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Classical Jiri to Everest Trek

Classical Jiri to Everest Trek

Everest Region
EBC via Jiri
Classical Jiri to Everest base camp trek
EBC from Jiri

Trip Facts

Duration : 19 Days Max-Altitude : 5552 Program Type : Tea House Best Season : April- May, Jun, and Sep-Oct-Nov-Dec Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.


Start From

All price inclusive
$ 1800 $ 1400
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $1800
2 Paxes $1600
2-4 Paxes $1550
4-6 Paxes $1500
6-10 Paxes $1450
10-15 Paxes $1400
15+Paxes $1400

Number of Travellers


Jiri to Everest Classical route Trek

Classical Jiri to Everest Trek follows in the footsteps of the early Everest expeditions before the Lukla Airport was built. Starting from Jiri, a beautiful town situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, the trek takes you through traditional Sherpa villages, stunning forests, and high mountain passes before reaching Everest Base Camp.

Visiting Everest base camp via classic trail is indeed a dream come true for many trekkers because of the early expeditions Hillary and Tenzin Norge used the trekking Path. Nepal is a magical land that attracts thousands of travelers from around the world. Taking you deep into the beautiful Sherpa villages and remote valleys of Everest Base Camp Trek, our Classic Everest Base Camp Trek is a 22-day adventure trails trip.

The Classical Jiri to Everest base camp trek is one of the best journeys in this region. It’s one of those travel stories you may want to pass down to future generations. Classic Everest Base Camp Trek offers a perfect blend of adventure, culture, nature, and wildlife.

There is no doubt that the trail that encompasses the perimeter of Sagarmatha National Park is a true delight. The Everest region stands out for its diverse topography, remote wilderness, unique culture, rustic lifestyle, and stunning mountains. There are many mountain giants to be seen on your way to the foothills of the world’s highest mountain, including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Ama Dablam.

The Classic Everest Trek takes you through several villages including Bhandar, Sete, Junbesi, Nuntala, Khari Khola, and Puiyan. Having passed the village of Puiyan, you will finally be able to connect with the standard Everest Base Camp Trek route at Phakding. Additionally, you will walk to Namche Bazar, which is the heart of Khumbu.

Namche Bazaar is one of the busiest Sherpa towns on the route to Everest Base Camp. The area is surrounded by teahouses, local markets, trekking shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes. Before trekking to the higher elevation, you will have a leisurely day to acclimatize at Namche Bazaar. During your acclimatization day, you will hike to the Everest View Hotel, the world’s highest luxury hotel.

Afterward, you will pass through the famous Imja river and climb to the village of Tengboche. You will have the opportunity to visit one of the region’s oldest monasteries.

To reach Everest Base Camp via the classic route, you must walk past several high settlements, including Dingboche and Lobuche. It is undoubtedly a long and rough climb to the base camp. On a clear day, you can see Everest and its surrounding peaks.

The view from the summit of Kala Patthar is simply breathtaking. Located at 5,545 meters, this popular viewpoint offers a beautiful view of the sunrise and the Himalayas. We descend back to Namche and catch a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu at the end of our Classic Everest Base Camp Trek.

Classic Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Celebrate reaching the base of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
  • Located at 5,545 meters above sea level, Kala Patthar provides a spectacular view of Everest.
  • Experience the spiritual aspect of Khumbu by visiting the centuries-old monastery of Tengboche.
  • Experience the world’s highest luxury hotel, the Everest View Hotel.
  • Discover the beautiful Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar.
  • Take part in the natural, cultural, and spiritual elements of the Khumbu region.
  • Enjoy a breathtaking view of some of the world’s highest mountains, including Mount Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Lhotse.

The Classical Jiri to Everest Trek is a moderate to difficult trek and requires a good level of fitness. The trek involves long days of walking and steep ascents and descents. It is important to acclimatize properly and allow your body to adjust to the high altitude. Trekking experience is not essential, but it is recommended that you have some previous hiking experience.

Overall, the Classical Jiri to Everest Trek is a spectacular trek that offers breathtaking mountain views, unique cultural experiences, and a challenging and rewarding adventure. It is a great option for those looking to experience the traditional trekking route to Everest Base Camp.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri (1,905m)
  • Day 2: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar (2,200m)
  • Day 3: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2,575m)
  • Day 4: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2,680m)
  • Day 5: Acclimatization day at Junbesi
  • Day 6: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2,440m)
  • Day 7: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2,360m)
  • Day 8: Trek from Bupsa to Chaurikharka (2,710m)
  • Day 9: Trek from Chaurikharka to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
  • Day 10: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m)
  • Day 12: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)
  • Day 13: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
  • Day 14: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)
  • Day 15: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,164m) and hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)
  • Day 16: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m) and trek back to Pheriche (4,240m)
  • Day 17: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla
  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu to Jiri by Bus
  • Domestic flight tickets back from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and other European foods are available three times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Accommodation in tea houses according to the itinerary
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus-25 degrees
  • Everest National Park Entrance Trekking Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Experienced English-speaking, Government licensed holder trekking guide
  • Experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation are covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and coffee table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


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