Have ever met the mountaineers? Get some information about their fantasy, they will answer you with a word; EVEREST. Who might not have any desire to achieve the highest point of the world? Who might not have any desire to contact the sky? It’s the trek of the lifetime, Its Everest Expedition. Mount Everest, otherwise called The Sagarmatha in Nepali is the tallest top on earth with an elevation of 8848m. The southern face lies in Nepal while the northern face is in Tibet. In 1715, China reviewed the mountain out of the blue while they were mapping A chinese area and portrayed it as Mount Chomolongma.
Mount Everest was again estimated by British India government in 1856 amid their Great Trigonometry Survey. In those days, it was named as Peak XV and said to be 8840m tall. Pinnacle XV was renamed after Sir George Everest as Mount Everest, name given in his respect, who was lead surveyor in 1856. Sir George was Welsh Surveyor; he was surveyor general of India for a long time from 1830. The Everest has interested the mountain dwellers all around the world since 1920s when Tibet opened the moving in mid 1920s.
In 1922 British Expedition group drove by Charles Bruce endeavored to scale the summit of Mount Everest out of the blue. It was Edward Norton in his second endeavor alongside British Expedition group set the tallness of 8572m. The mountain dwellers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine vanished on the third endeavor. Mallory’s body was found in 1999. There were a few endeavors made to Everest before the effective endeavor made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29 May 1953 by means of the South course. It is presently revealed that around 1000 rising endeavors are made each year.
We will take the southern course to the summit. This outing suits for the individuals who have past encounters of couple of 7000m pinnacles or much more. The genuine trek clearly begins from the Base Camp and to achieve the base camp takes you around 7 days by walking. We will proceed onward to Camp I (6,065m) where we will see Khumbu ice sheet. From Khumbu Glacier, it around 450m on a progressive slant to Camp II (6,750m) and around 610m to Camp III (7,100m). Camp III is situated at the head of Lhotse. Starting here onwards, you will require oxygen chambers. You will achieve the Camp IV (7,910m) after simply crossing 8000m heights. This point is otherwise called the Death Zone.
Mount Everest Expedition is without a doubt a lifetime opportunity. All things considered, this campaigns experience numerous deterrents, for example, high elevation, extreme climate conditions and torrential slides. One must be all around prepared before really attempting it. You have to prepare your body for the 8848m foot move to Everest’s summit. Contingent upon your present level of wellness, you have to prepare for a while before you begin your climb. A climber must form his/her cardiovascular quality alongside solid quality, oxygen level drops by 60-70 percent from ocean level.
Likewise ensure you can convey huge sack packs to top as you will convey barrel of oxygen and expansive pack packs alongside you. One must adapt with climate conditions and be set up for shake falls, torrential slides. Embark today to write your name on the history books by conquering the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest. We will make sure that you have an awesome adventure of mountaineering activity to do in Nepal with Trexmount Ventures.
Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will make pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meetings will covers trip related information’s & collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance).
These three days in Kathmandu free for individual activities preparations for trek and climb to Mt. Everest,
on these days options for short sightseeing tours at places of interest, and to purchase necessary last minute shopping for climbing equipment, while our guide and management look after logistic and climbing permits for Mt. Everest South Col Expedition.
Early morning depart from the hotel for the flight to Lukla on reaching Kathmandu domestic airport board in a small plane Dornier or Twin Otter, flight offers great views array of snow capped peaks with Mt. Everest as the plane touches down after 30 minutes of scenic flight to Lukla, a unique airstrip with a runway with uphill slope, Lukla airport at present named after legendry climber Tenzing & Hillary Airport. After a time here for a while then start the walk to Phakding for overnight stop, the trek passes several villages and farm lands with great scenery of hills and valleys then finally reaching at Phakding village located by the Dudh Kosi (river).
After the first day walk, today the trek could be long as heads uphill at above 3,440 meters high at Namche Bazaar, starting the morning walk crossing few times over the Dudh Koshi, and then reaching at an entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo. After checking the Park & Trekking tickets and permits, further walk leads on the bank of the river, then after the last high bridge an uphill walk for few hours all the way to Namche Bazaar, here we will have two nights in this large prosperous trading town –village as well the main centre and capital of Khumbu area with facilities of ATMs, Cyber cafes, stores, shops, restaurants, banks and fresh bakery with busy colorful interesting Saturday market.
An ideal and perfect place for rest day for acclimatization, at Namche take a short hike up to park museum which houses great range of information from mountaineering, flora – fauna and Sherpa culture and religions, this scenic spot offers a grand panorama of high snow capped mountains including Mt. Everest and stunning Ama Dablam, other options hike to Everest View Hotel for another beautiful views of the surrounding mountains above old Syangboche air strip. For energetic people can take a walk of few hours visiting the sleepy Khumjung and Khunde located on a glacial valley beneath the majestic holy peak of Khumbila the patron god of Khumbu.
After a good rest and acclimatization, morning starts walking along a gradual winding wider nice path, maintained by old Sherpa man since last 2 decades doing it voluntarily for goodwill to mankind with small funds and donation from the trekkers passing on this route, walk gets better through conifer and rhododendron woodland, with the striking views of Ama Dablam, the walk further offers striking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamarserku and Kwangde peak, then the path descends towards Imjatse river at Phunge Tenga, after a rest here on the uphill path through a nice serene forest to reach at Tengboche Monastery. A scenic spot with awesome views of Ama Dablam, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwangde and Mt. Everest, this place is also a holy spot as the head lama (Rinpoche) of the monastery resides here. In this monastery, mountaineers take blessing from the high lama priest for better success and safe expedition.
With glorious morning views, morning walk leads to a long descend to Imjatse rive passing a small place of Debuche, walking into beautiful birch-rhododendron and pines forest, on reaching the strong steel bridge where the tree lines vanish for smaller juniper and rhododendron bushes, after the bridge a slow climb to reach at Pangboche the last permanent village, beyond are settlement with lodges to serve the trekkers. The trail leads slowly through exposed landscapes with excellent view of Amadablam at close distance, and then stopping for lunch break at Shomare popular spot for lunch and short break, after lunch on the gentle uphill for few hours and then climb after the bridge for short while to reach at Dingboche located in the wonderful Imjatse valley, after a nice pleasant trek walk of the day.
A pleasant and scenic place for another rest day at Dingboche, which is important before heading much higher area towards Lobuche and base camp, here take a short hike to the high hills above Dingboche offers great views of surrounding snow capped peaks with North Face of Amadablam soars high above Imjatse valley, views of Island / Imjatse peak and as far to world 5th highest Mt. Makalu towards further east behind Peak 29.
Enjoy the afternoon relaxing or take a walk, here assist to Cyber in one of its many lodges around.
On leaving Dingboche, taking an uphill path to reach at a ridge festooned with prayer flags and stupas, with excellent views of the valley and snow capped peaks, walk is gentle on the slow uphill slope all the way to Thugla for lunch a small place where the Khumbu glacier melts into a raging icy river, here the trail from Pheriche and Dingboche meets, here with stunning view of Taboche, Cholatse, Lobuche, Pumori, Ama Dablam, afternoon an hour to a ridge with many memorials of the late climbers both foreigners and Nepalese mountaineers. From here a pleasant walk but catching slight of altitude as it leads to Lobuche for overnight stop.
Walk this morning reaching a path close to Glass Pyramid house, a metrological station funded and run by Nepalese and Italian scientists, from this spot a small steep climb reaching at Khumbu glacier, as the walk leads through over moraine of rocks and small icy streams to reach at Gorakshep with views of Mt. Pumori, Lingtrin, Khumbutse and Mt. Everest. After a break here trek and climb on a steep uphill to Kalapatthar for stunning panorama view of Mt. Everest with array of surroundings peaks, this will be the highest point of this great adventure at 5,545 m, after a thrilling and breathe taking scenery, downhill walk to Gorakshep.
Walk to Everest Base Camp along the moraine and ice, on reaching at Everest Base Camp after a tiring but exciting walk, enjoy the view tip of Everest with tumbling Khumbu ice falls close to base camp, around high season for expeditions, this place will be flooded with climbers and camping staff with hundreds of tents.
After great moments of morning walk, retire for the day at base camp which is already set by our camping and climbing staff and guides.
A rest day to get organized for the climb and final preparations, our guide and leader provides information regarding skill, technical difficulty and technique for the climb to the summit of Mt. Everest with time to hike around for acclamatsation and to scout the route as well.
You will be resting here and preparation for ascending above the base camp. in the mean time you will be hiking into Pumori base camp as well.
Trexmount Ventures allocates these time for Summit to Mount Everest. getting prepared and being physically fit to the summit, here our climbing guide will do all necessary job in assisting the group, packing and reloading the gear to further next high camps, probably 3-4 more camps will be adequate after base camp for the final bid to the summit.
Our Sherpa guides with high altitude porters will ferry the necessary gear to the high camps, and assist in fixing ropes where necessary and making the best possible routes for the great climb to the summit of Everest.
It is hard to predict exact day for the summit bid during these 14 days itinerary for the climb, while our guide and team member will make the route and fix ropes and carrying loads up to next camps.
Route description as follows, from Base Camp following the Khumbu glacier and then moraine ridges north east to a broad saddle near an icy frozen Khumbu massive Ice Falls, with camp after a technical route from Ice Falls, which is directly below the ridge of Lho-La, reaching a wide exposed snow between the walls of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse walls at Westerm Cwm, Swiss Expdt in 1952 called valley of silence, where Camp II at 6,462 m /21,200 ft high can be established after Camp I at 5,944 m / 19,501 ft. Then heading towards a Yellow Band near Geneva Spur to reach at Camp III at 7,114 /23,340 ft, from here climb towards South Col at 7,906 m /25,938 ft, a saddle between the ridge of Lhotse and West part of Everest. After setting a final camp here for the summit bid, from the route leads past South Summit known as Hillary steps one of technical section of the climb before the main summit top. On reaching the top with views of Rongbuk valley below looking on Tibetan side, a grand panorama of snow clad peaks in all directions, after a great moment at the top, descend back to base camp using several few camps on route base camp. After a great and successful climb to Mt. Everest South Col expedition, all party need to be back at base camp by Day 28-29, at this point the porters will arrive for our walk out to Lukla.
An extra day to re-organize camping and climbing equipment, clean up the rubbish, picking up everything that has been brought leaving nothing except foot prints behind, collected rubbish to bring it back and to be handed to SPCC (Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee) or to bring back to Kathmandu this is important to collect the garbage deposit money back.
Getting up early morning, and then continue return journey all the way to Thugla through Lobuche and finally ending the walk at Pheriche valley for overnight stop. Pheriche a nice settlement just near to Dingboche over the hill towards east, this place with many good lodges with HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) medical post with superb views of Taboche, Cholatse, Amadablam.
After Pheriche a pleasant walk with few ups to encounter on the route to Tengboche, the path leads downhill much of the way through Pangboche village on reaching the bridge with a climb into the wooded area to Tengboche for overnight stop.
Morning walk begins with a descend to Imjatse River at Phungetenga, after crossing the bridge a steep uphill for an hour then on the gentle winding trail all the way to Namche Bazaar, after a nice refreshing break at Namche journey continues following downhill path all the way to Dudh Kosi River valley, from here with short ups and downs reaching at Sagarmatha National Park entrance and then to Monjo village for overnight stop in this lovely small village.
Today the last of this great adventure and trekking ending at Lukla, the walk leads on the easier path after being on the high hills and valley, reaching Lukla with a last climb for 45 minutes, at Lukla for lunch and last overnight stop, with free afternoon and to organize gratitude and farewell dinner with fellow staff and porters.
At Lukla the flight operates from early morning to Kathmandu, sometimes the flight time can get delayed due to unfavorable and bad weather, as per the flight time board in a small Dornier or Twin Otter plane for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu, on reaching at Katmandu domestic terminal Trexmount Ventures staff transfer you back to respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu around Thamel area.
This three days reserved in case of flight delay in Lukla due to unfavorable weather conditions, on this extra days you can book for sightseeing tour, in our interesting cultural heritage tour around Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan this cities full of world heritage sites, however some of them been damaged from recent earthquake, on this free day with time visiting ministry of tourism to submit the climbing report to respective government department.
breakfast, transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.
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