Phaplu Everest base camp trekking

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking is an alternative route to reach the Everest base camp trek trails. Phaplu Everest base camp trek includes partly the Solu Khumbu region. Phaplu EBC trekking offers 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 treks are known as Sherpa heritage trekking trails because above 90% of sherpa people settle in this area.

Minimum18 days holidays are required for trekking in Phaplu EBC trekking & spring, Autumn is the 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 to Everest base camp trek explore the beautiful ethnic group settlements, beautiful landscape, Sherpa culture, and their warm hospitality. 

Phaplu Everest base camp trek 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 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 is not applicable for our valued clients.

Major highlights of Phaplu Everest base camp trekking

* Phaplu Everest base camp trek is alternative trekking to Everest base camp with giant Himalayan vistas ( Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m,Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m)
* Explore the Solu Khumbu trekking trails & Tibetan sherpa culture
* Hiking through world’s highest Sagarmatha national park
* Phaplu EBC trek is less crowded trekking route in Everest trekking trails
* Discover the Monasteries, Gompa ,Rhododendron forest  and  beautiful landscape
* Assemble to regular Everest base camp trek trails with best views of whole Khumbu Himalayan range

Related trip information for  Phaplu to Everest base camp trekking

How difficult is Phalplu Everest base camp  trek?
Phaplu EBC  trekking  is moderate challenging treks in Everest region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Phaplu Everest base camp trek  gradually ascend  from middle level elevation from Phaplu 2413m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Phaplu to Everest base camp trek   ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  Gokyo  trek  but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though Phaplu Everest base camp trek  doable with our professional team

We Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange / handle all type of ground transportation such as Car, Van, Hiace, Mini Bus, Coaster, deluxe bus, shuttle Bus, Land cruiser upon your arrival to final departure as well as all domestic flight tickets included charter flights, mountain flight & Helicopter flight as per guest requirements. Mostly prior us private transportation for the safety and comfortable.

Meal is most important and essential for hiking / trekking holidays in Nepal. During your holidays trip either tour or trekking, you will get all type of the meals such as Nepalese, Indian, Chinese, American, Italian, continental. Travelers will get meals in Restaurant or tea house during the trekking in Nepal Himalaya as per order and  hygienic meals created power to reach your ultimate destination. You may consult about meals with HJT trekking guide for your adventure trip!

we have 48 trekking destination in Nepal among them 46 trekking destination has good facilities for tea house accommodation, only two trekking destination Makalu and Dolpo trekking trails has still partly need to sleep in tent / tented camp. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange good quality accommodation as possible with attached toilet and bath room in available trekking destination. Most of the trekking trails has single, double , triple and dormitory rooms available and HJT trek guide will arrange as per requirements.    

Drinking water
Drinking water is most essential elements for the trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Trekkers will get drinking water every tea house, shops or lodge entire the trekking tour. We Himalaya Journey Trekking look always look after our valued client’s health so highly recommended to have mineral water or boiled water during the trekking or tour in Nepal.

Trekking Guide & Porters
For trekker’s safety and comfortable trekking in Nepal Himalaya, our guide will play vital role to reach your trekking destination as well as safety trekking in all the trekking trails of Nepal. Guide is key or master and responsible person for the trekking who always look after your trip , health and take to your destination. Every tiny things will explain about history, culture, tradition , place and Himalayas. Porters will carry your bag pack entire the trekking tour for your most comfortable journeys in Himalaya!

Trekking equipments
All the trekking equipments required as mentioned in our trekking gear list to reach your destination without any problem so please kindly requested to all trekkers to bring essential trekking gears for your adventure trekking in Nepal Himalaya. Without your trekking equipment can’t imagine your trekking holidays in Nepal

Travel insurance
Travel insurance is most required for trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Most of the trekking trails in Nepal surrounding by high Himalaya, rocky trekking trails as well as cliffs and sometime trekkers may suffer by high altitude sickness or Acute mountain sickness at the same time we have to take you by Helicopter rescue thus required your travel insurance for trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Beside that point trekkers may sick or accident in Himalaya thus required to do your travel insurance before heading to trekking in Nepal Himalaya.

Money required for all travelers or trekkers to have meal or buy any souvenir from Nepal. In Nepal : Hotel, Restaurant, guest hose or trekking trails accept US Dollars, Euro, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars or any currency but we HJT suggested all trekkers / travelers may change your currency to Nepalese

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking itinerary:

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathamndu 1334m, transfer to hotel Phaplu Everest base camp  trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 03:
Early in the morning Kathmandu flight to Phaplu (2413m) , fly approximately 35 minutes & trek to Taksindhu (2960m) walk approximately 3-4 hours.
Day 04:
Taksindhu trek to Kharikhola ( 2015m) walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 05: Kharikhola trek to Puiyan (2830m). walk approximately 5-6  hours
Day 06:. Puiyan  trek to Phakding (2830m). walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 07: Phakding trek to Namche Bazar (3440m ) Walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 08: Namche Bazaar Rest or acclimatization day. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru,Khumbila,Tawache peak,Cholaste, Kongde etc. overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 09: Namche Bazaar trek to  Phortse village (3870m) walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 10: Phortse village trek to Pheriche (4250m) walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 11: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4910m) walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) , walk approximately 2-3 hours after lunch continue to Everest base camp  (5500m) walk approximately 4-5 hours and overnight at Gorakshep.
Day 13: Gorakshep early in the morning hike to kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt..Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m  walk approximately  one hours and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m) . walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 14: Dingboche trek to  Tengboche (3890m) walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 15: Tengboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 4-5 hours
Day 16: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2830m) walk approximately 6-7 hours
Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight , flight approximately 35 minutes , transfer hotel, and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 18: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities then our representative will drip to you Kathmandu International airport forward journeys or if  have time for Nepal will arrange  accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc.

Trip Cost: contact:

Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up & Transfer to hotel
  • 3night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( Three star category hotel) as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing  tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing with guided trip as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu Phaplu flight ticket  as mentioned in itinerary 
  • One Experienced Government license holder Trekking guide.
  • Required Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking. ( two person get one trekking porters who will carry maximum 25-30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal workers Union ) equipments during the trekking.
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker’s Information Management system (TIMS)
  • sagarmatha National park permit
  • Khumbu pasang lamu rural municipality entry permit as metioned in itinerary 
  • Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking guide flight ticket
  • Trekking guide and porters accommodation, fare , meal, equipments  and salary.
  •   All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland Transportation
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.
  • Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Personal equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • hot, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa fee & Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping ( Tips)

Phaplu Everest base camp Trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


Photo gallery

Please click on thumbnail image to have larger view.

Useful Information:

Phaplu Everest base camp trekking is one of the traditional trekking route in Everest region include whole Solukhumbu trekking trails. Everest base camp trekking take to you heart of the solukhumbu Himalaya zone.

Similar Everest Region Treks