Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

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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 route. Actually, the route from Jiri to Everest Base Camp was first used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgey Sherpa. From their contribution for 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. The more flora and fauna can also be discovered from this path.

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 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 the beautiful views of mountains. Crossing the suspension bridges of Everest Base Camp Trekking 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 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 the acclimatization.

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

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

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

The Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary is longer from Jiri, but its offering is diverse. 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 on May because Marathon holds on 29th May every year.

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

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Drive to Bhandar
  • Day 04: Trek to Sete
  • Day 05: Trek to Junbesi
  • Day 06: Trek to Nunthala
  • Day 07: Trek to Bupsa
  • Day 08: Trek to Surkhe
  • Day 09: Trek to Phakding
  • Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 11: Rest at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 12: Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 13: Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 14: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
  • Day 15: Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 16: Trek to Gorakshep and have a hike to Everest Base Camp (5340 m)
  • Day 17: Hike to Kalapatthar (5555 m) and Trek to Pheriche
  • Day 18: Trek back to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 19: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 20: Flight to Kathmandu (35 min)
  • Day 21: Final Departure
Detail Itinerary

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"