Solu-Everest Base Camp Trekking (19 days)Solu-Everest Base Camp Trekking (19 days)

Solu-Everest Base Camp Trek - 19 Days

  • Duration19 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Max Altitude 5,545m
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accommodation Comfortable hotel in KTM on B/B basis & available nice hotel/ lodges on trekking
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch & dinner as per own choices
  • Transportation Jeep drive from KTM- Salleri- Thamdanda, domestic flight back from Lukla,
  • Best Season March-April- May/ September-October- December
Trip Highlights
  • Highly experienced trekking crews
  • Guided Sightseeing tour around the world heritage sites and trekking,
  • Following Multi ethnical cultures villages, amazing wildlife, terrain and ,lanscape
  • Picturesque landscapes, Panoramic Mountains, green forest, sub-tropical terrain
  • Highland EBC 5,370m- Kalopatthar 5,545
  • Astonishing Views of Mt. Everest 8,848, Lhotse 8,516, Makalu 8485m,
  • Enormous scenic glacier, icefall, and moraine,
  • Nice hotels and lodges with a delicious food menu
  • Kneed and clean dining room with yak dung heater,
  • Hot showers and comfort toilets,

The lower part of the Everest region is called Solu and the upper part is Khumbu. By unitedly it is called Solukhumbu which reflects a District in Nepal. Solu (lower part) is densely scattered villages of different ethnical groups, fertile terraced fields for agriculture, sub-tropical forest and terrain, water streams/ Rivers and Khumbu is a package of the world’s highest dominants Mountains. Solu is highly populated, with multi-cultures/traditions/ religious sectors, connected with airlines and rough tough road transport with other urban areas. Khumbu is only connected with airlines transport and Buddhist dominating sector.

There are different ways to get into the Everest Basecamp trekking. Amongst them, Solu- EBC trekking is driving from Kathmandu to Sallery-Thamdanda by jeep and starting trekking on foot via Paiya village, Chheubass, Surke village, and Chaurikharka then joining the major trail at Chhoplung.

Starting trekking from Solu is a big converge of classic discoveries. Driving from Kathmandu to Sallery- Thamdanda is a complete package of multi ethnical cultures, ways of life, and natural diversities. This trekking provides experiences of lowlander to a highlander, farmer zone to the alpinist zone, warm tropical atmosphere to the freezing temperature of high Himalayas.


Long jeep drive may make you tired so make your breakfast around 8:00 Am and start your trekking via the deep alpine forest, Paiya village, and Chheubass to Surke. You must walk a while along the newly built rough road and then a whole day along the classic path with nice views.

Surke is a famous Sherpa village and the birthplace of the national Luminary ex. female Nepali climber Pasang Lhamu Sherpa. Follow a small gradual path towards the Mountain Valley. Lukla lies approximately 300mtr away up from the ridge, and domestic flight start very early in the morning from Lukla. You may see frequent airlines and helicopter flights departure and arrival along the path. Just take a lower path to Musse by crossing the suspension bridge at Handikhola without climbing up to Lukla. Musse is another typical Sherpa village with lots of Buddhist Mantras carved in Manestone. Pass the village and meet a major trekking trail from Lukla at Chhoplung and follow the path via Thado Koshi, Ghat to Phakding, and overnight at the local lodge.

We commence our trek to Namche Bazaar through the Dudh Koshi gorge.  There are so many suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. A long zigzag trail leads us through Banker, Monjo to Jorsalle the check post of Sagarmatha national park. Thamserku, Kusumgaru, and Kwongde Mountain are visible, and Khumbila Peak is standing over the Namche Bazzar. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this V-shaped valley where the Dudh Koshi River comes from the right and the Bhote Koshi River comes from the left. The conjoint point is called Dovan with a very high suspension bridge. Now we begin steep ascending to Namche Bazar. We make a quick stoppage just over the shoulder. From there you will have an excellent view of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.)Then it takes approximately 45 minutes of uphill walking to arrive at Namche Bazaar

It is considered an ideal day for altitude acclimatization in this place after the breakfast climbs higher around the museum, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kusumkangaru, Kwongde Peak, and Thame Peak are awaiting to your warm greet. It would be the best morning ever in your travel time then follow the steep climb up to the world’s highest airstrip Syangboche Airport. Turn towards the Everest view hotel and hidden Khumjung village for a day excursion, and visit the monastery. This monastery has steel preserving a yeti’s head then get back down to Namche by the side of Khumjung school or visit Khunde village hospital. Then directly descend to Namche bazaar overnight.

You have to walk through the same way just up to Museum then take a right flat easy trail to the Himalayas. The mountain view is widely spreading all around, make a small break in Chhumoa and follow the path that is heading to the riverside Lowsasa and Fungitanga. From Fungitanga it is a steep climb through the pine, fir trees, juniper, and rhododendron forest up to Tyangboche Monastery. Visit the holy monastery in the evening and get back to your lodge for Dinner.

Leaving Tyangboche Monastery at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter to Dibuche. Cross a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, climb to the ancient Sherpa village Pangboche and lunch in Sommare (a little hamlet). Then follow the classic trail for half an hour and enter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peak of Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Nuptse, and Lhotse. Dingboche comparatively warmer village than others however it is higher. Overnight at local hotel/lodge 

This is a suitable place to have an acclimatization day or for more ensure to avoid altitude sickness. After breakfast, you can take a hike up to Nartsang Peak at the altitude of (5000m) or Chhukung Peak (5320m) and back to Dingboche overnight.

Walk slowly to the left first ridge where some stupas are standing, and take a trail just above the Pheriche village along the yak pasturelands, it seems a very closed way however takes a longer time to arrive at Thukla. Several mountain views are privileged on the way and maybe a windy walk, you will see the giant edge of the Khumbu glacier just over the Thukla. It has a very steep path to the top, thousands of mountaineer’s monuments lost their lives in the Himalayas. Follow the moraine trail along the hidden valley up to the mountains and stop at a little settlement Lobuche.   

It takes almost 3 hours of a demanding walk through the Gyazungkhang glacier, the rocky gregarious moraine trail, and the giant longe bed of Khumbu glacier to the right side. Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, Gyzungkhang, Ngozumba are towering Mountains. You arrive by lunchtime to Gorakshep and make an Everest base camp tour in the afternoon. And back to Gorakshep overnight.

Start climbing up to the Kalapatthar very early in the morning for nice sunrise views. It takes approximately one and a half-hour’ time. You can see an enormous spellbound view from Kalapathhar, Mt. Everest is very nicely visible from Kalapatthar. Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, a wide range of Everest basecamp, Khumbu icefall, long range of giant Khumbu glacier, Mt. Makalu, Bharuntse, Amadablam, Tauche, Thamserku and complete Himalayan glacier covering landscape are visible. Pumori base camp lies just below Kalapatthar with gleaming Glacier Lake. Achieving steps on Kalapatthar is the ultimate mission and worth of your travel. Get back to the lodge for breakfast and return home way from Gorakshep to Pheriche.

Route Map
Solu-Everest Base Camp Trek - 19 Days map
Useful Info

Notice for domestic flight to and from Lukla:

Due to heavy air trafficking at Kathmandu airport, smooth flight operation to Lukla is impossible that’s why it is started to be operated from Ramechap airport. It is normally effective from beginning of March to end of May in Spring and late September to end of November in Autumn season. That’s why you must drive at 2:00 Am at night from Kathmandu or a night spend at Mulkot before flying to Lukla.

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