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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Grade: strenuous
  • Duration: 22 days
  • Destination:
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  • Best Seasons: September to November, March to May
  • Highest Altitude: 5545m
  • Start-Ends: Kathmandu - Kathmandu

Trekking from Jiri to Everest Base Camp is considered as the traditional route to Everest base. Generally, Everest base camp trekking starts from Lukla because of its easy accessibility from Kathmandu. However, Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking is completely different and classical compared to the common trekking route tp Everest.

The trek begins with overland bus ride from Kathmandu to Sete. It is a nice opportunity to observe the rural hilly highway and village lifestyles of Nepal. The trail passes beautiful hill town of Jiri, which is also known as mini Switzerland. The trekking starts after you reach Sete or Bhandara by overland journey.During the trek, you will pass both lowland and hilly places like Deurali, Nunthala and Buspa whereas the upper belt consists of alpine forests. The trail connects with another trail from Lukla at Phakding. Despite easy access to Lukla, some people still love to experience the traditional trail to Everest.

Highlights of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

  1. Natural beauty, green terraced farm, water falls, adventure white water rafting in the Bhote Koshi River, traditional settlements.
  2. Opportunity to experience bungee jumping in the Bhote Koshi  on the way.
  3. Intact culture of local ethnic communities.
  4. Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements, valleys and amazing mountain views.
  5. Experience of the historical route used by the Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary in their Mt. Everest expedition in 1953.
  6. Spectacular view of Mt. Everest (8848m) along with Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Amadablam , Mt. Pumori, and Mt. Thamserku.
  7. Cultural performances, traditional and rituals being practiced for centuries.
  8. The hiking to the Kala Pattar-the perfect view point of Everest,
  9. Remarkable and unique Tengboche monastery.
  10. Khumjung Glacier, Sagarmatha National Parks, its diversified flora and fauna.

Outline Itinerary

  • 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
  • 02 : Drive to Bhandara via Jiri bazaar
  • 03 : Trek from Bhandara to Sete (2575m) 6-7 hrs
  • 04 : Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2670) - 6-7 hrs
  • 05 : Trek from Junbeshi to Nunthala (2220m)- 6 hrs
  • 06 : Trek from Buspa to Surke (2290m)
  • 07 : Trek from Buspa to Surke
  • 08 : Trek from Surke to Phakding (2652m) - 4-5 hrs
  • 09 : Trek from Phakding to Namche
  • 10 : Acclimatization Day in Namche
  • 11 : Trek from Namche to Tengboche
  • 12 : Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
  • 13 : Trek from Dingboche to Khangsaar village for the acclimatization
  • 14 : Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
  • 15 : Trek from Lobuche to EBC via Gorekshep and trek back to Gorekshep
  • 16 : Trek from Gorekshep to Kalapathar and then to Pheriche
  • 17 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche
  • 18 : Trek back from Namche to Lukla
  • 19 : Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla
  • 20 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing
  • 21 : Final Departure to the destination

Detail Itinerary

  • 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport

  • 02: Drive to Bhandara via Jiri bazaar

  • 03: Trek from Bhandara to Sete (2575m) 6-7 hrs

  • 04: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2670) - 6-7 hrs

  • 05: Trek from Junbeshi to Nunthala (2220m)- 6 hrs

  • 06: Trek from Buspa to Surke (2290m)

  • 07: Trek from Buspa to Surke

  • 08: Trek from Surke to Phakding (2652m) - 4-5 hrs

  • 09: Trek from Phakding to Namche

  • 10: Acclimatization Day in Namche

  • 11: Trek from Namche to Tengboche

  • 12: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

  • 13: Trek from Dingboche to Khangsaar village for the acclimatization

  • 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

  • 15: Trek from Lobuche to EBC via Gorekshep and trek back to Gorekshep

  • 16: Trek from Gorekshep to Kalapathar and then to Pheriche

  • 17: Trek from Pheriche to Namche

  • 18: Trek back from Namche to Lukla

  • 19: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla

  • 20: Kathmandu valley sightseeing

  • 21: Final Departure to the destination

Cost Includes

  1. Airport picks up & drops
  2. Flight fare Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  3. Airport taxes
  4. 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  5. Accommodation on Guest House (Lodge) during the trekking
  6. 2 night’s Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & breakfast plan
  7. An English speaking Guide
  8. Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest) the porter will carry (30KG in maximum) your luggage during the trek
  9. All Government local Taxes
  10. Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fees
  11. (TIMS) Trekker’s information Management System card
  12. Guide and porter salary
  13. Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking
  14. First Aid kit above 6 pax Compulsory from Agency
  15. Extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Cost Excludes

  1. Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses
  2. Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry
  3. Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance, Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and
  4. personal effects.
  5. Hot Shower
  6. Entrance Fees any kind of Temples, Monastery etc
  7. Tips and Gratuities

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