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Everest Expedition

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 65 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: April - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 3000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

Mount Everest is the highest point on earth, it is 8848 m/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.

Tour Itinerary:
-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. (2640 m)
-Day 5: Phakding to Namche Bazar. (3440 m)
-Day 6: Acclimatization day.
-Day 7: Namche to Khumjung.
-Day 8: Khumjung to Tengbuche. (3860 m)
-Day 9: Tengbuche to Dingbuche. (4410 m)
-Day 10: Acclimatization day.
-Day 11: Dingbuche to Lobuche. (4910 m)
-Day 12: Lobuche to Everest Base camp via Gorakshep. (5310 m)
-Day 13: Everest Base Camp (5310 m) 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.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pickup and drop
- Welcome/farewell dinner
- Hotel in Kathmandu
- Lukla; round trip flight ticket
- All Meals until Base Camp
- All camping and cooking equipment
- Equipped guide, porter, cook and sherpa
- Insurance for trekking staff
- Sagarmatha conservation fee
- Royalty of the peak
- Liaison officer from Nepal Government
- Equipment allowance for climbing guide
- Equipment and clothing for camp staff and porters
- Yak
- Common used fixed rope, ice crews, pitons etc

Price Excludes:
- Personal climbing equipment
- Meals other than mentioned above
- Drinks and bar Bill
- Tipping
- Personal insurance
- Expenses of personal nature
- INTL airport departure tax (USD 23)
- Domestic airport departure tax
- Any other things not mentioned.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007

Activity: Trekking; Rafting; Safari; Rock climbing; Biking; Bungee Jumping; Canoing; Fishing; Cannoning; Vehicle hire; Accommodation; Air Ticketing; Mountain flight - Flora and Fauna Study - Climb to Everest and other Himalaya - Educational tours for students - Trip for people involved in environment awareness...

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