Everest Panorama Lodge Trek for Families, 10 Days
This is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. The park itself was UNESCO listed as a world heritage site in 1979 for its unique natural diversity, traditional Sherpa cultures and beautiful landscape as well as spectacular scenery of the world’s highest mountains. This trek offers a close up view of Mt. Everest rising behind Lhotse and Nuptse from the Everest View Hotel, the famous Buddhist monastery of Tengboche, where you can also see a Skull of a Yeti. You also encounter the typical and fascinating villages of the Sherpas, lovely Rhododendron forests and a rich diversity of the culture. The most important mountains You see are Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7855m), Amadablam (6812m), Khongde Himal (6200m), Thamserku (6430m) and the holy mountain Khumbila (5761m) etc.
Duration: 10 Days
Highest elevation: 3840 meters
Trek style: Lodge/Tea House Trek
Major Attractions: Everest view hotel, old monastery, spectacular view of mountains and the Skull of the Yeti in Khumjung monastery.
Itinerary in details
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and meet our staff and transfer to hotel, welcome drink, short briefing and relax.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by Flight and trek to Phakding 2610m, 3-4 hours.
After a 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla we have breakfast. Then we start our trek seeing Buddhist monumentson the trail. After 3 hours we arrive in Phakding have lunch there and stay also overnight in a lodge.
Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 5-6 hours
In the morning after breakfast we continue our trek to Monjo where we arrive after 3 hours passing many suspension bridges with a nice view of Mt. Thamserku. Lunch in Jorsalle. Then we start to climb up slowly crossing over high suspension bridges until we reach Namche Bazar. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day and Hiking to Everest View Hotel:
Today, we hike to the Everest view hotel for a panoramic and spectacular view of the mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Khangtega, Tawache, Cholatse, Khwangde, Khumbila, Paniyo and so on. It would be even better to have a tea break with scenic views. It takes about 2 hours to reach there, after 1 hour we start to see the mountains. We descend to Namche via Syangboche other way round which takes around an hour. Stay overnight at Lodge.
Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, 3860m, 4-5 hours
In the morning, we start our trek and like yesterday the trail continues straight up till Kyanjuma village which takes around1-2 hours. Then the trail climbs down to the Dudh Koshi River which we cross over a suspension bridge. We see a series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. After lunch in Phungi Thangna. The steep ascent brings us to Tengboche village. Here we visit the monastery in the evening time to take part during a meditation session with the monks and nuns. The view of the mountains here is really spectacular in the morning and evening. Overnight in lodge.
Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Khumjung, 3780m, 3-4 hours
This day after breakfast, we return back the same way back to Phungi Tenga. First a sharp descent to Dudh Koshi River and then climbing up to Phungi Tenga village which takes about 3 hours. Afterwards the trails continues stone steps until reaching Khumjung Village which is one of the spectacular village in Khumbu region where inhabitant of Sherpa peoples. It takes about 30 minutes. We visit the monastery and we can see the Skull of the Yeti inside the Monastery. This is the biggest Sherpa village in the Khumbu region. We continue our hike to Khunde village. Then we visit the old monastery and return back to Lodge. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 7: Trek from Khumjung to Monjo, 2835m, 4-5 hours
In the morning, we leave Khumjung and trail follows passing Hillary school and gently climbing up in stone steps until reaching a top of hill where you will find the stupa offering silk clothes (Khada) for good luck, then trail descends to Namche Bazar ia Syangboche. After Namche first the trail descenting and then over a high suspension bridge crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Then our trail runs at the banks of River and we arrive in Jorsalle which takes about 3 and half hours. We cross again another suspention bridge and short climb up brings us to Monjo. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 8: Trek from Monjo to Lukla, 2840m, 4-5 hours
We continue our trek to Lukla via Phakding with crossing several bridges which takes about 4 and half hours. Here we have our lunch. After lunch free day for resting. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 9: Early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Transfer to hotel and enjoy the luxury of hot shower. Shopping in Thamel. Enjoying.
Day 10: After breakfast depending on your schedule transfer to International Airport.
Our Tour Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* Domestic flight ticket from KTM-Lukla-KTM and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation,
salary, equipments & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Sagarmatha National Park Permit.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Tourist service charge,
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
Our Tour Package doesn't include;
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight
delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
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Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.
Grade: (Moderate to strenuous) [ Explain ]
|Start date||End date||Availability|
|Trip is available|
|Easy trekking by Himalayan standards is generally up to 2000m. There are plenty of ups and downs on well-maintained trails. This type of trip is best suited for those who lead a reasonably active life. The trek takes about 3 to 7 days, walking about 4 to 5 hours a day.|
|This involves longer treks (five to ten days) on maintained trails. This type of trek includes day excursions to higher elevations, for which it's advisable to have some previous hill- walking experience. On these treks, we generally achieve an altitude between 900m to 3000m.|
(Moderate to strenuous)
|A reasonably demanding trek at an altitude up to 4000m with side trips to higher elevations. The trails are sometimes uncharted and away from inhabited areas.|
|These treks must be fully supported. We climb to altitudes between 3500 and 5000m. & there are overnight stays at altitudes above 4000m. For this trek, trekkers should be fit & enthusiastic hill walkers prepared to tackle difficult terrain in remote areas.|
|This trek is best described as Alpine, and suitable is suitable for those in excellent health, capable of carrying a backpack, when required. The trek covers very remote areas, traveling over snow-covered passes at an altitudes of up to 6500m. You will need to axes and crampons. No strenuous trek should be undertaken without medical clearance.|
|Standard||Ideal for backpackers, students, travellers, very basic accomodation 1 * or none*, group travel in bus.|
|3 Star||Nice ** to*** star hotel ideal for the normal traveller family, couples, hotels are clean and monitored by our company, breakfast usually included. Travels are in van or 4 seater jeep.|
|4-5 Star||**** to ***** star Hotels with all possible international comfort, where available SAT TV. SPA etc. brekfast included for the traveller who wants to be spoiled , travelling in privat car, Jeep.|
There will be a cancellation fee of 25% for any cancellation three weeks prior to Tour departure date, 50% two weeks prior to Tour departure date and no refund thereafter. No refund for no shows & delay arrivals whatsoever reason.