Phaplu Everest base camp Trek - 19 Nights 20 Days

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Duration: 19 Nights 20 Days
Best Time: September to Nov and March to May Possible
Transport: Bus & Plane

Trip Overview

Phaplu Everest base camp trek begin From Kathmandu to Phaplu by local bus or by privet Jeep and night stop at Phaplu then Trekking start by Taksindu to Namche Bazaar through the Kharikhola, Bupsa dada, Surke, Phakding. We will have a day for the acclimatization in Namche and we follow the original trail of the Everest base camp and finally reach at Everest Base camp through Tengbuche, Dingbuche, Lobuche and Gorekshep then after visiting high up to Kalapattar (5,545m) then back down to Lukla then we fly back to Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary

  • 1
    Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m).

    Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • 2
    Day 2 : Phaplu (2,469m) 11 hours Local Bus to Phaplu.

    Early morning about 5 am by Local bus or by Jeep to Solu Phaplu Mt Everest capital. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 3
    Day 3 : Nunthala (2,440m) 4 hours.

    From Phaplu trek to Nunthala overnight at the lodge. We walk in the forest before Nunthala, we get the view of Everest, Number Himal, and rich cultural valley people are Sherpas, Damai, and Tamangs.

  • 4
    Day 4 : Buksak (2.350m) 6 hours.

    Nunthala we descend down to Dudh Koshi River. We pass through the terraced farming land as well are Rai and Sherpa settlements. Then we follow the Dudh Koshi River in a gently ascending path to the Kharikhola and from there walk or some time in a flat path. We finally climb the steep path to Buksak where we stay overnight. In Buksak we can visit the ruined Buddhist monastery. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 5
    Day 5 : Surkhe (2,400m) 6 hours.

    Today we start our journey ascending the steep path for some time to Khari La pass through the forest of rhododendron. From the pass, we can see the views of the Mountains like Numbu (6,960m.) Guangcheng Kang (7,922m.) and Thamserku (6,629m) Then we descend to Puyan. We walk through the forest observing the Mountain View. Finally, we descend steeply to the Surkey, a small Sherpa village at the bottom of Lukla. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 6
    Day 6 : Phakding (2,610m) 5 hours.

    After breakfast, we walk up in gentle ascending path to Chiplung which is the meeting point of the Jiri and Lukla trekking trail to Everest base camp. Then we walk in the plain path for some time and finally ascend to Phakding. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 7
    Day 7 : Namche (3,440m) 5 hours.

    We enter the Sagarmatha National park and cross the Dudhkosi river. You climb steeply up to the Namche Bazar Sherpa capital of the Khumbu Everest. Stay overnight ai lodge.

  • 8
    Day 8 : Acclimatization day.

    Our night will be in Namche, but today we slowly high up to the Syangboche mountains views point Mt Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku. Kangtenga and others the Himalyan peaks. Our experience this additional night we sure that you can reach Kalapathar and Everest base camp without any a headache.

  • 9
    Day 9 : Tangboche (3,860m) 5 hours.

    After the breakfast you climb slowly through the alpine forest, A splendid view of high peaks appears. Continuation of climbing through the mountainside in zigzag until you come to the stone gate built by the Lamas which marks your entry into Tengboche. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 10
    Day 10 : Dingboche (4,410m) 5 hours.

    Tengboche- Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat, and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 11
    Day 11 : Labuche (4,910m) 4 hours.

    After breakfast journey leads north for up to 50 minutes until you come to a Mani-prayer Stupa. Today's walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5,741m), Kongma-tase (5,820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours walk, the trail from Pheriche joins near Thugla (4,595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier then Labuche. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 12
    Day 12 : Gorkshep (5,140m) .2 hour walking from Labuche and 2 hours walking to Everest Base camp from Gorkshep

    After breakfast trek to Gorkshep (5140m), You drop bags at Ghorokshep and trek continue to the Everest basecamp about 2 hours from the Grokshep. Then return back to Gorkshep. Stay overnight at the Lodge.

  • 13
    Day 13 : Visit to Kalapathar and trek to Dzong la (4,760m) about 6 hour from GorkShep-Kalapathar to Dzongla

    Early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5,545m.) and enjoy the views of the sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have Panoramic views of Mt. Everest and many other Mountains peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbu Tse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more peaks and back to Dzongla. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 14
    Day 14 : Gokyo (4,790m) 7/8 hours.

    Today early morning breakfast; we start our trek to via (5,420m) Cho-La pass. We walk over the glacier is an enjoyable walk and trek to Gokyo. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 15
    Day 15 : 3 hours Gokyo Ri go and back after lunch 3 hours walking down to Luza.

    Today early morning climb up to Gokyo Ri (5,320,m) every steep view of the Gokyo valley and Mounting. From Gokyo Ri have a wonderful view of Mt Everest, Cho-you, Pumori-Amadablam, Nuptse-Cho-Latse and many more peaks. After spending some time there, we make our way down to Gokyo and Luza. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 16
    Day 16 : 6 hours walking from Luza.

    From Luza back down to the Phortse Khola and one hour uphill to Mongla our lunch will be there and after lunch downhill to the Namche. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 17
    Day 17 : 7/8 hours walking from Namche.

    Today is your last and long walking day in your trip to get Lukla. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 18
    Day 18 : Plane from Lukla

    From Lukla fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • 19
    Day 19 : Kathmandu.
    Free day at Kathmandu hotel includes with bed and breakfast.
  • 20
    Day 20 : Departure.

    After breakfast transfer to the Kathmandu airport for Your scheduled flight back to home.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transports in private vehicle.
  • Full board meals Lunch-dinner Such as Nepali, Indian. Chinese and Italian, much more European food. with tea or coffee during the trek.
  • Twin sharing lodge to accommodation during the trek.
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly English spiking guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary.
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu .
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your personal insurance policy encases if the accident and high altitude sickness, rescue and medication.
  • You personal Trekking Equipment.
  • Nepal Entry visa fee 15 Days 25 US$ and for the 30 Days 40 US$, you can obtain your visa in Kathmandu airport if you have not taken from your Country.
  • Tips for Guide and porters.
  • Please don’t forget to bring 1 passport size of pictures with you.
  • Sleeping bag and down Jacket you can rent at Kathmandu if needed.
  • All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.
Notes : Payment should be made 35 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before strat your trip. Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive. In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem the amount of money paid not refundable. If clients want to do Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with our Guide.