About Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek follows the classic route to the Everest Base Camp. This route was first mapped to reach the EBC by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Instead of flying directly to Lukla (2,860 m), during Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek 26 days, you will drive to Jiri (2,370 m) and gradually ascend to Lukla. In case you are curious, Jiri to Lukla distance is 49.8 km and Jiri to Namche Bazar distance is 52 km. The Jiri to Lukla trek itinerary goes through numerous villages and lush forests, crossing many small passes.
Jiri trek to Everest is a less conventional longer route perfect for travellers who can spend a long time on the trail. Even though this trek also takes you to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) at the end, the close interaction with locals and unique trekking experience is something to look for. Jiri to Everest Base Camp distance is appro. 60 kilometres. The trek offers breathtaking scenery and stunning Himalayan mountain views.
To make the trek more adventurous, we will take you to Gorgeous Gokyo Valley, where you can see stunning Gokyo Lakes and explore Gokyo villages. Our Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek itinerary also crosses two challenging passes of the Khumbu region- Cho La and Rejo La. The route to these passes is extremely difficult and involves ice walking.
Jiri trek to Everest gradually gains elevation. Therefore you will have a lot of time to acclimatize and observe the lifestyle of the mountain people. The fluttering colourful prayer flags, ancient monasteries, chortens, and mani walls along the way add life to the journey.
Upon reaching Lukla, you will follow the famous Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary. Trekking through lovely rhododendron, pine forests and ice-cold rivers, you will walk on glacial paths. Above EBC is Kala Patthar (5,545 m), which is famous for its marvellous sunrise and 360-degree views of Everest. Talking about the mountain views, you can see many other mountains like Lhotse, Makali, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Island Peak, etc.
Why go on Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek with Adventure White Mountain?
Our adventurous Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary and numerous years of leading several groups in the Himalayas makes us a competent trekking agency. We are responsible travellers. We care about our guests, the local community along the trekking route, and the environment. All of our trips are eco-friendly and designed to contribute to locals. Likewise, our professional trekking guides are well certified and friendly. We will take care of all of your needs in the Himalayas.