Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri
|Travel Style: Active|
Service Level: Basic
Max. Altitude: 5545 m
Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri is one of the most preferred treks in all of Nepal. Apart from the beautiful, majestic views, and the thrilling experience that it offers, it also gives the trekkers the opportunity to come face to face with the world’s tallest giant, the Mount Everest, and even for moments, have an audience with it.
It’s every trekker’s dream to one day go on this trekking route, experience the journey and reach the Everest Base Camp. It’s their purpose to share the same feeling of accomplishment that a lot of trekkers and mountaineers in the past have sensed.
Details Of Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri
Classical Everest Base Camp Trek takes you on a wonderful journey through the most astounding elements of nature, the most wonderful centuries-old cultural and historical settlements, and finally the Everest Base Camp Tour. Everest Base Camp Tour is the main event in the journey. We could proceed our journey through the comfort trek to Everest.
The trekkers make their way through the beautiful forests of rhododendron that are full of amazing sceneries and sounds. They come across various geographical terrains ranging from lush greenery to dry and rocky landscape to completely whitish snowy environment.
One of the best things about trekking in this region is that one gets to have the most amazing up-close views of a few of the tallest peaks of the country. These include Mt. Nuptse (7861 m), Mt. Pumori (7161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6170 m), Mt. Everest (8848 m) and so on.
The trek is also medium through which the trekkers get to know about the centuries-old cultures and traditions of the Khumbu region that have been followed by generations of people. Heritages like the monasteries and gompas at Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and so on are sure to interest the visitors and make them explore further.
It’s quite an interesting thing to experience the semi-western semi Nepali socio-cultural lifestyle present in the villages in the region, especially in business hubs like Namche Bazaar and Lukla. Also, many tourists wonder how people are able to survive in such extreme circumstances, esp. in the areas that are close to the base camp, and where people and population is scarce apart from peak tourist seasons.
Throughout the journey, you’ll come across murals and memorabilia built in the memory of those brave souls who lost their lives trying to conquer the beast. Yet another attraction on the route.
Apart from the various settlements covered in this itinerary, as mentioned above, trekkers can choose to stay in the region for a longer period of time and explore other areas and landmarks that are out there. There is no better way to spend the time than getting to know the sweet locals, be a part of their festivals, eating their local food, and experiencing their culture first hand.
Undoubtedly, Classical Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best things to do when you’re in Nepal.
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Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri Itinerary
The following is the itinerary for Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri. Depending on the comfort and interest of the trekker, modifications could be made to the package, i.e. destination could be added or removed, without compromising with the quality of the journey.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu valley touring and trek arrangement (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 03: Kathmandu – Shivalaya (1,767m/5,510ft): 8-10 hrs transport drive.
Day 04: Shivalaya – Bhandar(2,200m/7,200ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 05: Bhandar– Sete(2,520m/8,220ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 06: Sete– Junbesi(2,680m/8,850ft): 6-7 hrs
Day 07: Explore Junbesi encompassing incorporate Thubten Choling Monastery
Day 08: Junbesi – Nunthala (2,250m/7,500ft): 5-6 hrs trek.
Day 09: Nunthala– Bupsa (2,360m/7,750ft): 5-6 hrs trek.
Day 10: Bupsa– Ghat (2,590m/8,550ft): 5-6 hrs trek
Day 11: Ghat-Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hrs trek.
Day 12: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 13: Namche Bazzar-Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 14: Tengboche-Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 15: Acclimatization day in Dingboche
Day 16: Dingboche– Lobuche (4,940/16,207ft): 7km, 5-6 hrs
Day 17: Lobuche-Gorak Shep (5,160 m/17,000ft)- Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): Gorak Shep:8-10 hrs
Day 18: Gorak Shep-Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft)- Pheriche (4280m/14,070ft): 8-10 hrs
Day 19: Pheriche– Phortse (3,750m/12,300ft): 4-5 hrs
Day 20: Phortse– Monjo ((2,800m/9,200ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 21: Monjo– Lukla (2,780m/9,175ft): 5-6 hrs walk
Day 22: Lukla– Kathmandu via Air (1,300m/4,264ft): 35 minutes airstrip.
Day 23: Final flight
√ Airport pick up and drop by private vehicles
√ Hotel stay in Kathmandu (2 nights)
√ Kathmandu- Jiri by Bus
√ Lukla-Kathmandu Airfare
√ Government license holder and the experienced Himalayas guide
√ Porter to carry your baggage (1 porter= 2 hikers )
√ Kathmandu-Lulka-Kathmandu guide Airfare
√ Full board meals during trekking period as mentioned in the itinerary
√ Basic tea house and lodge accommodation during trekking
√ All government and local taxes
√ TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) and Permit for Restricted Area
√ Basic First Aid Kit
√ All company service charges and necessary paperwork
√ Rescue arrangement
× Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
× Travel insurance for trekking
× Nepal entry visa and excess baggage charge
× Tips for Guide and porter (20% of your total spent is normally expect as a tip by a guide and porter )
× Wifi, shower, camera and mobile charging cost
× Basic drinks (mineral water, Beer, cane juice, and Hot water )
× Personal shopping
× Things not mentioned in Cost includes a section
√ Company T-shirt
√ Trekking map
√ Certificate of success
√ Typical Farewell Dinner with Live Cultural Show
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Frequently Asked Question about Everest Base Camp Trek From Salleri
Why Join Trek With Us?
How to book or confirm a trip?
It is very easy to book the trip with us. At first, we need your Passport photocopy to book everything here for you. And once we got 20% of the total cost in advance through bank or Money transfer then we will confirm your trip with us. A flight detail is optional but you have to provide before 1 week of arrival to pick up.
What kind of food we get during trek?
You can get all kind of food. You have different choices but personally, I would like to say to eat that local food or our designated food because it prevents you from high altitude sickness.
Do we get high altitudes sickness? And what happens if we got altitude sickest?
It is hard to say that you will have altitude sickness or not because everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. In general, most of the trekkers have suffered from normal altitude problem during trek but if anyone highly suppers from altitude problem we manage Helicopter rescue. So be sure before starts trek that your insurance cover Helicopter rescue as well. Otherwise, you have to pay extra for a Helicopter rescue.
How Difficult Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri is?
Mainly you have to be fit physically and mentally for this trek. I have mentioned below about physical conditions. Normally you have to walk 4-6 hrs per day so you have to prepare your body and mind that you can walk 4-6 hrs per days. Besides this, you have to care what kind of guide and which company you are following because your guide is a doctor in Mountain and company is a hospital.
What are the physical conditions? Do we need to be supper fit for Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri?
In my experience, I would like to say you need to have an average level of fitness, but no means need to be an athlete. It is a completely different world being that high up and everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. Good training before you go.
How about flight? The flight in and out of Lukla is scary?
Yes! The Lukla airport is one of the dangerous airports in the world. The runway is tiny and built on a slope with a mountain at one end and a huge drop into a valley at the other..,
Do we get phone Signal?
Yes! You can buy a SIM card (Ncell) in Kathmandu before starts trek but the 3G only really works the first and last couples of days of the trek. But you know you could buy wi-fi cards at tea houses which cost 3-6$ for 200mb and the signal is medium.
What are very critical and important trekking equipment list for Everest Base Camp trek From Jiri?
- Daypack (25–35 liters), Pack cover, Sleeping bag comfortable too – 20 °c (depending upon the season, weather forecast and personal preference) and it is possible to rent it from Kathmandu which cost 2$ per day.
- Waterproof (optional) hiking boots, Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes) LED headlamp with extra battery, trekking poles. Camelback water bladder or sipper (water bottle).
- Chocolates, Energy bar, Dry fruits, ORS. Down jacket cover comfortable too -15 • c which you can hire or buy in Kathmandu and cost will be cheap for you to compare your country and another normal jacket. T-shirt, goggles (UV protected) and 5 pair thermal pants and cap for sun cover, Waterproof gloves, woolen gloves, and socks. Sunscreen, moisturizer, lip balm and sanitizer handy.
What is the best time for Everest Base Camp trek From Jiri?
Normally we operate this, Everest Base Camp Trek From Jiri, trek all around a year but Sept-Nov and Feb-May is a best suggested time for Everest base camp trek.