Phaplu to Everest Base Camp TrekPhaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek - 18 Days

Key Information
  • Duration19 Days
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude5,643 m/18,419 ft.
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch-May/Sep.-Dec.
  • Group Size1-16

About The Trip

Many tourists dream of seeing and being there at the world’s highest mountain once in their life. And it is the main reason many tourists love to travel to Everest Base Camp. Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is the best way to acclimatize yourself and follow a picturesque trail to the lap of Everest. You will get an opportunity to see beautiful eight-thousander like Mt. Everest (8.848 .86 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,470 m), and Cho Oyu (8,201 m). During the trek, you will get much time to immerse yourself in the beautiful forests of pine, rhododendron, exotic villages, and hospitable local people. You will trek with the emitting river of Dudh Koshi, taking you to the unbelievable perspective of the high-altitude Himalayas.

Overview

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal is an alternative trekking route in Everest Region. This route has the advantage of exploring the Himalayas, being in existence for a more extended period of time, and avoiding the one-way flight to Lukla. Everest Base Camp Trek via Phaplu is for those tourists who want to be in nature for a longer time while immersing in the local surrounding. If you want to stay out of the crowd and be into nature, this trek will be best for you. There is a domestic flight to reach Phaplu, but we recommend you take a jeep or local bus for the new experience. Drive to Phaplu is quite long, but with the beautiful landscape following the rushing river banks and ethnic village, you will forget about the time.

The iconic Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek in Himalaya leads us through Khumbu Valley, which helps us to behold the everlasting magnificence of Sagarmatha National Park surroundings. You will also be delighted to see the breathtaking vistas of the 4 highest peaks in the world like Mt. Everest (8.848 .86 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,470 m), and Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Lobuche (4,940 m) and many more peaks. You will entirely fall in love with this unique art of nature. As you enter Sagarmatha National Park, you can hear the echo of air struck into the Himalayas and the sounds of birds and insects from the trees. You will be amazed to see the sceneries, beautiful forests of pine and rhododendrons, and tiny villages of Sherpa settlements. Primarily, you may witness Danfe (Himalayan monal), pheasants, musk deer, mountain goats, and even snow leopards.

As you walk along with the trial, you will hear the humming vibration emanating from a monastery. As you reach closer, you will feel the sturdy and deep sound that waved to the core. You will be astounded to hear the peaceful sounds from the Tengboche Monastery. Phaplu to Everest Base Camp route explores the exotic local villages, history, and traditions of the Sherpa people.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Route

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Route starts from the adventurous route from Kathmandu to Phaplu through BP Koirala highway. This is the long and scenic drive through green forests, riverbanks, villages, and mountains. The trials go through the Pattale village, which is famous for the homestay and fantastic view of Everest (8,848.86m), Makalu (8,463m), Gaurishankar (7135m), and many more. Then journeying within the Rai and Sherpa villages; Ringmu, Taksindu, Munthala, Kharikhola, Bupsa, Paiya, Surke, Chauri kharak and get in Mt. Everest main trail at Chheplung. From Chheplung onward, the trail joins Lukla and then Namche Bazar. From this point, the trial will be quite busy than before. The trial will be rich with Sherpa peoples and modern tea houses. You will be surrounded from 3 sides by mountains, and one side will be open by Bhote Koshi valley.

From Namche, you will follow the classic Everest Base Camp route, decorated with lovely fir and rhododendron forests and grazing pastures. Mani walls, chortens, and colorful fluttering prayer flags on the way to base camp will make your trek beyond the imagination. Friendly local Sherpa peoples, their stone houses, and insight into authentic Himalayan culture is the best part of the trek. As you reach Tengboche, you will witness mesmerizing views of Everest and other mighty peaks. You will be happy to see the patchwork stone-walled field at Dingboche to protect the crops like barley, buckwheat, and potato crops from grazing animals.

Rocky moraine indicates access to Gorak Shep (5,180 m) and Everest Base Camp (5,486 m). At Everest Base Camp, as we stand on the Khumbu Glacier and look up with awe at the snow-capped giants, we will glorify the success and respect the climbers on the summit. After gazing at the vastness of the Khumbu glacier, with its icefall, glacial ponds, and icebergs, we return to Gorak Shep and climb to Kala Pattar (5,545 m). From here, you will observe the ultimate close-up view of Mount Everest.

With a bunch of remarkable experiences in the Himalayas, the path drops through the novel Sherpa culture, the trail back to Lukla for back to the home. The Phaplu Everest Base Camp Trek normally returns via Namche to Lukla for a flight back to Kathmandu. It would also be probable to return via Phaplu or Jiri by road to Kathmandu.

 

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Weather

Nepal contains a diverse landscape with different geographical conditions. Nepal boasts all tropical as well as alpine weather conditions. So, if you are thinking of visiting Nepal, you can schedule it throughout the year. There are generally four seasons a year and fit destinations as their attraction.

Winter Season (December to February)

During the winter season, there will be moderate to heavy snowfall at high altitudes occasionally. So, it is best not to trek such a high altitude as Everest Base camp during the winter. There may be the risk of a slippery road due to the snow and danger with cold weather. But some adventure seekers dare to trek Everest Base Camp during winter too. It is best to trek to lower altitudes like the Terai Region as the days are better in this season.

Spring Season (March to May)

Spring is the best season for Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek and more crowded too. The views of mountains and other natural sceneries are mesmerizing. During this season, the trials and forest are decorated with wildflowers which makes your trek more attractive. It feels delighted with singing birds, beautiful views, wildflowers, and mountains in the background. You will get an opportunity to capture the perfect nature with a clear sky, beautiful faces of mountains, and beautiful nature. At higher elevations, the mountain views are excellent, and the temperature is moderate even at night.

Summer Season (June to August)

This season is best to avoid any trekking as the heavy rain makes the trial more dangerous. Trekking will be unfordable with muddy trials and full of leech during the trek. And Nepal has a high risk of landslides, mainly in a hilly region. But if you are vegetation and wild species of flora lover, you are most welcome to Nepal. This season is blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valleys and grasslands blossom with wildflowers and lush vegetation. Everest base camp trek is not suitable; however, places like MustangManang, and Dolpo are located in a rain shadow. So, those areas will be best as the temperature will be mild and the weather is not so tough.

Autumn Season (September to November)

Autumn is another best season for Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek. This season is best for excellent weather and tantalizing views of mountains. This is the boon season as you can find many tourists on the trekking trail. The weather in this season is clear with mild to warm days and little cold nights. It will be safe in Nepal to trek as there are very low possibilities of slippery trials and bad weather. This season, you will also get an opportunity to experience main Nepalese festivals like Dashain and Tihar.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

When you are thinking about exploring the Himalayas like Everest Base Camp, there will be many factors to consider, like route, best time, and how fit we need to be? But one of the most crucial confusion will be, “How much does Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek cost?”

Whether you are budget dependent or not, it is essential to consider how much you want to pay for the trip and what is the actual cost. The baseline cost of the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek will depend on the number of variables. Your cost will change based on how comprehensive you want your trip to be.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek will generally be 17-20 days, and the cost is generally somewhere between USD1300 to USD1650. This price includes domestic flights, trekking permits, meals, professional trekking guides, porters, accommodation, entry fees, and others. You will get some discounts if you are in groups. The cost of Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek highly depends upon traveling as private or in a group.

Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Altitude

                          Photo: Altitude Chart

Highlights

  • Unique Sherpa culture of mountain legends
  • Magnificent view of world's highest peak including Everest (8,848.86 m), Makalu (8,467 m), Lhotse (8,535 m), and Cho Oyu (8,185 m).
  • Flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport Lukla, the most thrilling airport in the world.
  • Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Capricious Multi-hued dense green forest.
  • Fascinating monasteries with a candid monk.
  • Beautiful villages of Phaplu, Nunthala, Bhupsa, and Namche Bazar.

Itinerary

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The Lukla flights may be suspended if there is a bad climate, with an average delay being 24 hours. We can be flexible and change the itinerary to catch up on lost days, but if the planes can’t fly for more than 4 or 6 days, then there is little to do besides waiting.

Occasionally, the helicopters can fly; if you prefer, we can arrange it with the additional charge.

Abbreviation

B - Breakfast

L - Lunch

D - Dinner

The Itinerary of Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is just tentative, and we are always there to change this according to your requirements. Please contact us if you want to add or deduct your trek journey.

Welcome to the land of the Himalayas. Upon your arrival, our airport representative will receive you and transfer you to the respective hotel. Look for your name on display or placard outside the airport terminal hall.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m/4,264 ft

You will be briefed about the travel plans by your trip leader on the very day of your arrival.

During the meeting, we will introduce you to your trip leader/guide. Make sure to ask every quarry that confuses you.

 

You can also make a Kathmandu sightseeing trip around. A private vehicle and a city guide will be provided if an additional charge is added. You can visit some heritage sites listed below:

Pashupatinath: Pashupatinath is one of the revered Hindu temples dedicated to almighty Lord Shiva. Though non-Hindus are not allowed to enter inside the temple, you can clearly observe the temple and ongoing ritual from the vantage point located at the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. Pashupatinath is a square two-tiered pagoda temple built on a single-tier plinth that is popular all over the world.

Boudhanath: Boudhanath is the largest Tibetan stupa built in the 5th century. Boudanath has four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping eternal water over the people and their doings. At Stupa, you will encounter many Buddhist pilgrims making a spiritual kora, spinning the prayer wheels.

Swayambhunath: Swayambhunath Stupa Swayambhunath is the synonym for peace and eternity. Built about 2,000 years back, this revered Stupa has great religious values for both Hindus and Buddhist faith followers. Swayambhunath overlooks most parts of the valleys, offering visitors astounding views of the city. It about 3km northwest of the central Kathmandu valley.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • TimeBriefing
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m/4,264 ft

After early morning breakfast, we take a scenic drive to Phaplu, a Sherpa village that lies approximately 183 km east of Kathmandu. We drive through a winding road admiring mid-hill scenery, countryside views, and gushing rivers. After reaching the Phaplu village, we meet the rest of our staff and porters. We then trek over a gently ascending trail to Takshindu Gumba. Overnight at Phaplu

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time9 – 10 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,600m/8,530ft

Today we follow the trail through the pine and rhododendron forests. As we continue through the path with meadows for three to four hours to reach Nunthala. We climb steeply through a lush forest and cross a suspension bridge to reach the village of Nunthala.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6-7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,800 m/9,186 ft

Today From there, we walk along the Dudh Koshi River, and as we approach the Khari Khola, we can enjoy the magnificent fields of barley, wheat, and maize. We then descend down to the suspension bridge at 1,930m before doing a steep climb to Bupsa. Bupsa is blessed with cascading wheat and maize terraces below a dense oak forest.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6 – 7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,160 m/7,086.615 ft.

The path climbs through cultural Sherpa village and a forest that is home to monkeys. We then walk up and down through the Dudh Koshi canyon to Paiyan. From Paiyan, we will walk slightly downhill to reach Chheplung.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time7-8 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,710 m/8,891 ft

The trail follows the bank of the Dudh Koshi River and meanders through lush rhododendron forest to reach Phakding. As we walk further, we will reach Jorsale. Jorsale is the entrance point of Sagarmatha National Park, and it is the place where we get our permits checked. A steep 3 – 4 hours climb through dense rhododendron forest takes us to the Sherpa’s heartland of Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time7-8 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m/11,280ft

Today is the first scheduled acclimatization day on our trek. An altitude expert suggests scheduling at least 24 hours of rest periods. Stay active: climb high and sleep low – best acclimatization advice. Surprisingly, Namche Bazaar offers ATMs, cyber cafes, restaurants, and bakeries along with a colorful market every Friday evening and Saturday morning. Visit Sagarmatha National Park’s Visitor’s Center who offers informative displays on Sherpa culture and local flora & fauna. Also, hike to Khumjung village (3,780m), which offers a more traditional view of Sherpa life than Namche. Here we can visit Hillary School and Khumjung Museum, which houses the scalp of Yeti. We make a circular trek back to Namche Bazaar, visiting Everest View Hotel en route. Overnight at Namche Bazaar

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • TimeRest Day
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m/11,280ft

Today we walk to the edge of Namche Bazaar and contour around the hill to Sansa (3,600m). Here the trail fork: NW to Gokyo and NE to Everest. On the way, look for Himalayan Thar and Shy spotted deer grazing at high slope along with colorful Pheasant (national bird of Nepal). We take a North East route and descend to the water-operated prayer wheels at PhunkiThenga (3,250m). Then we cross the Dudh Koshi River near the confluence of ImjaKhola and climb steeply for 2 hours up the ImjaKhola valley through rhododendron and dwarf conifer to the hilltop village of Tengboche. Tengboche offers a dramatic view of the Everest range and allows an opportunity to visit Tengboche Monastery, the largest and significant monastery in the region. Overnight at Tengboche

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time5 – 6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,870m/12,700ft

After breakfast, we drop down to the scattered stone village, named, Debuche (3,820m), a small village with a nunnery. Then we cross the ImjaKhola to the north and climb gently to Pangboche (3,860m) with astonishing views of AmaDablam (6,856m). We continue along the river to its juncture with LobucheKhola and climb towards Dingboche. Dingboche is the last year-round settlement in the region. The terraced fields are safeguarded by stone walls that protect crops from icy winds and grazing animals. Barley, Buckwheat, and Potatoes are grown here in short growing seasons. Overnight at Dingboche

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6 – 7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude4,410m/14,467ft

Today is the second scheduled acclimatization day. In order to acclimatize, we climb north to NangkartshangGompa ridge (4,800m) to enjoy the superb views of Nuptse Glacier, ChhukungRi (4,230m), Makalu (8,463m), AmphuLapcha’s fluted ridge (5,845m), and AmaDablam’s north face, and glaciers. After some magical moments, we descend back to the teahouse at Dingboche overnight. Overnight at Dingboche

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • TimeRest Day
  • Maximum Altitude4,410m/14,467ft

Today we climb gradually to a ridge and the village of Duse (4,500m) with the views of Taboche and Cholatse. Then we further continue through Kharkas towards Duglha (4,620m) and climb to the Khumbu Glacier’s stony terminal moraine. Here we can discover many stone memorials dedicated to the lost climbers during their Everest expedition. We further continue towards Lobuche with the dramatic views of Khumbutse, Lingtren, and Pumori. Everest hides behind the huge wall of Nuptse and Lhotse peak. Overnight at Lobuche

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time5 – 6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude4,910m/16,108ft

Today is the day that we have been desperately waiting for. It is definitely going to be a fantastic experience but quite challenging too. We hike to Gorakshep first and head towards Everest Base camp following the Khumbu Glacier trails. On the way, we can admire the tantalizing views of Nuptse, Pumori, and Khumbutse and finally reach Everest Base Camp. For overnight, we retrace our step back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Gorakshep

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time7 – 8 hours
  • Maximum Altitude5,364m/17,597ft

Today we start pre-dawn to avoid mid-morning clouds and strong wind. We hike for Kala Patthar to enjoy the incredible sunrise view over mighty Everest and other Himalayan peaks. Kalapatthar offers a 360-degree view of Everest and other Himalayan peaks. After some moments, we head back to Gorakshep for breakfast and later descend back to Pheriche for a comfortable night. Overnight at Pheriche

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time8 – 9 hours
  • Maximum Altitude5,545m/18,200ft

After breakfast, we descend back to Namche Bazaar via lush rhododendron forest. We lose approximately 2000 ft with the number of ups and downs. We climb down through a hillside covered with rhododendron and juniper trees and cross the Dudh Koshi River via the bridge. The route eventually leads us to Sansa and a winding trail from here through rhododendron forest takes us to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time6 -7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude4,230m/3,877ft

Today we trek from Namche Bazaar back to Lukla on rocky terrain. The walk is mostly downhill alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross suspension bridge multiple times, pass several villages and monasteries before reaching Lukla. Overnight at Lukla 

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Time8 – 9 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,440 m/11,285 ft

Today we catch an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Once at Kathmandu, we will be transferred to the hotel to take a rest after the long walk to the mountain. You can enjoy a free day at Kathmandu, either doing some souvenir shopping or exploring the landmarks that we have missed on Day 02. In the evening, attend a farewell dinner hosted by The Himalayan Odyssey to celebrate the successful completion of the trip.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • MealsFarewell Dinner
  • Time35 min
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m/4,264 ft

Your adventure trip in Nepal comes to an end today. The airport representative from The Himalayan Odyssey will transfer you to the International Airport right at the scheduled time.

  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m/4,264 ft

Cost Details

Included
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the trek
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee and TIMS card
  • Experienced English-speaking trek guide and porter (2 trekkers: 1 guide and porter)
  • Staff Insurance
  • Salary, food, and accommodation of your staff during the trek
  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Domestic Flight (KTM-Lukla-KTM)
  • Arrival transfer from the international airport to your hotel
  • Tea house lodge during your trek
  • Tour Certificate
  • Farewell Dinner
Excluded
  • International flight ticket
  • International airport tax
  • Visa Fee
  • Other personal items. (Phone calls, snacks, hot and cold drinks, laundry, alcohol, extra porter, shower, etc )
  • Private Travel Equipment
  • Excess baggage cost during your domestic flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for staff and guide
  • Anything that is not listed in the “PRICE INCLUDES” section above

Good to Know

Equipment Checklist

Every trekking requires certain preparation of gears and types of equipment for the journey to make your trip more comfortable. It is recommended to carry the necessary and light things so that it will be easy while you are walking. The following belongings are recommended that should be brought, although we concede that our clients have their own decision for the clothing. To know what to expect in the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek, we have prepared some useful clothing & gear during the trek.

 

Travel Documents

  • Airline tickets (confirmation and itinerary)
  • Nepal Visa form (may be obtained at Kathmandu Airport)
  • Travel insurance policy documents
  • Valid passport
  • Copy of passport (2 copies, first page only)
  • Passport photos (4)

Travel Equipment

  • Duffel bag (100 liters; no wheels or rigid handles)
  • Lightweight, duffel bag
  • Luggage locks
  • Travel wallet
  • Passport/money belt
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Travel plug adapters
  • Electrical converter

Travel Clothing

  • Quick-dry undergarments
  • Synthetic or wool T-shirt
  • Long-sleeve, travel-friendly shirt and pants
  • Casual shoes
  • Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks

Trekking Equipment

  • Day pack (25–35 liters)
  • Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference)
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
  • LED headlamp with extra batteries
  • Trekking poles

Trekking Clothing

  • Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
  • Mid-weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
  • Mid-weight down or synthetic parka with hood
  • Convertible hiking pants
  • Fleece pants or insulated pants
  • Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket and pants
  • Mid-weight waterproof and fleece gloves or mittens
  • Sun hat
  • Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
  • Liner socks (optional)
  • Glacier sunglasses
  • Neck gaiter, balaclava, Buff or bandana

Food

  • Energy bars
  • Electrolyte replacement drink mix
  • Snacks (cookies, GORP, Snickers, etc.)

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FAQs

  • Q1. Where is Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek?

    Phaplu to Everest Base Camp is located in the Everest (Khumbu) Region of Nepal.  It is located on 28°0′26″N 86°51′34″E which is 5364 meter from sea level.

  • Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek Route starts from the adventurous route from Kathmandu to Phaplu through BP Koirala highway.

  • The Everest Base Camp sits at an elevation of 5,364m above sea level.

  • The best time for trekking to Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is from March to Early May and from September to November. There is a possibility to trek from December to February but you will need to be prepared for heavy snowfall and cold temperature. June to August is the monsoon and summer season so we do not generally recommend trekking.

  • You will need to take two permits: Sagarmatha National Park Permit – USD 15 for SAARC nations and USD 30 for other nations per person. Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit costs USD 20 per person.

  • Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek is worth it as you will be greeted with the most enigmatic view of the world's tales of mountains like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, and other outstanding mountains as AmaDablam, Kongde, Thame Peak, Thamserku, and Khagtega. You will also get an opportunity to see the massive glacier in the Himalayas called Ngozomba Glacier, Gokyo Ri Peak, and the remarkable 5 lakes.

  • Yes! It is not compulsory to hire a guide for Phaplu to Everest Base Camp. However, we suggest you hire a government-licensed guide for your safety and hassle-free hike. A professional guide knows the mountain well, is aware of challenges, and explains the local culture and environment in the simplest way.

  • Walking daily up to 5-6 hours a day, you will gain an altitude of 600 to 700 meters daily.

  • It is quite difficult to answer the exact duration of the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp trek. The duration depends on the route and pace of your hike. However, in general, we can complete the trek in 15 to 21 days (it starts with your arrival and departure).

  • Teahouse on Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trail offers basic meals; Daal Bhaat & Tarkari is the main food that you will get to eat on the trail. Along with some Nepalese cuisines, you will be served some international cuisine such as – pizza, noodle soup, momo, etc.

  • Children who are familiarized with mountains are used to lots of walking can trek the Phaplu to Everest Base Camp trail, although, for their own enjoyment, we recommend an age limit of around 12. If you want to trek Phaplu to Everest Base Camp with your family, please contact us so that we can discuss your children's fitness in more further detail.

  • This case is very rare. Our team is very experienced and will do their best to help each trekker complete their journey. If you get ill and need to return back, you will be looked after and arrangements will be made for you.

  • People who are suffering from acute or chronic health conditions impacting their stamina, range of motion, coordination, or balance may have difficulty completing this trek. If you have such problems and any doubt about your physical readiness, then consult a physician well.

  • We suggest you consult the doctor. However, we advise you to bring simple medicines like Ibuprofen, Codeine, Paracetamol, Strepsils, anti-diarrhea tablets, and Diamox (for altitude sickness). If you are having a package tour then company will provide you such a basic medicines for you.

  • There are many first-time trekkers who are completing this trek. If you are physically fit with good stamina and determination then you can easily complete Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek. Previous trek or hike experience will be a plus point for you.

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