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Jiri to everest base camp trekking in one of the popular and easier trekking trail in Everest region. This trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mount Everest 8848m, Mount Lhotse 8516m, Mount Nuptse 7855m, . .
Country: Nepal
City: Lukla
Duration: 19 Day(s) - 18 Night(s)
Tour Category: Trekking
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Jiri to everest base camp trekking in one of the popular and easier trekking trail in Everest region. This trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mount Everest 8848m, Mount Lhotse 8516m, Mount Nuptse 7855m, Mount Pumori 7145m, Mount Amadablam 6856m, Mount Thamserku 6723m, mount Kantega 6779m, Mt. Kusum Khangaru 6367m, Gauri shanker himal 7145m , Number Himal 6988m, Island peak 6179m etc . Lukla Everest base camp kala pattar trekking can be done within 3-4 weeks from Jiri. From Jiri trekkers can be done long route trekking via Gokyo Ri Cho la pass and finally in Everest base camp.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp is breathtaking and requires a good walking experience and a good physical health codition. Jiri Everest base camp trekking is very interesting walking with its panoramic Everest Himalayan view through the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Buddhist Monastery, Khunde Khumjung etc. Settlement of mixed ethnic group Brahman, Chhetri, Magar, Tamang in the low land and Sherpa in highland of Solukhumbu Everest region.


Country: Nepal

Area: Everest Region

Activities: Trekking

Difficulty: Moderate

Seasons: Feb - May, Sep - Nov

Altitude: 5,545m

Duration: 19 Days

Accommodation: Tea House

Transport: Drive in - Fly Out


Day 01: Kathmandu to Jiri (2100m):

The drive normally takes 7-8 hours covering 188km from Kathmandu. The drive allows you excellent panoramic views of the eastern Himalaya including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa. The road descends to Panchkal crossing the SunKosi River and joins the Swiss made road to Jiri. After crossing a pass at 2440m the road makes a long sweep and reaches the village of Charikot at the road junction for Dolkha. The road descends from Charikot passing Tama Kosi valley and climbs above Kabre. Finally the road descends along the top of a ridge to Jiri Bazaar. O/N at Jiri Bazaar.

Day 02: Jiri to Bhandar (2150m):

Walking through deep forests, the trail starts uphill climbing to the ridge at 2370m. Trekking through Mali, a populated Sherpa village cross the bridge to Shivalaya and come to Bhandar where you can see the police check post and two imposing chortens. O/N at Bhandar.

Day 03: Bhandar to Sete (2575m):

From Bhandar descending through deep forests the trail drops into a canyon, passes Baranda and reaches Likhu Khola (1490m). Spend some time watching the grey langur monkeys playing in the lush tree tops. Continue climbing over the ridge that makes up Kenja (1570m) a small inhabited village of Newars and Magars, the ethnic groups of this area. After climbing some hours you reach Chimbu (2140m) and then Sete where you can take some time to explore the small monastery. O/N at Sete.

Day 04: Sete trek to Junbesi (2675m):

Taking the scenic route the trek heads into the mountain forest with its huge moss –covered rhododendron, magnolia and birch trees. About an hour above Sete the trail reaches to Dagchu (2880m) and continues to climb to Goyom (3300m). The route descend steeply through the field and pasture land to the small settlement of Tragdobuk (2860m) and then it moves on to Junbesi a splendid Sherpa village with beautiful surrounding. Spend the afternoon here exploring the village and the way of life of its inhabitants. O/N at Junbesi.

Day 05: Junbesi to Nuntala (2250m):

The trail crosses the Junbesi khola (river) and heads to Phaphlu, the site of an airstrip and the administrative centre of the Solu Khumbu district. Climbing up the ridge at Khurtang (2980m) you can have your first tantalizing view of Everest as well as Thamaserku and Mera peak. Walking several ups and down, the trail passes the isolated monastery of Trakshindo and reaches Nuntala. O/N at Nuntala.

Day 06: Nuntala to Bupse (2300m):

From Nuntala the trail descends to Dudh Koshi and reaches to Jubling where you can see garlands of marigolds. The trail passes through many Sherpa and magar villages and descends to Khari khola before it makes a steep climb to Bupse. O/N at Bupse.

Day 07: Bupse to Chabblung:

From Bupse the trail climbs steadily allowing you early morning views of Khumbilia and Cho Oyu, before it reaches Surke (2290m). The trail passes several small valleys and meanders through a forest before reaching Mushe. Trekking along the wide stone trail through Mushe you reach Chaunnkharka (2650m). To finish the day you make a sharp ascent to chabiung. O/N at Chabblung.

Day 08: Chabblung to Namche Bazaar (3420m):

From Chabblung you climb to reach Namche Bazaar a famous and busy focal point of the Sherpa people in the Everest region. O/N at Namche Bazaar.

Day 09: Acclimatization day in Namche:

After having breakfast take some sightseeing around Namche Bazaar. Then you can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillery School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In the centre of Namche you can visit the mountaineering museum and visit the Sagarmata Pollution Control Committee (SPCC). In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people. In Namche above the police check post you will see Sagarmatha National Park headquarters and if you want to look at the visitor centre it is open from 8am to 4pm except Saturdays and holidays. O/N at Namche.

Day 10: Namche to Tengboche (3850m):

From Namche Bazaar the trail climbs up and down to Sanasa where the trail descends gradually to Teshinga and then it drops steeply to Phunki Thanga. Climbing two hours from Phunki Thanga you will reach Tengboche. Tengboche is a religious place for the Sherpa people and the entire Solukhumbu area. Here you will see the Tengboche Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal. O/N at Tengboche.

Day 11: Tengboche to Pheriche (4240m) / Dingboche (4350m):

From Tengboche you will reach the tiny village of Devuche and after climbing some magnificently carved stones you will be at Pangboche (3860m). Walking the lower route from Pangboche and entering the alpine meadow you will be at Shomara. The trail then passes to Orsho. Beyond Orso the route divides to Dingboche or Pheriche (4240m). Pheriche is the windiest place of the Khumbu area, here you will find the Health post and Himalayan Rescue Association. O/N at Pheriche or Dingboche.

Day 12: Pheriche / Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m):

The trail ascends from Pheriche/Debouche and after crossing some bridges you will reach Duglha. From Duglha the trail steeply goes up to the Khumbu glacier and drops a bit to the valley of Lobuche (4930m). O/N at Lobuche.

Day 13: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m):

The trail from Lobuche progresses gradually upwards providing splendid views of Mt Pumori. In the afternoon you will reach Gorak Shep which is surrounded by mountains. O/N at Gorak Shep.

Day 14: Site trip to Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp:

Early in the morning hike to Kalapattar (5545m) which is the most exciting part of the trip and take in panoramic views of Mt. Everest, the way of the South Col Khumbu, the icefall and glacier and Pumori as well. Return to Gorek Shep,for Lunch. If you are interested to go to EBC (5400m) your guide will take you along the undulating trail to this much coveted place. From here you can observe the blue ice and the Khumbu icefall. This trekking will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime. Head back to Gorek Shep. O/N at Gorek Shep.

Day 15: Gorekshep to Pheriche:

Today after breakfast in Gorakshep, then we will trek down to Dhungla then go to staying high above the valley floor Pheriche, in IMJA valley. It is the only place in Khumbu where barley is grown in the highest place. On the way back to pheriche you can also see many mountain scenery like: Pumari 7145m, Lingtren 6695 m, Khumbuste 6623 m, Changtse 7550m, Nupse 7879m & Everest itself, enjoy the scenery & overnight stay at lodge.

Day 16: Pheriche to Tengboche:

Today you can fell easer heading downhill to la lower elevation from Pheriche the walk is pleasant all the way to Tyangboche. You can see verly old pangboche sherpa village & further down to Tyangboche is one of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery or Gumba, then the large field with campsites & teahouse, lodges beneath the soaring majestic gorgeous peak AMA Dablam, Everest, Mt. Lhotse & Lhotse shar towards north east & more peaks all around. Overnight in normal tea house/lodge/guest house.

Day 17: Tengboche to Namche:

After breakfast the trail goes down through forest with pine, Jupite, rhododendrom & some few magnolia & birch trees with a great memory after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River trek onwards to the Sanasa & re-tracks to Namche bazzar for stay overnight.Day

Day 18: Namche to Lukla:

After a long walk we'll have long last day trek back to lukla today, we descend the long way before cross the bridge & further walk to Monjo & stop in Phakding for lunch. We will remind again enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery & local sherpa village until Lukla. You'll have time to wander around the areas & guide will re-confirm your flight ticket. Enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew & overnight in normal guest house or tea house in Lukla

Day 19: Lukla to Kathmandu:

Normally, the flight for Kathmandu is morning due to the wind in afternoon; sometime the flight time can be delayed due to bad weather & other reason beyond our control. Anyway we will fly back to Kathmandu & your guide will transfer to hotel then you may have time to relax after long journey & take back your beath & rest at your hotel rest of the day. This trek will finish in Kathmandu.



  • 18 Nights in Tea house (normal guest house)


  • 1 Airports pick up (private vehicle)
  • Kathmandu drive to Bhanda with local bus, if there is more than 4 pax we will send you private vehicle 10-11 hrs
  • Lukla fly to Kathmandu (Clients and Guide)
  • All airport taxes for clients and Guide


  • All meals (Breakfast/ lunch/dinner with teacoffee)
  • Accommodation in teahouses
  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sagarmatha National Parks entry fees
  • TIMS ( Travelers Information manual system)
  • English speaking guide
  • Porter (2 person need 1 porter) porter will start trekking from Lukla
  • All necessaries for Nepalese staff (all meals, accommodation in tea house, equipments, salary, insurance etc.)


  • 18 LUNCH,
  • 18 DINNER


  • International flight ticket
  • International airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, tips, etc.
  • Beverages like mineral water, juice, Coke, Fanta, Sprite as well as alcoholic drinks.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking equipment except stated above.
  • Tips for field staff and driver.
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