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

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

Pursuing the Edmund Hillary trek on Jiri to Everest base camp trail

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: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival our representative welcome you and assists to transfer in hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu tour and preparation for jiri to Everest base camp trek.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri.

Day 04: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2575m).

Day 05: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2670 m).

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2194m).

Day 07: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2360 m).

Day 08: Trek from Bupsa to Surke (2290m)

Day 09: Trek from Surke to Phakding (2,610m)

Day 10: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m).

Day 11: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization.

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,860m).

Day 13: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m).

Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m).

Day 15: Trek from Lobuche to EBC 5364 back to Gorkshep (5140m).

Day 16: Hike to Kala Patthar (5550 m) trek to Pheriche (4280 m).

Day 17: Trek from Pheriche to Tengbuche (3860m).

Day 18: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m).

Day 19: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2860m).

Day 20: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 21: 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