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Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri

Price Starts From

$1720 / per person

Duration

19 Days

Best Season

Feb - Dec

Grade

hard

Max Elevation

5545m/18132ft

Group Size

1-15 Pax

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is the best alternative to the Everest region if you would like to avoid the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. There are daily bus and jeep services from Kathmandu to Salleri. You can take a drive from Kathmandu and reach Salleri in around eight to nine hours. The 8-9 hours’ overland ride goes along a lush and scenic landscape that will keep you engaged throughout.

Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is a newly opened motor route, therefore, the route has very few travelers. Hence you can avoid the flock of travelers that you get to see in the flight to Lukla. Further, you can explore the countryside areas of Nepal which is a unique aspect of the experience.

One of the best side of Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is that you can avoid the most common problem faced by travelers with the flight to/from Lukla. The flight to/from Lukla is prone to flight delays and flight cancellation. With this overland trip, you can avoid this common problem of flight cancellation and delays.

Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri starts with an overland drive along the hills and countryside landscape of Nepal to Salleri. From here, we commence our actual trekking journey that goes through the Sherpa villages, forests and passes to join the regular trail to Everest Base Camp. You will be rewarded with some alluring beauties of mountains. With this trek, you will be showered with some close of views of mountains in Everest region that includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Lobuche and many other neighboring mountains in that range.

Unlike Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri, Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is less strenuous and required comparatively less trekking days to go the Everest Base Camp. Like other treks to the Everest Base Camp, this trek fulfills your dream of being there in the world’s highest place to relish the outstanding glories of Mt. Everest along with other peaks in the region.

  • Day 01 :  
    Welcome to Kathmandu (TIA)

    The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance if any at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.

    Altitude

    1400m/4578ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    D
  • Day 02 :  
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    The second day is a day tour just to warm up prior to your trekking journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder, the city has seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of rich history, fine culture and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. After that, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa respectively. (Inclusive of breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400m/4578ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 03 :  
    Drive to Rigmo and trek to Takshindo (2930m/9581ft)- 8 hours

    Today, we leave Kathmandu and hop inside our ride for a long drive towards Jiri. Jiri is a beautiful town that lies 187 km away from Kathmandu city. as we leave Kathmandu city, we follow a route full of natural glories and countryside landscapes. From Jiri, we further drive along a newly opened motorable road to Ringmo via Phalpu. Upon arrival, we start our trek will a pleasant walk along the trail to Takshindo. Our trail ascends up steep into the pastures of Khumbu. We follow a route that joins the Everest Base Camp Trail today. The trail undulates up and down via a lush forest to Phurteng. Phurteng is a beautiful point that offers some astounding views of mountains that includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kusum Kanguru, Mera peak, Kangtega, etc. From Phurteng, we descend down through a forest with wonderful views of forests and terraced farmland on sight. We then cross Dudhkunda Khola and ascend up to Takshindo. Tonight, at a guesthouse in Takshindo. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    2930m/9581ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 04 :  
    Trek to Khari Khola (2020m/6605ft)- 6 hours

    There is a monastery in Takshindo, we visit the monastery and ascend up to Takshindo La pass for wonderful views of the region. We then cross the pass and descend down a steep and slippery path to NuntalaWe leave Nunthala and descend down to the Dukh Koshi river. We cross a suspension bridge over the river and walk ahead for around five hours to Khari Khola. We pass various farmlands and settlement areas on the way to Khari Khola. The area around Khari Khola is dominated by the people of the Rai and Sherpa community. We stay at one of the guesthouses in Khari Khola for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    2020m/6605ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 05 :  
    Trek to Puiyan (2700m/8827ft)- 6:30 hours

    After breakfast, we head towards Khari Khola and cross a suspension bridge over the Khola. From the river, we climb up vertically to Bupsa. Bupsa lies just below a dense forest of oak amidst the terraced farmland of maize and wheat. From here, our trail ascends up steep through the Sherpa villages and then descends down to the Dudhkoshi canyon. A walk further brings us to Puiyan. Tonight, at a guesthouse in Puiyan. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    2700m/8827ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 06 :  
    Trek to Phakding (2610m/8534ft)- 5 hours

    As we resume our trek, the trail climbs up steep for around an hour to a ridge at an altitude of 2800 meters. We then descend down and pass the airport at Lukla and follow a trail that descends down to the Dudhkoshi river. We cross a bridge over the river and continue ascending up through a well-marked path to the village of Phakding. Tonight, at a guesthouse in Puiyan. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    2610m/8534ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 07 :  
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11248ft)- 5:30 hours

    We wake up early and enjoy our breakfast. Then we follow our trail that goes through an undulating path up and down via traditional villages, fields and rhododendron forests. We gradually ascend up and enter into Sagarmatha National Park with magnificent views of Mt. Thamserku on sight. We pass villages like Jorsale and Monjo on the way to Namche. Namche Bazaar is an old but lively Sherpa village. It is a gateway to all the trekking routes that go to Everest region. There are many vibrant shops, cyber cafes, restaurants, hotels, and lodge at this time. Namche bazaar never rests. It always gets a lot of visitors and is always crowded. We stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Namche for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    3440m/11248ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 08 :  
    Hike to Everest View Hotel (3880m/12687ft)- 3 hours

    The narrow street of Namche is always crowded. Do not get surprised if the yak bells and other horns wake you up. Today is a day set aside for acclimatization purposes. As we gain height, our body needs to be well adapted with the altitude change. Therefore, we have set aside an extra day in Namche. Today, we hike up to Everest View Hotel for close up views of mountains in the Everest region. From the hotel, we can enjoy some striking views of mountains like Kwangde, Thamserku, Kangtega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, etc. We can visit a museum and a photo gallery on our way back to Namche from the Everest View Hotel. We stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Namche for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    3880m/12687ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 09 :  
    Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12622ft)- 5 hours

    As we ascend up, our trail traverses through the forests of rhododendron with brilliant views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam and Mt. Lhotse on sight. After a while, the trail descends down to the Dudhkohi River at Phungi Thanga. From here, the trail further ascends up through the forests of pine and rhododendron to Tengboche. Tengboche is popular for the Tengboche monastery and astonishing views of Mt. Ama Dablam along with other peaks in the region. Tengboche monastery is considered as the largest monastery of the region. Today, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Tengboche for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    3860m/12622ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 10 :  
    Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14420ft)- 5 hours

    We leave Tengboche and start climbing up the trail for around six hours to Dingboche. As we ascend up, we can notice the change in vegetation. We can find ourselves moving above the tree line with pastures and meadows along the way. On the way, we can see small fields enclosed by stone walls to protect crops from cold winds. As we open up to the meadows of Dingboche, we will find ourselves in a spectacular location with wonderful views of Lhotse and Nuptse ridge on sight. If the weather is favorable, one can relish the amazing views of the sunset over the Ama Dalam Himal in the Everest region. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Dingboche. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    4410m/14420ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 11 :  
    Acclimatization in Dingboche (5325m/17412ft )- 5 hours

    We spend another day in Dingboche. This day in Dingboche is a part of acclimatization. As we have already gained enough height, acclimatization is a necessity. Therefore, we enjoy our day in Dingboche today. After breakfast in the guesthouse, we hike up to Nagerjun for close up views of mountains in the Everest region. We will be blessed with amazing views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama Dalam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and many more. After enjoying the spectacles of mountains from Nagerjun, we walk back to the guesthouse in Dingboche for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    5325m/17412ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 12 :  
    Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16055ft)-5 hours

    Leaving Dingboche, the trail climbs up a ridge with some magnificent views of Taboche peak and Cholatse. Further, the trail continues through yak pastures until we cross a wooden bridge over a stream to Duglha. From Duglha, we ascend up for an hour along a steep route above the moraine of Khumbu glacier. From here, we ascend up the valley to Lobuche enjoying the views of Khumbutse, Pumori, and Lingtren. Mt. Everest becomes invisible as it is hidden behind the towering peaks of Lhotse and Nuptse. On reaching Lhotse, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Lobuche. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    4910 Meters

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 13 :  
    TTrek to Everest Base Camp ( 5364m/17540ft) via Gorekshep (5180m/16938ft) - 7 hours

    Today is one of the rewarding days of our journey. Our week-long hard work is going to pay off as we will be stepping in the Everest Base Camp – the dream of every single travel lover. From Lobuche, we follow a rocky path to the last village of the trail – Gorekshep. From Gorekshep, we continue towards the world’s highest base camp i.e. Everest Base Camp through the Khumbu glacier. It is considered as one of the most dangerous sections of Everest Base Camp Trek. As we reach the base camp, we will be showered with some mesmerizing views of glaciers, lakes, caves, and icefalls. Though the views of Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Nuptse are quite clear, Mt. Everest hides back behind the shades of Lhotse and Nuptse. After spending some time in base camp, we return back to Gorekshep via the same route. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Gorekshep. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    5180m/16938ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 14 :  
    Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m/18132ft) and Back to Pheriche (4240m/13864ft )- 7 hours

    Today, we wake up a little early to catch the sunrise views from Kalapatthar. We hike up for around two to three hours from Gorekshep to Kalapatthar. As we ascend up, we get the first glimpse of the mighty Mt. Everest along with the other peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbutse, Mt. Changtse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam, etc. The golden rays of sunrise glittering over the snow-clad mountains in the region look amazing. After having this amazing view from Kalapatthar, we retrace our steps back to Pheriche. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Pheriche. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    4240m/13864ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 15 :  
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11248ft) - 6 hours

    Today, we descend down to Namche Bazaar via the same path that we had taken earlier. We descend down through the same path to Namche Bazaar. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Namche. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    3440m/11248ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 16 :  
    Namche bazaar to Lukla (2843m/9296ft) - 7 hours

    We further descend down to Lukla via Phakding. We stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Lukla for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

    Altitude

    2843m/9296ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 17 :  
    Fly to Kathmandu (1400m/4578ft) - 30 Minutes

    We take a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel room in Kathmandu. You can relax in your room for rest of day. (Inclusive of Breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400m/4578ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 18 :  
    Rest day in Kathmandu

    After seventeen days long journey, today is a free day in Kathmandu. You have two options for the day – you can either explore some unexplored UNESCO listed heritage sites around Kathmandu or go to the shopping malls for shopping. You can also collect some souvenir for your family and friends back home. (Inclusive of Breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400m/4578ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B - D
  • Day 19 :  
    Departure day

    Before few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400m/4578ft

    Accommodation

    Meal

    B

Inclusion

  • Airport pick up and drop facility a Private vehicles.
  • Lukla to Kathmandu flight.
  • All ground transportation during the trip
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • 4 nights Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in guesthouses during the trekking journey
  • Duffel bag ,trekking map ,company t-shirt..
  • Sleeping bag if you require.
  • Trekking permit & TIMS.
  • Entry fee to national parks, heritage sites and other places.
  • A professional English speaking guide and a porter (one porter for two clients)
  • Trekking completion certificate from company
  • Insurance of support crew members and their other costs
  • All government taxes
  • First aid kit

Exclusion

  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee: You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 125). Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos
  • International airfare
  • Hot shower during the trek except for Namche and Lukla
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal refreshment expenses - soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, cigarettes, chocolates, etc
  • Utility expenses like telephone, electricity for charging, internet, laundry services, etc
  • Tips for support crew members of your trekking team
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