Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek 23 Days

Imperial Nepal Treks
USD1550
  • 23 days
    (Duration)
  • Extreme
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

Ever felt like following the trails of the legendary mountaineers - Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who marked a beautiful history in the year 1953? Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is certainly the one for you as we move along the footsteps of the historic icons for Everest Jiri Trekking. Unlike other trekking to Everest Base Camp that sets off from Lukla, Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Jiri and we first head for Jiri Trekking.


Description

Imperial Nepal Treks takes in consideration of trekkers' wishes and have hereby come up with Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek route from Jiri by serious consultation with professional mountaineers and guides. We ensure adequate time for proper acclimatization during Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek as it is very important to get used to with altitude and environment.

The main specialty of Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri is that you pick a different route that starts from Jiri and follow the footsteps of our historical figures. You will definitely feel proud upon completion of Everest Jiri Trekking because of the respect you have for Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.

Throughout Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek, we look deep into the mountains Mt. Everest (8848m, the highest peak in the world), Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Amadablam and others that comprises of hidden treasures of splendid scenes and location. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek carries in those gorgeous views that you will never get rid of.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is a lifetime opportunity to familiarize with the outer world where there are people of different religions, traditions, culture and lifestyle. You will find the amazing Sherpa people, the residents here who will touch your heart with their generous hospitality in Everest Jiri Trekking. Not just the hospitality, the entertaining Mani Rumbu dance by Sherpas at the Monastery and Dumje festival are also the highlights of Khumbu region.

Once we reach Everest Base Camp, the ultimate milestone of Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek, you will feel emotional as your heart will be full of respect for those mountaineers who have proved their daring will to reach the summit. You will definitely salute the challenges they've faced to reach this high as you reach the final stop of your Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri.

Trek Route

The initiation point for our Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is Jiri, unlike any other Everest Trek. We drive from Kathmandu to Jiri in a bus and then walk all the way from Jiri to Everest Base Camp. While returning, we would take a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu upon the completion of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. This route is an epic journey accomplished by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in the year 1953.

The Route Map has captured every trail we would be following throughout our Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Click Here for the routes and coverage areas of your destination.

Trek Highlights:

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is the classic historical journey to Everest Base Camp that will let you explore the Everest region via Jiri. Here are the major highlights of your Everest trekking.

  • Walking along the legendary and unique pathways of the historic icons - Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa
  • Jiri Bazaar
  • Valleys unexplored in other Everest treks like Mali, Shivalaya, Bhandar, Kinja and Ringmu
  • Cheese Factories
  • Dudh Koshi, the River of Milk, Rhododendron and Magnolia Forests
  • The main gateway to our Everest trekking, Namche Bazaar
  • Khumbu Glacier, the home of Mount Everest Base Camp and the icefalls, Changri Nup Glacier, and Changri Shar Glacier
  • An unforgettable breathtaking view of sunrise on those snow capped mountains from the summit of Kala Patthar
  • Spring Season is the best to discover the wild variety of flowers all around
  • Unique Sherpa culture and generous hospitalities of the people living in this region
  • Learn Buddhism, and visit ancient monasteries
  • The traditional farming system
  • Everest Base Camp

Attributes

Experience of guides

5-18 years in Everest zone

Certifications of guide

Certified form NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) TAAN (Trekking Agent Association of Nepal)

No of porters per client

1 porter for 2 clients

Max group size

15

Type of Food

Breakfast, lunch and dinner as per the company policy

Fixed Departures:

  • 27 Aug, 2016 to 18 Sep, 2016
  • 31 Aug, 2016 to 22 Sep, 2016
  • 1 Sep, 2016 to 23 Sep, 2016
  • 6 Sep, 2016 to 28 Sep, 2016
  • 10 Sep, 2016 to 2 Oct, 2016
  • 14 Sep, 2016 to 6 Oct, 2016
  • 24 Sep, 2016 to 16 Oct, 2016
  • 28 Sep, 2016 to 20 Oct, 2016
  • 30 Sep, 2016 to 22 Oct, 2016
  • 1 Oct, 2016 to 23 Oct, 2016
  • 4 Oct, 2016 to 26 Oct, 2016
  • 7 Oct, 2016 to 29 Oct, 2016
  • 10 Oct, 2016 to 1 Nov, 2016
  • 14 Oct, 2016 to 5 Nov, 2016
  • 19 Oct, 2016 to 10 Nov, 2016
  • 22 Oct, 2016 to 13 Nov, 2016
  • 27 Oct, 2016 to 18 Nov, 2016
  • 31 Oct, 2016 to 22 Nov, 2016
  • 1 Nov, 2016 to 23 Nov, 2016
  • 5 Nov, 2016 to 27 Nov, 2016
  • 11 Nov, 2016 to 3 Dec, 2016
  • 16 Nov, 2016 to 8 Dec, 2016
  • 21 Nov, 2016 to 13 Dec, 2016
  • 26 Nov, 2016 to 18 Dec, 2016
  • 29 Nov, 2016 to 21 Dec, 2016
  • 30 Nov, 2016 to 22 Dec, 2016
  • 2 Dec, 2016 to 24 Dec, 2016
  • 13 Dec, 2016 to 4 Jan, 2016
  • 17 Dec, 2016 to 8 Jan, 2017
  • 19 Dec, 2016 to 10 Jan, 2017
  • 20 Dec, 2016 to 11 Jan, 2017
  • 26 Dec, 2016 to 17 Jan, 2017
  • 27 Dec, 2016 to 18 Jan, 2017
  • 31 Dec, 2016 to 22 Jan, 2017

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Altitude: 1,300m/4,264 ft On your date of arrival, Imperial Nepal Treks will be there to welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. We will pick you and shift you in a tourist standard hotel as per booking for an overnight accommodation

  • Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation

    Imperial Nepal Treks organizes a full day city tour around Kathmandu Valley. The aim behind is to let you have the know-how of the Kathmandu city, the city of monuments, temples and monasteries such as Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Changu Narayan, Budhhanilkantha and many others. We will provide you leisure time for rest and preparation for final departure that is scheduled for the next day.

    On this day, we offer you a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant where you will taste different varieties of Nepali food. Your overnight accommodation remains unchanged.

  • Day 03:Scenic Drive to Jiri

    Altitude: 1905m/6250ft. Time Travel: 6 to 7 hrs in Bus Unlike flight to Lukla, we rake in a bus to Jiri early morning through Araniko Highway. Kathmandu to Jiri drive takes 6 to 7 hours. This drive for Everest Jiri Trekking is aspiring as you will be enjoying the nature all around you with green terraced farm, waterfalls, the Himalayas and the rivers. You will pass by the Bhote Koshi River that is famous worldwide for rafting and bungee jumping. Jiri Trekking with rafting and bungee jumping could be a great beginning for venturesome Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek.

    The drive is a pleasing one as we cross the typical Newari villages of Dhulikhel and Banepa. Once we move further from here, we get so wonderful views of Himalayas in the east like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Dorje Lakpa. We reach Dolalghat where we see big blue sparkling river and head north following the Sunkoshi River. After a while, we reach Jiri and stay overnight here. Your accommodation would be in a hotel/lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 04: Jiri to Deurali Trek

    Altitude: 2250m/7381ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk Because of the landscape in Jiri, it resembles to be like Switzerland, and due to this, it is well known as Switzerland of Nepal. From Jiri we move towards Deurali where we would be staying for night. Jiri comprises of abundant natural beauties and we pass many villages as well as viewpoints like Mali, Shivalaya, Bhandar and finally at Deurali. We stay overnight at Deurali, your accommodation would be in a hotel/lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 05:Deurali to Sete Trek

    Altitude: 2575m/8448ft. Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk To reach Sete from Deurali, we step with many ups and downs along the deep forests, streams and various tiny settlements like Branda and Dokharpa. Continuing our journey to Sete, we cross Likhu River and a there. Rambling ahead, we climb the ridge for Kenja and ascend towards Chimbu. From Chimbu, we descend and walk forward, there comes a beautiful Sethe village where we would spend the night in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 06:Sete to Junbeshi Trek

    Altitude: 2680m/8448ftTime Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk The trail to Junbesi might be somewhat tough as we need cross the Lanjura La Pass at an elevation od 3530m. To reach here, we first come across places like Dakachu and Goyam where you will be noticing Mani walls around. A little further from here, our trail ascends towards Lamjura Danda along the Rhododendron, Fir Pine, Magnolia, Maple and Birch forest, the pathway is straight upwards. As we cross Lamjura, we reach Taktor and we follow the Taktor River. After walking for a while from here, we arrive at Junbesi, the Sherpa Village. We would spend the night in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Junbesi.

  • Day 07:Junbeshi to Nunthala Trek

    Altitude: 2220m/7283 ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk Ascending from Junbeshi, we cross Junbeshi Khola from where we descend towards Phurteng. Phurteng will let you detain the views of Everest, Thamserku and Mera peaks. From Phurteng, we climb up the trail to Salung where the Hydro Power Prayer Heels exists. Further, we reach Ringmu after crossing Gongbo Khola. Ringmu appears to be a dazzling village as it consists of Monasteries, Chorten, Information Boards and Cheese Factory. In order to pass Ringmu, we also need to come over Taksindu La at 3670m height. Downing towards Nunthala, we go down the trail along conifer and rhododendron forests, terraced fields and finally reach at Nunthala where we would stay overnight in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Nunthala.

  • Day 08:Nunthala to Bupsa Trek

    Altitude: 2360m/7742ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk From Nunthala, we head towards Bupsa following the ascending trails mostly. While walking, we cross a suspension bridge near Jubhing following the Jiri Everest Trail. We cross Khari Khola near Bupsa, heart touching view of Mount Khumbila can be seen from here. A little ahead, we enter Bupsa. We would stay overnight in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Nunthala.

  • Day 09:Bupsa to Puiyan Trek

    Altitude: 2796m/9173 ft. Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk Up along the trail from Bupsa, we cross a Kanre River. Further ahead comes a slippery trail, we pass by and again we cross a wooden bridge over Piya River. Ascending forward, we arrive at Paiya, the small settlement with various offices, schools and information board. We stay overnight in a hotel/lodge of Paiya where meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 10: Paiya to Phakding Trek

    Altitude: 2610m/8562 ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk From Paiya, we climb upwards and cross Chutok La (2945m). Further from here, we reach Surkhe, a valley situated on a tributary of the Dudh Koshi. We walk steadily from here and cross a bridge over Kamswaya River. Along the way we find, monasteries and chorten and finally arrive at Phakding where a 500 year old monastery exist. We take in the first view of Konge Ri peak and stay overnight in a hotel/lodge of Phakding where meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 11:Phakding to Namche Bazaar

    Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft. . Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk From Phakding, we walk towards Namche Bazaar, our second destination of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Passing by Rimshung Monastery and Uchhecholing Monastery, we climb up along the trail and visit Sagarmatha National Park. You can have the internet access here. Moving forward, we cross Larbha Dobhan and taking further step ahead, we will witness the first view of Mount Everest. Climbing up the path, we are finally at Namche Bazaar.

    Namche Bazaar is the main gateway to Everest, you will find colorful Khumbu villages, Banks, Money Exchanger, Internet café and overall all the facilities you can find in the city. On Saturday, a special market appears here, people come here to sell their products and buy things necessary for them. Our accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

  • Day 12:Rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

    This day is the rest day as we need enough time for acclimatization; however, if you are willing to hike for sometime then we take you to famous Everest View Hotel that takes around 3 hours to catch glimpses of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and others. On our way back, we'll visit Hilary and Sherpa museum, also the Khumjung valley. You will get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

  • Day 13:Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Trek

    Altitude: 3,870m/12,694ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk Heading towards Tengboche from Namche, the first view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche, Kangtega and Thamserku is witnessed. Moving forward, we pass by an Army Barrack at Phunke Tenga and arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for the Buddhist Monastery, we visit and explore the monastery. Our accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

  • Day 14:Tengboche to Dingboche Trek

    Altitude: 4,360 m/14,300 ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk Ascending along the stone steps, we see the National Park Head Office as we pass by Deboche. Following up the path, we reach Pangboche where a religious place called Pangboche Gompa exists. Walking over some flat trails, surpassing tea shops, we arrive at Dingboche. Here, you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

  • Day 15: Acclimatization in Dingboche

    This day is the rest day for acclimatization and the last leg of the journey as well. You can take full rest or if interested explore the areas over there. A trek to Chhukung that takes around 3 to 4 hours can be taken. Walking towards east, within Imja Tsha valley, the path leads to Chukkung. You might experience thin air here as the altitude gains. At Chhukung, there are few teahouses and you can have superb view of the snow capped peaks and glaciers. Enjoying the sceneries all around, we stroll back to Dingboche for an overnight stay in the same tea house/lodge.

  • Day 16:Dingboche to Lobuche Trek

    Beginning from Dingboche, we head towards Lobuche walking over the mani stones. Taking gradual steps, we will follow the trail of Three High Passes Trek. The trek is quite strenuous as we need to cross Kongma La Pass that resides at an altitude of 5535m. Moving forward, passing by the High camp, we reach Lobuche. At Lobuche, we stay for overnight in a teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

  • Day 17:Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp Trek and back to Gorakshep

    Climbing high, we follow Everest Base Camp Trek trail, and come across Pyramid, Lobuche pass at 5110m, and Gorakshe Tsho Lake at Gorakshep. We have lunch at Gorakshep and stepping up, passing by Camp and Pumori B.C., we reach Everest Base Camp (5364). We come back to Gorakshep for an overnight stay in a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

  • Day 18:Explore Kala Pattar; trek down from Gorakshep via Lobuche to Pheriche

    Altitude: 4280 m/14,070 ft. Time Travel: 8 to 9 hrs walk In order to snap in the breathtaking morning view, the sunrays over the snow capped Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nupse and others, we walk towards Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5550m. From Kala Patthar, we descend towards Dingboche via Lobuche and finally stay at Pheriche you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

  • Day 19:Pheriche to Tengboche Trek

    Altitude: 3860m/12664 ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk From Pheriche, we retrace our route back to Tengboche via Pangboche. We stay overnight at Guesthouse

  • Day 20:Tengboche to Namche Trek

    Altitude: 3440m/11286 ft. Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk We descend over the steep path and cross the Dudh Koshi River at Phunke Tenga. At Phunke Tenga, there is an Army Barrack and water driven prayer wheels. We then move towards Namche via Khyangjuma. We stay overnight in a teahouse or lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

  • Day 21:Namche to Lukla Trek

    Altitude: 2840m/9317 ft. Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk Walking down from here, we pass the Everest view point and Larja Dobhan. Following back the same trail towards Lukla via Phakding and the same glorious views as well the Sherpa valleys around, we step in Lukla. Coming nearer to the point of beginning of this wonderful journey, we enjoy the last memories of our trek with verdant greeneries all around. We will stroll around the Lukla and also reconfirm the flight ticket on this day. Rejoicing the very last moments of our Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo, we celebrate and have dinner with the crew members. We stay in a hotel at night where you will get meals on full board basis.

  • Day 22:Fly Back to Kathmandu.

    Altitude: 1,300m/4,264 ft. Time Travel: 30 to 40 minutes flight We will take in Lukla to Kathmandu flight that is around 30 to 40 minutes. You will meet the team of Imperial Nepal who will drop you at the Hotel you stayed before (unless changed). As this is the last day, we enjoy the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with live music and rejoice the moments.

  • Day 23:Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination

    The representatives from Imperial Nepal Treks will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and assist you in your final departure from Kathmandu. We bid our last goodbyes and you will head towards your destination.


Included

  • Pick up and drop facility from Airport to Hotel and from Hotel to Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle of Imperial Nepal.
  • A full day sightseeing in religious and historic places of Kathmandu with our experienced Guide.
  • Kathmandu to Jiri drive by Tourist Bus, Lukla to Kathmandu Flight Ticket.
  • Full board meals (3 meals a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek whereas during your stay in Kathmandu, only breakfast is included within the budget.
  • Accommodation in twin sharing bases during trek in Tea House, Lodges or Guesthouse
  • Trekking Permit for cases like National Park entry fee.
  • Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card.
  • All expenses of the staffs (Guides/Porters) assisting you from Imperial Nepal that includes food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment during your travel period.
  • 20 Kg Luggage weight is free per person during trekking with porters or yaks.
  • Three nights' accommodation in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Medical supplies like First Aid Kit.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Our service charges all kinds of government taxes.

Excluded

  • Lunch, dinner and other expenses during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Liquors like alcohol and other beverages including mineral water; also, personal expenses like laundry, phone calls and internet are excluded.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation from Helicopter or any personal accident insurance during emergencies.
  • Luggage weighing more than 20 kg per person needs extra charge and personal trekking gears.
  • Your international flight tickets, pre-departure date or date extensions or reissues if required.
  • Nepal Visa Fee (the issuance of visa is easy upon arrival).
  • Gifts and souvenirs you collect.

Accommodation

Accommodation as per the itinerary.


Transport

Transportation as per the itinerary.


Location

Reporting at Kathmandu, Nepal


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