Phaplu to Everest base camp trek an alternative to flying to Lukla

Salleri, Phaplu to Everest base camp trek Nepal

Phaplu to Everest base camp trek Nepal

Alternative to flying to Lukla, Phaplu to Everest base camp trek generally includes some unique landscape, Sherpa valleys as well as various views of flora and fauna. Highest point and the main target of this trek are the Everest base camp 5360m and Kala Patthar 5545m. Driving distance from Kathmandu to Salleri is quite long but really unique experience exploring countryside.

You don’t have to worry about flight delay, weather changes and landing in the scary Lukla airport. The traditional lifestyles and hospitality of local people will be some experience for you. If you are thinking how to reach Lukla by bus from Kathmandu then it is not possible. If you are seeking alternative to flying to Lukla then there is few options.

Option 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Salleri then trek to Everest base camp.
Option 2: Flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu then trekking to Everest base camp.Mount Everest base camp trek Nepal side - Mt Everest base camp trek

Phaplu and Salleri village are very close each other. We organize Phaplu to Everest base camp trek as an alternative trekking starting spot. If you are really interested in Phaplu to EBC trekking, then you are required to go for it.

This trekking in Everest takes you to base camp of world’s highest mountain, the Everest. There are some of the delightful scenarios of Khumba region to be explored on its way. Starting point of Phaplu to Everest base camp trek is basically located in the district headquarter of Salleri, Solukhumbu.

This trekking region is generally inhabited by mixed settlements, mainly dominated by Sherpa people, known as the Himalayan leaders. The gorges, terraced landscape, hill, passes and streams are there to give you some fascination views. Tengboche monastery is a religious center for Khumbu for Sherpa people. This trekking is basically done through the whole EBC trail.

Few trekkers have rarlly explored this path since it has been introduced lately. On this new route, you are not required to fly to Lukla; rather you can go to Salleri by a private or public vehicle. If you interested for Phaplu to EBC trek write us we organize trip as per your requirements.

Phaplu to Everest base camp trek cost in us dollar for foreigners per person basic

Service package cost US$: 575 (guide, porter, permit, bed, pickup and drop)
Phaplu to Everest base camp trek full board package cost US$: 1445

Phaplu to Everest base camp trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day at Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Salleri 2390 m by Jeep takes 9 to 10 hrs

Day 03: Trek to Nunthala 2196 meters

Day 04: Trek to Jubing 2730 meters / 8957 feet

Day 05: Trek to Phakding 2610 meters / 8563 feet

Day 06: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet

Day 07: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization, hike to Everest view point 3880m Khunde & Khumjung.

Day 08: Trek to Tengboche 3860 meters / 12664 feet

Day 09: Trek to Dingboche 4410 meters / 14468 feet

Day 10: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization, hike to Chhukung or Nangkartshang peak

Day 11: Trek to Lobuche 4910 meters / 16109 feet

Day 12: Trek to Gorekshep 5140 meters then to Everest base camp 5360 meters / 17585 feet

Day 13: Hike to Kala Patthar 5550 meters then trek to Pheriche 4270 meters / 14009 feet

Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazar 3440 meters / 11286 feet

Day 15: Trek to Lukla 2860 meters / 9383 feet

Day 16: Flight back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel

Day 17: Transfer you to airport for departure

What’s included in given cost?

#Airport pickup and drop service by private vehicle

#Flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu

#Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek

#Best lodge accommodation during trekking period

#Professional English speaking guide trained by Government of Nepal

#Highly experience staffs (2 guests: 1 porter basic)

#Trekking route map, trip achievement certificate

#Sagarmatha national park permit and TIMS card

#One way flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

#Government taxes & office service charge

Service excludes

* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu

* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

* Personal expenses like telephone, internet, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc

* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)

Many travelers ask can i get to Lukla, Nepal without flying check the alternative way to get to Lukla for Everest base camp trekking itinerary and available options. If you interested for Phaplu to Everest base camp trek write us to get the quote with detail information.

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9 thoughts on “Phaplu to Everest base camp trek an alternative to flying to Lukla

  • September 4, 2018 at 11:59 am

    excellent view of a very excellent landscape, it is a very good price

  • August 27, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    excelente informacion, me gustaria ir a conocerlo muy buen itinerario lo tomare en cuenta para mis vacaciones

  • August 17, 2018 at 12:19 am

    Wonderful Place

  • August 12, 2018 at 3:23 am

    Wow this is so beautiful. I would like to go, what do I have to do?

  • August 10, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    it is an interesting route

  • August 8, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    I think the price is good, for so much emotion

  • August 7, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    Que interesante paquete turístico, me encanta las montañas con nevadas, puede que sea un viaje extraordinario que debemos hacer por sus maravillas..
    El itinerario es genial muy completo, y aun precio que de pronto no están difícil de conseguir…. Excelente me atreveré..

  • August 6, 2018 at 12:49 am

    Wow .. ese itinerario no lo conocía

  • August 5, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    very good information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: $ 1445
Grade: Moderate level
Season: March, April, May & Sept, Oct, Nov
Duration: 15 Days
Operation: Tea house / Hotel / lodges
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 5550 meters / 18208 feet
Start From: Kathmandu to Phaplu or Salleri
Ending at: Lukla to Kathmandu