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Classic Everest Trek

(Category: Strenuous, Accommodation: Teahouse or camp)

The classic route most popularly known as the ‘Jiri walk’ follows the historical routes that all Everest ascender had to take before it was possible to fly to Lukla from Kathmandu. Cutting across the lay of land, the trail bobs between tropical valleys as low as1500m and alpine passes as high as 3500m, with the closest views of the mountains as the days passes by. After reaching Shivalaya by bus (newly established road), you wil be ascending and descending through Deurali and some other ancient Tibetan style villages with exciting Buddhist monasteries in between.

Day 01:   Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1800m/8 hrs drive). (L, D)
Day 02:   Trek from Shivalaya to Bhandar (2190m). (B, L, D)
Day 03:   Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2520m). (B, L, D)
Day 04:   Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2330m). (B, L, D)
Day 05:   Trek from Junbesi to Nimthala (2330m). (B, L, D)
Day 06:   Trek from Numthala to Bupsa (2360m). (B, L, D)
Day 07:   Trek from Bupsa to Cheplung (2660m). (B, L, D)
Day 08:   Trek from Cheplung to Namche bazaar (3440m).
Day 09:   Rest day at Namche for acclimatization. Explore the village on own. (B, L, D)
Day 10:   Trek from Namche to Khumjung (3780m). (B, L, D)
Day 11:   Trek Khumjung to Tengboche (3860m). (B, L, D)
Day 12:   Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m). (B, L, D)
Day 13:   Trek Dingboche to Periche (4240m). (B, L, D)
Day 14:   Periche acclimatization day. (B, L, D)
Day 15:   Periche- Lobuche (4910m). (B, L, D)
Day 16:   Hike to Everst Base camp (5364m) and return back to Lobuche. (B, L, D)
Day 17:   Trek down to Pangboche (3930m) from Lobuche. (B, L, D)
Day 18:   Trek Dobuche to Namche . (B, L, D)
Day 19:   Trek down to Lukla from Namche (B, L, D)
Day 20:   Fly Lukla-Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel. (B)