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Jiri to Everest base camp Trekking

Trip Facts

20 days,
Trip Destination:
Everest Base Camp
Program Type:
Tea house,
Max. Altitude:
Start Trip:
End Trip:
lodges are available every camp,
breakfast,lunch and dinner,
Best Season:
Sep to Dec and march to june,
private vicheal,bus and domestic plane,
Per Day Walking:
4 to 5 hours,
Trip Grade:
Jiri to Everest base camp Trekking


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:

  • Scenic Drive to Jiri,
  • Lamjura pass and explore the Magnificent Himalayan Vistas,
  • Enjoy your walk in the peaceful trekking path,
  • visit JunbeshiMonasteryy and Stupas along the way,
  • Enjoy your time in Namche Bazaar & outstanding Peaks around
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery
  • Enjoy  your walk to Everest base camp & Kalapather,
  • Get a unique experience of Lukla Flight to go & Back.

 Surrounding Mountain view from EB


DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the Hotel by 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 a 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 Namche 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 Tengboche(3890m), it’s about 5 hours walking through the nice and deep valley.

DAY 12: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4360m)this is really easy and short walk also cause of altitude. It’s just 3 hours gentle walk.

DAY 13: Acclimatized day.

DAY 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m), it will be a bit 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 beat Labuche.

DAY 15: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep, and the 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 spend one night at Gorakshep (5180m),it is Common that normally almost everyone get a tiny headache .

DAY 16: Hike up to a viewpoint 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 the morning, it’s about 30 min flight, and farewell 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.

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/Heice.
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • All Grounded transportation as per program...
  • 1 expert tour guide and entrance fees for Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and all accommodations during the trekking.
  • A highly experienced well-trained government license holder guide, sherpa, required porters (1 porter between 2 people) and their meal, accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment.
  • Trekking permit and TIMs (Trekkers information management system).
  • Sleeping bag, Down Jacket, and Walking Pole (if needed)

Service Excludes

  • Your Travel Insurance,
  • Nepal entry Visa fees,
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax,
  • Your Travel Insurance,
  • Drinks and main meals in cities,
  • Tips for guide/porter and Items of a personal nature like postage and laundry.
NOTE: IF There is more than 5 people in a group,you will get discount and if there are more than 10 people in a group (one who convince to her/his friend), he will be 50% discount and if there are more than 15 people in a group, one will get all free trekking .

Essential Infos

How to go to Jiri from Kathmandu?

Jiri is a popular place for Everest region trek if you are taking vehicles instead of a plane for Everest region trek you have to go through Jiri. there are quite some local bus and microbus go to Jiri even further more till Bandara. you can bus from Kathmandu old bus station. it is all local bus to go to girl from the old bus station so if you want to get a ticket you can go to the bus station which is the 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 a 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-covered peaks. it is about 8 hours drive from Kathmandu but the last 2 hours drive will be in off-road otherwise this drive will be your different experience. It is local bus this is why it might stop quite some time to pick up and drop fro local people.

How long does it take to reach at Lukla from Jiri

Nowadays you can get a bus directly to Bhandara from Kathmandu 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 speaking. The walking path is 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 the best idea to trek from Jiri/Bhandara to acclimatize.

Giri to Everest base camp Guide

There are many trekking guides from the local area who have done so many time this trek hence, when you are looking for your guide try to see his simply profile, experience and reviews form his previous clients that are trusty way than you decide. if you just go in google you can find many local guides where you can see many reviews so have a look at this link if you are looking for a local guide from girl to Everest base camp. click here

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Giusy Bertolotto

Giusy Bertolotto Aug 1, 2012

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

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 More

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