‘an adventure with the exciting overland journey and walk from Solu to Khumbu’
Everest Base Camp Trekking with Explorer Adventure leads to quite different ways from normal trekking routes. Most treks start from Lukla, after taking a sweeping flight from Kathmandu or Ramechap airport.
Trekkers will experience that there is also a great way to reach Everest Base Camp by taking an alternative route. Where a few groups of trekkers seldom venture, walking from the mid-hills of Salleri, the headquarters town of Solu-Khumbu district.
An exciting way to begin the wonderful Everest Base Camp Trekking, reaching Salleri to start the adventure. After an interesting long drive from Kathmandu, an opportunity for trekkers to experience more Nepalese rural farm activities.
Starting from the lovely town of Salleri, where trekkers can observe different hill tribes of mixed religions and cultures. The lower part of Everest at Solu is a blend of both Hindu and Buddhism religions.
In the higher areas, coming across more Sherpa interwoven with strong Buddhism heritage customs. The walk continues after taking exciting dives, on bumpy high dirt tracks reaching Paiya within cooler areas of Khumbu.
From Paiya village head towards Everest base camp, walking past several villages to Phakding. Where the route from Lukla and lower Solu joins, as you can feel the difference. From the quiet areas of Solu and then on the main trails, coming across many trekkers with upgraded lodges.
Slowly the walk enters the Sagarmatha National Park, (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepal, and the Sherpa calls Chomolungma). The trail follows to cross a few bridges and then on the high winding uphill to the famous Namche Bazaar.
A great and perfect place to spend extra days for a short scenic hike to support acclimatization before heading higher. After a wonderful and pleasant rest at Namche Bazaar on the road to Everest base camp. The walk leads to higher terrain to a beautiful spot at Tengboche and the majestic monastery amidst lovely forest surroundings. Overlooking the grand panorama of Everest with an array of snow peaks that circles the scenic Tengboche monastery.
The adventure continues leaving the tree lines for barren mountain wilderness towards Dingboche, situated in picturesque Imjatse valley.
After Dingboche towards our main destination reaching Everest base camp, after walking through Lobuche and Gorakshep small settlements.
At Everest base camp enjoy the dramatic stupendous close views within arctic zone landscapes of ice and glaciers. Standing amidst towering giant peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse, and Mt. Everest and beneath massif Khumbu Ice-Fall.
After enjoying a great exciting experience at Everest base camp, the next adventure leads to a steep climb on top of Kalapathar's rocky hill.
The highest point of the trek faces superb views of Mt. Everest at a mere distance with a series of peaks.
The adventure slowly comes to an end after visiting all the main highlights with spectacular scenery of dramatic mountain landscapes.
The return walk leads to scenic Pheriche valley and towards Namche Bazaar, then on the long downhill back to Tham Danda. Where an exciting drive brings you to Salleri town for another interesting overland journey to Kathmandu.
Reaching Kathmandu our adventure concludes, after a wonderful and overwhelming experience on Everest Base Camp Trekking.