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- Easy and comfortable trails
- Minimum difficulty
- Lifelong experiences of the Himalayas, biodiversity and cultural variety
- Proper care of the clients by the best trekking guide
- Specially designed for the senior citizens throughout the world
- Closest view of Mount Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), etc.
- The largest and the oldest monastery of Everest region
- Chance for observing the Yeti Scalp
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens is a specially designed package of Everest trek. In many cases, the age hinders the desire to reach around the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m). This trek facilitates those willing hearts for adventurous journey even after their retired life.
What we believe is that growing age shouldn’t be a hindrance for lifelong experiences! Trekking above 4,000m may not be possible for all the respectable senior citizens all the time. Nevertheless, you can definitely fulfill the Everest Dream’ if not the Summit or the base camp.
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens rewards you with the wonderful combination of culture and nature of the concerned region. An amazing vistas of the Great Himalayas including Mount Everest is awaiting for you all the time! The sunrise and sunset view of Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Khumbila and many more will provide you invaluable experiences.
The biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, a World Heritage Site of Nepal, pleases you more. The pine, oak, cypress and rhododendron forests; the birds and animals inhabiting there are other attractions of the region.
You will explore all the major Sherpa settlement areas of Khumbu region trek. This not only gives you joy but also the firsthand experience of their lifestyle, culture and tradition. The major monasteries, chortens and mani walls of the region further welcome you. Thame Monastery, Khumjung Monastery, Pangboche Monastery and Tengboche Monastery are the masterpieces of Tibetan Buddhist culture.
Moreover, the seasonal feasts and festivals of the Sherpa communities make Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens more meaningful. The Yeti Scalp of Khumjung Monastery is the most unique experience in a lifetime.
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens Difficulty
While designing the package, we have tried to minimize Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens difficulty at the best. The trail condition, altitude, availability of services and Nepal trekking duration per day determine any trek difficulty.
The trials of Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens are well maintained as they are mostly frequented all year around. There won’t be any difficulty caused by the food and accommodation facilities. You find good quality hotels and lodges providing you best quality of food and accommodation. You get to choose the food of your appetite from a large variety of menu.
Yes, this trek starts from the place above 2,500m. Therefore, there is chance for altitude sickness during this trek. However, the trekking hours per day is not much longer to minimize the threat of this physical health. You have to walk for about 6 hours along the slightly steep up and down trail every day.
Moreover, our trekking guide takes a very good care of yours during the trek. The short trekking hours means you have enough time for rest in the middle of the journey. We manage the first aid box to take the initial treatment for Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If the situation of our customers seems out of reach, we prompt for emergency evacuation from the high altitude to lower region.
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens Cost
To estimate the overall cost of Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens, we have to discuss the responsible factors individually. The Nepal trekking permits, trek duration, services and transportation modes are the most decisive factors.
You need three permits: TIMS Card, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit. TIMS Card cost is USD 20 for an individual tourist visit Nepal. Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit cost is USD 30 each.
Trek duration is always a matter of customization: you can extend or cut short as well. Nepal Trekking Routes has designed Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens itinerary for 13 days. If you want to add up Everest Base Camp trek, the proposed itinerary is insufficient. Likewise, if you have already visited the world Heritage Sites, you can avoid visiting them again.
Everest trek is popular for quality food and accommodation services. You can find all types of food items from the typical Nepali to continental, Chinese and Indian as well. It means, it is all up to you what standard of food and accommodation facilities you want to have.
Last but not the least, you have to use domestic flight services to begin and end Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens. The flight ticket cost is comparatively higher than bus or private vehicle.
As a whole, it is all up to you how much you want to spend during Nepal visit. And that obviously determines the overall Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens cost! Don’t worry Nepal Trekking Routes assist you to get the best services with full satisfaction at the most reasonable cost!
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens Map
Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens Map starts from Lukla, Tenzing Hillary Airport. It takes only 30 minutes for flight from Kathmandu to Lukla by enjoying the aerial view. You trek for about 3 hours on the first day just up to Phakding, an important stop of Everest Base Camp trek.
Then, the trek proceeds to Namche Bazar, where you spend an extra day for exploring its natural and cultural wonders. From here, you move towards Thame, Khumung, and Phortse Village. After doing visiting all the major Sherpa settlement areas of Everest region trek, you trek down to Tengboche, Monjo and Lukla. From Lukla then you fly back to Kathmandu again once more witnessing the aerial view.
On your arrival day, we welcome you as per the Nepali culture at the Kathmandu Airport. Then, we assist you for getting the on-arrival visa for which you shouldn’t forget to keep USD 50 and 2 copies of pp sized photos.
Then, we transfer to the hotel booked for your comfortable accommodation. After becoming fresh, you take a stroll around Thamel Bazar, the most vibrant township with the crowd of the international tourists.
Today, our tour guide takes you for Kathmandu City Excursion after you have healthy and delicious breakfast. He/She will usher you to 4 of the 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Katahmandu. You will visit the Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa. The guide will make the schedule to visit these cultural sites by consulting with you.
When you come back to the hotel, the team leader meets you and describes about Everest Panorama View Trek for Senior Citizens itinerary. Take enough food, water and sleep to keep yourself physically fit and mentally sound. Do your regular workouts in your time, too!
After breakfast, a private jeep or taxi drops you at the Kathmandu Airport so that you can catch morning flight. By enjoying the aerial view of the Himalayas, plains and green forests, you reach Lukla in about 30 minutes.
Lukla, which is also called the gateway to Everest Base Camp, is a small Sherpa town of Everest region. From here, you have the first glimpses of the Mighty Mountains.
Then, you formally begin the trek along the trail that move across the Dudhkoshi River Valley. Walking leisurely through the uphill and downhill trail, you reach Phakding to end up today’s trip. After becoming fresh, visit the local monastery decorated with the colourful prayer flags and prayer wheels!
Today is the second day of trekking in Everest region. The journey begins after you have warm and energetic breakfast while enjoying the sunrise view. Following the snaky trail, you walk up to Monjo, where you get your trekking permits checked. From here, you enter into Sagarmatha National Park, one of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal.
While moving through the dense forests of subalpine forests, you might have glimpses of birds and animals. If you make this trip in spring, the entire area looks pretty beautiful due to the multi-colour rhododendron flowers.
Crossing a few suspension bridges including the Hillary Suspension Bridge, named in reverence to Sir Edmund Hillary, you reach Namche Bazaar. This Himalayan town is also called the Sherpa Capital as it is the main trading center of Khumbu region. All types of modern services are available here. Visit the township crowded by the people going to or returning from Everest trek. The town looks really vibrant and lively due to the movement of thousands of people in most of the months of the year.
Today is allocated for acclimatization purpose as you have already arrived above 3,000m. It is not only for acclimatization but for exploring the nature and culture of the surrounding area.
First, you will hike to Everest View Hotel, one of the highest placed hotels in the world. From here, you can see Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other peaks looming with it. Imagine the scenery that you enjoy while having your breakfast or lunch!
Then, you have the Sherpa Museum that is a gallery of the photos of Everest Expedition right from 1953. The Hall of Fame has preserved the photos from the 1953 Everest Expedition led by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. On the other hand, the museum has preserved the culture and tradition of the Sherpa ethnic communities.
There is a 300-years-old monastery in Namche Bazar to make the day more memorable!
Following the easy trail along the pine and rhododendron forests, you move towards Thame Village. On the way, you go across a few Sherpa villages that have typical housing style and potatoes-growing fields. The splendid view of Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188m) makes the trip more interesting.
This route used to be the ancient trading route between Everest region and Tibet via Nangpa La Pass (5,809m). Moving further along the little snaky trail along the thick forests, you go across Sanasa and Samden villages. Together with Thamserku (6,608m) and Kusum Kangru (6,389m), you enjoy the close up view of Kongde Ri Peak (6,187m). It is one of the most difficult trekking peaks of Nepal.
Upon crossing a suspension bridge over the Bhotekoshi River, you reach Thame village. It is the home of Ang Rita Sherpa, also known as the Snow Leopard, who climbed Mt. Everest without oxygen. And, Tenzing Norgay spent his childhood in this mountain village as well. There is Thame Monastery where a few monks and nuns live to visit after you reach there.
Have some breakfast first and then, today’s trek begins following yesterday’s trail for some time. Thereafter, you leave the trail going to Namche Bazar and follow the one going to other side i.e. to Khumjung village. Walking for about 5 hours along the trail sometimes up and the other times down, you reach Khumjung Village.
This village is also called the sister village of Khunde as Hillary Foundation has done many developmental activities to facilitate the society. Here, you can visit a community school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1961.
The astounding appearance of Mt. Khumila (“Khumbu Yul-Lha” meaning “God of Khumbu”) is the most pleasant sight from here. Khumjung Monastery is one of the prominent Tibetan Buddhist shrines of Everest region. Here, you can see the Yeti Scalp as the major attraction and also meet some monks and nuns.
Enjoying the superb view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu and close up view of Mt. Khumbila (5,761m), you continue towards Sanasa Village. Crossing a little tough trail, you reach Mong La Pass (3,975m).
Then, the trail goes through the dense rhododendron and pine forests until you cross the Phortse Tanga River. While on walk, you might have the glimpses of some birds and animals of the Himalayan ecosystems. Then, waking for short time, you reach the destination, Phortse Village, which is an agricultural village.
Have your breakfast by enjoying the stunning view of Mt. Khumbila and other peaks. Now, you begin the retreat journey towards Tengboche walking along the Imja Khola Valley by witnessing Taboche Peak (6,367m).
Walking downhill, you arrive in Pangboche Village, another popular Sherpa village of the Imja Valley. Here, you visit Pangboche Monastery, which is the oldest monastery of the entire Mt. Everest region. It is also popular for the best view of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m).
Afterwards, you trek down across the Milingo Village where you can visit a nunnery. Then, by crossing some forested lands, you finally come down to Tengboche Village.
Tengboche Village is named after Tengboche Monastery, which is the largest Tibetan Buddhist site of Khumbu region. Meet the Guru Rinpoche and talk with him about their lifestyle, culture and tradition.
Take a round of Tengboche Monastery to take the firsthand experience of worshipping before you begin the retreat journey. Then, have some warm and yummy breakfast so that you can cover the distance easily.
Following the downhill trail, you walk past the forests of Sagarmatha National Park and some Sherpa cultural villages. The enchanting view of the Everest and other peaks keeps on inspiring you to move your pace further.
Descending lower, you arrive in Namche Bazar where you spent a couple of nights enjoying the food and excursion side by side. If you want to buy something as a token from Everest region, you can stop at this Sherpa Capital. Or else, the trek continues along the Dudhkoshi River banks across Jorsalle Village and finally at Monjo. Monjo is the place where the Sagarmatha National Park office is located. Visiting the gallery of this office, you can know about the biodiversity of this Himalayan conservation center.
After having breakfast, you begin the last day’s trek in Everest region down to Lukla, Tenzing Hillary Airport. Following the main trail of Everest Base Camp trek, you walk past Chumoa Village. Then, the trail leads you across the Dudhkoshi River and some villages like Benkar, Phakding and Chuthawa. The view of the Himalayas, green forests and river valleys looks familiar as you have already done Everest trek!
This is the last night you are going to stay in Khumbu region. Therefore, why not you make some celebrations with the fellow trekkers! Cheers! (If only you like, hmmm….!)
Relishing the silvery peaks of Mt. Everest region for the last time this session, you take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. During the flight, you will again see the same mesmerizing sight you did a few days back.
When the plane lands at the Kathmandu Airport, you will be guided up to the hotel. Take rest for some time and take a visit of Thamel Bazar so that you can buy some handicraft products of Nepal. They can really be good presents to your people back in the home country.
In the evening, we invite you for farewell dinner at restaurant in the Thamel Vicinity. Enjoy the typical Nepali delicacy and cultural shows.
Today, our representative takes you up to the airport as per your flight schedule. Have a wonderful journey ahead! See you next time!
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
- Round trip Flight fare Kathmandu and Nukla
- 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek with breakfast Lunch and Dinner.
- Farewell dinners with cultural program.
- All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader.
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
- Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
- All government and local taxes.
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- City sightseeing entry fee in Kathmandu.
- Travel insurance.
- Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses.
Yes, they can. You know age doesn’t matter to do anything adventurous in nature. You need physical fitness and mental determination plus a good local tour operator to do Everest trek. Moreover, a Japanese senior citizen, Yuichiro Miura climbed Mt. Everest in 2003 at the age of 70 and in 2013 at 80 that he has always been an inspiration for adventure seekers. It is said that he has been planning to do Everest Expedition when he reaches 90 years old as well. We help you do Everest trek, just contact us @ www.nepaltrekkingroutes.com.
You have to trek above 2,500m during the whole Everest Panorama View Trek for Seniors Citizens. However, the highest place to reach is Phortse Village (3,950m). Although altitude sickness is possible, the trekking distance is short so, you have enough time to take rest in the middle of the walk.
Everest region is one of the most popular trekking regions of Nepal due to the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m). Everest trek is entirely teahouse trekking in Nepal as there are all types of hotels and lodges en route. However, if you want to experience camping trekking in Nepal, Nepal Trekking Routes is always ready for this.
There are more than 3,ooo local tour operators in Nepal and Nepal Trekking Routes is one of them. Why we stand out from the others is that we have been conducting different tours and treks for senior citizens in different tourist destinations of Nepal. We provide the best professional and the local tour or trekking guide as far as possible. Our guides know how to act in different situations and how to provide best services to our clients. For us, our customers are Gods and their safety with full satisfaction is the first priority!