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Himalaya Darshan Treks Pvt. Ltd

"Experience Naturally Nepal With Us"

$1540

Per person - All price inclusive

  • Trip Grade:
    Moderate
  • Max-Altitude:
    Kalapather 5,545m
  • Best Season:
    Autumn & Spring
  • Trip Mode:
    Lodge Trek
  • Group Size:
    Min 2

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu, enjoy seeing terrace fields, Beautiful mountain views, River valleys, and villages
  • Your footsteps on the base camp of the world’s highest mountain Mt Everest 8,848m
  • Himalayan Sherpa culture and festival in the Everest region.
  • Old and historical Tengboche and Pangboche monasteries.
  • Hike to Kala pathar Peak 5,545m. (One of the best viewpoints to see Mt Everest just in front of your eyes).
  • Breathtaking views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, and many other beautiful Mountains.
  • Incredible view of Khumbu Ice-fall, Glacier, and Glacial Lakes.
  • Wildlife, Flora, and fauna

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is the best option to get to Everest base camp without a flight to Lukla. A perfect journey through the uninhabited territory of the Everest region. It explores a less touristy area of the breathtaking Everest region. The hike that leads to the base camp of the tallest mountain in the world has gained popularity. During the Everest Base Camp Trek from Phaplu, we may take in the beauty of the lower Khumbu Region.

The breathtaking Himalayan panorama of Cho Oyu, Numbur Himal, Mount Makalu, and Mount Everest. Similarly, the main attractions of the Everest region include Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and the other beautiful mountain peaks. This lovely walk begins at Phaplu after a lengthy drive down the B.P. Highway, which borders the Sunkoshi River.

Therefore, the drive delivers a breathtaking picture of the green woodland and George. Along with the Sunkoshi river valley, terraced fields, incredible mountain views, including Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Numbur Himal, and several lovely settlements.

Everest Base Camp by Drive

Enjoy seeing many beautiful villages at the Everest Base Camp by drive. It is dominated by the Sherpa people, who rule the Himalayas. The trip’s attractions include the terraced terrain, gorges, streams, and hill passes. The trek connects with the standard trail, which joins from the Chhuplung. It arrives at the Sherpa Highland-Namche Bazaar with breathtaking Everest vistas.

Drive Directly from Kathmandu to Tham Danda

Now, It is possible to drive directly from Kathmandu to Tham Danda. It will be a great option for your Everest base camp trek. If cancel your flight to Lukla then You don’t need to cancel your EBC Trek. you have a great and the best option will be by driving to Tham Danda. It depends on road conditions. The gateway for the Everest journey is Namche Bazaar, a stunning Sherpa settlement. We will continue from Namche Bazaar to Kalapathar, 5,545 meters, the location of Everest Base Camp. Then we continue the trek and descend to Lukla, where we catch a flight to Kathmandu or Ramechhap.

Difficulty Level

The trek from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp is moderate to difficult, requiring good fitness and adaptability to altitude. Hikers will encounter steep terrain and unpredictable weather while being rewarded with stunning Himalayan views and cultural experiences with local Sherpa communities.

Best time

The best times to make the trek from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp are in the Spring (March to May) and fall (September to November). These times have stable weather, clear skies, and mild temperatures, offering great Himalayan views and comfortable climbing conditions. The trek in the Monsoon season (June to August) will be more hard and challenging due to heavy rain and increased risk.

Conclusion

In a nutshell, the trek from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp is a challenging and inspiring journey through a variety of landscapes, offering a unique cultural experience and the chance to stand beneath the world’s tallest mountain peak. It is a test of endurance, giving hikers unforgettable memories and a deep connection with majestic nature. Good preparation and guidance are essential for a safe and rewarding adventure. It is a less crowded trekking trail in the Everest region. Feel free to get in touch with us

Itinerary


Day 1, Arrival in (TIA) Kathmandu Airport (1,350m) and transfer to hotel

We, Himalaya Darshan Treks heartily welcome you and your group to Nepal. One of our company staff will take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. The person will be waiting outside the baggage hall of the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, holding an A4-size paper with your name and our company name. So, you have to look for that person for your pick up from the airport. Your check-in at the hotel.

Day 2, Drive to Phaplu (2,400m). Stay at tea house.

We’ll leave Kathmandu early in the morning. On the scenic drive, the road leads us to pass through many beautiful places. The road condition is very good, drive through Banepa, Khurkot, Okhaldhunga and finally reach Phaplu. The distance from Kathmandu to Phaplu is about 265 kilometers. We drive through the BP highway flowing the Sunkoshi river valley and ascend a hilly from Ghurmi then a twisting road to Phaplu. It is a very nice and beautiful place.

Day 3, Trek to Nunthala (2,194m). Stay at tea house.

After breakfast, we will start our first day trekking, the trail leads us easy walking till Ringmu and then quickly ascends to Taksindu Dada 2,970m, from where you can see Thamserku, Khantega, Kusum Kangaru, and the popular Mera peak for the first time. Through a Sherpa settlement and a rain forest, the Taksindu Dada. Our lunch here then the trail descends to Nunthala.

Day 4, Trek to Bupsa Danda. Stay at tea house.

On another beautiful day, the trip continues to ascent and fall. For most of the morning, the trail descends through woodlands and terraced rice fields. Another rise begins after crossing the Dudh Koshi River near Juving and all the way uphill to reach Kharikhola. It is a beautiful sherpa village. From here we will continue our walking uphill and finally reach Bupsa Danda. Stay at a tea house.

Day 5, Trek to Surke (2,790m). Stay at tea house.

The journey continues in the same pattern as the previous days. In the morning, the trail climbs a little bit to the Kharila passing at 3,145m then continue to Paiya village through the bamboo forest. The trip continues across less difficult terrain to Chutokla then the trail descends to Surke. Stay at a tea house.

Day 6, Trek to Phakding (2,610m). Stay at tea house.

After breakfast, we will start our journey moderate ascent leads to Chaurikharka, a small village close to the well-known Lukla. The walk continues ascent to Chheplung. It is the joining point of the Popular Lukla Everest trekking route. we continue this popular trekking trail to reach Phakding. Stay at a tea house.

Day 7, Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m). Stay at tea house.

Our trek begins in the morning with a crossing of the Dudh Kosi River, passing through the charming villages of Toktok, Bhenkar, and Monjo before arriving at the Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate. Then we will trek for a few hours along the riverbed and cross our final bridge before a steep uphill trek to Namche Bazaar. Namche is home to various excellent restaurants, pubs, a computer café, a post office, and banks. It is the main gateway to the entrance of the Everest region too.

Day 8, Acclimatization Day.

This is your Excruciation day. After breakfast, you can hike to Everest View Hotel. From there you can enjoy seeing breathtaking views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam. Likewise, many other beautiful mountain peaks in the Everest Himalayan range. You also can enjoy wild animals, birds and many more. You can explore Namche bazaar and enjoy your evening with many restaurants, Bars (Irish Bar), a Bakery café, and a shopping center.

Day 9, Trek to Tengboche (3,860m). Stay at tea house

After breakfast in Namche, we begin our journey to Tengboche, with spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and a close-up glimpse of Thamserku. Our walk to Tengboche has a few ups and downs and beautiful Himalayan views. Tengboche is home to the Khumbu region’s largest Buddhist monastery.

Day 10, Trek to Dingboche (4,410m). Stay at tea house.

The ideal time to see Tengboche’s magnificent monastery is on a clear morning. This is an excellent opportunity to use your camera! We then continue our climb on the top trail, taking advantage of the views to see the ancient monastery, before passing past various Chortens and Mani walls and several tiny settlements to reach Dingboche

Day 11, Acclimatization Day,

It’s good to take another day to acclimate before traveling to higher elevations. Hike to Nagarjun Hill Plus 5,000m You can enjoy the magnificent mountain views of Mount Makalu, Taboche, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Island peak. Then descend to the hotel.

Day 12, Trek to Lobuche (4,910m). Stay at tea house

After breakfast, any simple trek will take us to Dugla, where we will cross the Khumbu Glacier’s steep moraine. After crossing the glazier, we approach Chupki Lhara along boulder-strewn slopes, passing an array of stones with prayer flags as memorials of mountaineers. We can see Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, Mahalangur Himal, and other major Himalayan peaks from there. continue trekking to Lobuche.

Day 13, Trek to Gorekshep (5,190m) and hike to EBC (5,364m).

The trail to Gorakshep winds its way across the Khumbu Glacier’s moraine, past the pyramid marker. We soon obtain views of Mt. Pumori, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, and the crest of Everest’s North Slope. We hike a short distance to Thangma Riju, where we have a breathtaking 360-degree view of snow-capped mountains.

After a short break and having some lunch at our guest house, we will start our walking to Everest base camp 5,364m. walking through the glacier. After great success to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest, we will back to Gorakshep.

Some trekkers, don’t like to go to Base Camp and may prefer to stay at the tea house and plan a walk to Kala Pathar to see the spectacular sunset view.

Day 14, Hike to Kalapathar (5,545m) and Trek back to Pheriche (4,240m)

Today is a remarkable day, and it represents the pinnacle of our trip. The stunning views from Kala Patthar of the new day and the light shining on Mount Everest are best seen early in the morning. Before embarking on our journey, we must be prepared for the dark and chilly conditions (-10 to -14 Degrees C). We then return to Gorakshep for breakfast before making our way to Pheriche for a well-earned night’s rest.

Day 15, Trek to Tengboche (3,860m). Stay at tea house

Trek descends to Tengboche, the same way when we ascend. In the evening visit the monastery and enjoy the sunset in the mountain including Mt Everest.

Day 16, Trek to Monjo (2,835m). Stay at tea house.

The trail then enters the Dudh Koshi gorge, descending steeply through the pine forests after crossing the prayer flag-draped bridge at Phungitenga. After that heading up to Kyanjuma, the region’s primary trail junction is reached at the end of the walk. While traveling through the forest, we should look for wild animals such as mountain goats, snow leopards, colorful pheasants, and other species. We arrive at the army camp at Namche Bazaar after passing via Chorten. We stop at Namche bazaar for the lunch, and after that we continue downhill to Monju Village.

Day 17, Trek back to Lukla (2,840m)

Over the Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, we traverse multiple suspension bridges. The trail then flattens out and becomes more manageable. Fresh mountain air fills your lungs, preparing you for the journey ahead. When we arrive in Lukla, we stretch our tired legs and reflect on the previous few weeks as we come to the end of our journey, full of great memories and delight, with everyone safe and sound and with a smile on their face!

Day 18, Fly to Kathmandu transfer to hotel.

We fly from Lukla to Kathmandu/Ramechhap early in the morning after our 18-day trip. When you get to Kathmandu, you can relax or go shopping. This is also a good time to see areas you missed when you first arrived in Kathmandu. Our tour guides will continue to assist you with shopping for souvenirs or sightseeing.

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle (Domestic/International).
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast, Twin sharing.
  • Experienced and government license holder guide, and porters with salaries, food, accommodation, and insurance(1 porter for 2 trekkers,).
  • Mountain teahouse accommodation and 3 times meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, and one cup of tea/coffee with a meal).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Phplu or Kathmandu to Tham Danda by sharing a Jeep or private vehicle. (It depends on your package)
  • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu for guide and guests.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit.
  • Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality entry permit.
  • First Aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • Emergency Helicopter service arrangement (If needed) which will be paid by your Travel Insurance Company.
  • We will arrange a Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, Down Jacket, and warm hat (If you don’t have your own.)
  • Himalaya Darshan Treks branded T-shirt as a souvenir.
  • Trek achievement certificate.
  • Everest base camp trek Map for a group..
  • Farewell dinner with culture program.

Trip Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, Wi-Fi, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and Porters.
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding, etc.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the cost include.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

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