Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal (Local tour/trekking agency in Nepal)
Classical Everest Base Camp Trekking
  • Total Duration:21 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy to Challenging
  • Max Elevation:5650 Mtr.
  • Best Time:March to November

Jiri Everest Base Camp trekking is one of the oldest trekking trail provides you an opportunity to explore the beautiful landscape of whole Khumbu region, stunning views of Himalayas, green jungle, and lush-valleys of the area. This 21 days long trekking trip offers you the panoramic views of Himalayas including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt Pumori, Mt Thamserky, etc and Explore the typical culture of Sherpa and other people with their age old their trading lifestyle. This trek begins with a road journey from Kathmandu to Jiri. Jiri is approximately 120 km far From Kathmandu.

This trekking trail passes through the Solukhumbu and Gokyo regions following the path of the medieval trans-Himalayan trade route. Everest Base Camp is 175 kilometer from Jiri via Namche bazaar. The trekking route is filled with one of the most magnificent mountain scenery, famous Buddhist monasteries, lush valleys rivers flowing effortless from the mountain ridges feed by the mother glaciers you the Essence of heaven on the mother Earth. As the trekking begins from the comparatively low lands then other treks in the region it provides you a good chance of acclimatization and exploration through the villages and glaciers in Khumbu region. This trek takes you to the neck of the world highest peak Mount Everest up to the base camp at (5,357m.) from the sea level.

Trip Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu:
Pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02 : Kathmandu:
Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. We go for a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu and visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath. All of these sites hold religious and historical significance and are listed under UNESCO's world heritage sites. Later in the evening, we gather to discuss the details of the trek. Overnight in hotel.

Day 03 : Kathmandu- Jiri- Bhandar: 9 hours.
Leaving behind the capital, we take a scenic full day ride to Jiri and Enjoying the countryside view throughout the ride, we follow the Sun Koshi River for a while and cross it over a bridge to reach Mude. Then we continue on the trails amid the forest to reach the town of Jiri. Jiri is a small town in Dolakha which is famously known as the Switzerland of Nepal for its scenic beauty. Before road construction to Bhandar Jiri was the starting point of this trek but now days we do not start this trek from Jiri so the bus goes straight to Bhandar from where we start our trek to Everest Base Camp. Overnight in a guest house.

Day 04: Bhandar - Sete : 5 hours
We continue following our trail that descends down to Likhu Khola and crosses the bridge which leads us to the village of Kinja. We resume our walk passing through several terrace fields and farm houses before reaching Sete village. Sete village is a small Sherpa village located on the ridge in the center of the rhododendron forest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Sete - Lamjura pass – Junbesi: 7 hours
Leaving behind Sete village, we trek towards Junbesi. We ascend Lamjura La Pass (3530m) passing through a forest filled with rhododendron. Lamjura Pass is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar. The trail descends then to the Sherpa village of Jubesi. Overnight at lodge in Junbesi.

Day 06: Junbesi – Nunthala: 6 hours
Ascending through the ridge, we can see the glimpse of Everest (8848m) slowly begin to appear. Leaving behind Junbesi, we continue to follow the trail that leads us to a small market in Salleri. We descend to Ringmo Khola and make our way up further to Ringmo followed by Takshindo La Pass (3100m). We reach Nunthala for an overnight stay.

Day 07: Nunthala - Khari Khola: 6 hours
Relishing the stunning view of Karyolung (6511m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Gyachung Kang (7952m), Khumbila (5761m), and several other peaks, we descend to the Dudh Koshi River. Crossing over a suspension bridge, we pass through several Sherpa villages before arriving at Khari Khola. Overnight stay at Khari Khola.

Day 08: Khari Khola.- Surkhe: 6 hours
Crossing a suspension bridge over a stream, we ascend through the steep trail to reach Bupsa. We then walk through a dense forest filled with pine and oak trees where we may encounter monkeys and birds. The trail takes us through Paiya village before reaching Surke. Overnight in Surke.

Day 09: Surkhe – Phakding: 5 hours
Leaving Surke behind, we trek towards Phakding following the trails of Dudh Koshi River. We start ascending to the large scattered village of Chaurikharka. Then passing through several Buddhist monuments, prayers flags, and Chortens along the way, we arrive in Phakding for an overnight stay.

Day 10: Phakding - Namche Bazaar: 6 hours
Moving alongside the Dudh Koshi River, we cross many suspension bridges en route to Namche Bazaar. Entering Sagarmatha National Park, the trail ascends steeply to reach Namche Bazaar, also known as the Gateway to Everest. Namche Bazaar is a Sherpa town full of restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, bakery, etc. Overnight at hotel in Namche.

Day 11: Namche Bazaar:
We take a day off from trekking for acclimatization. We can either take rest or take a short pleasant hike to the village of Khunde and Khumjung. Khumjung is a Sherpa village in a beautiful valley which is home to an ancient monastery displaying the skull of Yeti and also features a mind-blowing vista of Everest (8848m) along with other snowy peaks. We also explore the Sherpa village of Khunde, located on the base of KhmbiYul Lha (5761m), a sacred mountain of the Sherpa community. We return back to Namche for the overnight stay.

Day 12: Namche Bazaar - Tengboche : 6 hours
Accompanied by the magnificent view of mountains in the background, we trek through the dense forest. The trail ascends uphill through the jungle path and stone gate built by Lama before reaching Tengboche. Tengboche is a beautiful village housing the ancient Tengboche Monastery which is the most sacred monastery to the Sherpas of Khumbu region. An alluring vista of the high Himalayas including Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), and Cho Oyu (8188m) is also hosted by Tengboche Monastery. Overnight at lodge in Tengboche.

Day 13: Tengboche – Dingboche: 6 hours
Leaving behind the beautiful Tengboche, we start our trek towards Dingboche village. We pass through the forest filled with rhododendron to reach Deboche, and then we cross the bridge over the Imja River. We also come across several villages like Milingo, Pangboche, and Somare before reaching Dingboche. An ascent alongside the Imja River takes us to Dingboche for the overnight stay.

Day 14: Dingboche:
To adjust to the high altitude, today we hike to Chhukhung Ri (5550m) which takes around 3-4 hours to reach from Dingboche. We first climb on a rocky trail and then on moraines to reach the top of Chhukhung Ri. Upon reaching, we are rewarded with a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains like Everest (8848m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8414m), and Nuptse (7861m). We hike back to Dingboche for the overnight stay.

Day 15: Dingboche – Lobuche: 6 hours.
We continue our trek to Lobuche. We pass through the village of Pheriche enjoying the view of Taboche (6367m), Ama Dablam (6856m), and Nuptse (7861m) in the background. We continue our trek crossing the stream of Khumbu Glacier which leads us to Dughla before reaching Lobuche. Then we cross Thokla Pass (4830m) and climb alongside the moraines of Khumbu Glacier to arrive in Lobuche. Overnight at lodge.

Day 16: Lobuche - Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep: 8 hours
We continue to follow the trail that ascends to the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. Enjoying the view of glacial ponds and icebergs below the Khumbu Glacier, Visit Everest Base Camp, Back to Gorakshep. After checking in to Hotel, we set out to visit the Everest Base Camp which offers a mesmerizing view of Khumbu Icefall and the mountain peaks of Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Pumori (7161m), Lingtren (6749m), Khumbutse (6665m), and Nuptse (7861m) among others. We return back to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.

Day 17: Gorekshep - Kala Patthar – Pangboche: 7 hrs
We start an early morning climb to Kala Patthar Everest viewpoint to enjoy the beautiful view of sunrise. From the viewpoint, we can see the spectacular view of Mount Everest (8848m), Pumori (7161m), Lingtren (6749m), Nuptse (7861m), Khumbutse (6665m), and many other peaks. We descend to Pangboche via Lobuche and Piriche for the overnight stay.

Day 18: Pangboche - Namche Bazaar: 7 hours.
Leaving behind the village of Phortse, we trek towards Namche Bazaar. Following the flow of Dudh Koshi River, we retrace our trail to Namche passing through a forested trail leading to the settlements of Mong, Sanasa, Khyangjuma, and then Namche. Feel free to explore the restaurants and pubs in the vibrant town. Overnight at lodge in Namche.

Day 19: Namche Bazaar- Lukla: 8 hours
We continue our trek descending down to Sagarmatha National Park checkpoint to lower green valley. Passing several Sherpa villages on our way, we arrive at Monjo. We then continue to trek downhill via many Sherpa settlements and monasteries to reach Phakding. Crossing several suspension bridges, we pass through painted Mani walls and prayer wheels as we descend past several villages to reach Lukla. A continuous view of Kusum Kanguru (6367m) accompanies throughout the trek. Overnight at guest house in Lukla.

Day 20: Lukla – Kathmandu: 40 minutes.
We catch an early morning scenic flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon reaching, we transfer you back to the hotel in Kathmandu. Later in the evening, a small farewell dinner will be held to celebrate the completion of the journey. Overnight in hotel.

Day 21: Kathmandu Departure:
We transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight to your next destination.



Cost Includes:

  • All meals Single Course during trek.
  • Accommodation during trek local lodge or Home stay.
  • English speaking local expert guide, porters
  • National park fees & Permits.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees.
  • Accommodation at Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal visa Fees.
  • International & Domestic Flight Airfare.
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hot shower, Battery Charging, Laundry, Telephoe calls Etc.
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.
  • Extra baggage charges.
  • Personal gears & clothing.
  • Tippings to Guide and Supporting Staff.
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason.
  • Table drinks, snacks Etc. while walking.
  • Single Supplement.
  • Personal insurance Covering Riscue Operation.
  • Services other then mentioned above.

Trip Dates and Costs

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Useful Info

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Nepal
Department of Immigration Nepal
Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN)
Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents(NATTA)
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
Nepal Tourism Board
Village Tourism Promotion Forum-Nepal
Kathmandu Environmental Education Project Nepal
Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal
National Trust for Nature Conservation Nepal
Department of national Park in Nepal
Trip Advisor
Travel Insurance
Online Application form for Nepal Tourist visa 

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