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Jiri-EBC-Lukla trek (21 days) drive in/fly out

The Everest or the Khombu region is justifiably the most famous of all the trekking and mountain regions. Populated by the Sherpas, the attraction of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain villages, charming monasteries and the congenial people. This area includes the highest mountain in the world, Everest (8,848 m.) and many peaks of altitude 8000m., such as Lhotse, Cho Oyo and Makalu.

This section is less crowded as most people fly to Lukla and walk only the high-altitude portion of the route. The trek from Jiri involves a tremendous amount of up-and-down walking. The trek climbs to the ridge that separates two rivers, descend to the river itself, and ascend the next ridge.

Even though the trek begins at an elevation of 1860m, on the sixth day it crosses the Dudh Kosi at only 1500 m after considerable uphill and downhill walking. Everest trek is not only famous for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain (8848m.) but also for its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages, great variety of cultures and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park. The story of the yeti is still a mystery in the world from the Khumbu region.

Trip Highlights

Duration: 21 Days
Type of Trek : Teahouse/ Camping
Max Altitude: 5545 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Flight
Grade: Moderate

Detail Itinerary of Jiri EBC Trekking:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02:  City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan).Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Jiri (1905) about 188 km which takes about nine hours.
Day 04: Trek from Jiri (1905m.) to Deurali (2705m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Day 05: Trek from Deurali (2705m.) to Sete (2400m.)  it takes about six hours.
Day 06: Trek from Sete (2400m.) to Junbesi (2675m.) it takes about six hours.
Day 07: Rest day at Junbesi and hang around or visit Thubten Chholing Monastery known as Nunnery Monastery on a two- hour side trip after three days harassing walking.
Day 08: Trek from Junbesi (2675m.) to Nunthala (2200m.) which takes approximately six hours.
Day 09:  Trek from Nunthala (2200m.) to Bupsa (2350m.) it takes about six hours.
Day 10: Trek from Bupsa (2350m.) to Surkey (2400m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Day 11: Trek from Surkey (2400m.) to Phakding (2652m.) which takes about five hours.
Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) which takes about five hours.
Day 13: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places.
Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3850 m.) it takes almost five hours.
Day 15: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4350m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Day 16: Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion in and around the places.
Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.) which takes about six hours.
Day 18: Trek from Lobuche (4900m.) to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5180m.) and back to Gorakshep which take about six hours..
Day 19: Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and back to Pheriche (4250m.) it takes about six hours.
Day 20: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3867 m.) which takes approximately four hours.
Day 21: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) which takes about four and half hours.
Day 22: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) it takes about six hours.
Day 23: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 35 minutes.
Day 24:  Recreation & shopping day in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 
Day 25: Transfer to the Airport for final departure (Fly out from Kathmandu). 

Price Includes:

  • Airport pick-up and drop off services
  • A trekking guide
  • Porter/s (1 porter can carry two people's luggage up to 30 kilograms)
  • Entry permit for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System(TIMS) card
  • All land transportation (from hotel to airport and from airport to hotel)
  • All meals 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Necessary equipment such as sleeping bags, down jackets, etc.
  • Rescue Assistance
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
  • First Aid kit
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu for all articipants including Nepali staff
  • Airport tax at Kathmandu domestic airport and Lukla airport
  • Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis
  • One day city sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley with tour guide and private vehicle
  • Entry fees while sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley

Price does not include:

  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

 

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