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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek - Ace the Himalaya
26 days

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Start and end in Kathmandu
Tour Operator:
Ace the Himalaya
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13 to 75
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US $2,400
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Start and end in Kathmandu! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek, you have a 26 days tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 7 other destinations in Nepal. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).
  2. Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
  3. Day 03 - Drive to Jiri by Public Bus (187 km) - 8 hrs
  4. Day 04 - Trek to Bhandar (2,200m) - 6 hrs
  5. Day 05 - Trek to Sete (2,645 m) - 6 hrs
  6. Day 06 - Trek to Junbensi (2,675m) - 6 hrs
  7. Day 07 - Trek to Nunthala (2,440m) - 5 hrs
  8. Day 08- Trek to Kharikhola (2,020m) -5 hrs
  9. Day 09 - Trek to Puiyan (2,700m) - 6 hrs
  10. Day 10 - Trek to Phakding (2,646m) - 5 hrs
  11. Day 11 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs
  12. Day 12 - Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
  13. Day 13 - Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs
  14. Day 14 - Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs
  15. Day 15 - Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs
  16. Day 16 - Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs
  17. Day 17 - Trek to Thangna (4,500m) - 4 hrs
  18. Day 18 - Cross the Cho La Pass (5,300m), then trek to Dzongla (4,710 m) - 7 hrs
  19. Day 19 - Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) - 4 hrs
  20. Day 20 - Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365m) then back to Gorak Shep - 5.5 hrs
  21. Day 21 - Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) - 6 hrs
  22. Day 22 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs
  23. Day 23 - Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs
  24. Day 24 - Morning flight back to Kathmandu
  25. Day 25 - Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  26. Day 26 - Transfer for your final flight departure
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  • Meals
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Reviews About This Operator

  • David
    · March 31st, 2020
    I loved the trip. It was very well organised and the people who were running the company were very caring. The guide... Show more
  • Brian
    · March 25th, 2020
    Attention to formalities and any personal preferences throughout the trek was very professional. Enjoyed every moment... Show more
  • AlisonSkiles
    · January 24th, 2020
    I started the Everest Base Camp trek with Nimesh in March 2019, and I absolutely loved having him as my guide. At... Show more

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26 days
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What immunizations will I need?

      No vaccinations are compulsory in Himalaya, but we do recommend you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.

      We also recommend:

      A dental check-up prior to traveling.
      That you know your blood group in case of emergency.
      If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Ace the Himalaya at the time of your booking.

    • Do you guys have a PAC Portable Altitude Chamber?

      Yes, we do have PAC but we don’t use it for this trek since you only have to stay a night above 5000 meters. We will surely provide one if required.

    • What is the temperature rating of the sleeping bag that you lend to trekkers?

      The temperature rating of the sleeping bags we provide are about -10 deg C, we can provide liner or extra blanket if the sleeping bag is not warm enough for you.

    • Will there be a place to store items/clothing not required for the trek?

      The hotel in Kathmandu does provide the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel.

    • Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?

      Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc.

    • Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?

      Holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

    • Where do we toilet along the trail? Is it similar to Kilimanjaro and just wherever we can find privacy?

      At most cases you can use the toilet provided by the tea houses/lodges on the trail but normally in case of emergency, you just do toilet along the trail wherever you find privacy.

    • Is Ace the Himalaya's staff insured?

      Our company insures all our trekking staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters. Please browse though Company Information pages to view insurance details.

    • What opportunities will I have for shower along the trek?

      In major places (Namche Bazar, Lukla), we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, hotel water in bucket will be provided for shower; it would cost you extra about USD 3-4 per shower.

    • Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?

      This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Nepalese Rupee
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Nepal. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before September 9th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 9th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Ace the Himalaya. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Ace the Himalaya will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Ace the Himalaya" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.


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