About Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Gateway to the base of world’s highest peak – Mt. Everest, a classic trek offers a different taste in Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking that is through the overland trail. The place named as Jiri (1955m/ 6415 ft) is the starting point of trekking to Everest Base Camp but nowadays the route leads to the different places from Jiri (up to Bhandara) to Everest Base Camp. 

Jiri – A Charming Village.

Jiri is a beautiful small place that is shaped up with the villages having different culture and tradition. This stunning village (Jiri) is located at Dolakha District, eastern side of Kathmandu Valley. Around 8 hours drive from Kathmandu valley reach to Jiri. 
….a blend up trekking trail in the Himalayan range of Nepal with the historical importance of famous mountaineers of the world.

Why Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri?

The interesting and exciting trekking route (Jiri) for exploring the Everest Region offers with the wide range of bio-diversity, flora and fauna, endangered species of plants and animals and different culture and tradition of the people. Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek regard as one of the well - known classic hill trek in Nepal. Passing through the set of land, alpine forest, hills, and hillocks the trail to the Everest Base Camp helps to capture the remarkable moments in a lifetime. 

Jiri trekking route has got the historical value as the famous mountaineers like Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa able to summit the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8848 meters) passing through this classic trek route of Jiri to Everest Base Camp. Lukla Airport was not operated or established so they take the route of Jiri but later with the great role of Edmund Hillary and his team, it was able to establish and run Lukla Airport. 

Classic Trek to Everest Base Camp spotting beautiful villages

This classic trek to the base of Mt. Everest passes through many stunning places and villages. The step forwarding towards the base of Mt. Everest from Jiri takes to Bhandara (2190m/ 7186 ft) -crossing the bustling riverside market/ bazaar of Shivalaya (1770m/ 5807 ft).  The charming villages like Sete (2210m/ 7251ft), Junibesi (2700 m/ 8858 ft), Lamjura, Nunthala (2330m/ 7644 ft), Bupsa (2360m / 7743 ft), Surkhe (2290m / 7513 ft) holds wonderful natural aspects within them which will be making the trek more interesting. Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Chukkung Valley, Lobuche, Lukla are the stunning places that are perfectly delivering with the picturesque view of the great snow-capped mountains and traditional lifestyle, culture, and tradition of Sherpa people.

Best Season for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking 

The perfect seasons throughout the year to participate in Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) and nevertheless January, February and December are also the best time to explore Everest region. 

Duration of Everest Base Camp Trekking via Jiri

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is the complete package of excitement and thrilling moments which can be done in 23 days and also according to interest and time frame the trek can be customized. Though this classic trek requires more days, but participating in this trekking trail it will be more interesting and remarkable and also it is worthy to trek in the trail holding historical values. 

The team of Massif Holidays manages all the required night stay places and acclimatization places and present this wonderful trekking packages in front of travel lovers. This will be exciting, thrilling and long trekking to Everest Base Camp via Jiri. Those who are willing to spend their leisure time in the peripheral of the Khumbu region, the expert team of Massif Holidays help to make the trip outstanding and unforgettable. 


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 23 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 1910
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guest House Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Group Sizes Group Size 01-15
  • Max Elevation: 5550m/ 18209ft


  • The Classical Trek of Khumbu Region.
  • Fully supported guesthouse trek.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu –Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 
  • Cost includes all required permits, guide, and porter.
  • Three-night accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist category hotel.
  • Scenic mountain flight of Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • Mesmerizing view of majestic mountains
  • Remarkable scenic view of natural gems such as rivers, hills, gorges, glaciers, mountains etc.
  • The chance to get an encounter with the endangered species of plants and animals.
  • Exploration of culture and tradition of Sherpa’s and Tibetian’s.
  • 21 Breakfast, 19 Lunch and 20 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Jiri (1955 m/ 6415 ft). About 8 hours drive. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 04: Trek to Bhandara (2190 m/ 7186 ft). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House. 
  • Day 05: Trek to Sete (2210 m/ 7251 ft). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 06: Trek to Junibesi (2700 m/ 8858 ft) via Lamjura. About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House. 
  • Day 07: Trek to Nunthala (2330 m/ 7644 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 08: Trek to Bupsa (2360 m / 7743 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House. 
  • Day 09: Trek to Surkhe (2290 m / 7513 ft). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 10: Trek to Phakding (2,610 m/8563 ft). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 12: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Guest House.
  • Day 13: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 14: Trek to Dingboche (4410 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 15: Day trip to Chhukung valley (4730 meters) and trek back to Dingboche. About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 16: Trek to Lobuche (4910 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 17: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364 meters) via Gorakshep(5140 m). About 8 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 18: Early morning hike up to Kalapatthar (5550 meters) then trek down to Pangboche (3930 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 19: Trek to Khumjung valley (3780 meters) About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 20: Trek to Monjo (2835 meters) About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 21: Trek to Lukla (2840 meters) About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 22: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 23: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport/ Hotel pickup & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Basic tea house accommodation during Everest Base Camp Trek.
    • Guided valley tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle. (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide)
    • Professional license holder English speaking Trekking Guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • All meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
    • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
    • Duffle bag and hiking T-shirt by Massif Holidays. (after trekking, Token  of Love by the team of Massif Holidays)
    • Airfare from Lukla – Kathmandu, and Kathmandu - Jiri via road transport, including fare of private transport (in Kathmandu).
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • Including all government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu valley.
    • Any kinds of beverages & bar bills (coffee, beer, soft drinks, etc.) and along with dry foods.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tours.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, which can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Personal trekking Types of equipment.
    • International airfare
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Scenic Flight (from KTM - Lukla - KTM).
    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner throughout the trekking package.
    • Additional sightseeing in the historical and cultural sites. 
    • Group joining trek or personal group trek.
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trek.
    • Expand or different itinerary of trekking packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels in Kathmandu).
    • Family Trek.
    • Pony Trek.


    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the trek cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added to the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your travel package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Natural calamities
  • Weather condition, etc. that isbeyond our control can hamper your planned trip. During these kinds of issues, we will be getting through the possible solution that can help you to get back in your trip but we are not responsible for any delay and changes.

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before the start of the trek.