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EXTREME TREK: The Jiri- Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the longest classical routes to reach Everest Base Camp. The route was constructed even before Lukla airport was built. Best time to travel - September to May.

DAY 1: Arrival

Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, you can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu [1345m]

Kathmandu valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers a wonderful mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. After breakfast we visit UNESCO world heritage sites as one of the largest Hindu temple Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddha Stupa and Swoyambhunath Stupa followed with, Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri [1905m] | Wonderful snake shaped road to Nepal’s Switzerland

We start our long trip to Everest Base Camp via Jiri. We drive to Jiri which is 188 km far from Kathmandu and takes about 8–9 hours. We witness lots of beautiful villages, mountains, rivers, forests and waterfalls on the way to our destination. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 4: Jiri to Bhandara [2190m] | Outstanding terrace fields with beautiful villages | 5-6 hrs

We start the trek right after having breakfast. We walk across several beautiful villages amidst nice green scenic background and terrace fields. We will be amazed with the hospitality of locals. Upon reaching Bhandara, a small settlement, we will be accommodated for the night at tea house lodge / camp.

DAY 5: Bhandara to Sete [2575m] | Descending to the river bridge | 4-5hrs

After breakfast we continue the trek to Sete. We descend to LikhuKhola and after crossing the bridge we come across the windy path that leads to a small village called Kinja. Excellent views of numerous farmhouses, terrace fields and their surroundings will definitely make our trek worthwhile. Finally, after long day walk, we arrive at Sete. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 6: Sete to Junbesi [2680m] | Gossiping with rhododendrons | 6-7 hrs

Continuing the trek, we make a long but gradual climb to the Lamjurapass (3,530 m). If it is winter, we enjoy to the fullest with mesmerizing frost and snow along the trail. If it is spring / summer we have an opportunity to see flowering rhododendrons everywhere in the trails. We follow the pass which is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar. From this point we descend to Tragdobuk at 2,860 m heading towards the Sherpa village in Junbesi at 2,675 m. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 7: Junbesi to Nunthala [3080 m] | The first glimpse of Mount Everest | 5-6hrs

Leaving Junbesi we trek up to Nunthala. We climb to a ridge of 3,080 meters height from where Everest slowly begins to appear in front of our eye. The trail leads to the hospital and airstrip at Phaplu and the district headquarters and bazaar at Salleri. Continuing the journey, we leave Salung and make our way downwards to the RingmoKhola (2,650 m). Everest is seen quite visible from Nunthala. Overnight at tea house lodge / camp.

DAY 8: Nunthala to Bupsadanda [2300m] | Dudhkoshi heartily welcomes us | 5-6hrs

From Nunthala the trail heads downwards to DudhKoshi River followed by Jubling and several other villages. We climb uphill to the village around the ridge. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 9: Bupsadanda to Puiyan [2550m] | Spectacular views of great Himalaya | 4-5hrs

From Bupsadanda we continue the journey passing the rivers, forests, and villages and reach Puiyan from where we get the magnificent views of great Himalayas and mountains. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/camp.

DAY 10: Puiyan to Phakding [2610m] | The fertile soil for vegetation | 4-5hrs

The trail leads us along the long winding path with few small ups and downs to Surke Chaurikharka, a large scattered settlement also housing a monastery and a high school. The village is known for its fertile soil for barley, wheat and green vegetables. This trail will be then joined by another trail from Lukla towards Phakding. The path seems quite busy with trekkers, porters and pack animals. Few hours of further walk bring us to Phakding. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 11: Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m] | Here we are at Monjo | 5-6hrs

After leaving Phakding we cross the river twice through high suspension bridges and arrive at Monjo, the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up in order to protect and preserve the fragile mountain environment. From here, we follow the path to reach Namche, which is the major trading village in entire Khumbu region. If the weather is clear, we get another glimpse of Mt Everest. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 12: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization | Khunde Hospital built by Sir Edmund Hillary

We spend our entire day in Namche by taking complete rest in order to acclimatize to gain altitude, plan for forthcoming trips and get habituated for trekking destinations. We also visit Sherpa Museum and nearby Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary and Everest View Hotel for sunset view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 13: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3867m] | A legendary monastery | 5-6hrs

The trail follows the path to the side of the valley, high above the DudhKoshi River. We will get to see some great views of mountains peaks of the Khumbu region including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. As we move downwards, we pass through several Sherpa villages and teashops and continue the hike to reach Tengboche by following the zigzag path. The path offers awesome sights of Rhododendron bushes with beautiful birds and superb mountain scenery. Tengboche is famous for its legendary monastery, the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 14: Tengboche to Dingboche [4358m] | Close up view of Amadablam | 5-6hrs

Right after breakfast we start our trek down to Dingboche village crossing several forests of Rhododendron. Upon crossing the bridge, we arrive in one of the beautiful villages, Pangboche. The trail then continues to Dingboche so as the excitement. We can have a closer view of Mt. Amadablam Five more hours of further walk and we find ourself at Dingboche which is also the gateway to Chukung Village and Island peak. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 15: Rest Day at Dingboche for Acclimatization

We spend our entire day in Dingboche by taking complete rest in order to acclimatize to gain altitude, plan for forthcoming trips and get habituated to the trekking destinations. However, we can also hike around Dingboche. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 16: Dingboche to Lobuche [4928m] | Climbing up remembering climbers | 5-6hrs

After leaving Dingboche we ascend towards the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier through a rugged route by following the path to Thukla. Moreover, we climb memorable park of climbers. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 17: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep [5160m] | Mt. Nuptse at its best | 5-6hrs

We continue our trek towards the Everest Base Camp and the Khumbu Ice-fall via Goarkshep village. The route will be accompanied by adventurous windy and rocky paths. Besides that, we have opportunities to get glimpses of Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse and other magnificent peaks. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/camp.

DAY 18: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar [5550m] & Stroll Back to Pheriche (4200m) | Incredible sunrise in the Himalayas | 6-7hrs

In the early morning we move ahead to Kala Patthar from where we can enjoy the view of sunrise in the Himalayas including the mighty Everest, and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. AmaDablam, and Mt. Thamserku. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 19: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar [3440m] | Trail across the mountain rivers. | 5-6hrs

Our journey continues towards Namche. The trail takes us across rivers and rhododendron forests amidst the views of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, AmaDablam, Kantega and Thamserku mountains. Walking across several villages and teashops, the trail then ascends steeply to Sanasa where local Sherpas sell their Tibetan goods. Overnight at tea house lodge.

DAY 20: Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2860m] | Giving rest to tired legs | 7-8hrs

The final day of the trek and the ultimate destination is Lukla. The path goes along the bank of Dudhkoshi River to reach Lukla. Upon reaching Lukla in the evening, we have time to enjoy local drinks with Sherpa guides and porters. Overnight at tea house lodge.

DAY 21: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu | 40mins

After having breakfast, we walk for our flight to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, our team representative will transfer you to the designated hotel. In the evening, you have free time for refreshments and shopping. Evening farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with cultural program. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 22: Departure

This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3 hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot.


  • Meet & airport transfer services and transportation for sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Kathmandu to Jiri surface transportation.
  • Lukla – Kathmandu airfare (subject to change without prior notice).
  • 3 nights Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 3-Star standard hotel on BB basis.
  • Twin sharing Standard Tea house accommodation during the trek on full board basis.
  • Tour Escort at Kathmandu & professional trekking guide during the trek.
  • Lukla – Kathmandu airfare for the accompanying trekking guide.
  • All kind of Permits & entry fees as per itinerary: National Park Fee, Local government fee TIMS & monument fees.
  • Porters on 2: 1 basis.
  • Trekking equipment’s as stick, down (feather) jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, first aid kit set & basic equipment.
  • Insurance of porters and guide.
  • Farewell dinner with special souvenir from Nepal.


  • Any kind of airfare: international or domestic airfare.
  • Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any items and services not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Nepal visa fees (US$ 50 Single Entry Visa valid for 30 days payable in cash at immigration and requires a recent photograph).
  • Items of personal nature such as bar bills, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone calls, extra mileage, personal gratuities as tips to the staffs at hotel, guide, driver, porter etc.
  • Personal insurance policy – suggested a comprehensive travel insurance covering tour and flight cancellations, loss of valuables, thefts, illness, accidents and hospitalization.
  • Expenses incurred by re-routing, inclement weather, floods, famine, political disruptions, strikes, riots and other disturbances.
  • Emergency evacuation charges [ Helicopter rescue].
  • Horse / Pony ride.
  • Photography charges in the monasteries and monument.


Terms & Conditions


Your contract is with Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels. A contract exists between us when we have confirmed you on our tour / hotel booking / or any other travel related services of your choice and we have received your booking request and deposits. All correspondence/s in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels.


For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.

Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.


In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.


Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.