Kathmandu to Phaplu drive cost of shared, local & private jeep and local buses for Everest trekking. Phaplu/Salleri is approximately 275 km far from Kathmandu. It is about 9/10 hours drive on the mountain road. The drive compress on the variation landscapes through the villages. There are two different options to get Phaplu/Salleri from Kathmandu. Both public and private transportation are options are open. The route transport leaves early in the morning and the private vehicle departure on your time.
Drive to Phaplu/Bupsa is optional transportation of Lukla flight. Lukla flight is frequently disturbed by the weather forecast. The Lukla airstrip span 527 m and is located in the mountain. The little unstable weather forecast distressed then flight might delay or cancel. Nepalese airlines operate a daily flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and Ramechhap.
Jeep/Bus Cost of Phaplu/Salleri
The regular share jeep leaving from Kathmandu at USD25 each head and 10/11 hrs drive. The public buses cost U$D20 per person and it is about 12 hours drive. We also arrange hotel (Thamel) to bus station transfer in reasonable cost in share basic.
Private 4WD jeep hire from Kathmandu to Phaplu cost USD200. The reserved jeep is slightly more comfortable than the share jeep. There is enough space to stretch the leg and sit and stop anyplace for the photograph. Around 6/7 people comfortably sit in the private jeep.
The public jeep has a place for 9 people and it is a squeezing trip but ok for one time. We request you pack some energy bar in your daypack which makes your Tommy happy through the drive. To reserve jeep/bus seat with view contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or Cell Number/ WhatsApp: +9779851138499.
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Useful tips for Kathmandu to Phaplu drive
- Should use the rain cover to protect your luggage from dust
- Keep your valuable and breakable items in your daypack for protection
- Keep a dust mask or neck gaiter scarf with you for a stay away from dust
- Keep a small note of rupees in the pocket for easy payments for food and drinks
- Book your Phaplu bus or jeep ticket in advance for your comfortable trip