‘enjoy scenic walks to beautiful spot at Tengboche for panorama of Everest’
“Short and scenic adventure in the shadow of towering Mt. Everest,
Enjoyable walks along impressive Sherpa villages of great interesting culture,
Walk within serene beautiful woodland of tall alpine tree lines with views of peaks,
Explore villages festooned with age-old heritage of Buddhism religion and custom,
An adventure for all from beginners to expert walkers with enjoyable scenic times,
Picturesque Tengboche Monastery for super panorama of high mountain range”.
Brief Trip Profile
Mode of Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu with local nice lodge on treks.
Trekking Grade: Moderate with touch of altitude.
Highest Spot: At Tengboche Monastery 3,867 m high.
Walking Hours: Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs treks
Activities: Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
Trekking duration: 06 Nights and 07 Days (Lukla to Lukla)
Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Seasons for Everest Panorama and Tengboche Monastery Trekking
Nearly all months of the year one can join in for Everest Panorama and Tengboche Trekking, except during wet monsoon seasons from June to mid September when days are cloudy that obstructs views of mountains with rains and dark heavy clouds.
But much greener with lush rich vegetations (not recommended during monsoon wet months unless for botanical people and students to study flora and fauna of the region)
Best time from March to May when most days are clear for views and as well for pleasant walks with moderate temperatures and longer sunlight hours, and on this time of season when wild flowers are in full bloom, enjoy bright and beautiful wild flower especially rhododendron of various species from trees to bush of different colored flowers (national flower of Nepal the rhododendron).
March to May in late afternoon can be cloudy with chances of rain and snow around higher altitude.
Mid September to December around autumn /fall and pre winter one of the best times with clear blue sky and sunny days (for short while from morning to mid day) can be cold and freezing during morning and night times above 1,800 m high.
Sunlight is short during autumn and winter seasons but most of the morning till late afternoon are clear for views and pleasant walks.
People and Culture
High Khumbu area populated by Highlanders the Sherpa of Everest, interwoven with Buddhism religion and colorful culture and fascinating heritage life style where you can witness from Lukla onwards, villages festooned with religious symbols and monuments of prayer flags, decorated walls with spinning chiming bells.
Everest Panorama and Tengboche Monastery Trekking a short scenic and cultural adventure loaded with enjoyable and fascinating time of week duration a perfect Himalayan holiday for travelers to enjoy views of Mt. Everest and visiting charming native Sherpa villages.
Everest Panorama and Tengboche Monastery trekking that suit all types of people with no limit of age-bar, a mesmerizing adventure that takes you to high lovely and marvelous view point at Tengboche surrounded by array of high peaks with views of Mt. Everest.
On this journey where people can get acclimatized as walk follows at slow and easy pace with several refreshing stops to enjoy views of beautiful landscapes and mountains and as well getting used to high elevation and scenic environment.
Everest Panorama and Tengboche Monastery starts from Kathmandu taking a smooth scenic flight to reach high Khumbu area of Everest in Lukla, a busy Sherpa town where most of the adventure begins and ends.
After Lukla on the high road to Namche as walk leads through interesting nice villages and within patch of serene woodland to reach into Sagarmatha National Park, one of the highest park of Himalaya region which is added in World Heritage Sites (where Sagarmatha a name in Nepalese for Everest and Sherpa call as Chomolungma similar to Tibetan language).
Walk heads higher facing glorious scenery of high peaks to reach Namche Bazaar the hub and main village of Khumbu Sherpa as well a favorite spot for trekkers with acclimatization days at Namche Bazaar before heading higher elevation.
From Namche with pleasant rest day and exploring places of great interest with grand views of Everest and adjoining peaks, where our walk continues to reach our main final destinations at scenic Tengboche and the Monastery.
A wonderful spot surrounded by high mountains with views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse with majestic looking Amadablam and series of peaks, truly a place that one never forgets the experience with enjoyable moment at Tengboche.
At Tengboche tour takes you into its impressive monastery of great interest where once a year in the month of October or November as per Buddhist calendar a great religious festival held known as Mani-Rimdu.
Interesting event to observe priest, monks dance dressed in colorful costumes and varied masks wading evil spirits.
Slowly walk leads back down to Namche and then at Lukla for short scenic flight to reach Kathmandu, after a great time and experience on Everest Panorama and Tengboche Monastery Trekking.
Short Guide Line Itinerary
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via various countries and airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu preparation for trek with options for tour.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins) and trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Lukla - 06 hrs.
Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Day 10: Spare extra day as contingency and for individual.
Day 11: International Departure to respective country.
As per Nepal Civil Aviation rules and norms where flight to Lukla from Kathmandu does not takes place, since last few months from March 2019 where flight operates from a town of Ramechap which is due east from Kathmandu.
To reach Ramechap takes 4-5 hrs drive on private vehicles and vice versa on the way back from Lukla also.