Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking is the classic trekking passes through Jiri, Junbesi, Namche bazaar, Gokyo, Cho La and finally Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar. Everest classic trekking via Jiri to Everest base camp is one of the most beautiful treks in the world with ancient snow-free paths snaking past green terraced villages, rushing streams crossed on swinging bridges and each night a comfortable tea house or a good tent pitched in a quite pasture beneath the highest peaks in the world.
The Everest classic trek starts from Jiri goes through Gokyo Lake, cross Cho La pass, and finally visits Everest base camp and climb Kalapattar, then trek down to Lukla for flying back to Kathmandu. On this classic, Jiri to Everest base camp trekking with Kalapattar we will stay at mountain guest house and have delicious meals prepared by skillful cooks. The moderately paced trekking has enough time for acclimatization, rest and site-seeing. The classic Jiri Everest trek winds through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery on earth where you can relax in exotic, friendly Nepal villages. Our trusty porters carry all of your baggage, so you don’t have to carry a heavy rucksack.
The final destination of Jiri Everest trekking is Everest Base camp and Kalapatthar, just above Gorak Shep is the small hill ridge of Kala Patar (5,545m).It is a windy path up grassy, rocky slopes to reach the top. It was that from here Eric Shiptonn helped to choose the first ascent route on Mt Everest which Tenzing and Hillary climbed in 1953. The mountain behind Kalapatthar has a beautiful mountain Pumo RI which means mountain girl in Sherpa and Tibetan language.
All ages trekkers can trek to Jiri Everest base camp as an individual team member and with your own group whether that is your spouse, partner, friends, siblings, clients, colleagues and parents. Most of our members join as individuals since our team dynamics work well and we are able to build successful and safe groups of people that enjoy trekking, climbing and travelling together. Previous hiking, walking and trekking experience is beneficial to enjoying this trek, though is not required. It also would be nice if you would have some experience with foreign travel, although I’m happy to advise and help you if this is your first time trekking in Nepal Himalayas.
It is not necessary to be in extremely good shape of physical fitness to enjoy this trek, though the more uphill and downhill walk while we are walking. Once the time you are to Namche bazzar, and then you will have good acclimatizing with altitude. For acclimatize point of view, Jiri Everest Trekking is the best trekking to Everest base camp. If you have fun walking for 3-6 hours up and down hills with a few minute breaks mixed in, then you can accomplish this Everest classic trek from Jiri to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar with Gokyo Lake and Cho La pass, the challenging and adventure pass of Everest Trekking.
Our top priority is to make your entire trekking plan and experience you a success of this trekking. We ensure your privacy and security while guarantee the lowest cost trekking tour packages in Nepal. Check below Jiri to Everest base camp trekking itinerary and for customized and the best trekking deal, please write to local trekking company run by trekking guide team.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport our representative welcomes you and transfer in hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, walk around and briefing about your trip in the afternoon.
Day 2: Kathmandu Tour and trek preparation (1,300m)
After breakfast, cultural of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley that includes Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Jiri (2,370m, 8-9 hrs drive)
This morning we leave Kathmandu for our long trek to Everest. Drive by local bus to Jiri through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. Jiri is a hill station town, explore the surrounding area and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Jiri to Bhandara (2250m.)
Jiri is also known as the Switzerland of Nepal. It is very beautiful place. Start our adventurous trek offers us beautiful country side scenery from each ridge top and we passing through friendly villagers and farm fields. We pass many down hills and uphill till reach to a small settlement at Bhandar.
Day 5: Bhandar to Sete (2,575m, 4-5 hrs walk)
After breakfast we start our trek leads to a downhill at Likhu Khola, after crossing the bridge, the winding path leads us to a small nice village at Kinja. After lunch a slow long uphill climb continues passing through numerous farm houses and terrace fields with great excellent views of the surrounding landscapes and distance villages and after few hours of long uphill, finally reaching at Sete, a small Sherpa village situated on the ridge in the middle of the rhododendron forest.
Day 6: Sete to Junbesi (2,680m, 6-7 hrs walk) via Lamjura pass (3,530)
From Sete, trek ascends to the Lamjura Pass (3530m). From the Lamjura pass we can see the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. We cross it and then descend through the rhododendron, fir pine, magnolia, maple and birch forest and finally reach Junbesi.
Day 7: Junbesi to Nunthala (2,330m, 5-6 hrs walk)
This day we cross the Junbeshi Khola and then walk in the ascending slope through the forest. After some hours of climbing we see the amazing view of the mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nupte, Makalu, Thamserku, Mera Peak, and many more. We continue the trail to Salung and then descend to Ringmo Khola. Again we walk up hill and cross Trakshindo La pass and finally descend down to Nunthala through the conifer and rhododendron forests, and terraced fields.
Day 8: Nunthala to Bupsa (2360m.)
This day also we continue climbing down to the Dudh Koshi River. Then we follow the Dudh Koshi River and walk up ward to Khumbu. Then we climb to Jubing. From there we walk straight and descend to cross a suspension bridge and finally ascend to Bupsa Danda.
Day 10: Bupsadanda to Surkhe (2,290m, 4-5 hrs walk)
Today our trail ascends from Bupsa and head on to Bhumsing village (2,300m) and the trail continues to the north side of the valley to reach Puiyan village (2,796m). After Puiyan trail leads us on the long winding trail with few small ups and downs to Surkhe.
Day 11: Surkhe to Phakding (2,610m, 4-5 hrs walk)
After breakfast we start to climb to north to Chaurikharka (2,713m) a large scattered village with monastery and high school. Chaurikharka is also the bread basket for the Khumbu area because the land is very fertile for barley, wheat and enough green vegetables. Today our trail joins from Lukla towards Phakding, making the path quite busy with more trekkers, porters and pack animals and few hours of good scenic walk brings you at Phakding for the overnight.
Day 12: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 5-6 hrs walk)
After breakfast we will continue up the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. When enter the National park boundary we descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region.
Day 12: Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.)
Take rest for the proper acclimatization with some excursion. We can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillary School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people.
Day 14: Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m, 5-6 hrs walk)
Today after breakfast, start a pleasant walk through the forest with magnificent view of mountains. The great view of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak with view of the eastern snow capped mountains. The trail leads uphill through the forested path and the hardly walk to get to Tyangboche. One of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya and the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam.
Day 14: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m.)
From Tengboche the trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of Mani stones. Our uphill trek continues, taking us to the quaint traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche with its exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. We take our time so we avoid getting affected by the altitude.
Day 15: Rest day at Dingboche.
Today you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. We will have trip to Chhukung valley via the Imja Khola valley to get a marvelous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall, then return to Dingboche in the evening.
Day 16: Dingboche- Lobuche (4910m.)
Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits. We continue to climb as we are heading to Lobuche(4910m) which is really just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude.
Day 17: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365m) then back to Gorak Shep (5180m.)
This is another big and difficult day walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp( 5365 m), the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. There will likely be a team there about to attempt the summit. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. We return back to Gorak shep for the night.
Day 18: Hike to Kala Pattar (5545m) and back to Pheriche (4120m.)
This will be one of the most difficult yet rewarding days of the trek. In the morning we climb Mt. Kala Pattar, a small peak. From Kala Pattar we can see the most magnificent mountain panorama of Everest (884m), towers directly ahead and other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. We make a quick descent to Gorak Shep, a tiny hamlet at 5180 meters then trek down to Pheriche.
Day 19: Pheriche to Tengboche (3860m)
We retrace our route back to Tengboche via Pangboche.
Day 20: Tengboche to Namche (3440m.)
We descend on the steep path to the Dudh Koshi and then climb up to Namche Bazaar.
Day 21: Namche to Lukla (2840m)
Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which will seem like a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. Also giving you time to explore the town.
Day 22: Flight to Kathmandu
Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel.
Day 23: Leisure day in Kathmandu.
It is also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla.
Day 24: Kathmandu Airport
The trip ends, we will drop you to the Kathmandu Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.