The Tibetan name for Mount Everest is “Chomolangma” which means “Saint Mother”. It has been in common use by Tibetans for centuries (BEFORE 1733 A.D). The height of Everest is 8848m. It was after the years and years of calculation and was announced by GREAT TRIGONOMETRIC SURVEY OF INDIA in 1856.
This peak was previously know as Peak XV to the western world. Then In 1865, Everest was given its official English name by Andrew wough. He was the British surveyor General of India. He recommended this name after his ancestor former chief, Sir George Everest. Andrew was send to Nepal by Sir George Everest for study of the peak.Only in the early 1960s, the Nepalese government gave Mount Everest the official name “sagarmatha”. There are 15 recognized route for climbing Mt. Everest.
Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard suggested pattern chosen by majority of our customers. Your final itinerary will be customized according to your available time and requirements. The final itinerary duration and schedule may be reduced or extended depending on your time, budget, your fitness, class of service or any other preferences. The quote will be provided for you initial requirements and can be adjusted with mutual agreement should you require modifying these requirements.
The commercial climbing season for Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) is during spring season. If you have any queries regarding Mount Everest Expedition please feel free to contact us.
We welcome and receive you in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer you to the Hotel for overnight stay. At evening you’ll join with us dinner program in typical Nepali Restaurant. Hotel (BD)
These day we are busy for briefing about expedition, documentation, visa application, last minute shopping and preparation for departure to expedition. We’ll also introduce to our Nepali crew coming with you for expedition. Hotel. BLD
Begin Expedition with Bus drive till Nyalam, Tibet via crossing Nepal- China friendship bridge. We’ll meet liaison office at the border, leave our Kathmandu bus then organize truck and jeep ride for Tibetan Side until the base camp. Officials checks for the permit, visa etc. Overnight at Hotel. BLD
Today is the rest Day for acclimatization in order to cope our body with heights. Walk in the surrounding hills, hang out around. Overnight at hotel, BLD
After breakfast, drive 4-5 hour drive to reach Tingri. Overnight at hotel. BLD
Rest & Acclimatization in Tingri. Overnight at hotel. BLD
Overnight at tented camp BLD
You can visit Rongbuk Monastery laying an eight kilometer (five mile) walk down the valley. Another sight not to miss is Tillman's Camp, an idyllic spot beside the majestic Central Rongbuk Glacier, which offers staggering views of the north side of Everest. While there’s plenty to see in the valley. Climbers should be adapting to the altitude, drinking plenty of fluids, resting, and enjoying the cuisine of the Sherpa cooking staff. Overnight at tented camp BLD
The trek starts crossing the pebble floodplain of the Rongbuk River, then weaving along a path between the glacier and the valley side. After about 2 hours we reach a good viewpoint and turn steeply up to the left, leaving the main central Rongbuk valley. This path was discovered in 1922 and it was key to climbing the north side of Everest. After two hours leaving Rongbuk Valley, we make camp in a pleasant spot with plenty of space (5680m) located on the right bank, overlooking the river below, and is just short of the moraines and the toe of the glacier that lay ahead. Overnight at tented camp BLD
The reappearance of Everest is a pleasant distraction during the final climb, and as you round the corner toward the advance base camp (6440m) the whole northeast ridge can be seen, from the Raphu La to the summit. The shimmering triangle of snow highlighting the summit four kilometers away and two up will issues its siren’s call until your footsteps cross it! Overnight at tented camp. BLD
Now it is a waiting game for the weather. Once the weather looks good then we will head up for our summit climb. Enough time needs to be allowed for bad weather and slow acclimatization. Depending upon conditions, four to five camps are set up above ABC. There are fixed ropes are placed on all steep sections. Requirement of a high camp depends upon the weather and other conditions. Summit Day begins before midnight. We try to summit as a team but can break into two teams if necessary. After summiting, withdraw from the mountain removing all equipment and rubbish and taking it back to ABC.
Be back to the Base Camp. Equipments are carried by yaks. Prepare for tomorrow's departure from Tibet. Overnight at Tented Camp. BLD
Drive to Nepal. Cross the Friendship Bridge by the afternoon. Camping or lodge stay at the Nepal Tibet border at Tatopani. BLD
Drive to Kathmandu. You’ll be welcomed in the hotel. (BL)
Today you’ll have free in Kathmandu. You can have sightseeing in the cultural heritage inside Kathmandu, buy souveniers and thankas to take back home or anything as the day is free and easy. At evening we’ll host farewell-Celebration dinner with local typical cultural experience in Restaurant adjoining our crew that were in the expedition time with you. Overnight at hotel (BD)
We transfer you to the airport for final departure 3 hours before flight schedule. Farewell and departure.
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