Classic Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions invites you trekking in the most classic and promising trips in the worlds highest mountain base camp via the classic Jiri on the less trekked route to Everest base camp the lower region of Solu-Khumbu on the off route before Lukla trail, this is an ideal trekking for good acclimatization with overnight at traditional villages with their own monasteries, the root of the Sherpa and Tibetan Buddhism lies in these steep slopes of Solu.
The trek offers grand views of the three highest 8000m mountain range from Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Makalu mountain range, including arrays of over 7000 to 6000m snow capped peaks. The trip starts with an interesting drive to Jiri at 1,900 meters, from here on adventure follows the old route following the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary since 1953, the traditional villages still retains its culture and religions as it was for hundreds of years, after being on the quiet trail of Lamjura pass 3,450m, Junbesi village and Kharikola for a week.
The main trail to Everest base camp joins near Lukla and heading towards high terrain to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar for panoramic views of world’s highest peaks, then returning back trekking to Lukla for the short scenic flight back to Kathmandu after a memorable enjoyable trip with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Trip Highlights: “Earlier route of Everest expeditions, high gorgeous valleys, traditional Sherpa villages, serene alpine forest, close views of high snow mountains, trekking in the world’s highest Sagarmatha national park, at the base world’s highest Mt. Everest”.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Jiri 1,900m. 6 – 7 hrs bus rides.
Day 04: Trek to Shivalaya 1,770m. 5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,195m. 5 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Sete 2,575m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Junbesi 2,675m. via Lamjura-la 3,530m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Nunthala (Manidingma) 2,190m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Bupsa Danda 2,250m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Surkhe 2,295m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Phakding 2,650m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m. approx. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 13: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 14: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m. approx 5 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Dingboche 4,358m. approx: 5 – 6 hour.
Day 16: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 17: Trek to Lobuche 4,928m. approx: 5 hours.
Day 18: Trek to Gorakshep 5,170m. continue to Everest BC 5,357m.
Day 19: Hike to Kalapathar 5,555m. continue to Pheriche 4,288m 5 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Namche approx. 6-7 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Lukla 6 hrs walk.
Day 22: Fly Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 23: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.