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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

4 days in Kathmandu, 22 days in Trekking, 4 Nights hotel in Kathmandu, Total 26 days trip Magnificent view of Himalayas, Sherpa villages and Monasteries, Sagarmatha National Park, Syangboche Airstrip

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the exquisite trekking routes in the Everest Region. This trekking route takes you from the lowlands of Jiri to high altitudes of Kalapathar [5,545m]. Everything from the initial phase of this trek to the final end is just enduring to watch. It feels good to be a part of one of the famous treks in the tourism industry of Nepal. You need to be in a health in order to complete this trek.

Trekking from Jiri to Everest provides you panoramic views of beautiful mountain peaks such as Mt. Everest [8,848m], Mt. Cho Oyu [8,152m], Mt. Lhotse [8,516m], Mt. Makalu [8,463m], and Ama Dablam [6,456m]. All these peaks in the same range are a perfect art of nature. This design of Mountain View beats up all the rest of the tourism sites around the world.

Getting into the lives of the local Sherpa inhabitants of Namche Bazaar, Khunde and Khumjung adds another prime enjoyment to the trek. It’s fun for extroverts to interact with them, share your trekking experience and know about their primitive lifestyles to fill up your curiosity of trekking.

Most of the trekker head directly to Solukhumbu region just to get a close-up view of the Everest Region. Trekking from Jiri to Kalapathar is all about extending your views on the natural beauties and cultural heritages and also walking through numerical colourful villages in the Everest Region.

Itinerary for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]
Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our representatives. After completion of official formalities, we pick our luggage and head towards a 4 star category hotel where you will be transferred to stay overnight.

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparations
You will be woken up with a morning call along with bed tea and breakfast. Today, we will enjoy sightseeing around Kathmandu the entire day including visits to some of the major places of the city such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudha and so on. These sites have been listed as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. We get back to our hotel in late evening and stay overnight

Day 03: Kathmandu – Bhandar via Jiri
After an early breakfast, we set up our move from the hotel and initialize our scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri. This route offers outstanding scenic views outside the window. Upon arrival in Bhandar, we stay our night in hotel

Day 04: Bhandar – Sete [2,575m/8,450ft]; 6 – 7 hours
This day is the first day of our trekking part. We descend down through deep forests crossing a few streams on our way. Sete is the destination for today where we spend our night at a teahouse or our camp

Day 05: Sete – Junbesi [2,670 m/8,760ft]; 6 – 7 hours
We take an ascending route to cross the beautiful pass known as Lamjura La. We get to pass through human settlements such as villages of Dagchu and Govem. Viewpoints that come up our way offer superb views of the surrounding environment. Later on, we arrive in Junbesi where we stay overnight

Day 06: Junbesi – Nunthala [2,220m/7,280ft]; 6 hours
There lies a stream beyond Junbesi that we cross and make our way towards the destination. With strong determination, we declare to conquer Base Camp of the Everest and leave our footprints there that makes us non-identical to other people. We arrive in Nunthala at the end of the day and we stay overnight here

Day 07: Nunthala – Bupsa [2,360m/7,740ft]; 5 – 6 hours
Through the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, we make a steep descend down below. We head towards Khumbu, cross a bridge there and climb to Jubing to continue straight to Bupsa. Camp or teahouse overnght

Day 08: Bupsa – Surke [2,290m/7,282ft]; 5 – 6 hours
The trail beyond Bupsa rises through forest areas and pass through Kharte. From Kharte, we enjoy superb views of Khari La Pass of Gyachung Kang and Khumbila mountains. We then descend futher to Puiyan and ultimately arrive at Surke. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 09: Surke – Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]; 4 – 5 hours
We head forward and climb towards Chauri Kharka. At first, our path ascends up to Chhiplung and then descends to Phakding. We stay our night in Phakding

Day 10: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,280ft]; 5 – 6 hours
After a several hours of walk from Phakding, we go through many suspension bridges along with the Dudh Koshi River. The destination for today is Lukla which is known to be a paradise for tourists. This place is also the gateway to the Everest Himalaya Region. Teahouse overnight

Day 11: Acclimatization Day in Namche
We spend this valuable day with rest. Acclimatization is very important in certain intervals of days. This idea prevents us from getting victimized by Acute Altitude Sickness that can cause serious problems to our health.

Day 12: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche [3,870m/12,694ft]; 5 – 6 hours
After enough rest and acclimatization, we move towards our destination enjoying superb views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. In addition, there are chances that we encounter with some of the prettiest wild lives in the region. Stay overnight in Tengboche

Day 13: Tengboche – Dingboche [4,360m/14,300ft]; 5 – 6 hours
Tengboche is popular for offering incomparable views of the pristine mountain peaks. We go through small villages, chortens and mani walls we enjoy a good lunch in the afternoon enjoying pleasing views of Ama Dablam. We arrive in Dingboche at the end of the day. We stay our night here in a teahouse

Day 14: Dingboche – Duglha [4,600m/15,090ft]; 3 – 4 hours
We start the day with a climb towards Duglha. We arrive at a green meadow where yak’s herd are seen to be grazing. We continue through Phulung Karpo and come across a flowing steam. We cross the bridge over the stream and get to the other side in order to reach Duglha. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 15: Duglha – Lobuche [4,940m/16,207ft]; 2 – 4 hours
From Duglha, we make a steep climb to a moraine of the Khumbu glacier. As we walk further, we find ourselves in front of several mountain peaks such as Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. We need to reach Lobuche where we will be staying our night

Day 16: Lobuche - Gorakshep [5,170m/16,961ft] – Everest Base Camp [5,364m/17,594ft] – Gorakshep; 7 – 8 hours
From Lobuche we head towards Gorakshep and then make a plan to further climb and reach the Everest Base Camp. This feeling is a unique one that standing on this lap of the highest mountain provides. Upon conquering, we return to Gorakshep and stay overnight

Day 17: Gorakshep – Kalapatthar [5,545m/18,192ft] – Pheriche [4,280m/14,070ft]; 7 – 8 hours
This day is the climax of our Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek. We set up our move the early morning in order to reach Kalapatthar. This spot is one of the most beautiful viewpoint in the entire country. Kalapatthar is a paradise for explorers as well as for photographers. From here we move towards Pheriche where we stay our night

Day 18: Pheriche – Pangboche – Tengboche - Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,280ft]; 5 – 6 hours
After an early breakfast, the idea of leaving as early as possible seem a good one. We make our move and go through some of the most admired places in the region. First of all, we arrive in Pangboche which is a superb place to make a brief exploration. After then, we go for Tengboche and then finally reach Namche Bazaar. Teahouse overnight

Day 19: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800m/9,186ft]; 6 – 8 hours
From Namche Bazaar, we need to now leave the lands of snow and declare an end to our trip. We start our trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla that takes about 8 hours. Teahouse overnight

Day 20: Lukla – Kathmandu
We get transferred to the Lukla airstrip from where we take a short scenic flight to Kathmandu. We can utilize the remaining half of the day by doing some productive tasks such as shopping or even sightseeing. Hotel overnight

Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu
You will be offered with a leisure day in the Kathmandu city this day. You can either go for a short sightseeing tour around the city or even do shopping as per your interest. We get back to our hotel in the late evening and enjoy a cultural show along with a farewell dinner in our hotel.

Day 13: Final Departure
With unforgettable memories taken, we declare an end to our beautiful holiday in Nepal. Our representatives will escort you to the airport before 3 hours of scheduled flight time.

Trip Price

Starts from: US $ 1260.00 Why trip price is different? Following are the determinants for the price Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights) Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s)) Travelling time(Season) Extra services Note: . The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget. You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • Pick & Drop to Airport/Hotel by our Private Car/ Van / Bus
  • Accomodation in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with English speaking tour guide by car/van
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek
  • Accommodation of Lodges, Guest houses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek
  • Trekking Guides(Government Licensed holder) and Porters with good English during the trek
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • First Aid medical kit
  • Everest(Sagarmatha) National Park permit fees
  • Guide airfare Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance for Nepali staff during trekking period
  • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System) Card
  • Seasonal fresh fruits like (orange, apple, banana, mango and grape and other Nepali local fruits etc)
  • All administrative works (If necessary) related to government body
  • Government Taxes, legal expenses

Cost Exclude

  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Flights to Lukla & Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  • All alcoholic drinks, mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internet
  • Extra Tea and Coffee.
  • Personal trekking equipment, medical and travel insurance
  • Any extra transportation except itinerary (we can arrange if request)
  • Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue due to cause of out of our control.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price
  • Some extra assistance like (if you can not walk properly our guide will arrange you horse, to came back, if applicable this you have to pay them directly)
  • Tips to trekking staffs ( Amount depends upon you)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What type of physical condition is necessary for this trip?

A. Everest base camp trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you go on your journey. Persons suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or disease must seek medical advice before considering the trek. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.

To prepare for a strenuous trek you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure.

Q. Will somebody come to pick me up at the Airport upon my arrival?

A. Yes, our Airport Representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall of TIA, he/she will be displaying an Actual Adventure sign board. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Q. What is the best season for this trekking?

A. Our trekking season extends from mid- September to May. From early September the monsoonal rains decrease. By end of September through to December the weather is usually stable with mild to warm days, cold nights. February, March, April, May, October, November, December are the best time to do Everest base camp trek.

Q. What is the weather & temperature like in trekking?

A. Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are generally warm. Winter (January and February) will be bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Expect the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 deg C to -15 deg C low.

Q. What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu and in trekking?

A. 11 night’s Trekking Guesthouse, 4 nights three/four star hotels in Kathmandu.

We use standard rooms from three/four star hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast included. Along the Everest base camp trekking routes teahouses/Lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you Actual Adventuresleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is a good idea to always have your own sleeping equipment. We usually provide single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory. The dining room is downstairs around a fire. All food will be cooked to order in the little kitchen. You should not enter the kitchen unless asked to do so.

Q. What kind of food can I eat in trekking?

A. In Everest base camp trek most teahouses (lodges) cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many larger villages you may find some meat on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps.

Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination.

Q. What sort of transportation you use?

A. Actual Adventure is all about providing you with local insights as well as adventure, with that in mind, where we think you will get more out of your holiday by using different means of transport that is what we do. Using a variety of private transport is an integral part of our Himalaya tours and enhances the experience!
We use private tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and pickups. Depending on the group size we use cars, minibus, van or land cruiser. These small light vehicles are more manoeuvrable and flexible enabling us to take you through the Narrow roads of Nepal. All the vehicles are usually air-conditioned unless we are travelling in cooler areas.
For the internal flights from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu, the airlines we use are Yeti, Sita, and Tara

Q. Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

A. These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges. Remember to bring your adapters!

Q. Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

A. There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls.

Q. Can I use credit cards in the places visit in trekking?

A. In most cities yes, to some extent, however once you leave those cities behind, all you need is cash.

Q. How much additional money do I need per day?

A. In Kathmandu, you can allocate US$ 10 - 15 for a lunch / dinner. It’s all depends on your spending habits. US$8 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates and few drinks in trekking.

Q. Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?

A. This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from 20USD to 1000 USD per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and local porters thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.

Q. Is the dring water safe to drink?

A. In most places bottled water is readily available. If you wish to drink normal water, you need to use purifying aid, which you will need to bring with you.

Q. What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tour?

A. *Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
*Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
*Cash and Traveller’s Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate
*Flight tickets
*Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.

Q. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?

A. A hoilday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

Q. Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?

A. Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc only.

Q. What opportunities will I have for shower along the trek?

A. In major places (Namche Bazar, Lukla), we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, hotel water in bucket will be provided for shower; it would cost you extra about USD 3-4 per shower.

Q. Do you know about how many total miles the trek is?

A. Total distance of the entire trek is about 75 miles.

Q. What immunizations will I need?

A. No vaccinations are compulsory in Himalaya, but we do recommend you are covered for *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
We also recommend:
- A dental check-up prior to travelling.
- That you know your blood group in case of emergency.
That if you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Actual Adventureat the time of your booking.