Mount Everest is the tallest point on Earth, standing 8,848m (29,028ft) tall, standing 5 and 1/2miles above sea level. Named afer Sir George Everest, the British surveyor- general of India, Everest is known in Tiber as Chomolungma and the Nepalease call it Sagarmatha. Mount Everest is located half in Nepal and half in Tibet.Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (Nepal) and Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) were the first climber of Everest, via the south-east ridge route on 29th May 1953. In 1975, the first woman ever Ms. Junko Tabei(Japan) summited, via the south- east ridge.
Mr. Appa Sherpa from thame, Solukhumbu holds the record for the most Everest ascends: 21 in total. Ms. Lakpa Sherpa, from Balakharka, Makalu Region is the only women to summit Everest three times. Mr. Reinhold Messner (Italy) 8/20/1980 was the first solo climber, via the North Col to the North Face. Mr. Reinhold Messner (Italy) 5/8/1978 were the first climbers who made the ascent without bottled oxygen.
DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel
DAY 02: Drive to Gundu (2,005m). One hour drive from Kathmandu for the acclimatization. Accommodation in Adventure Camp's luxury tents.
DAY 03: Morning sunrise view of the mountains. During the day you can visit Phulchoki, the highest point overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at adventure camp.
DAY 04: Drive to airport, fly to Lukla (2,800m) & trek to Phakding (2,640m). Overnight at Himalayan Chain Resort (HCR)
DAY 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,446m). Overnight at lodge.
DAY 06: Trek to Khumjung (3,790m). Overnight at HCR.
DAY 07: Stay at Khumjung for acclimatization. Change porters & yaks
DAY 08: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3,867m). Overnight in camp.
DAY 09: Trek to Dingboche. Overnight in tented camp.
DAY 10: Trek to lobuche. Overnight in tented camp.
DAY 10: Trek to lobuche (4,900m). Overnight in HCR.
DAY 11: Rest day in Lobuche.
DAY 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp.
DAY 13-57: CLIMBING PERIOD MT. EVEREST
DAY 58: Cleaning up Base Camp.
DAY 59: Trek back to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 60: Trek back to Khumjung. Overnight in HCR.
DAY 61: Trek back to Phakding. Overnight in HCR.
DAY 62: Trek back to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 63: Fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to garden home.
DAY 64: Free day in Kathmandu.
DAY 65: Departure from Kathmandu.
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I…
August 19, 2022Stephen Gray, Australia