Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking follows the traditional route. Actually, the route from Jiri to Everest Base Camp was first used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgey Sherpa. From their contribution for finding out the way to Everest, this trekking trail has been highly recommended as it provides the opportunity to enroll in many Sherpa communities and know them very closely. The more flora and fauna can also be discovered from this path.
Everest Base Camp Trekking starts after almost 7 hours of driving from Kathmandu to Jiri. Then the trek ascends through the forested area covered by magnolia, rhododendron, maple, etc. The Sherpa and Tamang Villages of lower parts of the Everest region are wonderful. Their ethnic hospitality and simple lifestyle have gotten superb combined with the long trip.
Lamjura La Pass is located between Jiri and Namche Bazaar that offers the beautiful views of mountains. Crossing the suspension bridges of Everest Base Camp Trekking route is also a distinctive experience.
The gradual continuation of the trekking joins the Phakding Village. It is also adjoined by trekkers who choose the airways to Lukla.
Then the trek takes the Everest Base Camp Trekkers at Namche Bazaar mainly populated by the Sherpa people. This place is full of facilities. So, it has been chosen for the acclimatization.
Tengboche Monastery is another highlight of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Treks trail. It resembles the cultural integration and key feature of the Tibetan Buddhism in the Everest region.
The Everest Base Camp Treks trail goes ahead through the uphill and downhill by passing lots of forests of rhododendron and birch and the ethnic villages as well. Finally the trekkers reach at Gorek Shep. From there, they can have the Everest Base Camp hiking and enjoy the breathtaking views.
The great sunrise view point Kalapatthar hiking is amazing, but a little bit technical. However, our expert Everest trekking guides lead the trekkers in a careful way to reach at on top of Kala Patthar. It offers the very closer views of the four highest mountains in the world such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Yu and the Mt. Makalu and other towering peaks. Then the trek comes down to Lukla and returns to Kathmandu by airways.
The Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary is longer from Jiri, but its offering is diverse. Almost 185 km is the Jiri to Everest Base Camp distance. However, the road expansion has made the trek pretty shorter and the very route starts from Bhandar. The charming views, Sherpa culture, unique flora and fauna and hospitality are remarkable.
Spring and autumn are the Everest Base Camp Trekking Best Seasons. The trekkers may have the chance to visit the Everest Marathon if they are trekking on May because Marathon holds on 29th May every year.
The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking is really strenuous. Rising Adventure organizes it since long times. For more details, you can go through our another Everest Base Camp Trek package by plane or also contact us directly at any time.