About Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri
Everest Base Camp Trek marks numerous peculiar trekking trails. It is one of the most iconic trekking destinations in Nepal. Amidst, Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is the least known trails that comprise bountiful of unexplored and off-beaten paths. This can be a wonderful alternative to the base camp of the world’s highest peak.
adventurous journey is ideal for those who want to explore something new, raw and wild away from chaos. On this journey, you will witness the beauty of the Mahalangur mountain range including Everest. It also offers the most spectacular scenery of Khumbu Ice Falls and Khumbu glaciers.
Besides, you have the view of uncountable towering Himalayas including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and peaks like Amadablam, Kangtega, Thamserku, Kwangde, Kusum Kanguru.
EBC trek via Salleri also takes you to popular villages of the Khumbu Region. It introduces you to the wonderland of the local Sherpa community. Their rural lifestyle, rich culture, and interesting traditions are culturally enticing. And the admirable ancient monasteries demonstrate old age cultures & customs of Buddhist religion within the region.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri will complete in 17 days. The vantage point of this trek is Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) and Kala Patthar (5545m/18188ft). This trek is of a difficult grade as you walk above 4000 meters. This is a long time-consuming journey yet will be the most memorable one.
But if you have limited time for the trek, you have the option of Short Everest Base Camp Trek and Everest Base Camp Heli Tour as well.
When is the Best Time?
Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is doable all year round. However, for the best experience, the seasons of Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) are the best. The climatic condition is stable with a clear atmosphere and astounding scenery.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri Difficulty
Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is of difficult grade. If you are a beginner then EBC trek is not a good idea at all. Even the experienced trekker may face various difficulties while on the trek. The major difficulty is Altitude Sickness as most of the time you trek above 3000m.
Another is the strenuous length and walking hours. You will walk nearly 7-8 hours per day on average covering 62 kilometers. Also, the rugged terrain and tricky weather might harden the paths. Thus, make sure to be comfortable and maintain the pace of your walk. Most important is to get enough acclimatization.
Food & Accommodation
Regarding food and accommodation, the Everest Base Camp provides basic facilities. There are a number of good teahouses en route. If you wish, you have the option of staying at luxury tea houses with better facilities.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri Trek Route
The trek route of Everest Base Camp Trek via Salleri is similar to normal EBC trek after Phakding. In this trek, you will avoid flight to begin your trek. Instead, you will drive via Salleri and trek from villages like Ringmo, Khari Khola, and Puiyan.