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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Published 15th Aug, 2016

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal is highly admired trekking route of Everest region. The Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking route from Jiri to reach Everest Base camp is a historical trekking route which was used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in their expedition to climb the highest peak of the world i.e. Mount Everest for the first time.

This remarkable adventurous route will lead you through different ascends and descends, plain trails to rough ways. You can enjoy beautifully terraced farmlands, green forests, classic middle-hill countryside and wild flora and fauna along the way. This famous trekking route consists of rhododendron, pine, the forest as well as alpine forests, glacial rivers, prayer flags, mani stones, which are scattered all along the trails, and well-built suspension bridges as well. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek also offers simple conveniences and generous time to familiarizing the culture, traditions and life style of the local people.

After eight hours of scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri, our trek starts the next morning, by passing through the lower parts of Everest region which are comparatively less developed as compared to the northern side of Namche Bazaar. This assures trekkers to experience the traditions and cultures of local people. The trekking trails passes through numerous villages of different ethnic groups including the casts like Tamang, Brahmin, Chhetri, Sherpa, Jirel etc. Walking through many ups and downs with the trail, we will be serviced by a good tea houses and campsites in most of the village of this region.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp is high on the bucket list of some serious trekkers around the world, who wants to enjoy the rich beauty of natural environment along with mountains and mountain peaks of this region. The scenery on this trek is different from alpine forests, beautiful Sherpa villages, and yak pastures to glacies, glacier-fed rivers crossed by supspension bridges and amazing Namche Bazaar.

The one of the major highlights of this region is to visit the famous Tengboche Monastery and Sagarmatha National Park. On the way to reach Everest Base Camp, the trails passes through the Khumbu Glacier, offering splendid views of Khumbu icefalls. The Everest view at Kalapatthar offers the best mountain views of Mount Everest, Mount Pumore and Ama Dablam

Trip Highlights

  • Eight hours Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri.
  • You will be following the footprints of Tenzing  Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary.
  • Get familiar with the local peoples, their culture, traditions and life styles.
  • You will enjoy the peaceful trails from Jiri which passes through diverse settlements of Brahmins, Chhetris, and Newari people.
  • Climbing Gokyo Ri at an altitude of 5483 m.
  • Crossing over Cho La Pass at 53,00m.
  • You can also get chances to see extended pastures, and yak farms on the route to Everest Base Camp.
  • Mesmerizing views of Khumbu Icefalls and Ngozumpa Glacier
  • Climbing Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5555m.
  • The World’s highest peak Mount Everest.
  • Visit to Tengboche Monastery.
  • Scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. 


The best season for the commitment of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek can be considered from March to May and Mid of September to Mid of December when you will be observing the best views of mountainous peaks due to the clarity of the sky. The itinerary is designed in such a way to provide you everything a trekker wants from their journey from the beginning of their trip lasting to the last day. Nepal Holiday Treks & Tours are committed to providing you the

Professional guides with proper trekking equipment during the commencement of this trek by yourself.

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