Everest Base Camp Trek Without The Flight To Lukla

Everest Base Camp Trek without the flight to Lukla

Are you afraid of the most dangerous airport in the world and looking to do Everest Base Camp Trek without a flight to Lukla? Then there are other options that trekkers can take to make their dream reality to witness the mighty Everest. Options like Classic Jiri to Everest Base Camp and Phaplu to Everest Base Camp Trek. Both options are suitable for adventure seekers who want to avoid the flights to and from Lukla.

The lower route will offer the extra opportunity to explore the part of the classic Everest Base Camp Trek trail which is followed by many legendary climbers and trekkers. Besides that, you can witness the effect of tourism in the lower part of the Khumbu region after operating the road and flight to Lukla and nearby villages. Not only that somewhere between you will join the route from Lukla as well. That is why the Everest Base Camp Trek without flying to Lukla is worth doing for everyone.

Everest Base Camp Trek without flying to Lukla is safer and less problematic as well. Flight to Lukla is always not fixed. If there is a little problem with the weather in Lukla and Kathmandu or Lukla there is a very high chance of canceling the flight. As we know the history of Lukla Airport is almost like each year there is an accident and casualties of some people. So that the lower route is safer than flying to Lukla Airport.

Like the Everest Base Camp Trek from Lukla, you can commence this trip also with a guide or without. But having a guide is always a good option because guides know the different situations about the different places. Such as whether the tea house is open or not, how is the walking trails, how much affected walking trails by road, etc. Having a guide is not only showing the way, he/ she can be the best travel partner as well.

Everest Base Camp Trek without flying to Lukla can be accomplished between 17 to 22 days. It all depends on your walking ability and where you want to start and end the trek. Because of the road available to the nearby Lukla. The duration it’s a bit longer but it’s safer than flying to Lukla and from Lukla.

Itineraries of Everest Base Camp Trek without the flight to Lukla

Day 1 Drive from Kathmandu to Salleri
Day 2Trek from Salleri to Taksindo Danda.
Day 3Trek from Taksindo Danda to Kharikhola.
Day 4Trek from Kharikhola to Paiya.
Day 5Trek from Paiya to Phakding.
Day 6Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.
Day 7Rest day in Namche Bazaar
Day 8Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.
Day 9Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche.
Day 10Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche.
Day 11Trek from Lobuche to Gorakhshep and hike to Everest Base Camp.
Day 12Early in the morning and climb to Kalapatthar, and trek down to Pheriche
Day 13Trek from Pheriche to Namche.
Day 14Trek from Namche Bazaar to Surke
Day 15 Surke to Kharikhola
Day 16Kharikhola to Salleri
Day 17Salleri to Kathmandu drive

The second option is the classic Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek, which also does without the flight to Lukla.

Day 1Kathmandu to Jiri Drive
Day 2Trek from Jiri to Deurali
Day 3Trek from Deurali to Sete
Day 4Trek from Sete to Junbeshi
Day 5Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala
Day 6Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa
Day 7Half Day trek from Bupsa to Paiya
Day 8Trek from Paiya to Phakding
Day 9Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Day 10Acclimatization in Namche (Hike to Everest View Hotel and explore the Namche Village)
Day 11Trek from Namche to Tengboche Monastery
Day 12Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
Day 13Rest day
Day 14Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
Day 15Trek From Lobuche to Gorekshep and hike to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorekshep
Day 16Early Moring Hike to Kala Pattar (5545m.) and trek back to Pheriche
Day 17Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche.
Day 18Trek from Tengboche to Namche.
Day 19Trek down from Namche to Surke
Day 20:Trek from Surke to Kharikhola
Day 21Trek from Kharikhola to Salleri
Day 22Salleri to Kathmandu drive

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