• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Fairly Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Max Elevation: 5555

Highlights:

  • You have sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
  • You have scenic drive to Bhandara and mountain flight from Lukla.
  • You walk through classic trekking route.
  • You trek through villages, valleys and passes.
  • You visit Tengboche Monastery.
  • You visit Namche and Khumjung Village.
  • You have unforgettable views of Khumbu Ice fall.
  • You visit Everest Base Camp.
  • You view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and Khumbu Ice Fall.
  • You view from Kalapatthar at elevation of 5545 meters.

About Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek

Jiri – Everest Base Camp Trek is a historic trekking journey that follows the extraordinary, original route to Everest Base Camp. The Jiri- EBC trail was made famous by the Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay when they got summit on Everest in May, 1953, for the first time in the history of the Everest Expedition.

Jiri Everest Base camp trail visits scenic, fertile hills and valleys up to the mountain landscape of the Khumbu region and the climax is arriving at the foot of the world’s highest mountain, the closest you can without being a mountain climber. The surrounding natural paradise of unparalleled Himalayan beauty is a favorite of trekkers from around the globe, the spectacular location where history was made provides a direct view of the legendary Khumbu Icefall and a thrilling feeling like nothing else in the Himalaya.

Jiri Everest Base Camp trek take you to one of the best viewpoint on earth, the Kala patthar (4250 m, 13,945 ft), with an unequalled view of Everest and nearby mountains, and below the peaks is the Khumbu Glacier and picturesque valley.  You be treated to tremendous Himalayan scenery with majestic peaks including Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nupste, Pumori, Thamserku, Kangde, and many more. This Himalayan landscape is populated by the famous high mountain people named the Sherpa following a customary way of life; the jiri Everest trekking offer a chance to witness the land of the Sherpa and visit stately Buddhist monasteries.

Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek is available with your Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition. The Jiri-Everest trek starts with an exciting tour of Kathmandu and busy marketplaces, then, You enjoy a picturesque drive to the starting point of the trek, Bhandara, in a lovely valley at the entry point for the Solu-Khumbu region, the trek heads east through the scenic foothills and valleys and their charming villages, You cross a few high passes before reaching the DudhKosi river valley, You follow this dramatically steep valley to Namche Bazaar, the gateway of the Khumbu Region. The settlement is located in a natural amphitheater overlooking the valley with the astonishing beauty of the surrounding mountains; you take a day of rest in Namche to get accustomed to the altitude with the chance to explore the surrounding area and villages of Kunde and Khumjung.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp continues further with stopover for the night at the magnificent Tangboche monastery, with unforgettable views of the peaks there. The Jiri –EBC trek continues to the north through one of the original Sherpa settlements in this region, Dingbuche, the landscape becomes more remote and desolate as you make your way closer and closer to the highest summit on earth. Finally, You are rewarded for your efforts as you achieve base camp, the ultimate goal of the Jiri to Everest trek, and the great feeling of satisfaction that accompanies our triumph, you enjoy this extraordinary atmosphere and follow it up with a hike to Kala Patthar viewpoint to see the great views of the Everest and Himalayas.

The Jiri – Everest Base camp trek goes further with peaceful journey back to Namche Bazaar, then trek back to lukla and take flight to Kathmandu from Lukla to conclude the trek.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

You will be met by our airport representative on your arrival at Kathmandu airport and escorted to your hotel, refresh yourself & your evening is free, Your first overnight at your hotel in the valley of the gods…Kathmandu.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After having breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, we will take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu; the Kathmandu is the cultural heart of Nepal and has been a famous destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its borders to visitors, the city displays an interesting combination of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley, there will be a full day guided tour to the famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal Boudhanat, Swoyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Squire and return to hotel and you will have time to shop your trekking gear if you need.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

We start our driving journey quite early in the morning and drive via the Araniko highway to Lamosangu, whilst passing the old Newar towns of Banepa and Dhulikhel, you will get excellent panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas, including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorjee Lakpa.

The road descends to Panchkhal, then climbs over a ridge behind Dolalghat and follows the Sunkoshi north to Lamasangu, after passing several villages you will reach Jiri and still continue to Bhandara.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Bhandar

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and today, our trail drops down to the Linkhu Khola, cross the river at 1490m, and then follow it to Kenja at 1570m and another steep ascent to Chimbu and continuing further we finally reach Sete.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Sete

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trail passes gradually up through Lamjura Pass (3530m), which is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar; it then descends through fir and rhododendron forest and emerges after one and half hrs at Taktor, still continue on the north side of the valley before dropping down to the Sherpa village of Junbesi, We spend the afternoon here exploring the village and the way of life of its inhabitants.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Junbeshi

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and Below Junbesi the trail crosses the Junbesi Khola on a wooden bridge, just beyond the bridge there is a trail junction, the route to Khumbu follows the left-hand trail that leads uphill then the trail turns north, descending through Salung. From the Dudh Koshi River {river of milk}, the trail ascends to Ringmo and the Tak-Shindo Pass, there are a few shepherds' huts beside the trail, but the route is mostly hidden in dense forest, the trail crosses several picturesque streams on wooden bridges just before reaching Nunthala (Manidingma).

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Nunthala

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and from Nunthala the descent continues to the Dudh Koshi River at 1480m and crosses it to follow the other bank, most of the trail is well defined, although it sometimes meanders through terraced fields and yards of houses, it then descends steeply through forests to a Chautara (resting place) overlooking the river. Follow the river for a while through forests then climb through terraces to reach the Rai village of Jubing (1667m), climb through the village around a ridge and aim for the prominent notch in front of you, from this notch continue to the village of Khari Khola (2004m) and onwards up the steep hill to Bupsa danda.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Bupsa Dada

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trail ascends from Bupsa and on to Bhumsing, (2300m) then it continues to climb through a tributary valley filled with prickly leaned oak and rhododendron forest, where languor monkeys may occasionally be seen, descend and cross the next tributary after one hour, continue on the north side of the valley to reach Puiyan.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Puiyan

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trail climbs for about an hour after Puiyan to the ridge at 2800m, followed by another ridge, the trail descends to Sukhe (Buwa) at 2293m, situated on a tributary of the Dudh koshi, the trail remains above the village encircling it, the village of Surkhe, at the bridge crossing the tributary below, is 2 hrs from Puiyan, The trail now leaves this tributary valley and heads more directly north towards Chaurikharka, another dispersed village, before ascending to Chaurikharka (2713m) the main trail crosses a spectacular deep gorge with a high waterfall.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Phakding

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and continue trekking following the Dudh Koshi River and crossing it many times on the way, we enter the park in Jorsale. We will stop here for lunch as we rest our weary bones; and again we continue our trek; after few hours of walking we reach the bustling Namche Bazaar which appears ahead as we travel along a path surrounded by pines, we pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

Today is a day for rest & chilling out at Namche Bazaar, this is real good for our acclimatization. It prevents any unforeseen altitude problems ahead on the trail as we go to higher altitudes on the trek, overnight at Guest house.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

After breakfast in Namche, we start our trek towards Tengboche enjoying superb views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up views of Thamserku, our trek follows on the gradual trail with few ups and downs overlooking magnificent views of the great Himalaya, along the way we can spot wild animals like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan Thar, The trail goes gradually down up to Kayangjuma. The path eventually reaches Sanasa which is the major trail junction to Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp.

The track then follows through the pine forests and after we cross the prayer flags festooned bridge over Dudh Koshi River, we reach Phunki Thenga, a small settlement with a couple of teahouses and a small army post amidst the alpine woods, after having a relaxed lunch at Phunki Thenga we then have a little tough climb steep up through the pine forests before we reach Tengboche. Tengboche is a great place for close up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest and it has the biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in the Khumbu region.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tengbuche

We start our trek after having breakfast at lodge by descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and cross an exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche, our route continues through green summer pastures to Dingboche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

Today is a much looked forward day to acclimatize; It also gives us a breather to rest our lungs, there are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as we explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak, The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. We have another option as we can hike up to Chhukum from where we can enjoy fantastic views of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawache peak and others.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

We start our trek after having breakfast at lodge and the onward Himalayan journey leads us north for up to 50-minutes until we come to a mani-prayer Stupa; then the trail gets gentle as we look down to Pheriche village below, today's walk offers views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse, after two hours of walking, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dughla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier, then we continue for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest, after a short break, we continue trekking up to Lobuche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek by following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of the Khumbu glacier, after the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings us to Gorakshep, where we will stop for lunch and we leave all our stuff there at the lodge as this is the last place where there lodges are available – then we start our Himalayan journey to the Everest Base camp - WOW!!! Congratulations!!! This is why you hiked up all the way; your dream comes true now, after spending sometime in the Base Camp we return to Gorakshep for the night, it’s been a wonderful day after all.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gorekshep

Quite Early morning, we climb to Kala Patthar peak to enjoy the view of sunrise, and from Kala Patthar, we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more, after seeing the sunrise over those Himalayas, we trek down to Gorekshep and have breakfast and start trekking down to Pheriche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Pheriche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and now, we are trekking back to Namche Bazaar, an easier descent trekking passing through rhododendron forest, Tengbuche is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views where we stopped for lunch then we will trek back to Namche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and today is the last day of our adventure Everest base camp trek and the trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it few time and the last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lukla

We will an early breakfast and walk to Lukla airport and take flight back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu, your day is free and overnight at hotel.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla if we could not fly on scheduled date and time, or we can organize you a day tour in or around Kathmandu, shopping tour etc if you want: or we can remove this extra day from the tour itinerary if you do not want so, contact us and consult about options available for the day.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. OUTFITTER NEPAL has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks; you counted on us & we didn’t let you down because we know how hard you’ve worked to enjoy this holiday.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:Breakfast

What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 4 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Ground transport by local bus.
  • Flight fare from Lukla - Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffle bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Entrances fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 2000
2 - 5 US$ 1700
6 - 12 US$ 1500
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the jiri Everest base camp trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single person: Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have single room in Kathmandu and have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
06 Mar, 2020 - 27 Mar, 2020AvailableUS$1500
12 Mar, 2020 - 02 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1500
18 Mar, 2020 - 08 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1500
24 Mar, 2020 - 14 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1500
30 Mar, 2020 - 20 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1500

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