Highlights of Jiri to Everest base camp trek
- Jiri to Everest base camp trek provides you unforgettable moments of your life> exploring stunning views of Himalayas like: Everest (8848m\29028ft.), Cho Oyu (8152m\26745ft.), Lhotse (8516m\27939ft.), Makalu (8463m\27765ft.) and Ama Dablam (6456m\21181ft.).
- Along with this trek offers a chance to explore the famous Sherpa culture their settlements, living style, traditions, customs, rituals, and norms.
- Budget able and friendly trip itinerary all-inclusive package with 3-time meals every day. Impressive view of Gokyo Ri, Khumu icefalls.
- You can observe Buddhist culture, Quite a landscape, Amazing view from Kalapaththar biodiversity of flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park: wild habitats with beautiful rhododendron forest.
Trip Summary –
Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri following the foothills of the great Himalayas. Mainly focusing on the views of the Himalayas, Sherpa villages, Monasteries, Sagarmatha National Park, Syangboche Airstrip. Immersive views of Khumbu icefalls and many glaciers during the trek. Visiting Tengboche monastery with immersive views of Mount Everest and Kalapathar. This trip is most likable for those looking to experience the unique and extreme landscape of Eastern Nepal (including Himalaya), observing ethnic tribes and explore varieties of flora and fauna.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri is one of the typical trekking trails of Nepal which leads you to the world’s highest peak .This is the breathtaking walking trip to Everest Region. For this trek to be successful one needs to have a good walking experience and a good physical health condition.The trail passes through beautiful forest and villages. Experience of the different art and cultures of the different people of Gurung, Rai, Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar and finally reach the Lukla airport. Lukla is a gateway to the all trekking and peak climbing trail of the Everest region.
While Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa they summit to mt.Everest in 1953 then this trekking and expedition were quite famous in Everest region. The trekking lodges are normal and available with the different menu of western food . People are very helpful and cooperative in this area. If you have shot time in Nepal you can do Everest panoramic trek.
Similarly, this trek is exclusive with the panoramic view of Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8152m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m) and Ama Dablam (6456m). We also have to cross through the famous Sherpa Villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Buddhist Monastery, Khunde Khumjung and many more.
Day: 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m/4412ft) and briefing in the evening
Day: 2 Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley - B
Day: 3 Drive Kathmandu – Jiri (1905m/6250ft) – Bhandar (2190m/7185ft) - (6-7 hrs) - B.L.D
Day: 4 Trek to Sete (2645m/8677ft) – Approx 6 hours - B.L.D
Day: 5 Trek to Junbensi (2675m/8776ft) - Approximately a 6 hours. - B.L.D
Day: 6 Trek to Nunthala (2330m/7645ft) - Approx 6 hrs. - B.L.D
Day: 7 Trek to Khari Khola (2040m/6692ft) – Approx 5 hour - B.L.D
Day: 8 Trek to Surkhe (2290m/7282ft.) - Approx 7 hours - B.L.D
Day: 9 Trek to Phakding. (2610m/8560ft) – Approx 5-7 hour - B.L.D
Day: 10 Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440m/11290ft) – Approx 5 hour - B.L.D
Day: 11 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. - B.L.D
Day: 12 Trek to Tyangboche (3860m/12660ft) – Approximately five hours. - B.L.D
Day: 13 Trek to Dingboche (4360m/14300ft) – Approx. 5 hrs. - B.L.D
Day: 14 Lobuche (4940m/16207ft) – Approx. 5 hrs. - B.L.D
Day: 15 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300m/17400ft) - back to Gorak Shep (5170m/16961ft) – Approx 6 hours - B.L.D
Day: 16 Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m/18192ft) then trek to Periche (4270m/14070ft) - Approx 7 hours. - B.L.D
Day: 17 Trek from Pheriche To Phortse. (3810m/12550ft) Approximately 5 hours. - B.L.D
Day: 18 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11290ft) – Approximately 5 hours - B.L.D
Day: 19 Namche to Lukla (2840m/9320ft) – Approximately 6.5 hours. - B.L.D
Day: 20 Fly back to Kathmandu and join in cultural dinner program – B.D
Day: 21 Departure to Destination Country. - B
(Note: B.L.D, Plan Including / B: Breakfast, L: Lunch & D: Dinner.)
1. How difficult is trek to Everest Base Camp via Jiri and how can we prepare?
Trek to Everest region is very challenging and life changing experience can be attainable by many people nowadays. Our company provides you a porter and a guide with policy or travel insurance. As altitude is one of the main reasons of sickness, people with very weak ankles, knee, hearts and lungs will not be appropriate for such trekking. It’s not just like a walk around the park; there are numerous ups and downs during trekking. So, you should be well prepared for trekking.
2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Everest Base Camp trek?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during trek?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Everest Base Camp trek?
Trek to Everest Base Camp with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hours should I walk per day and what happened if I am a slow walker in the group?
Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.
8. What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?
Firstly, we have to take a flight to Lukla in the morning then we start trek from Lukla but sometimes due to the air traffic and weather problems, the flight may be delayed or canceled. Due to uncertainty of Lukla weather, we are not sure about the untimed flight. If there will be frequent weather problem, we do arrange a flight by helicopter chopper and for this you have to pay additionally.
9. What is the limitation of weight to Lukla flight and where do I store my extra bags?
You can carry 10 kg luggage plus 5 kg hand bag and if you want to carry more than the limit you have to pay extra charges. You can keep your extra bags in your hotel or in the office in Kathmandu.