Skip to content
Home » Itinerary


Day 1Nov 29th


We will start by introducing you to the event team. You’ll meet the crew that will be supporting you on the adventure and have an opportunity to ask any final questions about the days ahead. We will also do a gear check and an event briefing. While in Kathmandu our team will be able to arrange for you to rent or purchase any additional equipment you may need. The day concludes with a traditional welcome dinner and meet and greet with fellow participants.

Day 2 – Nov 30th

Transit to Jiri by private jeeps (6-8hrs)

An early start will see us departing Kathmandu in convoy, travelling through the city outskirts and into the rural area beyond. Along the way we will stop for refreshments and lunch, all the while you’ll be able to enjoy the evolving landscapes as we head for Jiri.

Jiri, which lies about 190 kilometers from Kathmandu, is a small town located in the Dolakha district of Nepal. Situated at an altitude of about 1,950 meters (6,400 feet) above sea level, it is surrounded by mountains, forests and rice terraces. Known as the starting point for the classic route to Mount Everest, almost all the Everest expeditions in the past, including those led by famous climbers John Hunt and Edmund Hillary passed through here.

Here we will do a final gear prep and briefing for stage one, followed by an early night.

Day 3 – Dec 1st 

Stage One: Jiri to Sete (31km)

Start Altitude: 1,995m / Finish Altitude: 2,520m / Max Altitude 2,720m

2,300m+ // 1,700m-

Checkpoint 1: Shivalaya (Approx 10km)

Checkpoint 2: Deurali (16km)

Checkpoint 3: Bridge @ 23km

Day 4 – Dec 2nd

Stage Two: Sete to Junbesi (13km)

Start Altitude: 2,520m / Finish Altutude: 2,680m / Max Altitude: 3,530m

1,200m+ // 1,000m-

Checkpoint: Top of climb (Approx 5.5km)

Day 5 – Dec 3rd

Stage Three: Junbesi to Bupsa (27km)

Altitude: 2,680m>2,360m (Max 3,070m)

1,800m+ // 2,100m-

Checkpoint 1: Salung (Approx 6km)

Checkpoint 2: Taksindu (Approx 12km)

Checkpoint 3: Jubing (Approx 21km)

Day 6 – Dec 4th

Stage Four: Bupsa to Namche via Cheplung (33km)

Altitude: 2,360m>3,420m (Max 3,420m)

1,850m+ // 850m-

Checkpoint 1: Puiya (Approx 7km)

Checkpoint 2: Cheplung (Approx 17km)

Checkpoint 3: Phakding (Approx 23km)

Checkpoint 4: Monjo (Approx 28km)

Day 7 – Dec 5th

Namche Rest/Acclimatisation

Today we will take the time to recover a little and absorb the excitement of Namche Bazaar, but not before an acclimatisation hike to Everest View Hotel (3,962m) famous for being the world’s highest hotel.

Day 8 – Dec 6th

Stage Five: Namche to Pangboche (13km)

Altitude: 3,420m>3,986m

Checkpoint 1: Phunki Thanga (Approx 7km)

Checkpoint 2: Tengboche (Approx 9.5km)

Day 9 – Dec 7th

Stage Six: Pangboche to Dingboche (6.6km)

Altitude: 3,986m>4,335m

Checkpoint 1: Shomare (Approx 2.5km)

Checkpoint 2: River Crossing (Approx 4.5km)

Day 10 – Dec 8th

Stage Seven: Dingboche to Lobuche (8km)

Altitude: 4,335m>4,917m

Checkpoint 1: Thukla (Approx 5km)

Checkpoint 2: Memorial (Approx 6km)

Day 11 – Dec 9th

Stage Eight: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp to Lobuche (16km)

Altitude: 4,917m>5,364m>4,917m

Checkpoint 1: Gorekshep (Approx 4.5km)

Checkpoint 2: EBC (Approx 8km)

Checkpoint 3: Gorekshep (Approx 12.5km)

Day 12 – Dec 10th

Lobuche to Namche via Periche (26km)

Altitude: 4,917m>3,420m

Checkpoint 1: Periche (Approx 7km)

Checkpoint 2: Pangboche (Approx 13km)

Checkpoint 3: Tengboche (Approx 17km)

Checkpoint 4: Phunki Thanga (Approx 19.5km)

Day 13 – Dec 11th

Namche to Lukla (18km)

Altitude: 3,420m>2,850m

Checkpoint 1: Monjo (Approx 5.5km)

Checkpoint 2: Phakding (Approx 11km)

Checkpoint 3: Cheplung (Approx 16km)

Finish at the National Park Gates

Celebration dinner at our hotel in Lukla

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is lukla-airport-1024x533.jpg

Day 14 – Dec 12th

Morning flight to Kathmandu (Weather dependant) followed by some rest and recovery ahead of the final dinner and awards presentation.