Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek or The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the adored treks in Nepal. It is the same trail used by Tenzing Sherpa and Edmund Hillary, the early pioneers of Mt Everest, in the 1950s. We, Sabbatical Explore Nepal, are pleased to present this classic road to Everest to you.
The classic route starts from Jiri, a place located 190kms away from Kathmandu. Jiri itself is known as the “Switzerland of Nepal” for its natural richness. Following the footsteps of the pioneers from Jiri, trekkers enter the Everest Region. The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek adjoins the regular Everest Base Camp Trek from Lukla. And you will walk through the famous hamlets and stops of the EBC Trek to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest peak.
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is a long and arduous one made for those with good physiques and enough time. One doing this classic adventure has to take many steep ups, rapid downs, and high altitudes. There will be hard and long trekking days too. Altogether, you will need at least 21 days to complete the trek. If you can take every hurdle of the expedition, the offerings are countless.
From alpine Forests of Jiri, traditional Sherpa hamlets of the Everest Region, yak pastures, rivers, suspension bridges to the watchful mountains, the trek has them all. Moreover, the trek directs you to major spots like Junabesi, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Kala Patthar, and more. Look at the major highlights of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek for more.