Phaplu Everest Base Camp trek involves a lot of strenuous hiking through consistent uphill and downhill terrain, but the unique natural nature of the environment you walk in makes up for it as you come face to face with some of the tallest mountains on earth, as well as trek leads you to lap of world highest mountain, Mount Everest and amazing viewpoint Kalapathar.
Phaplu is a mountainous village in northeast Nepal that acts as a gateway for Everest Base Camp Trek, You begin your journey with an 8 – 10 hour drive from Kathmandu into a small town called Phaplu. You will be awe-struck by the magnificence of the mountains you see on the flight before you even ‘hit the ground running on this arduous trek.
This Phaplu Everest Trek offers to explore the unique culture, tradition, and mountain lifestyle of the Sherpa community, as well as see the wide ranges of Himalayan views and rare flora and fauna. Mount Everest Trek from Phaplu is a different experience classic trail in Nepal, The route encompasses a wide range of scenery and vegetation, from the verdant forests and patchwork of crops and terraced fields in the lowlands to passes such as Taksindu La Lamjura pass 3530m and Kari La 3145m.
You would be able to see excellent views of mountains such as Number (6960m.), Cho-oyu (8201m.), Gyangchung Kang (7922m.), Thamserku (6629m.), and amazing Khumbu glacier with icefalls.