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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

20 days
Everest Base Camp

Trip Facts

Trip duration: 20 Days (18 Days trekking)

Grade: Moderate

Activity: Trekking and Cultural Tour

Start and End: Kathmandu - Kathmandu

Trek type: Tea House

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum Altitude: 5545m

Minimum Altitude: 2840m

Route Map:

Jiri - Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Jiri Everest Base Camp trek is the most classic trek that passes through the spectacular scenery of the landscape and the beautiful Himalayan range. Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is the oldest trekking trail that was followed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to successfully summit the highest peak of world, Mount Everest in 1953. Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri was the only trekking trail that lead to Everest Base Camp until direct flight to Lukla was built.

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek starts from the place known as Jiri which lies at the elevation of 1905m. This trekking trail consists of two region, the lower Solu region and upper Khumbhu Region. Thr route for Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri follows east direction that passes through lovely forested hills of Solu to the Lamajura Pass at an elevation of 3530m. We cross the Lamjura La, Thaksindo then descend downward on the bank of the Dudh Koshi River and follow northwards through terraced to join the main trail to Everest. We then follow the trail towards the Namche Bazzar, the main market in Kumbhu Region. The Khumbu region is bounded by Sagarmatha National Park. Sagarmatha National Park has been list as the world heritage site as we can find different varities of flora and fauna inside the park. The great mountain country, beautiful villages, rivers and streams, less crowded trail, Buddhist monasteries, more of the gorgeous Sherpa and other ethnic villages representing simple yet rich mountain lifestyles and walking on this trail proves to be quite an intense experience.


Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program and preparation for trek.

Day 2: Kathmandu:  Half day sightseeing tour and trek preparation

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Jiri (1300m): 7-8 hrs

Day 4: Jiri trek to Bhandar (2220m/7220ft): 8 hrs

Day 5: Bhandar to Sete (2575m/8450ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 6: Sete to Junbesi (2670m/8760ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 7: Junbesi trek to Nunthala (2220m/7280 ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 8: Nunthala to Bupsa (2360m/7,740ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 9: Bupsa to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 10: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft): 5-6 hrs

Day 11: Rest Day

Day 12: Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5 to 6 hrs

Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5 to 6 hrs

Day 14: Dingboche - Duglha (4,600 m/15,090 ft): 3 to 4 hrs

Day 15: Duglha – Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 2 - 4 hrs

Day 16: Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft) - Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft)- Gorak Shep: 7-8 hrs

Day 17: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft) - Pheriche (4280 m/14,070 ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 18: Pheriche - Pangboche - Tengboche - Namche Bazzar: 5-6 hrs

Day 19: Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 7 hrs

Day 20: Fly Back Lukla - Kathmandu relaxing day or you can go for shopping.

Day 21: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination.

Please Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu 3star categories
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide.
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu  and airport departure taxes
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader or guide and Sherpa porters to carry including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work TIMS card and trekking permits
  • Sleeping bags and duffel bags for trekking
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Rescue insurance
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fees
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters


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