Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration23 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5,545m
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Tea House
  • Transport Fly in - Fly Out
  • An easy and a popular trekking trail to perform in the Everest region
  • Superb scenic views of the Himalayan mountain peaks, such as Mount Everest, Mount Nuptse and Mount Lhotse
  • Scope to pass through Gokyo Ri Chola mountain pass, a long trek route
  • Views of Namche Bazaar, Khunde Khumjung, Tengboche Monastery of Buddhist

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek 23 Days Itinerary and Cost

Trek from Jiri to the Mount Everest base camp is an easy and a popular trekking trail performed in the Everest region. The trekking trail gives superb sceneries of the Himalayan region. These include the Mount Everest at the height of 8848meters, Mount Lhotse at the height of 8516meters, Mount Nuptse at about 7855meters and several other high mountain peaks.

As the name highlights, the trek commences from Jiri and requires you spending about 3 to 4 weeks to complete your trek by reaching at the Everest base camp. Moreover, starting from Jiri, you have to follow a long trek route via Gokyo Ri Chola mountain pass to reach at the base camp of Mount Everest for ending your trek.

The trek from Jiri to the Everest Base Camp obviously gives you a breathtaking experience and mandates a sound walking experience as well as proper physical health condition. Besides a large number of mountain views, the trek allows you to get glimpse of culture followed by Sherpa village of the famous Namche Bazaar, Khunde Khumjung, Tengboche Monastery of Buddhist and many more.

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On arrival in Kathmandu you are met by our representative who will transport you to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu for the night.

     After having breakfast enjoy a guide sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. In the evening you will return to the Hotel.B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.

       The drive normally takes 7-8 hours covering 188km from Kathmandu. The drive allows you excellent panoramic views of the eastern Himalaya including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa. The road descends to Panchkal crossing the SunKosi River and joins the Swiss made road to Jiri. After crossing a pass at 2440m the road makes a long sweep and reaches the village of Charikot at the road junction for Dolkha. The road descends from Charikot passing Tama Kosi valley and climbs above Kabre. Finally the road descends along the top of a ridge to Jiri Bazaar. O/N at Jiri Bazaar.

         Walking through deep forests, the trail starts uphill climbing to the ridge at 2,370m. Trekking through Mali, a populated Sherpa village cross the bridge to Shivalaya and come to Bhandar where you can see the police check post and two imposing chortens. O/N at Bhandar.

           From Bhandar descending through deep forests the trail drops into a canyon, passes Baranda and reaches Likhu Khola (1,490m). Spend some time watching the grey langur monkeys playing in the lush tree tops. Continue climbing over the ridge that makes up Kenja (1,570m) a small inhabited village of Newars and Magars, the ethnic groups of this area. After climbing some hours you reach Chimbu (2,140m) and then Sete where you can take some time to explore the small monastery. O/N at Sete.

             Taking the scenic route the trek heads into the mountain forest with its huge moss –covered rhododendron, magnolia and birch trees. About an hour above Sete the trail reaches to Dagchu (2,880m) and continues to climb to Goyom (3,300m). The route descend steeply through the field and pasture land to the small settlement of Tragdobuk (2,860m) and then it moves on to Junbesi a splendid Sherpa village with beautiful surrounding. Spend the afternoon here exploring the village and the way of life of its inhabitants. O/N at Junbesi.

               The trail crosses the Junbesi khola (river) and heads to Phaphlu, the site of an airstrip and the administrative centre of the Solu Khumbu district. Climbing up the ridge at Khurtang (2,980m) you can have your first tantalizing view of Everest as well as Thamaserku and Mera peak. Walking several ups and down, the trail passes the isolated monastery of Trakshindo and reaches Nuntala. O/N at Nuntala.

                 From Nuntala the trail descends to Dudh Koshi and reaches to Jubling where you can see garlands of marigolds. The trail passes through many Sherpa and magar villages and descends to Khari khola before it makes a steep climb to Bupse. O/N at Bupse.

                   From Bupse the trail climbs steadily allowing you early morning views of Khumbilia and Cho Oyu, before it reaches Surke (2,290m). The trail passes several small valleys and meanders through a forest before reaching Mushe. Trekking along the wide stone trail through Mushe you reach Chaunnkharka (2,650m). To finish the day you make a sharp ascent to chabiung. O/N at Chabblung.

                     From Chabblung you climb to reach Namche Bazaar a famous and busy focal point of the Sherpa people in the Everest region. O/N at Namche Bazaar.

                       After having breakfast take some sightseeing around Namche Bazaar. Then you can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillery School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In the centre of Namche you can visit the mountaineering museum and visit the Sagarmata Pollution Control Committee (SPCC). In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people. In Namche above the police check post you will see Sagarmatha National Park headquarters and if you want to look at the visitor centre it is open from 8am to 4pm except Saturdays and holidays. O/N at Namche.

                         From Namche Bazaar the trail climbs up and down to Sanasa where the trail descends gradually to Teshinga and then it drops steeply to Phunki Thanga. Climbing two hours from Phunki Thanga you will reach Tengboche. Tengboche is a religious place for the Sherpa people and the entire Solukhumbu area. Here you will see the Tengboche Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal. O/N at Tengboche.

                           From Tengboche you will reach the tiny village of Devuche and after climbing some magnificently carved stones you will be at Pangboche (3,860m). Walking the lower route from Pangboche and entering the alpine meadow you will be at Shomara. The trail then passes to Orsho. Beyond Orso the route divides to Dingboche or Pheriche (4,240m). Pheriche is the windiest place of the Khumbu area, here you will find the Health post and Himalayan Rescue Association. O/N at Pheriche or Dingboche.

                             The trail ascends from Pheriche/Debouche and after crossing some bridges you will reach Duglha. From Duglha the trail steeply goes up to the Khumbu glacier and drops a bit to the valley of Lobuche (4,930m). O/N at Lobuche.

                               The trail from Lobuche progresses gradually upwards providing splendid views of Mt Pumori. In the afternoon you will reach Gorak Shep which is surrounded by mountains. O/N at Gorak Shep.

                                 Early in the morning hike to Kalapattar (5,545m) which is the most exciting part of the trip and take in panoramic views of Mt. Everest, the way of the South Col Khumbu, the icefall and glacier and Pumori as well. Return to Gorek Shep,for Lunch. If you are interested to go to EBC (5,400m) your guide will take you along the undulating trail to this much coveted place. From here you can observe the blue ice and the Khumbu icefall. This trekking will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime. Head back to Gorek Shep. O/N at Gorek Shep.

                                   Trek back to Periche. O/N at Pheriche.

                                     Trek back to Tengboche. O/N at Tengboche.

                                       Trek back to Namche. O/N at Namche.

                                         Trek back to Lukla. O/N at Lukla.

                                          Fly back to Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.

                                            We allow a Leisure day in Kathmandu incase the flight from Lukla is canceled due to weather. If you are in Kathmandu you can take an optional guided tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one of the oldest cities in the valley. at Kathmandu.

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                                                Cost Details
                                                Cost Includes
                                                • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
                                                • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu-Kathmandu city Hotel or Hotel Thamel (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                                                • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                                                • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
                                                • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
                                                • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                                                • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
                                                • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                                                • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                                                • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                                                • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                                                • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                                                • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                                                Cost Excludes
                                                • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
                                                • Your Travel insurance.
                                                • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
                                                • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
                                                • Sweet things like chocolate.
                                                • Hot shower during the trekking.
                                                • Tips for the guide and porter.
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                                                Start DateSaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateSundayOct 15, 2023PricePriceUS$2000StatusStatusAvailable
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