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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek - 18 Days

Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek is longer than regular Everest base camp Trek in Nepal done via Lukla route. It is very safe and scenic route to Everest Base camp. Trekkers will get acclimatized gradually to the climate and altitude of the Khumbu region. The journey of the Trek from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp travels through places like Taksindu, Nunthala, Kharikhola and Surkhe before it reaches Phakding. Regular Everest Base Camp Trekking takes place on the bank of Dudhkoshi River. Trekking To Everest offers any forms of travel packages in the Everest Region. Though the altitude of Phaplu and Lukla is similar, trekkers get easily acclimatized as they spend more time within Khumbu region trekking uphill and downhill before reaching Phakding. Journey follows the route of Namche Bazaar; which is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres, at its low point. The trail follows the valley of Imja Khola Tengboche. Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. After Everest Base Camp (5364m.) journey takes to early morning hike of Kalapathar for morning sunrise on its top.
Beginning The Trek From Phaplu rise up to Kalapatthar hill has dependably the best time to visit in March, April, and May in the spring season while the national blossom Rhododendrons are sprouting and the woods swings to the beautiful. Moreover, visiting Everest base camp and Kalapathar is likewise the best time in September, October, November, and December while the days are sun sparkling, clear skies and beautiful green slopes and the valleys. Gaze at all the scintillating Himalayas during morning rays of sun from Kalapathar (5545 m). Spectacular views exploration of Thamserku, Kangtega and Ama Dablam mountains, and dominating the skyline ahead are the giants, Lhotse and Everest. Trip; heads back to Lukla following the downhill trail via Namche for the flight back to Kathmandu.


Outline Itinerary (Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Salleri bazaar or Phaplu (2300m) drive – Duration: 8-9 hrs
Day 03 : Trek to Taksindo (3070m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 04 : Trek to Kharikhola (2010m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 05 : Trek to Paiya (2770m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 06 : Trek to Phakding (2638m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 07 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 08 : Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization
Day 09 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 10 : Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4260m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 11 : Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization
Day 12 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m) walk – Duration:  4.5 hrs
Day 13 : Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160m), visit Everest Base Camp (5364m) walk – Duration: 6-7 hrs/and back to Gorakshep for overnight stay
Day 14 : Early Morning Gorakshep to Kalapatthar, of view point (5545m) and trek back to Pheriche (4243m) walk – Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 15 : Trek Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 16 : Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) walk – Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and transfer to hotel
Day 18 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1550

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Salleri bazaar or Phaplu (2300m) drive - Duration: 8-9 hrs

Early in the morning, we start to drive from Kathmandu to Salleri by a local Jeep over the blacktopped road. It is newly constructed road. We will have the best view the panoramas of Riverside, jungle, wonderful landscape and the scattered villages. We cross the bridge at Sunkoshi River and continue through Okhaldhunga. On the way, we can see the incredible peaks as Dudhkunda (Numpur Himal), Everest and many other snowy peaks. Then it is a continual drive up and up, which takes us to the district of Salleri of solukhumbu.

Day 3
Day 03 : Trek to Taksindo (3070m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

After breakfast, we start our foothill journey. It goes through the countryside road, which is wide and after our entire hike, today is easy and comfortable. The view of Numpur Himal is awesome and the local scenarios accompany it. The trekkers, who fly to Phaplu from Kathmandu for 25 minutes, have also the same route for trekking. We cross small streams and hill gorges. From Fera, we walk through Pine forest to reach Ringmo. We walk furthermore 2 hours to reach Taksindo. We enjoy the first-day trek and take a rest.

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to Kharikhola (2010m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

From the hill of Taksindo, the picturesque scenarios of Salleri can be explored. The monasteries of the village represent mystical touch with Tibetan Buddhism. From another ridge, the views of Lukla, Nunthala valley astound us. Then we descend through the alpine forest, pass the Nunthala village and continue trek downhill walking to cross Dudhkoshi River and get up to Jubing and ascend about 2 hours we reach Kharikhola.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Paiya (2770m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

From the hill of Taksindo, the picturesque scenarios of Salleri can be explored. The monasteries of the village represent mystical touch with Tibetan Buddhism. From another ridge, the views of Lukla, Nunthala valley astound us. Then we descend through the alpine forest, pass the Nunthala village and continue to trek down, cross the Dudhkoshi River and get up to Jubing. After about 2 hours ascend, we reach Kharikhola.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek to Phakding (2638m) walk - Duration: 6.5 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 8
Day 08 : Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

Day 9
Day 09 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4260m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 11
Day 11 : Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization

Day 12
Day 12 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m) walk - Duration: 4.5 hrs

Day 13
Day 13 : Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160m), visit Everest Base Camp (5364m) walk - Duration: 6-7 hrs/and back to Gorakshep for overnight stay

Day 14
Day 14 : Early Morning Gorakshep to Kalapatthar, of view point (5545m) and trek back to Pheriche (4243m) walk - Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 15
Day 15 : Trek Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 16
Day 16 : Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) walk - Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 17
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and transfer to hotel

Day 18
Day 18 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Ground transportation by A/C Private Vehicle and Lukla - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking TIMS and National park Permits
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek – 18 Days: (Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1550
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1500 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1400 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1350 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 18 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 5545 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • A/C Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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