Everest Expedition in Nepal
‘An amazing mountaineering skill to the top of world highest peaks’
Everest Expedition in Nepal from Nepal South Col offers great challenging feat with high mountaineering skill to reach on top of world number one Mt. Everest at the height of 8,848 meters and 29, 028 feet high. Mt. Everest in Nepal known as Sagarmatha, the Sherpa calls Chomolungma of Tibetan origin, in both languages means ‘Great Mother’ where in early days it was marked as Peak XIV (Fourteen). From the early 20 century way back in 1900 AD then got the name Mt. Everest a tribute to Sir George Everest.
Everest Expedition from Nepal South Col side, provides mountaineers with great achievement and life-time experience from the start of and to an end of the climb, although a straight forward climb to reach the summit, as well encountering some high technical section. The most difficult and tough area of the climb is going through notorious Khumbu Ice-Fall and on Hillary’s step, where all mountaineers require great skill to overcome the challenge. Mt. Everest straddles the border between Nepal and Tibet / China where North Col Face located in Rongbuk, Tibet with Southern Face Col on the Nepalese side around high Khumbu.
From Nepal Southside is most popular for Everest Expedition in Nepal than from North Col, due to the beauty and charm of the country. Where walks lead to lovely Sherpa village enriched with colorful culture of age-old heritage interwoven with Buddhism religion.
The first ascent and conquest on top Mt. Everest were from Nepal South Col by late legendry mountaineers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary to step on the summit of Mt. Everest on May 29th, 1953. Since then till present hundreds of mountaineers have reached the summit of
Mt. Everest mostly from Khumbu in Nepal, To climb Mt. Everest, climbers need preparation of more than a year with a big budget to join the major expedition. For Everest Expedition requires excellent logistic support to make the climb safe and a huge success with much preparation where all world-wide mountaineering expedition needs to book with a local Nepalese adventure company.
Where advance permission and booking required from Nepal Government and respective Tourism Department and then allow the expedition as per the route chosen from normal or another difficult side of the mountain.On collecting all legal documents from the related Government department where all expedition members should reach Kathmandu at least a week ahead from the main departure for Everest expedition to Lukla, by flight or Helicopter as per the budget and duration of the expedition.
Preparation and packing as well checking all cargo of mountaineering equipment and foods for high altitude camps, after group briefing and getting introduced to each member of the expedition including local Sherpa climbing guides. Reaching Lukla airport (named after 1st conqueror of Everest Tenzing & Hillary) and collecting all personal baggage to be carried by porters, Jhopkyo (mixed breed of Yak and normal cow/ox).
Then on the main trail to Everest heading through several nice Sherpa villages to reach famous Namche Bazaar the hub of Khumbu Sherpa, where once a week colorful Saturday market takes place. At Namche a day for acclimatization and for a local scenic, cultural hike around where next day trek continues to Everest base camp with an overnight in beautiful Tengboche and its impressive monastery.
After some days of the good scenic walk with few acclimatization and rest reaching at Everest base camp where all expedition members should be there for final preparation for the ascent. All local camping staff will set the camp well in advance before the arrival of expedition members, where tons of equipment and other necessary gear are stored at base camp.
Spending time at base camp with heavy preparation where climbers ferry’s the load to various high camp for last and final bid to the summit, and then group leader and team manager will decide and set the right date for the actual conquest on top Mt. Everest. After acquiring a good weather report for the summit day.
From base camp adding more Advance / High and Camp I – !! – III to camp IV the final camp near at South Col at above 8,000 meter which is on route to Mt. Lhotse also. On checking the right and fine weather where all climbers make way to the summit of Mt. Everest after tackling the technical section at Hillary Step to reach the final top. From the top of the world at Everest summit enjoy a glorious panorama of high peaks the lays below from towering Mt. Everest top, slowly descending back to Base Camp on spending few overnights in few camps.
Finally, all members should reach at base camp for packing and clearing the camp as well as cleaning the base camp and carrying to a proper disposal site. Where SPPC (Sagarmatha Pollution Control) will take charge of all garbage making sure that all is cleared from the base camp. After a successful climb on top of Mt. Everest head back to Lukla for the swift and scenic flight to Kathmandu, on completing an adventurous mountaineering feat of life-time experience.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu / pick up from airport / transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu City / visiting all the major historical and cultural sites
Day 03: Preparation for expedition / briefing about the expedition at the Ministry of tourism.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) from Phakding(approx 5:30 hours)
After a wonderful stop with free days at Namche, morning walk leads to the nice winding path through rhododendron and pine tree forest with views of Amadablam, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Kwangde peak.
After a few short ups walk descends to Imjatse River at Phung Tenga, for lunch and then afternoon walk leads to a climb of few hours into the pristine forest to reach Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche Monastery located on a small plateau with wonderful views of Amadablam, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwangde and Mt. Everest. A holy spot as the head lama (Rinpoche) resides in this famous monastery, where mountain expedition climbers receive a blessing from a high priest (Rinpoche) for a successful and safe climb.
Day 06: Rest day for Acclimatization / explore Sherpa museum and monastery / side treks
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3860 m approx 5 hours)
Day 08: Trek to Dingboche(4410m approx 5:30 hours)
Day 09: Rest day for Acclimatization / good monastery
Day 10: Trek to Lobuje(4910m approx 5:30 hours)
Day 11: Trek to Gorak Shep (5153m approx 3:30 hours)
Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363m approx 4:00 hours)
Day 13-55: Mt. Everest Expedition Period (Summit and return to Base camp)
Day 56: Cleaning up Base Camp
Day 57: Trek to Pheruche 4210m (approx 6:00 hours)
Day 58: Trek to Khumjung (3440m approx 6:30 hours)
Day 59: Trek to Manjo(2610m approx 5:00 hours)
Day 60: Trek to Lukla(2840m approx 3:30 hours)
Day 61: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla Airport(approx 0:35 hours) / pick up transfer to Hotel
Day 62: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 63: Departure day / As per your flight schedule, transfer to airport.)
- Mt. Everest climbing Permit/Government royalty
- Accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 – 4 star Hotel as per the itinerary on BB basis
- One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide and with all the entry fees included
- Round Trip flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) for clients and staffs
- Everest National park entry permit
- Government Liaison officer including his allowance, accommodation, meals, insurance and flights
- Accommodation at tented camps during the trip up to base camp
- Three meals (breakfast, Lunch and dinner) a day during the trip up to base camp
- Qualified and experienced trekking guide, cook, sherpas & porters
- Accommodation, food, allowance, equipment, insurance for all trekking crews
- All the camping utensils member tents, kitchen tent, dinning tents, shower tent, toilet tent, table, chairs, sleeping mattress, pillow and all kitchen utensils
- Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu air cargo service
- All the official paper works and all applicable government taxes
- NEBT’S Sleeping bag, down jacket, rucksack if required up to base camp
Cost does not include on:
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Climbing guide
- Garbage deposit fee
- Insurance of clients
- Emergency rescue evacuation
- Expenses of personal nature and all bar bills
- Tips for guide and climbers