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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek - 21 days

Duration
21 days
Max. Elevation
5545m
Group size
Min 2 Pax
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private car, bus, and flight
Best Season
September to December March to May
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals include during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner).
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Lukla
Trip Route
Bhandara-junbeshi- Namche- Dingboche-Everest Base Camp-Tyangboche-Lukla

Highlights

    • Start with exploring Kathmandu city- the city of art, culture, and history. 
    • Take a scenic drive to Jiri via several local settlements. 
    • Explore the vibrant Sherpa villages of Solu and Khumbu valley. 
    • Collect the best views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. 
    • Explore the famous Buddhist monasteries of the Everest region. 
    • Collect the best sunrise view at Kalapatthar. 
    • Best views of mountains in the viewpoints like Kalapatthar, Everest viewpoint, Nagarjun, and Tengboche. 
    • Enjoy a scenic flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu. 
    • Create a lifetime experience with A1 Trek.
Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is a classic trekking route to a trip to Everest base camp Trekking. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking has done by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa during the Everest summit in 1953 A.D. The old and classic route offers to explore the cultural aspects of Solu villages Namche Bazaar and Khumbu valley. Jiri to EBC Trek includes walking over the green hill of so, the alpine forest with the best landscapes, and to the high altitude of Everest. 
Khumbu is a Remote farm village welcoming locals who are also part of the trip. Likewise, exploring the vibrant Sherpa villages and exploring some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries are the next highlight of the trip. Next, the best views of the Himalayas include Mt. Everest and many more in the main attraction of Jiri Everest Base camp Trekking. 
The best time to trek Jiri to Everest base camp is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). 
Although, Everest Base Camp Trekking is in December and January is possible. The month of December and January is better and recommended. But Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is in the month of monsoon (June to August) and is not recommended due to the heavy rainfall and thick cloudy. 
While you are heading to Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek, you need two to buy an entry permit, one for Sagarmatha National park and another for Passang Lahmu municipality charge. But for that paperwork, our company Adventure a1trek will arrange it. 

Important Note

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Departure date mean your arrival day in Kathmandu (the day before start the trip from Kathmandu)

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, the A1 Trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested. 

  • Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Kathmandu valley sightseeing to explore the historical and cultural city. The sightseeing is dedicated to exploring four of the UNESCO world heritage listed sites of Kathmandu valley. Those four sites include- Kathmandu durbar square, Soyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.

After the sightseeing, you can then focus on the trek preparation. You can hire or buy the necessary equipment in Thamel. In the evening, you will be meeting your guide for the trip meeting. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Take an early morning breakfast before catching the bus to Bhanadr. The drive through the scenic highway passing the several local settlements through the green hills is exciting. The journey takes about six to seven hours drive. Bhandar is a small village in the lap of the hill. You will be spending your night at a local lodge at Bhandar

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trek starts today. The route follows on winding gradual trail with a downhill to reach a nice village of Kinja. Kinja offers greater views of Numbur Himal on the north side. Then through the walk through the cooler alpine areas to get to Sete for the overnight. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Passing the forest of rhododendron pines and oaks, the gradual walk takes you to the beautiful village of Guranse. Gurance is a small settlement with some local houses. 

From here onward around cooler areas, beginning with a steep climb through beautiful woods and past a few houses with tea shops and farmhouses, the walk continues up to reach a Mani-wall on the path towards Lamjura-La pass.

Then cross the Lamjura-La pass, the highest altitude gain before reaching the high Khumbu area, then descend down to get Junbesi for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Comparatively longer day, leaving Junbesi, with a short descent to a stream just below the chorten/. Then diverting to the left take a climb towards SolungDanda, the place with a nice farm place with good views of Mount Everest with other peaks. Then descends to Beni Khola. Furthermore, cross the bridge and get to Ringmo village. Then heads up on gradual winding path through Rimgmo village an hour of steep climb through pine forest reaches at Trakshindu pass above 3,070m high, the top marked with Mani and chorten. Then finally get to Nunthala, via Takshindu village for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the day with a long descent to end the Nunthala village, then the steep path through the forest leads to a small lace of suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River. Then follow a winding uphill for the next hour to reach Jubing village. The route gradually moves towards Kharikhola, the village is the place for Kirat and Sherpa tribes.

Then climb the final section of the steep slope to get to Bupsa for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The cold weather of the Khumbu area welcomes, and the morning walks with a climb through the mixed forest of oak, and rhododendron is exciting. The citing of the different birds is expected. Continuing the walk through the KharteDanda at the height of 3880 meters, you will be reaching Puiyan village. Then the winding path takes to SebukDanda and then to Chotok at 2945 meters. Then by taking the descending route, you will be reaching Surkhe for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

From Surke the trail diverts west to join the main trail of the Everest trek via the beautiful villages of Muse and Gaikharka village. You will then gradually walk to Choplung to meet the main route to Lukla Namche. The walk progress towards Phakding which is a small village with few teahouses. You will be making your final push from Phakding to get to Monjo. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

From Monjo, you will then enter Sagarmatha National park- the home to the greatest Himalayan flora and faunas. The dense forest of blue pine, deodar, Rhododendron, and more. On a clear day, you can also catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest on the way up to Namche Bazar. After six hours of trek, you will be reaching Namche Bazar- which is also famous as the Sherpa capital. Namche is the home of famous mountaineers. You will be staying two nights at Namche before heading up. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, you will be hiking up to Everest view point to collect 360 views of the mountains. The viewpoint offers stunning views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. Later in the afternoon, you can explore Namche Bazar or can take a good rest in your hotel. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After spending two amazing nights at Namche Bazaar, you will be trekking Tengboche this day. The route to Tengboche is fascinating as it covers the greatest views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and more. Tengboche is the village with the biggest Buddhist monastery in Everest. Make sure to visit the Tengboche monastery. Later in the evening, you can collect a greater view of sunset in the Himalayas. The overnight will be at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the hiking after breakfast. The route to Dingboche is mostly uphill where you will be crossing several suspension bridges and local villages. One of the best villages you cross on the day is Pangboche village which offers greater views of mount Ama Dablam. Occasionally, this section offers the spotting of snow leopard and Himalayan musk deer too. Located at 4410 meters above sea level, Dingboche is a small settlement, where you will be spending two nights. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, take a short hike to Nagarjun hills. It is the vintage point to collect the best views of mount Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Labuche, and more. Then retrace back to the lodge and spend the day taking a good rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Enter the valley of dusted snowed grasslands, you can enjoy the greater views of Amadablam, Lhotse, Pumori, and more along the way. Labuche today’s overnight place is a small Sherpa settlement with a few teahouses around. Take a good sleep with the excitement of getting to Everest base camp the next day. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

On the most exciting day, you will first trek to Gorakshep for three hours. You will then have your lunch there. Post lunch, leave your bag packs and start the hike to Everest base camp with some essentials (day pack, water, camera, and some chocolates). It takes ninety minutes to get to base camp from Gorakshep. Enjoy the moments, collect the memories and leave a footprint at Everest base camp. Then retrace back to Gorakshep for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Early morning, get to Kalapatthar to collect the best sunrise view. Kalapatthar is actually the better place to see closer views of Mount Everest. And managing the sunrise view at Kalapatthar is the best experience of the whole trek. You will then get back to Gorakshep for breakfast, before taking the way back to Pheriche. You will be following the same way around to get to Pheriche. You will be spending your night at one of the many teahouses at Pheriche. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The easy and pleasant way. Although the distance is a bit longer, the route is mostly descending. You will be crossing the familiar village of Pangboche, Tengboche before getting back to Namche Bazar. At Namche Bazar, you can go to the café to enjoy the good coffee and the fresh bake. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

On the final day of the trip. Today you will be retracing back to Lukla. In Lukla, you will be saying goodbye to your porters. You will be staying at a local teahouse in Lukla.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

You will be taking the scenic flight back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can take a relaxing rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

With all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope to see you again in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 

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Includes

    • Airport picks up and drops off by a private vehicle  Hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Private vehicle and guide during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • All the entrance fees, and the permits needed for the trip. 
    • Transportation (Kathmandu to BhandarDanda) by bus
    • Domestic flight (Lukla to Kathmandu). 
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking.
    • Porter(s) during the trekking and their all expenses.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking 
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking. 
    • Guide and porter insurance. 
    • All the government taxes and the company service charge. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu
    • Entrance fees during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • Beverages, laundries, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
    • Tips for Guide and Porter

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Everest Region.
    • Welcome, and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant.
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt.
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.

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