Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek

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Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 21 Days
Trip Grade: Strenuous
Best Season: March to May & September to November
Per Day Hiking: 4-9
Elevation: Minimum 1767m-Maximum 5550m
Accomodation: Lodge
Transportation: Flight/Car/Jeep/Bus

Overview

Introduction

Jiri ¬†Everest base camp (5364m) trek Starts with 9/10 hours drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya via Jiri (1955m/6414feet).The route first used by the early expedition’s team to climb Everest from the Nepalese side.

Starting from Jiri, the route passes through the Sherpa and other villages of the Solu Khumbu, many of them having beautiful Buddhist monasteries. This trek passes through spectacular villages with exotic monasteries in Junbensi (2675m) and Thupten Chholing Gompa. Khartung which offers the first view of Everest (8848m) and host of other peaks like Thamserku (6608m.), Kangeta (6779m.) and Mera Peak (6654m.). There are interesting passes such as Lamjura pass (3530m), Taksindo pass (3071m) which gradual making it easier to acclimatize. The trail will train you because you hike every day up and down a lot. From Namche, we trek along a high traversing path where we have good views of Everest and then head towards Tengboche Monastery (3867m/ 12687 feet) in a clearing surrounded by rhododendrons forest. The monastery is structurally located on a ridge top with commanding views of the Everest landscape. The view from this spot, seen to best advantage in the morning, is absolutely thrilling and stunning view of Everest (8848m/29029 feet) and others mountains. We then descend to the Imja Khola and continue to the villages of Pangboche (3930m) and Pheriche (4200m) or Dingboche (4358m) before finally approaching the Kalapather (5550m.). We then follow the glacier, first to Lobuche. The views are spectacular as we continue ascending to Gorak Shep (5100m) for a breather. We trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598 feet) will give you the chance to have a closer look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall.We also have the opportunity to ascend KalaPattar (5550m/19209 feet) from where we can get awesome views of Everest (8848m/29029 feet), Lhotse (8516m/27940 feet), Ama Dablam (6814m/22356 feet), Nuptse (7864m/25801 feet), Pumori (7165m/23507 feet) and others Himalayas. You soon realize it was absolutely worth it. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla.

Short itinerary

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 02: Drive to Shivalaya,

Day 03-19: Trekking

Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 21: Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).

What are Included?
  1. Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  2. 2 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  3. Sagarmatha National park entrance permits and TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.
  4. One English speaking guide required porters.
  5. Hotel to Bus Park by car and Local bus to Shivalaya.
  6. One way flight tickets Lukla to kathmandu with Airport departure tax.
  7. All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with Lodge accommodation during trek.
  8. Guide's; porter's food, lodge, flight, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  9. 13% Government VAT and official charge.
  10. Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape etc.
PRICE EXCLUDES
  • International airfare and visa fee (15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include emergency rescue.
  • All the drinks like Coke, Fanta, mineral water, boiled water, hot shower, battery charge etc.
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Detail Itinerary

  1. Day01 Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

    Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) you will meet with me then transfer to hotel by private vehicles then stay at the Hotel and free activities in the evening.

  2. Day02 Kathmandu-Jiri-Shivalaya

    Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya via Jiri by Express public bus (1767m, 9/10 hours driving) and then overnight at Lodge.

  3. Day03 Shivalaya-Bhandar

    Trek from Shivalaya to Bhandar (2000m, 6/7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  4. Day04 Bhandar-Sete

    Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2500m, 6/7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  5. Day05 Sete-Junbesi

    Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2675m, 6/7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  6. Day06 Junbesi-Nunthala

    Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2345m, 5/6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  7. Day07 Nunthala-Kharikhola

    Trek from Junbesi to Kharikhola (2194m, 5/6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  8. Day08 Kharikhola-Paiya

    Trek from Kharikhola to Paiya (2890m, 6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  9. Day09 Paiya-Phakding

    Trek from Paiya to Phakding (2610m, 6/7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  10. Day10 Phakding-Namche Bazar

    Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m, 5/6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  11. Day11 Rest day

    Rest day in the same place for the acclimatization.

  12. Day12 Namche-Tengboche

    Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3867m, 5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  13. Day13 Tengboche-Dingboche

    Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4358m, 5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  14. Day14 Rest day

    Rest day in the same place for the acclimatization.

  15. Day15 Dingboche-Lobuche

    Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m, 5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  16. Day16 Lobuche-Gorak Shep-Everest Base Camp

    Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5100m, 3 hours walking) and Visit to Everest Base Camp (5364m, 5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  17. Day17 Ghorak Shep-Kalapather-Pheriche

    Visit Kalapattar (5550m, 2 hours walking) early in the morning for the close view of Everest and others mountains and then trek back Pheriche (4200m, 6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  18. Day18 Pheriche-Namche

    Trek back from Pheriche to Namche bazaar (3440m, 6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  19. Day19 Namche-Lukla

    Trek back from Namche to Lukla (2828M, 7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

  20. Day20 Lukla-Kathmandu

    Fly back from to Kathmandu by flight (30 minutes) and then drive to selected hotel in Kathmandu.

  21. Day21 Departure to international airport.

    Final departure to international airport to fly your home country.


Enquiry

Short Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. Trekking price will be according to Group size so if you provide details about it we will be pleased.

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