Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route follows in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first people to summit Mount Everest. This trek takes you through the serene and lush landscape in the lower altitudes to the glacial moraine and snow covered landscape in the higher altitudes. Furthermore, this area boasts culturally rich settlements and ancient heritage such as monasteries and gompas.

En route to the ultimate destination of Everest Base Camp you will encounter mighty rivers, enchanting prayer wheels, and Mani walls. As an added adventure, you will cross hair-raising suspension bridges festooned with prayer flags along the way. The lush forests adorned with beautiful flowers, diverse flora and fauna, warm welcoming local Sherpa community, caravans of fellow trekkers, and animals such as Yaks makes the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek an amazing experience for any trekker. Stunning views of the imposing Himalayas are around every turn of this trek.

Jirit to Everest Base Camp Trekking Details

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route is one of the two major trekking trails to Mount Everest, other being the classical route starting from Lukla. In this trek, we shall start our journey from Jiri, a beautiful hill town in eastern Nepal. As we begin, the trek meanders through the lush green landscape. Become part of the Hindu and Buddist communities as you travel through villages such as Shivalaya, Bahandar, Set, Junbeshi, Nantahala, Bupsa, and Ghat.

Gradually make your way into the Dudh Koshi valley. The trek continues across terraced farmlands, green hills, suspension bridges with deep canyons, and lush forests. These diverse forests boast the beautiful rhododendron tree which blooms each spring. After trekking on both steep and gentle terrain, you arrive at the town of Lukla and its famous airstrip.

Next, we follow the Dudh Koshi River upstream and traverse the valley dominated by the Sherpa community through villages of Chheplung, Nurning, Benkar, Monjo (the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park). The vegetation and scenery begins to change as you reach Namche Bazaar, the unofficial Sherpa capital of Khumbu region. Furthermore, we shall also have several views of majestic Himalayas watching over us along the trail.

Beyond Namche, after a day of acclimatization, we will gradually enter the alpine ecosystem. In the alpine we will enjoy a visit to Tengboche, Dingboche and other settlements that host ancient and culturally rich monasteries. Along the way you will be rewarded with the spectacular view of Ama Dablam and Lhotse from Tengboche. Next, we shall continue to Pheriche and Kala Patthar (at 5545m it is the highest elevation of our trek). Lastly, we will stop at Gorakshep for the spectacular view of Everest.

After Goraksep we will retrace our steps back down the trail and reach Lukla for our flight to Kathmandu. This is where our trek shall come to end. In Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking you will experience an unbeatable combination of natural beauty, cultural splendor and panoramic view of mountains such as Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Kwangde, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamsherku, Mt. Everest and many others.

The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route is a moderate to strenuous trekking trail through a variety of landscapes and cultures. January to May as well as September to December are the preferred seasons to trek. With different ethnic cuisines, warm hosts, and professional and quality service from Nepal Trekking Planner this is the trek of a lifetime. Nepal Trekking Planner carefully plans each itinerary with focus of your safety, acclimatization and comfort. This trek will leave you with the best of memories. Be a part of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking and experience the magic of Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft)-Hotel (D)

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trekking prepare day -Hotel (B/B)

Day 03: Drive to Jiri (1950 m/6398ft) about 8 hrs. Drive -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 04: Trek to Deurali (2750 m) about 7 hrs. Walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 05: Trek to Sete (2650 m/9023ft) about 7 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 06: Trek to Junbesi (2675 m/8777ft) about 6 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 07: Trek to Nuntala (2440 m/8005ft) about 6 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 08: Trek to Bupsa (2360 m/7743ft) 5/6 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 09: Trek to Surke (2290m/7513ft) 5/6 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 10: Trek to Phakding (2,780 m /9121ft) 4/5 hrs walk -Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11287ft) 5-6 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 12: Rest day at Namche Bazaar-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 13: Trek to Tengboche (3850m/12632ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 14: Trek to Dingboche (4350m/14272ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 15: Rest day Dingboche-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 16: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 17: Trek to Gorakshep (5180m/16995ft) 3-4 hrs walk and Everest Base Camp (5364m/17600ft) 2-3 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 18: Trek to Kala patthar (5545m/18193ft) 2-3 hrs walk and to Pheriche (4280m/14042ft) 5-6 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 19: Trek to Namche bazaar (3440m/11287ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 20: Trek to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 5-6 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)

Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft)-Hotel (B/B)

Day 22: Final departure (B)

B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m)

Up on arrival you will be picked up at the international airport in Kathmandu and transferred to a hotel by our airport representative. After refreshments your will have enough time to explore the town. Later this evening you will be picked up from your hotel for a cultural dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trekking prepare day

Today you have a full day guided sightseeing tour of the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu. You will see Durbar Square, then visit “Swyambhunath” a holy sight of Hinduism and Buddhism also known as “the monkey temple.” A large number of holy monkeys are living in the north-west part of the temple. Next, you will be taken to “Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. You will then be driven to “Boddhanath Stupa” one of the biggest and oldest stupas in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide at your hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding the trek as well as provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions about upcoming trip. Second overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive to Jiri (1950 m) about 8 hrs. Drive

The drive starts after breakfast. According to arranged time you will meet with your guide at your hotel and transfer to a public bus station for a scenic countryside drive to Jiri. We often drive along the Kosi River and enjoy the panoramic view of the high mountains. The bus will stop on the way for lunch. Dinner and stay overnight in Jiri.

Day 04: Trek to Deurali (2750 m) about 7 hrs. Walk

Breakfast in the hotel. The adventure start gradually uphill for about 1 and half hours then descends  through forest crossing a few streams. You pass a few villages and reach Shivalaya where we stop for the lunch. After lunch, ascend trail through several villages to Deurali. Check in at the hotel and explore the town and cheese factory. Dinner and stay overnight in Deurali.

Day 05: Trek to Sete (2650 m) about 7 hrs walk

Breakfast at the hotel. Then start walking down hill through forest crossing a few streams to reach at Kinja for lunch. We will enjoy a nice view of the high green mountains with a deep valley. After lunch ascend trail with a nice view of the mountains and finally reach in Sete. Dinner and stay overnight in Sete.

Day 06: Trek to Junbesi (2675 m) about 6 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel. Start walking uphill to Lamjura La (3530 m) through the forest of pine and rhododendrons. Lamjura La is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar, offers fantastic view of the surrounding green mountains. Descend down the pass to Junbesi. Check in at the hotel. Later in the afternoon explore the village. Dinner and stay overnight in Junbesi.

Day 07: Trek to Nuntala (2440 m) about 6 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel. Cross the stream beyond Junbesi climb uphill through the forest with a nice view of the green mountains. After about 1 and half hour walk you will see the amazing view of the Himalaya mountains include Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and many more other peaks. This is the first view of Mt Everest on the trek. Continue the trail across the Ringmo Khola, ascend to Ringmo cross the Trakshindo La and descend through village, terraced field and forest. Finally reach Nuntala Village. Dinner and stay overnight in Nuntala.

Day 08: Trek to Bupsa (2360 M) 5/6 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel. Descend down the trail to the Dudh Koshi River. We follow the Dudh Koshi River as we head upward to Khumbu. Cross the bridge, climb to Jubing and continue straight to Churkha. Climb the trail eastward to reach Kharikhola and descend to cross a suspension bridge. Another steep climb finally takes us to Bupsa. Overnight at Bupsa.

Day 09: Trek to Surke (2290m) 5/6 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel. The trail from Bupsa rises through a forested stretch passing Kharte. From Kharte, an uphill climb takes us to Khari La pass. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Khari La pass of Gyachung Kang and Khumbila mountains among others. Descend to Puiyan and hike through the ups and downs of the trail to Surke.

Day 10: Trek to Phakding (2,780 m) 4/5 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel; From Surke, the trail climbs toward Chaurikharka. Initially, the trek moves up to Chhiplung. Then the trail moves down to Phakding. Overnight stay at Phakding.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) 5-6 hrs walk

Breakfast in the hotel/lodge; Today after breakfast, we continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, crossing this majestic river numerous times on exciting suspension bridges decorated with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, from Larja Dobhan the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region. Stay overnight at a tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Day 12: Rest day at Namche Bazaar

Today is a rest and acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. Namche is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Go for an early hike above town, before the clouds move in, the reward is a spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, the beautiful Ama Dablam and many more. On the way down, we can visit the Sherpa Museum that houses an exhibit on traditional Sherpa lifestyle and a fabulous photography display by a local Nepalese naturalist. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day 13: Trek to Tengboche (3850m) 4-5 hrs walk

The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of the mountains. We spend the night next to the Tengboche monastery, the spiritual center of the Khumbu region. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. With luck, our group will see the Lama perform a ceremony and hear the mystical chanting and music. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day 14: Trek to Dingboche (4350m) 4-5 hrs walk

Today we depart Tengboche. The trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exciting suspension bridge across the Imia Khola through a rhododendron forest. The trail then climbs to Pangboche among thousands of mani stones. Our uphill trek continues, taking us to the quaint traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche with its exciting views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. Stay overnight at a tea house.

Day 15: Rest day Dingboche

Today we take another rest and acclimatization day. There is the option of taking a light hike up the valley for a wide variety of photos of the valley and mountains of the Khumbu region.

Day 16: Trek to Lobuche (4910m) 4-5 hrs walk

From Dingboche the trail diverts towards north, the path gradually moves upwards for about 40 -50 minutes as you come to a mani-prayer Stupa, from here the trail is gentle, with nice views of Pheriche village. Today’s walk offers beautiful a view of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam. To the north you will see Pokalde and many more mountains. Thugla is the only place with teahouses before Lobuche. From Thugla, an hour of steep upward walking brings you to the top, where you can view Mt.Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. The spot here is a good place for a few minutes rest after the strenuous climb. Close to this spot you can also see a number of memorials dedicated to the unfortunate climbers, who died on expeditions around the mountains of this region. Finally reach Lobuche for an overnight at a tea house.

Day 17: Trek to Gorakshep (5180m) 3-4 hrs walk and Everest Base Camp (5364m) 2-3 hrs walk

After an early morning start, we ascend through the glacier to Gorakshep. After meals with some time rest we begin trekking to Everest Base Camp which is located at the foothills of the Khumbu Icefall. Back to Gorakshep and stay overnight at the tea house.

Day 18: Trek to Kala patthar (5545m) 2-3 hrs walk and to Pheriche (4280m) 5-6 hrs walk

Today, early in the morning  the guide will lead you to best viewpoint of Everest Base Camp trek – the top of Kala Patthar. From here you will see Mt.Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lotse, Mt. Changtse, the Khumbu Glacier and south-west face of Everest. You can take your time to enjoy this panoramic view. Back to Gorakshep for breakfast. After breakfast we re-trace our steps to Pheriche. The trail from Gorakshep descends all the way to Pheriche. Stay overnight at a tea house.

Day 19: Trek to Namche bazaar (3440m) 4-5 hrs walk

As we are coming back, we will follow the trekking path through the beautiful rhododendron hill jungle along the Dudh Koshi river and beautiful white waterfall. Before reaching Namche we will trek through the wonderful pine trees forest where we will have a great chance to see a grazing musk deer. After arriving in town, we may see lowland porters, highland Sherpa, and Tibetan people trading food and supplies during Namche’s market time. Stay overnight at a Tea house.

Day 20: Trek to Lukla (2828m) 5-6 hrs walk

Re-trace our steps back to Lukla with a big descent to Monjo along the Dudh Koshi River. Then the trail continues with gentle ups and downs to Lukla. Stay overnight at a tea house in Lukla.

Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu

Today there will be an early morning breakfast then fly back to Kathmandu. Up on arrival at the airport you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 22: Final departure

Today we will transfer you to the international airport for your departure back home.

“Trekking Planner will try to keep day-to-day schedule as per the detailed itinerary but there might be some flexibility due to other factors beyond our control. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, difficulty with transportation and politics can lead to changes. So, it is not possible to guarantee the itinerary. In such cases, the trip leader will manage things in order to minimize your inconvenience.”

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Trip Cost:

USD $1399.00 per person(3 star category hotel in KTM)
USD $1599.00 per person(4 star category hotel in KTM)
USD $1799.00 per person(5 star category hotel in KTM)

Single Supplement US $150.00

Cost Includes:

  • All airport pick up drop by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights)
  • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant
  • 03 night twin/double sharing accommodation in BB in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu to Jiri by public bus/private vehicle and Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
  • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
  • We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size
  • Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
  • First add kit box
  • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
  • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary

Cost Excludes:

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights accommodation.
  • Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
  • The tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

Hotel we use in Kathmandu:

  1. Kathmandu Guest House-Thamel
  2. Apsara Boutique Hotel-Thamel
  3. Hotel Pilgrim-Thamel
  4. Hotel Yak & Yeti-Durbar Marg
  5. Radisson Hotel- Lazimpat

Suggested Equipment list for this trip;

  • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip)
  • Day pack
  • Trekking shoes
  • Sports shoes or sandals
  • Sun Hat/cap
  • Warm woolen cap
  • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket
  • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer
  • Pullover or warm sweeter
  • Raincoat
  • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks
  • Hand gloves
  • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts
  • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred)
  • Sun glasses
  • Water bottle
  • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip)
  •  Flash or Torch light
  • Camera and batteries

Can you provide me more information about the tea houses along the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route?
Based on location, the tea houses vary on their quality and style on this trek. Each of them have communal room downstairs with one or two bed bedrooms above them. You have to share toilet facilities. Some have hot shower facilities but some will have a stand pipe. Tea houses use a burning stove in main communal area. The other rooms are unheated. Tea houses do not have money exchange facilities. We recommend you to exchange cash in Kathmandu.
At the lower altitudes there is electricity to charge your electronics. As we go higher tea houses become more basic. Cooler temperature drain battery life, ensure your batteries last a little longer by putting it inside pocket of your coat during the day or under your pillow at night.

Do a guides or porters carry oxygen tanks on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route?
No, as there is enough time to acclimatize while trekking there is no need for them. If someone feels the affects of altitude then there are facilities along the trek at various points. It’s easy to get if required.

How many guides and porters will be there in our group?
A group will have a group leader or a guide who will lead you on the trek. Porters will be there to carry your baggage packs as well as all camping gear. One porter will carry two trekkers’ baggages. The number of supporting staff will depend upon your group size.

How many liters of water  do I have to carry at one time on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route?
At most, 3-4 liters is sufficient. You will be able to refill bottles at lunch time. When you are at high altitude you have to drink more water to alleviate symptoms of altitude.

Is it necessary to carry Trekking poles?
Yes, trekking poles make you easy to walk over rough or steep terrain. Trekking poles makes your body and leg to move more safely. Furthermore, it will help relieve the stress on your legs. So, we suggest you to use them.

Is bottled water available everywhere on the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route?
Tea houses and other small shops on the way have stores which sell bottled water and other supplies you may deisre. There are no any plastic recycling facilities in Nepal, we encourage you to bring chlorine tablets  or a filter and use previously boiled water in the tea houses.

Do I need to bring iodine tablets for purifying the water?
You have to bring iodine tablets with you. Chlorine tablets are widely available. The most effective and commonly used version of chlorine is chlorine dioxide, which is tasteless and odorless. Tablets can be bought cheaply and usually 1 tablet is sufficient to purify 1 liter of water. Neutralizing tablets can also be bought to get rid of the smell and taste of chlorine or iodine. This will need to be done for water obtained using hand pumps or in streams during the trek.

What are the effects of going so high?
Altitude produces physical changes in the body. The higher you go, more pronounced those changes. If you gain a lot of elevation quickly then you experience dizziness, nausea, headaches, and dehydration, you are probably suffering from altitude sickness. In rare cases this may worsen, so the group leader keeps a close watch on all trekkers. The group leader is trained to recognize Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If a trekker show any signs of AMS they will be evacuated to a lower, safe altitude immediately. To minimize effects of altitude you ascend slowly which allows for safe acclimatization.

What if I get ill while on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking?
It depends on the nature of your illness. If you suddenly feel dizzy or weak, you have to sit or lie down. If you still feel sick, keep a warm and rest until you can get medical help. You will be carried down or evacuated if you do not start to feel better. Although we provide a first aid kit, we advise travelers to take a personal first aid kit too.
In serious cases, you may need helicopter rescue. Our guide will suggest you to use it if your condition is very serious. Therefore, helicopter rescue insurance is necessary for every trekker before you come to trek with Trekking Planner.

Would you recommend taking a Down Jacket?
Yes. The weather is changeable in the Himalaya so you should expect to experience all four seasons in one day. Make sure you have plenty of warm layers which you can shed or add as required. WEven in winter it can be as warm as 19C during the day. The higher the altitude the higher the temperature difference is at night. It can get very cold at night, around -10C in October/November, and around -20C from December to February.

Is alcohol permitted on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route?
Alcohol is consumed in Nepal. You can buy it in tea houses in the trek. Local alcohol is also available. However we suggest not to drink alcohol at high altitude.

Activity Level rating of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
Someone who is easily able to hike 5-6 hours per day carrying a light weight backpack will be fit enough to do this trek. There are stone steps up and down which are uneven. Due to some long descents your legs may feel shaky so we recommend the use of walking poles. The maximum altitude of the trek is 5545m, so you need to be careful about your health and altitude related risks. To properly acclimatize one needs to walk slowly and drink lots of water.

Safe drinking water on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
Generally, you can find bottled water at lower altitude but it gets harder to find it at higher elevations. Furthermore, it gets more expensive. In those higher altitudes we recommend you drink previously boiled water which can be purchased at tea houses for a small fee. You can also bring chlorine tablets or a backcountry rated water filter to purify your water if you wish. Due to the lack of regulation and difficulty of disposing of plastic bottles it is highly encouraged to use boiled water. This is very helpful to protect our environment.

Recharging Batteries of Electronic Items on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
Hydro electricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like cameras, batteries, iPods, phones etc. Tea houses or lodges may charge small fee per hour for charging facilities. We recommend buying adaptors before the trip since plugs are limited. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.

Extra Advice for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
In your trekking you might come across some cute, sweet children that you may want to distribute balloons, chocolates, money and pens. Many trekkers have felt the same. But it is best not to do so because it encourages them to beg. While trekking, keep your valuables safe. Do not leave valuables behind. Ensure that you lock your door when you leave your room and do not hang anything outside at night.

Garbage Disposal
Use a dustbins and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbage until dustbin facilities are available. Do not litter on the trail. Please be conscious of conserving the environment.

Spending Money per Day
This mainly depends on your spending habits. Normally you should allocate US $9-12 per meal in Kathmandu and Pokhara. While trekking, US $10-15 a day is good enough to buy drinks and chocolates.

Travel Insurance for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
You should be sufficiently protected. It is required to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.

Washing and Toilet facilities for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
All guest houses offer hot showers, which can be a shower stall or a bucket of hot water. Please note that at high altitude there may not be enough hot water for all the trekkers. Limit the use of hot water unless the water is solar heated for ecological reasons. Every lodge has some kind of washing facilities but you must carry a bar of soap. If the water is frozen simply ask your guide to get warm bowl of water.
Toilets are mainly Asian style squat toilets. Toilets are outside of your room. You are in the mountains: Cleanliness will vary. You should not throw toilet paper in the toilet. Instead use rubbish bin that is kept inside the toilet room.

Tea Houses
On this trekking route local people have built tea house lodges. The are quite charming and include food and beverage facilities. A simple room usually has two single beds. While staying in the tea houses you will have the opportunity to interact with the charming local people and experience their hospitality. Don’t be shy, say Namaste!

Altitude Sickness
Altitude Sickness can affect anyone. At high altitude the decrease in atmospheric pressure makes breathing difficult due to less oxygen. Mainly, it happens above 3300m (10,000ft). Signs and symptoms are as follows:

  • Headache/Dizziness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • tiredness/fatigue
  • Sleepy but can’t sleep
  • Loss of appetite

Prevention for this is to dress warmly as per weather conditions, drink plenty of water, eat well, and walk slowly. It is a good idea to climb higher than you sleep. Keep hydrated and make sure you avoid alcohol.

How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip?

Trekking Planner is a government licensed trekking company in Nepal. You can see photos of legal documents in about us section. We accept your booking under following terms and conditions:

  • Bookings must be done 48 hrs. in advance
  • Free Cancellation
  • No Down payment
  • No Deposit
  • Accept Cash Payment, Bank Transfer, Western Union, Money Gram, or a Credit Card.

To provide you a reasonable price, we need some number of persons into a group to minimize your cost on hotel, transportation and any other alternation in your itinerary. Departure dates available for online booking are as below where price given is per person and international flight is not included. If given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US so that Trekking Planner will happily manage your trip on dates favorable for you.

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