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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

20 Days


Trip Highlights

  • Go on the classic trekking trail of Jiri, Bhandar
  • Walk through rhododendron and orchid forests
  • Learn the culture of the Everest region with the locals
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of sunrise from Kala Patthar

Jiri to Everest base camp trek is one of the famous classic trekking trails to reach Mount Everest (8848 m). Jiri, Bhandar to Everest base camp trek offers you adventure and pristine Himalayan scenery. Our trek starts from Jiri, Bhandar and the final trek ends at Lukla although our trek passes through many interesting and interesting villages which are now visited by many trekkers every year. As a trek, we walk through alpine forests and glaciers enjoying the warm hospitality of the ethnic people. The trail takes us through many villages of different cultural groups. Some of them are Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin, Chhetri and most Sherpas. While visiting the Buddhist monasteries/nunneries decorated with prayer flags there, we can also get a glimpse of Buddhism in the Himalayas. Along the trekking trail, we will also reach the most sacred monastery in the region, Tengboche Monastery.

The Jiri to Everest base camp trail passes through high passes from Bhandar to Lamjura-La Pass (3530 m), Taksindu-La Pass (3071 m). Some of the peaks that can be seen on this trek are Everest (8848m), Cho Oyo (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8481m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6623m) and many other nearby peaks. You will also have the opportunity to see the remarkable Khumbu Icefall up close from Everest Base Camp. Jiri, Bhandar to Everest Base Camp Trek is an excellent exploration and adventure trek for physically fit people to test themselves in the vicissitudes of mountain lifestyle. Please be prepared to walk an average of 6-7 hours each day with your backpack, which will contain your valuables, water, extra wool, snacks etc. Long treks up to an altitude of 5500m include many sections of stone steps over uneven, rocky and often steep terrain.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,300m/4,264ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar [2512m/824ft] via Jiri, 8-9 hours
Day 3: Trek from Bhandar to Sete [2,575 m/8,450ft], 6-7 hours
Day 4: Trek from Sete to Junbesi [2,670m/8,760ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala [2,220 m/7,280 ft], 6-7 hours
Day 6: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa [2,360m/7,740ft], 6-7 hours
Day 7: Trek from Bupsa to Surke Khola [2,309m/7,575ft], 6-7 hours
Day 8: Trek from Surke Khola to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft], 5-6 hours
Day 9: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,286ft], 5-6 hours
Day 10: Rest day acclimatization and hike to Everest view hotel and back to Namche Bazaar, 3-4 hours
Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Deboche [3,720m/12,205ft], 5-6 hours
Day 12: Trek from Deboche to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft], 5-6 hours
Day 13: Rest and acclimatize with the trek to Nagaratsanga Peak [5,083m/16,625ft], 4-5 hours
Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche [4,910 m/16,109ft], 4-5 hours
Day 15: Trek to E.B.C [5,364m/17,559ft] and return to Gorkshep [5,140m/16,864ft], 7-8 hours
Day 16: Hike up to Kalapathar [5,545m/18,193ft] and trek to Pheriche, 7-8 hours
Day 17: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,286ft], 6-7 hours
Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft], 6-7 hours
Day 19: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]
Day 20: Airport transfer to your destination.

Special Note:
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Price Details For Trip

  • The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
  • The can be different request numbers of Guide and Porters.
  • The cost depends on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • The cost depends on Mode of transportation. (Private jeep/Public bus or Helicopter/Airplane)
  • Please contact us for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.

Cost Inclusion

  • Kathmandu International & Domestic Airport, pickup/drop on arrival/departure.
  • Accommodation at tourist category hotel for 2 night in Kathmandu.
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Airfare from Lukla to Kathmandu for group with guides.
  • Teahouse/lodge clean and comfortable accommodation throughout the trek.
  • Meals throughout the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea, coffee).
  • Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits each day.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide.
  • Full support guide crew with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • Cost of guide and porter - food, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment.
  • Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) fee.
  • National park permit fee & Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Ticket.
  • Trekking map of this route for groups.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medications.
  • Organizing rescue operations in case of complex medical conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. (“Except farewell dinner" in Kathmandu)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason).
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist

The gears listed below is recommended for the trek. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and please make sure you check out and try each equipment. You can also buy or rent in Kathmandu as there are many trekking shops that have gear ranging from branded to local.

Clothing and footwear:
— Long-sleeved shirts
— Trekking Shirts
— Trekking Trousers
— Warm Jackets/Sweater/Pullover
— Waterproof jackets and trousers
— Thermal
— Inner wears
— Undergarments
— Warm socks
— Cap/Hat to protect from the sun during the trek
— Woollen Hat, Warm gloves, Balaclava sand Bandana/Scarf
— Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu when you come back from the trek.
— Trekking shoes (Preferably Goretex and full to support your ankle)
— Slippers/Flip flops to wear at camp
— Daypack 30-35 litres (To carry your sunblock, water, camera, waterproof jacket and others that you may require while trekking)

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 4 copies of passport size photos for permits and Visa
— Travel Insurance covering medication evacuation
— Flight tickets
— Credit cards for emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport.
(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

— Headlamps with extra batteries
— Sunglasses with UV protection
— Camera with charger or spare batteries
— A pair of trekking poles
— Water bottles (1) litre
— Laundry bag to keep the dirty clothes
— Large plastic bags to keep the clothes dry
— Padlock
— Binoculars
— Reading materials, notebooks and pens

Toiletries and hygiene:
— Quick-drying towel
— Small face towel
— Toothbrush &Toothpaste
— Deodorants, Soap and Shampoo (Smaller bottle)
— Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen and lip balm
— Hand sanitizer/Antiseptic wipes
— Hygiene products
— Basic first aid kit

— Down Jacket
— Sleeping bag with liner
— Duffel/Kit Bag

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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

  • 20 Days
  • Challenging
  • 5,545m/18,193ft.
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Lodge & Hotel
  • 2 Person

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