Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

"life time journey Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek fallowing the same footsteps of famous climber Sir Edmund Hillary"

A Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek fallows the same trail, which used by Sir Edmund Hillary and mountaineer Tensing Norgay Sherpa. To arrive at the base camp highest mountain on earth from Jiri you are need to have 21 days time duration. Jiri to Everest Base camp Trek is one of the most admired adventure voyages enjoying the exciting Himalayas.

Elegant journey to Everest base camp trek from Jiri exceeds alpine jungles, glacial flows and take pleasure in the temperate good wishes of different cultural people. Determine the real life method of Sherpas a Trek to Everest base camp from Jiri meets Buddhist monasteries with prayer flags. Outlooks of Himalayas are gorgeous and it establishes to be quite and strapping knowledge.

The whole 21 days Nepal holiday trekking Jiri to Mount Everest Base Camp is an adventures trek for complete walking lovers who are bodily fit and strong-minded to confront themselves around the enormous Himalayas. A worth full trek jiri encounters several ethnic villages to high snow capped Himalayas.

Our additional similar treks in the Everest region are: Everest Base camp Trek- 14 Days / Short Everest base Camp helicopter Trek / Everest Base Camp Luxury lodge trek-14 DaysGokyo Chola Pass Kala Patthar E.B.C Trek- 16 Days/ Gokyo Lake Trekking-10 Days

Facts of the Everest base camp Trek Route

Trip length: 14-15 Days
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge & tea house
Transportation: Flights and private car
Maximum altitude: 5545m (Kalapatthar)

View on the Trek


Map of Everest Base Camp Trek.

Everest Base Camp

Day to Day Detail itinerary- Click Here

Day 01: Pick up from Kathmandu airport and trek preparations

On your arrival at Kathmandu International airport, a representative from Adventure Discovery treks will welcome you. Then you will be transfer to Kathmandu hotel and evening trip briefing will be given.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and Trek preparations

This day you will be doing Kathmandu valley sightseeing after the breakfast.  Kathmandu has several historical and spiritual visiting places and Asia’s most liked world heritage sites. The places like Pashupati Temple, Bouddha Stupa, Bhaktapur Durbar square and Kathmandu durbar square.

Day 03: Kathmandu Jiri to Bhandar

A drive to north east of Kathmandu to Jiri which is 187 kilometers and takes 6 to 7 hours through the mountain roads and we keep on drive to Bhandar for over night stay. Passing the views of eastern Himalaya like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and dorje Lakpa makes this frive meaning full. Stay Overnight at Bhandar.

Day 04: Bhandar to Sete ( 2575m/8450ft)

Our trek descends from Bhandar through deep forests passing few streams and small village Dokarpa and baranda the climb through the jungles winding down to Surma Khola. Passing Kinja and another step up to Chimbu and continue further up   we arrive to Sete. We walk arounf 6 to 7 hours.

Day 05: Sete to Junbesi Trek ( 2670m/8760ft) : 6/7 Hours walk

First uphill climb to Lamjura la passing jungles pone, Magnolia, Maple and rhododendron passes the town of Dagchu and Goyem Lamjurala Pass at 3530meters – highest pass between Jiri to Namche bazaar. The Lamjura La pas offers beautiful  green hills and valley around.We go down to Tragdobuk and Junbise. Stay Overnight at Junbesi. 

Day 06: Trek Junbesi to Nunthala (2220m/7280ft) 6 Hours

Just pass the small stream close to Junbesi, climb up up tp the jungles and after an hour’s trek a massive views of Himalayas comes up at your eyes which are the Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Mera peak and Thamserku. This is first seen of Mt Everest (8,748m) Continue the trail to Saling and descend to Ringmo Khola and up to Ringmo, pass the Taksindo l;a and again down to Trashingdo. An hour walk after descends jungles and terraces we finally reach at Nunthala for overnight stay.

Day 07: Nunthala to Bupsa (2360m/7,740ft) 5/6Hours

Today we descend to the Dudh Koshi river. We fallow the Dudh Koshi River as we head up ward to Khumbu, Cross thr bridge, climb to Jubing and keep flat to Churkha. Lets climb to east ward and reach Kharikhola and go down to pass suspension bridge, Another step climb and finally takes us to Bupsa for over night stay.

Day 08: Bupsa to Surke (2290m/7282ft) 5/6hours

Trek raises through a forests passing Kharte. Up hill steps takes to Khari la Pass. The Gychung kang and Khumbila mountain can be seen from Khari La Pass. And we trek fown to Puiyan and go through the ups and down to Surke.

Day 09: Surke to Phakding (2610m- 6 Hours walk)

From Surke, trek to Chaurikharka we have climb at the first. In addition, trek goes up to Chhiplung then we arrive to Phakding for over night stay.

Day 10: Fakding To Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,283ft] 6 hours walks

All from side to side the thin tropical forest passing pine trees and crossing more than a few suspension bridges at the Dhudh Koshi River & passing Benkar, Chumoa and Manjoo village lastly we turn up to Jorsalle Sagarmatha (Everest) National park check post. After trek goes further on we meet the meeting spot of Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers. The last element to Namche is steep up from the bottom of river through jungle for about 3 hours. We also may have look Everest top on the climb if weather is clear. We arrive to Namche- The main Sherpa heartland.

Day 11: Rest day at Namche bazaar – hike around

On our acclimatization day of Everest Base Camp trek- Hiking to Everest View hotel would be a grand idea to view the Everest Himalayan range and also for getting used to. The hike to Khumjung village through Syangboche airstrip also best hike to explore local school. At Namche top close to Army headquarter here is a Tourist visitor’s center where you can study about the living thing can be found around Everest Himalayan range and about Sherpa climbers as well some mountain information. To find administration offices, ATMs, Internet, supermarkets and restaurants you may take walk around Namche Bazar too.

Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,860m/12,661ft] 5 hours walks

The trek from Namche presents easy flat trail on high above (Left side) of Dhudh Koshi River in starting transitory more than a few turnings and with the view of Mt. Everest Top (8,848m) Mt. Nuptese (7,864m) Mt. Ama dablam and Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) as well as other snow capped  mountains. Crossing Kayangjuma and Sansa the trek slightly goes down to Phungi Tenga small town on the side of River with few tea houses. Then trek goes steep climb to Tengboche through the forest. Tengboche is spectacular place with monastery and bounded by white peaks. We will have short visit to Tengboche Monastery in the evening around 5 pm. Stay overnight at Tengboche.

Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche [4360m/14,301ft]

Today, first part goes down through forest until we cross the small bridge the trek slightly goes up and arrives at Pangboche village. Afterwards we might have our lunch at Orsho. We will see the first view of Mt. Pumori (7,165m) from Orsho then we fallow the wide valley and arrives the meeting point of trail to Phiriche and Dingboche. We take right trail and cross the small river and short steep climbs before arrive at Dingboche. Dingboche located is an open valley offers the view of Island peak (6,189m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,814m) Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) Thamserku Himalayan range (Stay Overnight.

Day 14: Another rest day at Dingboche

This is not rest day, it means we steep hike to either high above to Dingboche Ri top viewing the Dingboche village which is close to Nuptse or take easy hike to Chhukung (4,743m) through the wide valley. If you make effort ahead there is two different lovely Imja Tso & Chokarmo Tso lake close to Island peak base camp (But will be too long about 8 to 9 hours go and back altogether) The village Chukung offers close view of island peak, Lotse and Ama Dablam. The village Chukung looks like deserts without any green trees. We trek back down to Dingboche.

Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuche [4,940m/16,203ft] - 6 hours walk

 After breakfast we take short steep hike first and arrive at yak farm on wide valley enjoying the Tawache Peak (6,542m) and Cholatse peak (6,440m) view on left side. Gradually up hill on high above Phiriche valley. Before we arrive at Dhugla we will have chance to see Mt. Pumori again. Then trek descends shortly to small stream to cross the wooded bridge and short uphill to Dhugla for lunch. Then trek goes on steep up to Thughla pass top where array of stones and prayers flags has putted as memory of American climber Acott Fischer. Now the trek goes pretty flat to Lobuche along the Khumbu glacier viewing View point Kala Patthar (5,545m), Khumbutse (6,639m) Pumori (7,165m) as well other  Himalayan view to Lobuche. Lobuche is Located on the lap of Lobuche east peak (6,090m), Stay overnight at Lobuche.

Day 16: Lobuche to Gorek Shep [5,181m/16,994ft] –Everest Base camp [5,364m/17,594ft] - Gorek Shep 7- 8 hours.

Keep on trekking along the left side of Khumbu glacier crossing pyramid symbol post and additional view of north rim of Everest next to Khumbutse and Pumori. Also we catch the view of Kala Patthar after hiking steeply stony trail up to the top through the stream of Changri Glacier.  As we arrive at the Gorek Shep we keep our bags and keep on for Hike to Everest base Camp passing several short up and down hills. We won’t be seeing Mt Everest from base camp so we got to climb Kala Patthar next day morning. But still Khumbu ice fall, Khumbu glacier, Mt. Pumori, Khumbutse and several white peaks views from Everest Base camp makes worth of it. Now, we trek back to Gorak Shep.

Day: 17: Gorekshep to Kala Patthar [5,545m/18,188ft]-Phiriche [4,280m]

An early morning climb required to get Kala Patthar (Black Rock) to see the stunning views of Mt. Everest. The Pumori (7,165m) from Kala Patthar is in very close distance. One more time we have look the enormous Mt Khumbutse (6,639m), Lingtren peak(6,749m) Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Lhotse (8,501m) on the east side Mt Nuptse (7,864m), Mt Ama Dablam (6,814m) on south side, Cholatse peak, Tawache peak on the west side and Mt Pumori and Changri on the north side. Sitting on a rock and our eyes talking view and wondering one massive to another, we trek down to Gorekshep for breakfast and start back to Phiriche crossing Lobuche and Dhugla. Mostly downhill today to Phireche from Gorekshep, Stay over night

Day 18: Pheriche to Namche [3,440m]

As we ahead from Phireche village first we cross the bridge of Khumbu Khola and short up hill and again walk down to cross the Orsho village and trek down to Pangboche keep on down and pass the small bridge then up to Tengboche through the forests. After lunch here we trek steep down through forest again to Phunki Drengka and again steep climb up to Sansa and arrives at Kyanjuma. Fallowing trail high above Dhudh Kosi River and flat trail ptakes us by crossing several turning at Namche again.

Day 19: Namche to Lukla (2,80m]

As we start trek from Namche we walk steeply down through the pine jungles until we arrive to cross the Dhudh Koshi tall Bridge then we arrive at Jorsalle and check post and we cross the Lovely Sherpa village Manjoo to Fakding for lunch. Our trek keeps on Chaurikharka and climbs up before arrive at Lukla gate again through the forest.

Day 20: Lukla to Kathmandu on morning flight.

The Nepal Everest base camp with Kala Patthar trek from Jiri journey has come at the end today as you take flight to Kathmandu. Have rest and relax at Kathmandu Hotel. Share your experience with us. Give us feedback, suggestion that we have to improve. If you are interested to buy any presents to your friend and family you can ask us for help or if you have some extra day you also may talk with us what would be an extra trip. Stay overnight at Kathmandu

Day 21: Final Departure to your own destination.

Your Nepal vacation has come at the end today so if you have time manages some pictures of the trek. Generally 3 hours before your flight time to get Kathmandu airport is required in Nepal. So we drop you at Kathmandu airport for final departure. Have wonderful life and hope to see you again in Nepal.

Important Infos

Best season for Everest Base Camp trek from Jiri


September- October and November are really Nepal’s best trekking months-presents outstanding weather, and clear mountain scenery. This season would be the best selection to travel around Nepal.


March-April and May Is an added most excellent period for Everest base camp trek from Jiri- different mixture of wild flowers, mainly the Rhododendrons make the hill side hunting heaven. It is usually warm and Himalaya’s outlooks are outstanding temperature is quite reasonable. Spring season is also expedition season around Nepal Himalaya.

Solo or Single Traveler!!!

Don’t worry! We do organize Nepal Jiri to Mount Everest Base Camp Trek group joining basis too. Just make an inquiry us for possible and suitable dates for you. Normally, almost every day departure during the high season months of March, April, May, September, October and November we organize group joining trek from Kathmandu for solo trekker.

Private depart at any datesfor Trek to Everest base Camp from Jiri  

Acclimatization / High altitude suggestions

Adventure Discovery treks has designed Everest Base camp trek itinerary with high scale of consciousness of Acute Mountain sickness (AMS). Our suggestion would be walk slow, take rest quite a few places, drink enough water and don’t drink alcohol in high elevations. Be sure our leaders or guides will also have the general knowledge about AMS and also will be carrying medical kid box during the trek.

The Trekking group

Trek arrangements depend on group size. If you are in group-We provides one guide and assistant guides [4 trekkers: 1 assistant Guide] & Sherpa porters for carrying your baggage [2 Trekkers: 1 porter] for Everest Base Camp Trekking. These preparations for Everest Base camp trekking certain that incase if any group member got any problem – the trek still can goes on with rest members.


All type of international choice are available as the all lodge and tea house has experienced cook who can prepare quality pizza, Chips to Apple pie. You make pleasure from Nepali National food called “Dal Bhat”. Different type of breads, Hot chocolate & hot drinks are available. But it"s good to chose the fresh food during your travel.

Equipments and packing list

Our suggestions for you to bring fallowing mentioned trekking equipments and gears as guidelines while you being ready for Everest Base Camp trekking from Jiri

  • Gloves- 1 pair
  • Woolen hat- 1 piece
  • Long underware-2piece  
  • Goggles or sun glasses -1piece
  • Sun block for lips

Note: - Click here for more Higher altitude trekking equipments above 4000 meters

The Trekking Leaders (Guides) & other staff preparations

The important part of this trek to Everest base Camp and Kala Patther from Jiri that makes this hiking wining, excellent and pleasurable is the trained, skillful and polite staffs. Our company’s guides are chosen on the basis of their related fitting knowledge, guidance ability, experiences and particular capacity. Our guides have enough knowledge about traditions, customs, eco-system, flora, fauna, history and topography of this nation Nepal. Our guides and leaders are skilled by fallowing trainings:

  • Trekking guide Training
  • Eco Trekking seminar and adventure meet
  • English language training and other language trainings
  • Management and biodiversity training
  • Rock, ice and mountain climbing trainings
  • First Aid medical training
Please make effort to meet our active, energetic and joyful team by clicking - Adventure Discovery Team

Fitness and experience required

Your security is our absolute concern. Hike to Nepal Everest Base camp from Jiri fits for any trekkers who have ability to hike slowly 4 to 7 hours a day with light day bag. If you are in well healthiness, optimistic thinking, self-assurance and physically powerful strength of mine you get done Trek to Everest base camp fruitfully.

Earlier climbing or hiking practice will be an advantage but no sensible training and ability is needed however you may take advice with your doctors before you make plan. The trekkers with bad health conditions such as heart, lung or blood problems are not able to do this hike. If you have above mentioned problems you are required to inform us earlier your bookings.

Supplementary information

We have tried to provide you the details of Nepal Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek like – itinerary, Map, reviews, destance, cost includes and excludes, best season and difficulty however should you have suggestions, request and advice please inquiry us by fulfilling bellow inquiry form or you may directly call to Rabindra Adhikari at – 00977-9851087389 (Mobile) / Dipendra Adhikari at – 00977-9851126981 at any time or call us at 00977-4701156 at office time (8:00am to 07 Pm)

Cost Includes & Excludes on:

Cost Includes on:
  • All Hotel airports transfers as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu Hotel two nights with breakfast and bed plan
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to kathmandu flight tickets for clients & guide
  • Best available lodge and tea house accommodation during the trek
  • All foods- Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trekking
  • Domestic flights and exit taxes
  • Farewell dinner with traditional dance show
  • A trekking or hiking leader - well english speaking, experienced, knowledgeable with assistant trek guide (4 hikkers:1 assistant guide) and needed Sherpa porters (2 trekkers:1 porter) together with their payments, assurance, gears, foods and accommodations.
  • Down jackets, sleeping bags, trekking map and Adventure Discovery T-shirts (Down jackets & sleeping bags are returnable0
  • All nesserary national park fees, permits and paper works (Everest national park permits and TIMS)
  • Entire administration and local taxes

Cost does not includes:

  • Nepal Visa fees on your airport arrival (You should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size picture)
  • personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, Hot shower etc)
  • Your Lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early come back from the trek due to any case then the fixed hiking itinerary
  • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
  • Tips for guides and porters /Donations
  • Trip and rescue insurance