About Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek
Jiri – Everest Base Camp Trek is a historic trekking journey that follows the extraordinary, original route to Everest Base Camp. The Jiri- EBC trail was made famous by the Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay when they got summit on Everest in May, 1953, for the first time in the history of the Everest Expedition.
Jiri Everest Base camp trail visits scenic, fertile hills and valleys up to the mountain landscape of the Khumbu region and the climax is arriving at the foot of the world’s highest mountain, the closest you can without being a mountain climber. The surrounding natural paradise of unparalleled Himalayan beauty is a favorite of trekkers from around the globe, the spectacular location where history was made provides a direct view of the legendary Khumbu Icefall and a thrilling feeling like nothing else in the Himalaya.
Jiri Everest Base Camp trek take you to one of the best viewpoint on earth, the Kala patthar (4250 m, 13,945 ft), with an unequalled view of Everest and nearby mountains, and below the peaks is the Khumbu Glacier and picturesque valley. You be treated to tremendous Himalayan scenery with majestic peaks including Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nupste, Pumori, Thamserku, Kangde, and many more. This Himalayan landscape is populated by the famous high mountain people named the Sherpa following a customary way of life; the jiri Everest trekking offer a chance to witness the land of the Sherpa and visit stately Buddhist monasteries.
Jiri-Everest Base Camp Trek is available with your Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition. The Jiri-Everest trek starts with an exciting tour of Kathmandu and busy marketplaces, then, You enjoy a picturesque drive to the starting point of the trek, Bhandara, in a lovely valley at the entry point for the Solu-Khumbu region, the trek heads east through the scenic foothills and valleys and their charming villages, You cross a few high passes before reaching the DudhKosi river valley, You follow this dramatically steep valley to Namche Bazaar, the gateway of the Khumbu Region. The settlement is located in a natural amphitheater overlooking the valley with the astonishing beauty of the surrounding mountains; you take a day of rest in Namche to get accustomed to the altitude with the chance to explore the surrounding area and villages of Kunde and Khumjung.
The Jiri to Everest Base Camp continues further with stopover for the night at the magnificent Tangboche monastery, with unforgettable views of the peaks there. The Jiri –EBC trek continues to the north through one of the original Sherpa settlements in this region, Dingbuche, the landscape becomes more remote and desolate as you make your way closer and closer to the highest summit on earth.
Finally, You are rewarded for your efforts as you achieve base camp, the ultimate goal of the Jiri to Everest trek, and the great feeling of satisfaction that accompanies our triumph, you enjoy this extraordinary atmosphere and follow it up with a hike to Kala Patthar viewpoint to see the great views of the Everest and Himalayas.
The Jiri – Everest Base camp trek goes further with peaceful journey back to Namche Bazaar, then trek back to lukla and take flight to Kathmandu from Lukla to conclude the trek.