Though the most of people fly to Lukla trekking to Everest via Jiri following the footsteps of world famous mountaineers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to the Base Camp of world's tallest mountain on an iconic mountain trail makes you better acclimatized and physically fit and avoid getting sick of AMS. The trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trek routes in the world - a once in a lifetime adventure travel hike in the company of inspiring and breathtaking Himalayan backdrop. Once you make it to the Base Camp, you are suddenly filled with a deep respect for the climbers who prove human determination and hardiness by making it to the mountain top.
This Jiri to Everest base camp trek itinerary has been made with discussion of professional mountaineers and guides ensuring adequate time for proper acclimatization. While on the trek, we also pass through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. Visit the Buddhist monasteries with prayer flags, the Sherpa and other ethnic villages with their simple yet rich mountain lifestyles. The views are gorgeous, and walking in the Himalayas proves to be quite an intense experience.
Our 17 days Jiri to Everest base camp trek via Lukla and Namche Bazaar is a great adventure trek for the travelers who are physically fit, in good health, and are determined to challenge themselves with unpredictability of mountain life. However, if you wish to make the trek to Everest Base Camp in shortest possible time, we recommend you to try our 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek. And for real adventurers looking for a challenging trek crossing some of the most famous high passes in the world, definitely 17 Days Everest High Passes Trek would be perfect. We have professional local guide and porters for Jiri to Lukla and Namche Bazaar Trek for the year 2022 and 2023
How far is Everest Base Camp from Jiri?
Nepal is only country where distance is measured in days or hours however it is some 185 Kilometers / 115 miles. Trekkers pass though many glacial rivers, alpine forest and small passes such as Lamjura La (3500m).
How many days it actually requires to make Jiri Everest BC trek?
Usually it takes 17-20 days depending on the pace of individual trekkers. Your physical fitness, previous trekking habit and also the age are factors that vary the itinerary. Our standard itinerary is of 17 days and we are flexible to expand it if required. More importantly you need to see how well you can go on the trail head and decide so please allow few spare days in case if you need to extend it.