About 24 Days Everest 3 Pass Trekking via Jiri

The Everest region is one of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal for 23days of trek plan offered by our agency TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE ; it offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the country and hence has become one of the most sought after adventure trips in the world. The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is designed for adventurous trekkers who wish to experience a long, rewarding trek. This trek takes you through the most popular villages of the Khumbu Region, and includes challenging uphill and downhill sleading to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft). The trek also lets you encounter the friendliness of the local Sherpa people, who call this wonderland their home. They have a rich culture filled with interesting traditions that must be experienced first-hand. The trek starts with drive from Kathmandu to Jiri followed by Namche Bazar ends in Lukla from where our agent of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE will get you back to Kathmandu ending with 23 days of trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Long day drive to Jiri from Kathmandu via Ariniko highway with beautiful tropical geography.
  • Overnight stay at Teahouse lodge with friendly and smiling people of Nepal.
  • Everest 3 pass trek via Jiri can be the complete experience of Gaurishankar, Everest Himalayan range.
  • You will trek from Jiri to Sete, Junbesi, Nunthala, Bupsa, Chheplung before you get to Namche bazar.
  • More days you will hike continue to Dudhkoshi river on the trekking trails. Dudhkoshi river means milk river.
  • You will acclimatize on Namche Bazar and visit different monasteries.
  • You will have incredible experience at Gokyo region with Beautiful Lakes.
  • The three passes  Renjo la, Chola, Kongmala all will be crossed during trekking.
  • On the third week of our 24 Days Trekking journey you will go to Everest Base Camp.
  • You will get back to Kathamndu by flight from lukla airport.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Our airport representative will be in Kathmandu international airport with your Name card or "Top of the World Adventure" agency name card. Confirm your arrival you will drive from airport to Kathmandu Hotel. After Check in, you will be fresh up and you will go to visit agency office to collect flights tickets and other information. If you have missed to bring any trekking equipment then you can buy just next to hotel. You will have welcome dinner in the night and prepared drop back to the hotel and overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300 m

 Guide of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE for 24 days trekking in Nepal will pick you up from the hotel early morning to go Old bus Park to catch the bus for Jiri. Although Jiri is only 90 km away from Kathmandu, the trip will take us still around 7/8 hrs. Overnight at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Jiri
  • Altitude: 1935 m

Starting the 23 days of trekking in Nepal of 3 pass treks with EBC you start your trek with the paved road in Jiri. After crossing a stream the track l eaves the road and starts to climb uphill through trees to several wooden bhattis. You keep climbing to the Mali Danda (2440 m) and continue your way to the crossing of suspension bridge of the Yelung Khola river at 1800 m, reaching Shivalaya, taking approximately 4 hrs, you will have lunch here. From Shivalaya, at first steep ascent towards the pass at Deorali. (2710 m). Then overnight at Bhandar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Bhandara
  • Altitude: 2190 m

From Bhandara the trail descents through the lower fields of the village, passing the small settlements of Doharpa and Baranda before crossing the Tharo Khola River on a steel bridge at 1480 m. As you follow the east bank of the river you climb towards Kinja (1630 m), towards Chimbu and continue on towards Sete where you will spend the night at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Sete
  • Altitude: 2525 m

Today 5th day of 24 days of trekking in Nepal starts by climbing from Sete to the top of the 3535 m high Lamjura Bhanjyang. Lamjura Bhanjyang is the highest point on the trek between Jiri & Namche Bazaar & is marked by a tangle of stones, kindling & prayer flags. On the eastern side of the pass the route descents steeply for about 400 m through fragrant fir & hemlock forests, then levels out passing the small village of Tragdobuk (2830 m). Continuing your way down you will enter in Junbesi, and stay overnight at Teahouse with stories of the journey by TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Junbesi
  • Altitude: 2700 m

After leaving Junbesi in the morning you cross the Junbesi Khola river and then climb steeply uphill, here you have excellent views of Everest, Thamserku, Kantega and Mera Peak. After passing the Ringmo Khola river, the trail ascends to Ringmo village, with its abundant fruit orchards. You will walk descent through forests of conifer and rhododendron, passing sheepherds huts & alongside the trail until you reach your next destination of 23 days of trek at Nhuntala. Then stay overnight at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Nhuntala
  • Altitude: 2330

From Nhuntala the trek continues to the Dudh Koshi (Milk River) and cross this river using a 110 m long suspension bridge (1500 m). You continue to climb up a ridge to a Sherpa village named Khari Khola (2010 m). Beyond this village you climb past some water driven mills to Bupsa. Overnight at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Bupsa
  • Altitude: 2360 m

Your trek will start with a gentle climb, passing the village of Kharte & continues on through forests populated by monkeys. You keep climbing the rim till you reach the teashop on Khari La pass at 2840 m. From the pass, the trail downhill into the deep gorge of Paiya Khola. After crossing this river on a wooden bridge you reach the small settlement of Puiyan (2730 m). The trail climbs up and down for about an hour after Paiya to a rim that offers a good view of the Khumbu region and then descents 500 m towards Surke (2290 m). Continuing your trail upwards again, you climb through a jumble of boulders, passing some wonderful mani walls until you reach the village of Chablung. Overnight at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Chheplung
  • Altitude: 2660 m

After leaving Chheplung TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide will help you to cross the Dhud Koshi (2580 m)river on a local-style suspension overpass & climb to Phakding. From Phakding you climb steeply over a stony rim towards Benkar (2630 m). From here you climb out of the valley to Monjo (2840 m). Just away from Monjo the trek enters the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, which was well-known in 1976 to guard a 1148 sq km area surrounding Mt Everest.After this while climbing your way up the valley you will reach Namche Bazaar (3440 m). Namche Bazaar is the main trading center in this region & features numerous shops, hotels and restaurants.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440 m

Acclimatization is important before proceeding higher. Today you will rest or take a day hike through the villages of Khunde and Khumjung. You start with a steep one-hour climb to the Syangboche airport (3720 m), from where you will slowly ascent towards Khunde passing numerous chorten (stone Buddhist monuments). From Khunde you follow the trail eastwards to Khumjung, the largest village in Khumbu, at the foot of the sacred peak Khumbila. After enjoying lunch here you will follow some ascent and continue descending trail to Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440 m

Trek starts after breakfast in Namche and trails follows colorful prayer flags, with several shorten and Mani stones from Namche Gompa. The guide of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE will take you to Thame which is a small monastery village, situated at the altitude of 3825 m and the birth place of tenzing Norgay Sherpa first man to reach Everest summits with Edmund Hillary.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3825 m

After morning breakfast trail leads us to Lungden village which is the 6th day of 18 days of trek in Nepal, the village of Lung den is only one settlement before cross Renjola pass. Keep continue your journey up to Lung den village. Overnight at Lung den.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lungden
  • Altitude: 4500 m

After having breakfast in Lungden. Trail slightly leads to Renjola pass 5360 m. Renjola pass is one of the easiest pass in the Khumbu Himalaya compare to others pass Chola and Kongmala. Renjola pass is the third pass among 3 pass Everest treks. Whole trail is zigzag with sandy ridges, until Gokyo lakes. Overnight at Teahouse Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 5335 m

TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide will lead the trek to Gokyo Ri (5347 m) which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and many more. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. Overnight at Dragnag 4700 m teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 4700 m

Initially walk downhill to reach Thangna village, and we will have tea or coffee. The trail from here goes directly to Cho La Pass at (5420 m). Cho La pass is the second pass among the 3 pass trekking in Everest trekking. You will walk down hill to Dzongla village. Today might be the difficult day in trekking, the half journey of 18 days of trek in Nepal. Overnight at teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dzongla
  • Altitude: 4830 m

After having morning breakfast you will start our trek to Lobuche by crossing Cho-La (4665 m). On the way we will witness Dzongla Lake, Ama Dablam and Thamserku himalaya. Overnight at teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4910 m

This day you will start trek from Lobuche 4910 m towards Gorakshep 5140 m, where you can find the nearest teahouse from EBC. You will get Gorakshep about lunchtime. After having lunch, guide of ‘Top Of The World Adventure’ will lead you up to Everest Base Camp (5364 m), then return to Gorakshep for staying overnight. There are no teahouses in Everest Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gorakshep
  • Altitude: 5140 m

Early morning, you will hike to the top of Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, this will be at the highest spot of the adventure (5545 m), offering incredible views of mountains with Mt. Everest at closest. After a great moment, you will return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek to Lobuche, and overnight at Teahouse lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,910 m

19th day of 24 days of trekking in Nepal starts with breakfast in Lobuche, trail slightly turns to Khumbu Glacier to cross Khongmala pass, which is the first pass among 3 pass Everest trekking. Follow downhill to Sherpa settlement village of Dingboche, today you walk around eight nine hours to Arrive Dingboche. Overnight at Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4410

After breakfast in Dingboche trail, TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide leads you through villages, Buddhists monasteries, bridges and some waterfall, Rhododendron forest to arrive Tengboche (3860 m) via Orsho, Somare, Pangboche and Debouche Overnight at Tea house.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3860 m

First part of the trail directly goes through Rhododendron forest and pine forest to Fungethaga. The trail slightly goes uphill to Namche via Trashing and Sanasa village. Great view of the journey of 24 days of trekking in Nepal of Khumbu Himalaya from village of Sanasa. Overnight at teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche bazar
  • Altitude: 3440 m

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Jorasalle it will take about two hours and another 5-hour walk to Lukla via Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE agency.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2850 m

Last day of 24 days of trekking in Nepal starts with early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening dinner with Nepali Cultural Show.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300 m

Today, last day of Trekking in Nepal of Top of the World Adventure ,and here you are done with our 24 days of journey in Nepal. And then as per your flight timings our staff of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your international departure.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300 m

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu hotel with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu-jiri bus fare
  • Lukla-Kathmandu flight fare
  • Gaurishankar National Park permit
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit
  • Local government permit
  • Trekking guide (Food, accommodation, salary, insurance)
  • Teahouse Accommodation in Mountain
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • First aid tool box

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Trekking equipment 
  • Tips

Useful info

  1. If you are thinking to do Everest 3 pass trek via Jiri better to come with some flexible days. Because of weather issue, 
  2. You need to bring trekking equipment with the consideration of -20 degree centigrade.