For All Points-Of-The-View.
Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the oldest and most popular trekking routes to reach Mt. Everest. The Jiri Everest trekking offers once in a lifetime adventure travel hike in the company of inspiring and breathtaking Himalayan scenery. Besides, you familiarize yourself with an incredible ecological and environmental diversity, from the subtropical to the freezing high alpine. Only the highs if you start from Lukla, but you collect vast experience of all the stunning highs and intriguing lows. This trek is about 190km/120miles long and the total altitude gained on the innumerable uphill portions totals 9000m - much higer even than Mt. Everest! After Namche we follow the main trail to the base camp. It is a legendary trek to a legendary destination. The highest point will be Kalapathar near the base camp. Starting with 8 hour (188km/118miles) drive to Jiri (2,100m/6,888ft) the Jiri to Everest base camp trek follows the traditional route taken by the early Everest expeditions and still serves as main artery to the roadless Sagarmatha (Everest) region. While Visiting the Buddhist monasteries we can view different prayer flags. The views are gorgeous mountains, and walking in the Himalayas proves to be quite an intense experience.
Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking is best for acclimatize as the trail goes slowly higher and higher, after having rest day at Namche Bazaar, trails continues Monastery which is for famous as active at Khumbu Region, Tengboche Monastery where trekkers will be rewarded by the panoramas. Some of the peaks that can be viewed in this trek are Everest (8848m), Cho Oyo (8152m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m) and AmaDablam (6456m), Thamserkku and many other surroundings mountain. You will also have the chance to have a close look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall in Everest Base Camp. Known as the Solu-Khumbu it is the home of the Sherpas. It is worth pointing out that the walk-in from Jiri offers much benefit through gradual altitude acclimatization as well as a very special experience in getting to know the countryside lifestyle of this region and their Buddhist culture, rather than direct flight to Lukla. Discover the picturesque ease of ancient mountain settlement and miraculous desolation of uninhabited alpines of this wonderland in the vicinity of Everest. For the sheer scope, contrasting experiences, varying geography and diverse ecologies and ecosystems, this trek offers simply an unrivaled journey of your life. This relatively tiny society of 8,000 people is the best known and most admired of all Nepal's ethnic groups. According to their oral history Sherpas migrated to high valleys south of Mt. Everest from eastern Tibet about 450 years ago, hence the name Sharpa, "peoples of the Himalaya." Many families along this route have converted their homes into trekkers' lodges catering to foreign trekkers. This area is mostly populated by hospitable Sherpa, the major attraction of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain villages, charming monasteries and congenial people. Some of the highest mountain located in this area is the world tallest mountain Mount Everest, the alpine forests, glacial rivers and amazing rhododendron and pine forests. Now let us turn briefly to the adventurous angle of this journey. When you reach Everest base camp on foot from Jiri and return to Lukla airport to fly to Kathmandu, you will have literally measured 10,000 meters with your legs adding all the descents and ascents.
An astounding feat in itself! The formidable Lamjura Pass and Kalapathar, to name a few of the most remarkable, are not only the individual high points of this feat but also some brilliant natural towers allowing you to gaze head to head to the unsurpassed majesty of the towering peaks. Although a popular trekking route the Everest area is visited by only some 8,000 visitors each year a fraction of the number that visits the Annapurna region. Trekking through the Sherpa villages we share many of their hearths and enjoy their generous hospitality. Trekking in from Jiri has the advantage of helping you to acclimatize en route. The trail of this area begins from Jiri to Namche which passes through numerous interesting villages that are now visited by a small number of trekkers each year. While on the trek, we also walk through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. The trail passes through numerous villages of different ethnic groups. Some of them are Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin, and Chettri and of course the Sherpa’s too. While such villages as Tenboche and Dingboche are the pristine enclaves of Sherpa culture you hit during the trail, the other villages like Junbesi and Nunthala show you the essence of rural simplicity.