Everest Base Camp Trek Via Jiri

The Everest trek involves a great deal of uphill and downhill walking and gives you an opportunity to observe the daily activities of the local people and their traditional way of life that has been preserved and practiced for thousands of years. Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri include all the highlights of the Everest National Park including Namche Bazaar, Khumbu's Sherpa capital, an extraordinary viewpoint of Kalapathar (5545m/18187ft) and ever exciting Everest Base Camp. EBC trek via Jiri (21,00m) has a number of stunning attractions; including trekking through the Solu area and traversing the great Lamjura pass filled with excellent views of the high, snow-capped peaks.

The portion of the trek from Jiri to Phakding is often quiet and the terraced hillsides and small villages are much better trekking to the country. Other attractions include the spectacular scenery of the Himalayan ranges, the prevalent Himalayan culture, the pristine forest of rhododendron and pass through traditional rural farming villages. This relatively tiny society of 8,000 people is the best known and most admired of all Nepal's ethnic groups. According to their oral history Sherpas migrated to high valleys south of Mt. Everest from eastern Tibet about 450 years ago, hence the name Shar-pa, "peoples of the east." Many families along this route have converted their homes into trekkers' lodges catering to foreign hikers.


Trip Facts

Duration: 18 days
Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing
Difficulty: Moderate to Adventurous
Max Elevation : 5545m at Kalapathar
Trek/Tour Style: Teahouse
Meal: Full board on trek
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge
Transportation: Flight, Bus & private vehicle
Best Month: March to June & Sep to Dec

Everest base camp trekking itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel (1345meters).

Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 -4 hours walking.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 6-7 hours walking.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.

Day 06: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3680 meters) 5-6 hours walking.

Day 07: Trek to Machherma (4470 meters). 5 -6 hours walking.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790 meters) 6 -7 hours walking.

Day 09: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters) and then Back to Gokyo. 5-6 hours walking.

Day 10: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3680 meters) 6-7 hours walking.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3780meters) 5-6 hours walking.

Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2804 meters.) 6-7 hours walking.

Day 13: Morning flight to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Leisure day in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

Trip Cost

Please find this trip cost as per your group size.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up & transfer by private car / van
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • lodge accommodation and three times Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance for the guide and porters
  • All surface transfer to/from Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System and Annapurna conservation permit
  • Domestic Air fare ( Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu)
  • Government taxes & office service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, juice, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal shopping and laundry
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)