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Classical Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek in 25 days

Follow the footsteps of Hillary and Tenzing on this classical Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal with one of our certified mountain guides.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration25 days
Offer periodFeb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • Follow the footsteps of Hillary and Tenzing on this Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek.

  • See the Ngozumpa glacier, Gokyo Ri Peak and the holy lakes of the Gokyo Valley.

  • Visit Kala Patthar to see stunning views of Mount Everest.


Join us as we follow the footsteps of Hillary and Tenzing on this exceptional Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek. For 25 days, you’ll walk on the classical trail which was followed by these mountaineers, trekking through gorgeous valleys, high mountain and pasturelands. Alongside this,  you’ll also get to observe the culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people, a truly enriching experience indeed!

The trek will make you cross various mountain passes including the high Cho La Pass (5000 m plus), and lead to Gokyo Ri, which serves as one of the best viewpoints in the region.

We’ll begin and end the journey in Kathmandu. From there, you’ll head towards Jiri and begin the trek. Walking along the Dudh Khosi and the Khumba Khola rivers, you’ll cross the Khumbu glacier. Passing through various mountain villages of Junbesi, Puiyan,  Namche Bazar, Machherma, Gokyo, Dzongla and many more, you’ll cross alpine forests to reach the Everest Base Camp to see striking views of Everest and the neighboring peaks.

The trek also includes a visit to Kala Patthar, which offers unobstructed views of the Everest. Ngozumpa glaciers, Gokyo Ri Peak and the holy lakes of the Gokyo Valley are a few of the many attractions of the trip. You’ll also visit several Buddhist monasteries and be amazed to experience the warm hospitality of the natives.

Regarding difficulty, this is a medium grade trek. So, all that you’ll require is a good level of fitness and a lot of enthusiasm to get onboard. We have also reserved a day for acclimatization, so you shouldn’t have to worry about mountain sickness. And, since we’ll be also be hiking over an altitude of 2,500 m, it is recommended that you keep yourself hydrated to remain fit.

So, lace up your boots and send a message now to go on this classical Jiri Everest Base camp trek in Nepal. You will have an exceptional time. Also, check out this Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo here.


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Max Altitude: 5,555 m./18,225 ft. Please don't forget to bring along: 1. Accessories: Duffel Bag, Backpack, Sleeping Bag, Gloves, Pole Stick, Water bottles (3 liters capacity), Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Lip balm, Headlamp, Spare batteries, Toiletries, Washcloth (bandana can serve as a washcloth), Camera. 2. Footwear: Hiking boots, Hiking socks, Sandals 3. Headgear: Brimmed sunhat and bandana, Warm hat 4. Clothing: Rain shell, waterproof/breathable jacket, Warm top, such as a long-sleeved sweater, One or two cotton shirts, Long pants, Fleece jacket, Rain pants, Waterproof/Breathable pants.




Day 1: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,400 m)

Day 2: Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley

Day 3: Drive to Bhandar via Jiri (187 km) by local Bus (2,200 m) Duration: 7 hours

Day 4: Trek to Sete (2,645 m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 5: Trek to Junbesi (2,675 m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 6: Trek to Nunthala (2,440 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 7: Trek to Kharikhola (2,020 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 8: Trek to Puiyan (2,700 m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 9: Trek to Phakding (2,652 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 11: Namche Bazaar Acclimatisation Day

Day 12: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 13: Trek to Machherma (4,470 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 15: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) and back to Gokyo Duration: 5 hours

Day 16: Trek to Thangna (4,500 m) Duration: 4 hours

Day 17: Cross the Cho La Pass (5,300 m), then trek to Dzongla (4,710 m) Duration: 7 hours

Day 18: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) Duration: 4 hours

Day 19: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep Duration: 5 hours

Day 20: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555 m) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4,200 m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 21: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 22: Trek to Lukla (2,800 m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 23: Morning flight back to Kathmandu

Day 24: Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Day 25: Final Departure

About the guide

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Travel Max Guide Adventure is a tour operator based in Kathmandu, Nepal. We offer the most amazing trekking adventures, from Everest Base Camp Trek and classic Annapurna Base Camp Trek to other unique off-the-beaten-path itineraries in Nepal.

Our guides are all experienced certified climbing guides by the Nepali Government, Mountain Leaders, Tourist guides and Nature guides. We are official registered under the Department of Tourism, Nepal Government. Our guides know every village you will visit along the trek, and also the lodges and are familiar with the most remote corners of Nepal.

We will take you through beautiful trails, surrounded by the impressive view of the majestic Himalyas, lush forests and valleys, discovering the ancient culture and traditions of our beautiful country along the way. We offer unique and authentic lifetime experiences trips, together with a personalized service and high quality and safety standards.

Contact us and get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Nepal!

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 2392 each

Group of 2

USD 2392 each

Group of 3

USD 2392 each

Group of 4

USD 2392 each

Group of 5

USD 2392 each

Group of 6

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Group of 7

USD 2392 each

Group of 8

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Local flights during the trips

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• Price Includes: Taxes, City Sightseeing, Medical Kit, Farewell Dinner, Certificate. Not Included: Travel and Rescue Insurance, Personal trekking equipment, Tips and Personal expenses like water, laundry & phone.

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