Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek – 19 days

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek – 19 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

18N/19D

Grade

Moderate

Max Altitude

5600 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Per day walking

5-6 Hours

Transportation

Car or Flight

Best Season

Mar-May & Sep-Nov

Activity

Everest Base Camp Trek via Phaplu

Highlights

  • Scenic mountain flight to Phaplu.
  • Panoramic view of four tallest peaks in the world.
  • Explore Sagarmatha National Park, world’s highest national park.
  • Adventurous hiking in world famous trail on the world
  • Enjoy the view from the base of the Mount Everest
  • Observe unique culture and village of Sherpa
  • Famous Mountain on the world

The Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is a great option for those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the crowds of the more popular Everest Base Camp Trek. The trek starts in Phaplu, which is a small town in the Solu region of Nepal. From Phaplu, the trek winds its way through the Solu Valley and over the Trakshindo La pass. The views from the pass are amazing, and you can see the peaks of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu.

After crossing the pass, the trek descends to the Dudh Kosi River. The river is beautiful, and it is a great place to stop for a swim or a picnic. The trek then follows the river north to Namche Bazaar, which is the gateway to the Khumbu region.

In Namche Bazaar, you can acclimatize to the altitude and visit the local shops and restaurants. From Namche Bazaar, the trek continues to Everest Base Camp. The views from Everest Base Camp are incredible, and you can see the entire Khumbu Icefall.

The Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging trek, but it is also very rewarding. The scenery is amazing, and you will have the opportunity to experience the culture and hospitality of the Sherpa people.

Here are some of the pros and cons of the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek:

Pros:

Less crowded than the Everest Base Camp Trek

Amazing scenery

Opportunity to experience Sherpa culture

Challenge of a lifetime

Cons:

More physically demanding than the Everest Base Camp Trek

Higher altitude

Longer duration

If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding trekking experience with amazing views of the Himalayas, the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is a great option. However, it is important to be prepared for the physical demands of the trek and the high altitude.

Here are some additional tips for planning your Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek:

Be sure to book your trek in advance, especially if you are traveling during peak season (October-November and March-May).

Get in shape before you go. The trek is physically demanding, and you will need to be in good shape to complete it.

Bring the proper gear. You will need warm clothing, rain gear, sunscreen, and sunglasses. You may also want to bring a headlamp and trekking poles.

Be prepared for altitude sickness. Altitude sickness can be a serious problem on the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek. Be sure to ascend slowly and drink plenty of fluids.

Hire a guide. A guide can help you plan your trek and keep you safe.

Have fun! The Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is an amazing experience. Enjoy the scenery, the culture, and the challenge.

Here are some of the other popular trekking trails in the Everest region:

Everest View Trek: This trek offers stunning views of Mount Everest without having to go all the way to Base Camp.

3 High Passes Trek: This challenging trek passes through three high passes, including the Kongma La Pass, which is over 5,500 meters high.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek: This trek combines the Everest Base Camp Trek with a visit to the beautiful Gokyo Lakes.

Tyangboche Trek: This trek takes you to the Tengboche Monastery, one of the most important monasteries in the Khumbu region.

Everest Base Camp Trek: This is the classic Everest Base Camp Trek, following the same route that has been used by trekkers for decades.

Namche Bazaar Trek: This trek takes you to the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar, which is the gateway to the Everest region.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek: This trek is a longer and more challenging alternative to the standard Everest Base Camp Trek. It starts in the town of Jiri and follows a less-traveled route to Base Camp.

Detail Itinerary

Pick up at Airport and Transfer to Hotel

Half Day City Tour and Trekking Preparation

Early morning fly to Phaplu (2600m).Trek to Ringmu (2800m).

Trek to Kharikhola (2050m).

Trek to Surke (2339m).

Trek to Phakding (2830m).

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3444m).

Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Day hike to Thame.

Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3875m).

Trek to Dingboche (4360m).

Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization. Optional day hike to Chhukung Ri.

Trek to Lobuje (4930m).

Trek to Everest Base camp, overnight at Gorakshep (5240m)

Trek to Kala Pathar (5545m) to view the Everest. Retrace back to Dingboche or Pangboche. (3985m).

Trek to Khumjung (3779m).

Trek to Lukla (2800m).

Fly to Kathmandu and Rest day.

Fly to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. O/N hotel

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Airport Transfers - Car/Van/Bus/Jeep
  • Accommodation on B/B basis (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
  • All entrance Fees of Temple, Monastery, Museum, Durbar Square, Monuments and cultural program at evening.
  • Full Board Package during the Trek(All lodging and Fooding)
  • Arrangements and transportation expenses during the tour/trekking
  • Arrangements and fees for Trekking Permit and National Park Fee
  • Arrangements and expenses for local Tour Guide/Trekking Guide
  • Arrangements of TIMS(Trekking information management system)Card.
  • Insurance, Tranportation, Lodging and Fooding for Trekking Guide, Porter and other crews
  • What is Excluded
  • Any unexpected costs that occur due to:
  • Weather, Trail, Road Blockage, River conditions,
  • Due to circumstances such as:
  • Sickness, Government action, flight delays,
  • Insurance, Emergency Rescue
  • Major changes in the itinerar
  • Personal and free-time expenses
  • Cold drinks or alcohol
  • Extra hotel expenses
  • Laundry
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport taxes
  • Entry visas to Nepal
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