Trip Duration
17 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
5545m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Hard
Activity
Trekking
Per Person US$ 1460

US$ 1390

Per Person US$ 1460

US$ 1390

Overview of Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

Phaplu Everest base camp trek is a 17-day scenic off-road drive trip full of adventurous trekking on the lap of mighty Mt. Everest to reach the famous Everest base camp. Phaplu is a mountainous town located in northeast Nepal and is the entry point for Everest Base Camp Trek. A different option for Everest Base Camp Trek, Phaplu  Everest Base Camp Trek is a long trek.

However, it is thought to be highly attractive and safe. Begin your adventure by taking 30 minutes to fly from Kathmandu. Another option is a cheap journey between Kathmandu towards Palphu that takes approximately 7-8 hours. After a walk of 20 minutes downhill and we arrive at the Solu district’s headquarters Salleri (2309m). It is the gateway to many hikes, like the (Salleri) Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek. The trail is famous because Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa trekked this path to reach the summit.

Phaplu Everest Base Camp trekking Itinerary

The itinerary contains all the details of the trip. On average, the Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek distance is 16 days. After Salleri we begin our descent into Nunthala (Manidingma). The trekking routes follow the Dudh Kosi River and finally by passing through villages and farms.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Itinerary can be shortened by either driving to/from Kharikhola instead of Phaplu or by direct Kathmandu – Phaplu/Lukla flight from domestic airport or chartered helicopter (on additional cost)

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Pick up and drops from airport/train stations
  • Complete departure information, About trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness, and reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary) and extra tour/Sightseeing service before/after the trek.
  • Private transportation drive to Phaplu from Kathmandu/Janakpur for guests and return drive from Phaplu to Kathmandu/Janapkur
  • Transportation for members and involved staff for the trek.
  • Best trekkers standard lodge accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  •  breakfast, lunch, and dinner included chosen from the lodge menu.
  •  Twin-share mountain lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful & friendly porters (1 porter =2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff. (5 trekkers 1 guide )
  • A warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bags will be provided during the Kalapathar trekking (the down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip)
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permits)
  • Sagarmatha National Park (Mt. Everest) trek permit fee.
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and Kalapathar trail map.
  • First Aid kits for the staff and the groups, including oxi-meter and Diomax tablets
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Farewell dinner at reputed  traditional Nepali culture restaurant
  • Achievement Certificate

What's Excluded

  • Meals which are not included in the short itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International arrival/departure fare.
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverages and other personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses.
  • Battery charge, hot showers & international phone calls.
  • Service not mentioned above.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek - Essential Information

The Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek provides a close-up view of the highest mountains, including Makalu (8481m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m), and many more. The trekkers travel through Rhododendron forests as well as villages, rivers as well as a monasteries. The Sagarmatha National Park(UNESCO World Heritage Site).

When you reach Phakding (2750m) after that, the normal EBC trekking routes start. Then, it continues to Namche Bazaar (3440m). The acclimatization process takes place in Namche before moving on to higher altitude areas. Trekkers traverse Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Lobuche, and finally Everest Base Camp (5486m). After that, trekkers hike to Kalapathar (5643m) famed EBC viewpoint to enjoy early morning sunrise views and 360-degree panoramic views of high mountains.

Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek is full of adventure that takes you through steep pathways narrow roads, steep slopes, and others. Khumbu Region is home to numerous threatened animals and birds, including Snow leopards, Himalayan Tharand A lot more. If you’re lucky, you could observe the animals in their natural surroundings. While on the trek we will encounter a variety of villages belonging to the ethnic groups of Sherpa, Rai, Chhetri, and Gurung people. This is why Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek offers wonderful glimpses of their culture and customs.

The most ideal time to go to is the spring season as the trekking routes are brimming with vibrant Rhododendrons and greenery. Spiritual Buddhist prayer flags that hang on the path make the trip very tranquil. The largest monastery in Khumbu district ” Tengboche Monastery” lies there.

Travelers can gain lots of adventures, such as adventure thrills, religion, and peace. Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek offers a whole experience of excitement and lasting memories that transport you to the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain and the unexplored regions of Nepal.

Phaplu to Everest base camp trek Itinerary starts with one of the most scenic 4*4 jeep drives. EBC trek Phaplu – Kharikhola is one of the most popular trekking routes worldwide for adventure trekking. You will walk through the trail of Sagarmatha national park where you will get to experience high snow-covered mountains and even also the diverse flora and fauna, religious monasteries and temples, Sherpa lifestyles, and their culture. This trekking is a great experience of a lifetime adventure with Life Himalaya Trekking-  one of the leading local trek agencies to the base of the world’s highest Mt. Everest. We offer you the best remarkable trek with proper accommodations, food with quality services. We provide the best safety and security under the supervision of highly professional Government license holder guides and porters. Also, we will be flexible as per your interest, need time frames allowing full of excitements and thrills in the Himalayas of Nepal.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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11-14 pax per person
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