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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri is a classic Everest adventure that includes the walk to Everest Base Camp from Jiri following the footsteps of legendary mountaineers, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to the Base Camp of world’s highest mountain Everest on an iconic mountain trail in 1953 The trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trek routes in the world – a once in a lifetime adventure travel hike in the company of inspiring and breathtaking Himalayan scenery. Once you make it to the Base Camp, you are suddenly filled with a deep respect for the climbers who prove human determination and hardiness by making it to the mountain top.

Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri assimilates ultimate adventure experiences in Himalaya. Enjoying life in extremes and exploring some of the finest natural and cultural wonder of Nepal is the primary goal of this trek. The varying altitude during the trek leads one from the lower hills to the high Himalaya trekking through some villages, of Sherpa, Magar Rai and other ethnic groups

This Jiri to Everest base camp trekking itinerary has been designed in consultation with professional mountaineers and guides ensuring adequate time for proper acclimatization. While on the trek, we also pass through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. Visit the Buddhist monasteries with prayer flags, the Sherpa and other ethnic villages with their simple yet rich mountain lifestyles. The views are gorgeous, and walking in the Himalayas proves to be quite an intense experience.

Spring(March to May) and Autumn (mid Sept to mid Dec) and are the best seasons for the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek.

Trip Facts


Duration: 21 to 23 days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu-Jiri
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12 pax
Tansportation: Bus-private jeep
Activity Per Day: 4-6 hours
Max Altitude: 5,554m/18,192ft
Trip Grade: Strenous

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m / 4264 ft) and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Casual day in Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri

Day 4: Bhandar to Sete(2575m/8450 ft): 6/7 hrs

Day 5: Sete trek to Junbesi(2670 m/8760 ft): 6/7 hrs

Day 6: Junbesi trek to Nunthala (2220m/7280 ft): 6 hrs

Day 7: Nunthala to Bupsa (2360 m/7,740 ft): 5/6 hrs( It might be Panggom too but depends on guides

Day 8: Bupsa to Surke (2290m/7282ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 9: Surke to Phakding(2,652m/8,700ft): 4/5 hrs

Day 10: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 11: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft)

Day 12: Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 14: Dingboche – Duglha (4,600 m/15,090 ft): 3/4 hrs

Day 15: Duglha – Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 2/4 hours

Day 16: Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) – Gorak Shep : 7/8 hrs

Day 17: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft) – Pheriche (4280 m/14,070 ft): 7/8 hrs

Day 18: Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazzar (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 19: Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 6/8 hrs

Day 20: Lukla – Kathmandu

Day 21: Transfer to airport for final departure

Note: Beside lukla you can end your trek at Faplu or salleri which takes 2 more days

 

 

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides