Classic Everest Trek(Jiri-Everest Base Camp)

Overview

Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the oldest trekking routes of the Everest Region which will offer you an opportunity to explore and observe the fantastic topography of Solukhumbhu District. Everest Base Camp trek from Jiri allows you to know the local Sherpa communities even more and experience the warm hospitality. The Classic Jiri Everest Base Camp trek goes through the beautiful middle hills countryside, villages, Buddhist monasteries, monuments and beautiful flora and fauna. Besides Mount Everest, other mighty peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Pumori, Thamserku etc are always making the effort of taking our breath away. Consequently, this is the same route which was used by the early expedition teams to climb Everest from Nepal by Sir Edmund Hilary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from Nepal, the first successful climbers of Mount Everest went through this trail to climb Mount Everest. Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Jiri, about 187 km north-east of Kathmandu. We then trek to Bhandar followed by a downhill walk into the forests crossing a few streams and walk pass the small settlements of Dokharpa and Baranda. The trail then ascends further to Sete and up to Lamjura La through forests of pine, magnolia, maple, birch and rhododendrons. The trail reaches Junbesi, where the mesmerizing views of Himalayas appear before our eyes. The path ascends to Ringmo, crosses the Trakshindo La pass and drops through terraced fields to Nuntala. From Nuntala, the trail descends down the trail to Dudh Koshi River and moves along the river towards Khumbu and steeply ascends to Bupsa.

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