Everest Base Camp Trek via Jiri

Everest base camp trek via Jiri (or Shivalaya; approx. 21 days). It is the "classic" Everest base camp trek, following the original route that climbers used to take to reach Everest area before the airport at Lukla was built. Walking to Everest area from Jiri or Shivalaya will help you to more gradually build up your fitness level and to acclimatise.
After a long drive from Kathmandu we will start trekking from Shivalaya (1767m), enjoying the flora and fauna of the lower to higher hill areas and the scenic villages of Bhandar, Sete, Junbesi, Thubten Chholing, Goyom, Lamjura Bhanjyang, Rinmo and Khari Khola. At Cheplung (close to Lukla) the route will join the Lukla-Everest base camp trail. You will then pass Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dinboche, Lobuche, Gorak Shep, Everest base camp and enjoy the views from Kalapathar which is also the highest point on this trek (around 5550m). This trek gives the opportunity to explore the culture, religion and life style of the people in the lower to higher hills and the Sherpa and other Himalayan people.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 21 day
  • Trip Grade hard
  • Maximum Altitude: 5556m Kalapattar
  • Trip Start End in: Jiri to Lukla
  • Transportation by bus flight out
Short Itinerary

Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu
Day 02  Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03 By bus Shivalaya (1767m)
Day 04 Trek to Bhandar (2200m)
Day 05 Trek to Sete (2575m)
Day 06 Trek to Junbesi (2675m)
Day 07 Trek to Nuntala (2250m)
Day 08 Trek to Bupse (2300m)
Day 09 Trek to Cheplung (2700m)
Day 10 Trek to Namche Bazar (3420m)
Day 11 Acclimatization Day (3440m)
Day 12 Trek to Tengboche (3850m)
Day 13 Trek to Pheriche (4240m)
Day 14 Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 15 Trek to Gorak Shep (5160m) and Everest Base Camp
Day 16 Hike ti Kalapatar trek down to Pheriche (4240m)
Day 17 Trek to Tengboche (3850m)
Day 18 Trek to Namche (3440m)
Day 19 Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 20 Fly to Kathmand
Day 21 Fly back to home.

Detail Itinerary
Cost Details
Trip Map
Service Includes

*Airport pick up/drop, transfer to/from hotel
*Kathmandu sightseeing one day.
*Three night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
*Accommodation during the trek with B.L.D.
*Transport to/from trekking starting/end point
*All necessary permits for this region
*Professional guide & Nepali porter/staff
*First aid kit box
*Nepali staff insurance, salary & B.L.D.
*Farewell dinner

(B.L.D. = breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Service Excludes

*Visa fee for Nepal
*Personal medical and emergency insurance
*Extra night in Kathmandu, in case early return from trekking due to any change in schedule
*During the trek: personal expenses, laundry, battery recharge, soft drinks and alcohol, tissue paper, boiled water, shower, chocolate etc.
*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
*Tips for driver, porter and guide

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