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Everest Expedition

Everest Expedition

$50000 per person

TRIP INTRODUCTION

Mount Everest Expedition is the tallest mountain peak in the world, the center for trekking and expedition activities for all trekkers, mountaineers and adventure seekers from across the world. Hence, Everest Expedition is a widely followed adventure activity in Nepal, attracting large number of tourists from various parts of the world. Climbing the world’s tallest peak, however, is a challenging activity as you will come across several challenges during the course of Expedition details itinerary. Everest Expedition can be done both from the southern side, situated towards Nepal and the northern side, which lies in neighboring Tibet. Since 1950, China has closed the Tibet border for Everest expedition and since then Nepal has begun welcoming large number of foreigners for Everest expedition. Following which, the southern route to Everest via the Khumbu Valley has become very popular among the climbers and mountaineers. Mount Everest was first successfully climbed in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand from the South Col.

For the adventure seekers from different part of the world, Climbing Everest is certainly a lifetime opportunity and experience. The prospective mountaineers and climbers will have to prepare will before the expedition as they will have to face and come across many hidden obstacles during the course of Everest expedition. The climbers will have to negotiate high altitude, inclement (unfavorable) weather conditions, exhaustion, and several other hindrances before they successfully accomplish the expedition of the world’s tallest peak.

Mount Everest has been attracting and fascinating innumerable mountaineers from across the world every year. As the expedition itinerary is quite long, it takes nearly two months for the entire expedition to complete. Prospective Everest climbers are suggested to come prepared both physically as well as mentally. Besides the obvious requirements of physical stamina and endurance to climb the Everest, the trekkers will also need to have patience and mental strength to actually get to the top of the world’s highest peak and also return safely. One thing is however sure– the journey to the top of the Everest will undoubtedly be one of the most thrilling experiences in your life, and something which you will continue to reminisce for the rest of your life.

Itinerary outline
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1345m)
Day 02: Trek preparation, sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Rest in Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 08: Acclimatization
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m)
Day 11-12: Rest and preparation
Day 13-58: Ascent of Mt. Everest (8848m)
Day 59: Return to Base Camp (5364m)
Day 60-62: Return trek to Namche Bazaar via Dingboche and Tengboche
Day 63: Trek to Lukla
Day 64: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 65: Departure, Farewell!!

 

EQUIPMENT LIST

The following equipments are essential for climbing.

  • Climbing hammers..
  • 2 locking carabineers
  • Crampons
  • Belay
  • Ice axe
  • Plastic mountaineering Boots

Equipments List
In our fully supported wilderness treks we provide the following equipment: tents, sleeping mats, excellent food, extensive first aid kit, toilet paper, private transport To & From the trek, conservation fees, trek permit, and other goodies.
SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST

  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-40 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
  •  Pair of hiking boots

You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 40 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.

FIXED DEPARTURE

Start DateEnd DateCostStatusBooking
04 February, 201919 February, 2019US $50000Guaranteed
14 February, 201901 March, 2019US $50000Guaranteed
24 February, 201911 March, 2019US $50000Guaranteed
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Detail Itinerary
Day 01–Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representatives and team members. You will then be transferred to the hotel and our representatives will provide brief overview about the travel itinerary. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02- Rest and preparation day
The next day, you will prepare for the trek and rest for the most part of the day at the hotel where you will be staying. During evening, you might want to walk around the streets of Thamel, the tourist hub in Kathmandu, and observe the mixture of Nepali and Western culture. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03– Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m) 4hrs
On the third morning, you will take a flight to the Lukla Airport, alternately also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport from Kathmandu. It is a wonderful mountain flight and during 30 minutes of the flight you will enjoy amazing views of the mountain ranges before landing at the Lukla Airport. After landing at Lukla, you will take light breakfast and start your trek to Phakding. After around 3 hours of mild trek, you will reach the village of Phakding where you will be staying overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 04– Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hrs
After having breakfast in the morning at Phakding, we resume our trek and continue to hike along the banks of Dudh Koshi River while ascending through Himalayan Pine and Doedar Cedar forests. With the increasing altitude, you will hike slowly while enjoying the surrounding natural beauty of the mountains. After around six hours of trek, we finally arrive at the popular village town of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche has remained a historic trading point for the Nepalese and Tibetan traders who exchange salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Namche Bazzar.
Day 05– A day for acclimatization at Namche
The fifth day of the trek will be spent in Namche Bazaar acclimatizing to the altitude and the conditions. A day for acclimatization is strictly advisable for prospective trekkers as they can also spend a day in Namche visiting the local bazaar of Namche, talking with Sherpas and learning about their culture. Or if you are not much tired and are ready for a few hours of trek, then you can also go to the Everest Hotel for great panoramic view of the Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and others. Located at an altitude of 3900m, Everest Hotel is the hotel that is situated at the highest altitude in the world. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06- Trek to Tengboche (3867m) 5hrs
After a day of acclimatization in Namche, we resume our trek and climb further uphill. The trek now gets difficult with increasing altitude and the trekkers are advised to go about the trek in a slow and mild manner. Plenty of hotels are found along the way and the tourists will have the opportunity to take a short break if they want. After almost five hours of trek we reach Tengboche. It is a village in the Khumbu region of Everest and is located at 3,867 meters. Tengboche is mostly popular for the important Buddhist monastery, Tengboche Monastery, which happens to be the largest Gompa in the entire Khumbu region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 07- Trek to Dingboche (4530m) 6hrs
After having tea on the seventh day morning, we will resume our Everest Base Camp Trek. Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse and other Himalayas will play hide and seek as you climb along the trail. At some point the mountains will come quite close while at some other points they will appear farther away. Finally, after more than six hours of trek, we reach Dingboche, a small village in the Khumbu region that falls in Chukhung Valley. Dingboche is a popular stop for trekkers and climbers who are headed to the Everest or who are returning from Everest. As there are plenty of hotels and guesthouses, the entire village rests heavily on tourism. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08- A day for acclimatization in Dingboche
As we have covered quite a lot of altitude, we will be spending the eighth day of the trek resting at Dingboche for acclimatization. Acclimatization is very important as the sudden rise in high altitude might cause trekkers high altitude sickness and respiratory problems. You can stroll around Dingboche, talking with the local Sherpa villagers and sipping special tea prepared by the Sherpas for trekkers. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 09- Trek to Lobuche (4940m) 5hrs
On the ninth day of the trek, we reach further close to get that elusive glimpse of the Mount Everest as we continue uphill through the trail. Lobuche is the last settlement area before the Everest Base Camp and some old-fashioned guesthouses are available there. Many traders who come via Tibet also stay at Lobuche for the night before they resume their travel the next day. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 10- Trek to Everest Base Camp (536om) 4hrs
The next day we wake up in the morning, take tea and breakfast and resume our journey. We head towards the Everest Base Camp located at almost 5400 meters of altitude on the 10th day. 3-4 hours trek from Lobuche is enough to take us to the EBC. Unfortunately, the actual positioning of the Everest is such that the actual summit is not quite visible from the Base Camp, though we get amazing glimpses of the peak. We spend overnight at the EBC, in a camp.
Day 11-12: Rest and preparation
As our Everest Expedition now starts formally from the Base Camp, we spend another couple of days at the Base Camp preparing for the expedition and making sure you have all the equipments needed for the expedition. Acclimatization to the height is also another reason why we spend two more days at the EBC as it is very important to get used to the altitude. High altitude sickness is the problem most commonly faced by the trekkers and Everest climbers.
Day 13-58: Ascent of Mt. Everest (8848m)
On the 13th day of the expedition, we start our journey from the Base Camp. As we will have Sherpa guides, carriers and other helpers, there is no need to worry and fear about the climbing. Our team members will make sure that you will have no such difficulty in climbing the Everest. It will nearly take 45 days to reach the summit of Everest from Base Camp and return. It will surely be one of your life-time moment when you reach the top of the world.
Day 59: Return to Base Camp
Following the successful ascent of the Everest, we then climb down the peak and return to the Base Camp. On the 59th day of the expedition itinerary, we will be back to the Base Camp after the successful ascent to the top of the world.
Day 60-62: Return trek to Namche Bazaar via Dingboche and Tengboche
For the next couple of days, we will be hiking down from the Base Camp to Namche Bazaaar via Tengboche and Dingboche. Tengboche, Dingboche and Namche will be the place to stay overnight during the return trip.
Day 63: Trek to Lukla
From Namche, we hike for around 6 hours and reach Lukla where we will be staying overnight at a guesthouse preparing for tomorrow’s flight to Kathmandu. If you have some time left after reaching Lukla, you might as well choose to take rest as you will be exhausted from the Everest expedition.
Day 64: Fly to Kathmandu
The next day, you will board a flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. In around 25-minutes, you will reach the Capital city of Kathmandu. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 65: Departure, Farewell!!
Your Everest expedition ends on the 65th day of the travel itinerary as you will board a flight back to your country from Kathmandu.
 

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Cost includes:
  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking guide(leader), climbing sherpa and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking (2 Trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and climbing permit
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen goods for camping
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
Cost Excludes: 
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude for oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu because if early back to ktm
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses like bar bills , laundry service
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips & donation