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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Duration:
    20 Days
  • Starting Point:
    Phaplu
  • End Point:
    Lukla
  • Difficulty Level:
    Moderate
  • Max-Altitude:
    5,545mm
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Tea house during Trek
  • Meals: Breakfast in KTM & all meals during the trek

Trip Introduction

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking is traditional trekking route to Everest base camp. Phaplu Everest base camp trek include almost solukhumbu region. Trekking in Everest base camp  via phaplu offer beautiful Himalayan views including four above 8000m mountains ( Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m) with other 18 snowy mountain peaks of the Everest region. Phaplu Everest base camp trekking known as Sherpa heritage trekking trails because of above 90% sherpa people settle in this area.minimum18 days holidays required for this trekking & spring , Autumn is best time trekking in relevant areas but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per travelers wish and desire. Everest base camp (5463m) & Kala pattar 5545m highest point / elevation of this trekking tour.

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking start from Phaplu after 35 minutes scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu or By 9 hours overland journeys. We Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange both options trip even we mentioned only flight option trip itinerary. Himalaya Journey Treks guide continue lead via Tasksindu Nunthala Kharekhola bupsa puiyan surke phakding Namche bazaar Tengboche pheriche lobuche Gorakshep and finally reach the Everest base camp & kala pattar then descend to lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. Trekkers will enjoy with  really nice nomad lands, green jungle , rural areas  Sherpa people lifestyle as well beautiful Himalayan views then lukla Everest base camp trekking trails. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange personalized trekking service if below mentioned trekking itinerary not applicable for our valued clients.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01
    • Arrival in Kathmandu
    • Day 02
    • Trek Preparation day in kathmandu
    • Day 03
    • kathmandu to Phaplu flight or Drive
    • Day 04
    • Trek from Phaplu To Taksindu
    • Day 05
    • Trek from Taksindu to Kharikhola
    • Day 06
    • Trek from Kharikhola to Paiya
    • Day 07
    • Trek from Paiya to Phakding
    • Day 08
    • Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar
    • Day 09
    • Acclimatazation day in Namche
    • Day 10
    • Trek from Namche to Tengboche
    • Day 11
    • Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
    • Day 12
    • Acclimatazation day in Dingboche
    • Day 13
    • Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
    • Day 14
    • Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep
    • Day 15
    • Trek from Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar – Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 feet], 8 – 9 hours
    • Day 16
    • Trek from Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 feet), 6 – 7 hours
    • Day 17
    • Trek from Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m/9,186feet): 6 – 7 hours
    • Day 18
    • Fly back from Lukla to kathmandu
    • Day 19
    • Free day In Kathmandu
    • Day 20
    • Final Departure
    • Day 01
    • Arrival in Kathmandu

      On this day you will be landed at the Capital City of Nepal-Kathmandu (1300m/4265 ft). It is the only International Airport of Nepal. You will be received by Sherpa Himalaya Representative.

      Then with a brief introduction you will be welcomed by flower Garland. You will be Taken to your Hotel where you can rest and freshen up to keep away Jet Lag. You will get a nearby location map from hotel reception and you can explore around.

      Overnight at KTM Hotel

    • Day 02
    • Trek Preparation day in kathmandu

      Today you will also be introduced to your respective Guide for Everest Base Camp Trek. If you have anything to buy for your trek then you can purchase from the stores around. In the evening you will have to pack only the necessary and important items that you need during the Trek and rest you can either store at Hotel or with Sherpa Himalaya.

      We recommend you to use company Duffel bag as there will be less chance of misplace in airport and easier to find in case of missing.

      Overnight at KTM Hotel

    • Day 03
    • kathmandu to Phaplu flight or Drive

      Today we will drive to Phaplu. We will have breafast and Lunch on the way. The drive will take upto more than 9-10 hours. This drive will let you know clear information about the landscape and geography of Nepal.

      For flight it will take around 30-40 mins flight time. We recommend drive by  vehicle as the flight to Phaplu is not always regular.

    • Day 04
    • Trek from Phaplu To Taksindu

      Today will be the first day of Trekking. Our destination will be Taksindu. We will head towards Taksindu. Taksindu is a small and beautiful village on the trail to Everest Base Camp Trek.

      You will have normal uphill slope through the small local villages and pine forest.

      Overnight at Taksindu.

    • Day 05
    • Trek from Taksindu to Kharikhola

      As usual after breakfast we will Trek down towards the Dudh Koshi River. Similarly, we will leave the river apart and climb uphill with Kharikhola destination of the day.
      We will arrive Jubing on the trail and continuing straight to Churkha. With few hours of continuous trek we will reach Kharikhola in the evening.

    • Day 06
    • Trek from Kharikhola to Paiya

      The trail from Khari Khola will pass through a forested stretch passing Kharte. From Kharte, an uphill climb will takes us to Khari La pass. Enjoying the magnicent views of
      the Khari La pass of Gyachung Kang and Khumbila mountains among others, we will then descend down to Puiyan.

      Overnight at Paiya.

    • Day 07
    • Trek from Paiya to Phakding

      From Payain, our trail will climb toward Phakding. Initially, the trek moves up to Chhiplung. Then the trail will moves down to Phakding. Lunch will be on the way at suitable
      place. We will also rest accordingly.

      Overnight stay at Phakding.

    • Day 08
    • Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar

      After a very comfortable stay at Phakdhing, we will climb up towards Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 feet), Namche Bazar is a small town in Himalaya which used to be very famous trade center.

      People used to get things from Tibet and sell making the main market point Namche. You will have plenty of Hotel and souvenir shops. You can also get option to buy any Trekking gears and necessary clothes you might need in case you missed any from Kathmandu or Luka.

      During your ascend to Namche Bazar you will encounter 5 Bridges to cross. This moment will also be one of the memorable. This Day will be bit harder than the previous Day. You will face normal uphill walk as well as steep uphill. With recent updates the trails are made more proper and easier.

      Overnight at Namche Bazaar

    • Day 09
    • Acclimatazation day in Namche

      Acclimatization is an Extra Day where you will be introduced to a new elevation but the overnight will be at same spot. It is done so to keep your body familiar with the new environment and to escape from Altitude sickness..

      Acclimatization Day will play vital role to prevent you from Altitude sickness. This Day we will Hike up to Everest View Hotel which has an elevation of (3880m / 12729 ft.) It is also listed in UNESCO world Heritage site.

      You will encounter amazing panoramic view of Everest Region. Some of the popular Mountains are Mt. Lhotse, Mt Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Kongde etc and many more.

      We will return back to Namche for the lunch and after Lunch you will have a free day and can explore the local place.

      Overnight at Namche Bazaar

    • Day 10
    • Trek from Namche to Tengboche

      This day after having the breakfast we will head towards  Tengboche. As we climb the Namche hill we will make a gentle slope walk for around a hour and then descend down to have the Lunch at Pungi Thanga which has an elevation of 3260m.

      After having a delicious lunch after good Trek we will have to climb up for around a Hour and reach at a very magnificent and beautiful attraction called Tengboche. There lies one of the oldest and largest monastery in Everest Region. This location is also the last point of Everest Panorama Trek. Enjoy the magnificent location in the lap of Great Mountains and make a life time memory here.

      Overnight at Tengboche

    • Day 11
    • Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

      As always after we finish our breakfast we will start our  Trek with gental uphill slope. Today our Destination is Dingboche where we will have a extra day off. The extra Day off is kept for Acclimatization. We will reach Dingboche by Afternoon.

      Overnight at Dhingboche

    • Day 12
    • Acclimatazation day in Dingboche

      Now we have already reached the half trail of Everest Base Camp Trek. Now you are at higher altitude the surrounding environment and plants density gets thinner. You will witness less tall trees with small bushes of herbs and Shrubs. This Day our destination will be Dhingboche (4,410m). We will have gental uphill Trek. You will encounter small villages and some small monasteries. We will be trekking along the riverside enjoying the beautiful and peaceful nature.

      Overnight at Dhingboche

    • Day 13
    • Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

      As similar to other day after breakfast we will Trek towards Lobuche (4,910 m). This Day we will have gradual upslope with normal Trail until you reach Thukla 4620m. As we reach Thukla we will have steep climb upward and reach Lobuche.

      This Day you will also be introduced to memorial spot of Climbers and Sherpa who passed away on Everest Expedition.

      Now you have reached very close to your final Destination Everest Base Camp Trek. The Next day you will be at your last Destination “Everest Base Camp”.

      Overnight at Lobuche

    • Day 14
    • Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep

      Today is the day that you will reach your Final Destination Everest Base Camp. After early breakfast we will climb towards Gorak Shep. After few hours of uphill climb we will reach Gorak Shep ( 5164 m).

      We will have lunch at Gorak Shep and then Make our Everest Base Camp Trek successful by making a Trek for 2 hours to reach the base of Everest (5364 m). We will spend some time at the base camp and share this beautiful moment together, Capture our memories which will be the proof of our arrival. Similarly, we will return back to Gorakshep and overnight stay here.

      Overnight at Gorakshep

    • Day 15
    • Trek from Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar – Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 feet], 8 – 9 hours
      This morning we will hike to Kala Pathar (5550m) to see the scenic view of Everest Region mountains. This hike is kept as an optional.

      If we plan to go there, we will go early morning without having breakfast and come back to Gorakshep to have breakfast. It will take 2-2.5 hours to reach there and then Return back slowly from same trail and stay at Pheriche.

      Overnight at Pheriche

    • Day 16
    • Trek from Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 feet), 6 – 7 hours

      As usual we will Trek down to Namche Bazaar via Tenboche. The trail is same which we climbed up.

      Overnight at Namche Bazaar

    • Day 17
    • Trek from Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m/9,186feet): 6 – 7 hours

      Trekking down from the same trail we made earlier, we be at Lukla. The trail down will be easier than earlier ascends.

      Today is the last day of your Everest Base Camp Trek and meet with the staffs. After the last day meet and greet with the members we will prepare for our flight to Kathmandu tomorrow.

      Overnight at Lukla

    • Day 18
    • Fly back from Lukla to kathmandu

      Today we will fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You will be picked by Sherpa Himalaya representative and dropped to Hotel.

      After this beautiful and adventurous Three Pass Trek, you can have a proper rest at your hotel. A extra free day is programmed by Sherpa Himalaya. A free day is kept to recover if in case the flight gets delayed.

      On timely arrival to Kathmandu, you can use the free day as a day to explore and shop for your family or else you can also make short city tour.

      Overnight at KTM

    • Day 19
    • Free day In Kathmandu

      As mentioned above this day is specially programmed to recover if the Lukla- Kathmandu flights gets delayed due uncertain change in weather.

      With timely arrival you can Explore the Thamel market and shop for your family. You can also make a short city tour to explore some World Heritage Site.

      You will be invited for Last farewell dinner with Sherpa Himalaya Executive.

      Overnight at KTM

    • Day 20
    • Final Departure

      Today morning you Sherpa Himalaya representative will be there at your hotel for last meet. You will be dropped at airport considering airport time.

      Sherpa Himalaya will thank you for amazing time together and handover Buddhist Scarf (Kha-tak) which symbolizes peace, prosperity, Long life and Harmony to everyone and certificate for your completion of Everest Base Camp Trek with Sherpa Himalaya.

      With a hope to see all the beautiful people again, a warm Namaste and a hand wave.

      Thank You for your co-operation with Sherpa Himalaya

Cost Include:

 

  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  •  4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Domestic Flight (Kathmandu to  Phaplu) or Private Jeep If Drive
  • Domestic Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  •  All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Trekking Duffel Bag by company
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee
  •  TIMS Card (Trekking Permit)
  • Experience Trekking guide
  •  Assistant “Sherpa ” (For 4 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  •  Required Number of Potters (2 Trekkers:1 Potter)
  •  Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night

 

 

 

Cost Exclude:
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring two passport photographs and cash on USD Denomination)
  • Personal, Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Excess baggage charges for Air travel
  • Extra night stay in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the trip(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu if you return early from the trip
  • Extended activities and destinations
  • All cold drinks during the trek (mineral water, cola, beer and Bar-bills)
  • Hot Shower During the Trek
  • Battery Charge ( All electronic devices) WI-FI (internet)
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter (in case needed)

 

  • Trekking

    • Hiking-Poles
      Hiking Poles
    • Trekking-windproof-jacket
      Trekking Wind Proof Jacket
    • Trekking-water-bottle
      Water Bottle
    • Trekking-T-shirt
      Trekking T Shirt
    • Trekking-sun-cream
      Sun Cream
    • Trekking-sunglasses
      Sun Glasses
    • Trekking-socks
      Socks
    • Trekking-sleeping-bag
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Shoes
      Trekking Shoes
    • Trekking-Rain-coat
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Pant
      Trekking Pants
    • Trekking-inner-thermal
      Inner Thermal
    • Trekking-Head-Lamp
      Head Lamp
    • Trekking-Hat
      Hat
    • Thin-Trekking-Gloves
      Thin Gloves
    • Thick-Trekking-Gloves
      Thick Gloves
    • Trekking-Flips-Sweater
      Flip Sweater
    • Trekking-Down-Jacket
      Down Jacket
    • Trekking-Bag
      Trekking Bag
    • Portable-Charger
      Portable Charger
    • sun-glasses
      Sun Glasses

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