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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek - 17 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 : Drive to Salleri bazaar (2,300m/8-9 hrs
Day 03 : Trek to Taksindo (3,070m/6:30 hrs
Day 04 : Trek to Kharikhola (2,010m /6 hrs
Day 05 : Trek to Paiya (2,770m/6 hours
Day 06 : Trek to Monjo village (2,850m/7 hrs
Day 07 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) 3 hrs
Day 08 : Tengboche trek (3,867m/6 hrs
Day 09 : Dingboche trek (4,260 m/6 hours
Day 10 : Acclimatization at Dingboche village
Day 11 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930 m/5:30 hrs
Day 12 : Everest base camp trek 5,364m/7 hrs
Day 13 : Trek to Kalapatthar 5545m/ and back to Pheriche 4243m
Day 14 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 6 hrs
Day 15 : Trek to Lukla 2800m. 6-7 hrs
Day 16 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 35 minutes
Day 17 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


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


NOTE : All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1750

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

Day 2
Day 02 : Drive to Salleri bazaar (2,300m/8-9 hrs, drive. Overnight at Lodge,

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 (3,070m/6:30 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

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 (2,010m /6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

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 (2,770m/6 hours, overnight at Lodge.

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 Monjo village (2,850m/7 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

The trail climbs for about an hour after Puiyan to a ridge at 2800m, then up to another ridge. Passing through Lukla Airport follow a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5,885m), Kusum Kangaru (6,367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. We have an easy rough trail to get Benkar village and walking about 1 hour further we can reach Monjo village.

Day 7
Day 07 : Namche Bazaar trekking (3,440m /3 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park office where we a park entrance fee is to pay. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, the trek begins the steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3,440m).

Day 8
Day 08 : Tengboche trek (3,867m/6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Having breakfast, trek heading towards Tengboche Monastery. The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. During the journey, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6,812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7,855m) and Tawoche (6,501m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers a good view of sunrise and sunset at Everest and Ama Dablam.

Day 9
Day 09 : Dingboche trek (4,260 m/6 hours, overnight at Lodge.

We trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,260 m.). Leaving Tyangboche at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter Deboche. Crossing a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, we head towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse. We finally come to Dingboche.

Day 10
Day 10 : Acclimatization at Dingboche village, overnight at guest house.

Today, we acclimatize at Dingboche to be familiar with the local climate. Today, we hike to Dingaboche hill to get acclimatize. Hike to Chhukung is optional, it also provides majestic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. In the late afternoon, we come back to Dingboche and take rest.

Day 11
Day 11 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930 m/5:30 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

It is our turn to head towards Lobuche from Dingboche which is situated at a distance of five and half hours normal walk. The onward trail is gentle up to Pheriche village. Along the trail, we would be privileged to have panoramic views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. We would have lunch at Dugla (4595m) and trek to Lobuche.

Day 12
Day 12 : Everest base camp trek 5,364m/7 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Having breakfast at Lobuche, we trek to Everest Base Camp passing Gorakshep (5,140m.) lodges. It is the most rewarding section of the complete trek. Our trail winds up through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear at a stone throwing distance. Visit Everest Base Camp and come back to Gorakshep.

Day 13
Day 13 : Trek to Kalapatthar 5545m/ and back to Pheriche 4243m, overnight at Lodge.

We trek for 7 hours. In the morning we climb Mount Kalapatthar (5545meter) and get the most superb mountain vista of Everest, the highest summit on the earth at 8848 meter other giant mountains- Nuptse, Chagatse, Pumori, Lhotse and numerous others. We make a quick fall to Gorak Shep, a small settlement at 5180 meters then return trek down to Periche.

Day 14
Day 14 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

From Pheriche, we move down to Orsho, and then continue to Pangboche village. Here we can observe the ancient monastery in the region. And we leave peaks after us; our drop through Tengboche Monastery at altitude of 3860 m before returning back to the town of Namche Bazaar 3441m). We reach to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon. We trek for around 6 hours and stay at guesthouse.

Day 15
Day 15 : Trek to Lukla 2800m. 6-7 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Today, we go back over the main track down to Dudh koshi then to Phakding. Moving along the track, we reach to Lukla seeing different Sherpa villages coming across a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. We stay at guest house after trekking for 6 hours.

Day 16
Day 16 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 35 minutes, transfer to hotel.

From Lukla we travel for 35 minutes and return back to Kathmandu from in the morning and move back to the hotel. Rest of the day we can relax.

Day 17
Day 17 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Ground transportation by private Jeep
  • 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
  • Well experienced and equipped trekking porters
  • Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Guide, assistant guide and porters’ insurance
  • Trekking permit and National park fee
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Staff tips

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek – 17 Days: (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 4 Person basis : EUR 1750 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-8 Person basis : EUR 1650 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 9-12 Person basis : EUR 1550 per person


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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


NOTE :  We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities.  Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 17 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 2300 - 5545 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle & Flight
  • 4

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