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Mount Everest Expedition- 8,848 M

Trip Overview

Mount Everest [8,848m/29,029ft],the most noteworthy test, is more than the popular mountain on earth. It has an interesting stunner, riddle and mood.Climb to Everest is without a doubt a definitive mountaineering experience and each experience searcher needs to be a piece of a rich history of Everest Climbing yet the adventure to the summit of Everest isn't without difficulties. With over many years of involvement in managing gatherings to the summit of Mt. Everest, we have effectively made numerous individuals dream materialize.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 02-03 : Kathmandu Day for official formalities and last minute preparation [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 04 : Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft]
Day 05 : Trek to Namche Bazar [3,450m/11,319ft]
Day 06 : Rest and Acclimatization day [3,450m/11,319ft]
Day 07 : Trek to Deboche [3720 m/12,205ft]
Day 08 : Trek to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft]
Day 09 : Rest and Acclimatization day [4,412m/14,475ft]
Day 10 : Trek to Chukung [4,730m/15,518ft]
Day 11 : Trek to Island Peak Base Camp [5,200m/17,060ft]
Day 12 : Pre Climb Training
Day 13 : Summit Island Peak [6,119m/20,305ft] and back to base camp
Day 14 : Trek to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft]
Day 15 : Trek to Lobuche [4,910m/16,109ft]
Day 16 : Trek to Everest Base Camp [5,364m/17,559ft]
Day 17-56 : Climbing Period of Everest
Day 57-59 : Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft]
Day 60 : Fly back to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 61 : Rest day at Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 62 : International departure

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day 02-03 - In Kathmandu for official formalities and last minute preparation [1,350m/4,430ft]

These two days have been kept in Kathmandu for final preparation of Climb. Meet other team members, complete official and government formalities, final gear check and load. Upon your interest, an optional Kathmandu sightseeing can be arranged on these days. We will have a trip orientation and your trip leader will give you a brief about your climb before we head to our journey.

Day 04 - Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft] 3-4 hrs trek

We take the mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla for about 30 minutes and then trek back to 3-4 hours to Phakding.

Day 05 - Trek to Namche Bazar [3,450m/11,319ft] 6-7 hrs trek

The trek chases the northern trial up the Dudh Kosi valley to Monjo. Continuing the trial along the steep uphill climb while savoring the first glimpse of Everest; you will arrive at Namche Bazaar. Spend your overnight at local lodge.

Day 06 - Rest and Acclimatization day [3,450m/11,319ft]

Today will be spent resting and allowing your bodies to become acclimatized to the lofty altitude. There’s an optional 2 hour hike to Everest View Point, an uphill walk that will help speed acclimatization. Otherwise, spend the day exploring Namche Bazaar.

Day 07 - Trek to Deboche [3720 m/12,205ft] 5-6 hrs trek

We will walk along the glacial water of Dudh Koshi River. The route offers views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and, Thamserku and Ama Dablam Mountains. Our journey continues through the colorful forest of blooming rhododendron to Sanasa. The region is rich in wildlife including musk deer and colorful pheasants. In Sanasa lies the junction point. One of the paths leads us to the Gokyo valley while the other branches off to Everest Base Camp. We will take sharp climb to Tengboche monastery which is the largest in the Khumbu region. The journey rewards us with close-up views of many surrounding mountains. We will visit the monastery and walk through forest of birch and rhododendron to Deboche where we will stay overnight.

Day 08 - Trek to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft] 5-6 hrs trek

The trail takes us uphill to Pangboche (3860m) through the lush forest. We will visit Pangboche Monastery. We will take steep climb to Pheriche and continue further to Lobuche River. The final steepest climb of the day will take us to Dingboche.

Day 09 - Rest and Acclimatization day [4,412m/14,475ft]

We can stroll around the village and get pally with the local folks with some interesting conversations. This will give us deep insights into the lifestyles and cultures of the local folks in this region. At the same time, we can also relish the landscapes that surround us and we can also catch up on some reading. Our acclimatizing gets a further boost with our hike to Chhukung village.

Day 10 - Trek to Chukung [4,730m/15,518ft] 5-6 hrs trek

An easy 3hrs of walk will take us to Chukung from Dingboche. We will proceed through Imja River Valley. The route is scenic with views of many spectacular mountains in Everest region.

Day 11 - Trek to Island Peak Base Camp [5,200m/17,060ft] 3-4 hrs trek

We will cross Imja and Lhotse glacier moraines and arrive at the valley which serves as the Base Camp for Island peak. We will rejoice the striking view of southwestern face of Island peak. Stay overnight in Island Peak Base Camp.

Day 12 - Pre Climb Training

You will receive a pre climb training from our climbing guide on this day. You will also be taught how to use the climbing gears like ice axe, crampons, harness and ascender properly. We can also climb up to the High Camp and return to the Base Camp for practice. Stay overnight in Island Peak Base Camp.

Day 13 - Summit Island Peak [6,119m/20,305ft] and back to base camp 8-9 hrs

Firstly, we will take moderate climb for the first part of the climb before reaching the steep hillside. From the hill, we will follow the tapered path through a steep rock channel to emerge to the gully. We will proceed through the snout of the summit glacier with the help of ropes and move through 40- degree snow slopes to reach the summit. The challenge of the climb is rewarded with the gratifying views of Lhotse Mountain, Nuptse Mountain, Makalu, Baruntse and Amadablam Mountains.

Day 14 - Trek to Dingboche [4,412m/14,475ft] 5-6 hrs trek

From Island Peak Base Camp, we will lower down to Chukung and retrace our route back to Dingboche via Imja Khola. The trail takes us through rhododendron forest. We will visit the local monastery. Ama Dablam Mountain can be seen from most of the points. Stay overnight in Dingboche.

Day 15 - Trek to Lobuche [4,910m/16,109ft] 5-6 hrs trek

Today,the trail stretches through the Khumbu glacier moraine to Lobuche. On the way, we can rejoice the close-up views of Pumori, Khumbutse and other peaks and mountains. Stay overnight in Lobuche.

Day 16 - Trek to Everest Base Camp [5,364m/17,559ft] 3-4 hrs trek

Couple of hours of walk through Gorak Shep and walking further through rocky dunes and moraine, will lead us to Everest Base Camp. We will overstay in tented camp.

Day 17-56 - Climbing Period of Everest  Rest and Acclimatize/ Puja Ceremony 

Taking rest helps us to mentally and physically prepare ourselves for the challenges of Everest. Puja Ceremony will be organized according to the Sherpa ritual to ask for blessings for the successful ascend of Everest. Rotation of Higher Camps (Camp 1, 2, 3) for acclimatization Before making final climb to the summit, we will practice climbing to Camp 1 (6000m) and descending to Base Camp for making our body well acclimatized to the high altitude. On first rotation, we will carry small load to Camp 1 (6000m) and then return to our Base Camp. On our next rotation, we will sleep at Camp 1 and early in the morning of next day, we will climb to Camp 2 (6400m) which is the Advanced Base Camp. We will use Camp 2 as base to set up High Camp 3 (7200m) and Camp 4 (7950m). We may need use of oxygen above Camp 3. On next day, we will climb to Camp 3 (7200m) with necessary equipments for preparing tents and then we will return to Low Camp for rejuvenation and thus prepare ourselves for the actual climbing of summit that proceeds from next day. Final summit and Back to Base Camp We will make final ascend to the summit. Since we have to adjust according to the situations like weather conditions and other factors, it is not possible to have fixed itinerary for these days. Advancing through the High Camps, we will reach summit where we will enjoy mountain viewing from top of the world.

Day 57-59 - Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft]

After our successful climb we trek back to Lukla via Pheriche, Namche.

Day 60 - Fly back to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

We take a scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu about forty five minutes. And then transfer to your hotel for the refreshment.

Day 61 - In Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

Enjoy your leisure day.

Day 62 - International departure

Today, we drop you to the international airport to flight back to your home.


 

Equipment List

Climbing equipment:

  • Ice axe
  • Accessory cord or pre-cut prusik
  • Crampons
  • Carabiner system
  • Climbing harness
  • Belay device
  • Trekking Poles
  • Ascender

Footwear:

  • High-altitude all-in-one boot
  • Insulated camp boot
  • Light hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Wool or synthetic socks, liner socks

Clothing:

  • Base layers (both top and bottom)
  • Mid layers (both top and bottom)
  • Trekking, soft shell pants, and jackets
  • Hardshell pants and jackets
  • Down suit

 

Handwear:

Lightweight linear gloves
Expedition mittens

Headwear:

  • Buff
  • Sunhat
  • Climbing helmet
  • Face mask
  • Balaclava system
  • Wool/synthetic ski hat
  • Glacier glasses
  • Head light

 

Personal equipment:

  • 40F down sleeping bag
  • -20F down sleeping bag
  • 55-liter climbing pack
  • Small pack
  • Inflatable sleeping bag
  • Mug
  • Water bottle
  • Foam Pad
  • Pee bottle
  • Knife
  • Spoon
  • Bowl
  • Thermos
  • Camera
  • Trash compactor bags
  • Large duffel bags
  • Toiletry bag
  • Water purification tools
  • Sunscreen and lip cream
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Hand and feet warmer
  • Medications and prescriptions
  • Food (snacks like nuts, )

Useful Info

Why Join us on our Everest Expedition 2020?

  • Guided by some of the best guides and Sherpa team.
  • 1:1 Sherpa to climber ratio on summit day and 1:4 leader to climber ratio
  • Ascent of Island peak for acclimatization
  • Premier climbing experience on Everest
  • A cohesive team of climbers
     

To join this expedition

  • You must be proficient in climbing in all weather conditions with some experience on snow and ice.
  • You must be able to climb with an alpine pack on your back.
  • Experience with high-altitude conditions and camping is ideal.
  • Previous climbing experience with ascents of 7000 metre peaks strongly advised.
  • You must be in excellent physical condition, having prepared for this expedition for at least half a year prior to the expedition with a rigorous training regimen.

FAQ

What document we need for Permit?
Passport photo copy (should be very clear with color scan) and validity minimum 6 months.
2 passport size photo.
Insurance copy.
Mountaineering experience if any

What sort of experience does Climbing Guides/ high-land porters have?
Climbing Sardar / Guides have many years of climbing experience all over Nepal mountain.  Most of them have been spending years climbing the peak all over the country and aboard. Our guides are trained in basic, advance mountaineering training, first aid and know how to handle any serious situation. All our guides speak English and happy to share their deep knowledge of rock, ice climbing with you. We need to provide guides who can get people feel involved in what they are experiencing, explain it thoroughly and keep them entertained. They know very well how to facilitate running smooth and safe trip appreciating the beauty of the Himalayas. All our high-land staffs have well experience, equipment with insurance for any mishap.  Their first hand experience, local knowledge, expertise and humor on climbs are invaluable.

What are the sources of drinking water supply during climbing?
All guest houses have boiled water for trekkers and climbing. And on the main trekking routes it is possible bolter mineral water to drink. We recommend to your clients not use bolter water, it is not environment friendly. You can use Iodine table or others purify drops. It is noticeable that during the camping we provide the boiled water to our clients.

What kind of Experience Requirement?
To join the Peak climbing or expedition you will need to have extensive mountaineering experience.
•    Adjustment in the team members and Sherpa Staffs.
•    High and extreme Trekking experiences in the Himalayas.
•    Responsible for self control and safety.
•    Mentally and physically fitness.

What happens in case of emergency and Rescue?
Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek and directly connection in main office Kathmandu each day if possible. Every client should have his own insurance before coming to Nepal for case of emergency. Our all staff has insurance in case of emergency. 

In Extreme emergency rescue if the urgent helicopter evacuation require between 6000m to 7000m, we can arrange Helicopter Rescue, may its cover by your insurance.

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  • The trip can be easily booked
  • We provide budget friendly trips
  • We provide the best price in comparision
Duration 62 days
Transportation Private Car/Van/ Plane
Group Size 4-14
Difficulty Extreme
Max Elevation 8,848m/29,029ft
Accomodation Hotel and Camping
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