Everest Expedition Nepal Side

Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world standing at an elevation of 29028ft. (8848m.) from the sea level. Mount Everest is situated in Samarmatha national park (on the north of Khumbu). Mount Everest is the mountain which all mountaineers dream to summit it and it is a place where legends live. Mount Everest is still the ultimate mountaineering adventure. To stand at the pinnacle of the earth is one of life's most rewarding experiences. The climbers who climbed this mountain felt they are standing over the cloud in the sky. Sir Edmund Hillary and Late Tenzing Norge Sherpa was human being who climbed this peak on May 29, 1953, after a long relentless effort. The journey to climb Mount Everest starts from Kathmandu to Lukla flying over one of stunning flight destination. From Lukla the trip following Phakding, hear of Khmbu i.e. Namche, Tengboche, Pheriche and Everest Base Camp. From Everest Base camp which located at over 18000 ft from the sea level.

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As pioneer guided service to ascent Mount Everest, Altitude Randonnee Trekking Pvt. Ltd. short form known as ART in adventure tourism trade mark provides all the kinds of logistic services by using our vast experiences, dedication devotion and leadership development programs, we strive to impact the lives of prospective climbers and adventure seekers in a way that brings about lasting changes, by creating the opportunity for them to have a lifetime experiences and accomplish formidable goals. We are committed for guiding every individual on an incredible adventure and to equip the Everest expedition with the ingredients required to achieve its ultimate goals.

Everest Expedition Nepal Side Facts in Summery
Name of Mountain : Everest
Altitude : 8,848 meters (29,028 ft)
Coordinate : 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E
Ascent Route : South East
Grade : Extreme
Duration : 60 days
Trekking Duration : 10 days
Climbing Duration : 43 days
Group Size : Min 6 Pax / Max 15 pax
Period : March-May & October – November

Everest Expedition Nepal Side Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (alt. 1300 m), transfer to hotel Shangrila
Day 02: Official formalities for Expedition Permit-Visit Ministry Hotel Yak & & Yeti B
Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu-Lukla (alt. 2840m),trek to Phakding (alt. 2610m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 04: Trek: Phakding-Namche (alt. 3440m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 05: Rest & Acclimatization day in Namche Bazzar (alt. 3440m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 06: Trek: Namche (alt. 3440m)- Tengboche (alt. 3860m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 07: Trek: Tengboche (alt. 3860m)- Dingboche Lodge B/L/D
Day 08: Trek: Dingboche-Lobuche (alt. 4930m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 09: Trek: Lobuche- Everest Base Camp (alt. 5360m) Tented Camp B/L/D
Day 10: Base Camp Set Up Tented Camp B/L/D
Day 11-53: Mount Everest Climbing Period Tented Camp B/L/D
Day 54: Clean Up and Closing of Base Camp Tented Camp B/L/D
Day 55: Trek: Everest BC- Pangboche Lodge B/L/D
Day 56: Trek: Pangboche-Namche Lodge B/L/D
Day 57: Trek: Namche-Lukla (alt. 2840m) Lodge B/L/D
Day 58: Flight: Lukla-Kathmandu, transfer hotel Hotel Yak & & Yeti B
Day 59: Kathmandu Free Day Hotel Yak & & Yeti B/D
Day 60: Departure from Kathmandu, transfer to airport - B

Cost Includes:
Ground Transfers:
-All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private vehicles
Flights & Cargos:
-Flight for Kathmandu-Lukla and Lukla- Kathmandu with airport taxes
-60 KG per person personal baggage for trek and flight
Accommodations:
-4 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Shangri-La (5*) on twin sharing basis
-9 nights in local lodges during the trekking to Everest Base Camp based on twin sharing basis
-46 nights in tented camps at base camp during climbing period based on single tent
Meals:
-4 breakfasts in Kathmandu hotel
-3 meals a day during the trekking and base camp(breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) for 9 nights in local lodges and 46 nights in tented camp at BC
-Farewell dinner at local restaurant with typical Nepalese foods and cultural dances
Permits & Fees:
-Everest Expedition Permit Fee
-Everest National Park Fee
-1 Nepal Government Liaison Officer
-Garbage Deposit Fee at ministry
-All required insurance for staff to obtain permit
-All fees for base camp ceremony, human waste and kitchen waste fee etc.
Supporting Staffs:
-1 extensively experienced guide for trekking and base camp manager at Base Camp & all his daily wages, equipment allowance, insurance, food, accommodation and transfers
-1 experienced expedition cook during the trek and base camp & all his daily wages, equipment allowance, insurance, food, accommodation and transfers
-Kitchen helpers at base camp: 5-6 pax: 1 helper, 7-9 pax: 2 helpers, 10-12 pax: 2 helpers & all his daily wages, equipment allowance, insurance, food, accommodation and transfers
-1 Sherpa assistance guide for every 5 members (5 clients:1 Sherpa) during the trek
-2 porter for every member for personal baggage.
-All required porters to supply food, equipment to Base Camp from Lukla and BC to Lukla
-1 High Altitude Climbing Guide per client with his allowance, insurance, wages and equipment
Equipment:
-Sleeping tents for every member (North Face or Mountain Hard Wear or Altus)
-1 Foam mattress for every member
-Required Dinning tent, kitchen tent, shower tent and toilet tents
-All require kitchen utensils with fuel
-Tables and chairs
-1 Solar lights for lighting and mobiles phones charge
-1 Mini Water purifier/filter (Brand: Sawyer)
-1 Solar-hot shower bag for every member
-1 gas heater for Base Camp dining Tent
-Comprehensive First Aid kit
-Comprehensive trekking maps and city maps

Cost Excludes
-All personal climbing gears/equipment
-All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
-Personal Insurance: travel/accident/medical /emergency evacuation
-International airfare and taxes : Home-Kathmandu and Kathmandu-home
-All required climbing gears: Oxygen, satellite phone, walki-talkies, generator, mask & regulator etc.
-Additional high altitude climbing guide Euro 2500 per Sherpa
-Foods, equipment and support in the mountain (except in Base Camp)
-Sherpa Summit Euro 850 and non-summit bonus Euro 600
-Emergency rescue evacuation if required
-Rope Fixing Euro 350 to 500
-Ice Fall Route Fee Euro 550 to 650 per person
-Nepal Visa fees
-Main meals in Kathmandu (lunch and dinner)
-Tips, gratuities, etc.
-All extra services if required (except motioned in 'The Price Include' section)

Equipment & Clothing Check List
Headwear
Headlamp. Bring plenty of spare bulbs & batteries
Glacier glasses (w/ side covers or wrap around). 100% UV, IR, high quality optical lenses designed for mountain use
Ski Goggles, 1 pair. 100% UV & IR.
Balaclava. (1) Heavyweight, (1) Lightweight. Heavyweight must fit over lightweight
Warm synthetic/wool hat.
Bandanas (2). Used to shade your neck.
Neoprene face mask. Optional
Personal Equipment
Expedition Backpack. 3,500 - 4,000 cu. In.
Trekking Backpack. 2,000 - 2,500 cu. in. (Optional)
Sleeping Bag. (Expedition quality rated to at least -40°F
Sleeping Bag. (Expedition quality rated to at least -20°F).
Self Inflating pads (2). Two 3/4 or full length pads. Make sure to include a repair kit.
Closed-Cell foam pad.
Sunscreen. SPF 40 or better.
Lipscreen. SPF 20 or better.
Water Bottles: 2 to 3 Wide mouth bottles with minimum 1 Litre capacity per bottle
Water Bottle parkas for the big bottles.
Toiletry bag.
Pee Bottle (1 Liter). Large mouth, clearly marked water bottle for use in tent.
Pee Funnel (for women).
Camp Knife or Multi Tool.
Thermos.
Trash Compactor bags (4).
Camera gear.
Compression Stuff Sacks.
Climbing Equipment
Ice Axe w/Leash. General mountaineering tool. Sizing is important: under 5’7” use a 60cm tool; 5’7”- 6’1” use a 65cm tool; over 6’1” use a 70cm tool. (Too short is preferable to too long). Make sure you have a leash that is designed for use on a glacier axe. Please no technical leashes.
Crampons. With “step in” bindings and flat rather than “cookie cutter” frame rails anti balling plates OK. Keep in mind that ice specific crampons are for technical ice climbing and are not recommended for glacier travel. Anti-balling plates (optional).
Alpine climbing harness. Harness should fit over all clothing, have gear loops, adjustable leg loops and be reasonably comfortable to hang in. Make sure you can get into the harness without having to step through any part of it.
Carabiners (3) Locking; (3) Regular. 2 Twist lock & 1 small screw gate locker; 3 standard ovals recommended.
Climbing helmet. Alpine climbing helmet with sizing adjustments.
Ascender (1). One right or one left.
Rappel/Belay device.
Prussiks. Or bring 40 feet of flexible 6mm acessory cord to make into prussiks.
Adjustable 3 Section Ski or Trekking poles. Optional but highly recommended. Helpful for non-snow covered ascents and descents if you have knee problems.
Hand wear
Lightweight Synthetic gloves. 1 pair. Should fit comfortably inside mitts or gloves. Lighter capilene preferred.
Heavyweight Synthetic/Soft Shell gloves. 1 pair.
Expedition Shell Gloves w/ insulated removable liners. 1 pair.
Expedition Shell Mitts. 1 pair. Should be big enough so that synthetic gloves fit inside pile liners.
Hand warmers and Toe Warmers: Bring 3 sets of each.
Footwear
Light hiking boots or trekking shoes. For day hikes and trek to Base Camp
Tennis shoes or low top shoes. For international travel and town days. Optional.
Booties. Optional.
Camp Boots. Optional. Insulated boot for Base Camp.
Double Plastic Climbing Boots w/ altitude liners. Good quality plastic shells with inner boots. Avoid tight fit with heavy socks.
Fully Insulated Overboots. Not needed with Millet Everest or Olympus Mons Boots.
Gaiters. Not needed with One Sports or Olympus Mons.
Trekking Socks. 3 pair.
Wool or Synthetic Socks. 4 pair heavyweight wool or synthetic socks (wool is warmer) to be worn over the liner socks.
Liner Socks. 4 pair of smooth thin wool, nylon or Capilene to be worn next to the skin
Vapor barrier socks. Optional. Helps reduce moisture buildup in your boots, also keeps your feet a little warmer.
Technical Clothing
Lightweight Long Underwear. 2-3 pair tops & bottoms.
Heavyweight Long Underwear. 1 pair. Expedition weight Capilene. (Alternative: a one-piece suit)
Lightweight Nylon Pants. 1 -2 pairs.
Short Sleeve Synthetic Shirt. 1-2 pairs.
Synthetic/Soft Shell Jacket.
Insulated Synthetic Pants. Full separating side zippers.
Down Pants. .
Expedition Down Parka. Fully Baffled, Expedition Weight.
Insulated Synthetic Jacket. Optional. Allows you to leave your down parka up higher on the mountain as we establish higher camps.
Hard Shell jacket w/ hood. We recommend a waterproof breathable shell material with full front zipper, underarm zips, and no insulation. This outer layer protects against wind and rain.
Hard Shell Pants. Waterproof, breathable. Full length side zippers

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