Jiri Everest base camp trekking - 22 days : Himalayan Smile Treks

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking

Jiri everest base camp trekking is the most traditional trekking trail of Everest region. From historical point of view also Classic Everest Trekking is famous.

  • Trip Fact - 16 days
  • Trip Code : HST-ET-06
  • Trek Start from: Jiri
  • Trek End at: Lukla
  • Grade: Moderate/Difficult
  • Trek start Elevation: 2810 m.
  • Highest Elevation : 5545 m.
  • Group Size : 2-15 People
  • Best time: September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse / Tent
  • Trek Duration: 22 days
Jiri Everest base camp trekking

Jiri Everest base camp trekking is the most traditional trekking trail of Everest region. From historical point of view also Classic Everest Trekking is famous. This is the same route which was used by the early expedition teams to climb Everest from Nepal part. Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first successful climbers of Mount Everest went through this trail to climb Mount Everest.

Jiri Everest base camp trekking begins from Jiri after six hours tranquility of the hills and scenery drive from Kathmandu by private vehicle. The Jiri Bazaar(1905m)more attractive and number of teahouse and shops provide a service for trekkers. In Jiri we will recommend you to visit cheese factory project.

The Jiri Everest base camp trekking commence from Jiri following the old renown trail to Shivalaya. After few minute walk you will cross a stream the trail up to the hill Bharkur. From Bharkur the trail continues assent to the Patashe Danda(2400m). From Mali Sherpa settlement the trail continues descend Yelung Khola and dovan than you can view of Shivalaya hill side into the Khumti Jhola valley. The trail pass through the beautiful village of Bahandar, Set, Junbeshi, Nunthala, Bupsa, Ghat. After you come to Ghat, from there you follow the route of currently popular route from Lukla. While walking you visit delightful Sherpa villages, where you’ll meet the friendly people and soak up the colors, sights, and sounds of village life as well as the spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism so prevalent in the Himalayas.

The last destination of Jiri Everest base camp trekking is Kalapathar(5545m) and Everest Base Camp. The period of Classic Everest Trekking a little bit long. In this trekking you will experience an unbeatable combination of natural beauty and cultural splendor. The prominent mountains to be sighted during trekking are Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Kwangde, Mt. Twache, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamsherku and Mt. Everest.

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking Highlight

  1. Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri
  2. Villages of legendary Sherpa people
  3. Namche Bazaar gate way of Mt. Everest
  4. Everest panoramic view from Syangboche
  5. Climbing Kalapathar (5545m)
  6. Great view of Mt, Everest, Mt Lhotse and other mountains from Kalapathar
  7. Everest base camp and Khhumbu glacier and ice fall.

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, meet our officer. He will assist you to transfer your hotel. At hotel our officer gives you orientation of the overall trip. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Early morning transfer to Kathmandu airport domestic terminal to catch flight to Lukla (2810m).The flight duration is approximately 45 minutes. Have a tea and coffee in Lukla. One hour rest at Lukla in mountain Lodge. Then your trekking starts from Lukla. The trail contour through the Sherpa village and yak pasture land. Have a lunch in Thado Koshi (2591m) with stunning view of Kum Kangaru(6370m). You will see the painted Mani wall in Ghat (chhuthawa) village. In the late afternoon you arrive to Phakding. O/n at mountain lodge

Your trekking starts after breakfast at mountain lodge. You cross long suspension bridge over the Dhudh Koshi River which is originated from Khumbu glacier. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo village. You have lunch in Jorsale(2740m).The trail goes ahead along the Dudhakoshi river. You cross anther suspension bridge in Larja Dobhan(2830m). From here the trail moves to steep staircase through pine forest. After half and hour steep walking you will see Mt Everest (8848m). The trail ascends until Namche Bazaar through the alpine forest. You will be delightf to see Namche Bazaar. The Namche bazaar is getaway of the Everest base camp trekking. Enjoy staying two nights here. O/n at mountain lodge.

Rest day in Namche Bazaar is especially for acclimatization with altitude. During this day you can walk around Namche Bazaar. Here uou can get many facilities such as bank, internet, Bakery and shopping. After the breakfast One and half hour steep walking to Syangboche(3880m). From Syangboche you can see Mt. Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8516m), Ama Dablam(6814m), Thamserku(6618m) and more mountains. Have a tea and coffee in Everest view hotel. The trail descends half and hour to the Khumjung village (3780m), the village of Sherpas, the worldly renowned climbers. In Khumjung village you can visit Kumjung Hillary School and Kumjung Gompa. After lunch hike back to the Namche Bazaar. O/n at mountain lodge.

Today you can see very close up view of Thamserku (6618m), Ama Dablam(6814m). Also you can see Mount Everest (8848) and other world high mountains. On the way you can see Nepal national bird Pheasant and mountain animal called Himalayan Thar. The trail contour through the yak pasture land until Kyangjuma (3550m). From Kyangjuma the trail goes to all the way down to the Dudha Koshi. After crossing long suspension bridge then the trail ascends through the pine trees. The magnificent view of Kangtega (6783m) right side of the trail. Two and half hour walking you will arrive to Tengboche(3860m). Tengboche is famous as the name of Tengboche Monastery. This monastery is open for visit after four o’clock in the afternoon. Visiting Tengboche Monastery is a exciting part of your journey. At evening you will be able to see exciting sunset on the top of the word and other high mountains. O/n at mountain lodge.

Form Tengboche trail move down towards Deboche(3820m).After Deboche, the trail becomes very pleasant. You will feel very comfortable. Here you have chances to see Musk deer. It is very rare wild animal. After crossing iron bridge on your right side you can see the great view of Ama Dablam(6814m). May be you can enjoy taking photos of yours backup with Ama Dablam. Then the trail moves gradually up to Pangboche(4410m).Have a tea and coffee and few minute relaxation at Pangboche. Trek to Shomare (4110m).Have a Lunch here. After the lunch you walk around two hour and arrive to Dingboche Village (4410m). O/n at mountain lodge

Today is the rest day at Dingboche. After the breakfast with light snake and small day bag you may hike to Chhukung village. The trail follows with river all the way to Chukung village. The river is originated from glacier lake Imja .On the way you see Yak Kharka with wide grassland area. The Chukung valley is surrounding by magnificent high mountains and Glacier Lakes. From this valley you can see Island Peak (6189m), Amphulapche(5663m), Lhotse Shar(8382m) and Lhotse(8516m).Have a Lunch in Chukung Village. After lunch return to Dingboche. 7h walking. O/n at mountain lodge

Form Dingboche the trail climb up 20m above the village. From here you can see panoramic view of Khumbu Mountains including Mt, Makalu (8463m). Tea break in Dughla(4620m). After Dughla you ascend along with pebbly and sandy trail. After half and hour climb you arrive to Dughla Pass (4830m). In Dughla pass you see monuments on the memory of Everest climbers who has lost their life while climbing Mt. Everest. From here trail goes gradually up to the Lobuche (4910m). Evening sunset view of the Nuptse(7864m). 5h hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge

This morning you might feel chilly because temperature may go down -2 to 3 degree celsius. In the beginning you walk along the flat trial through yak pasture trail (50 minutes). Then you have to walk in glacier. The trail is rough and icy in some part. And you arrive to Gorak Shep (5140m). At this time the temperature is nearly 10 to 15 degree Celsius. You might feel fatigue. Have lunch and rest in Gorak Shep. After light lunch start to climb Kalapatthar(5550m). After nearly three hour climbing, you will reach on top of the Kalapatthar. There you get little bit strong wind. Kalapatthar is one of the prime points for the massive view of Mount Everest (8848m). Enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other towering mountains. Here you can see people sharing exciting moments each other. From here you also can see Everest base camp just below. After a while return back to Gorak Shep. 8 hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge

Early in the morning start trekking towards Everest base camp (5364m). The trail is narrow and rocky so that we suggest trekkers to concentrate their mind in trail before stepping. The Everest base camp is moving up and down every year because Khumbu glacier is moving to the down. In Everest base camp you can’t spend your overnight because there is no facility of tea houses. Only people stay at night in camp who are climbing to Mt. Everest. Spend half an hour there take photos for your memory. Then return to Gorak Shep and have a lunch. After lunch back to the Lobuche(4910m). 8h walking. O/n at mountain lodge

You should pack up early in the morning. Then have a breakfast and hike down to Lukla airstrip. Take a flight to Kathmandu. The rest of your day is free in Kathmandu. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at your hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight home.

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking Price

Silver Price - US$ 960 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport  to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax for Guide and Porter
  • Kathmandu to Jiri bus ticket

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

Gold Price - US$ 1545 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax. for Guide and Porter
  • Kathmandu to Jiri bus ticket

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

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