Jiri to Everest base camp trek itinerary, cost, map & difficulty

Everest base camp or EBC trail Jiri to Everest base camp trek

Jiri to Everest base camp trek overview

Jiri to Everest base camp trek is a classic gateway to Everest base camp. If you would like to Pursuing the Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay footsteps then Jiri trail or Jiri to Everest base camp trek is an option. Scaling Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on the planet is not everyone’s cup of tea.

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the only two fortunate persons to make it to the top first time. It was in 1953 that Edmund Hillary would step foot into the history books. He became known for climbing the tallest mountain the Everest.

To this day the trek is one of great history, and climbers all over the world look to the original trekking as an inspirational and momentous occasion. It’s in his steps that many adventure seekers look to climb through the Himalayas. That’s where the Jiri to Everest base camp trek comes into mind.

Those that want to scale the same steps as Hillary will definitely find greatness abounds upon looking through the steps that have been recorded in the history books. What is interesting about the Jiri to Everest base camp trek opportunity is that most people opt for Lukla, which has been estimated to be 6 or 7 days trek from Jiri. The “Gateway to Mt. Everest” is definitely Jiri which is in eastern Nepal.

Some people may be familiar with other routes that go to the Everest base camp, but they focus on another part of the mountainside. When looking at following Hillary’s steps, Jiri to EBC, you start from Jiri and you trek in the same steps that the famed climber went through.

Jiri to EBC trail to follow through the steps, you’ll need to traverse through many areas that will enlighten you with culture that is firmly rooted in tradition. You’ll be fascinated by the Khumbu / Everest region where you will be able to see wildlife and incredible views of the mountainous areas.

Jiri’s altitude is 1,905 meters, or 6,250 feet and provides the starting point for a grand adventure leading to the Everest base camp. It’s best to travel through the area before or after the monsoon season. Everest base camp and Kala Patar (5555m), is a premier goal for many adventurous walkers in the Himalaya.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek and Kala patthar is a highly praised hiking trail of Everest region; in 1953 Hillary and Tenzing  trek throw the same route for world highest peak Mount Everest expedition.

During the 9th British Expedition, the team was venturing into the unknown for the most part. Today, trekkers will not have to worry too much about that as they will be traveling through proven trails, and the Jiri trail to EBC route is definitely one of the most compelling.

Upon moving through the trek, you’ll find that going through the Sagarmatha National Park, and visiting the villages and natural wonders along the way will be an absolute compelling journey. For adventurers that want to seek out the same steps of the 1953 expedition, several options exist to start at Jiri moving forward.

Another comparatively easy trekking in the Mount Everest treks via Jiri, but the views this trekking would offer are no way less than the other treks and hence this is also a great option for those who have begun their hobby of trekking.

Classic Jiri to Everest base camp trek trail passes through beautiful terraced farmlands, forests, middle-hill countryside, Namche Bazaar and high terrain crossing via Lamjura La and Trakshindu La. Jiri to Everest base camp trek, breathtaking walking cover low land from Jiri to highland Kalapathar (5555m) popular between adventure seekers throughout the world, it offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

Jiri to Everest base camp trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day at Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri

Day 03: Trek to Shivalaya 1770 m

Day 04: Trek to Deurali 2730m

Day 05: Trek to Kinja 1640m

Day 06: Trek to Goyam 3220m

Day 07: Trek to Phurteng 3040m

Day 08: Trek to Nunthala 2220 meters / 7280 feet

Day 09: Trek to Khari khola 2640 m

Day 10: Trek to Paiya 2730 m

Day 11: Trek to Phakding 2,652 meters / 8,700 feet

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11,280 feet

Day 13: Rest day for Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar 3,440 meters / 11,284 feet

Day 14: Trek to Tengboche 3,870 meters / 12,694 feet

Day 15: Trek to Dingboche 4,360 meters / 14,300 feet

Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche hiking to view point

Day 17: Trek to Lobuche 4940 meters /16,207 feet

Day 18: Trek to Gorak Shep 5170 meters and Everest base camp 5360 meters / 17585 feet

Day 19: Hiking to Kala Patthar 5545 meters back to Pheriche 4280 meters /14,070 feet

Day 20: Trek to Kyangjuma 3550 m

Day 21: Trek to Manjo 2835 m

Day 22: Trek to Paiya 2730 m

Day 23: Trek to Jubhing 1680

Day 24: Drive to Salleri 2390 m

Day 25: Drive to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel

Day 26:  After this amazing jiri to Everest Base camp trek route map  if you interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

#5 star Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.

#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

#Private vehicle or bus from Kathmandu to Jiri

#Domestic flights Lukla to Kathmandu and airport tax

#All meals and accommodation during Everest base camp trek period.

#An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov.t of Nepal.

#Highly experienced trekking staffs

#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes

#Down jacket, sleeping bag (optional), duffel bag, medical kit etc.

#Travel and rescue arrangements

#Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.

*Hot shower, battery recharge during jiri to Everest base camp trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.

*Personal trekking equipment’s / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Jiri to Everest base camp trek is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Jiri to Everest base camp trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: US $ 1645
Grade: Moderate
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 21 Days
Operation: Tea house or Lodge to lodge
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 person
Highest access: 5554 meters / 18192 feet
Start From: Kathmandu - Jiri
Ending at: Lukla - Kathmandu