Escape Nepal offers trekking from Jiri, the Jiri was the gate way for the Everest Base Camp Trek and when the airport at Lukla was not built and most of the people travel to the Everest Region by taking flight from Kathmandu to Lukla however the trekking from Jiri has nice and beautiful trail to experience the real trekking, the trail from Jiri is the traditional trekking trail and Jiri to Everest is a historic trekking journey follows the extraordinary and the trail became famous by the Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa when they summited Everest in May, 1953, for the first time. The trail offers scenic, fertile hills and valleys up to the mountain landscape of the Khumbu. The climax is arriving at the foot of the world’s highest mountain, the closest we can get you 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.
Our Jiri Everest Base Camp trek experience will also take you to one of the best viewpoints on earth, Kala Patthar with an unequalled view of Everest and nearby mountains and below the peaks is the Khumbu Glacier and picturesque valley. In fact, along the whole Everest journey, you will 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 Sherpa following a customary way of life. The jiri Everest trekking will offer a chance to witness the land of the Sherpa and visit stately Buddhist monasteries.
Escape Nepal has 24day itinerary for the jiri-Everest trek including your arrival and departure days and a day tour in Kathmandu valley, the trekking starts after a day picturesque drive from Kathmandu to the starting point of our trek, Bhandara. Then the trek heads east through the scenic foothills and valleys and their charming villages, we then cross a few high passes before reaching the DudhKosi river valley. We 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. We 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. Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust has set up a school and hospital in these villages. The journey to Everest Base Camp continues with stopover for the night at the magnificent Tangboche monastery, with unforgettable views of the peaks there. The Base Camp route continues to the north through one of the original Sherpa settlements in this region, Dingbuche, Lobuche and EBC and affer visiting EBC and Kalapattar then back to Namche Bazaar and a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
There are numerous options for more exploration in the Everest area if you would like to extend your travels here, including the challenging options of high passes, Gokyo Lakes, Renjola pass and remote valleys as well as ‘Trekking Peaks’ like Island Peak for people looking to summit a peak in the Himalaya!
We offer private departure for the trekking from Jiri to Base Camp as this is long trek and only few people want to take this trail so, do let us know when you want to trek then we will arrange the departure accordingly.