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.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

25 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • 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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Price per person

 
Group of 1
2320 USD

Group of 2
2320 USD

Group of 3
2320 USD

Group of 4
2320 USD

Group of 5
2320 USD

Group of 6
2320 USD

Group of 7
2320 USD

Group of 8
2320 USD

 

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 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.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,400 m)
  • Day 2Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley
  • Day 3Drive to Bhandar via Jiri (187 km) by local Bus (2,200 m) Duration: 7 hours
  • Day 4Trek to Sete (2,645 m) Duration: 6 hours
  • Day 5Trek to Junbesi (2,675 m) Duration: 6 hours
  • Day 6Trek to Nunthala (2,440 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 7Trek to Kharikhola (2,020 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 8Trek to Puiyan (2,700 m) Duration: 6 hours
  • Day 9Trek to Phakding (2,652 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 10Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 11Namche Bazaar Acclimatisation Day
  • Day 12Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 13Trek to Machherma (4,470 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 14Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 15Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) and back to Gokyo Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 16Trek to Thangna (4,500 m) Duration: 4 hours
  • Day 17Cross the Cho La Pass (5,300 m), then trek to Dzongla (4,710 m) Duration: 7 hours
  • Day 18Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) Duration: 4 hours
  • Day 19Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 20Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555 m) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4,200 m) Duration: 6 hours
  • Day 21Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) Duration: 5 hours
  • Day 22Trek to Lukla (2,800 m) Duration: 6 hours
  • Day 23Morning flight back to Kathmandu
  • Day 24Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Day 25Final Departure
 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Accommodation

Hotels, Tea House & Lodge

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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.

 

About the Guide

 
 

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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