Everest Base Camp Trekking chaperons you to the high Himalayan region for the best close-up view of Mount Everest. Everest Region is the most prodigious trekking area in Nepal. Walking to the ‘king of all mountains’, which is an achievement in itself. The trail that was traced by Sir Edmund Hillary together, with Tenzing Norgay in 1953, captivates thousands of trekkers from all over the world. 22 days JIRI TO EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK bestow us with the prodigious mountain panoramas; excellent hospitality of local Sherpa’s people; Lush Himalaya’s flora, and unique faunas.
The trekking adventure commences with a scenic flight to Bhandar. Before, You move to our shanks through the Dudh Koshi Valley as we will get deeper inside the Khumbu Region. Surrounded by the magnificent soaring peaks, we will head towards Namche Bazaar, which is the capital of the Khumbu. During the journey, we can witness mountain peaks such as Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m), and Mt. Lhotse (8,501m). Then, we will further climb towards the Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp is among the world’s most recommended trekking trails. And as an adventure freak, you mustn’t hold it back. Trek to EBC is the opportunity of lifetime and moment to be remembered
• A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri
• Chance to witness abundant flora and fauna
• Trekking to the foothill of majestic Everest, the world’s tallest mountain.
• Visit Sherpa Museum suited in Namche Bazaar
• Enjoy the stay in Sherpa and Tamang villages
• Visit many century-old Buddhist monasteries,
• Stunning views Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, Amadablam, and many other mountains
Where to meet:
We will meet upon your arrival at Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day to day Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival
We will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport. Then you shall be transferred to the hotel where you will spend two nights. During your leisure time, you will be visiting our office so that we could brief you about our program. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Next morning, after enjoying your breakfast, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple, the center of Hindu pilgrimage. Then, we will visit Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and also enjoy the peace in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Durbar Square has many temples and monuments. On the way back to the hotel, you can do some shopping or explore the local areas. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Bhandar (2,200m) 9-10 hrs by bus
Leaving the capital behind, we drive to Jiri. During the scenic full day ride, we will enjoy the countryside view along the bank of Sun Koshi River. After we reach Mude, the route passes through the forest to reach the town of Jiri. Also known as “Switzerland of Nepal”, Jiri is a small town in Dolakha with an immensely beautiful landscape. But we will not stop in Jiri as the bus goes further to Bhandar, where we commence our trek to Everest Base Camp. Overnight in Bhandar
Day 4: Trek to Sete (2,520m) 6-7 hrs trek
We will begin the trek as we descend to Likhu Khola and pass the bridge that takes us to the village of Kinja. We further cross several farmhouses and terrace fields before landing in the Sete village. It’s a small Sherpa village that is located right on the ridge between the rhododendron forests. Overnight in Sete
Day 5: Trek to Junbesi (2,680m) 7-8 hrs trek
Leaving Sete village behind us, we trek towards Junbesi. As we ascend to Lamjura La Pass through the forest filled with juniper and rhododendron, the stunning view of Mountain Vista welcomes us. Lamjura Pass is at the highest elevation point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar. The trail climbs down to the Sherpa village of Junbesi. Overnight in Junbesi
Day 6: Exploration and rest day at Junbesi
Junbesi, the beautiful Sherpa Village, is an ideal place to let our shanks rest after a tough climb to Lamjura Pass. Today, we will explore the areas around Junbesi, Interact with the locals, and also go for the short hike in the nearby hills. Overnight in Junbesi
Day 7: Trek to Nunthala (2,250m) 6-7 hrs trek
As we ascend through the ridge, we witness a glimpse of majestic Everest (8848m). Today, we continue the trail that leads us to Salleri. Salleri is the small market in the Everest region where you can get some regular snacks. We will then descend to Ringmo Khola and trek further to Ringmo through Takshindo La Pass (3100m). The further walk takes us to Nunthala, our stop for the night. Overnight in Nunthala
Day 8: Trek to Bupsa (2,360m) 7-8 hrs trek
Relishing the prodigious view of Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Karyolung (6511m), Khumbila (5761m), Gyachung Kang (7952m), and several other mountain peaks, we will descend to Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridge, we will cross some Sherpa villages before descending to Bupsa. Overnight in Bhupsa
Day 9: Trek to Ghat (2,590m) 7-8 hrs trek
Our trail climbs steadily through the forest that is inhabited by monkeys. As we climb to the ridge and pass the mani walls, the view of Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt. Khumbila gets clear. We climb up to a cliff and then to a ridge overlooking Paiya, a Sherpa village at 2720m that is completely surrounded by forest. The trail then descends east into Paiya Khola and climb up and down to Surkhe. After Surkhe, we will further trek to Ghat. Overnight in Ghat
Day 10: Trek to Namche (3440 m) 8-9 hrs trek
The path traces the Dudh Koshi valley to the north, passing through the oak and pines. After crossing the river twice by suspension bridges, we will arrive at the classic Sherpa village, where we will stop for lunch. We will further walk deep inside Sagarmatha National Park. After a slight climb, we can get a great view of Everest (8848m). Then the steep climb takes us to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar that blesses us with the stunning views and a comfortable night.
Overnight in Namche
Day 11: Acclimatization/Exploration day
Today, we will rest and let our bodies acclimatize to the increasing altitude. We can also do some short hiking around the place. Namche Bazaar is beautiful settlements in the region that has a delightful Sherpa house. You will have full day leisure to stroll around the Namche market, enjoy the views, and climb small hills. Overnight in Namche
Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3860M), 5-6 hrs,
We commence our trek by walking through the forest around the hillside that lies just above the Dudh Kosi River. After an hour of walk, we will reach Phungithanga. The trail then climbs past some prayer wheels and the forest as we look out for the sight of musk deer and Himalayan Thar. The scattered settlements indicated the start of the Tengboche, which offers an awe-inspiring view of Amadablam (6856m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7861m), and other Himalayan giants. During the evening, we will visit the Monastery at Tengboche, the largest and most celebrated one in the Khumbu region. Overnight in Tengboche
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4410M), 5-6 hrs,
Early morning views of mountain ranges are spectacular in Tengboche. Today, we head further north towards Orsho. Then we will take the lower path that moves along the bank of the Imja Khola. The trails further pass through several mani walls, chortens, and small villages. Dingboche, the gateway to Chukung has a beautiful array of fields that are enclosed by stone walls so the farmers could protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight in Dingboche
Day 14: Exploration day in Dingboche
Dingboche is another ideal place for acclimatization before we further climb to the increasing altitude. We will have a good amount of rest and explore the valley. We can also explore the nearby areas of the valley and go for a short hike. We will enjoy the beautiful views of the sunset in the mountain vista during the evening. Overnight in Dingboche
Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4910M), 5-6 hrs,
The trail first leads downward to Pheriche village, and then a steep ascends takes us to the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk bestows us with the views of Ama Dablam, Mt.Tawache, north-Pokalde (5741m), Nuptse, and Kongma-Tse (5820m). The path then follows a pleasant valley and takes us to Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche
Day 16: Trek to Gorakshep (5140M) via Everest Base Camp (5364M), 6-7 hrs,
During the first section of our trail, we will climb from Lobuche. Take your time to detour to the real edge of the moraine to overlook the Khumbu glacier. Along the rocky path with the beautiful mountain views, we will reach Gorakshep. This place is the original Everest Base Camp, but the new camp is further up the valley.
After lunch, we will continue climbing towards Everest Base Camp, which is 3.5 km one way. The Base Camp bestows us great chances to experience the freezing yet pleasure conditions. After exploring the base camp and enjoying the views of the surroundings glacier, we will walk back to Gorakshep. Overnight in Gorakshep
Day 17: Trek to Lobuche (4910M), via Kalapatthar (5550M), 5-6 hrs,
Mornings in Gorakshep are usually bright and sparkling. So, early morning is the best time to climb the Kalapatthar (the highest point of our trek) which is about 2 km away. Kalapatthar offers the world’s most definitive mountain views i.e 360-degree dramatic panoramic of Mt Everest and other mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Ama Dablam, along with many other peaks.
Then it’s an easy 2 hours of walk to Lobuche where we will spend our night. Overnight in Lobuche
Day 18: Trek to Pheriche (4240M), 4-6 hrs,
After the hectic climb to Base Camp, today is a rather easy walk downhill. After breakfast, we will walk slowly towards Pheriche, which takes us about 4 hours only. Overnight in Pheriche
Day 19: Trek to Phortse (3,810m), 5-6 hrs,
After a beautiful night in Pheriche, we will continue to walk downhill. We walk through the forest of oak and rhododendron, looking for the exotic wild lives in the region. After a couple of hours, we will stop for lunch in the small settlement and then continue to walk until we reach Phortse. Overnight in Phortse
Day 20: Trek to Monjo (2,830m) 7-8 hrs trek
Instead of taking a classic route from Tengboche to Namche, we move towards Monju. After morning breakfast, we will continue to trek down through the hillside that is blanketed by the tress of rhododendron and juniper. After crossing few suspension bridges we will trek onwards to Monju. If we are lucky, we will witness the dense wildlife of Pheasants, Musk deer, Himalayan Griffons, and the wild goat during the trail. Overnight in Monju
Day 21: Trek to Lukla (2,845m) 5-6 hrs trek
The steep descent from Monju to Lukla is one of the toughest descents of the trek. Once we cross the high suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi, the route runs mostly level. We will pass through the forest with the distance view of snow-covered ranges before we arrive in Lukla. Overnight in Lukla
Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu (1350M), 25 minutes,
Waving a final goodbye to the Khumbu region and our porters, we will take a flight back to Kathmandu. As far as the weather allows us, the fight is scheduled for the early morning. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 23: Departure
For the last day, we will drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule and wave you a final goodbye.
● Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
● Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
● Kathmandu accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
● Fly Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself & guide),
● Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
● Everest National Park Entry Permit,
● TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
● Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
● Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
● Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
● Experienced mountain trekking porter,
● All program per itineraries on full board as per itinerary,
● Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
● Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
● Rescue arrangements,
● Local and government TAX-VAT etc.
● Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu,
● Your travel/trekking insurance,
● International fare,
● Tips for trekking employees and driver (Tipping is expected),
● All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
● Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
● Nepal Entry Visa fee,
● Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, un wellness that aren’t beneath our management,
● Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In- case of Early Arrival, Late Departure or Early Return from Trip (due to any reason) out of scheduled itinerary,
● Any different expenses that aren’t mentioned in “Trip Includes” section etc.
● Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
● The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
● We have got other additional programs like Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultralight, Sightseeing, Jungle safari, etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.