Jiri- Everest Base Camp Trekking

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is the classical trekking route to the heart of Everest region which was used by the Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary in their Mt. Everest expedition in 1953. It is one of the popular trekking trails in the world which offers the combination of natural and cultural beauty. This trekking provides the opportunity to the trekkers to explore the landscape of the whole Khumbu/Everest region, green forest with rare wild animals and birds, lush valleys with the spectacular view of the giant world tallest mountains. In this trekking you can enjoy the fantastic vistas of the mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m.) the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Amadablam , Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku etc. as well as the culture and tradition of the ethnic Sherpa community.

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a road journey from Kathmandu to Jiri. And Staying at Lodge Jiri or Shivalaya up to our program. This trekking trail passes through the Solu+ khumbu and Gokyo Valley following the path of the medieval trans - Himalaya trade route. Everest Base Camp is 175 kilometer from Jiri via Namche bazaar. The trekking route is filled with one of the most magnificent mountain scenery, famous Buddhist monasteries, lush valleys rivers flowing effortless from the mountain ridges feed by the mother glaciers you the Essence of heaven on the mother earth. As the trekking begins from the comparatively low lands then other treks in the region it provides you a good chance of acclimatization and exploration through the villages and glaciers in Khumbu region.

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Jiri- Everest Base Camp Trekking Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in KTM, transport to Hotel

Day 02: Drive Kathmandu – Jiri, Duration: 8 hrs drive
Height: 1905m
Meal include: All

Day 03: Trek Jiri to Shivalaya, Duration: 5 hrs walk
Height: 1767m
Meal include: All

Day 04: Trek Shivalaya to Bhandar, Duration: 6 hrs walk
Height: 2040m
Meal include: All

Day 05: Trek Bhandar to Sete, Duration: 7 hrs walk
Height: 2575m
Meal include: All

Day 06: Trek Sete to Junbesi, Duration: 6 hrs walk
Height: 2675m
Meal include: All

Day 07: Trek Junbesi to Nuntala, Durtaion: 6 hrs
Height: 2320m
Meal include: All

Day 08: Trek Nuntala to Bupsa, Duration: 7 hrs walk
Height: 2310m
Meal include: All

Day 09: Trek Bupsa to Ghat, Duration: 6 hrs walk
Height: 2490m
Meal include: All

Day 10: Trek Ghat to Namche, Duration: 5-6 hrs walk
Height: 3440m
Meal include: All

Day 11: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization. Duration: Whole Day
Height: 1767m
Meal include: All

Day 12: Trek Namche to Tengboche, Duration: 5 hrs)
Height: 3860m
Meal include: All

Day 13: Trek Tengboche to Pheriche, Duration 5-6 hrs
Height: 4312m
Meal include: All

Day 14: Trek Pheriche to Lobuche, Duration: 4-5 hrs
Height: 4920m
Meal include: All

Day 15: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep, Duration: 4 hrs
Height: 5140m
Meal include: All

Day 16: Hike up to Kalapatthar
Height: 5545m
Meal include: All
Optional: Continue to Everest Base Camp (5,400 m).
Retrace your steps to Gorakshep / Lobuche. Duration: 3-4 hours
Height: 4910m
Meal include: All

Day 17: Continue Trek to Dingboche, Duration 5 hrs
Height: 4410m
Meal include: All

Day 18: Trek Dingboche to Khumjung, Duration:8 hrs
Height: 3780m
Meal include: All

Day 19: Trek to Khumjung, Thame & Khunde, Duration: 6 hrs
Height: 3840m
Meal include: All

Day 20: Trek Khunde to Lukla: Duration: 8 hrs
Height: 2840m
Meal include: All

Day 21: Flight from Lukla to KTM, Duration: 40 min flight
Meal include: Breakfast

Day 22: Free day and farewell dinner
Free day and farewell dinner in finest Nepali Traditional Restaurant of Kathmandu and Prepare for next day’s back home. Hotel overnight.
Meal include: breakfast, dinner

Grade: Challenging
Trip Duration: 22 Days
Trip Type: Trekking
Region: Everest Region

Trip Price - Per person

USD 1993

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Three nights Budget hotel in Kathmandu (On Request) with breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Nepal’s finest Traditional Restutrant
  • All Meals,Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight and airport departure taxes
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Budget Adventure Trekking duffel bag
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Note: Porter and assistance Guide can be added, as 2 people = 1 porter and assistance Guide if people more than 5 pax

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)