Classic trails always famous for classical ventures. Come and explore the magnificent aura of the majestic Himalayas and wonderful nature around.
Everest trekking Via Jiri is a 20-day trek around the Everest Region. While on this trek you can explore the lifestyle of local people and rare vegetation only available in the Everest region. This trek basically takes us from the foothill to distance up into the heart of Himalaya. While trekking through Everest base camp trail, you will be able to furnish a novel window into the society. And the lives of the fanciful Nepali and Sherpa individuals, who are inseparable from the extraordinary stories of the Himalaya. The rich scenes here will additionally furnish a dazing prequel and counterpoint to the destruction of the upper mountain valleys.
The trek starts in Jiri, climbing steeply through woodlands, profound pigs out with extensions and numerous villages until arriving at Lukla, where the angle of the way comes to be less steep, nonetheless, still with loads of ups and downs until arriving at Namche Bazaar.
Everest Base Camp Trek through Jiri is an alleviation for any of us who wish to keep away from the busy trails. Yet at the same time want to explore the rich Sherpa culture, Nepalese mountain scene. More than that wants to achieve the base camp of the most astounding and highest mountain on earth with quiet and wonderful trekking.
NOTE:It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior from the actual day from trekking.
If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Similarly, if you can manage a day or two after trekking. In case of any flight delay from Lukla to Kathmandu due to different circumstances, you will have a lower chance of missing your international flights. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri
- Crossing Lamjuraa pass
- Quiet and wonderful Trekking with not much of crowd like other Everest trekking
- Experience the Sherpa Cultural in Junbesi and the Monasteries around the Everest region.
- Explore Sherpa museum in Namche Bazar
- Panoramic view from Syanbuche.
- Experience Sherpa culture in Khumjung village
- Ascent Gokyo Ri and Grand view of Everest, Choyu, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam.
- Day 1:Welcome to Kathmandu – 1,400m:
- Day 2:Kathmandu to Jiri:
- Day 3:Jiri to Deurali:
- Day 4:Deurali to Sete:
- Day 5:Sete to Junubesi:
- Day 6:Acclimatization Day at Junbesi:
- Day 7:Junbesi to Nuntala:
- Day 8:Nuntala to Khari khola Or Bupsa:
- Day 9:Khari Khola to Puiyan 0r Surke:
- Day 10:Puiyan or Surke to Phakding:
- Day 11:Phaking to Namche:
- Day 12:Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar:
- Day 13:Namche to Tengboche:
- Day 14:Tengboche to Dingboche:
- Day 15:Dingdoche to Lobuche:
- Day 16:Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5180m) Everest Base camp:
- Day 17:Goraksep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche:
- Day 18:Pheriche to Phorche:
- Day 19:Phorse to Khumjung:
- Day 20:khumjung to Lukla:
- Day 21:Lukla to Kathmandu:
- All ground transport in a private vehicle including airport transfers
- 3 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
- Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek.
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
- One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
- Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.
- Accident insurance for all staff
- First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
- Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Personal Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
- US $ 20 Local Government Tax
- Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment
- WiFi internet and phone call unless its free.
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
BeaumontBluUnited Kingdom Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Trekked to EBC. One of the hardest things I have ever done but also one of the most memorable. From start to finish the trip was amazing and well organised. Our guide was Narayan and I don't think we could have been given a better guide. He is knowledgeable and attentive. He cared about our wellbeing and regularly checked in ...read more
Mike TIndonesia Published: Thursday, February 28, 2019
My whole experience was something I could never forget, it may sound cliche but it is true. From landing and being greeted by the an awesome host to walking amongst some of the most stunning and mesmerizing mountains. Himalayan scenery made the whole experience one to remember and look forward to making more with them definitely in the near future. ...read more
607IreneUnited Kingdom Published: Sunday, February 10, 2019
This small dedicated company in Kathmandu are focused on communication, keeping you safe and on helping you to achieve your goals!I had an incredible trek to Mount Everest Base Camp with Gopi as my guide and I could not have asked for more. He was attentive, observant and motivated. We made an outstanding team and I’m very grateful.On arrival to ...read more
Jye BUnited States Published: Friday, September 14, 2018
I was in a group of 4 trekking to EBC. Our guide Namaraj was excellent. He was professional when he needed to be and fun the rest of the time. Namaraj and the whole team at the company really stepped up when my friend and I got severe AMS. They organised rescue from the mountain and looked after us until ...read more
tollmarkNetherlands Published: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Everest Base Camp trek with Nam & Harry, the best guide and porter in Nepal!An absolutely amazing experience made even better by our guide and porter Nam & Harry. The trek itself was incredible with amazing scenery and experiences. Accommodation was all arranged through the company which was perfect. Nam was very knowledgable, attentive and communicative throughout the trek, he ...read more
AandD07New Zealand Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
My friend and I booked prior to the earthquakes, and had booked for November 2015, so we were a bit apprehensive as to whether we should still travel to Nepal.But we were very happy with our experience and Himalayan Scenery always looked out for interests, our guide and porter was excellent, and overall the trip was excellent.read more
NicolaThomCanada Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Time here is winding down and snow. I have to sum of the experience- so much to say about the wonderful experience! From the moment I arrived at the Kathmandu bus station, Dusty and tired from India, Himalayan Scenery Treks has been a reliable $ comforting resource in Nepal. No job too big or too small, you guys do amazing ...read more
In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.
Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.
Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla:
Tenzing Hillary Airport also known as Lukla Airport, is the small but busiest airport situated on a wonderful valley fenced by high mountains. This airport has been carved into a mountain ridge and sites by a perilous three-kilometers drop. Because of the high location, the weather around here erratic and is likely to be changed in every few hours resulting in flight delays and cancelation.
Twin Otter and Dornier planes are the only the modes of transportation to and from Lukla Airstrip. However, because of the unpredictable weather of the high mountain reason, there is always the risk of flight cancellation or delays. In some cases, the flights are delayed or canceled for 2 or more days. Due to the long delays in the flight schedule, it may hinder your trip. However, we Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, help you to Charter helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, in case of flight cancelation or delays due to harsh and unpredictable mountain weather condition. We will provide you the best service to make sure that you are on schedule for your trip and international flight connection.
To charter a helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, you will be charged approximately 2500 USD to 3,000 USD per Helicopter. The helicopter conveys 4 to 5 passengers at a time, so the aggregate chartered fee can be shared amongst the passengers (USD 500 to USD 3000 is applicable per person). The cost of this service is payable directly to our office, and later this can be submitted to the travel insurance company for reimbursement. Our company will provide you with all the required documentation for the claim.
Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Trek via Giri:
Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door. So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.
On the trip to the Everest Base Camp, we provide you the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During the trip, we provide you with basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. The lodges on the trail to EBC is always crowded and in some cases, you may have to share a room with other trekkers or may have to sleep in the dining room. We put our every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places).
In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan to the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.
Food and Beverages:
All the food and Beverages included on the package to Everest Base Camp are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu after the successful trekking journey, we will provide farewell dinner consisting of authentic Nepalese cuisines.
We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. We likewise provide the flight to and from Lukla Airstrip for the Everest Base Camp trip via Giri.
Luggage and Backpack:
The main luggage of your will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.
Guide and Porters on Trek:
We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek. Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.
Personnel Expenses largely influenced upon your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Everest Base Camp Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provide to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10%of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.
Rescue and Evacuation:
Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.
Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:
The Everest Base camp Trek via Giri is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.
Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the trip. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer or online. Please visit here for payment details.
If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellation of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearranging the schedule.
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- Destination Nepal
- Trip Difficulty Strenuous
- Trip Style Trekking
- Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
- Group Size 02 - 12
- Max Altitude 5545 Meter
- Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
- Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Fruit