Trip Highlights of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek:
- Adventurous hiking in classical trail to Everest.
- Khumbu Ice fall and Makalu Himalayan Range
Panoramic view of four tallest peaks of the world.
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park, world’s highest national park.
- Enjoy the view from the base of the Mount Everest.
- Breathtaking view of Everest from top of Kala Patthar
Observe unique culture and village of Sherpa.
- Scenic mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is the classical Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal route. The course used to be the only way to reach the Everest Base Camp before the establishment of the Lukla Airport. The trail is very significant because famous Everest Climbers like Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay the first climbers to reach the top of Everest used the same route on their voyage. After the kind initiation of Sir Edmund Hillary to build the Lukla Airport the route is somewhat deserted. However, lots of trekkers still prefer to trek on this trail. The gradual ascend is possible on this route which would also help in the better acclimatization.
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal starts with the bus drive to Jiri. Nowadays trekkers take jeep to another camp to start the walking. The major attraction of this route of Khumbu region is the chance to witness the Lower Solukhumbu area. From hilly area to Himalayan area trekkers can relish different perspective of life, vegetation and landscape. Places like Bupsa, Nunthala, Junbeshi etc. are crossed before the route meet contemporary Everest Base Camp Trekking route at Phakding. From this place trekkers follow the same trail and itinerary. For more information about the details of the teahouses, attractions and trail from Phakding up to Everest Base Camp please refer our Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking package. While returning back from Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar trekkers fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Therefore, this Classical Everest Base Camp Trek is also called as the Everest Khumbu round trek encompassing all major places of Solukhumbu district of Nepal.
Encounter great Himalayas, experience temperate – alpine forests, Brahmins to Chhetris and Rai to Sherpa community people. Create the momentous walking holiday in the great Everest region of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Morning wake up early then have a breakfast and drive from Kathmandu to Jiri (2,370 m) to Bhandar (2,190 m) – 8/9 hrs drive.
Day 03: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2,575 m) – 4/5 hours.
Day 04: Trek from Sete to Lamjura pass (3,530 m) then Junbesi (2,680 m) – 6/7 hours
Day 05: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2,330 m) – 5/6 hours
Day 06: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2,300 m) – 4/5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Bupsa to Surkhe (2,290 m) – 5/6 hours
Day 08: Trek from Surkhe to Phakding (2,610 m) – 4/5 hours
Day 09: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) – 5/6 hours
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 11: Trek from Namche Basaar to Tyangboche (3,867 m) – 5/6 hours
Day 12: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358 m)- 5/6 hours
Day 13: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.
Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928 m) – 5/6 hours walk.
Day 15: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,160 m) to Everest base camp (5,316 m) then trek back to Gorakshep- 7/8 hours
Day 16: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,550 m) then trek back to Pheriche (4,200m) – 6/7 hours
Day 17: Trek from Pheriche to Kyanjuma (3,500 m) – 5/6 hours
Day 18: Trek from Khumjung to Monju (2,850 m) – 6/7 hours
Day 19: Trek from Monju to Lukla (2,800 m) – 4/5 hours
Day 20: Farewell friend
Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements
20 days ofJiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.
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Note: We try to depart on the scheduled itinerary, we cannot promise to guarantee fixed departure only in case of flight cancellation, delays. we request you to plan out extra few days in case the weather does not stay in our favor. Since your safety is our uttermost priority, we also request you to follow your team leaders and your guides’ since they are trained and experienced in this particular area. We can arrange to occupy your day with adventures and exploration activities to utilize the day.
Weather condition in the Himalayas is also subject to change which can be an obstruction during your travels. Since obstacles are unpredictable, Nepal Adventure pilgrimage Treks & Expedition facilitates our customers to arrange helicopter service if needed (at extra cost). We can arrange helicopter service during the time of flight delays/ cancellation and during personal preferences. Since helicopters can fly in arduous circumstances compared to airplanes