Jiri Everest Trek and the Tenzing – Hillary Everest Expedition trek route is probably the most popular and longest classic trekking route to Everest Base Camp.
Main Features of Jiri Everest Trek are:
- Follow the historical footsteps of Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary
- Explore the route to Everest Base Camp from Jiri
- Hike to culturally diverse place in the Everest region
- Fascinating view of Mount Everest (8,848m)
- Observe Buddhist culture and traditions
- Hike to Kala Patthar
- Bio-diverse of flora and fauna
- Hike in the Sagarmatha National Park – World National Heritage Site
How to Trek Jiri – Everest
Jiri Everest trek adventurous trek in Everest Region begins with a bustling bus ride to Shivalaya via Jiri. As this oldest version of EBC trek kicks off trekkers, walk through incredible mountain landscapes of Nepal, crossing few Himalayan rivers by suspension bridges. And passing via tropical Sherpa lands, and all the way to the Base Camp of Everest – the world’s summit. Countless ups and downs, through elevated mountainous rhododendron forest into the fascinating villages of the Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Chhetri, and Sherpa who occupied the majority of villages – the Everest Base Camp from Jiri adds more adventures in trendy Everest Base Camp Trek.
The trails of Jiri to Everest Base Camp follow the historical footsteps of Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary who were the first conquerors of Mt. Everest 8,848m in 1953. Treading through the trails of sub-tropical forests in Nepalese mid-hill the trek goes to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazar is popular for Sherpa culture and tradition. The walk over the glacial moraines to Everest Base Camp, the hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m), a vantage point for the Everest view and its neighboring peaks are undoubted the biggest highlights of EBC trek. The Trek also caters breathtaking landscapes of the Everest Region and encounters fascinating Buddhist culture in highland monasteries of Khumbu, experience the warm hospitality of the Sherpas, and have witnesses wide floral and faunal biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park.
Enjoy the oldest route to Everest Base Camp with us. Experience the same walking journey to the Everest Base Camp, which was explored by Tenzing and Hillary in 1953.
Best Time to visit Jiri EBC
September – November and March – May are the best times for trekking at Jiri – EBC trail.