About Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most famous trekking routes in the world. If you want to follow in the footsteps of great mountaineers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary, then you should trek to Everest Base Camp. If you want to know what real trekking is, then involve yourself in this amazing trek.
There are two ways to trek to Everest Base Camp. One way is to start from Lukla, and another way is to start from Jiri or Salleri. The only reason for the trekkers to begin from Lukla is the limited time. If you have adequate time and are seeking adventurous trekking, then the Everest Base Camp trek from Jiri is better. On this trek, you get to see splendid mountain views, beautiful glaciers, alpine forests, rhododendron trees, and other natural beauties. When you are so close to such cold mountains that even your whole body freezes, one thing that melts is your heart. You can observe the spectacular view of the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest.
You can also view other beautiful mountains like Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse, Mt.Pumori, etc. You also get to know about the lifestyle of ethnic people, and you get the opportunity to share words with famous mountain climbers known as Sherpas. You will be impressed by their hospitality and the way they treat you. Guests are like gods to them.
To state the trekking route in brief, it starts from the city of temples—Kathmandu—to Jiri. Then you trek from Jiri to Namche Bazaar, known as the gateway to Everest Base Camp. Trek through Deurali, Sete, Junbesi, Nunthala, Bupsa, Paiya, and Phakding. Namche Bazaar is an awesome place for you to rest after your 8 days of trekking, where you can easily find hotels, lodges, cafes, and bakeries. But the main part of trekking is still waiting for you. From Namche Bazaar, you will trek to various adventurous places, and you will finally have lunch at Everest Base Camp. Then, after hiking to Kallapathar, you trek down to Namche Bazaar, and you fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.
So, if you are seeking adventurous trekking, then the Everest Base Camp Trek beginning from Jiri is your cup of tea. This type of trekking fills your life with unforgettable moments. Such trekking makes you stronger and brings positive changes to your thinking. The trekking experience at Everest Base Camp always remains with you.