Most of the treks in the Everest region might need you to undertake a healthy level of preparation. It also consumes a bit of time as it takes close to two weeks to complete a lot of these treks. But the Everest Panorama Trek is a short trek that gives you wonderful views of the mountains in the Everest region. You also don’t have to prepare immensely for this trek.
In the Everest Panorama trek, you trek in the Everest region for only about a week. The trek takes place in altitudes in places which are in altitudes that are lower than 4000 meters. You also spend time acclimatization. These factors make you less prone to altitude sickness in this trek.
During this trek, you will visit some classic places in the Everest region. The first of them is the visit to Luka Airport. With its short airstrip and thrilling location at the top of a hill, it is bound to make you feel delighted with adventure.
You will also go to Namche Bazaar. You spend time acclimatizing and strolling around the markets, restaurants, pubs, and other facilities of Namche. You will also head out from Namche to Hotel Everest View. From the Hotel Everest view, you will get some fantastic views of the Himalayas of the Everest region. Due to this region, this trek is sometimes also called Hotel Everest View Trek.
The highest point along your destination is Tengboche Monastery, which is located at an altitude of 3867 meters. This monastery is a perfect representation of the Tibetan Buddhism of this region. This monastery id draped by the panoramic views of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Tawache.
If you are a beginner who has not trekked in high altitude but don’t want to miss the glorious mountains of the Everest region, this is the perfect trek for you. With gentle hikes in the lower altitudes, this trek can be completed by people of all age groups and different trekking experiences.
Highlights of the Everest Panorama Trek
Scenic Flight to Lukla
Lukla is a dream of an airport for all thrill seekers. The airport is located at an altitude of 2800 meters. The flight to Lukla from Kathmandu is 35 minutes long. It gives you wonderful views of the mountains of the Everest.
Exploring Namche Bazaar
The wonderful town of Namche Bazaar is one of the most sophisticated areas in the Everest region. The town has excellent facilities of restaurants, pubs, hotels, cyber cafes, and shopping. Namche is also home to Hotel Everest View, which once held the Guinness Book of World Record for being at the highest altitude. A visit to this hotel is bound to leave you amazed with a beautiful view of the Himalayas of the Everest region. Close to Namche also lies Syangboche Airport. The airport is an unofficial one. The surrounding views from this airport are also wonderful.
Short and Light Trekking
Most of this trek takes place inside the premises of Sagarmatha National Park. The trek in the Everest region is only about a week long amidst the alpine forests of the national park. Beautiful forests of fir, birch, and rhododendron are sure to delight you. Further, the trek is a light as you don’t cross even 4000-meter mark. This makes you less prone to altitude sickness. You also won’t have to deal with the cold in the mountainous region of the higher altitudes in the Everest region.
Visit Tengboche Monastery
Tengboche monastery of the Everest region was established in 1916. It is the largest monastery of this region. It is an embodiment of the Tibetan Buddhism of this region. The monastery lies within the premises of the Sagarmatha National Park. One of the best attractions of this monastery is its wonderful mountainous background. Panoramic views of the mountains of the Everest region that surround this monastery is bound to take your breath away.