Jiri- Everest base camp-Kalapatthar Trekking
Jiri to Everest base camp trekking is one the classic and popular trekking trails in Nepal. In recent days, the trekking begins from the place called Bhandar instead of Jiri since the bus is available up to Bhandar, the Sherpa village and only the gateway to Everest base camp by road. Jiri/Bhandar to Everest base camp along with Kalapathar trekking is one of the most visited and considered to be one of the challenging trekking routes in Khumbu region, the north-east of Nepal and the home town of legendary Sherpa ethnic groups. This trekking is famous for both hiking in the high Himalayas and also for its breath taking Himalayan vistas of the highest peaks of the world, the Mt. Everest [8,848m] along with other peaks such as Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega( 6685m), Mt. Lotse (8,516 m) among others. Similarly, the visitors are overwhelmed with the views of unbelievable peaks, Buddhist monasteries, unique landscapes and warm hospitality of friendly Sherpa ethnic groups explore their unique life styles, culture, traditions, their religious spots such as monasteries, Tshorten, Mani, etc. This trail is considered to be an ideal for those who are fond of taking pictures of the mountains and have an adventure at the mean time. The trekking begins from one day drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar, the gateway to the Solukhumbu and follows through the classic trails to Everest base camp, along with the lovely forested hills of Solu and over the Lamjura la pass (3,530 m), Thaksindo and along the Likhu and Dudhkoshi river and making excursion to the area, it finally ends at Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Maximum Altitude: 5483meters
Trip duration: 25 Days
Trip grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Activity: Trekking and Cultural excursion
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Trek type: Tea House
Accommodation: lodge (tea house)
Approx. walking: 5-7 hours
Best Season: March to May /October to December
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel (1350m)
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley, preparation for trek.
Day 03: Drive to Jiri (188km) bye bus – 9 Hours
Day 04: Trek to Shivalaya (1810m)
Day 05: Trek to Bhandar (2250m)
Day 06: Trek to Sete (2520m)
Day 07: Trek to Junbesi (2580m)
Day 08: Trek to Nuntala (2200m)
Day 09: Trek to Bupsa
Day 10: Trek to Cheblung (2700m)
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Day 12: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Day 13: Trek to Tengboche (3860m)
Day 14: Trek to Pheriche (4240m)
Day 15: Acclimatization day in Pheriche
Day 16: Trek to Duglha (4620m)
Day 17: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 18: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160m)
Day 19: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 20: Trek to Dingboche (4360m)
Day 21: Trek to Tengboche (3860m)
Day 22: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Day 23: Trek to Lukla
Day 24: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 25: Kathmandu Departure to you onwards journey.
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NOTE : These itineraries are prearranged by their popularity with our previous guests but can easily be customized to accommodate your own schedule and desire.
We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include: the infamous Chitwan National Park jungle safaris, guided tours through the medieval kingdoms of ancient Nepal , Lumbini (the birthplace of Lord Buddha), mountain flights, world class white water rafting and much more. Let us know what you want and we will make it happen for you.