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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

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Max. Elevation
5545 m / 18192 ft
Group size
Min 2 Pax
Level
Moderate
Transportation
<span style="font-family: Helvetica;">Private Car, Bus, and Flight</span>
Best Season
September to December March to May
Starts at / Ends at
Kathmandu / Lukla
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Tea House Lodge during the trek.
Meals
<ul><li><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">Breakfast in Kathmandu.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.</span></li></ul>
Trip Route
Bhandara-Namche-Everest Base Camp-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 from viewpoints like Kalapatthar, Everest viewpoint, Nagarjuna, and Tengboche. 
  • Enjoy a scenic flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu. 
  • Create a lifetime experience with Adventure A One Trek.

Overview

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Are you looking for a thrilling and unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal? Then look no further in advance than the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek! This amazing trek will take you through superb alpine forests, over high glacial passes, and to the foot of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic trekking route that has been used by mountaineers since the early 1950's. The EBC trek starts in the small and beautiful town of Jiri, which is located on the Eastern side of Nepal elevation of 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) from sea level.

From here, you will trek through alpine forests and pass through several small villages on your way to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Khumbu region and home to the famous Sherpa people. Nowadays, even people are saying Jiri Everest trek but the road is high up you can go by vehicle to Bhandara and the trek starts from there.

As you continue to walk on your trek, you will ascend to higher altitudes, crossing over several high-freezing passes along the way, you will have spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas Ranges including Mount Everest (8,848 meters 29,029 feet).

At Everest Base Camp you will have the chance to get involved in the Khumbu glacier and see the icy peaks of the high Himalayas and beautiful Nuptes and other beautiful peaks.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is an unforgettable journey that will take you over the most beautiful scenery in the world. Whether you are an experienced trekker or a first-time trekker in the mountains, the Jiri to EBC trek is sure to provide you with an incredible experience that you will never forget in your life.  

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Route

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek route is a classic Himalayan trek, which takes you to the base of the world’s highest mountain.

The trek starts in the small town of Jiri, located in Nepal’s Solukhumbu District. From there, you’ll make your way up to the Sherpa settlements of Phakding and Namche Bazaar, as well as the stunning landscapes of the Khumbu Valley region.

You will get to explore the vibrant Buddhist culture of the Sherpa people and they preserve the most iconic old monasteries in the Everest region.

As you head up to Everest Base Camp, you will pass through some of the highest inhabited settlements in the world like Thame, Khumjung, Dingboche, etc. As you assent you will see several types of trees in high alpine, Rhododendron forest, Juniper tree, and pine tree around the height of three thousand meters in the Everest and the surrounding peaks.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of the Nepal Himalayas. The trek is comparatively challenging and can take anywhere from 12 to 16 days to complete, depending on your fitness level.

However, the breathtaking views and experiences you will gain from this trek make it well worth the effort.

Best Time for Jiri EBC Trek 

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is a popular and challenging journey that takes trekkers through some of the most stunning mountain views in the world. The trek is the best time to do it during the months of mid-February to the end of May in the spring season and in the autumn season beginning of September to December.

The best time to trek is in April, May, and October as these months offer the Best views of the High Himalayas, the most pleasant temperatures, and clear skies for hiking up to Base Camp. The months of April and May are the best months to trek in the Everest region.

During this season, the weather is pleasant and the temperature is just wonderful. But in the lowlands, there will be warm weather and higher elevation just the temperature is perfect. 

When you are heading to a higher altitude, the temperature will drop to extreme levels and the weather can be changeable. It is most important to be prepared for any kind of weather while you are in the Nepal Himalayas. 

Overall, the months of March to May, and September to October offer the best conditions for the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. 

However, an experienced trekker and are looking for a more challenging experience, you can attempt the trek in the colder months of November, December, and January. 

Trek Difficulty

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is a challenging trekking route that takes you from the small village of Jiri in Nepal. The foot of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. The Trek is approximately 200 kilometers long and can take up to three weeks to complete. This is one of the most Adventure Activities in Nepal for adventure seekers. 

The difficulty of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek depends on your level of fitness and experience. You should be an experienced trekker and have a good level of fitness to attempt this route. 

The terrain includes steep ascents and descents, and the altitude gains can be significant, reaching up to 18,192 feet (5545 meters). You will also have to navigate several passes and rivers, and you can expect extreme weather conditions, including snow and cold temperatures.

The rewards of this trek, however, are immense, including stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains. If you want to see more information about the Everest Base Camp check this link. As well as the opportunity to witness the region’s culture, religion, and lifestyle to explore Everest: A Journey to Everest Base CampIf you are prepared and have the right attitude and determination, the Everest Base Camp trek is a fantastic and unforgettable experience.

Jiri to EBC Accommodation

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. EBC food and Accommodation along the way range from basic tea houses and lodges to luxury resorts, so there’s something to suit every budget and preference.

Tea Houses Accommodation

Accommodation in the Everest region is available in two types Tea House Accommodation and food. The Tea house accommodation and lodges are the most common form of accommodation along the Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek.

Tea houses are basic guesthouses, usually family-run, and offer basic rooms with beds and blankets, but no showers or toilets. Lodges are similar but generally larger and offer more amenities such as showers and sometimes even a restaurant.

Most of the mountain resorts are located in the more populated areas of the trek, such as Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Pangboche Dingboche, Pheriche, and Labuche.

Camping Accommodation 

Camping Accommodation is for those, who want to experience the full adventure of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek, camping is also an option. While camping, you’ll need to bring your tent, sleeping bag, and other camping gear.

Whichever type of accommodation you choose, you’re guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience on the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Cost

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek cost will depend on a few factors, including the length of the trek, the Number of people in a group, and the accommodation you want to stay. For general information, the cost for Jiri to Everest base camp minimum for basic package service is USD 1399/- to the maximum is your choice. This cost for 2023 and it’s in these variables.

The above cost typically includes lodging, three-course meals, and one guide, and each person gets one porter, permits, and transportation. Pick up from the start of the trek and endpoint at the hotel.

It is important to budget for additional costs such as tips for the guides and porters, snacks, and any personal gear you may need. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is an incredible experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

The cost of the trek is well worth the reward of reaching the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain.  If you want more information about the Highest mountain you can click on History of Mount Everest. 

Book your trip now for an enthralling experience of this trek!

Important Note

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Departure date means your arrival day in Kathmandu (the day before starting the trip from Kathmandu)

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, the Adventure A One 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. 

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 the 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. Guidance 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, and descend to get to 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 head up on a gradual winding path through Rimgmo village an hour of steep climb through pine forest reaches Trakshindu passing 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 Kharte Danda at the height of 3880 meters, you will reach Puiyan village. Then the winding path takes to Sebuk Danda 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 progresses 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 fauna. 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 have 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 on 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 leopards 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 (a day pack, water, a 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 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 charges. 

Doesn't Include

  • International airfare, Travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees 
  • Food in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees during Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
  • Beverages, laundry, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
  • Tips for Guide and Porters
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Frequently Asked Questions

The trek from Jiri to Everest Base Camp typically takes about 17/19 days. but it depends on the person's choice and time.


The highest elevation on this trek is Kalapathar (5,545m) and the famous place Everest Base Camp is 5365 meter. 

Accommodation on the Jiri to EBC trek is mostly in lodges or teahouses. but it depends on your choice, if you want, you can do the site camp as well.


Appropriate clothing and equipment are necessary for this trek. You should bring warm clothing, a sleeping bag, a water bottle, trekking poles, suns cream, sunglass, a warm hat, and other items as recommended by your guide.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is considered challenging. It includes long days of trekking and steep ascents and descents. It is recommended that you have prior trekking experience and good physical fitness before attempting this trek. 

you will get normal food like dal bhat Tarkari Nepali traditional dish. the make menu for travelers which try to provide pizza, Spegatthi, Roast chicken, sizzler, and many other foods. if you like to have dessert they provide Rice pudding, chocolate pudding, apple filter, sneaker Rolls apple pie, etc.

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