Everest Panorama View Trek is the short Trek to the Khumbu Valley, it is easy and doable throughout the year. This trek will not take you to the Everest Base Camp. The trek starts after the scenic flight to Lukla and ends at Khumjung. This is one of the best and easy treks to explore the gigantic views of Mountains including Mount Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Chomolungma, and others. In a very short duration, the trek offers to explore the ethnic Sherpa culture, remote settlements of the Everest region, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, and Khumjung monastery where you will be the witness to the Yeti skull.
The Everest Panorama view trek starts after the 35minutes scenic flight to Hillary airport “Lukla”. Upon the arrival at the airstrip, the wonderful journey to Phakding will start, it will be a little difficult to climb the cliff on the first day of the trek. Another day, you will enjoy walking through the beautiful lush forest of rhododendron and magnolia and bank of Dudh Koshi river to get to the Namche Bazaar, the acclimatization place and beautiful market town of Everest region. Your next ascent will be at Tengboche village situated on the foothills of Tengboche Peak, where you will explore the beautiful centuries-old Tengboche monastery and panoramic views of captivating mountains: Everest (8848m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Lhotse (8516m), Thamserku (6623m), Nuptse (7861m) and another surrounding peak.
Your last ascent will be at Khumjung and Khunde village which is famous for the largest Monastery of Khumbu valley and one of the spiritual places for the Sherpas of Everest region.
In between this short thrilling trek, you will get introduced to the Sagarmatha National Park, Ethnic Sherpa culture and hospitality, Mountain Bakery, Diverse topography of Everest region, Spiritual places and high altitude settlements.
This short trek is designed for those who wish to trek to the Everest region with less effort and fewer challenges, however, this short trek will offer all the opportunities to explore the beauty of Everest Region except Everest Base Camp, High Pass, and Gokyo Lake. As per this itinerary, this trek is suitable for all aged groups and doable throughout the year even if the Lukla flight is delayed. This is not the high altitude trek, so if you’re interested to grab the best memories for life by doing this short adventure trek, Sabbatical Explore Nepal will offer this trek package at a very affordable price.
Best Time to do Everest Panorama View Trek
Nepal has 4 different seasons in a Year: Summer/Monsoon, Winter, Autumn, and Spring. The best time to do the Everest Panorama View trek or any trekking routes in Nepal like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu, is March to May the pre-monsoon season and late September to November the post-monsoon season. There is less chance of rainfalls and the colorful nature in this season is in full swing at this time.
This short adventurous trek is doable throughout the year because it is one of the low altitude treks to the Everest region, neither you have to Cross the high pass nor you will ascend to the altitude above 4000m.
The month of late November to February is the winter season in Nepal, this time the temperature will drop to freezing which means extreme cold at high altitude, but the views will be stunning, you will enjoy the thick fat views of a majestic mountain, however, the trail will be little challenging due to the snowy trail but it will be worthful.
The month of late June to early September is Summer and Monsoon season in Nepal, this time the potential flight delays out of Lukla due to the frequent rainfall, however, you could take ground transportation up to Jiri to start this trek. Trekking along the high humid and wet trail is not a good idea for those who wish to explore the charming beauty of nature.
During this offseason, the trail will be off the beaten and it will be easy to get the accommodation if you really wish to venture along the daring high humid of monsoon and extreme cold of winter wisely prepare yourself with an extra layer of rain covers in Monsoon and for winter uplift some extra pairs of warm clothes.
The best of the best time to explore the glimpse of the Everest Panorama view Trek is Spring and Autumn season.
Difficulty of Everest Panorama View Trek
Everest Panorama View Trek is considered as the moderate trek in Nepal which means neither easy nor difficult and it is not as difficult as Everest base Camp and Annapurna Circuit Trek. The entire trek is spread out into 10 days of trekking, a distance of 70 km long from Lukla via Khumjung valley to Lukla. Per day the average walk will be 4-6 hours.
The route to Namche Bazaar is quite difficult due to the cliff and stones, and the trail towards Tengboche is moderate as you will walk through the slope to the cliff.
The trail is well managed and it doesn’t require any technical mountaineering skills. But it demands the inner Patience and well setup mind to complete it successfully.
The elevation is the next factor to consider as this route will probably lead you higher than you have been before (highest altitude is 3900m) and it is unpredictable how your physical will react until you try the Everest Panorama View Trek. Last year the 7-year-old kid made the world Guinness record by being the youngest trekker to the Everest Base Camp.
To do this strenuous trek you don’t need to be super fit or already experienced, just maintain a certain level of Physical Fitness as well as prepare your mind before doing this 4000m trek in Nepal. To develop stamina we recommend you to do cardio, squats, hiking and running for months.
While trekking balances your pace and is hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.
Everest Panorama View Trek Packing Lists
The following are some of the essential types of equipment you might want to uplift if you want to turn Everest Panorama View Trek more of an easy Trek. In Spite of this, they are more or less combined by the following gear list.
- Fine grip Trekking boots
- Few pairs of Undergarments and socks
- Toiletries (Toilet roll, toothpaste, toothbrush, sanitizer, moisturizer, sunscreen, soap, shampoo, towel, etc)
- Head Lamp
- Sun hat or cap
- Trekking Pole
- Warm globes
- UV ray protect Sunglass
- Waterproof layers
- Thermal set
- Sleeping Bag
- First aid kit (mineral tablets, Diamox, Bangade, Blister tape,anti-allergy tablet, anti-vomiting pills and many)
- Water purifier
- Water Bottle
- Day pack (to carry a wallet, camera, and other personal items)
Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla flight then trek to Phakding (4 hours trek-2810m)
Day 4: Trek to Namche (3450m-6 hours)
Day 5: Acclimatization day
Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3860m-4 hours)
Day 7: Trek to Khumjung/Khunde (3900m-5 hours)
Day 8: Trek to Monjo (2800m-5 hours)
Day 9: Trek to Lukla (2800m-4 hours)
Day 10: Early morning flight to Kathmandu