Everest 8848m expedition 61 Days

  • Duration: 61 days

  • Trip level: expedition (info?)

  • Maximum altitude: 8848 m

  • Accommodation: teahouse/lodge; fixed tent camp at base camp, high altitude camp 1 to camp 4

  • Season: April, May

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Mount Everest is the dream for every expedition climber. Summiting the highest peak of the world is an overwhelming experience. Mount Everest is in the heart of Sherpa country. We Sherpa call the mountain Chomolunga, “Goddess mother of mountains”. The most popular and most successful route the summit is from the south side in Nepal. For Mount Everest you need former high altitude climbing experience.

After your arrival we will have a gear check with you, and make all the necessary preparations for the permits. The expedition begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Luka Airport you will hike in a few days to Namche Bazaar. The Sherpa capital of Sagarmatha / Everest region. After Namche you hike to the Buddhist monastery of Thyangboche. Here can ask for a puja ( blessing) for a good and safe climb of Mount Everest. After the pooja you will trek further on to Everest Base Camp. Compared to other expeditions Everest Base Camp is the most luxurious base camp. Fresh produce is flown in by helicopter every day to make sure all expeditions have optimal high altitude food & drinks available. From Everest Base Camp you will start with acclimatization climbs and acclimatization periods at several camps. It starts with a crossing of the notorious Khumbu icefall and the Lhotse face. From Camp 1 you will eventually climb to Camp 4. Towards the final push to the summit you will climb over the famous Hillary Step, a balcony at the south side of the summit. At the summit you are literally at the roof of the world. After summiting you will descend back towards Eveerest Base Camp within a few days. From Base Camp we will make preparations for your return to Lukla. You will track back to Lukla via Namche Bazaar.
A flight back to Kathmandu ends this expedition adventure.

Day 01                  Arrival Kathmandu; pick up International Airport Kathmandu
Day 02                  Preparations for expedition
Day 03                  Preparations for expedition
Day 04                  Flight Kathmandu to Lukla (0,5 hrs.) and trek to Phakding (2640 m – 3 hrs.)
Day 05                  Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m – 5 hrs.)
Day 06                  Resting day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Optional day hike to the Everest View hotel
Day 07                  Trek to Thyangboche (3867 m – 5 hrs.)
Day 08                  Trek to Dingboche (4260 m – 4 hrs.)
Day 09                  Trek to Lobuche (4930 m – 6 hrs.)
Day 10                  Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m – 6 hrs.)
Day 11 – 54          Mount Everest acclimatization climb and summit push
Day 55                  Everest Base Camp clean up and preparations for return
Day 56                  Trek to Pangboche
Day 57                  Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 58                  Trek to Lukla (2800 m – 5 hrs.)
Day 59                  Flight Lukla to Kathmandu (flight 0,5 hr.)
Day 60                  Sightseeing Kathmandu
Day 61                  Departure; drop off International Airport Kathmandu

Sherpa Heritage Trails shows you a starting price. During the trekking season prices may rise. The final price depends on the trekking season, group size and cost of local flight.

The starting price for Mount Everest expedition for 61 days is:
€34000,00 per person

When you arrive at the International Airport we will pick you up and bring you to your accommodation. Here we will give you a extended briefing about the expedition. In addition we will give you advice about hygienic food, customs, and sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Cost include:
-Pick up and drop off from Kathmandu International Airport to hotel
-5 nights private room in a 3* hotel including breakfast in Kathmandu
-Return drive Kathmandu to start and from end expedition/ trek
-Certificate of CO2- emission fee for all transport in Nepal
-Licensed and certified mountain guide. Well experienced and English speaking
-Licensed and certified climbing Sherpa (1 Sherpa for 2 climbers). Well experienced and -English speaking
-Government liaison officer (salary, accommodation and equipment for officer)
-Porter and yak service for carrying luggage, tent equipment and climbing gear; maximum private luggage is 40 kg. per person
-Free use of waterproof bag for your luggage and all equipment
-Free use of tent equipment including one tent per person and a light sleeping mattress; dining tent and heater, tables & chairs; toilet tent; cooking equipment; solar charger; sleeping bag and down jacket
-Full board high altitude meals: breakfast/ lunch/ diner, tea/coffee/ hot chocolate/ hot water and cookies and, if possible, fresh fruit.
-Climbing gear including: climbing harness, crampons, ice axe, helmet, climbing ropes, prusik ropes, karabiners, abseil 8 or ATC guide and jumar
-Radio set and satellite phone during climb
-First Aid kit
-Emergency oxygen with mask and regulator
-Salary, food, accommodation, clothing& gear and insurance for the mountain guide, climbing Sherpa and porters
-MCAP, Manaslu trekking permit, Manaslu climbing fee, TIMS card and local taxes
-Support of the Sherpa Heritage Trails head office in Kathmandu

Cost exclude:
-International flight to Kathmandu
-Nepal entrance visa
-High altitude mountain boots (category D/E) and gaiters
-Personal climbing gear
-Lunch and dinners in Kathmandu
-All other beverage bills and laundry
-Cost of satellite phone calls
-Kathmandu city guide for sightseeing
-Personal travel insurance
-( High mountain) Rescue operation charge in case of an emergency
-Any cost of hotel/ teahouse/ flights related to the member terminating earlier than the scheduled itinerary from expedition/ trekking
-Any cost that arise due to change of itinerary like health issues, flight delay, natural calamities, etc.
-Gratitude and tips for mountain guide, climbing Sherpa and porters. Climbing Sherpa bonus if summit €1100,00 per Sherpa; if not summit €600,00 per Sherpa