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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Info,

Trip name: Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
Duration: 26 Days
Start Point: Jiri
End Point: Lukla
Transportation: By Bus & By Flight
Accomodation: Hotel, Tea Houses


Jiri Gokyo valley Everest base camp trekking is one of the longest and challenging trekking trail in Everest region. Gokyo valley Cho la pass Everest base camp trekking offers eye catching Himalayan views of whole solu khumbu Himalayan region including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 5816m, Mt. Maklau 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m , Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7145m, Mt. Ama Dablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m and other more mountains peaks of Everest region. Travelers /Trekkers explore the Lush valleys, high passes , Tibetan sherpa culture and sherpa people warm hospitality while participate Jiri Gokyo lake cho la pass Everest base camp trekking tour. Jiri Gokyo Ri cho la pass & Everest base camp trekking trails is core trekking route used by first Mt. Everest summiteers Tenjing Norgey and sir Edmund Hilary. Since Jiri Gokyo valley cho la pass Everest base camp trekking trail has been open, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition has operated numerous trekkers in relevant areas.

Jiri Gokyo valley cho la pass Everest base camp trekking commence from Jiri Bazaar after 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Mostly trekking trails ascend till Everest base camp then back to Lukla bazaar , end trek and by flight back to Kathmandu. Jiri Gokyo valley Everest base camp trekking required at least 3 three weeks holiday for Nepal. March , April , May and September , October , November is the best season for Jiri Gokyo peak cho la pass and Everst base camp trekking but we Nepal Step Treks and Expedition arrange the according to travelers holiday schedule and wish. we operate Jiri gokyo valley cho la pass Everst base camp trekking camping /tented or tea house/lodge as client interest.

Detail Itinerary,

Day 1: Kathmandu drive to Jiri(1905m/5768ft) – 6 hours.

Day 2: Jiri to Shivalaya(1767m/5350ft) – 5:30 hours

Day 3: Shivalaya to Bhandar(2194m/ 6507ft) – 5:30 hours

Day 4: Bhandar to Sete(2573m/ 7791ft) – 6 hours

Day 5: Sete to Junbensi(2675m/ 8099ft) – 6 hours

Day 6: Junbensi to Taksindo(2971m/ 8996) – 5 hours

Day 7: Taksindo to Khari khola (2050m/ 6207ft) – 5:30 hours

Day 8: Khari Khola to Payu(2939m/ 8899ft) – 6 hours

Day 9: Payu to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft) 5 hours.

Day 10: Phakding - Namche Bazaar(3440m/11286ft).
We continue our trek heading towards Namche Bazaar, which is at an altitude of 3535m. 5:30 hours

Day 11: Namche Bazaar(3440m/11286ft).
Known as the ‘Gateway to Everest’ we will spend today here in order to acclimatise and adjust to the thinning air. As well as a short trek there is a museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people to visit. More importantly, from here you will get the first proper glimpse of Everest and the surrounding mountains, the day allows time to observe and reflect the journey ahead. 5 hours.

Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft)
We trek to an altitude of 3850m today. On reaching Tengboche your guide will tell you about the local monastery situated here. The group will be taken to observe the prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning depending on how the day’s trekking went. 5:30 hours

Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche(4410m/14468ft)
Our trek continues to climb as we head to the altitude of 4310m taking our time so not to be affected by the thinning air. 5:30 hours

Day 14: Dingboche(4410m/14468ft)
Our second acclimatisation day includes a visit to the nearby Chhukung Valley where the group will be taken to Chhukung Ri (5546m). This point offers fantastic views of the fifth highest mountain Makalu. After appreciating the surrounding scenery we trek back to our camp in Dingboche, relaxing in the evening. 5 hours.

Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuje(4910m/16108ft).
Today our trek climbs to 4910m. 5:30 hours

Day 16: Lobuje to Gorak Shep (5153m/16906ft). 4 hours

Day 17: Everest Base Camp(5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorak Shep.
Leaving camp early we trek up to the Base Camp where many explorers have begun their attempts at scaling the world’s highest mountain. After absorbing the achievement of reaching this point and taking photographic evidence we descend back to Gorak Shep where we overnight. 5 hours.

Day 18: Hiking up Kalapathar(5545m/18192ft) and overnight at Zongla (4710m/15453ft).
From our base at Gorak Shep we continue to climb this time hiking up Kalapathar. Leaving as early as possible to take advantage of the morning light, the panoramic views of Everest and the surrounding mountains, as we reach our destination of the Kalapathar viewpoint. Following this we descend to Zongla (4710m). 6 hours.

Day 19:Zongla to Thagna(4500m/14764ft) via the Chola-la cross(5420m/17782ft).
We begin the day by climbing to Chola-la (5483m) crossing over and descending once more to Thagna (4500m). 5:30 hours .

Day 20: Trek to Gokyo(4790m/15715ft).
Today takes the trek to our final destination, Gokyo (4790m). We will make this camp our base for 2 nights.

Day 21: Gokyo to Gokyo peak(5410m/17749ft).
Our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m). Despite the early start all those who attempt this will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular views. Overlooking the Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and taking in the panoramic views of the whole Khumbu Himalayas. See the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-oyu (8153m) and Gychung Kang (7922m). Take time to enjoy the views or for the more adventurous explore the glacier and Gokyo peak before returning to the camp early afternoon. 4 hours.

Day 22 & 23: Descend to Namche Bazaar via Dole(4210m/13812ft).
Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us through Dole (4200m) before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar (3440m).We arrive back into Namche Bazaar early afternoon allowing time to explore and reflect on the trek just completed. 9 hours.

Day 24: Namche Bazaar to Phakding(2610m/8563ft).
Continuing our descent we overnight in Phakding. 4 hours.

Day 25: Phakding to Lukla(2840m/9318ft).
Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began what seems a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part.

Day 26: Lukla to Kathmandu.
After Breakfast. We will walk about 5 minutes to airport to catch our return flight to Kathmandu. Flights journey takes 35 minutes.

Cost Includes

1. Airport pick up and drop by our private car.
2. Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) (Note: A.P Plan) during the trek.
3. All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
4. Domestic flight one way from Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
5. An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter and their food, drinks, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax etc.
6. All necessary paper works and national park entry permits & TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
7. All government taxes.

Cost Excludes

1. Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu.
2. Laundry, telephone calls, Bar Bills ( Mineral Water, cold drinks, whisky, beer etc),
3. Emergency evacuation if required, donation, tips and all personal nature expenses.

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