Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental

The Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental involves journey traveling on  the Prithivi Highway and after that taking a course of smaller roads towards Thamdanda. This road could be challenging, particularly during the season of monsoon, due to extreme rainfalls and soil erosion. It’s important to hire a 4WD Jeep with a competent driver who is well-informed with the locations and road conditions. Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental can vary relying on the season, availability, and the type of jeep the travelers choose.

 It is always a good idea to negotiate the price with the driver or the travel agency to obtain the most favorable deal possible. It’s also recommended to book the jeep in advance, particularly during the time of peak season in which the demand of the transportation is highest. Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental cost is about USD 480, therefore, the jeep travels till Thamdanda from where it takes about 8 hours walking to reach Lukla. 

Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental (near Lukla) is one of the reliable modes of transport to Everest Base Camp Trek while seeking a substitute to the Lukla flight. The road drive will take around 9 hours with a Jeep to reach Salleri from Kathmandu. Kathmandu to Salleri distance is 267 km with the blacktop road. Recently the Motobale Bridge across the Dudh Koshi River has been completed to link motorable roads within Lukla and Kathmandu in Nepal.

 It will take around 5 hour all-terrain drive for a 38 km freshly started track from the distinct headquarters Sallari to Dudh Koshi Bridge and another 25 km drive from the bridge the travelers will reach in Thamdanda. For where travelers can get to Lukla by 8 hours walking on foot. Kathmandu to Thamdanda (Lukla) road distance is 330 km and it takes about 18 hours to reach Thamdanda from Kathmandu. The jeep can accommodate 7 persons including the driver. KHOJNU provides Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental.

Kathmandu to Lukla Road Distance in brief

Kathmandu city to Salleri (Headquarter of Solukhumbu District) Road distance is 267 km. 

Salleri to Thamdanda (The Endpoint of the Road for the moment) Road Distance is: 63 km

Thamdanda to Chaurikharka (The End point of Road for Lukla Purpose) Road Distance is: 37 km is under construction.

Why is Kathmandu to Thamdanda 4WD Jeep Rental popular?

Everest Region Trek and Mera Peak are famous in Nepal for trekkers. Lukla is a significant starting place for Everest and Mera Peak. Although the Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu flight is not sure due to inappropriate weather or travelers in the situation they are not willing to fly then they can drive private Jeep from Kathmandu to Thamdanda with the Phaplu Salleri. 

Best driving seasons for Kathmandu to Thamdanda road condition 

Autumn and spring are the best seasons from Kathmandu to Thamdanda for the travelers. During summer season the traveler can travel to Salleri Phaplu just due to the road conditions. But during winter travelers can travel to Thamdanda directly from Kathmandu. 

Kathmandu to Salleri: Pitch

Salleri Phaplu to Thamdanda: Rough Road

KHOJNU provides 4WD Jeep Rental from Kathmandu to Bupsa, Thamdanda, Paiya, Lukla 

First of all it is important to note that there is no direct bus service or jeeps from Kathmandu to Lukla due to the absence or roads leading to Lukla. The only way to travel to Lukla is by taking a flight from Kathmandu to the small airport in Lukla, which serves as the gateway to the Everest Region. Therefore, if the travelers are to head to the nearby towns of Lukla, they can take a jeep ride to Thamdanda, which is close to the city. Starting on a Jeep drive from Kathmandu to Thamdanda provides an amazing opportunity to discover the astonishing mountain ranges. 

At the time of the journey from Kathmandu to Lukla, the travelers will cross some beautiful valleys in Nepal. This tour begins from the busy city of Kathmandu which gradually changes from thickly populated regions to the serene isolated nearby Mt. Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Valley. Continuing on this tour the travelers witness a more beautiful valley with rhododendron jungle and other vegetation. 

Taking a jeep from Kathmandu to Thamdanda-Buspsa is an ideal option when the flight to Lukla is canceled due to bad weather conditions. This alternative allows the travelers to head to Bupsa and begin their trek to either the Three Passes Trek or Everest Base Camp Trek. At present, the road leading to Lukla is completed at Thamdanda, which is about a 4-hour drive away from Lukla. From Thamdanda, the travelers need to hike for an additional 4 hours to reach Lukla. 

The cost of hiring a private Jeep from Kathmandu to Solukhumbu Salleri is about $350 when hiring a private jeep from Kathmandu to Thamdanda costs about $550. In the situation the travelers choose jeep renting, this journey will head directly from Kathmandu to Bupsa. As Bupsa is the closest point to Lukla accessible by road, it will take about 5 hours of hiking to reach Lukla from Bupsa. There are plans to construct roads from Kathmandu to Paiya Lukla.

if You need to hire a jeep or land cruiser for your special Everest region treks then KHOJNU is there for your successful journey. You can send us an inquiry or contact us for a reservation at [email protected] or +977 9866551703 whatsapp 

Author: khojnu

Nepal Local Travel and Tourism Promotion ( Local Business )

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