.

Day 3
Day 3: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Total distance: 17.8 km

Time taken: 7-8 hours

Max Altitude: 3,440 m

Today we will take an acclimatization break at Namche Bazaar. This means we will give our body some time to adjust to the high altitude so we do not catch any altitude sickness. This is an important point for reducing chances of any altitude sickness.

Today, you get to explore the Namche Bazaar and get souvenirs for your journey. Also, you can click pictures in cultural sherpa dresses in Namche Bazaar. So make a beautiful memory with this picture. You can also walk to the Everest View Hotel a few minutes away and enjoy the panoramic views of the high mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam.

Day 4
Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Thame

Total distance: 7.8 km

Time taken: 7-8 hours

Max Altitude: 3,440 m

After a memorable day at Namche Bazaar, we will now take you through a picturesque beautiful path filled with mountain views and waterfalls. This beautiful path leads you to the Thame village. This is a 5-6 hour hike to the beautiful village in the Khumbu region. The village is culturally rich and has a magnificent view of the neighboring mountains. Tonight we shall spend the night in one of the guesthouses or teahouse in Thame village.

Day 5
Day 5: Trek from Thame to Khumjung

Time taken: 7-8 hours

Max Altitude: 3,790 m

Early morning after breakfast in the Thame village we will leave for Khumjung. This 6 hours hike will take you through a steep cliff hike with beautiful views of the Himalayas like the Lhotse, Everest, Nuptse and many more.

After walking for an hour we will reach Syangboche Airport, which has become a famous viewpoint for tourists. This airport is not open for commercial use but only for rescues. However, the airport gives you the best panoramic views of the mountains nearby.

From there, we shall reach Khumjung village in around 5 hours of trekking. At the foothill of Khumbila peak, the Khumjung village is a peaceful small village with many teahouses for your stay tonight.

Day 6
Day 6: Khumjung to Tengboche

Total distance:5 km

Time taken:6 hours

Max Altitude: 3,860 m

With a warm and tasty breakfast, today we will leave for our main destination of the Everest Panorama Trek, the Tengboche Monastery. This is the highest and farthest point of our trek. With the Tengboche monastery nearing, you can see the area covered in the religious vibes from the Buddhist prayers to monks to the prayer flags covering the area.

This is a famous Buddhist destination for tourists from around the world. Run by the Tibetan Buddhists, the monastery is filled with religious energy.

Other than the religious beliefs and practices, the monastery also offers great panoramic views of the mountains, Everest and Ama Dablam at sunrise and sunset.

Day 7
Day 7: Trek back to Namche

Total distance:10 km

Time taken: 4-5 hours

Max Altitude: 3,440 m

So, we will now trace back our footsteps. Today we will make our descent back to Namche Bazaar. The trails are steep so watch your step not to slip. We shall reach Namche Bazaar after around 4-5 hours of trek downhill. The trails are filled with dense forests of Rhododendron and beautiful views of the mountains. We will stay in Namche Bazaar tonight.

Day 8
Day 8: Trek from Namche to Lukla

Total distance: 17.7 km

Time taken: 8-9 hours

Max Altitude: 3,440 m

From Namche, we will go back to Lukla to catch our flight back to Kathmandu. The flight from Lukla is yet another adventure. It is a scenic emotional rollercoaster as you get to see almost every beautiful part of the trek. The trek from Namche to Luka is a long one. It will take 8-9 hours to get to Lukla from Namche Bazaar. But worry not, you will get to enjoy the scenic flight from Lukla which makes up for the tiring trek. Tonight we will stay at a teahouse in Lukla.

Day 9
Day 9: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Total distance: 138 km

Time taken:45 minutes

Flight Time: 45 minutes

Max Altitude: 2,860 m

From Lukla, we shall board the flight back to Kathmandu after having a full breakfast in the morning. The scenic flight will give you enough time and beauty to replenish your energy from the tiring trek the day before. This is the last day of your Everest Panorama Trek.

Once we reach Kathmandu, you can either easily get on your next flight back home or utilize the days you have left from the short trek on visiting the cultural city of Nepal.

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Everest Panorama Trek