Itinerary Details
Day 01:
Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude: 1,300m/4,264 ft

On your date of arrival, Imperial Nepal Treks will be there to welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. We will pick you and shift you in a tourist standard hotel as per booking for an overnight accommodation

Day 02:
Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation.
 K2 Treks organizes a full day city tour around Kathmandu Valley. The aim behind is to let you have the know-how of the Kathmandu city, the city of monuments, temples and monasteries such as Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Changu Narayan, Budhhanilkantha and many others. We will provide you leisure time for rest and preparation for final departure that is scheduled for the next day.

On this day, we offer you a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant where you will taste different varieties of Nepali food. Your overnight accommodation remains unchanged.

Day 03:
Scenic Drive to Jiri
Altitude: 1905m/6250ft.
Time Travel: 6 to 7 hrs in Bus

Unlike flight to Lukla, we rake in a bus to Jiri early morning through Araniko Highway. Kathmandu to Jiri drive takes 6 to 7 hours. This drive for Everest Jiri Trekking is aspiring as you will be enjoying the nature all around you with green terraced farm, waterfalls, the Himalayas and the rivers. You will pass by the Bhote Koshi River that is famous worldwide for rafting and bungee jumping. Jiri Trekking with rafting and bungee jumping could be a great beginning for venturesome Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek.

The drive is a pleasing one as we cross the typical Newari villages of Dhulikhel and Banepa. Once we move further from here, we get so wonderful views of Himalayas in the east like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Dorje Lakpa. We reach Dolalghat where we see big blue sparkling river and head north following the Sunkoshi River. After a while, we reach Jiri and stay overnight here. Your accommodation would be in a hotel/lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 04:
Jiri to Deurali Trek
Altitude: 2250m/7381ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

Because of the landscape in Jiri, it resembles to be like Switzerland, and due to this, it is well known as Switzerland of Nepal. From Jiri we move towards Deurali where we would be staying for night. Jiri comprises of abundant natural beauties and we pass many villages as well as viewpoints like Mali, Shivalaya, Bhandar and finally at Deurali. We stay overnight at Deurali, your accommodation would be in a hotel/lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 05:
Deurali to Sete Trek
Altitude: 2575m/8448ft.
Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk

To reach Sete from Deurali, we step with many ups and downs along the deep forests, streams and various tiny settlements like Branda and Dokharpa. Continuing our journey to Sete, we cross Likhu River and a there. Rambling ahead, we climb the ridge for Kenja and ascend towards Chimbu. From Chimbu, we descend and walk forward, there comes a beautiful Sethe village where we would spend the night in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 06:
Sete to Junbeshi Trek
Altitude: 2680m/8448ft
Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk

The trail to Junbesi might be somewhat tough as we need cross the Lanjura La Pass at an elevation od 3530m. To reach here, we first come across places like Dakachu and Goyam where you will be noticing Mani walls around. A little further from here, our trail ascends towards Lamjura Danda along the Rhododendron, Fir Pine, Magnolia, Maple and Birch forest, the pathway is straight upwards. As we cross Lamjura, we reach Taktor and we follow the Taktor River. After walking for a while from here, we arrive at Junbesi, the Sherpa Village. We would spend the night in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Junbesi

Day 07:
Junbeshi to Nunthala Trek
Altitude: 2220m/7283 ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

Ascending from Junbeshi, we cross Junbeshi Khola from where we descend towards Phurteng. Phurteng will let you detain the views of Everest, Thamserku and Mera peaks. From Phurteng, we climb up the trail to Salung where the Hydro Power Prayer Heels exists. Further, we reach Ringmu after crossing Gongbo Khola. Ringmu appears to be a dazzling village as it consists of Monasteries, Chorten, Information Boards and Cheese Factory. In order to pass Ringmu, we also need to come over Taksindu La at 3670m height. Downing towards Nunthala, we go down the trail along conifer and rhododendron forests, terraced fields and finally reach at Nunthala where we would stay overnight in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Nunthala.

Day 08:
Nunthala to Bupsa Trek
Altitude: 2360m/7742ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

From Nunthala, we head towards Bupsa following the ascending trails mostly. While walking, we cross a suspension bridge near Jubhing following the Jiri Everest Trail. We cross Khari Khola near Bupsa, heart touching view of Mount Khumbila can be seen from here. A little ahead, we enter Bupsa. We would stay overnight in a hotel/lodge; meals will be provided on full board basis at Nunthala.

Day 09:
Bupsa to Puiyan Trek
Altitude: 2796m/9173 ft.
Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk

Up along the trail from Bupsa, we cross a Kanre River. Further ahead comes a slippery trail, we pass by and again we cross a wooden bridge over Piya River. Ascending forward, we arrive at Paiya, the small settlement with various offices, schools and information board. We stay overnight in a hotel/lodge of Paiya where meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 10:
Paiya to Phakding Trek
Altitude: 2610m/8562 ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

From Paiya, we climb upwards and cross Chutok La (2945m). Further from here, we reach Surkhe, a valley situated on a tributary of the Dudh Koshi. We walk steadily from here and cross a bridge over Kamswaya River. Along the way we find, monasteries and chorten and finally arrive at Phakding where a 500 year old monastery exist. We take in the first view of Konge Ri peak and stay overnight in a hotel/lodge of Phakding where meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 11:
Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft.
. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

From Phakding, we walk towards Namche Bazaar, our second destination of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Passing by Rimshung Monastery and Uchhecholing Monastery, we climb up along the trail and visit Sagarmatha National Park. You can have the internet access here. Moving forward, we cross Larbha Dobhan and taking further step ahead, we will witness the first view of Mount Everest. Climbing up the path, we are finally at Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar is the main gateway to Everest, you will find colorful Khumbu villages, Banks, Money Exchanger, Internet café and overall all the facilities you can find in the city. On Saturday, a special market appears here, people come here to sell their products and buy things necessary for them.  Our accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

Day 12:
Rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

This day is the rest day as we need enough time for acclimatization; however, if you are willing to hike for sometime then we take you to famous Everest View Hotel that takes around 3 hours to catch glimpses of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and others. On our way back, we’ll visit Hilary and Sherpa museum, also the Khumjung valley. You will get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

Day 13:
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Trek
Altitude: 3,870m/12,694ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

Heading towards Tengboche from Namche, the first view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche, Kangtega and Thamserku is witnessed.  Moving forward, we pass by an Army Barrack at Phunke Tenga and arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for the Buddhist Monastery, we visit and explore the monastery. Our accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

Day 14:
Tengboche to Dingboche Trek
Altitude: 4,360 m/14,300 ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

Ascending along the stone steps, we see the National Park Head Office as we pass by Deboche. Following up the path, we reach Pangboche where a religious place called Pangboche Gompa exists. Walking over some flat trails, surpassing tea shops, we arrive at Dingboche. Here, you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

Day 15:
Acclimatization in Dingboche

This day is the rest day for acclimatization and the last leg of the journey as well. You can take full rest or if interested explore the areas over there. A trek to Chhukung that takes around 3 to 4 hours can be taken. Walking towards east, within Imja Tsha valley, the path leads to Chukkung. You might experience thin air here as the altitude gains. At Chhukung, there are few teahouses and you can have superb view of the snow capped peaks and glaciers. Enjoying the sceneries all around, we stroll back to Dingboche for an overnight stay in the same tea house/lodge.

Day 16:
Dingboche to Lobuche Trek

Beginning from Dingboche, we head towards Lobuche walking over the mani stones. Taking gradual steps, we will follow the trail of Three High Passes Trek. The trek is quite strenuous as we need to cross Kongma La Pass that resides at an altitude of 5535m. Moving forward, passing by the High camp, we reach Lobuche. At Lobuche, we stay for overnight in a teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

Day 17:
Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp Trek and back to Gorakshep
Altitude: 5170 m/16,961 ft and 5364 m/17,594 ft.
Time Travel: 8 to 9 hrs walk

Climbing high, we follow Everest Base Camp Trek trail, and come across Pyramid, Lobuche pass at 5110m, and Gorakshe Tsho Lake at Gorakshep. We have lunch at Gorakshep and stepping up, passing by Camp and Pumori B.C., we reach Everest Base Camp (5364). We come back to Gorakshep for an overnight stay in a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

Day 18:
Explore Kala Pattar; trek down from Gorakshep via Lobuche to Pheriche
Altitude: 4280 m/14,070 ft.
Time Travel: 8 to 9 hrs walk

In order to snap in the breathtaking morning view, the sunrays over the snow capped Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nupse and others, we walk towards Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5550m. From Kala Patthar, we descend towards Dingboche via Lobuche and finally stay at Pheriche you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.

Day 19:
Pheriche to Tengboche Trek
Altitude: 3860m/12664 ft.
Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk

From Pheriche, we retrace our route back to Tengboche via Pangboche. We stay overnight at Guesthouse

Day 20:
Tengboche to Namche Trek
Altitude: 3440m/11286 ft.
Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk

We descend over the steep path and cross the Dudh Koshi River at Phunke Tenga. At Phunke Tenga, there is an Army Barrack and water driven prayer wheels. We then move towards Namche via Khyangjuma. We stay overnight in a teahouse or lodge where meals will be provided on full board basis.

Day 21:
Namche to Lukla Trek
Altitude: 2840m/9317 ft.
Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk

Walking down from here, we pass the Everest view point and Larja Dobhan. Following back the same trail towards Lukla via Phakding and the same glorious views as well the Sherpa valleys around, we step in Lukla. Coming nearer to the point of beginning of this wonderful journey, we enjoy the last memories of our trek with verdant greeneries all around. We will stroll around the Lukla and also reconfirm the flight ticket on this day. Rejoicing the very last moments of our Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo, we celebrate and have dinner with the crew members. We stay in a hotel at night where you will get meals on full board basis.

Day 22:
Fly Back to Kathmandu.
Altitude: 1,300m/4,264 ft.
Time Travel: 30 to 40 minutes flight

We will take in Lukla to Kathmandu flight that is around 30 to 40 minutes. You will meet the team of Imperial Nepal who will drop you at the Hotel you stayed before (unless changed). As this is the last day, we enjoy the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with live music and rejoice the moments.

Day 23:
Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination

 

Include Exclude

What Is Included

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Three nights 4-star hotel in Kathmandu ( Hotel Shanker or similar standard) with breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Kathmandu to Bhandar transport in private vehicle
  • Lukla-Kathmandu flight and airport departure tax
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Himalayan Glacier Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

What Is Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
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