Because there is the departure for The Summit of all summits, and also for the mountain lover there is a good training for the effort and altitude conditions. Therefore Extreme Travel will recommend an expedition to Everest Base Camp At nearly 5500m Base Camp is much higher than all peaks in Europe (except Elbrus). But here, at the foot of Everest, 5500m is just the starting point ...
Day 1-2: Kathmandu flight. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu-Lukla flight. Trekking up to "Phakding" (2640m) by "Tadokoshi". Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 4: Growing on the river "Dudh Khosi" to "Namche Bazar", Sherpa capital (3440m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 5: After we visit the "Namche Bazar" in the morning, we will continue rising in the valley "Bhote Khosi" up in the village "Thame" (3800m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 6: For acclimatization we climb up to "Thengpo" (4370m), and we will return to "Thame". Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 7: We will go towards "Nangpa La" for Tibet. The route ends in the village day "Langden" (4370m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 8: Once we cross a morena steep path climbs grassy slope constant at times, to "Rermo Pokhara" (4890m), a small lake in altitude. From here, climb up step "Renjo" (5405m) is not very long but quite steep. Arrival in the effort to compensate but: incredible view to Everest and surrounding peaks! From here we descend (very steep at first) up on the shore of a lake, then continues its path on the left bank, we reach the hamlet "Gokyo" (4750m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 9: We will climb "Gokyo Ri" (5360m) where the morning to view "Cho Oyu" and Everest is unique. Return "Gokyo" and afternoon rest the chalet.
Day 10: In the morning we climb to higher lake "Gokyo" (Thonak TSO) at 4890m in the direction of the base camp on the southern face of "Cho Oyu" (8201m). Return to the "Gokyo", then descending to the lake below the "Gokyo", then we cross the glacier "Ngozumba" to "Dragnag" (4700m). Accommodation at the lodge. Day 11: We cross a valley and then some grassy slopes to "Nyimagawa" (5041m). On a steep path we climb the top "Cho On" (5420m). A short glacier crossing leads to a kind of gigantic stone platform that allows us to reach the village of Morena and then "Dzonglha" (4830m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 12: A short steep climb and then a belt BE will lead to "Lobuche" (4930m). From here the route follows quiet valley and then a rocky area. We get to "Gorak Shep '(5160m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 13: We climb vrful "Kala Pattar" (5600m) on a steep trail in places. From top, the view of Everest, "Ice Falls" and his "Nuptse" (7861m) breathtaking! We descended back to "Gorak Shep." Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 14: Early morning we leave the base camp (5350m) for climbing the highest peak of the world: Everest. We cross a huge glacier and we get to the place where they stopped most intrepid mountaineers in the world before the big climbs. We will return the same route to "Gorak Shep" and then "Lobuche" (4930m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 15: We went down the classic route "Dingboche" (4400m), and we have in front of "Ama Dabl" (6856m), one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 16: We descend along the Imja valley Drangka, we will cross a suspension bridge, then we go up to "Tenggboche" (3860m) where a famous monastery, built at the foot of the impressive "Thamserku" (6618m) and "Kang Tega "(6685m). We will visit the monasteries "Pangboche" et and "Tengpoche". Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 17: Follow a steep descent to "Dudh Khosi" and "Phunki" 3250m then the trail climbs slightly to "Namche Bazar '(3440m) passing through the twin villages" Khumjung "(3790m) and" Kundi "(3825m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 18: Return to "Lukla" (2850m). Accommodation at the lodge.
Day 19: Lukla-Kathmandu flight. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 20-21: Flight Kathmandu - home.
The price includes:
• Transport • English - French speaking guide throughout the journey • Full-board accommodation
Price does not include: • tips (30-40 euros). • Medical insurance. • The activities included in the program. • showers more or less warm, the chalet (1-5 euros). • drinks. • Supplement for single room (only hotel, the cottage is impossible to guarantee a single room).
Price is calculated for individual registration in terms of forming a group of minimum 6 people.
Before the expedition will be a meeting to check the equipment. Upon request we provide free advice for the purchase of specialized equipment.
For group registrations (more than 4 people) special offers.
CAUTION: During this expedition you will be more than 8 consecutive days over 4000m altitude and will cross six passages over 5000m. Even with a good health, we can not guarantee that your body will respond correctly to this solicitation. But we are ready to react quickly to counteract the effects of altitude sickness, down with you to the first serious symptoms of AMS.