22 Days Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

Following the footsteps of first successful Everest Expedition Team, many people had trekked Everest Base Camp from Jiri. This route was used from trekking for a long time, until airport in Lukla was operational. Many people also understood this trail as Tenzing Norgay Edmund Hillary Trek, as they were the crucial part of the first successful Everest Expedition.

This is a long trek from Jiri to Lukla, frequent up and down, best described as ‘Nepali Flat’. A weeklong walk to Lukla will keep you highly acclimatize for further elevation gain in Khumbu. Trekkers use Jiri as a start point and exit from Lukla. In general it could be either twenty days long itinerary, or might be twenty-eight days. Depend on your end point, Lukla or Jiri. Below is the day to day itinerary for this classic trek.

Jiri to Everest base camp, classic trek itinerary

Day 01

Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri
Elevation from sea level 4300 Ft. / 1600 m

Day 02

Trek from Jiri to Deurali
Elevation from sea level 8528 Ft. / 2600 m

Day 03

Trek from Deurali to Sete
Elevation from sea level 9793 Ft. / 2900 m

Day 04

Trek from Sete to Junbesi
Elevation from sea level 8858 Ft. / 2700 m

Day 05

Acclimatization Day in Junbesi (Side trip to Thuptencholi Monastery)
Elevation from sea level 8858 Ft. / 2700 m

Day 06

Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala
Elevation from sea level 7644 Ft. / 2330 m

Day 07

Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa
Elevation from sea level 7742 Ft. / 2360 m

Day 08

Trek from Bupsa to Surke
Elevation from sea level 7513 Ft. / 2290 m

Day 09

Trek from Surke to Monjo
Elevation from sea level 9304 Ft. / 2800 m

Day 10

Trek from Monjo to Namche
Elevation from sea level 11,286 Ft. / 3440 m

Day 11

Acclimatization Day in Namche (Explore Khumjung & Everest View Hotel, Sherpa Museum and Hillary Memorial)
Elevation from sea level 11,286 Ft. / 3440 m

Day 12

Trek from Namche to Tengboche
Elevation from sea level 12,644 Ft. / 3860 m

Day 13

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
Elevation from sea level 14,600 Ft. / 4400 m

Day 14

Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (Explore Chukung or Hike up to Nagarjun Hill, which offer incredible view of Makalu, Island Peak and Mt. Ama Dablam)
Elevation from sea level 14,600 Ft. / 4400 m

Day 15

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
Elevation from sea level 16,109 Ft. / 4910 m

Day 16

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep, Day Trip to Everest Base Camp
Elevation from sea level 16,863 Ft. / 5140 m

Day 17

Hike to Kalapatthar and Trek to Pheriche
Elevation from sea level 13,875 Ft. / 4230 m

Day 18

Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche
Elevation from sea level 12,644 Ft. / 3860 m

Day 19

Trek from Tengboche to Namche
Elevation from sea level 11,826 Ft. 3440 m

Day 20

Trek from Namche to Phakding
Elevation from sea level 8563 Ft. / 2610 m

Day 21

Trek from Phakding to Lukla
Elevation from sea level 9317 Ft. / 2840 m

Day 22

Lukla to Kathmandu flight
Elevation from sea level 4264 Ft. / 1300 m

Here is a link to nice trek map, kindly provided by Himalayan Map House. Also upon reaching in Namche, you can either continue toward the three passes or Gokyo or Gokyo Chola Pass Trek. For more additional information browse homepage.