Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is pleasantly adventure trek in the Everest region and it is a classical village of Sherpa and monastery with breathtaking views of the villages. Trekking to this base camp and another attraction to see the daily lifestyle of the locals as we can see and experiences local communities how they spend life in the mountain region in Nepal. Together with the beauty of the Himalayas, the trek is culturally enticing which makes it the trek is culturally enticing which makes it the trek of a lifetime for the trekkers. At the time of trekking in this route, we will be warming welcomed by the Sherpa people who are the local people in this route. We will have an opportunity to know about the Culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the Sherpa people from decades to decades. Trekking in this route is one of the most popular activities among the people who visit Nepal for a holiday. There are many things to consider before you trek to the Base Camp. For trekking in this route the trekker should be physical and mentally fit and fine and if you are not physically or mentally fine then it is impossible to complete or to do this trekking.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek begins from Phaplu after 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu valley. People in this area are very hospitable and able to preserve their unique culture and Tibetan Buddhism and most of the people of this route are influenced by Buddhism. The trek can be done throughout the year, while trekking with alpine ramble will be surely an amazing trip to Himalayan. You will have a hard time to adjust to life on the trail and with the benefits of increased fitness makes the ascent to Namche Bazaar. We will have an opportunity to pass through the lush forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak, and also leads through the old Buddhist monastery on the way. It is a great place to purchase souvenirs and any additional clothing you may have forgot to bring along. We will have wonderful views of the mountain which includes Mt Everest, Mt Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and many other mountains of this route. We will have a chance to explore or to enter Sagarmatha national park which is the home of many rare birds, animals, flora, and fauna. This trekking is very much suitable for those types of trekking who don’t have enough time in Nepal but want to explore in the Himalayan part of Nepal. For the trekking, the perfect time also needed and the perfect season for trekking March to May and September to November.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Phaplu (2600m) 30 minutes

Day 03: Trekking to Nunthala (2330m) 5-6 hrs

Day 04: Trekking to Bupsa (2070m) 5-6 hrs

Day 05: Trekking to Phakding (2750m) 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trekking to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Rest day Namche bazaar

Day 08: Trekking to Tengboche (3860m) 5-6 hrs

Day 09: Trekking to Dingboche (4300m) 5-6 hrs

Day 10: Trekking to Lobuche (4960m) 5-6 hrs

Day 11: Trekking to Gorekshep (5100m) 4-5 hrs

Day 12: Trekking to Everest Base Camp (5500m) and Pheriche (4160m) 7-8 hrs

Day 13: Trekking to Namche Bazaar 7-8 hrs

Day 14: Trekking to Lukla 5-6 hrs

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 16: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

When you will land in the international airport in Kathmandu then there will one person from our company to take-off you. You will directly drive towards the hotel to check out. At night you will meet your guide and counsel about the trip. And have our dinner.

Day 02: Fly to Phaplu (2600m) 30 minutes

If the hotel is able to make breakfast then we will have our breakfast and slowly move towards the local airport of Kathmandu valley to fly towards Phaplu. After 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu valley, we will reach Phaplu and after reach in Phaplu, first of all, we will check out the hotel and explore all around the valley and mental make-up for tomorrow trekking.

Day 03: Trekking to Nunthala (2330m) 5-6 hrs

You will start the trek with a gentle descends towards the Dudh Koshi River. It descends steeply through forests to a Chautara overlooking the river and the trail passing through agriculture farming land and small Sherpa and Rai settlement.

Day 04: Trekking to Bupsa (2070m) 5-6 hrs

We will pass through rhododendron and oak forest including a small Sherpa settlement and tea shop. We will pass through the lush forest, beautiful valley, and get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain.

Day 05: Trekking to Phakding (2750m) 5-6 hrs 

Today our trail is mostly flat and gentle descent and ascent to Phakding and you can hang in and around Phakding village. The main trail crosses a spectacular deep gorge with a high waterfall.

Day 06: Trekking to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hrs 

The trail follows ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests. We will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain which is one of the highest mountains in the world Mt Everest. On the route, we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Namche Bazaar where we will spend one night.

Day 07: Rest day Namche bazaar

This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around the Namche Bazaar. At this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey.

Day 08: Trekking to Tengboche (3860m) 5-6 hrs 

On a trail to an even higher elevation and the main attractions is monastery situated at the highest altitude in the world. We will have a wonderful view of the mountain beautiful landscape of this route and spend one night.     

Day 09: Trekking to Dingboche (4300m) 5-6 hrs

Our trail descends and passes through the lush forest of birch. On the route, we will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain, and beautiful landscape. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Dingboche where we will spend one night.   

Day 10: Trekking to Lobuche (4960m) 5-6 hrs  

The trail passes through the spectacular views of the mountain, the lush forest of rhododendron. The land becomes drier and vegetations spare as you travel to Lobuche where we will spend one night.

Day 11: Trekking to Gorekshep (5100m) 4-5 hrs 

There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains and this is the last settlement along the route. We can enjoy the wonderful views of the mountain, beautiful landscapes. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Gorak Shep where we will spend one night.

Day 12: Trekking to Everest Base Camp (5500m) and Pheriche (4160m) 7-8 hrs

This will be one of the most difficulties yet rewarding days of the trek and the ascent is demanding but the climber gets the magnificent mountain views. We will walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace.

Day 13: Trekking to Namche Bazaar 7-8 hrs  

This day trekking trail slightly goes uphill to Namche Bazaar. We will have an opportunity to explore the beautiful valley of the route. We will pass through the lush forest, beautiful valley, and get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain.

Day 14: Trekking to Lukla 5-6 hrs

This is the last-day trekking in the Everest region where we will walk from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. The trail passes through pine, oak, and rhododendron forest. We will also pass through many suspension bridges before reaching Lukla where we will spend one night.

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu

In the morning, if the hotel is able to make breakfast then we will have our breakfast and slowly move towards the local airport of Lukla to fly towards Kathmandu valley. Upon reach in Kathmandu valley, first of all, we will check out the hotel and spend some time around the Thamel Bazaar and spend one night in this wonderful valley.

Day 16: Final departure

We will drop you towards the international airport with the hope that you have a wonderful day in our small country. Your safe journey with beautiful and adventure days in Nepal and also hoping that this will not the last chance to serve you and you will give another chance to serve you.