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