Trip Highlights of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
- Adventurous hiking in classical trail to Everest.
- Khumbu Ice fall and Makalu Himalayan Range
- Tengboche Monastery
- 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.
The weather condition in Everest region
Everest is the right place to trek all over the year. The people can trek in all seasons in the Mount Everest. The March to May and October to November are the most popular trekking months in Nepal. The Himalayan peak is the coldest region so you should avoid the monsoon and winter season to trek in the high altitude. During the winter days, the temperature will be below minus. On the monsoon season, the trekking routes are damaged by the rain. You cannot able to trek in the Everest region on rainy days.
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.
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 Namche Bazzar (3,500 m) – 6 /7hours
Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazzar to lukla (2,850 m) – 6/7 hours
Day 19: Morning flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 20: Farewell friend