Length of trip: 8 days
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Highest Alt: 3850m
Type of trek: Tea house/ Camping
Everest Panorama view trek is ideal trekking for those with less time but who want good views of Mt. Everest. It provides a good insight into Sherpa culture without being too strenuous for high altitude trekking. Our destination is up to the village of Tengboche with its famous monastery where we have time to soak up the atmosphere along with some tremendous views of the beautiful peak of Ama Dablam. There are two points on this trek where there are good views of Everest. The first is on the way to Namche and there are also excellent views from Tengboche.
All accommodations for Everest base camp- Gokyo trek are in local lodges on twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard of service and food, and standard of location. During the trip, we will provide three nights in hotel, Hotel Lemon Tree or similar category hotel in Kathmandu and during our trek we will spend 13 nights at standard tea house or at lodge or at hotel in which there are unheated rooms with wooden beds and foam mattresses
Normally you will walk about 5-6 hrs a day. You will have plenty of time to stop for refreshments. Our guide will be there to assist you every step of the way during your trek. Your meals will be provided in teahouses according to your choice. Your guide will take your order from the menu and check in the kitchen that everything is fresh and well cooked. For accommodation you will be provided with a double room. Your guide will also act as your interpreter and be able explain about our culture and traditions and any other queries you may have. Our guides are well versed in English and their main duty is to help you in any way at all times. Our porter will be well equipped and insured. We want to you to feel safe and taken care of so that your trek is as enjoyable as possible.
Tourist Visa for visiting Nepal for 30 days can be obtained from the Nepalese Embassy in your country or from the Immigration Counter at Nepal Entry Points (like Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu) on payment of US $ 40.00 (you will also need a passport size photograph).
Essentials you should bring: i/ Good and comfortable trekking boots that are well worn in.
ii/ Warm socks for evening as well as light trekking socks for walking.
iii/ Warm clothes for the morning and evening.
iv/ Toiletries and medical kit.
v/ Couple of T-shirts and light trousers/shorts for the day.
vi/ Sun hat and warm hat
vii/ Sandals for evening.
ix/ Flash light or head torch.
x/ Swimming costumes
xi/ Suntan lotion
xii/ Small towel
xiii/ Warm sleeping bag
Having decided on your trek, 30% of the total Trek fee should be sent in advance. Details will be provided as to how you can do that.
Final payment can be made on your arrival with US $travellers cheques, US$ cash or Visa/Mastercard credit card ( note: paying by credit card incurs a 4% bank charge in Nepal).
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in major tourist landmarks & preparation for trek
Day 03: Early morning Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla 2805m about 40 min flight and trek to Phakding 2652m 2-3 hours
Day 03: Phakding – Namche Bazar 3440m 5-6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization day
Day 05: Namche Bazar – Tyanboche 3800m 4-5 hours
Day 06: Tyanboche- Manzo 2880m 5-6 hours
Day 07: Manzo- Lukla 2805m 3-4 hours
Day 08: Lukla- KTM by flight 40 min