Salleri to Everest Base Camp Trek is an alternative way of fly to Lukla to starts the Everest Base Camp trek. The Everest Base Camp trek from Salleri is offering an opportunity to explore the most attractive Solu and Khumbu both trekking region at once visit so this route also called Solukhumbu trekking. Kathmandu to Sallari there is daily bus and jeep services it takes about 8 to 9 hours overland journey. The trek from Salleri to Everest Base Camp only few trekkers have explored this route, which is introduced recently after motor road construction. The road makes easy and shortest access to enter the Everest region means before Salleri road construction we need to follow the trek from Jiri bazaar (old transitional route) for the Mount Everest Base Camp trek those who preferred to go trekking starting point by overland which is required long holiday but Salleri route make bit shorter. Driving distance from Kathmandu to Salleri is quite long (266km) but really unique experience to explore the countryside.
If you decide to start the trek from Sallari you don’t have to worry about flight delay, weather changes and landing in the scary Lukla airport. The Everest Base Camp via Sallari offer untouched trail, traditional lifestyles, hospitality of local people, buddhist monasterie, unique landscape, snow-capped mountains and the scenarios of flora and fauna.
If you are thinking how to reach Lukla by bus from Kathmandu then still it is not possible. If you are seeking alternative to fly to Lukla then you need to go by overland from Kathmandu to Salleri, the district headquarter of the Solukhumbu. Our below given itinerary is designed with taking overland journey from Kathmandu to Sallari and return by flight from Lukla.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu City.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Salleri (1138m) 8-9 hours drive.
Day 04: Trek to Taksindo (3070m)
Day 05: Trek to Kharikhola (2040m)
Day 06: Trek to Paiya (2730m)
Day 07: Trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 08: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 09: Acclimatization day.
Day 10: Trek to Tengbuche (3860m)
Day 11: Trek to Dingbuche (4410m)
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m).
Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep and hike to Everest Base Camp (5365m).
Day 14: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m) and trek down to Pheriche (4240m).
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 16: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 18: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 19: Depart Kathmandu
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