Solu village Trek

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 12 Days

Highest access: 2827m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Solukhumbu

Grade: Classic & Easy

Best season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Flight/private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Solu Village
  • Solu village Trek Itinerary
  • Cost Info

The Solu village Trek in the north-eastern part of Nepal is famous for various types of peoples which are surrounded by plentiful natural beauty.  Solu is famous for its biological diversity, virgin landscape and mountain vistas while the Lower part for the world's highest Peak in Solukhumbu. its many exciting places also lots of attractions in the southern region that are yet to be explored, such as the treks on the Dudhkunda Cultural Trails. The trekking to the Solukhumbu gives you not only the enjoyment of  trekking but also the unique landscape above tree line, ancient monasteries, and the opportunity to discover the different villages with their own culture such as those of the Rai, Gurung, Magar, Newar, Tamang, Brahmin, Chhetri and Sherpa peoples. The Solu-Village trail is a classic approach to Mt. Everest since the route was taken by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first submitter of Mt. Everest on 29th May 1953. Due to the unique nature of this trek is offered year to year in every season.

The Solu Village Trek requires approximately 14 days including Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot tiler-made program and begins from the Phaplu. which is typically reached by a 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu. The next day the real trekking starts in the lap of the Mother Nature where we explore her beauty of natural green forests and mountain views. The first day of trekking ends at Basa Village at 2100m after a tiring 7 hour walk. Here home stay will make you comfortable and at ease with the delicious organic food and variety of vegetables available. The next days walk as approximately 6 hours in length to reach Nunthala at 2,580m. Here we take a rest in the local lodge. While passing through Nunthala we will visit the village of Babu Chhiri Sherpa who has climbed Mount Everest without the use of oxygen. This pretty village has nice views of the surrounding mountains. After reaching Nunthala the next destination for the day is Kharikhola at , paiya Surky and Likla you need to walk for about 5 to 6 hours per day. then you will reach Lukla to catch flight for Kathmandu again in Kathmandu, there will be sightseeing likewise, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot also sunrise view from Nagarkot will be extraordinary.

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the paramount destination in the world Everest region collects lots of tourist in the world. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Solu village Trek.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipment's does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

Down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties (buy these at Namche Bazar and they saves your feet.)  Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs).

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

  • Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 
  • Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for solu village Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us:

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Solu village Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection. Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather so we request our travelers to carry luggage for extra days in Katmandu or in Lukla.

Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu 1,400m,Welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu (2,469). Today,early morning,take flight to Phaplu 35 minuets overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 03
Phaplu to Basa Village(1,995m). The day 7 hours walking to reach Basa overnight at Home stay.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 04
Rest Day in Basa and visit Village , School and temple overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 05
Basa village to Nunthala (2,330m).The day 6 hours walking to reach Nunthala stay overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 06
Trek to Kharikhola(2,040) 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 07
Trek to Paiya(2,730) 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 08
Trek to Lukla(2,840) 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Day 09
Fly back to Kathmandu & overnight at Hotel on Bed & breakfast plan.
Day 10
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley then go to Bhaktapur and for Night Nagarkot(2,195), overnight at Hotel on Bed & Breakfast.
Day 11
Early morning for the sunrise from Nagarkot then after breakfast back to Kathmandu overnight at Hotel on Bed & breakfast
Day 12
Departure from Kathmandu to  your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport pick up & drops by private car
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Kathmandu/ Phaplu & Lukla/Kathmandu flight fare( Guest+ Gide)
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Guest House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • Accommodation selected Hotel in Kathmandu
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 ( one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  •  National park Fees
  • ( TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  •  First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide & Porter insurance During the trekking
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage
  • Tour certificate
  • Company Ti-shirt as a souvenir 
  • Farewell dinner with Typical Nepali culture
  • And extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Cost excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu/ Nagarkot/Bhaktapur
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  • Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Tips