Everest Expedition

57 Days
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Climbing Everest from Nepal was the only alternative when Tibet closed its border to foreigners after the infamous Cultural Revolution. Well Adventure Travel and Tours offer the shortest Everest expedition package. After taking 35minutes of Kathmandu Lukla flight, we will lower down at Tenzing Hilary Airport in Lukla and cross rivers before passing through Ghat to Phakding. We will enter Sagarmatha National park from Jhorsale and walk past Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche and Lobuche to reach Everest Base Camp located at 17598ft. Climbing the Khumbu icefall, we will cross four camps before making it to the summit. We will continue our journey through the south eastern ridge to reach the southern summit.  

Everest climbing route from Nepal 
Also popular as Climbing Everest from South, Everest can be reached by following the classical route through Khumbu region to Khumbu glacier from where the route drops down to Lobuche.  

Everest Camps

Base Camp (18000ft)
Everest Base Camp will be at an altitude of 18000ft located to the north of Khumbu glacier. We will walk through seracs, ice block and crevasses with the help of ladder and rope to the High Camp I. 

Base Camp to High Camp1 (20000ft)
 It exists at the top of flat ice land surrounded by gigantic snow walls and interrupted by deep crevasses. You can experience warmth of sun during the day while at the quiet night, you can hear cracking of crevasses.

High Camp1 to High Camp2 (21000ft)
It exists just below the ice-filled Lhotse Mountain wall. Feel the thrill of hearing the rolling clouds. Prepare yourself to battle the violent wind that may pay you a surprise visit.

High Camp2to High Camp3 (22300ft) 
We will make it to Camp3 after climbing 4000ft including the gigantic Mount Lhotse Wall. We need the gears like rope and ladder to proceed. Later, rotten limestones will place some obstructions for us. We will move through snow field to Geneva Spur to the South Col and place our camp.

High Camp3 to High Camp4 (26000ft)
It is the final camp which exists at a mere 500m distance from the summit. It offers the toughest challenge. You will have to persistently face violent wind. Climbing through the narrow southeast ridge to the south summit is the best way to conquer summit.  

Itinerary Outline
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m), transfer to hotel
Day 02& 03: Sightseeing and Expedition preparation
Day 04: Kathmandu Lukla flight, Trek to Phakding (2640m)
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
Day 06: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m)
Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day10: Rest Day in Lobuche
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5346m)
Day 12-50: Climbing Period of Mount Everest
Day 51: Cleaning Everest Base Camp
Day 52: Return to Pheriche
Day 53: Trek to Namche Bazaar
 Day54: Trek to Lukla
Day 55: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 56: Free Day in Kathmandu
Day57: Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Once you arrive in Kathmandu Airport, you will complete your visa formalities and then meet our representative who will pick you up and shift you to 3 star hotel for your luxurious stay. You will get refreshed and then escorted to our Travel Agency where you will be introduced with your crew members. Some moments will be given to get up close and personal. You will enjoy delicious cuisine and get pleasant accommodation in Kathmandu. 

Day 02 & 03: Trek preparation and briefing in Ministry of Tourism
We will get up with wakeup call and take light breakfast before leaving for full day Kathmandu tour of UNESCO enlisted sites. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. Kasthamandap Temple, Kumari Ghar and Hanumandhoka temple are things to see in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kasthamandap Temple was built from the single tree. Kumari Ghar is the home of living goddess. Swayambhunath which is also known as Monkey Temple is the oldest stupa in the world while Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupa in Nepal. We will also visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square and observe arts and design in palaces of medieval Nepal.  Since Climbing Everest needs government approval, we will get it from Ministry of Tourism. 

Day 04: Kathmandu Lukla flight, Trek to Phakding (2640m)
We will take 35minutes of Kathmandu Lukla flight through one of the best air routes in the world with views of Cho Oyu and other mountains. The plane lands at Tenzing Hilary Airport in Lukla and then we will meet with our additional crew members. Everest Expedition trek begins from Phakding. We will walk past the mani walls and cross the forest to arrive at a steel suspension bridge. We will reach another bridge at Thado Koshi River. Crossing Dudh Koshi River, we will walk through Ghat to Phakding.

Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
We will cross the pine woods to reach a suspension bridge over Dudh Kosi River.  We will cross the river and walk through few small but culturally rich Sherpa villages of Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo and Jorsale and arrive at Namche Bazaar which is the trade center. It is also the gateway to Everest Khumbu Region.

Day 06: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
It will be wise to take the first break at Namche Bazar since you will find sharp increase in height afterwards. We can grab this opportunity to take short hike in Khude Village or we could simply go for a walk in market area of Namche Bazaar.

Day 07: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m)
The trail traverses the forest of rhododendron and juniper and drops down to Kayangjuma. Walking past the small Sherpa settlement at Sansa, we will enter the forest groove and reach Dudh Koshi River. Crossing Dudh Koshi River, we will walk to the suspension bridge and climb further to Phuki Thengna. The beautiful Tengboche Village lies a bit far from Phuki Thengna. We will visit Tengboche Monastery which is the largest monastery in the region.

Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Tengboche offers breathtaking views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Everest Mountains. We will visit Tengboche Monastery before continuing our journey to Pheriche. From Pheriche, we will take a descending trail to Lobuche River and take the steep path uphill to Dingboche.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
We will continue our journey through through Khumbu Khola Valley and climb the moraine land to Dusa. Crossing Phulung Karpo, we will lower down to the river and cross the bridge to make it to Dughla. We will climb the ridge and walk through Chupki Lhara after which we will follow the trail to Khumbu Glacier. Walking across rocks and boulders, we will arrive at Gorakshep. 5km of further walk will take us to Lobuche.

Day10: Rest Day in Lobuche
There are few teahouses at Lobuche. We will explore around Lobuche and take rest as we need to save our energy for climbing Everest.  

Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5346m)
We will enjoy awe inspiring views of Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumori Mountains before lowering down to the Khumbu Glacier. We will walk through Thangma Riju and Changri Glacier to Gorakshep Lake. We can get the first view of Kala Patthar from there. Walking further, we will reach Indian Army Mountaineers’ Memorials from where we will head to EBC. We can get close-up views of Nuptse, Pumori and Khumbutse Mountains from EBC.

Day 12-50: Climbing Period of Mount Everest
These are the days which we will dedicate for climbing to the summit of Everest and returning back to Everest Base Camp. We will practice climbing for few days. We need to cross 4 High Camps before making successful climbing to the summit. Climbing equipments like crampons, ladders and cables are required to climb to the summit of Everest Mountain. We will enjoy beautiful views from the top of the world and then return to base camp. 

Day 51: Cleaning Everest Base Camp
We are fully aware of our responsibility as a believer in ecotourism and responsible tourism. We will dispose the waste that we had made on the base camp and celebrate the successful ascend in the evening. 

Day 52: Return to Pheriche
From Base Camp, we will lower down to Khumbu Valley and continue our journey to Pheriche. It is a small Sherpa settlement located at 4371m altitude. The culture in Pheriche is much influenced by neighboring Tibetans.

Day 53: Trek to Namche Bazaar
We will walk through tree lines and return to Namche Bazaar where we will stay overnight.

Day54: Trek to Lukla
We will walk through Namche Bazaar to Phakding and return to hotel in Lukla. We will manage our photos and pack the things for Lukla Kathmandu flight.

Day 55: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
35minutes of Lukla Kathmandu flight will take us back to Kathmandu. We will return back to hotel in Kathmandu and celebrate successful Everest Expedition trek. 

Day 56: Free Day in Kathmandu
Spend the day on your own. You can either take rest on a hotel or explore around. Do the last minute preparation as you will be leaving for your next destination tomorrow.

Day57: Departure
Thamel is more popular destination for last minute shopping. You can buy souvenir items like handicrafts and masks in Thamel. You will be picked up at the hotel and shifted to Kathmandu Airport from where you will head towards your next destination. We hope to see you soon.
If the mentioned date is not favorable in your case then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
The given prices are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. Well Adventure Tours & Travels also organizes trips on small groups. We also love to customize your trip as your choice. So we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Don’t be late! It is your turn for adventure in life.
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Cost Included

  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation (Lodge) during the trekking period
  • National park permit
  • Domestic Airfare (flight: Kathmandu- Lukla and Lukla- Kathmandu)
  • Domestic Airport Tax
  • English speaking guide
  • Highly experienced staffs
  • Food, clothing and salary of our staffs
  • Insurance of staffs
  • All necessary grounded transportation
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • All local/ Government Taxes

Cost Excluded

  • Personal nature Expenses
  • Bar bill and all kinds of drinks
  • Rescue and Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff (not mandatory)
  • Anything else not included in Cost Includes section

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 57 Days
Accomodation: Deluxe Hotel, Lodge and Camping
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Type: 4E
Activities : Climbing and Expedition
No. of Pax : Minimum 2 Maximum 10 per pax
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