Mt. Everest South Col 8848m. Expedition

Mt. Everest Expedition

The South Col route on the Nepal side of Mt. Everest is the route taken by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who were the first to climb Everest successfully on the 29 May 1953 thus became world’s famous heroes of the adventure climbing. Expedition to mt. Everest has been successfully guided and climbed many times since then, but this should not lull prospective Everest climbers into complacency – climbing Everest is the ultimate challenge. To join our International Everest Expedition team in Nepal, you must have extensive mountaineering experience of climbing expeditions at least of 6000 meters as well as a experience of scaling difficult alpine mountain peaks, preferably, some climbing experience of the 7000 or 8000 metre peaks in the Himalayas. Although fixed ropes will be used, Everest expedition members must be able to ascend and descend fixed lines independently and be proficient with crampooning on very steep ice and snow slopes.

Camp 1: 6400m. – 20000ft.
Camp 1 is situated at the flat area of snow endless snow deep crevasses and mountain walls. Because of the Sun's reflection from this place we get warm and hitting ambience at this place. In the night we listen the deep murmuring cracking sounds of crevasses beneath our tent. These are the areas where we have to walk to reach camp 2.

Camp 2: 6750m. – 21000ft.
Camp 2 is situated at the height of 6750m. – 21000ft. It is located at the foot of the icy mount Lhotse wall though where we have to go ahead. Hear bad clouds roll-in from the low range of the Himalayan valleys to the bottom of our camp 2. Some time wind here seems very violent enough to destroy the tents. After climbing these palaces we reach camp 3.

Camp 3: 7100m. – 22300ft.
Camp 3 is located at the height of 7100m. – 22300ft, adjoining to mount Lhotse wall. After climbing 4000ft. Lhotse wall by using fixed rope and with prior acclimatization it leads us to camp IV. Also on the way we have to ascend the steep allow bands (lose, down -slopping and rotten limestone). From their crossing short snowfield the route moves ahead up the Geneva Spur to the east before finishing the flats of the south col. (Another wells name meaning Saddle of pass). Oxygen should probably be use above base camp III incase of needed.

Camp 4: 8400m. – 26000ft.
Camp 4 is located at height of 8400m. – 26000ft. It is the last camp of the Expedition. From here summit is only about 500 m distance far. This is the final and dangerous part of the climbing. This place is besieged by ferocious and violent winds. The normal best way to reach to summit is via the narrow South - East Ridge and it precedes the South Summits 28710ft.

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Trip Itinerary of Mt. Everest Expedition

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Preparation for Expedition.

Day 03: Official work for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism.

Day 04: Fly to Lukla 2860m. then trek to Phakding 2622m./Monjo.

Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazar (3340m., 10959ft).

Day 06: Trek to Khumjung (3790m., 12435ft), called the Green Valley.

Day 07: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3837m., 12589ft).

Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4343m., 14249ft).

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4915m., 16126ft).

Day 10: Acclimatization / Rest day in Lobuche

Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp. (5380m., 17652ft).

Day 12-50: Climbing Period on Mt. Everest.

Day 51: Base Camp Clean Up and backpack.

Day 52: Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge.

Day 53: Trek to Namche Bazar. Overnight in lodge.

Day 54: Trek to Lukla & transfer to Teahouse Lodge

Day 55: Flight back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.

Day 56: Free in Kathmandu.

Day 57: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Service Includes up to Base Camp

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition). Itinerary A
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition). Itinerary B
  • Schedule flight KTM/Lukla/KTM for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
  • Transport of food supply & expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Everest.
  • Khumbu Ice Fall route fee.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition Barrel or, Duffel bag for each member.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official tax and agency service charge.

Service does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 6 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary A
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary B
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator - Poisk Oxygen System (available on request).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie Talkie set and services.
  • Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.

Expedition service up to Summit:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary A
  • 6 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before and after the expedition). Itinerary B
  • Schedule flight KTM/Lukla/KTM for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp & back.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • 4 Oxygen bottles per member with mask and regulator for expedition use (Poisk Oxygen System).
  • 2 Oxygen for climbing Sherpa.
  • Equipments allowance, wages of cook, kitchen boy and Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Peak Permit fee of Mt. Everest.
  • Khumbu Ice Fall route fee.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • 1 high altitude Sherpa per climber to carry all food & gear to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb & summit attempt.
  • Common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc.
  • High altitude food.
  • High altitude fuel.
  • High altitude tents.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, Barrel for each member.
  • Generator or, Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official tax and agency service charge.

Service does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 6 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary A
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu. Itinerary B
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges and commercial filming.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.
  • Summit Bonus: Camp 8300m. = USD 1000 & over 8300m. to summit= USD 500 = 1500 USD extra payable for climbing Sherpa on the spot.

Fixed Departure Date

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April and Oct, 2019 / 20 03, 10,  On request Conformed Book Now

Note: If the above departures dates are not matched for you may request own your suitable date!

Conditions

  • 04 to 06 people in a group, there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • 07 to 09 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost.
  • 10 to 19 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost and 1 group leader free of cost.
  • 20 & above people in a group, there will be special discount in total cost and + + member free of cost.
  • Winter Special Offer: If you travel in winter time (Dec / Jan / Feb), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Summer Special Offer: If you travel in summer time (June / July / August), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Early Booking Special Offer: If you Book a Trip before 6 months from the trip departure, there will be 10% discount in total cost.

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