Jiri to EBC via Kalapatthar Trek

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek via Kalapatthar is exciting adventure in popular and the oldest trekking trail in Everest Region. The trail is the same one which was used by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary to summit Mt. Everest for the first time. This Trekking trail reaches to Kalapatthar for astonishing view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Nuptse in Everest region. The region is full of unspoiled culture and traditional life style therefore adventurous and exciting too where trekkers can explore unspoiled Tibetan culture and hospitality of Sherpas. Visiting ancient monasteries and chörtens in this region provides spiritual calmness while trekking through Jiri-Everest Base Camp- Kalapatthar trek. Khumbu Glacier and other glaciers' view is breath-stopping while exploring Everest region.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek includes Kalapatthar climbing and overview of Everest region including the panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and hundreds of peaks and mountains in Everest region. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking route passes through SoluKhumbu experiencing Sherpa culture. Everest region provides chances to excurse different flora and fauna along the trail. The picturesque views of forests, valleys, terraced fields, meadows and wilderness region etc. are some of the attractions of the trekking. Trekking in Everest region from Jiri- Everest Base Camp- Kalapatthar is one of the everlasting experiences in life adventure. Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking starts from Jiri and continues through Namche Bazaar and enters into Khumbu region. Trekking to Everest Base Camp via Jiri gives the wonderful experience of Tibetan culture in high elevation and pleasantly colorful views of rhododendron.

Jiri- Everest Base Camp-Kalapatthar Trekking adventure is exciting experience to the foothill of world's highest mountain. Trekkers need experience of high altitude trekking to join the adventure trip. Physically fit and healthy person can enjoy Everest Base Camp trekking. Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions offers this package to our visitors with expert guides who are well trained and experienced in Trekking and mountaineering.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration
:25 days
Starts Point
Ends Point
Trip Grade
Max. Group Size
:Any Pax
:Feb, March, April, May, Sept, Oct , Nov
Type of Trip
:Lodge Trek
Max. Elevation

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Welcome to the country of Mt. Everest! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel which you have booked in Kathmandu. Hotel staffs will complete check in and manage for your accommodation. We organize welcome dinner in the hotel in the evening with our team.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing + Trekking Preparation day
On this day, you will have a guided tour in Kathmandu city in a car. The focus will be on UNESCO enlisted world heritages sites of Kathmandu including Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath. In the afternoon, you can visit rest of the sites of Kathmandu city and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Jiri Drive- 6 hrs.
On this day, we drive from Kathmandu to Jiri enjoying exciting views around the way. Explore Jiri surrounding till evening. The trail offers beautiful views of meadows and valleys with terraced fields. We stay overnight in a guest house in Jiri.

Day 04: Jiri- Deurali trekking (2716m.) 6 hrs
We start trekking to Deurali from Jiri crossing a pass at 2400m. We reach Shivalaya and continue with scenic views of forests of rhododendron. The trail goes through some Sherpa villages. We reach Sangbadanda and continue to Kosaribas. In the afternoon we reach at Deurali area and explore the surrounding area where we stay overnight in Guest house.

Day 05: Deurali- Sete Trekking- 7hrs. (2575m.)
On this day, we walk up to Sete passing through Lamjura Pass. The natural scenarios are eye-staking with full of green hills and meadows. The magnicifient views of mountains and peaks are very impressive while following the trail. The trail reach to an abandoned Gompa and traverses to Sete seeing monkeys along the way. You can explore surrounding area in the evening and stay in a lodge.

Day 06: Sete- Junbesi Trekking- 7 hrs. (2700m.)
Our trek is set to Junbesi from Sete. It is pleasant trekking passing through green valleys and some settlements. You can explore the surrounding along the way to Junbesi. You can explore the surrounding in the afternoon. We stay overnight in a guest house, which is one of the growing local market of this area.

Day 07: Junbesi- Nunthala Trekking- 8hrs. (2220m.)
We follow the trail to reach Nunthala. The views are fantastic seen along the trail. It is through Phaplu and continues to Salleri. We climb at Traksindo Pass at 3150m after Ringmo khola and descend down to Nunthala Monastery enjoying astonishing views of mountains and valleys. We stay overnight guest house in Nunthala.

Day 08: Nunthala- Khari Khola Trekking- (2050m.)
On this day, we continue descending to Dudh Koshi River and pass through forests and valleys. The picturesque views of mountains and varied landscape gives pleasant experience while trekking along the trail. The trail passes through pastureland and several Sherpa villages. We stay overnight in a Guest house.

Day 09:  Khari Khola-Puiyan Trekking- 6 hrs. (2770m.)
This day trekking follows the trail to Puiyan, crossing Sherpa village and forests. The trek is full magnificent views of mountains and landscapes with experiencing fresh air in peaceful environment. We can see monkeys along the walk in the forests including other wild life and birds. We reach Puiyan and stay overnight in Guest house.

Day 10: Puiyan- Phakding Trekking- 6 hrs. (2652m.)
This day trek starts with climb to a ridge at 2800m and continues passing through Lukla Airport. Then we walk on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River enjoying the view of Nupla Himal, Kusum Kangaru etc. We walk gentle path for some time to Phakding where we stay overnight in aGuest house.

Day 11: Phakding –Namche Trekking- 6 hrs. (3440m.)
On this day, we trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding Village through Dudh Koshi riverside. The trail is pleasant with the views of forests of pine, fir and Rhododendron trees. We reach Monjo which is the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. The views of giant mountains are impressive while walking through the trail. We stay overnight in a hotel after exploring the surrounding area of Namche Bazaar.

Day 12: Acclimatization Day
It is acclimatization day in Namche so you have enough time to explore the life style of locals. Short hiking can be utilization of the time. High altitude can be harmful if we ignore resting. It is necessary to adjust your body with high elevation. You’d better to visit Khumjung and Thame to take advantage of the day. There, you can view the world’s amazing panoramic scenes of the earth and get chance to observe uniquely different Sherpa Culture.

Day 13: Namche- Tengboche trekking- 6hrs.  (3867m.)
After breakfast in Namche, we begin today trek. The trekking trail leads to Tengboche (also called Tengboche). The wonderful view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Aba Dablam is breath stopping for you. These giant mountains seem to be so near from there. If you are lucky, Mani Rimdu festival in the monastery gives everlasting experience of the dancing of monks wearing masks. The festival is very important of the region. Stay overnight in a lodge in Tyangboche.

Day 14: Trek to Dingbouche-6 hrs. (4400m)
On this day, we reach to Dingboche with enjoying beautiful scenarios of mountains and landscape. The panoramic views of snow capped mountains and varied landscape gives pleasant experience while walking through the route. The pasture lands and some huts can be seen though the region is mostly abandoned except some settlements along the way. Stay in a lodge to spend nigh.

Day 15:  Acclimatization Day
This day is rest day in Dingboche area. You can walk to explore Dingboche monastery and Chhukung village while you are free for whole day. It is necessary to adjust with body and temperature in high elevation. You can rest all the day with full of enjoyment of the panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Tawache, Nuptse, Kwangde etc. Stay overnight in guest house.

Day 16: Dingboche- Lobuche Trek- 5/6 hrs. (4930m.)
On this day, we begin climbing to Dugla and continue to Khumbu Glacier. The astonishing views of Tawache and Cholaste are eyes stacking. You can feel the high altitude because of extreme cold in Lobuche Village. Explore the surrounding in the afternoon and stay overnight in Dingboche.

Day 17: Lobuche- Gorak Shep Trekking- 4 hrs. (5160m.)
On this day, we hike to Kalapatthar for close up view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. Gigantic views of mountains and glaciers around you give a sense of heaven including Mt. Amadablam, Pumori and hundreds of peaks and mountains from there. We stay overnight in a camp.

Day 18: Gorak Shep- Pheriche Trekking- 5hrs.  (4240m.)
On this day, we trek to from Gorakshep with the astonishing views of mountains and peaks. We reach at Everest Base Camp which is the station for the mountaineers to summit the peak. The experience of being at the foothill of world’s highest mountain cannot be expressed in words. We descend down to Pheriche in the afternoon and explore the area before we stay overnight in a lodge.

Day 19: Pheriche – Tengboche Trekking- 5hrs. (3860m.)
On this day, we trek descending to Tengboche therefore you can enjoy natural beauty while walking along the trail. The views of mountains and valleys are full of picturesque looks so very impressive along the trail. We stay overnight in a guest house after exploring the surrounding area and monastery in Tengboche.

Day 20: Tengboche –Khumjung Trek -4hrs. (3780m)
We trek to Khumjung from Tengboche enjoying panoramic views of mountains and green hills. The trek is full of astonishing views of natural beauty. The gigantic views of Mt. Everest and other mountains look very impressive while trekking to Khumjung. The village is the last village of Khumbu region where we stay overnight after exploring the area.

Day 21: Khumjung- Thame Trek (3750m.) 6 hrs.
This day trek Continues to Thame through some scattered settlements. You can see the panoramic views of mountains and peaks in Everest region. The trek is full of breath stopping views of scenic views along the way. In the afternoon we reach at Thame, a settlement which you can explore and experience local culture before we stay overnight there in a lodge.

Day 22: Thame- Monjo Valley Trek -6hrs (2840m.)
this day, trekking is pleasantly towards Monjo valley through meadows and pasturelands. We pass through forests and shepherd huts continue through enjoying the picturesque view of Monjo valley. The distance views of mountains and peaks make you feel watching all the time. We explore Monjo village and stay overnight.

Day 23:  Monjo -Lukla-4 hrs. (2800m.)
This day trek is short walk to Lukla. The trail is full of picturesque view of landscape and overwhelming mountain scenarios. You can explore Lukla Bazaar and shop local items there. You have plenty of time to excurse the surrounding area before we stay overnight in a lodge in Lukla.

Day 24: Lukla to Kathmandu
On this day, you fly to Kathmandu in the morning. This short and scenic flight possibly makes you feel nostalgic because of the glimpses of snowy mountains through private window of plane. You will be transferred to hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring remaining sights of Kathmandu city. In the evening, we have a celebration dinner together.

Day25: Departure Day
As it is the last day, we have to bid goodbye to the guest as visit in Nepal comes to the end for this time. If you have time enough, you can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, our Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions representatives will take you to the TIA. We hope you will be planning for another adventure-trip while you are on returning back to your homeland.


Note: Itinerary is reference, we always can change discuss with guides, we will be always flexible for your life time holiday in Nepal.

Cost Includes

  • All transfers by Private Car/Van/bus
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu( Half day)
  • 4 nights Attach-bath room accommodation
  • Welcome Dinner or Farewell Dinner.
  • Tea-house Lodge during the Trekking
  • Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Porters : 2 Member one porter
  • Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  • Trekker's information management system(TIMS) card fee.
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  • Sleeping bag, Down Jacket( If Necessary) & Duffle bag by company
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment,
  • First Aid Kit and Special Care
  • Rescue arrangements for our clients
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes
  • Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
  • Special region permit and liaison officer fees (where applicable)
  • Tips, Hot Showers
  • Which is not mentions in Cost Included Section.
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