Trip Highlights
  • Experience the jaw-dropping views of the 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 to Everest Base Camp Trek 21 Days begins in the heavenly Everest trails as a wonderful Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Journey 2022-2023, 300m to 5,643m. The journey is beautiful and serene leading you to the amazing Jiri to Everest Base Camp Altitude which 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 with a serene experience with the accumulation of beautiful memories of a lifetime. However, the Jiri to Everest Trek Package 2022 includes such routes which sometimes are bound to test your physical abilities as you extend your steps higher into the region. The amazing Jiri to Everest Trek Itinerary evolves beautifully throughout the journey from Jiri to the base camp of Everest.

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.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Hike

In this Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek, we extend our steps entirely through the majestic Himalayan destinations over 5000 meters which include the Cho La Pass situated at an elevation of 5,420 meters which can also be explored through Cho La Pass Trekking and the summit of the Kala Pathar 5,643m as well as the astounding Gokyo Ri5,357m. This is a little challenging adventure into the less attended valleys of the Khumbu near Chukhung and the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek 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 which can be discovered through Everest Expedition, Mt. Lhotse 8,526m, Mt. Pumori7,161and some other incredible snowcapped mountain peaks. This trek can be taken as another way of experiencing the beauty of Everest Base Camp like in the adventure of the Everest Base Camp Trekking. One can certainly connect the adventure of Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung with the itinerary of Jiri Everest Hiking.

The Amazing Beauty of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Route

Likewise, when the path to Everest takes its shape, Gokyo valley and Sherpa land Everest Base camp 5,380m becomes the primary objective for the trekkers. The Gokyo Valley can certainly be explored through the adventure of Gokyo Lakes Trekking as well. The hike takes you to Kala Patthar and the base camp involving the Cho-La pass at 5,420m. This is sincerely the highest trek suggested for the experienced trekkers who are filled with enormous dedication and fitness. This Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Holiday indeed tests your physical abilities as you extend your steps higher into the region. You will be getting several opportunities to explore the amazing villages in the region at a slower pace like the Chaurikharka Village which is led through a jungle that exists proudly as a habitat for the monkeys.

Splendid Wonders Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

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

Best Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Season

This amazing trekking is conducted in the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Season, 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. The Everest Trekking seasons are spring and autumn. One can conduct the trek even in summer and winter but the experience is likely to differ from the other months which are best suited for Trekking Jiri Everest.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level

Jiri Everest Trekking is basically the Everest Base Camp Trek through Jiri. It takes us all the way to 5,643 meters which is a great height and requires some physical strength as well as mental preparation. Thus, Jiri Everest Trekking is somehow a challenging form of trek exceeding 20 days. It can be demanding in regards to stamina or physical strength. Although previous experience is not demanded, Jiri Everest Trek's difficulty Level is moderate and can be attained quite gracefully with strength and dedication.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trip

Nepal Nomad has been continuously applying its efforts to let a nomad feel every adventurous thrill without any setbacks, for over fourteen years. Our team of amazingly experienced mountaineers, guides with the training of map-reading, first-aid services as well as evacuation procedures, and in-staff members have always strived to meet the expectations of many nomads and often have succeeded. We are deeply concerned about your satisfaction, safety and security more than anything else and thus, function accordingly within your comfortable pace and zone. That is why we could be a great service provided as well as the company for you to experience the best of the Jiri Everest Base Camp Trip. We are ready to help you with any sort of traveling information you need. We will even be happy to prepare a tailor-made Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Departure for you. Join us now.

Itinerary

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In the morning we head to the Lamusangu via Arniko highway through a drive. 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 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. Afterward 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 fourth 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 that are 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 down 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 exploration 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 down to the Junbesi Khola 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 that 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 down to the Dudh Koshi River and we pass to the other bank. Though the trails meander 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 the river. As we keep our pace with the river, we reach 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. Likewise, we’ll continue on the north side of the valley in order to reach Puiyan situated 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 Chauri Kharka.

  • 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 furthermore into north towards Chauri Kharka, which another discrete yet beautiful village. Then we begin exploring ways which connect us to Phakding somehow situated at 2,645 meters and then take rest in a comfortable accommodation there.

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

We will hike to Everest View Hotel to see the snow-capped mountains, including Mt Everest 8848 m. We then descend to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village in the entire region, admiring the magnificent mountain views. During our visit to Khumjung Gompa, we can see a Yeti's skull that is kept safely inside the monastery. After ascending to Khunde, we will descend from Namche to Syangboche. We will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.

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

As we walk along Imja Khola in the village of Kyangjuma, we cross an enormous stupa. Right before we reach Phunki Tenga, we can see prayer wheels driven by water on our way uphill. Next, we climb steeply uphill to reach Tengboche village by following the Imja River. Tengboche Monastery will be visited, from where we can see stunning views of Ama Dablam (6856m), Kangtega (6782m), and Thamserku (6623m) among others. Overnight in Tengboche at a lodge.

  • 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 flowling Imja 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

The trail climbs to a ridge with sweeping views of Tawache peak and Cholatse. After crossing a wooden bridge across a roaring stream, the trail continues through yak pastures to Dhukla (4620). For about one hour, the Khumbu Glacier trail climbs steeply up to a gravely terminal moraine and then passes the group of memorials to lost climbers and Sherpas, including Scott Fischer who died in the 1996 Everest disaster. Khumbutse (6623m), Lingtren (6697m), Pumori (7145m) and Mahalangur Himal (7945m) are all visible from here. Everest hides behind Nuptse and Lhotse. Go upstream for about an hour until you reach Lobuche. Spend the night at the guest house.

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

While trekking along the bank of the Khumbu glacier, we pass the Lobuche glacier and ascend to the Changri glacier. During our ascent, we need to be careful because the trail is steep and icy. Continuing our trek on the moraines towards Everest Base Camp, we reach Gorakshep after trekking on the Khumbu glacier. A breath-taking view of the expansive mountains of the Khumbu region can be seen from below the giant Mount Everest 8848m. We return to Gorakshep after spending some time at the base camp. We spend the night at a lodge in Gorakshep.

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

Before we actually head for Dzongla, we take our time to go and explore the viewpoint known by the name of Kala Patthar once again at an altitude of 5,550 meters. We wake up very early in the morning before the clouds catch up with our views. Various scenic moments will be there which will make you feel gratified. Then we descend down, making our way to Dzongla after packing our bags and heading for a seven-hour long walk. 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 Thangna 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 Thangna 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 Thangna on day twenty-first, we begin heading a little closer to the edge of the 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 their 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 walks, 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 Gokyo Ri 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 six hours long walk to reach our resting spot for the day. We will be descending towards the River of Dudh Koshi which will further lead us up to the village of Phortse. Then within some hours, we will get to Dole and rest our stuff and ourselves there.

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

Dole to Namche is connected with 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 Ama Dablam, 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 our flight the next morning if everything stays 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 if any changes in the plan are required. 

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

What's Included

  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Local flight from Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • National park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival airport picks up and departure drop.
  • Food and accommodation(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 a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 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 and Insurance Required for the Jiri Everest Trekking Journey

No forms of previous experiences are required for Jiri Everest Trekking, however, being fit and physically sound can help in the endeavor of this adventure. There are different forms of Insurance required like emergency evacuation insurance, trip cancellation insurance, and medical insurance which covers the altitude of above 3000 to 6000m.

Pre-Trip Meeting before the Everest Jiri Trekking

We have an organized meeting after your arrival in Kathmandu which will be before we head for trekking. In the pre-trek meeting, we gather with other team members and plan as well as discuss the aspects of the adventure for a smooth journey.

A normal day in the Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri

After waking up in the early morning, we get to freshen up with a warm breakfast which shall prepare us for the day’s venture. We then pack up our bags and equipment for trekking and then head for our overnight destination. In between, we get opportunities to enjoy our lunch in the Everest Jiri Trekking Route.

Accommodation and Meals in Jiri Everest Trek

The accommodation will generally be family-run with hospitality at the local level. You can expect shared bathroom facilities in most cases and a chimney in the dining hall for warmth. The accommodations won’t be greatly luxurious, however, will suit your required needs. Meals in Jiri Everest Trekking shall be of three different types on the basis of time. You will be beautifully served with breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the breakfast and dinner being usually received in the same accommodation whereas lunch in another.

Acconducting Responsible Travel in the Jiri Everest Trek

Acting with responsibility towards the environment as well as the country’s surroundings is the best possible way to conduct responsible travel in the Jiri Everest Trek. Modes of Transportation used in the Jiri Everest Trekking Journey are special: Airplane, Helicopter for emergencies, and private vehicle during the city travel.

Altitude Sickness in Jiri Everest Trek

Altitude Sickness is a common type of occurrence in the higher trekking regions and thus necessary measures need to be applied for its elimination during the travel. There are basically three levels of sicknesses regarding altitude which are Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). To avoid the risk of these levels of altitude sickness, we shall resort to acclimatization, exercises, and take the medications if required.

FAQs

The permits required for the Jiri Everest Trekking are; Sagarmatha National Park Permit, Jiri Everest Trekking Permit, local governments Permit and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card.

The team of Nepal Nomad shall use their training of map reading, emergency evacuations as well as first-aid services to assist and strive towards your best interest for the protection of your safety in the Jiri Everest Trek Emergencies.

Yes, the company of Nepal Nomad in the adventure of Jiri Everest Trek of whether the solo type or group type, ensures and guarantees your safety no matter the gender.

Generally, there will be shared types of toilet services found in the Jiri Everest Trekking Venture which will be of basic level with basic facilities and for the off-route, we need to depend on our own measures of waste disposal due to the absence of manmade toilet facilities.

Yes, the professional kind of gear or equipment of trekking Jiri Everest are accessible on rent but the situation is not the same for basic gears needed for trekking.

Regular communication cannot be guaranteed during the Jiri Everest Trekking Journey because of extreme altitudes and difficult geographical conditions with uncertain weather. So, we need to remain flexible regarding the aspect of communication.

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