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EVEREST AND THE NATIONAL PARK - 10 Days

Everest Panorama Trek is a scenic journey into the Everest region of Nepal that allows every traveler to interact with local Sherpas’ culture and tradition. This trip will give you an opportunity to view beautiful Himalayan sceneries of world’s highest peak “Mount Everest” along with neighboring Himalayas like Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and various other beautiful peaks. One can feel the spiritual prosperity of Himalayan Landscape exploring the tiny Himalayan settlements.

  • Popular short and scenic holiday destination around Everest region of Nepal that allows every traveler to get insights into local Sherpa cultures and traditions
  • Opportunity to view beautiful Himalayan sceneries of world’s highest peak “Mount Everest” and neighbouring Himalayas like Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and various other beautiful peaks.
  • Excursion that goes through the Sagarmatha National Park passing through pine and rhododendron forest.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m)

Our Airport representatives will receive you at the airport. We will then transfer you to your respective hotels. You will have the rest of the day free to explore Kathmandu as you please. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Pre-Trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

In the morning after having breakfast, we will be going for the sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu Valley is known or its rich art, architecture and culture. The valley has a large number of UNESCO world heritage sites. We will be visiting some of the beautiful Buddhist sites like Boudhanath Stupa and Swoyambhunath Stupa. A visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square and walk on its stone alleys will make you feel like you have travelled centuries back in time. The diverse culture and rich art of the Kathmandu Valley will amaze you in every way. Later in the afternoon, we will begin our preparation for our trekking. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Phakding (2610m) via Lukla (2860m), 35min flight; 3-4 hrs trek

After breakfast, we will be transferred to the Domestic Airport for the Trans Himalayan flight landing on the hillside at Lukla which is also a gateway to the Everest region. Greeted by our local porters, we will walk downhill to the Sherpa settlement of Cheplung. The trail then follows the side of the Dudh Koshi Valley before ascending to Ghat (2530m). Another gentle hour will eventually lead up to Phakding. Overnight stay in Phakding.

Day 4
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 5-6 hrs trek

The trail rambles through pine forest passing along Dudh Koshi River, crossing many suspension bridges via the Sherpa villages of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo and Jorsale: entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park and permit checkpoint, with tranquil views of glistening Thamserku (6,618m). The trail continues along the riverbed to the confluence of the Bhote and Dudh Koshi Rivers. It then climbs steadily, crossing the high Tenzing-Hilary suspension bridge with inspiring glimpses of Everest and the Nuptse-Lhotse ridge. A final three hour ascent through pine forest leads to the prosperous trading and administrative town of Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5
Explore Namche Bazaar

This is a scheduled acclimatization day on the trek. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and health experts recommend a stop for at least one extra night. Be active and roam rather than laze around: climb high and sleep low is the acclimatization advice.

Namche Bazaar has ATMs, cyber cafes, delicious restaurant food and bakeries with vibrant and colourful market each Friday evening and Saturday morning. Visit the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Visitor’s Centre on the hillock: with informative displays on Sherpa culture, local flora and fauna. Take an entertaining side trip to the large traditional Sherpa village of Khumjung (3,780m): with fine views of Thamserku, Kangtega, Ama Dablam and Everest. Return back to lodge for the night.

Day 6
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3864m), 5-6 hrs trek

After breakfast, our trail leads moderately flat with superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaiga. The trail continues wild lives spot of musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar) colorful pheasant (Danphe, National bird) Trail descend to Dudh Koshi river where few lodges and series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. Cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, walk about 2 hours bring you to Tenboche. The famous Gomba (Tengboche Monastery) with the background of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and many more peaks. During October/November in full moon the colorful Mani Rimdu festival is held here with masked dancing and Tibetan opera in the monastery courtyard. Overnight in Tengboche.

Day 7
Tengboche to Monjo (2835m), 5-6 hrs trek

Trail drops down to Dudh Koshi River and cross the suspension cradle bridge. Trail rise up Sanasa the confluence of Everest Base Camp trek and Gokyo Lake trek. Then follow the wider trail round aside the hill to Namche Bazar. Descend down to National Park check point to lower green valley Jorsalle. Then right up next is final destination Monjo. Overnight in Monjo.

Day 8
Monjo to Lukla (2860m), 5-6 hrs trek

After early breakfast, we will follow our trail down steam of Dudh Koshi river retracing to Phakding. Trail leads to Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. Last section of the day, about 45 minutes ascend to accomplish entire trek. Overnight stay at lodge in Lukla.

Day 9
Fly back to Kathmandu (1345m), 35min flight

After our breakfast, we take the return scheduled flight back to Kathmandu where we will be transferred to our hotel. For the rest of day we are free to roam around the valley. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10
Departure transfer to airport

At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we will transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination.

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation under Full Board Meal Plan
  • All Tour and Trekking related transportation
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with atleast three World Heritage sites
  • Trekking Guide Assistance
  • All required necessary permits

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • International Airfare
  • Visa Processing
  • All kind of meal plan not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses

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Price From USD 1,534 USD $ 1,370/person
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Total $ 1,370 USD

Trip Facts

  • 3864m
  • 5 (Max.)
  • Flight and Hike

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