Everest View Trek also known as Everest Panorama Trek lasts for 5 days making it a short trek for those who wants to explore the beauty of Mt. Everest without wasting too many days. The trail is packed with adventures and opportunities to explore the Upper Himalayan region.
Everest is the most popular expedition most of the people dream of. For some expedition lovers, reaching Everest will be their lifetime ambition. The mountains touching the sky scattered Sherpa settlements which reflecting their cultural and religious integrity, rich biodiversity and ecosystem, breathtaking landscapes are the ultimate factors that make this expedition most exciting and peaceful.
You pass through the Sagarmatha National Park and pine forest, where Rhododendron flowers glow and there you find a diversity of wildlife. Also, you can view Everest Region and interact with the largest Sherpa community in Namche Bazaar and Khumjung. Trek offers you to enjoy the local culture, tradition, rituals of Sherpa peoples. If you want to make an adventurous trip on your short holiday, then this trek is the most suitable for you to enjoy.
Day 01: Fly to Lukla (9,350ft) 30 minute & trek to Phakding (8694ft) estimated walk 2-3 hours
We start our journey to the Lukla which takes around 30-40 minutes of time by air. Lukla will be out most developed and first step towards the Khumbu / Everest region. Welcome by local guides and porter (only if you have booked from the beginning) once you land on Lukla. Breakfast/lunch in tea house lodge. After some rest we start our journey towards Phakding village.
Phakding is a small village where there is a limited number of resources and lodges for the trekkers. The path leading to Phakding is troubled less, flat and easy as this is just the beginning of our journey. To reach Phakding it may take around 2-3 hours of walk. On the way, you will walk through numerous local Sherpa villages and their beautiful agriculture farms protected by stone walls. The sight of Yak is common in the trail. First, we follow the trails of Dudh Koshi followed by the Thado Khola en-route to Phakding. You see the very first view of Mt. Kusum Kangaru. Stay overnight at Phakding.
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (11286ft) estimated walk 5 – 6 hours
We start our journey towards Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the most developed town filled with modern facilities in Everest region. We cross the Dudh Koshi River multiple times by taking the help of high suspension bridges. This affords us the breathtaking view of Mt. Thamserku right in front of your eyes on this trail. Once passing the route of Benkar, Chumao and Monjo village we come to Everest National Park. After entrance check you can take you step further continuing towards Namche Bazaar. You are blessed with first view of Mt. Everest. Before getting Namche bazaar we walk through the Jorsale jungle stunned by the view of snow capped mountains like Mt.Thameserku, Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Mt. Lhotse, Mt.Tawache etc. Namche Bazaar the main trading center point in Everest region.
Day 03: Visit Everest view point and Khumjung Village
Today we spend our day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize our health with high altitude and take a short trek to Everest View Point. From there, you get opportunities to view the wonderful views of magnificent mountains like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru & Amadablam. If possible, you visit to local Sherpa museum where you can learn about the culture, traditions, rituals, and history of them. At the end of the day, your guide will prepare you for the further journey with required knowledge and information.
Day 04: Trek to Lukla (9,350ft) estimated walk 6 – 7 hours
After breakfast in the early morning at Namche Bazaar, we retrace the trails to get back to the Lukla. The path is long which requires around 7-8 hours of a walk at a slow pace. This is the last day you spend in mountains. Today will also be your last day with your s and, you can offer anything as you want to porter and guide for showing gratitude. Stay overnight at Hotel in Lukla
Day 05: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Early in the morning, we catch our flight back to Kathmandu. And transfer back to your respective hotel in Kathmandu.