Kathmandu to Salleri or Phaplu is about 270 kilometers takes 8 hours by private jeep. Driving route is through Dhulikhel Khurkot – Ghurmi Madya Pahadi highway. Salleri and Phaplu is lower part of Khumbu region. If you want to trek Everest region without flying, drive to Salleri or Phaplu is the best optional and trek another 4 days to reach Namche Bazar. Renting a Jeep from Kathmandu Phaplu or sallery cost you USD 180, which can adjust up to 7 peoples. Kathmandu to Salleri or Kathmandu to Phaplu jeep route is the same and same cost. Salleri is a little bit below Phaplu. Salleri is a bigger place and have more shops and accommodation.
Trekking Everest base camp from Salleri or Phaplu
3 days trekking reach to Phakding which is a day trekking from Lukla if you take flight from Kathmandu to Lukla as many trekkers do. If you want to skip Lukla flight and want to explore typical noncommercial low region of Khuimbu, drive to Salleri or Phaplu and starting your trekking is the best option.
Private 4wheel jeep to rent Kathmandu to Salleri or Phaplu
Day 01:06:00 am - Start driving with private jeep to Salleri or Phaplu from your Hotel in Kathmandu. stop for tea/coffee - stop for lunch and reach salleri or Phaplu by late afternoon
Permit of Everest trekking can obtain on the way of trekking. It is not compulsory to issue from Kathmandu. Your passport details is enough to issue permits. There are 2 kind of permits which cost you 3390 Nepal rupees (Everest national park permit) and another permits is 2000 Nepali rupees. The permit checking point or issue place is jorsalle (on the way from Pakding to Namche)
Trekking with professional trekking guide and porter
It is recommend to trek with professional trekking guide or porter in your remote and high altitude trekking in Nepal. We can provide you a professional guide or porter to support your trekking in Nepal. Trekking in remote and high altitude area is not risk free. You also have option to join small group Trekking Everest base camp without Lukla flight in our fixed departure dates.
Day 106:00 am - Start driving with private jeep to Salleri or Phaplu from your Hotel in Kathmandu. stop for tea/coffee - stop for lunch and reach salleri or Phaplu by late afternoon