Mount Everest is the highest point on earth, it is 8848m/29,028 ft tall, standing 5 and 1/2 miles above sea level. Mt. Everest became named after Sir George Everest, the British surveyor general of India,. Everest, in Tibet Everest is known as Chomolungma and Nepali people called Sagarmatha. Mt. Everest is located half in Nepal and half in Tibet. From Nepal Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and from New Zealand Edmund Hillary were the first climber of Everest, via the South-East Ridge Route on 29th May 1953. Ms. Junko Tabei who is from Japan climbed Everest via the South-East Ridge and she became the first climber of Everest. Mr. Reinhold Messner from Italy was a first solo climber via the North Col to the North face, he climbed on 8-20-1980. Mr. Reinhold Messner from Italy and Mr. Peter Habeler from Austria were the first climbers who made the ascent without bottled oxygen.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel.
Day 3: Free day in Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel.
Day 4: Kathmandu to Lukla by plane and trek to Phakding. (2640m)
Day 5: Phakding to Namche Bazar. (3440m)
Day 6: Acclimatization day.
Day 7: Namche to Khumjung.
Day 8: Khumjung to Tengbuche. (3860m)
Day 9: Tengbuche to Dingbuche. (4410m)
Day 10: Acclimatization day.
Day 11: Dingbuche to Lobuche. (4910m)
Day 12: Lobuche to Everest Base camp via Gorakshep. (5310m)
Day 13: Everest Base Camp (5310m) trek and back to Gorakshep.
Days 14-56: Climbing period.
Day 57: Return to Base Camp.
Day 58: Cleaning up Base Camp.
Day 59: Trek to Pheriche.
Day 60: Trek to Namche.
Day 61: Trek to Lukla.
Day 62: Fly to Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel.
Day 63: Leisure day.
Day 64: Leisure day.
Day 65: Drive to Airport for return flight.
Season: April till May, October till November.
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