Classic Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek

Most people take Lukla flight from Kathmandu to start the Everest Base Camp trek but you will be physically much fitter and better acclimatized if you start your trek from Jiri, which is 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu or either further drive to Shivalaya then start the trek. The Classic Jiri Everest Base Camp trek goes through the beautiful middle hills countryside, villages, Buddhist monasteries, monuments and beauty fauna. This route to Khumbu area is wonderfully free from crowd and no stress to book a ticket to Lukla offering an approach into the village life and culture of the famous Sherpa people combined with a journey into some of the most magnificent scenery in the world.

The route has good facilities of lodging and varieties of foods. On the way, we can visit several monasteries, Buddhist Religious Monuments, Mani Walls.  Junbesi is beautiful village to take rest day and 3-4 hours excursion around the village and to Thupten Chholing, a huge Tibetan Buddhist monastery is a really worthwhile hike and exploration. There are more than 350 nuns and 150 monks and nuns offers us blessed fruits, breads and cookies with Tibetan butter tea after their prayer and recitation.  We will trek through the heart of the Khumbu to Namche Bazaar and the beautiful village of Khumjung. Buddhist Monasteries, mani stones and chortens all add a spiritual feel to this spectacular mountain environment of Himalayan giants: Kangteiga, Ama Dablam, Kwangde, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Tawachee, none under 6000m high.  The sunrise on the snow capped peaks above the Khumbu Glacier is an unforgettable sight. From Gorakshep, the bare summit of Kala Pathar is pointed out; a mere ´pimple´ dwarfed by the towering crags of 7,855m Pumo Ri. The effort required to reach the summit is worth every breath! Below, the Khumbu glacier stretches back towards Lobuche. Across the mass of ice, towers Nuptse and Everest....a worthy goal indeed!

This trek is one for the mountain connoisseur and the lover of high places. To see the world’s highest mountain is what many dreams are made of. It is a tough proposition and not to be taken lightly. Although trails are generally well graded there is a rough section along the Khumbu glacier. Beyond Namche ascents are not particularly steep though the effects of altitude may make them feel a lot steeper! It is suitable for reasonably fit people who are used to walking in the hills and is a reasonable proposition for a first trek in Nepal.

Itinerary

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Day 01:Drive to Shivalaya (1790m) from Kathmandu,9-10 hours drive.

.Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri - Shivalaya by local bus or by private vehicle passing the Sunkosi River and great views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal. We take lunch break at Mud then drive continues to Jiri and Shivalaya passing scenic landscapes and terraced fields. Stay overnight in lodge.

Cost Includes:

  • An experienced and certified friendly local trekking guide.
  • Necessary trekking porters to carry your main pack
  • All trekking breakfasts during Jiri Everest Base Camp trek.
  • Sharing lodge accommodation during the trek on double occupancy basis.
  • Lukla – Kathmandu Flight ticket and airport taxes.
  • All necessary trekking permits for Everest Base Camp Jiri Trek
  • Office service charge and government taxes and vat etc
  • Food, accommodation and salary of your guide and porters.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porter.

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Transfers, accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Bar bills, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower, hot water during trekking.
  • Personal insurance, internet, phone calls, laundry,
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Gratitude and tips for guide and porters.

 

Dates & Prices

We are local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu so we guaranty small private group departures any dates that suits your date and time. Please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. Thank you and Namaste!

Trip Map

Classic Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek Map

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A Short Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program.

Trip cost: US$ 965
  • Trip Duration 18 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Medium Hard
  • AccomodationTeahouse and Lodge
  • Transportation: Bus, Car or Flight
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Best Season: Spring and autumn
  • Max Elevation: 5550m
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