- Phaplu, Nunthala, Bupsa Jorasalle, Namche bazar villages Explore
- Like your chance to see than 8 thousand meters of mountain; Everest (8848m), Makalu (8467m), Lhotse (8535m) and Choyo (8185m).
- View of Mount Everest from Everest View Hotel and Kalapathar.
- Tenzing Hillary Airport Lukla-Kathmandu flight
Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek is an alternative route to reach Everest Base Camp. This trekking route is different from the traditional routes to Everest Base Camp, which fly from Lukla or run from Jiri. However; Phaplu is a hill town located in the north-east of Nepal. It is about 90 km east of Kathmandu. Phaplu is connected to Kathmandu by air and road. So, if the flight is cancelled, there is an option to take a jeep to Phaplu. The Everest base camp trek via Phaplu is a few days long. However, this route is excellent in terms of green scenery of valleys, rivers and terraced land. Trekkers who want to start their trek from less tourist trails in the Everest region; Phaplu Everest Base Camp trekking route can be perfect for him. Another attraction of this route is to see the local Sherpa lifestyle. During the trek, you will pass through several Sherpa villages. That’s why some people call this trail Sherpa Heritage Trail. Similarly, Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek offers beautiful mountain views of Mt Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m, Mt Cho Oyu 8201m and 18 other snow capped mountains in Everest region.
To start Everest base camp trek from Phaplu. From Kathmandu to Phaplu it takes 35 minute scenic Himalayan flight or 9-hour drive. Excellent AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions offers both alternative travel arrangements. After arriving at Phaplu, you start trekking with the ascent to Taksindu La (3870 m., at Taksindu, you reach the old cheese factory. Then, you descend to reach Nunthala. You take the road to Dudhkoshi. The river passes through terraced hills and beautiful small villages. Finally, after Paiya Join the main trail of Mt. Similarly, you will continue trekking passing the places of Namche Bazar Tengboche Feruche, Lobuche, Gorkshep and finally reach your final destination ‘Everest Base Camp’. After the climb to Kalapathar, the best view of Everest, and you return to Lukla. Take a short flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. On this trek can be started on any date of the year. However its best time is during autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov) and spring (March, Apr, May).
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,430ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu [2470m/8,104 ft], 7-8 hours
Day 3: Trek from Phaplu to Nunthala [2220m/7283ft], 6-7 hours
Day 4: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa [2350m/7,710 ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Bupsa to Surke [2,290m/12000ft], 6-7 hours
Day 6: Trek from Surke to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft], 4-5 hours
Day 7: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,286ft], 5-6 hours
Day 8: Acclimatization day hike up to Everest view hotel, 3-4 hours
Day 9: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,860m/12,665ft], 5-6 hours
Day 10: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft],5-6 hours
Day 11: Rest Day, Trek to Nagaratsang peak [5,083m/16,625ft], 4-5 hours
Day 12: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche [4,910m/16,109ft], 5-6 hours
Day 13: Trek to E.B.C [5,364m/17,559ft] and return to Gorkshep [5,140m/16,864ft], around 7-8 hours
Day 14: Hike up to Kalapathar [5,545m/18,193ft] and trek to Pheriche, 6-7 hours
Day 15: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,286ft], 6-7 hours
Day 16: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft], 6-7 hours
Day 17: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 18: International Departure
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Price Details For Trip
- The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
- The can be different request numbers of Guide and Porters.
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