Everest panorama trek

by Punam Phuyal

Everest Panorama Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal’s Everest region, offering stunning views of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest (8,848 m/29,029 ft), and other majestic mountains. Spring is one of the best times to do this hike as the weather is mild and the rhododendron forests are in full bloom, adding to the beauty of the landscape. You can gather experience for the Everest base camp trek after doing this short trek in the Everest region.

First day:
Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and Trek to Phakding.

The Everest Panorama Trek begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, which is a 2,800-meter small mountain airstrip. The flight itself offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Lukla, meet your trekking crew and start your trek to Phakding. The trek continues along the Dudkosi River and passes through some pretty villages to reach Phakding.

the 2nd day:
Phakding to Namche Bazaar

After breakfast, start trekking to Namche Bazaar, a beautiful Sherpa town and gateway to the Everest region. The hike is relatively easy, passing through lush forests, suspension bridges and charming villages. Higher elevations offer the first glimpses of Mount Everest and other peaks in the region.

Third day:
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Today is a rest day and we spend the day acclimating to the altitude. Take a short hike to the nearby Everest View Hotel. There you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and more. In the afternoon you can explore the town of Namche Bazaar with several shops, restaurants and cafes.

Day 4:
From Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

After breakfast, continue trekking to Tengboche, a picturesque village at an altitude of 3,870 meters. The trek passes through some charming villages and dense forests of rhododendrons and magnolias. Upon arrival in Tengboche, visit Tengboche Monastery, he one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in the region. The monastery offers breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other mountains.

Day 5:
Tengboche to Khumjung

After breakfast, trek to Khumjung, a picturesque Sherpa village at an altitude of 3,790 meters. The trek offers breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. Known for its Sherpa culture, Kumjung is home to the Kumjung Monastery, home to the famous Yeti Skull.

Day 6:
Kumjung to Lukla

After breakfast, drive back to Lukla through some charming villages and forests. After reaching Lukla, celebrate the end of the trek with the trekking crew.

Day 7:
Lukla to Kathmandu

Today we will take a morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, where our trek will end. Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel to relax and unwind after your trek.

In summary, the Everest Panoramic Trek in spring is a great opportunity to experience the breathtaking Himalayan beauty and unique Sherpa culture. It is a relatively short hike suitable for most people with moderate fitness. However, it is important to allow enough time for acclimatization and have the right equipment for the weather conditions. Breathtaking views of Everest and other mountains 

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