Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri

21 Day(s) From USD $ 1990 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 5643 m at Kala Patthar

Whether you’ve been entranced by the drama of the Himalayas or tales of long mountaineering history awed by breathtaking glaciers & tranquil emerald lake, you're sure to be both surprised & delighted by what you can find on this old purest form of the trek in Everest region.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek is the only alternative to avoid nerve-racking flight to Lukla. Mt. Everest -The world's highest mountain never fails to impress, keeping an odd obsession towards mountains may conquer the fear of venturing into the unknown.  

Chasing down the route followed by early explorers, trekking to Everest base camp via Jiri takes you to land of Sherpa community & their close affinity to Tibetan language, culture and religion. You will pass through several beautiful villages & monasteries followed by famous Sagarmatha national park, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Apart from Herculean Mt Everest you will be greeted by- Mt.Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188m), Mt.Nuptse (7861m), Mt,Pumori (7161m), Mt.Thamserku (6608m) &  the Mother's necklace Ama Dablam (6812M).

Jiri is a small town with an altitude of 1905 m lying the easternmost terminus of the highway coming from Kathmandu. Although most people fly to Lukla for Everest base camp trek If you are a fan of mountaineering, you will feel proud to walk in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.

Further, Jiri is one of the least visited areas, but the vast kaleidoscope of Natural beauty is highly rewarding & enticing. The humble locals will greet you and cheer you while on the trek.

So why not experience this quiet trail & get lost in the shadows of Himalayas, we are here to sort this trip for you.

Highlights

  • Chase the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary to the Everest Base Camp 
  • Discover Solu and its old charm, unaffected by commercial tourism 
  • Witness Rhododendron forests as you pass through Junbesi, Nunthala, Bhupsa village. 
  • Explore Sagarmatha National park museum and Sonam photo Gallery at Namche Bazaar. 
  • Witness Dudh Koshi river & waterfalls during the trek 
  • Spot Animals like Himalayan Thar, Deer, Mountain Goats & many more. 
  • Get a chance to embrace Sherpa people & their culture. 

Top Things to Do During Everest Base Camp via Jiri 

  • Capture picture of donkeys carrying a load from Nunthala to Namche Bazaar, classic ebc trek scene 
  • Purchase a map of the EBC trail (Jiri to Everest Base Camp) 
  • Follow maps.me to navigate during the trek, just to get familiar with the route 
  • Purchase a blessing scarf & tie it on the suspension bridge you pass by 
  • Explore sherpa museum 
  • Write your name On stones at Everest Base Camp for your recollection 
  • Snap a beautiful trail through moss-covered trees near Junbesi, Lamjura La pass 
  • Travel responsible, dispose waste in proper dumping site

Best Time To Go

Nepal has pre-monsoon & post-monsoon season i.e April-may(spring) or October-November(autumn) which are considered as the best season for Everest base camp via Jiri. Amid these months there is less chance of rain, &  weather is pleasant. 

Physical Fitness

The 21 days Everest base camp via Jiri trek is moderately difficult as you'' be carrying around 10-15 kg of a backpack while walking 4-8 hours each day. For some altitude might create hassle, above 5000m it's hard to predict how your body will react to it. The best way to avoid altitude sickness is to acclimatize & scale for higher elevation later on. Abrupt climb higher than 600m each day could be harsh.

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 3-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • All your standard Meals (B, L and D) during the trek
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
  • Domestic flights (as per the itinerary)
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • Guest House or Tea House During the trek-twin sharing basis
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • Trek staff and full porterage
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners

What's excluded ?

  • Additional Add-ons to this trip*
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Hot Shower, Wi-Fi, Power charging during the trekking or mountaineering
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Travel and rescue insurance

Detailed Itinerary (21)

  • Day 1 : Arrival day in Kathmandu

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel

    Elevation: 1,400 metres (4,600 feet)

  • Day 2 : Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri

    Hours of driving: 7

    Difficulty: Easy

    Elevation: 1955m at Jiri & 2190m at Bhandar

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Topography: downhill & uphill trails, countryside paths

    Highlights: countryside scenery, Sherpa village, Buddhist monuments, terraced fields

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 : Trek to Sete

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Easy/moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 2645m at Sete, 1630m at Kinja

    Topography: forested lands, narrow paths

    Highlights: Rhododendron forests, Terraced hills, approaching mountains, Traditional houses, farmers, agriculture lands

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek to Junbesi

    Walking Hours: 4

    Difficulty: Easy/moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 2675m at Junbensi & 3530m at Lamjura Bhanjyang

    Topography: Stone steps, dirt tracks, uphill & downhill trails

    Highlights: terraced hills, farmland, traditional villages

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek to Nunthala

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 2440m at Nunthala & 3071m at Taksindhu.

    Topography: steep ascents, dirt, rocky tracks & stone steps.

    Highlights: traditional villages, ringmo Khola, local hospitality,

    views- Mount Everest & the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Kharikhola

    Walking Hours: 5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation:  2200m

    Topography: Gradual ascends & descends riverbank paths, flat trails

    Highlights: Green hills, rivers, Himalayan views, farmlands, Pangboche gompa, ijma Khola

    views- Mount Everest & the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Trek to Puiyan

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Moderate to difficult

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation:  2940m

    Topography: Dirt & rocky tracks, steep inclines

    Highlights: Khari La Pass, Khari Khola River, Dudh Koshi river

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 : Trek to Phakding

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation:  2646m

    Topography: Dirt tracks, rocky climb

    Highlights: Himalayan views, Green Hills, Traditional houses,

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours: 5-6 hours

    Difficulty: Moderate.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 3,440 m

    Topography: Uphill ascends, Stones steps, Steep Inclines

    Highlights: Suspension bridge, Dudh Koshi river, Yak herds, Traditional food Tsampa, Prayer wheels

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Khumjung Village and back to Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours: 4 hours

    Difficulty: Easy/Moderate.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3,962 m

    Topography: Steep inclines, flat tracks, grassy trails, Hills

    Highlights: Everest view, Khumjung Edmund Hillary School, Sherpa museum, local souvenir. Views -Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Taboche Peak and Ama Dablam.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 : Trek to Tengboche

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3,860 m

    Topography: Steep inclines, short descends

    Highlights: Tengboche monastery, magnificent panoramic views from Tengboche

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 : Trek to Dingboche

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 4360m

    Topography: Stone steps, Uphill tracks

    Highlights: Pangboche Gompa, beyul(hidden valleys of Himalaya), Imja Khola, mani walls,  views-Lhotse, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Trek to Lobuche (4,940 mt.)

    Walking Hours:  8

    Difficulty: Difficult/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 5535m on the pass

    Topography: steep Uphill & downhill trails, snow tracks, glacial paths

    Highlights: Khumbu glacier, High pass, Yak pastures, Mountain lakes, views-Ama Dablam, Baruntse, Island Peak, Lhotse Lhotse Shar, Thamserku, Cholatse and Taboche.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 : Trek to Gorak Shep & Everest Base Camp

    Walking Hours:  8

    Difficulty: Difficult

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 5300m at Base Camp & 5170m at Gorak Shep

    Topography: flat tracks, ridge tracks, rocky, uphill climbs

    Highlights: Base camp, sunset views from Gorak Shep, views- Everest, Nuptse, Changtse

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 : Trek to Kala Patthar (5643 mt.) & Pheriche

    Walking Hours:  7

    Difficulty: Strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 5545m at Kala Patthar & 4270m at Pheriche.

    Topography: Rocky climb, Steep Inclines, Frozen paths

    Highlights: Base camp, sunrise Kala Patthar, Changri Shar glacier, views- Everest, Nuptse, Changtse

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 16 : Trek to Phortse

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: easy/moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 3810m

    Topography: flat trails, downhill descends

    Highlights: lush greenery, village-Pangboche, sherpa settlements

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

  • Day 17 : Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3820m

    Topography: Stone steps, steep descends

    Highlights: local sherpas, an array of restaurants, a wide variety of food menus, pine forest, traditional houses, mountain goats, Bhotekoshi river valley, views-Kwangde, Thamserku

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 18 : Trek to Lukla

    Walking Hours:  7

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2840m

    Topography: river banks trails, Stone steps, steep descends

    Highlights: forested lands, Khumbu region

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 19 : Fly back to Kathmandu

    Walking Hours:  No walking hours

    Difficulty: easy

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Elevation: 1400m

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of forested lands, hills, breathtaking flight

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 20 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites:

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Day 21 : Departure from Kathmandu

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country, Nepal

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