Nepal - Trekking in Nepal - Big Khumbu Trekking

Everest (Big Khumu) is one of the best trekking destinations in the world. So many people take flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. But if you need to be fit for accltitude. so if you want do big khumbu trek and you have inof time the best way take bus to Jiri and continues trek to Namche Bazar, Thame, Renjo pass, gokyo valley, Chola pass, Kalapthar and Everest Base camp.

Long journey to Jiri by local bus about seven to ten hours depending on road conditions. There are no tourist bus services available. The trek from Jiri to Everest (Big khumbu) it is never flat as it crosses the grain of the land for the first five days. The highest point reached before Lukla is Lamjura La pass, which is at 3530 meters above sea level. A highlight of the area around the Lamjura La is the magnificent display of pink and lilac rhododendrons in spring.

The trail passes through numerous settlements of different ethnic groups including Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin and Chhetri and, of course, the Sherpa. So one week you will spend blow 3500m and you have already good acclimatization for such adventure high passes. This trek is one of the most challenging routes in the Khumbu region. The trek continues from Namche Bazaar via Thame and then goes over Ranjo Pass to reach Gokyo and Gokyo RI. From Gokyo you cross Nagozumda Glacier to Chola pass, and then we follow the way to Everest Base Camp, KalaPathar to see the best view of Mt. Everest and return to Lobuche crossing the Phokolde Pass to the Chukung valley and continues trek down via Tyangboche Monastery to Lukla.

Trip Detail

  • Trekking Region : Khumbu-Mt.Everest seventh Best Trek in the world.
  • Culture : The Chetri,Rai and Sherpa Culture.
  • Starting Point : Drive to Jiri
  • End Point : Lukla
  • Trek Duration : 27 Days
  • Tour grade : Moderate/hard
  • Highest Access : Kalapathar (5545m.)
  • Best Season : October to December, November & march April
  • Type of trekking : Camping/Tea house both
  • Himalayan sights : The Himalayan world including the world's highest Mt. Everest.
  • Summary : Drive to Jiri and walk to the Jirel,Tamng,Chetri and Sherpa village. this is the best way do for this trek and you will have enough time for acclimatization.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in International Airport Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu Valley Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Jiri By Bus about 9 to 10 hrs.
Day 04: Jiri to Bhandar (7 hrs).
Day 05: Bhandar to Sete (6 hrs).
Day 06: Sete to Junbeshi (6 hrs).
Day 07: Junbeshi to Nuthala (6 to 7 hrs).
Day 08: Nunthala to Bupsa (6 hrs).
Day 09: Bupsa to surke (5 to 6 hrs).
Day 10: Surke to phakding (2652m) (4 to 5 hours).
Day 11: Phakding to Namche bazaar (3446m) (6 hours).
Day 12: Rest in Namche Bazaar for Acclimitization.
Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Thame (3800m) 4 hrs.
Day 13: Thame to Lumdeng (4400) 6 hrs.
Day 14: Lumdeng to over Renjo pass (5345m) camp in Gokyo (4750m) 8 to 9 hrs.
Day 15: Early in the morning Gokyo RI (5360m) & Trek Thangna (4700m) 3 hrs.
Day 16: Thangna to over chola pass (5420m) camp at Zongla (4843m) 7 -9 hrs.
Day 17: Zongla to Goracshep (5151m) 6 hrs evining sun set view on kalapather 5545m.
Day 18: Goracshep to Everest Base Camp (5360m) over night Gorackshep
Day 19: Gorackshep to kalapather (5545m) for best view of Mt.Everest and return back to Labuche.
Day 20: Labuche to Over Phokolde pass (5535m) overnight in Chukung 7 to 8 hrs.
Day 21: Chukung to Tangboche monastries (3800m) 6to 7 hrs.
Day 22: Tangboche to Namche or Monjo (2835m) 7 hrs.
Day 23: Monjo to Lukla (2800m) 6 hrs.
Day 24: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 35 m and over night in Hotel.
Day 25: Free/shopping day in Kathmandu.
Day 26: Departure to Home.

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