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Phaphlu Everest Base Camp Trek

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  • Availability
    Anytime

  • Trip Duration
    18 days

  • Trek Difficulty
    Moderate

  • Group Size
    Private and Group Tour

  • Maximum Altitude
    5545m

  • Guide Language
    English

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Quick Overview

  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End At Kathmandu
  • Duration 18 days
  • Best Season Oct-May

Introduction

Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek is the best way to explore the off-the-beaten-trail in the Everest region of Nepal. Phaplu is a famous mountainous village in northeast Nepal, acts as a gateway to the Everest Base Camp. This trek is longer than a normal EBC trek package, which is safe and takes you through the most scenic trail of the Everest Region. During the trek, you can see the high Himalayas, spectacular landscapes, green valleys with the local human settlements, the mountain villages and numerous Buddhist monasteries. Furthermore, Phalpu Everest Base Camp Trek provides an excellent opportunity to experience Sherpa hospitality, history, festivals, and culture. It is a demanding trek, also passes through Sagarmatha National Park which is listed under UNESCO World Heritage Sites. While passing through Sagarmatha National Park, you may encounter endangered species of wild animals, birds, and varieties of flora and fauna. After reaching the Everest Base Camp, we would hike to the Kalapatthar, highest point of our trek, which is the famous viewpoint that provides a 360-panoramic view of high mountains including Everest, Lhotse, Numbu (6960m.), Cho-Oyu (8201m.), Gyangchung Kang (7922m.), Thamserku (6629m.), etc. During Oct-May are the perfect months to sign up this trek.

Phalplu Everest Base Camp starts with scenic jeep drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu and another best option is to fly to Lukla. The trek goes on with gentle walk to Nunthala, trek to Namche Bazaar through Kharikhola, Bupsa dada, Surke, and Phakding. The trek goes through numerous valleys, rivers valleys, jungles and terraces to famous refreshing point Namche. From Namche, we pass through famous stopping points such as Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche to reach our main destination, Everest Base Camp. For the best view of Everest along with other mountains, we hike up to Kala Patthar and descend back to Lukla via the same route. From Lukla, we take a thrilling flight back to Kathmandu to end our trek.

Trek Highlights

  • Spectacular mountains: Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Ama Dablam, etc
  • Historical monasteries, gompas and other monuments
  • Thrilling flight to Lukla
  • The scenic route, green valleys, rolling hills
  • Sherpa culture and tradition
  • Everest Base Camp
  • Hike to Kala Patthar

Food

The menu during Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek is a mixture of traditional local, India, American and continental cuisines and the foods will be all home-cooked, hygienic, fresh, tasty and nutritious. You'll get the best dishes available at the teahouse or lodge. We recommend you to have green tea, ginger tea, lemon tea, hot lemon, and garlic soup, etc to stay away from high-altitude problems. You'll have different and varieties of food options during your stay in Kathmandu.

Accommodation

Accommodations during the Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek are at teahouses which are essentially hotels but give you homely feel. All the teahouses are run by locals and provide all the basic facilities including a hot shower at a low extra charge. It gives you a great opportunity to explore local peoples, their cultures and lifestyle. You'll find all the room simple and comfortable usually with two beds with mattress blanket and pillows. Some will have an en-suit bathroom but most have shared bathrooms with the squat toilet in mountain areas. During your stay in Kathmandu, accommodation is more luxurious. We stay at hotels with a single room and attached bathrooms,  24 hours hot water, power,  TV, and laundry facility.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu , alt. 1300m
Day 2: Trip preparation day
Day 3: Drive to Phaplu
Day 4: Trek to Nunthala alt 2190m
Day 5: Trek to Bupse dada alt 2400m
Day 6: Trek to Surke alt 2300m
Day 7: Trek to Phakding alt 2610m
Day 8: Trek to Namche Bazzar alt 3400m
Day 9: Acclimatization day
Day 10: Trek to Tengboche Monastery alt 3800m
Day 11: Trek to Dingboche alt 4,410
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche alt  4900m
Day 13: Trek to Everest base camp and return to Gorekshep alt 5210m
Day 14: Hike to Kalapatthar and trek back to Pheriche or Pangboche alt 4030m
Day 15: Trek back to Namche bazaar alt 3400m
Day 16: Trek back to Lukla alt 2800m
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu alt 1300m
Day 18: Departure
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu , alt. 1300m

Upon your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, we'll be waiting for you with flowers in hand and after your arrival, we'll welcome you and transfer you to the hotel in our private vehicle. After the hotel check-in process, we will take you to popular local restaurants in the Thamel area with delicious Nepalese food, cultural music, and ethnic dance. Overnight stay.


Day 2: Trip preparation day

Kathmandu has always been the most beautiful, historical and cultural heart of the country and is a popular destination for tourists and all types of adventure seekers. It's going to be a fun day, where we'll take you to historical sites like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight stay.


Day 3: Drive to Phaplu

There are two ways to reach Phaplu which is the starting point of our trek where we'll either go on flight or drive. After a long drive, we'll stop at Phaplu for today which is also the best viewpoint to see Mt. Everest ( 8,848m), Makalu (8,463m) from a close distance. It always feels great to get a glimpse of the highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest on the first day of our trek. Overnight stay.


Day 4: Trek to Nunthala alt 2190m

Finally, we start our trek and goes through Salleri bazaar in the starting hour. You'll see small shops, hotels, and monasteries in almost every village you pass through on the way to Nunthala. The walk goes gently to reach Nunthala for overnight stay. 


Day 5: Trek to Bupse dada alt 2400m

We continue to the Dudhkoshi River Bridge and pass through terraced fields, and yards of houses.  The trek goes slowly around a ridge to the village of Khari Khola and we take the steep trail to reach Bupsa dada for overnight stay.


Day 6: Trek to Surke alt 2300m

The trail climbs gently passing by several villages and stretches through the forests inhabited by monkeys. As we go up, we'll see a beautiful glimpse of mountains including Cho Oyu, etc. Overnight at Surke.


Day 7: Trek to Phakding alt 2610m

We pass through Dudh Koshi River and follow the main trail of Everest regions and finally, you reach a small village Phakding. Amazing views of Cho-Oyu (8201m), Gyangchung Kang (7922m), Numbu (6960m), and Thamserku (6629m), will give you extra energy for the further trek.


Day 8: Trek to Namche Bazzar alt 3400m

 Early morning, we follow the Dudh Koshi River until Hilary Suspension bridge which is one of the highest suspension bridge of Nepal and reach Namche via Manju, Jorsalle, Hilary bridge, etc. Overnight at Sherpa Town, Namche Bazaar.


Day 9: Acclimatization day

 We spend one more day at Namche for acclimatization as well as to know about Sherpa culture, tradition and the way of living of mountain people. You can find amazing internet Cafes, bars, restaurants, ATM, and the local market at the Namche Bazaar. We'll hike up to Everest view hotel for mountain view. Overnight at Namche.


Day 10: Trek to Tengboche Monastery alt 3800m

We leave Namche behind and follow a cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. We can have a stunning view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6,812m), Nuptse (7,855m), Everest, Lhotse and Tawoche (6,501m) on the way to Tengboche Monastery. After reaching we'll explore historical Tengboche, and know about its history and value. Overnight stay at a lodge. 


Day 11: Trek to Dingboche alt 4,410

We'll have breakfast at the hotel and follow rhododendron forest and rocky steep trail to reach Dingboche. On the way to Dingboche, we can see the beautiful view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam. We spend a day at Dingboche which is a famous stopping point for tourists that come to visit the Everest region. Overnight stay.


Day 12: Trek to Lobuche alt  4900m

The trek proceeds with a climb through Sherpa settlements and steep climb through the foot of the Khumbu glacier.  We will take a short break at Dugla  for lunch and continue through Boulders of the Glacier.  We stop at Lobuche and spend overnight.


Day 13: Trek to Everest base camp and return to Gorekshep alt 5210m

 It is the most interesting and rewarding section of the trek where we climb up through rocky path and Khumbu glacier and reach Everest base camp. You'll be blessed by the view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbutse. We descend to Gorekshep for overnight stay.


Day 14: Hike to Kalapatthar and trek back to Pheriche or Pangboche alt 4030m

It is not possible to view the beautiful Mt. Everest and other mountains, so today we'll climb all the way up to Kala Patthar at 5,545m. From the top of Kala Patthar, one can see spectacular mountain ranges including Mount Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, etc. We go downhill to Pheriche or Pangboche for overnight stay.


Day 15: Trek back to Namche bazaar alt 3400m

We follow relatively easy downhill trek through rhododendron and traditional villages to reach the biggest Sherpa town of the region, Namche Bazaar. We'll enjoy at Namche enjoying Sherpa cuisine, dance, culture, and tradition. Overnight stay.


Day 16: Trek back to Lukla alt 2800m

The trail goes steeply downhill for a couple of hours. We pass through Phakding from Monjo and move along the banks of the Dudh Koshi river towards Lukla. We bid our goodbyes to our porter and guides, and we celebrate the successful trek at Lukla. Overnight stay.


Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu alt 1300m

We finally fly to Kathmandu over running clouds and visit the local market of Thamel after reaching Kathmandu. Overnight stay.


Day 18: Departure

Our team will drop you to the airport for your flight back home.


Cost Includes

  • Airport peak and drop.
  • Domestic flight to Kathmandu –Lukla – Kathmandu (Around flight)
  • Three times meals a day on the trek (breakfast, lunch &, dinner)
  • After each meal a cup of tea or coffee.
  • Accommodation twin sharing base best place in town
  • Experience English speaking guide.
  •  porter. (Two people one porter) each porter carry 25kg .
  • Everest national park entrance fee.
  • Rural municipality entrance fee.
  • Treated drinking water.
  • All the Ground transportation.
  • First aid kit.
  • Down jacket (refundable after trek (if needed only) 
  • Duffle bag
  • Last night dinner at nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.
  • Nature explore t- shirt.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal insurance
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment
  • All type of beverage
  • Extra expenses like    internet , buttery  charge, hot shower, laundry during the trek.
  • Tipping for staff
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