Tengboche Monastry TrekTengboche Monastry Trek

Tengboche Monastry Trek

  • Duration10 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 3867m
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking & Hiking
  • Best Season Sep - Dec and Mar - May

Tengboche Trek begins with a regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla, the trekking route proceeds towards Phakding on the same day. The following day, you continue trekking to Namche Bazaar, where you spend the night. Moving forward, the trek takes you to Khumjung, and on a subsequent day, you head towards Tengboche to explore the area.

While exploring Tengboche, you'll have the opportunity to visit the renowned Tengboche Monastery and observe its ancient statues, paintings, and scriptures. The area also offers breathtaking views of majestic mountain peaks such as Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam. Additionally, you can immerse yourself in the natural surroundings, including rivers, flora, and fauna. Interacting with the local Sherpa people in the villages adds a cultural touch to your experience.

The next day, a helicopter will take you to Kala Patthar, where you'll have a brief landing to enjoy the stunning views of the mountain peaks and their surroundings. After a short exploration, the helicopter will bring you back to Lukla. With extra time in Lukla, you can explore the local markets or opt for short hikes. In the evening, you can savor Nepalese or foreign cuisine and spend the night there. On the final day, you'll take a regular aircraft flight back to Kathmandu. Throughout your journey, you will have the chance to witness the awe-inspiring views of mountains, visit famous monasteries and temples, traverse through lush green forests adorned with pine, oak, and blooming rhododendron trees, and immerse yourself in the cultural ambiance of the villages along the route.

Indulge in the serene ambiance of nature and witness the panoramic view of Mount Everest.

  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath Stupa.
  • This trek is a great opportunity to learn about Sherpa culture and heritage, experience the beauty of the Khumbu region, and challenge you physically and mentally.
  • Trek through the subalpine flora of Sagarmatha National Park, home to rare animals such as Musk Deer, Himalayan tahr, and Blood Pheasant.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam from Namche viewpoint.
  • Explore the monastery's monuments, statues, paintings, and scriptures to learn about Sherpa culture and heritage.
  • Intermingle with the Sherpa people in the villages of Phakding, Tengboche, and Monjo.
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the Khumbu region of Nepal.
  • Embarking on a Ten-day trek in the Everest region provides an incredible opportunity to witness the breathtaking views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. Each day of the trek presents new vistas and unforgettable experiences.

Tenboche Trek Overview

Tengboche Trek is an ideal choice for those with limited time or who prefer not to trek all the way to Everest Base Camp. Despite its shorter duration, it offers a wonderful glimpse into the lives of the local people in the Everest region, while providing stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains. The trek is less strenuous than other routes, with walking hours averaging around 5-7 hours per day, and maximum altitudes not exceeding 4,000 meters. This makes it a suitable option for individuals with average fitness levels. The journey begins and ends with a flight to/from Lukla Airport.

The trek follows a route through alpine forests and captivating villages along the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, eventually leading to Namche Bazaar, a bustling market town. Namche serves as the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park, a protected area known for its diverse wildlife, including the elusive snow leopard and red panda. The region's ecological significance has earned it a place in the Sacred Himalayan Landscape initiative by the World Wildlife Fund.

In Namche Bazaar, visitors can witness the Sherpa people going about their daily lives, observe other trekking and mountaineering groups preparing for their expeditions, access internet services, enjoy quality coffee, and dine in excellent restaurants. From Namche, it is possible to take a short trek to Khumjung Village and visit the school established by Sir Edmund Hillary, who successfully summited Mount Everest in 1953. The school stands as a testament to Sir Edmund's contribution to the Sherpa community, which remains an integral part of Everest expeditions. It is even possible to encounter the sons of Sir Edmund and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who continue to lead trekking groups in the area.

A major highlight of the Tengboche Trek is a visit to Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the Khumbu Region, situated at an elevation of 3,867 meters. Although it suffered extensive damage during the 2015 earthquakes, the monastery still offers breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. The choice of this location for the monastery's construction is easily understood when surrounded by such natural beauty and spiritual significance. Interestingly, Mount Everest is referred to as Chomolungma, or Mother Goddess of the Universe in both Tibetan and Sherpa cultures. This adds to the allure of the region, as it has long attracted people seeking both natural and spiritual inspiration.

In summary, the Tengboche Trek is a perfect opportunity to immerse oneself in the sights and sounds of the Khumbu Region and Mount Everest without the physically demanding ascents and descents of other treks in the area. However, it's important to note that this is still the Everest Region, and the trek requires proper preparation and respect for the challenging terrain. For those unable to undertake the trek, helicopter tours to Everest are available as an alternative.

Tengboche Monastry Trek Route

The Tengboche Monastery Trek begins with a captivating flight to Lukla, which serves as the gateway to the Solukhumbu Region. This region is renowned for its Sherpa villages and monasteries and its close proximity to the world's highest mountain. Lukla is home to numerous Sherpas and trekking porters. The trek continues through a charming village bustling with local people, horses, donkeys, trekkers, and porters. Eventually, the day concludes at the bank of the Dudh Koshi River along the Tengboche Monastery Trek.

Ascending to the picturesque village of Namche Bazaar provides breathtaking views. The journey takes you through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, which is abundant with wildlife, pine forests, and beautiful rhododendron flowers. Throughout the trek, you will have ample opportunities to interact with the Sherpas and immerse yourself in their rich traditional lifestyle. Following a high-altitude route, the trek offers the first magnificent view of Everest as you progress towards Tengboche Monastery and Khumjung Village. The monastery's serene atmosphere and dramatic ambiance instill a sense of tranquility, reinforcing your faith in the divine. This experience also provides an immersive encounter with Tibetan Buddhist culture, which is deeply practiced in this region.

Tengboche Trek Difficulty

The Tengboche Trek is a suitable option for both novice and elderly trekkers, indicating that it is not an overly challenging trek. It is particularly favored by novice trekkers due to its manageable walking days and breathtaking views of the magnificent mountains. The Tengboche Trek is often described as magical and achievable for trekkers of all skill levels who wish to experience the splendor of the mountains. Therefore, the Everest Panorama Trek can be considered relatively easy in terms of difficulty, with the primary concern being the risk of altitude sickness, which can be addressed with appropriate measures.

Best Season to Tengboche Trek

The choice of season greatly influences the overall experience of the Everest Tengboche Trek. The best seasons for this trek are generally considered to be spring (February to March) and autumn (September to December). During these seasons, the weather is relatively stable, with clear skies and pleasant temperatures, making it ideal for trekking. The views of the mountains are also exceptionally stunning during these periods.

However, it is not compulsory to undertake the journey only during these seasons. The trek can also be enjoyed during the monsoon season (June to August) and winter (December to February). It's important to note that trekking during the monsoon season can be challenging due to heavy rainfall, muddy trails, and limited visibility. Winter trekking requires more preparation as temperatures can drop significantly, and there may be snowfall in higher elevations.

Regardless of the season chosen, it is essential to be well-prepared and equipped for the specific weather conditions and challenges that come with each season. It is also advisable to check the weather forecasts and consult with local guides or trekking agencies for the most up-to-date information and recommendations for the chosen season.

Why Nepal Nomad Trek to Tengboche Monastry

For over two decades, Nepal Nomad has been dedicated to fulfilling the desires and expectations of adventure seekers in trekking, climbing, and travel in general. Our team consists of experienced and professional guides and porters who possess expertise in evacuation procedures, map-reading, and first-aid services. We take pride in the fact that our efforts have resulted in numerous travel stories and the satisfaction of nomads from all corners of the globe who have chosen to explore with us. We are delighted to offer you the Everest Tengboche Trek, a journey that can be customized to suit your preferences. Our aim is to assist you throughout the process and address any concerns or uncertainties you may have regarding trekking in Nepal. It would be our honor to provide you with a memorable experience and ensure that all your needs are met.


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Welcome to Nepal, a country known for its majestic mountains and warm hospitality! Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the breathtaking sight of the towering Himalayas. Once you have completed the necessary customs formalities, make your way towards the terminal.

You will be met by our friendly representatives from Nepal Nomad Adventure, who will be delighted to assist you. They will transfer you to your hotel in Thamel, a vibrant neighborhood located just 5 km away from the airport. Thamel is a popular tourist hub in the Kathmandu Valley, offering a wide range of accommodations, shops, and eateries.

After settling into your hotel, you have the option to relax and unwind or venture out to explore the bustling streets of Thamel. This area is known for its lively atmosphere, filled with shops, markets, and cultural attractions. Take a stroll through the colorful streets, browse for souvenirs, or simply soak in the vibrant ambiance.

As the afternoon rolls around, Thamel offers a diverse selection of pubs and restaurants where you can indulge in various delicacies. Sample the flavors of Nepali cuisine or savor international dishes, all while enjoying the lively atmosphere and perhaps engaging in conversations with the friendly locals. This presents an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and even learn a few phrases in the Nepali language.

As the evening progresses, you will be invited to a delightful Nepali authentic welcome dinner. This meal will introduce you to the rich flavors and traditional dishes of Nepal. During this time, you will also have the chance to meet your guide, who will provide you with important information and details about your upcoming adventure.

In summary, upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the awe-inspiring mountains and welcomed by the team from Third Rock Adventures. Take some time to explore the vibrant streets of Thamel, savor delicious food, and engage in cultural interactions. The evening will culminate in a memorable welcome dinner, allowing you to savor the flavors of Nepal and meet your guide for the upcoming trip.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, it's time to immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Kathmandu Valley, which is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites. Begin your exploration by heading to Kathmandu Durbar Square, situated near Basantapur or Freak Street. As you walk through the courtyards and temples, you'll be transported back in time, witnessing the architectural and religious wonders that reflect the ancient culture of the city. Don't miss the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Museum, which was once the palace of the ruling Shah Dynasty. It offers a fascinating insight into Nepal's history.

Next, make your way to the iconic Boudhanath Stupa, located on a hilltop in the eastern outskirts of the city. This magnificent stupa is a significant religious site for Buddhists and offers a serene and peaceful ambiance. Take a leisurely stroll around the stupa, spinning the prayer wheels and soaking in the spiritual atmosphere.

If time permits, continue your journey to the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples in the world. As you explore the expansive temple complex, you'll witness devotees from various parts of the world engaging in religious rituals and ceremonies. Although access to the main temple area is restricted to non-Hindus, you can still appreciate the architectural beauty and observe the vibrant religious activities taking place.

Lastly, don't miss the opportunity to visit Boudhanath, one of the largest spherical stupas in the world, located in the northeastern part of the city. From this vantage point, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the entire city while basking in the tranquility and serenity of the surroundings.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea

As the morning sunlight bathes the landscape, you find yourself at the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport, ready to embark on a thrilling adventure to Lukla. This small town serves as the gateway to the Khumbu region and is home to the region's only airstrip. The scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offers breathtaking views as the landscape transforms from lush green hills and pastures to snow-covered peaks and mountains.

As the plane descends, you can feel the excitement building within you. The Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla is renowned for its thrilling approach, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas. Stepping off the plane, you are immediately greeted by the awe-inspiring beauty of Lukla and its surroundings.

The trek begins shortly after your arrival, with your destination being the tranquil Phakding Village where you will spend the night. Along the trail, you encounter fellow trekkers who share the same sense of adventure and determination. The Dudh Koshi River accompanies you throughout the journey, and the trail winds through the scenic landscape, revealing the splendor of the Khumbu region.

As you pass through Chaurikharka village on your way towards Khumbila, an unclimbed sacred peak, you can't help but be humbled by the grandeur of the mountains surrounding you. The path is adorned with stone-paved steps, leading you closer to your destination.

Finally, as you reach Phakding village, you are greeted by a charming sight. The houses in the village are adorned with colorful prayer flags fluttering in the mountain breeze. Mani walls, engraved with sacred mantras, stand as testaments to the spiritual significance of the area. Phakding is predominantly inhabited by the Sherpa ethnic group, who have made the Himalayas their home and are renowned for their mountaineering skills.

As night falls and the chill of the mountains sets in, you find warmth and comfort in a cup of butter tea. This traditional beverage, made from tea leaves, yak butter, and salt, is a staple in the Himalayan region. Sipping on the butter tea, you reflect on the day's journey and the incredible experiences that lie ahead.

Tomorrow, the trek continues, taking you further into the heart of the Khumbu region, where more wonders await. But for now, you settle into the peacefulness of Phakding Village, surrounded by the majesty of the Himalayas, ready to rest and rejuvenate for the adventures that lie ahead.

  • Max. Altitude:2,610m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:3 hours
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea

After enjoying a hearty breakfast and packing your bags, you set off on a trek towards Namche Bazaar, a vibrant town nestled in the heart of the Khumbu region. The initial phase of the trek involves a steady and steep ascent, leading you towards the Dudh Koshi River. As you make your way up, the sound of the rushing river accompanies you, adding a soothing rhythm to your footsteps.

Soon, you come across a suspension bridge that spans the Dudh Koshi River. Crossing it, you enter a dense forest adorned with towering pine and rhododendron trees. The air is filled with the invigorating scent of fresh flora, enchanting your senses as you continue your journey. The vibrant colors of the rhododendron flowers add a touch of beauty to the landscape, creating a picturesque setting.

Your trek leads you to the quaint village of Monjo, where you encounter the Hillary Suspension Bridge. Crossing this bridge, you reach the Monjo checkpoint, which serves as the entrance and exit point of the protected Sagarmatha National Park. Here, your guide presents the necessary documents, ensuring compliance with park regulations.

Leaving Monjo behind, you continue your trek towards Jorsale village, where you stop for a well-deserved lunch break. The villages along the way are known for their pine tree plantations and honeycombs, showcasing the local livelihoods and the natural resources of the region.

As you resume your journey, a short while later, you reach a vantage point called Tope Danda. From here, you are rewarded with breathtaking distant views of Namche Bazaar, serving as a glimpse of the lively town that awaits you. The sight of Namche Bazaar, nestled amidst the majestic mountains, fills you with anticipation and excitement.

Finally, you arrive at Namche Bazaar, a bustling commercial and tourist hub of the Khumbu region. The town is brimming with life, offering a variety of tea houses, restaurants, shops, and even ATMs. As you step into the vibrant streets, you are warmly welcomed by the villagers and catch glimpses of fellow travelers exploring the area.

Namche Bazaar becomes your home for the night, providing a comfortable and lively atmosphere to rest and replenish your energy. You immerse yourself in the local culture, indulge in delicious meals, and engage in conversations with fellow trekkers, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Max. Altitude:3,440m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hours
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea

Today, you have the luxury of a relaxed morning, without the need to wake up early. After enjoying a leisurely breakfast in the common dining area, you engage in lively conversations with fellow trekkers and friendly locals. The shared dining space provides a vibrant atmosphere where stories and experiences are exchanged.

With the entire day ahead of you, you decide to embark on some short hiking activities and exploration. Carrying your small backpack, you set off for a hike to Namche Monastery. The monastery is a serene and spiritual place, where you have the opportunity to interact with the resident monks. As you explore the monastery, you may come across a prayer wheel, a sacred object that holds spiritual significance. Spinning the prayer wheel is not only a physical act but also believed to bring blessings and good fortune.

Continuing your journey, you make your way to the Everest View Hotel, located above the main bazaar area. This vantage point offers a stunning panoramic view of the majestic mountains, including the iconic Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The sight of these towering peaks leaves you in awe of the raw beauty of the Himalayas.

Another notable attraction in the area is the Khunde Hospital, established by Sir Edmund Hillary during his Everest expedition. This hospital serves as a testament to his philanthropic efforts and the positive impact he made on the local community. Exploring the hospital and learning about its history gives you a deeper appreciation for the challenges faced by the local population and the importance of healthcare in remote mountainous regions.

To delve further into the rich Sherpa culture, you visit the Sherpa Culture Museum. This museum provides insights into the traditions, heritage, and unique way of life of the Sherpa ethnic group. Through exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays, you gain a deeper understanding of the Sherpa people and their contributions to the mountaineering world.

As evening approaches, you decide to treat yourself to some locally famous drinks and dishes. Whether it's savoring a warm cup of Sherpa tea or trying traditional Sherpa delicacies, you immerse yourself in the local flavors and culinary traditions. This is a perfect opportunity to relax, unwind, and reflect on the experiences of the day while enjoying the cozy ambiance of the tea houses and restaurants.

With a day filled with exploration, cultural immersion, and delightful gastronomic experiences, you retire to your accommodation in Namche Bazaar, feeling enriched and ready to continue your trek with renewed energy and appreciation for the Khumbu region and its people.

  • Max. Altitude:3,440m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:4 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea

After a fulfilling breakfast, you set off on the sandy trail that begins with an upward incline. As you continue, the path straightens out, and you navigate up and down stone stairs. Throughout this stretch, the mesmerizing views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Mount Everest become even more captivating, as they come into closer view, inspiring a sense of awe and wonder.

The trail eventually leads you through a rocky terrain, weaving its way through a thick forest. The sounds of nature surround you as you make your way forward. Soon, you come across a suspension bridge that spans the Phunki Tenga river. Crossing the bridge, you find yourself on a zig-zagging road that gains elevation steadily.

Before long, you reach Tengboche village, situated at the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Imja Khola rivers. The village holds local significance as the birthplace of Tenzing Norgay, the legendary Sherpa mountaineer who made history as the first person to summit Mount Everest alongside Sir Edmund Hillary. The village is predominantly inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas, adding a cultural richness to the area. Upon reaching the village, you settle into your tea house, a cozy and welcoming place to rest.

One of the main highlights of your visit to Tengboche is the exploration of the Tengboche Monastery, situated at an altitude of 3,860 meters (12,661 feet). This monastery, also known as Dawa Choling Gompa, holds great importance in the Khumbu region. Built in the early 20th century, it is the largest monastery in the area and is a part of the Sacred Sites Trail project within Sagarmatha National Park.

The Tengboche Monastery is renowned among tourists, as it falls on the popular classic Everest trail. It follows the Nyingmapa lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism. Although the monastery faced damages in the major earthquake of 1934 and a subsequent fire in 1989, it has been rebuilt and stands as a testament to the resilience and beauty of the Sherpa people.

Inside the monastery, you can explore ancient scriptures, statues, murals, and intricately carved woodwork. The main building houses the prayer hall and features a magnificent statue of Shakyamuni Buddha. The monastery is adorned with Mani walls, engraved with sacred mantras, adding to the spiritual ambiance of the place.

If you happen to trek during October or November, you may have the opportunity to witness the Mani Rimdu festival, celebrated in the courtyard of the monastery. This vibrant festival brings together locals from various villages, and you can immerse yourself in the rituals, music, and dances performed by the monks.

As you conclude your cultural tour, you make your way back to the tea house, where a warm cup of butter tea awaits you. Savoring the flavors of this traditional beverage, you can reflect on the serenity of the monastery, the rich heritage of the Sherpa people, and the profound experiences of the day.

The evening provides a peaceful atmosphere to rest, rejuvenate, and prepare for the next leg of your trek, filled with more adventures and captivating encounters in the Khumbu region.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:6 hours
  • Meals:1 breakfast and 1 lunch with coffee/tea

Following a satisfying breakfast in Tengboche, you begin your journey back towards Namche Bazaar. The trail leads you steeply downhill, offering panoramic views of the Dudh Kosi River and the surrounding landscape. As you descend, you can admire the majestic mountains that have accompanied you throughout your trek.

Crossing the river, you follow its course, tracing its path back to Jorsale. Along the way, you cross the river a few more times, enjoying the soothing sound of rushing water and the refreshing ambiance of the valley. The picturesque scenery and the rhythmic flow of the river create a tranquil atmosphere as you make your way towards Jorsale.

Upon reaching Jorsale, you have the opportunity to savor a delicious lunch, replenishing your energy for the rest of the journey. This is also a chance to indulge in any last-minute shopping in Namche Bazaar, where a variety of shops offer trekking gear, souvenirs, and other essentials.

After lunch and completing your shopping, you resume your trek, continuing to follow the Dudh Kosi River. The trail takes you further downstream, leading you to Monjo, where you will spend the night. Monjo is a peaceful village nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Khumbu region. The crossing of the river, the lush surroundings, and the rustic charm of the village create a serene atmosphere.

In Monjo, you can settle into your accommodations, reflecting on the incredible journey you've had so far. The peacefulness of the village provides a perfect backdrop for relaxation and rest. As the day comes to a close, you can enjoy a warm meal, share stories with fellow trekkers, and relish the tranquility of the mountains before a restful night's sleep in preparation for the next phase of your adventure.

  • Max. Altitude:2,835m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hours
  • Meals:1 breakfast and 1 lunch with coffee/tea

After enjoying a nourishing breakfast in Monjo, you embark on the final day of your trek, making your way back along the scenic Dudh Kosi river towards Lukla. The trail initially takes you from Monjo to Ghat, where you can pause and enjoy a well-deserved lunch.

Continuing on your journey, you pass through charming villages such as Chumoa, Benkar, Phakding, and Chuthawa. The path winds through picturesque landscapes, offering glimpses of the serene river, verdant hills, and traditional Sherpa houses along the way.

As you approach the end of your trek, you reach the Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate. This significant landmark signifies the conclusion of your adventure, commemorating Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, the first Nepalese woman to summit Mount Everest. It serves as a poignant reminder of the determination, strength, and spirit of the people who call this region home.

While most of the route is an easy downhill slope, the last section of the trail leading to Lukla presents a final uphill challenge. It serves as a fitting conclusion to your journey, testing your perseverance and marking the triumphant end of your trek.

Upon reaching Lukla, you find a bustling town with various shops, bars, and cafes to explore. The vibrant atmosphere allows you to soak in the energy of fellow trekkers and celebrate the completion of your adventure. It's worth mentioning that Lukla even boasts a faux Starbucks, adding a touch of familiarity to this remote mountainous setting.

In Lukla, you can take your time to reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you've gathered along the way. Whether it's relaxing with a cup of coffee, browsing through local shops, or sharing stories with fellow trekkers, there are plenty of things to occupy your time as you savor the last moments in this enchanting region.

As you unwind in Lukla, surrounded by the beauty of the Himalayas, take a moment to appreciate the personal growth, the breathtaking scenery, and the connections made during your trek. It's a time to cherish the achievements and memories created throughout this remarkable journey in the Khumbu region.

  • Max. Altitude:2840m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:6 hours
  • Meals:1 breakfast and 1 lunch with coffee/tea

After breakfast in Lukla, you will take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel and will be able to relax and explore the city at your leisure.

You could spend your time shopping for souvenirs, visiting any sights that you missed at the beginning of your trip, or taking a massage or yoga class. In the evening, you could enjoy a variety of Nepali, French, Vietnamese, or Middle Eastern cuisine.

  • Max. Altitude:1400m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:1 breakfast and 1 lunch with coffee/tea

 It's time to say goodbye to Nepal and your amazing adventure. After packing your bags and heading to the airport, you will be dropped off by our representative at the international terminal. As you board your flight, you will think back to the beautiful Tengboche Monastery, the serene village, and the snow-capped mountain in the backdrop. You will also remember the amazing people you met and the experiences you had on your trek.

If you wish to extend your tour to Pangboche Monastery, the oldest in Khumbu, or go on similar treks in the Everest region, you can contact our representatives at any time. They will be happy to help you plan your next adventure.

I hope you had a wonderful time on your trek to Tengboche Monastery. Thank you for choosing us to be your travel partner. We hope to see you again soon!

  • Max. Altitude:1400m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:1 breakfast with coffee/tea
What's Included
  • Kathmandu accommodation on B&B basis: The package includes accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast (B&B) basis. This means that breakfast is provided at the hotel where you are staying in Kathmandu.
  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner): The package includes meals during the trek. This typically includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The meals are provided at the local basis lodges or the best available places along the trekking route.
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary: The package covers all local transportation required as per the itinerary. This includes ground transportation from the starting point of the trek to the trailhead and vice versa.
  • Local flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa: The package includes round-trip domestic flights between Kathmandu and Lukla. These flights are necessary to reach Lukla, which serves as the starting point for treks in the Everest region.
  • National Park entrance fees and trekking permits: The package covers the cost of national park entrance fees and trekking permits required for the trek. These permits are necessary to access certain trekking regions in Nepal.
  • Accommodation in twin-sharing local basis lodges or best available places: The package includes accommodation in twin-sharing basis lodges or the best available places along the trekking route. These lodges provide basic facilities such as a bed, blankets, and shared bathroom facilities.
  • Guide and porters: The package includes the services of a trekking guide and porters. The guide will accompany you throughout the trek, provide guidance, and ensure your safety. Porters will carry the bulk of your trekking gear and supplies.
  • Guide and porters' salary, insurance, food, and accommodations: The package covers the salary, insurance, food, and accommodations of the trekking guide and porters. This ensures their well-being during the trek.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide: The trekking guide will carry a basic first aid kit to provide initial medical assistance in case of minor injuries or illnesses during the trek.
  • No single supplements required in Kathmandu or in the mountains: The package does not require any additional single supplements for accommodation in Kathmandu or in the mountains. Twin-sharing basis lodges are commonly provided for accommodation.
  • Arrival airport pick-up and departure drop: The package includes airport pick-up upon your arrival in Kathmandu and drop-off at the airport for your departure.
  • Again, please note that these inclusions may vary depending on the specific trekking package and trekking company you choose. It's important to review the details provided by your selected trekking operator to ensure a clear understanding of what is included in your package.
What's not Included
  • Kathmandu - Lunch and dinner: While the package includes breakfast in Kathmandu, lunch and dinner expenses in the city are typically not included. You would be responsible for covering these meals on your own.
  • International flights from your home to home: The package does not include international flights from your home country to Nepal and back. You are responsible for arranging and covering the cost of your international airfare.
  • Airport taxes: Any airport taxes or fees incurred during your international or domestic flights are generally not included in the package. These costs would be your responsibility.
  • Car, taxi, or van: Transportation costs for private cars, taxis, or vans outside of the provided local transport are typically not included in the package. If you require additional transportation services in Kathmandu or for other purposes, you would need to cover the expenses yourself.
  • Visa fees: The package does not include the cost of obtaining a visa for entry into Nepal. You would need to pay the applicable visa fees directly to the Nepalese authorities.
  • Medical examination and vaccination costs: If a medical examination or vaccinations are required for the trek, the associated costs are not included in the package. You would need to arrange and cover these expenses on your own.
  • Personal expenditures: Any personal expenses, such as souvenirs, additional snacks or drinks, laundry, telephone calls, and hot showers during the trek, are not included in the package. These expenses would be your responsibility.
  • Travel insurance: The package does not include travel insurance. It is highly recommended to obtain comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities and provides medical coverage, trip cancellation, and other relevant protections.
  • Optional trips: Any optional trips, activities, or excursions not specified in the itinerary are not included in the package. If you choose to participate in additional activities, you would need to bear the associated costs.
  • Tipping: While tipping is not mandatory, it is generally expected to tip the trek crew, including the driver, trek leader, and porters. The package cost does not include tipping expenses, and it's customary to show appreciation for their services through a gratuity.
  • Charges due to delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control: If there are delays or disruptions to the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the trekking company's control (e.g., weather conditions, natural disasters), any additional charges incurred would not be covered by the package.
  • Anything not specified in the "Cost Includes" section: Any items, services, or expenses not explicitly mentioned in the "Cost Includes" section of the package would be your responsibility and would not be covered.
  • It's crucial to review the specific terms and conditions of your chosen trekking operator to understand the complete list of inclusions and exclusions before confirming your booking.
Good to Know

Experience Required and Insurance for Everest Panorama Trek

For experience, you will need to be completely and properly fit in terms of physical health and have some previous experience in hiking, walking, or trekking in a different environment rather than the normal or usual ones. You have to get medical insurance, trip cancellation insurance, and insurance relating to the emergency rescue as per our booking terms and conditions.

Pre-Trip Meeting in Everest Panoramic Trek

A pre-trip meeting will be held before setting off for the trip. It will be hosted in order to have proper introductions and discussions relating to the Everest Panorama trek.

A typical day in the Everest Panorama Trekking

You will be having a cup of tea or coffee delivered or served by a Sherpa as an early morning gesture with the inclusion of breakfast. Then we will pack our bags and head off for the journey ahead of us before stopping for the lunch. After lunch, we again conduct some hours of walk and finally reach our destination for the day. In case. We have time in the afternoon, we do some fun activities like playing games, reading, exploring and others.

Accommodation and meals in the Everest Panorama Hike

There will be very limited choices or options for lodging. You will have to use shared bathrooms and a shower facility can be a big deal at times. We will mostly encounter family-run lodges having a warm fireplace.

Three meals will be provided daily which will be Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner along with tea/coffee. Breakfast and Dinner will be taken in the same accommodation whereas lunch will be taken in between the trekking journey of the day.

Conducting Responsible Travel and modes of Transportation in the Everest Panorama Trek

Caring for the environment as well as the country’s surrounding is the best way to conduct responsible travel in Nepal or in the Everest Panorama Trek. Apart from your stay in Kathmandu in which we use private vehicles, we will be using airplanes to connect with the Khumbu region and a helicopter is also an option for emergency rescue

Altitude Sickness in the Everest Panorama Trekking Journey

Everest Panorama trekking doesn’t involve a great risk of altitude sickness since its route is gentle in comparison to that of other Himalayan Routes. However, we shall still stay aware of the three types of altitude sicknesses which are; Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). If the risk involves, we conduct proper exercises and use acclimatization procedures.

Tengboche Monastry Trek FAQs

  • The permits you will be required for legally conducting Everest Panoramic trekking are; Sagarmatha National Park Permit, Local governments permit, and Travelers Information Management System (TIMS) Card.

  • The Everest Panoramic Trekking emergencies shall be tackled by Nepal Nomads with the use of proper training of emergency rescue, map-reading as well first-aid services towards your best interest.

  • Hiking of Everest Panorama with the Nepal nomad team will certainly prove to be absolutely safe for solo travelers of different genders.

  • The Everest Panorama Toilet Facilities are usually of basic standards and are used shared wisely. However, those facilities won’t be available in the off-beaten route of Everest Panoramic Journey.

  • Since it is an easy form of trekking that does not require top-level equipment, the Everest Panorama Hiking gears may not be available for rent.

  • The communication service stability shall not be certain in the Everest Panorama Trekking depending on the tough weather and geographical conditions.