Khari Khola to Everest Base Camp Trek

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Khari Khola to Everest Base Camp Trek - Days

Trip Route

Ktm - Khari Khola - Namche Bazar - Tengboche - Gorakshep - Kala Patthar - EBC - Lukla

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
5,500 M/18,040 FT
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
Best Season
Khari Khola to Everest base camp trek an alternative way of the Lukla flight. Recently Nepal government constructed a jeep road from Kathmandu to Khari Khola. The Khari Khola to EBC trek without flying to dangerous Lukla airport. Khari Khola Everest base camp trek is the best accessible Everest trekking route with avoiding air transport. The nearest jeep station from Lukla airport is Khari Khola and it is a long day trek. About 30 Km far from Lukla and roughly 305 Kilometers distance from Kathmandu. It is about 12 hours drive from Kathmandu to Khari Khola. There is a good road from Kathmandu to Phaplu and it smooth drive on the mountain terrain. The rain and landslide might affect the driving beyond the Phaplu to Khari Khola.

14-days Khari Khola Everest base camp trek spread into the subtropical to trans-Himalaya climate zone
. From Khari Khola trek through varied landscapes and experience mixed Nepalese culture. Everest trek from Khari Khola exposes extraordinary sceneries of diverse mountain terrain. Also, get more time to enjoy the natural beauty and charming Buddhist culture. Khari Khola Everest base camp trek route begins from Kathmandu with a full day drive. The lengthy drive provides a good view of the Koshi river, mountain vista, and exclusive landscapes.
From Khari Khola trek gently climb up throughout the village and into the rhododendron and oak forest. Also crossing the Kari la pass (3,080 m) then our trail joint Lukla to Everest base camp route. The route passing Buddhist monasteries Tengboche, Pema Manding, Lawdo Gompa, Thaktul, and Pangboche. Also crossing many suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi river. While trekking in the Sagarmatha national park encounter endangers animals Red panda, musk deer, and regular animals. The extra nights at Namche Bazar and Dingboche villages give enough time to adopt the high altitude. A trek ahead thru the iconic places Namche Bazar, Khumjung, Tengboche monastery, and Gorak Shep. On way to the EBC trek ascend to the nearest viewpoints Kala Patther, Sir Edmund Hillary Viewpoint, and Nangkartshang. A trek offers a panoramic mountain vista of the Mount Everest, Pumor, Ama Dablam, Thamerku, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cholatse etc.
After achieving the ultimate goal on the trek descend to Lukla airport then short mountain flight to Kathmandu.

Daily itinerary

Khari Khola is about 305 kilometers far from Kathmandu. And it is about 12 hours’ drive on the mountain road, it also depends on road condition. From Kathmandu reach to Khari Khola by public or private jeep. If prefer to take a public jeep then have to swap the jeep at Phaplu or Salleri. The public jeep departed around 5 am from Kathmandu and then stopped a few times for the toilet and food break before touching down the Khari Khola. It is a long drive on the poor quality road but dramatic scenery makes the journey enjoyable. The journey passing along the Sunkoshi River to Ghurmi. We then drive uphill and passing Okhaldunga and Patale to Phaplu/Salleri. After Phaplu off-road drive with crossing Dhudkoshi river to Khari Khola.

What's included?

  • International and domestic airport transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Everest Base Camp Trek permits (Everest National Park and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Kathmandu to Khari Khola by private/shared jeep
  • Experienced English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits Apple, Banana, Orange, etc
  • Complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • Everest Classic Trek Map
  • Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket with together your guide
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during the trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Meals and Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge, etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip