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Salleri Everest Base Camp Trek


Salleri Everest Base Camp Trek

Salleri Everest Base Camp Trek route is classical trail of Khumbu. Lots of legendary trip in Everest during old times were commenced from the trail. Relive the past.  All these personalities used the traditional route to the Everest from the Jiri trail. Therefore, Nepal Hiking Himalaya presents this unique package to experience once forgotten trail of Khumbu.

The journey starts from the Kathmandu to Phaplu and to Ringmo. Joyous journey provides spectacular experience of rural Nepal.

The trail is longer in comparison to the usual Everest Base Camp Trekking route from Lukla. As the trekkers travel from the subtropical forests to the alpine forests, journey is full of natural wonders. The uphill and downhill trekking amidst the forest of pine, juniper and rhododendron would energize in your every step.

Best Route for proper Acclimatization

If you have trouble adjusting to the altitude then Salleri Everest Base Camp Trek route is the best way to conduct the trekking. The gradual ascendancy would assist in acclimatization. The trail meets the usual route of the EBC trekking in Phakding. Trekkers pass by the villages of multi ethnic people of Taksindu, Kharikhola and Puiyon. From Phakding the usual process continues.

At Namche Bazaar the acclimatization activities as well as the territory briefing is done by the trekking leader of Nepal Hiking Himalaya Treks & Expedition. Hiking towards the Everest View Hotel or to the Khumjung village presents the chance to witness the amazing panoramic views of the Mountains. You can roam around on your own to the various places of the Namche or surrounding witnessing the Sherpa culture and traditions.

Then the trekking journey takes you to Spiritual Tengboche and eventually to the lap of Mount Everest. The mere sight of such landmark mountain from its foothill would amaze you. The sunrise view from Kalapathar is another highlight of the journey. Experience the adventurous walking in the Everest Base Camp. Be the part of the legends and unlimited tales of summit success as well as tragedies. The trip then reroute back to Lukla for flight to Kathmandu.

Book this classical Salleri Everest Base Camp Trek with Nepal Hiking Himalaya.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 Drive to Ringmo via Phaplu; Trek to Takshindo
Day 3 Trek to Khari Khola
Day 4 Trek to Puiyan
Day 5 Trek to Phakding
Day 6 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters)
Day 7 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day
Day 8 Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters)
Day 9 Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters)
Day 10 Dingboche (4360m) – Rest and Acclimatization Day
Day 11 Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 12 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters)
Day 13 Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545 meters) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4200 meters)
Day 14 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters)
Day 15 Trek to Lukla (2804 meters)
Day 16 Morning flight back to Kathmandu
Day 17 Departure

Detail Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Our airport representatives will receive you at airport and transfer you to hotel in Kathmandu. All the trip details will be discussed and necessary preparation before the trip is completed.

Day 2
Drive to Ringmo via Phaplu; Trek to Takshindo

We will take the private vehicle and set out on road trip to Ringmo. Once we reach Ringmo we will have to walk for about an hour to reach Takshindo. The road trip will allow us to experience the highway life of rural Nepal. The town of Phaplu is small yet beautiful. We can reach Phaplu by air as well. However, road trip is more momentous. Once we reach Ringmo we will have to walk gently towards Takshindo. On the way we will observe the Sherpa and Rai villages. These people rear goats and yaks. Local cottage and various milk products are major local attractions of this junction. Overnight at Guesthouse/Teahouse

Day 3
Trek to Khari Khola

We will visit the Takshindo Monastery before descending towards Dudhkoshi River trail. Upon receiving the blessing from the monastery our trekking trip starts to ascend towards Kharikhola. The entire mountain terrain as well as the green lush environment make our trip effervescent. It is truly magnificent and the natural wonders as well as Sherpa/Rai villages make it momentous as ever.

Day 4
Trek to Puiyan

From Kharikhola our journey is ascent. However, it is not steep ascent but Nepalese rural gentle ascent. Along the trail the sight of terraced farmlands and locals working on it will cheer us on. We will spend our night at Puiyan.

Day 5
Trek to Phakding

The trail is full of uphill and downhill on this day. We will have to trek past various jungles as well as terraced farmlands. We will again meet the Dudhkoshi Valley after crossing the village of Surke. We will meet the regular Lukla - EBC Route on this day. Overnight at Phakding

Day 6
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters)

On the way, from Phakding, today we can have a scene of an arresting pine forest, all along Dudh Koshi River crossing numerous suspension bridges through Sherpa villages Benkar, Chimoa, Monjo and Jorsole. National Park permit check spot with the peaceful view of Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). The lane continues throughout the Dudh Koshi riverbed to the meeting point of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi Rivers. Now, the trail climbs slowly crossing high Tenzing- Hilary suspension bridge. On the way, stimulating glimpse of Mt. Everest right up next Nuptse- Lhotse edge will be spotted. Mounting for 3 hours, the magnificent pine forest will end reaching a prosperous trading and administrative village Namche Bazar. We stay this night in hotel.

Day 7
Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day

We will spend a day here in order to become accustomed and adjust to the thinning of the air, as well as a short trek where a museum is celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and health experts advise to hold at least one extra night. There is a day tour where one can visit Sagarmatha (Everest) National park on the small hill where we can look at a range of things related to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plants and animal life of the Everest region. After that we can take entertaining acclimatization side trip to large traditional Sherpa village Khumjung with the view of Thamserku, Khaantaiga, Ama Dablam, Mt, Everest aqnd many more. In the evening, we return back to Namche Bazar for overnight

Day 8
Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters)

From Namche Bazaar he trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with wonderful views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3860 meters today. The fairly flat way will take us today to view wonderful landscape of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaiga. The path continues and we can observe wild lives like musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar) colorful pheasant (Danphe, National bird). Then the path slopes down to Dudh Koshi River where series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. Cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, walk about 2 hours bring you to Tenboche. With the background of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and many more peaks, the famous Gomba, Tengboche Monastery can be spotted.

Day 9
Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters)

Today, the trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exhilarating suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of Mani stones. We can see gigantic view of Ama Dablam and the track lines up to the upstream closer to Imja River quite pleasant up toward Imja valley. The trail at present show the way us to Dingboche the last Sherpa settlement with the stunning terraced field enveloped by stone wall to avoid barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold wind and grazing animals. We stay at hotel at night.

Day 10
Dingboche (4360m) – Rest and Acclimatization Day

Today, we trek to Dingboche. Dingboche is a fascinating jumble of small fields encircled by stone walls shielding the crops of barley and potatoes from the chilly winds. It is occupied mainly through the monsoon months, when big numbers of yaks are made to graze in the valley meadow. At the back of the lodge, the massive rock looks of Taweche look as if we are moving towards the heaven. Chukkung is another sensible option. The sights are unbelievable in this valley; the soaring south face of Lhotse to the north, Island Peak in the core of the valley and the fluted ice walls of nameless peaks is lined up in the southern end of the valley.

Day 11
Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m)

On this day, we come up the small point behind the village above Pheriche Valley. At the top, Taweche and Cholatse (6440m) strikes us with its image which seems to slope frontward from across the valley in the west. To the north, Lobuche Peak (6119m) and the snowfields of Cho La is prominent. The walking is now by and large flat on wide-open fields, but make sure that you are well hydrated. Then, we cross the Khumbu Khola at Dughla (4620m) and take a light lunch at the foot of the huge terminal moraines of Khumbu Glacier. The incredible view of Pumori (7145m) and, across the border in Tibet, Changtse (7550m), are seen at the top of the valley at the same time Everest disappears behind the gigantic walls of Nuptse and Lhotse.

Day 12
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters)

Today is a challenging day. We walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5365 m, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without climbing equipment. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. A steady way up permits us to build the slow, steady pace necessary when walking at high height. When we arrive at the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier, we make a sequence of small up and down walking over a unsteady track lined with cairns that shows the way ultimately to the unexpected glacial sands of Gorak Shep (5160m). And then, we consequently, head off towards the Everest Base Camp. We return back to Gorak Shep for the night.

Day 13
Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545 meters) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4200 meters)

Today is another difficult yet rewarding days of the trek. Most of morning in this day is spent climbing Mount. KalaPatthar (5545m) The climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama: Everest, the highest point on the planet at 8848 meters, tower directly to the front and on all sides come into view, the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. We make a quick descent to Gorak Shep, a tiny settlement at 5180 meters then trek down to Periche.

Day 14
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters)

From Pheriche we take a somewhat different way down to Orsho, then moving to Pangboche village. Here we can see the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a ‘Yeti’, or the abominable snowman. Leaving mountains at the back of us, our descent get us through Tengboche Monastery at elevation of 3860 meters before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar at 3441meters. We arrive back to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon.

Day 15
Trek to Lukla (2804 meters)

Today, go back over the main track down to Dudh Koshi retracing to Phakding. Following the track we reach to Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. For about 45 minutes, we climb to accomplish the entire trek and we reconfirm flight ticket and see off to local porters.

Day 16
Morning flight back to Kathmandu

After travelling 35 minutes, we fly Back Kathmandu, in the morning and move back to the hotel. The agency will organize the farewell dinner for you at Nepalese Cultural Restaurant.

Day 17

Our airport representatives will escort you to airport for the farewell.

What to expect

Meals on the trekking trails will be according to the availability and altitude suitability. Our guides are selected after days of screening and interviews. Our major motto of conducting the trips is to surpass the guests’ expectations. Therefore, please feel free while traveling with us.

Here are the list of the things which you can expect while trekking or touring with us.

  • Expert Guidance
  • Highly Experienced Mountain Guides
  • Private Vehicles for the transportation
  • Luxury Hotels for the accommodation
  • Healthy Meals during your stay in Nepal
  • Government authorized bills and checks
  • Genuine travel services
  • Customization of itinerary
  • Translators
  • Travel Planners
  • All logistics from arrival in Nepal until Departure
  • Competitive rates
  • Impeccable Hospitality & Quality Services

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation
  • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees
  • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable
  • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • Personal Travel Insurance; You need to get mandatory insurance to travel to certain areas of Nepal
  • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • All kinds of beverages including water
  • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members


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Trip Facts

  • Departure From : Kathmandu
  • Duration : 17 days
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Group Size : 1-50
  • Accomodation : Hotel/Teahouse/Lodge
  • Best Season : All Season

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