This trek is understandably one of the most popular and spectacular destinations for walkers and it offer some of the most fascinating and enjoyable trekking. This is considered as the highly praised trekking route to Everest region.This is long trek with many feature and highly recommendable to all the trekkers who are keen to walk quite long with gaining height slowly. With ample time and opportunity to visit the Buddhist monasteries of Pangboche, one of the oldest in the area, and at Tyangboche, one of the newest as it was re-built in after being burnt to the ground. It was in 1952 when two renowed figures Sir Edmund Hillary and Mr.Tenzing Sherpa had taken the same route to Mt. Everest.
After a seven hours scenic drive to Jiri, we follow spectacular route via Solukhumbu area through the heart of fine Sherpa villages, each village having something new to offer.The trail passes through numerous settlements of different ethnic groups including Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin and Chhetri and, of course, the Sherpas with the opportunity to explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan people, their religion, customs and traditions.Dominant by Mount Everst the highest peak in the world, the park shelters several rare species , such as the snow leopard and thelesser panda. There are many options for the additional exploration and high altitude walking, including the rossing Cho La (5420m) , hike to Gokyo Ri. This trek is popular classic trek shall visit once for lifetime experiment.
Jiri to EBC Trekking Itinerary:
Day 01 Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri (1955m)
Day 02 Trek from Jiri to Bandar (2190m)
Day 03 Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2575m)
Day 04 Trek from Sete village over Lamjura pass (3530m) to Junbesi (2680m)
Day 05 Trek from Junbesi to Nuntala (2330m)
Day 06 Trek from Nuntala to Khari Khola (2040m)
Day 07 Trek from Khari Khola to Surkhe (2290m)
Day 08 Trek from Surkhe to Phakding (2610m)
Day 09 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 10 Rest and Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 11 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3820m)
Day 12 Trek from Thyangboche monastery to Dingboche village (4410m).
Day 13 Rest and Acclimatization at Dingboche.Optional hike to Chukung Ri (4730m)
Day 14 Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 15 Trek from Lobuche village to Gorakshep (5140m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and return to Gorakshep
Day 16 Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m) for Everest view point and return to Gorakshep
Day 17 Trek from Gorakshep to Lobuche (4910m
Day 18 Trek from Lobuche to Tyanboche (3820m)
Day 19 Trek from Tyanboche to Khumjung (3780m) to Namche Bazaar (3440m).
Day 20 Trek back from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2610m
Day 21 Trek back from Phakding to Lukla (2840m)
Day 22 Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu