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Price per person

USD $ 1760

Trip Duration

22 Days

Region

Everest Treks

Country

Nepal

Group Size

2 To 15 Person

Trip Grade

4
Very Difficult
Very Difficult Trekking covers 4000 meters to 6000 meters. Physical fitness, and acclimatization are the must. Hiking per day of 7 hrs per day and altitude becomes an obstacle. You have to cross the Himalayan passes using basic climbing equipment. Even the trail is steep and may be slippery.

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Arrival On

Kathmandu

Departure From

Kathmandu

Best Season

Spring And Autumn

Max Altitude

5545M

Jiri To Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

The traditional route of the 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 an 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 bridges 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 is 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 the 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's culture and lifestyle. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for trekking nevertheless Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions PVT Ltd offers you this trek throughout the year or all 4 seasons.

Trip Highlights:

  • The gateway of Everest Namche.
  • Tengboche Monastery.
  • Everest View hotel.
  • Kalapatthar viewpoint.

Best trekking and Visiting time in Jiri to Everest Base Camp:

Trekking can be undertaken for the whole of the year in Nepal. There are four seasons which attracts tourist to trek in Nepal.

The best season for trekking in Nepal is the autumn season. In this season the temperature is a moderate, clear sky with panoramic views of mountains, varieties of flowers with excellent weather which offers the heavenly view which attracts tourists.

In lower altitudes, the weather remains mildly warm but in higher altitudes, short storms and snow may happen. This is the best time to visit Nepal, as the environment remains pleasant so you can enjoy the beauty of Nepal. It lasts from September to November.

Another season that is also considered the best trekking season is the spring season. You can see the dazzling view of blooming wildflowers viz Rhododendron which grand your red and pink lustrous scenario.

A large number of tourists like to visit Nepal in this season. It lasts from March to May.

The Winter season is another season that is the best trek time for snow lovers. In this season, the temperature reaches glacial and wind chill. A mass number of tourists like to trek during this season to enjoy snowfall though the temperature is low. You can enjoy this frosty season from December to February. The summer season is one of the worst seasons for this trek. In this season there is a high temperature, heavy rainfall due to the monsoon. Mountains are sleeve by clouds. We do not recommend trekking during this season because of rain and the easy cancellation of flights. Although, You can still experience the splendor of Dolpa and Upper Mustang pleasant. This season lasts from June to August.

What is the EBC Trek Difficulty level? The Everest Base Camp is a moderate-difficult trek. Anyone with previous trekking experience can go on this trek. Altitude sickness, Accommodation, food, the weather is some common Difficulty.  Here is the list of Everest Base Camp difficulties that you may face. Be prepared for these problems and your trek will be obviously much much easier.

Note: Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions PVT LTD tries to give you almost all the useful information that you will be needed before trekking. If you have some other questions regarding the trip please feel free to email, comment, or inbox us.

How to go EBC trekking:

Everest Base Camp Trek is on the bucket list of many tourists. After arriving at only one international airport in Kathmandu, Nepal (TIA), you will be transferred to the hotel. You can take a flight to Lukla or you have to take a bus to Jiri and start trekking. It takes a long time to reach Jiri if you go by bus. It takes about 7-8 hrs to reach there.

Alternatively, either you can take a bus to Salleri from Kathmandu which takes around 9-10 hrs. Or, you can take a flight to Phaplu by flight and start your voyage. It takes 18 days to complete the long haul.

If you want more information please contact Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions PVT LTD.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek itinerary:

Day 1. Arrival day in Kathmandu(1300m/4264ft){20 minutes driving}.

Day 2. Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley sightseeing(1300m/4264ft){6 hours sightseeing}.

Day 3. Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri{2370m/7774ft}[8-9 hours driving].

Day 4. Trek from Jiri to Bhandar.

Day 5. Trek from Bhandar to Sete(2575m/8446ft){5 hours trekking}.

Day 6. Trek from Sete to Junbesi(2680m/8790ft)Lamjura Pass(3530m/11578ft){6 to 7 hours trekking}.

Day 7. Trek from Junbesi to Numthala(2330m/7642ft){5-6 hours trekking}.

Day 8. Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda(2300m/7544ft){5 to 6 hours trekking}.

Day 9. 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.

Jiri To Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Day 1:

Arrival day in Kathmandu

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Driving

Meals Included : Welcome Dinner

Accomodation : 3 Star Standard Hotel

Max. Altitude : 1300M/4264FT

Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

After time to get refreshed, evening you’ll meet and transfer for a welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants in the heart of Kathmandu and a briefing about your trip.

Day 2:

Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation

Walking Hours : 6 Hours Sightseeing

Meals Included : Breakfast

Accomodation : 3 Star Standard Hotel

Max. Altitude : 1300M/4264FT

After breakfast the day will start with our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa and visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple.

After exploring the surrounding areas visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with a temple, unique architecture, and Kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.

Day 3:

Drive From Kathmandu to Jiri

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Driving

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,370M/7,774FT

This morning we leave Kathmandu for our long trek to Everest. Drive-by local bus to Jiri through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. Jiri is big town and also a hill station, explore the surrounding area and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4:

Trek From Jiri to Bhandar

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,190m/7,183ft

Today we start our adventurous trek and this trails offers us beautiful country side scenery from each ridge top and we passing through friendly villagers and farm fields. We pass many down hills and uphills till reach to a small settlement at Bhandar. You can enjoy the remaining day exploring the local villages.

Day 5:

Bhandar to Sete

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,575m/8,446ft

After breakfast we start our trek leads downhill at Likhu Khola, after crossing the bridge, the winding path leads us to a small nice village at Kinja.

After lunch a slow long uphill climb continues passing through numerous farmhouses and terrace fields with great excellent views of the surrounding landscapes and distance villages and after a few hours of long haul, finally reaching Sete, a small Sherpa village situated on the ridge in the middle of the rhododendron forest.

Day 6:

Sete to Lamjura pass (3,530/11,578) to Junbesi

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,680m/8,790ft

Today’s’ walk leads to a gradual climb passing through a few small scattered farm houses and teahouses through the beautiful rhododendron forest, reaching Lamjura Pass, which is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar.

The trail then descends through the forest and emerges after one and a half hrs at Taktor. Traverse on the north side of the valley round a notch before dropping down to the Sherpa village of Junbesi for an overnight stop.

Day 7:

Rest day at Junbesi

Walking Hours : 3 Hours Hiking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,680m/8,790ft

The region around Junbesi is well worth exploring and a day spent here can offer a variety of alternatives. Two hours’ walk to the north of Junbesi is the village of Phugmochhe, where there is a traditional Sherpa art center.

En route to Phugmochhe, a short diversion will allow a visit to Thubten Chhuling, a huge Tibetan Buddhist monastery about one and half hour’s walk from Junbesi, or relax whole day exploring around with.

Day 8:

Junbesi to Nunthala

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,330m/7,642ft

Below Junbesi the trail crosses the Junbesi Khola on a wooden bridge. Just beyond the bridge, there is a trail junction. The route to Khumbu follows the left-hand trail that leads uphill.

This trail turns north, descending through Salung. From here, Mt. Everest can be seen on a clear day towards the northeast. We follow the shepherds’ huts and the hidden route in dense forest with several picturesque streams on wooden bridges just before reaching Nunthala (Mani dingma) at 2,320m and overnight stay here. Nunthala is a village an ideal spot for the overnight stop.

Day 9:

Nunthala to Bupsadanda

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2300m/7,544ft

From Nunthala our path descent continues to the Dudhkoshi River Bridge and the trail lead through terraced fields and yards of houses. The walk continues through forests then climbs on the terraces to reach the Rai village of Jubing (1,667m/5467ft).

From Jubing the path took us a slow climb to the village around a ridge and continues to the village of Khari Khola to push on up the steep hill to Bupsa.

Day 10:

Bupsadanda to Surkhe

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,290m7, 511ft.

Today our trail ascends from Bupsa and heads on to Bhumsing village (2,300m/7544ft) and the trail continues to the north side of the valley to reach Puiyan village (2,796m/9170ft).

After Puiyan trail leads us on the long winding trail with few small ups and downs to Surkhe.

Day 11:

Surkhe to Phakding

Walking Hours : 4 To 5 Hours Walk

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,610m/8,561ft

After breakfast, we start to climb north to Chaurikharka(2,713m/8898ft) a large scattered village with the monastery and high school. Chaurikharka is also the breadbasket for the Khumbu area because the land is very fertile for barley, wheat, and enough green vegetables.

Today our trail joins from Lukla towards Phakding, making the path quite busy with more trekkers, porters, and pack animals and a few hours of good scenic walk brings you to Phakding for the overnight.

Day 12:

Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 3440M/11283FT

After breakfast we will continue up the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park.

When entering the National park boundary we descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region.

Day 13:

Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Hiking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 3440M

We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the altitude of (3,440m/11,283ft).

You have full day leisure or visit Everest View Point hotel for a wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market if Saturday can be seen many people in Saturday market for shopping fulfill their daily needs and only one shopping market in the surrounding areas.

Also, you can visit Sherpa Museum as well a great place to learn Sherpa culture and the history of mountaineering, and stroll back to the hotel overnight.

Day 14:

Namche to Tyangboche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 3,867m/12684ft

Today after breakfast we start our trek with pleasant walk through the forest with a magnificent view of mountains. The great view of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde peak with a view of the eastern snow-capped mountains.

The trail leads uphill through the forested path and hardly walks to get to Tyangboche. One of the most beautiful places in the Himalayas and the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam.

Day 15:

Tyangboche to Dingboche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 4,358M/14,295Ft

The trail descends down from Tengboche, winding through the rhododendron forest to Deboche and crossing a bridge over the raging Imja Khol River. Hug the valley wall, and then traverse the plains to Dingboche, the start of the Imja Tse Valley.

Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards the Makalu area and Hinko Valley via Sherpani col 6,100m/20008ft and Amphu Laptsa pass 5,780m/18958ft.

Day 16:

Acclimatization day at Dingboche

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Hiking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 4358M/14295FT

On this day you will rest before the last leg of the journey. You may have a full day's rest or there are some places where you can go for a day walk like a trek to Chhukung (4,730m) is worthwhile which takes approx.

3-4 hours from Dingboche, towards east within the Imjatse Valley, although the trek is gradual, however, you can feel the thin air as the altitude gains slowly coming towards Chhukung.

At Chhukung, there are a few teahouses overlooking superb views of the snow-capped peaks and glaciers After enjoying a stroll back to Dingboche overnight.

Day 17:

Dingboche to Lobuche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 4,928M/16164FT

Tackle the steep incline to the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier, continuing along the rugged route to your resort at Loboje. Above the huts looms the famous Lhotse Ridge.

Day 18:

Trek to Gorakshep & Everest base camp (5,316m/17,437ft)

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 5,160M/16,929FT

After breakfast, we continue our trek in a windy and rocky path with a wonderful view of Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, and other magnificent peaks.

After check-in at the hotel at Gorekshep, we continue to climb to the top of Kalapatthar (the famous viewpoint).

This small peak offers the best views of Mt. Everest, Pumori, and Ama Dablam you can get without climbing. Stroll back to Gorekshep overnight.

Day 19:

Kalapathar (5,550m/18,204ft) hike and stroll back to Pheriche

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 4200M/13776FT.

After breakfast, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall. The trail passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp.

In Everest Base Camp the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. We are continuing the trek for return back to Gorakshep and continuous back to Pheriche for overnight.

Day 20:

Pheriche to Kyanjuma

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 3,500m/11,480ft

Heading down now, the going is easier and the pace faster. Take back great memories with you and walk downhill towards the Phungithanka vis Tangboche and after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river trek onwards to the Kyanjuma the junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazar.

Great view of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawache, and Lhotse as well as dense wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer, and wild goat can be found insides the rhododendron forest, evening explore the small surrounding area with magnificent scenery.

Day 21:

Kyanjuma to Khumjung to Monju

Walking Hours : 6 To 7 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,850m/9,348ft

Today after breakfast short climb to hidden valley called Khumjung village, probably the biggest village of the areas and visit Hillary school established by Sir Admund Hillary and visit to Khunde village where a place of famous climber and big hospital running by charity, after a great moments take back to Namche Bazzar for lunch via Syangboche airstrip which is the world highest airstrip. We walk back to the downhill for overnight at Monju.

Day 22:

Monju to Lukla

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House / Lodges

Max. Altitude : 2,800m/9,186ft

After breakfast, we trek back enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. And finally today the trail leads you back to Lukla. After your arrival in Lukla, you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek.

Day 23:

Fly back to Kathmandu

Walking Hours : 40 Minutes Flight And 30 Minutes Driving

Meals Included : Breakfast And Welcome Dinner

Accomodation : 3 Star Standard Hotel

Max. Altitude : 1300M/4264FT

After an early morning flight to Kathmandu, our guide transfer you to your hotel. You may have time to relax after a long journey takes back your breath and rest at your hotel by ending your Himalayan trip with us.

It’s also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla. This pleasant day you may have a full day at leisure at your own or can extend your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping and evening company will meet you for the farewell dinner.

Day 24:

Departure from Kathmandu

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Driving

Meals Included : Breakfast

Accomodation : None

Today is free or last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gifts to your family, friends, or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us.

If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

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 the 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.

Jiri To Everest Base Camp Trek Gear List

  • backpacks.
  • trekking map.
  • trekking permits.
  • sleeping bag(-10 degrees).
  • water bottle.
  • cash money.
  • medical kit.
  • hiking boots.
  • 4 pairs of warm trekking socks.
  • 2 to 3  underwear.
  • some pair of fast-drying t-shirts.
  • pair of fast and easy drying trousers.
  • 1 pair of swimming suits or sking underwear. fast-drying fleece.
  • warm hat and cap protect from sun and cold.
  • warm gloves.
  • balaclava.
  • waterproof jacket.
  • insulating jacket or vest.
  • sandals for guest house stay period.
  • waterproof trousers.
  • toothbrushes.
  • a light towel.
  • a small towel can be useful for the day sweating period.
  • shampoo, soap, or shower gel.
  • toilet paper.
  • sunscreen at least 50 SPF.
  • a good quality lip care.
  • trekking poles.
  • sunglasses.
  • camera for future memory.
  • power bank, battery charge, and pairs of batteries for the camera.
  • some snacks and energy bars.
  • some reading materials/playing cards for free time.
  • watch or smartphones.
  • a headlight for use night toilet or sunrise hike.

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