Everest Base Camp Trek by road? Yes! It is absolutely possible without a doubt and can make it in the same number of days as the 14-15 day traditional Everest Base Camp trek.
Embark on this fascinating journey that permits you to explore the majestic mountains walking through some of the world's most spectacular villages along.
Everest Base Camp trek by road is an iconic trip that has been designed by Alpine Ramble Treks for trekkers to enjoy the beauty of diverse cultures and nature, not missing anything. However, this itinerary is not included any flight to and from Lukla to be part of the experience of everything. You will miss nothing doing this trek by road and also a bit cheaper than the flight journey.
The trek itself an amazing enjoying the glorious valley of the lower region of the Himalayas where you have plenty of time to engage with the local people to learn about their foods, traditions, and lifestyle.
Taking a jeep is yet another highlighted part of the journey as it takes us to the most beautiful land on the planet. Enjoy the scenery with the fabulous extending music and laugh together, that's the journey probably everyone likes to be on at least once in a lifetime.
Taking a flight to Lukla is also not a disadvantage but you will miss some of the beautiful scenery and authentic local villages along with the majestic local culture and lifestyle. Also, it is so scary of flying out to Lukla by a tiny airline and land on one of the world's most dangerous airports with a very short runway. Thank god that nothing bad had happened yet.
Our Trek to Everest base camp y by road without flying to Lukla commences in Kathmandu with 6-7 hours of ride by local jeep to Phaplu, a small town with a beautiful atmosphere and friendly people. We start a short drive to Tham Dada and start our trek from here onwards. It is all on foot now.
An official trekking day starts from Tham Dada, it is a magical place to kick up our trek toward the Everest base camp. The valley is so deep with a peaceful environment.
Trekking continuously moves further valley following the small local villages of Nunthalas and several others to get our camp to Paiya, a small Rai and Sherpa origins people. The next day, we have another exciting hike up to Phakding by passing several local villages and catching up a stunning mountain and breathtaking valley to reach our goal up to Everest. From Phakding, we follow the normal EBC route meeting more adventure fellows and enjoying the sound of thundering Waterfalls, cascading monasteries, and dazzling views of the Himalayas with a different atmosphere.
As we gain the elevation, there are better views of the Himalayas. However, the trail is crowded to follow up the rest of our hike toward Base camp from Phakding. This is the point where we meet the other hikers who take the flight options for their trip to Everest treks.
If you are a beginner voyage but intend to be experienced the Everest base trek and are quite scared of getting possibility high altitude sickness then this itinerary taking by a road option is fairly helpful to you as it starts the trek from the low subtropical to the high elevation of the area. This itinerary is allowed you to have a good time to acclimatize with the thin air before approaching such a high altitude. You will get familiar with the mountain air adopting and approaching the gradual hiking to proceed with the lower elevation. Your buddy gets paid attention to gaining elevation.
Our multiple-day trek takes us to the Everest base camp which stands at an altitude of 5364 meters and ultimately at Kalapathar located at the elevation of 5555 m above sea level. This is also ultimately the highest point to reach by foot on this trip.
Immersing in the view of 360-degree panoramic Himalayas, eyes-catching glaciers, breathtaking sunrise over the untouchable mountains, testing delicious mountain foods, encountering local people, and waving to your new hiking fellows are some of the most beautiful highlights of this journey.
If you are thinking of doing this trek in Nepal then March-May and Spe- December is considered the best time of the year without a doubt. The weather is stable and the temperatures are moderate, the views are clear, and no risk in terms of landslide, rain, and even cloudy factors.
This trek with the road is doable for all of us who are physically fit and determined on 5-6 hours of walking each day with a small daypack. This is a fully guided trek, you will be accompanied by one of the highly experienced local guides who are familiar with this region and know everything in dept.
The Everest base camp trek has been one of your bucket list destinations like many of travel then book this trip now without any delay, you will not regret it. We guarantee you that to give you a first-hand travel experience and of course, this trekking trip would be a life-changing experience for you in the end.
ALR also offer the Everest base camp trek with the flight for the different varieties of trekking trip itinerary options, you may opt for one of them as follow.
BENEFITS WITH ART
- Free transfers to and from Tribhuvan International Airport upon arrival and departure.
- Complimentary use of any necessary trekking equipment, such as sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bags, walkie-talkies, trekking poles, and an oximeter to monitor your oxygen and pulse.
- Fun souvenirs of your Himalayan adventure: a trekking route map, a t-shirt emblazoned with the Alpine Ramble Treks logo, and a hat!
- Prearranged trekking permits, accommodations, transportation, and round-trip flight tickets between Kathmandu and Lukla.
- Daily meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are provided while staying at trekking lodges or teahouses along the Everest Base Camp Trek.