Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is one of the famous trekking routes in the world. If you want to follow 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 the real trekking is, then involve yourself in this amazing trekking.
There are two ways for trekking to Everest Base Camp. One way is starting from Lukla and another way is starting from Jiri. The only reason for the trekkers to begin from Lukla is the limited time. If you have adequate time and you are seeking for adventurous trekking, then Everest Base Camp trek from Jiri is better. In this trekking, you get to see splendid mountain views, beautiful glaciers, alpine forests, rhododendron trees and other natural beauties. When you are so close with such cold mountains, 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 forms of god 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 gateway of 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 trekking where you can easily find hotels, lodges, cafes and bakeries. But the main part of trekking is still awaiting you. From Namche Bazaar, you will trek to various adventurous places and you finally have a 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 for adventurous trekking, then 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 in your thinking. The trekking experience of Everest Base Camp always remains with you.
Note – Lukla is one of the most sensitive airports in the world, there is always chances of flight getting delayed or cancelled. Just in case, if it get cancelled for few days and if you got limited time, you can take a Helicopter ride to Lukla which cost you around 500$USD extra for one way each person but in that case Flight ticket money you will get refund . We suggest you to have a few days extra at the end to make sure this trip will not affect your international flight back home only if you have a tight schedule.