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Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek 21 Days, Adventure

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5550m, Kalapather
  • 1 Day Drive
  • 17 days trek
  • 1 Day 35 minutes flight
Best Season
  • March to May
  • September to November
  • 20 Breakfast
  • 18 Lunchs
  • 18 Dinner
  • 2 Nights Hotel
  • 18 Nights at Lodge
  • Private car, Jeep, public bus


USD 1900 1649

Per person


Jiri Everest base camp (5364m) trek Starts with 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya via Jiri (1955m/6414feet).The route first used by the early expedition’s team to climb Everest from the Nepalese side. The trail from Jiri to Phakding is less crowded and peaceful.

Trip Highlights

  • Deurali , Nice valley view and Himalayas
  • Lamjura Pass , Highest pass below Lukla
  • Namche Bazar, Sherpa Capital
  • Syangboche, Best View point Mt. Everest and other Himalayas view.
  • Tengboche, Biggest Monastery in Khumbu region and Mt. Everest
  • Everest Base Camp, Close view of Khumbu Icefall
  • Kalapather , Close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayas
  • Lukla , Gate way to Everest region

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek start from Jiri, the route passes Sherpa culture , flora and fauna, Himalayas View,  many  beautiful Buddhist monasteries. This trek passes nice villages with exotic monasteries in Junbensi (2675m) and Thupten Chholing Gompa. Khartung which offers the first view of Everest (8848m) and host of other peaks like Thamserku (6608m.), Kangeta (6779m.) and Mera Peak (6654m.). There are interesting passes such as Lamjura pass (3530m), Taksindo pass (3071m) which gradual making it easier to acclimatize. The trail will train you because you hike every day up and down a lot. From Namche, we trek along a high traversing path where we have good views of Everest and then head towards Tengboche Monastery (3867m/ 12687 feet) in a clearing surrounded by rhododendrons forest. The monastery is structurally located on a ridge top with commanding views of the Everest landscape. The view from this spot, seen to best advantage in the morning, is absolutely thrilling and stunning view of Everest (8848m/29029 feet) and others mountains. We then descend to the Imja Khola and continue to the villages of Pangboche (3930m) and Pheriche (4200m) or Dingboche (4358m) before finally approaching the Kalapather (5550m.).

We then follow the glacier, first to Lobuche. The views are spectacular as we continue ascending to Gorak Shep (5100m) for a breather. We trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598 feet) will give you the chance to have a closer look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall.We also have the opportunity to ascend KalaPattar (5550m/19209 feet) from where we can get awesome views of Everest (8848m/29029 feet), Lhotse (8516m/27940 feet), Ama Dablam (6814m/22356 feet), Nuptse (7864m/25801 feet), Pumori (7165m/23507 feet) and others Himalayas. You soon realize it was absolutely worth it. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla.


Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 02: Drive to Shivalaya,

Day 03-10: Trekking

Day 11: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar

Day 12-13 : Trekking

Day 14 : Acclimatization day in Dingboche

Day 15: Trekking

Day 16 : Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and Hike to Everest Base Camp

Day 17: Hike to Kalapather for close view Mt. Everest and trek back to Pheriche

Day 18-19 : Trekking

Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 21: Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).

Travel Map Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek Map Altitude Chart

Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus depending on group size.
  • 2 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Gaurishankar Conservation Area, Sagarmatha National park permits and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entrance fee.
  • One English speaking government certificate holder trekking guide and Trekkers 2:1 porter.
  • Hotel to Bus Park by car and Local bus to Shivalaya.
  • One way flight tickets Lukla to Kathmandu with Airport departure tax.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Guide's; porter's food, lodge, flight, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  • Duffel Bag.
  • Fingertip Pulse Oximeter, we use every day to check your oxygen level and pulse in your body to minimize high risk.
  • Himalaya Trip T-short.
  • Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape etc.
  • 13% Government VAT and official charge.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fee (15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include emergency rescue.
  • All the drinks like tea, coffee, Coke, Fanta, mineral water, boiled water, hot shower, battery charge etc.
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Essential Infos

How And Where Do We Get Nepal's Visa ?

You will get on arrival Visa in Kathmandu International Airport . If you fill up this form Department of Immigration Nepal and bring it with you from there. It will be much faster and avoid the long queue.

  • US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.
  • US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
  • US $ 125 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.

Regardless of the provision stated in 1(a) and 1(b), tourists with the passport from South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations isn’t required to pay visa fee for 30 days. However, Indian nationals do not require the visa to enter into Nepal.

Do You Have A Packing List For The Trek ?

  • Trekking boots (If new boots are purchased, “break them in” to avoid blisters) and spare laces
  • Hat (Warm),scarf and gloves
  • Trousers (Warm trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
  • Running shoes, sandals or thongs (To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet).
  • Shorts and trousers
  • Wool-blend socks, liner socks and under wear(three pairs)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Sunhat
  • Fleece jacket
  • T-shirts (two or three) and long sleeved shirt with collar (long sleeved – shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.)
  • Laundry soap powder or bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen (SPF 20+) and lip bal
  • Sunglasses
  • Pocket knife
  • Iodine ,water-purification tablets or filter
  • Insect repellent ( for lower elevation)
  • Stuff sacks
  • Earplugs
  • Back pack
  • Sleeping back and silk liner
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (flashlight),spare batteries and bulbs
  • Duffle bag
  • Down jacket or down vest
  • Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries)
  • Books and magazines
  • Trekking poles
  • Quick- drying camp towel
  • Day pack (This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirements for the day e.g. toilet items,cameras, towel, soap, chocolate bar etc.)
  • 2-4 large plastic bags: to separate clean clothes from dirty ones
  • Personal medical supplies

What Kind Of Foods Do We Expect During The Trek ?

The Lodges have Menu; you will have your own choice. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like cities foods. Non-veg food are not recommend. It is not hygienic.

  • Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item hasbrown potato, toast or Gurung or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge etc.)
  • Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy or pickle, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, hard drinks are not included.

When Is The Best Time To Do This Trek?

We organize this trek every day in whole year. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend you following time.

  • Winter (December – February): This is coldest time of the year. It will be difficult to trek because of there will be heavy snow.
  • Spring (March – May): This is best time to trek on Jiri Everest Base Camp trek. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperature. You will also have chances to see the Rhododendron flowers.
  • Summer (June – August): This is monsoon in Nepal. There is chances of raining every day and it will be cloudy. There is chances to cancel the flight. The rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.
  • Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do this trek. After the raining season. It will be fresh and clear weather will be appear. It will be warm temperature.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have small group private trek. You can book any dates.

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