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Everest trekking via Jiri

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Everest trekking via Jiri

Everest trekking via Jiri also known as Khumbu is famous not only because of the proximity of the world's highest Mountain-Mt.Everest but also for the Sherpa villages and it's monasteries.Other highlights of the trek are Namche (3440m.) bazaar, the wonderful view of Ama Dablam, Khumjung Museum and Tengboche (3870m.) Monastery.There are two options to get to Khumbu area. Driving to Jiri ...See more

Everest trekking via Jiri also known as Khumbu is famous not only because of the proximity of the world's highest Mountain-Mt.Everest but also for the Sherpa villages and it's monasteries.Other highlights of the trek are Namche (3440m.) bazaar, the wonderful view of Ama Dablam, Khumjung Museum and Tengboche (3870m.) Monastery.There are two options to get to Khumbu area. Driving to Jiri and walking from there or fly to Lukla (2800m.) straightway. The full-fledged trek that begins from Jiri involves a lot of ups and downs through different villages, some wonderfully beautiful-before reaching in mountain area, whereas flying to Lukla takes at once in the mountain area.

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Trip Highlights

  • Opportunity to step at base camp of top of the world
  • Excellent views of world highest peak Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Thamserku and Lhotse
  • Incredible mountain flight over the Himalayas
  • Insightful Buddhism Sherpa Monasteries and their cultures/traditions
  • Kalapatthar hike for rewarding Everest views

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle to Jiri about 6-7 hours drive (1905m).

Day 03: Jiri trek to Deurali (2250m).

Day 04: Deurali trek to Sete (2575m).

Day 05: Sete trek to Junbesi (2675m).

Day 06: Junbesi trek to Nunthala (2450m).

Day 07: Nunthala trek to Puyan (2830m).

Day 08: Puyan trek to Phakding (2830m).

Day 09: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m).

Day 10: Acclimatization day. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 11: Namche Bazaar trek to Tyangboche (3890m).

Day 12: Tyangboche trek to Pheriche (4250m).

Day 13: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4910m).

Day 14: Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5180m), Overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 15: Early morning hike to kala pattar 5545m. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 16: Dingboche trek to Phortse village (3890m).

Day 17: Phortse village trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day 18: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla.

Day 19: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 20: Sightseeing of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 21: Eco Trip Nepal representative will drop to international airport for onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,

Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m), Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer Hotel, Everest trekking via Jiri briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive to Jiri

After breakfast, Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle to Jiri about 6-7 hours drive (1905m).

Day 03: Trek to Deurali

Jiri trek to Deurali (2250m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Trek to Sete

Deurali trek to Sete (2575m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Trek to Junbesi

Sete trek to Junbesi (2675m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Trek to Nunthala

Junbesi trek to Nunthala (2450m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Trek to Puyan

Nunthala trek to Puyan (2830m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Trek to Phakding

Puyan trek to Phakding (2830m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Acclimatization at Namche

Namche Bazaar Rest or acclimatization day. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest,Lhotse,Nuptse,Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru,Khumbila,Tawache peak,Cholaste, Kongde etc. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 11: Trek to Tyangbouche

Namche Bazaar trek to Tyangboche (3890m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Trek to Pheriche

Tyangboche trek to Pheriche (4250m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Trek to Lobuche

Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4910m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Trek to Gorakshep

Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5180m), after lunch continue to Everest base camp (5500m) and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 15: Trek to Dingbouche

Early in the morning hike up to kala pattar 5545m for superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest (8848m) , Mt. Lhotse (8516n) Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru (6367m), Mt. Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) and back to Gorakshep, breakfast at Gorakshep, continue trek to Dingboche 4350m. overnight at Dingboche.

Day 16: Trek to Phortse

Dingboche trek to Phortse village (3890m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Phortse village trek to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at hotel.

Day 18: Trek to Lukla

Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla. Overnight at hotel.

Day 19: Fly o Kathmandu

Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 20: Sightseeing of Kathmandu

After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in Kathmandu valley such as Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Durbar square, Monkey temple (swyambhunath),  Patan Dubare square, etc. and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at hotel.

Day 21: Final departure

After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities, Eco Trip Nepal representative will drop to international airport for onward destination.

Services

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 3 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 17 nights 18 days Everest Trek via Jiri full board basis
  • All meals and accommodation in lodge, during the trek on full board basis
  • Service of trek guide, sherpa and Porter assistants
  • Accident and evacuation insurance for staffs and porters
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees, necessary permits
  • Local guide and representative throughout the tour
  • Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hotline
  • All meals marked as included in the itinerary

Excluded

  • Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfare Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
  • Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
  • Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
  • Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

 

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What makes this trip different?

Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.

Financial support to direct beneficiaries:  In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.

Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.

Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.

For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org