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Everest Base camp Trek via Jiri - 21 Days

Jiri-Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek is longer than regular Everest base camp Trek in Nepal done via Lukla route. It is very safe and scenic route to Everest Base camp. Trekkers will get acclimatized gradually to the climate and altitude of the Khumbu region.

The journey of the Trek from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp travels through places like Bandahar, Sete, Junbansi, Taksindu, Nunthala, Kharikhola and Surkhe before it reaches Phakding. Regular Everest Base Camp Trekking takes place on the bank of Dudhkoshi River. Trekking to Everest offers any forms of travel packages in the Everest Region. Though the altitude of Shivalaya and Lukla is similar, trekkers get easily acclimatized as they spend more time within Khumbu region trekking uphill and downhill before reaching Phakding. Journey follows the route of Namche Bazaar; which is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres, at its low point. The trail follows the valley of Imja Khola Tengboche. Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. After Everest Base Camp (5364 m.), journey Takes to early morning hike of Kalapathar for morning sunrise on its top.

Beginning the trek from Shivalaya rise up to Kalapatthar hill has dependably the best time to visit in March, April, and May in the spring season while the national blossom Rhododendrons are sprouting and the woods swings to the beautiful. Moreover, visiting Everest base camp and Kalapathar is likewise the best time in September, October, November, and December while the days are sun sparkling, clear skies and beautiful green slopes and the valleys. Gaze at all the scintillating Himalayas during morning rays of sun from Kalapathar (5545 m). Spectacular views exploration of Thamserku, Kangtega and Ama Dablam mountains, and dominating the skyline ahead are the giants, Lhotse and Everest. Trip: heads back to Lukla following the downhill trail via Namche for the flight back to Kathmandu. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions are always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.


All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

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Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

On your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) but make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel.

Day 2
Day 02: Drive to Shivalaya (1750m), 7-8 hrs, overnight at guest house.

The drive to Shivalaya from Kathmandu takes roughly 8-9 hours. We have a journey of 160 km which offers striking views of the eastern mountain range including Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung and more. After a picturesque drive from the Kathmandu valley, we arrive at the village of Shivalaya. Overnight at hotel in Shivalaya.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek to Bandar (2200m), 6 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We trek for 3-4 hours today and our trek begins with a firm mount through cultivated fields and small Tamang villages. We come across forested areas and wrapped grazing land before moving Climb to Deurali. After steady Down we arrive at Bandar (2800m) where we stay at guesthouse.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Sete (2520m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We trek for 3-4 hours today and our trek begins with a firm mount through cultivated fields and small Tamang villages. We come across forested areas and wrapped grazing land before moving Climb to Deurali. After steady Down we arrive at Bandar (2800m) where we stay at guesthouse. From Bandar, the trek continues moving down to Likhu Khola prior to continuing to Sete. Trekkers often observe an extensive variety of wildlife on the way. We today walk for 6-7 hours and stay at guest house in Sete.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to Junbeshi (2680m), 4-5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

The most rewarding part of trekking to Junbeshi is walking through the rhododendron, birch, magnolia forests which cover the Solu-Khumbu region. From here, the trek mounts up to Lamjura Pass at (3,500m), where you will get a chance to see Mount Everest for the first time. After taking restate the pass, we move down to the pleasing Sherpa village of Junbesi. We will be walking around 6 hours today and overnight at guest house in Junbesi.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek to Nun Thala (2250m), 6 hrs, overnight at guest house.

From Junbeshi, our trek continues towards Phurtung (2900m.) and to Nun Thala. It is the set from where we could see views of peaks including Thamserku (6623m.), Kusum Kangaru (6370m.), Kantega (6780m.), Mera Peak (6650m.) and more. We will trek for 7 hours today. Tonight at guest house in Nun Thala.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Bupsa (2360), 5/30 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Today we enter to agricultural land of Rai and Sherpa community. We walk beside the Dudh Koshi River and From Dudh Koshi River, our trek reach to Kharikhola (2050m). Then, we pass through Juving (1680.) a big Rai village. Now, we arrive at Bupasa where you will go around Buddhist Monastery and explore the village. We today walk for 6 hours and stay at guest house tonight.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Surke (2300m), 6 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Moving ahead from Bupsa, we reach Khari La Pass (2880m.) walking through rhododendron and oak forest as well as a small Sherpa community and tea houses. From this spot, you can sight superb view of peaks such as Cho-oyu (8201m), Numbu (6960m), Thamserku (6629m.) and Gyangchung Kang (7922m). We have 5 hours walk today. We stay at guest house in Surke.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Phakding (2610m), 4 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We depart from Surkhey and trek to Phakding (2610m), walking for 5 hours. On the way, we could enter to the villages such as Mushe (2650m) and Chhiplung (2700m). Ultimately, we reach to Phakding and stay at guesthouse.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (gateway to Mt. Everest – 3440m), 6 hrs.

From Phakding, the trail goes along the bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We then reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa

Day 11
Day 11: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and explore surrounding, overnight at guest house.

We today have a day to become accustomed and adjust to the surroundings. There is a day tour where one can visit Sagarmatha National park on the small hill discover about the range of plants and animal life of the Everest region. Optionally, we can go for a short hike to Syangboche to spot the terrific views of Lhotse (8516meter), Mt. Everest (8848meter), Amadablam (6812meter), Mt. Thamserku (6608meter etc.), overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3867m), 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We walk beside the glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with breathtaking views of the peaks. We trek to an elevation of 3860 m and the fairly flat way will take us today to view astonishing panorama of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest, the famous Gomba, Tengboche Monastery and more. The track goes on and we can see wild lives like musk deer, colorful pheasant. Then the path slopes down to Dudh Koshi River where series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. We walk for 6 hours and stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 13
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4260m), 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

From Tengboche our path goes down to Debuche, and come across another suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of Mani stones. We can see gigantic view of Ama Dablam and the trail lines up to the upstream closer to Imja River rather mild up toward Imja valley. The track shows way to Dingboche, the Sherpa settlement with the eye-catching terraced field and grazing animals. We stay at hotel in Dingboche.

Day 14
Day 14: Rest at Dingboche (day hike to Chhukung), overnight at guest house

Today, we will have another day for acclimatization. You will head to another beautiful part of the Khumbu region, Chhukung which offers you a magnificent view of the Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Peak 38, etc.

Day 15
Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4800m), 4 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Today, we arrive at the village above Pheriche Valley. To the north part, we can see Lobuche Peak (6119m) and we walk by large flat and wide-open fields. Now, we cross the Khumbu River at Dughla (4620m). Also, you can see the fantastic view of Pumori (7145m) and, coming across the border in Tibet, Changtse (7550m), and the enormous walls of Lhotse and Nuptse. We walk for 5 to 6 hours today and stay at guest house in Lobuche.

Day 16
Day 16: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5360m) and back to Gorakshep (5160m),

We today have 9 hours walk and it one of the challenging days while trekking. We walk beside the Khumbu Glacier and walk ahead up to Everest Base Camp (5365 m). The sight of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is stunning. We reach to the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier; we make a series of small climb and fall that shows the path eventually to the astonishing glacial sands of Gorak Shep (5160m). And then, we leave towards the Everest Base Camp. We come back to Gorak Shep for the night.

Day 17
Day 17: Trek to Kalapatthar (5545m) and back to Pheriche (4243m),

We trek for 7 hours. In the morning we climb Mount Kalapatthar (5545meter) and get the most superb mountain vista of Everest, the highest summit on the earth at 8848 meter other giant mountains- Nuptse, Chagatse, Pumori, Lhotse and numerous others. We make a quick fall to Gorak Shep, a small settlement at 5180 meters then return trek down to Periche.

Day 18
Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 5/30 hrs, overnight at guest house.

From Pheriche, we move down to Orsho, and then continue to Pangboche village. Here we can observe the ancient monastery in the region. And we leave peaks after us; our drop through Tengboche Monastery at altitude of 3860 m before returning back to the town of Namche Bazaar 3441m). We reach to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon. We trek for around 6 hours and stay at guesthouse.

Day 19
Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2800m), 6-7 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Today, we go back over the main track down to Dudh koshi then to Phakding. Moving along the track, k we reach to Lukla seeing different Sherpa villages coming across a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. We stay at guest house after trekking for 6-7 hours

Day 20
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu, 35 minutes, transfer to hotel.

From Lukla we travel for 35 minutes and return back to Kathmandu from in the morning and move back to the hotel. Rest of the day we can relax.

Day 21
Day 21: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Today, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 2Night’s Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Domestic flight Lukla – Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • All your standard Meals and best available guest house accommodation during the trek.
  • An Experienced English – speaking trekking guide and 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage for 2 trekkers: 1 porter including their salary, insurance, food and lodging.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS), and Sagarmatha - National Park Area entry permits with Gaurishankar - Conservation. Area entry permits.
  • Down Jacket, duffel-kit bag and sleeping bag by AlpineTrav Treks. Are to be returned after trip completion.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Landry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.
  • Mineral water Bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for trekking staffs.

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Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.
Woolen caps, hats
Hiking boots
Trekking socks
Trekking trousers
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Fleece jackets
Down jackets
Cotton T-shirts
Lightweight gloves
Woolen caps, hats
Sleeping bag
First-aid kit
Toilet papers
Body lotions
Sanitary napkins, tampons
Cotton towel
Hand sanitizers

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.)

Group Discount: Available

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Trip Facts

  • 21 Days
  • Spring/Autumn
  • 5545 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 4 people
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