Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

  • 21 Days - 20 Nights
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  • Trip Cost
      US$  2000 1500
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    No. of people Price P.P
    0 - 1 US$ 1800
    2 - 10 US$ 1500

Trip Highlights

  • Immerse into the beautiful forest area
  • Get cultural attractions of Sherpa and Tamang people from bottom to top highlands of Everest zone
  • Enjoy the beauty of flora and fauna
  • Uncover the wonderful Monasteries and Chhortens
  • Walk along the waterfalls and hilly gorges
  • Get closer panoramas of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Amadablam and others

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking follows the traditional way. The route from Jiri to Everest Base Camp was first used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. From their contribution to finding out the way to Everest, this trekking trail has been highly recommended as it provides the opportunity to enroll in many Sherpa communities and know them very closely. This path discovers more flora and fauna.

Everest Base Camp Trekking starts after almost 7 hours of driving from Kathmandu to Jiri. Then the trek ascends through the forested area covered by magnolia, rhododendron, maple, etc. The Sherpa and Tamang Villages of the lower parts of the Everest region are wonderful. Their ethnic hospitality and simple lifestyle have gotten superb combined with the long trip.

Lamjura La Pass is located between Jiri and Namche Bazaar that offers beautiful views of mountains. Crossing the suspension bridges of the Everest Base Camp Trek route is also a distinctive experience.

The gradual continuation of the trekking joins the Phakding Village. It is also adjoined by trekkers who choose the Everest base camp trek through the airways to Lukla.

Then the trek takes the Everest Base Camp Trekkers at Namche Bazaar mainly populated by the Sherpa people. This place is full of facilities. So, it has been chosen for acclimatization.

Tengboche Monastery is another highlight of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Treks trail. It resembles the cultural integration and key feature of Tibetan Buddhism in the Everest region.

The Everest Base Camp Treks trail goes ahead through the uphill and downhill bypassing lots of forests of rhododendron and birch and the ethnic villages as well. Finally, the trekkers reach Gorek Shep. From there, they can have the Everest Base Camp hiking and enjoy the breathtaking views.

The great sunrise viewpoint Kala Patthar trekking is amazing, but a little bit technical. However, our expert Everest trekking guides carefully lead the trekkers to reach on top of Kala Patthar. It offers very closer views of the four highest mountains in the world such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Yu, and Mt. Makalu, and other towering peaks. Then the trek comes down to Lukla and returns to Kathmandu by airways.

The Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary from Jiri is longer, but its offering is diverse. According to the Everest trek map, almost 185 km is the Jiri to Everest Base Camp distance. However, the road expansion has made the trek pretty shorter and the very route starts from Bhandar. The charming views, Sherpa culture, unique flora and fauna, and hospitality are remarkable.

Spring and autumn are the Everest Base Camp Trekking Best Seasons. The trekkers may have the chance to visit the Everest Marathon if they are trekking in May because Marathon holds on 29th May every year.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking is strenuous. Rising Adventure organizes it for a long time. For more details, you can go through another short way Everest Base Camp Trek package by plane or also contact us directly at any time.

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in International Airport in Kathmandu and moves to the Hotel

    Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the specialist from Rising Adventure at the arrival terminal and moved to the hotel.

    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 02: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu

    After having your morning meal, our guide comes to your lodging where you have stayed and gets you on a private vehicle and takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and the Bouddhanath Stupa.

    After finishing your visiting work, our guide leaves you at the inn. Additionally, if you wish to visit the Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares, we can manage it as well.

    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 03: Drive to Bhandar

    Today you will have almost 7 hours drive to Jiri which lies in the north-east of Kathmandu. Then the continuation of your trekking will take you to Bhandar, a trekking starting point. On the way to Bhandar, you will enjoy the majestic views of mountains.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Bhandar
    • 2190 m
  • Day 04: Trek to Sete

    Your trail will go down to Baranda through the forests. Then you will reach at Kenja bypassing the Surma Khola and Likhu Khola Valley. Finally, you will reach at Sete by ascending to Chimbu.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Sete
    • 2575 m
  • Day 05: Trek to Junbesi

    Today your trail will go up to Lamjura La through the forests of magnolia, rhododendron, maple, etc. Lamjura La Pass is located in between the Jiri and Namche Bazaar which offers wonderful views of mountains. Then you will reach at Junbesi bypassing Tragdobuk. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Junbesi
    • 2700 m
  • Day 06: Trek to Nunthala

    Your trail will ascend to Salung and descend to Ringmo Khola. On the way, you will enjoy the beautiful views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and so on. Then you will reach Nunthala bypassing the Ringmo, Trakshindo La Pass and Trashingdo.

    • Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Nunthala
    • 2194 m
  • Day 07: Trek to Bupsa

    You will reach Khumbu along the Dudh Koshi River. Then you will go to Churkha by crossing the bridge and the continuation of your trail will take you to Bupsa by crossing the Suspension bridge.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Bupsa
    • 2300 m
  • Day 08: Trek to Surkhe

    Your trail will take you to Surke bypassing the Kahrte village and Kari La Pass.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Surkhe
    • 2290 m
  • Day 09: Trek to Phakding

    You will reach at Phakding bypassing Chaurikharka and Chhiplung.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Phakding
    • 2652 m
  • Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar

    On this day, you will continue your trek for almost 7 hours until you won’t reach the Namche Bazaar which is taken as the Gateway to Everest. While trekking, you will go on through breathtaking views such as blue pine forests, firs, junipers, and other beautiful sceneries.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440 m
  • Day 11: Rest at Namche Bazaar

    This is the rest day at Namache Bazaar. You can go through day by meandering around it and investigate the Sherpa culture. You can even go to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy the views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and others.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440 m
  • Day 12: From Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Trekking

    Today you are going to the lovely spot known as Tengboche which is additionally brimming with Sherpas. The biggest religious monastery of the Khumbu district is additionally situated in Tengboche for example called the Tengboche Monastery. You can reveal it simply after reaching there.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tengboche
    • 3860 m
  • Day 13: Dingboche Trek

    Today you have to stroll along the moderate and climbing way. Anyway, your walk experiences the woodlands of rhododendron, conifers, and so forth. At that point, the continuation of your trek takes you to Pangboche with getting a charge out of the views of the mountains including Mt. Everest. From that point, you go to Imja Valley and a lit piece soak climbing takes you to Dingboche.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dingboche
    • 4410 m
  • Day 14: Dingboche - Acclimatization day

    Today you are going to spend a whole day in Dingboche. However, you can go for a hike to Chhukung or to Nagarjun hill. If you want to go to Chhukung, it takes almost 4 hours to reach there. From there you will see the stunning views of snow-capped peaks as well as glacier. After spending some time there, you will come back to Dingboche following the previous route. On the other hand, again it takes almost 4 hours to go to Nagarjun Hill.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dingboche
    • 4410 m
  • Day 15: Lobuche Trek

    Today, you are going up to the Khumbu Glacier and pass the line of the stone landmark that was worked in memory of six Sherpas who died in an avalanche at Lobuche. The spot Lobuche has just a couple of houses at the foot of Himalayas.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Lobuche
    • 4920 m
  • Day 16: Gorakshep Trek and have a Everest Base Camp hiking (5340 m)

    This is troublesome, but the most unforgettable day of this trek. You will stroll along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5340 meters without utilizing the mountaineering gear. From the Base Camp, you can have the marvelous beautiful magnificence of the Khumbu Icefall. After then you will come back to Gorakh Shep for the evening.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Gorakshep
    • 5130 m
  • Day 17: Kalapatthar Hiking (5555 m) and Pheriche Trekking

    This is the toughest day of the trekking. Your trail will begin early in the morning for going to a hike to Kalapathar. So, you will ascend steeply to Kalapathar. After reaching there you will enjoy the incredible views of the towering Himalayas such as the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse and so on. You will descend to Gorak Shep following the same route. After having breakfast there, your trail will continue to Pheriche.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Pheriche
    • 4210 m
  • Day 18: Namche Bazaar Trekking

    On this day, after having breakfast, you will descend to Pangboche to Debuche to Tengboche, where you will enjoy the lunch. Afterward, your trek will be continued to Namche Bazaar.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazzar
    • 3440 m
  • Day 19: Lukla Trekking

    After finishing your breakfast, the trek descends. You pass Phakding at first and the retraces routes take you to Lukla.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Lukla
    • 2800 m
  • Day 20: Kathmandu Flight from Lukla (35 min)

    Early in the morning, you will have almost 35 minutes flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. While on the plane, you can have great views of the mountains and river valleys. After your arrival in Kathmandu, You will be transferred to the hotel. 

    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 21: Final Takeoff

    Today your outing in Nepal arrives at a resolution and one of the members of Rising Adventure will take you to the Tribhuwan International Airport approximately 3 hours before your booked flight. 

    Or then again, If you have to loosen up your trip to various activities we will help in coordinating.

    • Breakfast

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors beyond our control may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

While talking about the flight, sometimes it may delay due to the weather condition or the technical problem especially to go to Lukla from Kathmandu. At this time, Rising Adventure can charter either Helicopter or Twin Otter as per the demand of our clients. Besides, if it is needed, we also recommend or arrange the hotel in Kathmandu and provide the porter service too.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to his/her requirements.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathamndu on the basis of twin sharing including breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle
  • Bus ticket to Jiri
  • English speaking, experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trip
  • One porter for two trekkers (weight restrictions apply)
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ) according to your choice
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • All necessary paper works, permit and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Domestic Flight tickets (Lukla to Kathmandu) and only 15 kg of luggage with hand bag is allowed
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee at monument places in Kathmandu
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • All your personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Other expenses which are mentioned in the trip "Cost Include"