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.