Everest Base Camp From Jiri

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Most popular and most desired, the Everest Base Camp (EBC) is the most awaited trekking destination for trekkers and trekking enthusiasts. What makes this package different from any other EBC trekking package is that it follows the ancient routes to the Everest through remote settlements and lets your body acclimatize better than other package. This trek offers you the things that you can miss during your direct flight to Lukla. Did you know that this is the same route that Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa had attempted for the first time to summit the Everest?
Jiri is a beautiful village at the lap of the Mountains inhabited by Sherpas. You will not require strong physical fitness, moderate and long enduring capacity to trek for 6-8 hours every day shall be enough for you to complete this trek. Devour the beauty of Mountains, smiles of cheerful inhabitants and delicious dishes of local community. This trek offers you a good opportunity to tape an adventurous and spiritual parts inside you. As you complete it, you shall feel the pulse of different feelings inside you. This 22 days package follows numerous villages, Glacier Rivers, alpine forests, Himalayan wildlife, and cultural diversity.

Itinerary outlines
Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 2 : Journey to Jiri
Day 3 : Trek to Bhandar
Day 4 : Trek to Sete
Day 5 : Trek to Junbesi
Day 6 : At Junbesi
Day 7 : Trek to Nunthala
Day 8 : Trek to Bupsa
Day 9 : Trek to Surkhe
Day 10 : Trek to Phakding
Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazar
Day 12 : At Namche Bazar
Day 13 : Trek to Tengboche
Day 14 : Trek to Dingboche
Day 15 : Trek to Lobuche
Day 16 : Trek to Gorakshep-Everest Base Camp-Gorakshep
Day 17 : Trek to Kalapatthar-Gorakshep-Pheriche
Day 18 : Trek to Namche Bazar
Day 19 : Trek to Phakding/Lukla
Day 20 : Flight to Kathmandu
Day 21 : At Kathmandu
Day 22 : Departure

Photo of Everest Base Camp From Jiri

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal. Our representative will receive you at the airport and take you to your hotel. After you rest and freshen up, you might want to go for shopping for the trek starting from the next day. We shall sit together for a short debrief session in the late afternoon, and enjoy Welcome Dinner. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,350 m
 
Day 2 : Journey to Jiri
We shall drive for approximately 7 hours on our vehicle all the way to Jiri from Kathmandu. You might not enjoy the occasional jerking and poor road condition, but the scenic views that this drive offers are worth remembering. Jirels are the native inhabitants at Jiri, and this place is the largest settlement of their tribe. Stay overnight at Jiri.
Altitude: Jiri: 2,370 m
 
Day 3 : Trek to Bhandar
After we ascend the ridge with 2400 m altitude, and descend it, we arrive at Shivalaya. Then, we shall ascend Sangba Danda Pass, and other passes crossing scattered settlements. Through forest, crossing stream, we shall climb to Deurali. Then descending downhill for an hour, we approach Bandar. This is one of the large settlements of Sherpa. Stay overnight at Bandar.
Altitude: Bhandar: 2,200 m
 
Day 4 : Trek to Sete
We shall descend to Likhu Khola, cross the suspension bridge, and with little more walk reach Kinja Village. Then, through terraced fields and farm houses, we shall ascend steeply uphill covered with rhododendron and oak forests for hours to reach Sete. It is a small settlement inhabited by Sherpa.  Stay overnight at Sete.
Altitude: Sete: 2,575 m
 
Day 5 : Trek to Junbesi
After having breakfast, we shall walk through teahouses, farmhouses and forest ascending all the way to the highest place between Namche Bazar and Jiri—the  Lamjura Pass. We shall then descend through occasional forests and reach Taktor. Down through terraced fields we arrive at Junbesi. Stay overnight at Junbesi.
Altitude: Junbesi: 2,675 m
 
Day 6 : At Junbesi
We shall spend this day at Junbesi, exploring nearby village, monastery, and letting our body acclimatize with the rising altitude. You might want to visit the traditional art center at Phugmochhe, a two hours walk from Junbesi. Similarly, you might want to visit the Thubten Chhuling Monastery. Stay overnight at Junbesi.
Altitude: Junbesi: 2,680 m

Day 7 : Trek to Nunthala
After breakfast in the morning, crossing the wooden bridge over Junbesi River. Through dense forest, crossing wooden bridges over numerous streams, passing by small huts of shepherds, we arrive at Nunthala. Throughout the trek, we pass through Phurteng Village, Salung, and Ringmu. Stay overnight at Nunthala.
Altitude: Nunthala: 2,220 m

Day 8 : Trek to Bupsa
Today we shall mostly ascend throughout the day until we reach Bupsa. But at first, we descend to Dudh Koshi River, and continue our trek through small houses, terraced fields, forests and arrive at Rai Village. Then, our ascending begins around ridge to Khari Khola and reach Bupsa. Stay overnight at Bupsa.
Altitude: Bupsa: 2,300 m

Day 9 : Trek to Surkhe
After breakfast, we head off to Bhumsing Village. Then heading north we arrive at Puiyan Village. Through the lengthy wide trail, with occasional gentle ups and downs, we arrive at Surkhe. It would take approximately 5 hours to arrive at Surkhe from Bupsa. Stay overnight at Surkhe.
Altitude: Surkhe: 2,290 m

Day 10 : Trek to Phakding
Ascending north from Surkhe, through monastery and school of Chaurikharka Village, we join the path from Lukla leading to Phakding. You shall find this place little busy, as other EBC trek package begins from flight to Lukla. This place offers you views of Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Mt. Nupla, etc. Stay overnight at Phakding.
Altitude: Phakding: 2,652 m

Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazar
Crossing the long bridge of Dudh Koshi River, in the next day, through pine forests we shall reach at Monjo Village. Then we come near to the Sagarmatha National Park, where after our permits are checked, we descend down to the Dudh Koshi River. Passing through Jorsale Village, ascending uphill, we finally arrive at Namche Bazar. Stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
Altitude: Namche Bazar: 3,438 m
 
Day 12 : At Namche Bazar
This is the day we shall spend exploring Namche Bazar and nearby village and valley. You might also want to visit local Sherpa museum that contain histories of Sherpas and their relationship with mountains. It is important to let our body acclimatize with the altitude. You can also visit to the Everest National Park and view spectacular mountains. Stay another night at Namche Bazar.
Altitude: Namche Bazar: 3,438 m

Day 13 : Trek to Tengboche
After having breakfast in the next morning, we shall descend to the Dudh Koshi River, walk uphill through rhododendron forest, and cross the river. After this, the steep uphill tests our endurance. Tengboche offers the opportunity to visit the local monastery which is considered to be the largest in this region. Stay overnight at Tengboche.
Altitude: Tengboche: 4,360 m

Day 14 : Trek to Dingboche
Through forest full with conifers, birch and rhododendron, we shall descend to Devuche. After crossing the Imja Khola we arrive at Pangboche. We shall walk through upper trail of Pangboche, passing Imja Valley. Before we climb up to Dingboche valley, we have to cross the Lobuche River. The view of stone walls protecting the growing barley welcomes us at Dingboche. Stay overnight at Dingboche.
Altitude: Dingboche: 4,360 m

Day 15 : Trek to Lobuche
After walking through the terminal moraine, we shall gently climb to Duglha. Here, you shall witness the memorial stupas built in memory of the dead trekkers in their pursuit to the Everest. Then another climb leading to Chupki Lhara awaits us. You will get good opportunity to view the mountains such as Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtren, Khumbutse, etc. till we reach Lobuche. Stay overnight at Lobuche.
Altitude: Lobuche: 4,940 m

Day 16 : Trek to Gorakshep-Everest Base Camp-Gorakshep
Here comes the day we had been waiting for! After short ascending, we walk on the EBC trek route until we arrive at Gorakshep. Then we are at Everest Base Camp; a place worth taking plenty of picture at the base of the Mt. Everest. We shall return back to Gorakshep in the late afternoon. Stay overnight at Gorakshep.
Altitude: Gorakshep: 5,180 m; Everest Base Camp: 5,364 m

Day 17 : Trek to Kalapatthar-Gorakshep-Pheriche
Early in the morning, we shall ascend to the Kalapatthar peak. From the top of the peak the view of run rays flooding over the Mt. Everest might arrest you with its natural beauty and spectacular offer. After that, we shall return back to Gorakshep and trek to Pheriche. Stay overnight at Pheriche.
Altitude: Pheriche: 4,288 m

Day 18 : Trek to Namche Bazar
This is the second day of our return trip. We shall climb uphill for about an hour, and then climb down. Witnessing the blooming red rhododendron in the forest, Himalayan wildlife, walking through Sansa, and another forest, we shall reach Namche Bazar. Overnight at Namche Bazar.
Altitude: Namche Bazar: 3,440 m

Day 19 : Trek to Phakding/Lukla
After breakfast in the morning, we shall cross the Hillary Suspension Bridge and walk through some villages. Then we shall descend, and cross other extra villages, bridges, and monasteries to arrive at Lukla. Here, we shall part away with our guides and porters; we shall have a memorable dinner at Lukla. Stay overnight at Lukla.
Altitude: Lukla: 2,800 m

Day 20 : Flight to Kathmandu
In the morning, we shall return to Kathmandu with a 30 minutes flight from Lukla. We will drop you at your hotel. You might want to let your mind and body rest they deserve. You might want to recollect all the memories you've had gathered in this trek. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,350 m

Day 21 : At Kathmandu
Kathmandu offers some of the sites listed into the UNESCO's World Heritage Sites like, Swoyambhunath, Boudhhanath, Pashupatinath, etc. You might want to do some last-day shopping for your return flight tomorrow. We shall share our experience at the Farewell Dinner. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.
 Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,350 m

Day 22 : Departure
Our representative shall drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, within plenty of time before your return flight. We shall bade our goodbyes. Have a safe and happy journey back to your country.

Trip Facts

Duration: 22 Days
Seasons : March/ Apr/ May/ Sep/ Oct/ Nov/Dec
Maximum height : 5545 M.
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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