Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking is a classic trek first explored by Edmund Hillary during the everest expedition 1953.
An untimate adventure journey jiri to Everest base Camp offer some of the natural and cultural wounder of Nepal. Exploring the local Sherpa culture, Buddhist monasteries, panoramic himalayan views, landscape, deep rivers, the hospitality of locals, Buddhist prayers flags, Floral and faunal, wildlife animals and more make this 22 days trekking as a great achivement.
Although a popular trekking route the Everest area is visited by only some 8,000 visitors each year – a fraction of the number that visits the Annapurna region. Trekking through the Sherpa villages we share many of their hearths and enjoy their generous hospitality. Trekking in from Jiri has the advantage of helping you to acclimatize en route. This trek is about 190km/120miles long and the total altitude gained on the innumerable uphill portions totals 9000m – much higer even than Mt. Everest! After Namche we follow the main trail to the base camp. It is a legendary trek to a legendary destination.
Note: Recently new road access connected up to Junbesi if road condition is fine then we can drive one more day to make 2 days trek less.
Accommodation and Meals
Accommodation in Kathmandu: You will stay in high stander or equivalent hotel, including breakfast, on the sharing basis. For the Lunch and dinner you can go to the best Restaurant of the city with the different authentic cuisine.
Accommodation in Trekking : You will stay in the stander mountain lodges as per the itinerary. Please note that single rooms are not available. You will provided 3 meals (Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner) at the lodge. You recommended bring your own sleeping bag. Most of the lodges you can enjoy with the continental, Italian, Tibetan and local cuisine expect while crossing the passes. Our day will start with warm wake up tea or coffee and followed by breakfast, lunch and dinner. Upon arrival in the lodges at the end of the day, some tea/coffee with cookies are served.
A Typical Trekking Day
While you are in trekking your day starts with wake up tea/coffee. After then your loggage will be packed and you will have breakfast as day sets off, considering the altitude and acclimatization, we walk slowly towards our next destination. All the group will be guided by our professional trained government licensed holder trekking guide. Throughout the day you will have break to take the photographs, treasure the landscape, confront the culture and admire the fascinating mountains and sceneries. A 1 to 2 hour relaxing lunch break is usually taken except when crossing the passes. After the lunch break, we will at least spend 2 to 3 hours more on the trail before reaching the next destination. While reach at the local lodge for accommodation they will welcome us by tea or cold drinks. Before the dinner at lodge you will visit local villages, photographs with culture and local People. After the dinner, you will be briefed fro the next day program and sleep.
Health and Experience Requirements
Everest Everest Trekking is a moderate trekking suited for all those passionate walkers who have ability to walk at least 5 to 6 hours in a day. Some days even we need to walk 7 to 8 hours. Walking in high altitude is really difficult so it is more physically demanding then walking in the lower altitude. However if you have excellent health condition and fatnesses, self confidence and strong determination, we can accomplish the trip successfully. We recommended that regularly exercising and jogging for some we is better for trekking. No experience and any technical skill is required for this trip.
While travelling in the Himalaya you may suffer for the various health problems, injuries and even the altitude sickness. Hence, you must have to prepared before upcoming destination in the mountain land. Make sure that the policy of your insurance company should cover the possess of giving you service of helicopter rescue from the mountain if needed incase of altitude sickness or others accident during your trip.
|1||Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel||1280m.|
|2||Kathmandu Valley sightseeing||;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;||6hrs.|
|3||Bus drive to Jiri
The luxurious bus drive from Kathmandu to Jiri too gives you the unique experience. The Jiri trip would give you the different set up of hill station with beautiful landscape. Jiri is often considered as the Switzerland of Nepal because of its natural setting and the serene beauty during snowfall. The main highlight of the Jiri stop over would be the visit of local cheese factory and the home made spirit of Local tribe “Jirel”. The ups and downs the hills would make your bus drive less hassle free more of visual delight.
|4||Trek to Deurali
The following day we take a trek upwards towards Deurali on top of the hill. On the way we take lunch in authentic local restaurant at Shivalaya enjoying the local recipe with the majestic view via Deurali. Deurali which in English refers to the top of a hill from where you can have the proper sighting of surrounding hills and valley.
|5||Trek to Sete
From Deurali we trek downwards to Kinja village besides ….. river. There we will have lunch in river side experiencing the white water and its vibrant whistles which we are pretty confident that would motivate any soul to work hard. After lunch we move upwards to Sete. Sete is exclusively a Sherpa village. There you can find it interesting to observe the residence of world renowned Sherpa community.
|6||Trek to Junbesi
From Sete we again set upwards to Lamjura pass through pine forests. The route gives us the unique experience of hide and seeks with the lofty Himalayas. As we move upwards and downwards quite often we get chance to play a hide and seek with the mountain range. Once we pass to Lamjura pass we get the flat land i.e. Besi in Nepali language. Junbesi welcomes you as being Sherpa village with the common sight of prayer wheels (Mane stone), and prayer flags.
|7||Trek to Nunthala.viaTaksindu-la pass
From Junbesi onwards we take the plain flat land trekking to Taksindu-la Pass where we take a lunch trek. From there we trek downwards to Nunthala. The view from the Taksindu-la pass gives us the clear route of another days’ trek as well. From here onwards the Sherpa village keeps on welcoming us throughout the trail.
|8||Trek to Bupsa
From Nunthala towards Bupsa our trek goes neck to neck with the dancing Sunkoshi river. In the swift and serene tune of Sunkoshi river we move our steps along the paddy field terraces. The suspension bridge, paddy field and the friendship of Sunkoshi river would give you the insight of adventure, life and eternity.
|9||Trek to Phakding
From Bupsa onwards the altitude sickness might take over to you. We will take the cautious walk along the Surke village which is the very village where the first lady to conquer Everest Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was born. Along the way we pass through Surke, Chaurikharka etc. at the banks of Dudhkoshi river.
|10||Trek to NamcheBazzar||3440m.||5hrs.|
|12||Trek to Tyangboche||3870m.||5hrs|
|13||Trek to Dingboche||4360m.||5hrs|
|14||Trek to Lubuche||4930m.||6hrs|
|15||Trek to EBC(5364m) return back to Gorakshep||5160m.||7hrs|
|16||Early Hike to Kalapatthar(5545m.) and down to Pheriche||4280m.||8hrs.|
|17||Trek to Tyangboche||3870m.||4hrs|
|18||Trek to Namche||3440m.||5hrs.|
|19||Trek to Phakding||2610m.||4.5hrs|
|20||Trek to Lukla||2810m.||3hrs.|
|21||Fly back to Kathmandu||1280m.||30min.|
|22||Departure to final destination||;;;;;;;;;;;;;||;;;;;;;;;;;|
- All Airport pick up and drop by private tourist vehicle.
- 3 Nights standard twin sharing accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu (Breakfast included).
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
- English speaking government license holder Tour guide.
- All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
- Available stander Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (Twin sharing).
- Local Global Holidays Adventure licensed holder English speaking trekking guide for the entire trek.
- The required number of porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
- Everest National Park permits and TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)Card for trekking.
- Down Jacket and sleeping bag, stick Duffel bag by Global Holidays Adventure (which need to be returned after the trek).
- All ground transpiration by private vehicle.
- Airfare from Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
- Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day.
- All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
COST NOT INCLUDES
- International airfare and airport departure tax
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu (On Day 2).
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan
- International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days
- Visa Fees.
- All alcoholic and cold drinks.
- Personal trekking Equipment.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.