Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is another possible trekking route to Everest Base Camp other than from Lukla. Trekking to Everest Base Camp has been popular since decades. The longer route from Jiri was used prior the establishment of Lukla airport. The Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek is an opportunity to explore the Solukhumbu region.
Since the Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek takes a longer trekking route trekker gain enough time for acclimatization. The trekking route passes through several alpine forests, moraines and friendly dwellers of the region. The villages with Buddhist monasteries are colorful with prayer flags and the ethnic people are simple with rich mountain lifestyle. Sherpas are the original dwellers of the region and the trek is filled with delight by their friendly interaction and wonderful culture.
The feeling of walking in the high mountains along with the gigantic Himalayas is very intense.The mountains are unpredictable and constantly pose a threat to the climbers. The trek is a great opportunity for adventurers who are physically fit, healthy and determined to accept the challenges in the Himalayas. The trekkers are rewarded with spectacular mountain peaks such as the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori and Mt Thamserku. The trek is challenging when passing through the Cholapass cross the Gokyo valley and climb GokyoRi.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,366m)
Day 03: Drive to Jiri (1,860m)
Day 04: Trek to Bhandara (2,200m)
Day 05: Trek to Sete (2,575m)
Day 06: Trek to Junbesi (2,675m)
Day 07: Trek to Nunthala (2,320m)
Day 08: Trek to Bupsa (2,300m)
Day 09: Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,450m)
Day 11: Acclamation day, Visit Everest view Hotel.
Day 12: Trek to Tengboche (3,802m)
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m)
Day 14: Acclimation day,VisitChukung valley (4,700m)
Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4,9oom)
Day 16: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m), Day visit Everest Base Camp (5,300m)
Day 17: Visit Kalapattar (5,545m) & trek to Dzongla
Day 18: Cho-la Pass and trek to Drangna.
Day 19: Trek to Gokyo (4,790m).
Day 20: Visit GokyoRi (5,483m)
Day 21: Trek to Dole (4,200m)
Day 22: Trek to Namche Bazar via Khumjung (3,780m)
Day 23: Trek to Phakding
Day 24: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 25: Fly to Kathmandu.
Day 26: Free day for sightseeing/shopping,farewell dinner in a Typical Nepalese Restaurant with culture show.
Day 27: Transfer to Airport for final Departure.