Everest Panorama Hike is the perfect alternative to the EBC trek for a short period of time. This hike is considered as easy and can be completed in quick time.
Everest Panorama Hike is also suitable for all the age groups. Everest panorama Hike follows a moderate pace with sufficient acclimatization days to let your body adjust the temperature of Everest region and enjoy the hiking in the Himalayas.
The Short Everest View Trekking route goes through the lush forests of Sagarmatha National Park and gradually ascends via small mountain villages, crossing thrilling suspension bridges and lovely streams. During the Everest Panorama Trek, you will get to see a range of Himalayan flora and fauna.
Short flight from Kathmandu will take you the gateway of Everest region; Lukla. Everest Panorama Hike starts from Lukla. While you reach to Lukla, the same day you will be heading towards to Phakding.
Further, the next day you will hike towards Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is also consider as the tourist hub of Everest region which provides many facilities which includes ATMs, Wi-Fi, cafes, restaurants, gear shops and so on.
Hikers can get the best views in short period of time so this hike is also renowned for Everest View trek. After spending an extra day for acclimatization in Namche, you will be hiking up to Tengboche which is the best area in Everest region to have a close view of Everest Himalayan range. Tengboche is known for religious place among the Sherpa community in Khumbu are. In Tengboche, you will be exploring one of the biggest Buddhist Monasteries of the trail – Tengboche Monastery.
Everest Panorama hike will not finish here as the hiker will be visiting another most famous and biggest Sherpa village of the area; Khumjung. Khumjung is popular for Sir Edmund Hillary in 1961, when he established a school for Sherpa community “Hillary School”.
Along with Khumjung village, you will be exploring Khunde village too. For another couple of days, hikers will continue hiking descend to Namche, Phakding and Luka to complete the hike.
Everest Panorama Hike is the easiest way to experience the stunning nature in Khumbu valley along with the views of Himalayas together with friendly Sherpa community.
Everest Panorama hike is an easy hiking route suitable for people who are unable to go in high altitudes due to some difficulties or people bounded with short time/busy schedule. Everest Panorama Hike is simple the mixture of natural beauties, Everest ranges and hundreds of years old monasteries.
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Everest Panorama Hike Detailed Route
Everest Panorama Hike commence from the capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, the flight will take off to Lukla Airport. During the short flight to Lukla, you be able to witness the scenic beauties.
The short hiking journey starts from attractive Lukla village. Lukla is a small village that is the starting point of almost all treks inside the Everest region of Nepal. You can get the view of snow – capped mountains from the 1st day of your hike.
Further, Everest panorama trail goes through Himalayan foothills and numerous small rivers, streams, glaciers, and thick forests. The hiking area is an incarnation of natural beauty, attracting large number of photographers, hikers and mountaineers throughout the year.
After Lukla, resume your hike following the banks of the Dudh Koshi River to the beautiful Phakding village. From here, enter the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site home to large number of fauna such as the snow leopard, the Himalayan Thar, musk deer, bears, red panda and Himalayan mouse hare.
During Everest Panorama Hike, you get enough time to relax and enjoy the marvellous views of the lofty mountain peaks.
Passing through diverse landscapes, crossing several suspension bridges, you will reach to the tourist hub of Everest region; Namche Bazaar.
Next, the acclimatization hike to Everest View Hotel to enjoy eye – appealing Everest range views. The trail further turns through the rocky trail to Tengboche. In Tengboche, you will be exploring the ancient monasteries.
Next attraction on the route is Khumjung and Khunde Village. After exploring the Khumjung and Khunde Village you will hike back to Namche Bazaar.
Now from Namche, the hikers have to head back to Lukla and end their hiking journey by taking a flight back to Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu from Lukla. The last moment of Everest Panorama Hike i.e. a short flight will provide you the eye – appealing views of tall mountain peaks such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Thamserku.
- Day 1 – Fly to Lukla; hike to Phakding; 25 minutes flight, 4 hours hike
- Day 2 – Hike from Phakding to Namche Bazar; 8-9 hours hike
- Day 3 – Namche Bazzar acclimatization hike to Everest view hotel; 3-7 hours hike around
- Day 4 – Hike from Namche to Tengboche Monastery; 5 hours hike
- Day 5 – Hike back to Namche from Khumjung and Khunde village tour; 6 hours hike
- Day 6 – Hike from Namche to Lukla; 8-9 hours hike
- Day 7 – Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu; 25 minutes flight
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Taking a short from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla and then you will start your Everest panorama Hike towards the crest of the hill to Sherpa Villages. During your hike, you will be amazed to witness Buddhist Monasteries, Chorten and various species of flora and fauna of Sagarmatha national park. Hiking through the trail you come across the deep valley, witness snow – capped mountains till Tengboche village which is well known for its monastery located at an altitude of 3890 meters.
Everest panorama Hike is considered as one of the pleasure trekking trails in Everest region which offers the eye – appealing panoramic views of Everest views very close to sight within a short duration. Everest Panorama trekking is gentle easy walking route compared to few of other trekking areas in Everest region.
This short duration but lovely Everest Panorama Hike is a pleasant walking that provides a magnificent views of mighty Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and numerous unnamed snow-capped Himalayan peaks.
During the hike, you will get a great opportunity to explore and experience the lifestyle of culturally rich Sherpa people and their hospitable nature. This hike is favourable from small age to old age groups where the hikers without any hiking experience can also join this hike.
Spring (March to May) and autumn (Mid – September to Mid – November) are considered as the best time for Everest Panorama Hike. However, this hike is possible throughout the year
Major Attraction of Everest Panorama Trek
- Short and Easy Hike.
- Indulge the spirit of the Everest region.
- Scenic flight to adventure airport Lukla.
- Exploring the tourist hub of Everest Region; Namche Bazaar.
- Explore the lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people in the peaceful Khumjung village.
- Explore one of the old monastery; Tengboche Monastery.
- Highest altitude Hotel; Everest View Hotel.
- Eye – appealing views of tall mountain ranges including the top of the world “Mount Everest”.