• Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Moderate
  •    Destination: kathmandu, Nepal
  •    Activities: Walking and Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Hotel in city/ Guest house in Trek
  •    Meals: Full board in trekking, Breakfast inn City
  •    Maximum altitude: 5545m
  •    Group size: 2 person and above
  •    Best Season: Sept-Nov, Mar-May

Trip Higlights

The gateway of Everest Namche.

Tengboche Monastery

Everest View hotel

Kalapatthar viewpoint

Trip Information

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

The traditional route of Everest Base Camp trek without flight from Kathmandu is Jiri to Everest Base camp trekking. This trek starts from Jiri and it takes 7-8 hours driving from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu by bus. This trek start from the altitude of 1800m and numerous ascending and descending trails so the possibility of Acute Mountain Sickness is less. Numerous Villages and rivers with lots of suspension bridge during the way of Jiri to EBC trek. Three acclimatization days in this trek. The first at Junbesi(2680) m altitude). Visiting the Chholing Monastry is their attraction. The Second in Namche Bazaar (3440m). Namche also called the gateway of Everest and the Business Center of the Khumbu region. Visit Khunjing(Hillary Village), Khunde with Hillary Hospital and School with Everest view Hotel( the highest altitude star hotel in Namche bazaar Aclamatization day attraction. The 3rd spot for Acclimatization is in Dingboche(at the altitude of 4410m) is the gateway of Island peak climbing and Khongla-ma pass trek. Then slowly walk to Lobuche, Gorakshep and Everest Base Camp.

Morning 3-hour sunrise hike to Kalapatthar gives you a 360-degree panoramic view of Khumbu-glacier and icefall with Himalayan peaks Pumori, Lhotse, Khumbutse, Mt. Everest, Everest South cool, Nuptse, Makalu, Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega and numerous snow-capped Himalayan view attractive the festinating trekkers around the world. The journey back to down more rapidly until Lukla in 3 days then fly back to Kathmandu. Every year around 50000 trekkers did Everest Base Camp trek. But Only 100 trekkers did this Jiri to EBC trek due to lack of their holiday time frame. You can explore the spiritual meaning of life when you see Tibetan Buddhism and local people culture and lifestyle. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for trekking nevertheless Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions PVT Ltd offer you this trek throughout the year or all 4 seasons.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp itinerary


Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu(1300m/4264ft){20 minutes driving}
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley sightseeing(1300m/4264ft){6 hours sightseeing}
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri{2370m/7774ft}[8-9 hours driving]
Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar
Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete(2575m/8446ft){5 hours trekking}
Day 06: Trek from Sete to Junbesi(2680m/8790ft)Lamjura Pass(3530m/11578ft){6 to 7 hours trekking}
Day 07: Trek from Junbesi to Numthala(2330m/7642ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Day 08: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda(2300m/7544ft){5 to 6 hours trekking}
Day 09: Trek from Bupsa to Surke(2290m/7511ft){5 hours trekking}
Day 10: Trek from Surke to Phakding(2610m/8561ft){5 hours trekking}
Day 11: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3440m/11283ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Day 12: rest or acclimatization at Namche.
Day 13: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche(3867m/12684ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4358m/14295ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Day 15: Acclimatization or a free day at Dingboche:
Day 16: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche.
Day 17: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(5160m/16929ft) Hike to Everest Base camp(5364m/17437ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Day 18: hike to Kalapatthar(5545m/18204ft) and Trek back to Pheriche(4200m/13776ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Day 19: Trek from Pheriche to Namche(3440m){7-8 hours trekking}
Day 20: Trek from Namche to Lukla(2800m/9186ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Day 21: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu(1300m) and transfer to hotel{35 minutes flight and 20 minutes driving)
Day 22: Departure or extend your trip.

 

Detail Itinerary

Jiri to Ebc Trekking detailed itinerary:

Check out the detailed itinerary of Jiri to EBC(Everest Base Camp Trekking) from below. This is the common itinerary of Jiri to EBC. You can edit this as per your need.

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu(1300m/4264ft){20 minutes driving}
Mission Himalaya treks and expeditions representative welcomes you in a Buddha and world Highest mountain(Mt. Everest) Country during your arrival in Tribhuvan international airport arrival gate with your name print in a paper. When we meet then we will transfer to you in a hotel center of Kathmandu Thamel(a tourist hub of capital). Afternoon you have leisure time. In the evening we will treat you by a welcome Nepali cuisine in a typical Nepali restaurant with a traditional dance show program. overnight at Kathmandu.


Accommodation: 3-star category hotel/ meals included: welcome dinner/  Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: None.


Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley sightseeing(1300m/4264ft){6 hours sightseeing}
Today after breakfast in the hotel we will start the world heritage sites day tour around Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is culturally rich and many pilgrimage sites inside here. At the beginning we start the tour after driving 7 km in the bank of Bagmati river with holy temple Pasupatinath temple with lots of cremation ceremony can see here. after sightseeing in Pashupatinath, we will drive to the Biggest Boudhnath stupa around the world. then we will sightseeing and lunch there. the third place of our sightseeing is Kathmandu durbar square. there we can see the cluster of the temple, Old royal palace, The living goddess"KUMARI" and the local market. Finally, we will be sightseeing in the ancient Buddhist stupa called Swoyambhunath. tourist also ask this temple as the name of monkey temple. then our tour finished we drop you to your hotel. Evening you can prepare your trekking stuff and we introduce you to your guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.


Accommodation: 3-star category hotel/ meals included: Breakfast/  Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: City tour.


Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri{2370m/7774ft}[8-9 hours driving]
Today we leave the city after breakfast and start our adventure journey of Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek. We will drive to Jiri by a local bus for around 8 hours. Even Its the countryside of Nepal, Jiri is a big town. Overnight at Jiri.


Accommodation: Small guest house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: Private vehicle and local bus/ Activities: None.


Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar
Today is your first day to the mountain of Nepal's adventure journey. After breakfast, we will start the trek along the hillside scenery passing numerous villages and terraced lands. lots of uphill trails and downhill trails until Bhandar. Bhander is a local small village. evening you can explore this village. overnight at a guesthouse in Bhandar.


Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete(2575m/8446ft){5 hours trekking}
After enjoying the mountain breakfast our treks start from Bhandar. beginning trails go to down at Likhu stream and we cross a suspension bridge. Then we will walk throw the village Called Kinja. We will be taking lunch there if we are hungry. Then we will continue to trek uphill. On the way, we will pass numerous terrace land and farmhouse. the Greenhill and local settlement until Sete. Sete is the Sherpa village which is a dedicated cast in the Khumbu region. we can see rhododendron national flower of Nepal today. Overnight at Sete.


.Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 06: Trek from Sete to Junbesi(2680m/8790ft)Lamjura Pass(3530m/11578ft){6 to 7 hours trekking}
After breakfast, our trail today is quite long. we will climb uphill and pass lots of Rhododendron forest and farmland. Today we will pass Lamjura which is almost equal to Namche Bazaar altitude. After Lamjura pass we will trek downhill to Tractor. we will continue down to the small Sherpa village Junbesi and we can explore Buddhist monastery. overnight sleep there.


.Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 07: Trek from Junbesi to Numthala(2330m/7642ft){5-6 hours trekking}
After breakfast at Junbesi, we will trek downhill to Junbesi stream and cross the bridge. This bridge not by metal its be wooden. then we trek some uphill and downhill to Salung. On a clear day, we can see Mt. Everest. today we cross several streams and lots of wooden bridges until Nunthala. Overnight at Nunthala.


Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 08: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda(2300m/7544ft){5 to 6 hours trekking}
After breakfast in Nunthala, our trekking descend down to river Dudhkoshi and leads the terraced land and some forests. after climbing some uphill we reach to the village Jubing. After Jubing also the trekking trail a little climb to reach KhariKhola and up until Bupsa. Overnight at Bupsa.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 09: Trek from Bupsa to Surke(2290m/7511ft){5 hours trekking}
Today our trekking trail starting uphill from Bupsaand heading to Village Bhimshing and continue trekking until Puiyan Village at the altitude of 2796m. after there the trail little bit uphill and flat then down to Surke.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 10: Trek from Surke to Phakding(2610m/8561ft){5 hours trekking}
Today after breakfast we will climb to meet the Lukla to Everest Base camp trails. the beginning trail is uphill to the Chaurikharka(2713m) a large village with school and Monastery. The terraced farmland of here is very fertilized so people called this place the Food of Khumbu region. We will trek until a small village and we can reach Phakding. then we will join the trekkers today fly from Kathmandu. Today trek quite busy because of lots of trekkers, guides, donkeys, yaks, and Porters in these trails. overnight at Phakding.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 11: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3440m/11283ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Today our trekking starts after cross the long suspension bridge then trekking at the bank of Dudh Koshi river. Numerous villages pass like Zamphute, Toktok, Banker, and reach to Monju. Monju is a big village and the Sagarmatha National park entry gate here. we will check our permits and down to riverside Jorsalle. we will take lunch there. we will follow the bank of this river again and finally cross the high altitude bridges at Khumbu. then trekking uphill to the Everest rest place. the resting place is the Everest viewpoint place then we will trekking totally uphill to Namche Bazaar the gateway of Everest and the capital of Khumbu Region. Evening explores Namche Bazaar. 


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 12: rest or acclimatization at Namche.
Today is our acclimatization day. During high altitude trekking, our body needs to acclimatize. so today either leisure day at Namche or We can trek to Everest view hotel to see the panoramic view of Everest Himalayan ranges. If we stay at \Namche we can go to the Sherpa museum to see sherpa culture and tradition and luckily if on Saturday we can explore the market. If we like more hike after Everest view hotel(high star altitude hotel around the world) we can head to Khumjung to see Head of Yeti according to their local people in Khumjung Monastery. Then we explore green village Khumjung and Khunde village with Hillary school and Hospital with several chortens and an Excellent view of Ama Dablam. Then we will lunch and back to Namche for overnight sleep.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 13: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche(3867m/12684ft){5-6 hours trekking}
Today is again best day for Buddhist religious peoples. After breakfast, we will start the trek with a big trail making by a single man with Donations from tourists. If you like to donate you can donate. passes a small forest with pine and vista of numerous majestic Mountain during today trek with Mt. Everest and the other Himalayas forget you are tired. until Sanasa the trek is flat and little uphill. from there we separate the way from the trekkers who go Chola pass. they follow the left trail while we follow right and trekking downhill to Phungithanks with forests. After crossing river Dudhkoshi and lunch at riverside we will lead our trek totally uphill along the forest till Tyangboche 2 hours. overnight at Tyangboche.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4358m/14295ft){5-6 hours trekking}
After exploring Tyangboche monastery in the morning (Its the biggest monastery in Khumbu region and ancient too) we will start trek after breakfast to down a small village Deboche. then we cross the suspension bridge and uphill to Pangboche also a famous place for Monastery. WE can see Amadablam and Mt. Everest from there. The people who go climbing Amadablam can rest 1 day here. but we will continue our trek little flat and uphill to Somare then we will lunch here. after lunch, we will heading flat trail and little downhill and cross the suspension bridge and trek 1 hour uphill to the large village Dingboche. Overnight there.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 15: Acclimatization or a free day at Dingboche:
Today is the second high altitude rest day in our journey. Either you can rest full day here and explore Dingboche. or you have two options for Hiking. Hiking gradually flat along Chukung village to see island peak and glacier or hiking to the Nagsarkang peak for fully Acclimatize. If you hike to Nagsarkang peak you can see the Mt. Makalu view and another mountain like Amphu Lapsa, Island peak, Lhotse, Lhotse sar, and Other numerous snow-capped mountains. more tourist choice also hikes today Nagsarkang. overnight at Dingboche.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Hiking.


Day 16: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche. 
We are in high altitude trekking so walk gently. today trekking until Thukla is slightly flat and uphill. After crossing the Dhudhkoshi river at Thukla we will lunch there. then we will trek steep uphill until the top of Thukla where we can see lots of prayers flags and memorials of the climbers there. after exploring beautiful scenery we will trek gently flat and uphill throw the Khumbu glacier until Lobuche and can see famous Lhotse Ridge. Overnight at Lobuche.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 17: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(5160m/16929ft) Hike to Everest Base camp(5364m/17437ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Today is the most important day of our trekking and your lifetime dream. After breakfast at Lobuche, we will walk through the glacier with a majestic view of Mt. Pumori, Lobuche peak< tabuche and Nuptse with dozens of other Himalayan peaks. after 3 hours we reach to Gorakshep we will check-in room and take lunch. then we will hike to Everest base camp to see the Khumbu glacier, icefall and Base camp itself. Remember that from Everest base camp you can not See Everest itself. you believe after this trek. then we will back to Gorakshep and Overnight sleep there at high altitudes.


 Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


 

Day 18: hike to Kalapatthar(5545m/18204ft) and Trek back to Pheriche(4200m/13776ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Before breakfast, we wake up early today to see the sunrise view from Kalapatthar. the highest point of our trekking. Trekking to Kalapatthar is too difficult because of height and uphill trails 2 hours. after reach to Kalapatthar, we will explore a 360-degree panoramic view of Khumbu Himalayan Region with Khumbu Icefall and glaciers. Then after the sunrise view we back to Gorakshep breakfast and trek back to Pheriche and overnight at Pheriche. 


Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 19: Trek from Pheriche to Namche(3440m){7-8 hours trekking}
After complete the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar we will trek rapidly down. Today after breakfast taking the good memories in mind and camera we trek a little uphill to Pheriche pass and down to Somare and Pangboche. then we will pass another village Deboche and uphill to the Tengboche monastery. After tea time there we will down to Phungithanka and lunch. after lunch Uptill trekking to Sanasa, kyanjuma and flat and downhill to Khumumbu capital Namche. Overnight at Namche.


Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 20: Trek from Namche to Lukla(2800m/9186ft){7-8 hours trekking}
Today is the final day of trekking. After breakfast, we will trek downhill to the highest bridge and down to Dudhkoshi riverside. The trekking until Jorsalle on the bank of this river. then climb a little until Monjo and check out our permits in the exit counter. then we follow the valley and bank of this river with forest, vegetation, and bridges with rivers until Lukla. Then we confirm our ticket. evening you can celebrate with your trekking staff in the succession of Everest base camp trek from Jiri. Overnight at Lukla.


Accommodation: Lodge or Tea house/ meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner/  Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 21: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu(1300m) and transfer to hotel{35 minutes flight and 20 minutes driving)
The morning we will fly back to Kathmandu around 35 minutes with lots of panoramic mountain vistas from the right side on the airstrip. Then we will transfer to you to your hotel. In the evening our Mission Himalaya treks and expedition representative will meet you to share your trekking experience. he will provide you a certificate from the company for your trekking to Jiri to EBC. Overnight at Kathmandu.


Accommodation: 3-star category Hotel/ meals included: Breakfast/  Transportation: Flight and private car/ Activities: None.


Day 22: Departure or extend your trip.
Today is again a special day for you to back your sweet home. You can take free breakfast in the hotel then you can final minutes shopping for your friends and relatives, family. Then for your departing Mission Himalaya treks And expedition, one representative will drop you to the airport before 3 hours of your flight. We wish you have a nice flight and see you again with your family and friends in the future for outdoor activities in Nepal Tibet and Bhutan. 


Accommodation: None/ meals included: Breakfast/  Transportation: private car/ Activities: None.



 

Cost Details

What is included?

The cost mentioned for the Explore Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri includes these sets of facilities. You can add or remove these services as per your need. The price of your trek depends upon services you take.

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle including before and after the trek
  • Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the itinerary
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek as per the itinerary
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner with up to 3 cups of hot drinks) during the trek
  • Kathmandu – Jiri transfers by local bus and all other ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Lukla -Kathmandu including for the guide) with all applicable taxes
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Strong, experienced, porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) with all meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu (Optional)
  • All government and local taxes, company service charges

What is not included?

The trek cost does not include the following set of services.

  • Nepalese visa fee, International air tickets, travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation costs
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns or late departures than scheduled program)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra drinks, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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$1,760

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