Jiri Everest Trek

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Jiri Everest trek is the most classic and primitive trekking route used by the early expeditions before establishment of Lukla airport. This trek takes starts from the Hindu lowland of Jiri (2,100m)introducing you through the entire Khumbu region from its base to the apex a Tibetan highland and providing best opportunity of acclimatizing you. Jiri Everest trek can be more appropriately called legendary trekking through the legendary land of Sherpa and mysterious yeti.

 We drive for 6 hours from Kathmandu to reach Jiri via bus which is approximately 144km from Kathmandu. On the either side of the road you can enjoy the scenic beauty passing through the pine forests, rivers, alpine lakes, Emerald hills and their terraces filled with golden rice and mustard plants. As we reach Jiri our trek commences from here following the ups and downs of the trail cutting the valleys, dropping down the through the steep Dudh koshi valley and again climbing up, in to the beautiful Sherpa villages passing one by one sete to Junbeshi, Junbeshi to the famous Sherpa village of solu, from solu to Nuntala – Pakding up to Namche bazaar - where we take a day rest as a day assimilating our self. From here the trail takes us all the way through the Everest base camp trekking route offering us the incredible view of the most spectacular Mountain View from the places like Tengboche (3867m), Kalapathar (5,554m.) and Gorak Shep, and encountering the famous Gompa including Tengboche monasteries. This trek provides you an opportunity to explore through the Sherpa land and experience their culture and lifestyle which seems to be stuck somewhere in the history.  

ITINERARY for 21-Day Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Day 01: We Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri.

Day 02: Trek from Jiri through settlements to Bandar.

Day 03: Trek from bhandar to Sete village.

Day 04: Trek from Sete village over Lamjura pass to Junbesi. This will take about 5 to 6 hours of continuous walk.

Day 05: We Continue our trek through Solu a beautiful and famous Sherpa village in Khumbu region up to Nuntala.

Day 06 :We Trek from Nuntala to village of Khare Khola.

Day 07 :We trek from Khare khola to Surkhe.

Day 08: We trek from Surkhe to Pakding.

Day 09: We Trek from Pakding to Namche Bazaar - where we take a day rest as a day assimilating our self

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. Optional hike to Khunde and Khumjung Villages.

Day 11 : We Trek to Tengboche (3867m), from where we climb up 2 hours to reach Tengboche monastery.

Day 12 : Trek from Tengboche to Pangboche and on to Dingboche village.

Day 13: We spend a day Acclimatization in Pheriche. Optional hike to Chhukung Ri.

Day 14 : We Trek to Thukla and continue to Lobuche.

Day 15: We then Trek up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. Overnight at Gorak Shep.

Day 16: Early morning we climb to Kala Pathar (5,554m.) which is one of the best Everest view point. At afternoon we trek to Thugla or Pheriche.

Day 17 : We Trek back to Phortse village.

Day 18: We Trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day 19 :Trek back down valley to Monju or Pakding.

Day 20: Continue Trek to Lukla airport.

Day 21 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. End of Jiri to Everest base camp trek.

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop
  • Three nights 3 star hotels accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking.
  • Necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight fare.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced Guide.
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • First aid kit.
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses except mentioned above.
  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Trip Fact

Package Name: Jiri Everest Trek

Package Type: Trekking

Destination: Nepal

Grade: Moderate

Activities: Walking, natural and cultural sightseeing

Duration: 21 Days

Accommodation: Star rated Hotel

Transportation: Airways and private vehicle

Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Trip Cost: Contact Us

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