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Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek-26 Days Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek-26 Days

Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek-26 Days

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USD $1,700


26 Days

Trip Facts

Trip Grade Strenuous
Max Altitude 5,555 m.
Activity Trekking, hiking, tour.
Group Size Min 02 pax
Arrival On Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure From Kathmandu, Nepal
Accommodation Stone Built Houses (tea houses) during trek
Meals All meals during trek & breakfast in kathmandu

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.”

Unquestionably, Mt. Everest is the epitome of adventure and popularity when it comes to trekking in Nepal’s Himalaya. Stretching far and wide the Himalayan consist many high soaring mountains but none of them are widely well-known as the majestic Mt. Everest which also is prideful stature of Nepal. Hence, a trek to the Everest Base Camp has become a dream goal for many travel enthusiasts and trekkers from all over the globe.Among other various routes, our Everest Base Camp Trek from Jiri is truly a one of a kind trip on its own which lets travelers to explore the classic Himalayan trail previously used by the famous mountaineers who successfully reached the summit of Mt. Everest for the first time in 1953 AD. Starting with a drive to Jiri, trekkers begin their trekking experience by heading towards Shivalaya, Ramechhap. Following a densely forested trail through enchanting hill areas, we trek further to Bhandar and then trek to Sete. The night sky seemingly will look more beautiful and trail takes us higher to Junbesi village which is located at a high altitude of 2,700 meters above sea level. Now we make a short descend down to Nunthala and later to Kharikhola. Again, here after, we start ascending up and go past through Surke village to reach Phakding on our tenth day of the trek. Until now the risk of getting High Altitude Sickness was pretty low but as we gain more altitude/elevation each day from this point onward, we must remain cautious about our health. Keeping oneself hydrated is highly beneficial in order to remain unaffected by the altitude. After reaching Phakding, we start following the traditional trek route used by most of the trekkers wanting to visit the EBC via flight to Lukla airport. Carrying our bags, we cross several windy high suspension bridges and arrive at Namche Bazaar where we are scheduled to acclimatize the next day. Next, we visit the stunning Gokyo Lake and Gokyo-Ri for a spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks. Along with that, we cross the Chola Pass (5,368m) and march our way towards the ostentatious EBC. Take selfies, photos till your heart content and then we will trek back down to Lukla via Lobuche, Pangboche and Namche Bazaar. Lastly, we end our trek by taking a flight back to Kathmandu city. Likewise, we highly recommend that trekkers who wish to go for our 26 days Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri should possess an above average physical capability so that they can walk through treacherous rough terrains at high altitudes without much difficulty. Additionally, Spring and Autumn seasons are the most preferred trekking seasons for doing this trek. If you like to go for this trek then simply contact Himalayan Holyland Treks and Expedition today to join our trek.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Early morning drive to Jiri and trek to Shivalaya (1800m).
Day 04: Shivalaya to Bhandar (2200m).
Day 05: Bhandar to Sete (2575m).
Day 06: Sete to Junbesi (2700m).
Day 07: Junbesi to Nhuntala (2220m).
Day 08: Nhuntala to Kharikhola (2050m).
Day 09: Kharikhola to Surke (2300m).
Day 10: Surke to Phakding (2650m).
Day 11: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3450m).
Day 12: Rest day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize.
Days 13: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Tenga (3640m).
Day 14: Phortse to Machhermo (4410m).
Day 15: Rest day in Machhermo (4470m).
Day 16: Machhermo to Gokyo (4750m).
Day 17: Excursion to Gokyo Ri (5483m).
Day 18: Gokyo to Thangnak (4680m).
Day 19: Thangnak Cho-La Pass (5368m) to Lobuche (4928m).
Day 20: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5184m).
Day 21: Excursion to Everest B.C. (5357m).
Day 22: Lobuche to Pangboche (3985m).
Day 23: Pangboche to Namche Bazar (3450m).
Day 24: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850m).
Day 25: Early morning transfer to Lukla airport and fly back to Kathmandu and farewell dinner.
Day 26: Final Departure from Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary


Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m). Transfer to Hotel by private vehicle and overnight at Hotel with BB basis.


Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with our professional tour guide at world heritage sites of Kathmandu including Passupati Nath Temple, Boudha Stupa, Swoyambu Stupa.


Early morning drive from Kathmandu to Jiri (1901m) – drive about 8/9 hours and trek to Shivalaya (1800m).


Trek from Shivalaya to Bhandar (2200m). Walk about 5/6 hrs. We have lunch at Deurali (2705m).


Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2575m). Walk about 6/7 hrs. Lunch at Kinja village.


Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2700m) – Walk about 6 hrs. Lunch at Lamjura and we cross Lamjura Pass (3550m). Then we go down to beautiful Junbeshi village.


Trek from Junbesi to Nhuntala (2220m). Walk about 6 hrs. Lunch at Ringmo Village where we can see beautiful Stupas and climb up to Taksindu pass and go to Nunthala Village.


Trek from  Nhuntala to Kharikhola (2050m). Walk about 5 hrs. We pass beautiful river, bridges and beautiful local villages.


Trek from Kharikhola to Surkhe (2300m), the village just close to Lukla. Walk about 6 hrs.


Trek from Surkhe to Phakding (2650m). Walk about 6 hrs. Lunch at Chheplung village.


Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3450m). Walk about 6 hrs. Lunch at Manjo or Jorsalle after 3 hrs walk.


Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazar. Today we explore local village, monastery, museum, local market and try to do small hiking also.


Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3640m) or Mong Lha. Walk about 5 hrs. Lunch at Kenjoma.


Trek from Phortse Thanga to Machhermo (4410m). Walk about 5 hrs.


Rest and exploration day in Machhermo (4470m). This day we do small hiking around the village and visit health post to check your oxygen level and take the class about altitude/altitude talk with foreign doctor.


Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4750m). Walk about 3.5 hrs. We can have small break on the way to take tea or coffee in a small tea house.


Excursion to Gokyo Ri (5483m). We climb Gokyo Ri to see the panoramic view of Himalayas including Mt. Everest and excellent sunrise view. And we can see beautiful glacier & lakes also from here.


Trek from Gokyo to Thangnak (4680m). Walk about 3 hrs through part of the beautiful glacier.


Thangnak – Cho-La Pass (5368m) to Lobuche (4928m). Walk abour 7/8 hrs. This day we have to carry lunch pack.


Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5184m). Walk about 3 hrs. After lunch we do hiking to EBC or Kalapatthar.


Excursion to Everest Base Camp and enjoy lots with stunning view of Mt. Everest and other mountains at the touchy views (5357m).


Lobuche to Pangboche (3985m). Walk about 5hrs down through Pheriche, Orsho and Somare village.


Pangboche to Namche Bazar (3450m). Walk about 6 hrs. We walk through Tengboche monastery.


Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850m) & say good bye to our local porters. Walk about 7 hrs. Lunch at Phakding.


Early morning transfer to Lukla airport and fly back to Kathmandu and Short tour at Thamel local market and farewell dinner at Nepali Restaurant with guide and our representative. Overnight at Hotel.


Final Departure day from Kathmandu. Time to say see you soon in another trip.

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle for domestic flight.
  • Airport pick up by private vehicle for international flight.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in B/B basis.
  • One flight Lukla to Ktm for you and your guide.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Three times meal during the trek.
  • Three times tea/coffee with food.
  • Hot soup with dinner in the high places.
  • Farewell dinner at the end in Kathmandu.
  • An experienced guide for trek and sightseeing.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers : 1 porter).
  • Insurance for guide and porters.
  • Food and accommodation for guide and porters.
  • All necessary documents (Permits and TIMS).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • T-Shirt from Company.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Medical kit.
  • Trekking maps as itinerary.
  • Trip completion certificate.

Price Excludes

  • Visa for Nepal.
  • International flight to and from Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra food and tea/coffee during trek.
  • Travel and rescue insurance of clients.
  • Personal expenses : Hot shower, battery charge during trek, bar bills, cold drinks and laundry.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in exception of itinerary.
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Gear Lists

Basic Gears:

For head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear
  • Sunglasses and snow goggles with UV protection
  • Sun cream
  • Sun glasses
  • Lip guard

For Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

For Feet:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes or sandals
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp if snow over there

For Upper Body:

  • T-shirts half & full
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest or jacket

For Hand:

  • Light weight gloves
  • Heavy weight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Other Accessories:

  • Sleeping bags
  • Headlamp with batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit for you
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside your kit/duffel bag
  • Day pack (approximately 25 to 30 ltrs.)
  • Trekking Poles (Optional)
  • Water bottle (2) or cameo bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)


  • Medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Tooth Brush/Tooth Paste
  • Multipurpose soaps (preferably biodegradable)
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hands wash

Extra things as optional:

  • Binoculars
  • Trekking polls
  • Reading books
  • Trail Map/Guidebook
  • Journal, pencil & Pen
  • Small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, and cards
  • Base Layer
  • Trekking Shirts
  • Trekking Trousers and Shorts
  • Hard Shell Jacket and Rain Gear
  • Sun Protection Hat
  • Rain coat or umbrella

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