If you want to immerse you in a truly authentic Nepalese experience, We have put together for you a very special voyage. This trek is the longer and not a well-known route to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This route will take you through breathtaking landscapes which are seen by only a few tourists. In Jiri, you will find less crowded lodges and have the opportunity to come up close and personal with the wonderful and friendly locals.
While most trekkers fly to Luka and start the journey to the Everest Base camp from there, we will start on foot at Jiri, following the footsteps of the first successful Mt Everest expeditions beginning with the expedition in 1922. You will enjoy the view of wide and beautiful forests, Buddhist temples and Sherpa villages.
This trek starts at 1,860 m above sea level and involves a slow but steady climb to give your body plenty of time to acclimatize. Eventually, we will reach the Everest Base Camp, then follow the classic route for the descent, finishing at Luka and taking the plane back to Kathmandu.
Jiri to EBC trek Highlights:
Surrounding Mountain view from EB
DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international Airport and transfer to the Hotel bu private car/van.
DAY 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
DAY 3: Drive early in the morning by bus from Kathmandu to Jiri, and stay overnight at Jiri(1905m).
DAY 4: Trek from Jiri to Bhandara (1520m).it is about 6 to 7 hours walking through pine forest and typical village along the way
DAY 5: Trek from Bhandara to Sete (2500m).it’s about 7 hours walking up to Sete via beautiful village Kinja .
DAY 6: Trek from Sete to Junbeshi(2675m).it’s about 6 hours walking.june beshi is really nice village cause of beautiful Monastery .with
DAY 7: Trek from Junbeshi to Nunthala(2345m).it’s about 6 hours walking through beautiful Rai (the name of ethnicity) village.
DAY 8: Trek from Nunthala to Puiyan (2890m).it’s about 7 hours walking.
DAY 9: Trek from Puiyan to Phakding(2660m).it’s about 5 hours walking through Sherpa village and wonderful farm.
DAY 10:Trek from Phakding to Namache bazaar(3450m),it’s about 5 to 6 hours walking through few suspension bridges along the way up to Namche.
DAY 11: Trek from Namche to Tangbuche(3890m),it’s about 5 hour walking through nice and deep valley.
DAY 12: Trek from Tangbuche to Dingbuche(4360m)this is really easy and short walk also cause of altitude. It’s just 3 hours gentle walk.
DAY 13: Accalamatized day.
DAY 14: Trek from Dingbuche to Labuche (4910m),it will be abit hard to walk cause os altitude but still because of the wonderful view around you will feel very strong, it’s about 4 to 5 hours to be at Labuche.
DAY 15: Trek from Labuche to Gorakshep , and same day we go to base camp and back to Gorakshep to stay overnight .this is the last settlement to stay before to arrive base camp ,we have to spent one night at Gorakshep (5180m),it is Common that normally almost everyone get tiny headache .
DAY 16: Hike up to view point called Kalapather(5550m),without backpack .this is not that long walking but the way goes really steeply up ,the view from Kalapather is really stunning to see so many mountains include Mt.Everest.and after Kalapather hide down to Pheriche (4220m).
DAY 17: Same way back from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar. It’s about 6 hours walking.
DAY 18: Namche to Lukla.it’s about 7 hours downhill.
DAY 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu early in morning, it’s about 30 min flight, and fare well dinner at Kathmandu for the success of Everest trek.
DAY 20: Transfer to the hotel .still if you have some time in Nepal we will recommend to you for other nice activities in Nepal.
How to go to jiri from kathamndu?
Jiri is a popular place for everest region trek if you are taking vechicles istead of plane for everest region trek you have to go through Jiri. there are quite some local bus and micro bus goes to jiri even further more till Bandara. you can bus from kathmandu old bus station. it is all local bus to go to giri from old bus station so if you want to get a ticket you can go to bus station which is south east side from thamel about 25 minute walk.
Bus ride from kathmandu to Bhandara via Jiri
Bus drive from kathmandu to Bhandara via jiri is quite long drive but it is really enjoyable scenic drive goes through countryside villages, rivers, over the bridges, and also you get to see the snow coverd peaks. it is about 8 hours drive from kathamndu but the last 2 hours drive will be in off road otherwise this drive will be your different experinece. It is local bus this is why it might stop quite some time to pick up and rop fro local people.
How long does it take to reach at lukla from Jiri
Now a days you can get bus directly to Bhandara from kathamandu so if you are simply fit & able to walk 6 to 7 hours each day than it takes only 4 to 5 days to get lukla or phakding. The walking path are quite steep each day to go to lukla from jiri because there are many green hills where we have to ascent and Descent but it is a best idea to trek from jiri/bhandara to be acclimatize.
Giri to everest base camp Guide
There are many trekking guide from local area who have done so many time this trek hence, when you are looking for your guide try to see his simply profile, experinece and reviews form his previous clients that is trusty way than you decide. if you just go in googl you can find many local guide where you can see many reviews so have a look this link if you are looking for local guide from giri to everest base camp. click here
The trip to Nepal was a great experience. I organized the tour (10 days) with Santosh Gauli . Very good flexibility on his part to change the program to suit our needs (both of time and things to see). Santosh welcomed us at the airport and we have always followed the best. I was really happy for his organization of all the pro ... Read MoreView All Testimonials