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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trekking from Jiri to Everest base camp price and itinerary

Jiri to Everest base camp trekking is a completely different trekking comparatively to the other trekking region here in Nepal. this trekking is more realistic and natural and also the perfect snow cap mountain view from every village and many traditional monasteries and temples along the way so Jiri to EBC trek is the best and tranquil trekking area.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek begins from Kathmandu with 8 to 9 hours drive to Jiri, it is about 188km/118 Miles Drive. This classic Everest base camp trek follows the very old trekking route taken by the early climbers who wanted to submit the Everest but since then Jiri to Everest base camp trek is a popular realistic trekking trail via Villages, farming, landscapes, and Rivers. Everest region is known as a popular area of Sherpa people and about 8000 Sherpa’s used to live in Everest Khumbu region. It is a relatively very small society but they are popular for mountaineering activities as they grew up at high altitude area. Many types of research show that sherpas are migrated from eastern Tibet about 450 Years ago meaning they have very old history and have been staying around Khumbu region since very long time hence they are very powerful people, especially for climbing and trekking trips.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek begins after stepping out from the bus at Jiri or Sivalayathen we continue to walk through local farming, villages, and many suspension bridges. This beautiful natural trek is also known as a classic Everest base camp trek because it is a popular route since the very long time when early Everest expedition group followed it. Everest region trek is one of the most visits trekking route in Nepal where about 9000 tourist visits during the year But some of them go to Other popular trekking routes after Everest base camps such as Annapurna circuit trek, Manaslu trek, Mardi Himal trek or luxury Chitwan jungle safari tour in the south. Jiri to Everest base camp trek is quite long but this trip shows you a real experience about localities and nature in a tranquil environment. This EBC trek from Jiri is about 191 km long and so much altitude fluctuations till we reach Namche Bazaar then we follow s popular trekking route to Everest base camp and also Gokyo valley trek.

Important Note: Since few years there is road till Junbesi but it is just off road and not a comfortable Road at all but in recent days if the road becomes good then we can drive straight to Junbesi from Kathmandu meaning we can skip 2 to 3 days.

Trip Highlights:

  • Local Bus Drive Experience  to Sivalaya via Jiri,
  • Crossing Lamjura  and Junbesi Monastery,
  • Visit Dhodh Koshi River and many Beautiful Suspension Bridges,
  • Visit Lukla & Namche Bazaar
  • Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and Kalapathar (5550 m),
  • Scenic flight experience over the Rolling green hills to and from Kathmandu.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek Outline Itinerary:

DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu (1350M/ 4429ft).

DAY 02: World heritage site tour in Kathmandu.

DAY 03: Drive to Shivalaya (1,770 m/ 5807ft) – 8 hrs.

DAY 04: Trek to Bhandar ( 2,195m/ 7201ft) – 05 hrs.

DAY 06: Trek to Sete (2,575 m/ 8448ft) – 06 hrs.

DAY 07: Trek to Junbesi (2,675m/ 8776ft) via Lamjura-la (3,530m/ 11581ft) – 06 hrs.

DAY 08: Trek to Nunthala ( 2,190 m/ 7185ft)– 0 6 hrs.

DAY 09: Trek to Bupsa Danda (2,250m/ 7381ft)- 06 hrs.

DAY 10: Trek to Surkhe (2,295 m/ 7529ft) – 06 hrs.

DAY 11: Trek to Phakding (2,660 m/ 8727ft) – 05 hrs.

DAY 12: Trek to Namche (3,440 m/ 11286ft) – 06 hrs.

DAY 13: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and excursion Around.

DAY 14: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867 m/ 12687ft) – 05hrs.

DAY 15: Trek to Dingboche (4,260 m/ 13976ft) – 05hrs.

DAY 16: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m/ 16108ft)– 05 hrs.

DAY 17: Trek to Gorakshep (5,170 m/ 16994ft) and to Everest Base Camp
(5,364 m/ 17598ft) and back to Gorakshep hotel – 07 hrs.

DAY 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 07 hrs.

DAY19: Trek to Lukla – 07 hrs

DAY 20: Fly to Kathmandu- 30 minute

DAY 21: International Departure

DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu.

We will provide you with a private vehicle from the airport to the hotel when you arrive at Kathmandu TIA airport. There will be a guy who has been working under safe holiday adventure he will pick up you. Once you checked in to the hotel we will give you some information about trekking and about the local scenario of Kathmandu.

DAY 02: World heritage site tour in Kathmandu.

When you are ready at your hotel after your breakfast on time we will provide you with a private transportation and Licence holder city guide for your city day tour. As we have many temples, arts, Gompa and Stupas we will take you there and our guide will give you information about each and everything especially when you are in UNESCO world heritage sights. You going to visit major 4 places by private transport and after that, you will be back to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel and prepare for your trek.

DAY 03: Drive to Shivalaya 1,770 m – 8 hrs.

This is your early weak up day because you have to go for a long journey about 8 to 9 hours by Bus via Jiri. There are much beautiful slop landscape and local residency during your drive and also big and clear rivers. When you reach Sivalaya you will sleep at the tea house. It is a lovely village next to the river.

DAY 04: Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,195m – 05 hrs.

We have to start a day early again as usual in the mountain life people used to weak up at 5.30 am to 6 am, when we finish our breakfast we will walk straight up to the hill through the forest and some local houses. When you finish the climb and reach the top of the ridge there is a small area called Deurali which is a scenic place and calm, where we can have lunch than descending to Bhandar which is a big area and flat residency area. It is where we will find a place to sleep.

DAY 06: Trek to Sete 2,575 m – 06 hrs.

After your breakfast in the hotel, we going to walk in the morning through some houses, the area where we follow the green wide valley and rivers on the side. After few hours walking you will reach at Kinja which is located at the bank of river also it is where we will rest and take breakfast than after we have to go straight up continue to Sete, it is quite high and the view to the west valley will be just Paradise from the hotel where we sleep.

DAY 07: Trek to Junbesi 2,675m via Lamjura-la 3,530m – 06 hrs.

It is one of our best walking days but at the beginning, we have to go again straight to Lamjura which is 3450m high about so the first 3 hours going to be challenging than we go straight down to Toktok and flat walk to Junbeshi. Junbeshi is a perfect place to experience the culture because it is a big area where we can walk around and visit Gompa, traditional houses, their daily lifestyles. it is located in the valley and river at the side .we sleep one night there in the lodge.

DAY 08: Trek to Nunthala (Manidingma) 2,190 m – 0 6 hrs.

After fresh local food as a breakfast, our day adventure starts again from Junbeshi. we have to cross the bridge and need to go up through pine forest and hut of animals. The main highlights of the day are terrace field, white Stupa, Mani walls, forest, and beautiful Sherpa villages(Ringmo and Taksindo). It is also similar scenario like other day need to go up and down one by one till Taksindo Danda than we trek straight down to Nunthala which is long spared village has quite some tea house for sleep, we will sleep there that day.

DAY 09: Trek to Bupsa Danda 2,250 m 06 hrs.

This day our mission starts to walk after breakfast straight to the bottom of the hill where we can see the long bridge over Dudhkoshi. After crossing this bridge we go slowly towards Jubing which is going through the millet field, and stone made steeps up to the mountain. Jubing is small Rai cast village they are friendly and kind so after passing this lovely settlement we continue to go up to the ridge via stone made step than flat walk to Kharikhola, it is where we eat our lunch than climbs again slowly to Bupsa where we going to eat our dinner and get our private room in the lodge.

DAY 10: Trek to Surkhe 2,295 m – 06 hrs.

Our destination is Surkhe for today, so after we finish our morning breakfast in the hotel we all start to walk into the forest and the scary slope hill sidewalk. We need to go slow and safely as it is a really deep valley to the left side of the trail we walk. We going to see many poor porters along the way going up and down they are supplying the foods in Khumbu. After passing several local areas we will reach at Chheubas than we follow the small trails going through the forest towards Surke. We going to stay in Sherpa lodge one night.

DAY 11: Trek to Phakding 2,650 m – 05 hrs.

Our day starts again early morning from Surke it is small local Sherpa area located below Lukla in the valley. The first walking trail we going to walk through some trees and farms but straight up for about 1 hour than we follow a wider trail which is much easier . after passing that straight uphill we will reach Chheplung where we can see more house, flat area Where they grow so many potatoes and beans. when we all get there at Chheplung the magnificent mountain view will be just to the left and glorious mountain s towards the valley of Phakding. After passing Chheplung, Thado Koshi and Ghat every 30-minute walk we finally reach to Phkidng which is long spared village here we go for sleep that night.

DAY 12: Trek to Namche 3,440 m – 06 hrs.

Trekking to Namche is quite a long walk but the first 3 hours going to be Gradual up along the river and through some beautiful Sherpa local villages such as Toktok, Banker,Chumo so no then after we will able to reach Monjo it is where we should show our trek permit and TIMS card in the Sagarmatha checkpoint than decent few minutes to lunch place Jorsalle. When we refilled our stomach we continue our journey towards Namche. so after lunch, we will follow the small trails going to the other side of the hill passing over the bridges than we go steeply up to Namche about 2 hours. Just to tell you this day you get to see the view of Mt. Everest and many other high mountains. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

DAY 13: Acclimatization In Namche Bazaar and excursion Around.

It is your easy day comparatively. So we will walk up to the hill about 20 minutes steeply than we can have such a wonderful green valley and many mountains around including a glimpse of Everest. After visiting the viewpoint we will see the Sagarmatha national park museum it is just next to the viewpoint where you can see and read the history of Sherpa people, their culture, trekking route, Everest Khumbu’s history and any information about flora an faunas. Overnight again in Namche lodge.

DAY 14: Trek to Tyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

Our mission is fit and fine again after spending two night at Namche. The first walk we going to start from 15-minute steep walk to the painted massif stone to the right top of Namche than we follow the right trail which is flat and easy to walk also it is the picturesque day. The view in the valley and Everest ranges are just unbelievable as it is an open area helps you to make a great photo shoot.

DAY 15: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

This morning we should weak up early morning to order our breakfast because Tyangbuche is a small area but stay many trekkers because it is a beautiful place located on the ridge. So after breakfast, we walk steeply down about 20 minutes to Debuche where we see some tea house, inns, and some animals. We follow the small walking route continue to the river through the small forest than cross the river recently we have to go up again slowly on a slope hill ridge than we will be at Pancgbuche. After passing Pangbuche we will have flat and gradual up to Somare where we take lunch then walk another 2 hrs to get Digbuhe it is where we going to spend the night but is such a best place for everything.

DAY 16: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

We going to start our journey about 8 or 9 am from Dingbuche because we will have the whole day and need to walk only 5 hours so we can start slowly after some food at the lodge we go up the the ridge of small hill behind the hotel about 2o minute than we follow straight small path towards Dhukla it is about 2 to 3 hours easy walk than we make a small break and also some lunch there. After passing Dhukla we go straight up to the memorial ridge about 45 minutes than easy walk again to the right side valley towards Lobuche about 1.30 minute than you day is done.

DAY 17: Trek to Gorakshep 5,170 m and to Everest Base Camp
5,364 m and back to Gorakshep hotel – 07 hrs.

It is one of the longest days of your entire trip and also quite a difficult day because we have to walk for 7 hours on a high mountain area and need to spend the night there. It is a really wonderful day to experience the beautiful nature, glorious high mountains including Mt Everest and unbelievable glacier. You have to breathe each and every step yo walk and drink a lot this day and also if it is possible you sleep with a hot bag inside your sleeping liner. Overnight in the Lodge.

DAY 18: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240 m – 05 hrs.

We start our day even earlier this day at 4 am from the lodge than walk steeply up to the ridge of Kalapather. It is wide and open area walk but the level of oxygen is really low it means we need to go very slow. when we get to the top of Kalapather you can see the breathtaking spectacular mountain view like popcorn popping up so many long and enormous Glacier Spreading to Lobuche. After having the best Himalayan view we go back to the lodge take some food and descent to Pheriche about 5 hours. It is a big wide village and much lower helps you to sleep better.

DAY 19: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 07 hrs.

It is again your all descent walk after you finish your breakfast except before Tyagbuhe and after Funki Thanga, We will follow the same trail we took when we were going up. After 7 hours easy walking trail leads us to Beautiful Namche. We sleep one night there.

DAY 20: Trek to Lukla – 07 hrs

Walking from Namche bazaar to Lukla takes 7 hours via the same way along the river and glorious Himalayan range. It is your last walking day after so many days going up and down you going to finish your trek. Once we reach at Phakding we will stop for lunch than easy 3 hours walk to Lukla passing some Mani walls, Gompa, prayer flags and local houses. Overnight In Lukla lodge.

DAY 21: Fly to Kathmandu.

Our mission going to fly in the morning this day as we have time than when we arrive in Kathmandu we will drop you to your hotel and we can meet for dinner together. Overnight in the lovely Hotel.

DAY 22: International departure

As per the time you provided we will give you a drop service from your hotel to the airport in a comfortable private Car/Jeep/Van.

What is included
  •  Airport to Hotel pick ups service by private services,
  • Kathmandu Hotel for 3 night,
  • All Grounded transportation as per program..
  • Authorized trained  tour guide/trekking guide and strong local porter.(one porter between two trekkers).
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Tea house accommodations during the trek.
  • Experience trained license holder Guide and porter (1 porter between 2 traveler) and their meal, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipment.
  • Trekking permit and TIMs (Trekkers information management system) card,
  • All paper work for the trek.
What is not included
  • Travel  Insurance,
  • Visa fee of Nepal when you arrive,
  • International and domestic Tickets,
  • Drinks and main meals in cities,
  • Tips for guide/Porter is expected after long days walking with trekkers.
  • Extra food, hot shower, battery charge, Wifi internet, Bar bills, toilet rolls,
  • Chocolates, and all kind of drinks( bottle of water, warm water boiled water, coke, Fanta so no)
Note: If There are more than 5 people in a group, you will get a discount and if there are more than 10 people in a group (one who convince to her/his friend), he will be a 50% discount and if there are more than 15 people in a group, one will get all free trekking .
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