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Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek22 Days

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Minimum Participants any
Mode of Travel Adventurous
Accommodation Tea House
Meals Full board on trek, B&B Plan in city
Transportation public/private vehicle

trip Overview

 Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking in the Everest region of Nepal. This trek provides an opportunity to explore the culture and tradition of the Sherpa people alongside amazing landscapes and views of a snow-capped mountain. Trekkers can also explore the 300 years old articles and scriptures that are preserved by the Sherpa people for their upcoming generation.

Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a scenic drive  from Kathmandu to Phaplu. This trek brings overwhelming views of the Everest Himalayan range and the panorama hill view  of the Khumbu region  . During the trek, you can experience the views of five of the world’s highest mountains: Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders listed by UNESCO. Rich pine and rhododendron forest, endangered species of birds and animals like leopard, Black bears, blue sheep, Red Panda, etc, this trek is really unique and unforgettable. This trek passes through the hill and trekking trail and this trek is especially for the people who is fond of historical sight and scared of the flight in mountain area.

Short Itinerary


Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,340m via respective airlines.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour around world heritage sites of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Phaplu by private jeep [2415] [7-8 hrs drive]
Day 04: Trek to Nunthala (Manidingma) 2,190m [6-7 hrs walk].
Day 05: Trek to Bupsa Danda [2,250m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 06: Trek to Surkhe [2,295m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 07: Trek to Phakding [2,650m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 08: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 09: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 10: Trek to Tengboche [3,867m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 11: Trek to Dingboche [4,358m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche [4,928m] via Dugla [4,595m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep [5,288m] [2-3 hrs walk] & explore Everest Base Camp [5,364m] And back to Gorak Shep [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 14: Hike to Kalapathar [5,445m] [3 hrs walk] and trek to Pheriche [4,371m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche[3,870m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 16: Trek to Monjo [2,440m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 17: Trek to Surkhe [2295] [5-6 hrs walk]
Day 18: Trek to Khari Khola [2194] [6-7hrs walk]
Day 19: Trek to Salleri [2300] [7-8 hrs walk]
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu [8-9 hrs drive]
Day 21: Free day at Kathmandu.
Day 22: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

Detail Itinerary

30m drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

At Kathmandu international airport  Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to your Hotel, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff or guide will brief you on the Hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do's and don’ts with related information that might require while in Nepal with us.


After the first night in Kathmandu, well informed regarding the time for a half-day for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Depart the hotel for guided sightseeing at places of interest. Click here for detailed information about where to visit Kathmandu Valley


7-8 hrs drive All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea house

After breakfast, we will head to Phaplu by private jeep to the northeast by BP highway following the Sun Koshi river. On the way, we can see many charming villages, terrace farming, and many more. we can see much orange farming from which they run their daily life. After driving for 7-8 hours we will reach Phaplu. Overnight stay there.


6-7 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

Today after breakfast, the trail goes gradually up North. On the way we meet the Jiri route then we continue the trek on top of the hill called tesinro from where we can see Number Himal. after that straight down the hill, and we reach Nunthala an Overnight Stay.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After having breakfast in the morning, our trek start from Nunthala we continue to the Dudh Koshi River and cross it to follow the trail, follow the river for a while through forests then climb through the terrace to the village of Khari Khola and inwards up the steep hill to Bupsa danda.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trail will continue passing through the jungle and when we reach the point, the trail goes gradually downwards, crossing the bridge we will reach Surkhe. As there are not many houses but we will stop for an overnight stay.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After breakfast we will pass Chauri Kharka, which is a big village there, we found many crowded people there, and by crossing the school we will reach Phakding after a 5-6 hour walk.


5-6hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

Namche Bazaar, with a pleasant walk on the river bed till to the last bridge over the Imjatse River, from here trek along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar, with grand views of Kwande peak, Kusum Kanguru  & Mt. Everest with Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Taweche peak can be seen all the way up, another hour walk up reaches to Namche Bazaar, the colorful houses are situated in an amphitheater landscape.


A rest day with a short walk for acclimatization to Sagarmatha National Park Headquarters, a panoramic view spot on top of Namche Bazaar with surrounding snow-capped mountains, valleys scenery visit the museum with all kinds of information on the history of the Himalayas, Geography, Culture, Mountaineering and on flora and fauna of this region, afternoon free at leisure.


4-5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

Today we walk follows on the gradual trail with few ups and downs with views of great snow peaks from Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thermasharkhu, and Kwangde-Ri peak after the pleasant walk of three hours reaching Phungitenga 3,250m. overnight stop.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

Today we walk follows on the gradual trail with few ups and downs with views of great snow peaks from Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thermasharkhu, and Kwangde-Ri peak after the pleasant walk of three hours reaching Phungitenga 3,250m. overnight stop.


4-5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

Today's walk offers a beautiful view of Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north Pokalde 5,741m, Kongma-Tse 5,820m, the great wall of Nuptse & after reaching the junction where the path from Pheriche joins above Thugla ridge with great views of Mt.Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. Overnight stay at Tea House.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trek leads to the foot of Mt. Everest, the first-hour walk is gradual up to the valley at the end of the grassy field.  A short downhill reaches Gorakshep located on the flat field below Kalapatthar at 5,545m and Mt.Pumori at 7,145m. Gorakshep has three teahouses.  Everest Base Camp is lively during the high expedition season. On reaching the foot of the world’s highest peak, after an enjoyable time walk back to Gorakshep for the overnight stop.


4-5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] tae house

After reaching the top ridge of Kalapatthar a small rocky peak from the southwest ridge of Mt.Pumori, with incredible views Mt. Everest looks close between the peak of Nuptse and Lho-la and Lhotse with surrounding high snow-capped. Overnight stay at Tea House.


4-5 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea house

After a wonderful time here with views of the snow-capped peaks DP Treks route climbs and contours around the west side of the Imjatse Khola River valley offering excellent views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Nuptse-Lhotse wall, and Mt. Everest. The trail has some steep drops but the paths are nice and wide, after a few hours of good walking reaching Pangboche upper village near 4,000 m visit the old monastery. From Pangboche trek heads downhill towards Imjatse River, after crossing the bridge a gradual walk brings you back to green vegetation and tree lines, and a short half-hour climb reaches Tengboche for the overnight stop, a wonderful spot with views and Monastery.


5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] tea house

Retrace the journey back to Shanasha, where the trail from Khumjung, Gokyo, and Namche joins. From here the route follows the main busy path, as the walk winds all the way to Namche Bazaar on reaching Namche Bazaar retrace the journey back to Monjo for the overnight camp at Monjo, located just near the Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit gate.


5-6 hours walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] tea house

After the morning breakfast, we will move downhill from Monjo and reach Phakding. This is the most crowded area during this trek. then we continue our trek climbing up the hill we reach Chaurikharka. coming down through the hill we reach Surkhe and Overnight Stay.


6-7 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

After having breakfast we continue our trek through the jungle and reach Paiyum. then continue our trek descent to Bupsa Danda and head to Khari Khola. Overnight stay.


7-8 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] tea house

After having morning breakfast, we start our journey along the countryside road which is wide and comfortable on this trek. We descend through the alpine forest, pass the Nunthala village, and continue trek down, crossing the Dudh Koshi and getting up to Jubing. from here after waking for 1 - 2 hours we reach Salleri and Overnight Stay.


8-9 hrs drive BB plan Hotel/resort

we will drive to Kathmandu 266 km either by public/private vehicle through the BP Koirala highway with beautiful landscape, mountain scenery, and natural beauty. With many ups and downs throughout the beautiful Nepalese countryside. It is an excellent drive you will get to Kathmandu after 8-9 hours approx. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.


This is a leisure day for personal activities to buy something or going around Kathmandu. this is the second last day so Nepal Dream Path Team explores a Kathmandu valley at your request.


Today as per your international flight time, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this high-magic Himalayan country, Nepal.


Equipment List

  • Sun Hat
  • Worm hat (it means worm one to protect your head from cold)
  • Headlight
  • Sun Cream/lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Toothpaste/Brush/soap
  • Gloves
  • Down Jacket
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Jumper/fleece jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Long underwear
  • Windbreaker trouser
  • Towel
  • Wool socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sewing kits
  • Water bottle
  • Swiss knife
  • Extra batteries
  • Flip flops
  • Raincoat/ Umbrella
  • Rucksacks(For a Day)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Medical & first aid kit
  • Trekking Crampon (If you are going to do a trek in winter then you need a Crampon for your trekking.)

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses on the trek.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and a well-experienced city guide.
  • All meals are included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters, and other support staff as per your requirement and out an agreed price.
  •  National Park Fee.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • General First-Aid Kits for all.
  • All taxes and fees are required for the program.
  • Welcome drinks at hotels.
  • Welfare dinner
  • Insurance for staff.
  • Double Bag with our company names.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water, etc).
  •  Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears are not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staff.
  • Personal first aid kit.

Trip Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 1 Reviews

everest Anjila
United states

fantastic trekking in a fair price

2015

We have done Everest Budget Trek with a professional Mountain Guide. Damodar pyakurel who is the owner of Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition as well as he guided us in this trek. He makes our trip more memorable and exciting in a fair price. Thank you Nepal dream Path and we highly recommend this company.


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