The 10 major highlights of the Jiri to EBC trek
A. The trek from Kathmandu to Jiri is filled with the natural beauty of Nepal. Here you can see the green terraced farms. A breathtaking beauty you won’t find anywhere else. In addition, you will also enjoy great views to the Himalayan ranges, see different waterfalls, rivers and traditional villages. If you are game enough, you can also participate in wild water rafting in the Bhote Koshi River.
B. Along the Bhote Koshi River, brave and daring people will also have opportunities for bungee jumping.
C. From Jiri on the trekkers will see not only the beauty of the land, here you will see the untouched Nepali culture which has not changed for hundreds of years. And so are the hundreds of ethnic inhabitants you will get to know along the way.
D.Further on the way, to the Everest Base Camp, you will see not just the terraced farms but also the rhododendron and pine forest. Amazing valleys and original settlements with breathtaking views of the mountains.
E.The Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is the classic trekking route to the heart of the Everest region. It was discovered in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary during their expedition.
F.This trekking trail belongs worldwide to one of the most popular treks because of its natural and cultural beauty. Here you can explore the landscape of the Khumbu region. Here you can see green forests, rare animals and birds, the always lush valleys with the view of the tallest mountains in the world as a backdrop.
G. Besides the fantastic view of Mt. Everest (8848m), the tallest mountain in the world, you will also see the surrounding mountains such as Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, and Mt. Thamserku.
H.This route is a trek which leads you right into the heart of the Sherpa culture and tradition. You can partake in cultural performances, festivals and celebrations in the monasteries. One of the really unique experiences in the Himalayas.
I. The trek continues to the Kala Pattar. From here you will enjoy a perfect view of Mt. Everest, walk past the Tengboche monastery and other remarkable features along this route.
J. The highlight of the trek are the views of the Khumbu glacier with its ice falls in the Sagarmatha National Park. Most trekkers fall instantly in love with this region. This National Park covers an area of 1,148 square km within the Himalayan ecological zone.