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    Phaplu Salleri to EBC Trekking - <span class="font-light">17 days</span>
    • DestinationNepal
    • Durations17 days
    • Trip DifficultyStrenous
    • ActivitiesTrekking
    • AccommodationHotel/Lodge
    • MealsFull Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
    • VehicleDrive and Flight
    • Group SizeMin. 1 Pax

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    Trip Overview

    Trip Highlights

    • Lower altitude picturesque valleys
    • Terraced hillside
    • Khumbu wonder and the Everest Himalayas
    • Sagarmatha National Park's diversity
    • Tengbuche monastery and Khumjung

    Phaplu Salleri to Everest Base Camp Trekking is an alternative trek to the Jiri to Everest base camp trekking. The trek also avoids the worry of the flight to Lukla, rather you drive from Kathmandu to Salleri of Solu and begin the journey. Also, the flight is available to Phaplu and the journey goes through the ethnic communities of Magar and Sherpa. It is a journey that marks a world-class adventure along with Sherpa cultural exploration.

    Trekking from Phaplu/Salleri to EBC is exciting to explore the lower altitude Sherpa valleys. The countryside greenery and less trafficked trails are incredible to see the picturesque surroundings. Walking through the undulating trail, leads you to the Khumbu region, connecting the trail from Lukla. The Khumbu region is extremely fabulous and entices you wonderfully. The majestic peaks of Mt. Everest (8848 meters), Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and the surrounding white peaks can be explored during the trek to Everest base camp. Based on this itinerary, you explore the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar retrace all the way down to Lukla, and fly back to Kathmandu. Nepal Kameleon Holidays arranges Salleri to Everest base camp trekking with a professional guide, Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, TIMS, and fixed departures. Please, feel free to contact us for more details.

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    Why Salleri to EBC Trek?

    Salleri to EBC Trekking is for those who don't want to experience the Himalayan flight both ways. Sometimes, there is a probability of flight cancellation on the Lukla route, so, the road 

    Best Time for the Trek

    Except for Monsoon, we organize Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri. Some of our trips are also in monsoon. However, there are some special occasions/times to do EBC trekking via Salleri. 

    Spring (March, April, and May) is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy EBC trekking as spring offers amazing weather, Himalayan views, and colorful landscapes. 

    Autumn (September, October, and November): Autumn is a wow season for trekking in Nepal Himalayas and so is the case for Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri. Autumn is a festival season in Nepal, which adds more attractions to trekking. October offers the best days with warm days (around 20-22 degrees Celsius temperature and comparatively less cold nights, which can reach up to -15 degrees at the alpine level.  

    December and January have comparatively colder days, but they are magnificent for trekking on the isolated route. But, definitely, you need to pack more warm stuff like down jackets, warm woolen socks, 

    Guide for Salleri to EBC Trekking -

    Our guides are well-trained, and government-licensed and have decades of experience in leading people in the Nepal Himalayas. Basically, they are familiar with the ups and downs in the Himalayas, have good connections with hotels, and offer good treatment to trekkers. They are friendly and share their stories about their journeys in the Himalayas, which can be interesting to you. 


    Kathmandu to Salleri by car, jeep, bus (as per group size)

    Luka to Kathmandu (by flight). However, the return trek can be extended to Salleri and drive back to Kathmandu.

    Permits for EBC Trekking

    Everest Base Camp Trekking requires various permits to be obtained. They are as follows: 

    - Sagarmatha National Park Entrance fees

    - Local Government Fee

    - Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card



    • Day 01

      Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

      Upon your arrival, we pick you up from the airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. A quick briefing is given to you following the upcoming programs. Overnight at hotel. (B,A)

    • Day 02

      Sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu City.

      A sound sleep welcomes another beautiful day of exploring historical sites, dating back centuries. After having breakfast, take a Kathmandu sightseeing tour and visit the Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage destinations.
      - Pashupatinath Temple is a globally renowned Hindu pilgrimage site, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
      - Swayambhunath Stupa is not only a Buddhist cultural site but also a delightful viewpoint of the picturesque Kathmandu valley. It is equally known as the Monkey Temple.
      - Boudhanath Stupa is one of the biggest stupas in the world, which is a huge dome with prayer flags hanging around the premises of Stupa.
      Then, back to the hotel and take a rest. Overnight at hotel. (B,A)

    • Day 03

      Drive from Kathmandu to Salleri 9-10 hours drive.

      The drive from Kathmandu to Salleri begins early in the morning through the picturesque Highway. The Riverside settlements, woods, and countryside switchback road take you to Salleri. The drive takes about 10 hours. Salleri is a lower part of the Solukhumbu region, dotted by the Sherpa and Tamang people. Overnight at hotel. (B,L,D,A)

    • Day 04

      Trek from Salleri to Taksindo. 5-6 hours.

    • Day 05

      Taksindo to Kharikhola. 5-6 hours.

    • Day 06

      Kharikhola to Paiya. 5-6 hours.

    • Day 07

      Paiya to Phakding. 5-6 hours.

    • Day 08

      Phakding to Namche Bazaar. 5-6 hours.

    • Day 09

      Namche Bazaar to Tengbuche (3870m). 5 - 6 hours.

    • Day 10

      Tengboche to Dingbuche (4350m). 5 - 6 hours.

    • Day 11

      Dingboche to Lobuche (4950m). 4-5 hours

    • Day 12

      Lobuche to Gorakshep and hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m). 8-9 hours

      Starting the trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep escorts you to the thin-air region steadily. Gorakshep is the last human settlement on the EBC trekking trail. After lunch and check-in at the lodge, we take a side trip to the Everest Base Camp. The route is pretty much adventurous, which leads to the base camp of the world's tallest peak, where the Everest climbers design their epic adventure to summit the peak. After spending a while at EBC, we retrace down to Gorakshep. Overnight at hotel/lodge. (B,L,D,A)

    • Day 13

      Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4200m). 6-7 hours

      We begin our hike early in the morning to the best viewpoint in the Everest region, which is known as Kalapatthar. The 360-degree views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Thamserku, and the surrounding Himalayan peaks can be seen as stunning once the sunrise kisses the magnificent pinnacles. Then we hike down to Gorakshep, have lunch, and continue our downhill excursion to Pheriche. Overnight at hotel/lodge. (B,L,D,A)

    • Day 14

      Pheriche to Namche Bazaar. 5 - 6 hours.

    • Day 15

      Namche Bazaar to Lukla. 5-6 hours.

      Time to walk downhill after having breakfast. We leave the horseshoe-shaped Namche Bazaar, arresting a beautiful memory in the sherpa cultural hub. First, we check out from the Sagarmatha National Park, cross a couple of steel bridges, pass the fields, and ultimately reach Lukla. Oh, yes. It's time to celebrate the trip and bid farewell to the porters (if you have any) and wait for a good day tomorrow. Overnight at hotel/lodge. (B,L,D,A)

    • Day 16

      Fly back to Kathmandu.

      From the tiny airstrip of Lukla, we fly back to Kathmandu to enjoy the splendid Everest Himalayas. Then, transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Enjoy the day buying precious gifts for your loved ones and try an amazing and mouthwatering dinner. Overnight at hotel. (B,A) 

    • Day 17

      Final departure.

      It's time to depart. Thank you for your trust in our adventure team and our airport representative drops you at the airport. (B)

    If the provided schedule isn't suitable for you, we are able to create personalized travel arrangements according to your preferences and requirements.
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    Cost Details

    Cost Includes

    • Airport picks up and drops off.
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing tours (vehicle).
    • Kathmandu – Salleri drive, Lukla– Kathmandu flight ticket.
    • 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking.
    • Lodge base accommodation during the trip.
    • Professional trekking guide and porter, their food, accommodation, and insurance.
    • Sagarmatha National park entrance Permit and fees.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
    • First Aid medical kit.
    • Walking poles.
    • Nepal Kameleon Holidays T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate.

    Cost Excludes

    • All personal expenses
    • Drinks Items: Coke, Fanta, and Mineral water bottle
    • Alcoholic drinks and chocolates
    • Tips for guides and porters
    • Your travel insurance.
    • Emergency rescue service if needed

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