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Jiri to Everest
21 Days $1900

US $  2200
US $ 1900
  Accomodation : Hotel/Tea House
 Duration : 21  Days
 Grading : Moderate
 Max Altitude : 5555
 Activity : Climbing
 Starts at : Kathmandu
 End at : Kathmandu
 Trip Route : Kathmandu -Jiri -Namcha - EBC -Namcha-Jiri -Kathmandu
 Best Season : Oct-Nov-Dec / Mar-Apr-May


The trek from Jiri to Everest is the most popular trekking route among the Everest travelers of the world. The route to Everest via Jiri follows the footsteps of two legendary mountaineers; Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary. In 1953 these two mountaineers conquer the summit of Mt. Everest (8,848m) for the first time in history.

Although Jiri To Everest trek is considered as the longest trekking route to reach Everest base camp, this trek offers you a great opportunity to explore the heavenly landscapes of the entire Khumbu region. You will experience in-depth adventure via these 22 days Jiri to Everest trek.

You will witness the beauty that the world’s highest mountain; Everest is carrying for years and years from a closer point. You will witness not only the view of Everest but also, the view of many neighboring mountains such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku, and many more.
This trekking package is perfect for the mountain lovers and nature admirers! Make your dream come true with the team of Himalaya Hero Adventures! We provide qualified and friendly trekking guides to our customers. These guides carry the license of trekking from the government of Nepal. We also have a suitable itinerary. As we are a customer-friendly trekking company, message us about your budget, time availability, and region you want to visit in Nepal, we will deliver our service at it’s best!

What Does the Jiri to Everest Trek Offer You?
The Jiri to Everest trek offers you the breath-taking opportunity to witness the views of world’s highest mountain; Everest (8,848m) including other mountains such as Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,485m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Kangtenga (6,782m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623m), Mt. Kwangde (6,011m), Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6,373m), Mt. Khumbila (5,761m). The Jiri to Everest trek provides you an opportunity to explore green and dense forest areas filled with rhododendron flowers, pine trees where you can encounter rare wild animals and birds including Himalayan vegetations.


Walking through the route of Everest region, you will pass through many small, ancient, and culturally rich Himalayan communities or villages which will offer you a chance to learn their unique culture and traditions, experience their hospitality and observe the lifestyle of rural people. Sherpa villages and people are the highlights of Everest trekking destinations due to their warm hospitality, kind services, and cheerful smile.

These people and their culture are well-known among Everest travelers. You can see the green terraced farm, fast-flowing rivers, Himalayan glimpse, beautiful waterfalls, alpine forests, glacial rivers, and traditional settlements decorated with the strings of colorful prayer flags and Mani-walls.


Do Prior Experience and Physical Fitness is Required for Jiri to Everest Trekking?

For the successful completion of Jiri to Everest trekking journey, you need to physically healthy and have the prior experience of trekking in lower altitudes. Having an altitude sickness problem in the higher altitude of the Everest region is very common. The trails to Everest via Jiri have many uphill and downhill paths. You need to walk for 7 to 8 hours continuously facing windy and rough weather.

Although we have 3 to 4 days for altitude acclimatization process, we recommend you to do preparations for weeks before the beginning of your trekking journey. You can practice doing exercises like running, walking smoothly while carrying loads on your back and increase your strength and stamina which will boost up your confidence level. drinking plenty of water, taking proper rest, eating healthy food, doing exercise and meditation is recommended while trekking in different regions of Nepal.

Trekking Trails to Everest via Jiri!

The trekking trails to Everest via Jiri is considered the longest and ancient route which was first discovered by two mountaineers who reach the peak of Mt. Everest for the first time. The trek actually begins from Jiri to Bhandar and then continue towards Sete, Junbesi, Nunthala, Bupsa, Chheplung, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, and finally, to Everest Base Camp.


  • Experience Sherpa’s warm hospitality
  • Trails passes through several traditional villages, strings of prayer flags
  • Beautiful view of rivers, glaciers, landscapes
  • Views of surrounding peaks such as Thamserku, Nuptse
  • Visit Sagarmatha National Park to see endangered wildlife
  • Explore Namche Bazaar and learn local Sherpa tradition, culture and rituals
  • Kalapatthar, the popular vantage points to witness the view of Himalayans
  • Witness the panoramic view of Mt. Everest from the closest point
  • Reach the base camp of the world’s highest mountain; Everest (8,848m)


Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to the Respective Hotel.

Welcome to the enchanting Himalayan land! Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, a warm reception awaits you from the Himalaya Hero Adventure team. You'll be promptly transferred to your hotel for check-in. After settling in, we'll host an informal meeting to introduce our team members and trekking guides, as well as discuss important trekking details. In the evening, prepare your taste buds for a delightful welcome dinner featuring authentic Nepali cuisine, shared in the company of our team.

Overnight stay in your comfortable hotel. Dinner included.

Day 2: Explore Kathmandu and Prepare for Trek

On the first day of your trekking adventure, we'll explore the captivating cultural and historical treasures of Kathmandu city. Our itinerary includes visits to renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath, Swayambunath (also known as the Monkey Temple), Boudhanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Swayambunath Temple, perched on a hillside, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases the living goddess of Nepal, known as "Kumari" in Nepali. We'll also explore the awe-inspiring Boudhanath Stupa, the largest Buddhist stupa in the world, and the revered Pashupatinath Temple, a significant Hindu pilgrimage site. Your knowledgeable tour guide will provide insights into these historic sites.

After returning from our city excursion, we'll conduct a meeting where your trekking guide will provide valuable information about trekking equipment, the trekking plan, and potential challenges. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. If you need to purchase trekking essentials, the bustling Thamel market is a great place to do so.

Overnight stay in your hotel. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 3: Drive to Jiri (2,050m)


Traveling Hour: 8 to 9 hours

After having early morning breakfast and hotel check-out, we will move towards our journey. Lots of beautiful villages will pop out on the way to Jiri. The path built on a hillside offers you amazing sight of landscapes, forest areas, hills, and rivers. After reaching Jiri, explore the surrounding area and interact with people!

Night stay in the tea house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 4: Trek to Shivalaya Bhandar (2,150m) from Jiri

Walking Duration: 7 to 8 hours

Following breakfast, we commence our trek to Shivalaya Bhandar, a quaint Sherpa village in the Everest region. Shivalaya Bhandar offers various accommodation options. The trail takes us through uphill terrain, beautiful forests, and traditional Sherpa villages, including Deurali, Sangbadanda, Khasrubas, and Mahabir. We'll pause for lunch and rest in Deurali before continuing to Bhandar, where the trail is paved with stones.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Shivalaya Bhandar. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 5: Trek to Sete (2,500m) from Shivalaya Bhandar

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

Following breakfast, we trek through charming villages, descending to Likhu Khola and crossing the river at 1578 meters. Our path then ascends to Lamjura Pass, guiding us along the Thado Khola trail. After crossing Thado Khola via a suspension bridge, we arrive in the beautiful village of Kenja, inhabited by various ethnic communities including Magars, Gurungs, and Newars. From Kenja, a gentle and brief walk leads us to the ancient village of Chimbu, providing captivating views of the surrounding Himalayas. Finally, we reach Sete.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Sete. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included

Day 6: Trek to Junbesi (2,650m) from Sete

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

After a hearty breakfast, we commence our trek to Junbesi. Along the way, we pass through beautiful Sherpa settlements and traditional agricultural farms, offering sweeping views of the Sherpa communities. We'll take the path leading to Lhamjura Bhanjyang, which ascends through rhododendron and pine forests. This point marks the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar and boasts stone-paved roads and colorful prayer flags. After lunch, we proceed to the historic village of Tragdabuk before descending to reach Junbesi.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Junbesi. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 7: Trek to Nunthala (2,300m) from Junbesi

Walking Duration: 7 to 8 hours

After breakfast, our trek leads us through Junbesi Khola, gradually ascending. Today, you'll enjoy your first glimpses of iconic mountains like Everest, Kangtenga, and Thamserku. The trail further guides us to Rigmo village via Rigmo Khola. We'll also visit the ancient Buddhist monastery in Traksindu, adorned with captivating paintings depicting Sherpa culture, traditions, and history. Following a rest, we continue our journey to Nunthala, where you can explore the area and interact with the locals.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Nunthala. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 8: Trek to Bupsa (2,400m) from Nunthala

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

After breakfast, we make our way to Bupsa. Today's trail is relatively easier, featuring a downhill path that leads us to the fast-flowing Dudh Koshi River. We'll cross a 109-meter-long suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, arriving in the village of Junbing, inhabited by the Ria community. This village is rich in Sherpa culture and local farms, offering you the opportunity to learn about their unique traditions. After lunch and a brief rest at Khairi Khola, we proceed to Bupsa.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Bupsa. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 9: Trek to Chheplung (2,790m) from Bupsa

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

Today's trail takes us through dense forests adorned with rhododendron and pine trees. We'll traverse uphill and downhill terrain, enjoying captivating vistas of waterfalls and snow-capped Himalayan peaks throughout the journey. Following the Khairi Khola trail, a moderate walk for approximately two hours leads us to Surke, where we'll rest and have lunch. An uphill path then guides us to Chheplung village.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Chheplung. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) from Chheplung

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

After breakfast, we follow the scenic trails of the Khumbu region. Namche Bazaar, renowned as the gateway to the Everest region, awaits us. This bustling town is an ancient trade center connecting Nepal and Tibet, offering spectacular mountain views and picturesque sunrise vistas. Along the way, we'll cross several suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River, passing through Monjo village. Here, you'll have the opportunity to visit Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your trekking guide will assist you with trekking permit procedures. As we ascend the uphill path, enjoy magnificent views of Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Lhotse, Tawache, and, of course, Everest.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Namche Bazaar. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 11: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

Adjusting to higher altitudes is crucial to reduce the risk of altitude sickness. Today, after witnessing the sunrise and enjoying breakfast, we embark on a hike to Syangboche and the Everest View Hotel to acclimatize to higher altitudes while relishing breathtaking panoramic views. We recommend staying physically active and well-hydrated throughout the day. Namche Bazaar's lively market offers opportunities to interact with the friendly local Sherpa people and experience their warm hospitality, which is renowned among Everest trekkers. You can also explore local museums, established by the community to preserve their culture and traditions, providing insight into Sherpa history and the Everest region.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Namche Bazaar. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3,800m) from Namche Bazaar

Walking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

One of the highlights of our journey is the enchanting Tengboche Monastery, framed by a backdrop of majestic mountains. Tengboche is also known for its opportunities to practice yoga and meditation in various Buddhist monasteries. Our path meanders through small Sherpa settlements, featuring both uphill and downhill terrain, leading us to Tengboche. While exploring this area, you'll be treated to stunning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and the surrounding peaks.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Tengboche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4,400m) from Tengboche

Walking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Before proceeding to Dingboche, we'll hike up to Tengboche Monastery to witness the breathtaking sunrise and mountain vistas. Dingboche, known as the gateway to Island Peak, is our destination for the day. The trekking path offers captivating mountain views, and Dingboche itself is surrounded by hills in all directions. Upon arrival, you'll notice the terraced farms dotting the landscape. The journey, spanning four to five hours, takes us through small Sherpa settlements adorned with prayer flags, and we'll cross the Imja Khola via a suspension bridge to reach Dingboche.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Dingboche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 14: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche

Today marks the second day of acclimatization, an essential step in adjusting to higher altitudes. We'll hike up to Chhukung village, a small yet beautiful settlement that offers views of Island Peak, Lobuche East, and Lobuche West Peak. You can explore the village or simply rest after returning from the short hike.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Dingboche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4,900m) from Dingboche

Walking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Today, you'll experience a slightly more challenging trek due to the higher altitude and thinner air. After breakfast, we descend to Pheriche village, then ascend over the lateral moraine of the Khumbu glacier. Along the way, you'll encounter stone memorials dedicated to Everest climbers, adorned with prayer flags. Throughout the journey, you'll be treated to views of mountains such as Mahalangur Himal, Khumbutse, Lungtren, and Pumori. Lobuche awaits with its captivating views of the surrounding peaks.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Lobuche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 16: Trek to Gorakshep (5,130m), Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,316m) and Return to Gorakshep

Walking Duration: 8 to 9 hours

Today, your dream becomes a reality as we embark on the journey to Everest Base Camp. The trail guides us through the lateral moraine of the glacier, featuring flat terrain that becomes challenging due to the high altitude and thin air. As you trek further, you'll notice the thinning of the atmosphere. En route, you'll encounter the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas. Upon reaching the top, you'll be greeted by the world's highest mountains. Enjoy the panoramic views, including Nuptse, Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, and more. Celebrate your success with the team, capturing the breathtaking Himalayan vistas. After exploring Everest Base Camp, we'll retrace our steps to Gorakshep along the same trail.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Gorakshep. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 17: Hike to Kalapatthar (5,545m) and Trek to Pheriche (4,350m)

Today, you'll witness the best sunrise view over the majestic mountains. Kalapatthar offers a 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. To avoid the windy weather often encountered during early morning hikes, we set out early. Kalapatthar derives its name from the presence of black stones. Enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas of Mt. Everest from the summit, as well as the surrounding peaks. Explore the area and capture the stunning scenery. Following this remarkable experience, we'll descend to Pheriche via Gorakshep.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Pheriche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) from Pheriche

Walking Duration: 7 to 8 hours

We follow the lower altitude trekking trail today. Retracing our steps to Namche Bazaar, we'll relish views of magnificent mountains, rivers, and landscapes. Upon reaching Namche, take the opportunity to visit ancient Buddhist monasteries and local museums, providing insights into Sherpa culture and traditions.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Namche Bazaar. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2,850m) from Namche Bazaar

Walking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

On our final day in the Everest region, we follow the familiar path, crossing the Dudh Koshi River via suspension bridges and passing through rhododendron forests. We'll reach Lukla, once again marveling at the mountain views, landscapes, and rivers along the way. Here, we bid farewell to our porters and tour guide.

Overnight stay in a tea house in Lukla. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 20: Flight to Kathmandu

In the early morning, we board a flight back to the Kathmandu valley. After a hearty breakfast, we arrive at Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla. Enjoy captivating aerial views of snow-clad Himalayas, lush landscapes, and dense forests, showcasing Nepal's diverse beauty. Upon arrival at the airport, our representative will escort you back to your hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, you can relax or explore the vibrant tourist hub of Thamel.

Overnight stay in your hotel in Kathmandu. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 21: Final Departure

According to your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport three hours before departure. Enjoy a farewell breakfast with our team. We hope to welcome you back to Nepal in the future. Have a safe journey ahead!


  • Pick up and drop Airport-Hotel-Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu -JIri _Kathmandu bus or local sharing Jeep
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System).
  • Necessary staff during the trekking period With Experience Guide and Porter.
  • 20 Kg Luggage free Per Person during the trekking (with porter or yaks).
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment for all trekking staffs.
  • All hotel accommodation with BB Plan in Kathmandu.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Our service charges.


  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Tips ,drinks and personal expenses
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Trekking and Travels insurance
  • Lunch Dinner in Kathmandu


What is the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek?
The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic trekking route in Nepal that takes you from the town of Jiri, situated at a lower altitude, to the iconic Everest Base Camp. It's a longer and more gradual approach to Everest Base Camp compared to the Lukla route.
How long does the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek take?
The trek typically takes around 22 days, including acclimatization days and travel to and from Kathmandu. However, the duration may vary depending on individual preferences and trekking speed.
What is the best time to do the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek?
The best time for the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. These months offer stable weather and clear mountain views.
What is the elevation gain during the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek?
The trek starts at around 2,050 meters in Jiri and reaches a maximum altitude of 5,545 meters at Kalapatthar. You'll gradually gain elevation as you trek through various villages and landscapes.
Is it necessary to have prior trekking experience for this trek?
While prior trekking experience is beneficial, the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is suitable for moderately experienced trekkers. It's important to have a reasonable level of fitness and acclimatization to high altitudes.
What permits are required for the trek?
You'll need two permits for this trek: the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card, the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, Gaurishankar Conservation area Permit and Trekkers card.
What kind of accommodation can I expect during the trek?
Accommodation along the Jiri to Everest Base Camp route mainly consists of tea houses or guesthouses. These offer basic facilities such as rooms with twin beds, shared bathrooms, and common dining areas. Accommodations may vary in comfort and amenities.
Is it possible to hire a guide and porter for the trek?
Yes, hiring a local guide and porter is a common practice and can enhance your trekking experience. Guides provide valuable insights into the region, while porters can carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to trek more comfortably.

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What are the highlights of the trek?
The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek offers a unique experience, including picturesque landscapes, Sherpa villages, monasteries, and breathtaking views of the Everest region's towering peaks. You'll also visit the iconic Everest Base Camp and the viewpoint at Kalapatthar.
What should I pack for the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek?
Packing essentials include warm clothing, comfortable trekking boots, a good-quality backpack, sleeping bag, water purification tablets, and personal items. It's advisable to prepare for varying weather conditions.
Are there any health concerns or altitude-related issues to be aware of?
Altitude sickness is a potential concern as you trek to higher elevations. It's crucial to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms. It's advisable to consult a healthcare professional before the trek.
What is the cost of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek?
It will cost about  $1900 to $3000. The cost can vary depending on factors like the duration of the trek, services included (guide, porter, permits, accommodations), and the trekking agency chosen.
Are there any side trips or optional extensions to consider during the trek?
Yes, there are side trips such as the Gokyo Lakes trek and the Three Passes trek that offer additional scenic experiences in the Everest region. These can be added to your itinerary if you have extra time and energy.
Is the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek safe?
Overall, the trek is considered safe. However, it's essential to trek with a reputable agency, follow safety guidelines, and be prepared for potential challenges associated with high-altitude trekking.

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