Before the establishment of Lukla airport, the route to Everest was from Jiri only. Therefore, the route is also called Everest Classical Trekking trail. The route holds immense legends of mountaineering in Nepal. The route is same from where legendary climbers like Scott Fischer, Rob Hall, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay and many others embarked on their mission to conquer Mt. Everest (8848 m). The significance of Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek route is the gradual ascendancy. This process of walking towards high altitude is considered as perfect for proper acclimatization. Sublime Trails urges all aspiring travellers across the globe to use this route for the safe and diversified travelling experience.
Bus drive to Jagat via Jiri takes trekkers to walking starting point. The trail is full of uphill and downhill walking through green lush forests, waterfalls, rivers and multiethnic villages. You will be surprised to observe the changing landscape, forest environment and people’s lifestyle in every day’s walking activity. The places like Nunthala, Bupsa and Junbeshi are traversed before reaching Phakding. The trail of Classical Everest trekking route also known as Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek meets with contemporary Everest Base Camp Trek near to Phakding. The journey is similar to this place. Please surf through our Everest Base Camp Trekking overview for more details. Places like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep are covered before stepping your steps on iconic Everest Base Camp (5364 m). The mountain sunrise view from Kalapathar (5545 m) is usual activity and after such marvellous Mountain Vistas observation of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Nuptse, Amadablam, Choyou and others the trip heads back to Lukla for the flight to Kathmandu. During the return trip, trekkers don’t need to use the same Jiri route.
Sublime Trails is a strong believer in flourishing sustainable tourism in Nepal. We believe that if we can provide different and diversified travel moments in Nepal then tourism business will get heights. Therefore, we always strive for surpassing guests’ expectation. Book Jir Everest Base Camp Trekking journey with us and witness diversified splendours of Khumbu region of Nepal Trekking.
Here is Everest Base Camp Trek FAQs that you might find helpful.
We provide hotels according to your request and travel plan in Kathmandu. There are numerous choices of hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to luxury five stars. Our Everest Trek standard package includes 3 stars or similar hotel’s accommodation in Kathmandu. The accommodation in Trekking trail is teahouse or lodges.
We provide private vehicles (car/bus/jeep) for airport transfers and for sightseeing in Kathmandu. Another transportation we will use is flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa..
During Everest Trekking there is no problem with the electricity. You can recharge your electric appliances like camera and mobile phones which you have to pay some amount. It depends upon teahouses and some lodges they don’t charge for electricity or battery. It is advised to take spare batteries and power bank as well.
During trekking you will be given meals as described in itinerary. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. Normal water is free but we request you to carry water purification pills. You can buy bottled water and boiled water in various teahouses or lodges as well.
Your luggage will be carried by porters and you can simply carry your back pack. In it you can keep water bottles, camera, jackets, medicines, cream etc. Small trek bag is best for such high altitude trekking. You can deposit your valuables or unnecessary luggage in Kathmandu as well. Domestic carrier allow 15 kg including hand bag and if found overweight then you will have to pay extras.
Trained and government license holder trekking guide will be provided who will handle all the logistics and arrangement of trekking trip. Porter will carry bags of two trekkers and if the group is more than 10 persons then Sherpa or additional guide will be provided.
Sublime Trails organizes Everest trekking starting from 1 up to 30 pax at once. However, every 10 persons you will be provided a guide. You all will stay in one teahouse but the crew members might be different. 1:10 for guide and 1:2 for porter is used.
We have Everest Trekking package available for both fixed departures date as well as private trekking. If you wish to join the group in our fixed departures then check the dates stated in our website or email us for the dates. You can choose any date for your trekking and we can arrange for momentous trekking in Everest region.
Personal expenses are at your own hand. Normally Kathmandu is cheaper in comparison to trekking regions. You can buy alcohols, daily goods and meals in Kathmandu. There are many shops, eateries and bars where you can choose and spend some money. If you drink alcohol and wants to do hot shower bath in trekking trails then it would be costly. About 10-15% of your trip cost should be allocated for crew members’ tips. In an average you can enjoy the stay in Nepal at just about 15-25 $ per day luxuriously.
Morning: Packing of bags and Breakfast
After 4 hours of walking we stop for Lunch
Short Afternoon walk takes us to destination for afternoon tea
Explore around the place
Once your trip is confirmed you will have to email us your flight details. Our airport representatives will be at airport with the placard “Sublime Trails” or your own name.
Once the trip plans are confirmed you can’t change the plans. However, you can request for any changes like you want to take trekking only instead of Kathmandu plus Trekking. We are very flexible trekking agency and also we are highly customer oriented. We will be happy to customize your trip.
Trekking guide will analyze the situation during the trekking. Trekkers are requested to heed the instructions of guide. Analyzing the conditions of trail and weather as well as availability of accommodation guides might suggest alternative plans or programs. we have 16day itinerary for the Everest Trekking that includes your arrival and
In case of accidents, sickness and casualty we will transfer you immediately to nearest health facilities. It is highly recommended that you come for trekking in Nepal with genuine travel insurance which covers your helicopter rescue as well.
If you would like to add more days or extend the trip after trekking then we can arrange for your trip of places inside Nepal as well as beyond (Tibet and Bhutan).
20% advance payment is required in order to guarantee your booking. The advance payment is non refundable. You should send us passport copy and flight details. You can pay to us through bank transfer, credit card or any modes of payment suitable for you you then we will forward the detail for payment.
Flight is the only option for transportation to Lukla. In case of flight delay due to weather conditions flights might be cancelled. We have kept one spare day in our itinerary as well considering the unpredictable nature of Lukla weather. If the flight is delayed for two days then helicopter charter will be used. You will have to pay for this extra service to our office directly either by card or cash. The average amount extras depend upon the number of pax ranging from 500 $ to 3500 $.