Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek 21 Days

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is the typical and classical trekking route of Everest region. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa was the first person to use this route in 1953 AD when they walk to climb Mt. Everest. Because of this entire region this trekking route is getting popular day by day.  We can view panorama natural beauty of forests, mountains and vegetations in our trek. The beautiful green forests on which birds and animals are playing are also the main part of this trekking. The cultural and traditional beauty of this region will equally impress us. Some of the soaring mountains that we will be offered by the route are Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, etc. we need to pass through the forest of alpine also. There are two ways of doing trek in this region i.e. from Jiri and Lukla. Route of Lukla is slightly shorter than of Jiri. So those trekkers who have less time can do trekking from the route of Lukla. This route doesn’t have more up and down hills so this trekking route is called moderate trekking route. But the trekkers should have better physical structure.

Our trek to Jiri to Everest base camp trek starts with a short drive over to Jiri from Kathmandu. We will walk through the trial of Sete, Junbes, Nunthala, Bupsa, Surke, Phakding and reach our destination. We will again return back to Kathmandu valley. In this trekking we should mostly walk so the best time to do trekking is spring and autumn. But Nepal High  Trek is always on your front foot to help you by fulfilling your desire to trekking in Everest trekking region. We will make your trekking days according to schedule of your holiday. We will make you provision of good trekking guide who will surely help you to fulfill your dream to visit in Everest trekking region.

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri () – 8 Hours

Day 04: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2575m) – 7 Hours

Day 05: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2670m)–7 Hours

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2220m)–6 Hours

Day 07: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2360m) – 6 Hours

Day 08: Trek from Bupsa to Surke (2290m) – 6 Hours

Day 09: Trek from Surke to Phakding (2610m) – 5 Hours

Day 10: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 Hours

Day 11: Acclimatization at Namche

Day 12: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche (3870m) – 6 Hours

Day 13: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 6 Hours

Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Dughla (4600m) – 4 Hours

Day 15: Trek from Dughla to Lobuche (4940m) – 3 Hours

Day 16: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) to EBC (5364m) and back to Gorakshep – 8 Hours

Day 17: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) to Pheriche (4280m) – 8 Hours

Day 18: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 Hours

Day 19: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2800m) – 7 Hours

Day 20: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 21: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

After landing the flight at TIA, a representative of Nepal High Trek will warmly receive you and will move towards the hotel arranged by Nepal High Trek. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night with a brief description of the upcoming trekking program to Jiri to Everest Base Camp.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Today, we spend the whole for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley with guide. After having breakfast, we visit Pashupatinath, which is regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva then to Bauddhanath known as Little Tibet. From Bauddhanath, we visit Swayambhunath known as Monkey Temple   which is an ancient religious place for Buddhist. After Swayambhunath, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. Finally, you will have dinner at hotel and stay there overnight.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri (1905m) – 8 Hours

Early morning we will to the north east of Kathmandu. Our destination is Jiri. We will drive to jiri. It’s covering 187km. We will have our lunch on the way to jiri. We will be impessed with the view of the way. Lastly we will reach Bhandar where we will stay night.

Day 04: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2575m) – 7 Hours

Sete is situated at the loftiness. Our way to the forest to Surma Khola can be the best trekking route as we can encounter with the animals and birds along with the fresh breeze blowing from the woods. Our walk will not stop until we reach to Sete. Overnight at nearest Lodge at Sete.

Day 05: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2670m) – 7 Hours

We will process trekking through the forests of pine, maple, birch and rhododendrons. We can see two beautiful villages in the way Dagchu and Goyem. We will cross Lamjura La pass. We will follow the down going trail to Junbesi .We will be delighted to spend the leisure time at Junbesi by visiting the surrounding.

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2220m) – 6 Hours

From Junbesi we will walk to Nunthala. There is a streams and upwards forest. We can see the magnificent view of White Mountains is every rest point. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Thamserku and many more are the key mountains which are visible from the trekking route. We will unknowingly reach Nunthala.

Day 07: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2360m) – 6 Hours

Early morning, after having breakfast, we will to trek towards the downhill to Dudh Koshi River.  We have to follow the way of Dudh Koshi River which goes towards the Khumbu.  After passing several passes, we will be at Bupsa. We can see beautiful scene around our head from Bupsa.

Day 08: Trek from Bupsa to Surke (2290m) – 6 Hours

We have to climb to Khari La pass to begin our trek. The way goes through the forests of rhododendron and oak.  The goes from the Sherpa community. After walking for a while, we can reach at Surke where we will Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Surke to Phakding (2610m) – 5 Hours

Chip lung a link road to Jiri and Lukla, will be the next rest spot of our trek from Surke. This way is comparatively easy.  Panoramic view on the way will compelled us to forget our fatigue and tiredness of our body. We will reach Phakding in the time of evening. The night will at Phakding.

Day 10: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 Hours

From Phakding, we will walk upward to Namche bazaar by crossing several suspension bridges over to Dudh Koshi River. Walking slowly will offer us magnificent view of Mt. Thamserku (6618m). We will walk across the Sagarmatha national park. We will stay at the reputed hotel.

Day 11: Acclimatization at Namche

Namche bazaar is really a suitable place to accumulate our. So we need to explore the surrounding of Namche bazaar whole day. We are facilitated by everything in Namche bazaar like ATMs, banks, internet cafes, restaurants, bakery, hospitals, government office and other many facilities. We can explore the life styles of Sherpa community living here.

Day 12: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche (3870m) – 6 Hours

From Namche bazaar, we will follow the cold breeze in early morning. The scintillating view of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam and several other ranges will amaze us in route. We can see beautiful monasteries and stupas. We will stay the night at lodges at Tengboche.

Day 13: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 6 Hours

Early morning, we will have a short visit to Tengboche and its monasteries. We will have dazzling background of White Mountains. We can click some photos. We will then begin our trekking over to Dingboche where we will stay our night.

Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Dughla (4600m) – 4 Hours

From Dingboche, we ascend to Dughla through the Khumbu Khola Valle. Walking along the arid terraces along the awesome mountain views surrounding us, we reach Dusa. We will have enough opportunity to enjoy the panorama of Mount Pumori, Nuptse, Cholatse, and Thamserku among others. We finally reach Dughla where we stay there overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 15: Trek from Dughla to Lobuche (4940m) – 3 Hours

Trekking up to steep terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier, we follow the trail through the ridge of Chupki Lhara. We will see many beautiful views during our trek. We eventually reach Lobuche where we stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) to EBC (5364m) and back to Gorakshep – 8 Hours

After breakfast we will march to Gorak shep from where we will see many sky kissing mountains including the top of the world. We will follow the trail which will lead us to the base camp of Everest. We will take some breathe in the breeze of Mount Everest. We will return back to Gorak shep following the same path.

Day 17: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) to Pheriche (4280m) – 8 Hours

Today is the gist day of our journey. We will trek earlier to Kalapatthar. We can see scintillating view of sun piercing the cloud to reflect on the white snow. After a continuous ascent for several hours, we will reach at Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar we will return the way to Pheriche.

Day 18: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 Hours

From Pheriche, we take slightly different route down to Orsho. We reach Pangboche where we can explore the oldest monastery. The monastery is said to contain the scalp and bones of abominable snowman Yeti. We leave Tyangboche Monastery and finally arrive at Namche. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 19: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2800m) – 7 Hours

From Namche, we return back to Lukla. We will reach Lukla earlier. So we will explore whole Lukla valley in our leisure time. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 20: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

We will reach Kathmandu within few hours. After getting off from plane, we can visit around the Kathmandu. We can view the most panoramic and magnificent picture of surrounding of Kathmandu valley. We will spend the night at Kathmandu arranged by Nepal Everest Base Camp Treks.

Day 21: Final Departure

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to march ourselves towards TIA. We have to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. We will attend a small farewell program organized by Nepal Everest Base Camp Treks. After then we will catch the flight to return back to the home country. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.

Cost Include On:

  • Airport Pick up drop (Airport /Hotel/Airport) by private car/van/Bus.
  • Hotel In Kathmandu: Two night’s standard selected Hotel in Katmandu and
  • Meals During Trek: Your stander meals in mountain (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Trekking permit: ‘Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. And Everest National pak permit.
  • All necessary paper works.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket From Kathmandu to Lukla / Kahtmandu . including airport Tax.
  • Accommodation In Trekking: All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • During the trek necessary toilet paper
  • Fresh fruit during the trek
  • NEBCT’S Dawn jacket and sleeping bag
  • NEBCT’s gifts, as like a pashmina and T-shirt
  • An experienced,expert, helpful and friendly Guide. Porters: Experience Trekking Porters(1 porter for 2 clients). And Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter. (Guide flight Katmandu / Lukla/ Katmandu.)
  • Adventure Certificate: NEBCT provides Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical kit bag.
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.
  • Drop to airport by car/van/Bus
  • Welcome and farewell dinner with company’s Director.

Cost does not include on:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
  • Your Travel and rescue insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay or canceled flight)
  • Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than schedule Itinerary.
  • All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, shower..
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Term and Condition:

Nepal High Trek Pvt. Ltd (NHT) is a well – known Government Register Trekking Agency in Nepal. We are trustworthy and fully committed to give you the best service. We accept your bookings under the following terms and conditions.
Q. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?

A. Absolutely! Our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. Outside of Terminal Hall, he will be displaying a play card of Nepal Everest Base Camp  Treks with your name on it.

Q. What type of accommodation do I expect while I am in Kathmandu & Mountain?

A. Excellent!! Our company will provide you five star category hotels in Kathmandu Radission Hotel and Del’ Annapurna or similar category with inclusive breakfast & best available accommodation duration the trekking as per your programs.

Q. What type of shape do I need to be for this trip?

A. This is suitable for average people who are good health & moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required however to get condition for this trip, some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on journey. Person who is suffering from pre-existing diseases must seek medical advice with your doctor before considering the any trekking in Nepal. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.

Q. What is the best time for Trek?

A. We recommend you anytime between 15th February to 15th June in spring & 15th September to 10th December in autumn and spring season is the best time for trek, however, rest of the months are okay and trekking can be done but not as much as nice comparing those season due to winter & raining respectably.But when you will be get leisure time that we can provide prime and suitable trip for you.

Q. Is the food/water safe to drink during the trek?

A. During in mountain, your expert guide will advise you on what you should and shouldn’t eat and drink. The food at the places you will be staying is all safe to eat. Water you can buy bottled or bring along purification tablets. Every lodges/guest house also serve both boiled and filtered water on cheaper price for you to treat accordingly.

Q. I am alone ! Can I join in group?

A. Excellent! If you are not interesting travel alone, we do have several joining trip on every different route, please choose your suitable departure date.

Q. Do you offer Tailor-made Trip?

A. Yes, we do offer tailor-made trip, if our set itinerary is does not perfect for your holidays in any case, please kindly drop a Message.

Q. Can I charge camera batteries along the trek? and how much?

A. Yes, Most of the guest houses you can recharge your camera batteries along the trek approximately cost you USD 2-3 per hour.

Q. What is the weather & temperature like in mountain?

A. Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are generally warm. There will be snow during the month of December and February. It is important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Expect the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 21 deg C to -10 deg C low.

Q. How long have you been in business?

A. We have been serving in this field for over a decade and are trustworthy and government registered trekking agency.
Q. How much should I plan on spending for each meal not included in Kathmandu?

A. In Kathmandu, you can allocate US$ 15 – 20 per meal.

Q. Do you offer a luggage storage facility?

A. of-course ! Nepal High Trek will provide you luggage storage service and as well as every hotel in Kathmandu they have safe luggage storage service on free of cost.

Q. Do I need travel insurance?

A. It is compulsory !! Nepal High  Trek Pvt. Ltd. cannot be held responsible or liable for loss, damage, or theft of personal luggage and belongings, nor can they be held liable for personal injury, accident or illness. Please ensure that you have yourself and your belongings adequately insured before your departure. If you do not possess a policy, we can issue insurance at competitive rates, however it would be better to purchase your policy locally as this will cover you for repatriation back to your home country.

Q. Can I extend my holiday?

1.There are many options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip, in following are are suggested.
3 nights pokhara , 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari
2 Days Trusuli river Rafting
2 night Dhulikhel Balthli village Hiking
Everest mountain View Flight
3 Days Nagarkot trek
2 Days home stay in bandipur
5 Days local Tawal cultural trek

Q. How can I book this trip?

A. When you confirmed your trip, we need photo copy of your passport and 20% down payment of the total amount in advance for arrangements such flight tickets, hotel booking and permit process and the balance you can make us upon your arrival in Kathmandu, for details information “Booking Trip”

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