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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Trip code
Package name Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking
Duration 18
Max. elevation 5550 m
Level ADVANCE
Transportation <ul><li>Domestic flight from &nbsp;Lukla to Kathmandu.</li><li>Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandara by private vehicle.</li><li>Pick and drop from Domestic airport to hotel and vice versa.</li></ul>
Accomodation Accommodation in tea house during trek.
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route kathmandu, jiri, bhandara, seti, junbesi, nunthala, surkhe, phakding, namche, tingbouche, dingbouche, lobuche, Gorekshep, EBC, kala patthar, pheriche, tangbouche, namche, lukla and kathmandu.
Cost USD 0 per person

Highlights

Overview

The trekking route from Jiri to reach Everest base camp trekking is a historical trekking route which was used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in their quest to climb the highest peak of the world for the first time.Everest base camp trek provide amazing adventure route will lead you through different ascends and descends, plain trails to rough ways as well as you can enjoy the wild flora and fauna along the way.

The famous Everest base camp trekking route consists of rhododendron, pine, the forest as well as alpine forests glacial rivers. And we also able to see the rivers full of beautiful and well-built suspension bridges during the Everest base camp trek. You will be observing the culture and lifestyle of the traditional and ethnic people mostly of Buddhist religions in the way of the Everest base camp trek.

The itinerary of Everest base camp trekking is designed in such a way to provide you everything a trekker wants from their journey from the beginning of their trip lasting to the last day. The best season for the commitment of Everest base camp trekking can be considered from March to May and Mid of September to Mid of December when you will be observing the best views of mountainous peaks due to the clarity of the sky. Nepal Holiday Treks & Tours are committed to providing you the professional guides with proper trekking equipment during the commencement of this trek by yourself.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandara via Jiri

On the first day; we have to drive for around 6 to 7 hours to reach Jiri which lies in the Northern East of Kathmandu. We will continue our drive to Bhandar from a single lane and rough roads which would be the first adventure of our trip. We will be enjoying the views of Koshi River as well as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Dorje Lakpa. We will stay overnight at a guest house in Bhandar.

Day 2 : Trek from Bhandara to Sete

We will descend on this day to Sete at an altitude of 2575 meters crossing the deep forest and few streams as well pass passing some small settlements of Dokharpa and Baranda. We will stay overnight at a teahouse in Sete after 6 to 7 hours walk from Bhandar.

Day 3 : Trek from Sete to Junbesi

On this day we will be ascending to Lanjurla La through the varieties of forests including pine, magnolia, maple, birch and rhododendrons. We also will pass through the settlement of Dagchu and Goyem. After reaching the highest point Lamjura La pass at 3530 meters today we will descend following the pass to Tragdobuk and Junbesi (2670m) where we will stay overnight after the long walk of 6 to 7 hours.

Day 4 : Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala

Our today’s destination point will be Numthala which is at 2220 meters of altitude and is accessible after 6 hours of walk. We will be walking crossing the stream and walking through the forest slopes and enjoying the splendid views of mountains which include Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Thamserku, Mera Peak and other high mountains. We will have our overnight stay after reaching Nunthala.

Day 5 : Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa/ khari khola

We will be descending down the trail to Dudh Koshi River heading upwards to Khumbu and continue to reach Churkha. We will be crossing a suspension bridge and finally reach Bups after a walk of approximately 5 to 6 hours which is at an altitude of 2360 meters.

Day 6 : Trek from Bupsa to Surke

On today; we will be heading to Khari La Pass from where we can observe the scenarios of Gyachung Kang and Khumbila Mountains. We will then descend from here to reach Surke at an altitude of 2290 meters and will stay overnight after a long walk of 5 to 6 hours.

Day 7 : Trek from Surke to Phakding

We will climb towards Chaurikharka meaning the grazing place for Yaks from where we will continue to Chhiplung and moving down to Pkhading at 2652 meters after walking for 4 to 5 hours. We will stay overnight at Phakding.

Day 8 : Trek from Phakding - Namche Bazaar

We will walk along the Trail of Dudh Koshi River through pine forests as well as many suspension bridges and the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge. Mt. Thamserku (6618 meters) will be the main attraction on this day whereas the trek also includes passing through benkar, Chumoa, Monjo which small settlements are reaching near to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. We then will be at Namche Bazaar at an altitude of 3440 meters after the walk of 5 to 6 hours. We will stay overnight in Namche bazaar.

Day 9 : Acclimatization day in Namche bazaar

We will be strolling around the Namche bazaar and spend today’s day in Namche bazaar for acclimatization.

Day 10 : Trek from Namche Bazar to Tengboche

After we have taken a plenty of rest at Namche bazaar we will be heading towards Tengboche at 3870 meters of altitude and the route provides the splendid views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. If you remain lucky enough you may encounter with some wildlife found in the trail like pheasant, musk deer, Himalayan thar etc. Walking through the pine forest for most of the time in our 5 to 6 hours walk; we will be reaching Tengboche providing the excellent view of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest as well as the Biggest Buddhist Monastery in Khumbu region. We will stay overnight in Tengboche.

Day 11 : Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

We will be trekking through the upper route to visit Pangboche village and its ancient Monastery. The valley ahead will begin to open up as we approach the confluence of the Lobuche River, we descend into the river and begin the last and steepest climb of the day up to Dingboche On arrival in Dingboche (4,360 m), we enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.

Day 12 : Trek from Dingboche to Duglha

Our today’s destination is duglha at 4600 meters altitude which can be easily reached after a short walk of about 3 to 4 hours passing the beautiful mountain views as well as Chola Lake accompanied by the splendid view of Mt. Pumori (7138 meters. Other mountains which are seen are Thamserku, Cholatseas well as other several peaks today on our trek. We will stay at Duglha on this day.

Day 13 : Trek from Duglha to Lobuche

Today we will be walking for 2 to 4 hours to reach Lobuche observing the Khumbu Glacier as well as beautiful mountain ranges. Some of the peaks during today’s trek which can be observed are Khumbu Tse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. We will stay overnight at an altitude of 4940 meters in Lobuche.

Day 14 : Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp

We will start our early morning trek to reach Gorakshep from where we will be heading to Everest Base Camp (5364 meters) which is the beginning point of Everest expedition. After the sometimes of sightseeing in Everest Base Camp; we will be heading back to Gorakshep (5364) for an overnight stay after today’s 7 to 8 hours walk.

Day 15 : Trek from Gorak Shep to Pheriche via Kala Patthar

This is the last day we will be moving to any newer destinations. The peaks like Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse seen in the east will attract you a lot on this day. We will then ascent to Kala Patthar(5545 meters) from where the best scenarios can be observed where we will have rest for rest time and will again move to Pheriche(4280meters) for the overnight stay after our 7 to 8 hours long trek.

Day 16 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Our today’s objective will be to reach Namche Bazaar walking through the beautiful rhododendron forest and juniper trees. We will cross Pangboche and Tengboche on the way to descent to the altitude of 3440 meters where the Namche Bazaar is situated. We can take hot showers here as well as we will be staying overnight here too after walking for 5 to 6 hours today.

Day 17 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

The trekking route descends slowly towards the rocky terrain and trough some suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River. We will stay overnight at Lukla after 6 to 8 hours of walk.

Day 18 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

We will be flying back from Lukla airport to Kathmandu which marks the end of our journey. We will be providing a farewell dinner for you in a typical Nepali cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.

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