Jiri - Everest Base Camp trek

JIRI - EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Jiri - Everest Base Camp trek Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking is a traditional route to the Everest Base Camp follows the footprints of Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, who first climbed the Mt. Everest(8,848m). Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek combines great views with local culture as you experience unending Himalayan ranges and diverse ethnicity of the territory. Jiri - Everest Base Camp trekking route is less used in the present time because most of the trekkers fly direct to Lukla from Kathmandu which reduces 3 to 4 days trekking route of Everest Base Camp trek in comparison to classical trekking route. Although the warm Sherpa culture, different panoramic views, amazing landscape and less crowded route gives you the lifelong memory using this trekking route.
Starting from Jiri,The trekking passes through different places of Solukhumbu. This enables trekkers to experience many traditional aspects of the culture of the local people . The trail passes through numerous settlements of different ethnic groups including Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin and Chhetri and, in highlands of course the Sherpas, trekkers have the chance to visit its many colorful gompas. The trail goes slowly higher and higher, after having rest day at Namche Bazaar , trails continues for famous active Monastery at Khumbu Reging Tengboche Monastery where trekkers will be rewarded by the panoramic view of Everest 8848m, Cho Oyu 8152m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m and Ama Dablam 6456m, thamserkku and many other surroundings mountain. The trekking across wide trails to different small settlements, gaining altitude steadily.
The part to Kalapatthar and Mt Everest Base Camp arrive through paths of many ups and downs. Mt Everest base camp is built on a rocky glacier just near the Khumbu Ice Fall. When trekkers reach at the Kalapathar the southwest face of Everest can be clearly seen, as well as aside Trekking trip to Everest Base Camp. The return trek leads to Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu.

Trekking Destination: Everest
Trekking Group Size: Min-2, Max 25
Highest Altitude on Trek: 5,550m
Grade: Moderate to Challenging
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic flight
Type of Tour: Trekking
Trekking Hour: Approximately 6-8 hours per day
Total Days: 21 Days

Outlook Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Bhandar via Jiri
Day 04: Trek to Sete (2,575m) 6-7 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Junbesi (2,670m) 6-7 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Nunthala (2,220m) 6 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Bupsa (2,360m) 5-6 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Surke (2,290m) 5-6 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Phakding (2,652m) 4-5 hrs
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6hrs
Day 11: Rest day
Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3,870m) 5-6 hrs
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4,360m) 5-6 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Duglha (4,600m) 3-4 hrs
Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4,940m) 2-4 hrs
Day 16: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170m), Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and back to Gorak Shep 7-8 hrs
Day 17: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,545m) and Pheriche (4,280m) 7-8 hrs
Day 18: Trek to Pangboche, Tengboche and Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hrs
Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2,800m) 6-8 hrs
Day 20: Drive / Flight to Kathmandu
Day 21: Departure
  • Services Includes
  • Services Excludes
  • Details Itinerary
SERVICES INCLUDE:
All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
Four nights accommodation with breakfast at a hotel in Kathmandu
Kathmandu city tours including all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle
Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Accommodation during the trek; we provide private bathrooms with hot shower at Phakding, Namche and Lukla
Seasonal fruits during the trek
One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment,
and accidental insurance for all staff
Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
First aid medical kit
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
Government taxes & office service charge

SERVICES EXCLUDE
Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
Travel insurance
International airfare
Optional tours and activities during free time
Nepal entry visa
Drinks (hot and cold), snacks and other personal expenses
Hot shower during the trek
Personal trekking equipments
Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Our team representative staff will pick you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. From airport you will be transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. Completing the sightseeing you will move to hotel and prepare for the next day. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Bhandar via Jiri
The day begins with a drive to Jiri in an early dawn towards the 187 km North-East of Kathmandu. As you are travelling in a mountain trail it takes nearly 6 to 7 hours. From Jiri you will again take a drive to Bhandar where the trek set into motion. Here, you can outlook Eastern Himalaya like Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Dorje with other panoramic landscapes including Koshi River. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Sete (2,575m)
Taking a downward from Bhandar you will begin the trek to Sete (2,575m), which again takes 6 to 7 hours of lengthy trek. Today you will pass from the dense forest, streams, settlements of Baranda and Dokharpa. Keep on to Linkhu Khola Valley by ascending the small settlement of Kenja. Taking another step by soaring up from Chimbu will at last take you to Sete (2,575m). Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Junbesi (2,670m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day you will begin the trek to Junbesi (2,670m) from Sete which nearly takes 6 to 7 hours. You will ascend to Lamjura La all through the Pine, Birch and Rhododendron forest. You will again cross the villages called Dagchu and Goyem. Lamjura La Pass (3,530m), an elevated spot amid Jiri and Namche Bazaar provides a beautiful view of nearby surrounding. Taking another downfall from Tragdobuk will take to Junbesi. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Nunthala (2,220m) 6 hrs
On the following day you will pass the Junbesi viewing exciting views of those mountains and Himalayas. And those mountains are Lhotse, Mera Peak, Makalu and Everest. From Nunthala you can outlook the first peek of Everest. Then taking another downfall, crossing the forest of terrace fields and Rhododendron you will at last arrive to Nunthala (2,220m), consuming 6 hours. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Bupsa (2,360m) 5-6 hrs
On the following day you will prepare to trek Bupsa (2,360m) which takes 5 to 6 hours. So, you have to take a downward through the Dudh Koshi River as you are moving towards Khumbu. There you have to pass a bridge. Heading towards the eastward of Kharikhola and down trek to suspension bridge will show the way to Bupsa. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Surke (2,290m) 5-6 hrs
Leaving Bupsa, on this day you will downward to Surke (2,290m) all through the forested areas of widen Kharte. Taking a rise from Kharte will lead to Khari La Pass. With that pleasure of out looking the superb observation of Gyachung Kang and Khumbila, you will step downward and some upward in order to get into Surke with a trek of 5 to 6 hours. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Phakding (2,652m) 4-5 hrs
Enjoying the day at Surke on the next day you will move forward to Phakding (2,652m). Prior to reach Phakding, you have to soar up on the way to Chaurikharka. To begin the trek it demands to climb upward in Chhiplung. Afterward the trail takes downward to Phakding. Thus, the trek from Surke to Phakding takes 4 to 5 hours only. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6hrs
Namche Bazaar is made-up as the well off and major town in the flourishing Khumbu. In Namche, Saturday is owed as a day for Bazaar and if you are fortunate enough you can study and viewpoint the lifestyles of people staying there. Namche Bazaar is an appeal of this trek where you will get an occasion to buying local handicrafts and additional local creation. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 11: Rest day
This is the first acclimatization which you will get in the whole trek. Acclimatization is awfully important as you are trekking in a vital region. Furthermore you are trekking for 5 to 6 hours each day so this acclimatization will help out to stretched out the muscles and boost your energy. Similarly, adaptation is indispensable in a sagacity to assume with the environs. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3,870m) 5-6 hrs
Completing the acclimatization, today you will start in on the trek to Tengboche (3,860m) which seize 5 to 6 hours. Opening the trek from the tranquil of Khumjung with Khumbila peak, you will carry on the trek. After some time you will get to perceive the Tengboche monastery in the Tengoboche. Here, in additional, you will get to image the excellent monastery and huge Himalaya similar to Kwangde, Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kategna and Thamserku. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4,360m) 5-6 hrs
Leaving Tengboche at the back today you will embark on to Dingboche (4,410m), taking 5 to 6 hours. On this day you will put an effort on two treks including Dingboch and Periche. You will trek down from the Imja to the Island Peak. Dingboche is just the thing position from where you get to outlook the downward valley, attractive array of pastureland which is bounded by stone walls. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 14: Trek to Duglha (4,600m) 3-4 hrs
The trek to Duglha starts with an ascend all through the Khmbu Khola Valley. As you keep on moving you will get to observe Mt Pumori with roaring waterfalls. Then, passing the small wooden bridge and taking a certain upward the trail will take you to Duglha (4,600m) within 3 to 4 hours of trek. Here, you will screen Nuptse, Choatse and Thamserku. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4,940m) 2-4 hrs
On the next day you will keep focus on your trip all the way through the Alpine region. On the way to Lobuche (4,940m), you will cross the ice-covered river in Thukla glacier and soar up to the hill for observing the grand scrutiny of the Cholatse, Lobuche, Nuptse and Pumori. It takes 5 to 6 hours to end the Lobuche trek. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 16: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170m), Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and back to Gorak Shep 7-8 hrs
On the following day the trek demands an early walk up as you will head to Gorak Shep, beginning from Lobuche. You will go behind the thin space fixed amid the moraine of glacier and the wall. Then, you will bypass the tributary of mountain glaciers to the dried out lake bed identified as Gokrak Shep (5,140m). Stopping at the Gorekshep, you will continue the walk to the Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and will explore the area. Concluding the trek will take reverse to Gorak Shep again. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 17: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,545m) and Pheriche (4,280m) 7-8 hrs
This is an important part of trek where you will go further on early to go up the Kala Patthar (5,550m), which takes 3 hours. Kala Patthar trek is supposed as the innermost magnetism of the trek. You will be contented to view 360 degrees with amazing prospect of Mount Everest and close up to mountains. To return Gorak Shep, will solve the problem of lunch then, you will again follow a firm decline to Pheriche (4,240m). Stay overnight in a guesthouse.

Day 18: Trek to Pangboche, Tengboche and Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hrs
On the following day you will first trek the hillside which is covered with Juniper and Rhododendron trees. At Pangboche you will take your lunch or step further to Phunki Tenga seeing your convenience. From Kyangjuma (3,570m) you will head towards Namche Bazaar by crossing the chorten. With a quick peek of Lhotse and Everest you will follow the trail of Tengboche. Arriving at Namche Bazaar you can take a shower and sound sleep at Namche Bazaar as you have trek for 5 to 6 hours. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2,800m) 6-8 hrs
On the following day you will start in on to trek Lukla (2,850m), taking breakfast. The trek will grab hold of 6 to 7 hours from Namche Bazaar. The weather of Lukla cannot be predicted so more often the trekking companies take an additional day for Lukla. But as we are setting out in a suitable season you do not have to spend a day at Lukla. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 20: Drive / Flight to Kathmandu
On the following day you will set the baggage as you are leave-taking for Kathmandu whichever by bus or in a flight. It is for certain that you do not encompass to cooperate with the prospect due to the chosen medium. It is just the matter of time which can be utilized for amazing flight. Arriving at Kathmandu you will be transferred into the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 21: Departure
Taking breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van.


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