Trip Highlights
  • Experience the jaw dropping views of glorious Himalayas and the astounding landscapes
  • Get to know the lifestyle of the Himalayan people, their religion, customs and traditions.
  • Everest Base camp trekking comprises a remarkable amount of ups and downs walking.
  • Explore the alpine forest, Buddhist monasteries and authentic Sherpa Villages.
  • This trek winds, climbs and descends its way through lush low land to arid highland.

Jiri Everest trekking begins your wonderful journey in the heavenly Everest trekking trails from the elevation of 1,300 meters from Kathmandu, guiding your way through Jiri Everest route map all the way to the maximum height of 5,643 meters. The Jiri Everest trekking route is regarded as a traditional trekking route as trekkers used it more widely in the past as compared to that of the present time. That is why this trekking journey is more inclined towards providing you a serene experience with the accumulation of beautiful memories of a lifetime. However, the Jiri Everest trekking Package includes such routes which sometimes are bound to test your physical abilities as you extend your steps higher into the region.

“Find yourself having a tranquil experience in the off beaten paths to Everest Base Camp along with exploration of various passes and lakes through Jiri Everest Trekking.”

Why should an adventurer choose Jiri Everest Trekking?

27 days Jiri Everest trekking, we extend our steps entirely through the majestic Himalayan destinations over 5000 meters which includes the Cho La  pass at an elevation of 5,420 meters and the summit of the Kala Pathar 5,643m as well as the astounding Gokyo Ri 5,357m. This is a little challenging adventure into the less attended valleys of the Khumbu near to Chukhung and the Everest Base camp for the ultimate hike created for the bold and the brave. Any trekking enthusiast is likely to get stunned with the amazing view of the majestic Himalayas which includes Mt. Ama Dablam 6,812m, Mt. Everest 8,848m, Mt. Lhotse 8,526m, Mt. Pumori7,161and some other incredible snowcapped mountain peaks. The journey will take you through various grassland where yaks often can be seen grazing. You will be facing various ups and downs but all the tiredness will be washed away as you enter the magical forest decorated with rhododendrons, pines, conifers and oaks. The adventure reaches its peak as you begin crossing the passes above 5420 meters which enthralls you with magnificent views of wondrous landscapes and glorious peaks. Apart from the natural wonders, you will be humbled by the kind and helpful nature of the mountain people following the mountain lifestyle. They may not be rich in wealth but it is hard to find anyone who matches their richness in heart. You will be getting several opportunities to explore the amazing villages in the region in a slower pace like the Chaurikharka Village which is led through a jungle that exists proudly as a habitat for the monkeys. Likewise, when the path to Everest takes its shape, Gokyo valley and Sherpa land Everest Base camp5,380m becomes the primary objective for the trekkers. The hike takes you to the KalaPathar and the base camp involving the Cho-La pass at 5,420m. This is sincerely the highest trek suggested for the experienced trekkerswho are filled with enormous dedication and fitness. This Jiri Everest Base Camp trekking holiday indeed tests your physical abilities as you extend your steps higher into the region.

Throughout this wonderful Jiri Everest including Base Camp hike, you will be enclosed with the splendid sight of the Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu as well as other peaks. Beginning from the path we go through the Sherpa settlement which welcomes us with mesmerizing scenarios. We then head toward Gokyo and have a natural sight down the valley to Kangtega and hill towards Cho Oyu. The sight is spell binding. With the days filled with luck, one can spot several wildlife species like the Ghoral, Himalayan Thar and some other amazing animals. This amazing trek is meant to become one’s memory of a lifetime.

Nepal Nomad has been continuously applying its efforts to let a nomad feel every adventurous thrill without any disappointment and setbacks, for over ten years. You can contact Nepal nomad without any form of hesitation. We are ready to help you with any sort of travelling information you need. We will even be happy to prepare a tailor-made Jiri Everest trekking Itinerary for you. Join us now!

Itinerary

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On day one, as you reach the airport gates, our team member will receive you and then take you safely to your respective hotel. You can spend quality time there but later in the evening we will be expecting you for a brief meeting which we call the pre-trip meeting. Then, let’s have dinner together which will be a welcome dinner for you as a sign of welcome from us.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

After finishing our day first of the amazing trip, we are followed by day second with an exciting Kathmandu touring program which will be headed by one of our professional guides who will take you for sightseeing around theholy Hindu temple known as Pashupatinath, the ancient Kathmandu and PatanDurbar Square, the well renowned Monkey Temple known as Swayambhunath and the great symbol of peace,Boudhanath. We will be heading for the sightseeing after fully getting active with our amazing breakfast and head back in time for our ore-trip meeting.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

In the morning we head to the Lamusangu via Arniko highway. Then on the way we will head to the old Newar towns of Dhulikhel and Banepa where we get a mesmerizing sight of the eastern Himalayas which comprises of the Langtang, Dorjelakpa, Lirung and Ganesh Himal. The road then goes downhill to the Panchkal and we climb above the crest behind Dolaghat. We will trace our way back to Sunkoshi north to Lamusangu. Afterwards from Jiri we proceed to Bhandar where our hike starts. The road condition is much better. At Bhandar, we relax at local tea house.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bhandar
  • Altitude: 2150m

The very forth day takes us on a pretty long trek lasting for around six to seven hours before we reach Sete where we will be staying until the arrival of the next morning. We will cross some beautifully formed farmlands and forests which is indeed rural in nature. Buddhist Shrines and Mani walls are a sight to enjoy along the way while making through various ups and downs

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sete
  • Altitude: 2,650m

We progressively come up through Lamjura pass at 3530m after breakfast. The Lamjura pass is the highest mountain point among Namche Bazaar and Jiri. Then the path goes downward to the rhododendron forest and fir and arises at Taktok. We go to the north side of the valley and head downhill to the Sherpa village of Junbesi for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Junbesi
  • Altitude: 3100m

We take a rest at Jumnesi for an entire day. This region is worth the explore as we have many choice on spending the day. We take a two hr walk north to the village of Phugmochhe 3100m. Then from there we will explore Thupten Chhuling which is a big Tibetan and Buddhist monastery.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Junbesi
  • Altitude: 3100m

The path goes downward to the JunbesiKhola below Jumbesi on a wooden bridge. The path goes following the left hand path. Descending through Salung, we climb uphill o the Taksindo pass and the Ringmo. On our way, we see shepherd huts which are hidden behind the dense forest. Before reaching Nunthala (Manidigma) at 2,430m, where we bunk out for a well earnt overnight, we cross the beautiful streams by a wooden bridge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Nunthala
  • Altitude: 2,430m

Out of Nunthala, we go downward to the DudhKoshi River and we pass to the other bank. Though, the trails meanders during yards of local houses and terraced fields, the paths are well defined. After descending progressively, we come to the forests at Chautara (resting place) while we overlook at the river. As we keep our pace with the river, we reach to the Rai village of Jubing at 1667m. Then we proceed to the Khari Khola Village at 2004m and go to Bupsa steep hill.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bupsadanda
  • Altitude: 2300m

The trail climbs through a tributary valley field with prickly leaned oak and rhododendron forest where langur monkeys can occasionally be spotted and seen. We then descend 305 meters and cross the next tributary after walking for about an hour’s. Likewise, we’ll continue on the north side of the valley in order to reach Puiyansituated at 2797m. Then later in the day we continue our climb from Puiyan to a ridge at 2800m, before a gradual ascent to the final ridge, where we descend to Surke following the trail towards Chaurikharka.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chaurikharka
  • Altitude: 6 hours

As we begin the walk for the day, we will be faced with a trail that climbs for an hour or so which is then followed by another ridge. Similarly, the trail now leaves the tributary valley and heads further more into north towards Chaurikharka, which another discrete yet beautiful village. Then we begin exploring ways which connect us to Phakding somehow situated at 2,645 meters amd then take rest in a comfortable accommodation there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2,645m

For today Namche Bazaar at 3,446 meters awaits us after we leave Phakding. We conduct walk for about some hours before reaching Namche Bazaar which is indeed a marvelous town of amazing hustling environment. It won’t be a tough day, rather an exciting one.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3,446m

Khumjung is the village where we are headed at on this twelfth day of our Jiri Everest trek. We trek through the route to reach up to 3,789 meters taking about three hours which is a shorter walk in comparison to that of the other days. We walk through various vegetations including forest areas. We stay at Khumjung until the next dusk.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khumjung
  • Altitude: 3,789m

We begin today’s trek on an easy trail to PhunkiThanga. From here we ascend towards Tengboche village which is home to the largest monastery in the Everest region. The monastery is located within the Sagarmatha National Park and provides panoramic views of the highest mountains on earth including Everest, AmaDablam, Thamserku, Nuptse and Lhotse. We try to reach the monastery by 3:00 in the afternoon and may even be able to witness a religious Buddhist ceremony. Overnight in Tengboche

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3,860m

Day fourteenth takes us passing through the upper ridge of the graciously flowlingImja river through Phortse as we begin heading ahead from Tengboche. Taking about five hours, we are likely to reach Dingboche and stay at an elevation of 4,084 meters for the rest until the next morning.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,084m

We walk for the total of about three hours which won’t give us much trouble as the walk is shorter and we will have enough time to explore and rest when we reach Chukhung at an elevation of 4,780 meters. all the way from Dingboche, we lead our way to Chukhung which is a beautiful village and is a favourable place for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chukhung
  • Altitude: 4,780m

Along with the amazing company of the sights of Rolwaling Valley and amaDablam, we will be making through this trek all the way to Lobuche facing various various ups and downs. Conducting a walk for six hours at max, we will sleep at Lobuche town at an elevation of 4,930 meter for the night. The walk is quite longer in comparison to that of the day before. We will be passing Kongma la pass along the way with scenic glimpses of Cholatse Peak too.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,930m

We leave Lobuche after packing and preparing our bag packs and related equipment along with the energy of an early morning breakfast. The walk is short for the day which is just about three hours, so in addition we will be reaching to Kala patthar which is a great viewpoint as a form of practice and acclimatization for the next day’s trek. Then after enjoying the views from there, we head back to GorakShep and stay there up until the sunrise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: GorakShep
  • Altitude: 5,160m

In order to reach the Everest Base Camp on the eighteenth day as a form of hike, we need to get up and get ready as early as possible as it takes several hours for the trail to move through the ice altitude and pass the abyss of Khumbu Glacier. As we head to return from the Base Camp to GorakShep, we take some moment and get on a track to enjoy the splendid sight of the Khumbu ice fall. However, we stay the night at GorakShep.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: GorakShep
  • Altitude: 5,160m

Before we actually head for Dzongla, then we descend down, making our way to Dzongla after packing our bags and heading for a seven hours long walk and stop for lunch at Lobuche. We then rest our tiredness in our accommodation at Dzongla.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dzongla
  • Altitude: 4,830m

We open our eyes in the morning with the first scenic view of the amazing Cholatse Peak. We then have our breakfast and leave Dzongla for reaching Thangnak situated at 4,700 meters of elevation. While on the way to Thagnak, we cross the incredible and renowned Cho La Pass at the height of 5,368 meters which equally offers some amazing sights and scenarios. We then descend down and connect our steps along the trails to Thangnak where we will be resting for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thangnak
  • Altitude: 4,700m

As we leave Thangnak on day twenty-first, we are heading a little closer to the edge of Ngozumpa glacier which is known to be the longest glacier in the country. As we further move ahead from there, Gokyo lakes will catch our attention with its beautiful and pristine existence. Then we will move further to the Gokyo village where we can rest and spend a peaceful night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 4,750m

After the past days of long and tiring walk, we will be resting in the perfect spot of Gokyo Village for the day and stay the night here. If the day is supported by the weather or climate, we will head to GokyoRi to give ourselves the pleasure to see and observe Mt. Everest up close along with other mesmerizing peaks in the surrounding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gokyo Ri,
  • Altitude: 5,360m

Day twenty-third takes us to Dole at 4,038 meters of height. We will strive for a six hours long walk to reach our resting spot for the day. We will be descending towards the River of Dudhkoshi which will further lead us up to the village of Phortse. Then within some hours, we will get to Dole and rest our stuffs and ourselves there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dole
  • Altitude: 4,038m

Dole to Namche is connected with a six hours long walk. We head to reach an elevation of 3,440 meters after having a sound and peaceful breakfast at Dole. Day twenty-fourth gives us various rewards of incredible glimpses of AmaDablam, Nuptse, Thamserku and other mountain peaks. We rest at Namche for the night after we reach there through maximum descents.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m

We are slowly and gradually heading towards the end of our Jiri Everest trekking journey. Today, we head for Lukla as our last trekking day and walk for about seven hours. We stay at Lukla before catching pur flight the next morning if everythimg stays as according to the plan.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2,800m

If nothing disrupts our plan like weather conditions and other delays, we will be catching our flight to Kathmandu in the very early morning. However, we still request you to remain flexible and calm is any changes in the plan is required. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

On day twenty-seventh, we get prepared and ready to bid our goodbyes. You and your luggage will be safely taken to the airport by our very responsible and professional team member. We wish you a great life ahead!

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

For experience, it is a plus point if you already have some sort of trekking and hiking experience in the mountain sections. However, it is a must for you to be medically sound and physically fit in order to deal to any challenges that we may encounter.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

You are expected to attend the Pre-Trip briefing which will in usual manner take place in our Kathmandu office. It will be hosted and held in between our first and second day before we immerse ourselves in the trekking adventure

Equipment Check List:

Equipment needs to be sorted out as per requirement without any compromise for the essentials. Not letting the weight reach more than 20 kg, it is better to keep the followingequipments in the packing list;

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

You will be waking up very early in the morning and then attend your breakfast with tea or coffee, as per your choice. Then we will be preparing our bag packs and equipmentsfor catching up with our day’s trekking or hiking which will lead us to our overnight destination but in between we will be having our lunch in a suitable and comfortable place. This process continues in most days of our amazing trek.

Accommodation:

We request you to not expect any form of luxurious environment as lodging facilities are quite in limit and are opened by families in a local level basis. Usually, you will have to share the bathroom with others and be adjustable when there is no shower condition at times. Feel free to stay cozy and warm near the fire place and chat with other nomads.

Insurance:

Have insurance on trip cancellations, emergency evacuations and medical aspects. It is a must as per our booking terms and conditions.

Altitude Sickness:

Standing as one of the major challenges and obstacle in high trekking regions, altitude sickness is indeed a little threatening for adventurers as it may put a stop to all the fun and thrills. SO in order to avoid catching it, we acclimatize at various spots as per our itinerary plan. If someone catches it, they are immediately rushed down to a lower altitude and taken care there. If the case becomes more and more severe, then emergency evacuation is carried out.

Meals:

You will be taken care with three meals on a daily basis in different accommodations while on the trek. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided as per your taste and as per the availability. Lunch time is set between the trekking hours when we find a suitable place for resting. On the other hand, breakfast and dinner will be taken in one accommodation where we end our day’s trek.

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