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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek - 21 Days

The journey of the Trek from Jiri 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.


Outline Itinerary (Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Drive to Shivalaya (1750m) walk – Duration: 7-8 hrs
Day 03 : Trek to Bandar (2200m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 04 : Trek to Sete (2520m) walk – Duration: 5-6 hrs.
Day 05 : Trek to Junbeshi (2680m) walk – Duration: 4-5 hrs.
Day 06 : Trek to Nun Thala (2250m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 07 : Trek to Bupsa (2360) walk – Duration: 5/30 hrs.
Day 08 : Trek to Surke (2300m) walk – Duration:  6 hrs.
Day 09 : Trek to Phakding (2610m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs.
Day 10 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (gateway to Mt. Everest – 3440m) walk – Diration: 6 hrs.
Day 11 : Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization day
Day 12 : Trek to Tengboche (3867m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 13 : Trek to Dingboche (4260m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 14 : Rest at Dingboche (day hike to Chhukung)
Day 15 : Trek to Lobuche (4800m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs.
Day 16 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5360m) and back to Gorakshep (5160m) walk – Duration: 6-7 hrs.
Day 17 : Trek to Kalapatthar (5545m) and back to Pheriche (4243m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs.
Day 18 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk – Duration: 6hrs.
Day 19 : Trek to Lukla (2815m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs.
Day 20 : Fly back to Kathmandu within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 21 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Jiri Everest Base Camp trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1,750

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) walk - Duration: 7-8 hrs

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) walk - Duration: 6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

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

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to Sete (2520m) walk - Duration: 5-6 hrs.

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 Lodge, in Sete.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Junbeshi (2680m) walk - Duration: 4-5 hrs.

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) walk - Duration: 6 hrs.

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) walk - Duration: 5/30 hrs.

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 tonight.

Day 8
Day 08 : Trek to Surke (2300m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs.

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 atLodge, in Surke.

Day 9
Day 09 : Trek to Phakding (2610m) walk - Duration: 4 hrs.

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

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (gateway to Mt. Everest – 3440m) walk - Diration: 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 day

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

Day 12
Day 12 : Trek to Tengboche (3867m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs.

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

Day 13
Day 13 : Trek to Dingboche (4260m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs.

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)

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) walk - Duration: 4 hrs.

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 Lodge, in Lobuche.

Day 16
Day 16 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5360m) and back to Gorakshep (5160m) walk - Duration: 6-7 hrs.

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) walk - Duration: 7 hrs.

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 from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walk - Duration: 6hrs.

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

Day 19
Day 19 : Trek to Lukla (2815m) walk - Duration: 7 hrs.

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 within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and 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.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Ground transportation by private Jeep
  • Lukla - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking permit/Gaurishankar Conservation fees and National park fees
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower etc.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Jiri-Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek – 21 Days: (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1750
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1650 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1600 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1550 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Trip Facts

  • 21 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 5545 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle & Flight
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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