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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

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Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest base camp trekking via Phaplu is Longer approach to Mt Everest follows in the footsteps of the early expeditions but with a slight variation. To avoid the long bus drive to the original trailhead of Jiri we fly into Phaplu to begin our trek through the much quieter Solu region of the Solu-Khumbu. We cross the Trakshindo La before descending towards the raging river of the Dudh Kosi. We follow the "milk river" north through terraced hillsides and small villages to join the main Everest trail below Lukla. By now you will have had time to adjust to life on the trail and with the benefits of increased fitness make the ascent to Namche Bazaar.
Once in the Khumbu (Everest) region the mountain views improve with every step - Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kantega and of course the summit of Everest itself. We allow ample time for acclimatization and exploration of the area in preparation for the ascent of Kala Pattar (5545m). A down departure from Lobuche sees us wending our way through glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally we reach the summit to be rewarded with the famous view of the south face of Everest. After visiting two popular places Everest base camp (5364m) and Kala pattar (5545m) then we return to Lukla to catch a flight to Kathmandu.

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Flight to Phaplu then trek to Ringmu (2500m)
Day 04: Trek to Nunthala (2200m)
Day 05: Trek to Bupsa (2360m
Day 06: Trek to Chablung/Chheplung (2700m)
Day 07: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 09: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 10: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 12: Trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) then visit Everest base camp (5364m)
Day 13: Gorak Shep Hike to Kala Pattar (5545m) then trek to Pheriche (4260m)
Day 14: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 15: Trek to Monjo (2835m)
Day 16: Trek to Lukla(2840m)
Day 17: Flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 18: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 19: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 20: Depart Kathmandu

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip


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